9:33 a.m. June 14, 2021
England now says it won't relax coronavirus restrictions until July 19British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England will be delayed by four weeks until July 19 as a result of the spread of the delta variant.
5:55 a.m. June 8, 2021
- By Jacob Passy
Most Americans think it’s a bad time to buy a home — but there's one reason they're still willing to take the plungePeople’s pessimism toward the housing market has hit a record high, according to a new survey.
5:07 p.m. May 21, 2021
Big Oil’s Transition to Renewable Energy Won’t Be Easy
European oil companies have made more progress than their U.S. peers in moving to renewables and other low-carbon technologies. But shareholders seem skeptical, for now. What needs to change.
7:57 a.m. May 18, 2021
- By Jack Denton
Possible Universal Music sale pushes Vivendi shares higher, as European stocks remain in record territoryFrench media giant Vivendi said on Tuesday that it may sell an additional 10% of Universal Music — the label behind acts including Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, and Kendrick Lamar — ahead of floating the group by the end of September 2021.
7:55 a.m. May 4, 2021
- By Jack Denton
FTSE 100 outpaces European indexes, lifted by airlines, commodity stocks and manufacturing dataThe key British stock market index outpaced its European peers on Tuesday, led higher by travel and commodity stocks, as optimism was also buoyed by upbeat manufacturing data.
11:24 a.m. April 16, 2021
Dogecoin's Wild 550% Ride Makes Millionaires and Gives Crypto Pros Migraines
Dogecoin was worth as much as $55 billion on Friday, nearly tripling on the day. At current levels, it’s worth about as much as Ford and Marriott.
11:58 a.m. April 14, 2021
- By Lina Saigol
Virgin Media and O2 $43.2 billion merger cleared by competition watchdogThe £31 billion merger between Virgin Media and O2 has been provisionally cleared by the U.K.'s competition watchdog, after it found the deal was unlikely to lead to reduced competition or higher prices for wholesale mobile services.
1:01 p.m. April 13, 2021
- By Joy Wiltermuth
S&P 500 ends at record as stocks shake off JNJ vaccine pause and bond-yield slideU.S. stocks finished mostly higher Tuesday, led by gains in technology shares, even as long-term government bond yields retreated and economic data showed a surge in consumer prices in March.
5:14 a.m. March 23, 2021
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
Volkswagen's BEV sales could beat Tesla's next year, says Deutsche Bank By next year, the German auto maker's battery-electric vehicle sales could outpace that of industry giant Tesla, say Deutsche Bank analysts, who lifted their price target on buy-rated Volkswagen to €270 from €185 per share in a note to clients on Monday.
11:58 a.m. March 22, 2021
Volkswagen Could Be a Big Contender for Tesla in a Year, Says Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analysts lifted their price target on buy-rated Volkswagen to €270 on Monday.
8:02 a.m. March 21, 2021
- By Andrew Keshner
'$1.9 trillion seems fake, but $7,000 seems life-changing': 3 Americans tell MarketWatch how they'll spend their stimulus checksSome 85% of household will be getting the $1,400 per person stimulus checks after President Biden signed the bill Thursday.
5:55 a.m. March 20, 2021
- By Therese Poletti
The Tesla bubble: Bets on electric cars and the rise of SPACs have led to a new version of the dot-com boom Investors take on the role of venture capitalists as they look for the next big thing, overvaluing young companies years before they could even begin to show the type of returns that would validate the valuation --- Sound familiar?
12:20 p.m. March 15, 2021
GameStop Stock Fell So Much It Had to be Halted. That Didn't Stop the Selloff.
Shares fell 17% on Monday.
7:42 a.m. March 8, 2021
- By Andrea Riquier
ETF Wrap: Portnoy's complaint and emerging-market alphaETF Wrap is a briefing of what investors need to know about the exchange-traded fund sector, including exclusive commentary and interviews on the industry from MarketWatch
9:37 a.m. March 5, 2021
Dane Runia: Untimely Losses Reshaped My Practice
One of Barron’s Top 100 Advisors explains how his professional perspective was shaped by his older brother’s unexpected death eight years ago. On the topic of investments, he argues that muni bonds are still a good choice for income, and that 2021 stock returns will be more modest. And he explains why he’s trying to make team members take vacations.
5:45 a.m. March 3, 2021
COVID has revealed how sick our health-care system really isDoctors, hospitals, clinics, labs and insurers need to be able to talk to one another, and that's impossible in the siloed 'system' we now have
2:16 p.m. March 2, 2021
- By Meera Jagannathan
Americans scroll Amazon and Walmart for bargains — yet choose pricey healthcare services and throw away hundreds of dollars, and Texas AG sues energy provider over ‘sky-high’ rates after massive winter storm Tuesday’s top personal finance stories Tuesday’s top personal finance storiesTuesday’s top personal finance stories
4:21 a.m. March 1, 2021
Why the Stock Market Is Bouncing Back
Fauci urges Americans to take J&J vaccine, Senate Democrats to drop minimum wage from relief package, Danone to sell Chinese unit, and other news to start your day.
4:05 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
Global selloff hits London stocks as commodity prices fallLondon markets were in the red on Friday, unable to sidestep a global equity selloff even as the index has plenty of names exposed to the global economic recovery.
