Mass Internet Outage Downs Australian and Hong Kong Sites

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange and several Australian websites went down after a mass internet service outage. The outage was reportedly caused by glitches on the servers of Akamai, a CDN provider.  The Hong Kong Stock Exchange reported that its …

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U.S. Markets Surge as Retail Sectors Report 10 Percent Growth and Jobless Claims Reach Record Low

U.S. markets are poised to break records following a report out of the retail sector that sales rose 10% in March and a report from the Department of Labor that jobless claims fell to 576,000. The Dow is currently up …

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