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MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stock Decline; Nasdaq Retreats From Record Level

05/28/2015 11:02 AM ET
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
Dollar climbs to 12-year high against yen
U.S. stocks were trading lower early on Thursday as investors grappled with comments from Federal Reserve officials about the possibility of raising interest rates this year.
John Williams, president of the San Francisco Fed (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/feds-williams-argues-against-using-monetary-policy-to-address-stability-concerns-2015-05-28)said the U.S. central bank is likely to raise rates later this year, reiterating…

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Tech Report

M&A in IoT Breaking Records -- Market Talk

05/13/2015 6:53 AM ET
M&A activity related to the Internet of Things (IoT)--connected devices--continues to shatter records, says 451 Research. So far in 2015, buyers have spent $14.8 billion to purchase 39 IoT-related companies, surpassing the $14.3 billion spent for 62 such companies in all of 2014, which itself was a record-breaking year. Semiconductor-related acquisitions have driven the bulk of spending so far in 2015 with ARM, Intel and NXP each announcing two or more deals in the IoT space, 451 said. (amir.mizroch@wsj.com, @amirmizroch)

Economic Review

UPDATE: Flood or trickle? Course of U.S. economy's rebound murky

05/24/2015 12:04 PM ET
The engines of the U.S. economy are sure to fire back up. What's still a mystery is just how much. Not long ago, economists thought U.S. growth could reach nearly 4% in the second quarter after a tepid 0.2% gain in the first three months of the year, a period marked by unusually harsh weather. That would be a carbon copy of the feast-or-famine growth pattern that occurred in 2014.

European Markets

European stocks lose ground on mixed messages over Greece deal

05/28/2015 5:03 AM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Stocks across Europe fell Thursday, deflated as a reported deal between debt-laden Greece and its creditors hasn't come through, the prospect of which sent shares soaring in the previous session.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
16.63
-0.11 (0.69%)
22,225,592
SDSandRidge Ener…
1.16
-0.05 (4.13%)
15,137,665
SDRLSeadrill Ltd
11.99
-0.74 (5.81%)
10,150,459
KORSMichael Kors H…
46.70
+0.77 (1.68%)
9,663,237
RALYRally Software…
19.42
+5.91 (43.75%)
9,483,957
BSXBoston Scienti…
18.24
+0.25 (1.39%)
9,477,669
CHKChesapeake Ene…
14.29
-0.47 (3.18%)
9,338,324
TWTRTwitter Inc
37.26
+0.85 (2.32%)
9,213,936
LOLorillard Inc
72.46
+0.30 (0.42%)
9,213,146
GEGeneral Electr…
27.36
-0.16 (0.58%)
8,743,194
GMGeneral Motors…
36.32
+0.50 (1.41%)
8,613,175
TAT&T Inc
34.69
-0.26 (0.74%)
8,409,662
AAAlcoa Inc
12.62
-0.17 (1.33%)
8,229,246
RADRite Aid Corp
8.72
-0.03 (0.29%)
7,880,436
SSprint Corp
4.65
-0.07 (1.48%)
7,207,784
CCitigroup Inc
54.29
-0.58 (1.06%)
6,791,726
SERVServicemaster …
33.53
-0.82 (2.39%)
6,638,025
ABXBarrick Gold C…
11.82
+0.12 (1.03%)
6,274,629
PFEPfizer Inc
34.38
+0.08 (0.23%)
6,011,538
FFord Motor Co
15.26
-0.06 (0.42%)
5,472,933
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: 3,129
Advancing
 
799
Declining
 
2,223
Unchanged
 
107
VOLUME TOTAL: 247,641,337
Advancing
 
57,178,616
Declining
 
187,774,227
Unchanged
 
2,688,494

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 339
Advancing
 
135
Declining
 
173
Unchanged
 
31
VOLUME TOTAL: 4,402,206
Advancing
 
2,063,134
Declining
 
2,050,961
Unchanged
 
288,111

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,155
Advancing
 
730
Declining
 
1,359
Unchanged
 
66
VOLUME TOTAL: 655,201,824
Advancing
 
218,062,451
Declining
 
424,027,372
Unchanged
 
13,112,001

Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Market Wrestles With Mixed Signals On Greek Talks

05/28/2015 10:39 AM 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 Bill0.01-0.01
2 Year Bond0.640.00
10 Year Bond2.140.00

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,930.22+0.32 (0.02%)
As of 05/27/2015