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1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

U.S. Stocks Rise

An upbeat earnings report from Apple powered gains in technology shares on Thursday, while soft results from several blue chips weighed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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5 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Recap: Amazon earnings call

The company reported net income of $108 million, or 23 cents a share, compared with $82 million, or 18 cents a share, a year earlier.

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9 hrs ago | Eater

MarketWatch: The SE Hawthorne neighborhood will...

The SE Hawthorne neighborhood will soon launch its own nighttime farmer's market: THe Hawthorne Evening Market , a separate organization from the Portland Farmers Market, plans to launch on May 31 , bringing farm stalls, food artisans, bakeries, and beer/wine tastings to SE Cesar Chavez and Lincoln during Saturday twilight hours.

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10 hrs ago | Boston.com

You're Invited to Our Wedding: Be Prepared to Go Super Broke

The cost to attend a wedding has jumped 75 percent in the past two years, with guests doling out an average of $592 per event .

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13 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Chuck Jaffe: Fidelity-BlackRock ETF deal working - to a point

Fidelity Investments and BlackRock Inc. on Thursday gave the public a rare look-see at how their strategic ETF alliance has progressed in the last year, and the results show that Fidelity - a latecomer to exchange-traded funds - is starting to play catch-up in the ETF Wars while allowing iShares to remain the industry leader, thanks to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Services, BlackRock, Investment Services, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Startups

17 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Summers: Economic pickup could come on unstable ground

The former Treasury Secretary for President Bill Clinton and the head of the National Economic Council under President Barack Obama says it's not out of the realm of possibility that the economy could accelerate - but the acceleration could be on an unstable footing.

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18 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Coming up: Durable-goods orders, jobless claims

New orders for durable goods such as autos and airplanes are expected to rise in March and initial jobless claims may also have edged higher, according to economists polled by MarketWatch.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

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John Nyaradi: Oil and gas heat up

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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MarketWatch

Facebook results strong, CFO exit may be a concern, analysts say

Facebook blew past earnings and sales estimates, which has sent the stock rising by about 2.6% after hours.

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MarketWatch

Retirement: Getting by on $1 million

That's a snippet from the movie "The Social Network," on the topic of Facebook and Silicon Valley culture, but for some affluent earners it could just as well be applied to retirement savings.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Social Security

MarketWatch

LIVE: Stock split, iPhone sales on Apple call

Apple reported a profit of $10.2 billion, or $11.62 a share, on $45.6 billion in sales, all gains from the same period a year ago.

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MarketWatch

See the iceberg six times the size of Manhattan

An iceberg floating away from the coast of Antarctica covers about 255 square miles - six times the size of Manhattan - and is about a third of a mile thick, according to NASA's Earth Observatory .

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MarketWatch

Is take-kids-to-work day just a giant play date?

Thursday is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, that annual attempt to show kids that work is fun and worth devoting 40 or 50 years of one's life to.

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Sneak peek at new-look MarketWatch story pages

At MarketWatch, we are embracing a mobile-first strategy to make sure we are delivering the news and analysis you want, when you want it and where you want it.

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Related Topix: Startups, iPhone, Ipad, Science / Technology, Google

The Charlotte Observer

Bank Watch roundup: Only Wells Fargo gets an 'A'

Bank of America got a "C," JPMorgan got a "D" and other banks fell elsewhere along the spectrum.

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Related Topix: Wells Fargo , Startups, Banking, Financial Services, Bank of America, Small Business

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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AOL warning on 'spoofing,' when spammers hijack email accounts

"We are actively addressing consumer complaints," a spokeswoman told MarketWatch.

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Retirement Remains Americans' Top Financial Worry

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The Technical Indicator: Charting a two-tailed market backdrop

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

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Cleveland.com

Stocks post modest gains; Ford to name new CEO; Microsoft to acquire Nokia this week: P.M. Business News Links

A Feb. 8, 2012 photo from files showing the Nokia offices in Salo, Finland. TMicrosoft says it will close its $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's handset business this Friday.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Navteq, Financial Markets, Finland, World News, Startups

Mon Apr 21, 2014

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LinkedIn still in 'danger zone,' worth only $25 argues New Constructs' Trainer

Trainer said he believes a more reasonable value for the stock - based on its fundamentals - is $25 per share, which would represent a loss from current levels of about 80 percent.

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