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Stocks and Market Still Looking Higher

Stocks and Market Still Looking Higher

The stock market indexes have done this before, at least at an intraday level, with U.S. indexes opened lower to finish at the high. Stocks opened lower by -0.8% but… Read more »

Stock Market Gains Headed Up By Vertex

Stock Market Gains Headed Up By Vertex

Even though there was a promising start to the day, all U.S. indices finished in the red on Tuesday. Its a shame, because new historical records were touched with the… Read more »

Market Pushes Higher Today, As Crude and Gold Stay In Focus

Market Pushes Higher Today, As Crude and Gold Stay In Focus

U.S. equity markets hit new historical records on Tuesday thanks to new statistics which surpassed the most optimistic predictions. By late morning, the Dow Jones had advanced 0.2% to 16,965.1… Read more »

Oracle Highlight To A Nothing Day

Oracle Highlight To A Nothing Day

The US Stock market is expected to begin on a stable rise in Monday morning trading, in a market that looks relatively calm after six consecutive sessions of gains. About… Read more »

Facebook New App May “Slingshot” The Stock To Higher Ground

Facebook New App May “Slingshot” The Stock To Higher Ground

Facebook’s (FB) motivation behind its hottest new and innovative application, Slingshot, is the fact they could not buy Snapchat. The brand new app, which appeared recently, enables users to send… Read more »

Markets Make A Cautious Gain

Markets Make A Cautious Gain

The New York Stock Exchange ended slightly higher on Tuesday after a long indecisive session, investors keeping an eye on the fighting in Iraq and pending decisions on monetary policy… Read more »

How The Markets Are Holding Up Today

How The Markets Are Holding Up Today

Shared between geopolitical turmoil (Ukraine, Iraq) and continuing mergers / acquisitions in the U.S. the stock market is pretending to hesitate before opting for its natural tendency to rise. The… Read more »

Investors Stay Away Before Fed News

Investors Stay Away Before Fed News

The US Stock market was expected to open lower today, with investors cautious before the much anticipated monetary policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve. After thirty minutes of opening,… Read more »

Tech Overshadows Iraq as Stock Market Heads Higher

Tech Overshadows Iraq as Stock Market Heads Higher

The New York Stock Exchange ended slightly higher Friday after two sessions of decline, the increase in technology stocks have overshadowed concerns about Iraq, but Wall Street is in the… Read more »

Stock Markets Head Higher Even Though It Was Friday 13th

Stock Markets Head Higher Even Though It Was Friday 13th

The U.S. stock markets headed up to higher ground on Friday morning, buyers returning to the office after the release of two dismal economic statistics. By late morning, the Dow… Read more »

Priceline to Buy OpenTable

Priceline to Buy OpenTable

Priceline offered $103 a share in cash Thursday. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter. OpenTable charges restaurants monthly fees to seat diners who reserve their seats…. Read more »

Facebook Might Have Put A Block On Crowd Funding

Facebook Might Have Put A Block On Crowd Funding

The notion of new technology firms getting financed from crowd sourcing took a hit earlier this year when Facebook FB purchased Oculus for about $2 billion. In the aftermath of… Read more »