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Market Snapshot

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Sharply Higher After 5-day Slump

07/28/2015 1:57 PM ET
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
Dow jumps triple digits; Energy helps lead S&P 500 gains
U.S. stocks looked set to break the five-day losing streak Tuesday, as investors looked past softer economic reports and a continued rout in China's stock market.
The S&P 500 index added 23 points, or 1.1%, to 2,091, with the energy and sector leading the gains. The energy sector jumped nearly 3%, following a rise in oil prices.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 173 points, or 1%, to 17,614, with 25 of…

Additional News Articles

Tech Report

Etsy's Stock Jumps 24% Following Google Mention

07/17/2015 1:13 PM ET
By Jennifer Booton Shares of Etsy Inc.(ETSY) jumped 21% on Friday following a hat-tip by Google Inc.(GOOGL) on the company's earnings conference call late Thursday. Google named Etsy as one of the developers seeing a boost in traffic as part of Google's efforts to use indexing to help people find what they need within third-party apps.

Economic Review

UPDATE: Fed seen staying mum, but second-quarter GDP report pencils out as game changer

07/26/2015 6:01 AM ET
By Greg Robb, MarketWatch The Federal Reserve will try its best not to make headlines this week, but second-quarter GDP data will likely produce more than a few. The U.S. central bank is holding a two-day meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday, followed by a brief statement at 2 p.m. Wednesday. No press conference has been scheduled.

European Markets

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Sidestep China Fears To End Higher

07/28/2015 12:04 PM ET
By Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch Analyst: 'sentiment still remains nervous' European stocks rallied Tuesday, bouncing back somewhat from the prior day's China-led global selloff, though traders remained unsettled.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
17.84
+0.17 (0.96%)
66,567,035
FFord Motor Co
14.87
+0.32 (2.16%)
46,725,107
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
12.48
+1.11 (9.76%)
44,009,311
TAT&T Inc
34.46
+0.14 (0.41%)
31,024,612
TWTRTwitter Inc
36.35
+1.65 (4.76%)
28,661,912
SSprint Corp
3.34
+0.24 (7.58%)
28,126,433
CHKChesapeake Ene…
9.01
+0.64 (7.59%)
28,117,749
BTUPeabody Energy…
1.23
+0.17 (15.57%)
24,233,594
SVUSupervalu Inc
8.15
+0.78 (10.67%)
23,796,328
AAAlcoa Inc
9.87
+0.25 (2.60%)
23,619,376
PFEPfizer Inc
35.18
+0.84 (2.45%)
22,615,140
RADRite Aid Corp
8.72
+0.13 (1.51%)
21,014,148
GEGeneral Electr…
26.08
+0.13 (0.48%)
19,806,258
ABXBarrick Gold C…
6.93
+0.02 (0.36%)
18,563,001
GMGeneral Motors…
31.37
+0.31 (1.01%)
18,359,058
EMCEMC Corp
26.77
+0.73 (2.80%)
17,715,111
SWNSouthwestern E…
19.62
+1.29 (7.04%)
16,521,247
AKSAK Steel Holdi…
2.87
+0.35 (13.89%)
16,458,560
XOMExxon Mobil Co…
82.39
+3.13 (3.95%)
15,352,404
DNRDenbury Resour…
3.96
+0.18 (4.76%)
15,247,667
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: 3,196
Advancing
 
2,255
Declining
 
839
Unchanged
 
102
VOLUME TOTAL: 605,333,652
Advancing
 
510,782,711
Declining
 
89,491,618
Unchanged
 
5,059,323

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 357
Advancing
 
234
Declining
 
105
Unchanged
 
18
VOLUME TOTAL: 6,765,153
Advancing
 
4,140,976
Declining
 
2,498,779
Unchanged
 
125,398

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,244
Advancing
 
1,433
Declining
 
758
Unchanged
 
53
VOLUME TOTAL: 1,503,182,435
Advancing
 
1,121,133,746
Declining
 
348,541,929
Unchanged
 
33,506,760

Bond Market

Bond Report

Treasury prices fall as global stocks rebound

07/28/2015 10:13 AM ET
By Ellie Ismailidou, 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 Bill0.05+0.01
2 Year Bond0.68-0.02
10 Year Bond2.23-0.04

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,922.90+2.90 (0.15%)
As of 07/27/2015