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# stock-market - Last year 2021

Not quite Game Over for GameStop? Stock value almost quadrupled last night
# Stocks
# Stocks

Not quite Game Over for GameStop? Stock value almost quadrupled last night

Feb 25th 2021, 6:25 PM 28,355 Views 32 Comments

GameStop’s chief financial officer Jim Bell announced this week that he would resign on 26 March.

# stock-market - All time

Covid-19: Stock markets plummet in worst week since 2008 financial crash
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Stock markets plummet in worst week since 2008 financial crash

Feb 28th 2020, 12:16 PM 21,150 Views 25 Comments

China has now recorded almost 80,000 cases of Covid-19.

Elon Musk sends Tesla stock price soaring with a tweet
# On The Up
# On The Up

Elon Musk sends Tesla stock price soaring with a tweet

Aug 7th 2018, 8:46 PM 44,413 Views 40 Comments

The controversial CEO says he’s considering taking the company private.

'Full panic mode': Asian markets take fresh beating as global slump continues
# Stock Market
# Stock Market

'Full panic mode': Asian markets take fresh beating as global slump continues

Feb 9th 2018, 7:02 AM 12,434 Views 13 Comments

Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai were the biggest hit.

Wall Street, we have a correction: The Dow Jones is plummeting again
# Hold On To Your Hats
# Hold On To Your Hats

Wall Street, we have a correction: The Dow Jones is plummeting again

Feb 8th 2018, 9:36 PM 32,374 Views 54 Comments

The market has fallen 10% since its all-time high two weeks ago.

Alleged Champions League bus bomber could face 28 counts of attempted murder
# Borussia Dortmund
# Borussia Dortmund

Alleged Champions League bus bomber could face 28 counts of attempted murder

Aug 29th 2017, 1:52 PM 6,378 Views 0 Comments

German prosecutors are preparing charges against the man named only as “Sergej W.”.

The government confirms it sold around 28.75% of AIB for €3.4 billion
# Float On
# Float On

The government confirms it sold around 28.75% of AIB for €3.4 billion

Jun 23rd 2017, 1:15 PM 30,263 Views 133 Comments

Paschal Donohoe did not rule out returning to Cabinet to receive backing to sell further stakes in AIB if the opportunity arises.

Snapchat seeking $3 billion as it plans to sell shares on stock market
# Disappearing Messages
# Disappearing Messages

Snapchat seeking $3 billion as it plans to sell shares on stock market

Feb 3rd 2017, 7:40 AM 8,091 Views 16 Comments

The fast-growing social network boasts 158 million daily users.

Irish company raises half a million euro to go exploring for diamonds
# Finland
# Finland

Irish company raises half a million euro to go exploring for diamonds

Dec 22nd 2016, 1:54 PM 7,468 Views 4 Comments

Karelian Diamond is hoping to develop its first commercial diamond mine in Finland.

Market value of US military contractor drops by €1.8bn after Trump tweet
# Fighter Planes
# Fighter Planes

Market value of US military contractor drops by €1.8bn after Trump tweet

Dec 12th 2016, 10:07 PM 26,521 Views 83 Comments

The President-elect said he will cut “billions” in costs for military purchases.

The Chinese stock market is in deep, deep trouble, and it's bad news for everyone
# Great Fall Of China
# Great Fall Of China

The Chinese stock market is in deep, deep trouble, and it's bad news for everyone

Jan 4th 2016, 8:51 AM 30,517 Views 32 Comments

Chinese manufacturing has slowed to a crawl in recent times with instability in the Middle East further weighing on the nation’s stock market.

Tim Cook says Apple is fine despite China's market problems
# Reassurance
# Reassurance

Tim Cook says Apple is fine despite China's market problems

Aug 24th 2015, 4:45 PM 8,209 Views 13 Comments

Its stock fell by more than 20% amid fears that China’s slowdown could hurt Apple’s growth there.

China could be slipping into a crisis 'far bigger than anything in Greece'
# Stocks
# Stocks

China could be slipping into a crisis 'far bigger than anything in Greece'

Jul 8th 2015, 8:36 AM 21,058 Views 38 Comments

More than half of companies have suspended trading on the stock market.

Eircom is planning a Jersey debt swap
# Switching Jersey
# Switching Jersey

Eircom is planning a Jersey debt swap

Aug 7th 2014, 11:09 AM 14,216 Views 9 Comments

The telco, which is considering a stock market floatation, could move its assets and liabilities to the island.

Facebook is raking it in as earnings soar to $2.9 billion
# Like Like Like
# Like Like Like

Facebook is raking it in as earnings soar to $2.9 billion

Jul 24th 2014, 8:47 AM 6,806 Views 17 Comments

More users, more mobile apps, more ads = lots more money.

So GoPro's first day on the stock market got off to the best possible start
# High Flyer
# High Flyer

So GoPro's first day on the stock market got off to the best possible start

Jun 26th 2014, 6:35 PM 9,052 Views 10 Comments

The company raised $427 million after it sold 17.8 million shares in its first day of trading.

This is how much the company behind Candy Crush Saga is worth after going public
# Crushing The Market
# Crushing The Market

This is how much the company behind Candy Crush Saga is worth after going public

Mar 26th 2014, 10:47 AM 10,468 Views 19 Comments

The company raised just under $500 million in an IPO which saw shares priced at $22.50 each.

Back down to earth: Twitter shares fall after its sizzling Wall Street debut
# Twitter
# Twitter

Back down to earth: Twitter shares fall after its sizzling Wall Street debut

Nov 8th 2013, 9:45 PM 12,496 Views 26 Comments

“A bit like an IPO hangover” is how one analyst described it.

