Articles by Bhaskar Prasad

  • US Stock Futures Point To A Flat OpenUS Stock Futures Point To A Flat Open

    February 11 2013 3:54 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures point to a flat open since investor activities could remain quiet amid holidays in Asia.

  • Weekly Roundup: Asian Stock Markets FallWeekly Roundup: Asian Stock Markets Fall

    February 08 2013 11:39 PM

    Asian markets fell in the week as investor sentiment turned negative amid the discouraging political developments in Europe.

  • Pre-Market MoversPre-Market Movers

    February 08 2013 6:08 AM

    Linkedin Corporation, Alcatel Lucent SA, Toyota Motor Corporation, Credit Suisse Group AG, Nokia Corporation, Telecom Italia S.p.A, Archer Daniels Midland Company and The Coca-Cola Company are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Friday.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Slightly Higher Open FridayUS Stock Futures Signal Slightly Higher Open Friday

    February 08 2013 3:38 AM

    U.S. stock index futures point to a slightly higher open on Friday ahead of the Bureau of Economic Analysis' trade deficit report.

  • China's Trade Gets Boost From Lunar New Year, Beats ExpectationsChina's Trade Gets Boost From Lunar New Year, Beats Expectations

    February 07 2013 11:49 PM

    China’s trade surplus dropped in January compared with that in the previous month but was better than expected.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Slightly Lower OpenUS Stock Futures Signal Slightly Lower Open

    February 07 2013 3:57 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open ahead of the Labor Department's weekly jobless claims data.

  • Japan’s Dec. Core Machine Orders Up 2.8% Japan’s Dec. Core Machine Orders Up 2.8%

    February 06 2013 11:57 PM

    Japan’s core machinery orders posted a better-than-expected rise in December compared with the previous month.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Higher Open WednesdayUS Stock Futures Signal Higher Open Wednesday

    February 06 2013 3:59 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open Wednesday as investors were optimistic that earnings reports from corporates will provide momentum to the economy that is tracing a recovery trajectory.

  • Top After-Market NYSE MoversTop After-Market NYSE Movers

    February 05 2013 11:26 PM

    The top after-market NYSE gainers Tuesday were The Walt Disney Company, Monster Worldwide Inc, Hewlett-Packard Company and Office Depot Inc. The top after-market NYSE losers Tuesday were USANA Health Sciences Inc, Exelis Inc, Walgreen Co, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc and Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.

  • Pre-Market MoversPre-Market Movers

    February 05 2013 5:24 AM

    Zynga Inc, ARM Holdings plc, Research In Motion Ltd, BP plc, Rio Tinto plc, Nokia Corporation, Yum! Brands Inc and STMicroelectronics N.V are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Tuesday.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Slightly Higher OpenUS Stock Futures Signal Slightly Higher Open

    February 05 2013 4:06 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures point to a slightly higher open ahead of the Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing PMI.

  • China’s Service Activity Expanded At Faster Pace In January: HSBC PMI China’s Service Activity Expanded At Faster Pace In January: HSBC PMI

    February 04 2013 11:29 PM

    China's service activity expanded in January at a faster pace than in December, according to the HSBC Services PMI.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Flat Open MondayUS Stock Futures Signal Flat Open Monday

    February 04 2013 4:05 AM

    U.S. stock index futures point to a flat open Monday ahead of the Commerce Department's factory orders report.

  • Japan's Monetary Base Up 10.9% In JanuaryJapan's Monetary Base Up 10.9% In January

    February 03 2013 11:31 PM

    The country’s monetary base advanced 10.9 percent in January from an 11.8 percent rise in December.

  • Weekly Roundup: Asian Stock Markets GainWeekly Roundup: Asian Stock Markets Gain

    February 01 2013 11:24 PM

    Most of the Asian markets rose for the week as investor confidence was lifted amid encouraging economic indicators from China.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Higher Open FridayUS Stock Futures Signal Higher Open Friday

    February 01 2013 3:50 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open Friday ahead of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' nonfarm payrolls and unemployment reports.

  • Top After-Market NASDAQ MoversTop After-Market NASDAQ Movers

    January 31 2013 11:12 PM

    The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Thursday were Audience Inc, Tesco Corporation, Gevo Inc and Cavium Inc. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Thursday were Electro Scientific Industries Inc, Tellabs Inc, Oplink Communications Inc, Constant Contact Inc and Astro-Med Inc.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Flat Open WednesdayUS Stock Futures Signal Flat Open Wednesday

    January 30 2013 4:05 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures point to a flat open Wednesday ahead of the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data and the Automatic Data Processing’s (ADP) National Employment Report.

  • Top After-Market NASDAQ MoversTop After-Market NASDAQ Movers

    January 29 2013 11:29 PM

    The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Tuesday were Amazon.com Inc, Fortinet Inc, Gevo Inc and PAREXEL International Corporation. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Tuesday were Gentex Corporation, Websense Inc, Steel Dynamics Inc, ARIAD Pharmaceuticals Inc and Broadcom Corporation.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Slightly Lower OpenUS Stock Futures Signal Slightly Lower Open

    January 29 2013 4:40 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open Tuesday as investors maintained caution.