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MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Close At Records; Nasdaq Ends Above 5,000

03/02/2015 4:47 PM ET
ora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
Consumer spending falls in January
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks struck a positive note for the start of March, with a rally on Monday lifting the Nasdaq Composite above 5,000 -- a level not reached since 2000 for the tech-heavy index -- while the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average scored records of their own.
The record-setting day for the major indexes came amid economic reports on Monday that pointed to a slowdown in manufacturing activity as well as consumer…

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Tech Report

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

02/24/2015 3:57 PM ET
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.

Economic Review

UPDATE: Jobless recovery is now the job-led recovery

03/01/2015 12:05 PM ET
The easiest way to explain why the U.S. economy appears poised for its best growth in years can be found in a pair of words that have become more and more common: Help wanted.

European Markets

UPDATE: European stocks retreat from multiyear highs

03/02/2015 12:39 PM ET
European stocks turned lower Monday, with the region's benchmark pulling away from record highs, giving up gains that followed the release of encouraging economic data earlier in the session.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
15.98
+0.17 (1.04%)
35,273,916
LLLumber Liquida…
40.83
-11.03 (21.27%)
24,401,185
SDSandRidge Ener…
1.74
-0.03 (1.70%)
18,595,069
HPQHewlett-Packar…
34.63
-0.21 (0.60%)
15,719,379
FSLFreescale Semi…
40.40
+4.29 (11.87%)
14,610,374
LPILaredo Petrole…
11.30
-0.63 (5.28%)
14,357,359
MCDMcDonald's Corp
100.25
+1.35 (1.37%)
12,354,793
BSXBoston Scienti…
16.90
0.00 (0.00%)
12,112,230
CHKChesapeake Ene…
16.49
-0.19 (1.14%)
12,073,096
GEGeneral Electr…
25.96
-0.03 (0.12%)
10,930,569
JCPJ C Penney Com…
8.09
-0.42 (4.88%)
10,549,603
PFEPfizer Inc
34.63
+0.31 (0.89%)
10,384,219
CCitigroup Inc
53.36
+0.94 (1.78%)
9,263,213
FFord Motor Co
16.52
+0.18 (1.07%)
8,891,217
TAT&T Inc
34.37
-0.20 (0.56%)
8,628,321
ABXBarrick Gold C…
12.73
-0.29 (2.23%)
8,197,795
EMCEMC Corp
28.96
+0.02 (0.07%)
8,193,617
SSprint Corp
5.13
+0.01 (0.24%)
8,087,557
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
20.93
-0.70 (3.25%)
7,842,220
MBLYMobileye NV
33.45
-2.03 (5.72%)
7,488,107
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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
ISSUES TOTAL: 3,220
Advancing
 
1,869
Declining
 
1,217
Unchanged
 
134
VOLUME TOTAL: 756,737,098
Advancing
 
409,085,042
Declining
 
340,711,913
Unchanged
 
6,940,143

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 407
Advancing
 
174
Declining
 
190
Unchanged
 
43
VOLUME TOTAL: 12,649,467
Advancing
 
6,530,135
Declining
 
5,396,876
Unchanged
 
722,456

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,220
Advancing
 
1,477
Declining
 
694
Unchanged
 
49
VOLUME TOTAL: 1,744,826,611
Advancing
 
1,244,758,560
Declining
 
476,768,069
Unchanged
 
23,299,982

Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Rise As Core Inflation Meets Expectations

03/02/2015 4:08 PM ET
Treasury yields closed higher…

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 Bill0.02-0.01
2 Year Bond0.660.00
10 Year Bond2.08+0.05

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,929.91-6.73 (0.35%)
As of 03/02/2015