Posts Tagged ‘stocks’

Stocks set to extend rally into new week

by Published: October 11,2010

Tags: dow jones, economy, finance, stocks

NEW YORK (AP) – Stock futures rose modestly Monday as investors look to extend a rally that pushed the Dow Jones industrial average above 11,000 for the first time since early May. Traders in recent days have been betting the Federal Reserve will act in the coming weeks to stimulate the economy and drive interest […] [...]

Dow Jones tops 11,000 for first time since May

by Published: October 8,2010

Tags: Dow Jones Industrial Average, finance, stocks

NEW YORK-The Dow Jones Industrial Average topped the 11000 mark for the first time since May, the Wall Street Journal reports. [...]

European markets down, Asian markets up

by Published: July 28,2010

Tags: investing, investments, markets, stocks

LONDON — European stock markets traded in a narrow range today amid signs that the recent rally may be running out of steam due to worries about the U.S. economic recovery. Asian stocks closed sharply higher, however, on optimism over the region’s two leading economies, Japan and China. In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of […] [...]

Parkway fires CFO, stock tumbles

Parkway Properties Inc. (PKY US) fell 13.78 percent to $17.20, after sinking as much as 13 percent, the most intraday since April 20. The real estate investment trust reduced its annual dividend to 30 cents a share from $1.30 and said it fired J. Mitchell Collins as chief financial officer. [...]

Phosphate Holdings’ numbers are down

by Published: September 7,2009

Tags: Madison, Phosphate Holdings Inc., stocks

MADISON — Phosphate Holdings Inc. reported second quarter 2009 earnings of $100,000, or $0.01 per diluted share of common stock, compared to earnings of $35 million, or $4.32 per diluted share of common stock for the same period in 2008. Net losses for the six months ended June 30, 2009, were $11.5 million, or $1.50 […] [...]

Stocks rally after jump in consumer confidence

by Published: August 25,2009

Tags: Business, confidence, Consumer, inflation, stocks

NEW YORK — Investors put stocks back on an upward path Tuesday, encouraged by news of a rebound in consumer confidence and more healing in the housing industry. Major stock indexes rose nearly 1 percent in early afternoon trading, led by gains in financials, retailers and homebuilders. Energy and utility stocks fell as oil prices […] [...]

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