The Shanghai Index fell 3.7 percent as China gets serious about reining in the property sector, ordering a stricter enforcement of sales taxes.» Read More
NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Molycorp Inc. rose 24.2 percent to $6.94. Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. rose 17.9 percent to $47.47.
CHICAGO, April 26 Credit metrics of speculative grade issuers have stabilized and show signs of plateauing, according to Fitch Ratings' in its latest installment of the' Leveraged Finance Stats Quarterly- Fourth Quarter 2012.' Fitch does not view the incremental leverage experience in the fourth quarter and expected in the first quarter to be either outside of expected rating levels or indicative of a deteriorating credit environment.
April 25- Boyd Gaming Corp:. *Sterne Agee raises price target to $10.25 from $6.20; rating neutral. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
April 25- Boyd Gaming Corp:. *Susquehanna raises target price to $10 from $8; rating neutral. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
April 25- Boyd Gaming Corp:. *RBC raises target price to $10 from $7; rating sector perform. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
April 25- Boyd Gaming Corp:. *JP Morgan raises price target to $8 from $6; rating underweight. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
The Dow dipped while the S&P 500 edged up on Wednesday as a sharp drop in durable goods orders last month added to worries about slower U.S. economic activity and Apple's results disappointed investors. **BOEING CO, $91.15, up 3.3 pct. **APPLE INC, $401.20, down 1 pct.
The Shanghai Index fell 3.7 percent as China gets serious about reining in the property sector, ordering a stricter enforcement of sales taxes.
New Jersey became the second state to approve online gambling, with Gov. Chris Christie approving a bill this week. This stocks may benefit.
*Fed chief reaffirms support for easy monetary policy. NEW YORK, Feb 27- Wall Street rose on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reaffirmed his support of the Fed's stimulus policy, the latest U.S. earnings showed strength and an Italian bond auction drew ample demand, reassuring investors.
Forty eight hours from the sequester, and markets are calm.
*Italy bonds, European stocks up after Italy bond auction. NEW YORK, Feb 27- Wall Street opened little changed as investors awaited a second round of testimony in Congress by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for clarity on the longevity of the Fed's economic stimulus program.
Feb 27- The legalization of online gambling in New Jersey sent shares of Caesars Entertainment Corp and Boyd Gaming Corp higher, on expectations that this will revive business in Atlantic City, the second-biggest U.S. gaming destination.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Guests at one New Jersey casino will be the first in the U.S. to place bets with the click of their television remote controls.
Feb 11- Guests at one New Jersey casino will be the first in the United States to place bets with the click of their television remote controls, as gambling gets ever closer to going online in the state.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers: