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.
Crude Oil Rises Modestly21-Oct-14 15:35 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Commodities ended the day mostly higherWTI Dec oil prices pulled back below $83, but finished the day with a $0.50 gain at $82.40/barrelNatural gas staged a late afternoon rally ...
Earnings on the Way21-Oct-14 15:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades higher by 1.7% with one hour remaining in the session. Market participants have received a fair share of quarterly reports since yesterday's closing ...
Extending Gains21-Oct-14 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices have continued their upward drift with the S&P 500 extending its gain to 1.7%. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (+1.1%) has returned into positive territory for ...
Nasdaq Holds the Lead21-Oct-14 14:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Afternoon action continues with the S&P 500 trading higher by 1.6%. Meanwhile, the tech-heavy Nasdaq has padded its gain to 2.0%. The Nasdaq Composite has enjoyed broad ...
Slowdown Concerns Ease21-Oct-14 13:25 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] For the time being, the economic slowdown concerns that hit the market last week (and the week before) have been tempered. The evidence of that point has been ...