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2014/5/7
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market fluctuates in early trade on Wednesday as investors listened to Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's testimony in front of the Joint Economic Committee of Congress.
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2014/5/1
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market searched for direction in choppy trading session on Thursday, as investors assessed a barrage of mixed economic reports and earnings results.
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2014/5/15
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday as investors turned risk-averse amid concerns of stalling growth in the euro zone and mixed domestic economic data, including reports on inflation and industrial production.
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2014/5/16
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks fell slightly in range-bound trading on Friday and were set to finish the volatile week, during which the S&P 500 and the Dow touched record levels, with modest losses.
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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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By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks extended losses on Friday as renewed tensions between Russia and Ukraine and a batch of disappointing results prompted broad-based selling, erasing weekly gains for the main indexes.
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By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks fell on Friday as renewed tensions between Russia and Ukraine and a batch of disappointing results sparked broad-based selling that wiped out what had been weekly gains for the main indexes.
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2014/4/24
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market, which opened markedly higher on positive earnings and upbeat data, turned lower after tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated with Moscow ordering military drills.
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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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2014/4/25
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks slumped Friday, hit by renewed tensions between Russia and Ukraine as well as a batch of disappointing results.
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2014/4/23
By Anora Mahmudova, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market ended Wednesday's choppy session lower, as investors paused for breath after six-straight days of gains on the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite.
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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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2014/4/24
By Erin McCarthy Under Armour Inc. (UA) said Thursday its first-quarter profit soared 73% as the athletic-goods maker posted strong sales growth in North America and internationally.
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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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2014/4/23
By MarketWatch E-Trade swings to Q1 profit, beating estimates E-Trade Financial Corp.(ETFCD)reported on Wednesday its first-quarter net income was $97 million, or 33 cents a share, compared to $35 million, or 12 cents a share in the same period a year ago.
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2014/4/24
By MarketWatch SunPower sees 'strong demand' for rooftop solar business SunPower Corp.(SPWR)said Thursday its first-quarter net profit was $65 million, versus a net loss of $55 million a year earlier.
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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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Shares of construction-equipment maker Caterpillar Inc.(CAT)jumped 4.1% in premarket trade on Thursday after the Dow component reported stronger-than-expected first-quarter results and boosted its full-year profit outlook.
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2014/4/24
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- UPS [s:UPS] shares fell 2% in premarket trade Thursday after reporting first-quarter results that missed analysts expectations.
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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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