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ObamaCare Benefits Stocks?

Aug 09 2012 @ 03:09
Supreme Court approves ObamaCare and stocks rise.  What impact will the uncertain Presidential election have on the market? Register for a free ADVFN account and gain access to real-time stock charts, streaming prices, information and data and follow ObamaCare’s and the 2012 Presidential race’s impact on the market. After the United States Supreme Court ruled […]

Where's Mitt Romney Parking His Notoriously Huge Wealth

Aug 06 2012 @ 06:11
Mitt Romney is a Presidential candidate, and as such his finances are finally coming to the surface. As is the nature of some of those about to join the highest levels of the government, Mitt has been hiding huge amounts of money for a long time and finally has to admit it to the world. […]

Goldman Executive Exposes "Toxic" Culture in Scathing Editorial

Mar 15 2012 @ 09:56
Shares of Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) closed down 3.4% yesterday after a now former executive published a scathingly expository editorial in the New York Times. The London-based executive, Greg Smith, headed the firm’s United States equity derivatives department in EMEA and had been with the firm for 12 years, beginning as a summer intern. Smith asserted […]

Facebook Files for IPO

Feb 02 2012 @ 08:46
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) has filed for their S-1 documents with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) on the 1st February, 2012, opening the door to the Initial Public Offering of stock in the wildly successful company. Founded only 8 years ago by Mark Zuckerberg, at that time a 19-year old Harvard student, the enterprise produced $3.7 billion in […]

BP will Pay Compensatory Damages Rules US Judge

Jan 27 2012 @ 10:12
BP (LSE:BP.) will have to shoulder compensatory damages claimed by third parties against its’ contractor, Transocean, in relation to the 2010 oil spill incident on the Gulf of Mexico. Judge Carl Barbier of the US District Court in New Orleans ruled yesterday in a 30-page document, that BP is to indemnify Transocean for their part […]

Cove Energy: BP Joins Bidding

Jan 23 2012 @ 05:34
Independent oil exploration company Cove Energy (LSE:COV) has received bidding from BP for a possible takeover. Neither company has released any statements regarding the news. BP is the latest addition to the growing number of companies reported to be interested in acquiring Cove Energy since it opened itself up for a bid on 5 January […]

Zynga Bets the Farm on $1 Billion IPO

Dec 16 2011 @ 09:32
Internet gaming company Zynga (NYSE:ZNGA) made its Initial Public Offering on Thursday, selling 100 million shares at $10 each and valuing the company at $9 billion. Shares will be open for public trading at 9:30 am in New York (2:30 pm GMT) on Friday. The $1 billion raised makes Zynga the biggest tech IPO since […]
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