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Op-Ed: Why don’t kids like science – New tests try to find out

Sydney - The lack of interest in science, maths and other high-value education is driving some to despair. Researchers are now trying to decipher the problems, and measuring student brain activity.

Op-Ed: Will Facebook really start its own cryptocurrency?

Menlo Park - The ongoing rumour that Facebook will start its own cryptocurrency won't go away. At this stage, Facebook is refusing to comment, but there are a few working scenarios for this idea.

Tilray earnings - Time to prove it can actually sell some pot

Two of the three biggest Canadian marijuana producers by market cap have already reported their financial results from the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2018. Aurora Cannabis and Canopy Growth both delivered impressive revenue growth. But what about Tilray?

Alice Cooper's image appears on NASDAQ screen in New York

On September 24, Alice Cooper's "Paranormal" image appeared mysteriously on the NASDAQ screen in Times Square in New York City.

Tilray stock rise — 'No basis in reality for these valuations'

Nanaimo - After Canadian cannabis company Tilray announced on Tuesday the company had gotten approval to export a cannabis pill to California for a clinical trial, Wall Street went crazy - forcing Nasdaq to shut down trading in the company five times.

Op-Ed: Stellar start for 2018 for three main U.S. stock indices

New York - The three main stock market indices in the US, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), the S & P 500 Index (SPI) and the Nasdaq Composite Index (COMP) all closed the first week of trading in 2018 on a positive note and at record levels.

Monday main US stock indices reach record highs 26th time in 2017

New York City - Among the reasons behind the new highs was optimism about merger activities and about Republicans introducing a tax plan that will improve profits.

Main Canadian and 2 US stock indexes record highs at weeks' end

The Toronto Stock Exchange (S & P/TSX) closed at a record high on Friday as energy shares rose together with oil prices. Investors also believe the central bank may be less aggressive in raising interest rates than thought previously.

Main US stock indices end week higher with new Nasdaq record

New York - The US three main stock indices ended the week on Friday slightly higher and the Nasdaq recorded another all-time high even as President Trump delivered a speech in which he refused to certify a nuclear agreement with Iran.

US stocks appear poised to pull back after record highs

New York - After a stellar day on Thursday with all three indices setting records two of three major US indices lost ground on Friday although not very much and the Nasdaq nudged slghtly higher to another record.

All three main U.S. stock indices hit record highs September 13

New York City - All three major U.S. indices rose marginally to record highs Wednesday as energy and consumer energy stocks edged upwards offsetting Apple losses.

Op-Ed: All three main U.S. stock indices reach record highs June 1

News that Trump had withdrawn the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accords did not keep all three main U.S. stock indices from setting new highs the first trading day in June.

Op-Ed: Market savages LinkedIn, proves own analyses wrong

New York City - In one of the truly bizarre events on the market recently, LinkedIn was decimated by the markets after failing to meet analyst expectations. The fact that those expectations were totally off the wall, of course, is no grounds for criticism.

Nasdaq plunges more than 3% as tech weakness returns

New York - The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index dived more than three percent Thursday in afternoon trade as anxiety over pricey technology equities again pushed US stocks into the red. Near 1920 GMT, the Nasdaq plummeted 131.56 (3.14 percent) to 4,052.34.

Nasdaq falls more than 2% as momentum stocks tumble

New York - The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index tumbled more than two percent in midday trade Friday in a sell-off that battered most of the sector.Around 1730 GMT, the Nasdaq sank 96.85 points (2.29 percent) to 4,140.89, near the session low of 4,131.03.

Nasdaq reorganizes market services to boost global competitiveness

Nasdaq OMX Group <NDAQ.O> said on Monday it is reorganizing its market services business to better compete globally in fixed income, currencies, derivatives and other asset classes.

Nasdaq NLX says 10 percent market share in key contract shows momentum growing

Nasdaq OMX's <NDAQ.O> new London-based derivatives exchange has achieved 10 percent market share in one of its contracts, a level of liquidity that will draw more market participants to connect, ...

Nasdaq to roll out 'kill switch' to help catch trading errors

Nasdaq OMX Group <NDAQ.O> plans to roll out a "kill switch" that would cut off trading of its member firms when pre-set limits are breached, the exchange operator said in a regulatory filing.

Group overseeing data processor agrees to Nasdaq's fixes: source

The committee that oversees the data processor that was at the center of a three-hour trading halt in Nasdaq-listed stocks in August agreed on Thursday to implement fixes demanded by the exchange, accor...

Op-Ed: Nasdaq stops all trading as Economic Armageddon looms

The Nasdaq stops all trading partly because we are now on the verge of a historic economic meltdown. The Dow sinks for the sixth day as traders ponder fed exit. We are heading toward a frightening fall and punishing winter decorated in economic collapse.

Op-Ed: Aggressive Federal Reserve appears to be listening to Americans

The Federal Reserve today acted boldly, announcing the continuation of historically low interest rates and a $40 Billion a month plan to buy mortgage bonds. As the economy struggles to recover can this bold move work to right the economy?

Facebook stock hits new low after IPO lockup period ends

It looks like the excitement is officially over. After one of the biggest IPO hypes ever, Facebook's stock has plunged to a new low after its IPO lockup period began to expire and additional shares were eligible for trade.

Major League Baseball to ring in 2012 draft season on Wall Street

New York - Six baseball legends will go to Wall Street on Monday to ring the opening bell and commemorate the 2012 First-Year Player Draft.

Op-Ed: Facebook investors should take responsibility, keep faith

A botched debut and a week of dismal performance on the markets has compelled early investors in social networking site Facebook to brandish their knives.

Facebook day 2: Early trading shows shares drop below IPO price

After Facebook's highly anticipated and heavily watched stock market debut this past Friday, the second day of trading isn't shaping up to be so hot in the early morning hours.

Everything you need to know about Facebook's IPO today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rang Nasdaq's opening bell this morning to usher in a momentous day in business history: Facebook's initial public offering is one of the largest in history, elevating Facebook to be one of the most valuable U.S. companies.

Apple briefly passes Exxon as America's most valuable company

Apple Inc. temporarily surpassed oil giant ExxonMobil as the world's most valuable company yesterday. Even though the technology company didn't finish on top, it is projected it will accomplish that task soon enough.

Nasdaq and ICE end pursuit of NYSE Euronext

Nasdaq OMX Group and IntercontinentalExchange announced Monday they were no longer pursuing the acquisition of NYSE Euronext in the wake of antitrust regulators announcement that such a deal would not clear regulatory hurdles.

Markets in US Sharply fall, Satyam suffers Major blow

The effect of Satyam Computers's disastrous development has had a severe effect on the US markets. All major stock markets fell in a major way as the Satyam itself suffered a huge blow.

Op-Ed: Is Madoff Really A Wall Street Anomaly?

The new face of Wall Street’s meltdown is Bernard Madoff, a well-respected, elusive, disarming, egocentric, and now arrested, financial service executive. Is he really such an anomaly?
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Facebook celebrates its IPO on the Nasdaq
Facebook celebrates its IPO on the Nasdaq
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Facebook celebrates its IPO on the Nasdaq
Facebook celebrates its IPO on the Nasdaq
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Facebook celebrates its IPO on the Nasdaq
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