May 22nd, 2012
As shares of the social network tumbled in their second day of trading, bankers, investors and analysts wondered what had gone wrong with the initial public offering of Facebook, the most highly anticipated technology debut in years.
Some fingers are pointing at Morgan Stanley, the lead banker on the I.P.O., while others criticize Nasdaq and even Facebook itself. In the aftermath, critics contend that...
May 4th, 2012
NEW YORK (Reuters) – On Friday Wall Street began falling after the release of employment figures in the United States considered to be disappointing for the month of April.
The Dow started down 0.31% (40.64 points) to 13,165.95 points, prior to step up its losses.
The Standard & Poor’s, wider, opened on the loss of 0.39% (5.48 points) to 1,386.09 points and the Nasdaq composite 0.79% (23.02 points)...
May 1st, 2012
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street began on a cautious note on Tuesday before publication of a highly anticipated indicator of industrial activity in the United States, which provide investors with new elements to assess the strength of the recovery economic.
In early trade, the Dow Jones dropped 0.06% to 13,205.45 points. The Standard & Poor’s, wider, yielding 0.07% at 1396.96 points while the Nasdaq...
Apr 16th, 2012
NEW YORK (Reuters) – On Monday U.S. stocks opened in rebound after recent profit taking, supported by retail sales higher than expected in the U.S. and a better than expected bank Citigroup.
In early trade, the Dow Jones gained 0.9% or 115.27 points to 12,964.63 points. The Standard & Poor’s, larger advances of 0.6% (8.26 points) to 1,375.57 points while the Nasdaq composite index is 0.4% (13 points)...
Apr 10th, 2012
PARIS (Reuters) – European shares declines sharply at mid-session Tuesday, after a long weekend by Easter, the statistical disappointing U.S. employment numbers in March and subdued China’s foreign trade darkening global economic outlook at the time opens in the U.S., the earnings season.
In Paris, shortly before 13h, the CAC 40 lost 1.43% (47.37 points) to 3,272.44 points. In Frankfurt the Dax gave...
Apr 5th, 2012
NEW YORK (Reuters) – List of key values to follow Thursday’s Wall Street .
* FORD noted its forecast for U.S. auto market this year after a good performance in the first quarter. It now believes that the annual market should be between 14.5 million and 15 million vehicles (including trucks and vans), against 13.5 to 14.5 million previously.
However, the manufacturer said it risked losing market...
Feb 21st, 2012
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Key values to follow Wall Street on Tuesday.
* WAL-MART, the world of distribution, has seen sales increase by 1.5% same-store sales during the holiday season in the U.S. and reported earnings above expectations for the fourth quarter.On Monday the retailer also said that about to take a controlling stake in the Chinese group Yiaodian online business, while the first worldwide...
Feb 9th, 2012
NEW YORK (Reuters) – On Thursday after the agreement reached U.S. stocks opened in the Greek case and the announcement of a drop in jobless claims in the United States.
In early trade, the Dow Jones gained 0.11% to 12,897 points. The Standard & Poor’s, wider, is stable (0.03%) to 1,350.70 points while the Nasdaq composite is 0.1% to 2,919 points.
The three-party coalition government in Greece have...