Sales of existing homes unexpectedly fell 0.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.92 million in March, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday .
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Insider selling is rarely a positive sign for a company. At best, it's a neutral event: An officer, director, or existing shareholder deciding to diversify his or her risk and trimming exposure to the company. At worst, it's a sign that insiders are nervous about the future of the company and want to get out before the stock price drops.
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! With the U.S. economy clearly slowing and Europe on the brink of melting down, fears of another recession is rising. If the Economic Cycle Research Institute is right, the U.S
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! U.S. stocks stumbled out of the gate and major European bourses suffered heavy losses Monday after another weekend of negative headlines in the eurozone. First, Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party suffered big losses in a local election for the second straight week
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Shares of JP Morgan Chase ( JPM ) tumbled Friday morning after the firm shocked investors Thursday evening by disclosing a $2 billion trading loss.
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Facebook ( FB ), the social networking behemoth that will start trading as a public company this month, has become one of most highly anticipated IPOs to hit the market in recent years. The Facebook investing road show started this week and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made headlines for choosing his usual hoodie over a suit as he and other Facebook executives drummed up support for the company's public offering. ( See: Surprise! Turns Out Mark Zuckerberg Is A Great CEO) When the social networking site officially begins trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol " FB " hundreds of thousands of investors will attempt to get their hands on the stock.
70% of all Ground Beef Contains "Pink Slime" … and USDA Bought 7 Million Pounds of the Stuff for School Lunches
By Washington’s Blog ABC news notes : “Pink slime ,” a cheap meat filler, is in 70 percent of the ground beef sold at supermarkets and up to 25 percent of each American hamburger patty, by some estimates. video platform video management video solutions video player The USDA just bought 7 million pounds of pink slime to add to school lunches (up from 5.5 million pounds in 2009)