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2nd opinion: Biotechs, Net stocks not at nosebleed P-Es

Looking for a second opinion on the health of biotech and Internet stocks? The Fed said valuations of “small” names in both sectors were “substantially stretched.” But one stock strategist insists, by and large, both sectors remain healthy. 642 more words

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Markets of East New Britain Province

Travelling PNG, the markets are a colourful place to be. When in Kokopo, East New Britain Province, the humble galip nut is something to tantalize the taste buds.

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S&P 500 nears 2000, a 'giant leap' for investors

When it comes to big, round numbers and market milestones that equate to a “wow” moment on Wall Street, 2000 on the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index is akin to walking on the moon. 288 more words


While bombs fall, Israeli stocks rise

The military hostilities between Israel and Hamas has resulted in a lot of casualties. But the Israeli stock market isn’t one of them.

In what might not make sense to investors who watch the scenes of war in Gaza on TV, a basket of Israeli stocks tracked by Dow Jones has actually risen in value since Israel launched its air strikes and commenced Operation Protective Edge on July 8 . 616 more words


Resilient S&P 500 eyes 26th record close


Resilient. That’s the best word to describe the broad U.S. stock market, which is on track today for its 26th record close of the year despite a recent string of bad headlines. 281 more words


With data cupboard bare, Facebook profits in spotlight


With no economic data releases on the docket today, Wall Street will focus mainly on corporate earnings reports, including Facebook’s results after today’s close. 290 more words


Wall Street eyes soda, burgers, Apple earnings

NEW YORK —  Can sales of soda, hamburgers and apples (Apple gadgets, actually) shift Wall Street’s focus off of bad stuff — like a plane being shot out of the sky in Ukraine, gun battles in Gaza and finger-pointing politicians — back to more traditional market matters, such as the earnings power of Corporate America? 294 more words