By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Construction started on new U.S. homes tumbled last month, pulling back after a recent surge, signaling some shakiness in the housing market's recovery, according to government data released Thursday.
By David Weidner, MarketWatch
Opinion: Neel Kashkari's week on the streets ignores his role
-David Weidner; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Neel Kashkari is not a household name for most Americans, probably not for most Californians either.
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch
MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Apple Inc. announced blowout numbers for the first weekend of sales for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, which wasn't a huge surprise given the tweeted photos of long lines and the company's own tip-off about preorders.
By Jurica Dujmovic, MarketWatch
Opinion: Gamification helps you learn, exercise and save
-Jurica Dujmovic; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com
Computer games have outgrown their niche to become an integral part of our everyday lives and changed the way we do business, take care of our bodies, and make meaningful choices.
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch
Product missteps and increased competition helped hobble the yoga-gear seller
-Catey Hill; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com
It wasn't too long ago that ladies of a certain, er, social status wouldn't be caught dead in their yoga class without cloaking their thighs in a pair of form-fitting Lululemons (with the coordinating Lululemon top, of course). But these days, many of those same women are shunning the pricey brand -- and you can't fully blame that on their fear of inadvertently revealing a bit too much while doing a downward dog.
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- It has been 45 years since Generation X dressed in suede hippie vests, flower crowns and gathered by the thousands in Woodstock, N.Y. for three days of music and peace.
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