4:16 a.m. Feb. 23, 2021
What’s Behind the Tech Selloff
Facebook befriends Australia again, two of Biden’s most controversial cabinet picks begin confirmation hearings today, Democrats aim to push stimulus through House this week, and other news to start your day.
4:53 p.m. Feb. 22, 2021
Texas energy woes are windfall for Australian bankThe deep freeze that plunged millions of Texans into darkness is rippling through energy markets in unexpected ways, producing a financial windfall for an Australian bank and severe pain for other companies caught up in the disruption.
8:06 a.m. Feb. 18, 2021
- By Mark DeCambre
We were 'dangerously close' to collapse of 'entire system,' says Interactive Brokers founder ahead of GameStop hearingThomas Peterffy, founder and chairman of Interactive Brokers Group Inc., on Wednesday explained the dire situation in which the market stood in late January as individual investors on social-media platforms were banding together to send a handful of heavily shorted stocks dramatically higher.
8:51 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021
- By Home Media
The facts about AARP long-term care insuranceAn AARP long-term care insurance policy can help protect your savings from sky-high costs of long-term care. But at what price?
5:54 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021
- By Jillian Berman
These borrowers plan a 'debt strike' to pressure Biden to cancel student debtIf Biden and the Department of Education don’t cancel student debt within the first 100 days, the Debt Collective has plans to escalate their campaign.
10:51 a.m. Feb. 9, 2021
- By Mark Hulbert
Why Wall Street's 'coolest' stocks can leave investors cold Popular companies aren't always the best investment.
2:04 p.m. Feb. 6, 2021
What new Amazon CEO Andy Jassy needs to do to become a leader in sustainability like AppleFew ESG funds own Amazon stock because of its poor record on labor, workplace issues and corporate competition.
12:10 p.m. Feb. 6, 2021
- By Maria LaMagna
The best business, finance and retirement accounts to follow on Twitter in 2021There are more than 300 million active users on Twitter. Want to know the best people to follow for expertise on investing, retirement, electric vehicles, personal finance and more? Read on.
4:41 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021
- By Tonya Garcia
Amazon's delivery speed is facing increasing competition from rivals with a fleet of storesContinued innovation in retail and other businesses will help Amazon thrive even after COVID-19, analysts say.
4:08 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021
Barron’s Daily: GameStop Stock Won’t Stop Climbing—and the Risks Are Rising
GameStop trading draws attention from state regulator, the global economy is improving, acting Capitol Hill police chief apologizes for security lapses, and other news to start your day.
11:49 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021
Rolls-Royce Tumbles as Jet Engine Maker Warns on $2.7 Billion Cash Outflow
Increased travel restrictions aimed at preventing more contagious strains of coronavirus are delaying the recovery in global aviation.
2:13 p.m. Jan. 25, 2021
- By Wallace Witkowski
AMD earnings: If Intel gets its act together, can AMD maintain swollen valuation?After Advanced Micro Devices Inc. capitalized on Intel Corp.'s missteps in 2020, billions of dollars depends on the company continuing on that path as its larger rival attempts to right itself.
12:58 p.m. Jan. 25, 2021
GameStop Stock Surges, Plunges, and Ends at Record Close
Shares were briefly halted due to volatility. Expect more wild swings in the days to come.
4:42 p.m. Jan. 18, 2021
Welcome to the Roaring ’20s, but Maybe Not for Stocks, Our Experts Say
The 10 investment pros on the Barron’s Roundtable see the U.S. economy growing 4% to 6% this year as Covid is defeated. But lofty valuations could limit the market’s gains. Plus, 9 picks from Bill Priest and Meryl Witmer
11:52 a.m. Dec. 30, 2020
AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s Covid-19 Vaccine Is Approved in the U.K.
The decision paves the way for widespread vaccinations with a shot that is cheaper and easier to transport and store.
1:01 a.m. Dec. 29, 2020
Skip the individual stocks and get smart with ETFsIf you were a part of the surge of new investors who bought stocks in 2020, well done! That’s a great first step. But there’s far more to the stock market than individual stocks.
5:45 a.m. Dec. 9, 2020
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks rise on U.S. stimulus hopes and COVID-19 vaccine optimismStocks in Europe are trading higher as investors stick to COVID-19 vaccine optimism and hopes U.S. politicians can reach a near-term stimulus package.
5:09 a.m. Dec. 9, 2020
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
Gains for U.K. stocks tempered by strong British pound as Brexit hopes riseThe pound is climbing against the dollar as investor hopes build for a post-Brexit trade deal before the end-year deadline.
5:25 a.m. Dec. 3, 2020
- By Steve Goldstein
Sainsbury shares climb while Morrisons is steady, following plan to surrender tax reliefInvestors had a mixed response to news that both Morrison Supermarkets and J Sainsbury would give back tax relief from the U.K. government.
4:06 a.m. Dec. 3, 2020
Barron’s Daily: Zscaler, Okta, and Splunk Earnings Carry a Warning for Investors
Momentum builds on possible stimulus deal breakthrough, CDC director warns of “most difficult time” in public health history, House approves bill restricting Chinese companies listed in the U.S., and other news to start your day.
10:25 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020
Sky-high stock prices make sense, Robert Shiller saysStock prices are quite high when judged by the cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings ratio, but Robert Shiller says low interest rates may justify higher equity prices and CAPE ratios.