Market Research

Market Snapshot

UPDATE: U.S. stocks climb ahead of Yellen testimony

02/10/2016 10:05 AM ET
By Sara Sjolin and Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch
Health-care shares lead gains, up 2.1%
U.S. stocks were trading higher on Wednesday as investors focused on Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's testimony on Capitol Hill.
In prepared remarks, the Fed chief said financial conditions "have become less supportive to growth" and acknowledged "downside risks" largely stemming from uncertainty about the health of the Chinese economy.
Watch: Live blog and video of Janet Yellen's appearance before House Committee…

Additional News Articles

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 (http://www.juniperresearch.com/analystxpress/january-2016/whither-smartwatches-apple-brings-presence-but-not).

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.

European Markets

UPDATE: European stocks snap 7-day losing streak as oil rebounds

02/10/2016 7:24 AM ET
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Deutsche Bank rallies more than 10% European stock markets rebounded from a two-year low on Wednesday, as investors picked up stocks beaten down in a seven-session selloff.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
12.35
+0.15 (1.23%)
25,393,970
DISWalt Disney Co
88.96
-3.36 (3.64%)
9,176,145
PFEPfizer Inc
29.72
+0.61 (2.11%)
6,299,814
TWXTime Warner Inc
59.03
-4.18 (6.61%)
6,009,069
ABXBarrick Gold C…
10.92
-0.30 (2.70%)
5,702,641
CCitigroup Inc
38.46
+0.95 (2.53%)
5,598,509
CHKChesapeake Ene…
1.86
-0.10 (4.87%)
4,974,363
FFord Motor Co
11.48
+0.13 (1.10%)
4,921,377
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
5.00
0.00 (0.10%)
4,789,440
AUYYamana Gold Inc
2.28
-0.08 (3.35%)
4,525,762
TWTRTwitter Inc
14.81
+0.40 (2.81%)
3,940,530
GEGeneral Electr…
28.45
+0.17 (0.60%)
3,841,947
AAAlcoa Inc
7.69
-0.12 (1.54%)
3,706,904
ITCITC Holdings C…
39.00
+0.35 (0.91%)
3,045,411
KEYKeyCorp
10.70
+0.05 (0.52%)
2,970,463
KMIKinder Morgan …
14.51
-0.10 (0.72%)
2,889,516
FDCFirst Data Corp
9.61
-1.49 (13.42%)
2,689,804
NEMNewmont Mining…
23.32
-0.98 (4.03%)
2,600,567
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
56.87
+0.67 (1.19%)
2,533,740
TAT&T Inc
36.50
-0.15 (0.41%)
2,515,613
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: 2,945
Advancing
 
2,085
Declining
 
769
Unchanged
 
91
VOLUME TOTAL: 127,201,984
Advancing
 
81,264,820
Declining
 
43,572,668
Unchanged
 
2,364,496

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 280
Advancing
 
143
Declining
 
117
Unchanged
 
20
VOLUME TOTAL: 3,227,160
Advancing
 
1,261,700
Declining
 
1,812,008
Unchanged
 
153,452

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 1,999
Advancing
 
1,526
Declining
 
416
Unchanged
 
57
VOLUME TOTAL: 219,294,659
Advancing
 
158,301,081
Declining
 
57,732,091
Unchanged
 
3,261,487

Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Inch Higher As Investors Brace For Yellen's Testimony

02/10/2016 9:10 AM 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 Bill0.30-0.02
2 Year Bond0.69+0.03
10 Year Bond1.74-0.01

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,963.80-0.98 (0.05%)
As of 02/09/2016