Twitter hikes IPO amount to $1.61 billion
# Twitter
# Twitter

Twitter hikes IPO amount to $1.61 billion

Oct 24th 2013, 10:43 PM 4,260 Views 16 Comments

The company said it would sell 70 million shares in a price range between $17 and $20 a share.

European stocks steady after dive amid Spain, Italy fears
# Stock Market
# Stock Market

European stocks steady after dive amid Spain, Italy fears

Feb 5th 2013, 12:10 PM 5,162 Views 4 Comments

Yesterday European stock markets slumped with banking shares suffering some of the heaviest losses.

European stocks rise after festive break
# Markets
# Markets

European stocks rise after festive break

Dec 27th 2012, 11:30 AM 2,685 Views 0 Comments

Europe’s main stock markets rise as traders focus on whether the United States will avert the 2013 “fiscal cliff”.

Netflix faces US penalty for CEO Facebook comments
# Netflix
# Netflix

Netflix faces US penalty for CEO Facebook comments

Dec 7th 2012, 3:49 PM 10,306 Views 16 Comments

Hastings posted a comments that said customers were spending around a billion hours per month watching Netflix

Shares fall amid protests against austerity in Athens and Madrid
# The Markets
# The Markets

Shares fall amid protests against austerity in Athens and Madrid

Sep 26th 2012, 5:06 PM 3,772 Views 12 Comments

Protests on the streets of Spain and Greece have spooked the markets.

Apple takes Microsoft's record as most valuable company ever*
# Apple
# Apple

Apple takes Microsoft's record as most valuable company ever*

Aug 21st 2012, 9:42 AM 3,524 Views 18 Comments

The technology giant is now worth $623 billion – more than Microsoft was worth in 1999. Ish.

Facebook shares hit an all-time low
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook shares hit an all-time low

Aug 17th 2012, 1:58 PM 6,008 Views 34 Comments

The social networking giant’s stock traded as low as $20 before bouncing back slightly yesterday.

Good while it lasted: US stocks sink after Spain inspired rally fizzles
# The Markets
# The Markets

Good while it lasted: US stocks sink after Spain inspired rally fizzles

Jun 11th 2012, 9:21 PM 4,411 Views 21 Comments

Spain’s tough fiscal challenges and the upcoming elections in Greece have added to concerns about the eurozone.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

May 30th 2012, 8:02 PM 3,619 Views 2 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news…

Facebook hikes price of its shares, raising value to over $100bn
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook hikes price of its shares, raising value to over $100bn

May 15th 2012, 12:00 PM 2,939 Views 16 Comments

Facebook had previously planned on selling shares at between $28-$35, but is now going for a price between $34 and $38.

Facebook co-founder renounces US citizenship days ahead of flotation
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook co-founder renounces US citizenship days ahead of flotation

May 14th 2012, 4:41 PM 9,998 Views 17 Comments

The move will result in Eduardo Saverin avoiding taxes of about $600 million when he collects his share of the site’s stock offering.

Want to own a piece of Facebook? Here's how to do it
# Explainer
# Explainer

Want to own a piece of Facebook? Here's how to do it

May 7th 2012, 11:00 AM 7,765 Views 27 Comments

Sometime this month, 337 million shares will be up for grabs when the world’s biggest social network floats on the stock market. But be warned: it may be hard to get a hold of them.

10 things we've learned from Facebook's IPO
# Facebook Facts
# Facebook Facts

10 things we've learned from Facebook's IPO

Feb 2nd 2012, 11:11 AM 6,675 Views 63 Comments

Why did Mark Zuckerberg spend $800,000 on planes last year?

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Aug 13th 2011, 11:02 AM 2,461 Views 7 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures

The 11 biggest companies on the Irish stock exchange
# Big Deals
# Big Deals

The 11 biggest companies on the Irish stock exchange

Jul 26th 2011, 4:01 PM 34,620 Views 4 Comments

Some names you’ll probably know, and some you mightn’t – but, in terms of sheer value, here are the big boys.

Euro hits six-week low against dollar following Strauss-Kahn arrest
# Euro
# Euro

Euro hits six-week low against dollar following Strauss-Kahn arrest

May 16th 2011, 10:25 AM 687 Views 0 Comments

The single currency fell briefly before trading up by mid-morning on the London Stock Exchange.

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters

Mar 11th 2011, 7:34 PM 1,175 Views 0 Comments

Stocks rose but oil prices fell in response to the terrible events in the Pacific.

Is Facebook really worth €26.6 billion?
# Facebook
# Facebook

Is Facebook really worth €26.6 billion?

Aug 25th 2010, 2:18 PM 288 Views 0 Comments

The price of shares sold privately would make the site worth $33.7bn – more than most NASDAQ companies.

Intel to buy security firm McAfee in €6bn cash deal
# Intel
# Intel

Intel to buy security firm McAfee in €6bn cash deal

Aug 19th 2010, 3:58 PM 276 Views 0 Comments

Chip manufacturer buys anti-virus giant in a huge cash-only agreement.

AIB shares dive on the back of record losses
# AIB
# AIB

AIB shares dive on the back of record losses

Aug 4th 2010, 10:22 AM 122 Views 0 Comments

AIB on target for its biggest loss EVER
# AIB
# AIB

AIB on target for its biggest loss EVER

Aug 4th 2010, 7:45 AM 307 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s biggest bank reports €1.7bn in losses so far this year – and needs €7.4bn of capital.

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