MarketWatch Shares Rise on Acquisition News

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NEW YORK MarketWatch shares rose $1.33 or nearly 8 percent to close on the Nasdaq today at $18.12, following yesterday’s announcement that Dow Jones & Co. plans to buy the operator of MarketWatch.com and BigCharts.com in an all-cash transaction valued at about $519 million.

Dow Jones’ stock closed on the New York Stock Exchange today at $45.10

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