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3:55 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - Barrons.com
Nektar Therapeutics Stock Is Rising on Test Data for Cancer Drug The company released clinical data that raised hope about a drug-development program that has encountered manufacturing problems.
6:33 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Erica Sweeney
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3:01 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - Barrons.com
Monday Is Singles Day, the Biggest Shopping Day of the Year. Here’s What It Could Mean for Alibaba and China’s Economy The e-commerce behemoth, meanwhile, is also moving toward a stock listing on the Hong Kong exchange.
9:45 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - Barrons.com
Slowing Profit Growth Doesn’t Mean Stocks’ Run Is Done Some market watchers have pointed to the slowdown in S&P 500 profit growth as a reason for caution, with stocks at new highs. But other measures of corporate profit suggest the economy can keep muddling along.
5:51 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
Service-oriented U.S. businesses grow faster in October as China tensions ease ISM non-manufacturing index climbs to 54.7% from 52.6%The service side of the U.S. economy bounded in October a month after growth tapered off to a three-year low, aided in part by lower trade tensions between the U.S. and China. The Institute for Supply Management’s said its non-manufacturing index rose to 54.7% from 52.6%.
2:49 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Are jobs and trade news blinding investors to stock-market dangers ahead? Global manufacturing remains mired in a recessionA contracting manufacturing sector, low copper prices and falling CEO confidence are just some of the worrying signs pointed to by analysts.
1:54 p.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - Barrons.com
Fiat Chrysler-Peugeot Deal Could Be a Winner Both auto makers should benefit in the long run, but they have much to do to make the merger pay off. In the short run, Fiat Chrysler holders are in the driver’s seat.
12:15 p.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Dow Rose 301 Points Because U.S. Jobs Data Work Some Magic All three major stock indexes rallied Friday after October’s job numbers came much stronger than expected. Still, a manufacturing survey showed weakness in October.
11:21 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
S&P500 and Nasdaq hit new records after October jobs numbers beat expectations U.S. manufacturing activity contracts, but at a milder pace, in OctoberStocks rallied Friday, with the benchmark S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes notching new closing records, after the Labor Department estimated the U.S. economy added 128,000 new jobs in October and upwardly revised its estimate of job growth in September and August.
9:23 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Gold ends off 5-week high but tallies weekly gain in a period focused on jobs and Fed Palladium prices jumped 1.6% and settled at $1,784.30/oz.Gold futures end modestly lower Friday but notch a weekly gain, as a closely watched report on U.S. employment came in better than expected, affirming the perception that the Federal Reserve will likely hold off on further interest rate cuts
8:23 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. manufacturers still suffering from China trade fight, tepid global economy, ISM finds ISM index rises to 48.3% in October, but still shows contraction American manufacturers are still struggling with soft demand and weak exports amid an ongoing trade spat with China and a slowing global economy, a closely follow survey shows.
6:35 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - Barrons.com
Health-Insurance Stocks Rise as Warren Details Plan for Medicare for All Managed-care stocks gained as the Democratic presidential candidate laid out her proposal, which would effectively replace the health-insurance system with a government-run program.
6:09 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - Barrons.com
Alibaba’s Revenue Jumped 40%. The Stock Is Rising. The stock, seen as a way to benefit from China’s economic growth, has been rangebound in recent months due to concern about areas such as business investment and exports.
4:21 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. adds better-than-expected 128,000 jobs in October as economy holds strong Unemployment rate rises to 3.6% from 3.5% — still near a 50-year nadir The U.S. created 128,000 new jobs in October and hiring was stronger at the end of summer than previously reported, suggesting the economy is still holding up better than expected despite trade turbulence and a slowdown in global growth.
6:27 p.m. Oct. 31, 2019 - Associated Press
China’s economy struggles as consumers cut back on spending Consumer demand slipping, posing a bigger threat than U.S. tariffsWith home sales crashing, real estate agent Zhang Yonggang is tightening his belt, part of a plunge in Chinese consumer demand that is a bigger threat to economic growth than Beijing’s tariff war with Washington.
