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Equities extend rally; oil rebounds, helping rouble rise By David Gaffen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Equity markets worldwide extended the week's rally on Friday and oil prices rebounded from recent lows, as investors closed out the last full week of trading in 2014 on an upbeat note. Wall Street rose, and the S&
Yahoo! News | 15 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hasbro and Xerox are big market movers Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Teekay Tankers Ltd., down 70 cents to $4.70 The ocean-freight hauler is buying ...
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CFTC data signals weakening enthusiasm for dollar NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The number of investors betting that the U.S. dollar will strengthen against its rivals declined for the fourth-consecutive week, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Most of the change came from inves
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News Corp acquires BigDecisions.com in India SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- News Corp.said Friday it had acquired BigDecisions.com in India for undisclosed terms. The site provides financial decision-making tools for consumers in India using algorithms and data. The acquisition includes the site's p
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Russian investment fund among latest sanctioned by U.S. Treasury WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- A Russian investment fund called the Marshall Capital Fund was among a group of 24 individuals and entities sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury over the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Konstantin Malofeyev, who owns the fund, also was
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Staples says data breach affected 1.16 million payment cards NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Staples Inc. provided on Friday an update to the findings of its investigation into the data-security incident that allowed access to customer payment information for about a month through mid-September. The office supply retaile
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What Are Technical Indicators Saying About The Market? It was just a week ago that financial headlines bemoaned the market having suffered its worst week in 2 ½ years. The bears came out of hiding with scary forecasts. Plunging oil prices, previously thought to be a positive for global economies, were
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Oil's slide shakes up the junk-bond market NEW YORK (AP) Oil's slump didn't just hit the stock market, it's shaken up the junk-bond market, too.
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ImmunoGen's stock plunges after Roche's disappointing trial results prompts downgrade NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- ImmunoGen's stock plunged to a more than four-year low in very-active trade Friday afternoon, after Leerink Partners downgraded it to market perform from outperform, following disappointing trial results for Roche Holding's breas
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Friday Sector Laggards: Consumer Products, Services In afternoon trading on Friday, Consumer Products stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 0.1% loss. Within that group, Hasbro (NASD: HAS) and Mattel (NASD: MAT) are two of the day's laggards, showing a loss of 5.8% and 5.3%, respectively. Among
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