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2015/2/18
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2015/2/12
By Ruth Bender PARIS--As the Ricard dynasty takes back the helm of drinks group Pernod Ricard SA, its third-generation leader will face the tricky task of reviving sluggish sales in some of the company's largest markets.
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2015/2/18
By Ruth Bender PARIS--Franco-Israeli cable tycoon Patrick Drahi is moving faster than expected toward his goal of fully controlling his newly formed telecom giant Numericable-SFR, further fueling speculation that he has other acquisitions in his sights.
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2015/2/5
By Ruth Bender PARIS--Plane maker Airbus Group NV (AIR.FR) said Thursday it started the year with an order for five A330-200 jetliners.
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2015/2/17
By Ruth Bender PARIS--Telecom operator Orange SA Tuesday said sales and profits will continue to decline this year, but less sharply than in previous years, as the road to recovery in the telecom company's intensely competitive domestic market is under way.
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2014/12/11
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. retail sales in November grew the fastest in eight months as shoppers snapped up everything from cars to clothing, according to government data released Thursday.
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2015/1/5
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- A Thursday speech by President Obama about the housing market may move the shares of federally controlled mortgage-finance giants like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, analysts said.
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2014/12/31
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)-- Cutting down-payment requirements and helping owners to quickly build home equity with cheap loans are a couple of ways that the mortgage industry is looking to boost the housing market in 2015.
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2015/1/12
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch Texas markets make up 16% of total U.S. home-construction plans WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Crashing oil prices will hurt housing demand in key Texas markets this year, shaving profits for national builders, according to a Monday analyst note.
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2014/12/4
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Long-term mortgage rates have reached their lowest level in more than a year, giving families an opportunity to secure cheap home loans, according to data released Thursday.
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2014/12/4
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Long-term mortgage rates have reached their lowest level in more than a year, giving families an opportunity to secure cheap home loans, according to data released Thursday.
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2014/12/11
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. retail sales in November grew the fastest in eight months as shoppers snapped up everything from cars to clothing, according to government data released Thursday.
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2014/12/5
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Here's some good employment news for one of the recession's hardest hit groups: The jobless rate for construction workers is getting closer to pre-meltdown levels, according to government data released Friday.
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2014/12/2
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Home prices picked up in October, and more than half of U.S. states are on track to hit or surpass peak bubble-era levels by the middle of 2015, according to a report released Tuesday.
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2014/12/11
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. retail sales in November grew the fastest in eight months as shoppers snapped up everything from cars to clothing, according to government data released Thursday.
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2015/1/21
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The pace of construction started on new U.S. homes rose last month to cap the strongest year in seven, according to government data released Wednesday.
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2015/1/15
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Major U.S. home builders shook investors this week with worries about soft demand and narrowing margins, but more hopeful signs have emerged on housing from the nation's top banks.
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2015/1/5
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- A Thursday speech by President Obama about the housing market may move the shares of federally controlled mortgage-finance giants like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, analysts said.
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2015/1/15
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Major U.S. home builders shook investors this week with worries about soft demand and narrowing margins, but more hopeful signs have emerged on housing from the nation's top banks.
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2014/12/1
By Ryan CaldbeckPrivate equity investors gain as companies delay going public Despite the array of retail investment products that experienced investors can include in their portfolios --
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2015/1/29
By Ryan Dezember Blackstone Group LP on Thursday said its fourth-quarter profit declined 11% from a year ago, yet its results exceeded Wall Street's expectations as the firm set full-year records for several metrics.
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2015/2/10
By Ryan Dezember KKR & Co., one of private equity's biggest energy investors, reported a narrow fourth-quarter loss Tuesday as lower oil prices dented the value of some of its holdings.
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2015/2/10
By Ryan Dezember KKR & Co.
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2015/1/21
By Ryan Knutson and Alistair Barr Google Inc. is preparing to sell wireless service directly to consumers after striking deals with Sprint Corp.
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2015/1/25
By Ryan Knutson and Alistair Barr Google Inc. 's (GOOG) upcoming wireless service would aim to end subscribers' reliance on a single carrier, instead giving them the ability to pick the best signal from a variety of sources, people familiar with the plan said.
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2015/2/5
By Ryan Knutson And Chelsey Dulaney It's looking like it will be a while before SoftBank Corp.'s $22 billion bet on Sprint Corp.
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2015/2/4
By Ryan Knutson and Dana Mattioli Verizon Communications Inc. is close to selling a package of wireline assets to regional telecommunications company Frontier Communications Corp.
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2014/12/2
By Ryan Knutson Sprint kicked the wireless industry's price war up a level Tuesday, saying it would let subscribers pay half of what they are paying to AT&T or Verizon in perpetuity if they switch from those carriers.
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2015/2/5
By Ryan Knutson Verizon Communications Inc. is selling off about a quarter of its wireline telephone and Internet operations, taking a big step back from the more regulated, slower-growing businesses of its past.
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2015/2/17
By Ryan Knutson Verizon Communications Inc. said Tuesday it has no need to make large spectrum acquisitions after winning $10.4 billion of licenses in a U.S. auction of wireless licenses that closed last month.
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