Articles by Bhaskar Prasad

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

    January 28 2013 11:17 PM

    The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Monday were Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc, Sierra Wireless Inc, PLX Technology Inc and Yahoo Inc. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Monday were Sanmina Corporation, BMC Software Inc, Seagate Technology, Citrix Systems Inc and NetApp Inc.

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

    January 28 2013 3:45 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures point to a slightly higher open Monday ahead of the Census Bureau's durable goods orders data.

  • China December Industrial Profits Up 17.3%China December Industrial Profits Up 17.3%

    January 27 2013 11:41 PM

    Profits of Chinese industrial companies rose 17.3 percent in December from a year earlier to 895.2 billion yuan ($143.91 billion).

  • US Stock Futures Point To Lower Open ThursdayUS Stock Futures Point To Lower Open Thursday

    January 24 2013 3:40 AM

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

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

    January 23 2013 11:40 PM

    The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Wednesday were Netflix Inc, F5 Networks Inc, Dorman Products Inc and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Wednesday were Mellanox Technologies Ltd, Apple Inc, Cirrus Logic Inc, Skyworks Solutions Inc and Altera Corporation.

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

    January 23 2013 4:01 AM

    U.S. stock index futures point to a lower open Wednesday as investors remained cautious ahead of quarterly earnings reports by major corporations.

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

    January 22 2013 11:30 PM

    The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Tuesday were Cree Inc, Novadaq Technologies Inc, Google Inc and Westport Innovations Inc, while the top after-market NASDAQ losers were Volterra Semiconductor Corporation, Perion Network Ltd, Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc, Amgen Inc and TTM Technologies Inc.

  • US Stock Futures Point To Lower Tues. Open US Stock Futures Point To Lower Tues. Open

    January 22 2013 4:21 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open Tuesday ahead of the National Association of Realtors' home sales report.

  • Yen Weakens As Bank Of Japan Raises Inflation TargetYen Weakens As Bank Of Japan Raises Inflation Target

    January 22 2013 1:16 AM

    The Japanese yen fell Tuesday against the dollar after the Bank of Japan raised the inflation target to 2 percent from 1 percent.

  • Asian Markets Listless As Japan Stimulus Hopes FadeAsian Markets Listless As Japan Stimulus Hopes Fade

    January 20 2013 11:50 PM

    Asian markets were listless Monday as investor confidence was weighed down amid the speculation that policy makers in Japan might disappoint by not announcing substantial stimulus measures in the meeting this week.

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

    January 19 2013 12:02 AM

    Most of the Asian markets rose as investor confidence was lifted amid the encouraging economic indicators from the U.S. and China.

  • After Delhi Gang Rape, Most Indian Women Still Feel Safe At WorkAfter Delhi Gang Rape, Most Indian Women Still Feel Safe At Work

    January 18 2013 2:02 PM

    Sexual harassment wasn't a priority for Indian companies until recently, but now employers provide Western-style guarantees. The trouble begins when people leave work.

  • Upbeat China Data Lift US Stock Index FuturesUpbeat China Data Lift US Stock Index Futures

    January 18 2013 4:21 AM

    The U.S. stock index signaled a higher open Friday as investor sentiment turned positive amid the encouraging data from China.

  • China’s Economy Grew At 7.9% In Q4: Official DataChina’s Economy Grew At 7.9% In Q4: Official Data

    January 17 2013 10:35 PM

    China’s economy rose at a better than expected rate in the fourth quarter of last year, indicating that economic growth is reviving.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Lower Open ThursdayUS Stock Futures Signal Lower Open Thursday

    January 17 2013 4:08 AM

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open Thursday ahead of the Labor Department's weekly jobless claims data and the Census Bureau’s data on housing starts and building permits.

  • Top After-Market NASDAQ Movers (K-Swiss, EnerNOC, Nektar Therapeutics, Plexus Corp, Columbia Sportswear, AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Hercules Offshore, Liquidity Services, InterMune)Top After-Market NASDAQ Movers (K-Swiss, EnerNOC, Nektar Therapeutics, Plexus Corp, Columbia Sportswear, AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Hercules Offshore, Liquidity Services, InterMune)

    January 17 2013 12:49 AM

    The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Wednesday were K-Swiss Inc, EnerNOC Inc, Nektar Therapeutics and Plexus Corp. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Wednesday were Columbia Sportswear Company, AVEO Pharmaceuticals Inc, Hercules Offshore Inc, Liquidity Services Inc and InterMune Inc.

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

    January 16 2013 4:12 AM

    U.S. stock index futures point to a lower open Wednesday ahead of the release of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for December by the Department of Labor and the Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization report by the Federal Reserve.

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

    January 16 2013 12:16 AM

    The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Tuesday were Vera Bradley Inc, TTM Technologies Inc, ArQule Inc and Gordmans Stores Inc. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Tuesday were Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc, Crocs Inc, AtriCure Inc, Arkansas Best Corporation and Five Below Inc.

  • US Stock Futures Point To Lower Tuesday OpenUS Stock Futures Point To Lower Tuesday Open

    January 15 2013 4:12 AM

    The U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Tuesday ahead of the Department of Commerce's retail sales report and the Department of Labor's Producer Price Index.

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

    January 15 2013 12:12 AM

    The top after-market NASDAQ gainers Monday were Globecomm Systems Inc, Dell Inc, Skullcandy Inc and PDC Energy Inc. The top after-market NASDAQ losers Monday were Multi-Fineline Electronix Inc, Gordmans Stores Inc, InterMune Inc, Fiserv Inc and BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.