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#Stock Markets

# stock-markets - Thursday 12 March, 2020

US stocks suffer worst losses since Black Monday crash of 1987
# Black Thursday
# Black Thursday

US stocks suffer worst losses since Black Monday crash of 1987

Mar 12th 2020, 9:58 PM 34,173 Views 56 Comments

The plunge extended a sell-off that has wiped out most of Wall Street’s gains since Trump’s election.

# stock-markets - Monday 9 March, 2020

'Utter carnage' on financial markets continues as oil and coronavirus combine to deliver 'Black Monday'
# In The Red
# In The Red

'Utter carnage' on financial markets continues as oil and coronavirus combine to deliver 'Black Monday'

Updated Mar 9th 2020, 2:05 PM 72,731 Views 68 Comments

In early trading, more than £140 billion was wiped off FTSE 100 companies.

# stock-markets - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

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 44,381 Views 41 Comments

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

# stock-markets - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

One bank is telling investors to 'sell everything' as stock markets tank
# Freak Out
# Freak Out

One bank is telling investors to 'sell everything' as stock markets tank

Jan 12th 2016, 10:58 AM 25,902 Views 35 Comments

Everybody’s worried about China.

# stock-markets - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Does the 'great fall of China' mean it's time to stockpile canned goods? Some seem to think so
# Fragile China
# Fragile China

Does the 'great fall of China' mean it's time to stockpile canned goods? Some seem to think so

Aug 25th 2015, 1:11 PM 25,784 Views 64 Comments

A former top UK government adviser has some dire predictions for the global economy.

# stock-markets - Monday 24 August, 2015

China just sneezed and the whole world caught a cold
# Black Monday
# Black Monday

China just sneezed and the whole world caught a cold

Aug 24th 2015, 5:19 PM 49,619 Views 57 Comments

Today was ‘black Monday’ for Asian stocks – and Ireland wasn’t immune from the fallout.

# stock-markets - Sunday 16 August, 2015

How a group of hackers and traders made $100 million - using press releases
# The Wolves Of Wall Street
# The Wolves Of Wall Street

How a group of hackers and traders made $100 million - using press releases

Aug 16th 2015, 9:00 PM 26,855 Views 26 Comments

The story of “one of the most intricate and sophisticated trading rings” in history.

# stock-markets - Friday 4 October, 2013

Twitter IPO boosts stock of bankrupt company Tweeter
# Stock Markets
# Stock Markets

Twitter IPO boosts stock of bankrupt company Tweeter

Oct 4th 2013, 7:02 PM 9,449 Views 12 Comments

In their excitement to get their hands on a piece of Twitter, investors bought over 11 million shares in a company that has been bankrupt for six years.

# stock-markets - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

European stock markets waver after France loses AAA rating
# Markets
# Markets

European stock markets waver after France loses AAA rating

Nov 20th 2012, 4:04 PM 4,833 Views 8 Comments

European markets have all recorded modest gains, apparently in expectation of a deal to lend Greece the cash it needs.

# stock-markets - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Euro falls amid concerns over Spanish debt and falling economic sentiment
# Euro
# Euro

Euro falls amid concerns over Spanish debt and falling economic sentiment

May 30th 2012, 2:41 PM 2,699 Views 6 Comments

Euro trading lower against US dollar.

# stock-markets - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Facebook shares dip to new low
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook shares dip to new low

May 29th 2012, 9:55 PM 8,995 Views 44 Comments

The social network debuted at $38 a share two weeks ago.

# stock-markets - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Business Insider spoke to someone who bought $100m in Facebook shares on Friday. He was angry.
# Facebook
# Facebook

Business Insider spoke to someone who bought $100m in Facebook shares on Friday. He was angry.

May 23rd 2012, 10:31 AM 6,294 Views 22 Comments

“This should have been a blockbuster. This should have traded to $60 or $70.”

# stock-markets - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

European markets open in positive territory amid Chinese hopes
# Markets
# Markets

European markets open in positive territory amid Chinese hopes

May 22nd 2012, 10:54 AM 1,339 Views 4 Comments

Investors are also enthused by suggestions that Greece will recapitalise four of its major banks later this week.

# stock-markets - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Here's why Facebook shares stayed above $38 after flotation
# Facebook
# Facebook

Here's why Facebook shares stayed above $38 after flotation

May 19th 2012, 2:49 PM 6,122 Views 24 Comments

Throughout the first day of trading, Facebook shares never dipped below $38. This chart shows why.

# stock-markets - Monday 14 May, 2012

Going down: Markets fall across Europe as Spain sells off €2.9bn of bonds
# The Markets
# The Markets

Going down: Markets fall across Europe as Spain sells off €2.9bn of bonds

May 14th 2012, 1:16 PM 2,764 Views 16 Comments

Spain paid a higher interest rate on the short-term bonds as markets have reacted badly to the ongoing uncertainty in Greece and the wider eurozone.

# stock-markets - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Stock markets close up on first day of 2012
# Markets
# Markets

Stock markets close up on first day of 2012

Jan 3rd 2012, 9:37 PM 2,998 Views 9 Comments

Will today’s solid performances be a good omen for the rest of the year? Investors will hope so.

# stock-markets - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Stocks slide over signs of jitters at European banks
# Eurocrisis
# Eurocrisis

Stocks slide over signs of jitters at European banks

Dec 28th 2011, 6:34 PM 3,545 Views 11 Comments

European banks deposited a record €412 billion with the ECB overnight – showing that banks are worried about loaning money to each other.

