Monday, 27 April 2015

North America

  • Economic calendar

    17:03 | 27/4/15
    Frederick News Post (subscription)
    ... Danos Corp, Farmers & Merchants Bancorp., Gigoptix Inc., Homestreet Inc., J&J Snackfood Inc., Media Analytics Corp., MSA Safety Inc., Nephros Inc., OSI Systems Inc., Pernix Group Inc., Plantronics Inc., Plum Creek Timber, Rent-A-Center, Synalloy ... more»
  • Bulls pushing for all-time highs

    16:52 | 27/4/15
    The limited stress shown in the EUR, or the fact European and US volatility indices are at multi-year lows, highlights just how little concern traders have about the testing payment schedule for the Greek government in the weeks ahead. more»
  • African Markets - Factors to watch on April 27

    16:41 | 27/4/15
    Reuters Africa
    GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares scaled seven-year highs following stellar earnings from a few U.S. hi-tech giants, but investors were cautious ahead of central bank meetings this week in the U.S. and Japan and on deadlock in creditors' talks with Greece ... more»
North America Snapshot
Nasdaq Composite5,0965,1005,0815,092360.71%
S&P 5002,1132,1212,1132,11850.23%
DJ Industrial Average18,05618,10918,00918,080210.12%
VALUE LINE INDEX4,9194,9194,9034,90880.16%
TSX COMPOSITE INDEX15,40615,44015,36815,408160.10%
Russell 2000 Index1,2731,2731,2661,26840.31%
Latest News
  • ?Freelancer makes payment play with buy

    12:33 | 27/4/15
    According to Freelancer, processed gross payments of $265 million during the 2014 financial year, and claimed net revenue of $5 million, with earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) of $1.2 million. more»
  • Pico Rivera Wal-Mart closure a worry for city

    12:31 | 27/4/15
    Los Angeles Times
    A union representing a group of Wal-Mart employees has rejected the explanation by Wal-Mart Stores, alleging in a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board that the closure was intended to punish workers who took part in the first strike ... more»
  • Morning MoneyBeat Asia: That Old Feeling

    12:00 | 27/4/15
    Wall Street Journal (blog)
    PBOC's Currency Move Is Sign of Larger Struggle in Yuan: Look no further than trading in the Chinese yuan if you want to see how challenging coming years are likely to be for China's policy makers and the global economy. ... Funds - Knowing When ... more»
  • DBS's Record Quarterly Profit Beats Estimates on Interest Income

    11:28 | 27/4/15
    DBS Group Holdings Ltd., Southeast Asia's largest lender, posted first-quarter profit that beat analysts' forecasts on higher net interest income and a one-time gain from selling a property investment in Hong Kong. more»
  • Aftershocks terrify survivors of Nepal quake that killed 2500

    11:26 | 27/4/15
    Miami Herald
    As planeloads of supplies, doctors and relief workers from neighboring countries arrived at Kathmandu's airport, thousands of Indians lined up outside in hopes of gaining a seat on a plane returning to New Delhi. One of those ... Other countries ... more»
  • Japan Insurers Pile Into US Debt

    11:26 | 27/4/15
    Wall Street Journal
    TOKYO—Japanese life insurers—some of the world's largest institutional investors—plan to keep pouring money into U.S. more»
  • Qualcomm Launches Unit to Help Chinese Smartphone Makers Sell Overseas

    11:15 | 27/4/15
    Wall Street Journal
    Qualcomm Inc. QCOM -0.15 % has launched a unit to help Chinese smartphone makers sell overseas, part of efforts to build stronger relationships in the country following a long-running antitrust case. more»
  • Litigation: crowdfunding

    11:15 | 27/4/15
    Law Gazette
    A number of factors have contributed towards this increase including the following: the 'Arkin cap' established in the case of Arkin v Borchard Lines Ltd and others [2005] EWCA Civ 655, which limited a third-party funder's costs liability to the level ... more»
  • Commentary: U.S. energy industry should shift focus when it comes to emissions

    11:15 | 27/4/15
    San Antonio Express-News
    BP CEO Bob Dudley, an American expatriate, said his company is working with European oil and natural gas companies to develop a uniform industrywide message on reducing carbon emissions. more»
  • Clinton Foundation On Tax Returns: 'Yes, We Made Mistakes'

    11:15 | 27/4/15
    Town Hall
    To recap, The New York Times reported on a controversial energy deal regarding a Russian state-owned corporation taking over a Canadian mining company–Uranium One–which was responsible for 20 percent of uranium production in the United States. The deal ... more»
  • $832m Chambishi project starts

    11:03 | 27/4/15
    Zambia Daily Mail
    Mr Jilowa also said NFCA's accumulative investment will exceed US$1.1 billion once all the projects are completed. Mr Jilowa said the main ore body and west ore Body are ... NFCA is a large-scale mining company operating in Kalulushi. China Non-Ferrous ... more»
  • Will Russia Ever Recover from Its Economic Crisis?

    10:52 | 27/4/15
    Institutional Investor
    “I'm very optimistic about the future of Russia,” veteran investor Jim Rogers said last month at a Moscow conference organized by Russia's top stock brokerage, BCS Financial Group. “Certainly, one of the most attractive stock markets in the world for ... more»
  • STEPHEN MOORE: State of the planet: It's better than ever

    10:07 | 27/4/15
    Washington Times
    Forty-five years ago when the first Earth Day was held, the catastrophe that awaited us was mass starvation, overpopulation, our supplies of oil and gas running on empty, and even a coming second ice age. Every single one of those predictions was ... more»
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