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11:48 a.m. Today - By Shawn Langlois
Tech's 'last hurrah'? If hedge funds are any indication, it could be a big week for Apple, Amazon and other megacap favoritesAccording to Goldman Sachs Group's prime brokerage, hedge funds increased their net exposure to megacaps in the technology sector at one of the fastest paces in recent years. This coming off a stretch where the "smart money" was unloading some of top names.
11:24 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Final Trump administration attempt to address citizenship in census data shelvedCritics said Trump team's multipronged effort to shoehorn citizenship data into the 2020 census would result in an intentional undercount of minorities to favor Republicans and whites in redistricting.
11:21 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
2 in 5 Americans live in areas where COVID-19 strains hospital ICUsStraining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation's intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates. Many of the facilities are clustered in the South and West.
10:25 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
China leapfrogs U.S. to become world's No. 1 destination for foreign direct investmentNew investments in the U.S. by overseas businesses fell 49% in 2020.
4:01 a.m. Today - By Emily Bary
Apple, Tesla and Facebook ready to report record sales in busiest week of earningsCompanies have barely managed to eke out positive earnings growth so far this season, but the big test arrives in the week ahead.
11:00 p.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - Barrons.com
28 Undervalued European Stocks Set to Beat Pre-Covid Earnings in 2021 Barron’s screened the Stoxx 600 for stocks trading below their levels at the end of 2019 but whose 2021 earnings estimates were above pre-Covid levels.
11:55 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - By Jeff Reeves
5 high-growth themes and the stock-market ETFs that can deliver big gains in 2021Cannabis, 5G, clean energy and other strategies for stock-market outperformance.
11:01 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
3 ways President Biden's proposed stimulus checks will be different from Trump's payments'The $600 already appropriated is simply not enough,' President Joe Biden said.
10:46 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
Home builder confidence falls amid rising COVID-19 cases, higher prices for materialsA number of factors are making it harder to build homes right now, which is bad news for buyers.
10:44 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
Existing-home sales rise slightly, despite buyers’ struggles with falling inventoryBuyers are being forced to pay higher and higher prices because of the lack of homes for sale.
8:35 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - By Jeff Reeves
5 reasons why 2021 just might be the year GM’s stock price stands up to TeslaIt's more than the Microsoft deal.
7:12 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - By Tonya Garcia
Starbucks earnings preview: COVID-19 stalls sales recovery, but spring is looking upThe return of the Starbucks Happy Hour will give sales a bump, analysts say
6:44 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - By Wallace Witkowski
Microsoft earnings: The SolarWinds hack may be a good thing for AzureMicrosoft Corp. was wrapped into a massive cybersecurity attack late last year, but the unprecedented intrusion may actually end up being a positive for the company's bottom line.
6:27 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
New-home construction activity soars to highest level in over a decade, as builders rush to produce single-family homes Builders constructed single-family homes at a 12% faster pace in DecemberBuilders constucted single-family homes at a 12% faster pace in December.
6:27 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Here’s the maximum amount Biden’s stimulus proposal would deliver to America’s poorest families'Right now, the smartest thing we can do is go big,' Janet Yellen said Tuesday.
5:52 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - 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.
5:46 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
One winner of Mega Millions $1 billion prize, third largest ever in USOne winning ticket was sold in Michigan for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, making it the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
4:00 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Originator of ‘the 4% Rule’ Thinks It’s Off the Mark. He Says It Now Could Be Up to 4.5%. In 1994, William Bengen said retirees should start out withdrawing 4% of their assets annually and increase the distribution each year by the inflation rate.
3:00 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - By John Scott Lewinski
Tourism Industry Scrambles Amid New CDC GuidelinesAmericans will need to test for Covid before flying home and potentially extend their stays if they are positive, creating new hurdles for hotels and tourism bureaus
3:13 p.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - Barrons.com
Old Car Brands Emerge in a New Packaging to Compete in a World Fixated on Tesla Analysts are positive about Stellantis, the name of a new auto maker formed from the merger of Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot. But the company, while cost cutting, will need to talk about its electric-vehicle plans.
11:04 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Sunny Oh
Nasdaq sets new record as stocks hold onto weekly gainsStocks ended mixed on Friday, but managed to cling to weekly gains as investors eyed the economic impact of COVID-19 restrictions in Europe. The S&P 500 fell 0.3% to 3,841. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 179 points, or 0.6%, to 30,997, based on preliminary numbers. The Nasdaq Composite was up 0.1% to 13,543, setting a new closing record on Friday. For the week, the S&P 500 rose 1.9%, the Dow gained 0.6%, and the Nasdaq climbed 4.2%. Economic data from Europe reflected the continuing toll from the pandemic, raising concerns the eurozone could enter into another recession. Shares of Schlumberger Ltd. rose after the oil services company topped profit forecasts, and beat revenue expectations for the first time in four quarters.
