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MARKET SNAPSHOT: Stocks Carve Out New Intraday Lows As Investors Sift Economic Data

08/03/2015 1:50 PM ET
By Wallace Witkowski and William Watts, MarketWatch
Energy shares hit as crude slides; ISM weaker than forecast
U.S. stocks carved out fresh intraday lows early Monday afternoon, weighed down by weak economic data and a further slump in crude-oil prices.
Stocks had been in clear retreat after the Institute for Supply Management's closely watched manufacturing survey for July (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/ism-manufacturing-data-released-early-has-soft-tone-2015-08-03), along with a similar report from Markit, came in…

Additional News Articles

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

08/02/2015 8:01 AM 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

UPDATE: European stocks gain; Greek stocks tank after trading resumes

08/03/2015 12:38 PM ET
By Carla Mozee and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch Athens market tumbles 23% as it reopens European stocks closed higher Monday, helped by earnings-driven jumps by Intertek and Heineken and shrugging off the Greek equity market's dive as it reopened.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
17.66
-0.22 (1.26%)
42,350,162
TWTRTwitter Inc
28.99
-2.02 (6.51%)
37,469,741
SSprint Corp
3.29
-0.08 (2.37%)
33,106,171
GEGeneral Electr…
25.71
-0.39 (1.49%)
22,391,990
TAT&T Inc
34.60
-0.14 (0.40%)
21,208,046
TSNTyson Foods Inc
39.87
-4.49 (10.11%)
20,545,548
SUNESunEdison Inc
22.33
-0.95 (4.08%)
19,848,700
CHKChesapeake Ene…
8.23
-0.43 (4.97%)
17,337,287
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
11.14
-0.61 (5.19%)
17,248,639
RIGTransocean Ltd
12.37
-0.90 (6.75%)
16,609,655
AAAlcoa Inc
9.62
-0.25 (2.58%)
16,177,694
FFord Motor Co
14.90
+0.07 (0.47%)
15,753,573
SDRLSeadrill Ltd
8.04
-0.87 (9.76%)
15,184,947
HALHalliburton Co
39.98
-1.81 (4.33%)
13,569,587
KMIKinder Morgan …
33.85
-0.79 (2.28%)
12,690,044
FITFitbit Inc
49.76
+2.16 (4.54%)
12,504,418
ABXBarrick Gold C…
6.68
-0.39 (5.45%)
12,257,703
XOMExxon Mobil Co…
77.94
-1.27 (1.60%)
12,174,189
WLLWhiting Petrol…
18.98
-1.51 (7.37%)
12,002,926
WPXWPX Energy Inc
8.00
-0.70 (8.05%)
11,998,799
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: 3,178
Advancing
 
995
Declining
 
2,074
Unchanged
 
109
VOLUME TOTAL: 483,096,879
Advancing
 
100,738,821
Declining
 
378,349,432
Unchanged
 
4,008,626

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 362
Advancing
 
130
Declining
 
214
Unchanged
 
18
VOLUME TOTAL: 4,906,131
Advancing
 
1,171,968
Declining
 
3,628,585
Unchanged
 
105,578

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,243
Advancing
 
618
Declining
 
1,575
Unchanged
 
50
VOLUME TOTAL: 1,197,251,870
Advancing
 
425,926,246
Declining
 
765,692,620
Unchanged
 
5,633,004

Bond Market

Bond Report

Treasury yields fall near two-month low on weak data

08/03/2015 10:17 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 Bill0.08+0.01
2 Year Bond0.67-0.05
10 Year Bond2.20-0.08

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,926.19+5.23 (0.27%)
As of 07/31/2015