• Stock market » Wall-Mart Rumors Drag Stocks Lower
    September 25, 2013, 19:01 GMT

    Stocks in the US started the session mixed despite slightly better than expected economic data.  The S&P 500 index had declined for 4 straight trading sessions, and at the open threatened a 5th. Technology stocks continue to be the best performing sector with Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) leading the charge higher.  European stocks were under pressure despite

  • Stock market » Dow notches up best week since January
    September 14, 2013, 09:16 GMT

    Stocks in the US got off to a positive start as investors look forward to next week Federal Reserve interest rate decision.  The focus for traders beginning with the Feds two day meeting that starts on September 17, will be how much tapering will take place in an effort to reduce the current 85 billion

  • Business » Twitter rumors confirmed, IPO coming
    September 14, 2013, 09:15 GMT

    On Thursday, Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) , a social media giant that has made its way into virtually every aspect of society, announced it would be hitting the public markets in the near future. The company submitted a confidential filing for an initial public offering with the SEC. Twitter decided to reveal this news in a tweet on

  • Stocks in the US took a breather at the open, edging lower after experiencing solid gains over the past week.  For the week the S&P 500 index is up approximately 2% while the Dow Industrials notched gains of 2.7% coming into Thursday trading session.  The Nasdaq did its bests to hold on to gains despite

  • US stocks were off to a positive start on Monday on the heels of better than expected trade data released in China.  Japan reported a revision to GDP which boosted stocks and the Nikkei. Friday’s worse than expected non-farm payroll report, was likely strong enough to convince the Fed to taper its bond purchase program

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    Stock market » US stocks continue upward momentum
    Finances - August 24, 2013, 15:37 GMT

    US stocks advanced for a second consecutive day, as investors shifted their attention to the macro level. Market participants appear to be more in-tune with the big picture following the July FOMC meeting minutes. The minutes revealed general support for a Federal Reserve bond taper in 2013, so long as the economy continued to show

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    Stock market » Nasdaq Glitch Halts Trading
    Finances - August 23, 2013, 20:06 GMT

    Thursday afternoon an uncommon technical error caused trading to come to an abrupt stop on the Nasdaq. The most prominent names in the technology space including Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) , Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) , and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) stood motionless as traders stood with their hands tied. The problem sent brokers racing to figure out what failed and raised new

  • Shares of OpenTable (NASDAQ:OPEN) soared on Monday as it was announced you’ll now be able to use Facebook to book a reservation at one of your favorite restaurants. Shares closed up more than 7.5% to $74 per share as the street welcomed the agreement with open arms. Up until this point Facebook has had difficulty

  • Amid broad market strength, social media giant LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) reported its second quarter results after the market close on Thursday. Shares traded higher by 4.52% going into the announcement, however, positive results help propel the company even higher during the after hours session. Second quarter profit rose 32% on a year over year basis to

  • Stock market » Facebook and Apple lift Nasdaq
    July 31, 2013, 12:41 GMT

    Stocks in the US started off on a positive note, moving higher ahead of the Fed interest rate decision which is scheduled to be released to the public at 2PM on Wednesday.  Tech stocks such as Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) have been the leaders over the past two trading session in a down tape

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