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2015/1/21
By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The pace of construction started on new U.S. homes rose last month to cap the strongest year in seven, according to government data released Wednesday.
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2015/1/21
By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch IBM has missed revenue expectations in 12 of the last 15 quarters NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- With IBM projecting flat sales this year and a decline in earnings, some analysts say it could take years for IBM to fully recover from its current transition period.
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By MarketWatch, MarketWatch Among stocks that could see active trading Wednesday morning are big-name health providers and computing giant IBM.
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By Caitlin Huston Activist investor takes 13.2% stake in HR outsourcing firm Shares of Insperity Inc. could rise by more than 60% this year, according to activist investor Starboard Value, which just became the human-resource outsourcing company's largest stakeholder.
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By Andria Cheng, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- As part of the unveiling this month of an updated "I'm Lovin' It" campaign, McDonald's Corp.'s chief marketing officer, Deborah Wahl, promised in a video that the fast-food giant's new philosophy involves "listening more and assuming less," evolving to "billions heard" from "billions served." So, McDonald's (MCD), get ready for the following advice from your franchisees: Eliminate the espresso drinks from McCafe --
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Microsoft Corp.
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By Sue Chang and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks making notable moves on Wednesday.
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Shares of Netflix (NFLX) soared 18% in premarket trade Wednesday, putting them on track to open at a three-month highs, as many Wall Street analysts applauded the streaming video service's fourth-quarter results released late Tuesday.
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2015/1/21
The New York Attorney General's office filed an amended complaint that Barclays deceived clients about the way it ran its dark pool.
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2015/1/21
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth, MarketWatch The president seems to be more interested in inducing class warfare You have to hand it to President Obama.
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2015/1/21
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- President Barack Obama's tax proposal could increase costs for banks -- and could even lead banks to reduce their size.
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2015/1/21
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth, MarketWatch Americans are interested in tax cuts, not hikes You have to hand it to President Obama.
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2015/1/21
By Brett Arends, MarketWatch It doesn't matter if the numbers don't add up -- most people will believe it Do you want to be rich and famous?
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By Jennifer Booton, MarketWatch Apple granted patents to develop GoPro-like camera NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Shares of GoPro Inc. fell more than 20% last week in reaction to Apple Inc. patents for a low-power rugged digital camera that could be mounted on outdoor equipment such as bicycles and controlled with a remote device.
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2015/1/21
Starboard Value said it has acquired a 13.2% stake in Insperity, which makes the activist investor the largest shareholder in the human resources outsourcing company.
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By Priya Anand, MarketWatch Some tax preparers are touting free filing software to taxpayers -- but many who are eligible for the service could already file that paperwork for free.
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2015/1/21
By Carla Mozee and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks finished higher Wednesday, with SABMiller PLC and Pearson PLC climbing following business updates.
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2015/1/21
By Carla Mozee and Victor Reklaitis, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks finished higher Wednesday, with SABMiller PLC and Pearson PLC climbing following business updates.
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2015/1/21
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks climbed Wednesday, with SABMiller PLC and Pearson PLC rising after they put out trading statements.
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2015/1/21
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Netflix soars after earnings beat NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks moved higher in choppy trading Wednesday , after reports surfaced that the European Central Bank is considering a bond-buying program of about EUR50 billion a month to help revive the flagging eurozone economy.
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2015/1/21
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Netflix soars after earnings beat; energy stocks jump as oil rises NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market ended Wednesday's choppy trading day with modest gains, extending its winning streak to three sessions, as investors widely expect the European Central Bank to deliver on monetary stimulus at its key meeting on Thursday.
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2015/1/21
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Netflix soars after earnings beat NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks were trading in a narrow range, nearly flat, on Wednesday, as investors appeared reluctant to take big positions ahead of an upcoming European Central Bank meeting.
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By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch ECB's Nowotny: Don't get 'overexcited' about Thursday LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures fell slightly Wednesday, turning lower after downbeat comments from a European Central Bank council member, with investors looking ahead to housing data.
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By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch ECB's Nowotny: Don't get 'overexcited' about Thursday LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures fell slightly Wednesday, turning lower after downbeat comments from a European Central Bank council member, with investors looking ahead to housing data.
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2015/1/21
By Carla Mozee and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch ECB's Nowotny: Don't get 'overexcited' about Thursday MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures signaled another day of stock losses on Wednesday, with investors on edge ahead of an upcoming European Central Bank meeting and as the earnings season so far has delivered less than stellar results.
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2015/1/21
By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch ECB's Nowotny: Don't get 'overexcited' about Thursday NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures signaled another day of stock losses on Wednesday, with investors on edge ahead of an upcoming European Central Bank meeting and as the earnings season so far has delivered less than stellar results.
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LONDON (MarketWatch)- UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) on Wednesday said fourth-quarter net earnings were $1.5 billion, or $1.55 a share, up from $1.4 billion, or $1.41 a share, from the year-ago period.
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By Victor Reklaitis and Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch EBay grabs the spotlight after the closing bell NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Here are the stocks seeing notable moves on Wednesday.
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2015/1/21
By MarketWatch EBay shares rise on earnings beat, job cuts Shares of eBay Inc.(EBAY)traded between slight gains and losses in the extended session Wednesday after an earnings beat and job cuts offset a weak outlook.
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2015/1/21
By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Critical information ahead of the U.S. market's open The S&P 500 couldn't manage four straight down days in 2014.
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