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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Twitter, whose inability to add users at a faster wrote has dampened enthusiasm on Wall Street, does not have to be as big as Facebook to make even more money in the future, an analyst said Monday.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Apple Inc. shares hit a 52-week high Friday as the company geared up for its big developer conference and speculation built it was near to disclosing a deal for Beats Electronics LLC.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Cisco Systems is slated to report its fiscal third-quarter results after the market closes on Wednesday.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Technology stocks were mostly higher Thursday, but Hewlett-Packard Co.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Shares of Salesforce.com rallied after hours on Tuesday after the company posted results that beat Wall Street's expectations, while shares of Intuit tumbled on a weaker-than-expected outlook.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Technology stocks were mostly lower Tuesday, despite gains in shares of Netflix Inc. and Amazon.com Netflix (NFLX) gained 2% to close at $371.67, while Amazon (AMZN) rose 1.5% to close at $301.19, bucking a downward slide in the sector, which saw the Nasdaq Composite Index (RIXF) shed 0.7% to close at 4,097. The Morgan Stanley High Tech 35 Index(MSH) and the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (SOX) were each down a fraction.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch Shares of Salesforce.com rallied after hours on Tuesday after the company posted results that beat Wall Street's expectations, but shares of Intuit tumbled on a weaker-than-expected outlook.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Hewlett-Packard will report fiscal second-quarter results after the closing bell on Thursday.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Technology stocks were mostly in the green on Wednesday, even as shares of Salesforce.com and eBay retreated.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Technology stocks were mostly in the green on Wednesday, even as shares of Salesforce.com and eBay retreated.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Hewlett-Packard will report fiscal second-quarter results after the closing bell on Thursday.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Technology stocks were mostly lower Tuesday, despite gains in shares of Netflix Inc., Yahoo Inc. and Amazon.com. Netflix (NFLX) and Yahoo (YHOO) each rose 1.4%, while Amazon (AMZN) gained 2%, bucking a downward slide in the sector, which saw the Nasdaq Composite Index (RIXF) shed 0.5% to 4,107. the Morgan Stanley High Tech 35 Index(MSH) and the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (SOX) were each down a fraction.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Cisco Systems were up in after hours trading on Wednesday after the technology giant beat Wall Street estimates for its fiscal third quarter.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- The much-awaited new version of Apple Inc.'s popular iPhone could get a lift from the return of early upgrade plans being offered by major U.S. carriers, an analyst said Wednesday.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Google Inc. held its annual meeting with shareholders Wednesday during a pretty rough period for the Internet powerhouse.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Cisco Systems shares rallied Thursday after the tech giant surprised Wall Street with a strong report that was punctuated by combative, confident remarks from Chief Executive John Chambers.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Technology stocks were mostly higher Thursday, propelled by gains in shares of Hewlett-Packard and JD.com, which made a successful public trading debut.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Chip stocks rallied Monday on an RBC Capital note arguing that the semiconductor industry is entering a new phase in which chip makers are expected to scale back capital expenses while generating more cash.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Twitter Inc. will hold its first annual shareholder meeting this week after suffering a big drop in market value which prompted an analyst to paint the microblogging site as a "victim of blind investors and hype." Twitter's (TWTR) annual general meeting will be held Wednesday in San Francisco.
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By Benjamin Pimentel, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Chip stocks rallied Monday on an RBC Capital note arguing that the semiconductor industry is entering a new phase in which chip makers are expected to scale back capital expenses while generating more cash.
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DUBLIN and SAN DIEGO , May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acquisition of Lumena Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company with late stage rare disease pipeline assets Adds to Shire's rare diseases portfolio and leverages this expertise, and is a perfect combination with Shire's already strong Gastrointestinal (GI) presence Adds LUM001 in Phase 2 development for four rare and devastating hepatic diseases, two pediatric and two adult with a potential 2016 approval and LUM002 a Phase 2-ready candidate for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) Very attractive opportunity to develop treatments for significant unmet need in rare cholestatic liver diseases as well as a treatment for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) Shire will acquire Lumena Pharmaceuticals for an upfront payment of $260 million in cash, plus a payment for net cash at closing, and near-term contingent milestone
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NOVATO, Calif., May 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq:RARE) , a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for rare and ultra-rare diseases, today announced the upcoming presentation of three abstracts from a Phase 1/2 clinical study, conducted by Kyowa Hakko Kirin Pharma, Inc. (KKP), of four months of treatment with the human monoclonal anti-FGF23 antibody KRN23 (UX023) in adult patients with X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH). XLH is an inherited metabolic bone disease characterized by short stature, skeletal deformities, bone pain, fractures, and muscle weakness.
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By Bradley Hope Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. has hired Adena Friedman as co-president as part of a broad restructuring of the company that positions the former exchange executive as the most likely to succeed Robert Greifeld in the top job.
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2014/4/29
MOORESVILLE, N.C., April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Lowe's and Porch.com ( http://porch.com ) announced the expansion of their strategic partnership to the more than 1,700 Lowe's home improvement stores across the U.S. Every Lowe's store in the country now features Porch as the in-store resource to help homeowners find the right home improvement professionals for nearly any project outside of Lowe's current installation services.
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2014/5/20
By Carla MozÃ(c)e, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Futures for U.S. stocks swung between small gains and losses Tuesday, but shares of Home Depot Inc. and Staples Inc. were driven solidly lower in premarket trade after quarterly results from the retailers missed expectations.
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2014/5/20
By Carla Mozà Â(c)e, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Futures for U.S. stocks fell Tuesday, with shares of Home Depot Inc. and Staples Inc. driven lower in premarket trade after quarterly results from the retailers missed expectations.
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2014/5/20
By Carla MozÃ(c)e, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Futures for U.S. stocks lost ground Tuesday, as investors prepared to gauge consumer activity via results coming ahead of Wall Street's open from retailers such as Home Depot Inc. and Staples, Inc.. Speeches by Federal Reserve officials may also guide Wall Street's direction at a time of low volume in the equity market.
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2014/5/13
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European equities advanced Tuesday, with a climb in Germany's ThyssenKrupp AG among those guiding key benchmarks to multiyear and record highs.
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2014/5/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks advanced Monday, with mining shares rising after an upgrade of the sector, and with Sky Deutschland AG rallying on the prospect that British Sky Broadcasting PLC may take control of the pay-TV provider.
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2014/5/12
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Miners were among the best performers in the U.K. stock market Monday, helping to lift the benchmark FTSE 100 index, but British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC shares fell as the media firm sought control of pay-TV assets in Germany and Italy.
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