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By Sue Chang and Mark DeCambre, MarketWatch Lululemon gets earnings lift SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks making notable moves in the market on Thursday: Gainers Shares of Staples Inc.(SPLS) and Office Depot Inc.(ODP) surged after activist hedge fund Starboard Value said it has built a 6% stake in Staples and 10% position in Office Depot, moves that could pressure a combination of those retailers, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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By Mark DeCambre, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks making notable moves in the market on Thursday: Gainers Shares of Staples Inc.(SPLS) and Office Depot Inc.(ODP) rose 10% and 8%, respectively, after activist hedge fund Starboard Value said it has built a 6% stake in Staples and 10% position in Office Depot, moves that could pressure a combination of those retailers, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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2014/11/25
By Charles Passy, MarketWatch When it comes to holiday gifts for the kids, Alaskans are all about hockey gear, New Yorkers put a premium on video game consoles and Coloradans swear by the classic Rubik's Cube.
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2014/12/23
By Charles Passy, MarketWatch When it comes to holiday gifts for the kids, Alaskans are all about hockey gear, New Yorkers put a premium on video game consoles and Coloradans swear by the classic Rubik's Cube.
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2015/1/21
Starboard Value said it has acquired a 13.2% stake in Insperity, which makes the activist investor the largest shareholder in the human resources outsourcing company.
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2014/10/31
By Tess Stynes Starbucks Corp.
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By Wallace Witkowski and Sue Chang, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Starbucks Corp.
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By Wallace Witkowski and Sue Chang, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Starbucks Corp.
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By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch Chesapeake narrows regular session loss on buyback plan SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Steelcase Inc. shares declined in the extended session Monday after the office-furnishings company's revenue for the third quarter fell short of Wall Street estimates.
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2014/12/1
By Brett Arends, MarketWatch Looking for next year's winners among this year's losers If you haven't already had enough turkey after the holiday weekend, there's plenty more available right now on Wall Street.
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2014/11/19
Illinois Tool Works Inc. Industrial Machinery 12% 14% 127% 17% Hess Corp.
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By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch S&P 500 companies with the biggest buybacks have tended to underperform this year Stock buybacks can be wonderful for shareholders if a company's sales and earnings are growing nicely; otherwise, they may help management divert attention from poor performance.
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2014/10/27
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures struggled to move higher Monday, as relief from the relatively sanguine results of a series of tests of the health of the European banking system were overshadowed by worry over weak German data.
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2014/12/22
By Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch Critical intelligence before the U.S. market opens "Yeah, there's definitely a lot of stingrays out there today," my 11-year-old daughter, ever the alarmist, randomly warned me on Sunday afternoon as we dipped our toes into the water.
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2015/1/2
By Jeff Reeves, MarketWatch 2014 may have been the year of the index fund, but active management still has advantages It's the end of another year, which means it's time kick around active managers and self-proclaimed stock pickers.
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2015/1/1
By Jeff Reeves, MarketWatch 2014 may have been the year of the index fund, but active management still has advantages It's the end of another year, which means it's time kick around active managers and self-proclaimed stock pickers.
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2014/12/3
By Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch Critical intelligence before the U.S. market opens The energy sector may be a mess, but, hey, at least Enron isn't crushing souls anymore.
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2015/1/20
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Netflix soars after beating estimates by wide margin NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended Tuesday's choppy session with marginal gains, as technology stocks led advances.
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By William Watts and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Retailers rise as holiday shopping season gets under way NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks posted a mixed finish in a holiday-shortened session Friday as energy shares got slammed a day after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries did nothing to alleviate a global supply glut.
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2015/1/20
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Morgan Stanley disappoints; Delta and Halliburton top estimates NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks erased big, early losses Tuesday, turning modestly higher in afternoon activity as worries about deflation gave way to expectations the European Central Bank will deliver more aggressive stimulus when it meets on Thursday.
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2014/12/31
By Victor Reklaitis and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks wrapped up a good year on a down note, as morning gains turned into sizeable losses on Wednesday.
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2014/12/4
By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retail, energy stocks also in spotlight NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks traded flat on Thursday afternoon, having erased sizable losses as a report raised fresh hopes about European Central Bank stimulus.
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2015/1/2
By Victor Reklaitis and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were on track for losses in 2015's first day of trading, hurt by disappointing economic news and pushing the S&P 500 down nearly 2% for this holiday-shortened week.
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2015/1/20
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Morgan Stanley disappoints; Delta and Halliburton top estimates NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks trimmed losses but remained under pressure Tuesday, weighed down by escalating nervousness over deflationary pressures that have sent investors flocking to haven assets such as gold and government bonds.
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2014/11/10
By Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch The stock market was short on fireworks last week, with no single day registering a move of even close to 1% in either direction.
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2014/12/4
By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Sharing the spotlight: ECB, energy and retail NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market finished with small losses Thursday, having faded after jumping to intraday records in the early afternoon.
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2015/1/2
By Victor Reklaitis and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks gave up all their morning gains following weaker-than-expected readings for construction spending and the Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index.
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2014/10/29
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The Stoxx Europe 600 index closed at its highest level in three weeks on Wednesday as investors waited for a statement from the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee.
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2014/11/7
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stock markets ended a volatile session on a downbeat note on Friday, with the benchmark stock index erasing its weekly gain.
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2014/11/4
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Farewell, European stock market gains.
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