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MarketWatch - Monday, July 21, 2014

If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, Monday, July 21, 2014....
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning,  Monday, July 21, 2014....

The Nikkei fell 155 points today in Tokyo.
In the U.S., stocks were up Friday after Google, General Electric and other big companies reported their quarterly results.
The Dow was up almost 123 points Friday.
The Nasdaq gained 69.


Comcast Cable has reached a deal with ESPN.
Next month Comcast will carry the Southeastern Conference Network, which launches August 14th.
The SEC network will carry at least 45 college football games this season.

Unemployment rates dropped in 22 states last month, according to the Labor Department.
Employers added jobs in 33 states.
Illinois saw the biggest drop in the unemployment rate which is now at 7.1-percent from 7.5-percent.

Workers at Walt Disney World could be getting a raise.
Union officials say they've reached a tentative agreement with the amusement park.
Starting hourly pay will be $9.50 and move up tp $10 in 2016.
Next month, union members will vote on whether to approve the contract.


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