Dow crawls higher as crude oil surges past $50 per barrel

Quick snapshot at #bitcoin today -

  • Stocks (^DJI, ^GSPC, ^IXIC) are roughly flat at the midday mark, with the energy (XLE) sector the most in the green and the consumer staples (XLP) and consumer discretionary (XLY) sectors the most in the red.
  • Alan Valdes, director of floor operations at Silverbear, joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange.

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