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 Inch Higher as Dollar Index Extends 2015 Gain05-Mar-15 16:10 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market ended the Thursday session on a modestly higher note with the Nasdaq Composite (+0.3%) settling in the lead. The tech-heavy index is now up 0.4% week-to-date, ...
WTI Crude Loses Gains, Ends Below $51.Barrel05-Mar-15 15:35 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] WTI crude oil futures couldn't hold today's gains and slide lower in afternoon activityApr crude ultimately closed $0.74 lower at $50.76/barrel.Apr nat gas, on the other hand, rose $0.07 ...
Drifting Along05-Mar-15 14:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades higher by 0.2% with one hour remaining in the session. The benchmark index has spent the bulk of the day near its flat line amid ...
Fighting Back05-Mar-15 14:25 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices have continued their recovery off early-afternoon lows. The S&P 500 (+0.1%) has returned to the middle of its trading range, but the index still trades below its ...
Weak Economic Data Continues05-Mar-15 13:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 hovers right above its flat line. The disappointment in the economic data continued with today's releases. The initial claims level increased to ...