8:34 a.m. Nov. 21, 2020
Why this Tesla partner is betting big on the European electric-vehicle marketPanasonic is the latest company making a big bet on the European electric-vehicle market, powering into the region with plans to establish a lithium-ion battery business in Norway with two industry partners.
3:19 a.m. Nov. 21, 2020
- By Myra P. Saefong
Thanksgiving could see almost half as many travelers, despite the lowest seasonal gas prices in 4 yearsTravel plans understandably have taken a hit from the economic restrictions to stem the spread of COVID-19, but as Thanksgiving approaches, experts estimate as much as a 45% drop in the number of holiday travelers compared to last year, even with Americans expected to pay the lowest gasoline prices for the season since 2016.
5:01 a.m. Nov. 20, 2020
- By Jillian Berman
Smaller turkeys are flying off the shelves as Americans downsize Thanksgiving Demand for small birds runs counter to how turkeys have been bred for the past few decades. The average commercial bird is now 37.5 pounds.
1:09 a.m. Nov. 18, 2020
Apple halves app store fee for smaller developersApple Inc. is halving the commission it charges smaller developers that sell software through its App Store, a partial concession in its battle with critics over how it wields power in its digital ecosystem.
12:30 a.m. Nov. 18, 2020
How Fund Companies Voted on 48 Racial-Inequality Resolutions This Year
Since investors that hold stocks through mutual funds and exchange-traded funds often cannot participate in the votes directly, fund companies cast proxy votes on their behalf.
6:26 a.m. Nov. 14, 2020
Stocks to Buy as Consumers Cook More Food From Scratch
Bernstein’s Alexia Howard likes Hain Celestial, Simply Good Foods, and Tyson Foods.
7:45 a.m. Nov. 13, 2020
A guide to taking care of your brain in the pandemicAll those precautions you're taking to stay safe during the pandemic? Ironically, they might be putting your brain's health at risk. Here's how to meet the needs of your brain right now.
11:35 a.m. Oct. 30, 2020
- By Katie Marriner
America’s top CEOs are opening up their wallets for Mitch McConnell's re-election campaignSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ranks as a favorite among the CEOs of S&P 500 companies, as the bosses have combined to give more money to his campaign than to any other candidate engaged in a competitive 2020 Senate race.
8:07 a.m. Oct. 28, 2020
- By Alia Akkam
Worldwise: Spirits Entrepreneur Elena Penna Currado’s Favorite ThingsThe founder of the new Elena Penna Spirits on dreams of having a glass of wine with the Boss, missing New York City, and more
9:54 a.m. Oct. 23, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. death toll tops 223,000; rural hospitals are filling and the Dakotas lead the nation by new infections South Dakota has six out of 10 of the hot spot counties identified by a New York Times tracker, while North Dakota hospitals are at 88% capacityThe U.S. death toll from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 rose above 223,000 on Friday, after the U.S. recorded its second-highest new daily case tally of more than 75,000 and data showed more than 40,000 people are hospitalized, stretching resources in many rural areas.
2:54 a.m. Oct. 19, 2020
A Fifth of the S&P 500 Is Getting Set to Report Earnings. Don’t Forget Tesla.
Pelosi sets deadline for pre-election stimulus deal, Barron’s poll finds majority of money managers bullish on stocks, Biden holding on to lead over Trump in latest polls, and other news to start your day.
3:30 a.m. Oct. 18, 2020
BlackRock Supports Fewer Shareholder Requests for Climate Risk Disclosures
Morningstar’s analysis of the 2020 proxy voting season found that BlackRock, which manages $7.3 trillion, supported 14% of shareholder proposals asking U.S. companies to provide climate risk disclosure reports. That’s down from its 25% support level last year.
11:59 p.m. Oct. 14, 2020
- By Kerry Hannon
Resort owner, baker, independent filmmaker: Entrepreneurs flip the switch on the pandemic A wedding cake business switches to virtual cooking classes, and other pandemic pivotsHow these small-business owners have managed to survive in a COVID-19 era.
