Articles by Barclays
Apple iPhone 5 Preorders Hit 2M, Shares Touch $700
September 18 2012 12:59 AM EDT
Apple Inc booked orders for over two million iPhone 5 models in the first 24 hours, reflecting a higher-than-expected demand for the consumer device giant's new smartphone and setting it up for a strong holiday quarter.
Asian Shares Slip After Fed-Inspired Rally
September 17 2012 9:37 PM EDT
Asian shares retreated from four-month highs Tuesday as markets paused from last week's rallies, calculating the impact on growth from the Federal Reserve's aggressive stimulus and eyeing whether Spain will request a bailout to ease its fiscal strains.
Everton vs. Newcastle: Watch Live Stream Online; Prediction, Probable Lineups, Preview
September 17 2012 12:31 PM EDT
Watch live coverage as Everton take on Newcastle in the Premier League, plus a full preview, team news and prediction.
Awful 'Empire State' Manufacturing Data from the New York Fed Leaves Markets Unmoved
September 17 2012 12:03 PM EDT
Financial markets yawned Monday in the face of an anemic U.S. manufacturing report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York that showed industrial production in the Northeast falling to a nearly two-year low.
Liverpool vs. Sunderland: Watch Live, Online Stream; Prediction, Probable Lineups, Preview
September 15 2012 10:21 AM EDT
Watch live coverage as Sunderland take on Liverpool at the Stadium of Light, plus a full preview, team news and prediction.
Chelsea vs. QPR: Watch Live, Online Stream; Prediction, Probable Lineups, Preview
September 15 2012 8:31 AM EDT
Watch live coverage as Queens Park Rangers take on Chelsea at Loftus Road, plus a full preview, team news and prediction.
Arsenal vs. Southampton: Watch Live Stream Online; Prediction, Probable Lineups, Preview
September 15 2012 8:16 AM EDT
Watch live coverage of the Premier League clash between Arsenal and Southampton, plus a full preview, team news and prediction.
Manchester United vs. Wigan: Watch Live Stream Online; Prediction, Probable Lineups, Preview
September 15 2012 12:40 AM EDT
Watch live coverage of the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Wigan, plus a full preview, team news and prediction.
European Markets Rise After US Fed QE3 Announcement
September 14 2012 3:44 AM EDT
European markets rose Friday as investor sentiment turned positive following the announcement of another round of quantitative easing by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Fed Recap: Chairman Bernanke Defends QE3, Pre-Empts Political Criticism
September 13 2012 4:43 PM EDT
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke offered a spirited defense Thursday of the bank's decision to launch QE3, as the central bank's third round of quantitative easing is known, amid speculation that the initiative may have been politically motivated as the presidential election nears.
Wall Street Setting Itself Up For Collateral Meltdown Daisy Chain All Over Again: Bloomberg News
September 13 2012 7:04 AM EDT
Less than 24 hours after the U.S. government reported it was mostly done with its money-losing bailout of AIG, a Bloomberg News article out Tuesday explained how Wall Street banks are setting themselves up for the next systemic crisis by playing at financial alchemy in the derivatives market.
Is China’s Stimulus For Real? Economists Lower 2012 Growth Forecasts
September 13 2012 7:02 AM EDT
China's economic slowdown is expected to reach its nadir in the third quarter, leaving growth for 2012 likely to fall below 8 percent, a level unseen since 1999. While top Chinese leaders remain confident that the world's second-largest economy still has "ample strength" in either monetary or fiscal domains to propel economic growth, economists caution that the $158 billion stimulus unveiled by China may not be all it's hyped up to be.
Asian Shares Slip On Caution Over Fed Action
September 12 2012 9:17 PM EDT
Asian shares eased Thursday ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision later in the day, but investors remained optimistic of further stimulus action to bolster the world's largest economy.
Oil gains on euro zone bailout, Libya killing
September 12 2012 9:25 AM EDT
Brent crude oil rose on Wednesday, lifted by a German court decision backing a euro zone bailout fund, hopes the Federal Reserve will ease monetary policy and on growing geopolitical risk after militants killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya. Brent crude for October delivery, which expires on Thursday, rose for a fifth straight session, gaining 55 cents to reach $115.95 a barrel by 8:10 a.m. EDT (1210 GMT). It earlier hit $116.67, its highest point since Aug 16.
Pre-Market Movers (Alcatel, Nokia, Sohu.com, Facebook, Barclays, Cognizant, Morgan Stanley, Apple, Banco Santander)
September 12 2012 6:36 AM EDT
Alcatel Lucent SA, Nokia Corp, Sohu.com, Facebook, Barclays, Banco Santander, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Morgan Stanley and Apple Inc. are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Wednesday.
Fed Meeting Preview: QE3 Has Arrived
September 12 2012 6:12 AM EDT
Markets have been talking about QE3 for two years. Now, after a sovereign credit downgrade, the near collapse of the European financial system, and facing an anemic recovery that has only marginally helped heal the carnage in the labor and housing markets, the vast majority of financial pundits believe QE3 this week is "pretty much a given."
Asian Shares Rise On Hopes Of German Court Ruling, Fed Action
September 11 2012 9:38 PM EDT
Asian shares edged higher Wednesday as investors remained cautiously optimistic that a German court would approve the legality of the euro zone's bailout fund later in the day and the U.S. Federal Reserve may deliver further stimulus measures this week.
Where Are They Now: The Key Players On Both Sides of 9/11, And What Happened After
September 10 2012 3:45 PM EDT
Eleven years later, the men at the forefront of both sides of the 9/11 attacks are variously retired, in jail, or dead.
Gold Rally: How Long Can It Go?
September 10 2012 11:32 AM EDT
Two large investment banks issue fresh forecasts for the price of gold
US Will Cut Its AIG Stake To 23% From 53%, By One Estimate
September 09 2012 10:30 PM EDT
Because of the U.S. Treasury Department's announcement Sunday that it has launched an offering of $18 billion worth of its American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG) common stock, the government will soon go from being the company's majority shareholder to being one of its minority shareholders.