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2014/9/4
By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch A steep drop in mortgage lending caused by big banks may signal major trouble ahead for the housing market and U.S. economy.
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By Joseph Adinolfi and Angela Johnson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks that are moving during Thursday's premarket session: Gainers: Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) : The electric car maker is set to announce that it has chosen Nevada as the site of its planned $5 billion "gigafactory." Cerner Corporation(CERN) : J.P. Morgan upgraded Cerner's stock to overweight (meaning the bank thinks returns are expected to outperform the health-care technology sector) and raised its price target to $67. Ensco Plc(ESV) : Standpoint Research upgraded the oil and gas services company to a buy rating in a report issued late Wednesday.
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By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)--Shares of El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. rallied in the extended session Thursday after quarterly results topped Wall Street estimates, while shares of Gap Inc. fell on an unexpected drop in August same-store sales.
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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) -- 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 Diana Furchtgott-Roth, MarketWatch Americans today will see photos of fast-food worker demonstrations on national news and think the employees themselves are going on strike.
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2014/9/4
By Quentin Fottrell Google (GOOG) and LVMH Mo√ęt Hennessy Louis Vuitton agreed to settle a 10-year legal dispute Thursday and work together to fight counterfeit products being advertised online.
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2014/9/4
MetLife Inc. announced Thursday that the Financial Stability Oversight Council has preliminarily determined that the insurance company is systemically important and subject to greater government oversight.
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By Joseph Adinolfi and Angela Johnson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Here are the stocks drawing the most attention during Thursday's busy trading session: Gainers: PVH Corp.(PVH):Second-quarter earnings at the owner of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger clothing brands beat expectations.
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By Joseph Adinolfi and Angela Johnson, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Here are the stocks drawing the most attention during Thursday's busy trading session: Gainers: PVH Corp.(PVH): The apparel company's second-quarter earnings beat expectations.
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2014/9/4
By Anora Mahmudova, Carla Mozee and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- European Central Bank's surprise interest-rate cuts and new bond-buying program sent the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to intraday record highs.
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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 Claudia Assis, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tesla Motors Inc. has chosen Nevada as the state to house its battery plant, Nevada Gov.
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By Angela Johnson, MarketWatch Here are the stocks to watch on Thursday: Gannett Co.
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By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Some may think superficial apps like Tinder and Snapchat are contributing to a downfall of society, but for shareholders of IAC/InterActiveCorp, they are a godsend.
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2014/9/4
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Optimism following the European Central Bank's surprise interest-rate cuts and new bond-buying program fizzled out by mid-afternoon Thursday on Wall Street, as indexes dipped into the red.
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2014/9/4
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The optimism that sent indexes to new intraday highs after the European Central Bank's surprise interest-rate cuts Thursday had fizzled out by the end of the session, as indexes dipped into the red.
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2014/9/4
By Anora Mahmudova, Carla Mozee and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market rose early Thursday as the European Central Bank's surprise interest-rate cuts and new bond-buying program boosted global equities.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open Thursday for Wall Street, as investors took in rate cuts by the European Central Bank and a weaker-than-expected report on U.S. private sector employment.
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2014/9/4
By Carla Mozee and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open Thursday for Wall Street, as investors took in a surprise rate cut by the European Central Bank and shrugged off softer reports from the labor market.
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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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2014/9/4
By MarketWatch El Pollo Loco earnings debut tops targets Mexican-style restaurant chain El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc.(LOCO), in its first quarterly update to shareholders, reported a fiscal second-quarter net profit of $6.6 million, or 21 cents a share.
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2014/9/4
By Elizabeth O'Brien, MarketWatch Fall marks the start of open enrollment season for individual and group health-insurance plans.
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2014/9/4
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch Labor Day has become one of those shopping holidays when retailers advertise big sales to get people into stores, but shopping this weekend is not without its overpriced perils.
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2014/9/4
By Ciara Linnane, MarketWatch Fast-food company El Pollo Loco is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday.
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2014/9/4
By Tomi Kilgore, MarketWatch Hovnanian is slated to reveal fiscal third-quarter results before the market opens on Thursday.
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2014/9/4
By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch The U.S. economic recovery is being endangered by a slowing housing market, as prospective homeowners with lower incomes and credit scores are finding it nearly impossible to get a mortgage.
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2014/9/4
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After losing $26 billion of its market capitalization in one day, Apple investors may finally have a chance to scoop up fresh shares of the tech giant ahead of its big product event next week.
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2014/9/4
By Tim Mullaney After Gannett Co.
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2014/9/4
By MarketWatch Ciena shares tumble after disappointing sales outlook Shares of Ciena(CIEND)tumbled 12% in premarket trade Thursday, after the telecom-equipment maker's disappointing fiscal fourth-quarter outlook overshadowed better-than-expected third-quarter results.
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