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2:45 p.m. March 5, 2021 - Barrons.com
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2:42 p.m. March 5, 2021 - Barrons.com
Vaccines Put Some Pep in the Step of Travel Stocks Stocks of airlines and cruise lines have been among the biggest victims of the pandemic. But as hopes for a recovery rise, these company have been raising funds and watching their shares take off.
2:35 p.m. March 5, 2021 - Barrons.com
Meet Our 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance for 2021 Twenty-eight new names join Barron’s list of path-breakers in the public and private spheres
11:27 a.m. March 5, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Dow Rises 572 Points to Close a Bumpy Week Stocks rebounded from early losses to close sharply higher. The Nasdaq still posted a weekly decline, its third in a row.
1:26 p.m. March 3, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Expert 'mortified and disgusted' by Texas reopening plan; it 'will kill Texans,' says top DemocratNews that the governor of Texas, Republican Greg Abbott, will lift the state's face mask mandate and allow businesses to fully reopen on March 10 was met with a wave of alarm on Wednesday, as health officials warned the U.S. is not out of the woods yet, even as the vaccine program looked set to get a needed boost.
5:06 a.m. March 3, 2021 - Barrons.com
How the Fed Found Itself at the Heart of America's Inequality Crisis 'It may seem geeky to talk about statistical mistakes, but bad data make bad policy,' says bank analyst Karen Petrou in a Q&A about her new book.
9:15 a.m. March 2, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold scores first gain in 6 sessionsGold futures end higher Tuesday, on the heels of a five-session decline that pushed prices to their lowest level in over eight months.
4:24 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Investors pile into risky commercial real estate debt, even as Fed warns of troublePrices are soaring on riskier bonds used to finance office towers, hotels, malls and other properties, even though the debt could take painful losses if distress picks up, a scenario the Federal Reserve is carefully watching.
2:24 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Pandemic Tested Healthcare R&D. Now the Future Looks Bright. Mass vaccinations are necessary to keep Covid-19 at bay. But there’s a lot more than just vaccines in pharma and biotech pipelines.
3:43 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
What to Make of the Bitcoin Bear Market House expected to pass stimulus bill today, retail wage wars heat up, nursing home Covid-19 cases have dropped sharply, and other news to start your day.
1:06 p.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - Barrons.com
Tech Stocks Plummet as Treasury Yields Keep on Rising Stocks fell hard Thursday, with the Nasdaq notching its worst day since October.
11:49 p.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
European stocks rise after Wall Street rally as banks boosted by steepening yield curveEuropean stocks rose on Thursday, catching up with the rally on Wall Street after a key official laid out the conditions that would keep U.S. monetary policy loose for some time.
11:41 a.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - By Andrea Riquier
Dow ends shy of 32,000 milestone, books record as Powell testimony awakes bulls on Wall StreetStocks surge to end higher Wednesday, even as bond yields scale new heights, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's second day of dovish testimony helped restore bullish sentiment on Wall Street.
10:15 a.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
Why the world's largest fund manager is getting more aggressive — and says climate change boosts the case for equitiesBlackRock makes the case for increasing allocation toward stocks and away from government bonds.
11:35 a.m. Feb. 23, 2021 - By William Watts
Dow, S&P 500 erase sharp losses to end higher as Powell pledges Fed support for economy through COVID crisisThe Dow and S&P 500 eked out gains Tuesday, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite finished lower, as congressional testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell helped reverse a market selloff tied largely to a sharp rise in bond yields.
9:26 a.m. Feb. 23, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold ends lower as the dollar edges up after Powell's first day of congressional testimonyGold futures end with a modest loss on Tuesday, pulling back a day after a rally in prices to their highest in over a week as investors watched the first day of testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on monetary policy.
5:42 a.m. Feb. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Inflation could make a stealthy comeback, with devastating consequencesThose who believe the official forecasts of continued low inflation could be in for a rude awakening, writes Axel A. Weber.
11:30 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - By William Watts
S&P 500 books fifth straight loss, Nasdaq sinks 2.5% as elevated bond yields weigh on tech sharesStock-market benchmarks ended mostly lower Monday, while the Dow Jones Industrials benchmark eked out modest gains, amid worries that rising bond yields could render equities too expensive.
10:00 a.m. Feb. 21, 2021 - Barrons.com
Airbnb, Nvidia, Etsy, Domino’s, DraftKings, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Earnings season continues with Occidental, Dish, Home Depot, Nvidia, Airbnb, Best Buy, Moderna, Salesforce, DraftKings, and more reporting. Plus, personal income and spending data.
3:16 p.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
PayPal Stock Passes Mastercard and Looks to a High-Growth Future. The payments processor has had a good pandemic, fueled by online purchasing. That’s not the case with Mastercard. Now PayPal is laying out a five-year plan that has many aspects of its business doubling.
