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Oracle Plunges on Third Quarter Misses

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

The news that the software giant Oracle (ORCL) had missed revenue expectations sent the company’s shares plummeting in Thursday’s trading 8.26 percent to $32.81.Late on Wednesday the company


Blackstone Group Reported to Mull Counteroffer to Michael Dell/Silverlake Buyout Proposal

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

On Tuesday, shares for the tech company Dell, Inc. (DELL) hopped 0.56 percent to $14.25 amidst speculation of a new buyout deal from Blackstone Group (BX) that would rival the current one being


Knight Capital Surges on Deal Talk

Andrew Klips | Equities.com |

Shares of Knight Capital Group Inc. (KCG) are on the rise Monday morning after a Friday report by the Wall Street Journal that the financial trading company may be looking to sell its profitable


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Inch Higher on Housing Boost

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Housing Starts rose a less than expected 2.3% to 750,000 units annualized in August. Building Permits fell by 1.0%. Existing Home Sales rose 7.8% in August to an annual rate of 4.82 million, the


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Inches Higher as QE3 May Be Coming

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Germany’s Constitutional Court ruled that Germany can ratify the new European Stability Mechanism (ESM). The court rejected the challenge to the ESM but attached conditions to Germany’s


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Close Lower Despite Paring Losses

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The US trade deficit fell to $48.68 billion in May from an upwardly revised $50.6 billion in April. Minutes from the June FOMC meeting revealed that Fed officials expect the US economy to expand


Big Companies with Big Dividends

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

The dividend has become a favorite part of investing for much of the country. The announcement by tech-giant Apple (AAPL) that it would start offering its first dividend since the mid-1990s was


Equities Sector Coverage: Doubt Creeps in on Wall Street

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

ADP reported that the private sector added 209,000 jobs in March. Nonmanufacturing ISM came in slightly below estimates at 56.0 in March as the prices paid component remains elevated at 63.9. The


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Fade in Late Trading to End Lower

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city composite index of home prices showed a decline of 0.8% in January, a slightly bigger decline than expected. Home prices were down 3.8% year over year. The


Equities Sector Coverage: Financials Lead Stocks to Best Day of 2012

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

U.S. Retail Sales posted their largest gain in five months in February. Total retail sales increased 1.1% percent (after a 0.6% rise in January). According to ICSC-Goldman, the same-store sales


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Blockchain in Fintech - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Financial Market Infrastructure