9:19 a.m. Today9:19 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021
- By Kurt N. Schacht
SPACs could repeat the worst of the dot-com bubble — here's how finance insiders are trying to stop thatCFA Institute is worried about the damage SPACS could do to investors' confidence in the stocks market.
8:40 a.m. Today8:40 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021
Dow Edges Lower as Profit Reports Flood In
The blue chip benchmark was slipping back after closing at an all-time high on Tuesday.
6:54 a.m. Today6:54 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021
- By William Watts
Nasdaq edges higher as investors weigh earnings from tech and other corporate heavyweightsOn the heels of another record session for the Dow and S&P 500, stocks trade flat to slightly higher Wednesday as investors sift through a heavy slate of corporate results.
2:42 a.m. Today2:42 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021
Twitter and Alphabet Bat Away Fears Over Apple’s Privacy Setting
Democrats scramble for ways to fund social spending and climate bill, FDA advisors recommend Covid-19 vaccines for children 5 to 11, China Telecom banned from U.S. market, and other news to start your day.
12:45 a.m. Today12:45 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021
Real Estate Has Been Upended by Covid and Tech. This Fund Has Capitalized.
Covid-19 spurred a mass migration out of offices to remote work, and technology is revolutionizing real estate. The PGIM Select Real Estate fund has managed to stay on top during a dynamic time for the sector.
11:25 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021
- By Tonya Garcia
First Watch CEO says its 'no night shifts ever' model has helped it staff up as other restaurant chains struggle to find workersIn a tight labor market, First Watch Restaurants' breakfast, brunch and lunch business is appealing to prospective workers who want to keep their evenings free.
10:54 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021
Are SMAs the Future of Personalized Investing?
As the trend for customized investments continues, advisors will play an elevated role in helping clients integrate their preferences, goals and values into one-of-a-kind portfolios.
5:42 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021
- By Leslie Albrecht
Facebook, Amazon, Google and others pledged billions for racial justice in 2020. Tracking where all the money went is ‘almost impossible.’Companies made big public pledges, but have kept some of the details on their donations private.
2:30 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021
Facebook’s Swimming in Profit as Much as It’s Mired in Controversy
The longer-term issue is the company’s ability to attract young people to its platforms, given the competition from TikTok and Apple’s iMessage platform with 18-to-29-year-olds.
1:21 p.m. Oct. 25, 2021
- By Louis Navellier
I'm a Trump supporter, but as an investor I'm wary of the Trump SPAC5 reasons to be caution about chasing Digital World Acquisition and Phunware stock.
12:37 p.m. Oct. 25, 2021
- By Weston Blasi
Anthony Scaramucci is rooting for DWAC because he thinks it will keep Donald Trump from running in 2024"The more it goes up, the less likelihood Donald Trump is running for president in 2024"
7:23 a.m. Oct. 25, 2021
- By Jeffrey Lee Funk and Gary N. Smit
AirBnb, Snap, Lyft and Uber are just a handful of debt ridden, money-losing 'unicorn' stocks that investors should think twice aboutUnicorn losses are unprecedented in the history of American startups and threaten stock markets and the economy.
6:50 a.m. Oct. 25, 2021
Big Fintech Conference Tips Off With Magic Johnson
The basketball legend turned successful entrepreneur wants to make sure inner city and rural children can access the internet.
6:22 a.m. Oct. 25, 2021
- By Thornton McEnery
Phunware's stock was up 1,000% on Friday. What in the world is Phunware?This tiny, money-losing Trump-linked software company has a stock that is surging, but what's behind all this PHUN?
6:11 a.m. Oct. 25, 2021
- By Steve Gelsi
After a rush of SPAC deals, the competition for buyout targets is getting fierce: 'It's almost like a beauty pageant'SPACS resumed a steady pace of debuts in the fall after a midyear lull, but the overall backlog of companies seeking acquisitions has risen amid a glut of IPOs and a lack of viable target companies.
5:23 a.m. Oct. 25, 2021
- By Philip van Doorn
Don't settle for measly yields — grow your income with this 'dividend compounding' strategyHome Depot, Lowe's, Microsoft and other stocks beat the S&P 500's 10-year return while their dividend payouts increased rapidly.
4:27 a.m. Oct. 25, 2021
Apple, Amazon, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week
Third-quarter earnings season gets busy with results from Big Tech companies, AMD, GE, Ford, Boeing, Visa, Comcast, Starbucks, Chevron, and more. Plus third-quarter GDP data.
2:48 a.m. Oct. 25, 2021
More Than 3 Million Retired Early, Research Suggests. What That Means for Rates.
One of the big questions for policy makers and traders alike is whether the people who have left the workforce will, at some later point, jump back in.
1:11 p.m. Oct. 24, 2021
- By Frances Yue
An Ether futures ETF is next likely step after ProShares watershed bitcoin moment, a former SEC official explainsEvery week we highlight the most timely news in the crypto and blockchain industry, from developments in digital-asset companies, exchanges, funds and ventures, as well as important sector research and data.
