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 Slump Amid Disappointing Earnings25-Jul-14 16:20 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market capped the trading week with losses across the major averages. The S&P 500 fell 0.5% to surrender its weekly gain, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
Closing Commodities: Precious Metals Book Weekly Losses Despite Rising on Ukraine, Gaza Tension25-Jul-14 15:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Precious metals climbed higher today on further geopolitical tension in Ukraine and Gaza. Headlines indicated that Russia's foreign minister reiterated his belief that the U.S. shares blame for the ...
Drifting to the Close25-Jul-14 14:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades lower by 0.5% with one hour remaining in the final session of the week. If the benchmark index holds its current level into the close, ...
Busy Week of Data Ahead25-Jul-14 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices remain on the defensive with the S&P 500 trading lower by 0.5%. Market participants received just a handful of economic reports this week and none ...
Discretionary Sector Remains Weak25-Jul-14 14:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Not much change in the major averages as they remain in the lower half of today's trading range. The S&P 500 holds a loss of 0.6% with eight sectors ...