MarketWatch News Break

MarketWatch News Break


  • Rich door, poor door: How to avoid that?

    Sep 2, 2014 | 6 min
    A housing advocate says cities need to set housing ground rules before ground breaks.
  • The golf industry tries to get back on course

    Aug 30, 2014 | 6 min
    Golf Digest's Ron Sirek tells Steve Orr how the golf industry got knocked into the rough, and about its work on a comeback.
  • Napa Valley wineries recover from earthquake

    Aug 29, 2014 | 6 min
    Most have reopened and are focused now on the harvest.
  • Why isn't silver more valuable?

    Aug 28, 2014 | 8 min
    All that glitters is not gold. Anthony Chanin of PureFunds thinks silver deserves more attention from investors.
  • S&P at 2,000: Lessons on startups and champagne

    Aug 27, 2014 | 8 min
    It's been a long 16 years for the S&P 500's latest milestone, and for some celebratory bubbly bought at S&P 1,000. S&P's Howard Silverblatt reflects on what has changed, and the type of champagne he's buying in preparation for S&P 3,000.
  • Big Change for Fast Food Businesses

    Aug 26, 2014 | 6 min
    Burger King is looking to buy Canada's Tim Hortons, Little Caesar's is working on pretzel-crust pizza and McDonald's is losing millenials: one analyst says it's the limit of fast food growth.
  • Back-to-school shoppers show more college pride

    Aug 25, 2014 | 4 min
    Do you love your alma mater? Many of you are saying so with your wallet. Steve Orr reports.
  • Pay to play at the Super Bowl halftime show?

    Aug 23, 2014 | 5 min
    The NFL wants artists to pay to perform at the Super Bowl. SportsCorp Limited president Marc Ganis says it's already happening.
  • Lower gas prices on Labor Day and beyond

    Aug 22, 2014 | 5 min
    Another reason to celebrate Labor Day: Gas prices could hit a four-year low for the holiday.
  • The cold reality of the ice bucket challenge

    Aug 21, 2014 | 7 min
    It has raised millions of dollars for ALS. Can other charities replicate the success of the ice bucket challenge?
  • You can't order this McCafe at the drive-thru

    Aug 20, 2014 | 5 min
    McDonald's will join Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts in the supermarket coffee aisle.
  • Happier home builders: 'This is really happening'

    Aug 19, 2014 | 6 min
    So far, 2014 hasn't been kind to home builders. But more of them expect greater things out of the second half.
  • Manning brothers rapping again

    Aug 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Branding expert Rob Frankel on the pitch for DirecTV.
  • No setback for labor market recovery

    Aug 15, 2014 | 7 min
    Even though thousands of layoffs have been announced this week and new unemployment claims have spiked again, Joel Naroff of Naroff Economic advisors says the economy IS creating jobs.
  • Retail sales fall flat in July

    Aug 14, 2014 | 7 min
    Stuart Hoffman, chief economist at PNC Financial Services, thinks they WILL pick up during the rest of the quarter. He's already seeing an increase in weekly back-to-school sales numbers.
  • Stocks push higher after one-day pause

    Aug 13, 2014 | 6 min
    The market has entered a "dangerous period," says president Keith Springer of Springer Financial Advisors. He sees choppy trading ahead as traders focus on the headlines following the end of second quarter earnings season.
  • Walmart brings in primary care services.

    Aug 13, 2014 | 8 min
    Soon, in some rural areas, where you find Walmarts but few doctors, the nation's largest retailer is looking to fill the void, planning to open primary care clinics in its stores.
  • When is the best time for new car shopping?

    Aug 12, 2014 | 8 min
    How about NOW? says August car-buying can save you money since dealers are trying to clear their inventories.
  • When is the best time to go new car shopping?

    Aug 12, 2014 | 8 min
    How about NOW? says August will earn you the best deals since dealers want to clear their inventories.
  • How should the NFL deal with bad publicity?

    Aug 11, 2014 | 4 min
    The nation's favorite sport has several crises to tackle and a Baylor University sports marketing professor advises the NFL to take the lead in doing so.

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