Markets ended a volatile session off the lows of the day as concerns over the political unrest in Europe managed to rattle U.S. markets more today, particularly absent any domestic economic news.
Jitters over Europe were reignited after reports noted that leftist leader Alexis Tsipras began efforts to form a Greek government by renouncing the terms of an international bailout and threatening to nationalize banks which many fear could lead to Greece withdrawing from the euro zone. Some believe a move away from austerity and toward growth should be viewed as a positive development.
In an unusual trend, oil and gold were also under pressure today.
House Speaker John Boehner was interviewed on CNBC this evening. Following are some of his comments: He believes that the next couple of years will be the most critical in Washington. On the absence of a government budget…the House has had a budget for three years; the Senate...
China-based NQ Mobile (NYSE-listed NQ) visits the NYSE to celebrate the company’s 1-year Anniversary of Listing on the NYSE. The company started trading on the NYSE on May 5, 2011. In honor of the occasion, Omar Khan and Yu Lin, co-CEOs of NQ Mobile, rings The Closing BellSM.
About NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ) NQ Mobile Inc. is a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy and productivity. The company was one of the first to recognize the growing security threats targeting smartphone users and is now a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider with nearly 147 million user accounts in over 100 countries. NQ Mobile's proprietary, cloud-based security solution has been recognized by third-party testing facilities around the world as the most effective...
Breakfast Bites; Worries about Greece….yes I said Greece…. specifically related to the mainstream conservatives failure to form a coalition government, have dragged the market into negative territory
Small business optimism jumped two points in April to 94.5 for the best reading in a year. Job creation plans and job openings both increased and capital spending plans were up. Small businesses are also reporting the best sales trends of the recovery and they see big improvement in profit trends.
McDonald’s April same store sales rose 3.3% trailing analysts estimates.
May IBD / TIPP Economic optimism falls to 48.5 vs. 49.3
Job openings in the U.S. rose in March to 3.74 million, a sign employers may be looking to take on more staff as the economy grows.
German industrial output rose more than 3 times as much as economists forecast in March adding to signs that Europe’s largest economy...
On Tuesday, May 8 executives and guests of Vancouver, BC-based mining company, Tahoe Resources Inc., visits the NYSE to celebrate the company's first day of trading. Tahoe Resources trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "TAHO."
In honor of the occasion, Founder, CEO & Director Kevin McArthur rings The Opening BellSM.
About Tahoe Resources Inc. (NYSE: TAHO; TSX: THO) Tahoe is a silver exploration and development company led by a team of highly experienced mine builders. The company owns 100% of the high-grade Escobal silver project in Southeast Guatemala. Tahoe's strategy is to position itself as a leading silver producer anchored by its world class Escobal project with a focus on production growth, low cash costs, growing silver resources and zero precious metals hedging...
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