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9 min ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Stocks Tumble, Amazon Tanks, Cynk Crashes: Here's What You Need To...

Stocks fell on Friday with shares of Visa weighing on the Dow and Amazon serving as the worst performer in the S&P 500.


4 hrs ago | Reuters

Global Markets-Stocks and euro pressured by German data, U.S. results

Amazon was the biggest drag on the S&P 500. Its shares sank 9.6 percent to $324.01 a day after the online retailer reported an unexpectedly big loss for the second quarter.


Related Topix: RiskMetrics, MSCI, Reuters, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

At midday: Gold, financial stocks lift TSX higher

Gold stocks and financials helped give the Toronto stock market a lift Friday amid a rebound for U.S. durable goods orders.


Deseret News

Worries about US consumers drag stocks lower

The New York Stock Exchange is shown, Monday, July 15, 2013 in New York. European stock markets were down Friday, July 25, 2014 while Asian markets took cheer from U.S. unemployment claims falling to an eight-year low.


Related Topix: Amazon, 9

Alternative funds are drawing dollars, questions

These mutual funds go by a few names, and it doesn't help that some are inscrutable like "liquid alts," but they generally fall under an umbrella known as alternative mutual funds.


Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

The Wichita Eagle

Global tensions can't dent enthusiasm for stocks

In this July 16, 2014 file photo, trader Benedict Willis uses his moblie phone as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.


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Cybercast News Service

Disappointing results at Visa, Amazon dent stocks

The Dow Jones industrial average lost 127 points, 0.8 percent, to 16,956. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell eight points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,979.



TGIF? Nope. Stocks fall on earnings woes

Stocks are ending the week on a sour note, putting the S&P 500 in reverse on the road to 2,000.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought


Introducing the $7.76 Big Mac

If you took your U.S. dollars to Norway, that's how deep the exchange rate would set you back.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

2. Sanctions talk: EU ambassadors meet for a second day running to talk about how to escalate sanctions on Russia over Ukraine.


Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Asian stocks bolstered by US economic data

Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 15,387.28 and South Korea's Kospi was up 0.3 percent to 2,036.20.


Related Topix: Business News

Facebook stock soars, as company briefly passes IBM in market value

For a time on Thursday, a company based on sharing "likes" and photos was worth more than storied computer pioneer IBM.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Computers, Google, Mark Zuckerberg

The New Zealand Herald

NZ stocks rise on Xero's US listing plans

New Zealand shares rose, paced by Xero after the cloud-based accounting software firm said it is mulling a New York listing where shares in Facebook and Apple have rebounded.


Related Topix: Xero, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Computers

The Fresno Bee

US stocks stall in late afternoon amid earnings

Investors reacted to quarterly results from companies across several industries, including Facebook, Ford and Caterpillar.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Mobile Marketing, Housing

Myrtle Beach Online

Morgan Stanley paying $275M to settle SEC charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Thursday with the Wall Street bank.


Related Topix: Stanley, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Business News

US jobless claims fall

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in nearly 8-1/2 years last week, suggesting the labour market recovery was gaining traction.


Brandon Sun

Toronto stock market set to rise on earnings news, strong manufacturing data

The Toronto stock market was set for a sharply higher open Thursday amid encouraging Chinese and European manufacturing data and strong earnings reports.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, World News, China


Bulgarian lawmakers pave way for election with bank crisis unresolved

Bulgarian lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to accept Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski's resignation on Thursday, paving the way for an interim government to take over in August and a snap election in early October.


Myrtle Beach Online

Swiss drug maker Roche posts 7 percent profit drop

The world's biggest manufacturer of cancer drugs, which reports earnings every six months, said it had 5.641 billion Swiss francs in net income from April to June, down from 6.047 billion francs in the comparable period of 2013.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Business News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US stocks drift following mixed corporate earnings

After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.



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