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Market Snapshot

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Peak Earnings Week To Follow Big Global Selloff

04/19/2015 9:01 AM ET
llace Witkowski, MarketWatch
Will earnings misses keep on getting rewarded?
Earnings season may have gotten a little bit tougher as heavyweights from the industrial, consumer staples, and tech sectors report this week following a big Friday selloff.
Stocks fell apart on Friday on global jitters (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-stocks-futures-tilt-south-ahead-of-ge-consumer-prices-2015-04-17), sending both the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) and Nasdaq Composite Index (RIXF) down 1.3% for the week, and the S&P 500…

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Tech Report

Xero Raises NZ$147.2Mln In New Capital For Growth Plans

02/24/2015 3:57 PM ET
Cloud software company Xero Ltd. (XRO.NZ) has raised 147.2 million New Zealand dollars, which will be used for research and to drive its growth in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Economic Review

UPDATE: Durables to shed light on whether economy caught the flu or is in a funk

04/19/2015 12:01 PM ET
The weather got 71 mentions in the latest Beige Book (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-weather-gets-71-mentions-in-feds-beige-book-2015-04-15)describing the U.S. economy. So if central bankers are right that a slow first quarter was weather-impacted rather than a sign of impending deterioration, it's going to have to start showing up in the numbers soon.

European Markets

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Mauled By China, Greek Worries; DAX Logs Worst Week In 3 Years

04/17/2015 12:24 PM ET
rla Mozee, MarketWatch European stocks dropped sharply Friday, pulling lower along with other global markets, with traders attributing the moves to changes in Chinese trading rules.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
15.56
-0.23 (1.46%)
88,994,274
GEGeneral Electr…
27.25
-0.03 (0.11%)
87,794,530
FFord Motor Co
15.76
-0.18 (1.13%)
32,148,969
TAT&T Inc
32.51
-0.24 (0.73%)
29,716,225
PFEPfizer Inc
35.04
-0.15 (0.43%)
28,714,998
EMCEMC Corp
26.61
+0.56 (2.15%)
28,703,379
RADRite Aid Corp
8.00
-0.21 (2.60%)
28,207,741
AAAlcoa Inc
13.46
+0.01 (0.07%)
23,773,157
CCitigroup Inc
53.07
-0.95 (1.76%)
23,286,981
AXPAmerican Expre…
77.32
-3.59 (4.44%)
22,112,455
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
62.84
-0.97 (1.52%)
20,221,236
HALHalliburton Co
46.89
-0.94 (1.97%)
20,213,299
SLBSchlumberger NV
92.86
+0.97 (1.06%)
20,002,632
SDSandRidge Ener…
2.03
-0.22 (9.78%)
19,038,864
VZVerizon Commun…
48.90
-0.37 (0.75%)
18,105,094
BSXBoston Scienti…
18.40
+0.24 (1.32%)
17,765,905
WFCWells Fargo & …
54.05
-0.76 (1.39%)
17,569,711
CHKChesapeake Ene…
15.45
-0.42 (2.65%)
17,486,205
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
20.67
-0.16 (0.77%)
17,250,388
TWTRTwitter Inc
50.66
-1.37 (2.63%)
16,676,896
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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
ISSUES TOTAL: 3,212
Advancing
 
605
Declining
 
2,475
Unchanged
 
132
VOLUME TOTAL: 892,943,469
Advancing
 
155,716,775
Declining
 
722,676,721
Unchanged
 
14,549,973

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 394
Advancing
 
117
Declining
 
233
Unchanged
 
44
VOLUME TOTAL: 9,933,899
Advancing
 
3,410,312
Declining
 
6,351,419
Unchanged
 
172,168

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,220
Advancing
 
390
Declining
 
1,784
Unchanged
 
46
VOLUME TOTAL: 1,735,930,060
Advancing
 
286,081,953
Declining
 
1,429,699,618
Unchanged
 
20,148,489

Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Register Longest Losing Streak In Three Months

04/17/2015 4:52 PM ET
Treasury yields finished lower…

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 Bond0.51+0.01
10 Year Bond1.87-0.03

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,954.95+1.88 (0.10%)
As of 04/17/2015