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Posts Tagged ‘INDEX:^FTSE’

ARM Holdings plc (LON:ARM)

ARM Holdings plc (ARM), Randgold Resources Limited (RRS): FTSE Shares That Soared and Plunged This Week

LONDON — The FTSE 100 (FTSEINDICES:^FTSE) didn’t move much last week, putting on a modest 37 points to end the week at 6,584. The receding......(read more)
Fresnillo Plc (LON:FRES)

Fresnillo Plc (FRES), Persimmon plc (PSN): FTSE Shares That Soared and Plunged This Week

LONDON — The FTSE 100 (FTSEINDICES:^FTSE) final broke its losing streak last week, and after four weeks in a row of losses it perked up to gain......(read more)
Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute (INDEXDJX:^DJI)

The Coca-Cola Company (KO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): Does Europe Really Affect the Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI)?

When it comes to early-morning market predictions, U.S. investors often turn to overseas markets as a guide for how U.S. stocks will fare. For instance......(read more)
Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD)

Why Vodafone Group plc (VOD), Balfour Beatty plc (BBY), and Severn Trent Plc (SVT) Should Beat the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The FTSE 100 has continued its recent nosedive today, plunging a further 127 points to 6,033 by 8:30 a.m. EDT. Worries about the Chinese......(read more)

Why SDL plc (SDL), Chemring Group plc (CHG), and Galliford Try plc (GFRD) Should Lag the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The FTSE 100 is tentatively creeping back up a little today after managing a rise of just 22 points yesterday. By 7:45 a.m. EDT today it......(read more)

Homeserve plc (HSV), Spirit Pub Co PLC (SPRT): 3 FTSE Shares Hitting New Highs

LONDON — Having closed today at 6,374 points, the FTSE 100 an a month ago, on May 22. Still, at least the recent downtrend seems to have halted,......(read more)

Why JD Sports Fashion PLC (JD), Micro Focus International plc (MCRO), and The Berkeley Group Holdings plc (BKG) Should Beat the FTSE 100 Today

The FTSE 100 has given up a little of yesterday’s gain so far today down 30 points, or 0.47%, as of 8 a.m. EDT. There’s really no news But......(read more)
Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)

Why easyJet plc (EZJ), Whitbread plc (WTB), and HSBC Holdings (HBC) Should Beat the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — After a shaky start to the week yesterday, when the FTSE 100 managed a modest 22-point gain, the index of top U.K. shares is looking a......(read more)
FirstGroup plc (FGP)

Why FirstGroup plc (FGP), Britvic Plc (BVIC), and Oxford Instruments plc (OXIG) Should Lag the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The FTSE 100 is continuing its slump today, falling a further 102 points, or 1.6%, to 6,298 by 8:15 a.m. EDT — those who care about......(read more)
Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)

Whitbread plc (WTB), Dunelm Group plc (DNLM), Headlam Group plc (HEAD): 3 FTSE Shares Hitting New Highs

LONDON — It seems a long time since the FTSE 100 was hitting new highs almost daily, but it’s actually less than three weeks since the index......(read more)

Anglo American plc (AAL), Greggs plc (GRG), Rockhopper Exploration Plc (RKH): 3 FTSE Shares Crashing to New Lows

LONDON — The FTSE 100 is on a bit of a slide, having dropped 1.3% to 6,336 points today to continue a recent downtrend. However, it’s still......(read more)
Johnson Matthey PLC

Johnson Matthey PLC (JMAT), Moneysupermarket.com Group (MONY), RPC Group plc (RPC): 3 FTSE Dividends Lifted This Week

LONDON — The FTSE 100 slipped further this week as investors worried about the future of economic-stimulus policies. However, it recovered some......(read more)

Why Balfour Beatty plc (BBY), Punch Taverns plc (PUB), and Xaar (XAAR) Should Beat the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The FTSE 100 initially started this week in the same glum mood as it ended last week, but it soon snapped out of its doldrums to gain more......(read more)
Tesco Corporation (USA) (NASDAQ:TESO)

Tesco Corporation (USA) (TESO), Aberdeen Asset Management plc (ADN): FTSE Shares That Soared and Plunged This Week

LONDON — Despite closing Friday with a one-day rise of 76 points, the FTSE 100 had another down week, dropping 171 points (2.6%) to end at 6,412......(read more)
Tesco Corporation (USA) (NASDAQ:TESO)

Why Tesco PLC (TSCO), Thomas Cook Group plc (TCG), and Glencore Xstrata PLC (GLEN) Should Lag the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The FTSE 100 perked up a bit yesterday to end the day on 6,558 points, but it has turned tail again today to fall 95 points, or 1.44%,......(read more)
largest financial services companies

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY), Fresnillo Plc (FRES), Tesco PLC (TSCO): FTSE Shares That Soared and Plunged This Week

