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2016-05-26

The Wall Street Journal: Starboard calls for overhaul of Depomed board

Activist investor wants to remove and replace board members.

posted 2016/05/26 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

5 things to know about US Foods before it goes public

US Foods Corporation, a national food distributor, filed to go public amid an otherwise largely scant IPO period.

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Metals Stocks: Gold futures snap slide as dollar eases

Gold futures attempted to snap a six-day slide that took the precious metal to seven-week lows with modest early Thursday gains that moved opposite U.S. dollar weakness.

posted 2016/05/26 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

NewsWatch: Why oil jumping above $50 is actually disastrous for crude

Stronger oil prices may actually be the one thing that can send prices sliding again, notes our chart of the day. Meanwhile, today’s call explains why to avoid betting on Apple’s stock.

posted 2016/05/26 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

The Margin: Peter Thiel admits to one-man Gawker crusade; reaction is horror, applause

Billionaire Silicon Valley entrepreneur has ignited a media storm after admitting to funding a lawsuit against Gawker.

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Economic Report: U.S. durable-goods orders jump 3.4% in April

Orders for durable or long-lasting goods made in the U.S. rose 3.4% in April, fueled by higher demand for new cars, trucks and commercial jets. But a key measure of business investment fell again.

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Economic Report: Jobless claims drop 10,000 to 268,000

The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week fell by 10,000 to 268,000 and hit a one-month low, another sign the U.S. economy has weathered a rough patch earlier in the year.

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The Wall Street Journal: Billionaire Peter Thiel admits helping Hulk Hogan with suit against Gawker

Thiel put up $10 million of his own money to help Hulk Hogan in his trial.

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Need to Know: Why oil jumping above $50 is actually disastrous for crude

Stronger oil prices may actually be the one thing that can send prices sliding again, notes our chart of the day. Meanwhile, today’s call explains why to avoid betting on Apple’s stock.

posted 2016/05/26 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Market Extra: Are commodities signaling a Lehman-sized meltdown? Japan’s Abe thinks so

The sharp fall in commodity prices over the past two years mirrors what was seen during the years preceding the Lehman meltdown that triggered a global financial crisis, Japan’s prime minister warned on Thursday.

posted 2016/05/26 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

Retailers jump on the athleisure trend for men

Traditionally for women, more apparel retailers are producing athleisure trend for men

posted 2016/05/26 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

MarketWatch First Take: NetApp CEO talks progress, but investors stay unconvinced

NetApp Inc. executive talked a lot about the progress made in the quarter, but investors are still waiting to see fruits of the turnaround plan.

posted 2016/05/26 by MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

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