Stocks

  • European stock markets were steady at the start of trading on Friday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index dipping 0.01 percent to 6,949.25 points. Frankfurt's DAX 30 edged up 0.09 percent to 11,337.11 ...

  • The stock market largely shrugged off the Federal Communications Commission's vote to impose tougher rules on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast ...

  • Whenever you hear, "this time is different," the wise move is usually to ignore it. But when it comes to technology stocks, which are flying at levels unseen since the dot-com boom was about ...

  • Stocks Little Changed After Data Morningstar - 20 hours ago

    The consumer price index fell 0.7% in January from December levels. The CPI was off 0.1% year-over-year, the first annual decline in five years. Excluding volatile food and energy prices, CPI was up 0.2% from the previous month. Economists had expected an overall decline of 0.6% and had estimated that core CPI would …

  • 5 Ways in Which You Can Make the Most of the Smaller … MoneySmart - Thu, Feb 26, 2015 12:00 AM SGT
    5 Ways in Which You Can Make the Most of the Smaller SGX Lot Sizes

    For once, trashy magazines are correct. Size does matter. Anyone who tells you otherwise is probably trying too hard to make you feel better about yourself. But the good news is, bigger isn’t necessarily ...

  • Stocks End at New Record Highs; Yellen, Grecce Eye … Morningstar - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 6:30 AM SGT

    Stocks rose today as Janet Yellen addressed Congress. The S&P 500 and Dow hit fresh all-time highs. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said this morning that the economy is improving as she laid the groundwork for a potential rate increase this year. The European Commission, the ECB and the IMF approved Greece’s four-month bailout …

  • Stocks Rise; Yellen Testimony, Greece in Focus Morningstar - Wed, Feb 25, 2015 1:00 AM SGT

    Stocks rose this morning as Janet Yellen addressed Congress. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said this morning that the economy is improving as she laid the groundwork for a potential rate increase this year. The European Commission, the ECB and the IMF approved Greece’s four-month bailout extension today after the country submitted …

  • Looking For Great Chart Patterns? Make Sure There's … Investor's Business Daily - Tue, Feb 24, 2015 5:49 AM SGT

    With investing, as with many other things in life, often it's the details that matter. In stocks, there are in fact many details that investors need to look for when studying bases that may usher a great ...

  • A Great Stock Base Always Has Smooth And Quiet Price … Investor's Business Daily - Sat, Feb 21, 2015 6:39 AM SGT

    It's not enough for a stock to have strong sales and profit growth. It should have a nice-looking chart. Charts help investors identify the proper buy point for stocks that meet IBD's strict fundamental ...

  • Nasdaq gains for eighth straight day, nearing dot-com high

    The Nasdaq composite rose for an eighth straight day Friday, pushing the index closer to its all-time closing high. The index climbed with the overall stock market after Greece and its creditors in the ...

  • Stocks Little Changed as Greece Talks Continue Morningstar - Sat, Feb 21, 2015 1:00 AM SGT

    Greek leaders continued today to negotiate with its creditors today over a proposed six-month extension to its current bailout. Germany has so far rejected the proposal saying that it doesn’t uphold the promises made by the previous Greek government. Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)(BRK.B) said this morning that is spending …

  • Bill Gurley: FOMO in the “Private IPO” Market Fuels … The Wall Street Journal - Fri, Feb 20, 2015 8:57 PM SGT

    Bloomberg News Bill Gurley warns of the risks of public-market investors moving into private companies. After speaking about the risks of “cramming” too much money in startups at the Goldman Sachs technology conference last week, venture capitalist Bill Gurley exited the stage. More than a dozen investors swarmed the …

  • Stocks Pare Losses; Greece Eyed Morningstar - Fri, Feb 20, 2015 1:00 AM SGT

    Germany rejected the proposal as the Greek government didn’t agree to continue the austerity and reform measures that were attached to the bailout. Initial unemployment claims fell by a larger-than-expected 21,000 to 283,000 last week. Shares of Wal-Mart (WMT) were down over 2.5% after the firm announced a disappointing …

  • European stocks weaken at open AFP - Thu, Feb 19, 2015 4:24 PM SGT

    Europe's main stock markets opened lower Thursday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.29 percent at 6,879.59 points. Frankfurt's DAX 30 shed 0.26 percent to 10,932.49 points and the CAC 40 index ...

  • What Qualities Should Investors Look For When Studying … Investor's Business Daily - Thu, Feb 19, 2015 6:47 AM SGT

    Just as a savory dish is often made with a variety of ingredients, many elements come together to form a great base. Bases are chart patterns that form as a stock corrects and digests its gains following ...

  • How To Invest In A Choppy Stock Market? Read New S … Investor's Business Daily - Thu, Feb 19, 2015 2:27 AM SGT

    The stock market is now back in a confirmed uptrend, and you know exactly what to do as an investor. You have mastered how to quickly build a stock watch list. You recognize bullish chart patterns with ...

