• Technical Analysis » Stocks Edge Higher on Low Volume
    November 12, 2013, 07:11 GMT

    Stocks in the US consolidated on the open as volume was soft as many are celebrating the Veteran’s day holiday. The bond market in the US is closed along with banks and government agencies. Friday’s stronger than expected employment report generated significant upside volatility which saw the Dow Industrials notch up a new all-time high

  • Technology » Remembering a Couple Bubble Darlings
    November 8, 2013, 07:31 GMT

    With shares of Twitter(NYSE:TWTR) up by more than 75 percent on its first day of trading, some traders and investors alike may be going through a deja vu moment. A little over a decade ago the dot com bubble officially burst. The days of meteoric initial public offerings for companies at insane valuations came to

  • Stocks in the US got off to a mixed start on Thursday as investors reevaluated the comments from both the BOJ and the Federal Reserve. The US central bank stood pat and left interest rates unchanged while telling investors that their bond purchase program would remain intact, and will likely stay this way for the

  • Stocks in the US started off on a positive note, on the heels of a record result for both the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrial Average on Tuesday. Mid-day stocks turned lower, with all three major indices closing down. Robust earnings results along with in line economic data have helped buoy the broader equity

  • Stocks on the American exchange snapped a five day rally after earnings forecasts were revised for large US-based enterprises. Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) fell more than 6 percent after the heavy equipment maker posted lower than forecasted quarterly profits, prompting another revision of the company’s full-year forecast. The company cited a prolonged demand drag from the mining

  • Stocks in the US were mixed at the open as the Nasdaq continued to forge gains while the S&P 500 and the Dow limped lower. Strong gains from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) propelled the technology index to new multi-year highs, which is poised to breakout to the upside. Disappointing earnings results from money center

  • Stocks on the American exchange surged after their worst two-day performance in several months earlier in the week, as lawmakers mobilized to end the first partial government shutdown in 17 years. Signs emerged lawmakers could end the budget impasse and avoid a devastating default one day after House Republicans sent a small delegation of negotiators

  • Stocks on the American exchange declined sharply, as the political stalemate over how to extend the government’s borrowing authority entered its second week. The federal government has been in partial shutdown since October 1 after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach an agreement on extending the debt ceiling. One week later, the threat of a

  • Stocks on the American exchange rebounded sharply amid a fourth consecutive day of partial government shutdowns. US stocks experienced a volatile week, as the ongoing budget impasse continues to weigh on investors. Market participants ended the week more optimistic lawmakers will reach a deal to end the budget impasse before the October 17 deadline, when

  • Technology » September Analysts Upgrade Facebook
    September 25, 2013, 19:39 GMT

    Since Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) highly anticipated initial public offering just a few years ago, shares have been subject to huge price swings. After initially trading above $40 per share at offering, shares of the social media giant plummeted by more than 50 percent to below $20 per share. At the moment it didn’t appear things were

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