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2 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Is recent selloff a precursor to another March 2000?

John Nyaradi is Publisher of Wall Street Sector Selector , a financial media site focused on news, analysis and information about exchange traded funds and global financial and economic developments.

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6 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Detroit pension deal avoids big benefit cuts

Negotiators representing the city of Detroit and its retired municipal workers, police and firefighters Tuesday night announced deals that would reduce the workers' pension benefits - but by much less than the city had originally proposed.

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Related Topix: Pension, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Startups

8 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Jobless claims will likely see a slight bump

The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits will likely posted a slight gain in the latest weekly data, but remain near the slowest pace in almost seven years, according to economists polled by MarketWatch.

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12 hrs ago | MarketWatch

ahoo surges; social-media ETF tested

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Wednesday tried to talk up the economy, forecasting that a robust economy with full employment is possible by the end of 2016.

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12 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Stock market live blog: Yahoo surges, Google up 2%, SOCL tests a bottom

More "volatility that goes nowhere" is likely in store for stocks, says president John Merrill of Tanglewood Wealth Management.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Financial Markets, Startups

16 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Bank of America: here's what investors can expect

The bank also saw mortgage originations fall 65%, as refinancing fell off. Check out our live blog as MarketWatch's Sital Patel covers the analyst call with Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan and CFO Bruce Thompson.

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19 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Investment Lessons of the Greek Debt Crisis

Marketwatch's Mark Hulbert advises investors to focus on Greece's financial crisis and how the U.S. stock market has responded.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Currencies: Dollar gives up euro gains after builder confidence

The dollar gave up its gain against the euro Tuesday after a gauge of builder confidence in the U.S. fell short of forecasts.

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Personal Finance Daily: The high cost of grilling this summer

The cost to host a barbecue will likely be significantly higher this year than last, writes MarketWatch reporter Catey Hill, in today's Personal Finance pages.

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Detroit pension deal for cops, firefighters

Negotiators representing about 6,500 retired Detroit police and fire-fighters reached a deal with the city's government that would spare them from any reductions in their pension checks, mediators announced today.

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LIVE: Yahoo's quarterly call

MarketWatch technology reporter Ben Pimentel will live blog the earnings call from San Francisco.

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The Technical Indicator: Charting the S&P 500's dead-cat bounce

Editor's Note: This is a free edition of The Technical Indicator, a daily MarketWatch subscriber column.

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U.S. consumer prices rise 0.2% on shelter costs

U.S. consumer prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in March due to higher shelter and food costs, the Labor Department said Tuesday.

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Selling your home? Make sure it's tidy

When selling a home, you're more likely to get a higher price when it's nice and tidy, writes MarketWatch columnist Amy Hoak, in today's Personal Finance pages.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Selling, Startups, Home Renting, Personal Finance, Retirement, Small Business

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Hunt for missing Malaysia jet enters new phase

By MarketWatch SYDNEY--An unmanned vehicle is due to begin searching the Indian Ocean seabed for wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 later Monday, as authorities lose hope of detecting any more signals from the missing jet's black-box flight recorders.

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Cody Willard: Growlife halted; marijuana penny stocks doomed

I warned you. Over and over, frankly, and consider this yet another warning. Stay away from hyped-up penny stocks, which so far this year has meant specifically staying away from the marijuana-weed-pot penny stocks, most of which even at this moment, are still up many hundreds of percent in the last year.

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Spotlight on the economy: Low inflation and dovish Fed speakers

Inflation in the U.S. is trending below the Federal Reserve's target and doesn't seem to be going anywhere fast.

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Hong Kong auction house said to have given up on missing $3.7 million painting

Auction house Poly Auction is said to have given up on recovering an ink drawing by Chinese artist Cui Ruzhuo that was discovered to be missing - and presumed to have been thrown out with the trash - after fetching HK$28.8 million under the hammer in Hong Kong last week.

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Strong retail sales data didn't move the needle for GDP growth

The March retail sales data were widely seen as encouraging news for the U.S. economy but it may be best to hold the champagne and party hats for a few more months.

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Stock market live blog: Tech sector leads market bounce

We are writing a live blog of the U.S. stock market Monday. You can read a wrap of pre-market actions here and after the open, a compact rundown of the stock market in Market Snapshot.

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