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A six-alarm fire is burning at Fourth Street and China Basin in San Francisco, engulfing one building that's under construction and threatening to spread to surrounding apartments, according to NBC Bay Area .
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Pope Francis has taken a number of new positions that would empower women and the poor at a time when conservative politicians appear to be going in a different direction, Paul Farrell of MarketWatch, writes.
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Two privacy groups are trying to block Facebook Inc.'s $16 billion-plus deal to buy the text messaging service, WhatsApp, raising fears that the social networking giant could change some of the key attributes consumers love about the texting service.
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Even if this five-year bull run does come to an end, it doesn't mean that investors will spend too long in the throes of a bear market, MarketWatch's Mark Hulbert says on MoneyBeat.
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Dorian Nakamoto, who may be or probably isn't the mastermind behind this year's investment fad, is the latest to get swept up in bitcoin's unforgiving path of destruction.
The growling from stock bears has ranged from MarketWatch columnist Michael Sincere, who says investors have forgotten the 2008 crash , to Tom McClellan of the McClellan Report, who is worried about Nasdaq-100 divergences .
In an attempt to reverse declining sales, McDonald's is testing letting customers customize their burgers, reports Catey Hill at MarketWatch .
It's been more than five years since Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed into conservatorship, but the reform process has been opaque and the stakes are too high to get it wrong, says the investment research director at the mutual fund that has taken big stakes in the housing finance giants.
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.