MarketWatch LogoGo to the homepage.

Get Need to Know delivered to your inbox

Need to Know guides investors to the most important, insightful items required to chart a course ahead of each trading day. Sign up to get it delivered to your email box.

LEARN MORE

U.S. Markets Overview

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
DJIA Dow Jones Industrial Average 28004.89 222.93 0.80%
COMP NASDAQ Composite Index 8540.83 61.81 0.73%
SPX S&P 500 Index 3120.46 29.35 0.95%
RUT Russell 2000 Index 1596.45 7.66 0.48%
TMUBMUSD10Y U.S. 10 Year Treasury Note 1.83 0.00 0.00%

Sign up for After the Bell

Get an email summary of the top stories leading MarketWatch after the U.S. market close.

SIGN UP

Try After the Bell

More U.S. Market News

Read full story

The big worries facing stock investors in 2020, according to Citi’s top equity strategist

Read full story

After nailing a call for a pullback in June, Canaccord’s Dwyer predicts another S&P 500 slide

Read full story

Here are 5 things to know about the surge in Fed mortgage bond buying

10-year, 30-year Treasury yield logs biggest weekly drop in one and a half months

U.S. Treasury yields rise Friday, trimming their week long decline, after an official from the White House suggested negotiations for the phase one trade deal was nearing an end.

Read full story

Modern Monetary Theory carries ‘grain of truth’ and that’s why it's dangerous, says former Treasury official

Dow's 175-point jump led by gains in shares of UnitedHealth, Pfizer

Dow's 175-point jump led by gains in shares of UnitedHealth, Pfizer

Read full story

Investors putting money back into stock-market funds, but flows still solidly negative for 2019

Read full story

The stock market heads to record heights even as the Trump impeachment hearings enter a new phase — here’s why

Walgreens Boots, Intel share gains contribute to Dow's 100-point climb

Walgreens Boots, Intel share gains contribute to Dow's 100-point climb

Stocks set all-time highs at opening bell on U.S.-China trade hopes

U.S. stocks were tugged higher on Friday following comments by White House officials that talks toward a U.S.-China phase one trade deal were entering their final stages. The S&P 500 was up 0.4% to around 3,109. The Dow J...

Treasury yields extend slide as investors confront renewed trade and economic concerns

U.S. Treasury yields slip Thursday as investors eye weakening economic data in Asia, along with geopolitical jitters and uncertainty around a phase one trade deal.

Boeing, UnitedHealth share gains lead the way, but Dow flat

Boeing, UnitedHealth share gains lead the way, but Dow flat

Cisco, Merck share losses lead Dow's nearly 75-point drop

Cisco, Merck share losses lead Dow's nearly 75-point drop

10-year Treasury yield slips below key 1.90% level as trade jitters spark bond rally

U.S. Treasury yields pull back on Wednesday as uncertainty on how a phase one trade deal will shape up drives investors to take shelter in government paper.

Read full story

These tech companies are staying flush despite concerns that Corporate America’s cash pile is set to dwindle this year

Walt Disney, Nike share gains lead Dow's 85-point climb

Walt Disney, Nike share gains lead Dow's 85-point climb

Read full story

Powell speech may deliver a major gut check to stock market at records after Trump

Dow flat despite gains in Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola shares

Dow flat despite gains in Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola shares

Dow drops 75 points on losses for Dow Inc., Caterpillar shares

Dow drops 75 points on losses for Dow Inc., Caterpillar shares

Read full story

The Dow Jones Industrial Average just booked its flattest finish in 5 years