  • Box Investor's Business Daily - Wed, Feb 18, 2015 7:55 AM SGT

    Box (BOX), a cloud storage firm and recent IPO, may be too hot, some analysts say. Box jumped 66% in its Jan. 23 debut to 23.23 but has fallen since. Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage with a hold rating ...

  • Carl Icahn ups stake in Hertz and EBay, but value of … MarketWatch - Wed, Feb 18, 2015 5:35 AM SGT

    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The value of Carl Icahn's equity holdings declined by 5.2% during the fourth quarter to $31.9 billion as of Dec. 31, according to a regulatory filing, even has he showed increases ...

  • Shake Shack burger chain plans to grow in Japan Associated Press - Wed, Feb 18, 2015 1:21 AM SGT

    The Shake Shack burger chain, fresh off its IPO, said Tuesday that it plans to open restaurants in Japan as it expands overseas. New York-based Shake Shack raised $105 million in an initial public offering ...

  • Stocks Modestly Lower as Greece Remains in Focus Morningstar - Wed, Feb 18, 2015 1:00 AM SGT

    U.S. Market Stocks were modestly lower this morning as Greece remained in focus. Negotiations over Greece’s debt appeared to be deadlocked after the Greek government rejected a proposed six-month extension ...

  • Harvard grads lead IPO class of 2014 Associated Press - Sat, Feb 14, 2015 6:04 AM SGT
    Harvard grads lead IPO class of 2014

    Harvard is top of the IPO class for 2014. The Ivy League school is the alma mater for seven chief executives who led their companies' IPOs last year. That's more than twice the amount of the next highest ...

  • Interpublic Group raises dividend, plans $300M stock … Associated Press - Sat, Feb 14, 2015 3:05 AM SGT

    Advertising and marketing company Interpublic Group raised its quarterly stock dividend by 26 percent Friday and said it plans to buy back up to $300 million in stock. The New York company increased its ...

  • Carnival's Arison sells 10M shares for about $433.7 … Associated Press - Fri, Feb 13, 2015 9:44 PM SGT

    Cruise operator Carnival said Friday that Chairman Micky Arison has sold 10 million of its shares for approximately $433.7 million. The block sale of the stock was performed by a trust to benefit Arison. ...

  • Marriott increases stock buyback authorization Associated Press - Fri, Feb 13, 2015 7:25 AM SGT

    Marriott more than doubled the number of shares it may buy back, with authorization now reaching 37 million. The hotel on Thursday authorized the repurchase of an additional 25 million shares after spending ...

  • Shares of Zulily plunged in premarket trading Thursday after the online retailer surprised Wall Street with quarterly earnings that fell short of expectations and announced the abrupt departure of a top ...

  • Analysts' Actions: Prudential, Tesla, Urban Outfitters, … TheStreet.com - Thu, Feb 12, 2015 9:27 PM SGT

    Here are today's top research calls.

  • February 11 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should … TheStreet.com - Wed, Feb 11, 2015 8:40 PM SGT

    U.S. stock futures slip; eurozone finance ministers hold emergency meeting to discuss Greece; Apple's market cap soars past $700 billion; Tesla and Cisco to report earnings on Wednesday.

  • Daily Markets Briefing: STI up 0.5% Singapore Business Review - Wed, Feb 11, 2015 9:14 AM SGT
    Daily Markets Briefing: STI up 0.5%

    Find out what the most active stocks were. The Straits Times Index ended 16.22 points higher or 0.47% to 3434.24 yesterday, taking the year-to-date performance to +2.05%. The FTSE ST Mid Cap Index gained ...

  • Apple has set a record on Wall Street: It's the first U.S. company to be worth more than $700 billion based on the value of its stock at the close of trading Tuesday. That's almost twice the value of the ...

  • Pfizer will buy back $5 billion of its stock under an agreement with Goldman Sachs. The drugmaker said Monday the accelerated stock buyback is part of its $11 billion share repurchase plan authorized in ...

  • Stocks Mostly Lower as China, Greece Weigh Morningstar - Tue, Feb 10, 2015 1:00 AM SGT

    Stocks were mostly lower today as disappointing Chinese data and Greek worries were in focus. Greek markets were under pressure again today after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsiprasreiterated his commitment to renegotiate the terms of his country’s bailout instead of accepting an extension of current terms. Investors …

  • Similarly, we can distinguish between a healthy investment portfolio versus a sick one by how each deals with important matters like taxes, investment cost, diversification, risk and performance. My latest portfolio report card is for B.D.D. in Fort Worth, Texas. B.D.D. owns 10 mutual funds in two 403(b) retirement plans …

  • Analysts' Actions: Alcoa, Abbvie, Pfizer, Exxon Mobil, … TheStreet.com - Mon, Feb 9, 2015 9:28 PM SGT

    Here are today's top research calls.

