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.
July Ends on Cautious Note31-Jul-15 16:10 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market ended July on a cautious note with the S&P 500 shedding 0.2%. Despite today's downtick, the benchmark index added 1.2% for the week, ending the month ...
Energy Weak, WTI Crude Falls Below $47/Barrel In Electronic Trade31-Jul-15 15:35 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The dollar remained in the red all day, which helped weigh on commoditiesThe index climbed slowly higher all session following the morning sell-off, but is still down 0.4%.WTI crude ...
Near Lows Into Final Hour31-Jul-15 14:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades lower by 0.1% with one hour remaining in the session. Equity indices climbed through the first half of the session, but the relative ...
Cyclical Sectors Extend Losses31-Jul-15 14:25 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Afternoon action continues with the S&P 500 (-0.2%) trading at a fresh session low. The benchmark index has returned into the red as the continued weakness in sectors like ...
Employment Costs Barely Increase in Second Quarter31-Jul-15 14:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 has returned to its session low. There were no inflation pressures in the latest employment cost index. Employment costs rose 0.2% ...