European stock markets slip awaiting Greek vote – Business Insider

© AFP/File Daniel RolandFrankfurt’s DAX 30 index lost 0.10 percent to stand at 11,088.73 pointsLondon (AFP) – Europe’s main stock markets slipped on Friday with all eyes on Greece’s weekend referendum on its bailout and future place in the eurozone.In late morning deals, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 index lost 0.10 percent to stand at 11,088.73 points and in Paris the CAC […]

ResMed : Biotech stocks at mercy of health reports

Last Thursday we saw a tale of two biotech companies. If you need evidence investing in medical research stocks is a lottery, this is the story for you.First we have Sirtex Medical, a Sydney-based company that provides radioactive treatment to help extend the lives of patients suffering from liver cancers.Its shares jumped 28 per cent after it revealed stronger-than-expected results […]

US stocks edge lower amid bond market volatility – Seattle Post …

BEIJING (AP) — Major Asian stocks markets were muted Wednesday after a bond sell-off nudged Wall Street lower.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index was little changed at 4,400.28 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 was steady at 19,615.55. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was stable at 27,423.29. Seoul’s Kospi gained 0.7 percent to 2,112.37 and Sydney’s S&P/ASX 200 was up 0.5 percent at […]

Biotechs stall as risk appetite fades

Brian RobinsWhat a difference a year makes. The downturn in mining stocks from 2013 saw hot money flow into the biotech sector. But after some spectacular research failures, sentiment soured, leaving the sector firmly in the shadows for much of 2014 so that even the surge in biotech stocks globally bypassed the local players.Alchemia, QRx Pharma and Prana were all […]

Think Tableau is successfully riding the Big Data wave? Tell us …

At the center of the data visualization market is Tableau Software, Inc., a company eager to simplify data consumption for the purpose of making it more accessible to everyday users. As Tableau gears up for its annual conference we look back at its notable developments in the past year, as well as expectations for the upcoming event. One big question […]

Australia stocks trade softer – MarketWatch

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Australian shares are trading weaker Tuesday morning, though off their early lows, with the S&P/ASX 200 /quotes/zigman/1653884/delayed AU:XJO +0.41% showing a loss of 0.2%. A retreat for stocks across Europe and the U.S. is weighing on the majority of the financials, with Australia & New Zealand Banking Group /quotes/zigman/180795/delayed AU:ANZ +0.57% /quotes/zigman/180794/delayed/quotes/nls/anewf ANEWF -0.28% and Macquarie […]