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2014/10/08
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Effective October 8, 2014, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.165 per share on its common stock to be paid on November 21, 2014, to stockholders of record on October 31, 2014.
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Unwired Planet, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPIP) today announced that current board Member David Lockwood has notified the board of directors that he will be retiring from the board of directors at the end of his term and not stand for re-election at the Unwired Planet 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
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2014/10/8
By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch Editors' note: This is the second in a three-part series on high-yield stocks.
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2014/10/8
By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch Editors' note: This is the first in a three-part series on high-yield stocks.
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2014/10/8
By Catey Hill, MarketWatch Many a shopper has walked out of warehouse clubs like Costco (COST) and Sam's Club (WMT) with a receipt containing at least a few extra zeros.
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2014/10/8
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Here's a look at some of the companies whose shares are making notable moves during European trade on Wednesday.
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2014/10/8
By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Alcoa Inc. shares advanced in the extended session Wednesday after quarterly results topped Wall Street estimates, while Gap Inc. shares declined after a sales miss and the announced retirement of the company's CEO.
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By Joseph Adinolfi, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- These companies are expected to see active trading in Wednesday's session: Alcoa Inc.(AA): The aluminum producer kicks off earnings season Wednesday with its report after the market closes.
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Shares of Chimerix Inc. (CMRX) fell Wednesday after a patient in Dallas taking its experimental Ebola treatment died.
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(Correcting to show shares are not yet active in premarket) NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Coty Inc. shares[ (COTY) were upgraded to neutral from sell at B.
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By Sue Chang and Ben Eisen, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks making notable moves in the stock market on Wednesday: Gainers Costco Wholesale Corp.
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2014/10/8
By Russ Britt, MarketWatch LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- The man who was the first patient diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola has died, news reports said Wednesday.
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2014/10/8
By Russ Britt, MarketWatch If you're wondering why the companies developing drugs to treat patients already afflicted with Ebola are making more of a splash in the markets than those working on vaccines to prevent the deadly virus, there's a reason for that.
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By Suzanne Kapner Gap Inc. said Glenn Murphy will step down next year as chief executive, having reversed a long-running sales slump but struggling more recently to improve performance at the company's namesake brand.
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2014/10/8
Global PC sales were down 1.7% in the third quarter, International Data Corporation said Wednesday.
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By Ben Eisen, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- To hear equity analysts tell it, the surprise bankruptcy filing by GT Advanced Technologies Inc. sounds more like a standoff between angry roommates than your standard, run-of-the-mill Chapter 11 filing.
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2014/10/8
By Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) -- Do you think it's a good idea for Hewlett-Packard to split into two companies?
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2014/10/8
Gordon, of course, wasn't exactly a Derek Jeter-level spokesman for the glove, but word of mouth still helped Carpenter's gloves get around.
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2014/10/8
By Steven Kutz, MarketWatch Most of the gloves in the Baseball Hall of Fame's permanent collection are there because of the historical significance of the players who wore them.
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Shares of J.C. Penney (JCP) tumbled 11% Wednesday after the department store chain cut its sales growth outlook.
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2014/10/8
By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Do we really need another tool to tell us how the U.S. jobs market is doing?
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MBIA Inc. (MBI) , the largest bond insurer in the U.S., has become the latest victim of a data breach.
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Monsanto Co.
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2014/10/8
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--U.S. stocks scored their biggest one-day gains of the year Wednesday, after minutes of September Federal Open Market Committee meeting reaffirmed the central bank's intent to be prudent in raising interest rates.
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Shares of Sears Holding (SHLD) tumbled as much as 17%, before paring some losses, following a report that at least one vendor was halting shipments to the department store chain because insurance firms for the suppliers are seeking to reduce coverage.
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2014/10/8
By Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch If this wasn't made clear by Tuesday's sucker punch, the stock market certainly seems to be entering a harsher, more volatile trading climate.
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By Ben Eisen and Joseph Adinolfi, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Here are the stocks that are moving in premarket trade on Wednesday: Gainers Symantec Corp.(SYMC) : The company could become the latest to split, with a report in Bloomberg News indicating that it is considering breaking off its security-program business from its data-storage business.
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2014/10/8
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Tech stocks ended the session Wednesday with broad gains after the Federal Open Market Committee released its latest minutes regarding its plans for U.S. interest rates.
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By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Being a small biotech company thrust into the national spotlight over growing Ebola virus concerns is like swimming with sharks, according to Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp.
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