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Germany and Japan Report First Coronavirus Cases in People Who Haven’t Visited China

Germany and Japan have reported the first cases of a new SARS-like virus in people who haven’t recently visited China. The announcements, made on Tuesday, come as the number of confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV worldwide reached 4,587 and the death toll hit 106. Read More >>

What Happened the Last Time Apple Had a Panic This Bad

On Wednesday, Tim Cook issued a dire, surprising, and historic warning to his company’s investors. Apple, the world’s first trillion dollar company, would be lowering its revenue forecast for the first time since 2002, thanks in part to bad iPhone sales and China (basically). But wait, you’re thinking, what the hell happened in 2002? Read More >>

UK Trader Arrested for Making a Bit Too Much Money in 2010’s “Flash Crash”

The US Department of Justice would very much like UK-based trader Navinder Singh Sarao to come to the US for a holiday, where he'll be charged with a variety of fraud offences relating to the "flash crash" of 2010 -- which saw the Dow Jones index plummet by 600 points in a matter of minutes. Read More >>

Incredible New Trading Software Only Lost Money One Day in Four Years

If you think the stock market can be a gamble, you'd now be wrong. The latest trading software developed by Virtu—a company specialising in high-frequency trading—has had only one day of loss in the past four years. Read More >>

Facebook Joins the NASDAQ-100 (While RIM Gets Ditched)

The NASDAQ-100 is a stock market index which tracks the performance of the largest non-financial companies in the world. Yawn. But every year, it gets a little reshuffle to keep it fresh and relevant — and the changes can be rather telling. Read More >>

Sony’s Financial Fortunes Start to Change (But It’s Still Making a Loss)

Sony has announced its second-quarter financial results today and, while they still make grim reading taken alone, it looks like the Japanese tech giant is experiencing at least a small change in its fortunes. Read More >>

Show Off Your Savvy Investments With Stock Market Performance Jewellery

If you've recently made a particularly profitable stock investment and want to show it off, Paul Kweton has created a line of jewelry that turns a boring stock performance chart into fashionable wrist adornments. Read More >>

Apple Is So Big That Financial Analysts are Ignoring It

Well, not quite. The Wall Street Journal reports that in order to understand how the financial market is fairing, analysts are cutting Apple out of the picture because their dominance skews things too much. Read More >>