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 January on Defensive Note30-Jan-15 16:15 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market ended a down month on a sharply lower note. The Dow (-1.5%) and S&P 500 (-1.3%) widened their respective January losses to 3.7% and 3.1% while ...
Oil Surges 8% In Pit Trading Following ISIS/Iraq Rumors30-Jan-15 15:35 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] WTI crude oil steals the show on a late-day surge higherMar crude oil picked up steam following rumors that ISIS was on the move in Northern Iraq, according to ...
U.S. Stocks Push Back Into Heavy Negative Territoy; Crude Closes +8%30-Jan-15 15:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] After climbing to unchanged levels at the time of our last update on the heels of strength in crude oil futures, U.S. indices have slid back into negative territory. ...
Crude Oil Surges Ahead of Pit Close30-Jan-15 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 (unch) has climbed to a new high with 90 minutes remaining in the final January session. Given its current level, the benchmark index is on track ...
Disappointing Q4 2014 GDP Growth30-Jan-15 13:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices hover near their afternoon highs. There was a bevy of economic data released this morning, but the lone standout was the big miss in fourth quarter ...