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By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were higher on Thursday, as investors shrugged off a larger-than-expected jump in jobless claims and mixed earnings from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Kohl's Corp.
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2014/8/12
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Kate Spade tumbles, Intercept shares jump -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks edged lower Tuesday as investors remained jittery amid tension between Ukraine and Russia and lingering concerns about sectarian wars in the Middle East.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock prices were slightly lower early Thursday, as investors appeared eager to book profits after the main benchmarks recorded their biggest one-day gains of the year in the previous session.
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2014/7/28
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market edged lower Monday as excitement from a flurry of deal news, including the takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc. by Dollar Tree Inc. proved unsustainable in light of weak housing data.
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2014/9/12
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks opened modestly lower Friday as investors found little comfort from a rise in monthly retail sales.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks moved lower on Tuesday as investors digested earnings beats and misses, but kept their attention firmly focused on Apple Inc.'s hotly anticipated product event later in the day.
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2014/9/11
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The main benchmarks on Wall Street were stuck in negative territory on Thursday, as an unexpected increase in weekly jobless claims and falling commodities prices encouraged investors to remain cautious.
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By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks stepped higher on Wednesday afternoon, shaking off a dip that came after Federal Reserve minutes indicated policy makers talked at their last meeting about hiking interest rates sooner than anticipated.
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2014/7/28
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market ended Monday's choppy trading session mostly higher as investors weighed soft housing data against a flurry of deal news, including the takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc. by Dollar Tree Inc. Sales of existing homes in June fell, marking the first decline in four months.
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2014/7/29
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended Tuesday's choppy trading session lower, as investors turned cautious after the European Union and the President Barack Obama announced a new round of sanctions against Russia for its role in Ukraine's deadly civil war.
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2014/9/10
By Anora Mahmudova and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks rose Wednesday, bouncing back from morning losses, as Apple Inc. and other tech stocks helped lead the way higher.
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By Victor Reklaitis and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday, shaking off a dip that came after Federal Reserve minutes indicated that policy makers talked at their last meeting about a sooner-than-anticipated hike to interest rates.
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2014/8/12
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Kate Spade tumbles, Intercept shares jump -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended Tuesday's choppy session slightly lower as investors remained jittery amid tension between Ukraine and Russia and lingering concerns about sectarian wars in the Middle East.
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2014/9/15
By Anora Mahmudova and Karen Friar, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Monday with losses led by technology and small-cap stocks as investors continued to unload riskier position ahead of this week's pivotal Federal Reserve policy meeting.
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2014/10/16
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--An attempted rebound by the U.S. stock market Thursday fizzled out by the end of the session, as the main benchmarks wrapped up another rocky trading day essentially flat.
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2014/10/13
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market ended Monday's volatile session sharply lower as selling intensified at the last hour.
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2014/9/3
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)-- Falling Apple Inc. shares dragged the S&P 500 lower in Wednesday trading.
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2014/9/8
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended lower on Monday as investors turned cautious after five straight weeks of gains that sent the main benchmarks to record highs.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market ended a choppy Monday trading session lower as investors appeared to book profits after last week's rally.
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2014/9/4
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Optimism following the European Central Bank's surprise interest-rate cuts and new bond-buying program fizzled out by mid-afternoon Thursday on Wall Street, as indexes dipped into the red.
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2014/8/7
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Weekly jobless claims drop below 300,000 -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com Weekly jobless claims drop below 300,000 -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks erased opening gains and moved lower on Thursday, as deteriorating situation between Russia and Ukraine sapped risk appetite globally.
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2014/8/6
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Wallgreen, Time Warner losses shave off nearly 2 points off S&P 500 -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks edged higher on Wednesday, erasing early losses as investors shrugged off worries about geopolitical risks and downbeat European economic news.
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2014/9/5
By Sara Sjolin and Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--U.S. stocks shrugged off earlier pessimism Friday after a weaker-than-expected jobs report with sessions gains trimming what would have been weekly losses.
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2014/9/17
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks extended early gains after an anxious day of trading ahead of the closely-watched Federal Open Market Committee meeting.
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2014/10/7
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market fell on Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a triple-digit loss in early trading.
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2014/8/22
By Victor Reklaitis and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open for the stock market on Friday ahead of Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen taking center stage at a high-profile gathering of the world's central bankers.
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2014/10/10
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were trading in the red on Friday as the key equities benchmarks are poised to record weekly losses after a roller-coaster week of up-and-down trading.
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By Victor Reklaitis and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks slumped Thursday, led by the technology and energy sectors, resuming this week's downtrend that has come after equities finished at record levels last week.
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2014/8/7
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Another drop in jobless claims has fleeting impact on stocks -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com Another drop in jobless claims has fleeting impact on stocks -Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market ended Thursday's session with modest losses, as investors moved out of riskier assets and into gold and U.S. Treasurys.
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2014/9/15
By Anora Mahmudova and Karen Friar, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks drifted lower on Monday ahead of this week's Federal Reserve policy meeting, as some investors expect the central bank to adopt a more hawkish tone in its statement.
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