NYSE

Franklin Universal Trust declares $0.032 dividend

Franklin Universal Trust (NYSE:FT) declares $0.032/share monthly dividend, in line with previous.<p>Forward yield 5.44%<p>Payable Feb. 15; for shareholders …

Business

US stock rally lifts Dow to first close above 26,000 points

A broad rally on Wall Street propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to close above 26,000 points for the first time Wednesday.<p>The sharp gains also delivered record highs for the Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Nasdaq composite, wiping out the market's modest losses from a day …

Markets

Report: SurveyMonkey in talks for an initial public offering

2018 is shaping up to be a big year for initial public offerings with old school cloud questionnaire and survey company SurveyMonkey Inc. reported to …

Silicon Valley

Wall Street on Cloud Nine since Trump's election

The bronze sculpture of a bull that stands near the New York Stock Exchange serves as a symbol of Wall Street's power perhaps this year more than …

Wall Street

Wall Street opens higher as tech stocks gain

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes opened higher on Wednesday, led by gains in technology stocks including Microsoft and IBM.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 156.43 points, or 0.61 percent, to 25,949.29. The S&P 500 gained 9.75 points, or 0.351172 percent, to 2,786.17. The Nasdaq Composite …

Markets

Factbox: Dow ends above 26,000, just eight trading days after hitting 25,000

(Reuters) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) closed above 26,000 for the first time on Wednesday, just eight trading days after it ended above 25,000 for the first time.<p>That was the shortest time between 1,000-point milestones in the Dow's history spanning more than 100 years.<p>It took the …

Markets

CRYPTO INSIDER: Everything is getting smoked

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Cryptocurrency

Goldman Sachs swings to loss on tax charge

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Goldman Sachs stall on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange<p>(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Inc (N:GS) on Wednesday reported …

Markets

U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 1.25%

© Reuters. U.S. shares higher at close of trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average up 1.25%<p>Investing.com – U.S. equities were higher at the close on …

Markets

Ferrari plans an electric supercar that would compete with Tesla

Ferrari plans to make a high-end electric car, said CEO Sergio Marchionne on Tuesday.<p>The auto executive, who also heads Fiat-Chrysler, told reporters …

Sergio Marchionne

Snapchat Stock Price Falls, Users Unhappy With Redesign

Snapchat’s already underperforming stock price took a hit Tuesday when the markets opened after the app suffered a great deal of dismay from users …

Snapchat

HKEX admits Alibaba forced it to rethink dual-class shares

The head of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange said Alibaba’s decision to sell shares on Wall Street compelled a reappraisal of its listing process to …

Alibaba Group

Dow Jones industrial average crosses 26,000 for the first time

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as investors return from a long holiday weekend.

Markets

Apple, Cisco among gainers as Dow Industrials hit 26,000 for first time

The Dow is at it again.<p>Within minutes after Tuesday’s stock market open, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 266 points to reach …

Markets

401(k) investors: Is Dow 26,000 a sign that stocks are getting risky?

The Dow's record-fast sprint to 26,000 early in the new year is raising concerns on Wall Street that the stock market may be in danger of overheating.<p>Indeed, the Dow Jones industrial average's more than 1,000-point rise from 25,000 to "26K" in the past seven trading days has some investment pros …

Business

NYSE to launch new national exchange in second quarter

New York Stock Exchange parent Intercontinental Exchange Inc (ICE) plans to launch its fourth U.S. stock market, NYSE National, in the second quarter, according to a recent regulatory filing.<p>NYSE National will be the 13th U.S. stock exchange and will differ from the NYSE, NYSE Arca, and NYSE …

Markets

With his very first post, he became a Twitter sensation

Gary Lee had zero tweets to his name as of Jan. 12. That changed in a big way on Jan. 13, when he posted this series of tweets about his Korean heritage and suddenly became Twitter famous, reports Yahoo News.<p>Lee once worked as a staffer in the Obama White House, and in one of the tweets, he …

Pete Souza

Citigroup climbs after beating expectations despite a $22 billion tax hit

2/2 © Larry French/AP 2/2<p><b>Citigroup (NYSE:C)'s stock climbed after reporting strong earnings that beat analysts' expectations.</b>• <b><br>The major banks are</b> …

Markets

General Motors sees sustained profits through 2018

GM expects new U.S. tax changes will be favourable to the company, industry as a whole.<p>General Motors will take a $7 billion US write-down in 2017 …

General Motors

BrewDog’s ‘Equity For Punks V’ Hits Crowdfunding Target Early

BrewDog’s crowdfunding campaigns continue to be amazingly successful including the latest Equity for Punks V, which has surpassed its £10m funding …

Wall Street

Dow on track to top 26,000 at open

© Reuters. The trading floor is seen on the final day of trading for the year at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York<p>By Sruthi …

Markets

Personal Investor: The risks of riding the margin bandwagon

Dale Jackson<p>Your Personal Investor<p>Follow|Archive<p>When the first opening bell rang in 2018, a record US$581 billion in margin debt was invested in the …

Finance

Is Selfishness a Virtue?: Watch Live Debate Tuesday at 6:45 P.M.

Is selfishness a virtue? Ayn Rand famously thought so and one of her most-influential contemporary champions, Yaron Brook of the The Ayn Rand …

Andrew Napolitano

Investors beware: Spotify isn't your average IPO

For investors who have been wanting to buy into one of the world's largest music streaming services, the wait may soon be over. News recently broke that online music company Spotify has filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators, which would result in shares trading on a public stock …

Markets

Why 2018 Will Be A Renaissance Year For Asia Tech IPOs, Undercutting New York

Hong Kong ended 2017 placing third in the global IPO race. That’s the first time in three years that the city lost its coveted fundraising top spot to New York — and the first time ever to fall behind Shanghai. But early forecasts suggest it may reclaim its crown in 2018 amid tighter scrutiny in …

Entrepreneurship

Futures rise as investors assess big bank earnings

(Reuters) - U.S. stock futures rose and pointed to a positive open for Wall Street on Friday as investors digested fourth-quarter earnings reports from big U.S. lenders.<p>JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) rose 1 percent in choppy premarket trading after the biggest U.S. bank by assets reported profit that …

Business

Stock Market Components

The U.S. stock market is primarily comprised of the two largest exchanges, the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. Learn more about these exchanges, …

Wall Street

Multinationals may cash in on loophole in Trump tax cuts

A loophole in the new US tax law could allow multinational corporations like Apple to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes on profits stashed …

News (Ireland)

Vivendi Looks Cheap in Light of Spotify’s Valuation

The spotlight is on Spotify, a London-based music-streaming service that’s planning an unusual debut on the New York Stock Exchange. But savvy …

Wall Street

Wall Street is embroiled in a war over data — and it's having an impact on Americans' savings

• <b>Exchanges are rapidly increasing the cost of their proprietary data feeds that traders need to compete in US markets, writes Kirsten Wegner, CEO of the Modern Markets Initiative.</b>• <b><br>Those costs are eating away at American retirement savings.</b>• <b><br>Regulators should require</b> <b>exchanges to be more transparent</b> …

Business