Low Cost Online Share Trading Ireland - Business News, Irish Share Prices, US Stock Quotes, UK Share Prices, Stock (Sharewatch)
Sharewatch, the Cork-based company offering execution-only share trading, has launched a service aimed at small shareholders, including workers who have received shares as part of save-as-you-earn (SAYE) employee share ownership schemes.
Market Report: Deutsche says mmO2 will ring the right numbers (Independent)
Deutsche Bank yesterday became the second broker in under a week to suggest that mmO2 's upcoming trading statement is likely to be bullish affair. As a result, shares in the mobile phone group finished the day as one of the best performers in the FTSE 100 index, up 4p to 126p.
A Stock Exchange for Bettors (BusinessWeek Online via Yahoo! News)
Britain's online betting exchange Betfair is often likened to an eBay of sports betting. But founder Andrew Black prefers another analogy: the New York Stock Exchange. "It's an order-driven trading platform," says Black, a former equities trader and software developer, who once spent a year gambling full-time. "It does a lot of awful lot of work behind the scenes."
Tibco plunges on warning of surprisingly weak Q1 (CBS Market Watch)
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) - Tibco Software's stock plunged by as much as 22 percent Wednesday in highly active trading after it warned its fiscal first-quarter results would come in surprisingly weak, falling well short of analysts' hopes, as the company struggled in Europe and saw a delay to several deals near the end of the period.
Stocks Set to Open Up Ahead of Jobs Data (Sarasota Herald-Tribune)
NEW YORK -- U.S. stock futures are mostly higher Friday as the market awaits the Labor Department's release of February jobs data. Dow Jones futures were trading up 9.00 points recently, while Nasdaq futures were unchanged, and S&P futures were up 1.10 points.
Market report: Bright figures from America bring blue chips to life (Telegraph.co.uk)
Healthy employment data from the US jump-started movement in the FTSE 100 yesterday following a dearth of activity during early trading.
Packeteer Shares Jump on Analyst Upgrade (Associated Press via Yahoo! Finance)
Shares of Packeteer Inc. jumped in Wednesday trading after an analyst said he was less concerned over competition from larger rivals and rated the stock a "Buy."
India's key market index scales new peak for second day: (New Kerala)
[Business India]: Mumbai, March 4 : Large-scale buying by overseas funds in blue-chip equities propelled India's key share market index to an all-time high for the second consecutive session Friday, the last day of the weekly settlement.