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2015/1/13
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Alcoa kicks off earnings season by beating Wall Street estimates NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- A morning rally in U.S. stocks was running out of steam on Tuesday, as investors grappled with falling oil prices and their effect on profits as the earnings season kicked off with a report from Alcoa Inc. Stocks surged in the morning, sending the Dow industrials up more than 270 points, on hopes the European Central Bank might implement quantitative easing soon.
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2015/1/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Oil prices drop to fresh 5-year lows NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The Dow plunged by more than 190 points during early morning trading Monday as concerns about a surging dollar and crude oil -- which was hitting five-year lows -- weighed heavily on investor sentiment.
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2014/12/9
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Global stocks under pressure, yuan suffers record loss NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks got whacked on Tuesday amid a brutal selloff in Asia and Europe, sparked by measures being employed by China to tighten lending and Greek's surprise move to hold important presidential elections next week.
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2015/1/14
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retail sales drop in December; Copper plunges on World Bank view NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market fell sharply on Wednesday, extending declines to four consecutive days, after surprisingly weak December retail sales cast a shadow on the pace of economic growth.
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2015/1/28
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Energy stocks sell off as oil slide resumes NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Early morning gains on Wall Street fizzled out, with the main indexes turning lower, as investors looked past the blowout earnings from Apple Inc. and turned their attention to the Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting.
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2015/1/22
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Central bank plans to buy EUR60 billion a month NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market pushed sharply higher on Thursday after experiencing choppy early trading, as investors digested the European Central Bank's long-awaited announcement of monetary stimulus program to revive the slumping eurozone economy.
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2015/1/29
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 2000 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks shook off early pessimism and turned higher in afternoon trade, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 160 points.
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2014/11/25
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch 3Q GDP revised upwards NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After a positive start to the day, U.S. stocks came under pressure amid a mixed bag of economic reports on Tuesday, highlighted by a report that showed consumer confidence dipping in November.
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2015/1/30
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch S&P 500 on track to record largest monthly loss in a year NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks moved lower on Friday and were on track to end January with its biggest monthly loss in 12 months.
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2015/1/12
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Goldman, Société Générale cut oil forecasts NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were off session lows but still in negative territory on Monday, as another slump in oil prices sent investors for cover and away from equities, piling into havens such as government bonds and gold.
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2014/12/19
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch S&P 500 scores biggest 2-day gain in more than 12 years NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- A surging U.S. stock market rallied to its best two-day gains in three years Thursday.
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2014/12/18
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch S&P 500 scores biggest 2-day gain in more than 12 years NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- A surging U.S. stock market rallied to its best two-day gains in three years Thursday.
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2014/12/18
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch S&P 500 scores biggest 2-day gain in more than 12 years NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- A surging U.S. stock market rallied to its best two-day gains in three years Thursday.
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2014/12/16
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Russia hikes rates to 17%, stocks collapse NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market suffered some of its most violent price swings since mid-October on Tuesday, as investors wrestled with volatility in oil and growing turmoil in Russia, exemplified by a spectacular decline of the ruble.
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2014/12/19
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Energy sector gains nearly 10% over the week NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--The U.S. stock market ended a turbulent week punctuated with collapse of the ruble, gyrations in the oil prices and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting, with the biggest weekly gain since October.
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2015/1/22
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Central bank plans to buy EUR60 billion a month NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market struggled to push higher on Thursday as investors digested the European Central Bank's long-awaited announcement of monetary stimulus program to revive the slumping eurozone economy.
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2015/1/29
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 2000 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks drifted in and out of negative territory as investors weighed a barrage of mixed earnings and a much stronger-than-expected jobless claims report.
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2014/12/29
By Victor Reklaitis and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks struggled for direction on Monday, as gains by energy-related names were offset by renewed worries about Greece.
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2014/12/23
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Economy grew at 5% pace in third quarter NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures extended gains after a surprisingly big upward revision to the third-quarter growth, putting the Dow industrials on track to open above 18,000 for the first time ever on Tuesday.
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2014/12/26
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil prices, gold shoot higher MADRID (MarketWatch) -- In what's setting up to be the usual low-volume post-Christmas day of trade, stocks still looked set to nab some gains on Friday, with futures peeking higher and oil and gold prices shooting north.
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2014/12/26
By Joseph Adinolfi and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch S&P has averaged a record close a week this year NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--The S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained on track to close at records Friday, putting a glow on the usual low-volume, day-after-Christmas session.
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2014/12/26
By Joseph Adinolfi and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Gold clings to weekly gain; oil sees choppy trade NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The S&P 500 index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit intraday records shortly after the market opened Friday, putting a glow on what's expected to be the usual low-volume day-after-Christmas session.
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2014/12/30
By Victor Reklaitis and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch All benchmarks on track for solid yearly gains NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks dropped Tuesday, catching their breath after the S&P 500 on Monday scored its 53rd record close of the year.
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2014/12/29
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures were pointing to a lower and quieter start Monday on Wall Street, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average at risk of losing its grip on the 18,000 handle it reached last week.
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2014/11/28
By William Watts and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Airlines rally after oil-price slide NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat start Friday for Wall Street, with energy companies expected to weigh on the market a day after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries sent oil prices into collapse by deciding to stand pat on its production target.
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2015/1/29
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Weekly jobless claims, home sales ahead MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Ford Motor Co.
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2014/12/12
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures slumped on Friday as precipitous declines in oil prices stoked fears that the global economy is succumbing to deflation.
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2014/12/12
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a red open on Wall Street on Friday, as a further slump in oil prices continued to dampen the investment mood and fanned fears of an imminent stock-market correction.
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2014/12/18
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oracle, Jabil Circuit could gain after upbeat results MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a lift for Wall Street on Thursday, with investors cautiously optimistic that the Federal Reserve will take a slow and steady approach to rising interest rates after its last meeting of the year.
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2015/1/22
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Central bank plans to buy EUR60 billion a month through September 2016 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures swung wildly on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced its long-anticipated plant to breathe new live into the slumping eurozone economy through the purchases of debt.
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