9:23 a.m. Sept. 11, 2021
- By Joy Wiltermuth
Corporate profit boom is driving spending in this key area, not office buildingsAs corporate profit hits records, big businesses this year are investing more on improvements than before the pandemic, just not on office space, according to a new Oxford Economics report.
8:30 a.m. Sept. 11, 2021
- By Abby Schultz
What It’s Like to Make an NFTPenta invited artists George Clinton and Tom Friedman to create works to be minted and sold on SuperRare’s platform
10:06 a.m. Sept. 6, 2021
A Weak Jobs Report Puts the Fed in a Bind. Stagflation Is Staring It in the Face.
August’s dismal hiring numbers, reflecting concerns about the Covid-19 Delta variant, will likely keep the Fed from starting to taper its emergency bond-buying program.
6:27 a.m. Aug. 22, 2021
Henri cuts short Manilow set at NYC virus recovery concertUnlike the Grammy-winning recording artist's 1980 hit, "I Made It Through Rain," the superstar-laden "Homecoming Concert" in New York City's Central Park was canceled because of dangerous weather as Hurricane Henri approached the Northeast on Saturday.
4:20 a.m. Aug. 9, 2021
The Stock Market Looks Like a Bubble. It Could Deflate—in a Good Way.
Stocks are richly valued, but a spectacular earnings season suggests the market will grow into its sky-high valuation.
5:44 a.m. Aug. 7, 2021
- By Philip van Doorn
20 cloud stocks expected to increase sales the most over the next two yearsCloud ETFs are close to record highs, propelled by a rally in the sector.
9:46 a.m. July 31, 2021
This Market Is Sturdier Than the Tech Selloff Suggests
Big Tech took a tumble on lower guidance, sending the stock market down. But the market of stocks is doing just fine, thanks, as plenty of smaller issues posted hefty gains.
5:30 a.m. July 24, 2021
- By Chris Matthews
Washington might have to go to war to fight a housing bubble. Does it have the tools to win?Home prices are rising at their fastest pace in history, fueling concern that a new real estate bubble has formed --- one that could result in economic calamity reminiscent of the 2008 financial crisis, for which U.S. financial regulators may not be prepared.
12:58 p.m. July 23, 2021
7 Companies Open for Trading. Here's How They Did.
The IPO tidal wave continued, but several of Friday's offerings had dropped below their offer prices.
10:47 a.m. July 19, 2021
Expect European Earnings to Double This Quarter. Here Are the Stocks to Watch.
Company earnings will need to beat sky-high expectations and impress on guidance to drive stocks higher, UBS said.
12:44 p.m. June 26, 2021
- By Michael Brush
Here's why Boeing's stock will soarThe aircraft maker's two big problems are temporary and it will soon see a boost to sales and cash flow from its massive backlog of orders.
11:35 a.m. June 23, 2021
The Pandemic Drove Savings Rates Sky-High. They Still Haven't Fallen to Earth.
One theory of the recovery has households unleashing pent-up demand. So far, it's not happening.
7:16 a.m. June 23, 2021
- By Eleanor Laise
Pfizer argues its case in federal court for helping seniors meet drug copays Lawsuit tests anti-kickback law that has snared pharmaceutical giants.
3:52 a.m. June 23, 2021
Bitcoin’s Wild Ride
Fauci calls Delta Covid variant the “greatest threat,” Morgan Stanley bars unvaccinated employees and clients from New York offices, new antitrust regulator to review Amazon’s MGM deal, and other news to start your day.
5:38 p.m. June 22, 2021
Peloton Shifts Gears For the Reopening
Peloton shares rose more than 8% Tuesday after the company launched a corporate wellness program that includes subsidized memberships.
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.