By Rex Crum, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- There are approximately 316 million people in the United States, and on weekends in the fall it seems as if every one of them is a fan of the National Football League.
By Drew Hinshaw
Militant violence escalated around Nigeria on the eve of an international economic showcase in the country's capital, defying a security crackdown and drawing the U.S. into the conflict.
By Sue Chang and Joseph Adinolfi, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Nordstrom Inc. surged on Friday to top the S&P 500 after an upbeat earnings report while World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. plunged on a disappointing TV deal.
By Darrell Delamaide
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- President Barack Obama, who has consistently been able to find a center ground that elicits scorn from his opponents and dismays his supporters, seems determined to reach new heights of political tone-deafness before he leaves office.
By Sue Chang and Ben Eisen, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Office Depot Inc. surged Tuesday after the firm raised its earnings outlook and said it would close some of its stores, while Athenahealth Inc. plunged after hedge fund manager David Einhorn said he was shorting the stock.
By Rex Nutting, MarketWatch
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- If we are ever going to balance our budget, or wrest control of our government from special interests, we're going to have to collect more taxes from the rich.
By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Investors are becoming more accustomed to holding firm during market drops, making it more likely that it will take a true "black swan" event to usher in a return to stock volatility.
By David Weidner, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- If you had any doubts the banking landscape had changed in the years since the financial crisis, the past two weeks should have cleared the picture for you.
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - A federal appeals court judge on Friday said a packet of software code used in Oracle Corp.'s (ORCL) Java platform is entitled to copyright protection, boosting the technology giant's infringement complaint against Google Inc. (GOOG) The decision reverses a decision by a federal court in San Francisco, which had ruled that Google's use of the codes did not violate copyright laws.
By Therese Poletti, MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Pandora Media Inc.'s shares have tumbled by almost a third since Chief Executive Officer Brian McAndrews said at an investor conference in March that growth in listener hours was slowing.
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