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Global Glut Going Nowhere

Andy Waldock | Equities.com |

The drop in gas prices over the last month has been a relief to us all. The economic sanctions placed by the European Union, Canada and the U.S. on Iran has simply shifted the flow of Iranian oil


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Tumbles Lower

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The National Association of Realtors reported that contracts for pending existing home sales fell 5.5% in April, missing estimates calling for a 0.1% increase. The Dow Jones Industrial Average


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks End Flat Due to Late Sell-Off

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Existing home sales rose by 3.4% in April to an annual rate 4.62 million units, the highest level since May 2010. The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded down to 12,483.21 then up to 12,575.96.


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Rally After Extended Losing Streak

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded down to 12,367.72 then approached 12,500 going into the final half hour of trading. The NASDAQ traded down to 2774.76 then approached 2850 going into the


Equities Sector Coverage: Facebook's IPO Much Ado About Nothing?

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Facebook (FB) IPO, priced at $38 per share with a record market cap at $104 billion The IPO raised $18.4 billion for Facebook. The opening process began at 11:00 AM on the NASDAQ, with a


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Break Lower on Increased Fear and Disappointment

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Initial Jobless Claims came in at 370,000 still above the 350,000 recessionary threshold. The Philly Fed Index came in well below estimates at -5.8 in May when a +7.0 reading was expected. Leading


Equities Sector Coverage: Wall Street Continues to Slump

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Housing starts for April rose by 2.6% to an annual rate of 717,000, which topped estimates for a 680,000-unit rate. Permits to build new homes fell 7% to a 715,000-unit rate, which was short of


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Continue to Break Lower

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

CPI was flat in April, up 0.2% excluding food and energy. Retail Sales rose just 0.1% in April with and without autos. After a Dip in April, the NAHB Home Builder Index jumped 5 points to 29 in


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Resume Downward Trend

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded down to 12,661.48 Monday morning then rebounded above 12,760 in the afternoon before fading in the final hour of trading. The NASDAQ traded down to 2898.90


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Let Early Gains Slip to Close in the Red

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The Producer Price Index fell 0.2% in April, up 0.2% excluding food and energy. The preliminary reading for the University of Michigan consumer sentiment came in at 77.8 in May, slightly above


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


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