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#Stock Markets

# stock-markets - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Elon Musk sends Tesla stock price soaring with a tweet On The Up This post contains videos

Elon Musk sends Tesla stock price soaring with a tweet

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 trading lower against US dollar.

# stock-markets - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Facebook shares dip to new low

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.

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Relief all round….

# stock-markets - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

World banks move to bolster global economy

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

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 This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

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

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

# stock-markets - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Cost of Italian borrowing falls

The markets are looking a little better today.

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

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?

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

# stock-markets - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

# stock-markets - Friday 23 September, 2011

Stock markets tread water after dire day of heavy losses

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

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

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

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

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.

Take 5: Monday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

US markets continue nosedive as investors dump shares for bonds

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

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

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.

Take 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

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

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# stock-markets - Friday 22 July, 2011

Bond yields dive, and Euro up, as markets embrace Brussels deal

The cost of borrowing for Europe’s strugglers is falling this morning, after leaders struck deals on gentler bailouts.

# stock-markets - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

STOCK MARKETS have responded with moderate negativity to Bank of Ireland’s interim results, released this morning. Shares have fluctuated moderately and stayed level earlier this morning but are down about 3% in both Dublin and London, lower than the ISEQ and FTSE100.