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Dow falls triple digits; energy off 3.5% as oil gives up gains

March 8, 2016 3:56 PM0 comments
Dow falls triple digits; energy off 3.5% as oil gives up gains

U.S. stocks held lower in choppy trade Tuesday after weaker-than-expected Chinese trade data renewed concerns about global growth. The Dow Jones industrial average traded about 100 points lower. Earlier, the index briefly fell more than 150 points in mid-morning trade, with Caterpillar (CAT) and Goldman Sachs (GS) the greatest contributor […]

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Stocks tumble to start 2016 following China sell-off

January 4, 2016 3:59 PM0 comments
Stocks tumble to start 2016 following China sell-off

An overnight drop in stock prices in Asia and Europe provides a dismal backdrop for the first trading day of 2016. The Dow Jones futures were down 287 points at 17,054.0, the S&P 500 futures declined 32.4 points to 2,003.0 and the Nasdaq futures fell 89.0 points to 4,498.8 shortly […]

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Corporate News, Oil Rebound Help Propel Wall Street

October 7, 2015 10:45 AM2 comments
Corporate News, Oil Rebound Help Propel Wall Street

U.S. equity markets were solidly higher on Wednesday as focus turned to corporate news and energy names got a boost from higher oil prices. As of 9:30 a.m. ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 102 points, or 0.61% to 16893. The S&P 500 gained 11 points, or 0.57% […]

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Dow, S&P close up more than 1%, post biggest reversal in 4 years

October 2, 2015 9:21 PM0 comments
Dow, S&P close up more than 1%, post biggest reversal in 4 years

U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent higher Friday, recovering from an initial decline of more than 1.5 percent, as investors digested higher oil prices and a weaker-than-expected jobs report. “The poor employment report put a footing to the market because it provided a way for the market to understand […]

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Investors Flock to Safe-Haven Bonds in Market Selloff

September 22, 2015 10:04 PM0 comments
Investors Flock to Safe-Haven Bonds in Market Selloff

New York NY – U.S. equity markets pared a steep selloff on Tuesday after investors fled the equity market and sought safety in government bonds. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 179 points, or 1.09% to 16330. The S&P 500 sagged 24 points, or 1.23% to 1942, while the Nasdaq […]

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Google’s NASDAQ:GOOG New Project Is So Insanely Advanced It Will Blow You Away

September 12, 2015 4:49 AM0 comments
Google’s NASDAQ:GOOG New Project Is So Insanely Advanced It Will Blow You Away

If Google has its way, our future will be nothing less than a sci-fi movie. After creeping us out with a robotic cheetah and the Google ‘Glass’, Google is all set to bring forth something really amazing. Google’s Project Soli has invented a new interaction sensor using radar technology that […]

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Wall Street Ends Flat Ahead of Jobs Report

September 3, 2015 4:12 PM0 comments
Wall Street Ends Flat Ahead of Jobs Report

After seesawing through afternoon action, Wall Street ended near the flat line as traders braced for Friday’s August jobs report. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 22 points, or 0.14% to 16373. The S&P 500 gained 2 points, or 0.11% to 1951, while the Nasdaq Composite ticked 16 points lower, […]

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Dow, S&P 500 Close At Record Highs

November 27, 2013 4:15 PM0 comments
Dow, S&P 500 Close At Record Highs

NEW YORK – The Dow and the S&P 500 closed at record highs on Wednesday, led by Hewlett-Packard’s jump a day after the personal computer maker’s earnings, while the Nasdaq finished at a 13-year high. The tech-heavy Nasdaq got its biggest boost from Apple Inc , which rose 2.4 percent […]

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Microsoft (NADAQ: MSFT) Sells Over 1 Million Xbox One Consoles In 24 Hours

November 24, 2013 2:04 PM0 comments
Microsoft (NADAQ: MSFT) Sells Over 1 Million Xbox One Consoles In 24 Hours

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft Corp sold over 1 million of its new Xbox One game consoles within 24 hours of their hitting store shelves on Friday, on par with Sony Corp’s PlayStation 4 despite launching in far more countries. The new console, which launched in 13 countries, set a record […]

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How Much Is Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO) Worth Without Alibaba? Not Much

October 16, 2013 8:49 PM0 comments
How Much Is Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO) Worth Without Alibaba? Not Much

Much has been made of Yahoo’s increasing sprawl, as it swallows start-up after start-up. Sure enough, in a Tuesday call with investors, Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said Yahoo had made eight new acquisitions in the last quarter alone. But what Yahoo’s latest financial numbers really highlighted was how much the […]

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