US markets rattled by Apple's sales warning
Thursday, January 3, 2019, 9:08 PM
US stocks were set to open sharply-lower on Thursday after Apple Inc stunned investors with a-rare-sales warning that inflamed fears that Sino-US trade war and slowing China economy would eat into corporate profits more than expected. "Apple reiterates worries that China and trade issues have not been resolved," said Robert Pavlik, chief investment strategist, senior portfolio manager at SlateStone Wealth LLC in New York.
US markets to shut on Wednesday to honour former President Bush
Sunday, December 2, 2018, 6:15 PM
US financial markets will close Wednesday for a national day of mourning to honour former President George H.W. Bush. The New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq Inc.'s US equities and options markets and CME Group Inc.'s US-based equity markets will shut, the companies said. They will also observe a moment of silence on Monday. US financial markets traditionally close following a presidential death.
Nasdaq plans to pursue bitcoin futures despite plunging prices, say reports
Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 8:39 PM
Nasdaq Inc. is moving ahead with a plan to list Bitcoin futures, according to two people familiar with the matter, betting on sustained interest despite the cryptocurrency's dramatic plunge over the past year. Nasdaq has been working to satisfy the concerns of the US's main swaps regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, before launching the contracts, the people said.