2:10 a.m. Oct. 24, 2021
The Dow Ignored Big Risks on Its Way to a Record
The market’s lack of concern was palpable. It wasn’t just how the major indexes performed, though that’s certainly part of it.
2:00 a.m. Oct. 24, 2021
Cheap Money’s Lifting Just About Everything. Enjoy It While It Lasts.
One market watcher views Fed monetary policy as the loosest it has ever been. Even WeWork, whose planned IPO collapsed, just went public via a deal worth $9.5 billion.
10:19 a.m. Oct. 23, 2021
- By Wallace Witkowski
GlobalFoundries IPO: 5 things to know about the chip company going public in a semiconductor shortageGlobalFoundries Inc. is billing itself as the largest silicon wafer supplier not dependent upon China and Taiwan in an initial public offering planned during a global semiconductor shortage, but that doesn't mean the business will be U.S.-controlled --- nor profitable.
4:30 a.m. Oct. 23, 2021
- By Vivien Lou Chen
The Federal Reserve's next interest rate-hike cycle is coming but may not look like what officials have been projectingTraders are pricing in a more aggressive start to the Fed's approaching campaign of interest-rate increases and, in some cases, an early end to it too.
4:00 p.m. Oct. 22, 2021
Why Ford Shares Should Return to the Fast Lane
Digital turnaround seen at the big vehicle manufacturer. Also, Street views on Northern Trust, Goldman Sachs, Lam Research, LCNB, Dow, and Knight-Swift Transportation.
2:00 p.m. Oct. 22, 2021
Adobe on Holiday Shopping: Online Gains and Supply Chain Woes
The software firm’s annual survey projects decent growth in online, in the face of physical stores reopening. But inflation and supply-chain issues are negatives. Pus: the year’s most popular gifts.
10:16 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021
Sen. Warren's Bill Takes Aim at Major Player in RIA M&A: Private Equity
A trade group representing PE firms blasts the new bill, which would require additional disclosures from funds, extend fiduciary obligations, and limit funds' ability to sell off assets.
4:12 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021
- By Thornton McEnery
For one day, SPACs don't feel whack, thanks to WeWork and Trump's DWACDonald Trump's social media ... 'startup' (?) SPAC is an instant MAGA meme stock, while WeWork finally debuts.
3:36 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
Miners sell off in London as China's Evergrande gets investors worried againLondons stocks slip into the red as mining companies get dragged lower on China worries stemming from fresh concerns over troubled property group Evergrande.
3:01 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021
Snap’s Apple Ads Alert Is a Wake-Up Call. What to Watch Next.
Snap stock plunged in late trading Thursday after the social-networking firm posted disappointing revenue growth
12:15 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021
This German Chip Maker Is Poised to Gain
There is increasing demand for smartcars with advanced driving features that use semiconductors, and Infineon will benefit from that trend.
12:00 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021
The Future of ESG Is Tied to a Key U.N. Meeting
Progress at COP26 in Scotland could drive sustainable investing to new heights, writes Joshua Brunert of Apex Group.
8:01 p.m. Oct. 21, 2021
This Robot Trader Dumped Facebook and Bet Big on Energy. What Else It Bought.
Qraft, a Korean fintech group and asset manager, saw its artificial-intelligence-driven investing strategy reflect some of October's biggest market themes.
12:08 p.m. Oct. 21, 2021
This SPAC Is Merging With Trump Media. The Stock Ends the Session 380% Higher
The former president plans a nationwide rollout of a social-media network to rival Facebook and Twitter in the first quarter of 2022.
10:13 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021
WeWork Goes Public, Defying Great Odds.
Just two years after nearly going broke, WeWork is now a public company, with a valuation of about $9 billion.
9:43 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021
- By Jacob Passy
As mortgage rates rise, the real-estate market grapples with high prices, supply-chain issues and labor shortages‘There are still more hopeful buyers than available homes for sale, even as properties are spending slightly longer on the market,’ one economist noted.
7:41 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021
A $1.1 Billion Deal Puts Spotlight on Securities-Based Lending
Raymond James was attracted by TriState’s ability to provide securities-based lending services to advisory firms and other financial institutions.
6:26 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021
Trump to launch social media platform 'Truth Social' as part of SPAC dealNine months after being expelled from social media for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, former President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's launching a new media company with its own social media platform.
5:57 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021
Interest in ESG Is Surging, but Questions About Measuring Success Cloud the Market
Values-driven investing has grown considerably as more mass-affluent investors look to ESG strategies. But advisors must do their homework to ensure that funds deliver what clients are looking for.
5:56 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
Next year will be 'tricky' for stockholders, so follow this road map, says RBC's top strategist Lori CalvasinaGet your game plan ready for 2022, which will require a midyear strategy switch, says RBC strategist Lori Calvasina.
12:38 p.m. Oct. 20, 2021
Why Hertz Shares Fetch a Discount in Institutional Trading
It's hard to say which market has a more accurate price for the rental-car leader.