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UPDATE: Losses for U.S. stock futures build as oil gains melt

02/09/2016 8:17 AM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Sears warns of sales shortfall; Janet Yellen testimony looms Losses for U.S. stock futures accelerated Tuesday as oil prices turned lower, adding to a global selloff that hit Japanese stocks particularly hard.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Losses For U.S. Stock Futures Build As Oil Gains Melt

02/09/2016 8:17 AM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Sears warns of sales shortfall; Janet Yellen testimony looms Losses for U.S. stock futures accelerated Tuesday as oil prices turned lower, adding to a global selloff that hit Japanese stocks particularly hard.

UPDATE: U.S. stock futures buffeted by global selloff, oil-price gains

02/09/2016 7:28 AM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Sears warns of sales shortfall; Janet Yellen testimony looms U.S. stock futures fell, struggling to shake off a global selloff, as investors waited for jobs data for clues ahead of Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen's testimony this week.

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: 10-year Treasury Yield Falls To One-year Low

02/08/2016 4:11 PM ET
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch Investors flock to bond markets as stocks, oil slide Treasury prices rallied for a third consecutive session, pushing yields to a 12-month low on Monday, as investors bid up safe assets such as bonds and gold as stocks skidded yet again.

UPDATE: 10-year Treasury yield falls to one-year low

02/08/2016 4:11 PM ET
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch Investors flock to bond markets as stocks, oil slide Treasury prices rallied for a third consecutive session, pushing yields to a 12-month low on Monday, as investors bid up safe assets such as bonds and gold as stocks skidded yet again.

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Close At 10-month Low As Investors Flee Stocks For Safer Assets

02/05/2016 3:21 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, MarketWatch Jobs report pointed to hawkish Fed, analysts said Treasury yields tumbled Friday as the selloff in stocks intensified in the wake of January's heavily scrutinized jobs report, pushing investors into safer assets like 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

UPDATE: European stocks seesaw as banks slump

02/09/2016 6:49 AM ET
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Banks bear the brunt of the selloff European stock markets darted between losses and gains Tuesday, with most bank shares struggling as fears of a global economic slowdown persisted.

UPDATE: European stocks get clobbered again as banks slump

02/09/2016 4:02 AM ET
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Banks bear the brunt of the selloff European stock markets dropped for a seventh straight session on Tuesday, with banks leading the charge lower as fears of a global economic slowdown persist.

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Drop To 15-month Low, DAX Closes In Bear Zone

02/08/2016 12:32 PM ET
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Germany's DAX closes in bear market territory European stock markets built on last week's selloff on Monday, with the benchmark index slumping to its lowest close in more than 15 months as investors continued to dump risky assets such as equities.
 
 
 
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