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MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Slip On Russia Worries

04/24/2014 10:18 AM ET
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market, which opened markedly higher on positive earnings and upbeat data, turned lower after tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated with Moscow ordering military drills.

A 7% jump in Apple Inc's shares, the heaviest-weighed stock on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq, initially lifted both indexes. But gains quickly turned to losses.

The S&P 500 (SPX) was trading 2 points, or 0.1%, lower at 1,872.79. The Dow Jones Industrial Average…

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Tech Report

TECH STOCKS: Apple, Facebook, Amazon Off As Techs Retreat

04/23/2014 10:53 AM ET
It was turning into a mostly negative day for tech stocks Wednesday, with Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. slipping into the red in advance of those companies' quarterly results and Amazon.com Inc. also retreating even after announcing a new online content deal involving shows from HBO.

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 Pare Gains On Ukraine Tensions

04/24/2014 10:24 AM ET
European stock markets erased earlier gains on Thursday as Russia planned to launch military exercises near the Ukraine border in response to the latest clashes between pro-Russian activists and Ukrainian forces.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
16.39
+0.02 (0.09%)
23,826,734
VZVerizon Commun…
46.56
-0.88 (1.84%)
16,164,522
GMGeneral Motors…
34.74
+0.35 (1.02%)
14,142,873
PFEPfizer Inc
30.46
-0.46 (1.49%)
12,074,828
GEGeneral Electr…
26.52
+0.10 (0.38%)
9,424,901
TAT&T Inc
34.74
-0.18 (0.52%)
8,471,997
FFord Motor Co
16.27
+0.04 (0.26%)
8,219,916
DHID.R. Horton Inc
22.87
+1.52 (7.12%)
6,814,990
ZMHZimmer Holding…
104.23
+12.78 (13.97%)
6,540,488
AMDAdvanced Micro…
4.26
+0.01 (0.24%)
5,820,120
NOWServiceNow Inc
49.84
-3.23 (6.09%)
5,774,999
BTUPeabody Energy…
17.40
-0.02 (0.11%)
5,749,918
EMCEMC Corp
25.65
-0.26 (1.00%)
5,689,573
CCitigroup Inc
48.32
-0.08 (0.17%)
5,497,036
SSprint Corp
8.19
-0.18 (2.21%)
5,488,578
RADRite Aid Corp
7.15
+0.01 (0.21%)
5,463,636
COGCabot Oil & Ga…
38.26
+2.12 (5.87%)
5,422,933
SUNESunedison Inc
20.28
-0.05 (0.25%)
5,302,339
XRXXerox Corp
12.03
+0.07 (0.59%)
5,142,417
TWTRTwitter Inc
45.06
-0.89 (1.94%)
5,120,899
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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: 3,040
Advancing
 
1,472
Declining
 
1,379
Unchanged
 
189
VOLUME TOTAL: 178,657,130
Advancing
 
87,791,421
Declining
 
87,981,104
Unchanged
 
2,884,605

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 311
Advancing
 
140
Declining
 
129
Unchanged
 
42
VOLUME TOTAL: 3,921,398
Advancing
 
1,952,993
Declining
 
1,695,721
Unchanged
 
272,684

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,028
Advancing
 
780
Declining
 
1,179
Unchanged
 
69
VOLUME TOTAL: 685,860,351
Advancing
 
305,613,702
Declining
 
377,753,281
Unchanged
 
2,493,368

Bond Market

Bond Report

Treasurys cut losses on Ukraine tensions

04/24/2014 10:31 AM 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 Bill0.02-0.01
2 Year Bond0.43-0.02
10 Year Bond2.70-0.03

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,851.32+3.85 (0.21%)
As of 04/23/2014