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2014/11/17
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Dow flirts with record territory NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After flipping between small gains and losses in a choppy trading day, U.S. stocks ended fractionally higher.
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2014/12/1
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Weak Black Friday sales could hit retailers NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks fell sharply on Monday, as investors returned from holidays to a batch of depressing economic news from China and turbulence in the oil and metals markets.
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2014/10/14
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market ended Tuesday's choppy session posting marginal gains.
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2014/11/19
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retailers rise after upbeat earnings NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market rocked back and forth in the wake of the latest minutes from the last month's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee before closing marginally lower on Wednesday.
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2014/11/17
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Industrial production falls unexpectedly in October NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks edged higher in Monday trading, as the market switched between small gains and losses in a choppy trading day marked by hopeful comments from Europe's lead central banker, and not-so-stellar economic data out of Japan and the U.S. Despite positive momentum in the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average, main benchmarks have remained under pressure since early this morning when Japan surprised markets by reporting that it fell into a recession.
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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 fell Wednesday, an indicator that major indexes might struggle to log a sixth consecutive session of record highs as European stocks and oil prices fall.
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2014/11/20
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Small stocks rallied; Russell 2000 gains 1.1% NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market finished Thursday's mostly subdued trading session slightly higher.
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2014/9/18
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at record levels on Thursday as investors welcomed the Federal Reserve's commitment to low interest rates long after the ending of monetary stimulus.
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2014/11/11
By William Watts and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch U.S. stocks eke out Tuesday gains NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks finished Tuesday's thinly-traded sideways session essentially flat, but still mustered enough forward momentum to post record highs for the fifth straight trading session.
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2014/10/31
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market rallied on Friday, sending the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average into record territory, after a surprise stimulus plan from the Bank of Japan was announced.
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2014/12/1
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Weak Black Friday sales hit retailers NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks fell on Monday as disappointing economic data from China and Europe triggered a bout of selling in global equity markets.
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2014/11/10
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, pushing the main benchmarks into record territory for the fourth straight session.
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2014/11/25
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Russell 2000 rises 1.2% NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at record levels on Monday, but it was the small-caps and the Nasdaq Composite who stole the show.
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2014/11/24
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Russell 2000 rises 1.2% NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at record levels on Monday, but it was the small-caps and the Nasdaq Composite who stole the show.
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2014/12/9
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Global stocks under pressure, yuan suffers record loss NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market rebounded on Wednesday, erasing steep opening losses sparked by China's tightening of lending rules and Greece's surprise elections announcement.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil, gold prices rebound NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Big gains in energy, materials and industrials sectors, following a rebound in oil and gold prices, helped propel the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to record levels on Wednesday.
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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)--The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average ended slightly higher on Wednesday, scoring their 47th and 30th record closes this year, respectively.
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2014/11/25
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch The Dow and S&P 500 end a three-day run of gains NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended Tuesday's back-and-forth session marginally lower, snapping a three-day run on the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After a sharp selloff in U.S. stocks on Friday the main benchmarks recorded their deepest weekly declines in more than two years.
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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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2014/9/16
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks in the U.K. slipped Tuesday, with SABMiller shares giving back some of the gains they made in the previous session.
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2014/9/16
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks in the U.K. fell Tuesday, with SABMiller PLC shares giving back some gains made in the previous session, but an upgrade for Pearson PLC guided the publisher's shares higher.
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By Wallace Witkowski and Sue Chang, MarketWatch Williams-Sonoma shares rally after earnings report SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Salesforce.com Inc. shares declined in the extended session Wednesday after the cloud-computing company's weak outlook trumped its slight beat for the third quarter.
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2014/10/3
By Shira Ovide In a glimpse of the financial stakes in the smartphone-patent wars, Microsoft Corp.
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By Sue Chang and Ben Eisen, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks making notable moves in the stock market on Thursday.
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2014/10/29
By Sara Sjolin and Ben Eisen, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Here are some companies whose shares made notable moves in European trade on Wednesday: Risers Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV rallied 13% after the company it will spin off Ferrari SpA into a separate company and list a 10% stake on the market.
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2014/11/12
By Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch Corn could be the play in this slow-moving market If you're reading this, it means the "Break the Internet" campaign waged by Paper Magazine with the help of the poster child of protruding posteriors has failed.
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2014/12/2
By David Kudla Ford shares are poised for a Santa Claus rally of their own and a happy new year, as the company's investments in 2014 start to pay off going into 2015.
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