Recent deaths draw attention to extreme sports
Athletes are pushing themselves further to claim the spotlight and the big payouts that come with it. But new concerns are being raised about the risks.
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[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 (-0.2%) has spent the past 30 minutes in a slow climb off its lows. As a result, the index has cut its losses in half.
The financial sector (-0.5%) remains among the laggards, alongside energy (-0.9%), industrials (-0.4%), and materials (-0.5%). Meanwhile, the technology sector (+0.1%) is the only cyclical group that continues trading in the green.
Even though the tech sector remains above its flat line, top-weighted components are somewhat mixed. ... More
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