Stocks are falling on Wall Street as weak sales from Oracle and worries about Cyprus' ability to get a bailout weighed on the market.

The Dow Jones industrial average was down 33 points, or 0.2 percent, to 14,478 in midday trading Thursday.

The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 4 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,554. The Nasdaq composite index slipped 20 points, or 0.6 percent, to 3,233.

The European Central Bank has threatened to end emergency support of Cyprus' banks next week unless the nation can come up with a plan to avoid bankruptcy.

In the U. S., technology stocks dragged the indexes lower after Oracle reported an unexpected decline in sales in its fiscal third quarter.


Publishing Services International Limited (PSIL) is the publisher and operator of a worldwide network of online news sites dedicated to delivering fair, accurate and relevant reporting from a variety of the world’s most trusted sources – from the biggest cities to the smallest towns.

We deliver positive and powerful messages to our readers, providing up‑to‑the‑second news that matters to the individual.

Our promise is to serve communities and individuals worldwide, delivering information that hasn’t always been available to them. We will give them back a voice – a voice that’s empowering because it is theirs – and provide a platform to communicate between themselves and the world.

We believe people are not just generic demographics; they are individuals with their own preferences and curiosities. We are about understanding these individuals, listening to them, and serving them.

We are the new pioneering spirit of news – we’re not talking to everyone, we’re talking with every one.

If you want your news, your voice, your way, on your time – we’ve got news for you.




If you have any questions or concerns please email us on


  • Australia, Toll Free 1-800-983-421
  • Hong Kong, Toll Free 800-906-187
  • Singapore, Toll Free 800-852-3871
  • USA/Canada, Toll Free 1-800-830-4132

Advertise With Us

Interested in being awesome?
Contact us by email or phone.