U.S. stocks edged higher Friday as investors digested economic data and monitored a slew of Federal Reserve speakers for clues on the central bank's view on the economy. Friday was expected to be one of the busiest trading sessions of …
NASDAQ
To see how China’s influence has grown since the British handover of Hong Kong, look at the Hang Seng Index, which debuted in 1969 and is the city's main equity benchmark, tracking the largest, most liquid companies. The Hang Seng …
China
Investing.com - U.S. stock index futures edged higher Friday as oil remained on course for its fifth week of losses in a row. The Dow futures was up 0.03% at 5:45 ET. TheDJI closed off 0.06% overnight. The S&P 500 futures added 0.14%. The …
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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) stock shot up by over 5% yesterday, and the rally could continue in the coming days. Here's why. Shares of San Francisco, California-based Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) shot up by over 5% yesterday, and while that …
Rally
Stocks have been trading at or near record highs -- but not everyone is so certain that the acceleration will continue. One measure of optimism, fund flows, showed a reversal last month, with fund investors -- a group that largely consists of …
Prediction
One of the most common concerns I hear from friends and family when I bring up the idea of buying stocks is, "Aren't stocks risky? I don't want to risk losing my money," or some variation of that statement. This isn't completely off-base. …
The Motley Fool
Delineated as the total market value of all outstanding shares of the company, the current market cap for BHP Billiton plc is valued at 87.43 B. The prevailing figure will allow the investment community to determine the size of BHP Billiton plc …
NYSE
On October 29, 1929, Black Tuesday hit Wall Street as investors traded some 16 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange in a single day. Billions of dollars were lost, wiping out thousands of investors. In the aftermath of Black …
Wall Street Crash of 1929
IF there is one casualty on the trade floor these days, as the market struggles to find the ground beneath its feet, it is the credibility of the stockbrokers and their associated ‘research’ departments. The way in which many unscrupulous …
Dawn
Here are some market dictums that should not be taken at face value. 1) "Don't short a quiet market." Wrong. The dictum is only correct if the market is rising quietly. Short a quietly declining market until you run out of money. 2) "There are …
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