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MARKET SNAPSHOT: China Stocks In Focus After Ringing In 'Year Of The Monkey'

02/13/2016 8:16 AM ET
By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch Hong Kong selloffs provide sneak peek of what might be in store While U.S. traders enjoy the President's Day holiday on Monday, they'll be keeping a cautious eye on the reopening of markets in mainland China following a week-long Lunar New Year holiday celebrating the Year of the Monkey.

UPDATE: China stocks in focus after ringing in 'Year of the Monkey'

02/13/2016 8:16 AM ET
By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch Hong Kong selloffs provide sneak peek of what might be in store While U.S. traders enjoy the President's Day holiday on Monday, they'll be keeping a cautious eye on the reopening of markets in mainland China following a week-long Lunar New Year holiday celebrating the Year of the Monkey.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Snap 5-day Losing Streak, Post Largest Daily Gain This Month

02/12/2016 4:25 PM ET
By Joseph Adinolfi and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Friday's gains failed to avert a second straight weekly loss U.S. stocks snapped a five-day losing streak Friday and logged their largest daily gains so far this month, as battered bank and energy shares led a rebound at the end of a turbulent week.

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Post Largest Single-day Jump In 2 1/2 Months

02/12/2016 4:41 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch Benchmark 10-year yield still near 1-year low Treasury prices fell sharply Friday, pushing yields sharply lower, as a rebound in risk assets -- mainly global stocks and oil -- led investors to sell safer ones.

UPDATE: Treasury yields post largest single-day jump in 2 1/2 months

02/12/2016 4:41 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch Benchmark 10-year yield still near 1-year low Treasury prices fell sharply Friday, pushing yields sharply lower, as a rebound in risk assets -- mainly global stocks and oil -- led investors to sell safer ones.

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Fall For 6th Straight Day As Investors Flee To Safety

02/11/2016 4:31 PM ET
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch Spread between 10-year and 2-year Treasurys narrowest since 2008 Treasury prices rallied, pushing yields to their lowest levels since May 2013, amid a global rush to the perceived safety of haven assets like U.S. government bonds.

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…

UPDATE: 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…

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.

UPDATE: The U.S. economy hasn't yet gone over to the dark side

02/01/2016 10:23 AM ET
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch Jobs report expected to show payrolls growth below 200,000 The U.S. economy deteriorated in the fourth quarter (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/fourth-quarter-gdp-growth-slows-to-07-2016-01-29). Stock markets have gotten smacked around in early 2016. And the latest snapshot of the labor market is likely to show…

Bear market unlikely to trigger U.S. recession, history shows

01/22/2016 3:08 PM ET
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch But bigger problems in China could derail economy Is the carnage in stock markets a prelude to U.S. recession? History says no -- with a caveat.

European Markets

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks End Sharply Higher As Banks, Energy Shares Rally

02/12/2016 1:20 PM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Commerzbank rises on dividend news European stocks finished higher Friday, coming back from a sharp selloff a day earlier, and held to higher ground after the release of economic growth figures for the eurozone. The major indexes posted steep weekly declines, however.

UPDATE: European stocks end sharply higher as banks, energy shares rally

02/12/2016 1:20 PM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Commerzbank rises on dividend news European stocks finished higher Friday, coming back from a sharp selloff a day earlier, and held to higher ground after the release of economic growth figures for the eurozone. The major indexes posted steep weekly declines, however.

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Slammed To Lowest Since 2013 As Fear Selling Returns

02/11/2016 12:32 PM ET
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Banks bear brunt of the selloff, Credit Suisse sinks to 25-year low European stocks were sold off sharply on Thursday, tracking a wider stock-market exodus, as investors once again fretted over global economic growth and the rout in oil prices.
 
 
 
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