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Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRKA) said Thursday it's buying the Van Tuyl Group, the biggest privately held automobile dealership group in the United States.
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By Erik Holm Warren Buffett already had the planes and trains.
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By Sue Chang, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trading in Thursday's session are Constellation Brands Inc., McCormick & Co.
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2014/10/2
By Ben Fritz Robert Iger will stay on as chief executive and chairman of Walt Disney Co.
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2014/10/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks across Europe dropped Thursday, stuck in the red as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi talked about monetary policy as the bank faces pressure to ramp up stimulus efforts for the struggling eurozone.
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2014/10/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks across Europe were lower Thursday, stuck in the red after the European Central Bank matched the markets expectations by leaving interest rates unchanged.
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2014/10/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- Stocks across Europe dropped Thursday, mired in the red as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's efforts to invigorate the struggling eurozone economy fell flat on Thursday.
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2014/10/2
By Alastair Barr Google Inc. is being dragged into the celebrity photo scandal that has plagued Apple Inc. A lawyer representing more than a dozen female Hollywood stars, models and athletes who had their Apple (AAPL) accounts hacked and nude images nabbed and posted online threatened Google(GOOGL) with a lawsuit seeking $100 million or more in damages.
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2014/10/2
By Jim Jelter, MarketWatch What does Boeing's ramped-up 737 production schedule means for its bottom line?
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By Michael Kitchen, MarketWatch LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- When the Japanese yen began its long descent in late 2012 -- around the time it became clear Shinzo Abe would be elected to another prime-ministership --
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2014/10/2
By Elizabeth O'Brien, MarketWatch On the fun scale, reviewing your Medicare coverage probably ranks somewhere between a root canal and traffic court.
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Investors pulled $22 million from the $2.9 billion Pimco Total Return exchange-traded fund (BOND) on Wednesday, data from Pimco showed.
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Charles Schwab Corp.
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Money-losing Sears Holdings Corp.'s (SHLD) move on Thursday to raise up to $380 million through a Sears Canada rights offering could provide the company with short-term liquidity ahead of the holiday season, but it doesn't stem "massive" free-cash-flow burn, said ISI Group analyst Greg Melich.
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By Ben Eisen and Sue Chang, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Here are the stocks that are moving in Thursday's premarket trade: Gainers Tesla Motors Inc.(TSLA) : The electric auto maker's shares were up about 3% in premarket trading after CEO, Elon Musk, hinted at an announcement of new products on social media.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Elon Musk clearly loves to mess with people on social media.
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2014/10/2
By MarketWatch, MarketWatch Americans take into account different factors when choosing where to live.
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2014/10/2
Median household income: $125,642Unemployment rate, 2013: 4.80%Median home value: $689,900Violent crime per 100,000 residents: 87.6Average commuter travel time: 26.4 minutes A suburb of Boston, Newton is 24/7 Wall St.'s best city to live in.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch There's been plenty of talk about "all great opportunities to come with October, jump on in there, get ahead of the crowd". Well, someone got jumped all right.
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2014/10/2
By Priya Anand, MarketWatch This security breach J.P. Morgan Chase (JPM) discovered this summer exposed contact information for about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses, including names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses and internal bank information, the nation's largest bank said in a government filing.
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2014/10/2
By Dave Fry Commodities are risky, and so are the exchange-traded funds that own them.
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2014/10/2
By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch Starboard Value's letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer last week proposing a merger between Yahoo's core business with AOL presented a complicated scenario.
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2014/10/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks fell Thursday, swept lower along with other European markets, as investors waited for more details of the European Central Bank's upcoming stimulus program.
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2014/10/2
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks slid to a nearly 10-month low Thursday, hit alongside other European markets, as investors expressed dissatisfaction at the European Central Bank's efforts to stave off low inflation and stagnating growth in the eurozone.
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2014/10/2
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock investors remained cautious, with the main benchmarks struggling to find direction and dipping in and out of negative territory in early-morning trade on Thursday.
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2014/10/2
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch)--The U.S. stock market swung wildly between gains and losses on Thursday but finished the session virtually unchanged.
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2014/10/2
By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures edged lower on Thursday as investors remained cautious, and the European Central Bank did little to lift the market's dour mood about eurozone growth prospects.
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2014/10/2
By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures pointed lower on Thursday, with investors cautious of making any big moves ahead of jobless-claims data and factory orders later in the day.
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2014/10/2
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2014/10/2
By MarketWatch, MarketWatch Wellpoint (WLP) said it authorized a $5 billion increase in authorized share buybacks.
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