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US Stocks Are Going Up

Thursday, June 3, 2010 7:03 No Comments

Investors’ confidence in the US economy is growing due to demand for cars. Growth of home sales resulted in the growth of US stocks. As for  the deals that have not been completed yet, they increased by 6% in April, while car purchases rose by 19 % compared to the same period last year. These […]

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Bigger than Microsoft?

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 23:05 No Comments

Now Apple is considered to be the biggest technological company in the world. According to the trading on Wednesday, the total value of Apple makes $222bn, while Microsoft is valued at $219bn. How is the company’s worth calculated? You have to multiply the current share price by the number of shares. This is called market […]

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World Markets and Currencies: The Picture is Changing

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:05 3 Comments

The picture on US markets looked like this: New York ended flat on Tuesday, the Dow Jones went 0.2% down. As for European markets, due to eurzone problems, they closed lower. The FTSE was down by 2.54%, Germany’s Dax fell by 2.34%. Asian markets also saw a decrease. Due to the events between North and […]

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Markets are Unstable Again

Saturday, May 22, 2010 0:32 1 Comment

There are fears in Europe that the debt crisis can spread all over the world. London and Paris markets fell by 0.7%, while Germany’s market index went down by 1%. Japan’s Nikkei index went down by 2.5%. Indexes in Australia, Singapore and Taiwan also saw the fall. In America Wall Street’s Dow Jones declined by […]

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