U.S. Afternoon Market Commentary - 3:30 pm CST

October 02, 2015

U.S. Stocks

U.S. stocks rebounded from an early morning selloff to finish higher for the day. The selloff was fueled by a weak jobs report that may decrease the likelihood of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this year. U.S. Treasuries were higher today. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 158 points, or 1 percent, for the week.

S&P 500

The best-performing sector was: Energy
While the worst-performing sector was: Financials

Overall market indices

The Dow Jones Industrial Average* was up 200.36 at 16,472.37
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 27.54 at 1,951.36
The NASDAQ Composite Index was up 80.69 at 4,707.78


Volume on the New York Stock Exchange was moderate, with 1.01 billion shares traded.
Advancers outnumbered decliners by roughly a 5 - to - 1 margin.

Commodity markets

The spot price of gold rose $24.44 to $1,138.00
The spot price of silver rose $0.69 to $15.24
And crude oil prices rose $0.97 to $45.71

Bond markets

The 30-year Treasury yield closed at 2.82%
And the 10-year Treasury yield finished at 1.98%

Important Information:

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