# stock-markets - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Euro falls to 11-month low against dollar
# Euro
# Euro

Euro falls to 11-month low against dollar

Dec 14th 2011, 8:27 AM 2,005 Views 14 Comments

Investor concerns about the stability of the eurozone have yet to be allayed by EU moves to strengthen the currency’s support system…

# stock-markets - Monday 12 December, 2011

Markets fall as EU fiscal agreement does little to inspire confidence
# Markets
# Markets

Markets fall as EU fiscal agreement does little to inspire confidence

Dec 12th 2011, 6:09 PM 1,991 Views 26 Comments

Buoyant upon initial news of the deal last week, the markets were not so happy today…

# stock-markets - Friday 9 December, 2011

Markets close strongly after EU deal
# Markets
# Markets

Markets close strongly after EU deal

Dec 9th 2011, 5:04 PM 3,029 Views 13 Comments

Relief all round….

# stock-markets - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

World banks move to bolster global economy
# Banks
# Banks

World banks move to bolster global economy

Nov 30th 2011, 3:19 PM 3,434 Views 39 Comments

The ECB, US Federal Reserve and central banks in Japan, Swizterland, Canada and Britain are backing a move to make it easier for banks to access dollars if they need to.

# stock-markets - Monday 14 November, 2011

Italy offloads €3bn in bonds after appointment of ‘Super Mario’ Monti
# Italy
# Italy

Italy offloads €3bn in bonds after appointment of ‘Super Mario’ Monti

Nov 14th 2011, 10:32 AM 571 Views 12 Comments

Mario Monti’s designation as prime minister appears to soothe investors, who are lowering the interest rate Italy must pay for loans.

# stock-markets - Sunday 13 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Nov 13th 2011, 7:39 PM 2,736 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s main stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Tick tock... All eyes on the euro when markets open on Monday
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Tick tock... All eyes on the euro when markets open on Monday

Nov 13th 2011, 1:14 PM 813 Views 28 Comments

Will the ECB step in tomorrow or try to wait things out?

# stock-markets - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Cost of Italian borrowing falls
# Markets
# Markets

Cost of Italian borrowing falls

Nov 10th 2011, 10:15 AM 481 Views 13 Comments

The markets are looking a little better today.

Markets fall as worries over eurozone lead to talk of 'radical overhaul'
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Markets fall as worries over eurozone lead to talk of 'radical overhaul'

Nov 10th 2011, 7:46 AM 552 Views 25 Comments

Reports this morning that France and Germany are considering a radical restructuring of the eurozone amid uncertainty in Italy and Greece.

# stock-markets - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Berlusconi to go but what now for Italy?
# Berlusconi
# Berlusconi

Berlusconi to go but what now for Italy?

Nov 9th 2011, 7:28 AM 360 Views 6 Comments

He survived more than 50 confidence votes but the end is nigh for the 75-year-old.

# stock-markets - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Italian borrowing rates briefly hit new record but markets are up
# Markets
# Markets

Italian borrowing rates briefly hit new record but markets are up

Nov 8th 2011, 9:34 AM 186 Views 6 Comments

So what does that mean?

# stock-markets - Friday 23 September, 2011

Stock markets tread water after dire day of heavy losses
# Markets
# Markets

Stock markets tread water after dire day of heavy losses

Sep 23rd 2011, 9:39 AM 245 Views 9 Comments

European stock markets had recorded sharp gains when they opened, but have since lost them and are broadly flat.

# stock-markets - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Markets take a nose dive as bond crisis returns with a bang
# Markets
# Markets

Markets take a nose dive as bond crisis returns with a bang

Sep 6th 2011, 8:34 AM 381 Views 9 Comments

Christine Lagarde says there’s a “crisis of confidence”. No kidding: markets are slipping while borrowing costs are back on the up.

# stock-markets - Monday 5 September, 2011

Global markets fall on US and eurozone fears
# Markets
# Markets

Global markets fall on US and eurozone fears

Sep 5th 2011, 2:10 PM 269 Views 5 Comments

Concerns over US economic recovery and the eurozone debt crisis are bringing the markets down.

# stock-markets - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Israeli stock exchange opens down 3 per cent - and closes positive
# Stock Markets
# Stock Markets

Israeli stock exchange opens down 3 per cent - and closes positive

Aug 21st 2011, 4:34 PM 235 Views 0 Comments

If the world’s markets move like the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange did today, it’ll be another few chaotic days for investors…

# stock-markets - Monday 8 August, 2011

Dow disaster: 632-point drop is the 6th-worst in history
# In The Red
# In The Red

Dow disaster: 632-point drop is the 6th-worst in history

Aug 8th 2011, 9:28 PM 1,042 Views 1 Comment

The Dow Jones ends its day deep in the red, as the S&P loses 6.6 per cent and the NASDAQ sheds nearly 7 per cent of its value.

US markets continue nosedive as investors dump shares for bonds
# Markets
# Markets

US markets continue nosedive as investors dump shares for bonds

Aug 8th 2011, 4:02 PM 675 Views 4 Comments

The US bond market responds brilliantly to the S&P downgrade, but the world’s stock markets are the obvious victims.

# stock-markets - Friday 5 August, 2011

Italy and France call for emergency G7 debt crisis talks
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Italy and France call for emergency G7 debt crisis talks

Aug 5th 2011, 10:24 PM 406 Views 16 Comments

Berlusconi and Sarkozy have agreed that the meeting should happen in the coming days.

The world's richest man lost €5.6 BILLION this week
# In The Red
# In The Red

The world's richest man lost €5.6 BILLION this week

Aug 5th 2011, 7:16 PM 3,704 Views 26 Comments

It’s fine, though: Carlos Slim and his family are still worth €46.5bn – the equivalent of 4.5 per cent of Mexico’s total economic output.

Explainer: Why are the markets in chaos, and should you be worried?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Why are the markets in chaos, and should you be worried?

Aug 5th 2011, 12:51 PM 2,724 Views 10 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about today’s worldwide fall on stock exchanges.

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