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Market Snapshot

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Dow Posts Triple-digit Drop, Caps Second Worst Week In 2015

09/04/2015 5:31 PM ET
By Anora Mahmudova and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch
S&P 500 post 3.4% loss over the week
U.S. stocks ended Friday's session sharply lower, as a highly anticipated monthly jobs report intensified the debate about the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates in September.
Widely seen as the last notable economic report before the Federal Reserve decides whether to raise interest rates at its two-day meeting on Sept. 16-17, the jobs data …

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Tech Report

China Fines Three Tech Companies Over Stock-Trading Platforms

09/02/2015 10:53 AM ET
China's stock regulator punished three technology firms for operating what it called illegal securities trading platforms and imposed fines of over 600 million yuan ($ 94.4 million) in total on Wednesday, as the authority continued to clamp down on market irregularities.

Economic Review

What to watch in the critical August jobs report

09/03/2015 2:43 PM ET
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch U.S. seen adding 213,000 jobs; unemployment could fall to 5.2% Falling stock markets and slowing Chinese growth have sparked fresh worries about the global economy, but the U.S. continues to outperform the rest of the world.

European Markets

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Drop As Investors Wrestle With U.S. Rate Outlook

09/04/2015 12:24 PM ET
By Carla Mozee and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch Goldman glum on Gucci parent European stocks fell Friday and finished lower for the week, weighed down by disappointing German manufacturing data and a U.S. jobs report viewed as decent enough to allow for an interest-rate hike this month.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
15.65
-0.29 (1.82%)
104,539,420
AAAlcoa Inc
9.49
-0.08 (0.84%)
48,098,516
GEGeneral Electr…
24.00
-0.51 (2.08%)
35,628,076
FFord Motor Co
13.56
-0.28 (2.02%)
31,138,336
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
9.70
-0.43 (4.24%)
30,063,768
SUNESunEdison Inc
11.99
+0.05 (0.42%)
29,683,051
TAT&T Inc
32.56
-0.48 (1.45%)
29,318,876
PFEPfizer Inc
31.37
-0.52 (1.63%)
22,562,834
WFCWells Fargo & …
51.29
-1.14 (2.17%)
22,303,741
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
61.50
-1.18 (1.88%)
20,178,859
CCitigroup Inc
50.58
-1.21 (2.34%)
19,054,523
ABXBarrick Gold C…
6.42
-0.07 (1.00%)
16,286,114
VZVerizon Commun…
44.82
-0.90 (1.97%)
16,045,065
KOCoca-Cola Co
38.52
-0.64 (1.63%)
15,450,397
MROMarathon Oil C…
16.37
-0.50 (2.96%)
15,416,223
NBLNoble Energy I…
30.73
+0.52 (1.72%)
15,210,728
WPXWPX Energy Inc
7.27
-0.39 (5.09%)
15,192,416
JOYJoy Global Inc
18.63
-0.27 (1.43%)
15,158,917
XOMExxon Mobil Co…
72.46
-1.33 (1.80%)
14,896,350
HPQHewlett-Packar…
26.99
-0.96 (3.45%)
14,848,138
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: 3,187
Advancing
 
724
Declining
 
2,319
Unchanged
 
144
VOLUME TOTAL: 849,461,506
Advancing
 
76,243,276
Declining
 
766,357,142
Unchanged
 
6,861,088

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 381
Advancing
 
151
Declining
 
177
Unchanged
 
53
VOLUME TOTAL: 6,917,719
Advancing
 
3,005,298
Declining
 
3,725,310
Unchanged
 
187,111

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,232
Advancing
 
702
Declining
 
1,467
Unchanged
 
63
VOLUME TOTAL: 1,460,324,705
Advancing
 
334,262,244
Declining
 
1,113,641,378
Unchanged
 
12,421,083

Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Finish At Lowest Level In Nearly 2 Weeks

09/04/2015 4:51 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 Bill0.020.00
2 Year Bond0.710.00
10 Year Bond2.13-0.05

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,929.86+3.58 (0.19%)
As of 09/04/2015