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MarketWatch for Tuesday, January 7, 2014

If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Tuesday, January 7, 2014...
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Tuesday,  January 7,  2014...

The Nikkei dropped 94 points today in trading in Tokyo.
On Wall Street, the Dow fell about 45 points.
And the Nasdaq lost 18.

Stocks have finished lower in each of the first three trading days of the new year. That hasn't happened since 2005.

AT&T is the first major carrier to set up a 1-800 service for wireless data. Websites that pay for the service will be toll-free for At&T's wireless customers.  That means the web  traffic won't count against a customer's monthly data minutes.
           
A curved smartphone is coming to the U.S.. LG Electronics has inked a deal with AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile to give consumers their first chance to buy the "G Flex".  The smartphone is expected to go on sale in the U.S. later this year. It has a concave screen, a curved battery and a special coating designed to automatically repair minor scratches to the exterior. The phone has been selling in other markets for about  $900.

And Microsoft says it has sold more than 3 million XBox Ones since it launched in November. The video game console sold out in many stores throughout the holidays.


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