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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

United States most loved and most hated cars in 2014: MarketWatch

The most loved car in America in 2014 is the Mercedes-Benz . The most hated car in America in 2014 is the Acura.

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Related Topix: Startups, Ford F Series, Ford

5 hrs ago | On Wall Street

The Study Bulls Don't Want You to See: Retirement Scan

Opinion: This is the chart that stock bulls don't want you to see A higher than usual cyclically adjusted P/E ratio may mean a bigger drawdown in the next five years, according to this article on MarketWatch.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Startups, Financial Markets, Home, Mortgage, REIT

9 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Joe Biden beating the drums at secret fundraisers

Secret agent man: Vice President Joe Biden has been crisscrossing the country and attending closed-door fundraisers and donor events for Democratic House candidates, Politico reports - but they aren't listed on his schedule.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Representative Bruce Braley, Startups

10 hrs ago | The Big Picture

Stack: Competition to Call the Next Bear Market

We have been going discussing this issue, and I am saving his comments for a Bloomberg column next week.

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Related Topix: Startups

14 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Durable Goods Orders Strong in July

July durable goods orders came in much higher than expected due to a Boeing aircraft deal.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

MarketWatch

'Iron is hot' for Washington to act on inversions, Levin says

Rep. Sander Levin, the top Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee, says the recent spate of tax inversions like Burger King's deal to buy Tim Hortons is a further impetus for comprehensive tax reform - but that Washington shouldn't wait to head off what he calls unfair deals.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Startups, Orrin Hatch, US Senate, Republican

News Max

MarketWatch's Kellner: Fed Policy Can't Cure Job Market's Ills

"It is always possible to rev up the economy to the point where it overheats," he writes on the news service.

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News Max

MarketWatch's Reeves: 5 Myths About Stock-Market Volatility

Ever since the CBOE Volatility Index , which measures expected volatility for the S&P 500 index, hit a seven-year low in June, market participants have taken notice.

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Related Topix: Startups

TheStreet.com

Why VMware (VMW) Stock Is Retreating Today

The company, which provides virtualized cloud infrastructure solutions, made the announcement at the VMware analyst day during the VMworld conference in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: SlideRocket, Socialcast, Startups

MarketWatch

Consumer confidence best since 2007

The U.S. consumer confidence index jumped to 92.4 in August, the highest level since October 2007, from a revised 90.3 in July, the Conference Board said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Startups

MarketWatch

Where will your portfolio be in 10,000 days?

I spent last week in San Francisco, meeting with Google Glass representatives, a few other tech company executives, and speaking at the MoneyShow in San Francisco.

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Wall Street Journal

S&P 500 Rises Above 2000 for First Time

The S&P 500 index crossed 2000 for the first time Monday, marking the latest leg in the U.S. stock market's historic bull run.

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Related Topix: Startups, Financial Markets, Housing

Mon Aug 25, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Five Good Things You May Not Know About Ferguson

You probably think you know Ferguson, Mo. after the media has shown it as a war zone full of tension, crime and poverty.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Startups

MarketWatch

Durable-goods orders might soar to record gain. Here's why.

Orders for big-ticket goods made in the U.S. may have leaped by a record high in July, but don't be fooled into thinking the economy is soaring as well.

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Related Topix: Startups, Housing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

NACD

Dynegy to Buy Assets From Duke, Energy Capital for $6.25 Billion

"Dynegy Inc. has agreed to pay $6.25 billion to buy 12,500 megawatts of coal and gas generation assets from Duke Energy Corp. and Energy Capital Partners," reports MarketWatch , "a deal that would nearly double its power generation capacity.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Dyn, Energy, Duke Energy, Startups

AmericanBankingNews.com

Mon., Aug. 25: Roche Among Stocks to Watch

Monday morning investors eye Roche, Burger King and Tim Hortons stock. MarketWatch's Victor Reklaitis discusses with Geoff Rogow on the News Hub.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Startups

Sun Aug 24, 2014

MarketWatch

The Fed: Fed's Lockhart not convinced economy ready to lift off

To find out where the silent majority at the Federal Reserve stands on an issue, it is a good idea to see what Dennis Lockhart, the president of the Atlanta Fed.

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Related Topix: Startups, Financial Markets

Sat Aug 23, 2014

MarketWatch

Fed's Bullard: Europe is biggest risk to outlook

For a few months now, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard has been saying the first rate increase by the U.S. central bank should come at the end of the first quarter 2015.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

NACD

Family Dollar Board Rejects Dollar General Proposal Based on Antitrust Issu...

Family Dollar Stores Inc.'s board of directors has unanimously rejected the non-binding proposal made by Dollar General Corp., citing antitrust regulatory considerations, reports MarketWatch .

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, Startups

AmericanBankingNews.com

Which Companies Have the Best Culture and Values?

Job search site GlassDoor.com revealed the results of its "top companies for culture and values" so which ones topped the list? MarketWatch's Charles Passey joins MoneyBeat with details.

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