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.
Dow Jones Leads Stocks Higher30-Oct-14 16:20 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages ended the Thursday session on a higher note with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (+1.3%) spending the entire day in the lead. However, the strength among ...
Silver Drops 4.5%, Crude Oil Closed Just Above $81/Barrel30-Oct-14 15:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Crude trended lower overnight into the pit session open, eventually reaching a LoD of $80.8 near lunch time; futures moved higher but has since moved back toward the session ...
More Earnings on the Schedule30-Oct-14 15:05 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades higher by 0.3% with one hour remaining in the session. The benchmark index has backed away from its session high just below the 2,000 level ...
Dow Remains Strong30-Oct-14 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Afternoon action continues with the S&P 500 trading higher by 0.7%. Meanwhile, the Dow (+1.2%) remains in the lead with shares of Visa (V 236.15, +21.49) boosting their gain ...
NYSE Reports Outage30-Oct-14 14:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] A peculiar session has gotten a bit stranger with news from the New York Stock Exchange indicating the National Market System has suffered an outage that affected the Securities ...