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The Wall Street Journal's annual report of highest-paid CEOs, and the lowest, with comparisons of shareholder returns and other factors, is out. Who made the cut? WSJ's Theo Francis joins The Final Round to discuss.
Stock futures: The stock market awaits China trade news. Microsoft, recent IPO Beyond Meat, Adobe, Workday and Hubspot are in buy range.
Stocks in Japan erased gains, while they declined in China and Hong Kong. Australian stocks outperformed. In India, stock futures surged as exit polls showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi is poised to retain power.
From its May 1 high, the S&P 500 Index fell 153 points in two weeks, the biggest pullback since December. Since Monday, however, the S&P 500 (SPX) has bounced as much as 91 points. The obvious question is this: Will the “fool’s rally” relapse, or will it fool stock-market bears and continue higher?
U.S. retailer stocks have moved from buoyant to bruised this year and the intensification of the U.S.-China trade war makes them especially vulnerable because consumer products would be targeted in the next round of threatened tariff increases. Although it reported better-than-expected earnings, Macy's shares slipped this week after it said the latest tariffs on Chinese imports by Washington are hitting its furniture business and warned that additional tariffs would affect clothing and other areas. Late last week, after Washington imposed a tariff rate increase to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China, which would subject about $300 billion worth of Chinese imports to tariffs.
Pinterest Inc. shares tumble, as analysts weigh in on the company’s first quarterly earnings since going public, with most seeming unfazed by bigger-than-expected losses.
The Wisconsin Retirement System, one of only two fully funded state pensions, also slashed its holdings in PG&E, the struggling California utility, last quarter.
Our research team, at www.TheTechnicalTraders.com, have been pouring over the charts and data to identify what is likely to happen over the next 60+ days in terms of global stock market volatility vs. the US stock market expectations.
If the U.S.-China trade talks have indeed stalled as reported late Friday then investors are going to start pricing in a longer stalemate and this will likely mean more long liquidation and fresh short-selling.
Yardeni Research's Edward Yardeni recommends investing in U.S. companies with exposure to China.
A surge in bitcoin prices that took it well above $8,000 appears to be coming to a halt, as the world’s No.1 crypto asset has faced sudden and sharp selling pressure within the past 24 hours.
First-quarter earnings season is virtually in the books. A look back shows stock-market investors were in a mood to punish shares of companies that disappointed on results more than they rewarded companies that exceeded expectations.
The U.S. economy is in no danger of imminent recession, but it appears to be facing tighter caps on just how fast it can grow. Here’s why.
U.S. stocks on Friday wrap up a Byzantine journey into negative territory, a period that began with the worst day for stocks since January, but was followed by sessions marked by uncanny intraday swings that helped equities to limit losses.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended down Friday following a report U.S. trade talks with China are at an impasse. dipped slightly after analysts at Nomura lowered their already below-market-price target on concerns stemming from trade tensions between the world's two largest economies. fell after the chipmaker topped analysts' first-quarter earnings forecasts, but backed away from full-year revenue guidance.
When you invest in growth stocks, first learn to use IBD's relative strength line to confirm a stock's real power as it breaks out of any base.
According to Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson, too much tit-for-tat creates the potential for a recession. Chris Harvey, head of equity strategy at Wells Fargo, predicts a mere 5% decline for the S&P 500. JPMorgan’s Marko Kolanovic says the index will surge to 3,200 in the best scenario and sink to 2,550 should talks crash.
Generation Investment Management, the firm Al Gore co-founded, is handily beating the S&P 500. Here’s what it’s buying and selling.
Home Depot has a long history of beating consensus estimates, and its bottom-line results have come in ahead of expectations every quarter since late 2014.
Investors have become accustomed to central banks stepping in to bail out the market. Has something fundamentally changed?
Pershing Square Holdings generated strong performance during the first quarter of 2019 and year-to -date. NAV per share increased 36.9% during the first quarter and by 38.4%1 year-to-date, compared with the S&P 500's year-to-date total return of 13.9%. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with FNMA.
There was a lack of positive signs for a trade deal, as China called the U.S. a “bully.” Stocks spent much of the day near the break-even line before falling late in the day.
The Sino-U.S. trade war is getting more acrimonious. After China responded to U.S. tariff increases with additional levies of its own, Washington blacklisted telecoms giant Huawei, prompting Chinese state social media to ramp up the war of words. All that's taken the yuan past 6.9 per dollar, despite authorities' efforts to snuff out speculation by adjusting daily exchange rate fixings and draining cash from markets.