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59 min ago | MarketWatch

Reactions: - Not too hot, not too cold'

Here are reactions to Friday's jobs report, which showed the economy added 209,000 jobs in July.

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5 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Twitter debates the important issue - whether Obama should have said U.S. 'tortured folks'

The U.S. has largely moved on from the debate over torture to prevent terrorism.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Startups

9 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Are You and Your Boss a Match?

Dating site eHarmony will introduce a service for job applicants and their would-be superiors.

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13 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Stocks may fall 20%, but S&P 500 still likely to march to 2500, says forecaster

"Digital technologies permit businesses to use investors' cash far more efficiently these days, and could easily push up stock prices another 25 percent," Morici wrote in a note this week.

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13 hrs ago | Fast Company

Forget Love: EHarmony Wants To Help You Find Your Next Boss

As hundreds of thousands of people know, dating site eHarmony is very good at pairing two people looking for love.

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15 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Construction spending drops 1.8% in June

Spending on U.S. construction projects fell by 1.8% in June, with the decline coming almost entirely in commercial projects, the government said Friday.

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19 hrs ago | Chicago Chronicle

Chicago PMI drops sharply in July

Chicago PMI dropped sharply in July to its lowest level in over a year, according to the Chicago business barometer released Thursday.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Hagens Berman Investigating Alleged Accounting Fraud on Behalf of L-3 ...

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, an investor-rights law firm, is investigating alleged accounting inaccuracies and potential harm to investors of Holdings Inc. and welcomes persons with knowledge of the irregularities as well as investors who purchased L-3 stock and who have sustained significant losses to contact Hagens Berman Partner Reed ... (more)

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Related Topix: L 3 Communication Holdings, Telecom, Startups

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ADP says U.S. labor market has steady momentum

Adjusted per-share earnings came to 63 cents, compared to 55 cents a share a year earlier.

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MarketWatch

LinkedIn shares up as earnings beat estimates

MarketWatch tech reporter Ben Pimentel is live-blogging the earnings call from San Francisco.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Things Winemakers Won't Tell You

What goes into your glass of Pinot? Food coloring, weird additives, and a 400% markup.

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On Wall Street

Know the Side Effects of Target-Date Funds: Thursday's Retirement Scan

Beware of side effects from a target-date fund cure-all Participants of employer-sponsored retirement plans may consider investing in target-date funds if they experience investment paralysis, apathy, or time deficiency, according to MarketWatch.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Startups, Financial Markets, Small Business

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Kos

Disaster Capitalism's Grand Finale?

The Wall Street Journal's sibling site, MarketWatch , is formatted to provide lots of current financial data at a glance.

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The Gazette

Denver home prices rise 8.2 percent in May; Colorado Springs hits a record in June

Denver had an 8.2 percent year-over-year increase in home prices during May, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller report, which examines housing prices for the nation's 20 largest markets.

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Stocks struggle as investors fear the Fed

In case you missed it, MarketWatch's Greg Robb has offered a nice preview on the Fed statement that's due today at 2 p.m. Eastern.

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MarketWatch

Audio: There's too much money out there

Michael Aronstein, chief investment officer at Marketfield Asset Management and manager of the MainStay Marketfield fund, tells MarketWatch senior columnist Chuck Jaffe "we're still dealing with a world where the main problem is that there's too much money."

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

MarketWatch

Check out these images from the huge flood at UCLA's campus

Skimboarding in the fading Southern California sun is one of those quintessential summer images.

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NACD

Darden Chairman and CEO to Step Down Amid Chain Troubles

The Associated Press has learned that Darden Restaurants Chairman and CEO Clarence Otis is stepping down as the Orlando-based company scrambles to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain in the wake of Red Lobster's sale.

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Twitter shares spike 30% as results crush estimates

MarketWatch tech reporter Ben Pimentel is live-blogging the company's earnings call from San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Blog News

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Markets Blog: Dow industrials in a battle to reclaim 17,000 level

Twitter is up 1.35% ahead of its earnings report set for after the close. MarketWatch reporter Ben Pimentel reports that Twitter's market cap has fallen below its IPO level.

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