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Not many chief financial officers know what it's like to see their companies double in value in one day.
Despite the housing market being on the rebound, foreclosures are rising again. MarketWatch's Jim Jelter discusses five U.S. states with the highest foreclosure rates.
The Census Bureau reported Metropolitan areas with 5 million or more people saw double-digit population growth rates in their downtowns during the last decade.
MarketWatch charts what would happen if the S&P 500 follows past bull-market streaks into a sixth year.
The euro pared gains against the dollar Friday after the U.S. economy added more jobs in February than expected.
U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging: Income Security and the Elderly: Securing Gains made in the War on Poverty Robert Powell is a MarketWatch Retirement columnist.
CNBC host Larry Kudlow will retire from his eponymous show on CNBC at the end of March, the network said in a posting on its website .
On Monday, the bull market in U.S. stocks enters its sixth year. Since World War II, only three of the past bull markets that made it to the fifth year lasted for at least a sixth year.
Even with a better than expected February jobs report, mild gains have turned south.
Best Buy's share of the U.S. specialty electronics market remains around one third, but Apple has gained into double digits for the first time.
Five years ago, the S&P closed at the beastly 666 level. Since then, it's just about tripled.
European stock markets inched higher at the open on Friday as investors remained cautious ahead of nonfarm-payrolls data from the U.S. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch slipped 0.1% to 336.90, setting it on track for its first weekly loss since January.
MarketWatch reported that natural gas futures are up 3 percent today as a result of data showing a bigger-than-expected fall in US supplies.
Orders for goods produced in U.S. factories fell 0.7% in January, the Commerce Department said Thursday.
Amazon's Whispersync technology is worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize - at least in the Twilight Zone - writes MarketWatch editor Jeremy Olshan, in today's Personal Finance pages.