List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2015

Market Snapshot: Dow drops 200 points Tuesday, finishing lower for the quarter

Market Snapshot: Dow drops 200 points Tuesday, finishing lower for the quarter

NEW YORK (MarketWatch)—U.S. stocks closed with sizable losses Tuesday, leaving the Dow industrials in the red for the year’s first quarter. Some analysts blamed the session’s drop on expectations for… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: RadioShack rescue deal clears bankruptcy court

The Wall Street Journal: RadioShack rescue deal clears bankruptcy court

RadioShack won court approval of a lender takeover that will send the retailing operation out of bankruptcy trimmed-down, but still selling electronics. Tuesday’s decision from Judge Brendan Shannon clears the… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Buffett says he’s in the car business for the long-haul

The Wall Street Journal: Buffett says he’s in the car business for the long-haul

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is looking to expand his newly acquired auto retailer, saying he’s in the car business for the long-haul. Prices for dealerships have risen amid a boom… Read more »

The Tell: Optimistic earnings forecasts fall to nine-year low

The Tell: Optimistic earnings forecasts fall to nine-year low

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — As the first quarter draws to a close, it might not be the most negative quarter for profit warnings, but it certainly ranks as the worst… Read more »

4 realistic uses for IBM, Weather tie-up

4 realistic uses for IBM, Weather tie-up

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) – IBM Corp. launched a new product in the realm of the Internet of Things on Tuesday that it says could help save companies millions of dollars… Read more »

Commodities Corner: Iran’s return to oil market will be ‘long and arduous’

Commodities Corner: Iran’s return to oil market will be ‘long and arduous’

By Markets/commodities reporter SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch)—Everyone seems to think that an agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program and ease sanctions on the country would suddenly add lots of oil to… Read more »

Slide Show: 2015’s volatile first quarter explained in 7 charts

Slide Show: 2015’s volatile first quarter explained in 7 charts

U.S. stocks he benchmark S&P 500 SPX, -0.88%  saw several 2% to 3% dips, but all of them were quickly bought by investors. Stocks saw higher highs and lower lows,… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Financial middlemen helping insiders at Airbnb, Uber, Snapchat and beyond cash in without IPOs

The Wall Street Journal: Financial middlemen helping insiders at Airbnb, Uber, Snapchat and beyond cash in without IPOs

Outside Snapchat Inc. headquarters in Venice Beach, Calif. Hedge-fund manager Jonathan Sands gushed in a January email that shareholders of Uber Technologies Inc. could quadruple their money in two to… Read more »

Defense rests in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Defense rests in Boston Marathon bombing trial

BOSTON–The defense in the Boston Marathon bombing trial rested Tuesday after seeking to show that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s older brother took the lead in gathering bomb components and downloading the anti-U.S…. Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil settles lower as Iran nuclear talks linger

Futures Movers: Oil settles lower as Iran nuclear talks linger

By Markets/commodities reporter SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Oil prices settled lower on Tuesday as traders awaited outcome of the Iranian nuclear talks, which could pave the way for more Iranian… Read more »

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