WTI crude futures settle lower, pare weekly gain
The S&P 500 is up 0.4% and is on pace to end the week higher by 0.5%. One last look at the S&P 500 sector standings today shows health care (+1.2%), utilities (+1.2%), and industrials (+1.0%) atop the leaderboard, while the energy (-2.0%) and consumer discretionary (-0.3%) sectors underperform in the red. WTI crude futures settled the session lower by 0.3%, or $0.11, to $40.85/bbl. For the week, it was up 0.5%.