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 End Wild Week on Higher Note28-Aug-15 16:25 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] After enduring a whirlwind week, the major averages ranged near their flat lines throughout the Friday session, ending little changed. The S&P 500 (+0.1%) and Nasdaq Composite (+0.3%) eked ...
WTI Crude Rallies Again, Up 17% In Last Two Sessions28-Aug-15 15:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Oil is the big story... again. Crude extended yesterday's huge rally by surging again today.In today's floor session, Oct crude finished the day +6.4% at $45.20/barrel, rallying a total ...
Tracking Weekly Gains28-Aug-15 15:05 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices remain near their flat lines going into the final hour with the S&P 500 (-0.2%) holding a slim loss while the Nasdaq Composite (+0.1%) outperforms. Given ...
No Surprises in Economic Data28-Aug-15 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages continue spinning their wheels not far below their flat lines with the S&P 500 down 0.3%. Today's Personal Income and Spending Report showed few surprises. ...
Stocks Set New Lows and Bounce28-Aug-15 13:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The major averages have slid to new session lows, but they are now back in the lower portion of the sideways trading range that was in effect prior to ...