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Online stock market accounts surge – Rappler

INDONESIA CRASH1. Locals find plane wreckageThank you for voting HappySadAngryDon’t CareInspiredAfraidAmusedAnnoyedThe wreckage of a passenger plane which went missing with 54 people aboard in rugged eastern Indonesia Sunday, August 16, has been found by villagers. The plane was operated by Trigana Air, a small airline that was put up in 1991 to fly 40 local destinations in Indonesia. It has […]

New York Stock Exchange resumes equity trading after outage of …

The New York Stock Exchange halted trading for 3 1/2 hours because of a computer malfunction, forcing traders to route orders elsewhere in a drama that also highlighted the resilience of U.S. market structure.The suspension, lasting from 11:32 a.m. to just after 3 p.m. New York time, dropped the largest U.S. share platform out of the network of trading systems […]

All trading halted on New York Stock Exchange following 'technical …

The New York Stock Exchange has had a bumpy day, according to Art Cashin, director of floor operations at the NYSE. Following technical issues with connectivity, the NYSE halted all trades, prompting a collective freakout on Twitter. Following the software glitch that grounded United Airlines flights this morning, the shutdown prompted fears of a broader bug or cyberattack. The department […]

Happy Holiday – 2015 at the Halfway Point

The first half of 2015 has come and gone, and the long-running global bull market has significantly faltered.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.4% through the first six months of 2015, the first time the index has lost ground in that time frame since 2010. The S&P 500 eked out a 0.2% gain in the first half, its smallest H1 […]

Stock Market News for June 03, 2015 – June 3, 2015 – Zacks.com

Benchmarks ended slightly lower after a slump in utility stocks offset rise in energy shares. While high-dividend utility stocks took a beating due to rise in bond yields, energy shares gained as weaker dollar pushed oil prices higher. The euro strengthened against the dollar on upbeat Eurozone inflation data. Moreover, encouraging news on Greece’s debt crisis boosted the single currency.For […]

US stocks notch record as rising oil boosts energy sector – seattlepi …

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market eked out another record close on Thursday as rising oil prices boosted energy stocks.Best Buy was among the biggest gainers after reporting earnings that exceeded the expectations of Wall Street analysts. Lumber Liquidators, a specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, plunged after its CEO abruptly quit the company.Stocks are trading at record levels, but […]

US stock indexes end mostly higher; S&P hits new high – seattlepi.com

U.S. stock indexes spent Friday mostly drifting between tiny gains and losses, but the small moves were enough to nudge the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its second record high in two days.The Dow Jones industrial average also notched a gain for the second day in a row. The Nasdaq bucked the trend, closing slightly lower.Utilities stocks were among […]

Stock Market News for May 14, 2015 – Zacks Investment Research

Benchmarks were little changed on Wednesday amid discouraging retail sales numbers and rise in bond yields. While disappointing retail sales figures in April dragged the S&P 500 and the Dow into negative territory, gains in bond yields across the U.S. and Europe made investors nervous. Separately, a drop in DuPont’s shares weighed on the Dow. However, the Nasdaq bucked the […]

Stock Market News for April 17, 2015 – Zacks Investment Research

Benchmarks ended Thursday’s choppy trading session slightly lower following mixed economic data and Fed officials comments on interest rate hike. Upbeat earnings results, well received initial public offerings and rise in oil prices failed to help benchmarks close in the green. While, about two third of the Dow components ended in the red, seven out of ten sectors of the […]

Giving up an afternoon gain, US stocks close with tiny loss – seattlepi …

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix soared, big corporations turned in quarterly results, and investors welcomed new companies into the market. There was plenty of news, but major indexes finished the day just short of where they started.Stocks drifted lower at the start of trading, followed oil prices higher in the early afternoon, then flipped back to slight losses in the […]