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MARKET SNAPSHOT: Stocks Trim Steep Losses; S&P 500 Still Posts Lowest Close Since April 2014

02/08/2016 4:51 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch
Twitter falls to all-time-low; FANG stocks, financials crumble;
Stocks trimmed sharp losses but still ended broadly lower Monday, with the S&P 500 posting its lowest close since April 2014 amid a fresh drop in crude oil prices, jitters over European banks and continuing fears of a global economic slowdown.
The Nasdaq Composite logged the heaviest losses as the theme of a collapse in the so-called FANG stocks--Facebook Inc. (FB), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Netflix Inc.…

Additional News Articles

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 (http://www.juniperresearch.com/analystxpress/january-2016/whither-smartwatches-apple-brings-presence-but-not).

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.

European Markets

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.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
12.27
-0.68 (5.25%)
221,363,577
CHKChesapeake Ene…
2.04
-1.02 (33.33%)
121,984,560
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
5.27
-0.41 (7.22%)
64,931,780
WMBWilliams Compa…
11.16
-5.96 (34.81%)
62,368,018
GEGeneral Electr…
28.17
-0.37 (1.30%)
48,096,401
PFEPfizer Inc
28.56
-0.47 (1.62%)
47,516,490
MROMarathon Oil C…
7.82
-0.64 (7.57%)
45,568,024
FFord Motor Co
11.59
+0.14 (1.22%)
45,274,520
TAT&T Inc
37.11
+0.23 (0.62%)
41,030,576
AAAlcoa Inc
7.90
-0.22 (2.71%)
39,534,896
KMIKinder Morgan …
14.92
-0.74 (4.73%)
39,388,656
ABXBarrick Gold C…
11.91
+0.27 (2.32%)
39,140,300
CCitigroup Inc
37.81
-2.05 (5.14%)
35,237,112
AUYYamana Gold Inc
2.54
+0.25 (10.92%)
34,304,944
WFCWells Fargo & …
46.50
-1.36 (2.84%)
31,172,124
VVisa Inc
67.77
-3.77 (5.27%)
30,542,608
SWNSouthwestern E…
9.34
0.00 (0.00%)
29,674,873
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
56.54
-1.21 (2.10%)
28,267,601
KGCKinross Gold C…
2.44
+0.14 (6.09%)
28,140,426
VZVerizon Commun…
50.74
-0.23 (0.45%)
27,058,144
Most Actives

Market Diaries

Advancers/Decliners 
The number of stocks that closed at a higher price than the previous day's close, and the number of stocks that closed at a lower price than the previous day's close.
 

NYSE
ISSUES TOTAL: 3,186
Advancing
 
623
Declining
 
2,477
Unchanged
 
86
VOLUME TOTAL: 1,354,334,025
Advancing
 
261,844,092
Declining
 
1,083,877,962
Unchanged
 
8,611,971

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 354
Advancing
 
124
Declining
 
199
Unchanged
 
31
VOLUME TOTAL: 10,967,841
Advancing
 
4,852,575
Declining
 
5,664,591
Unchanged
 
450,675

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,253
Advancing
 
642
Declining
 
1,572
Unchanged
 
39
VOLUME TOTAL: 2,576,430,018
Advancing
 
561,246,046
Declining
 
2,004,231,165
Unchanged
 
10,952,807

Bond Market

Bond Report

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

02/08/2016 4:11 PM ET
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch …

Yield Curve 
A line that plots the interest rates, set at point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality but differing maturity dates.
 

Treasury Bills & Bonds 
Bills are debts issued by the U.S. Treasury which have a maturity of less than 1 year while bonds are debt issued by the U.S. Treasury which have a maturity longer than 10 years.
 

MATURITY% YIELDCHANGE
3 Month Bill0.32+0.02
2 Year Bond0.66-0.08
10 Year Bond1.75-0.11

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,964.78+8.20 (0.42%)
As of 02/08/2016