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10:13 a.m. Today - By Lina Saigol
Burberry sales fall as COVID forces store closures, but strong Asia growth buoys investorsBritish luxury-goods group Burberry warned that the spread of new strains of coronavirus could lead to more disruption for the business.
10:11 a.m. Today - By Tonya Garcia
German-based Mytheresa joins growing list of e-commerce retailers going publicMany retailers filed for bankruptcy in 2020, but digital retailers aim to take advantage of the online shift
10:09 a.m. Today - By Joy Wiltermuth
U.S. stocks on pace to set closing records as Biden begins presidency with vow of unityU.S. stock benchmarks are on pace to touch fresh all-time closing highs Wednesday, as Joe Biden begins his term as the 46th U.S. president with a call to end 'this uncivil war' and a vow to defeat the pandemic.
9:27 a.m. Today - By Jack Denton
Regulators have hit PC gaming giant Valve with a $2 million fine for breaking antitrust rules on SteamGaming giant Valve has been hit with a €1.6 million ($2 million) fine after European Union regulators ruled it helped restrict cross-border sales on Steam, the world's largest online platform for PC games.
9:03 a.m. Today - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold ends at a nearly 2-week high on talk of further U.S. fiscal stimulusGold futures climb on Wednesday, notching their highest finish in nearly two weeks, as expectations for further fiscal stimulus measures under the Biden administration pressured the U.S. dollar, boosting prices for the dollar-denominated precious metal.
8:35 a.m. Today - By Rex Nutting
Strong U.S. economic rebound will surprise markets and the Federal Reserve, says the best forecaster of 2020In a competitive contest, Christophe Barraud of Market Securities won the Forecaster of the Year award, ousting nine-in-a-row champ Jim O'Sullivan of TD Securities.
8:34 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Three dead in Madrid as powerful gas explosion rips facade off buildingCalle Toledo building belongs to the nearby La Paloma Catholic Parish and hosted the offices and apartments for some of its priests
8:16 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
IAG agrees to buy Spanish airline Air Europa but halves price tag to €500 millionInternational Airlines Group will buy Spanish airline Air Europa, but more than a year after announcing the original deal, said the price tag is now lower.
8:05 a.m. Today - By Callum Keown
Lidl offers $200 extra pay to U.S. employees who get COVID-19 vaccine, joining Aldi and others German supermarket chain Lidl will give U.S. employees $200 in extra pay if they get a COVID-19 vaccine, the company said on Wednesday, becoming the latest employer to offer such incentives.
8:03 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Here are the best market calls and some dark horse stocks of a turbulent 2020They called the selloff and the bounce, and they picked stocks no one was looking at. These are the best market calls of 2020. From here, we'll speak to some of the best forecasters about what they see in 2021.
8:00 a.m. Today - By Ciara Linnane
Biden to overhaul U.S. pandemic management as death toll heads above 402,000 New president is expected to rejoin WHO, sign up for COVAX program and restore NSC-backed pandemic committeeThe global case tally for the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 96.4million on Wednesday, and the U.S. death toll headed above 402,000 as President Joe Biden was inaugurated with plans to fully overhaul the U.S. approach to the pandemic.
7:10 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Stock market near session highs in record territory Wednesday midday as Biden emphasizes unity in inaugural address U.S. stocks on Wednesday midday were trading at or near their best levels of the session as Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the U.S. and Kamala Harris was sworn in as vice president, the first woman to hold that role. "I will be a president for all Americans," Biden said in his inaugural address. "And I promise that I will fight as hard for those who did not support me," as for those who did, he said. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading up 215 points, or 0.7%, at 31,147, in record territory. The S&P 500 index was up 1.2% at near a record at 3,844, while the Nasdaq Composite Index surged 1.8% at 13,428, trading near its all-time peak. Biden's presidency comes amid a historic pandemic that has claimed more than 400,000 U.S. lives.
