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UPDATE: Dow has worst day in 2 months as Apple sinks

04/28/2016 4:41 PM ET
By Sue Chang and Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch
Dollar tumbles as yen soars; Facebook, DreamWorks surge
The Dow Jones Industrial Average had its worst day in over two months Thursday as Apple Inc. extended its losing streak while the broader market crumbled under the combined weight of disappointing data and weak corporate earnings.
The Dow lost 210.79 points, or 1.2%, to close at 17,830.76. Apple(AAPL), which had been battered by worse-than-expected quarterly earnings, extended its losing streak for a sixth day -- its…

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Tech Report

Inmarsat Reports 17% Drop in Net Profit, Raises Dividend-Update

03/03/2016 7:11 AM ET
Satellite operator Inmarsat PLC (ISAT.LN) Thursday reported a 17% fall in full-year net profit as it continued to feel the impact of reduced government spending on communications equipment.

Economic Review

UPDATE: Here's what to watch in the likely downbeat GDP report

04/28/2016 6:03 AM ET
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch U.S. likely grew less than 1%, but hiring suggests economy OK The first look at U.S. growth in the January-to-March quarter is likely to show a weak economy getting even weaker. But Wall Street is also just as likely to downplay first-quarter GDP for painting an excessively dour view of the economy.

European Markets

UPDATE: European stocks end higher as oil gains offset BOJ dismay

04/28/2016 12:31 PM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Electrolux surges after results European stocks pulled out a modest win Thursday, as oil shares benefited from a swing higher in energy prices, somewhat alleviating pressure on markets after the Bank of Japan's decision not to launch fresh stimulus measures.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
FFord Motor Co
14.09
+0.43 (3.15%)
87,588,790
BACBank of Americ…
14.79
-0.23 (1.53%)
78,639,319
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
12.66
+0.01 (0.08%)
62,677,256
CHKChesapeake Ene…
6.78
-0.36 (5.04%)
57,819,247
ABTAbbott Laborat…
40.42
-3.41 (7.78%)
54,527,662
WLLWhiting Petrol…
11.77
-0.46 (3.76%)
52,743,776
CLFCliffs Natural…
5.39
+1.08 (25.06%)
47,444,500
TWTRTwitter Inc
14.64
-0.22 (1.48%)
34,792,431
PFEPfizer Inc
32.91
-0.09 (0.27%)
33,035,072
STJSt. Jude Medic…
77.79
+15.84 (25.57%)
32,961,079
BSXBoston Scienti…
21.83
-0.06 (0.27%)
29,459,969
GEGeneral Electr…
30.90
-0.03 (0.10%)
28,826,782
AAAlcoa Inc
11.15
-0.16 (1.41%)
26,858,392
POTPotash Corpora…
17.61
-0.62 (3.40%)
25,056,559
SWNSouthwestern E…
12.78
-0.88 (6.44%)
23,843,583
CRCCalifornia Res…
2.22
-0.19 (7.88%)
22,988,461
WFTWeatherford In…
8.00
-0.11 (1.36%)
21,710,694
MROMarathon Oil C…
14.35
-0.49 (3.30%)
21,467,720
RFRegions Financ…
9.42
-0.17 (1.77%)
21,401,161
RIGTransocean Ltd
11.10
-0.06 (0.54%)
20,847,900
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: 3,131
Advancing
 
1,039
Declining
 
1,936
Unchanged
 
156
VOLUME TOTAL: 1,029,312,873
Advancing
 
331,687,891
Declining
 
686,380,275
Unchanged
 
11,244,707

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 342
Advancing
 
156
Declining
 
151
Unchanged
 
35
VOLUME TOTAL: 10,099,938
Advancing
 
4,683,564
Declining
 
5,217,178
Unchanged
 
199,196

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,256
Advancing
 
673
Declining
 
1,530
Unchanged
 
53
VOLUME TOTAL: 1,990,780,759
Advancing
 
597,361,260
Declining
 
1,380,402,285
Unchanged
 
13,017,214

Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Fall To 1-week Low On Tepid U.S. Growth Data

04/28/2016 3:08 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch …

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 Bill0.22-0.02
2 Year Bond0.78-0.05
10 Year Bond1.84-0.03

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,988.72+2.41 (0.12%)
As of 04/28/2016