U.S. dollar enjoys its best year since 2005

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — The U.S. dollar ended its strongest year since 2005 with gains versus major rivals as investors penciled in further strength in the U.S. economy and diverging monetary policy...

NewsWatch: Oil finishes a rough 2014 down 46%

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE The selloff in oil markets continues into the last trading day of the year even as U.S. data shows a greater-than-expected decline in inventory. See full story. The sport of ho...

The Tell: Why the Dow’s 2014 gain is kind of meh

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 7.5% in 2014, a showing that’s actually just “meh.” The blue-chip gauge’s DJIA, -0.89% average yearly move in the last couple of decad...

Reveler stampede in Shanghai kills 35: report

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — A stampede during Shanghai’s New Year celebrations killed 35 people and injured another 42, the Associated Press reported, citing China’s Xinhau News Agency...

MiMedx shares plunge 11% in after-hours trades

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