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- The Margin: That delivery worker who interrupted a college basketball game? It was just a prank.The delivery worker walked onto the court during an Atlantic 10 game between Loyola of Chicago and host Duquesne.
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- MarketWatch First Take: Intel just had its worst year since the dot-com bust, and it won’t get better anytime soonHistory may be repeating itself as Intel has renewed competition with AMD amid a sharp economic downturn.
- Earnings Results: Visa rides a wave of spending to an earnings beatVisa shares gained more than 1% in after-hours trading Thursday after the financial-technology powerhouse topped earnings and revenue expectations for its latest quarter.
- : Gallo, the biggest U.S. wine company, to lay off 355 in CaliforniaE. & J. Gallo Winery, the nation's largest wine producer, will lay off more than 350 workers as it shifts its distribution in California.