3:49 p.m. Oct. 13, 2020
A cut cable shuts down Virginia's online voter registration on the last day to register before the electionA severed fiber optic cable shut down Virginia's online voter registration system Tuesday, the last day to register before the November general election.
12:09 a.m. Oct. 10, 2020
- By Quentin Fottrell
We’ve been married 42 years. I cook, clean and take care of our finances. He paid for a trip to Paris, then asked for the money back ‘He pretends to forget to pick up flowers. We have not been to a movie together for the longest time’’He pretends to forget to pick up flowers. We have not been to a movie together for the longest time.’
2:48 a.m. Oct. 7, 2020
- By Lina Saigol
Chrysaor takes over Premier Oil, creating new independent oil-and-gas group Premier Oil scraps plans to buy some of BP’s North Sea fields.
2:20 p.m. Sept. 30, 2020
Charismatic Christian group People of Praise has erased references to and photos of Amy Coney Barrett from website A religious organization tied to Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, sought to erase all mentions and photos of her from its website before she meets with lawmakers and faces questions at her Senate confirmation hearings.
4:54 a.m. Sept. 21, 2020
- By Richard Eisenberg
Seven urgent changes needed to fix senior living Some perceive ‘senior living’ as ‘senior dying.’ The strategies a task force says will better serve residents, staff and familiesThe strategies a task force says will better serve residents, staff and families—but there are reality checks.
7:07 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020
- By Levi Sumagaysay
How long will the Silicon Valley employees who can't work from home keep getting paid?Cafeteria workers, janitors, security guards and shuttle drivers have mostly avoided layoffs as tech firms continue to push back their return to campuses, but that is starting to change
12:26 p.m. Sept. 17, 2020
- By Victor Reklaitis
Bill decriminalizing marijuana no longer on Democratic-run House's schedule for next weekTop House Democrats are delaying having a vote on a bill that would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, after previously saying a vote would come next week.
3:45 a.m. Sept. 4, 2020
- By Steve Goldstein
Tech bloodbath aside, ride these two giants for the second half of the recovery, veteran analyst says Critical information for the U.S. trading dayNever mind the carnage. One analyst says the second phase of the economic rebound, during the second half of this year and into 2021, will “supercharge” the fundamentals and growth trajectories of well positioned tech stocks
9:27 a.m. Sept. 3, 2020
- By Mike Murphy
Is ‘Mulan’ worth $30? The answer, and other streaming picks for September 2020 Netflix rolls out big names and Hulu has returning favorites, while Disney+ poses a question for viewers that’s really a no-brainerNetflix rolls out big names and Hulu has returning favorites, while Disney+ poses a question for viewers that’s really a no-brainer.
3:00 a.m. Sept. 2, 2020
Remote Schooling Could Be an A+ for Packaged-Food Stocks
When families don’t need to rush out the door, there is likely more time for an at-home meal to start the day.
4:27 a.m. Aug. 22, 2020
- By Jon Swartz
Will videogames be the Achilles heel for Apple, Google in antitrust investigations? As gaming has grown in stature during the pandemic, it has highlighted the extraordinary grip Big Tech has over the everyday lives of Americans. So much so, it just might lead to breakthroughs in antitrust investigations“This is an inflection point, and the start of a long-running debate on how these platforms push us right to the edge of what we are willing to pay,” James Currier, managing partner at NFX, a Silicon-Valley-based venture capital firm.
7:28 a.m. Aug. 21, 2020
Rod Westmoreland: Focus on the Long-Term View
Merrill Private Wealth Management’s Rod Westmoreland on emphasizing the long-term view.
11:26 a.m. Aug. 19, 2020
- By Emily Bary
Apple comes up short of $2 trillion mark as markets sink in afternoon trading Apple crosses $2 trillion market cap in intraday trading after stock doubles in less than five monthsApple Inc.’s market capitalization climbed into $2-trillion territory Wednesday, though its shares pulled back toward the end of the session, bringing its valuation back below the mark by the close of trading.
