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Market Snapshot

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks End Down; S&P 500 At Two-week Low

03/04/2015 4:36 PM ET
ora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
Private sector added 212,000 jobs in February: ADP
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks declined for a second consecutive session on Wednesday, sending the S&P 500 to its lowest level in two weeks.
Investors remained cautious ahead of the closely watched official jobs report, due on Friday, amid mixed economic data this week, including manufacturing, consumer spending and inflation.
Private-sector employment data on Wednesday showed continued gains in February but at a…

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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 rise, euro drops as investors wait for QE details

03/05/2015 5:06 AM ET
European stocks gained Thursday, with investors gearing up to hear more on monetary policy and the state of the eurozone economy from the European Central Bank.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
15.84
-0.15 (0.94%)
78,441,603
AAAlcoa Inc
14.59
-0.59 (3.89%)
40,343,241
CHKChesapeake Ene…
15.49
-0.71 (4.38%)
38,182,019
GEGeneral Electr…
25.66
-0.20 (0.77%)
31,543,763
OASOasis Petroleu…
14.33
+0.49 (3.54%)
30,089,191
FFord Motor Co
16.02
-0.15 (0.93%)
25,659,401
TAT&T Inc
34.00
-0.41 (1.19%)
23,392,257
ANFAbercrombie & …
20.27
-3.72 (15.51%)
23,171,788
AEOAmerican Eagle…
15.96
+1.14 (7.69%)
20,198,517
VEEVVeeva Systems …
25.72
-6.97 (21.32%)
19,427,441
PFEPfizer Inc
34.64
+0.08 (0.23%)
19,387,742
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
20.87
-0.12 (0.57%)
19,095,848
SDSandRidge Ener…
1.74
0.00 (0.00%)
17,817,782
BMYBristol-Myers …
65.67
+3.75 (6.06%)
17,454,450
WFCWells Fargo & …
54.82
-0.63 (1.14%)
16,653,259
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
62.13
+0.16 (0.26%)
16,626,413
KOThe Coca-Cola …
42.51
-0.45 (1.04%)
16,262,994
LLLumber Liquida…
35.64
-5.14 (12.60%)
15,871,339
HPQHewlett-Packar…
34.19
-0.38 (1.10%)
15,652,895
CCitigroup Inc
53.67
-0.06 (0.11%)
14,698,051
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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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VOLUME TOTAL: 0
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NYSE MKT
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NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 0
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VOLUME TOTAL: 0
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Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Treasury Yields Inch Lower After Two-day Rise

03/04/2015 4:27 PM ET
Treasury yields closed lower…

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 Bill0.020.00
2 Year Bond0.68+0.02
10 Year Bond2.12+0.04

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,927.50+0.53 (0.03%)
As of 03/04/2015