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Dow futures up 100 points as Wall Street shapes up for a rebound

02/12/2016 6:15 AM ET
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch J.P. Morgan climbs premarket after Dimon buys shares Wall Street was poised to bounce back Friday from multiyear closing lows, as investors get the chance to go bargain hunting for shares beaten down in the market carnage.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Dow Futures Up 100 Points As Wall Street Shapes Up For A Rebound

02/12/2016 6:15 AM ET
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch J.P. Morgan climbs premarket after Dimon buys shares Wall Street was poised to bounce back Friday from multiyear closing lows, as investors get the chance to go bargain hunting for shares beaten down in the market carnage.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Dow Closes At 2-year Low, Dogged By Global Market Turmoil

02/11/2016 4:48 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Financials crumble; investors flock to gold, Treasurys The Dow industrials and S&P 500 rang up their fifth losing day in a row Thursday, falling amid a global rout led by tumbling oil prices and losses in financial stocks.

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Fall For 6th Straight Day As Investors Flee To Safety

02/11/2016 4:31 PM ET
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch Spread between 10-year and 2-year Treasurys narrowest since 2008 Treasury prices rallied, pushing yields to their lowest levels since May 2013, amid a global rush to the perceived safety of haven assets like U.S. government bonds.

UPDATE: Treasury yields fall for 6th straight day as investors flee to safety

02/11/2016 4:30 PM ET
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch Spread between 10-year and 2-year Treasurys narrowest since 2008 Treasury prices rallied, pushing yields to their lowest levels since May 2013, amid a global rush to the perceived safety of haven assets like U.S. government bonds.

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Close At 1-year Low After Yellen's Testimony

02/10/2016 3:34 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch Analyst: Janet Yellen was 'noncommittal' Treasury yields tumbled Wednesday to their lowest level in a year after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen appeared cautious on the outlook for the U.S. economy, but didn't back away from additional, gradual interest-rate hikes.

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…

UPDATE: 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…

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.

UPDATE: The U.S. economy hasn't yet gone over to the dark side

02/01/2016 10:23 AM ET
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch Jobs report expected to show payrolls growth below 200,000 The U.S. economy deteriorated in the fourth quarter (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/fourth-quarter-gdp-growth-slows-to-07-2016-01-29). Stock markets have gotten smacked around in early 2016. And the latest snapshot of the labor market is likely to show…

Bear market unlikely to trigger U.S. recession, history shows

01/22/2016 3:08 PM ET
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch But bigger problems in China could derail economy Is the carnage in stock markets a prelude to U.S. recession? History says no -- with a caveat.

European Markets

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Bounce Back, With GDP In View

02/12/2016 4:05 AM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Commerzbank rises on dividend news European stocks rose Friday, coming back from a sharp selloff in the previous session, ahead of the release of economic growth figures for the eurozone.

UPDATE: European stocks bounce back, with GDP in view

02/12/2016 4:05 AM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Commerzbank rises on dividend news European stocks rose Friday, coming back from a sharp selloff in the previous session, ahead of the release of economic growth figures for the eurozone.

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Slammed To Lowest Since 2013 As Fear Selling Returns

02/11/2016 12:32 PM ET
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Banks bear brunt of the selloff, Credit Suisse sinks to 25-year low European stocks were sold off sharply on Thursday, tracking a wider stock-market exodus, as investors once again fretted over global economic growth and the rout in oil prices.
 
 
 
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