Wednesday, 27 August 2014

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  • Petrofac bounces on neutral FTSE 100

    20:59 | 27/8/14
    Financial Times
    Shares in the oilfield services company, which stood by its existing full-year guidance on Tuesday even as interim profits fell by almost half, topped the leaderboard on Wednesday. more»
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  • Miners lift FTSE 100 for second straight day

    19:38 | 27/8/14
    LONDON (MarketWatch) - The U.K.'s FTSE 100 index inched up on Wednesday, as shares in resource firms rose on the back of higher commodity prices. more»
  • Another milestone: S&P 500 closes above 2000

    12:45 | 27/8/14
    Reading Eagle
    The S&P 500 index, a widely followed barometer of the stock market, has closed at a new high 30 times this year. By this time last year, it had done so 25 times. more»
  • International markets roundup

    09:11 | 27/8/14
    The Age
    WELLINGTON - New Zealand shares have risen on optimism Tower has more scope to return capital, while Fisher & Paykel Healthcare rose to a record on optimism it will benefit from a falling kiwi dollar. more»
  • Market Close Report:

    08:48 | 27/8/14
    The most active, advancers, decliners, unusual volume and most active by dollar volume can be monitored intraday on the Most Active Stocks page. more»
  • Few Investors Seem To Be Aware This Is Happening

    04:52 | 27/8/14
    ETF Daily News (blog)
    need-to-know-knowledge I wasn't surprised when the S&P 500(INDEXSP:.INX) showed the biggest return in 2013 since 1997. Nor am I surprised that the NASDAQ Composite(INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) is reaching new highs this year. But I was floored by how ... more»
  • S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average are heading for record highs

    03:56 | 27/8/14
    Fox News
    FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, file photo, trader Leon Montana works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, as investors weighed the latest batch of corporate deal news and ... more»
  • FTSE 100 hits seven week high on Draghi QE hints

    03:52 | 27/8/14
    The Guardian
    Super Mario helped supercharge UK shares to their highest level for seven weeks as the London market caught up with Monday's gains elsewhere after the August Bank holiday. more»
  • A Timeline of S&P 500 Milestones

    03:45 | 27/8/14
    Wall Street Journal (blog)
    The S&P 500 crested above 2000 Tuesday morning, on track to close above the big, round number for the first time. A closing high above 2000 would mark yet another milestone for the S&P 500, which has tripled since the bull market began in March 2009. more»
  • Dow and S&P 500 Both Hit All-Time Highs on Strong Economic Data

    03:33 | 27/8/14
    Stocks rose on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 hitting all-time highs, after the government reported that orders for durable goods, such as toasters and washing machines, jumped far more than expected in July, casting a favorable light on the economy. more»
  • S&P 500 closes above 2000 for the first time

    01:42 | 27/8/14
    The S&P 500 rose 2.10 points, or 0.1%, to close at a record 2000.12 after rising as high as 2005.04. The benchmark index first broke the 2000 the barrier on Monday. more»
  • Stocks rise; S&P 500 scores first finish above 2000

    01:35 | 27/8/14
    U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, lifting the Dow to an all-time high and the S&P 500 to its first finish above 2,000, after better-than-expected reports -- including a jump in orders for durable goods -- cast favorable light on the U.S. more»
  • E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average (YM) Futures Analysis – August 26, 2014 ...

    00:33 | 27/8/14
    FX Empire
    September E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average futures reached a new all-time high on Monday and based on the overnight trade, is in a position to make another record today. more»
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Headed Higher; and Burger King in ...

    00:22 | 27/8/14
    Schaeffers Research (blog)
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:DJI) is poised to extend its climb, as traders await a handful of economic reports. more»
  • DLG set for FTSE 100

    23:26 | 26/8/14
    Insurance Age
    Direct Line Group (DLG) is set to enter the FTSE 100, according to a report in the Telegraph. Drink can maker Rexam and housebuilder Barratt Developments are at risk of losing their places in the index. more»
  • Why The FTSE 100 Can Now Break Record Highs

    23:15 | 26/8/14
    Motley Fool UK
    So, it's finally happened. The S&P 500 has hit 2,000 points for the first time in its history. Meanwhile, the FTSE 100 has yet to even break its 2000 and 2007 highs, with the UK's leading share index apparently unable to break the 7,000 point barrier ... more»
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