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.
S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite Set New Record Highs24-Apr-15 16:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market wrapped up a strong week with a record finish even as economic data remained weak. The S&P 500 settled higher by 0.2% and registered a fresh ...
Oil And Precious Metals Sell-Off24-Apr-15 15:35 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Despite some weakness seen in the dollar index, oil, gold and silver traded lower all dayOil and silver recovered some, but gold finished today's floor session near today's lowCopper ...
Nasdaq Holds Ground Into Final Hour24-Apr-15 15:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 (+0.2%) has pulled back into the middle of its range while the Nasdaq (+0.7%) remains well ahead. Interestingly, the Nasdaq owes much of ...
Busy Week of Economic Data Ahead24-Apr-15 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices continue cruising near their highs in afternoon action with the Nasdaq higher by 0.8% while the S&P 500 (+0.3%) remains held back by four large sectors. That ...
Strong Headline Masks Weakness in the Manufacturing Sector24-Apr-15 13:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages remain near their session highs. Even though the headline topped expectations, the durable goods report was a clear miss in terms of economic growth ...