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    Big Tech Beats Earnings Expectations, While Intel Announces Shakeup Big Tech Beats Earnings Expectations, While Intel Announces Shakeup 2:05
    Gold Hits New High as Investors Look to Hedge Against Uncertainty Gold Hits New High as Investors Look to Hedge Against Uncertainty 1:39
11:26 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
July jobs report could be 'nail in the coffin' for higher ratesIf the July jobs report realizes the worst fears of Wall Street, it could represent a death knell for the few bond bears left in the Treasurys market.
11:16 a.m. Today - By William Watts
Oil snaps 4-day winning streak as worries over fuel demand weighOil futures end a choppy trading session in negative territory, snapping a four-day winning streak, as investors weighed a surprising fall in U.S. weekly first-time jobless claims against worries about lackluster fuel demand.
11:10 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Gold prices log fifth record in a row as bullion enters ‘euphoric phase’ of rallyGold futures on Thursday extend a record rally to a fifth straight day, with a muted U.S. dollar and lackluster moves in equities supporting bullion’s ascent to near $2,100. Doubts about the complexion of the coming jobs report on Friday also underpinned bids for bullion.
11:03 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Biden Wants Corporations to Pay Their Fair Share of Taxes. These Sectors Would be Hit Hardest. If Biden wins and is able to pass his proposals, his tax plans will have a direct impact on the corporate earnings for a number of S&P 500 companies excluding real-estate companies and those domiciled outside of the U.S.
11:02 a.m. Today - By MarketWatch Automation
11:00 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
A bullish 'golden cross' is forming in the Dow industrialsA golden cross has formed in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, more than five months after a bearish chart pattern materialized in the aftermath of the carnage wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
10:51 a.m. Today - By Tomi Kilgore
Oak Street Health's stock paces NYSE gainers on first day of tradingShares of Oak Street Health Inc. debuted with a bang Thursday, as they paced all NYSE percentage gainers on their first day of trading, after the initial public offering priced above its expected range. The raised about $328.1 million, after saying late Wednesday that it sold 15,625,000 shares in its IPO, which priced at $21 a share. The IPO was expected to price between $19 and $21 a share. At the IPO price, the company was valued at $5.01 billion. The stock's first trade was at $42.50, or 102.4% above the IPO price. It has pared some gains to be up 75% in afternoon trading. The company went public at a time that the Renaissance IPO ETF has soared 48.4% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has gained 17.5%.
10:51 a.m. Today - By Victor Reklaitis
Trump to sign order that aims to ensure government buys ‘essential’ drugs from U.S. companies President also says his staff is continuing to work on an order tied to payroll taxes, eviction protections, unemployment insurance and student loansWhile visiting the swing state of Ohio on Thursday, President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order that would require the U.S. government purchase “essential” drugs from American companies.
10:47 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
BigCommerce Stock Quadruples IPO Price on Bullish View of E-Commerce The e-commerce software company, which went public at $24 a share on Wednesday, is trading sharply higher again on Thursday, soaring around $100 a share.
10:43 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Nasdaq Tops 11,000 Stocks rose as jobless numbers were better than expected and investors are optimistic that a stimulus deal will come soon.
10:25 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Report Says Microsoft Seeks All of TikTok, but Source Says Story Is False President Trump has threatened to shut down TikTok’s operations in the U.S. unless they are acquired by a U.S. business.
10:22 a.m. Today - By Tomi Kilgore
Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq rally but most stocks are fallingThe Big 3 indexes are indicating a rally in the stock market, but market internals suggest the market of stocks is actually falling. The number of declining stocks is outnumbering advancers 1,462 to 1,413 on the NYSE and 1,834 to 1,273 on the Nasdaq. The volume of stocks gaining ground represents 42.2% of total volume on the Big Board, but on the Nasdaq, up volume is 52.3% of the total. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 117 points, or 0.4%, with exactly half of its components gaining ground, while the S&P 500 is up 0.4% and the Nasdaq Composite is rising 0.7%.
10:08 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Plug Power’s Earnings Were Solid, but Here’s Why the Stock Is Sizzling Plug management is talking about applying fuel-cell technology to heavy-duty trucks—along the lines of the newly public Nikola.
