Equities Mid-Day Stock Market Roundup: Good Friday Edition

Equities Editors Desk |

Stock Brokers Wall Street InvestingU.S. stocks were...closed today as the major stock markets celebrated the Good Friday holiday. But the biggest news seems to be that Japanese automakers may not see as big of a supply shock as earlier expected. This caused a surge in Japanese auto stocks trading on the Nikkei index, as many investors had feared that the production halt caused from the March natural disasters would take longer to resolve. Elsewhere, after breaking through to the $1,500 level, gold prices continues to rise.

Major U.S. Stock Indices

DJIA: N/A
S&P 500: N/A
Nasdaq: N/A
Russell 2000: N/A

In other news:



  • Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Samsung are lawyering up. The two phone makers are suing each other for patent infringement. There should be an app for that. [Bloomberg]
  • Major League Baseball just "nationalized" the Los Angeles Dodgers-kind of. [LA Times]
  • The European Union isn't mad at Greece. They're just disappointed, and well, OK, also really mad. [Marketwatch]
  • The U.S. is now sending in drones to help Libyan rebels battle against Muammar Qaddafi's forces. [NY Times]
  • The big banks all released their Q1 earnings. Who were the "winners" and "losers" on Wall Street? [TheStreet]

Check back for more news.

DISCLOSURE: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors, and do not represent the views of equities.com. Readers should not consider statements made by the author as formal recommendations and should consult their financial advisor before making any investment decisions. To read our full disclosure, please go to: http://www.equities.com/disclaimer

Companies

Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
MHR.PRC Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation n/a n/a n/a 0

Comments

Emerging Growth

Inception Mining Inc

Inception Mining Inc a mining exploration stage company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties, for gold from owned mining properties.

Private Markets

MyForce, Inc.

As parents, we constantly worry about the safety of our loved ones. The media bombards us with incidents from across the nation school shootings, frequent assaults on campuses, and crimes…

Cross Campus

With over 500 members and operating 80,000 square feet by summer 2016, Cross Campus is one of the country’s top ten shared, collaborative office or "coworking" operators in the US.…