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2014/8/15
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures indicated a positive start for Wall Street on Friday, with investors likely to be handed figures showing the mood of U.S. consumers has brightened.
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2014/8/15
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures indicated a positive start for Wall Street on Friday, with investors likely to be handed figures showing the mood of U.S. consumers has brightened.
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2014/8/14
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--European stocks turned higher Thursday, reversing course after Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a dovish tone in a speech to Russian and Crimean officials.
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2014/8/14
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- TUI Travel PLC cruised higher Thursday, nearly topping the FTSE 100 benchmark, after its majority shareholder issued an upbeat profit outlook.
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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 after retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its full-year outlook.
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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) -- 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) -- 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)--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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2014/8/12
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 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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2014/9/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks lost ground Friday, with investors remaining cautious following a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.
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2014/9/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--Here are some of the companies whose shares made notable moves in European trade Friday.
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2014/9/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--BP PLC emerged as the best performer among U.K. blue-chip stocks Friday, a day after its shares suffered their worst session in more than four years following an unfavorable court ruling related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
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2014/9/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks lost ground Friday, with investors remaining cautious after Ukrainian forces were ordered to cease fire in eastern Ukraine.
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2014/9/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Here are some of the companies whose shares have made notable moves in European trade Friday.
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2014/9/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks sagged Friday, with investors watching for any developments on a possible cease-fire agreement for eastern Ukraine, but the region's equity benchmark was on track for a fourth straight week of advances.
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2014/9/5
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks fell Friday, with mining stocks under pressure, but the FTSE 100 benchmark remained on track for a weekly rise.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks rallied, but the euro sank to a more than one-year low Thursday after the European Central Bank cut interest rates and unveiled a bond-buying plan as it battles low inflation in the eurozone.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- BP PLC shares logged their largest decline in more than four years Thursday, blunting a gain for the FTSE 100 benchmark, following an unfavorable court ruling against the company over a 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks climbed but the euro sank to a more than one-year low Thursday after the European Central Bank opted to cut interest rates as part of the battle against low inflation in the euro zone.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Scotland's largest insurer Standard Life PLC shares shot higher Thursday, a prominent stock mover in the U.K. market that climbed as the Bank of England held its key interest rate steady.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures rose Thursday, with investors set to sift through figures on the labor market and as well as assess comments from the head of the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank.
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