News tagged with stock markets

Stock traders look to Facebook, Twitter for tips

The next big stock tip might be as close as a Twitter feed. Professional traders are developing computer programs that scour Internet posts in search of the next stock market darling. Their technology analyzes everything ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in Business
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Investors give 'Farmville' maker a cold shoulder

(AP) -- As its workers celebrated with hot chocolate and cinnamon buns, Zynga saw its stock dinged on its first day of trading Friday - an unexpected turn of events for a closely watched public debut seen ...

dateDec 16, 2011 in Business
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The new retirement: No retirement?

For growing numbers of Americans, the new retirement may really mean no retirement. That's the conclusion of an article in the current issue of the ISR Sampler, the annual magazine of the University of Michigan Institute ...

dateMay 22, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Icahn boosts offer for Dell

Corporate raider Carl Icahn and his allies boosted their offer for troubled US computer giant Dell, and repeated their call for shareholders to reject a $24.4 billion private equity buyout.

dateJul 12, 2013 in Business
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