Stock Market Update
Frequent updates that focus on broad U.S. and overseas market activity, key economic releases and stock futures trading that begin prior to U.S. market open and end with a final comment after the close.
2011.7[BRIEFING.COM] Afternoon action continues with the S&P 500 (+0.9%) trading within five points of its session high. Five of six cyclical sectors trade ahead of the broader market while...
Bond Market Update
An ongoing synopsis of events that could have an impact on interest and FX rates as they occur in the bond market.
Dollar Surges to Best Levels Since June 2010:The Dollar Index continues to hold solid gains as trade flirts with its first close above 87.00 since June 2010. EURUSD is -80 pips @ 1.2530 as trade contends with its worst close in over two years. The single currency pierced the 1.2500 level...
After Hours Report
Recaps the day's market activity, provides an overview of key news stories released after the close and highlights key events scheduled for the next day.
The major averages ended the Thursday session on a higher note with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (+1.3%) spending the entire day in the lead. However, the strength among blue chips masked the underperformance of high-beta chipmaker and transport stocks. Furthermore,...