Tagged: Wall Street

Wall Street extends losses

By Dow Jones newswires In economic news, employers hired 4. 9 million workers in July, the highest level since December 2007, according to the Labor Department. Employers reported 4. 7 million job openings in...

European stocks slip on Scotland fears

By AFP Meanwhile, traders were looking ahead to an expected product launch by Apple on Tuesday. "The key talking point today is likely to be the launch of the latest products from Apple, the...

Wall Street falls at open

By AFP Dow member Home Depot fell 0. 6 per cent after confirming late Monday that its payment data systems had been breached, potentially affecting customers using charge cards in the US and Canada....

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Aust stocks gain at noon

By Michael Roddan The Australian sharemarket edged higher at noon as investors shrugged off leads from overseas to focus on modest but stable official housing data and falling but resilient business confidence. At 12. 05pm (AEST), the...

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Aust stocks gain at noon

By Michael Roddan The Australian sharemarket edged higher at noon as investors shrugged off leads from overseas to focus on modest but stable official housing data and falling but resilient business confidence. At 12. 05pm (AEST), the...

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Aust stocks edge higher at open

By Mitchell Neems The Australian sharemarket edged slightly higher at the open after a string of global events, including downbeat data out of China and Japan and the looming Scottish independence vote, caused jitters...

Australian market set to open lower

THE Australian sharemarket is tipped to open lower following falls on Wall Street overnight. Read more here: Telegraph     

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Wall Street ends mixed on profit-taking

By Dow Jones newswires The S&P 500 index slipped 6. 17 points, or 0. 3 per cent, to 2,001. 54. "In the absence of any kind of catalyst one way or the other …...

Wall Street mixed on profit-taking

By Dow Jones newswires Lucas Turton, chief investment officer at Windham Capital Management, said in the spring he boosted his bets on European shares — which have been stung this year due to growth...

Wall Street opens weaker

By AFP Meanwhile, US conglomerate GE announced the $US3. 3 billion sale of its home appliances business to Electrolux, a big player in kitchen, laundry and other types of appliances. GE shares rose 0....