2:48 p.m. Today2:48 p.m. May 16, 2021
- By Mike Murphy
Elon Musk implies Tesla could dump its bitcoin holdingsPrices of the leading cryptocurrencies continued to slide Sunday, with bitcoin falling after Elon Musk suggested Tesla Inc. has sold or may sell its remaining bitcoin assets.
2:38 p.m. Today2:38 p.m. May 16, 2021
AT&T Said to Be In Talks to Combine Media Assets With Discovery: WSJ
Here's what you need to know to navigate the markets today.
12:18 p.m. Today12:18 p.m. May 16, 2021
This Investing Strategy Brings Growth and Reasonable Yield
When Jefferies screened for “growth at a reasonable yield,” it delivered a roster of names including Taiwan Semiconductor, AstraZeneca, and Coca-Cola.
12:13 p.m. Today12:13 p.m. May 16, 2021
For Lawn Tools, the Future Is Electric. Why That’s Good for Stanley Black & Decker.
CEO Jim Loree sees growing demand for battery-powered mowers and blowers lifting the company’s sales. Favorable regulations could help, too.
12:11 p.m. Today12:11 p.m. May 16, 2021
Stock Market Volatility Isn’t the Big Problem. Economic Volatility Is.
Markets lived up to their reputation for periodic craziness this past week. But the swings in economic data have the potential to do more damage.
12:06 p.m. Today12:06 p.m. May 16, 2021
DuPont Stock Looks Like a Buy
Its shares look like a smart play on the coming phase of the economic recovery as it begins to play catch-up.
11:59 a.m. Today11:59 a.m. May 16, 2021
Still Worth Buying
How to identify the stocks that still have room to run in a postpandemic world.
11:00 a.m. Today11:00 a.m. May 16, 2021
Walmart, Cisco, Home Depot, Take-Two, Macy’s, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week
It’s retailer earnings season, with Walmart, Macy’s, Home Depot, Target, TJX, and Lowe’s all reporting. Plus, housing-market data, FOMC minutes, and May PMIs.
10:32 a.m. Today10:32 a.m. May 16, 2021
- By William Watts
The stock market is volatile because it's hard to tell 'good' inflation from 'bad' right nowThe stock market is generally expected to benefit from inflation, but surging price pressures are rattling investors.
8:37 a.m. Today8:37 a.m. May 16, 2021
- By Jillian Berman
'It's not just about tuition, it's about how I'm going to eat': Over 50% of community colleges are not affordable for low-income students Even when students attend the cheapest college available to them and work, they can still struggle to afford to pay for school and live.
8:33 a.m. Today8:33 a.m. May 16, 2021
- By Jacob Passy
Walt Disney World stops requiring visitors to wear face masks outdoorsOther theme parks, including Universal Orlando Resort, have also instituted changes to their COVID-19 policies regarding face masks.
8:28 a.m. Today8:28 a.m. May 16, 2021
- By Andrew Keshner
After CDC updates mask guidelines, Disney, Walmart and Trader Joe's issue new policies --- Uber and Lyft say nothing will changeNot all companies are following the CDC guidelines. The grocery store chain Kroger said Friday it 'continues to require everyone in our stores to wear masks'
12:15 p.m. May 15, 2021
- By Joseph Semprevivo
I own a small business --- this is what a $15 minimum wage means for meOne full-time job opening in Florida paying $15 and no takers.
10:54 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Therese Poletti
Gig-work stocks are in a bear market, and the cloud is unlikely to lift soonGig-work stocks have had a terrible month, and the regulatory clouds that investors are worried about are not going away anytime soon.
8:30 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Joy Wiltermuth
Inflation is climbing, but it isn't blasting past its 30-year range --- yetPrices consumers are paying for goods and services are climbing to post-recession highs, causing households and Wall Street anxiety just as the economy roars back with the lifting of pandemic restrictions. Here's when markets might really worry.
8:08 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Michael Brush
How to use ESG to pick the winning stocks in risky emerging marketsCharlie Wilson does it as co-manager of the Thornburg Developing World Fund.
7:12 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Mark DeCambre
Dogecoin is coming to crypto platform Coinbase in 2 months, says CEODogecoin is coming to Coinbase Global, the company said on Thursday during a call with investors and analysts to discuss its first-quarter performance.
7:01 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Tonya Garcia
Hanesbrands aims to drive $1 billion in revenue growth from the Champion brandHanesbrands CEO Steve Bratspies outlines ways the company is 'well-positioned' for growth despite post-COVID variables
6:57 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Jack Denton
Early Tesla backer and top fund manager attacks Warren Buffett's strategy. Here's his investing advice.James Anderson says to forget value investing and be ready for stomach-churning swings in stock prices.
