Monthly Archives:  September 2011

  • SNB draws line in the sand to weaken franc

    Full Story | 6th September 2011
    The Swiss National Bank shocked foreign exchange markets by setting a minimum exchange rate target of 1.20 francs to the euro on Tuesday, saying it would enforce it by buying foreign currency in unlimited quantities. .
  • Europe puts its head in sand over growth crisis

    Full Story | 5th September 2011
    Japanization is shorthand for slouching toward that country’ noxious mix of low growth and high debt. Euro zone governments will find it tough to keep the ugly new word out of their lexicon. Concern is .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 5th September 2011
    European Markets European markets are called to open lower this morning. Asian Markets Asian stocks and oil fell for a second day after U.S. job growth stalled last month and amid concern Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis .
  • Samsung Pulls New Tablet After Apple Win

    Full Story | 5th September 2011
    Samsung Electronics Co. lost a chance to showcase its latest tablet computer at one of the world’s largest electronics shows after Apple Inc. (AAPL) won a second injunction blocking Galaxy Tab sales in Germany. Samsung, .
  • Stocks seen lower ahead of payroll data

    Full Story | 2nd September 2011
    Stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wall Street on Friday, with futures for the S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq 100 all down 0.7 percent at 5:18 a.m. EDT on fears the .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 1st September 2011
    European Markets   European markets are called to open flat this morning. Asian Markets Asian stocks rose, driving the benchmark index to its longest streak of gains in eight months, on signs the global economy .