Place: Wall Street
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
In America, the quarterback has long been king.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2020
A line from that classic 1995 television advert came to mind this week: “It’s good to talk.” But instead of actor Bob Hoskins extolling the virtues of phone lines, the phrase found vivid application in a growing technology perfectly suited to these self isolating times we find ourselves in, writes
Sun, 22 Mar, 2020
Irish business and trade union leaders said they stand ready to work with government in a national effort to face down the Covid-19 crisis, but warn that they need more help to prevent firms from going under.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2020
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is cutting its global growth forecasts over the coronavirus outbreak.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2020
AmCham Transatlantic Conference 2020 on Thursday, March 5, in Croke Park, will bring together the leading voices of the Transatlantic business relationship
Fri, 07 Feb, 2020
Ford Motor, founded 100 years before Tesla, is paying the price for a sudden role reversal: It’s now the one struggling to produce a new model on time, at scale and without losing money.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2020
What to do with an unexpected €40,000?
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
Apple last night forecast sales for the crucial holiday shopping quarter that beat Wall Street expectations, with chief executive Tim Cook saying that new iPhone 11 models were off to “a very, very good start” as sales of AirPods, Apple Watches, and streaming services continue to rise.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019
The Ford Motor Company has been dealt a blow by credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service, which has cut the carmaker’s credit rating to junk on doubts that a turnaround plan by chief executive Jim Hackett will generate earnings and cash quickly enough.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
The US has sold itself as the ‘land of opportunity,’ where a hotel bellboy can, by dint of hard graft, become the proprietor of the business.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Shares in upmarket taxi service Uber fell as much as 10% in early trading yesterday after the company missed most Wall Street targets in its quarterly earnings report, in sharp contrast to upbeat numbers from US rival Lyft a day earlier.
Sat, 10 Aug, 2019
A retired Wall Street investment banker is spending millions of euros “on a labour of love” rebuilding a castle which was once in his family’s possession for hundreds of years.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
Kellogg beat Wall Street expectations for quarterly sales and profit, boosting the food maker’s shares over 9% as investments in marketing and product development drove higher demand for snacks and frozen food in North America.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
Most American companies will report second-quarter results in the coming weeks, giving us the first chance to hear directly from a wide variety of businesses since the US and China agreed to resume trade talks.
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
A strategy of cosying up to Trump is not without risk as, despite his avowed Anglophilia, his American First outlook may see him care little for the UK, argues
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
previews an event set to bring plenty of Hollywood glamour to Newbridge, Co Kildare.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
Uber shares fell as much as 10%, doubling losses since its poorly received Wall Street debut last week, and raising more questions about investors’ faith in its ability to make profits.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Mayo fans began queuing in the rain outside Gaelic Park in the Bronx before 8am this morning in an effort to get tickets for the Connacht SFC clash against New York.
Sun, 05 May, 2019
"(Donald Trump) told me: 'You don’t have to be the smartest man in the room, you just need to be smart enough to hire someone smarter than you."
Sun, 17 Mar, 2019
Apple’s disappointing earnings report sent the company’s market value tumbling below $1 trillion at one stage.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2018
Apple yesterday said sales for the crucial holiday quarter could miss Wall Street expectations, which chief executive Tim Cook blamed on weakness in emerging markets, foreign exchange costs and uncertainty whether the iPhone maker can keep up with demand for new products.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2018
Peru's congress has voted by a wide margin to reopen impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, thrusting the Andean nation into renewed political turmoil.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018
Stocks on Wall Street rose for the third day in a row today, led by banks, retailers and technology companies.
Tue, 13 Feb, 2018
The best way to insulate Ireland from any fallout from the potential of more global market turmoil, following this week’s Wall Street sell-off, will be to balance the books and invest in public services, according to Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
Most Irish households would probably struggle to identify any direct link between their daily lives and a slump in hugely-overvalued American company stock prices, writes.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
US stocks slumped on Friday, dragging down the Dow Jones industrial average by more than 650 points and handing the market its worst week in two years.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
Losses among Boeing, General Electric and other big industrial companies weighed on US stocks on Thursday, pulling the market below the record highs it set the day before.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2018
A slide in Wall Street, involving fears over interest rates and reported Chinese cooling over US bonds, sent tremors around the world that an almost nine-year bull market in stocks was at an end.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
Stocks on Wall Street pushed further into record territory today, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index's immaculate start to the year extended to a sixth day.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
Sterling went on a roller-coaster yesterday falling back sharply as high hopes for a Brexit deal were dashed, while US and European shares surged following the US Senate weekend vote to approve president Donald Trump’s tax-cutting bill.
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
US stocks slipped today after Senate Republicans surprised Wall Street by proposing a delay in cutting corporate taxes.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
Rising energy stocks helped nudge the Standard & Poor's 500 close to its record high, but drops for smaller stocks left Wall Street indexes mixed yesterday.
Thu, 02 Nov, 2017
Memories of the day when the blue-chip stock index was undone by panic to trigger a record Dow Jones Industrial Average plunge of 508 points, equal to a 22.6% drop, stands as a stark reminder that no market is crash-proof.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
Legislative roadblocks to President Trump’s tax reform plans could bring US economic expansion
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
A day of modest gains on Wall Street resulted in more milestones for US stocks today as the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 23,000 points for the first time.
Wed, 18 Oct, 2017
Another successful session for US stocks has sent the Standard & Poor's 500 index higher for an eighth straight day.
Thu, 05 Oct, 2017
The recently departed editor of the hugely influential ‘Vanity Fair’, Graydon Carter will be hugely missed as one of a disappearing breed of fearless reportage, says
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
Stocks around the world jumped on Tuesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 had one of its best days of the year, as markets put a shaky last couple of weeks further behind them.
Tue, 22 Aug, 2017
After years of searching and tinkering by Pete McGrath, Peter Withnell proved the final piece in the puzzle that brought Down to the 1991 All-Ireland football title.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2017
Novak Djokovic has questioned why John McEnroe made claims about his private life and likened his dip in form to the problems Tiger Woods experienced after the American golfer's infidelities were revealed.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
Being a trophy wife is not real power. Real power is never dependent on someone else’s mood and/or generosity, says
Sat, 03 Jun, 2017
After opening shops across New York, UK sandwich and coffee chain Pret A Manger may be heading for Wall Street.
Thu, 11 May, 2017
Four thousand of the wealthiest, most influential leaders in the world descend on Beverly Hills, California, this week for the annual Milken Institute Global Conference, in what amounts to a peer review of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office.
Tue, 02 May, 2017