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Amazon Moves into European Retail Services Market

In a move to enter into the European enterprise retail services market, Amazon.com and leading United Kingdom retailer Marks & Spencer today released details of an e-commerce alliance ...

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Stocks Plunge on Weak Tech Earnings

Stocks tanked today as weak earnings from technology bellwethers and worries about both inflation and the overall health of the economy drove Wall Street to one of its worst performances in recent months ...

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Stocks Plummet on Economic Worries, Apple Outlook

The latest bout of economic uncertainty -- brought on at least in part by a reduced forecast from Apple -- caused investors to send stocks sharply lower today ...

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Firefox Browser Sees 237 Percent Growth from June ’04

Nielsen//NetRatings reported today that escalating interest in the Firefox browser garnered a 237 percent spike in unique visitors to the Web site from nine months ago when the site first met Nielsen//NetRatings' minimal reporting levels in June 2004 ...

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Stocks Plummet After Weak Retail Sales Report

A weak report on retail sales -- the latest and in some ways the most direct evidence that high oil prices are dampening economic growth -- helped drive stocks lower on Wall Street today, with the best news of the day coming after markets closed in the form of strong earnings from Apple ...

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Stocks Rise on Fed’s Go-Slow Interest Rate Outlook

Stocks rallied in afternoon trading today after investors found comfort in the discussions that took place at the most recent meeting of the Federal Reserve ...

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Stocks Lose Ground in Face of Oil Rise, Earnings

A modest rebound in crude oil prices and the prospect of earnings season getting under way left Wall Street mostly in the red today ...

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Uncertainty About Profits, Economy Pushes Stocks Down

Stocks fell sharply to end the week today, putting an abrupt halt to a modest four-day winning streak for the Dow as profit taking kicked in amid investor uncertainty about the state of the economy in general and corporate profits in particular ...

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Stocks Rise on Continued Drop in Oil Prices

Despite a mixed bag of monthly reports from major retailers, stocks moved higher today, with the Dow Jones industrial average posting its fourth straight day of gains ...

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Markets Mixed as Earnings Season About To Start

Stocks ended mixed today with a better-than-expected report on oil supplies outweighed by concern that the coming earnings season might bring its share of disappointments ...

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Stocks Rise as Greenspan Downplays Oil Impact

The soothing words of Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan helped boost stocks today after he reiterated his belief that rising oil prices do not pose an immediate threat to the U.S. economy ...

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Stocks Eke Out Gains After Oil Spikes, then Subsides

Oil prices today backed off new record highs, providing a boost to stocks, which moved higher across-the-board ...

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Stocks Plummet on Record-High Oil, Fewer New Jobs

A weaker-than-expected number of new jobs, a strong report on growth in the service sector of the economy and the latest spike in oil prices converged today to drive stocks sharply lower to end the week, and starting the second quarter on a decidedly down note ...

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Markets Retreat on Oil, Awaiting Jobs Data

A day after a boisterous rally on strong economic news, Wall Street took a more cautious approach today, with shares sliding on oil price spikes and ahead of tomorrow's unemployment report to end a largely dismal quarter for stocks ...

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Stocks Rally in Biggest One-Day Gain of Year

Data showing a strong pulse for the economy and falling oil prices helped stir up a serious rally on Wall Street today, with stocks posting their best day of 2005 in terms of percentage gains ...

GroundWork Secures $8.5 Million in Venture Funding

GroundWork Open Source Solutions today said it has it has secured US$8.5 million in its second round of venture capital financing. The Series B financing, led by Mayfield, includes Series A lead investor Canaan Partners ...

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Stocks Drop on Confidence Report, Pending Data

A dip in consumer confidence and concern about an impending batch of economic data helped drive stocks lower today ...

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Stocks Up Ahead of Economic Data

Investors came into the new week with an optimistic outlook, driving up stocks across the board ahead of a slew of data that could help color in a fuzzy economic picture ...

Endwave Files Statement To Sell 5 Million Shares

Endwave, a provider of subsystems for broadband wireless networks that specializes in telecommunications, defense and homeland security, today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the sale of 5 million shares of its common stock ...

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Stocks End Losing Week with Mixed Session

Stocks ended a volatile and holiday-shortened week today with a mixed bag of results as oil prices rebounded and inflation remained a lingering concern ...

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