12:25 p.m. Oct. 31, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Dow Fell 140 Points Because the Rate Cut Was Yesterday All three major stock indexes slipped Thursday as the mini rally following the Federal Reserve’s third rate cut gave back some gains. U.S. consumer spending grew slower than expected in September, while manufacturing activities in both U.S. and China continued to deteriorate.
11:47 a.m. Oct. 31, 2019 - Barrons.com
Markets Close Lower on Weak Economic Data, Renewed Trade Worries, and Mixed Earnings All three main U.S. stock indexes closed lower Thursday, after renewed worries about a U.S. - China trade deal, more evidence of a manufacturing slowdown, and mixed corporate earnings.
11:20 a.m. Oct. 31, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Dow drops on weak economic data, renewed trade worries, mixed earnings Apple, Facebook shares higher after third-quarter resultsU.S. stocks finished lower Thursday after renewed worries about a U.S. - China trade deal, more evidence of a slowdown in manufacturing, and mixed corporate earnings, despite an interest-rate cut by the Federal Reserve Wednesday.
9:28 a.m. Oct. 31, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. October jobs report is likely to be a big dud, but not because the labor market is tanking GM auto strike seen reducing job gains by 50,000 or moreA big dud. That’s what Wall Street suspects when the government tells us how many new jobs were created in October. And here’s why.
2:30 a.m. Oct. 31, 2019 - Barrons.com
Companies Are Blaming the Trade War and Brexit to Explain Away Weak Earnings Deutsche Bank collected management comments from more than 120 earnings calls and detailed the key themes.
6:57 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - Barrons.com
GE Stock Looks Alive. What Culp Says Is Different. General Electric beat Wall Street earnings estimates and raised its full-year 2019 free-cash-flow guidance. Shares jumped on the results.
6:21 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Why would the Fed cut interest rates a 3rd time in a row even as stocks near records? Investors may soon find out The Fed went through a similar cutting cycle in 1995 and 1998A scant few think that Jerome Powell & Co. will opt not to cut interest rates on Wednesday for a third time in as many gatherings of the rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee on Wednesday.
3:41 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
ADP says 125,000 private-sector jobs created in October Reading matches economists’ expectationsPayroll processor ADP reports on how many private-sector jobs were added to the U.S. economy in October.
1:30 a.m. Oct. 30, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Trump Administration Wants to Control Where Cars Are Made Companies, some lawmakers, and the U.S. International Trade Commission have all said that the production rules for auto makers are so restrictive they could raise prices and reduce sales, Bloomberg reports.
3:03 p.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - MarketWatch
Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot in merger talksFiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Peugeot maker PSA Group of France are in talks over a potential combination, according to people familiar with the matter -- a deal that could create a roughly $46 billion trans-Atlantic auto giant.
7:14 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Senators hammer Boeing CEO over pilot’s talk of ‘Jedi mind tricking regulators’ Lawmakers see a ‘pattern of deliberate concealment’ by the manufacturer of the grounded 737 MaxBoeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg appears before the Senate Commerce Committee for a hearing on the aerospace giant’s 737 Max debacle.
5:41 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - Barrons.com
General Electric Reports Earnings Tomorrow. Here’s What to Expect. The controversy surrounding GE makes company’s third-quarter earnings a must-watch event for Wall Street.
4:20 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - Barrons.com
GM’s Third-Quarter Earnings Weather the Strike The company earned $1.72 a share, excluding a $1 billion strike impact, better than the $1.38 Wall Street expected and not too far off the $1.87 a share earned in the third quarter of 2018.
7:24 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a break to record territory, S&P 500 ventures atop major resistance Focus: Retail sector’s bullish reversal pattern, Intel’s earnings-fueled breakout, XRT, INTC, C, HLT, LSTRU.S. stocks are higher early Monday, though off the session’s best levels, rising amid signs of China-U.S. trade progress and ahead of a widely-expected Federal Reserve interest rate cut mid-week. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has ventured atop major resistance (3,028), tagging an intraday all-time high. A close atop resistance would mark a break to uncharted territory, opening the path to potentially material intermediate-term follow-through.
