Predicting S&P 500 using the Chocolate indicator

June 20, 2013
Predicting S&P 500 using the Chocolate indicator

Hershey’s, the widely known chocolate manufacturer, is not only popular with its boxes of chocolate. Among investors the chocolate giant has other important uses. For example, some analyst believe that Hershey’s sales can tell you much about where the market would go next. The logic behind the candy-maker is explained […]

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UK banks should raise 13.7 billion pounds more for self-insurance

June 20, 2013
UK banks should raise 13.7 billion pounds more for self-insurance

Bank of England said in a statement today that five UK – based banks should raise 13.7 billion pounds more to offset the 27 billion pound gap in capital. In March 2013, Bank of England said lenders could face losses of about 50 billion pounds over the next three years, […]

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Microsoft drops game-play restrictions on its Xbox One platform

June 20, 2013
Microsoft drops game-play restrictions on its Xbox One platform

Microsoft Corp. has cut out the restrictions on sharing the Xbox One games. Furthermore the new console will not be requiring daily online authentication. The multinational software company said it would no longer require Xbox to connect to the Internet every 24 hours, nor would it restrict how its video […]

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US stocks plunged after Fed’s statements on stimulus

June 20, 2013
US stocks plunged after Fed’s statements on stimulus

US stocks sharply declined yesterday right after the Fed’s Chairman Ben Bernanke appeared in a press conference. He pointed out the central bank may reduce bond purchases later this year if the economy strengthens. On the press conference Wednesday afternoon, Fed chairman Ben Bernanke explained: “Our purchases are tied to […]

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Stocks to watch, the early movers

June 19, 2013
Stocks to watch, the early movers

FedEx, reported quarterly results at 7:30 EDT this morning. The company exceeded estimates with earnings posting $2.13 a share when forecast was for $1.96. The revenues were in line with expectations. The company says it’s still struggling with economic growth as it has experienced a shift away from its more […]

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Major orders placed for Airbus and Boeing planes

June 19, 2013
Major orders placed for Airbus and Boeing planes

The Paris Airshow started today with major orders placed for the Airbus A380 and for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. Both companies were stating positive numbers as the demand of planes vastly increased after the show. Boeing attracted order for 30 of its 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The deal is worth $3 […]

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Telecoms bet on merger-growth strategy

June 19, 2013
Telecoms bet on merger-growth strategy

Globally, telecoms are aspiring mergers as a way to expand their presence on the market. That is often one of the usual ways utility-structured companies gain market share as their high level of capacity is being reached. Telecommunication firms are preparing for what is believed to be the largest telecom […]

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Zuckerberg trying to win Samsung on his side

June 19, 2013
Zuckerberg trying to win Samsung on his side

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of the world’s largest social network Facebook, traveled to South Korea to meet the co-CEO Shin Jong-kyun to discuss a potential partnership between the two companies. Jong-kyun “JK” Shin, is running Samsung Electronic’s all-important handset division. According to Bloomberg, Shin said to reporters that […]

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Huawei aiming high: looking for Nokia acquisition

June 19, 2013
Huawei aiming high: looking for Nokia acquisition

Huawei Technologies Co, the Chinese smartphone producer declared petite for buying Nokia as company aims to become world smartphone leader according to the head of its consumer business cited by Financial Times. The company recorded a quick progress in the industry despite there weren’t any major acquisitions made by the […]

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US stocks rose for a second day

June 19, 2013
US stocks rose for a second day

US stocks rose for a second day in a row after last week’s decline. Investors are waiting for Bernanke’s statement on current economy condition which is to take place later today. The Fed’s Chairman declared last month that government is going to taper the stimulus package only when a stable […]

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