Barclays plans share issue to fill capital hole


Barclays plans share issue to fill capital hole

LONDON Barclays, Britain's second largest bank, plans to issue new shares worth 5.8 billion pounds to shore up its capital and satisfy new regulatory requirements meant to prevent a repeat of the 2008 crisis. Its stock price plunged as investors…

Internet of Things? shares data without you; can be helpful, but there are privacy concerns

Smart vehicles, home security systems and web-connected appliances are becoming part of what’s known as the Internet of Things,? a growing network of objects creating and exchanging data without people directly involved.

NewsWatch: Groupon shares hit in after-hours trading

Daily-deals firm downwardly revises its fourth-quarter earnings and sales, and its auditor tacks on a warning in a company regulatory filing.

Intersections Inc. Announces Repurchase of Shares from CCP Equity Partners

Intersections Inc. , a leading provider of consumer and corporate identity risk management services which has served 32 million consumers, announced today that it repurchased all shares in the Company owned by investment funds affiliated with CCP Equit…

Assurant Maintained at Neutral

We are maintaining our Neutral recommendation on the shares of Assurant Inc., following the release of fourth quarter and fiscal 2010 results (18 hours ago)

FTSE 250 movers: Restaurant Group rises on profit growth

LONDON – The Restaurant Group saw shares jump after the performance at its Garfunkel’s outlets helped profits grow by 17% in 2010. Also wanted is acquisitive engineering conglomerate Halma which has its cheque book out again, buying Swiss company Medi…

London close: Footsie advances as takeover activity excites

Shares closed with decent gains as bid activity and higher oil prices whetted investor appetites. (26 mins ago)

Airgas, Casey’s, Intuit, Patriot Coal, Xerox, Pg&e: U.s. Equity Preview

Shares of the following companies may have unusual moves in U.S. trading tomorrow. Stock symbols are in parentheses. (3 hours ago)

Casey’s General Stores Receives Higher Bid From Third Party

Shares of Casey’s General Stores surged Tuesday after the retail chain announced a higher bid from a strategic third party, upped its quarterly dividend and posted better first quarter results than last year. (20 mins ago)

NewsWatch: U.S. stocks drop on economic malaise, off for week

Shares decline on light summer-trading volumes, sending the Dow to its second consecutive week of losses as concerns about economic growth weigh on investor sentiment. (3 hours ago)