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.
Stocks End Week on Cautious Note Amid Rate-Hike Jitters04-Sep-15 16:10 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market finished the first week of September on a defensive note after a daylong retreat pressured the S&P 500 (-1.5%) back to Wednesday's opening levels. The benchmark ...
WTI Crude Closes Below $46/Barrel04-Sep-15 15:40 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Some commodities remained near today's lows following morning weakness, such as nat gas, oil and copperWTI crude oil volatile again today, ultimately closing pit trading -0.7% at $45.97/barrelOct nat ...
Trading Volume Below Recent Averages04-Sep-15 14:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades lower by 1.8% with one hour remaining in the trading day. The benchmark index has perked up in recent action, but the five-point uptick comes ...
VIX Inching Higher04-Sep-15 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices have inched down to new lows in recent action as participants remain unwilling to increase their risk exposure ahead of the long weekend. The S&P 500 has ...
Labor Market Conditions On Track for a September Rate Hike04-Sep-15 13:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages continue drifting near their worst levels of the day. Big upward revisions to June and July payrolls and strong wage growth outweighs the disappointment in ...