Articles From: UPDATE: U.S. stocks lifted by gains in energy companies to UPDATE: U.S. stocks rise on jobs; Dow flirts with 18,000


By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil, gold prices rise NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were ticking higher Wednesday, partly driven by a gains in energy and materials as oil prices staged a modest rally.
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2014/11/6
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market was stalled at record levels on Thursday, as investors assessed the European Central Bank president Mario Draghi's dovish comments after the bank left the key interest rate unchanged.
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2015/1/7
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch J.C. Penney rallies after trading update NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to solid open on Wall Street on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite on track to break a five-day losing streak.
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2014/11/30
By Mark DeCambreThe Dow has ended positive in five straight Decembers starting in 2009 NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--U.S. stocks could use a bit of holiday cheer.
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2015/1/15
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Citi, B.of A.
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2014/11/14
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Baker Hughes, Halliburton climb on tie-up news NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks moved between small gains and losses on Friday as investors assessed a number of positive economic reports.
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By William Watts and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Retailers jump as holiday shopping season gets under way NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks are mixed, with energy shares under heavy pressure after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries sent oil prices skidding, while airlines and retailers rejoiced.
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2014/10/29
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After trading in a tight range for most of the session, U.S. stocks moved decidedly lower following the Federal Reserve's decision to end the last leg of it its bond-buying program.
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2015/1/9
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch After two days of big drops, then two days of big gains, more losses NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock markets were ending a volatile week on a cautious note Friday, as investors greeted a jobs report that showed strong job creation but weak wage growth with mixed feelings.
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2014/12/17
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch "Considerable time" language replaced with "can be patient" NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks shot up in a knee-jerk reaction after the Federal Reserve statement, which replaced the 'considerable time' with 'can be patient' wording.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch WTI oil futures dip to $50 a barrel NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were getting thrashed on Monday as concerns about a surging dollar and falling crude oil -- which was hitting five-year lows -- weighed heavily on investor sentiment.
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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) -- U.S. stocks pared some of their steep losses on Wednesday, as beaten-down oil prices settled higher, but indexes were still on track to close sharply lower for the fourth-straight trading session.
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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 were on pace to end with modest losses, having faded after jumping to intraday records Thursday.
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2015/1/8
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Fed's Evans says rate hike not needed until 2016 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures trimmed earlier gains but still pointed to a strong open for Wall Street on Thursday, as steady oil prices and dovish comments by a Federal Reserve member aided sentiment.
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2014/12/2
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Dow scores 32nd record close of 2014 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday, led by energy stocks as they shrugged off a decline in crude oil futures to rally back from their prior-day drubbing.
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2014/11/14
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Baker Hughes, Halliburton climb on tie-up news NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended Friday's uneven trading session fractionally higher, but still managed to post a fourth-straight weekly gain.
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2014/11/21
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch China's central bank cuts interest rates NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared in early trade, setting intraday records after a fresh dose of liquidity from China's central bank and dovish comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.
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2014/11/21
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch China's central bank cuts interest rates NEW YORK (MarketWatch)-- The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were up but off their session highs on Friday after a fresh dose of liquidity from China's central bank and dovish comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.
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2014/10/28
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. equity investors bid up prices on Tuesday ahead of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting, driving the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite into positive territory.
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2014/10/31
By Barbara Kollmeyer and Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market rallied on Friday, sending the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average into record territory, after a surprise fresh stimulus from the Bank of Japan.
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2014/12/16
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Russia hikes rates to 17%, stocks collapse NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks shook off early pessimism and moved sharply higher on Tuesday, following a complete recovery in oil prices, while foreign exchange markets remained volatile.
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2015/1/16
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil prices rally more than 5% NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended the roller-coaster week on a high note, as a rally in oil prices and calmer currency markets provided a rare boost of confidence.
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2014/11/6
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After a shaky start to the session, the U.S. stock market moved slightly higher on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average into record territory.
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2014/12/16
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Russia hikes rates to 17%, stocks collapse NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were moving modestly higher on Tuesday as a renewed plunge in oil prices and an epic collapse in the Russian ruble raised concerns of contagion in other markets.
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2014/12/12
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were lower on Friday and headed for their first weekly loss in two months as precipitous declines in oil prices continued to stoke fears that the global economy is succumbing to deflation.
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2014/12/12
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks sold off on Friday and headed for their first weekly loss in two months as precipitous declines in oil prices continued to stoke fears that the global economy is succumbing to deflation.
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2014/11/3
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market struggled to find a direction on Monday, as the key benchmarks retreated from record levels after a batch of mixed economic reports.
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2014/10/27
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks dipped in and out of negative territory on Monday, as investors flocked to stocks of large, dividend-paying companies over shares of those businesses tethered to the strength of the overall economy.
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2015/1/8
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Fed's Evans says rate hike not needed until 2016 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks rallied for the second-straight day Thursday, as steady oil prices and dovish comments by a Federal Reserve member pushed investors into buy mode.
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2014/12/5
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch 321,000 jobs added in November, unemployment rate at 5.8% NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at record levels on Friday, wrapping a seventh straight week with gains.
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