Global Stock’s rout . .

          U.S. Indices  Equity markets rebounded after a torrid week when investors questioned whether central banks have the tools to shore up the global economy. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in a second day of testimony said the Fed was assessing the impact of the swings in the markets on the … More Global Stock’s rout . .

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 . .

Precious metal’s . .

  Gold rose for an eighth day, gaining 0.2 percent after trading above $1,200 an ounce on Monday for the first time since June. Prices are extending a rally that’s made the metal the best performing commodity this year. Zinc led most industrial metals higher, rising 0.5 percent for a second day of gains. Aluminum … More Precious metal’s . .

Global brief . .

US data  with much of Asia in holiday mode, attention focused on the discouraging U.S. employment figures for January released on Friday. U.S. employers added 151,000 jobs last month, a sharp deceleration from recent months as companies shed education, transportation and temporary workers. The employment report lends weight to the case for the Federal Reserve … More Global brief . .