Last week’s market collapse made headlines throughout the world. Since the sharp correction has negatively impacted virtually all investment sectors, you’re going to find discounted deals everywhere you look.
Analysts see a 1973-style embargo as unlikely, but warn oil prices could hit triple-digits if tensions escalate. "We believe that Saudi leadership would be extremely reluctant to exercise the oil weapon option, as its reputation as the world’s stable, reliable oil central banker would be severely undercut," RBC analysts wrote in a research note.
On October 16, 1923, Walt and Roy Disney founded The Walt Disney Company and, nearly a century later, the company is one of the largest and most successful media conglomerates in the world. The answer is Netflix. According to CNBC calculations, a $1,000 investment in Netflix in October 2008 would be worth more than $97,560 as of after the earning bell on Monday, or more than 96 times as much, including price appreciation and dividends reinvested.
Walmart (WMT) continues to kill off the American shopping creation it’s most known for, the massive supercenter that sells everything under one roof. With the U.S. market already having more than 3,500 Walmart supercenters and a focus by CEO Doug McMillon to increase spending on eCommerce and India, Walmart said Tuesday it will open a mere 10 supercenters in 2019. The company has reduced emphasis on the store format pioneered by founder Sam Walton – which could average a gargantuan 178,000 square feet – in recent years.
For all the glamour of living an early retirement lifestyle, there are plenty of negatives I’ve come to discover since I permanently left my job in 2012. As a result, you’re repeatedly forced to will yourself into action.
Before Anthony Levandowski was accused of stealing trade secrets from Google sister company Waymo, he worked on Google's in-house self-driving car unit, nicknamed Project Chauffeur. Former Google executives claimed that Levandowski ignored safety concerns, including in one instance where he allegedly took a self-driving car on an off-limits route.
The following article is part of a package of stories that MarketWatch is publishing to mark the start of full legalization of cannabis for adult use in Canada on Wednesday. Smith Falls, Ontario–based Canopy Growth Corp. made headlines and drove cannabis stocks to new heights over the summer when it announced that Corona brewer Constellation Brands Inc. was going to invest an additional $4 billion in the company. Billed by both companies as a strategic partnership, the additional $4 billion investment adds to the 9.9% stake that Constellation bought in October of last year and sets the company up to either be bought outright by Constellation — via warrants that could increase its stake to more than 50% — or continue to work with the beverage company to create a range of consumer-focused cannabis products that may one day appear in markets in dozens of countries.
The real estate investment trusts that own the malls and shopping centers where many Sears stores are anchor tenants have waited years for the retailer's demise to renovate the sites and boost rent, although redevelopment costs may strain some plans. Most large U.S. malls are controlled by REITs. In recent years, the REITs have cut their exposure to Sears Holdings Corp, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday.
Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Editor-in-chief Andy Serwer, Sibile Marcellus, Jared Blikre, Julia La Roche, Scott Gamm, Brian Sozzi and Heidi Chung discuss today’s top stories. Today’s topics include: Roger McNamee reflects on the death of Paul
Morgan Stanley's Mike Wilson on why the market is going to get worse from here. With CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders, Tim Seymour, Karen Finerman, Steve Grasso and Guy Adami.
“Catching the falling knife” is supposed to be a stock market no-no. Momentum investors prefer to leave free-falling issues alone until they show signs of stabilizing, lest they keep right on falling. American Airlines stock closed up 2.8% on Monday, to $31.78. J.P. Morgan airline analyst Jamie Baker has made a study of what he calls the “down 30 in 30” trade: buying shares of airlines whose stocks fall 30% within 30 days.
The stock market is in the middle of a rolling bear market, says Morgan Stanley's Mike Wilson. "It's being caused by a drain in liquidity and peaking growth," Wilson says. The stock market sell-off is only going to get worse, predicts Morgan Stanley's chief U.S. equity strategist, Mike Wilson.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading sharply higher midday Tuesday, putting blue chips on track to book the best one-day gain since March. The Dow (DJIA) was up about 492 points, or 2%, at 25,739. Tuesday's rally was partly on the back of a surge in shares of component UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH) which was delivering a roughly 70-point jolt to the price-weighted equity gauge.
Ford Motor Company F is scheduled to announce third-quarter 2018 results on Oct 24, before the market opens. In the past three months, shares of Ford have outperformed the industry it belongs to. On the contrary, Ford’s traditional sedans witnessed a downward trend in the same time frame.
MARKET PULSE Palo Alto Networks Inc. (panw) shares declined in the extended session Monday after the cybersecurity company named a new president and reiterated its first-quarter guidance. Palo Alto shares fell 1.6% after hours, following
After Canada legalizes recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, it will only take a quarter or two for clear winners and losers to emerge, according to investors and analysts who follow the sector. “These have all been concept stocks and they’re going to actually have to be real companies in another few months, which I think a lot of guys are terrified about,” said Greg Taylor, who manages the Purpose Marijuana Opportunities Fund. Taylor prefers CannTrust Holdings Inc., Hexo Corp. and Organigram Holdings Inc., which he says trade at a “more realistic valuation” than some of their bigger peers.
The Vanguard founder says low dividend yields, modest earnings growth potential, and still-low rates mean returns are set to be lower.
By Manas Mishra (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson reported slightly better-than-expected third quarter profit and raised its full-year forecast on Tuesday as increased demand for cancer drugs and immune disorder treatments powered strong results
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) was a drag too, however. It’s got an earnings release on tap for later this week, Cornerstone Macro’s head of technical analysis, Carter Worth, cautioned that Netflix shares was vulnerable to another round of selling following that news. Headed into Tuesday’s trading action, it’s stock charts of Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA) and PPL (NYSE:PPL) that are looking interesting.
Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU), which provides semiconductor systems, has had a difficult time since June. While high volatility in the broader technology market is likely to continue for several more weeks, there are two mildly bearish plays in MU stock that I want to share with you, as each play could lead to impressive profits.
The executives of the startup Beeswax, all former Google execs, say they've learned how to keep meetings streamlined and efficient. The three founders of the ad-tech startup Beeswax seem to get that. "We're all thoughtful about not having a proliferation of meetings, because one thing we all felt in our previous careers is that there can be lots of redundant meetings," Shamim Samadi, Beeswax's chief product officer, told Business Insider.
The best bounces always occur in poor markets. We have an example this morning as a few good earnings reports from Adobe , Johnson & Johnson and Morgan Stanley are bringing in some buyers who chase the good news. All three stocks have been beat up
Walmart says switching to LED lights in its parking lots cut its annual energy costs by $200 million. A change in the floor wax it uses cut costs by $20 million a year because the floors need to be buffed less often. It's exactly what Walmart WMT is doing.
NVIDIA Corporation’s NVDA efforts in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in various fields are gathering momentum, thanks to its initiatives and adoption of its technologies by key companies.The past week has been quite eventful for NVIDIA
Bill Friend, vice president of Fluent Commerce, a retail management platform, told Real Money that J.C. Penney and Sears are not cut from the same cloth. "Sears was raided by hedge fund guys, so they were never going to really recover," he said. Eddie Lampert has been much maligned during his tenure at Sears.