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 Posts Sixth Consecutive Gain22-Apr-14 16:15 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Equity indices strung together a daylong rally on Tuesday, giving the S&P 500 its sixth consecutive advance. Some selling during the final hour of action pressured the indices from ...
Crude Oil Falls 1.9%, Ends Below $102/Barrel (22-Apr-14 15:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] June gold fell for a third consecutive session after pulling back from a session high of $1293.10 per ounce set in early morning action. It dipped to $1275.80 per ...
Quarterly Earnings on Tap22-Apr-14 15:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] The S&P 500 trades higher by 0.6% with one hour remaining in today's session. With the first quarter earnings season heating up, participants received a fair share of earnings ...
S&P 500 Extends Year-to-Date Gain22-Apr-14 14:30 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Quiet afternoon continues with the major averages hovering near their highs. Today's gain has extended the S&P 500's 2014 advance to 1.9%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq, ...
Plodding Along22-Apr-14 14:00 ET
[BRIEFING.COM] Stock indices remain near their best levels of the day with the S&P 500 trading higher by 0.7%. As a result of the continued climb, the energy sector (-0.03%) ...