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Market Snapshot

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.

Investors welcomed better-than-expected results from Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) and Harley-Davidson, Inc.(HOG), while a flurry of deal news in the health-care sector added to positive sentiment.

The S&P 500 (SPX) ended the day 7.66 points, or 0.4%, higher at 1,879.55, rising for six straight sessions.…

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Tech Report

TECH STOCKS: Netflix Rises On Earnings, Subscriber Growth

04/22/2014 4:51 PM ET
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.

Economic Review

UPDATE: Home sales getting crimped by more than the weather

04/21/2014 6:35 AM ET
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.

European Markets

European stocks ease; Ericsson slides after results

04/23/2014 4:50 AM ET
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.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
16.29
+0.20 (1.24%)
77,888,859
AMDAdvanced Micro…
4.30
+0.18 (4.37%)
52,806,842
SUNESunedison Inc
20.06
+2.13 (11.88%)
33,424,233
AGNAllergan Inc
163.65
+21.62 (15.23%)
32,434,174
TAT&T Inc
36.29
+0.23 (0.64%)
32,001,021
GEGeneral Electr…
26.58
-0.01 (0.04%)
27,798,778
PFEPfizer Inc
31.00
+0.14 (0.45%)
25,974,867
EMCEMC Corp
26.76
-0.17 (0.63%)
25,872,429
AAAlcoa Inc
13.51
+0.02 (0.15%)
23,714,276
ACIArch Coal Inc
4.55
-0.42 (8.45%)
23,121,015
RADRite Aid Corp
7.25
+0.21 (2.98%)
21,122,280
VZVerizon Commun…
47.92
-0.06 (0.13%)
20,830,294
RFRegions Financ…
10.39
+0.11 (1.07%)
19,540,125
XRXXerox Corp
11.59
+0.12 (1.05%)
19,513,498
ABXBarrick Gold C…
17.55
+0.27 (1.56%)
18,948,459
FFord Motor Co
16.10
+0.12 (0.75%)
18,916,815
CCitigroup Inc
48.02
+0.18 (0.38%)
18,587,072
VRXValeant Pharma…
135.41
+9.40 (7.46%)
17,982,948
KOThe Coca-Cola …
40.71
-0.04 (0.10%)
17,405,459
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
55.81
+0.78 (1.42%)
16,265,271
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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: 0
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0
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0
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0
VOLUME TOTAL: 0
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0
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0

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 0
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0
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0
VOLUME TOTAL: 0
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NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 0
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0
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0
VOLUME TOTAL: 0
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0
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Bond Market

Bond Report

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

04/22/2014 4:26 PM ET
Long-term Treasury prices swung…

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 Bill0.03-0.01
2 Year Bond0.45+0.03
10 Year Bond2.730.00

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,847.47+0.44 (0.02%)
As of 04/22/2014