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9:18 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Crypto CEOs Ask Congress to Lay Off as Lawmakers Debate Rules Executives from Coinbase, FTX, and other companies testified before the House of Representatives.
7:55 a.m. Today - By Christine Idzelis
‘Proceed with caution’: here's what Wall Street analysts see for the U.S. stock market in 2022The recent spike in market volatility may herald a bumpier U.S. stock market in 2022, as investors come to grips with an inflection point in monetary policy in the pandemic.
6:19 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Germany is getting a new chancellor. Here's how the DAX has performed under outgoing chancellor Angela Merkel.German stocks came under pressure on Wednesday, following the strongest day of the year for Europe's main index. And there is a new chancellor in town for Germany.
1:22 a.m. Today - By Tomi Kilgore
Photronics stock surges after profit and revenue top forecasts, and upbeat outlookShares of Photronics Inc. surged 5.5% in premarket trading Wednesday, after the semiconductor and flat panel display company reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue that rose above expectations and provided an upbeat outlook for the current quarter. Net income for the quarter to Oct. 31 rose to $19.8 million, or 33 cents a share, from $6.5 million, or 10 cents a share, in the year-ago period. The FactSet consensus for earnings per share was 25 cents. Revenue grew 21.4% to $181.3 million, above the FactSet consensus of $175.0 million. Gross margin improved to 28.7% from 26.6% as cost of goods sold rose less than sales at 10.2%. For the fiscal first quarter, the company expects EPS of between 27 cents and 34 cents, while the FactSet consensus was 22 cents, and expects revenue of between $178 million and $186 million, compared with expectations of $170.7 million. "We made strategic investments in 2021 that have positioned us to achieve organic growth as market trends such as the increase in demand from Asia foundries and the adoption of advanced display technologies in mobile applications have driven the market higher," said Chief Executive Peter Kirlin. The stock has slipped 0.1% over the past three months, while the S&P 500 has gained 3.8%.
11:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 2021 - Barrons.com
An ESG Fund Changes the World, One Company at a Time The Green Century Balanced fund invests in green bonds and stocks of companies that meet ESG criteria. It has outperformed most of its balanced-fund category peers.
5:50 p.m. Dec. 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Zuckerberg, Chan to invest up to $3.4 billion to advance human healthThe company that runs the philanthropy of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, is investing up to $3.4 billion to advance human health over 10 to 15 years, according to a spokesperson for the organization.
1:25 p.m. Dec. 7, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
U.S.-China rift puts U.S.-listed Chinese stocks against a great wall --- and investors will pay a priceSecurities and Exchange Commission is making things rougher for Chinese companies --- and their U.S. shareholders.
11:28 a.m. Dec. 7, 2021 - By Claudia Assis
Raytheon's board OKs up to $6 billion in share buybacks Raytheon Technologies Corp. said late Tuesday its board has authorized the repurchase of up to $6 billion of the company's stock. The new authorization replaces the company's previous program, approved Dec. 7, 2020, the company said. Share buybacks "may take place from time to time, subject to market conditions and at the company's discretion, in the open market, through privately negotiated transactions or other means," Raytheon said. Shares of Raytheon were up 2% in the extended session Tuesday after ending the regular trading day up 1.5%.
10:58 a.m. Dec. 7, 2021 - Barrons.com
Commentary: This Threat to Democracy Is Made in America Tech companies are using personal data to manipulate us. It's an all-American problem, writes Susan Ariel Aaronson of George Washington University.
10:17 a.m. Dec. 7, 2021 - By Tonya Garcia
Uber to start delivering Christmas treesUber Technologies Inc. announced a new holiday hub on the Uber Eats platform that will offer Christmas trees and more in Los Angeles, San Diego and West Palm Beach, as well as wreaths in New York City. Throughout the year, the offerings will rotate depending on the holiday. This month, the site is also offering a promotion for items purchased at gifting and specialty food sites. Uber stock has dropped 23.2% in 2021 while the S&P 500 index is up nearly 25% for the year.
4:45 a.m. Dec. 7, 2021 - By Joseph S. Nye
It's not too late to exert human control over artificial intelligence, this book arguesKissinger, Schmidt and Huttenlocher say the promise of AI to improve our lives is profound, but there are many dangers in letting the machines decide for us.
11:32 a.m. Dec. 6, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Craig Wright wins dispute over $50 billion in bitcoin, but identity of bitcoin's founder still unprovenCraig Wright, a computer scientist who claims to be the inventor of bitcoin, prevailed in a civil trial verdict Monday against the family of a deceased business partner that claimed it was owed half of a cryptocurrency fortune worth tens of billions.
