Archive for 'Economy'

2013 Growth Stalling?

2013 Growth Stalling?

Last week, some of Hawaii’s largest public companies reported first quarter 2013 earnings that were pretty [...]

Hawaiian Electric’s Shares In The News This Week

Hawaiian Electric’s Shares In The News This Week

Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE, NYSE, 52 week range 23.65 – 29.24) shares were in the news [...]

China Growth Numbers Rock Commodities, Especially Gold

China Growth Numbers Rock Commodities, Especially Gold

China growth numbers rocked commodities, especially gold, sending it to a 2-year low. China reported that [...]

HEI To Sell Shares

HEI To Sell Shares

Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE, NYSE, 52 week range 23.65 – 29.24) announced that they would be [...]

Is Dell’s buyout offering showing the death of the PC?

Is Dell’s buyout offering showing the death of the PC?

As information comes forth in the purposed deal to take PC maker Dell (DELL, NASDAQ, 52 [...]

Safeway Beats Estimates, Shares Spike

Safeway Beats Estimates, Shares Spike

Safeway (SWY, NYSE, 52 week range 14.73 – 23.96) shares popped over 14 percent to reach [...]

Gas Prices Up 32 Days In A Row

Gas Prices Up 32 Days In A Row

Prices at the pump on a national basis have risen 32 days in a row, up [...]

Bad Week For Gold

Bad Week For Gold

Gold has been having its worst week in months as signs continue to point to recoveries [...]

Fixing the Startup Blues

Fixing the Startup Blues

When we think of the problems facing tech start-ups in Hawaii, we tend to focus on [...]

Abe’s Election Weakens Yen

Abe’s Election Weakens Yen

On Dec. 16, Japan elected a new government with Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) head Shinzo Abe [...]