Tag Archive: Trading

Star Wars trading cards reveal Force Awakens

The first trailer for Star Wars episode VII has us tingling with anticipation for the The Force Awakens’ release next year. We still don’t really know what’s going on in movie that take places 30 years after the last Death…Read more ›

‘Unusual’ trading spurs sharp drop in Apple shares

Apple shares took an inexplicable beating from investors on Monday morning, leading to the stock’s single biggest fall since January 28th, 2014. And no one really know why. An unusual spike in trading volume this morning sent the price of…Read more ›

AAPL stock splits 7-to-1, opens trading at $92

Do not adjust your sets: despite finishing Friday at $ 645, Apple stock will open today at around $ 92. This is the result of a 7-to-1 stock split, which will see the price of stock divided by 7 and shareholders of…Read more ›

Kids Games With In-App Purchases Under Investigation By U.K. Office Of Fair Trading


The U.K.’s Office of Fair Trading is investigating children’s games that charge in-app purchases for additional content and virtual items. The watchdog will look at games on mobile and on the web, and it’s calling for parents to report titles that “aggressively push” in-app purchases to children.

The OFT hopes to identify games that are “misleading, commercially aggressive or otherwise unfair” when promoting the ability to purchase extra items, such as additional levels and  [Read More…]

Google Suspends Trading After Financial Printer Releases Earning Report Without Authorization

It seems financial printer RR Donnelley made one hell of mistake earlier today, causing Google’s stock to drop 9% before Google was able to halt trading. What did they do? They filed an early draft of Google’s earnings without authorization.

“Earlier this morning RR Donnelley, the financial printer, informed us that they had filed our draft 8K earnings statement without authorisation.

“We have ceased trading on Nasdaq while we work to  [Read More…]

Apple Shares Plummet in After-Hours Trading

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Apple stock plummeted during after-hours trading today after Steve Jobs announced his resignation. Trading was frozen at $ 376.18 a share for Apple, before the Steve Jobs announced his resignation after the closing bell struck on Wall Street today. Shares tumbled after news of Jobss resignation, and had already fallen over five percent, or $ 19, by 5 P.M.PDT. Apple shares were up a half percent from opening  [Read More…]

Apple Shares Suffer Crazy Mood Swings On The First Day Of Trading After US Credit Rating Downgraded

Many thought the first trading day after Standard & Poors downgraded the U.S. creditworthiness to AA+ would elicit some reaction from Wall Street. However, Monday has been crazy on the big board, with Apple leading other shares for wild swings. Traders placed per-share options as low as $ 335 to as high as $ 400 30 minutes afters the days open, as the Cupertino, Calif. tech giant became the most-active stock,  [Read More…]

Chinese Trading Website Leaks Supposed ‘iPhone 5G’ Case

Click the image to open in full size. A well-known Chinese trading website has presented what they call the "newest design crystal case for Apple iPhone 5g." Images of the case in question can now be found at Alibaba.com. Although they are showing what is, admittedly, a mock-up of the fifth-generation iPhone, the visible attributes are worth noting. Refusing to disappear from the rumor-mill are assertions that the next generation iPhone will sport  [Read More…]