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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

Stocks end little changed on penultimate day of 2013

Global stocks ended the next to last day of 2013 narrowly mixed as traders and investors made last-minute tweaks to their positions and awaited the new year.

Posted in Facebook, Housing, Japan

Global rally continues on Apple, economic news

The global stock rally continued into Christmas week on Monday, boosted by positive U.S. economic reports, upbeat comments by the head of the International Monetary Fund about American economic growth, and a big gain in the price of Apple Inc. … Continue reading

Posted in Apple Inc., Consumer Confidence, Facebook, Savings and Consumer Spending

Stocks suffer biggest one-day setback in over one month; S&P friends Facebook

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 130 points or 0.8% today, a somewhat perverse reaction to the tentative budget deal reached Tuesday night by the Paul Ryan and Patty Murray Committee, which holds out the promise of averting another … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook, Federal Reserve, Global