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Tech rally leads stocks higher as White House tech summit underway

Stocks (^DJI^GSPC, ^IXIC) are rallying at the midday mark, led by the tech (XLK) and financial (XLF) sectors, while energy (XLE) is the most in the red. Keith Bliss of Cuttone & Co. joins us live from the New York Stock Exchange. To discuss the other big stories of the day, Alexis Christoforous is joined by Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer and Yahoo Finance reporter Melody Hahm.

Today’s Midday Movers discussion topics:

  • ‘Techplomacy:’ making ties with Silicon Valley companies
  • Tech leads stocks higher
  • Trump meeting with tech leaders
  • Oil prices and oil stock dividends
  • The uneven US housing recovery
  • ‘Human Project:’ 10K humans studied over 20 years