Market Movers and Canadian Stocks

  • 11 Tips for Sane, Successful Stock Investing Money Talks News - Mon, 12 Sep, 2016 12:15 PM EDT

    Haven’t got the stomach for investing in the stock market? Less than half (48.8 percent) of Americans own stock, through their retirement accounts or directly in companies, according to the Federal Reserve’s 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances, a report that is conducted every three years. Younger Americans seem particularly …

  • Stocks Lower After Wednesday's Rally Morningstar - Thu, 19 Mar, 2015 12:00 PM EDT

    U.S. Market Stocks were lower after yesterday’s rally. Initial unemployment claims were up 1,000 to 291,000 last week. The less volatile four-week moving average rose by 2,250 to 304,750. The Philly Fed ...

  • Before You Short A Stock, Read This StreetAuthority Network - Thu, 19 Mar, 2015 11:30 AM EDT

    Normally at StreetAuthority, we focus on the "long" side of the market, but today we're going to spend some time explaining the other side: shorting stocks. If shorting stocks isn't already

  • Auto Trader shares leap in UK's biggest private equity-backed listing Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, 19 Mar, 2015 7:49 AM EDT

    Shares (Berlin: DI6.BE - news) in online car marketplace Auto Trader Group rose more than 16 percent after their debut in London on Thursday in Britain's largest ever private equity-backed listing. The flotation gave the company a market value of 2.35 billion pounds ($3.5 billion), making it also Britain's biggest listing …

  • US STOCKS-Wall St jumps as Fed statement relieves worries Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 2:36 PM EDT

    U.S. stocks climbed on Wednesday, reversing course as the Federal Reserve moved a step closer to its much-anticipated first rate hike since 2006 by removing "patient" from its language. While ...

  • An Epic Short Squeeze Is In Order For This Stock StreetAuthority Network - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 1:00 PM EDT

    Whenever you see a stock with a huge short position, you have one of two actions you can take. First, you can pile in with the crowd, as many have done with the high-profile short sale

  • Mario Gabelli Ups Stake in BioScript, But Value of Stock Declines GuruFocus.com - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 12:45 PM EDT

    Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) is the founder chairman, and CEO of Gabelli Asset Management Company Investors (GAMCO Investors), a $30 billion global investment firm headquartered in Rye, New York.

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street falls ahead of Fed statement, Yellen comments Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 12:28 PM EDT

    U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated statement and news conference by the Federal Reserve later in the session, with the Fed seen giving clearer clues on how soon it plans to tighten monetary policy. Shares (Berlin: DI6.BE - news) were off their lows as utilities, expected to suffer if interest …

  • U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated statement and news conference by the Federal Reserve later in the session, with the Fed seen giving clearer clues on how soon it plans to tighten monetary policy. Shares were off their lows as utilities, expected to suffer if interest rates rise, and energy …

  • Stocks Lower Ahead of Fed Morningstar - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 12:00 PM EDT

    U.S. Market Stocks opened lower ahead of the highly-anticipated Fed statement this afternoon. At midday the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq were down 0.6%, 0.4% and 0.2% respectively. Stocks on the Move Shares ...

  • Financial, energy shares lift UK FTSE after budget boost Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 10:45 AM EDT

    Britain's top share index was the sole major European index to trade higher on Wednesday as oil shares and financial companies drew a boost from changes announced as part of the UK government's new budget. Shares (Berlin: DI6.BE - news) in fund supermarket Hargreaves Lansdown (LSE: HL.L - news) and wealth manager St …

  • Alibaba shares fall as lock-up period expires Reuters - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 10:44 AM EDT
    The logo of Alibaba Group is seen inside the company's headquarters in Hangzhou

    Alibaba Group Holding Inc (BABA.N) declined on Wednesday, as a six-month period prohibiting insiders from selling their shares expired, an event that many thought could expose the Chinese e-commerce giant's stock to more weakness. The lock-up period that expires Wednesday will allow insiders owning a total of 437 million …

