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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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2015/1/8
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Fed's Evans says rate hike not needed until 2016 MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures rallied Thursday, lifted by perceived dovish comments by a Federal Reserve member and investor hopes that Wednesday's gains will extend as oil prices continued to creep higher.
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2014/10/30
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures trimmed early losses on Thursday, as investors digested robust economic reports a day after the Federal Reserve officially announced the conclusion of its bond-purchasing initiative.
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2014/11/6
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures rose after the European Central Bank president Mario Draghi reiterated the bank is looking to expand its balance sheet to levels not seen since early 2012.
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2014/11/25
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Tiffany falls 1.4% premarket after reporting earnings NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks looked set to extend their record run on Tuesday, with futures moving higher after an upward revision to GDP data.
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2014/11/13
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Strategist says a short-term correction is coming MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures tracked global markets higher on Thursday as investors readied for weekly jobless claims and focused on retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc., but strategists continued to voice concerns over a potential correction for stocks.
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2014/12/2
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Auto makers due to report sales, oil, gold give up gains MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were pointing to a rebound on Tuesday after a bruising on Monday, but a big retreat in commodity prices were putting some pressure on premarket gains.
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2014/12/2
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Auto makers due to report sales, oil, gold give up gains MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were pointing to a rebound on Tuesday after a bruising prior session, but big pullbacks in commodity prices were casting a shadow over those gains.
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2014/11/5
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was poised for a stronger start on Wednesday, with stock futures gaining after Republicans retook control of the Senate after a string of midterm election victories on Tuesday.
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2014/11/7
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures were balanced on the flat line Friday as investors waited for all-important nonfarm payrolls data.
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2015/1/21
By Carla Mozee and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch ECB's Nowotny: Don't get 'overexcited' about Thursday MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures signaled another day of stock losses on Wednesday, with investors on edge ahead of an upcoming European Central Bank meeting and as the earnings season so far has delivered less than stellar results.
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2015/1/21
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch ECB's Nowotny: Don't get 'overexcited' about Thursday NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures signaled another day of stock losses on Wednesday, with investors on edge ahead of an upcoming European Central Bank meeting and as the earnings season so far has delivered less than stellar results.
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2015/1/14
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Copper plunges retail sales also ahead MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street could be looking at a fourth day of losses Wednesday, as stock futures took a hit along with commodities after the World Bank cut its outlook for the world economy.
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2014/12/16
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Russia hikes rates to 17%, stocks collapse MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was bracing for a volatile day on Tuesday, with stock futures pitching lower as a renewed plunge in oil prices and a sharp rise in Russian interest rates roiled financial markets.
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By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures indicated modest losses for Wall Street at the open on Friday, with the pullback coming after news of New York's first reported case of Ebola.
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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) -- U.S. stock futures were headed toward a higher open Friday, following a surprisingly strong employment report.
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2014/11/4
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures were pointing to a slightly lower, to flat, start for Wall Street after the European Commission slashed its growth forecasts for Europe.
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2014/10/28
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures trimmed earlier gains Tuesday, after government data showed orders for durable goods fell unexpectedly in September.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil prices pull back; BlackBerry sinks on deal denial MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures swung from sharp gains to sharp losses Thursday after the Swiss National Bank shocked investors by ditching its currency ceiling against the euro and slashing its deposit rate to negative 0.75%. The Swiss franc, long considered a haven, surged 14% against the euro (EURCHF). In equities, the Stoxx Europe 600 index plunged, surged and then pared those gains.
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2015/1/6
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures turned higher Tuesday, a day after a brutal selloff, but a continuing slide on oil prices could keep gains in check during Wall Street's trading day.
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2015/1/9
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Economy adds 252,000 jobs in December, unemployment rate at 5.6% NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures were pointing to a slightly positive open, reversing earlier losses, after Friday's strong jobs report underlined an improving labor market.
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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) -- Stock futures, already under pressure Thursday after a batch of weak economic indicators from Europe and China, extended losses slightly after jobless claims and CPI data were released.
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2014/12/23
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Tuesday, setting the S&P and Dow up to continue their record runs, with a packed calendar of data ahead.
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2014/12/23
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wall Street ahead of a packed calendar of data on Tuesday, setting up the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to continue their record runs.
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2014/10/28
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures jumped Tuesday, following gains in Europe.
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2014/11/11
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Strategist: S&P 500 could be a sell at 2,078 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock index futures nudged slightly higher on Tuesday as bulls seek to extend a four-day run of record closes for the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industiral Average, though the Veterans Day holiday could make for thin volume.
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2014/11/11
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Strategist: S&P 500 could be a sell at 2,078 MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures nudged higher on Tuesday, as investors waited to see if Wall Street's record run will continue, though a Veterans Day holiday could mean thinner volume.
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2015/1/14
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Tesla drops on Musk comment; Copper plunges on growth worries MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures dropped sharply early Wednesday before paring losses, as investors fretted about a downbeat World Bank global-growth forecast and deepening losses for commodities.
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2014/11/26
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Jobless claims spike, consumer spending ticks up NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pulled back on Wednesday after the first batch of economic data, slated to roll out Wednesday, came in softer than expected.
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2014/11/7
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures gave up modest post-payrolls gain and pointed to a lower open on Friday.
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