LONDON — The recent bullish optimism continued to run out of steam, and the FTSE 100 suffered its second weekly fall in a row, ending the week at......(read more)

Severn Trent Plc (SVT), And FTSE 100 (UKX) Shares That Soared and Plunged This Week

LONDON — After a strong showing last week, the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) has gone on to even greater things, climbing another 98 points (1.5 %) to......(read more)
Intertek Group plc (LON:ITRK)

Why Intertek Group plc (ITRK), John Menzies plc (MNZS), and Lamprell Plc (LAM) Should Lag the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The FTSE 100 slipped back from its recent highs by a few points in early trading. But fears that the U.S. Federal Reserve might start scaling......(read more)
National Grid plc (ADR) (NYSE:NGG)

Why National Grid plc (NG), Balfour Beatty plc (BBY), and Marston’s PLC (MARS) Should Lag the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — There appears to be no stopping the FTSE 100 at the moment, as it has once again set a new five-and-a-half-year high of 6,711 points. As......(read more)

Why Aviva plc (AV), Thomas Cook Group plc (TCG), and Dixons Retail PLC (DXNS) Should Beat the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — It’s another day, another five-and-a-half-year high for the FTSE 100. The index of top U.K. shares is up 0.25% to 6,710 points as......(read more)

3 FTSE 100 Shares Hitting New Highs: GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK), BT Group plc (BT.A), British American Tobacco plc (BATS)

LONDON — The FTSE 100 set a five-and-a-half-year record of 6,638 points last Friday, and though the index is down from that today at 6,617, it......(read more)

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (ADR) (LYG), ITV plc (ITV), IQE plc (IQE): What Can You Expect?

LONDON — With the mining sector falling after fresh Chinese statistics put pressure on commodities prices, the FTSE 100 has fallen back from last......(read more)

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LLOY), TUI Travel PLC (TT): FTSE Shares That Soared and Plunged This Week

LONDON — The FTSE 100 has had a great week, smashing through records to set a new five-and-a-half year high of 6,638 points during Friday, and closing......(read more)

BP plc (BP), Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (IMT) & Three FTSE 100 Shares for the Week Ahead

LONDON: We have a number of interim updates of various kinds coming from FTSE 100 companies next week, with quite a few of them having their first quarters......(read more)

Why ARM Holdings plc (ARM), Rolls-Royce Holding Plc, and Premier Foods Plc Should Beat the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The FTSE 100 has so far reversed yesterday’s fall, picking up 1.9% to reach 6,401 by 10:25 a.m. EDT. This puts it above last week......(read more)

Why Fresnillo Plc (FRES), Tullow Oil plc (TLW), and Randgold Resources Ltd. (ADR) (GOLD) Lagged the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) rose an impressive 2% today to close at 6,406 points, boosted by expectations of further economic stimulus......(read more)
GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK)

GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (GSK) & FTSE Shares That Soared and Plunged This Week

LONDON — It was a glum week for the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX), with the index of top U.K. stocks losing 98 points (1.5%) to end on 6,287. Fears over......(read more)

AstraZeneca plc (AZN) & More: Three FTSE Shares Hitting New Highs

LONDON — It’s little more than a month since the FTSE 100 set a new five-year record of 6,534 points on March 12. Yet after a few weeks of......(read more)

Why Barclays PLC (ADR) (BCS) & The Rest Should Lag the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The FTSE 100 (FTSEINDICES:FTSE) is picking up today after a gloomy four days of straight losses. After closing on 6,416 points last Thursday......(read more)
Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO)

Antofagasta plc (ANTO), Barclays PLC (BARC) and FTSE Shares That Soared and Plunged This Week

LONDON — The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) had an almost clean sweep of positive sessions this week, before falling back a little on Friday to close......(read more)
GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK)

GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (GSK), and Three FTSE Shares Hitting New Highs

LONDON — The FTSE 100 has been off its highs for the past month, having set a new five-year record of 6,534 points on March 12. In April it even......(read more)

AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (AZN): Why This Company, Punch Taverns, and Severfield-Rowen Should Beat the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The  FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) has slumped 1.2% to 6,269 points as of 8 a.m. EDT. The big fear last night was for weak U.S. jobs news,......(read more)

AMEC plc (AMEC), BTG plc (BTG), and Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (DPZ): Why This Group Should Beat the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) looks to be continuing yesterday’s fall today, down 0.35% to 6,398 points as of 8:20 a.m. EDT. Today......(read more)
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ)

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), AT&T Inc. (T): Why Vedanta Resources plc (VED), Quindell Portfolio PLC (QPP), and Thorntons plc (THT) Should Beat the FTSE 100 Today

LONDON — The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) has lost some of yesterday’s gains, slipping 0.45% to 6,462 points by early afternoon after falls hit......(read more)

Home Retail Group Plc (HOME), J Sainsbury plc (SBRY): 3 FTSE Shares Hitting New Highs

