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# stocks - Thursday 15 November, 2018

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.

# stocks - Monday 5 February, 2018

Wall Street just took a huge plunge and traders are trying to stay calm MARKET MELTDOWN This post contains videos

Wall Street just took a huge plunge and traders are trying to stay calm

The Dow Jones suffered its worst day in six years.

# stocks - 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.

# stocks - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

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.

# stocks - Monday 9 February, 2015

Aer Lingus shareholders are nervous IAG's takeover bid has failed

The airline’s stocks took a hit today following a Bloomberg report.

# stocks - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Teenager who claimed to make $72 million on stock market admits to making whole thing up Hoax

# stocks - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Investors at a loss on Eircom shares

Tax-free cash payout for many but no sign of profit.

# stocks - Friday 7 February, 2014

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.

# stocks - Monday 20 January, 2014

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.

# stocks - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

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.

# stocks - Friday 15 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 things to worry about as the PS4 launches in the US Playstation

6 things to worry about as the PS4 launches in the US

The console launched in the US at midnight.

# stocks - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Poll: Would you like to buy Twitter shares? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to buy Twitter shares?

What do you think of the move? Would you like to be a part of it?

# stocks - Friday 18 October, 2013

Revenue increase at Google driven by the number of "paid clicks"

Google Inc. earned nearly $3 billion during the three months ending in September.

# stocks - Friday 4 October, 2013

Total foreign direct investment into Ireland increased to €258 billion FDI

Total foreign direct investment into Ireland increased to €258 billion

Ireland had a net surplus of €31 billion in foreign direct investment in 2012.

# stocks - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

NTMA suspends Treasury Bill auctions until 2014

The National Treasury Management Agency won’t be holding anymore monthly Treasury Bills sales in 2013.

# stocks - Sunday 19 May, 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.

# stocks - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

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.

# stocks - Thursday 27 December, 2012

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”.

# stocks - Monday 24 December, 2012

European equity markets stable in quiet Christmas Eve deals

Sentiment has been hampered by the US fiscal cliff, according to dealers.

# stocks - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Time not ripe for Twitter IPO

CEO Dick Costolo ruled out an imminent initial public offering or sale of the social networking site.

# stocks - Friday 17 August, 2012

Facebook shares hit an all-time low

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

# stocks - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Eurozone fears continue as IMF start Greek inspection

Yields on Spanish and Italian bonds hit record highs yesterday as uncertainty in the markets continues.

# stocks - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Facebook shares dip to new low

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

# stocks - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

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.

# stocks - Monday 7 May, 2012

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.

# stocks - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

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…

# stocks - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

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 - 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.

# stocks - 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…

# stocks - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

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.

# stocks - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

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.

# stocks - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Irish residents own €1.44 trillion in foreign securities CSO

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.

# stocks - 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.

# stocks - Thursday 19 May, 2011

"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.

# stocks - Thursday 7 April, 2011

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.

# stocks - Monday 14 March, 2011

From Business ETC Japanese stocks plummet on first day of trading after the quake Stocks

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.