Posts Tagged ‘Fall’

Asian Stocks Fall as U.S. Lawmakers Fail to Agree Deal on Debt

Asian stocks fell, led by banks and exporters, as the failure to raise the U.S. federal debt limit raised the prospect of a default that may threaten the global recovery. View full post on Finance Stories

Rolls Royce shares fall again on engine fears

Anxiety over problems with Rolls-Royce’s jet engines saw the company’s shares slip again, shedding 16 to 595p and leaving the company the biggest faller in the FTSE 100. View full post on UK Business Stories

Commodities Prices Fall On Chinese Interest Rates Fears

Linda Young – AHN News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Commodities prices for precious metals, oil and agricultural raw materials took the hardest fall in 18 months on news that China might take steps to avert inflation. Prices of commodities futures fell by up to 3.8 percent on news that China’s central […]

Cisco Fall Pulls Wall Street Down

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks plunged on Thursday as shares of networking giant Cisco Systems tumbled following its announcement the previous day of lower than expected growth for the year. A 16 percent drop in Cisco shares saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing […]

‘Further fall’ in number of house hunters

The number of people looking to buy a home has fallen for the fifth month in a row as activity in the housing market continues to slow Related Stories Shell profits jump Double-digit profits rise for Ryanair Rising demand ‘to boost small firm output’ Landlords looking to buy Big UK China deals announced View full […]

New Unemployment Claims Fall Slightly

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – Initial claims for jobless benefits dropped slightly while continuing unemployment compensation claims dipped below 4.4 million, the United States Labor Department announced Thursday. New claims for unemployment compensation fell by 21,000 to 434,000 for the week ending Oct. 23 down from 455,000 the […]

U.S. Bank Crimes Fall Slightly In 2Q

Bank robberies fell slightly in the second quarter, according to the FBI. Criminals continued to prefer Fridays for their activities, which usually involved a demand note. View full post on Banking Stories

Tech Stocks Break Wall Street Fall

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Stocks closed mixed on Thursday with technology shares and lower jobless claims paring down losses triggered by FedEx’s jobs cut plan. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 22 points or 0.2 percent to end at 10,595 with Hewlett-Packard leading gainers. The […]

Tech Stocks Break Wall Street Fall

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Stocks closed mixed on Thursday with technology shares and lower jobless claims paring down losses triggered by FedEx’s jobs cut plan. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 22 points or 0.2 percent to end at 10,595 with Hewlett-Packard leading gainers. The […]