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UPDATE: U.S. stocks end higher; Nasdaq closes at record on tech rally

05/27/2015 4:42 PM ET
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch S&P 500 rebounds to near record levels U.S. stocks ended Wednesday with solid gains, recovering most of the losses from the previous session on the back of a big rally in tech stocks, which propelled the Nasdaq Composite to a fresh record close.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Rebound Following Selloff

05/27/2015 10:56 AM ET
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Commodities under pressure as dollar resumes rally U.S. stocks advanced in early trade Wednesday, recouping some of the sharp losses the indexes suffered during the previous session.

UPDATE: S&P 500, Dow suffer biggest drop in 3 weeks

05/26/2015 4:41 PM ET
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch CBOE Volatility index spikes 16% U.S. stocks sold off on Tuesday with the S&P 500 and Dow suffering their biggest one-day declines in three weeks. A sharp increase in the dollar spurred global investors to dump riskier assets such as equities and commodities, while driving them into havens such…

Bond Report

UPDATE: Treasury yields rise as global equities rebound

05/27/2015 4:44 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch The Treasury market sold off on Wednesday, sending yields higher, as global equities rebounded from Tuesday's rout and investors sold bonds in favor of riskier assets.

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Rise As Global Equities Rebound

05/27/2015 4:44 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch The Treasury market sold off on Wednesday, sending yields higher, as global equities rebounded from Tuesday's rout and investors sold bonds in favor of riskier assets.

UPDATE: Stock market selloff boosts Treasury prices

05/26/2015 4:24 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch The Treasury market finished higher Tuesday, pushing yields down, as flight-to-quality flows counteracted the effect of economic reports that suggested U.S. economic growth has picked up.

Tech Report

M&A in IoT Breaking Records -- Market Talk

05/13/2015 6:53 AM ET
1053 GMT [Dow Jones]--M&A activity related to the Internet of Things (IoT)--connected devices--continues to shatter records, says 451 Research. So far in 2015, buyers have spent $14.8 billion to purchase 39 IoT-related companies, surpassing the $14.3 billion spent for 62 such companies in all of 2014, which itself was a record-breaking year.…

Alibaba Group Tipped to Post Sharp Decline in 1Q Profits -- Earnings Preview

05/05/2015 6:24 AM ET
By Gillian Wong Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will announce its earnings for the fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31 on Thursday before the U.S. market opens. The Chinese e-commerce giant is expected to post slower revenue growth from the previous quarter, in part because China's Lunar New Year…

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

02/24/2015 3:57 PM ET
By Lucy Craymer WELLINGTON, New Zealand--Cloud software company Xero Ltd. (XRO.NZ) has raised 147.2 million New Zealand dollars, which will be used for research and to drive its growth in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Economic Review

UPDATE: Flood or trickle? Course of U.S. economy's rebound murky

05/24/2015 12:04 PM ET
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The engines of the U.S. economy are sure to fire back up. What's still a mystery is just how much. Not long ago, economists thought U.S. growth could reach nearly 4% in the second quarter after a tepid 0.2% gain in the first three months of the year, a period marked by unusually harsh…

UPDATE: Zig-zagging U.S. economy hard to figure

05/18/2015 9:49 AM ET
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Maybe the U.S. economy will bounce back in a big way in the spring, but the early evidence is sorely lacking. Let's see. Retail sales were disappointingly flat (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/retail-sales-flat-in-april-as-gas-savings-continue-to-be-pocketed-2015-05-13) in April.…

UPDATE: Retail sales data may show which gear the U.S. economy is in

05/11/2015 8:30 AM ET
By Steve Goldstein, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The payrolls report released last week suggested the U.S. economy is back on trend after a rocky first quarter, and upcoming data will give some sense of whether that's the case.

European Markets

UPDATE: European stocks rally on reports Greece near debt agreement

05/27/2015 12:54 PM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch European stocks leapt Wednesday following reports debt-strapped Greece is in the final stages of reaching a deal with its international creditors. The Stoxx Europe 600 closed up 1.3% at 408.88, breaking a three-session losing streak, following comments from Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that suggested…

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Rally On Reports Greece Near Debt Agreement

05/27/2015 12:54 PM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch European stocks leapt Wednesday following reports debt-strapped Greece is in the final stages of reaching a deal with its international creditors. The Stoxx Europe 600 closed up 1.3% at 408.88, breaking a three-session losing streak, following comments from Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that suggested…

UPDATE: European stocks, euro under pressure as Greece, Spain weigh

05/26/2015 12:32 PM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Ryanair rises as strategy shift pays off European stocks and the euro fell Tuesday, souring as investors returned from a break to assess financial and political developments in Greece and Spain.
 
 
 
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