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Market Snapshot

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.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished down 47.51 points, or 0.3%, to close at 17,550.69, after being down nearly 93 points intraday.
The S&P 500 slipped 4.72 points, or 0.2%, to 2,093.32, after being down as much as 9 points.…

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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 find what they need within third-party apps.

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.

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.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
SSprint Corp
3.49
+0.15 (4.49%)
80,408,979
BAXBaxter Interna…
40.31
+0.80 (2.02%)
76,058,804
BACBank of Americ…
17.80
+0.03 (0.17%)
69,741,507
BXLTBaxalta Inc
37.10
+3.95 (11.92%)
41,139,403
MGMMGM Resorts In…
21.75
+1.90 (9.57%)
33,553,316
AIGAmerican Inter…
62.34
-1.81 (2.82%)
26,677,481
TAT&T Inc
34.58
-0.08 (0.23%)
26,249,913
PFEPfizer Inc
36.11
+0.28 (0.78%)
25,733,256
AAAlcoa Inc
9.73
+0.03 (0.31%)
24,551,624
CHKChesapeake Ene…
8.00
-0.15 (1.84%)
23,458,146
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
11.04
-0.16 (1.43%)
22,773,461
GEGeneral Electr…
25.90
+0.03 (0.12%)
21,985,187
TWTRTwitter Inc
29.34
+0.07 (0.24%)
21,900,293
RADRite Aid Corp
9.08
+0.25 (2.83%)
21,072,698
ABXBarrick Gold C…
6.80
+0.10 (1.49%)
20,794,157
XOMExxon Mobil Co…
77.17
-0.89 (1.14%)
18,874,419
FFord Motor Co
14.91
-0.03 (0.20%)
18,845,048
KOCoca-Cola Co
41.85
+0.31 (0.75%)
17,559,905
SUNESunEdison Inc
22.45
+0.05 (0.22%)
16,268,113
NRGNRG Energy Inc
20.04
-2.23 (10.01%)
15,806,429
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: 0
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0
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0
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0
VOLUME TOTAL: 0
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0
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0
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0

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 0
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0
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0
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0
VOLUME TOTAL: 0
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0
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0
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0

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 0
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0
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0
VOLUME TOTAL: 0
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Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Prices Snap Three-day Winning Streak

08/04/2015 4:22 PM 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 Bill0.08+0.01
2 Year Bond0.67-0.05
10 Year Bond2.20-0.08

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,924.90-5.89 (0.30%)
As of 08/04/2015