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.
Bears Best Bulls on April Fools'01-Apr-15 16:10 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages kicked off April with a retreat that sent the S&P 500 lower by 0.4%. The benchmark index settled in-line with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and ...
WTI Oil Closes Notable Higher01-Apr-15 15:40 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Oil ripped higher today, rising above $50/barrel temporarilyFollowing ADP data this morning, oil, gold and silver rallied higherSelect Iran headlines today helped oil even higher. May crude closed $2.29 ...
Drifting to the Close01-Apr-15 15:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades lower by 0.5% with one hour remaining in the Wednesday session. Eight sectors are on track to end the day in the red, ...
Heavily-weighted Sectors Still Struggling01-Apr-15 14:25 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Afternoon action continues with the S&P 500 (-0.6%) back in the middle of its trading range after slipping from its rebound high. The benchmark index has been ...
More Reasons to Rule Out Weather as a Factor for First Quarter Weakness01-Apr-15 14:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 hovers near its rebound high. Today's economic data further refutes the weather's impact on economic growth. Despite weather conditions returning to more normal levels ...