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    The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on Monday: IRAN NUCLEAR TALKS. Iran and six world powers tried to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations on Sunday, but officials cautioned that attempts to reach a preliminary deal by a deadline in two days could yet fall apart. GREECE.

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    The latest pullback in technology and biotechnology stocks echoes a temporary selloff last spring. But this time around, some investors are warning that the broader market's problems could run deeper. In last year's slump, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 3.3% and the Nasdaq Composite Index dropped 8.2% before rebounding.

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    * Oil, iron ore, copper, gold down. * Chevron Caltex sale drags index. * Little upbeat economic data. Australian shares fell sharply on Monday as resources stocks followed oil and metals prices lower, while investors failed to take inspiration from late Wall St gains on Friday.

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    S&P 500 earnings expected to come in 4.6% lower than a year ago. SAN FRANCISCO-- Health care and financial earnings are looking to be some of the relatively few bright spots in what promises to be a dreary reporting season. Stocks are getting hit hard as the first quarter draws to a close.

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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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    If report falls on market holiday, does it make a sound? NEW YORK-- With the exception of those trading index futures, U.S. stock investors will have to remain patient through a long weekend before making any moves in reaction to the March nonfarm payrolls report. That's because U.S. exchanges will be closed on April 3 in observance of Good Friday, the day when the government releases its official employment report for March.

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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.