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 Upbeat Week on Mixed Note07-Mar-14 16:15 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market finished an upbeat week on a mixed note. The S&P 500 added just over a point, holding its weekly gain at 1.0% while the Nasdaq lost ...
Copper loses 4.2% following news of China's "first" corporate bond default07-Mar-14 15:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Precious metals took a tumble today as the dollar index rose on better-than-anticipated U.S. jobs data. February nonfarm payrolls surpassed estimates, coming in at 175K vs the Briefing.com consensus ...
January Consumer Credit Ahead of Estimates07-Mar-14 15:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades lower by 0.1% with one hour remaining in the trading day. Given its current standing, the benchmark index is on track to finish the week ...
Dow Slips Into the Red07-Mar-14 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Recent action saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.1%) join the Nasdaq (-0.7%) and S&P 500 (-0.2%) in the red. The technology sector (-0.6%) has seen ...
Holding Levels07-Mar-14 14:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages remain mixed as afternoon action has slowed down considerably. Over the course of the past two hours, the S&P 500 (-0.1%) has been confined to a ...