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140.94MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 94.97M
Unchanged
216
Decliners
2508
Advancers
3801
Price Chg %Chg 1 Day
Range: 1 Day
  • 1 Day
  • 5 Days
  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • 6 Months
  • 1 Year
  • 2 Years
Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 17,810 +91 0.51%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,713 +11 0.24%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,064 +11 0.52%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,560 +25 0.98%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,202 +11 0.90%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 76.72 +0.87 1.15%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,751 +72 1.08%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,733 +249 2.62%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,347 +113 2.67%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 19,955 +745 3.88%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,521 +312 3.05%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 345 +7 2.06%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,061 +17 0.55%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 17,358 +57 0.33%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,437 +87 0.37%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,487 +34 1.39%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 28,335 +267 0.95%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,345 +30 0.90%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.24 -0.02 1.20%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 117.77 -0.46 0.39%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.57 0.00 0.21%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.87 +0.01 0.59%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 88.28 +0.58 0.66%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 80.44 +0.21 0.26%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.31 0.00 0.00%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.73 -0.03 3.64%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.20 -0.10 4.34%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.02 -0.08 3.91%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.05 0.00 0.00%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.46 -0.01 1.75%
Crude Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 77 +1 1.15%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,202 +11 0.90%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/7562463/delayed 384 -3 0.71%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/25835223/delayed 17,779 +85 0.48%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/21588523/delayed 2,062 +10 0.47%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/15320445/delayed 16 +0 1.77%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 73.75 0.15 0.20%
AAPL /quotes/zigman/68270/composite 116.47 0.16 0.14%
GOOG /quotes/zigman/30194416/composite 537.50 2.67 0.50%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 17.12 0.12 0.71%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 53.66 0.14 0.26%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 15.43 -0.03 -0.19%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 35.28 0.00 0.00%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 42.42 0.65 1.56%
GE /quotes/zigman/227468/composite 26.99 0.14 0.52%
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5 yr CD
1.6%
2 yr CD
0.9%
1 yr CD
0.7%
MMA $10K+
0.4%
MMA $50K+
0.6%

National averages from Bankrate.com

You Don’t Need Another Credit Card, You Need A Better One.
Avg. APR Last Week 6 Months
Low Interest 10.37% 10.37% 10.37%
Balance Transfer 12.73% 12.82% 12.64%
Business 12.85% 12.85% 12.80%
Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.27%
Reward 14.93% 14.95% 14.97%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.98% 14.91%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 15.30%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
Instant Approval 23.33% 23.33% 28.00%
Source:CreditCards.com
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  • /quotes/zigman/14557530/composite ENTA-1.14%
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140.94MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 94.97M
Unchanged
216
Decliners
2508
Advancers
3801
Price Chg %Chg 1 Day
Range: 1 Day
  • 1 Day
  • 5 Days
  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • 6 Months
  • 1 Year
  • 2 Years
Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 17,810 +91 0.51%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,713 +11 0.24%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,064 +11 0.52%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,560 +25 0.98%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,202 +11 0.90%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 76.72 +0.87 1.15%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,751 +72 1.08%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,733 +249 2.62%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,347 +113 2.67%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 19,955 +745 3.88%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,521 +312 3.05%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 345 +7 2.06%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,061 +17 0.55%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 17,358 +57 0.33%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,437 +87 0.37%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,487 +34 1.39%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 28,335 +267 0.95%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,345 +30 0.90%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.24 -0.02 1.20%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 117.77 -0.46 0.39%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.57 0.00 0.21%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.87 +0.01 0.59%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 88.28 +0.58 0.66%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 80.44 +0.21 0.26%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.31 0.00 0.00%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.73 -0.03 3.64%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.20 -0.10 4.34%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.02 -0.08 3.91%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.05 0.00 0.00%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.46 -0.01 1.75%
Crude Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 77 +1 1.15%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,202 +11 0.90%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/7562463/delayed 384 -3 0.71%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/25835223/delayed 17,779 +85 0.48%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/21588523/delayed 2,062 +10 0.47%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/15320445/delayed 16 +0 1.77%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 73.75 0.15 0.20%
AAPL /quotes/zigman/68270/composite 116.47 0.16 0.14%
GOOG /quotes/zigman/30194416/composite 537.50 2.67 0.50%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 17.12 0.12 0.71%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 53.66 0.14 0.26%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 15.43 -0.03 -0.19%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 35.28 0.00 0.00%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 42.42 0.65 1.56%
GE /quotes/zigman/227468/composite 26.99 0.14 0.52%
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5 yr CD
1.6%
2 yr CD
0.9%
1 yr CD
0.7%
MMA $10K+
0.4%
MMA $50K+
0.6%

