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2014/12/11
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retail sales jump in November NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures endured a volatile morning, but moved higher after strong jobless claims and retail sales data on Thursday.
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2014/12/10
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Shanghai rebounds 3%; Hovnanian, Toll Brothers to report MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures struggled to get a foothold Wednesday as global markets remained choppy, after another volatile day of trading in Asia and a renewed bout of selling for crude oil.
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2014/12/10
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Shanghai rebounds 3%; Hovnanian, Toll Brothers to report MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures struggled to get a foothold Wednesday as global markets remained choppy, after another volatile day of trading in Asia and a renewed bout of selling for crude oil.
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2014/12/4
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Sears, Dollar General, other retailers due ahead of the bell LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were pointing to a flat start for Wall Street on the heels of another record-breaking session, with investors keeping an eye on a European Central Bank news conference, the latest moves in the energy sector and weekly jobless claims data.
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2014/12/4
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Sears, Dollar General due to report ahead of the bell LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were pointing to a flat start for Wall Street on the heels of another record-breaking action, with Thursday's session hinging on a European Central Bank meeting and news conference, as well as on weekly jobless claims data.
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2014/12/11
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch ECB's cheap loan operation sees smaller take-up than expected MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was struggling to find direction ahead of Thursday trading, with stock futures pointing to a slightly higher open in choppy action as oil prices rose and investors awaited retail-sales data.
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2014/12/11
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch European banks take up less than expected in ECB's cheap loan operation MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was shaping up for a tentative rebound on Thursday, with stock futures higher and oil prices making tentative gains, as investors waited for retail-sales data.
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2014/12/4
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Blame the robotic 'elves'?
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2014/12/11
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch ECB's cheap loan operation sees smaller take-up than expected MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was struggling to find direction ahead of Thursday trading, with stock futures pointing to a slightly higher open in choppy action as oil prices rose and investors awaited retail-sales data.
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2014/12/2
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Auto makers due to report sales, oil, gold give up gains MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were pointing to a rebound on Tuesday after a bruising on Monday, but a big retreat in commodity prices were putting some pressure on premarket gains.
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2014/12/2
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Auto makers due to report sales, oil, gold give up gains MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were pointing to a rebound on Tuesday after a bruising prior session, but big pullbacks in commodity prices were casting a shadow over those gains.
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2014/12/2
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Auto makers due to report sales, oil, gold give up gains MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were pointing to a rebound on Tuesday, after a bruising prior session, but big pullbacks in commodity prices were casting a shadow over those gains.
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2014/12/1
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Weak Black Friday sales could hit retailers LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. markets were headed for opening losses on Monday, as traders return from holiday to a string of negative headlines, from commodity prices collapsing anew, to downbeat data from China, and to weaker Black Friday sales.
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2014/12/11
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch European banks take up less than expected in ECB's cheap loan operation MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was shaping up for a tentative rebound on Thursday, with stock futures higher and oil prices making slight gains, as investors waited for retail-sales data.
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2014/12/9
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Global stocks under pressure, yuan suffers record loss MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a rough start for Wall Street on Tuesday, amid fresh speculation the Federal Reserve may be close to pulling back its pledge to keep rates low, and as global markets tumbled on weak oil prices.
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2015/1/14
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retail sales ahead; Copper plunges on World Bank view MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures' slide accelerated Wednesday, as shares of banking giant J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
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2015/1/14
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retail sales ahead; Copper plunges on World Bank view MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures accelerated Wednesday, as investors fretted about a downbeat World Bank global-growth forecast and deepening losses for commodities.
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2015/1/14
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Tesla drops on Musk comment; Copper plunges on growth worries MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures dropped sharply early Wednesday before paring losses, as investors fretted about a downbeat World Bank global-growth forecast and deepening losses for commodities.
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2015/1/14
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Europe decision on OMTs, retail sales also ahead for markets MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was setting up for another volatile day on Wednesday, with stock futures pointing sharply lower after the World Bank cut its outlook for the world economy, while earnings from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
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2015/1/14
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Copper plunges retail sales also ahead MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street could be looking at a fourth day of losses Wednesday, as stock futures took a hit along with commodities after the World Bank cut its outlook for the world economy.
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2015/1/8
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Fed's Evans says rate hike not needed until 2016 MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures rallied early Thursday, lifted by perceived dovish comments by a Federal Reserve member and as investors grew hopeful that the prior day's gains will extend as oil prices tried to stabilize.
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2015/1/8
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Fed's Evans says rate hike not needed until 2016 MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures rallied Thursday, lifted by perceived dovish comments by a Federal Reserve member and investor hopes that Wednesday's gains will extend as oil prices continued to creep higher.
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2015/1/21
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Critical information ahead of the U.S. market's open The S&P 500 couldn't manage four straight down days in 2014.
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2015/1/21
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Critical information ahead of the U.S. market's open The S&P 500 couldn't manage four straight down days in 2014.
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2015/1/15
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Rough day for Swiss stocks, but gold came out on top MADRID (MarketWatch) -- It cut like a Swiss knife on Thursday.
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2015/1/15
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch B.of.A disappoints; Gold rallies as dollar falls on Swiss MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures were choppy Thursday, swinging between losses and gains, after the Swiss National Bank shocked investors by ditching its currency ceiling against the euro and slashing its deposit rate to negative 0.75%. The Swiss franc, long considered a haven, surged 14% against the euro (EURCHF) and the U.S. dollar (USDCHF). In equities, the Stoxx Europe 600 index went on a volatile ride as well, but was last up 1.7%. Swiss stocks cratered 11%, with Swatch Group Ltd.
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2015/1/15
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil prices pull back; BlackBerry sinks on deal denial MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street looks set to reverse sharp losses on Thursday, as stock futures track global markets' move higher, and with earnings from Bank of America Corp.
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2015/1/15
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Oil prices pull back; BlackBerry sinks on deal denial MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Stock futures swung from sharp gains to sharp losses Thursday after the Swiss National Bank shocked investors by ditching its currency ceiling against the euro and slashing its deposit rate to negative 0.75%. The Swiss franc, long considered a haven, surged 14% against the euro (EURCHF). In equities, the Stoxx Europe 600 index plunged, surged and then pared those gains.
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2015/1/2
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch No heartfelt Tweets or blogs this time, so far From "I'll love you forever..." to dead silence.
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2015/1/2
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Critical intelligence before the U.S. market opens When I was a kid, we greeted the New Year by banging pots and pans in the doorway -- about as exciting as it got for a small Kansas town.
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