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2014/10/21
Verizon Communications (VZ) reported a third-quarter profit attributable to the company of $3.79 billion, or 89 cents a share, compared with earnings of $2.23 billion, or 78 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
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By Sue Chang and Angela Johnson, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks making notable moves in the stock market on Wednesday: Gainers Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.(VRTX): Vertex has decided to discontinue the Incivek hepatitis C drug by October, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
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The upcoming initial public offering of Vivint Solar, a unit of Blackstone Group, is likely to apply near-term pressure on shares of SolarCity Corp.
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By Claudia Assis, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Vivint Solar Inc., which enjoyed a share rally after its initial public offering, could tap into its former parent customer base to grow its business, the solar installer's CEO told MarketWatch on Wednesday.
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2014/10/16
By Ben Eisen, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--As volatility re-enters the bond markets, not all asset classes are acting the same way.
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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) Chief Financial Officer Charles Holley on Wednesday cut the company's sales outlook this year to a gain of 2% to 3% from a prior guidance of 3% to 5%. The currency's gains are reducing the company's overseas sales when translated back to the dollars.
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By Shelly Banjo and Stephanie Armour Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday it is cutting health insurance for more of its part-time workers, as the nation's largest private employer takes steps to rein in rising health-care costs.
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2014/9/10
Wal-Mart will sell the 16-gigabyte iPhone 6 for $179 on a two-year contract with Verizon, AT&T or Sprint.
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By Angela Johnson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks that could make notable moves on Thursday: Cisco Systems Inc.(CSCO): The network-equipment company's fiscal fourth-quarter profit beat analysts' estimates but shares fell 3% in after-hours trade as the company said it plans to cut up to 6,000 jobs.
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By Angela Johnson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks that could make notable moves on Thursday: Cisco Systems Inc.(CSCO): The network-equipment company's fiscal fourth-quarter profit beat analysts' estimates but shares fell 3% in after-hours trade as the company said it plans to cut up to 6,000 jobs.
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By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Wednesday it will halve the growth of supercenters at Walmart U.S., its biggest unit and a key investment focus, to devote more spending to online operations.
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2014/10/17
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. pushed down prices for some generic prescription drugs to just $4 eight years ago, setting a new industry standard.
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CHICAGO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of drugstore chain Walgreen (WAG) were down more than 13% in premarket trading Wednesday as the retailer's CEO, Gregory Wasson, reportedly confirmed on a conference call that executives of the Deerfield, Ill.-based company had considered but dismissed the idea of shifting its headquarters to Europe for corporate-tax advantage.
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CHICAGO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of drugstore chain Walgreen (WAG) were down more than 15% in premarket trading Wednesday as the retailer's CEO, Gregory Wasson, reportedly confirmed on a conference call that executives of the Deerfield, Ill.-based company had considered but dismissed the idea of shifting its headquarters to Europe for corporate-tax advantage.
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2014/9/30
By Sue Chang, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Tuesday's session are Ford Motor Co.
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By Steve Goldstein, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Shares of pharmacy chain Walgreen fell as much as 8% on Tuesday on a published report that the company would not employ a controversial practice that could save it hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes each year.
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WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Walgreen's (WAG) will not invert as it takes over British pharmacy chain Alliance Boots, Sky News reported, citing unnamed sources.
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2014/9/18
By David Weidner, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- You'd think after bringing the global economy to its knees just a few years ago, Wall Street would clean up its act.
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2014/10/8
By Peter Tuchman My name is Peter Tuchman, and I've been a proud and honored broker and member of the New York Stock Exchange for more than 25 years.
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2014/8/3
By Quentin Fottrell, MarketWatch Dating website eHarmony is launching a service for bosses and employees -Quentin Fottrell; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com Watch out, LinkedIn (LNKD) . There's a new jobs matchmaker in town.
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2014/8/2
By Quentin Fottrell, MarketWatch Dating website eHarmony is launching a service for bosses and employees -Quentin Fottrell; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com Watch out, LinkedIn (LNKD) . There's a new jobs matchmaker in town.
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2014/8/1
By Quentin Fottrell, MarketWatch Dating website eHarmony is launching a service for bosses and employees -Quentin Fottrell; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com Watch out, LinkedIn (LNKD) . There's a new jobs matchmaker in town.
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2014/9/18
By Tomi Kilgore, MarketWatch Investors who buy the new U.S.-listed shares of Alibaba when they start trading on Friday, won't really be buying a piece of the Chinese online retail giant.
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2014/9/15
By Bill Sanderson Rising energy prices and falling costs for electricity-generating solar panels make rooftop solar installations a good way for millions of American homeowners to slash their electric bills.
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2014/8/3
By Chuck Jaffe, MarketWatch The iBillionaire Index ETF: brilliant or gimmick?
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2014/8/4
By Ben Eisen, MarketWatch Investors brace for the return of volatility -Ben Eisen; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- If the ups and downs of the past week have taught investors anything, it's that there are cracks in this 5 1/2-year-old bull market.
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2014/8/3
By Ben Eisen, MarketWatch Investors brace for the return of volatility -Ben Eisen; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- If the ups and downs of the past week have taught investors anything, it's that there are cracks in this 5 1/2-year-old bull market.
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Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is on course to lose over $1 billion on IBM shares (IBM) Monday, after the disappointing third-quarter results and said it would transfer its semiconductor operations to Globalfoundries Inc. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) is IBM's largest shareholder, with 70,173,978 shares as of the latest regulator filings, according to FactSet.
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2014/10/9
By Priya Anand, MarketWatch Investors who quickly read their brokerage statements and just glance at the bottom line have reason to look more closely, even at portfolios that are less active: There's a risk that cyber thieves could hack into your account and wire money to their own accounts, or make unauthorized trades to manipulate security prices.
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2014/7/28
By Priya Anand, MarketWatch Investors who quickly read their brokerage statements and just glance at the bottom line have reason to look more closely, even at portfolios that are less active: There's a risk that cyber thieves could hack into your account and wire money to their own accounts, or make unauthorized trades to manipulate security prices.
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