5:33 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - By Jeffry Bartash
Why the U.S. economy’s bumpy ride is about to get bumpier Job creation, third-quarter GDP likely to show deterioration The U.S. economy has hit a lot of bumps in the road lately and the way forward is unlikely to get any smoother.
10:00 a.m. Oct. 27, 2019 - Barrons.com
Apple, AT&T, GE, Alphabet, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week It’s another packed week of third-quarter earnings reports. Plus, a Federal Reserve interest-rate decision, October jobs numbers, and the first estimate of third-quarter GDP.
3:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - Barrons.com
Nordstrom Bets Big on a New York Flagship The department store chain has seen its shares battered, but it continues to expand—including opening its first full store in Manhattan. Now it thinks it’s positioned for better times.
6:44 a.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting an October breakout attempt, S&P 500 presses record territory Focus: Semiconductors and consumer staples press record territory, Tesla takes flight, SMH, XLP, TSLA, PANW, CVS, GNRCU.S. stocks are firmly higher early Friday, rising after a generally strong batch of earnings reports, despite Amazon’s headline-grabbing miss. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has asserted a jagged two-week uptrend, rising early Friday to challenge its record close (3,025.86) and absolute record peak (3,027.98).
5:27 p.m. Oct. 24, 2019 - Associated Press
Schumer proposes $462 billion, decade-long car trade-in program — gas for electric Green initiative goes in opposite direction of Trump’s plansSenate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is moving Democrats’ climate talk to where the rubber meets the road, proposing a $462 billion trade-in program to get millions of Americans out of climate-damaging gas vehicles and into electric or hybrid cars over the next decade.
2:29 p.m. Oct. 24, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Dow Fell 28 Points Because 3M Took a Tumble The Dow slipped Thursday, pulled down by the 4% dip in 3M stock after the maker of Post-its cut guidance. The S&P 500 eked out a small gain, while the Nasdaq Composite rose on strong tech earnings.
6:34 a.m. Oct. 24, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a (bullish) holding pattern, S&P 500 asserts range amid earnings season Focus: China asserts bull-bear stalemate, FXI, HPE, RNG, SEDG, STNU.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, treading water after a mixed batch of economic data and quarterly earnings reports. Against this backdrop, the major U.S. benchmarks have stabilized week-to-date, perhaps paradoxically flatlining as the third-quarter earnings season kicks in to full gear.
4:35 a.m. Oct. 24, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Why your best stock bets for the next 10 years are Disney and Target, says this CEO Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day, from Smead Capital Management’s Bill Smead says look to the future spending habits of millennials to invest for the next 10 years and let go of the past decade’s glamour stocks.
11:01 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
Veteran bond fund manager says trade deal could unlock ‘immense’ opportunities for investors Battling climate change is ‘far and away’ the most important issue facing the marketLoomis Sayles’ Fuss says the trade war may have damaged business supply lines and harmed the world’s two-largest economies, but at resolution of the U.S. - China dispute could also offer a chance to battle climate change.
6:40 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a grinding-higher uptrend, S&P 500 sustains October gains Focus: Regional banks challenge key trendline, Biotech sector comes to life, KRE, XBI, UTX, URBN, BBY, UNPU.S. stocks are slightly higher early Wednesday, rising after a mixed batch of quarterly earnings reports, and amid ongoing Brexit uncertainty. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 continues to act well technically, digesting the mid-October breakout in grinding-higher form.
7:30 a.m. Oct. 22, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull ‘trend’ intact, S&P 500 inches toward record territory Focus: October currency cross currents persist, South Korea presses 200-day average, FXY, UUP, FXE, EWY, NVDA, WSM, KEYSTechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks’ bigger-picture backdrop remains bullish, and continues to strengthen, amid constructive October price action, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
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