Yahoo on a purchasing streak

May 27, 2013
Yahoo on a purchasing streak

After sealing the acquisition of Tumblr for $1.1 billion last month and purchasing a couple of small companies, Yahoo reported another one. This time the internet giant is adding a company called PlayerScale to the list. The sum of the acquisition wasn’t disclosed but most likely it was one of […]

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UK stocks dipped, investors consider Fed

May 27, 2013
UK stocks dipped, investors consider Fed

The London-based head of portfolio strategy of Brewin Dolphin Securities Ltd. “It looks like we either see an economic downturn in the US or monetary stimulus is going to slow. For the analyst that is not favorable condition to invest. They are waiting for signs and more information about which […]

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Thursday stocks to keep an eye on

May 23, 2013
Thursday stocks to keep an eye on

4 companies to watch Hewlett-Packard Co. share price is supposed to be fluctuating on the market today. The company reported a sharp drop in second quarter earnings but still beat analyst expectations. Sears Holdings Corp. is reported to record a loss of $0.60 per share in the first quarter according […]

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UK stocks fluctuate as stimulus program continues

May 23, 2013
UK stocks fluctuate as stimulus program continues

The UK main index FTSE 100 climbed 36.4 points or 0.5 percent to 6,840.27 adding to the 16 percent raise since the beginning of the year. UK stocks went up on Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s testimony that economy is not quite ready for a tightening monetary policy and that would […]

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Wednesday stock leaders

May 22, 2013
Wednesday stock leaders

Dow Jones constituent companies Target Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Co. are among the awaited leaders on the market today. HP is expected to report earnings per share for the second quarter of $0.81 per share according to a survey by FactSet. Updating market expectations and restructure in cost savings leads people […]

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Fannie Mae turns out a dream investment

May 22, 2013
Fannie Mae turns out a dream investment

Fannie Mae, the mortgage giant reported a first quarter net income of over $58 billion turning the company from junkie to a cash cow. The surge boosted their price shares by 400% in the past 3 months. The company is under government control so the stocks are only worth the […]

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Apple’s tax strategy brings law vs moral dispute

May 22, 2013
Apple’s tax strategy brings law vs moral dispute

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook made no apology on Tuesday for the giant innovator saving billions of taxes using a “flaws” in both US and Irish tax law. Cook stated that his company is backing up the corporate tax law reform even though Apple could end up paying more taxes. The […]

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Goldman Sachs updates S&P 500 estimates to a new high

May 22, 2013
Goldman Sachs updates S&P 500 estimates to a new high

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. forecast the US stock market to be going upwards for at least next two and a half years. The prediction estimates that Standard & Poor 500 Index would climb by 26% for that time to a level of 2100. Yesterday Goldman Sachs issued a end of […]

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Best Buy losing grip

May 21, 2013
Best Buy losing grip

The consumer electronic company Best Buy Co. reported today a first quarter loss comparing to last year when the results included Super Bowl TV sales. The President and CEO of the company Hubert Joly stated that this was expected having in mind the Super Bowl shifting to the fourth quarter […]

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Daxx index declines from record

May 21, 2013
Daxx index declines from record

Germany’s stocks declined today for the first time in more than a week. Daxx Index is down by 0.19% today. German banks Commerzbank AG and Deutsche Bank AG reported substantial daily drops after JP Morgan Chase downgraded their shares ratings. The benchmark index is up 11% this year mainly due […]

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