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Market Snapshot

UPDATE: Wall Street's advance picks up steam as bank stocks rally

02/12/2016 10:40 AM ET
By Joseph Adinolfi and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
Rising oil prices also help support stocks
U.S. stocks climbed to session highs late Friday morning led by a rebound in battered bank stocks.
Advances in shares of J.P. Morgan Chase (JPM) and Goldman Sachs Group (GS) were contributing more than 40 points to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, as bank executives' attempts to boost confidence in the beaten-up financial sector appeared to gain traction.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 178 points, or 1.2%, to…

Additional News Articles

Tech Report

TECH STOCKS: Apple Has Failed To Prove The Usefulness Of Smartwatches

02/01/2016 4:57 PM ET
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch They're not something 'consumers seem to register as a need,' says an analyst Apple Inc. has been known for creating entirely new product categories. But that hasn't been the case with the Apple Watch, Juniper Research analyst James Moar said in a post (http://www.juniperresearch.com/analystxpress/january-2016/whither-smartwatches-apple-brings-presence-but-not).

Economic Review

UPDATE: Why consumers may keep economy from sinking

02/08/2016 11:07 AM ET
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch Falling stocks, global turbulence hasn't ruffled Americans yet The U.S. economy is undoubtedly on a more slippery slope in early 2016. Just don't expect growth to experience a fatal fall so long as consumers keep their footing.

European Markets

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Bounce Back, As Banks Revive

02/12/2016 9:14 AM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Commerzbank rises on dividend news European stocks jumped Friday, coming back from a sharp selloff in the previous session, and held to higher ground after the release of economic growth figures for the eurozone.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
11.53
+0.37 (3.28%)
96,047,967
SUNESunEdison Inc
1.48
-0.56 (27.40%)
35,143,752
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
5.43
+0.54 (11.06%)
17,441,692
CHKChesapeake Ene…
1.77
-0.01 (0.56%)
16,833,513
PPandora Media …
7.23
-1.86 (20.46%)
15,907,482
WLLWhiting Petrol…
4.37
-0.54 (11.00%)
14,607,153
GEGeneral Electr…
27.96
+0.50 (1.84%)
12,751,087
RFRegions Financ…
7.26
+0.18 (2.47%)
12,741,662
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
56.18
+3.11 (5.86%)
12,136,567
CCitigroup Inc
36.81
+1.83 (5.22%)
12,100,814
TWTRTwitter Inc
15.35
+1.04 (7.27%)
11,234,141
MROMarathon Oil C…
7.28
+0.27 (3.78%)
9,434,452
PFEPfizer Inc
29.00
-0.13 (0.45%)
9,248,973
FFord Motor Co
11.26
+0.09 (0.81%)
7,982,064
KGCKinross Gold C…
2.93
+0.02 (0.86%)
7,953,936
NENoble Corporat…
7.47
+0.50 (7.17%)
7,790,178
WFCWells Fargo & …
46.44
+1.28 (2.83%)
7,660,189
AAAlcoa Inc
7.56
+0.23 (3.07%)
7,625,710
ABXBarrick Gold C…
11.92
-0.05 (0.42%)
7,352,237
TAT&T Inc
36.24
+0.03 (0.08%)
7,228,015
Most Actives

Market Diaries

Advancers/Decliners 
The number of stocks that closed at a higher price than the previous day's close, and the number of stocks that closed at a lower price than the previous day's close.
 

NYSE
ISSUES TOTAL: 3,059
Advancing
 
2,231
Declining
 
739
Unchanged
 
89
VOLUME TOTAL: 292,447,812
Advancing
 
218,900,610
Declining
 
71,830,603
Unchanged
 
1,716,599

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 305
Advancing
 
192
Declining
 
94
Unchanged
 
19
VOLUME TOTAL: 3,239,813
Advancing
 
1,897,477
Declining
 
1,218,126
Unchanged
 
124,210

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,112
Advancing
 
1,367
Declining
 
699
Unchanged
 
46
VOLUME TOTAL: 518,250,736
Advancing
 
328,598,605
Declining
 
186,796,854
Unchanged
 
2,855,277

Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Climb As Risk Assets Rebound

02/12/2016 10:43 AM ET
mainly global stocks and oil-- led…

Yield Curve 
A line that plots the interest rates, set at point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality but differing maturity dates.
 

Treasury Bills & Bonds 
Bills are debts issued by the U.S. Treasury which have a maturity of less than 1 year while bonds are debt issued by the U.S. Treasury which have a maturity longer than 10 years.
 

MATURITY% YIELDCHANGE
3 Month Bill0.28-0.03
2 Year Bond0.64-0.07
10 Year Bond1.63-0.08

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,968.72+2.54 (0.13%)
As of 02/11/2016