Monday, 02 February 2015

Global Indices

  • BP and BG group set to slash spending and cut jobs

    09:26 | 2/2/15
    FTSE 100-listed oil and gas giants BP and BG Group are set to announce a $21bn (£13.9bn) reduction in capital spending plans and swingeing job cuts in order to protect dividend payments as the tumbling oil price sees profits more than halve. more»
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  • When underperforming the S&P 500 is a good thing

    18:15 | 1/2/15
    As financial advisers roll through annual client reviews, many will be experiencing a similar task of having to explain how their portfolio strategies so badly lagged the 13.7% gain by the S&P 500 Index last year. Fact is, a truly diversified ... more»
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Plunges 250 Points, Down 3.7% In 2015

    12:13 | 31/1/15
    International Business Times
    During January's last trading session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, measuring the share prices of 30 large industrial companies, plunged 251.90 points, or 1.45 percent, to close at 17,164.95; the S&P 500 stock index dropped 26.26 points, or 1.30 ... more»
  • How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared Friday

    11:52 | 31/1/15
    ABC News
    Major U.S. stock indexes closed lower Friday, their third decline for the week. The government reported that the U.S. economy grew at a slower pace than expected in the final quarter of 2014 even as wages rose. more»
  • Integrated Device Technology Larger Than S&P 500 Component Denbury ...

    11:18 | 31/1/15
    In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (Symbol: IDTI) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example Denbury ... more»
  • Cobalt International Energy Larger Than S&P 500 Component QEP Resources

    10:33 | 31/1/15
    And ETFs that directly follow an index like the S&P 500 will only own the underlying component of that index, selling companies that lose their status as an S&P 500 company, and buying companies when they are added to the index. So a company's market ... more»
  • Hologic Larger Than S&P 500 Component Expeditors International of Washington

    10:33 | 31/1/15
    Market capitalization is an important data point for investors to keep an eye on, for various reasons. The most basic reason is that it gives a true comparison of the value attributed by the stock market to a given company's stock. more»
  • MarketsS&P 500 posts biggest decline in 7 weeks

    10:11 | 31/1/15
    Financial Times
    The declines were accompanied by a 31 per cent rise in the CBOE's VIX volatility index, a measure of expected moves in the S&P 500 over the coming month, to 21.85. The DXY dollar index, a measure of the dollar against its six biggest counterparts, slid ... more»
  • Nasdaq action keeps speculators on hold

    08:26 | 31/1/15
    Wednesday's loud outside day in the Nasdaq Composite, coupled with the poor close and elevated volume, injected a negative tone into proceedings not seen in nearly two weeks. more»
  • FTSE 100 record best month for almost a year

    08:07 | 31/1/15
    Afren, the beleaguered oil producer, was the best-performing FTSE 250 stock, up 26.2pc - 1.1p to 5.3p - amid relief that suitor Seplat had not abandoned bid talks. more»
  • S&P 500 Earnings Are Sputtering Out

    06:48 | 31/1/15
    The S&P 500 is off to a disappointing start in 2015 - down 2.5% after just one month into the campaign - and it's not all that hard to see why: Corporate profit growth has come to a standstill. more»
  • Stock market sinks in midday trading; S&P 500 index on course for nearly 3pct ...

    05:52 | 31/1/15
    Fox News
    The S&P 500 benchmark is on track to end the month with a nearly 3 percent loss. Before the market opened, the government said the economy grew at a slower pace than Wall Street expected in the last quarter of 2014. more»
  • 10 best, 10 worst S&P 500 stocks so far in 2015

    05:18 | 31/1/15
    In December, the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.39% was flat, as was the Energy sector, since the heavily weighted Integrated Oil and Gas subsector rose 2.7%, offsetting a 13.6% decline for the Coal and Consumable Fuels subsector and a 5.9% drop for the Oil and ... more»
  • Stocks: Bad month, bad year (so far)

    03:43 | 31/1/15
    Stocks ended on the losing side of another volatile day of trading Friday, the Dow tumbling 252 points, or 1.5%, and the S&P 500 sinking below the 2000 level. The Dow, now at 17,164.95, is down 4.9% from its high -- just below the 5% that constitutes a ... more»
  • S&P 500 tests 2000 again, don't let emotions trade for you

    02:18 | 31/1/15
    Yahoo Finance
    Futures are lower on news we will have completely forgotten by 10am. It's lousy early follow-through after a pretty constructive day yesterday. more»
  • U.S. Stocks Decline as Economic Concerns Overshadow Amazon Rally

    00:04 | 31/1/15
    Equity futures on the S&P 500 were down as much as 1.1 percent earlier in the day, as Russia unexpectedly cut interest rates and prices in Europe plunged at a pace last seen in the depths of the recession in 2009. more»
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