10:07 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices decline as U.S. crude supplies rise, COVID-19 flare up dulls demand outlookOil futures decline on Friday, pulling U.S. prices lower for the week, after U.S. government data reveal an unexpected weekly rise in domestic crude supplies. A resurgence of COVID-19 infections in China and Southeast Asia also raises concerns about near-term oil demand.
9:51 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
U.S. suffers another 4,000 deaths in a single day as experts welcome Fauci’s return to White House podium Biden calls on Americans to ‘mask up’ for the next 100 daysThe global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 97.9 million on Friday and the U.S. death toll rose above 411,000, as experts welcomed the return to the White House podium of the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, after months of being sidelined by the previous administration.
9:37 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Brett Arends
No, you don’t have to worry about inflation—not yetRetirees can ignore economists, pundits and your opinionated relatives -- for now
8:53 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Jeremy C. Owens
IBM's stock heads for one of the worst days in Big Blue's long history as a public companyInternational Business Machines Corp. shares were headed for only their seventh double-digit percentage decline in nearly 50 years Friday, after a fourth-quarter earnings report gave little hope for change at the storied tech company.
8:09 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - Barrons.com
Reza Zafari: Small Caps and Aggressive Goals The Merrill Lynch veteran lays out the strategies that made Jones Zafari Barron’s top-ranked private wealth management team for 2020. He explains how he helps to set aggressive yet attainable growth goals for his 30-person group. And he points to small-cap stocks as a promising investment for the post-Covid era.
7:02 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden freezes Trump’s last-minute visa rulesPresident Joe Biden has frozen for 60 days last-minute rules from the Trump administration that would allow only higher-wage foreign workers to be employed in the U.S.
6:20 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Wallace Witkowski
Intel decides on path where 'there is no easy or quick fix,' and the stock is getting poundedIntel Corp. on Friday handed back Thursday's stock surge and then some following strong results as the chip maker's incoming chief executive dialed back expectations that the company would outsource more work to third-party chip foundries.
5:36 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. economy speeds up at start of 2021 despite drag from pandemic, Markit showsThe U.S. economy sped up in January and got off to a good start in 2021, a new survey showed, even as the coronavirus spread faster than ever.
1:45 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Wallace Witkowski
Intel stock gains falter after hours as future plans addressedIntel Corp.'s stock rallied to close higher in the last minutes of trading Thursday after the chip maker unexpectedly released quarterly results before the end of the trading session, but the stock retreated in extended trading as the company addressed long-range plans.
12:00 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - Barrons.com
Podcast: American Online Brokerage Tastytrade Acquired for $1 Billion The most commonly traded class of Fannie Mae’s preferred shares has fallen 40% since mid-November. ARK Investments’ assets grow. And online trading continues to be popular amid the pandemic.
6:48 p.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Asian markets retreat as coronavirus concerns growAsian stock markets retreated Friday after a resurgence of coronavirus infections in China and a rise in cases in Southeast Asia.
10:16 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - By Jack Denton
These 2 triggers could bring the next round of market turbulence. Why Citi wants to buy the next dipMarkets are continuing their optimism for fiscal stimulus from President Joe Biden’s new administration, after the S&P 500 lifted 1.39% yesterday to a fresh high — the best Inauguration Day rise in 36 years.
9:29 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - Barrons.com
Bitcoin Price Falls as Some Holders Are ‘Starting to Move It’ The slide comes as the currency moves toward the mainstream. BlackRock will allow two of its funds to invest in Bitcoin futures.
7:50 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Biden signs flurry of orders to tackle pandemic that has now cost more than 407,000 American lives Fauci addresses board of World Health Organization with promise that U.S. will join international response to crisisThe global case tally for the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 edged above 97 million on Thursday with the U.S. accounting for 24 million of those cases, as President Joe Biden wasted no time in implementing his plan to address a crisis that has caused the loss of more than 407,000 American lives.
6:57 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - By Andrea Park
Good Company: BORN’s Luxury Clothing Made From Used or Discarded ItemsThe brand was created to hit back against the fashion industry’s waste problem
6:33 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - Barrons.com
Housing Starts Ended Strong in 2020. Here's What Could Go Wrong. The worst of the housing shortage could soon be over. But home builders have new concerns.
5:41 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Comfort TV viewing gives ratings boost to football, dramasAn unprecedented impeachment hearing failed to keep TV viewers from settling back into familiar, escapist habits last week.
4:51 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Mid-Atlantic factory activity surges in January: Philly Fed surveyThe Philadelphia Fed's business conditions index jumped to 26.5 in January from 9.1 in December. That's the highest level since February 2020.
4:43 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - By Jeffry Bartash
Jobless claims drop to still-high 900,000 in last full week of Trump presidencyThe number of Americans who applied for jobless benefits fell in the last full week of Donald Trump's presidency, but layoffs were still running at the highest level in months after a record coronavirus surge.
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