  • Alibaba shares fall as lock-up period expires Reuters - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 10:44 AM EDT
    An employee is seen behind a glass wall with the logo of Alibaba at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province

    Alibaba Group Holding Inc declined on Wednesday, as a six-month period prohibiting insiders from selling their shares expired, an event that many thought could expose the Chinese e-commerce giant's stock to more weakness. The lock-up period that expires Wednesday will allow insiders owning a total of 437 million Alibaba …

  • Alibaba shares fall as lock-up period expires Reuters - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 10:44 AM EDT
    An employee is seen behind a glass wall with the logo of Alibaba at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province

    Alibaba Group Holding Inc declined on Wednesday, as a six-month period prohibiting insiders from selling their shares expired, an event that many thought could expose the Chinese e-commerce giant's stock to more weakness. The lock-up period that expires Wednesday will allow insiders owning a total of 437 million Alibaba …

  • 9 Financial Stocks Oppenheimer Expects To Break Out Benzinga - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 10:36 AM EDT

    In a recent report, analysts at Oppenheimer took a technical look at the market and chose some of their favorite stocks in different sectors based on what they see in the charts. Analysts like what they ...

  • US STOCKS-Wall St falls with eyes on Fed statement Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 10:12 AM EDT

    U.S. stocks fell in early trading on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated statement and news conference by the Federal Reserve later in the session, with the Fed expected to give clearer clues on how soon it plans to tighten monetary policy. The Fed is assessing if the U.S. economic recovery can hold up against collapsing …

  • US STOCKS-Wall St falls with eyes on Fed statement Reuters - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 10:12 AM EDT

    U.S. stocks fell in early trading on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated statement and news conference by the Federal Reserve later in the session, with the Fed expected to give clearer clues on how soon it plans to tighten monetary policy. The Fed is assessing if the U.S. economic recovery can hold up against …

  • US STOCKS-Wall St to open lower ahead of Fed statement Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 8:59 AM EDT

    U.S. stocks were set to fall at the open on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated statement and news conference by the Federal Reserve later in the session, with the Fed expected to give clearer clues on how soon it plans to tighten monetary policy. The U.S. dollar has strengthened against most major currencies as central …

  • US STOCKS-Wall St to open lower ahead of Fed statement Reuters - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 8:59 AM EDT

    U.S. stocks were set to fall at the open on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated statement and news conference by the Federal Reserve later in the session, with the Fed expected to give clearer clues on how soon it plans to tighten monetary policy. The U.S. dollar has strengthened against most major currencies …

  • Alibaba shares fall as lock-up period expires Reuters - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 8:41 AM EDT
    The logo of Alibaba Group is seen inside the company's headquarters in Hangzhou

    By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Inc declined on Wednesday, as a six-month period prohibiting insiders from selling their shares expired, a...

  • US STOCKS-Futures slip ahead of Fed statement Reuters - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 7:44 AM EDT

    U.S. stock index futures fell on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated statement and news conference by the Federal Reserve later in the session, with the Fed expected to give clearer clues on how soon it plans to tighten monetary policy. * A Fed statement is due at 2:00 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT), with a press conference …

  • US STOCKS-Futures slip ahead of Fed statement Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 7:44 AM EDT

    U.S. stock index futures fell on Wednesday ahead of a highly anticipated statement and news conference by the Federal Reserve later in the session, with the Fed expected to give clearer clues on how soon ...

  • An employee is seen behind a glass wall with the logo of Alibaba at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province

    By David Gaffen and Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Inc shares were lower before the opening bell on Wednesday, as a six-month period prohibiting insiders f...

  • Oppenheimer Likes The Charts Of These 4 Stocks Benzinga - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 7:36 AM EDT

    In a recent report, analysts at Oppenheimer took a technical look at the market and chose some of their favorite stocks in different sectors based on what they see in the charts. Here's a group of four ...

