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Market Snapshot

MARKET SNAPSHOT: Dow Closes At 2-year Low, Dogged By Global Market Turmoil

02/11/2016 4:48 PM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
Financials crumble; investors flock to gold, Treasurys
The Dow industrials and S&P 500 rang up their fifth losing day in a row Thursday, falling amid a global rout led by tumbling oil prices and losses in financial stocks.
The main indexes tried to stage a comeback in late-afternoon trade, after the oil minister of the United Arab Emirates said the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries are "ready to cooperate" on a production cut. But the remarks, reported by…

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 Slammed To Lowest Since 2013 As Fear Selling Returns

02/11/2016 12:32 PM ET
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Banks bear brunt of the selloff, Credit Suisse sinks to 25-year low European stocks were sold off sharply on Thursday, tracking a wider stock-market exodus, as investors once again fretted over global economic growth and the rout in oil prices.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
11.16
-0.82 (6.84%)
375,088,650
GEGeneral Electr…
27.45
-0.85 (3.00%)
80,549,950
CHKChesapeake Ene…
1.78
+0.08 (4.71%)
50,804,186
CCitigroup Inc
34.98
-2.43 (6.50%)
48,945,575
FFord Motor Co
11.17
-0.17 (1.50%)
45,801,200
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
53.07
-2.45 (4.41%)
44,334,661
TAT&T Inc
36.21
-0.22 (0.60%)
42,253,202
PFEPfizer Inc
29.13
-0.36 (1.22%)
39,638,000
TWTRTwitter Inc
14.31
-0.67 (4.47%)
38,657,691
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
4.89
-0.09 (1.81%)
38,089,339
KGCKinross Gold C…
2.90
+0.33 (12.84%)
37,835,334
MROMarathon Oil C…
7.06
-0.07 (0.98%)
36,852,987
KMIKinder Morgan …
13.96
-0.64 (4.38%)
34,934,990
AUYYamana Gold Inc
2.64
+0.20 (8.20%)
34,503,377
ABXBarrick Gold C…
11.97
+0.39 (3.37%)
33,803,667
BABoeing Co
108.44
-7.92 (6.81%)
33,735,486
WFCWells Fargo & …
45.16
-1.01 (2.19%)
32,570,931
PPandora Media …
9.09
+0.69 (8.21%)
32,177,057
AAAlcoa Inc
7.33
-0.21 (2.79%)
31,927,392
VZVerizon Commun…
49.39
-0.59 (1.18%)
30,520,999
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
 
571
Declining
 
2,539
Unchanged
 
76
VOLUME TOTAL: 1,358,015,852
Advancing
 
255,701,693
Declining
 
1,096,095,936
Unchanged
 
6,218,223

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 349
Advancing
 
120
Declining
 
201
Unchanged
 
28
VOLUME TOTAL: 11,801,569
Advancing
 
8,151,161
Declining
 
3,619,337
Unchanged
 
31,071

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,245
Advancing
 
647
Declining
 
1,557
Unchanged
 
41
VOLUME TOTAL: 2,312,137,943
Advancing
 
748,349,135
Declining
 
1,548,639,700
Unchanged
 
15,149,108

Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Fall For 6th Straight Day As Investors Flee To Safety

02/11/2016 4:31 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 Bill0.28-0.03
2 Year Bond0.64-0.07
10 Year Bond1.63-0.08

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,968.72+2.54 (0.13%)
As of 02/11/2016