Posts Tagged ‘symbol’

Business as usual after Marikana mine violence?

Five weeks after the Marikana mine massacre in South Africa’s North West Province claimed the lives of 34 protesting workers and shocked the world, the strike that prompted the violence has been declared over. But the incident has morphed into a symbol of the growing chasm between those in the government, the mining companies, and […]

Stocks flat on the open Thursday after jobless claims drops

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter NYC, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks were little changed after the open Thursday despite a report from the Labor Department that showed jobless claims fell to a 7 month low. Just after 9:30 a.m., the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 21 points, the Standard and Poor’s […]

How to Read the Stock Market Tables Like a Pro

Stock market news is all around us everyday in different forms. It’s on TV, it’s on ticker tapes in front of financial buildings, it’s in the newspaper in the form of stock tables and it’s on the internet. So how do you make sense of the all the financial data coming from these resources? Learning how to read the stock market is an essential requirement for becoming a successful stock market investor.