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.
Tech Shares Climb While Dow Jones Lags24-Apr-14 16:15 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The Nasdaq Composite (+0.5%) and S&P 500 (+0.2%) posted modest gains on Thursday, but not before enduring a morning dip into the red, which took place in reaction to ...
Natural Gas Ends 0.4% Following Data; Gold Rises 0.5%24-Apr-14 15:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Precious metals began pit trade in the red but rallied sharply into positive territory moments after equity markets opened.June gold brushed a session low of $1268.50 per ounce in ...
Noteworthy Earnings on Tap24-Apr-14 15:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades higher by 0.2% with one hour remaining in the session. Given its current standing, the benchmark index is on pace to improve its week-to-date gain ...
Financials Slipping24-Apr-14 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Stocks continue trading near their recent levels, with the Nasdaq (+0.4%) maintaining its lead. Earlier, we mentioned that the financial sector may hold the key to the ...
Dow Jones Lags24-Apr-14 14:05 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices have retreated from their afternoon highs, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average (-0.1%) into the red. The Dow trails the Nasdaq and S&P 500 ...