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By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were higher on Thursday, as investors shrugged off a larger-than-expected jump in jobless claims and mixed earnings from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Kohl's Corp.
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2014/8/12
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Kate Spade tumbles, Intercept shares jump -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks edged lower Tuesday as investors remained jittery amid tension between Ukraine and Russia and lingering concerns about sectarian wars in the Middle East.
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2014/7/28
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market edged lower Monday as excitement from a flurry of deal news, including the takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc. by Dollar Tree Inc. proved unsustainable in light of weak housing data.
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2014/6/27
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market edged lower on Friday and is set to finish the week with modest losses as escalating violence in Iraq and concerns about slow economic growth in the U.S. weigh on investors.
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2014/9/12
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks opened modestly lower Friday as investors found little comfort from a rise in monthly retail sales.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks moved lower on Tuesday as investors digested earnings beats and misses, but kept their attention firmly focused on Apple Inc.'s hotly anticipated product event later in the day.
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2014/9/11
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The main benchmarks on Wall Street were stuck in negative territory on Thursday, as an unexpected increase in weekly jobless claims and falling commodities prices encouraged investors to remain cautious.
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2014/7/2
By Victor Reklaitis and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks inched higher Wednesday, building slightly on the prior day's record-setting advance, as a better-than-expected report on private-sector hiring underscored the economy's recent strength.
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By Victor Reklaitis and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks mostly inched higher Wednesday, building slightly on the prior day's sizeable advance, as a better-than-expected report on private-sector hiring underscored the economy's recent strength.
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By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks stepped higher on Wednesday afternoon, shaking off a dip that came after Federal Reserve minutes indicated policy makers talked at their last meeting about hiking interest rates sooner than anticipated.
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2014/6/19
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended Thursday's choppy session modestly higher, as the S&P 500 eked out a gain, finishing at a record level for the 21st time this year.
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2014/7/28
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market ended Monday's choppy trading session mostly higher as investors weighed soft housing data against a flurry of deal news, including the takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc. by Dollar Tree Inc. Sales of existing homes in June fell, marking the first decline in four months.
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2014/7/29
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended Tuesday's choppy trading session lower, as investors turned cautious after the European Union and the President Barack Obama announced a new round of sanctions against Russia for its role in Ukraine's deadly civil war.
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2014/9/10
By Anora Mahmudova and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks rose Wednesday, bouncing back from morning losses, as Apple Inc. and other tech stocks helped lead the way higher.
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By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday, shaking off a dip that came after Federal Reserve minutes indicated that policy makers talked at their last meeting about a sooner-than-anticipated hike to interest rates.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market closed modestly higher, boosted by better-than-expected inflation and housing reports as well as a flood of second-quarter earnings reports.
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2014/7/21
By Barbara Kollmeyer and Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday as investors remained jittery amid escalating war in Gaza and possible tougher sanctions against Russia.
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2014/7/21
By Barbara Kollmeyer and Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday as investors remained jittery amid escalating war in Gaza and possible tougher sanctions against Russia.
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2014/7/7
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market on Monday gave up some of last week's gains that sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average above 17,000 for the first time.
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2014/8/12
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Kate Spade tumbles, Intercept shares jump -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended Tuesday's choppy session slightly lower as investors remained jittery amid tension between Ukraine and Russia and lingering concerns about sectarian wars in the Middle East.
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2014/7/10
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market fell, but ended well off the day's lows, as a decision by one of Portugal's biggest banks to delay a debt payment reminded investors of the fragility of Europe's banking system.
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2014/9/15
By Anora Mahmudova and Karen Friar, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Monday with losses led by technology and small-cap stocks as investors continued to unload riskier position ahead of this week's pivotal Federal Reserve policy meeting.
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2014/9/3
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)-- Falling Apple Inc. shares dragged the S&P 500 lower in Wednesday trading.
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2014/9/8
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended lower on Monday as investors turned cautious after five straight weeks of gains that sent the main benchmarks to record highs.
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2014/6/30
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2014/9/4
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Optimism following the European Central Bank's surprise interest-rate cuts and new bond-buying program fizzled out by mid-afternoon Thursday on Wall Street, as indexes dipped into the red.
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2014/8/7
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Weekly jobless claims drop below 300,000 -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com Weekly jobless claims drop below 300,000 -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks erased opening gains and moved lower on Thursday, as deteriorating situation between Russia and Ukraine sapped risk appetite globally.
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2014/8/6
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Wallgreen, Time Warner losses shave off nearly 2 points off S&P 500 -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks edged higher on Wednesday, erasing early losses as investors shrugged off worries about geopolitical risks and downbeat European economic news.
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2014/9/5
By Sara Sjolin and Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--U.S. stocks shrugged off earlier pessimism Friday after a weaker-than-expected jobs report with sessions gains trimming what would have been weekly losses.
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2014/8/22
By Victor Reklaitis and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open for the stock market on Friday ahead of Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen taking center stage at a high-profile gathering of the world's central bankers.
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