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By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were mainly lower on Monday, with the S&P 500 taking a break from its record rise, as Wall Street considered earnings and Tuesday's delayed release of the nonfarm-payrolls report for September.
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2014/3/18
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market edged up on Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin said he did not seek to partition Ukraine, while signing a treaty to annex Crimea.
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2014/4/10
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The Nasdaq Composite suffered its worst day since late 2011 on Thursday as investors fled biotech, Internet and other high-growth stocks, the sectors that had led the last leg up of the maturing bull market.
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2014/2/23
By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Last week was a banner week for tech mergers with Facebook Inc.'s deal to acquire messaging service WhatsApp Inc., and that could point to a big year for tech deals, possibly the next big driver for stocks.
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2014/2/24
By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Last week was a banner week for tech mergers with Facebook Inc.'s deal to acquire messaging service WhatsApp Inc., and that could point to a big year for tech deals, possibly the next big driver for stocks.
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2014/4/10
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks sold off on Thursday, as dumping of the previously high-flying small-caps as well as biotech and Internet stocks again spilled into the broader market.
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2014/4/10
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks sold off on Thursday, as dumping of the previously high-flying small-caps as well as biotech and Internet stocks again spilled into the broader market.
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By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks finished another week of gains with the S&P 500 index at a record high after earnings from large technology companies Microsoft Corp.
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2014/2/19
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks reversed earlier gains and moved lower on Wednesday after Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart said he expects a mid-2015 interest-rate hike while the IMF warned of a still-weak economic recovery with significant risks remaining.
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By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks rallied Friday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average on track for its best weekly gain since January as the government reports showed the economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter.
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2013/12/13
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks tried to break a three-day skid Friday, sending the Nasdaq Composite back above 4,000, as investors looked toward a Federal Reserve meeting next week that could start the curtailment of the Fed's equities-boosting stimulus program.
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By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks tried to break a three-day skid Friday, sending the Nasdaq Composite back above 4,000, as investors looked toward a Federal Reserve meeting next week that could start the curtailment of the Fed's equities-boosting stimulus program.
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2013/12/20
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks rose on Friday as the data revisions showed the economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter, setting the stage for the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average to reach new all-time highs.
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By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks edged higher on Thursday, boosted by a pair of upbeat economic reports, which showed a surprise drop in a number of people claiming unemployment benefits and an uptick in retails sales in February.
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By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market was volatile on Wednesday, with investors undecided about whether to extend the prior session's blockbuster rally, after the first two economic reports of the day disappointed.
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2014/3/27
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market extended losses Thursday, as investors found little solace from generally positive economic reports, sending the S&P 500 into negative territory for the year.
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By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market traded in a narrow range on Wednesday, with investors undecided about whether to extend the prior session's blockbuster rally, after the first two economic reports of the day disappointed.
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By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market traded in a choppy but narrow range on Wednesday, as investors reacted mildly to a slew of disappointing and inconclusive economic reports.
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By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks traded sideways on Tuesday as investors mulled a pair of disappointing economic reports and a drop in profit from blue-chip Coca-Cola Co.
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2013/10/22
By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks gained on Tuesday, further propelling the S&P 500's record rise, as the September nonfarm-payrolls report supported the notion that the Federal Reserve's monthly bond purchases would continue into next year.
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2013/10/17
By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks ended mostly higher on Thursday, lifting the S&P 500 to a record finish, as Wall Street turned from the latest fiscal drama on Capitol Hill to corporate earnings that included better-than-expected results from Verizon Communications Inc. Quarterly reports also included disappointing third-quarter revenue from a handful of high-profile companies, including Dow components International Business Machines Corp.
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2014/1/21
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed mostly higher on Tuesday, though disappointing earnings results from Verizon Communications Inc and the Travelers Cos.
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2013/10/3
By Wallace Witkowski and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed lower Thursday after bouncing off intraday lows following a report that House Speaker John Boehner is determined to prevent a federal default as the Treasury Department warned that such a default would have potentially catastrophic effects.
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By Kate Gibson and Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed lower on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 falling from a record, as investors assessed mixed results from U.S. corporations, including a disappointment from equipment-maker Caterpillar Inc. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) declined 54.33 points, or 0.4%, to close at 15,413.33, with 21 of its 30 components in negative terrain.
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2013/10/15
By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks cleared the bulk of their losses to turn little changed on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 index extending gains into a fifth session, as investors embraced talk of a bipartisan effort to reopen government operations and raise the nation's debt limit.
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By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks fell on Monday afternoon, with the S&P 500 pausing from its record climb, as Wall Street considered earnings and Tuesday's delayed release of the nonfarm-payrolls report for September.
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By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks fell on Monday, halting a three-session rise for the Dow industrials and S&P 500 index, as an agreement to raise the U.S. debt ceiling remained elusive.
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2013/10/14
By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Monday, halting a three-session rise for the Dow industrials and S&P 500 index, as an agreement to raise the U.S. debt ceiling remained elusive.
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By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 index retreating from a three-week high, as investors evaluated budget moves on Capitol Hill and earnings from corporations including Citigroup Inc. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) dropped 55.13 points, or 0.4%, to 15,250.40. Less than 20 points from its record close of 1,725.52 hit on Sept.
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2013/10/15
By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks declined on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 index retreating from a three-week high, as investors evaluated budget moves on Capitol Hill and earnings from corporations including Citigroup Inc. House Republican leaders were expected to hold a news conference after a closed-door session, but Bloomberg News and Politico reported House leaders would advance their own version of a bill to halt the 15-day partial government shutdown and raise the debt limit.
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