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.
Stock Market Rallies Around Jobs Data06-Dec-13 16:20 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] A solid November employment report translated into a solid day of gains for the major averages. While there was some talk that the encouraging job growth raised the odds ...
Closing Commodities: Crude Oil Books Biggest Weekly Gain Since July06-Dec-13 15:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Precious metals bounced around in volatile trade during early morning pit action following better-than-anticipated economic data. Payroll and Michigan Sentiment data topped expectations while the unemployment rate dropped to ...
Down the Stretch They Come06-Dec-13 15:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Pretty much a sideways drift for the market right now. Notwithstanding that mundane action, the final hour is apt to be a little more lively as participants reconcile ...
Still Holding the Line06-Dec-13 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] A run to new session highs, a dip, a run back to session highs, and another dip... that has been the shape of things in the last 30 minutes ...
S&P 500 Turns Positive for the Week06-Dec-13 13:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] It is going to be an interesting finish to the day. In the last 30 minutes, some added buying interest pushed the Dow and S&P 500 to new ...