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2014/12/5
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch Biggest gain since 2012; unemployment rate unchanged at 5.8% WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. added 321,000 new jobs in November -- the biggest gain since early 2012 -- to extend the strongest streak of hiring in several decades.
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2015/1/14
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch Cheaper gas spurs 0.9% decline, but most retailers fare poorly WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Retail sales in the U.S. sank in December largely because consumers spent a lot less to fill up at the gas station, but most stores posted weak results during the busiest month of the shopping season, government data show.
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2015/1/9
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch Unemployment drops to 5.6% from 5.8%, but wages weaken WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. added 252,000 new jobs in December to extend the strongest streak of hiring since the mid-1990s, but wages fell and more people dropped out of the labor force to tarnish an otherwise excellent employment report.
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2015/1/9
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch Unemployment drops to 5.6% from 5.8%, but wages weaken WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. added 252,000 new jobs in December to extend the strongest streak of hiring since the mid-1990s, but wages fell and more people dropped out of the labor force to tarnish an otherwise excellent employment report.
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2015/2/6
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. added 257,000 new jobs in January to start off 2015 on a strong note, with evidence emerging that an influx of hiring over the past year may finally be pushing up wages after years of sluggish growth.
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2015/2/23
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch Businesses quick to hire, but not to invest.
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2015/2/22
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch Businesses quick to hire, but not to invest.
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2014/12/9
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Watch Dec.
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2014/12/9
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Watch Dec.
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2014/12/30
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Russians, North Koreans and insiders blamed for hack NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--The Sony/North Korea breach story is getting a little weirder.
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2014/12/30
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch NYC collects $30 billion in revenue from parking tickets annually NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The antiquated New York City parking bureau is eyeing a new trend.
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2015/1/28
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Apple's China revenue grew 70% over last year NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Apple Inc.'s secret weapon isn't that new wearable product to be released in April, but a long-awaited strategic move into the world's fastest-growing consumer market.
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2015/1/13
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Chinese smartphone vendors now comprise 30% of global volume NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- With Apple Inc. selling a record number of iPhones in the fourth quarter, one would think the market for smartphones would be hotter than ever.
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2015/1/13
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Chinese smartphone vendors now comprise 30% of global volume NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- With Apple Inc. selling a record number of iPhones in the fourth quarter, one would think the market for smartphones would be hotter than ever.
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2015/1/13
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Toyota, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz offer a peek at the future LAS VEGAS (MarketWatch) -- Car makers and connected-car apps are betting on a future of driverless fleets and alternative fuels.
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2015/1/14
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Etsy reportedly eyeing $300 million IPO NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--It's been a little over a year since the craft e-retailer Etsy first ignited talk it was selling out by changing its manufacturing policies.
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2015/1/21
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch IBM has missed revenue expectations in 12 of the last 15 quarters NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- With IBM projecting flat sales this year and a decline in earnings, some analysts say it could take years for IBM to fully recover from its current transition period.
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2015/1/2
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Apple's Tim Cook might consider making better chargers in 2015 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The head of the world's most valuable company said in a tweet that he spent New Year's Day with his family drafting a list of 2015 resolutions.
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2015/1/18
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch University of Michigan aiming to deploy driverless cars by 2021 NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--A 32-acre miniature city is being developed to test driverless cars in Michigan, a stone's throw away from the headquarters of Ford, General Motors and Chrysler.
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2014/12/5
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch NBC's "Peter Pan" pulls in half the viewers of "The Sound of Music" NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--NBC may have high hopes for live theater in the future of broadcast television, but a flop of its live rendition of "Peter Pan" Thursday night might change its mind.
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2015/1/21
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Ratio of people using the iPhone 6 vs.
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2015/1/21
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch And the Twitterverse is anxious to try it NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Two days after Google temporarily pulled its augmented-reality glasses from the market, Microsoft has stepped into the breach.
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2015/1/21
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch IBM has missed revenue expectations in 12 of the last 15 quarters NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- With IBM projecting flat sales this year and a decline in earnings, analysts are beginning to lose patience with the company and the turnaround its CEO has promised.
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2015/1/6
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Toyota, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz offer a peek at the future LAS VEGAS (MarketWatch)--Car makers and connected-car apps have flooded the Consumer Electronics Show this year, betting on a future of driverless fleets and alternative fuels.
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2015/1/2
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- There have only been a few hours of trading so far in 2015, but already analysts are starting to issue warnings about the potential trajectory of Apple Inc.'s stock.
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2015/1/2
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Shipments in 2014 could be 8% below 2013 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Apple Inc. is expected to suffer its first decline in iPad shipments since the tablet's launch in 2010, further evidence that the device is being squeezed by larger-screen phones.
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2015/1/20
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Apple granted patents to develop GoPro-like camera NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Shares of GoPro Inc. fell more than 20% last week in reaction to Apple Inc. patents for a low-power rugged digital camera that could be mounted on outdoor equipment such as bicycles and controlled with a remote device.
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2015/1/21
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Apple granted patents to develop GoPro-like camera NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Shares of GoPro Inc. fell more than 20% last week in reaction to Apple Inc. patents for a low-power rugged digital camera that could be mounted on outdoor equipment such as bicycles and controlled with a remote device.
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2014/12/19
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Apple buyback costs nearly three times those of IBM NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- If Apple Inc.'s year had a theme, it was the year the company finally started to chip away at that colossal hoard of cash.
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2015/1/18
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch University of Michigan aiming to deploy driverless cars by 2021 NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--A 32-acre miniature city is being developed to test driverless cars in Michigan, a stone's throw away from the headquarters of Ford, General Motors and Chrysler.
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