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 Strong Week on Quiet Note22-Aug-14 16:10 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages punctuated a solid week with a subdued Friday session. The S&P 500 shed 0.2% to narrow its weekly gain to 1.7%, while the Nasdaq Composite (+0.1%) ...
Crude oil rises 2% on the week, gold fell 2%22-Aug-14 15:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Dec gold rose for the first time in six sessions as it gained support from Janet Yellen's speech at the Jackson Hole Symposium. Ms. Yellen said the FOMC sees ...
Busy Week of Data Ahead22-Aug-14 15:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades lower by 0.1% with one hour remaining in the trading week. Market participants did not receive any economic data today, but next week will bring ...
Mario Draghi to Speak Shortly22-Aug-14 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices remain little changed with the S&P 500 trading within three points of its flat line. Going into today, participants were looking forward to Janet Yellen's Speech from ...
Nasdaq Holds the Lead22-Aug-14 13:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices continue trading in mixed fashion with the Nasdaq (+0.3%) trading ahead of the remaining indices. The tech-heavy index has benefitted from the relative strength in ...