10:17 a.m. Dec. 6, 2021 - Barrons.com
Attracting and Keeping Advisor Talent During the Great Resignation Transparent compensation structures, career-growth incentives, and yes, high salaries, are essential in this tight labor market.
9:47 a.m. Dec. 6, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Hertz stock jumps after analysts recommend investors buy, while at the same time saying rival Avis Budget is a sellShares of Hertz Global Holdings Inc. surged Monday, after JPMorgan recommended investors buy, citing strong industry tailwinds and a number of company-specific drivers that make the car rental company more attractive than its close peer, Avis Budget Budget Group Inc.
3:09 a.m. Dec. 6, 2021 - Barrons.com
Holiday Spending TrendsMark Mahaney, head of internet research for Evercore, offers his bull case for Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet. Plus, Kevin Krim, CEO of EDO, unboxes his company's research on holiday marketing strategies for major automakers and retailers.
3:00 a.m. Dec. 6, 2021 - By Abby Schultz
Creative Philanthropy for Climate ChangeDonors are funding early-stage entrepreneurs with innovative solutions
1:14 a.m. Dec. 6, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
GCP Applied Technologies stock shoots up after $2.3 billion buyout dealShares of GCP Applied Technologies Inc. shot up 14% toward a near 3-year high in premarket trading Monday, after the provider of additives and admixtures for concrete and cement announced an agreement to be acquired by Saint-Gobain in a deal valued at about $2.3 billion. Under terms of the deal, Saint-Gobain will pay $32 for each GCP share outstanding, which represents an 18% premium to Friday's closing price of $27.02. the deal is expected to close in the second half of 2022. "The Board of GCP is unanimously supportive of this transaction and believes it provides full and fair value to all shareholders of GCP," said GCP Independent Chairman Peter Feld. "Saint-Gobain represents a great partner for GCP and we are pleased to have reached this agreement." GCP's stock, which is on track to open at the highest price seen during regular-session hours since February 2019, has rallied 15% over the past three months through Friday, while the S&P 500 has gained 0.1%.
7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Housing Boom Could Last for a Decade. Buy These Stocks. Publicly traded home builders have a bigger share of the market and stronger balance sheets than they did in the last big boom. Plus, their stocks trade cheaply.
3:58 p.m. Dec. 5, 2021 - Barrons.com
A Key FDA Officials’s Insights on Omicron Dr. Peter Marks, the senior official responsible for the review of Covid-19 vaccines at the FDA, laid out a possible timeline that could have shots of updated vaccines going into arms in the U.S. by April, if necessary.
5:44 a.m. Dec. 4, 2021 - By Claudia Assis
SolarEdge, FactSet and Signature Bank to join S&P 500 indexSignature Bank, SolarEdge Technologies Inc. and FactSet Research Systems Inc. will be joining the S&P 500 index later this month, S&P Dow Jones Indices said late Friday. Out are Leggett & Platt Inc., Hanesbrands Inc. and Western Union.
5:38 a.m. Dec. 4, 2021 - By Therese Poletti
Nvidia's deal for ARM is dead --- how long until CEO Jensen Huang admits it?The Federal Trade Commission has joined in the chorus of government regulators opposing Nvidia Corp.'s proposed $40 billion acquisition of ARM Holdings Plc. with a lawsuit that could be the nail in the coffin for the deal.
3:47 a.m. Dec. 3, 2021 - By Levi Sumagaysay
After completing richest SPAC deal yet, Grab stock plunges 20% on first day of tradingGrab, which offers ride-hailing, delivery and financial services in Southeast Asia, saw an initial pop on its first day of trading but ended the day in the red.
3:46 a.m. Dec. 3, 2021 - By Wallace Witkowski
U.S. sues to block Nvidia merger with Arm, the largest semiconductor deal in historyThe Federal Trade Commission sued to block Nvidia Corp.'s proposed $40 billion acquisition of Arm Ltd. on Thursday.
1:59 a.m. Dec. 3, 2021 - By Steve Gelsi
Heating and cooling specialist Trane Tech boosts dividend by 14% Trane Technologies Plc said Friday it'll boost its quarterly dividend by 14% to 67 cents a share from 59 cents a share in the first quarter of 2022, subject to board approval. On an annual basis, the heating and cooling systems company will raise its dividend to $2.68 a share from $2.36 a share. Trane Technologies shares are up 31.3% in 2021, outpacing the 21.9% YTD gain by the S&P 500.
