Familiar names such as Netflix, Facebook and Tesla Motors, along with a number of biotechnology and cloud-computing stocks, have been pummeled in the last month. Facebook Inc, for example, has fallen nearly 22 percent from an intraday record reached less than a month ago.
March 24- Data storage provider Box Inc aims to raise about $250 million in an initial public offering, becoming the latest contender from a wave of "cloud-based" companies to test the frothy market for technology listings.
*Investors shrug off disappointing jobs report, citing weather impact. NEW YORK, Feb 7- Global equity markets surged on Friday as investors set aside any fear of economic softness in a weak U.S. jobs report, but bond yields and the dollar fell as the data showed employers hired far fewer workers than expected in January.
NEW YORK, Feb 7- Global equity markets rallied on Friday as investors pegged a poor U.S. jobs report on bad weather, but bond yields and the dollar fell as the data showed employers hired far fewer workers than expected in January, suggesting economic softness.
Market watchers who appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Tuesday were holding out hope the stock market decline are just a blip.
*Jabil Circuit, Ford shares tumble on outlooks. NEW YORK, Dec 18- U.S. stocks staged an explosive rally on Wednesday, driving the Dow and the S&P 500 to all-time closing highs after the Federal Reserve announced it would start to unwind its historic stimulus.
*Ford, Jabil Circuit both tumble on outlook. NEW YORK, Dec 18- U.S. stocks rallied on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced a small reduction in its stimulus program but stressed interest rates would stay low for even longer than previously promised. The central bank said it would reduce its monthly asset purchases by $10 billion to $75 billion.
*Major developed world stocks set to slow- analysts. *Emerging stocks to have better year in 2014. LONDON, Dec 12- This year's rocketing gains for major developed world stock indexes will taper off in 2014, according to a Reuters poll that showed better days ahead for struggling emerging markets.
NEW YORK, Dec 12- U.S. stocks could see their first major pullback in months when the Federal Reserve scales back its economic stimulus early next year but a Reuters poll found shares will still end 2014 up 8 percent from current levels. The U.S. central bank has been buying $85 billion in bonds per month to prop up the economy.
*China reforms help growth currencies; dollar, yen fall. NEW YORK, Nov 18- U.S. stock indices scaled record highs on the prospect of continued Federal Reserve stimulus before mostly retreating on Monday, undermined by a slide in Apple Inc., while bold economic reform plans in China pushed the dollar lower.
*Hong Kong- listed Chinese shares rise 5.7 pct on reform agenda. *China reforms help growth currencies; dollar, yen fall. NEW YORK, Nov 18- U.S. stock indices scaled record highs before retreating on Monday, buoyed by the prospect of continued Federal Reserve stimulus, while the dollar slipped and global equity markets climbed, driven by economic reform plans in China.
NEW YORK, Oct 25- Twitter Inc has set a relatively modest price range for its closely watched initial public offering, but some financial advisers say their clients are not clamoring to invest in the social media phenomenon.
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NEW YORK, Nov 6- American Century Investments has hired Patrick Bannigan, an Ameriprise Financial executive, as its new chief operating officer. Bannigan was formerly president of RiverSource Funds, part of Ameriprise's Columbia Management division.