News tagged with market downturn

A nation of frustrated home-movers

The downturn in the housing market in the last three years has left the UK a nation of frustrated, unfulfilled house-movers, according to the latest data from Understanding Society, a study of 40,000 UK households funded ...

Mar 06, 2012
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Taiwan seeks merger with restructured Elpida

(AP) -- Taiwan's government said Wednesday it would continue to push for the consolidation of the island's memory chip makers with Elpida Memory Inc., two days after the Japanese chipmaker filed for bankruptcy.

Feb 29, 2012
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Demand Media stock soars as 4Q results renew hope

(AP) -- Demand Media Inc.'s stock soared by more than 30 percent Friday after the online content publisher's fourth-quarter earnings and outlook for this year gave investors hope that it is starting to recover from diminished ...

Feb 17, 2012
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Time Warner Cable to Comcast: Integration not easy

(AP) -- The chief executive of Time Warner Cable Inc. offers this warning to Comcast Corp. on its purchase of a controlling stake in NBC Universal: Mixing content and distribution is harder to accomplish than it looks.

Dec 08, 2009
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Japan's Hitachi posts first-quarter loss

Japanese high-tech giant Hitachi announced Tuesday a net loss of 82.7 billion yen (870 million dollars) for the fiscal first quarter with sales down heavily amid the economic downturn.

Jul 28, 2009
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