  • European stocks drop at open; London loses 0.53% AFP - Mon, Feb 9, 2015 4:08 PM SGT

    Europe's main stock markets dipped at the start of trading on Monday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.53 percent to 6,817.32 points. Elsewhere, Frankfurt's DAX 30 slid 0.75 percent to 10,765.21 ...

  • IPO Roundup: Columbia Pipeline, Easterly rise in d … Associated Press - Sat, Feb 7, 2015 5:44 AM SGT

    Two companies — a gas pipeline operator and a real estate investment trust — had their stock market debuts Friday. Shares of both companies rose after their initial public offering. — Columbia Pipeline ...

  • Stocks Rise After Upbeat Jobs Data Morningstar - Sat, Feb 7, 2015 1:00 AM SGT

    U.S. Market Stocks were higher this morning after better-than-excepted jobs data. The U.S. economy added 257,000 jobs in January, well above expectations. December and November’s jobs data was also revised ...

  • Time to go all in on Macau gaming stocks? CNBC - Fri, Feb 6, 2015 6:46 AM SGT
    Time to go all in on Macau gaming stocks?

    Macau casino plays got crushed last year as the sector hit a rough patch, but with the prospect of a recovery increasing, some analysts say now's the time to scoop up these battered shares.

  • Stocks Rise After Earnings, M&A News Morningstar - Fri, Feb 6, 2015 1:00 AM SGT

    Initial unemployment claims were up a smaller-than-expected 11,000 last week to 278,000. Both reports come ahead of the payroll and unemployment rate report due tomorrow.

  • Analysts' Actions: Costco, Fox, Macy's, Ralph Lauren … TheStreet.com - Thu, Feb 5, 2015 9:31 PM SGT

    Here are today's top research calls.

  • Stocks Seek Direction After Earnings, Data Morningstar - Thu, Feb 5, 2015 1:00 AM SGT

    After rumors of a deal emerged yesterday, Staples (SPLS) confirmed today that is has agreed to buy rival Office Depot (ODP) for $6 billion. The deal needs to be approved by regulators and Staples can walk away from the deal if major divestments would be required to get the transaction closed. Staples shares were down …

  • Corrective: Ally Financial-CEO story Associated Press - Wed, Feb 4, 2015 11:43 PM SGT

    In a story Feb. 3 about Ally Financial, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the U.S. government made $18 billion from its bailout of Ally Financial. The government invested $17.2 billion in ...

  • Stock markets cautious as oil rebound runs out of steam

    Stock markets turned lower on Wednesday, despite upbeat economic data in Europe, while the price of oil's four-day rebound ran out of steam. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 was down 0.2 percent at 4,668.80 ...

  • Analysts' Actions: Arista, Express, National Oilwell … TheStreet.com - Wed, Feb 4, 2015 9:21 PM SGT

    Here are today's top research calls.

  • Stocks Mostly Higher; Oil, Greece Eyed Morningstar - Wed, Feb 4, 2015 1:00 AM SGT

    Stock were mostly higher this morning as oil prices rose and Greek fears eased. Chrysler (FCAU), GM (GM) and Ford (F) all saw double-digit increases in the month as the industry’s momentum continued into the New Year. Oil prices moved higher this morning, with the price of oil moving over $50 a barrel in New York. …

  • European stocks climb at open AFP - Tue, Feb 3, 2015 4:28 PM SGT

    European stock markets rose at the start of trading on Tuesday, extending the previous day's gains as London's benchmark FTSE 100 index won 0.76 percent to 6,833.78 points. Frankfurt's DAX 30 gained 0.37 ...

  • Netflix Investor's Business Daily - Tue, Feb 3, 2015 7:46 AM SGT

    Netflix (NFLX) got its debt rating cut to B+ from BB- by S&P Ratings Services, which turned negative on the streaming video company's outlook. S&P cited Netflix's planned $1 bil offering of senior unsecured ...

  • Shake Shack shares fell 4% on Monday Business Insider - Tue, Feb 3, 2015 5:21 AM SGT

    Shake Shack's second day as a public company...

  • Analysts' Actions: Cardinal, Deckers, Staples, Transocean … TheStreet.com - Mon, Feb 2, 2015 9:16 PM SGT

    Here are today's top research calls.

  • European stocks rise at open AFP - Mon, Feb 2, 2015 4:13 PM SGT

    European stock markets rose at the start of trading on Monday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.44 percent to 6,779.00 points. Frankfurt's DAX 30 grew 0.23 percent to 10,719.18 points and the ...

  • Shake Shack Shares Swell 119% After 10 IPOs Raise $1.2 … Investor's Business Daily - Sat, Jan 31, 2015 8:08 AM SGT

    Shake Shack stock more than doubled its initial public offering value Friday as investors feasted on the fast-casual hamburger chain. Shares rose 119% to 45.90, after the IPO priced 5 million shares at ...

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