Tag Archives: Stock

06Nov/17

Speech analyser could tell if you’re too tired to drive

Speech scientists are developing a system that can monitor fatigue levels by looking for signs of tiredness in the voice, with plans for its initial use by heavy construction vehicle drivers. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

20Sep/16

Aerosol tea promises perfect cuppa

English drinks maker develops tea that comes pre-brewed in an aerosol can, promising the perfect cuppa without a tea bag in sight. Matthew Stock reports.
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09Feb/16
Dax board at the stock exchange

Banks centre stage in stocks shocker

European shares gave up early gains as bank stocks dropped again and losses in Asian markets sent investors scurrying for save havens. Ivor Bennett reports.
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02Dec/15

California shooting adds to market jitters

Stocks fell on Wednesday, after a shooting in southern California rattled the markets, adding to downward pressure after comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen. Bobbi Rebell reports.

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29Sep/15

Glencore shares halt slide, broker recommends going private

Shares in commodity trading firms take another tumble, driving global stocks to their lowest in more than two years, as pressure built on raw materials prices and emerging markets.
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25Aug/15

Wall Street rebounds sharply after global market rout

U.S. stocks make a strong advance at the start of trade as investors pick up shares beaten-down after previous session’s steep decline on global economic fears.

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24Aug/15

Dow sinks nearly 600 points

(REUTERS) – A massive sell-off drove the Dow to shed more than 1,000 points at the day’s low. A bounce back by Apple helped cut the losses but it still closed with the steepest drop in four years.

Sparking the plunge: a further fall in Chinese equities and commodity prices.
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09Jul/15

China stock market crash explained

(Next Media Online) – China stock markets went into complete meltdown on Tuesday and Wednesday after being in free fall since June 12.
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06Jul/15

Mood-changing wearable tech sets pulses racing

Doppel is a new breed of wearable device, one that its developers say can actually change the wearer’s mood by delivering a tactile beat to their wrist. Matthew Stock reports.
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04Jul/15

Behind the rattled nerves of China’s markets

(Reuters Business Report) – By now, you’ve probably heard that China’s stock market is swinging wildly.

Sparking panic as one of the world’s biggest economies experiments with a free market.

But what exactly is behind all of the uncertainty?
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