Tag: SPCRET

  • Australia’s Latitude Group says 7.9 million driver’s license numbers have been stolen in data theft

    Data theft far greater than declared on March 16 Driver’s license, passport numbers, customer data stolen Shares fall 2.5% March 27 (Reuters) – Australian consumer finance firm Latitude Group Holdings Ltd (LFS.AX) said hackers stole nearly 8 million Australian and New Zealand driver’s license numbers in one of the country’s largest confirmed data breaches, sending […]

  • GameStop’s surprise profit causes short squeeze, meme stocks soar

    March 22 (Reuters) – Meme share GameStop Corp (GME.N) rose nearly 40% on Wednesday as the video game retailer’s first profitable quarter in two years squeezed bearish investors and sparked a rise in other stocks popular with retailers . AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC.N) gained 3.4%. AMC and GameStop were at the heart of a […]

  • HSBC bails out the British branch of stricken Silicon Valley Bank

    US authorities support savers The UK deal puts an end to frenetic weekend talks UK Chancellor of the Exchequer: Deposits safe LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) – HSBC (HSBA.L) on Monday bought the UK branch of stricken Silicon Valley Bank for a token pound, bailing out a major lender to Britain’s technology start-ups and mitigating the […]

  • SVB is the largest bank failure since the 2008 financial crisis

    California regulator closes SVB, appoints FDIC as trustee SVB focused on lending to start-ups; branches open again on Monday FDIC to Sell Bank Assets; ‘chaos’ reported amid shooting Bank stocks fall in US, Europe, but well from lows Crisis exposes banks’ ‘vulnerabilities’ amid rising interest rates March 10 (Reuters) – Startup-focused lender SVB Financial Group […]

  • Wall St climbs as lower Treasury yields push mega-cap stocks higher

    Apple surges as GS coverage begins ‘buy’ rating Chinese ADRs fall after Beijing’s modest 5% growth target Crypto Stocks Drop as Silvergate Suspends Payment Network Indexes up: Dow 0.18%, S&P 0.24%, Nasdaq 0.28% March 6 (Reuters) – US stock indices rose on Monday as Treasury bond yields fell further ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome […]

  • Wall Street rally, on course for weekly gains as Treasury yields fall

    Indexes set for weekly gains S&P 500 breaks through 50-day moving average Indexes up: Dow 0.85%, S&P 1.29%, Nasdaq 1.66% NEW YORK, March 3 (Reuters) – Wall Street moved ahead on Friday towards the end of an up and down week as US Treasury yields fell and economic data helped investors see past the growing […]

  • AI stocks soar as investors bet on growth prospects

    March 3 (Reuters) – Shares of artificial intelligence-based (AI) product makers zoomed in on Friday as a strong forecast from retail darling C3.ai Inc (AI.N) reinforced a continued euphoria in the segment driven by the launch of OpenAI’s ChatGPT . C3.a1 forecast better-than-expected revenue and earnings for both the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2023 […]

  • Warren Buffett remains optimistic and preaches patience in an annual letter

    Feb. 25 (Reuters) – Billionaire investor Warren Buffett indicated on Saturday that he has not yet lost his continued faith in the US economy and his company Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N). In his annual letter to Berkshire shareholders, the 92-year-old Buffett urged investors to focus on the long-term big picture, rather than higher inflation and […]

  • S&P, Dow fall as resilient economic data fuels rate hike fears

    Nvidia hits 10-month high with optimistic sales forecast Netflix slips in report on price cuts Weekly jobless claims fall; GDP grows by 2.7% in the fourth quarter Indices: Dow down 0.3%, S&P dip 0.02%, Nasdaq up 0.06% Feb 23 (Reuters) – Wall Street was mostly lower in choppy trading on Thursday, with the S&P 500 […]

  • Wall St collapses as rising yields weigh on growth stocks

    Home Depot drops as fiscal year profit forecast disappoints Meta-platforms rise as Facebook tests subscription service US business activity is recovering to its highest level in eight months Indexes down: Dow 1.61%, S&P 1.63%, Nasdaq 2.02% Feb 21 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major stock indices fell on Tuesday, dragged by megacap names, after data showing […]