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4 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Anti-Gun MarketWatch Article In Re-Run Mode

On August 27, MarketWatch.com, supposedly a website for stock market investors, published a cynical article about gun manufacturers and gun ownership, titled 10 Things the Gun Industry Won't Tell You . In fact, MarketWatch has been running and re-running the same article for months now, just changing the date every so often, to make it appear brand new.

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Related Topix: Startups, Guns, Journalism, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

5 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Mon., Sept. 15: Is This the End for RadioShack?

RadioShack, Apple and Alibaba are among stocks to watch, plus how RadioShack might be at its last thread. MarketWatch's Sital Patel and WSJ's Michael Casey discuss.

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Related Topix: Startups

9 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

What Will Twitter Do With $1.8 Billion?

Investment will most likely come in the form of a massive campus extension, or a build out of a new campus. Twitter will raise approximately $1.8 billion from a bond offering, maybe an extra $100 million.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

11 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Markets Blog: Nasdaq down sharpy in spite of stock-market bounce

Stocks are trading sideways, mostly in the red. Dow seems to defy the general trend though .

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Urban Outfitters, Retail, Apparel, Ben Bernanke, Startups

11 hrs ago | CNET News.com

Google to buy slice of eBay? Unlikely, says analyst

A rumor popped up late last week that Google is eyeing a 40 percent stake in eBay. But analyst Gene Munster doesn't see such a deal in the cards.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, eBay, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Hunch

13 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Industrial production drops 0.1% in August for first fall in seven months

Industrial production declined 0.1% in August to mark the first decline since January, and a series of revisions left output in July lower than previously estimated, according to data released Monday. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected a 0.3% gain.

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Related Topix: Startups

Fri Sep 12, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Will Upbeat Retail Numbers Buoy Wall Street?

U.S. stock futures remain unchanged Friday morning, and the Kremlin says sanctions against Russia will have a prolonged negative impact on its central bank. MarketWatch's Emma Moody discusses.

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Related Topix: Startups

Thu Sep 11, 2014

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Retail sales expected to break out of slump

Strong auto sales are expected to help retail sales break out of their recent soft patch, according to economists polled by MarketWatch. A consensus forecast pegs August's overall retail sales growth at 0.6%, after being flat in July.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Startups

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BofA Moves Up Prediction for First Fed Rate Hike to June 2015

They have shifted their forecast of the Federal Reserve's first interest-rate hike to June 2015 from September 2015, MarketWatch reports. The BofA analysts cited stronger-than-expected economic growth and inflation.

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Related Topix: Startups

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Harcourts MarketWatch September 2014

The property market has taken a pause around the country as people wait for the end of winter and the outcome of the election. This is always the case around election time, with a drop off in listings and sales expected.

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Related Topix: Startups

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Industry, consumer groups tell Fannie, Freddie regulator not to raise mortgage fees

Groups representing consumers and the housing industry have told a federal regulator that it should not raise mortgage fees, warning that pricier loans could cut access to credit, according to letters obtained by MarketWatch. Not only should FHFA not direct Fannie and Freddie to increase fees, it should lower them, according to input from the Center for Responsible Lending, a Durham, N.C.-based consumer advocacy group.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Startups, Durham, NC, Foreclosures

AmericanBankingNews.com

Thurs. Sept. 11: Radioshack Among Stocks to Watch

Investors eye Radioshack, Viacom and Lululemon stock Thursday morning. MarketWatch's Polya Lesova explains why on the News Hub.

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Related Topix: Startups

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U.S. stocks: Futures pull back; jobless claims up next

U.S. stock futures indicated losses for Wall Street on Thursday, with investors looking for a weekly labor-market update to help gauge the timing of an interest-rate increase by the Federal Reserve. The market will also sift through quarterly results from supermarket chain operator Kroger Co.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups

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The Wall Street Journal: Apple Watch intensifies spotlight on wearable tech

Meanwhile, the fashion world's interest in wearable devices went from ho-hum to "I'm listening," with the launch Tuesday of the Apple MarketWatch's Catey Hill looks at some of the potentially unfashionable fashion trends that the larger iPhone, and various other larger-screen phones, might trigger. Tech companies need designers to help put the "wear" in wearables - which, even more than cellphones, are a form of personal expression, like a handbag, tech executives say.

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Related Topix: Fashion, Fashion Week, Startups

Wed Sep 10, 2014

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Hackers Pose Multiple Threats to Financial Industry

Financial institutions are top spenders for cybersecurity, and with good reason: As data breaches become more sophisticated and commonplace, the industry's vulnerabilities are becoming apparent. One of those worries is the risk of losing something that's vital to the industry's livelihood - clients' trust.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Startups, BrickHouse Security

Theflyonthewall.com

Tesla gigafactory payroll seen at $370M by 2018, MarketWatch reports

Tesla hits fresh life high, and then turns lower The shares have gone negative on the day after hitting a high of $288 earlier in the session, which is a fresh life high for the stock. That high did not hold for long, with price now at $281.92.

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Analysts Mixed on Apple After New Product Announcement

Apple unveiled several new products Tuesday, including a smart watch and a larger-screen mobile phone. Some analysts were impressed, and some weren't.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Startups

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21 funniest tweets of Joan Rivers's last months

But she also took to Twitter with aplomb. In addition to using it to promote her personal appearances, she made regular wisecracks on social media, with a characteristically raunchy edge.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Startups

Wed Sep 03, 2014

MarketWatch

U.S. auto sales reach highest level in nine years

Light vehicle sales rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 17.53 million in August, up from 16.48 million in July and the best level since July 2005, according to data compiled by Autodata.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Startups

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Christchurch Metro MarketWatch - Sept 2014

Sales are down by 22.7% indicating a hesitancy that has been creeping into the market.

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Related Topix: Startups

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