Articles From: University of Mississippi Extends Six Year Partnership with Greenwood Hall to UPDATE: U.S. stock futures tick higher ahead of retail sales; oil climbs


2014/12/11
Greenwood Hall Inc ., an emerging cloud-based education management solutions provider, today announced that the University of Mississippi (“Ole Miss”) has renewed its agreement under which the company will continue to provide support for the university’s financial aid and bursar’s office operations.
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2014/12/11
Some companies are trying to help consumers avoid baggage fees by selling items you can wear on the plane (so you don't have to check an extra bag) that also carry a bunch of stuff.
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By Wallace Witkowski and Sue Chang, MarketWatch United Technologies shares slip on outlook SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Adobe Systems Inc. shares rallied in the extended session Thursday after the software company topped Wall Street expectations for the quarter and agreed to buy stock-photo company Fotolia.
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By MarketWatch, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday's session are Adobe Systems Inc., Lululemon Athletica Inc., and RadioShack Corp.
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By Chao DengAirline stocks buck the weak trend Stocks fell across Asia Thursday, as a downturn in oil prices overnight rippled through the region, pressuring Chinese state-owned energy companies and major oil producers in Australia in particular.
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2014/12/11
"Birdman," the feature film about a washed-up actor who tries to reclaim past glory by directing a Broadway play, and "Fargo," FX's miniseries that reconstitutes the hit 1996 film, led all prospects in Golden Globe nominations on Thursday.
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2014/12/11
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)--An appeals court on Wednesday overturned the 2012 convictions of two hedge-fund managers, saying the government failed to prove they willfully engaged in insider trading.
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By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks dropped Thursday, with Russian stocks driven lower following an interest-rate increase by the Russian central bank and Greek stocks trapped in the red by political turmoil.
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By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks turned lower Thursday, heading for their fourth consecutive decline, led by another round of pullbacks for mining companies.
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By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.K. stocks moved higher Thursday, with most oil stocks finding respite after sharp losses on the back of plunging oil prices, although energy-engineering firm Weir Group PLC fell following a ratings downgrade.
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2014/12/11
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch)--U.K. stocks turned lower Thursday, notching their fourth consecutive decline, led by another round of pullbacks for mining companies.
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2014/12/11
By Robert Schroeder, MarketWatch Shutdown averted after dramatic day on Capitol Hill WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The massive spending bill to fund most of the U.S. government through September went to the Senate after the House of Representatives narrowly approved the $1.1 trillion measure on Thursday.
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By David Weidner, MarketWatch A federal court effectively sanctions a type of insider-trading strategy SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Things just got a whole lot easier for investors to earn big, guaranteed returns.
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By Tim Rostan, MarketWatch Sony Pictures' corner of the movie business is looking progressively unsavory North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's regime has denied direct involvement, but Sony Pictures wasted little time in fingering Pyongyang for blame as controversy only increased in velocity over an apparent computer hack resulting in the wide release of internal emails and sensitive documents concerning the movie studio, its personnel, employees of companies with ties to Sony, famous actors and even the president of the United States.
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2014/12/11
By Tim Rostan, MarketWatch Sony Pictures' corner of the movie business is looking progressively unsavory North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's regime has denied direct involvement, but Sony Pictures wasted little time in fingering Pyongyang for blame as controversy only increased in velocity over an apparent computer hack resulting in the wide release of internal emails and sensitive documents concerning the movie studio, its personnel, employees of companies with ties to Sony, famous actors and even the president of the United States.
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2014/12/11
By Claudia Assis and William Watts, MarketWatch High-yield market drying up for energy names NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Plunging oil prices are playing havoc with high-yield corporate bonds.
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By Joe FlintWidely emulated late-night host to depart in May Last call for Stupid Pet Tricks and Top Ten lists.
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Microsoft (MSFT) has become the next big public technology company to start accepting Bitcoin.
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By Steve Goldstein, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The most controversial element of legislation to keep the U.S. government open centers around a minor edit of a Wall Street reform bill.
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Priceline Group Inc. (PCLN) said Thursday it will start accepting Apple Pay (AAPL) through its iOS 8 app.
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By Ruth Mantell, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. retail sales in November grew the fastest in eight months as shoppers snapped up everything from cars to clothing, according to government data released Thursday.
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By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks finished flat Thursday after a roller-coaster ride of a session as Russian shares fell following an interest-rate hike by the Central Bank of Russia, while German issues climbed with support from a market upgrade.
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SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. (SEAS) announced that CEO Jim Atchison will step down in January.
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By Quentin Fottrell, MarketWatch When lonely people go shopping this holiday season, they'll likely get more satisfaction from cult-like and quirky items --
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By Sue Chang and Mark DeCambre, MarketWatch Lululemon gets earnings lift SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- These are the stocks making notable moves in the market on Thursday: Gainers Shares of Staples Inc.(SPLS) and Office Depot Inc.(ODP) surged after activist hedge fund Starboard Value said it has built a 6% stake in Staples and 10% position in Office Depot, moves that could pressure a combination of those retailers, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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By Silvia Ascarelli, MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Bill Gates is back with a list of his favorite reads from 2014.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch Retail sales jump in November NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures endured a volatile morning, but moved higher after strong jobless claims and retail sales data on Thursday.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch ECB's cheap loan operation sees smaller take-up than expected MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was struggling to find direction ahead of Thursday trading, with stock futures pointing to a slightly higher open in choppy action as oil prices rose and investors awaited retail-sales data.
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By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch ECB's cheap loan operation sees smaller take-up than expected MADRID (MarketWatch) -- Wall Street was struggling to find direction ahead of Thursday trading, with stock futures pointing to a slightly higher open in choppy action as oil prices rose and investors awaited retail-sales data.
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