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Jon Friedman 's latest Marketwatch column is a good one. In framing what he thinks it still takes to be a good journalist, he laments the fact that many of his Stony Brook journalism students are fixated on the glittery sheen of the boob tube: When I asked my students last semester what they hoped to do in their careers, the majority said they ... (more)
Labor Day is one of the big sales events of the year, but what should you buy and, more importantly, what should you skip? MarketWatch's Catey Hill offers tips on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.
A look in the rearview mirror at how the economy performed in the second quarter is likely to confirm the surge in U.S. growth late in the spring.
You didn't have to be a World War II scholar to glance at this image of kids pajamas from the Spain-based retailer Zara and see something different.
Encouraged by record highs in global stock markets , companies have been rushing to take advantage of investor enthusiasm while it lasts.
Apple may be testing a larger iPad. But a vast majority of techies polled by MarketWatch said they wouldn't buy it See full story.
The most loved car in America in 2014 is the Mercedes-Benz . The most hated car in America in 2014 is the Acura.
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.
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.
We have been going discussing this issue, and I am saving his comments for a Bloomberg column next week.
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.
"It is always possible to rev up the economy to the point where it overheats," he writes on the news service.
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.
The company, which provides virtualized cloud infrastructure solutions, made the announcement at the VMware analyst day during the VMworld conference in San Francisco.
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.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 04:04 pm
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