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UK stocks suffers slight end of week dip

UK stocks suffers slight end of week dip

By admin [20th July, 2013]

The FTSE 100 slid by 3.69 points during Friday’s trading session as the markets reacted to worse than expected results from two of the biggest technology based companies in the world, Microsoft and Google. The slip was a bit of a shock to the markets after they had enjoyed an extremely positive week, especially after the testimony from the Federal Reserve chairman, Ben Bernanke,...

 
Timeless Spread Betting Tips for any Market

Timeless Spread Betting Tips for any Market

By marcus [8th January, 2013]

When it comes to the world of financial spread betting, there are some do’s and don’ts that traders can call as arbitrary or seasonal. In other words, there might be some tips and strategies that are only applicable to a certain event or instance. For those people who are just starting a journey in financial spread betting, there are some vital and...

 
United States Manufacturing Data Falls

United States Manufacturing Data Falls

By marcus [3rd July, 2012]

Manufacturing data coming out of the United States shows that manufacturing production slipped for the first time since 2009. News of the falling economy caused a strong reaction by investors. Although the euro still fell against the greenback, the dollar has had a tough time during Monday’s trading session. During the day’s trading...

 
Investor Sentiment Around the Euro Falls

Investor Sentiment Around the Euro Falls

By marcus [14th June, 2012]

The euro closed at 1.2381 against the dollar today as early optimism about the euro fell. On Friday, the euro had closed at 1.2498 amid hope over the 100 billion euro bailout deal with Spain. After Spanish bonds were dropped just a notch above junk status, caution prevailed in the marketplace.

Investors are currently uncertain about...

 
Facebook Falls to $33

Facebook Falls to $33

By marcus [22nd May, 2012]

United States stocks fell in their worst weekly decline of the year to date. Facebook stock in particular fell significantly after its broken IPO. As investors pulled their funds from Facebook, they placed their investments into other technology stocks.

Facebook stock deputed at $38 on Friday. After this initial offering, the...

 
Global Markets React: Is Greece Leaving the Eurozone?

Global Markets React: Is Greece Leaving the Eurozone?

By marcus [14th May, 2012]

As pessimism mounts, investors are exercising greater caution when dealing with companies and stocks within the European Union. At 7:30 last night, political parties within Greece had still not managed to reach a consensus. Over in Spain, thousands took to the streets to protest the government’s austerity plans. In Germany, Merkel’s...

 
JPMorgan Stands to Lose $1 billion

JPMorgan Stands to Lose $1 billion

By marcus [12th May, 2012]

Amid recent reports of errors and astonishing losses, JPMorgan Chase’s shares have fallen over 9 percent. The company recently reported their losses to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. So far, those involved in the case believe that the failed hedging strategy could end up costing the bank at least $1 billion....

 
IAG Inks Deal With Sector Aviation Holding for £8 million

IAG Inks Deal With Sector Aviation Holding for £8 million

By marcus [11th May, 2012]

International Airlines Group has now inked a deal to sell the regional division, BMI to Sector Aviation Holding. The total cost of the sale comes to a total of £8 million and save the company a total of 330 jobs. The International Airlines Group is the parent company of British Airlines. As a result of recent...

 
Judge Orders Commerzbank to Pay €50 million in Backdated Bonuses

Judge Orders Commerzbank to Pay €50 million in Backdated Bonuses

By marcus [10th May, 2012]

After sustaining losses totaling €6 billion in 2008, courts have recently ordered that more than 100 investment bankers in London receive their bonus. The backdated payments are to total at total of €50 million for the bankers. Individual bankers will receive as much as €2 million apiece.

Commerzbank bought...

 
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