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Market Snapshot

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks End Choppy Session Higher

04/24/2014 4:44 PM ET
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market finished Thursday's volatile session generally higher as positive earnings and stronger-than-expected data outweighed worries over military escalation near Ukrainian border.

An 8.2% jump in Apple Inc, the heaviest-weighed stock on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, was the biggest in 2 years and accounted for more than a 4-point gain on the S&P 500, according to Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indexes.

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Tech Report

TECH STOCKS: Apple Continues To Climb After Earnings

04/24/2014 11:22 AM ET
Apple Inc. shares continue their rally Thursday as investors flock to the company's shares following a strong earnings report led by gains in iPhone sales and plans for a 7-for-1 stock split.

Economic Review

UPDATE: Home sales getting crimped by more than the weather

04/21/2014 6:35 AM ET
The early-spring sales season for the housing market is looking decidedly tepid, economists say. Officials will release monthly sales data this week for new and existing homes, and expect to hear that both series remained at lackluster rates in March.

European Markets

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks End Choppy Day In Black

04/24/2014 12:21 PM ET
After a choppy trading day, European stock markets ended mildly higher on Thursday although gains were dented by escalating tensions in Ukraine with Russia beginning military drills near the Ukrainian border.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
16.34
-0.03 (0.18%)
73,910,944
VZVerizon Commun…
46.28
-1.15 (2.42%)
41,610,870
TAT&T Inc
34.50
-0.42 (1.20%)
36,619,891
GMGeneral Motors…
34.17
-0.22 (0.64%)
33,352,352
AMDAdvanced Micro…
4.28
+0.03 (0.71%)
27,532,799
FFord Motor Co
16.32
+0.09 (0.55%)
27,453,234
EMCEMC Corp
25.51
-0.40 (1.54%)
25,871,083
GEGeneral Electr…
26.46
+0.04 (0.15%)
25,578,133
PFEPfizer Inc
30.71
-0.21 (0.68%)
24,963,923
PPandora Media …
28.20
+0.03 (0.11%)
19,333,734
SSprint Corp
8.06
-0.31 (3.70%)
17,863,408
BTUPeabody Energy…
17.84
+0.42 (2.41%)
17,586,942
SVUSUPERVALU Inc
7.04
-0.50 (6.63%)
16,811,400
DALDelta Air Line…
36.73
-0.36 (0.97%)
16,537,702
RADRite Aid Corp
7.12
-0.01 (0.14%)
16,178,466
UALUnited Contine…
41.53
-4.53 (9.83%)
15,590,464
DHID.R. Horton Inc
23.13
+1.78 (8.34%)
15,567,068
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
56.19
+0.14 (0.25%)
15,368,188
COGCabot Oil & Ga…
37.97
+1.83 (5.06%)
15,092,197
CCitigroup Inc
48.33
-0.07 (0.14%)
14,699,644
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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
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NYSE MKT
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NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 0
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Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Ukraine Spurs Treasury Recovery, Solid Auction

04/24/2014 2:10 PM ET
Treasury prices trimmed losses…

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 Bill0.01-0.01
2 Year Bond0.430.00
10 Year Bond2.700.00

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,851.71+0.40 (0.02%)
As of 04/24/2014