Brazil 1st Half of August Vehicle Sales Slip 0.45% vs. July - Fenabrave
Brazil's vehicle sales during the first two weeks of August retreated slightly from a strong month in July, even as they surged on the year, auto-dealer association Fenabrave said Friday.
E.ON in Talks to Buy Stake in Turkey's Enerjisa From Verbund -Reuters
German utility E.ON AG (EOAN.XE) is in talks with Austria's Verbund AG (VER.VI) to buy a stake in Turkish electricity producer Enerjisa, Reuters reported Friday, citing four sources close to the deal.
Health Care Sector Wrap
On a trading day that saw the S&P 500 gain 0.1%, the Health Care sector (XLV) showed little change.
Transportation Sector Wrap
While the S&P 500 grew 0.1%, the Transportation sector (IYT) showed little movement during trading today.
U.S. GAS: Ends Down on Excess-Supply Concerns, Low Trading Volume
Natural-gas futures finished lower on supply concerns -Trading was choppy, with a tropical depression and rig count lending support -The market sees lower demand given that summer is winding down NEW YORK--Natural-gas prices nudged lower Friday on concerns about excess supply on a quiet day with
GRAIN HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day
TOP STORIES: Illinois Researcher Confirms Rootworm Resistance To Monsanto Corn Trait New tests confirm that damage last year to some corn fields in western Illinois was caused by rootworms that have developed resistance to a Monsanto Co. (MON) genetically modified trait, a University of Illinois
Utilities Sector Wrap
The Utilities sector (XLU) held steady during a trading day that saw the S&P 500 grow 0.1%.
Retail Sector Wrap
The Retail sector (XRT) showed little change during trading today while the S&P 500 rose 0.1%.
Consumer Cyclical Sector Wrap
The Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) held steady during a trading day that saw the S&P 500 grow 0.1%.
Gold and Silver Hold Steady Through Market Noise
On Friday, gold (NYSEARCA:GLD) futures for December delivery edged 20 cents higher to settle at $1,619.40 per ounce, while silver (NYSEARCA:SLV) futures ticked 21 cents lower to close at $28.Both precious metals finished the week flat, as opposing forces tugged on prices.