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2014/12/19
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks turned lower Friday, with shares of BASF SE and Air France-KLM SA each weighing on Stoxx Europe 600, but the benchmark remained on track to finish the week higher.
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2014/12/19
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks finished higher Friday, leaving the market's benchmark with a win for the last full trading week of 2014.
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2014/12/19
By Karen Friar, MarketWatch An undercover investigation by BBC reporters into Chinese iPhone factories has found that workers are still being mistreated and that tin used in Apple Inc. (AAPL) gadgets could well come from dangerous illegal mines where children's lives are put at risk.
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2014/12/19
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch BlackBerry shares fall 8% after earnings conference call NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Shares of BlackBerry Ltd.
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2014/12/19
By Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch Popular market-timing strategy seems to have lost its edge CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) -- Profiting from the so-called January Effect used to be as close to a sure thing as the stock market ever provided.
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2014/12/19
By MarketWatch, MarketWatch Finish Line also likely to move on its quarterly results NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- These stocks are likely to make moves on Friday: Nike Inc.(NKE) could see some pressure as shares fell nearly 3% in late trading after the company post a strong second-quarter earnings beat on Thursday.
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2014/12/19
The Federal Bureau of Investigation says that the North Korean government is responsible for the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures (SNE) (JP:6758) . In a statement issued Friday, the FBI said it "now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions." Sony was hit by a cyber-attack after being warned not to release the comedy "The Interview," which depicts a fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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2014/12/19
By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Apple Inc.'s iPad, iPhone 6 and Beats by Dr.
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2014/12/19
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Instagram could contribute $2 billion in revenue to Facebook NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Instagram is now worth $35 billion and is positioned to begin driving meaningful revenue for Facebook Inc., Citi analyst Mark May told clients Friday.
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2014/12/19
By Marek Fuchs, MarketWatch In a world of increasing complexity, we believe what we want to believe Drawing out larger meaning from any given week on Wall Street is no easy task; in fact, it's a bit like trying to fight back the dawn.
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2014/12/19
By MarketWatch, MarketWatch Finish Line skids on quarterly results, outlook NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- These stocks are making notable moves on Friday: Gainers Xerox Corp.
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2014/12/19
By Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch Finish Line skids on quarterly results, outlook NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- These stocks are making notable moves on Friday: Gainers Red Hat Inc.(RHT) performed best among S&P 500 stocks after the software maker late Thursday delivered quarterly results that topped Wall Street's forecasts.
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2014/12/19
By Russ Britt, MarketWatch Conservatives, liberals both call for action after movie axed LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch)--Michael Moore and Newt Gingrich, voicing the same sentiment.
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2014/12/19
At a press conference, President Barack Obama says Sony (SNE) made a mistake in pulling the movie "The Interview" from theaters.
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2014/12/19
By David Weidner, MarketWatch It's rolled back another law aimed at protecting taxpayers SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Crisis?
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2014/12/19
By Quentin Fottrell, MarketWatch The Subaru WRX may be an all-wheel drive sport-compact, but the drivers of this car are either driving too fast, or having difficulty parking: It receives the most violations of any vehicle.
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2014/12/19
By Russ Britt, MarketWatch Conservatives, liberals both call for action after movie axed LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch)--Michael Moore and Newt Gingrich, voicing the same sentiment.
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2014/12/19
By Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch Critical intelligence before the U.S. market opens Half a century ago, the Beatles made their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, a broadcast moment that forever changed the course of music history.
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2014/12/19
By Jake Lingeman New Stingray Z06 performance specs will blow your mind The 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 will come out of the box with a sub-3-second 0-60 time and sub-11-second quarter-mile time.
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2014/12/19
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--U.K. stocks climbed Friday, with gains for resource shares guiding the FTSE 100 to its best week in three years.
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2014/12/19
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks climbed Friday, with gains for resource shares helping to guide the FTSE 100 toward a weekly win.
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2014/12/19
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Fed speakers ahead and options-expiry day MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was pointing to further gains on Friday, with stock futures higher a day after the market's record-busting session, as equity investors continued to embrace the "patient" Federal Reserve view.
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2014/12/19
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Fed speakers ahead and options-expiry day NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pared earlier gains and were mostly flat on Friday after the Federal Reserve's reassurance that rate increases will be slow and measured sparked a rally in the past two sessions.
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2014/12/19
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Red Hat, CarMax jump after earnings results NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--After two days of spectacular rallies, Friday's action on Wall Street was very modest, and the main indexes were still on track to book solid weekly gains.
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2014/12/19
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch S&P 500 scores biggest 2-day gain in more than 12 years NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- A surging U.S. stock market rallied to its best two-day gains in three years Thursday.
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2014/12/19
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Energy sector gains nearly 10% over the week NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--The U.S. stock market ended a turbulent week punctuated with collapse of the ruble, gyrations in the oil prices and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting, with the biggest weekly gain since October.
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2014/12/19
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Bonds, equity markets still diverging on Fed view MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was pointing to further gains on Friday, with stock futures rising a day after the market's record-busting session, as equity investors continued to embrace the "patient" Federal Reserve view.
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2014/12/19
By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch The OPEC meeting hammered oil stocks and rocked the energy industry MarketWatch rounded up the 10 most important news events of the past week.
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2014/12/19
By Shawn Langlois, MarketWatch Critical intelligence before the U.S. market opens Half a century ago, the Beatles made their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, a broadcast moment that forever changed the course of music history.
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2014/12/19
By MarketWatch Carnival beats profit forecasts, as fuel prices fall, but sales miss Shares of Carnival Corp.(CCL)edged up 0.2% in premarket trade Friday, after the cruise ship operator's better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter adjusted profit was offset by sales that fell shy of forecasts.
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