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UPDATE: S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record levels

04/24/2015 4:36 PM ET
ora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Amazon, Microsoft, Google jump after earnings U.S. stocks rang up with solid gains as better-than-expected earnings propelled the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 to finish at all-time highs.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Nasdaq Posts First Record Close In 15 Years

04/23/2015 4:45 PM ET
ora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch S&P 500 sets intraday all-time high, closes below previous record U.S. stocks posted records on Thursday on the back of relatively modest gains, which saw the Nasdaq Composite close at its highest level ever as the S&P 500 flirted with a record close.

UPDATE: Nasdaq posts first record close in 15 years

04/23/2015 4:45 PM ET
ora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch S&P 500 sets intraday all-time high, closes below previous record U.S. stocks posted records on Thursday on the back of relatively modest gains, which saw the Nasdaq Composite close at its highest level ever as the S&P 500 flirted with a record close.

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasurys Rally On Weak Data Ahead Of Next Week's Fed Meeting

04/24/2015 4:38 PM ET
lie Ismailidou, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--Treasury yields fell Friday after a weak durable goods (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/durable-goods-orders-jump-4-in-march-but-investment-falls-again-2015-04-24) report followed Thursday's disappointing jobless claims…

UPDATE: Treasurys rally on weak data ahead of next week's Fed meeting

04/24/2015 4:38 PM ET
lie Ismailidou, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--Treasury yields fell Friday after a weak durable goods (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/durable-goods-orders-jump-4-in-march-but-investment-falls-again-2015-04-24) report followed Thursday's disappointing jobless claims…

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Decline As Economic Reports Reveal Sluggish Growth

04/23/2015 4:09 PM ET
lie Ismailidou, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Treasury yields declined on Thursday, as the momentum of this week's selloff was offset by a string of disappointing economic reports, including jobless claims (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-weekly-jobless-claims-inch-up-1000-to-295000-2015-04-23-8913010), new-home sales …

Tech Report

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

02/24/2015 3:57 PM ET
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.

Infosys Profit Rises 13%

01/09/2015 3:40 AM ET
BANGALORE, India--Infosys Ltd. Friday beat market expectations with a 13% rise in fiscal-third quarter net profit and maintained its revenue growth outlook for the year through March, thanks to strong growth in outsourcing orders.

Economic Review

UPDATE: Is economy in a funk? Durables, housing to shed light

04/20/2015 8:28 AM ET
eve Goldstein, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)--The weather got 71 mentions in the latest Beige Book (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-weather-gets-71-mentions-in-feds-beige-book-2015-04-15)describing the U.S. economy. So if central bankers are right that a slow first quarter was weather-impacted rather than a sign of impending…

UPDATE: After big chill, economy seen warming up

04/13/2015 8:48 AM ET
ffry Bartash, MarketWatch Spring might revive growth, but doubts linger after poor jobs report WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The first shoots of a spring bloom in the economy might pop up this week, but don't expect fresh doubts about the pace of U.S. growth to melt away overnight.

UPDATE: Poor jobs report blurs economic outlook

04/05/2015 12:03 PM ET
ffry Bartash, MarketWatch Some see March disappointment temporary, others longer lasting WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Is the U.S. economy really falling back? Or getting ready to spring forward? Answers to these pressing questions have suddenly taken new urgency after a stunningly soft March employment report.

European Markets

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Pare Gains After Greece Meeting, But Post Weekly Win

04/24/2015 12:43 PM ET
rla Mozee, MarketWatch European stocks pared gains Friday, following a lackluster end to a meeting on Greece's debt troubles, but equities still finished with a win for the week.

UPDATE: European stocks pare gains after Greece meeting, but post weekly win

04/24/2015 12:43 PM ET
rla Mozee, MarketWatch European stocks pared gains Friday, following a lackluster end to a meeting on Greece's debt troubles, but equities still finished with a win for the week.

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Drop After Eurozone Data Disappoint

04/23/2015 12:26 PM ET
rla Mozee, MarketWatch Euro finds support as German, Greek leaders talk European stocks dropped Thursday, marking a second consecutive daily loss, after economic data for the eurozone fell short of expectations.
 
 
 
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