WTI crude futures settle higher while equities slip
The S&P 500 is trading near session lows with a 0.5% decline. The recent selling hasn't been attributed to any particular catalyst. One last look at the S&P 500 sectors shows ten sectors trading lower between 0.2% and 1.0% (industrials). The utilities sector (unch) trades a hair above its flat line. WTI crude futures settled higher by 1.0%, or $0.42, to $42.17/bbl.