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Facebook falls as lockup period ends

Facebook falls as lockup period ends

Thursday August 16, 2012, New York

More than 270 million shares have been unlocked, more than half of the 421 million shares sold in the May IPO.

Asian shares fall as markets' policy hopes grow stale

Asian shares fall as markets' policy hopes grow stale

Friday August 10, 2012, New York

Investors took stock of a 4-day rally driven by optimism that euro zone authorities will soon take decisive steps.

Wall Street wavers; signs on the economy hard to read

Wall Street wavers; signs on the economy hard to read

Friday August 10, 2012, New York

Investors were unable to decide what to focus on: good news about US economy, or negative news elsewhere.

S&P hits 1,400 on hope for central bank action

S&P hits 1,400 on hope for central bank action

Tuesday August 07, 2012, Bangkok

U.S. stocks rose for a third day Tuesday bolstered by expectations the European Central Bank will act soon.

S&P downgrades ArcelorMittal debt to 'junk'

S&P downgrades ArcelorMittal debt to 'junk'

Friday August 03, 2012, New York

Rating agency Standard & Poor's cut ArcelorMittal's long-term debt to junk status on Thursday

Facebook shares crumble below $ 20

Facebook shares crumble below $ 20

Friday August 03, 2012, New York

Facebook shares crumbled below $20 for the first time as investors scrambled to get out of the way of a potential share deluge in coming weeks.

US lender sues big banks over alleged Libor manipulation

US lender sues big banks over alleged Libor manipulation

Monday July 30, 2012, New York

A New York lender has sued a group of large banks saying it was cheated out of interest income through alleged Libor rate manipulation.

Europe's central bank thinks the unthinkable to save euro

Europe's central bank thinks the unthinkable to save euro

Monday July 30, 2012, New York

The European Central Bank is thinking of including resuming its controversial bond-buying programme and possibly even pursuing quantitative easing, sources say.

Global stocks rally on stimulus hopes, euro dips

Global stocks rally on stimulus hopes, euro dips

Monday July 30, 2012, New York

Global stocks rose on Monday on expectations of stimulus measures by the European Central Bank and the US Federal Reserve.

GM ousts global marketing chief over ManU deal: Report

GM ousts global marketing chief over ManU deal: Report

Monday July 30, 2012, Mumbai

A source said Ewanick failed to properly report financial details about a sponsorship deal between the Chevrolet brand and soccer club Manchester United.

Germany, Italy pledge to do everything to save euro zone

Germany, Italy pledge to do everything to save euro zone

Monday July 30, 2012, New Delhi

A statement issued by both governments echoed a pledge made by Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande last week.

Why Apple results are bad for smartphone industry

Why Apple results are bad for smartphone industry

Monday July 30, 2012, New Delhi

Apple's weak results mean that the global smartphone industry is a lot more vulnerable to economic shocks than during the financial crisis.

Warren Buffett: 10 invaluable tips for value investors

Warren Buffett: 10 invaluable tips for value investors

Friday July 27, 2012, Mumbai

Legends are rarely made overnight. Yet, the Oracle of Omaha, as value investor Warren Buffett is popularly known, seems to have formulated his basic investing philosophy fairly early on in the day and continues to refine it even today. He started his firm - then known as Berkshire Partners - in 1956 with about $105,000, raised mostly from friends and relatives. Here, in his own words, are 10 clues to his strategy.

Samsung extends lead over Apple in smartphones, posts record profit

Samsung extends lead over Apple in smartphones, posts record profit

Friday July 27, 2012, New York

Samsung Electronics, the world's top technology firm by revenue, reported on Friday a record profit of $5.9 billion for the June quarter

Facebook revenue growth slows, shares fall below $ 24

Facebook revenue growth slows, shares fall below $ 24

Friday July 27, 2012, New York

Facebook reported a drastic slowdown in revenue growth and failed to offer financial forecasts to quell fears about its ability to boost advertising growth.