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    Wall Street investors may find little reason to make big moves next week as they await monthly U.S. jobs data and any news that could change expectations for the first interest rate hike in almost a decade. The Labor Department report is due on Friday, when the stock market will be closed for Good Friday, leaving investors unable to trade on the data until the following week.

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     Restoration Hardware shares rallied in trading today, closing up 4.06% to $96.92, after falling in after-hours trading yesterday following the release of its quarterly results after the closing bell.The luxury home goods retailer said that the launch of two different businesses in the second half of this year hurt its revenue growth outlook as it guided revenue growth between 14% and 16%, or b...

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    Shares of Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO) finished down by 1.82% to $25.90 on Friday afternoon as a result of the decline in oil prices, which sent energy and other related stocks tumbling into the red today. Crude oil is falling by 5.93% to $48.38 per barrel and Brent crude is retreating by 5.17% to $56.13 per barrel this afternoon, according to the CNBC.com index.

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    * Yields fall on month-end demand * Yellen comments seen as mildly hawkish on interest rate hike * Disappointment after GDP wasn't revised higher By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, March 27 - U.S. Treasury yields fell and held near session lows on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave mildly hawkish comments on a potential interest rate increase this year and as investors bought bonds a...

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    By Anora Mahmudova and Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch. Yellen: gradual hikes are likely this year. NEW YORK-- U.S. stocks broke a four-day losing streak by closing slightly higher on Friday, but still posted the biggest weekly loss since the end of January.

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    Shares of Madison Square Garden were gaining 4.7% to $84.50 after-hours Friday after the company announced it is spinning off its sports and entertainment businesses. The new publicly traded spinoff will include the New York Knicks, the New York Rangers, the Madison Square Garden area, Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theater, and several other theaters.

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     CONOCOPHILLIPS (COP) shares closed intraday trading down 0.49% to $62.93 on Friday as concerns over increasing supplies due to thawing U.S. and Iranian relations sent oil down 5% in trading today.Industry standard Brent crude for May delivery is down 5.2% to $56.11 per barrel and West Texas crude for May delivery is also down 5.97% to $48.36 in trading today.Oil experienced a quick rally in trading ...

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    Treasury yields closed below 2% on Friday, after a week of much fluctuation but light trading volumes, as liquidity dried up and new supply hit the market. Throughout the week, the market seemed to shrug off economic data, rather driven by two main themes: the hangover from the post-Fed buying rally that started last week and the shrinking liquidity as auctions of two-, five- and seven-year Treasury notes kept pushing new supply into the market. The yield on the benchmark 10- year...

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    broke the four-day losing streak by closing slightly higher on Friday, but still posted the biggest weekly loss since the end of January. The main indexes, which were barely in the positive territory the entire session, rallied modestly in the last 15 minutes of trading after Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen released her prepared remarks on monetary policy. Yellen said that gradual rate hikes are likely this year but stressed that the central bank would move cautiously.

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    U.S. stocks rose modestly on Friday and major indexes snapped a four-day losing streak after late news of merger talks in the semiconductor space helped boost the technology sector. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 31.96 points, or 0.18 percent, to 17,710.19, the S&P 500 gained 4.68 points, or 0.23 percent, to 2,060.83 and the Nasdaq Composite added 27.86 points, or 0.57 percent, to 4,891.22.

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    Shares of oil refinery company Valero Energy were falling 2.9% to $61.52 Friday as oil prices declined after five straight days of gains. WTI crude oil for May delivery was down 5.2% to $48.74 Friday afternoon and Brent oil for May delivery was down 4.7% to $56.40 a barrel.

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    Shares of Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) are down by 2.79% to $13.25 in mid-afternoon trading on Friday, as some energy and related stocks take a hit today due to the declining price of oil. Crude oil is lower by 4.98% to $48.87 per barrel and Brent crude is falling by 4.75% to $56.38 per barrel this afternoon, according to the CNBC.com index.

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    Shares of oil and natural gas service company Weatherford International (WFT) were falling 1.3% to $12.45 Friday as oil prices declined after five straight days of gains. WTI crude oil for May delivery was down 3% to $49.91 Friday afternoon and Brent oil for May delivery was down 2.5% to $57.71 a barrel.

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    The number of U.S. initial public offerings fell sharply in the first quarter as shaky equities and commodities markets took their toll, after a record number of companies went public last year. U.S. IPOs raised $4.7 billion from 26 offerings in the first quarter, nearly half of the $8.6 billion from 46 offerings in the same period last year, according to Thomson Reuters data.

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    The Health Care sector continues its ascent even as the benchmark index stumbles. The S&P 500 has risen only 0.1% this year, held back by weak corporate earnings. The benchmark index rose 11% last year and 30% in 2013, helped by the Federal Reserve's easy-money policies.