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2014/8/14
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks futures edged up Thursday, before the release of a weekly update on the labor market and quarterly figures from retailing heavyweight Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJU4) rose 7 points to 16,626, while those for the S&P 500 index (SPU4)(SPU4) picked up 1.5 points, or 0.1%, to 1,946.50. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index (NDU4) rose 4.5 points, or 0.1%, to 3,950.50. The retail sector will be in focus, with Dow industrials component Wal-Mart (WMT) due to release second-quarter results before the market opens.
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2014/8/14
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks lost ground Thursday, with investors awaiting euro-zone quarterly growth figures following dreary economic updates from Germany and France.
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2014/8/14
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks lost ground Thursday, with investors awaiting euro-zone quarterly growth figures following dreary economic updates from Germany and France.
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2014/8/14
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks seesawed Thursday, with banking and oil shares posting gains while miners were pulled lower.
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2014/8/14
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks seesawed Thursday, with banking and oil shares posting gains while miners were pulled lower.
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2014/8/14
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks seesawed Thursday, with banking and oil shares posting gains while miners were pulled lower.
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2014/8/13
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--Here are some of the companies whose shares made notable moves in European trade on Wednesday: Shares of insurer Admiral Group PLC lost 5.5%, leading decliners on the FTSE 100 .
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2014/8/13
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--Here are some of the companies whose shares made notable moves in European trade on Wednesday: Shares of insurer Admiral Group PLC lost 5.5%, leading decliners on the FTSE 100 .
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2014/8/13
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--U.K. stocks rose Wednesday, but the pound took a beating as prospects for an interest-rate increase before year's end dimmed after the Bank of England slashed its view on wage growth.
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2014/8/13
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--U.K. stocks rose Wednesday, but the pound took a beating as prospects for an interest-rate increase before year's end dimmed after the Bank of England slashed its view on wage growth.
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2014/8/13
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks moved higher Wednesday, but the pound dropped sharply, as the prospects for an interest-rate hike before year's end year dimmed after the Bank of England slashed its view on wage growth.
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2014/8/13
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks moved higher Wednesday, but the pound dropped sharply, as the prospects for an interest-rate hike before year's end year dimmed after the Bank of England slashed its view on wage growth.
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2014/8/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Hargreaves Lansdown falls on rating view -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Prudential PLC outperformed the broader U.K. stock market Tuesday as the insurer said it will increase a dividend.
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2014/8/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch ZEW sentiment survey underscores worries -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- German stocks dropped more than 1% Tuesday, taking a hit after the ZEW sentiment survey plunged, missing already low expectations and underscoring anxiety about slowing in Europe's largest economy.
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2014/8/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch ZEW sentiment survey underscores worries -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- German stocks fell nearly 1% Tuesday, taking a hit after the ZEW sentiment survey plunged, missing already low expectations and underscoring anxiety about slowing in Europe's largest economy.
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2014/8/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch IEA cuts view on oil demand -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures signaled a modestly higher open on Tuesday, with monthly reports on job openings and small businesses set to offer clues to the pace of economic recovery in the U.S. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJU4) rose 22 points, or 0.1%, to 16,537, while those for the S&P 500 index (SPU4) rose 3 points, or 0.2%, to 1,935.50. The Nasdaq 100 index (NDU4) picked up 6 points, or 0.1%, to 3,910.50. The Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its June job openings and labor turnover survey, or JOLTS, at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.
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2014/8/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Hargreaves Lansdown hurt on rating view -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Prudential PLC outperformed the broader U.K. stock market Tuesday as the insurer said it will increase a dividend.
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2014/8/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch IEA cuts oil demand view -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures signaled a higher open for Wall Street on Tuesday, with monthly reports on job openings and small businesses set to offer clues to the pace of economic recovery in the U.S. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJU4) gained 24 points, or 0.2%, to 16,540, while those for the S&P 500 index (SPU4) rose 3.8 points, or 0.2%, to 1,936.30. The Nasdaq 100 index (NDU4) slipped 6 points, or 0.2%, to 3,911.25. The Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its June job openings and labor turnover survey, or JOLTS, at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.
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2014/8/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Hargreaves Lansdown off 4% -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks fell Tuesday, stepping back from a run higher in the previous session.
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2014/8/11
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks swung higher Monday, as Russia indicated it will work to ease tensions over Ukraine.
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2014/8/11
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch International Consolidated Airlines Group climbs -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks climbed Monday, led by natural-resource and consumer discretionary plays.
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2014/8/11
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Friends Life downgraded -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks climbed Monday, with the FTSE 100 coming off a nearly four-month low.
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2014/8/11
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks were on the upswing Monday, as Russia indicated it will work to ease tensions with Ukraine.
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2014/8/11
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Priceline forecast falls short -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures indicated gains for Wall Street Monday, finding support in part from a top Federal Reserve official's comments that suggest monetary policy may still be needed to aid recovery in the world's largest economy.
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2014/8/11
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Priceline results due -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures indicated gains for Wall Street Monday, finding support in part from a top Federal Reserve official's comments that suggest monetary policy may still be needed to aid recovery in the world's largest economy.
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2014/8/11
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks rose Monday, with the FTSE 100 coming off a nearly four-month low that came as investors assessed geopolitical tensions and signs of EU economic weakness.
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2014/8/8
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Oil companies lag -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch)--U.K. stocks dropped to a nearly four-month low Friday, underpinning losses for a week during which investors wrestled with geopolitical tensions and signs of EU economic weakness.
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2014/8/8
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Italian index advances -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks fell Friday, and logged losses of more than 2% for the week in which geopolitical tensions and regional growth concerns took their toll.
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2014/8/8
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Oil companies lag -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks dropped to a nearly four-month low Friday, underpinning losses for the week, during which investors wrestled with geopolitical tensions and signs of EU economic weakness.
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2014/8/8
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch Dow futures had been down 60 points early -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com Dow futures had been down 60 points early -Carla Mozee; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was fighting for a higher open Friday, with U.S. stock futures reversing course and gaining following a report that Russia is looking to dial down its conflict with Ukraine.
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