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U.S. stocks rose today to bounce back from yesterday’s sell-off after an unexpectedly strong payrolls report and the U.S. economy — the world’s largest — showing increased strength. Today’s market climb helped the Dow and S&P 500 notch their fifth straight week of gains.
Twitter (TWTR) began trading today on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TWTR and the shares are up more than 70 percent, valuing the company at more than $31 billion.
Cable operators are on track to be the most profitable investments in the media and entertainment sector this year, with 41% profit margins, according to Ernst & Young’s 2013 “Spotlight on Profitable Growth: Media and Entertainment.”
The alleged use of chemical weapons by Syria’s government against its own people has caused U.S. President Barack Obama to threaten limited military action designed to prevent a recurrence. However, a peaceful solution to the conflict would be much better for investors, if one can be found.
LAS VEGAS–Astute stock pickers still have good investment opportunities, despite uncertainty about when the Fed will follow through with its stated plan to begin tapering its easy-money policies, several investment professionals said here at FreedomFest yesterday.
LAS VEGAS–Tepid economic growth is hampered by countries that impose punitive tax policies and engage in runaway deficit spending, according to speakers who opened the FreedomFest conference’s Global Financial Summit here yesterday.