  • BUZZ-Just Eat: stockholders' appetite for shares wanes Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, 18 Mar, 2015 5:22 AM EDT

    ** Online takeaway co Just Eat, within grasp of a record on Tues after robust FY, drops 5 pct after shareholders offload c.120.8 mln pounds of stock ** Sale priced at 345p/share - 5.5 pct below Tuesday's ...

  • Goldman Sachs BDC IPO priced at $20 per share -market source Reuters - Tue, 17 Mar, 2015 6:38 PM EDT

    The initial public offering of Goldman Sachs BDC Inc has been priced at $20 per share, a market source said on Tuesday, valuing the business development company backed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc at about $707.6 million. Goldman Sachs BDC Inc, which is selling all of the 6 million shares in the offering, is the first …

  • Goldman Sachs BDC IPO priced at $20 per share -market source Reuters - Tue, 17 Mar, 2015 6:33 PM EDT

    The initial public offering of Goldman Sachs BDC Inc has been priced at $20 per share, a market source said on Tuesday, valuing the business development company backed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc at about $707.6 million. Goldman Sachs BDC Inc, which is selling all of the 6 million shares in the offering, is the first …

  • In a recent report, Land and Buildings laid out its case for MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM ) to unlock value by restructuring its corporation. Land and Buildings analysts believe that the full value ...

  • Australia shares rally 1 pct, dovish RBA helps Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, 16 Mar, 2015 10:52 PM EDT

    SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - Australian shares rallied 1 percent on Tuesday, after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left the door wide open for another cut, encouraging investment in shares. Energy stocks enjoyed a relief rally with Karoon Gas up 11 percent, while Santos and Origin rose more than 2 per …

  • Five Gurus Trade in Stocks in Swedish Companies in Fourth Quarter GuruFocus.com - Mon, 16 Mar, 2015 6:52 PM EDT

    Gurus Wasatch International Growth (Trades, Portfolio) and David Herro (Trades, Portfolio) led a short list of investors who dabbled in Swedish stocks in the fourth quarter.

  • Stocks End Higher Ahead of Fed Meeting Morningstar - Mon, 16 Mar, 2015 5:00 PM EDT

    Stocks rallied today ahead of this week’s highly anticipated Fed policy meeting. Industrial production was up 0.1% in February from the previous month. The Empire State survey, which measures the strength of the New York manufacturing sector, fell to 6.9 in March from 7.8 in the previous month. In response to Endo's …

  • Stocks Higher Ahead of Fed Meeting Morningstar - Mon, 16 Mar, 2015 12:00 PM EDT

    Stocks were higher this morning ahead of this week’s highly anticipated Fed policy meeting. Industrial production was up 0.1% in February from the previous month. The Empire State survey, which measures the strength of the New York manufacturing sector, fell to 6.9 in March from 7.8 in the previous month. In response …

  • Why Facebook Shares Are Stuck Between Support And Resistance Benzinga - Mon, 16 Mar, 2015 10:40 AM EDT

    Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB ) may have sent market observers a warning signal ahead of the most recent turbulence when they failed to set a new high back on March 5, even as the broader market was doing so. ...

  • IBD Stock Analysis Helps You Read Charts, Find Great Stocks Investor's Business Daily - Fri, 13 Mar, 2015 4:17 PM EDT

    Like many investors, you may struggle with two key aspects of trading in stocks: how to read stock charts and how to find winning stocks before they break out. The IBD Stock Analysis (ISA) helps with both. ...

  • Sinking euro keeps Europe stock rally alive Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, 13 Mar, 2015 1:54 PM EDT

    European stocks pared losses in late trade on Friday and ended higher, keeping their strong rally alive as investors bet that a renewed drop in the euro would boost the region's economy and lift exporter earnings. The euro has tumbled 3 percent this week against the dollar, hitting 12-year lows below $1.05 on Friday, as …

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