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Amazon Down As Stocks Are Mixed

Amazon Down As Stocks Are Mixed

Wall Street is showing positive direction Wednesday as investors are beginning to believe tensions are easing off between Kiev and Moscow. By late morning, the Dow Jones had advanced 0.4%… Read more »

Market Hits New Highs Then Stalls

Market Hits New Highs Then Stalls

Wall Street took advantage of two poor figures to go register new highs during the first hour of trading then followed by nothing. Complete stagnation for US indices with a… Read more »

Apple Hits $100 And The Markets Look Happy

Apple Hits $100 And The Markets Look Happy

The US stock markets ended Tuesday with a moderate increase, driven by the release of corporate earnings which were considered encouraging, while Apple’s stock hit $100 for the first time… Read more »

Ukraine Tensions Still On Investors Minds

Ukraine Tensions Still On Investors Minds

After two sessions progressing, US Markets ended slightly lower on Tuesday in the absence of positive developments on geopolitical issues and the sharp decline in the ZEW index. The Dow… Read more »

Modest Gains in an Unsure Market

Modest Gains in an Unsure Market

Stocks ended slightly higher on Monday, increasing slightly its already substantial gains from Friday as investors hoped that the decision by Russia to send humanitarian aid to Ukraine may soften… Read more »

A Review Of Facebook Last Published Results

A Review Of Facebook Last Published Results

Facebook’s strong growth has prompted equity investors to pounce on the stock. The social network is now valued at breathtaking 1,300 billion. Facebook’s stock rose nearly 6 percent lately to… Read more »

Dow And S&P End Day On A Knife Edge

Dow And S&P End Day On A Knife Edge

U.S. markets ended on a knife edge Tuesday, worried by rising geopolitical concerns around the Ukrainian situation and by disappointing economic data from China. So at closing, the Dow Jones… Read more »

Mergers Drive Stock Market Higher Today

Mergers Drive Stock Market Higher Today

US Stocks pushed up higher today, supported by better than expected quarterly results and, as seen on the European stock markets, an acceleration of growth in China. The Dow Jones… Read more »

Citi Leads The Market To Higher Ground

Citi Leads The Market To Higher Ground

Citigroup has delighted investors, with the stock ending up with a rise of 3.02%, one of the strongest on the S&P 500, after reporting better results than expected. Shareholders also… Read more »

Facebook Stock Price: Can The Strength Continue?

Facebook Stock Price: Can The Strength Continue?

Since the latter half of 2013, Facebook stock price has been on a mighty charge higher, racing up over 100% since its kick start in September 2013. However, as we… Read more »

Markets Drop, But Not In Fear

Markets Drop, But Not In Fear

Yesterday the markets gave back about two thirds of the gains reaped from last Thursday. Although this is not the case for the Dow Transportation index and also the Russell-2000…. Read more »

Stocks Gain Ground On ISM Figures

Stocks Gain Ground On ISM Figures

The New York Stock Exchange regained some ground on Tuesday, with a figure worse than expected in the ISM manufacturing index, soothing fears of a future interest rates hike by… Read more »