3:44 a.m. Aug. 15, 2020
- By Emily Bary
In Battle Royale against Apple, Spotify and Match Group throw support behind ‘Fortnite’-developer Epic Games Spotify, Match Group offer support to Epic Games after ‘Fortnite’ creator sues Apple and Google over app store practices “Fortnite” creator Epic Games is geared up for a fight against Big Tech, and it is winning the support of other prominent app developers in the process.
1:00 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020
Oak Street Health Is Trying to Fix Health Care.
Stock in the eight-year-old startup surged 86% when it made its market debut on Thursday.
10:11 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020
Apple at $2 Trillion Can Still Add Up
Apple has rallied 55% this year, adding nearly $700 billion in market value—the equivalent of adding Cisco Systems, Oracle, Salesforce.com, and Zoom Video, with room to spare.
1:00 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020
- By Peter Morici
We must fight racism without throwing out capitalismWe need an honest conversation about race. Not ruthless tests of white wokeness and banishments but rather a process that recognizes each group’s frailties and genuine facts and rejects false revisionist history.
9:46 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020
Apple’s Market Cap Nears $2 Trillion. Here’s Why That’s Not Insane.
Apple stock has been on a remarkable tear in this most peculiar and terrible year. CEO Tim Cook has proved himself more than capable of taking the iPhone maker to new heights.
9:44 a.m. July 30, 2020
How to Invest in China’s Consumer Comeback
Travel is out, but e-commerce, luxury-goods shopping, and home improvement are in. What the U.S. can learn from China’s revival.
12:06 a.m. July 20, 2020
- By Quentin Fottrell
Why are ‘Karens’ so angry? Some people say memes of white women confronting Black people provide a handle on behaviors born of entitlement and privilege, while others point to misogyny and economic disenfranchisement. What’s behind their rage?Some people say memes of white women confronting Black people provide a handle on behaviors born of entitlement and privilege, while others point to misogyny and economic disenfranchisement. What’s behind their rage?
11:34 a.m. July 11, 2020
- By Michael Brush
5 ways to beat the stock market — from a fund manager who’s done this for years These lessons from Amana Growth Fund can make you a better investorThese lessons from Amana Growth Fund can make you a better investor.
1:43 a.m. July 11, 2020
- By Samantha Brooks
Camp Isn’t Cancelled: Summer Escapes for Adventure, Relaxation, and ReprieveTake glamping to the next level in these spots across the U.S.
7:33 a.m. July 5, 2020
Big Tech CEOs Are Getting Ready to Testify Before Congress
Here’s how Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google have handled antitrust disclosures in the past.
9:25 a.m. July 4, 2020
- Associated Press
Trump, Biden fight for primacy on social media platforms As Trump’s reelection bid faces obstacles, his primacy in the digital world is one of his top advantages, but Biden is now working to establish a social media force too On an average day, President Donald Trump sends about 14 posts to the 28 million Facebook followers of his campaign account. His Democratic rival, Joe Biden, delivers about half that many posts to an audience of just 2 million.
7:23 a.m. June 30, 2020
- By Jon Swartz
Here are tech companies’ plans for increasing diversity amid protests over racial inequality Netflix, Google, Facebook and Microsoft among the big names promising money and targeting specific goals for increasing hiring of black tech workersSparked by social protests over systemic racism, the tech industry is laying out concrete plans to increase diversity within their workforces. Here are the plans that have been publicly announced by some of the biggest names in technology.
3:06 a.m. June 24, 2020
Barron’s Daily: Even the Nasdaq Is Falling as Covid Spike Spurs Demand for Stay-at-Home Stocks
A new stimulus bill could pass in July, Covid-19 testing will increase in the U.S., tech stocks reach new highs, and other news to start your day.
3:32 p.m. June 22, 2020
9 Things Apple Announced at WWDC—and 5 Things It Didn’t
iOS14, Car Play, and Apple Maps all got great upgrades, but what was missing from the lineup is just as interesting as what made the cut.