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MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Gain; S&P 500 Extends Streak To Six

04/22/2014 5:14 PM ET
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market closed higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its winning streak to six days, the longest streak of gains since September 2013.

UPDATE: U.S. stocks gain; S&P 500 extends streak to six

04/22/2014 5:14 PM ET
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market closed higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 extending its winning streak to six days, the longest streak of gains since September 2013.

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Stocks Rise; S&P 500 In Longest Win Streak In 6 Mths

04/21/2014 4:49 PM ET
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed modestly higher Monday, helping the S&P 500 to extend its winning streak to the longest in six months.

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasurys Swing Higher After Tepid 2-year Auction

04/22/2014 4:26 PM ET
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Long-term Treasury prices swung higher Tuesday after a sale of 2-year notes, part of a $96 billion slew of government debt offerings this week.

UPDATE: Treasurys swing higher after tepid 2-year auction

04/22/2014 4:26 PM ET
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Long-term Treasury prices swung higher Tuesday after a sale of 2-year notes, part of a $96 billion slew of government debt offerings this week.

Philippines to Reissue Treasury Bill Due April 2016 at 2.727% Yield

04/22/2014 2:12 AM ET
MANILA--The Philippines' National Treasury has reissued bonds due April 2016 at a yield of 2.727%--higher than the original coupon after a recent tightening by the central bank.

Tech Report

TECH STOCKS: Netflix Rises On Earnings, Subscriber Growth

04/22/2014 4:51 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Netflix Inc. claimed the tech sector spotlight Tuesday as the Internet-based video-streaming company's shares surged in the wake of an upbeat quarterly earnings report and plans to increase prices for new subscribers in order to help acquire more online video content.

UPDATE: Netflix rises on earnings, subscriber growth

04/22/2014 4:51 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Netflix Inc. claimed the tech sector spotlight Tuesday as the Internet-based video-streaming company's shares surged in the wake of an upbeat quarterly earnings report and plans to increase prices for new subscribers in order to help acquire more online video content.

TECH STOCKS: AMD, Netflix Gain In Late Tech Action

04/21/2014 3:50 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc., Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. were among the gainers in the tech sector Monday, but many investors had their eyes on…

Economic Review

UPDATE: Home sales getting crimped by more than the weather

04/21/2014 6:35 AM ET
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The early-spring sales season for the housing market is looking decidedly tepid, economists say. Officials will release monthly sales data this week for new and existing homes, and expect to hear that both series remained at lackluster rates in March.

UPDATE: Home sales getting crimped by more than the weather

04/20/2014 12:02 PM ET
Although dropping affordability hits all buyers, it's worth focusing on how it impacts two key chunks of the housing market: institutional investors and first-time home buyers.

UPDATE: Consumers seen springing ahead -- for now

04/13/2014 12:04 PM ET
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. economy took a turn for the better in March as the weather warmed up, but the upturn in growth can only continue if consumers get out and spend a bit more.

European Markets

European stocks ease; Ericsson slides after results

04/23/2014 4:50 AM ET
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks slipped Wednesday, with LM Ericsson AB among the decliners pulling the region's benchmark index back from its hefty gain in the previous session.

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Ease; Ericsson Slides After Results

04/23/2014 4:50 AM ET
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks slipped Wednesday, with LM Ericsson AB among the decliners pulling the region's benchmark index back from its hefty gain in the previous session.

EUROPE MARKETS: Drug Stocks Drive European Markets Higher

04/22/2014 12:23 PM ET
LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Drug makers took center stage in European trading Tuesday, with AstraZeneca PLC shares posting their best advance in nearly three years on news of a potential takeover bid, and as GlaxoSmithKline PLC climbed on the…
 
 
 
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