Tech stocks brief . .

Almost all technology stocks got hammered on Monday.  Facebook (FB) lost 4% and Microsoft (MSFT)  fell 2%. Twitter (TWTR) lost 5% and was down 36% for the year.  Adobe Systems (ADBE) was off 5% on Monday and 20% for the year. The widespread tech crash is all the more surprising because almost everyone thought there was no … More Tech stocks brief . .

Global market’s brief . .

      European equities rose while Japanese stocks led shares in Asia lower as persistent concern over market volatility helped strengthen the yen. Oil climbed back above $28 a barrel before an update on U.S. stockpiles. The Stoxx Europe Index snapped a seven-day decline while Japan’s Topix index slid to its lowest since October … More Global market’s brief . .