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MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Rebound 1% After Two-day Rout

09/02/2015 10:14 AM ET
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch
U.S. stocks rebounded from a two-day rout Wednesday, with major indexes trading about 1% higher after Chinese stocks stabilized somewhat and U.S. data showed solid private-sector job gains last month and a jump in productivity growth in the second quarter.
Wednesday's data and the monthly payrolls report due Friday are among the last economic reports before the Federal Reserve makes a decision on interest rates at its Sept. 16-17 policy meeting.
The S&P 500 added 19 points,…

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Tech Report

Autodesk Posts a Loss on $214 Million Tax Charge -- Update

08/27/2015 5:38 PM ET
By Maria Armental Autodesk Inc. (ADSK) swung to a loss in the second quarter on a $214 million tax charge, and the software company cut its projections for the year as it continues to transition to a subscription-based model.

Economic Review

UPDATE: Jobs report could prevent rate hike -- but unlikely to ensure one

08/30/2015 12:03 PM ET
By Steve Goldstein, MarketWatch A jobs report less than a month before a key Federal Reserve interest-rate decision is always a big deal, but the looming report on August payrolls probably can only move sentiment by central bankers in one direction.

European Markets

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Trying To Find Footing After Selloff

09/02/2015 5:13 AM ET
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch European stocks wavered Wednesday, with investors remaining cautious after worries about growth in China and a possible U.S. interest-rate hike helped drive a selloff in the previous session.

World Markets

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Market Movers

COMPANY NAMELAST PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
BACBank of Americ…
15.67
+0.14 (0.87%)
20,014,584
SUNESunEdison Inc
10.60
-0.16 (1.47%)
9,909,603
AAAlcoa Inc
9.13
-0.09 (0.98%)
9,322,409
GEGeneral Electr…
23.94
+0.06 (0.25%)
9,055,558
FFord Motor Co
13.70
-0.02 (0.15%)
8,271,927
FCXFreeport-McMoR…
9.59
-0.18 (1.84%)
8,082,676
PFEPfizer Inc
31.58
+0.22 (0.70%)
7,995,787
SSprint Corp
5.03
+0.01 (0.20%)
6,501,626
TAT&T Inc
32.66
+0.34 (1.05%)
5,909,788
TWTRTwitter Inc
27.41
+0.38 (1.39%)
5,549,895
CCitigroup Inc
51.26
+0.32 (0.63%)
4,814,087
WFTWeatherford In…
9.51
-0.25 (2.56%)
4,790,089
WFCWells Fargo & …
51.65
+0.66 (1.29%)
4,579,136
JPMJPMorgan Chase…
61.96
+0.51 (0.83%)
4,379,949
HRBH & R Block Inc
35.21
+2.26 (6.86%)
4,351,107
ABXBarrick Gold C…
6.63
-0.13 (1.85%)
4,315,060
BTUPeabody Energy…
2.12
-0.08 (3.47%)
4,300,964
SDRLSeadrill Ltd
7.31
-0.23 (3.05%)
4,044,115
VZVerizon Commun…
44.85
-0.05 (0.11%)
3,883,263
RADRite Aid Corp
8.03
+0.03 (0.37%)
3,714,080
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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: 3,060
Advancing
 
1,811
Declining
 
1,117
Unchanged
 
132
VOLUME TOTAL: 189,298,074
Advancing
 
106,282,880
Declining
 
78,486,125
Unchanged
 
4,529,069

NYSE MKT
ISSUES TOTAL: 318
Advancing
 
134
Declining
 
150
Unchanged
 
34
VOLUME TOTAL: 3,952,902
Advancing
 
888,950
Declining
 
2,403,901
Unchanged
 
660,051

NASDAQ
ISSUES TOTAL: 2,157
Advancing
 
1,340
Declining
 
753
Unchanged
 
64
VOLUME TOTAL: 381,267,399
Advancing
 
260,939,023
Declining
 
118,433,481
Unchanged
 
1,894,895

Bond Market

Bond Report

BOND REPORT: Stock Selloff Drives Treasury Yields To Lowest Level In A Week

09/01/2015 4:22 PM ET
By Joseph Adinolfi, 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 Bill0.08+0.02
2 Year Bond0.74+0.02
10 Year Bond2.21+0.02

Barclays Capital US Aggregate Bond Index

1,925.13+1.71 (0.09%)
As of 09/01/2015