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Why Fed Chief Bernanke's Comments Prompted a Market Spike

Joel Anderson | Equities.com |

After the worst week so far this year for the major indices, positive words from the Chairman of the Fed prompted a major rebound as the markets all made significant gains. The Dow Jones finished


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Edge Higher on Economic Data

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims came in at 351,000 in the latest week and last week’s reading was revised upward to 351,000. This means that claims are on the cusp of trending below the 350,000


Equities Sector Coverage: Optimists Take Hold of Market

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

There were no economic data points and the bond markets were closed on Columbus Day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to 11,394.81 on Monday on the European pledge to help banks. The NASDAQ


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Retake Key Ground With Rally

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Personal Income came in slightly weaker than expected in July rising by 0.3%, while spending rose a slightly more than expected 0.8% at the expense of a reduced savings rate. Pending Home Sales


Blockchain in Fintech - Discussion at the EU Parliament

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