Category Archives: Facebook

Stocks unchanged amid economic reports; Facebook surges

In a day heavy with economic reports and forecasts, U.S. stocks finished largely unchanged while foreign stocks continued to rise.

Posted in China, Europe, Facebook, Housing, Jobs, Purchasing Managers' Index

S&P 500 hits another record as stocks rise modestly

Global stocks were mostly if modestly higher on Wednesday, enough to carry the S&P 500 to another all-time high.

Posted in Apple Inc., Bonds, Europe, Facebook

Tech retreat continues, Twitter drops nearly 18% to record low

U.S. stocks were broadly lower on Tuesday, led by a continued retreat in tech and social media stocks.

Posted in Europe, Facebook, Stocks

Facebook, Apple beat Street estimates, boosting share prices in after-hours trading

U.S. stock prices were slightly lower today, with NASDAQ absorbing the brunt of the selling. The Dow lost just 13 points or 0.1% on the day, while the S&P 500 dropped 0.2%, and NASDAQ fell 0.8%, with biotech shares down … Continue reading

Posted in Apple Inc., Facebook, Housing

Tech shares get hit again, NASDAQ drop is most since 2011

Following two days of rising prices, stocks resumed their steep fall on Thursday, as investors continued to dump technology, biotech and internet stocks.

Posted in Bonds, China, Europe, Facebook, Jobs

Tech rebound leads stocks higher after three-day decline

Led by a rebound in beaten-down technology and social media stocks, the major U.S. equities indexes recorded their first gains in three days on Tuesday.

Posted in Facebook, Global, Stocks

Fed’s Beige Book cites gray weather

The latest “Beige Book” report on economic conditions in the 12 Federal Reserve districts showed “modest to moderate” growth in economic activity from January to early February, with bad weather a factor in many districts.

Posted in Facebook, Federal Reserve, Purchasing Managers' Index

Stocks brush off China, Walmart news

U.S. stocks got off to a weak start on Thursday following another negative report on the Chinese economy and a disappointing earnings report from Walmart but moved higher the rest of the day to close solidly in the green.

Posted in China, Europe, Facebook, Inflation, Jobs, Leading Indicators

What’s App-ening

Ahead for most of the morning and flat at the 2:00 (EST) release of the minutes of the Fed’s January 28-29 policy meeting, the Dow Jones Industrial Average drifted lower over the final two hours of trading, closing Wednesday down … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook, Inflation

Stocks rebound on GDP, tech company news

U.S. stocks rebounded strongly on Thursday, helped by a fairly robust fourth quarter GDP report and some good corporate news.

Posted in China, Economy, Facebook, Housing, Jobs