3:33 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Federal Reserve starts playing catch-up on climate change Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard on Thursday outlined the work the central bank is undertaking to protect the financial system from climate-change risk.
6:32 a.m. Feb. 16, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
As a winter storm pounds much of the country, there's 'significant risk' of mass utility disconnection --- but these Americans may feel it mostWinter Storm Uri is bringing snow, ice, power outages and record cold temperatures in some places.
6:51 a.m. Feb. 13, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Dave Ramsey is against stimulus checks because 'if $600 or $1,400 changes your life, you were pretty much screwed already'The radio host drew outrage on Twitter for overlooking systemic inequality and the pandemic's impact on people’s finances
4:44 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Yellen will create new senior Treasury role for climate changeTreasury Secretary Janet Yellen plans to wield the department’s broad powers to tackle potential risks to the financial system posed by climate change while pushing tax incentives to reduce carbon emissions.
6:16 p.m. Feb. 10, 2021 - By Mike Murphy
Biden considering Lisa Cook for Fed seat: reportPresident Joe Biden is considering nominating Michigan State University economist Lisa Cook to the Federal Reserve Board, Axios reported late Wednesday. Cook would be the first Black woman on the Fed board.
12:22 p.m. Feb. 9, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
Trump's second impeachment trial kicks off with video of siege, 56-44 vote in favor of its constitutionality The second impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump gets going Tuesday with a focus on dramatic footage and the constitutionality of the proceedings.
1:15 p.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Yellen meets with regulators over GameStop volatility, vows to protect investorsTreasury Secretary Janet Yellen convened a meeting with the nation's top regulators Thursday, who are continuing to review whether recent volatility in popular "meme stocks," and brokers response to it, "are consistent with investor protection and fair and efficient markets," according to a Treasury Department statement.
12:07 p.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
S&P, Nasdaq Hit Highs as Earnings Come In Strong The next focal point for stock-market investors to watch could be the January employment report, due Friday morning.
10:15 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - By Callum Keown
Why this signal means the S&P 500 is running out of steam, Wall Street strategist saysInvestors are digesting a deluge of corporate earnings, as well as key weekly jobless claims data, showing the lowest number of claims since November.
11:37 a.m. Feb. 3, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow, S&P 500 book 3rd day of gains as investors focus on robust tech earnings, rising oil pricesTwo of three major U.S. stocks indexes recorded modest gains Wednesday, but with the Nasdaq Composite closing lower, as energy stocks rose after oil rose to a 1-year high and Amazon and Google reported healthy results.
5:22 a.m. Feb. 3, 2021 - Barrons.com
Yellen Calls Meeting With Regulators to Discuss Market Volatility Here’s what you need to know to navigate the markets today.
5:02 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Biden's stimulus checks should target poorer Americans, Harvard and Brown researchers sayPresident Joe Biden and Republican Senators were scheduled to discuss a GOP proposal for a $618 billion relief bill on Monday.
3:11 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Commodities Are Starting to Rally. Play It With These Stocks and Funds. Energy, metals, and agriculture are poised to gain as global economies reopen and inflation stirs.
3:10 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
The GameStop Revolt Has Just Begun Online renegades took the investing world by storm. Investors can ignore some of the silliness, but the market may never be the same.
3:09 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Roundtable: 22 Ways to Invest in the Future Barron’s Roundtable members present their favorite stock picks for 2021.
5:18 a.m. Jan. 30, 2021 - By Philip van Doorn
Microcap stocks have been soaring --- here are two strategies for investing in them from fund managersJim Roumell of Roumell Asset Management takes concentrated positions when special opportunities arise, while Ken Farsalas of Oberweis Funds takes a broader approach.
8:29 a.m. Jan. 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
Biden’s China Policy Will Look Different From Trump’s Analysts and fund managers think U.S. and China regulators could reach an agreement related to legislation to delist Chinese companies that don’t comply with U.S. audits.
3:21 a.m. Jan. 28, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: The GameStop Frenzy Hasn’t Ended. Here’s What Happens Now. GameStop catches the attention of lawmakers and regulators, Apple and Facebook post record quarters, but Tesla has a miss, Powell says vaccine rollout will be a “struggle,” and other news to start your day.
11:20 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Your guide to the lingo on the Reddit forum fueling GameStop’s rise and over half of working mothers say their job performance has slipped during the pandemic Wednesday’s Personal Finance Stories Wednesday’s Personal Finance Stories Wednesday’s Personal Finance Stories
10:15 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
Even Reddit is beginning to discuss the endgame for the wild GameStop rideWhen are the meteoric gains for videogames retailer GameStop going to stop? Perhaps one sign is that there is a discussion of the subject on the Reddit message board that fueled the run.
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