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MarketWatch for Friday, September 13, 2013

If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Friday, September 13, 2013
If you're keeping on top of the stock markets this morning, Friday, September 13, 2013

The Nikkei is up 17 points today.
On Wall Street, the Dow snapped a three day winning streak, losing 26 points.
And the Nasdaq fell 9.

It was too good to be true at United Airlines. For a short time Thursday, the carrier was selling airplane tickets on its website for as little as $5. But the bargain basement prices were a mistake due to an error in filing the fares. Once it realized the mistake, united briefly stopped taking bookings online and over the phone. The carrier has not yet decided whether it will honor the tickets.

Women have recouped all the jobs they lost during the great recession, but that's not the case for men who are still more than 2 million jobs short. Experts say that's because more women work in fields that are hiring, while male dominated jobs like construction and manufacturing haven't fully bounced back.

A federal judge has approved American Airlines' plan to exit bankruptcy and merge with U.S. Airways. But the airlines must still win their lawsuit with the federal government, which is trying to block the merger. A trial over the lawsuit is set for November.

And Marissa Mayer has some bragging rights. The number of Yahoo's users has climbed 20 percent to about 800 million people since she defected from Google 15 months ago.  Yahoo's stock also topped 30 dollars a share Thursday for the first time in more than five years.

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