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NewsWatch: These are the sex, drug, and gambling capitals of America

Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan says in an interview with MarketWatch it's not clear yet whether the economy has staying power or can survive the Fed exit, while also talking about the difficulty of popping bubbles.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

MarketWatch

The real reason Pandora stock is tanking: listener hours

The Internet company's results were actually slightly better than expected. Pandora also reported 76.4 million active listeners at the end of the second quarter, up 7.5% year-over-year.

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NewsWatch: Jobless claims lowest in more than eight years

The number of unemployed workers applying for jobless benefits tumbled to the lowest level in more than eight years, signaling that employers are letting go of very few workers.

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Greenspan says bubbles can't be stopped without 'crunch'

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has always been a student of the economy.

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Bear Market In Golf: Dick's cuts 400 jobs as golf now less popular

Marketwatch reports: Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. is cutting hundreds of jobs in its golf division as fewer Americans hit the links.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

International Business Times

5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Release Date Deliberately Delayed to Boost iPad Mini 3, iPad Air 2 Sales - Report

Yet according to MarketWatch , the decision to delay is also strategic in nature.

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NACD

Advanced Micro Devices, Manulife Financial, Public Service Enterprise ...

MarketWatch confirms that a total of 31 corporate boards became Full Board Members of the National Association of Corporate Directors during this year's second quarter.

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Live Blog: Facebook tops forecasts as revenue surges 61%

MarketWatch tech reporter Ben Pimentel is live-blogging the Menlo Park, Calif.-based social network's earnings call.

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MarketWatch

Map shows world's terrorist hot spots

The number of civilian deaths linked to terrorist attacks is rising, according to a new report ranking the world's biggest terrorist hot spots.

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MarketWatch

Live blog and video of Barney Frank talking about Dodd-Frank

Follow along as MarketWatch's Rob Schroeder live-blogs a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the fourth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act.

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Construction Equipment

Cat 'Likely' to Win Tax Case, Company Says

According to a Marketwatch report, Caterpillar believes it is "more likely than not" to win its tax case against the IRS , which has audited the company's tax returns from 2007 through 2009.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

MarketWatch

Cities where millionaires roam in clusters

With few exceptions, Europe is the place to be if, for some reason, you're looking for the best odds of sharing space with the world's wealthy, according to a new study by Spear's magazine in association with wealth consultancy WealthInsight.

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Boston.com

U.S. Stock Futures Up and Consumer Prices Steady

Stock futures remain higher after data shows that U.S. consumer prices rose 0.3 percent in June from a month earlier, in line with expectations.

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Job cuts expected to be discussed on Microsoft's earnings call: Live blog

The world's largest software company reported a profit of $4.6 billion, or 55 cents a share, on revenue of $23.4 billion.

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MarketWatch

15 small-cap stocks Goldman deems worthy

Where will small-cap stocks go next? Lots of investors would like to know the answer to that one.

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Facebook asks users to report fake sites exploiting MH17 disaster

Members of the Ukrainian Emergency Ministry prepared on Saturday to remove bodies at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region of Ukraine.

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Local Tech Wire

Apple's 80M big smartphone order; new GE jobs in N.C.; Netflix soars; ...

Marketwatch, owned by The Wall Street Journal, is reporting that Apple is ordering its "largest initial production run" of iPhones as it gears to launch bigger devices with screens of 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches.

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BioSpace

Allergan Inc. Beats Profit, Sales Estimates, To Cut 1,500 Jobs

Allergan beats profit, sales estimates, to cut 1,500 jobs NEW YORK -- Allergan Inc. shares rose almost 2% in premarket trade Monday, after the Botox maker reported better-than-expected second-quarter profit and sales and said it is cutting 1,500 jobs, or 13% of its workforce, in a restructuring.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mortgage News Daily

The Inflation Truther Crank Index

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Gas, food prices seen lifting inflation in June

Economists polled by MarketWatch expect the government to report Tuesday morning that the consumer-price index rose 0.3% in June.

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