National averages from Bankrate.com

You Don’t Need Another Credit Card, You Need A Better One.
Avg. APR Last Week 6 Months
Low Interest 10.37% 10.37% 10.37%
Balance Transfer 12.73% 12.82% 12.64%
Business 12.85% 12.85% 12.80%
Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.27%
Reward 14.93% 14.95% 14.97%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.98% 14.91%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 15.30%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
Instant Approval 23.33% 23.33% 28.00%
Source:CreditCards.com
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  • /quotes/zigman/14557530/composite ENTA-1.14%
  • /quotes/zigman/10263/composite EC+0.95%
  • /quotes/zigman/1559280/composite CTP+0.93%
  • /quotes/zigman/13067932/composite ABBV+3.33%
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140.94MDow Volume:
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Unchanged
216
Decliners
2508
Advancers
3801
Price Chg %Chg 1 Day
Range: 1 Day
  • 1 Day
  • 5 Days
  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • 6 Months
  • 1 Year
  • 2 Years
Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 17,810 +91 0.51%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,713 +11 0.24%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,064 +11 0.52%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,560 +25 0.98%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,202 +11 0.90%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 76.72 +0.87 1.15%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 6,751 +72 1.08%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 9,733 +249 2.62%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 4,347 +113 2.67%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 19,955 +745 3.88%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 10,521 +312 3.05%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 345 +7 2.06%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 3,061 +17 0.55%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 17,358 +57 0.33%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 23,437 +87 0.37%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,487 +34 1.39%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 28,335 +267 0.95%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 3,345 +30 0.90%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/4867933/realtime/sampled 1.24 -0.02 1.20%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/4868099/realtime/sampled 117.77 -0.46 0.39%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/4867886/realtime/sampled 1.57 0.00 0.21%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/4867876/realtime/sampled 0.87 +0.01 0.59%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 88.28 +0.58 0.66%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/9625991/realtime 80.44 +0.21 0.26%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.31 0.00 0.00%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.73 -0.03 3.64%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 2.20 -0.10 4.34%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 2.02 -0.08 3.91%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 2.05 0.00 0.00%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.46 -0.01 1.75%
Crude Oil
/quotes/zigman/2331074/delayed 77 +1 1.15%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/14649220/delayed 1,202 +11 0.90%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/7562463/delayed 384 -3 0.71%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/25835223/delayed 17,779 +85 0.48%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/21588523/delayed 2,062 +10 0.47%
Silver
/quotes/zigman/15320445/delayed 16 +0 1.77%

Quotes

Symbol Price Change % Change
FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 73.75 0.15 0.20%
AAPL /quotes/zigman/68270/composite 116.47 0.16 0.14%
GOOG /quotes/zigman/30194416/composite 537.50 2.67 0.50%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 17.12 0.12 0.71%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 53.66 0.14 0.26%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 15.43 -0.03 -0.19%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 35.28 0.00 0.00%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 42.42 0.65 1.56%
GE /quotes/zigman/227468/composite 26.99 0.14 0.52%
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5 yr CD
1.6%
2 yr CD
0.9%
1 yr CD
0.7%
MMA $10K+
0.4%
MMA $50K+
0.6%

National averages from Bankrate.com

You Don’t Need Another Credit Card, You Need A Better One.
Avg. APR Last Week 6 Months
Low Interest 10.37% 10.37% 10.37%
Balance Transfer 12.73% 12.82% 12.64%
Business 12.85% 12.85% 12.80%
Student 13.14% 13.14% 13.27%
Reward 14.93% 14.95% 14.97%
Cash Back 14.94% 14.98% 14.91%
Airline 15.46% 15.46% 15.30%
Bad Credit 22.73% 22.73% 22.73%
Instant Approval 23.33% 23.33% 28.00%
Source:CreditCards.com
Trending Tickers
  • /quotes/zigman/14557530/composite ENTA-1.14%
  • /quotes/zigman/10263/composite EC+0.95%
  • /quotes/zigman/1559280/composite CTP+0.93%
  • /quotes/zigman/13067932/composite ABBV+3.33%
  • /quotes/zigman/171707/composite NVS-0.30%
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