10:03 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Nasdaq hits record as tech sector keeps stocks slightly positive Continuing jobless claims dropped by a seasonally adjusted 844,000 to 16.1 million in the week ended July 25.U.S. stocks tilted higher midday Thursday as technology shares led the charge in an otherwise listless day for the market as investors awaited news on a coronavirus aid package from Congress and the July employment report on Friday.
10:01 a.m. Today - By MarketWatch Automation
9:38 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Gold prices notch record close for fifth straight session as metal approaches $2,100 Gold futures on Thursday extended a record rally to a fifth straight day, with a muted U.S. dollar and lackluster moves in equities supporting bullion's ascent to near $2,100. "Gold price continues to skyrocket as demand for the precious metal surges," wrote Carlo Alberto De Casa, chief analyst at ActivTrades, in a daily note. December gold traded $20.10, or 1%, higher to settle at $2,069.40 an oz. Appetite for precious metals, including silver, has been resurgent, with both gold and silver futures and securities pegged to the commodities on a tear in recent weeks as the COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a seismic blow to international economies. On Thursday, gold rose amid indecision by U.S. lawmakers over the path toward another coronavirus relief package, even as weekly fell by 249,000 in early August to 1.19 million and touched the lowest level since the coronavirus pandemic began more than four months ago.
9:23 a.m. Today - By Tomi Kilgore
Amazon’s stock flips the technical script to success from failure with first close above $3,200 Amazon bears may be running out of ammunition after bulls’ rope-a-dope rally to record highDespite the huge rally in Amazon.com Inc.’s stock this year during the COVID-19 pandemic, and despite increasing regulatory concerns, there was one thing the stock has failed to do — close above $3,200.
9:13 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Twitter and Facebook Are Dealing With a New Round of Controversial Trump Posts The pair of social networks has again decided that several posts containing misinformation about the Covid-19 by President Donald Trump have no place on their platforms, yanking several posts Wednesday.
9:06 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Ohio Governor Tests Positive for Covid-19 Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19 to navigate the markets today.
9:01 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Stocks Waffle as Investors Await Friday’s Jobs Report, Stimulus Updates The latest jobs data showed that the number of Americans filing for unemployment fell in the past week, but it remains at very high levels.
9:00 a.m. Today - By William Watts
This 'dire' economic situation 'deserves to be called a depression -- a pandemic depression'Economists, cowed by the memory of the 1930s, are reluctant to use the word “depression” to describe the pandemic-induced economic downturn. But that's what it is, warn economists Carmen Reinhart and Vincent Reinhart.
8:44 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Western Digital Stock Dives as Weak Outlook Frustrates Investors Western Digital shares are getting thumped Thursday, the day after the disk drive and flash memory chip company provided surprisingly cautious commentary on the outlook for the second half of this year.
8:36 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
U.K. stocks fall as mining giant Glencore scraps dividend and the pound climbs U.K. stocks were led lower on Thursday, as mining giant Glencore cut its dividend and the Bank of England warned the economic recovery would be slower than anticipated.
8:34 a.m. Today - By Pierre Briançon
Here’s why the massive explosion in Beirut will deepen Lebanon’s financial nightmareThe destruction of the port of Beirut on Tuesday will throw Lebanon deeper into the protracted financial crisis it has faced recently, which forced the country to default on a $1.2 billion eurobond in March.
8:30 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
European stocks close lower as the Bank of England dents economic recovery hopesEuropean stocks edged lower on Thursday, as the Bank of England warned of a slower economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and investors digested a raft of earnings.
8:23 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
ViacomCBS Stock Surges as Streaming Gains Outweigh Legacy Pains Earnings per share for the latest quarter were lower than expected, while revenue—down 12%—was a touch better than Wall Street anticipated.
8:22 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Bristol-Myers Squibb Boosts Outlook Now That Patients Are Coming Back The Thursday morning announcement followed the previous night’s good news of a patent victory for a big-selling heart drug it markets with Pfizer.
8:15 a.m. Today - By Tonya Garcia
Beyond Meat offers discounts during COVID-19 to take advantage of higher beef prices Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods and other competitors have launched their plant-based foods in new stores and menusBeyond Meat has taken a number of steps during the COVID-19 pandemic, including lowering prices, redirecting its foodservice business to retail and launching in restaurant chains.
