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MARKET SNAPSHOT: Dow Sees Triple-digit Losses As Strong Jobs Report Hints At Rate Hike

03/06/2015 3:46 PM ET
ora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
Economy adds 295,000 jobs in February; unemployment rate at 5.5%
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The benchmark S&P 500 suffered its steepest decline on Friday as a stronger-than-expected jobs report sent the dollar and 10-year Treasury yields rising, forcing investors to grapple with the prospect that a rate hike could occur sooner than latter.
A strong jobs report painted a positive picture for the strength of the U.S. economic recovery, with 295,000 jobs added last month and the…

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Xero Raises NZ$147.2Mln In New Capital For Growth Plans

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Economic Review

4 things to watch in the jobs report

03/05/2015 2:23 PM ET
The job-creating engine of the U.S. economy probably cooled down a bit in February, but what Wall Street really wants to know is if a spike in worker wages at the start of 2015 shows staying power.

European Markets

UPDATE: European stocks extend weekly win streak ahead of QE launch

03/06/2015 12:39 PM ET
European stocks ended modestly higher Friday and extended their weekly win streak ahead of the start of a massive asset-purchase program aimed at bolstering inflation levels and growth in the eurozone.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
16.22
+0.22 (1.38%)
162,300,850
CCitigroup Inc
53.06
-0.50 (0.93%)
40,142,589
PFEPfizer Inc
33.97
-0.50 (1.45%)
39,822,701
CHKChesapeake Ene…
15.17
-0.75 (4.71%)
39,788,151
TAT&T Inc
33.48
-0.52 (1.53%)
39,669,730
GEGeneral Electr…
25.42
-0.40 (1.55%)
31,824,551
FFord Motor Co
15.93
-0.18 (1.12%)
24,311,838
ABBVAbbVie Inc
55.64
-1.22 (2.15%)
22,642,791
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
60.89
-1.11 (1.79%)
22,487,950
ABXBarrick Gold C…
11.34
-0.85 (6.97%)
20,344,836
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
19.44
-0.75 (3.71%)
20,061,508
AAAlcoa Inc
14.48
+0.10 (0.70%)
19,947,890
RFRegions Financ…
9.76
+0.06 (0.62%)
19,847,131
RADRite Aid Corp
7.65
-0.03 (0.39%)
18,396,378
AUYYamana Gold Inc
3.74
-0.34 (8.33%)
18,122,574
AVPAvon Products …
8.90
-0.15 (1.66%)
18,120,712
KOThe Coca-Cola …
41.52
-0.88 (2.08%)
18,102,414
HPQHewlett-Packar…
33.18
-0.82 (2.41%)
17,332,684
WFCWells Fargo & …
54.59
-0.25 (0.46%)
17,071,511
KGCKinross Gold C…
2.51
-0.24 (8.73%)
16,672,425
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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: 3,223
Advancing
 
449
Declining
 
2,689
Unchanged
 
85
VOLUME TOTAL: 903,172,883
Advancing
 
156,031,746
Declining
 
743,903,221
Unchanged
 
3,237,916

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 398
Advancing
 
92
Declining
 
269
Unchanged
 
37
VOLUME TOTAL: 13,444,577
Advancing
 
3,765,302
Declining
 
9,457,239
Unchanged
 
222,036

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,227
Advancing
 
602
Declining
 
1,582
Unchanged
 
43
VOLUME TOTAL: 1,740,423,335
Advancing
 
535,954,124
Declining
 
1,199,423,939
Unchanged
 
5,045,272

Bond Market

Bond Report

UPDATE: Treasury yields end week at 2015 highs after strong jobs report

03/06/2015 4:20 PM ET
Treasury yields ended the week at…

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 Bond0.65-0.01
10 Year Bond2.11-0.01

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,929.05+1.55 (0.08%)
As of 03/05/2015