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MARKET SNAPSHOT: Stocks Gain For 2nd Day In Row After Ukraine Fears Ease

04/15/2014 4:33 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday following a choppy session, bouncing back from a sizable drop that came after reports of fighting on the ground in Ukraine.

The main indexes advanced for a second straight day and finished a little under their morning highs, which came as blue chips Coca-Cola Co. and Johnson & Johnson Inc. boosted sentiment with upbeat earnings reports.

The S&P 500 (SPX) rose 12.37, or 0.7%, to end at 1842.98, with energy and…

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Tech Report

TECH STOCKS: Twitter Rallies 8% As Nasdaq Reclaims 4,000

04/15/2014 3:29 PM ET
Shares of Twitter rallied Tuesday as the tech sector turned positive, sending the Nasdaq Composite further from correction territory.

Economic Review

UPDATE: Consumers seen springing ahead -- for now

04/13/2014 12:04 PM ET
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

UPDATE: European stocks stay strong after weak inflation data

04/16/2014 6:06 AM ET
European stock markets posted solid gains on Wednesday after better-than-expected Chinese growth data encouraged investors to move back into riskier assets and weak euro-zone inflation added more pressure on the European Central Bank to loosen policy.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
16.39
+0.39 (2.44%)
134,956,615
KOThe Coca-Cola …
40.18
+1.45 (3.74%)
47,529,158
RADRite Aid Corp
7.06
-0.04 (0.56%)
42,797,156
CCitigroup Inc
48.31
+0.64 (1.34%)
36,511,591
AAAlcoa Inc
13.05
+0.19 (1.48%)
32,267,905
GEGeneral Electr…
25.82
+0.11 (0.43%)
30,287,260
PFEPfizer Inc
29.89
+0.02 (0.07%)
30,079,681
FFord Motor Co
15.84
+0.14 (0.89%)
28,666,175
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
54.80
-0.16 (0.29%)
26,693,846
TAT&T Inc
35.68
+0.32 (0.90%)
26,484,857
JCPJ C Penney Com…
7.25
-0.36 (4.73%)
25,387,296
TWTRTwitter Inc
45.52
+4.65 (11.38%)
24,285,070
GMGeneral Motors…
33.36
+0.81 (2.49%)
23,450,944
AMDAdvanced Micro…
3.79
+0.08 (2.16%)
21,754,258
WFCWells Fargo & …
48.78
+0.67 (1.39%)
21,749,769
VZVerizon Commun…
46.92
-0.35 (0.74%)
20,922,980
DALDelta Air Line…
31.91
+0.18 (0.57%)
19,273,837
SSprint Corp
8.09
-0.12 (1.46%)
19,231,240
MSMorgan Stanley
29.55
+0.49 (1.69%)
16,657,834
PPandora Media …
26.19
+0.92 (3.64%)
16,238,476
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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
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NASDAQ
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Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasurys Rise As Market Debates Data, Ukraine

04/15/2014 4:20 PM ET
Treasury prices rose Tuesday as…

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 Bill0.040.00
2 Year Bond0.39+0.02
10 Year Bond2.64-0.01

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,853.72+0.66 (0.04%)
As of 04/15/2014