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.
S&P 500 Snaps Five-Day Streak Amid Weakness in Biotechnology06-Oct-15 16:05 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The stock market endured a shaky session on Tuesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (+0.1%) eking out a slim gain while the S&P 500 (-0.4%) and Nasdaq Composite ...
WTI Crude Oil Rallies 5%06-Oct-15 15:35 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The dollar index slid lower today, which helped give commodities a boost.The October World Economic Outlook from the IMF also came out, which played as a catalyst to ...
Biotech ETF Extends Weekly Decline06-Oct-15 14:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades lower by 0.3% with one hour remaining in the session. For the second day in a row, the market has had to deal with underperformance ...
Drifting Along06-Oct-15 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Not much change in the market as the Dow (+0.3%) continues defending a modest gain as 19 of its 30 components trade in the green. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 ...
Cell Phone Imports Cause a Big Rise in the Trade Deficit06-Oct-15 13:55 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The Nasdaq and S&P 500 remain in negative territory while the Dow Jones Industrial Average continues holding a slim gain. You can blame your cell phone for the large ...