8:13 a.m. Today - By Emily Bary
Apple stock heads for best seven-day stretch since 2009Apple Inc. shares are up 1.3% in Thursday trading and on track to notch gains for the seventh-straight trading session if the rally holds through the close. That would mark the longest winning streak for Apple's stock since April 8, 2019, when it gained for nine trading days in a row, according to Dow Jones Market Data. The stock has risen 19.7% over the past seven trading sessions and it's on pace for its best seven-day stretch since the period ending on March 18, 2009, when it climbed 22.2%, per Dow Jones Market Data. The stock is set to close at yet another new high. Apple reported June-quarter earnings last Thursday and delivered better-than-expected results, inspiring confidence heading into the fall launch of its first 5G enabled iPhones. Apple shares have rallied 49% over the past three months as the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 15%.
8:03 a.m. Today - By Mark Hulbert
How much more will you get if you delay Social Security until age 70? The calculations quickly get complicatedThe calculations quickly get complicated
7:59 a.m. Today - By Tomi Kilgore
Gun stocks edge higher after NY AG Letitia James sues to dissolve the NRAShares of gun makers edged higher Thursday, but pared earlier gains, after New York Attorney General Letitia James filed suit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association (NRA), charging "illegal" conduct. James alleges the pro-gun organization violated non-for-profit laws by diverting "millions of dollars away from the charitable mission of the organization for personal use by senior leadership," and awarding contracts to financially benefit associates and family. Smith & Wesson Brands Inc.'s stock rose 0.3%, but had been up as much as 6.9% earlier in the session; and Sturm Ruger & Co. shares tacked on 0.7%, after being up as much as 2.8% earlier. Analysts say the regulatory environment is among the biggest drivers of demand for guns, as fears of tighter regulations have often boosted gun sales and prices of gun stocks in the past. Meanwhile, ammunition and outdoor gear maker Vista Outdoor Inc.'s stock shot up 16% toward a record high, after the company reported a , sales that rose above forecasts and provided an upbeat outlook. Year to date, shares of Smith & Wesson have nearly tripled (up 181%) and Sturm Ruger have nearly doubled (up 84%), while the S&P 500 has gained 2.9%.
7:52 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Goldman Can Continue to Outpace Other Big Banks, Analyst Says Piper Sandler says the firm still stands to benefit from increased capital markets activity.
7:51 a.m. Today - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a slow-motion August breakout, Nasdaq tags 11,000 mark Focus: Industrials reclaim 200-day average, Metals & Mining sector extends technical breakout, XLI, XME, UNH, MA, KSU, WSMU.S. stocks are slightly lower early Thursday, largely treading water after better-than-feared weekly jobless claims, and ahead of the marquee monthly U.S. jobs report, due out Friday. Against this backdrop, the Nasdaq Composite has briefly tagged its latest record high — atop the 11,000 mark — while the S&P 500 continues to press next resistance (3,328).
7:44 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Norwegian Shares Rise as People Continue to Book Cruises As of June 30, the company had $1.2 billion of advanced ticket sales, including the future cruise credits.
7:36 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Boeing’s FAA Fine Isn’t for the 737 MAX The Federal Aviation Administration levied a small, $1.25 million fine against Boeing related to activities in South Carolina. Boeing investors are shrugging it off, as they should.
7:35 a.m. Today - By Philip van Doorn
Gold rising to $4,000 an ounce ‘would not be an unreasonable move,’ fund manager says Michael Cuggino of the Permanent Portfolio makes the case that gold is still relatively cheap, despite its 35% increase this yearMichael Cuggino of the Permanent Portfolio makes the case that gold is still relatively cheap, despite its 35% increase this year.
7:31 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
How Investors Can Play Rising Corn Prices High temperatures, dampness, and pests are likely to stunt the growth of corn plants this season.
7:31 a.m. Today - By MarketWatch Automation
7:29 a.m. Today - By Sunny Oh
10-year Treasury yield flirts with record low after weekly jobless claims stays elevatedTreasury yields fall Thursday after a snapshot of the labor market’s health showed some improvement but also suggested a full recovery in the U.S. remained far away as coronavirus cases rise in many states.
7:29 a.m. Today - By Alicia H. Munnell
Employers start to suspend their 401(k) match Will employers, as in previous recessions, restore the match as the economy recovers?Will employers, as in previous recessions, restore the match as the economy recovers?
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