1:43 a.m. Dec. 3, 2021 - Barrons.com
Didi to Delist, FTC Blocks Nvidia’s Purchase of Arm, Zillow Is Selling Homes Faster: Barron’s Daily FTC sues to block Nvidia’s $40 billion deal for Arm, lawmakers approve stopgap government funding, Google delays required return to office, and other news to start your day.
11:48 a.m. Dec. 2, 2021 - Barrons.com
FTC Sues to Block Nvidia's $40B Acquisition of Arm The regulator said the combined company would have “the means and incentive to stifle innovative next-generation technologies,” including the kind used to run data centers and control driver-assistance systems in cars.
12:02 p.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - By Christine Idzelis
The healthcare sector has been ‘neglected.’ Here's why DWS's Bianco sees buying opportunitiesDWS Group is looking for opportunities to buy stocks in the healthcare sector and to diversify around the technology-heavy S&P 500 index.
8:02 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Preparing for Winter HeadwindsThe Schwab Center for Financial Research's Kathy Jones discusses potential challenges facing the U.S. bond market in 2022. Plus, Janney Montgomery Scott's Mark Luschini analyzes opportunities within equities despite ongoing economic volatility.
4:02 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Direct Listings Jump. Why This Path to Going Public Is Getting Noticed. Direct listings number seven so far this year, but that's still more than the total for 2018, 2019, and 2020 combined. Experts talk about the benefits to retail investors.
3:30 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
MI6 chief says British intelligence now considers China, Iran and Russia the top security threatsInternational terrorism joins the three countries among ‘big four’ security threats, says U.K. intelligence agency head Richard Moore.
3:26 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - By Jeremy C. Owens
Salesforce earnings beat in first full quarter with Slack, but forecast slaps stockSalesforce.com Inc. produced a big earnings beat in its first full quarter with Slack Technologies Inc. on board, but projections for the end of the year slammed the stock in after-hours trading Tuesday.
10:50 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - Barrons.com
Meta Platforms' Crypto Boss Is Leaving. What It Means for the Stock. David Marcus is the latest crypto executive to leave the Facebook parent as it tries to build a digital-payments business and develop the Diem stablecoin.
7:38 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - Barrons.com
A GE Bear Drops the Hammer Again. Why the Split Won't Work. JPMorgan analyst Stephen Tusa doesn't see a three-way breakup improving GE's fortunes. Others on Wall Street are far more upbeat.
5:08 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
FTSE 100 resumes omicron-led selling TuesdayLondon stocks were weaker as COVID worries pushed back to the surface. And a reshuffle is ahead for Wednesday.
4:24 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
The future of healthcare is right here at homeTechnology, affordability and patient satisfaction mean in-home healthcare solutions could revolutionize medical care for older Americans.
3:42 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - By Philip van Doorn
These 60 stocks, including DraftKings, Zillow and Virgin Galactic, are down at least 50% from their 2021 highsEven a good year for stocks has its share of high-flyers that have turned into losers — or buying opportunities.
12:51 p.m. Nov. 29, 2021 - By Claudia Assis
Chasing Tesla: Here are the current electric vehicle plans of every major car makerWhere each company stands on its EVs goals and also, when available, their investment projections and the number of EV models they hope to bring to market.
5:44 a.m. Nov. 29, 2021 - By Steve Gelsi
Clearlake buys private cyber security company Quest Software for $5.4 billionClearlake Capital Group LP said Monday it would buy private cybersecurity company Quest Software from Francisco Partners. A source familiar with the transaction told MarketWatch the value of the transaction is about $5.4 billion. Quest CEO Patrick Nichols will remain in his current position, along with the existing executive management team. Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, BoA Securities, Barclays, Credit Suisse, BMO Capital Markets and Citigroup are issuing debt financing for the deal. The transaction comes about five years after Francisco Partners carved out the Quest business from Dell Technologies Inc. for $2.4 billion.
6:55 a.m. Nov. 27, 2021 - By Therese Poletti
We have been promised the 'metaverse' for decades, but it is still not a sure thingFor decades, software developers and engineers have unsuccessfully tried to create alternative worlds, a quest inspired by science fiction that goes farther back than "Snow Crash."
6:38 a.m. Nov. 27, 2021 - By Gregory Zuckerman
‘Why did you guys sell everything?’ Inside the life-and-death struggle to fund Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel is the biotech industry’s smoothest fundraiser. But he had to walk a fine line to raise the money for the game-changing vaccine.
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