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8:25 p.m. July 12, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
Investors face ‘a scary, out-of-whack’ scenario — just look at this chart ‘Just as these stocks pulled up the entire market, they can pull down the entire market by their sheer weight’f it weren’t for the “Giant 5,” your money would have been better off in a savings account than the stock market over the past few years, according to Wolf Richter of the Wolf Street blog.
8:05 p.m. July 12, 2020 - By Mike Murphy
U.S. stock futures rise amid troubling coronavirus numbersU.S. stock index futures gained late Sunday, amid a record surge in coronavirus cases. As of midnight Eastern, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up around 150 points, or 0.6%, while S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq-100 futures were up around 0.4%. On Sunday, Florida reported in a day, as Disney World reopened in Orlando. Meanwhile in Houston, city leaders called on to slow the spread of COVID-19 as its hospitals neared capacity. Wall Street, though, has largely shaken off coronavirus worries, with two consecutive weeks of gains. , the Dow finished 1% higher, the S&P 500 booked a gain of 1.8%, and the Nasdaq advanced 4%.
7:47 p.m. July 12, 2020 - Associated Press
Asian markets gain on expectations of upbeat economic projections Stocks jump more than 1% in Japan and mainland ChinaShares rose in Asia on Monday, cheered by expected upbeat projections for a global economic rebound that were tempered by worries over expanding coronavirus outbreaks.
5:50 p.m. July 12, 2020 - Barrons.com
Stock Futures Rise Despite Unrelenting Rise in Covid Cases Coronavirus remains unchecked, but the Nasdaq is aiming for another all-time high. Is earnings season taking priority?
10:36 a.m. July 12, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Here’s one ‘remarkable’ difference between COVID-19 and the 1918 Spanish flu There are also similarities between the 1918 influenza and SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, ChinaThere are also similarities between the 1918 influenza and SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.
10:35 a.m. July 12, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Fauci says that in his 40 years of dealing with viral outbreaks, he’s never seen anything like COVID-19 The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said he’s ‘never seen a single virus’ have this one alarming featureThe director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said he’s ‘never seen a single virus’ have this one alarming feature.
10:29 a.m. July 12, 2020 - By Tomi Kilgore
S&P 500 earnings set to plunge as the coronavirus batters all sectors — with Wall Street counting on a bounce that may not come Earnings are expected to improve, but by less than the stock market suggests — meanwhile, the November election loomsThe one certainty about the outlook for companies in a COVID-19 world is that second-quarter earnings will be very bad, the worst in over 10 years.
7:54 a.m. July 12, 2020 - Barrons.com
Tesla Sets Timing for Important Battery Technology Day Tesla’s much-anticipated battery technology event will take place in mid-September in California. It’s a key event for both Tesla bulls and bears, and likely more important than pandemic-affected second-quarter results due in a couple of weeks.
6:53 a.m. July 12, 2020 - Barrons.com
Boeing Rose on Bad 737 MAX News. Why It Makes Perfect Sense. What was described as possible order cancellations might simply be a negotiating tactic.
12:48 p.m. July 11, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Why gold has become a ‘weapon of choice’ for investors Gold futures top $1,800 to highest in nearly 9 yearsGold prices have climbed to their highest levels in nearly nine years, with the precious metal seen as a ‘weapon of choice’ for investors dealing with pandemic-related uncertainty in the stock market, clearing the path to a fresh record in the second half of the year.
12:34 p.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.
11:23 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
Philip Morris says cigarette sales in many places could end in a decade and they’ve got a ‘safer’ product to replace them The Marlboro maker wants to move cigarette smokers to its heated tobacco products in the years aheadPhilip Morris is encouraging stakeholders to work with them to move smokers to cigarette alternatives at a time with cigarette consumption is declining.
10:01 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
This spot-on predictor of who will win the 2020 presidential election is not the stock market or even opinion polls Online betting markets are better at forecasting the U.S. presidential election outcomeOnline betting markets are better at forecasting the U.S. presidential election outcome.
9:45 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
The coronavirus has given investors a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,’ says hedge-fund billionaire ‘The question is how long will it take to get back to normal?’“You’ve got a lot of companies that are in trouble,” Marc Lasry explained, comparing what we’re seeing now to what happened in the Great Recession in 2008. “It’s a once in a lifetime, but it happened 10 years ago, also,” he added with a chuckle.
9:44 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
The stock market is poised for a 40% drop, warns economist who says the current climate feels a lot like 1929Gary Shilling, president of A. Gary Shilling & Co., is talking doom and gloom. Again.
9:31 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
Diversify? Almost half of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway portfolio is now composed of a single stock Berkshire now owns more than $91 billion in Apple shares, representing 43% of the conglomerate’s entire portfolioWarren Buffett once said that “diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing.” The takeaway: Load up on what you know. Even if it’s a tech stock, apparently.
9:30 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Jonathan Nicholson
Goodbye, extra $600: Unemployment benefits won’t exceed former wages in next stimulus bill, Treasury’s Mnuchin says The extra funds on top of normal unemployment benefit is set to expire on July 31Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the administration wants to cap enhanced unemployment benefits in the next coronavirus package to make sure workers do not get benefits amounting to more than their old wage.
8:33 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Top economists say next coronavirus relief bill should be $1.5 trillion at minimum and hopefully larger U.S. economy is moving sideways after initial recoveryTwo prominent economists pressed Congress Thursday to consider a coronavirus relief measure that is significantly larger than $1.5 trillion minimum.
8:32 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Michael Brush
This hidden COVID-19 investment theme is ‘one of the best buying opportunities I have ever seen’ Insurance stocks are badly battered now — but underlying industry trends are about to drive outsized profits for yearsThe stocks have been battered this year, but underlying industry trends are about to drive outsized profits for years.
