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Equities Sector Coverage: Investors Suffer Worst Day of 2012

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The International trade balance rose to $48.8 billion in December. The Michigan Consumer Sentiment Survey came in weaker than expected at 72.5. The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened lower and


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Trades Mostly Flat As Investors Look On

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened below 12,900 trading down to 12,817.69 and the afternoon rebound was below 12,900. The NASDAQ traded up to 2918.26 then declined to 2892.71 before


Bulls vs. Bears: Are Banks Stocks Safe?

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

One area where investing experts appear to be conflicted is whether or not the attractive prices available for many of the most prominent financial companies in the world make them a buying


Five Large Companies with a Share Price Under $10

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

A share price under $10 can be an appealing buy for a lot of smaller investors, offering the chance to purchase shares in a company for a smaller total investment. However, all too often low share


France to Have Debt Downgraded By S&P

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

All of a sudden, 2012 is starting to look a lot like 2011. Yesterday's news of overwhelmingly positive results for Spanish and Italian bond auctions has immediately been followed by bad news


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Edge Slightly Higher

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Recent economic data points and the Beige Book favored steady economic growth, but this morning’s data counters this positive information. Initial Jobless Claims rose 27,000 last week to 399,000


Bond Auctions in Italy and Spain may Reveal Success of ECB Lending Program

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

For those people who watched the markets closely this fall, today represented something of a quandary. For months the markets were wildly volatile, fluctuating up and down with every piece of


Markets Hold Early Gains After Fed Announcement

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Stocks traded up sharply early in the day before suffering a slight slip in the late morning. However, the major indices managed to hold their gains after news that the Federal Reserve intends to


ECB Lending Program Boosts Banks, Markets

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

Markets leapt for joy Tuesday on positive news out of Europe and the United States. Positive data on the German economy was paired with the beginning of an important European Central Bank (ECB)


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Falls on New EU Downgrade Warnings

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

U.S. stocks fell after the three major credit ratings agencies issued new warnings that European leaders have failed to take the coordinated action necessary to tackle the region's debt crisis.


Blockchain in Healthcare - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Digital Health - How Blockchain technology can make health care systems more patient-centric and sustainable