7:09 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Europe greets Biden’s inauguration with relief and muted hopesThe EU and the U.S. may not agree on how to deal with and regulate the power and influence of big U.S. tech companies such as Facebook or Google.
7:04 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Bitcoin miner's stocks hammered as crypto prices skid lower Wednesday Shares of bitcoin mining companies on Wednesday get slammed, and are on track to post a third straight decline as prices of the most prominent cryptocurrency and the broader virtual-asset market slumps.
6:56 a.m. Today - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting bull-flag breakouts: S&P 500, Nasdaq tag record highs Focus: Health care sector vies to extend January breakout, XLV, MCHP, AXP, UBER, SLBU.S. stocks are firmly higher early Wednesday, rising amid Inauguration Day and following a solid batch of quarterly earnings reports. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite have staged bull-flag breakouts, rising to tag their latest record highs.
6:28 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
After Trump, can America be trusted again? Trump has left American society deeply wounded, and Europe with an abiding sense of nervousness and concern for its longtime ally’s future.
5:16 a.m. Today - By Jon Swartz
Google and Fitbit said 'I do,' but the marriage could still be annulledGoogle and Fitbit Inc. announced last week that their merger had closed, but Alphabet Inc.'s antitrust woes may make the megadeal far from complete.
5:06 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Biden aims for best stock-market rally in 92 years ahead of inaugurationSupporters might point to President-elect Joe Biden's bullish impact on the stock market since the Nov. election as an early accomplishment, even if it's hard to pin all of the recent gains on the change in regime from Donald Trump to Biden.
1:00 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
How U.S. Research Damning Electric Cars Is Funded by Saudi Oil Interests Behind a high profile federal agency’s scientific research there’s money from Middle Eastern energy giant Saudi Aramco.
12:14 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Biden likely to tighten COVID travel restrictions from these countriesU.S. President-elect Joe Biden opposes the lifting of a ban on travelers from Europe and Brazil ordered by his predecessor President Donald Trump for Jan. 26, his incoming press secretary Jen Psaki tweeted on Monday.
8:37 p.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Investors think there's more chance Tesla and bitcoin will halve than double, warns Deutsche BankTwo plays that worked out exceedingly well for investors in 2020 are making them wary as a new year kicks off, says our call of the day from Deutsche Bank.
11:40 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By MarketWatch Automation
11:26 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By William Watts
Dow snaps 3-day slide, stocks kick off week with gains as Yellen calls for more fiscal aidU.S. stocks recorded gains on Tuesday as Janet Yellen in her Senate confirmation hearing called for more fiscal aid for the pandemic-battered economy.
10:58 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Russia sends Navalny back to jail the day after he returns from German hospital after poisoningThe U.S. government and the EU demanded Navalny’s immediate release but stopped short of indicating what they might do if the Russian government ignored their pleas.
10:33 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Jack Denton
High-tech British firms eye U.S. listings in blow to post-Brexit London stock marketTwo high-tech British firms are considering listings in New York, in a blow to the London Stock Exchange at a time when the city’s post-Brexit role as a financial services hub is changing.
10:27 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Lina Saigol
Danone shares rise as activist investor starts piling on the pressureLondon-based Bluebell Capital Partners has called for Danone to replace its chairman and CEO amid poor share-price performance.
10:26 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Callum Keown
These copper-exposed stocks can surge in 2021 as tailwinds line up, Morgan Stanley saysCopper-exposed stocks could be set to surge in 2021 and a buying opportunity may be around the corner, Morgan Stanley analysts said on Monday.
10:23 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
3 lessons from the Carrefour mess for M&A buyers eyeing EuropeThe writing was on the wall as soon as French economy and finance minister Bruno Le Maire said he wasn’t in favor of the deal.
9:10 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold bounces back from lowest close since early December as dollar slips Gold futures end higher Tuesday, clawing back from losses last week that drove prices to their lowest settlement in seven weeks.
