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  • What the oldest stock market index is telling us MarketWatch

    Last Update: 1/28/2015 7:07:00 PM

    A big drop in oil prices ought to help the Dow Transports, but, worryingly, it isn’t, says Mark Hulbert.

  • McDonald's names Steve Easterbrook new CEO MarketWatch

    Last Update: 1/28/2015 5:56:00 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- McDonald's Corp. said late Wednesday that Don Thompson, president and CEO, will retire March 1. The board elected Steve Easterbrook to replace Thompson. Shares of McDonald's rose 3.1% to $91.59 following the announcement. Easterbrook currently serves as chief brand officer. McDonald's also shifted Chief Financial Officer Pete Bensen to the newly created position of Chief Administrative Officer. Corporate Controller Kevin Ozan will serve as the new CFO, McDonald's said.

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  • Employer coverage drops, but don’t blame Obamacare MarketWatch

    Last Update: 1/29/2015 12:04:00 AM

    A new study shows that fewer employers are offering health coverage, but the Affordable Care Act can’t take all the blame for that.

  • Why Dwyane Wade’s wife insisted on a prenup MarketWatch

    Last Update: 1/28/2015 4:33:00 PM

    Actress Gabrielle Union says she and husband Dwyane Wade signed a prenup when they married in August 2014, and she was the one who wanted it.

  • Bill Gates wishes he knew a foreign language MarketWatch

    Last Update: 1/28/2015 4:10:00 PM

    Bill Gates discusses artificial intelligence, bitcoin and the latest technology from Microsoft on his third Reddit AMA.