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.
Nasdaq Leads Stocks Higher20-Oct-14 16:10 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices finished the first session of the week near their highs with the Nasdaq Composite (+1.4%) leading the way. The S&P 500 (+0.9%) settled a bit behind the ...
Oil Prices End With Slight Loss, Nat Gas Drops 2.5%20-Oct-14 15:35 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Gold futures climbed higher in early overnight trading and slowly inched higher/consolidated during today's sessionDec gold ended $0.5% higher at $1244/60/oz, Dec silver rose 2 cents to $17.36/ozCopper, on ...
On Highs Into the Close20-Oct-14 14:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades higher by 0.7% with one hour remaining in the first session of the week. The benchmark index began the trading day right below its flat ...
Earnings on the Way20-Oct-14 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Afternoon action continues with the S&P 500 extending its advance to 0.7%. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has approached its flat line. Following today's closing ...
S&P 500 Nears 200-Day Average20-Oct-14 14:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices remain on their highs with the S&P 500 (+0.6%) on track to register its third gain in a row. Despite the recent strength, the benchmark index remains ...