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Wall Street Ends 5 Day Skid; Stocks are Up

Wall Street Ends 5 Day Skid; Stocks are Up

By Brian Powell September 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

The stock market saw a surprise surge last Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced that it would continue its bond-buying program. That up-swing did not last long, though; The stocks dipped drastically on Thursday, and Wall Street has seen a …

Facebook Stock Down On NASDAQ 100 Debut Facebook Stock Down On NASDAQ 100 Debut

Facebook stock didn’t have a great day today, as the company debuted on the NASDAQ 100. The NASDAQ 100 includes 100 of the biggest domestic and international non-financial companies listed on the NASDAQ based on market capitalization. Computer hardware and …

Hurricane Shuts Down Stock Markets Hurricane Shuts Down Stock Markets
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As previously reported, major stock trading has halted today thanks to Hurricane Sandy (aka: Frankenstorm). Fears related to the storm have shut down the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ. Both announced that they would be closed today, and …

Stocks Halted as Hurricane Sandy Approaches New York Stocks Halted as Hurricane Sandy Approaches New York

Major stock trading is halted today as fears about Hurricane Sandy continue to shut down nearly the entire Northeastern U.S. Both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ have announced their U.S. stock exchanges will be closed today, and …

Facebook Wants to Keep "FB" on the Nasdaq Facebook Wants to Keep "FB" on the Nasdaq
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As of yesterday, Facebook executives have decided it’s a good idea to keep their stock, ticker symbol “FB”, listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange. Previously the company had debated taking their shares over to the NYSE after Nasdaq experienced a …

SEC Investigates Nasdaq and NYSE SEC Investigates Nasdaq and NYSE

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) isn’t buying that Nasdaq’s much publicized computer glitch on the opening day of Facebook’s IPO was the root cause for all the confusion. In fact, they have seen a couple other cases of so …

Nasdaq Glitch Blamed for Botched Facebook's IPO Nasdaq Glitch Blamed for Botched Facebook's IPO

As we reported on Friday, Nasdaq is getting the blame for Facebook’s botched IPO launch and the subsequent poor trading performance in the days that followed. The remarks come from a court filing by Facebook and Morgan Stanley who seek …

Groupon Gets an Upgrade to Overweight Groupon Gets an Upgrade to Overweight
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Groupon shares are on the rise this morning as after Morgan Stanley analyst, Scott Devitt, raised the company’s status from Equal Weight to Overweight. Despite closing just above $10 per share on Friday, early morning trading reached as high as …

Why Facebook Isn’t a Bad Investment for Everyone Why Facebook Isn’t a Bad Investment for Everyone

Back on the 12th of June, Harvard Business Review (HBR) published an article explaining how so many investors were enticed by Facebook’s public offering and why it wasn’t a good idea, according to their principals of investment, to jump on …

Facebook Wants to Consolidate IPO Lawsuits Facebook Wants to Consolidate IPO Lawsuits

The one month anniversary of Facebook’s much anticipated initial public offering is close at hand, and the social networking giant has yet to address investor concern or the countless lawsuits which have been filed against the Nasdaq, Mark Zuckerberg, or …

UBS Lost $350 Million on Facebook IPO Trades UBS Lost $350 Million on Facebook IPO Trades
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Earlier this week we reported that the Nasdaq stock exchange had set aside $40 million to compensate investors who were hurt financially by the computer glitch that plagued Facebook trading early on during the IPO launch. You might recall, the …

Facebook Stock Rises after ComScore Finds Ads Work Facebook Stock Rises after ComScore Finds Ads Work
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Yesterday, ComScore released details of their latest study on Facebook advertising and the news is pretty good. Despite many claims and self-report surveys declaring the ads simply don’t work, research suggests repeated exposure to branded messages, does in fact, impact …

Nasdaq Scrutinized for Facebook Compensation Nasdaq Scrutinized for Facebook Compensation

Yesterday, Nasdaq announced it was finally making some reparations to investors who were effected by the mysterious computer glitch that plagued Facebook trading the morning of the IPO launch. You might recall, they set aside over $40 million in order …

Facebook Stock on the Rise to over $27 Facebook Stock on the Rise to over $27
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Good news all the way around for Facebook investors. Despite sluggish trading and constantly declining stock prices, today’s trading took a turn for the better. While trading started out at a record low $25.52, it actually jumped up to over …

Nasdaq Hopes to Appease Facebook Investors Nasdaq Hopes to Appease Facebook Investors

The Nasdaq OMX Group hopes to make up for that small-but-disastrous glitch on the day of Facebook’s initial public offering by compensating affected investors who were trying to get in on the early trading. According to the Wall Street Journal, …

Facebook Might Switch to NYSE after Nasdaq Failure Facebook Might Switch to NYSE after Nasdaq Failure

Facebook stock closed at $31.99 per share yesterday, and some speculate that there truly is no limit on how low it can go. One of several factors that might’ve contributed to the sensational IPO’s less than stellar performance was an …

Facebook Stock Closes at $32 on Wednesday Facebook Stock Closes at $32 on Wednesday
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Facebook stock is once again closing in the $30 price range at $31.99 as the Nasdaq market closed at 4PM today. It opened at $31.37, rose as high as $32.50, and dipped as low as $31.36. So not a lot …