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2014/12/5
By Saumya Vaishampayan U.S. stocks rose Friday while bonds fell after data showed a strong pace of job creation in November, but didn't significantly alter investor expectations for a Federal Reserve rate increase in the second half of next year.
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2014/12/1
By Dan Strumpf Stocks retreated Monday as manufacturing data overseas raised fresh fears of slowing economic growth, while a disappointing Black Friday weekend weighed on U.S. retailers.
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2014/11/12
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Strategist: 2,040 proving a tough barrier for the S&P 500 MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures eased back on Wednesday, indicating that Wall Street could struggle to log a sixth session of record highs for major indexes, with Europe stocks and oil prices dropping.
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2014/11/14
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Baker Hughes climbs 7% premarket on Halliburton interest LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks on Wall Street were poised for a positive open on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average set to remain in record territory, ahead of retail sales and consumer-sentiment numbers.
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2014/11/28
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch Airlines rally after oil-price slide LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Energy companies posted hefty losses in U.S. premarket trade on Friday after a decision Thursday from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to maintain its production target sent oil prices collapsing.
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2014/10/10
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures dropped Friday, signaling Wall Street's major benchmarks were set to extend sharp losses for the week during which equities were rocked and volatility spiked on fears about slowing global growth.
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2014/12/12
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a red open on Wall Street on Friday, as a further slump in oil prices continued to dampen the investment mood and fanned fears of an imminent stock-market correction.
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2014/10/23
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was looking at a higher open on Thursday, with U.S. stock futures strengthening after key eurozone data came in better than anticipated.
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2014/11/3
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a slightly lower open for Wall Street on Monday after a heady two-week run, following weak manufacturing data out of China.
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2014/9/22
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures pointed to a weaker open for Wall Street on Monday as China-growth concerns bubbled to the surface again and raised questions as to whether the record run for Wall Street is going to hit a speed bump soon.
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2014/9/23
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures headed lower early Tuesday, as weak European data overshadowed better-than-expected Chinese manufacturing numbers, and as investors remained wary after a down day for Wall Street.
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2014/11/18
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Grantham: Another 10% run and then S&P will crash MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures dipped early Tuesday ahead of producer prices and housing data, with investors weighing up news of a snap election in Japan and better-than-expected data from Germany.
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2014/10/22
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street looks set for a lower opening on Wednesday, with U.S. stock futures pointing lower after strong gains in the previous session.
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2014/12/1
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Weak Black Friday sales could hit retailers LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. markets were headed for opening losses on Monday, as traders return from holiday to a string of negative headlines, from commodity prices collapsing anew, to downbeat data from China, and to weaker Black Friday sales.
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2014/9/29
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures were under pressure on Monday, on unrest in Hong Kong, an even-stronger dollar gains and expectations for strong jobs data later in the week.
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2014/11/20
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch European PMI data was weakest in 16 months MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures headed lower Thursday after a batch of weak economic indicators from Europe and China, with the U.S. also set for a big day of data on manufacturing, consumer prices and existing-home sales.
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2014/12/9
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Global stocks under pressure, yuan suffers record loss MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a rough start for Wall Street on Tuesday, amid fresh speculation the Federal Reserve may be close to pulling back its pledge to keep rates low, and as global markets tumbled on weak oil prices.
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2014/10/7
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street, with investors looking set to spend another session booking profits on recent gains, and as earnings season looms.
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2014/10/3
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a solid open on Wall Street on Friday as investors waited for the top-tier nonfarm-payrolls report, expected to show that the labor market rebounded in September.
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2014/10/15
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures drifted south on Wednesday, as pressure continued on commodities and with earnings from Bank of America Corp., American Express Co.
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2014/10/13
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a cautious start for Wall Street, with strategists eyeing key technical levels after major indexes last week suffered the worst weekly performance in more than two years.
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2014/11/19
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Staples, Lowe's, Target on tap to report early MADRID (MarketWatch) -- On the heels of yet another record session for major U.S. indexes, futures traded cautiously Wednesday, ahead of minutes of the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting that could shed light on policy makers' thinking.
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2014/10/14
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures traded flat Tuesday ahead of a batch of earnings --
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2014/12/4
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Sears, Dollar General due to report ahead of the bell LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were pointing to a flat start for Wall Street on the heels of another record-breaking action, with Thursday's session hinging on a European Central Bank meeting and news conference, as well as on weekly jobless claims data.
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2014/10/1
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures largely stuck to the flat line on Wednesday, ahead of a busy lineup of data that includes the latest on private-sector employment, readings on manufacturing, and car-sales numbers.
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2014/9/17
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock market futures stuck to the flat line on Wednesday, as lingering nervousness over the conclusion of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting was balanced by news that China's central bank has flooded its lenders with liquidity.
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2014/9/18
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to gains at the start of trading on Thursday, boosted by news of more stimulus out of China, as investors awaited an update on housing starts and weekly jobless claims.
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2014/10/30
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a wary start for Wall Street on Thursday, after what most see as a more hawkish view out of the Federal Reserve, which one strategist says could usher in more volatility for markets.
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2014/9/19
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pushed higher on Friday, ahead of one of the world's biggest initial public offerings ever, and as news Scotland will stay in the U.K. removed some uncertainty for markets.
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2014/11/5
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was poised for a stronger start on Wednesday, with stock futures gaining after Republicans retook control of the Senate after numerous victories in midterm elections.
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