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

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 redAlan Valdes, director of floor operations at Silverbear, 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’s Rick Newman, Nicole Sinclair and David Pogue. Dan Roberts also interviews Nigel Eccles, CEO of FanDuel.

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