8:40 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By William Watts
Why dollar bears aren't afraid of Janet YellenDollar bears didn't exactly scurry away when Janet Yellen, former Fed chair and President-elect Joe Biden's pick to serve as Treasury secretary, said the incoming administration won't seek a weaker dollar in a bid to gain a competitive advantage.
8:20 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
BlackRock's CEO says a leading investor is flagging worries about valuations and inflationBlackRock CEO Larry Fink says a leading investor flagged to him concerns about stock market valuations and the possibility of inflation breaking out.
7:33 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bullish holding pattern, S&P 500 maintains 20-day average Focus: Europe asserts bull flag, Metals & Mining ETF digests decisive January breakout, IEV, XME, NOVA, EXAS, RSTechnically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have asserted a bullish holding pattern, digesting a sharp early-month rally to record territory, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
7:10 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bullish holding pattern, S&P 500 maintains 20-day average Focus: Europe asserts bull flag, Metals & Mining ETF digests decisive January breakout, IEV, XME, NOVA, EXAS, RSTechnically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have asserted a holding pattern, digesting a sharp early-month rally to record territory. The recent range-bound price action signals still muted selling pressure — in the wake of statistically unusual technical breakouts — preserving a comfortably bullish intermediate-term bias.
4:36 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
FedEx to cut up to 6,300 jobs in Europe, pay up to $575 million in severanceShares of FedEx Corp. after the package delivery company said it will cut between 5,500 and 6,300 jobs in Europe as it nears the completion of the network integration of TNT Express. FedEx's stock rose 1.4% in morning trading. The cuts will be across operational teams and back-office functions. FedEx expects to pay severance in the range of $300 million to $575 million in cash as a result of the job cuts, which charged expected to be incurred through fiscal 2023. Annualized savings from the cuts are expected to be between $275 million and $350 million, starting in fiscal 2024. FedEx's stock has dropped 9.2% over the past three months, while the Dow Jones Transportation Average has advanced 11.6% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 10.0%.
4:33 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow kicks off trade 200 points higher Tuesday as investors focus on Biden inauguration, Yellen confirmation hearingU.S. stock benchmarks Tuesday morning rose on the first trading day after a holiday-shortened week, a day ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and as fourth-quarter earnings season kicks into higher gear. Investors are awaiting testimony from Janet Yellen, the former Fed chair nominated by Biden to head the Treasury, who is scheduled to testify at her confirmation hearing speak before the Senate Finance Committee at 10 a.m. Eastern, while market participants also are parsing quarterly results from Goldman Sachs Group and Bank of America among others. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 213 points, or 0.7%, at 31,030, the S&P 500 index climbed 0.7% to 3,796, while the Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 1% at 13,127.
1:05 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
Netflix, Goldman Sachs, Intel, Bank of America, and Other Stocks to Watch Fourth-quarter earnings season is ramping up. Plus, Biden inauguration and European Central Bank and Bank of Japan decisions.
12:02 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Jack Denton
European markets trade higher as wave of earnings reports buoy stocksEuropean indexes inched higher on Tuesday, as a wave of upbeat earnings reports helped keep stocks in the green, while markets anticipate U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen’s closely watched appearance before Congress later in the day.
9:04 p.m. Jan. 18, 2021 - MarketWatch
EU new car sales declined in DecemberPassenger-car registrations in the European Union fell in December, wrapping up a year that saw the biggest annual decline in car demand since records began, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association said.
3:10 p.m. Jan. 18, 2021 - By Mike Murphy
Biden aide says air travel restrictions from Brazil, U.K., Europe will remain, despite Trump's orderPresident Donald Trump on Monday announced he will lift coronavirus travel restrictions for foreign citizens entering the U.S. from Brazil and much of Europe -- but the incoming Biden administration says it will leave the ban intact.
6:40 a.m. Jan. 18, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
Carrefour shares slump as Couche-Tard's short pursuit ends while European stocks and U.S. futures drift Shares of Carrefour slumped 7% on Monday, after Canada's Couche-Tard ended its short-lived takeover talk to buy the French supermarket giant.
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