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 Marks New Record Closing High27-May-15 16:15 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages enjoyed a daylong rally on Wednesday that helped the S&P 500 (+0.9%) narrow its week-to-date decline to just 0.1%. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite (+1.5%) closed at ...
WTI Crude Modestly Lower Ahead Of Data, Dollar and Nat Gas Fail to Hold AM Gains27-May-15 15:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The dollar index is trading lower from yesterday's levels, after an early AM rally failed to hold its gains.The index traded as high as 97.80 during the day, but ...
Nasdaq Erases Tuesday Decline27-May-15 14:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades higher by 0.9% with one hour remaining in the session. Thanks to today's daylong advance, the benchmark index remains down just 0.2% for the week ...
Nasdaq Tracks Record Close27-May-15 14:20 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Recent action saw the Nasdaq (+1.3%) build on its gain, which puts the tech-heavy index on track for a record close. Chipmakers have contributed to the ...
A Look at Tomorrow's Initial Claims Report27-May-15 13:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices remain near their session highs. With no new U.S. economic data, we look to tomorrow's initial claims report. The initial claims level ...