At 9:05 a.m. ET DOW futures are -39 and the price of oil per barrel is slightly higher. The market is poised to open moderately lower.
As you know Trump has sent missiles into Syria in retaliation for al-Assad's gas attack on Syria's own citizens including many young children. What can we say. Regardless, it's all over the news and as I type I'm seeing commentary and images.
CNN: Oil jumps on Syria strike; U.S. jobs; China talks by Ivana Kottasova
Syria is not a major oil exporter, but the U.S. military action creates additional uncertainty in the Middle East.