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U.S. consumer sentiment drops to 11-month low in August by Steve Goldstein I MarketWatch Bulletin

marketwatch.com Steve Goldstein People walk through the Oculus transportation hub and shopping mall in lower Manhattan on July 27, 2018 in New York City. The numbers : The University of Michigan said its consumer sentiment index in August fell to 95.3, down from 97.9 in July, the lowest level in 11 months. Economists polled by MarketWatch expected a reading of 98.5. What happened : The decline concentrated among households in

Rep. Chris Collins arrested on insider trading charges I MarketWatch Bulletin

marketwatch.com Robert Schroeder Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) delivers a speech on the second day of the Republican National Convention on July 19, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. New York Rep. Christopher Collins was arrested on federal charges relating to securities fraud Wednesday, in a case involving an Australian biotech company. A Securities and Exchange Commission case against Collins — the first congressional Repu

Disney earnings miss estimates, stock falls I MarketWatch

marketwatch.com Disney earnings miss estimates, stock falls Jeremy C. Owens Walt Disney Co. DIS, +0.53% shares fell in extended trading Tuesday after the company reported quarterly earnings that did not live up to expectations. Disney reported second-quarter net income of $2.92 billion, or $1.95 a share, on sales of $15.23 billion, up from $14.24 billion a year ago. After adjustments comparability with a year ago, the company reported earnings of $1.87 a share, up from $1.58 a year ago. Analysts on average expected Disney to report adjus

Papa John's shares drop after earnings miss I MarketWatch Bulletin

marketwatch.com Papa John's shares drop after earnings miss Wallace Witkowski Papa John's International Inc. PZZA, -2.98% shares fell in the extended session Tuesday after the pizza chain's earnings and lowered outlook missed Wall Street estimates. Papa John's shares dropped 10% after hours, following a 3% decline to close the regular session at $41.07. The company reported second-quarter net income of $11.7 million, or 36 cents a share, compared with $24.1 million, or 65 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Adjusted ea

CA Inc. shares jump 15% on report of Broadcom buyout plan I MarketWatch Bulletin

marketwatch.com CA Inc. shares jump 15% on report of Broadcom buyout plan Wallace Witkowski CA Inc. CA, +0.16% shares jumped in the extended session Wednesday following a report that Broadcom Inc. AVGO, -2.84%

Dave & Buster's stock surges 20% after earnings beat, new CEO announcement | MarketWatch Bulletin

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    marketwatch.com Dave & Buster's stock surges 20% after earnings beat, new CEO announcement Wallace Witkowski Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. PLAY, +0.44% shares surged in the extended session Monday after the arcade-themed restaurant chain topped Wall Street estimates for the quarter and announced its chief executive was retiring. Dave & Buster's shares rallied 20% after hours, following a 0.4% gain to close at $47.83 in the regular session. The company reported first-quarter net income of $42.2 million, or $1.04 a share, compared with $42.8 million, or 98 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Revenue rose to $332.2 million from $304.2 million in the year-ago period. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had estimated earnings of 94 cents a share on revenue of $321.6 million. For the year, the company estimates revenue of $1.2 billion to $1.24 billion, while analysts estima

Asia Alert | Natural Disasters : Magnitude 8.7 quake jolts west coast of Indonesia

By V. Phani Kumar    HONG KONG (MarketWatch) -- A magnitude 8.7 earthquake hit the west coast of northern Sumatra on Wednesday, leading Indonesia to issue a tsunami warning. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake's epicenter was 269 miles southwest of Banda Aceh in Indonesia's Sumatra region and at a depth of 20.5 miles. There were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage, Kyodo news service reported, adding that the Indonesian government issued a tsunami warning for five provinces located along the western coast of Sumatra.

MarketWatch Bulletin: Live blog: Apple’s Cook to speak at Goldman confab

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Breaking News Apple’s Tim Cook speaks February 14, 2012, Apple Inc.’s Chief Executive Tim Cook will make an appearance at a Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference today at 12:30 pm Pacific Time. MarketWatch will be live-blogging the event. Reuters Cook may face questions about manufacturing conditions. Some potential questions investors have on their minds include Apple’s AAPL +0.64% nearly $100 billion cash pile and the company’s plans for it.  Cook could also get questions about press reports of harsh working conditions in the factories in China that produce its popular iPhone and iPad.”

MarketWatch Bulletin: All 30 Dow components post gains as U.S. stocks open higher

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Bulletin All 30 Dow components post gains as U.S. stocks open higher By Kate Gibson NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks started higher on Monday after Greece approved austerity measures to ensure funds needed to avoid default. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA +0.43% rose 65.96 points to 12,867.19. The S&P 500 SPX +0.51% added 8.05 points to 1,350.69. The Nasdaq Composite COMP +0.69% climbed 21.82 points to 2,925.70.

Marketwatch Bulletin: Bank of England boosts bond buys, holds rates

By William L. Watts    FRANKFURT (MarketWatch) -- The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee on Thursday boosted the size of its asset-purchase program by 50 billion pounds to a total of 325 billion pounds and voted to leave the central bank's key lending rate unchanged at a record low 0.5%. The bond-buying program is the centerpiece of the central bank's quantitative-easing strategy. Both moves were expected.

U.S. Existing-home sales slip / Apple rise 4% Intraday record high: Marketwatch Bulletin

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U.S. existing-home sales slip to seven-month low Apple shares rise 4% to intraday record high

Icahn Raises Buy out bid for Clorox / American Airlines Places Major Orders with Boing and Airbus | MarketWatch Bulletin

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Icahn raises buyout bid for Clorox to $80 a share American Airlines places major orders with Boeing and Airbus to replace narrowbody fleet

MarketWatch Bulletin: Last-minute budget deal reached to avoid shutdown

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By Robert Schroeder , MarketWatch  WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — With only slightly more than a hour left before the first shutdown in 15 years, Congressional leaders and the White House on Friday reached a deal to keep the federal government running. The deal, first announced by House Speaker John Boehner, will feature a short-term agreement to keep the government open next week, and then a longer deal for the rest of the fiscal year to keep the government running through the end of September. Multiple press reports suggest the deal will reduce spending by $39 billion compared to the original spending plan. Controversial riders to deny funding to Planned Parenthood and the Environmental Protection Agency would be dropped, according to the outlines of the deal. Robert Schroeder is a reporter for MarketWatch in Washington.

MarketWatch | Bulletin: Green light for dividend hikes: Fed

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By Ronald D. Orol , MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The Federal Reserve announced Friday that some big banks got the green light to hike dividends and snap up their shares after the central bank completed a stress test of their capital levels. “As a result of the [Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review,] some firms are expected to increase or restart dividend payments, buy back shares, or repay government capital,” the Fed said in a statement. Specifically, the central bank released details about their methodology for the “stress tests” it conducted on the 19 big banks, including a requirement that the institutions test their revenue and capital against three different economic outcomes including a severe recession scenario generated by the Fed in which the unemployment rate rises to 11% in 2011. U.S. week ahead: Consumer sentiment, gas in focus How the U.S. consumer fe

US prices Rose 0.1% In November | MarketWatch Bulletin

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Bulletin : U.S. consumer prices rise 0.1% in November 12/15/2010 08:31:21 AM

U.S. Stock losses top 1%. . MarketWatch Bulletin

(MarketWatch) .-  U.S. Stock losses top 1% as Korean Tensions escalate; Dow closes down 142 points. To read full Article  click   here . Visit www.marketwatch.com for updates to this story and more