LONDON — The last-minute deal that saved Cyprus has boosted the FTSE 100 today, along with other European markets. The index of top U.K. shares......(read more)

3 Shares the FTSE 100 Should Beat Today: ARM Holdings plc (ADR) (ARMH), Domino Printing (DNO)

LONDON — The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) fell in early trading, but the index has since stabilized, reaching 6,468 by 9:35 a.m. EDT for a 0.17% gain......(read more)

3 Shares Set to Beat the FTSE 100 Today: J Sainsbury plc (SBRY), Filtrona PLC (LON:FLTR), Optimal Payments Plc (LON:OPAY)

LONDON — The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) dipped a little this morning as fears emanating from the Cyprus bailout continued to spook the markets, but......(read more)

3 FTSE 100 Shares Hitting New Highs: Diageo plc (DGE), BAE Systems plc (BA), Home Retail Group Plc (HOME)

LONDON — The FTSE 100 is down from the 52-week high of 6,534 points it set on March 12, having dropped 0.49% today to close at 6,458 after markets......(read more)

2 Shares the FTSE 100 Beat Today: Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN), Rockhopper Exploration Plc (RKH)

LONDON — The FTSE 100 fell 0.49% to 6,458 points today as markets across Europe were shaken by the planned bailout of Cyprus. It looks like the......(read more)

3 Shares That Beat the FTSE 100 Today: The Berkeley Group Holdings plc (BKG), Nanoco Group PLC (NANO), Fastjet PLC (FJET)

LONDON — After closing last week just short of the 6,500 level, the FTSE 100 dropped a bit today, falling 32 points to close at 6,458. The controversial......(read more)

3 FTSE 100 Shares Hitting New Highs Today: Tesco PLC (TSCO), Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN), Wolseley plc (WOS)

LONDON — The FTSE 100 came within a fraction of a point of its five-year high of 6,534 points this morning, but it looks like that record is more......(read more)

FTSE Shares That Soared and Plunged This Week: Wm. Morrison Supermarkets plc (MRW), Aggreko plc (AGK), Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN)

LONDON — The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) ended the week surprisingly flat, just 6 points up to end the week on 6,490. But on Tuesday, the index of......(read more)
Most Expensive Rolls Royce in the World

3 FTSE Shares Hitting New Highs: Rolls-Royce Holding PLC (ADR) (RYCEY), Ocado Group PLC (OCDO)

LONDON — In a shock turn of events, the FTSE 100 did not reach a new record today! However, the U.K.’s top index did close above 6,400 points......(read more)
Tesco Corporation (USA) (NASDAQ:TESO)

3 Shares the FTSE 100 Should Beat Today: Tesco Corporation (USA) (TESO), G4S plc (GFS), 888 Holdings Public Limited Company (888)

LONDON — The FTSE 100 is falling back today, after soaring above 6,500 to set a new five-year intraday high of 6,534 points yesterday. Today the......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

3 Shares Set to Beat the FTSE 100 Today: Prudential plc (PRU), Thomas Cook Group plc (TCG), MAN GROUP PLC (EMG)

LONDON — After closing above 6,500 for two days in a row and setting a new intraday five-year record of 6,534 points yesterday, the FTSE 100 is......(read more)
British American Tobacco PLC (ADR) (NYSEAMEX:BTI)

3 FTSE 100 Shares Hitting New Highs: British American Tobacco PLC (ADR) (BTI), easyJet plc (EZJ), London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE)

LONDON — Another day, another record: The FTSE 100 rose 0.11% today to a fresh 52-week closing high of 6,510.6. The index of the U.K.’s biggest......(read more)
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Dow May Slip as Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Beats the Street: Raven Industries, Inc. (RAVN), Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

LONDON — After closing at a fifth consecutive record high on Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) may retreat slightly and open......(read more)
Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P)

Dow Higher Ahead of Payrolls, While Pandora Media Inc (P) Is Set to Soar: Foot Locker, Inc. (FL), Ann Inc (ANN)

LONDON — Stock index futures at 7 a.m. EST indicate that the Dow Jones Industrial Average may open 0.67% higher this morning, while the S&P......(read more)
Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD)

3 Shares Set to Beat the FTSE 100 Today: Advanced Computer Software PLC (ASW), Marshalls plc (MSLH), Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (VOD)

LONDON — The FTSE 100 looks set to end the week strongly, having set yet another 52-week high today of 6,483 points before dropping back to 6,455......(read more)
Unilever N.V. (ADR) (NYSE:UN)

3 FTSE 100 Shares Hitting New Highs: Unilever plc (ADR) (UL), Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (RB), Wausau Paper Corp. (WPP)

LONDON — The FTSE 100 broke its record again today, reaching a 52-week intraday high of 6,489 points — though by 10:10 a.m. EST it had fallen......(read more)