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# stocks - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Pound falls sharply after string of British MPs resign amid Brexit chaos
# Stocks
# Stocks

Pound falls sharply after string of British MPs resign amid Brexit chaos

Nov 15th 2018, 4:09 PM 35,595 Views 49 Comments

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
# MARKET MELTDOWN

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

Feb 5th 2018, 10:00 PM 60,970 Views 101 Comments

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 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 26,844 Views 26 Comments

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'
# Stocks
# Stocks

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

Jul 8th 2015, 8:36 AM 21,033 Views 38 Comments

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
# Fall
# Fall

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

Feb 9th 2015, 6:58 PM 11,881 Views 46 Comments

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

# stocks - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

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

Teenager who claimed to make $72 million on stock market admits to making whole thing up

Dec 16th 2014, 6:45 PM 3,353 Views 1 Comment

The boy who cried Wolf of Wall Street.

# stocks - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Investors at a loss on Eircom shares
# Cashing Out
# Cashing Out

Investors at a loss on Eircom shares

Mar 6th 2014, 1:52 PM 17,517 Views 45 Comments

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
# Stocks
# Stocks

Apple buys back $14 billion of its own shares in two weeks

Feb 7th 2014, 9:58 AM 13,261 Views 19 Comments

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
# Chinese Economy
# Chinese Economy

European stocks mixed as Chinese economy growth slows down

Jan 20th 2014, 6:42 PM 5,040 Views 5 Comments

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
# Markets
# Markets

European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders

Dec 31st 2013, 12:13 PM 5,451 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 15th 2013, 6:13 PM 19,716 Views 50 Comments

The console launched in the US at midnight.

# stocks - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Poll: Would you like to buy Twitter shares?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to buy Twitter shares?

Nov 7th 2013, 9:28 AM 7,117 Views 58 Comments

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
# Google

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

Oct 18th 2013, 9:53 AM 7,146 Views 9 Comments

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
# FDI

Total foreign direct investment into Ireland increased to €258 billion

Oct 4th 2013, 1:35 PM 4,584 Views 40 Comments

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
# No More Bills
# No More Bills

NTMA suspends Treasury Bill auctions until 2014

Oct 1st 2013, 1:10 PM 4,859 Views 21 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Here's how to protect your bank deposits in this unsettled economy

May 19th 2013, 8:15 AM 1,869 Views 33 Comments

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
# Markets
# Markets

Dow, S&P push to new record highs

Apr 3rd 2013, 8:35 AM 4,524 Views 20 Comments

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
# Markets
# Markets

European stocks rise after festive break

Dec 27th 2012, 11:30 AM 2,661 Views 0 Comments

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
# Markets
# Markets

European equity markets stable in quiet Christmas Eve deals

Dec 24th 2012, 3:08 PM 2,855 Views 3 Comments

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

# stocks - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Time not ripe for Twitter IPO
# Idle Tweets
# Idle Tweets

Time not ripe for Twitter IPO

Sep 26th 2012, 2:48 PM 3,247 Views 4 Comments

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
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook shares hit an all-time low

Aug 17th 2012, 1:58 PM 5,993 Views 34 Comments

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
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Eurozone fears continue as IMF start Greek inspection

Jul 24th 2012, 10:41 AM 1,761 Views 12 Comments

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
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook shares dip to new low

May 29th 2012, 9:55 PM 8,994 Views 44 Comments

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
# Facebook

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

May 15th 2012, 12:00 PM 2,922 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.

# stocks - Monday 7 May, 2012

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 7,742 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.

# stocks - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Facebook set to file $5 billion IPO today
# Facebook
# Facebook

Facebook set to file $5 billion IPO today

Feb 1st 2012, 8:00 AM 3,403 Views 32 Comments

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
# The Markets
# The Markets

Markets open strongly on news of EU's fiscal compact deal

Jan 31st 2012, 10:22 AM 1,037 Views 6 Comments

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
# 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.

# stocks - 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 2,004 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…

# stocks - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Eurozone has major flaw, says billionaire investor Buffett
# Europe
# Europe

Eurozone has major flaw, says billionaire investor Buffett

Nov 22nd 2011, 10:59 AM 2,718 Views 9 Comments

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
# Tablets
# Tablets

Amazon profits nosedive as it takes on Apple in tablet war

Oct 26th 2011, 9:39 AM 718 Views 7 Comments

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
# CSO

Irish residents own €1.44 trillion in foreign securities

Aug 30th 2011, 3:23 PM 704 Views 13 Comments

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
# 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.

# stocks - Thursday 19 May, 2011

"Monstrous interest" in LinkedIn shares on first day of trading
# LinkedIn
# LinkedIn

"Monstrous interest" in LinkedIn shares on first day of trading

May 19th 2011, 4:20 PM 628 Views 3 Comments

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
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Japan earthquake sends bulls and bears running as stocks plummet

Apr 7th 2011, 9:10 PM 738 Views 0 Comments

Stocks plummeted on Wall Street today after a 7.1 quake stuck off the northern coast of the country.

# stocks - Monday 14 March, 2011

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

Japanese stocks plummet on first day of trading after the quake

Mar 14th 2011, 9:48 AM 228 Views 0 Comments

Stock in the beleaguered Tokyo Electric Power Company fell by double digits – but car makers and electronics firms also badly hit.