Apple watchers count down to Apple Watch

Apple watchers count down to Apple Watch

AAP Apple is set to raise the curtain on the Apple Watch, a wearable gizmo the company has billed as its next big thing. The event on Monday, announced with the coy clock reference "spring forward", is expected to finally fill in the blanks on its smartwatch, which Apple announced last year and plans to start selling some time in April. Apple Watch is the company's foray into the emerging wearab…

Australian Markets

  • Europe shares higher after US jobs data CNBC - 2 hours 39 minutes ago
    Europe shares higher after US jobs data

    European equities turned higher in afternoon trade on Friday as fresh jobs data form the U.S. managed to beat market expectations.

  • Aust shares close flat AAP - 12 hours ago

    Australian shares have finished flat as all eyes turn to a meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Friday AAP - 16 hours ago

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Friday.

  • Can Etsy keep its folksy brand and make shareholders money? Associated Press - 18 hours ago
    Can Etsy keep its folksy brand and make shareholders money?

    If craft seller Etsy goes public later this year it will be a test of how well the company can balance an explicit social mission with shareholder expectations for making money. Founded in 2005, Brooklyn-based ...

  • Will they rise? Rate worries weigh on dividend stocks Associated Press - 20 hours ago

    Dividend investing used to be so easy, not to mention lucrative. But it may be set to get a lot different. Stocks that pay the biggest dividends took a nosedive last month. Power and gas utilities -- once ...

  • Alibaba may slip back to IPO price: Analyst CNBC - 21 hours ago
    Alibaba may slip back to IPO price: Analyst

    The Chinese e-commerce giant has seen "tremendous volatility," but still holds promise long term, KKM Financial's Jeff Kilburg said.

  • INVESTOR ALERT: Wites & Kapetan Announces Investigation of Volaris GlobeNewswire - Fri, Mar 6, 2015 3:08 AM AEDT

    PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Law Offices of Wites & Kapetan, P.A. (www.wklawyers.com) has been investigating Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Volaris" or the "Company") ...

  • Summit Therapeutics PLC (Nasdaq: SMMT) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell GlobeNewswire - Fri, Mar 6, 2015 12:32 AM AEDT

    Summit Therapeutics PLC, the drug discovery and development company advancing therapies for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and C. difficile infection, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration ...

  • Aussie shares close higher AAP - Thu, Mar 5, 2015 4:17 PM AEDT

    The Australian share market closed higher on Thursday, with positive manufacturing data out of the US overnight and China during the day promoting positive investor sentiment.

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday AAP - Thu, Mar 5, 2015 12:20 PM AEDT
    Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Thursday: FMG - FORTESCUE METALS GROUP - up 3.00 cents, or 1.31 per cent, at $2.32 Iron ore miner Fortescue is shoring up its balance sheet by ...

 

Company Finances

  • Illinois oil train derailment involved safer tank cars Associated Press - 12 minutes ago
    Illinois oil train derailment involved safer tank cars

    The two rail cars that split open and burst into flames during a western Illinois oil train derailment this week were retrofitted with protective shields to meet a higher safety standard than federal law ...

  • Hyundai recall: Water leak can cause gear shift problem Associated Press - 1 hour 18 minutes ago
    Hyundai recall: Water leak can cause gear shift problem

    Hyundai is recalling more than 26,000 Genesis luxury cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a water leak that can cause the transmission gear shifter to malfunction. The recall covers cars from the 2015 model ...

  • Early Glance: Food companies Associated Press - 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top food companies are down at 10 a.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. fell $.63 or 1.8 percent, to $34.24. General Mills Inc. fell $.72 or 1.4 percent, to $52.56. Hormel Foods Corp. fell $.72 or 1.2 ...

  • Early Glance: Consumer companies Associated Press - 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top consumer companies are down at 10 a.m.: Clorox fell $.86 or .8 percent, to $109.30. Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell $1.34 or 1.9 percent, to $70.12. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell $.65 or .6 percent, ...

  • Early Glance: Tools and Appliances companies Associated Press - 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top tools and appliances companies are down at 10 a.m.: General Electric Co. fell $.08 or .3 percent, to $25.74. Snap-On fell $.56 or .4 percent, to $146.78. Stanley Works fell $.70 or .7 ...

  • Early Glance: Autos companies Associated Press - 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top autos companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Ford Motor Co. rose $.09 or .6 percent, to $16.20. General Motors Co. fell $.10 or .3 percent, to $37.51. Honda Motor Co. rose $.46 or 1.4 percent, ...

  • Early Glance: Beverages companies Associated Press - 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    Shares of some top beverages companies are down at 10 a.m.: Anheuser-Busch Inbev ADR fell $1.52 or 1.2 percent, to $126.17. Coca-Cola Co. fell $.44 or 1.0 percent, to $41.96. Dr Pepper Snapple fell $.24 ...

  • Nissan recalls more Altimas for hood latch problem Associated Press - 1 hour 48 minutes ago
    Nissan recalls more Altimas for hood latch problem

    Nissan is recalling 640,000 more cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a growing problem with faulty latches that can allow hoods to fly open while cars are being driven. The latest recall covers Altima midsize ...

  • 4 members of FDA tobacco panel leave after court ruling Associated Press - 1 hour 54 minutes ago

    Four members of Food and Drug Administration's tobacco advisory panel, including its chairman, have left after a federal judge ruled some of its members had conflicts of interest, the agency said. Members ...

  • SnowEx Snow and Ice Control Equipment Launches Complete Line of Snowplows GlobeNewswire - 1 hour 56 minutes ago

    MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. -- After years of research and development, SnowEx Snow and Ice Control Equipment introduces a comprehensive line of snowplows. The launch includes a total of 20 new snow control ...