Monthly Archives:  August 2011

  • Market News

    Full Story | 29th August 2011
    European Markets European markets are called to open higher this morning. The London Stock Exchange is closed for bank holidays.   Asian Markets Asian stocks extended their gains for the third day after Federal Reserve .
  • European Stocks Rise Before U.S. Spending Data

    Full Story | 29th August 2011
    European stocks rose after two days of losses dragged equities near to the cheapest valuation in more than two years and as investors awaited a report that may show U.S. consumer spending gained. Asian shares .
  • What Do Markets Expect From Jackson Hole?

    Full Story | 26th August 2011
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’ speech from Jackson Hole, Wyo., on Friday has already been more widely publicized than a James Cameron film—although you can expect fewer special effects. As the day of the speech .
  • Gold prices: Biggest plunge since `80

    Full Story | 26th August 2011
    Gold prices continued to plunge Friday, despite the market turmoil that often drives investors to the traditional safe haven. Gold tumbled $101.90, or 5.9%, in regular trading to $1,639.80 an ounce. It’ the second straight .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 26th August 2011
    European Markets European markets are called to open flat this morning. Asian Markets Asian stocks swung between gains and losses, U.S. futures rose and the dollar retreated from a one- week high against the euro .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 25th August 2011
    European Markets European markets are called to open positive this morning. Asian Markets Asian stocks advanced, while Treasuries snapped three days of losses as investors weighed what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke will do .
  • Steve Jobs Resigns as Apple CEO

    Full Story | 25th August 2011
    Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares declined after the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs, who transformed the company he started at age 21 from a personal- computer also-ran into the world’s largest technology company. The .
  • European Stocks Climb

    Full Story | 25th August 2011
    European stocks climbed for a fourth day as investors continued to weigh whether Federal Reserve policy makers meeting tomorrow will take action to help the economy. Asian stocks and U.S. index futures rose. Credit Agricole .
  • U.S. Stock Futures Fluctuate Before Fed Meets

    Full Story | 25th August 2011
    Futures on the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fluctuated as investors sought signs on whether the Federal Reserve will further support the economy. Nasdaq-100 Index futures retreated after Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Steve Jobs resigned. Apple, .