Articles From: UPDATE: U.S. stocks rise to kick off 2015; energy stocks dip as oil falls to UPDATE: U.S. stocks trim gains as oil slide persists


2015/1/2
By Victor Reklaitis and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks gained at the open in 2015's first day of trading, showing no trace of a hangover from their rough New Year's Eve.
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2014/10/24
By Victor Reklaitis and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks shook off a rocky start to extend modest gains on Friday.
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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 U.S. stock market moved higher on Friday after a surprisingly strong jobs report, sending the S&P 500 and Dow industrials to intraday record levels.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Strategist says a short-term correction is coming NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock prices edged higher, boosted by better-than-expected quarterly results, from the likes of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., and reports of a few high-profile mergers, including Berkshire Hathaway's move to purchase battery maker Duracell.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Goldman, Société Générale cut oil forecasts NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks began the week on a sour note 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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2015/1/6
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch 10-year Treasury yield at 1.9% NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Selling pressure on Wall Street intensified on Tuesday, sending the S&P 500 below the 2,000 level, as slumping oil prices and weaker-than-expected economic reports sent investors running for cover.
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2014/12/11
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retail sales jump in November, weekly jobless claims drop NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- A rally in the U.S. stock market, sparked by robust consumer spending data on Thursday, fizzled out by the end of the session as indexes pulled back from session highs, prompted by a renewed slide in oil prices.
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2014/11/12
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Strategist: 2,040 proving a tough barrier for the S&P 500 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended Wednesday's choppy session essentially flat, as the main indexes struggled to stay in record territory.
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2014/12/18
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Dow jumps 250+ points NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market rallied on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve said it "can be patient" about the timing of its first rate hike, signalling increases will be slow and steady.
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2014/12/17
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch S&P 500, Dow score best one-day gains of 2014 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average scored their best one-day gains of 2014 Wednesday, shrugging off falling-oil worries and global deflationary concerns, after the Federal Reserve conveyed a more dovish posture at the conclusion of its two-day meeting.
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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 on Thursday, as steady oil prices and dovish comments by a Federal Reserve member pushed investors into buy mode.
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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 on Thursday, as steady oil prices and dovish comments by a Federal Reserve member pushed investors into buy mode.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Grantham: Another 10% run and then S&P will crash NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After a five-day spell when the S&P 500 moved by less than 0.1% amid low volumes, Tuesday's lively, trading action amounted to a relative rally for U.S. stocks.
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2014/12/11
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retail sales jump in November, weekly jobless claims drop NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--Stronger-than-expected economic reports boosted confidence among U.S. equity investors, sending the Dow Industrials soaring more 200 points.
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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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2015/1/15
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2014/12/15
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil resumes selloff NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks trimmed opening gains and struggled to move higher on Monday, as investors weighed a trio of mixed economic reports and a renewed selloff in oil prices.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch AbbVie jumps on FDA's hepatitis C drug approval NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After a robust snap-back rally last week, U.S. stocks struggled to keep momentum on Monday in a shortened Christmas week.
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2014/11/26
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Jobless claims spike, consumer sentiment dips in November NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were virtually unchanged, albeit modestly higher, on Wednesday as investors assessed a deluge of weaker-than-expected economic data ahead of Thanksgiving.
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2014/11/25
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch 3Q GDP revised upwards NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Trading action on Wall Street was mostly subdued on Tuesday, as investors reacted to a series of economic data, highlighted by a surprise dip in consumer confidence index.
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2014/11/21
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch China's central bank cuts interest rates NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--U.S. stocks pared most of their early morning gains on Friday as the rally triggered by a fresh dose of liquidity from China's central bank and dovish comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi faded by afternoon.
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2014/11/20
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch European PMI data was weakest in 16 months NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks struggled to advance on Thursday, as investors took stock of a hodgepodge of economic data.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch WTI oil futures fall bellow $50 a barrel NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were clobbered Monday in an indiscriminate sell-off triggered by a renewed plunge in crude oil prices and surging dollar, which left the Dow and the S&P with their worst losses since October.
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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) -- U.S. stocks rebounded sharply from a two-day decline, with the Dow industrials jumping more than 260 points shortly after Tuesday's opening bell.
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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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2014/10/23
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market moved sharply higher on Thursday, as investors cheered upbeat manufacturing data from eurozone and better-than-expected earnings from Caterpillar Inc, 3M Co and General Motors.
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2014/10/23
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Thursday's positive momentum, fueled by upbeat eurozone data and better-than-expected earnings results, sent key stock benchmarks up more than 1%. Investors rushed into cyclical stocks, such as industrials and energy sector and unloaded investments considered safe, such as Treasurys, sending the yield on a 1-year Treasury note up 4 basis points to 2.27%. Strong quarterly results from Dow components, Caterpillar Inc., and 3M sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) at one point soaring 300 points.
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2015/1/8
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Materials, tech and energy sectors gain more than 2.2% each NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended Thursday with the largest advance in three weeks, as two days of steady oil prices along with dovish comments by a Federal Reserve member helped further fuel a buying frenzy begun Wednesday.
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By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Oil prices drop to fresh 5-year lows NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The Dow plunged almost 200 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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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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