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UPDATE: U.S. stocks end lower as Sept. rate-hike talk gains steam

08/04/2015 4:46 PM ET
By Wallace Witkowski and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Apple shares close below $115 U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, but off the session lows hit when one Federal Reserve president indicated a September interest-rate hike is likely unless there is a significant deterioration in the economy.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks End Lower As Sept. Rate-hike Talk Gains Steam

08/04/2015 4:46 PM ET
By Wallace Witkowski and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Apple shares close below $115 U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, but off the session lows hit when one Federal Reserve president indicated a September interest-rate hike is likely unless there is a significant deterioration in the economy.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Stocks Finish Lower, Weighed Down By Oil Slump

08/03/2015 4:44 PM ET
By Wallace Witkowski and William Watts, MarketWatch Energy shares hit as crude slides; ISM weaker than forecast U.S. stocks finished lower Monday following weak economic data and a further slump in crude-oil prices, but managed to pare early losses.

Bond Report

UPDATE: Treasury prices snap three-day winning streak

08/04/2015 4:22 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch 10-year Treasury still near two-month low Treasury prices declined Tuesday as a rebound in oil prices led the Treasury market to give back some of Monday's gains. The price decline lifted yields, which a day earlier had hit their lowest level since May 29…

BOND REPORT: Treasury Prices Snap Three-day Winning Streak

08/04/2015 4:22 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch 10-year Treasury still near two-month low Treasury prices declined Tuesday as a rebound in oil prices led the Treasury market to give back some of Monday's gains. The price decline lifted yields, which a day earlier had hit their lowest level since May 29…

UPDATE: Treasury yields finish at 2-month low on weak data

08/03/2015 4:54 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch Treasury yields finished at their lowest levels since May 29, after a round of weaker-than-expected economic data were interpreted as an indication that the Federal Reserve could push back the first interest-rate increase in nearly a decade.

Tech Report

Etsy's Stock Jumps 24% Following Google Mention

07/17/2015 1:13 PM ET
By Jennifer Booton Shares of Etsy Inc.(ETSY) jumped 21% on Friday following a hat-tip by Google Inc.(GOOGL) on the company's earnings conference call late Thursday. Google named Etsy as one of the developers seeing a boost in traffic as part of Google's efforts to use indexing to help people…

Google Ready to Support European Digital Innovation, Says Eric Schmidt

06/10/2015 10:24 AM ET
By Amir Mizroch and Ellen Emmerentze Jervell BERLIN-- Google chairman Eric Schmidt continued his company's European charm offensive by telling a gathering in Berlin that the Silicon Valley giant was ready to support the digital innovation coming out of Europe, but that the Continent had to get…

Economic Review

UPDATE: Don't bank on strong U.S. jobs gain in July

08/04/2015 12:07 PM ET
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch Midsummer report card on labor market often hard to grade A hearty gain in U.S. jobs in July would put the Federal Reserve on the cusp of its first increase in interest rates since the end of the Great Recession. But midsummer employment reports often have a way of blowing up the narrative.

UPDATE: Fed seen staying mum, but second-quarter GDP report pencils out as game changer

07/29/2015 11:34 AM ET
By Greg Robb, MarketWatch The Federal Reserve will try its best not to make headlines this week, but second-quarter GDP data will likely produce more than a few. The U.S. central bank held a two-day meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday, followed by a brief statement at 2 p.m. Wednesday. No press conference has been scheduled.

UPDATE: Housing boomlet furnishes U.S. economy with fresh source of growth

07/19/2015 9:02 AM ET
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)--The U.S. economy has reached halftime in 2015 and it's been a low-scoring affair. But the second half of the year could show more razzle-dazzle.

European Markets

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Break Five-session Winning Streak

08/04/2015 12:17 PM ET
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Greece's Athex closes at lowest level since 2012 Europe's benchmark stock index posted its first fall in six sessions on Tuesday, and Greek stocks remained under pressure on their second trading day since the market reopened Monday.

UPDATE: European stocks break five-session winning streak

08/04/2015 12:17 PM ET
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Greece's Athex closes at lowest level since 2012 Europe's benchmark stock index posted its first fall in six sessions on Tuesday, and Greek stocks remained under pressure on their second trading day since the market reopened Monday.

UPDATE: European stocks gain; Greek stocks tank after trading resumes

08/03/2015 12:38 PM ET
By Carla Mozee and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch Athens market tumbles 23% as it reopens European stocks closed higher Monday, helped by earnings-driven jumps by Intertek and Heineken and shrugging off the Greek equity market's dive as it reopened.
 
 
 
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