WTI crude futures settle slightly lower
The S&P 500 continues to trade higher by 0.4% and is on track to close at a record high.One last look at the S&P 500 sectors shows information technology (+1.3%) firmly in the lead, followed by consumer discretionary (+0.5%) and materials (+0.3%) with modest gains. The energy sector (-1.4%) underperforms with a 1.4% decline. No other sector is down more than 0.3%. WTI crude futures settled lower by 0.2%, or $0.10, to $59.61/bbl.