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2015/2/2
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch China data disappoints, oil prices rebound MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street stocks pushed higher on Monday, as investors waited for readings on consumer spending and manufacturing, and as oil prices continued to rebound.
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2014/12/24
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street looks set for a higher open Wednesday, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a shiny new record high, and with weekly updates on labor and oil due in the abbreviated Christmas Eve session.
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2015/1/20
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures indicated a higher opening as Wall Street on Tuesday, driven by hopes for central-bank stimulus and as earnings season grinds on, with Morgan Stanley and Johnson & Johnson due to report.
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2015/1/12
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch ECB's quantitative easing plan shaping up MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open for Wall Street on Monday, shaking off another sharp decline for oil prices as investors ready for a busy week of data and the kickoff to the earnings season with Alcoa Inc. Reports that the European Central Bank's bond-buying plan is taking shape rallied stocks in Europe.
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2015/1/13
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch U.A.E. minister says OPEC will keep output unchanged MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures were bolstered Tuesday by continuing signs that the European Central Bank will need to implement quantitative easing soon, but few were convinced of gains as the price of U.S. crude dropped below $45 a barrel.
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2014/12/15
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Deal news drives PetSmart higher MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a stronger open for Wall Street on Monday, as oil prices rose and as strategists said last week's big move south for stocks was perhaps overdone.
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2015/1/9
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. equity investors remained cautious in premarket trade on Friday, with stock futures moving lower ahead of the important nonfarm-payrolls numbers.
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2015/2/18
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Greece also lifts sentiment LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was poised for another positive session on Wednesday, with futures nudging higher ahead of a raft of economic data and the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's January meeting.
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2015/1/22
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Potential for an ECB surprise keeps investors on edge LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures inched up Thursday, but trading was cautious as Wall Street awaited the possibility that a flood of liquidity will be unleashed in Europe.
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2014/12/5
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Europe stocks rally on talk early QE may be coming after all MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures rose slightly on Friday as investors waited for a batch of data, including all-important nonfarm payrolls, along with numbers showing whether pay for American workers is rising.
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2015/1/26
By Barbara Kollmeyer and Michael Kitchen, MarketWatch Dollar under pressure again, oil stumbles MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a weaker open for Wall Street on Monday after a win by Greek opposition party Syriza in that country's general election triggered a move out of perceived riskier assets, such as stocks Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJH5) fell 97 points, or 0.6%, to 17,491, while those for the S&P 500 (SPH5) slipped 9.2 points, or 0.5%, to 2,034.70. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index (NDH5) fell 13.5 points, or 0.3%, to 4,253.50. The futures could still make large moves from their current levels, especially after the European markets open, but if the losses hold then U.S. shares would extend their retreat from a mostly down session Friday, when the Dow industrials (DJI) ended 0.8% weaker, while the S&P 500 (SPX) fell 0.5%, but the Nasdaq Composite
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2015/1/21
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch ECB's Nowotny: Don't get 'overexcited' about Thursday LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures fell slightly Wednesday, turning lower after downbeat comments from a European Central Bank council member, with investors looking ahead to housing data.
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2014/12/2
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Auto makers due to report sales, oil, gold give up gains MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were pointing to a rebound on Tuesday, after a bruising prior session, but big pullbacks in commodity prices were casting a shadow over those gains.
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2014/12/11
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch European banks take up less than expected in ECB's cheap loan operation MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was shaping up for a tentative rebound on Thursday, with stock futures higher and oil prices making tentative gains, as investors waited for retail-sales data.
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2015/1/7
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch J.C. Penney rallies after trading update LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to an upbeat trading day on Wednesday, with the S&P and Nasdaq indexes on track to break a five-day losing streak ahead of closely watched jobs data and Federal Reserve minutes.
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2015/1/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures were lower Monday, as Wall Street returns from the holidays, with the U.S. jobs report due Friday likely to be the key market driver as the first full week of 2015 trading gets underway.
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2015/2/5
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Fed's Rosengren says no sign inflation trending higher MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures moved higher on Thursday, with Wall Street set to gain back the momentum it lost worrying about Greece, as investors refocus on data and jobless claims due later.
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2015/1/2
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- After a choppy session on the last trading day of 2014, U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher, but low-volume open on Friday, ahead of ISM and PMI manufacturing data, and a reading on construction spending.
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2014/12/30
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch All benchmarks still on track for solid yearly gains LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks markets look set to open in the red, with futures for the three major benchmarks falling, and with only scant data on house prices and consumer confidence ahead to provide any kind of cues.
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2014/12/22
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open on Monday, as a rally in oil prices lifted global markets and signaled a return to calm for the shortened Christmas week, after the turmoil of earlier in December.
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2015/2/3
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Aetna, UPS, RadioShack, Office Depot in focus MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures traded choppy early Tuesday ahead of data that could reveal another decline in factory orders, which could introduce more volatility and uncertainty about the Federal Reserve's interest-rate plans.
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2015/1/8
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Fed's Evans says rate hike not needed until 2016 MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures rallied early Thursday, lifted by perceived dovish comments by a Federal Reserve member and as investors grew hopeful that the prior day's gains will extend as oil prices tried to stabilize.
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2014/12/16
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Russia hikes rates to 17%, stocks collapse MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures traded higher on Tuesday, riding along with a recovery for European markets, but strategists were wary after a sharp rise in Russian interest rates and as oil prices plunged anew on weak Chinese data.
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2015/2/13
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Zynga slides premarket after earnings LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were poised for another upbeat trading day on Friday, with stock futures mirroring gains in Europe and Asia, with consumer sentiment and import-price data on tap to give clues to the health of the U.S. economy.
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2015/1/14
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Europe decision on OMTs, retail sales also ahead for markets MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was setting up for another volatile day on Wednesday, with stock futures pointing sharply lower after the World Bank cut its outlook for the world economy, while earnings from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
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2015/2/12
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Tesla, Baidu drop in premarket, while Cisco climbs MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures jumped Thursday, as oil prices rose and markets used news of a cease-fire deal between Russia and Ukraine as an excuse to push riskier assets higher.
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2014/12/10
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Shanghai rebounds 3%; Hovnanian, Toll Brothers to report MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures struggled to get a foothold Wednesday as global markets remained choppy, after another volatile day of trading in Asia and a renewed bout of selling for crude oil.
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2015/1/23
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Benchmarks poised for a weekly win LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures were higher Friday, with Wall Street set to round off the week with quarterly reports from Dow industrials components General Electric Co.
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2015/2/4
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch China cuts reserve-requirement for banks, sparking gold gains MADRID (MarketWatch) -- A cautious mood was settling in on Wednesday, as stock futures moved lower along with oil prices, a day after a monster rally sent the Dow industrials more than 300 points higher.
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2015/1/29
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Qualcomm, McDonald's may also be active MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to moderate gains for Wall Street on Thursday, as investors look ahead to key corporate results to help markets regain ground after losses this week.
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