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.
Russell 2000 Outperforms17-Sep-14 11:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P 500 hover just north of their respective flat lines, while the Russell 2000 sports a solid gain of 0.6% after showing relative weakness yesterday. ...
Industrials and Materials Remain Strong17-Sep-14 10:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages have ticked down from their highs, but continue holding modest gains. The S&P 500 trades two points above its flat line with six sectors showing gains. ...
Crude falls to new LoD following inventory data17-Sep-14 10:35 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Commodities are mixed lower this morning, while the dollar index is -0.1% at 84.02Energy and ag are mixed, while metals are mostly lower.Cocoa futures are today's top performer with ...
September NAHB Housing Market Index Beats Expectations17-Sep-14 10:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades higher by 0.2%. The NAHB Housing Market Index for September rose to 59 from 55, while the Briefing.com consensus expected the reading to climb to 56.
Transports Pace Opening Advance17-Sep-14 09:40 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market climbed out of the gate with the industrial sector (+0.6%) setting the pace. Looking below the surface, transport stocks are largely responsible for the early outperformance ...