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# Stocks

This year
European stock markets plunge as Credit Suisse stock drops to historic low
Eurozone equities tumbled more than 3% in value and the euro lost 1% against the dollar.
John Gibbons: Shell made record profits as the planet burns - welcome to the toxic oil industry
The environmental campaigner questions how a global fossil fuel giant can record its highest profits ever in the shadow of a climate crisis.
Last year
Lawsuit accuses Elon Musk of breaking law while buying Twitter stock
The complainant has accused Musk of violating a regulatory deadline to reveal he had accumulated a stake of at least 5%.
All time
Not quite Game Over for GameStop? Stock value almost quadrupled last night
GameStop’s chief financial officer Jim Bell announced this week that he would resign on 26 March.
Pound falls sharply after string of British MPs resign amid Brexit chaos
The UK currency was pummelled as a number of ministers quit earlier today.
Wall Street just took a huge plunge and traders are trying to stay calm
The Dow Jones suffered its worst day in six years.
How a group of hackers and traders made $100 million - using press releases
The story of “one of the most intricate and sophisticated trading rings” in history.
China could be slipping into a crisis 'far bigger than anything in Greece'
More than half of companies have suspended trading on the stock market.
Aer Lingus shareholders are nervous IAG's takeover bid has failed
The airline’s stocks took a hit today following a Bloomberg report.
Teenager who claimed to make $72 million on stock market admits to making whole thing up
The boy who cried Wolf of Wall Street.
Investors at a loss on Eircom shares
Tax-free cash payout for many but no sign of profit.
Apple buys back $14 billion of its own shares in two weeks
The company has bought back more than $40 billion of its shares over the past twelve months and expects to buy back an additional $20 billion.
European stocks mixed as Chinese economy growth slows down
Dublin, Madrid, Frankfurt and Paris all slid today, as China’s growth forecast dropped by 0.1 per cent.
European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders
Stocks have been boosted this year by the upbeat global economic outlook, low interest rates and central bank stimulus policies.
6 things to worry about as the PS4 launches in the US
The console launched in the US at midnight.
Poll: Would you like to buy Twitter shares?
What do you think of the move? Would you like to be a part of it?
Revenue increase at Google driven by the number of "paid clicks"
Google Inc. earned nearly $3 billion during the three months ending in September.
Total foreign direct investment into Ireland increased to €258 billion
Ireland had a net surplus of €31 billion in foreign direct investment in 2012.
NTMA suspends Treasury Bill auctions until 2014
The National Treasury Management Agency won’t be holding anymore monthly Treasury Bills sales in 2013.
Column: Here's how to protect your bank deposits in this unsettled economy
Many sensible individuals are now rightly worried about the security of their savings and investments, writes David Quinn who says diversification is key.
Dow, S&P push to new record highs
The rise is returning the stock markets to levels not seen since before the global financial crisis.
European stocks rise after festive break
Europe’s main stock markets rise as traders focus on whether the United States will avert the 2013 “fiscal cliff”.
European equity markets stable in quiet Christmas Eve deals
Sentiment has been hampered by the US fiscal cliff, according to dealers.
Time not ripe for Twitter IPO
CEO Dick Costolo ruled out an imminent initial public offering or sale of the social networking site.
Facebook shares hit an all-time low
The social networking giant’s stock traded as low as $20 before bouncing back slightly yesterday.
Eurozone fears continue as IMF start Greek inspection
Yields on Spanish and Italian bonds hit record highs yesterday as uncertainty in the markets continues.
Facebook shares dip to new low
The social network debuted at $38 a share two weeks ago.
Facebook hikes price of its shares, raising value to over $100bn
Facebook had previously planned on selling shares at between $28-$35, but is now going for a price between $34 and $38.
Want to own a piece of Facebook? Here's how to do it
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.
Facebook set to file $5 billion IPO today
The initial public offering of stocks in the social networking giant has been long anticipated and could eventually make Bono a rich man…
Markets open strongly on news of EU's fiscal compact deal
A deal in Brussels is music to the ears of those on the trading floor…
Stocks slide over signs of jitters at European banks
European banks deposited a record €412 billion with the ECB overnight – showing that banks are worried about loaning money to each other.
Euro falls to 11-month low against dollar
Investor concerns about the stability of the eurozone have yet to be allayed by EU moves to strengthen the currency’s support system…
Eurozone has major flaw, says billionaire investor Buffett
He added that the future of Europe and the Euro is now in doubt – but he is still interested in buying more European stocks.
Amazon profits nosedive as it takes on Apple in tablet war
The company is selling Kindles at a loss to compete with the iPad – driving its profits down by 73 per cent.
Irish residents own €1.44 trillion in foreign securities
This is up €86 billion since 2009, and includes an overall increase in US securities of €68.9 billion, according to the Central Statistics Office.
Italy and France call for emergency G7 debt crisis talks
Berlusconi and Sarkozy have agreed that the meeting should happen in the coming days.
"Monstrous interest" in LinkedIn shares on first day of trading
The 95 per cent surge on the first day’s trading is seen as a good sign for other social networking companies.
Japan earthquake sends bulls and bears running as stocks plummet
Stocks plummeted on Wall Street today after a 7.1 quake stuck off the northern coast of the country.
Japanese stocks plummet on first day of trading after the quake
Stock in the beleaguered Tokyo Electric Power Company fell by double digits – but car makers and electronics firms also badly hit.