List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2015

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks taking it on the chin in late-day selloff

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks taking it on the chin in late-day selloff

A U.S. stock market selloff accelerated in late trade Thursday, with the Dow industrials dropping more than 200 points, weighed down by hefty losses in biotechnology and technology sectors. Read:… Read more »

Slide Show: 10 biggest online dating photo mistakes

Slide Show: 10 biggest online dating photo mistakes

Want to date a celebrity? You might find one on a dating app, but you will still need to put your best face forward to meet anyone — famous or… Read more »

The Margin: Video: Jon Stewart tears into Judith Miller over Iraq reporting

The Margin: Video: Jon Stewart tears into Judith Miller over Iraq reporting

Former New York Times journalist Judith Miller found herself in the hot seat on “The Daily Show” as Jon Stewart ripped apart her reporting of Iraq’s alleged weapons of mass… Read more »

Capitol Report: Who earns the minimum wage? A refresher

Capitol Report: Who earns the minimum wage? A refresher

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The minimum wage remains a hot topic. With the 2016 presidential election looming, several top Democrats this week unveiled a proposal to boost the U.S. minimum wage… Read more »

Top Ten: Biotechs undercut key support level

Top Ten: Biotechs undercut key support level

If you think biotechnology stock performance is a leading indicator for the broader market, then we are in for a rough ride. The sector, normally measured by the iShares Nasdaq… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil up 25% in April, biggest monthly gain since 2009

Futures Movers: Oil up 25% in April, biggest monthly gain since 2009

By Markets/commodities reporter Oil futures on Thursday finished with a 25% gain for the month of April to tally their largest monthly gain in almost six years, as a weekly… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: High-ranking New York Fed official to leave

The Wall Street Journal: High-ranking New York Fed official to leave

WASHINGTON–Sarah Dahlgren, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s top staffer in charge of supervising large financial firms, is leaving her post at the end of the year. Dahlgren will… Read more »

Capitol Report: The forecast that nailed first-quarter GDP isn’t so rosy on second quarter

Capitol Report: The forecast that nailed first-quarter GDP isn’t so rosy on second quarter

If the forecast that got the first quarter right is to be believed, there won’t be much of a bounce in the U.S. economy during the second quarter. The Atlanta… Read more »

Skin tone not a new issue for heart monitors

Skin tone not a new issue for heart monitors

If Apple Inc. was caught off guard over the issue of its Apple Watch heart monitor not being able to accurately keep tabs on the pulses of people with dark… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold tumbles 2.3%, dulls in April

Metals Stocks: Gold tumbles 2.3%, dulls in April

By Markets/commodities reporter Deputy markets editor Rising yields are weighing on gold. Gold futures on Thursday posted a modest loss for the month as a rise in U.S. Treasury yields… Read more »

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