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By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch S&P 500 companies with the biggest buybacks have tended to underperform this year Stock buybacks can be wonderful for shareholders if a company's sales and earnings are growing nicely; otherwise, they may help management divert attention from poor performance.
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By Sue Chang, MarketWatch , Mark DeCambreKeurig is set to report fourth-quarter earnings after the close SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks making notable moves in the market on Wednesday: Gainers Staples Inc. (SPLS) announced better-than-expected quarterly sales and profit results.
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2014/11/19
By Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch Six big waves over 125 years have ended with a stock-market crash CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) -- Investors are cheering the M&A boom as yet more evidence that the future is looking ever brighter.
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By Quentin Fottrell, MarketWatch JetBlue is the latest airline to make flying more trying Air travel is about to get even more uncomfortable, which means more frayed nerves and bad behavior.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch FOMC minutes reveal that Fed plans to hikes rates in 2015 NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- After an initial positive jolt, U.S.have pulled back in the wake of the latest minutes from last month's meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee.
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By Anora Mahmudova and Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Staples, Lowe's shares rise in wake of results NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks drifted lower on Wednesday, as investors seemed reluctant to make big bets ahead of minutes of the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting that could offer insights into policy makers' thinking.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Staples, Lowe's shares rise in wake of results MADRID (MarketWatch) -- On the heels of yet another record session for major U.S. indexes, futures traded cautiously Wednesday, ahead of minutes of the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting that could shed light on policy makers' thinking.
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By MarketWatch Salesforce.com shares decline on weak outlook Salesforce.com Inc. shares declined in the extended session Wednesday after the business cloud-computing company's outlook fell short of Wall Street estimates.
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By Catey Hill, MarketWatch Most Americans have purchased at least a few items from discount stores like Walmart and Target -- and many of us have spent thousands at these stores over the years.
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2014/11/19
By Chelsey Dulaney and Paul ZiobroTarget is looking to show that effects of massive data breach are in the past Nearing the one-year anniversary of Target Corp.'s massive and costly data breach, the company is looking to show that it has moved on.
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By Russ Britt, MarketWatch Patients face more pressure to plan for medical expenses This is the first installment in a four-part series.
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By MarketWatch J.M. Smucker misses profit, sales estimates J.M. Smucker(SJM)reported on Wednesday a fiscal second-quarter net profit of $158.3 million, or $1.55 a share, up from $153.4 million, or $1.46 a share, in the year-earlier period.
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Verint ® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) today announced that it has formed a global strategic partnership with Unify , a leading enterprise communications software and services firm.
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Two of the World's Largest Global Carriers Sign Multimedia Content Delivery Network Agreement NEW YORK , Nov.
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Strategic Network Investments Will Help Master the Cloud, Make Sense of Big Data, and Monetize the Internet of Things NEW YORK , Nov.
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Viggle Inc. (NASDAQ:VGGL) (“Viggle”) an entertainment marketing and rewards platform, today announced they will provide a more robust rewards program as it will now offer movie and television content for users through M-GO , a premium digital video on demand (VOD) service and joint venture between Technicolor and DreamWorks Animation.
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2014/11/19
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2014/11/19
By Simon Zekaria BARCELONA--The chief executive of Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.LN) on Wednesday said the U.K. telecom giant is looking for more fixed-line assets to complement its existing wireless services.
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