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.
2343.96[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages opened Friday with modest gains as investors were cautiously optimistic that the American Health Care Act would pass in the House. However, that...
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.
Treasuries Rally and Risky Assets Drop on Fiscal UncertaintyU.S. Treasuries moved higher today in a curve-flattening trade as the prospect for significant fiscal stimulus appeared to dim along with hope for passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The U.S. Census Bureau's durable...
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.
Investors who have gotten accustomed to a steady string of gains in the stock market were taken aback by this week's action, which sent the S&P 500 lower by 1.4%. This marked the fourth weekly decline of 2017 and was the largest weekly drop since early November. The week got off to an...