Carlyle, Apax among 6 companies to place bids to acquire SourceHOV
Dec 03, 2013 at 05:42 | Source:
BANGALORE: Private equity majors Apax Partners, Carlyle Group and Baring Asia are among the bidders who have placed initial bids to acquire business process outsourcing company SourceHOV, jointly owned by Citigroup Venture Capital International and M...
Don’t fall for the ‘Santa Claus rally’
Nov 30, 2013 at 02:17 | Source:
Do you believe in Santa Claus? Wall Street does — or at least is hoping that you do. Every year around this time, many analysts and brokers begin referring to a “Santa Claus rally” that will propel the market higher. Don’t fall for the sales...
Holiday season ushers in retail stock jitters
Nov 25, 2013 at 04:07 | Source:
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Investors will be closely watching the holiday hysteria that’s soon to overtake the stores and shopping malls of America, especially as Wall Street fears the coming holiday season could be a dud for retailers. Analyst ex...
Biogen Idec jumps; Intel, Ross Stores slide
Nov 23, 2013 at 07:17 | Source:
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Shares of Biogen Idec Inc. leapt Friday on news about a multiple sclerosis drug, while Ross Stores Inc. shares tumbled on weak earnings. Top Tickers Trending Click to Play Phones on a plane? I just want to sleep! Simon Con...
Large-caps can boost your portfolio at year-end
Nov 23, 2013 at 04:52 | Source:
Many investors are already familiar with the so-called January effect — the tendency for the stocks of the smallest companies to perform particularly well at the beginning of the year. Less well known, but equally pronounced, is another seasonal p...
Foot Locker, Time Warner up, Ross down
Nov 22, 2013 at 19:22 | Source:
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Retailers and the holiday shopping season were the center of attention Friday, as Foot Locker Inc. pleased investors with its earnings while Ross Stores Inc. left few gifts under the tree. Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) was among...
Five virtual currencies other than bitcoin
Nov 19, 2013 at 04:47 | Source:
Bitcoin’s dizzying sprint to record highs has thrust the virtual currency into the spotlight, with interest ranging from high-profile investors to the owner of a pizza shop in Brooklyn. But the world of virtual currencies isn’t limited to bitcoi...
Markets uncertain: Eleven stocks that can return upto 30% in near term
Nov 15, 2013 at 14:02 | Source:
NEW DELHI: Bulls came back into action as indices closed higher on Thursday after seven consecutive days of decline on hopes that the scaling back of US bond buying programme may not kick off as early as next month. Also, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan'...
Why Snapchat rejected Facebook's multibillion-dollar buyout offer
Nov 15, 2013 at 04:17 | Source:
By Jenna Wortham What business makes no money, has yet to pass its third anniversary and just turned down an offer worth billions of dollars? Snapchat, a social media platform run by a pair of 20-somethings who until last month worked out of a beach...
This is your brain in a bull market
Nov 12, 2013 at 18:07 | Source:
More than 60 years ago Benjamin Graham posited the notion of “Mr. Market,” a manic-depressive fellow with whom you could trade profitably if you kept your wits about you. On some days, when he is depressed, Mr. Market will offer you stocks (frac...
How you’re paying for Wall Street’s sins
Nov 12, 2013 at 18:07 | Source:
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — This year will be remembered as the year of settlements on Wall Street. And regulators who have fashioned these agreements will remember fondly about how they drove tough bargains, made firms admit wrongdoing, and ext...
Sebi needs to step up criminal enforcement in markets: ESMA
Nov 11, 2013 at 15:52 | Source:
Photo: Reuters European market watchdog ESMA has lauded Sebi for developing a robust surveillance and enforcement system but has called for a stepped-up criminal enforcement framework for capital market violations in India.A 122-page report by Europ...
Twitter falls 7% after opening day bonanza
Nov 09, 2013 at 05:27 | Source:
NEW YORK: Twitter shares retreated Friday a day after a sizzling debut on Wall Street, as some of the frenzy about the popular messaging service faded. The stock slipped 7.24 percent to close at $41.64 -- a day after a stunning gain of 72.69 percent...
How overvalued is Twitter’s stock?
Nov 08, 2013 at 21:42 | Source:
At its initial offering price of $26 per share, Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) had a higher price-to-sales ratio than any other IPO since 1980 that had significant sales when coming to market. And yet, overvalued as that suggests Twitter’s stock was at its...
S&P, speculators drag down rupee to 62.37 a dollar
Nov 08, 2013 at 13:02 | Source:
The Indian rupee hit an intraday low of 62.73 against the US dollar, a level not seen in the last five weeks, after rating agency Standard Poor's said in a report that India faces a possible rating downgrade next year if the new government failed to...
Twitter IPO is investing at its worst
Nov 08, 2013 at 00:17 | Source:
Wall Street is all a-twitter over the initial public offering of Twitter Inc. The shares (NYSE:TWTR) opened at an astonishing $45.10 a share Thursday. The IPO was priced way above initial indications at $26 a share. The offering was massively over...
Twitter set for debut on NYSE with pricier value than Facebook
Nov 07, 2013 at 12:18 | Source:
Twitter's public stock debut, set for Thursday morning on the New York Stock Exchange, has been carefully orchestrated to avoid the glitches and eventual letdown that surrounded Facebook's initial public offering 18 months ago.Twitter set a price of ...
Twitter's 70 Million-Share IPO Priced at $26 a Share
Nov 07, 2013 at 06:00 | Source:
Wall Street Journal
The short-messaging service priced shares a dollar higher the range it set earlier this week, giving the company a market capitalization of $14.4 billion. Enlarge Image. cat. A Twitter logo is shown at the New York Stock Exchange, where the company ...