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2014/5/5
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday, as investors shrugged off earlier worries over the slowing economy in China and deteriorating situation in Ukraine.
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2014/5/23
By Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks edged higher Friday, staying on track for weekly gains and lifting the S&P 500 above its prior record close.
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2014/4/30
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street stocks swung wildly after the release of the Federal Open Market Committee statement on Wednesday.
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2014/5/7
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market reversed opening gains and turned negative in early trade on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen began testifying in front of the Joint Economic Committee of Congress.
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2014/5/22
By Peter Evans and Atsuko Fukase Unilever PLC said it would sell its North American pasta-sauces business under the Ragú and Bertolli brands to Japan's Mizkan Group for $2.15 billion, accelerating the Anglo-Dutch company's move away from its once-core foods business and marking another big overseas deal for a Japanese firm.
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2014/4/29
By MarketWatch Genworth Financial beats earnings expectations Genworth Financial Inc.(GNW)on Tuesday said first-quarter profit was up 79% to $184 million, or 37 cents a share, compared to $103 million, or 21 cents a share, in the same period a year ago.
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2014/5/8
By MarketWatch Rocket Fuel shares plunge after earnings Rocket Fuel Inc.(FUEL)shares plunged in after-hours trade Thursday after the company provided a lower-than-expected revenue outlook for the second quarter.
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2014/5/14
By MarketWatch Cisco revenue falls, but results beat estimates Cisco Systems(CSCO)on Wednesday reported a fiscal third-quarter profit of $2.2 billion, or 42 cents a share, compared with a profit of $2.5 billion, or 46 cents a share, for the year-earlier period.
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2014/5/7
By MarketWatch Potbelly posts loss of 1 cent a share Potbelly Corp.(PBPB), which went public in October, reported late Tuesday a fiscal first-quarter net loss of $301,000, or 1 cent a share, reversing a year-ago profit of $18,000. The Chicago-based soup and sandwich chain said sales for the quarter rose 7.5% to $73.9 million from $68.7 million.
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2014/5/6
By MarketWatch Pandora listener hours up 30% in April Internet radio service Pandora Media Inc.(P)said Tuesday that listener hours rose to 1.7 billion in April, up 30% from the same time a year ago.
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2014/5/5
By MarketWatch RetailMeNot earnings slip, but sales rise 50% Online coupon and digital discount company RetailMeNot Inc.(SALE)on Monday reported a first-quarter profit of $6.1 million, or 11 cents a share, on revenue of $61.3 million.
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2014/5/21
By MarketWatch Williams-Sonoma shares gain as earnings rise Shares of Williams-Sonoma Inc.(WSM)rose in extended trading Wednesday after the kitchenware retailer reported its first-quarter profit rose to $46.1 million, or 48 cents a share, from $39.5 million, or 40 cents a share, a year ago.
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2014/5/18
By Sue Chang, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday's session are Urban Outfitters Inc., Campbell Soup Co., and Valspar Corp.
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LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Viacom Inc. (VIA) said on Thursday second-quarter profit rose to $502 million, or $1.13 a share, from $478 million, or 96 cents a share, in the same period last year.
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LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Viacom Inc. (VIA) said on Thursday it will buy the U.K.'s Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd.
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SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- "Call of Duty" publisher Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) said Wednesday that France's Vivendi S.A. (fr:viv) is offering to sell nearly 41.5 million of its common stock shares in the video-game company.
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2014/5/15
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index fell from a 14-year high on Thursday, with Vodafone dropping after a broker downgrade and Aviva down after a trading update.
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2014/5/20
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Vodafone and Marks & Spencer dragged the U.K. benchmark index lower on Tuesday after both companies reported full-year earnings, while oil giant BP declined after a legal setback related to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
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2014/5/6
By Jay Ramey Volkswagen has locked in the concept and design of a low-price car to be sold under an all-new brand, VW executive Hans Demant told Reuters at the China motor show in Beijing.
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2014/5/24
By Jay Ramey An expanded lineup of Beetle-themed cars are in Volkswagen's future, including a Microbus model that we have seen in various concept forms over the past decade, according to Auto Express.
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NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) said on Thursday that its fiscal first-quarter profit fell to $3.58 billion, or $1.11 a share, from $3.78 billion, or $1.14 a share, a year earlier.
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By Marek Fuchs Telling someone to pay attention to Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s earnings is a bit like commanding them to pore over a longitudinal study of drying paint.
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By Marek Fuchs Telling someone to pay attention to Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s earnings is a bit like commanding them to pore over a longitudinal study of drying paint.
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By Sue Chang, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Tuesday's session are Walt Disney Co., Groupon Inc., and Athenahealth Inc. Walt Disney (DIS) is projected to report second-quarter earnings of 96 cents a share, according to a consensus survey by FactSet.
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By Sue Chang, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Tuesday's session are Walt Disney Co., Groupon Inc., and Athenahealth Inc. Walt Disney (DIS) is projected to report second-quarter earnings of 96 cents a share, according to a consensus survey by FactSet.
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2014/4/29
By Priya Anand Just how important is it for retailers to secure customer data?
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2014/5/5
By Priya Anand Just how important is it for retailers to secure customer data?
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2014/5/5
By Chuck Jaffe, MarketWatch As much of the business world made its annual pilgrimage to Omaha, Neb., for the Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) shareholder meeting this weekend, it is worth considering how well or poorly Warren Buffett might have fared if he ran a mutual fund.
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2014/5/2
By Anupreeta Das DECATUR, Ill.-- Howard Buffett's cellphone rang one recent afternoon to the tune of a Rolling Stones hit.
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By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Weight Watchers International Inc. shares jumped in the extended session Wednesday after the company topped Wall Street estimates and boosted its earnings outlook for the year.
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