Greek bank shares plunge for third day, stock market down 1.3 percent

Thomson ReutersA man walks inside the Athens Stock Exchange in GreeceATHENS (Reuters) – Greek bank shares sold off sharply pressure for the third day in a row on Wednesday with the bank sector share index losing 14.8 percent in early deals.The broader market reversed small opening gains to trade lower, dragged down by the banks which comprise about 20 percent […]

The Greek stock market might reopen Tuesday – Business Insider

REUTERS/Yiannis KourtoglouGreek flags are displayed for sale for one Euro at a shop in Athens, July 26, 2015.The Greek stock exchange will remain closed on Monday but might reopen on Tuesday after a one-month shutdown, official sources said.”It’s certain that it will not open on Monday, maybe on Tuesday,” a spokesperson for the Athens Stock Exchange told Reuters on condition […]

Executives inside some Chinese companies are skimming the …

Thomson ReutersAn investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in FuyangSee AlsoHere’s your complete preview of this week’s big economic eventsJack Dorsey is the only person who can be Twitter’s next CEOHow Facebook is eating the $140 billion hardware marketSHANGHAI (Reuters) – Senior executives of listed firms in China have stepped up the pace […]

Reuters – Wall St. mixed as earnings offset merger news

I recently returned from Istanbul, Turkey. I had the opportunity to meet with a director of the central bank, along with stock exchange officials, regulators, major investors and one of Turkey’s wealthiest men, Ali Ağaoğlu, a flamboyant property developer known as “the Donald Trump of Turkey.”I also spent time with everyday citizens from store owners to taxi drivers and more. […]

Blessings in Disguise for Iraqi Stock Market | Iraq Business News

By John Lee.The continuing war against the Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL), coupled with the decline in oil prices, have reportedly made Iraqi regulators and government more receptive to reforms that would strengthen the economy and the stock market, according to an article in UAE-based The National.Shwan Taha, head of Rabee Securities, has been pushing for reforms to the stock […]

Dow Stock Market Trend Forecast 2015 by Nadeem Walayat :: The …

Dow Stock Market Trend Forecast 2015 by Nadeem WalayatStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2015Feb 03, 2015 – 01:48 AM GMTBy: Nadeem_WalayatThe stock market has had wild roller coaster ride during January in the wake of the euro-zone crisis where one of the best days of the year (+275) is immediately followed by the worst day of the year (-335) the effect […]

This Is Not Your Father's Stock Market – Foreign Policy

The head of the British electronic spy agency GCHQ, Robert Hannigan, created a minor flap last week in an article he wrote for the Financial Times. In effect, Hannigan argued that more robust encryption procedures by private Internet companies were unwittingly aiding terrorists such as the Islamic State (IS) or al Qaeda, by making it harder for organizations like the […]

A Company Called ISIS Had A Massive Day On The Stock Market

AP ImagesThe Ibis T5000(TM) Biosensor SystemISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has gotten lots of attention for the terror it has brought to the Middle East.
Unfortunately, this has attracted the wrong kind of attention to companies that coincidentally share the same name as the extremist group.Take ISIS Pharmaceuticals. This $4.3 billion biotech firm surged 10% today, and […]

Stock Market News for August 13, 2014 – Zacks Investment Research

Markets snapped its two-day winning rally on Tuesday as concerns over Russia-Ukraine tension dented investor sentiment. Discouraging Germany’s investor confidence data, declining energy stocks and tensions in Iraq also affected yesterday’s session marked by low-volumes. The day’s loss dragged the blue-chip index into the red zone for the year.For a look at the issues currently facing the markets, make sure […]

ISIS Captures Iraq's Largest Dam, Oilfield | GuerillaStockTrading

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Much hype was released in the media about the powerful Kurds in the north of Iraq and how they could stop ISIS. That didn’t happen. The Kurds turned tail and ran. Was this purposely done by the Kurds in order to […]