7:20 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By William Watts
Why ‘safe haven’ gold and the stock market are now moving the same direction Negative real yields mean opportunity cost of holding gold vanishes, analysts noteGold is traditionally thought of as a haven asset — a safe port in a storm. But that hasn’t stopped it from rising to a near nine-year high, and within striking distance of its record, even as equities and other assets traditionally viewed as risky remain buoyant.
7:20 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
After his latest firing, this cannabis entrepreneur raised $150 million for a hemp venture — during a pandemic Bruce Linton says the global coronavirus crisis actually helped with fundraising After being fired from his last two jobs, Canadian entrepreneur Bruce Linton is back with a new venture and a new goal: to disrupt the industrial supply chain.
6:04 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
Look out below! Warren Buffett just dropped to his lowest ranking ever on the Bloomberg Billionaires IndexWarren Buffett, after giving away a $2.9 billion gift this week, has seen his wealth drop below Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin as well as former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
4:25 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Nigam Arora
The cost of Biden’s economic plan to the stock market is more than you might think Higher taxes and more regulations would cut corporate profitsHigher taxes and more regulations would cut corporate profits.
3:58 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
‘It’s like trying to beat the casino’ — Rookie trader turns $15,000 into $1 million, then loses almost everythingRichard Dobatse talked with the New York Times about his painful experience trading stocks.
4:51 p.m. July 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Get Ready for the Market’s Day of Reckoning It’s certain to be an earnings season full of surprises, violent reactions, and challenged assumptions. How to prepare.
2:10 p.m. July 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Information Is Scarce on a Palantir IPO. Here’s One Way to Play It. A pre-IPO business development company has 19% of its assets invested in the secretive data-analytics company, not to mention a lot of other interesting assets.
2:00 p.m. July 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Week’s Best: Edward Jones’ Banking Plans Here’s a roundup of the week’s top stories at Barron’s Advisor.
1:55 p.m. July 10, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Controversial Trump Fed nominee Shelton may move forward as Senate panel sets vote Republican skeptics had held up actionJudy Shelton’s nomination to the Federal Reserve, which had stalled since February, got fresh life on Friday when the Senate Banking Committee announced it would hold a vote on sending her name to the full Senate.
12:40 p.m. July 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Stocks Extended Gains to End Week Higher U.S. stock indexes turned higher Friday afternoon, with the year’s underperforming sectors rallying.
12:36 p.m. July 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Electric Vehicle Stocks Remain Hot. 2 That Are Making News. Investors can’t get enough of EV stocks these days. And the companies are obliging with more deal activity.
12:31 p.m. July 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
No, Tesla Stock Won’t Rise 60% If Added to the S&P 500 Yahoo’s stock jumped 64% after it was included in the S&P 500 back in 1999, Reuters points out. Why the same is unlikely for Tesla stock.
12:28 p.m. July 10, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Stalled nomination of Judy Shelton for Fed gets new life as Senate Banking committee sets voteThe stalled nomination of Judy Shelton, President Donald Trump's controversial pick for the Federal Reserve, got a potential boost Friday when the Senate Banking Committee announced a July 21 vote on her nomination. Shelton's bid has languished since her confirmation hearing in February amid talk she didn't have enough committee support. Shelton, who was an informal Trump adviser during his presidential campaign, has been a long-time advocate for some form of tying the dollar's value to gold. She faces unanimous opposition from Democrats and some Republicans were on the fence. The committee will also vote on a second Trump Fed nominee, Christopher Waller, the director of research at the St. Louis Fed. Waller is expected to be confirmed easily.
12:28 p.m. July 10, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Stalled nomination of Judy Shelton for Fed gets new life as Senate Banking committee sets voteThe stalled nomination of Judy Shelton, President Donald Trump's controversial pick for the Federal Reserve, got a potential boost Friday when the Senate Banking Committee announced a July 21 vote on her nomination. Shelton's bid has languished since her confirmation hearing in February amid talk she didn't have enough committee support. Shelton, who was an informal Trump adviser during his presidential campaign, has been a long-time advocate for some form of tying the dollar's value to gold. She faces unanimous opposition from Democrats and some Republicans were on the fence. The committee will also vote on a second Trump Fed nominee, Christopher Waller, the director of research at the St. Louis Fed. Waller is expected to be confirmed easily.
12:25 p.m. July 10, 2020 - By Andrea Riquier
Dow adds nearly 400 points, Nasdaq sets another record, and stocks notch weekly gainsU.S. stocks closed sharply higher Friday on optimism about a coronavirus treatment.
12:06 p.m. July 10, 2020 - By William Watts
Dow ends nearly 370 points higher as Nasdaq logs another record closeStocks ended higher in thin trade Friday, getting a lift from positive news on a coronavirus treatment. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose around 369 points, or 1.4%, to end near 26,075, according to preliminary figures, while the S&P 500 advanced around 33 points, or 1%, to end near 3,185. The tech heavy Nasdaq Composite rose nearly 70 points, or 0.7%, to end near 10,617, marking its third consecutive record close. Stocks shed premarket weakness after drug maker Gilead Sciences Inc. released potentially promising data about remdesivir that indicates the experimental COVID-19 drug .
Trump's stalled nomination of Judy Shelton for Fed could move forward as Senate panel sets July 21 vote
12:06 p.m. July 10, 2020
Nasdaq Composite closes at record
12:04 p.m. July 10, 2020
Nasdaq Composite closes at record
For the week, S&P 500 up 1.8%, Dow gains 1% and Nasdaq rises 4%
12:03 p.m. July 10, 2020
Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.4%
12:02 p.m. July 10, 2020
Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 1.4%
12:02 p.m. July 10, 2020
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