08/24/2018 Morning Brief

Friday, August 24, 2018

Trade talks between the U.S and China ended yesterday without an agreement being reached. The Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to is scheduled to speak about monetary policy in a changing economy in Jackson Hole, Wyoming today at 10:00. On the economic calendar; Durable Good Orders at 8:30 am ET. The Baker Hughes rig count number at 1:00 pm ET.

Equity markets –

S&P futures are trading higher this morning, (+0.18%)

Asian markets were mixed overnight.