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Wall Street ends at record to lead global shares; oil slides

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 02:32

World equity markets added to recent gains on Tuesday as Wall Street hit a record high after strong factory data, while soft manufacturing numbers in China reinforced expectations that the country will undertake stimulus measures.

Wall Street Weekahead: US stock investors face Fed view, tech charts

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 12:00

Investor interest in the January 28-29 meeting`s minutes will probably focus on discussions surrounding the Fed`s forward guidance.

Wall St Week Ahead: Will US stock buyers beat back the bear?

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 14:46

The S&P 500 fell 3.6 percent in January, its worst monthly loss since May 2012.

Will Fed end 2013 with bang or whimper?

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 17:37

Many investors are still expecting the Fed to delay scaling back its USD 85-billion-a-month bond buying program until early next year.

Twitter dominates action in busy US options market

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 23:26

The first day of trading options in Twitter was an active one, with more than 50,000 contracts trading in less than two hours on Friday, a week after the social media name debuted in the equity market.

Twitter helps push new U.S. share listings to 13-year high

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 19:11

Twitter`s $1.8 billion share sale takes the total proceeds from new U.S. share listings so far this year to $50.7 billion, Thomson Reuters data showed on Friday, the strongest year since 2000.

Twitter boosts IPO range amid strong investor demand

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 14:11

Amid a red-hot market for initial public offerings and soaring equity markets, Twitter raised its price range to $23 to $25 per share on Monday, but kept the offering size at 70 million shares. That means it will raise up to $2 billion if an overallotment option of 10.5 million shares is exercised.

Twitter likely to go public on November 15

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 14:53

The much anticipated initial public offer by microblogging site Twitter is likely to hit the US stock market on November 15, claims a research report.

Buffett's Berkshire set to get nearly $2.15 bn of Goldman stock

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 13:21

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc will receive Goldman Sachs Inc stock worth nearly USD 2.15 billion on Tuesday through warrants acquired as part of a deal originally signed during the depths of the 2008 financial crisis.

US household wealth up 1.8% in second quarter

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 11:55

Boosted by the bullish US stock market, household financial assets increased to about USD61.9 trillion in the second quarter, roughly up USD0.7 trillion from the prior quarter.

Dow, S&P set record highs, log 4-week winning streak

Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 19:39

US stocks bounced back on Friday to end the week for a fourth straight gain, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 closing at all-time highs.

NYSE and Nasdaq reopens after two day shut down

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 20:57

This is for the first time in more than a century that NYSE has been closed for two consecutive days due to weather related events since 1888.