Indices closed the session in red territory on Friday. Brands traded lower on a decline in crude oil and ahead of the French election. West Texas Intermediate crude slipped 2.2% today to settle at $49.62 a barrel. On another note, home resales ticked up in March. Sales of existing homes increased 4.4% last month and are up by 5.9% from March 2016. Looking ahead to next week, President Donald Trump will present details of a tax reform plan and tech heavies Alphabet, Amazon, and Microsoft will report earnings.