6:47 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Philip van Doorn
These big bank stocks may be a great three-year play on the economy and inflationDividend increases, stock buybacks, and rising interest rates are all positives that can benefit the banking sector over the longer term.
6:41 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Mark Hulbert
These are the 30 value stocks that top investment newsletters like best right now Value is in its ninth month of beating growth.
6:37 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Weston Blasi
Conor McGregor tops the list of highest-paid sports stars Forbes releases its list of highest-paid athletes over the past year, and Conor McGregor and LeBron James had huge earnings outside of their sport.
6:25 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Tonya Garcia
Department-store shares soar after clothing sales jump more than 700% from April 2020Macy's, which reports first-quarter earnings on Tuesday, rose nearly 9% in Friday trading.
6:08 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Rupert Steiner
A Goldman Sachs boss has reportedly quit after making millions on dogecoinThe bank confirmed Aziz McMahon, head of emerging market sales, has left — he made a "substantial sum," according to some reports.
5:06 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Tonya Garcia
Walmart earnings preview: Rival Target likely saw more benefit from stimulus spendingTarget benefits from the wide variety of merchandise categories that it sells, analysts say
4:51 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Christine Idzelis
‘Jammed and distorted’: investors are wrestling with inflation that may test the Fed’s frameworkInvestors are facing volatile markets as inflationary pressures build. ‘A surge in prices could put the Fed’s new average inflation-targeting framework to the test,’ says JPMorgan’s David Kelly.
4:30 a.m. May 15, 2021
Union Pacific and Other Companies That Raised Their Dividends This Week
Union Pacific, Idex, and Masco all declared dividend increases this week.
4:15 a.m. May 15, 2021
- By Joy Wiltermuth
How a stock-market selloff made junk bonds an unlikely safe havenU.S. stocks end lower on the week after hot inflation data spooked investors bracing for a roaring, but potentially messy economic comeback. Their equity-like counterparts in the debt world barely budged.
3:00 a.m. May 15, 2021
5 Retailers That Could Deliver Strong Earnings
Target, Ulta Beauty, Ross Stores, Kohl’s, and Gap are favorites of Deutsche Bank ahead of fiscal first-quarter earnings season, which kicks off next week.
5:05 p.m. May 14, 2021
The SPAC Bubble Has Popped. Where to Find Bargains Now.
After a three-month run of immense popularity to start 2021, special purpose acquisition companies have seen investor appetite dry up.
4:18 p.m. May 14, 2021
PTSD Sufferers Might Have a New Treatment
A Phase 3 trial on the use of MDMA, otherwise known as the banned Ecstasy, plus psychotherapy, has proven to be effective with post-traumatic stress disorder. And the use of the illegal psychedelic highlights an emerging drug-discovery field.
3:45 p.m. May 14, 2021
The Sun Is Shining on Mid-America Apartment Communities
The Sun Belt’s appeal boosts outlook for long-term housing demand. Also, Wall Street views on CCL Industries, Flexion Therapeutics, BorgWarner, Marathon Oil, and NV5 Global.
2:34 p.m. May 14, 2021
Box Activist Starboard Takes Off the Gloves, Nominates Director Candidates
Starboard Value, unhappy with the pace of change at cloud company Box, nominated a slate of four director candidates for the 2021 annual meeting.
1:56 p.m. May 14, 2021
Inflation Is Here and Rising. The Fed Might Be Behind the Curve.
The gap between reported price inflation and the experiences of businesses and consumers is a signal to investors that inflation is hotter than it looks. Here’s a look at the Federal Reserve’s big gamble that inflationary pressure will be transitory.
1:47 p.m. May 14, 2021
Play the Demand for Home Appliances With Whirpool
Considering Whirpool’s financial progress, market position, and earnings power, its shares are still inexpensive.
1:46 p.m. May 14, 2021
- By Wallace Witkowski
Cisco earnings could be a sign that businesses are ready to spend againCisco Systems Inc. stands to benefit from a thawing in enterprise spending as more businesses resume projects that got postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and that will likely put more focus on the company's outlook.
1:29 p.m. May 14, 2021
Shares of Realogy Look Cheap as Housing Booms
A stalwart of the old guard, the parent of Century 21, Coldwell Banker, and Sotheby’s International Realty has changed its ways to keep pace with rivals and cash in on the red-hot housing boom.
1:24 p.m. May 14, 2021
- By Levi Sumagaysay
DoorDash stock enjoys best day since debut on optimism about post-pandemic prospectsDoorDash Inc. shares soared Friday, after the company signaled that its business, which skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, may thrive beyond it.
12:37 p.m. May 14, 2021
- By Christine Idzelis
U.S. stocks jump Friday, but are still down for the weekU.S. stocks closed higher Friday as investors took a weaker-than-expected reading of April retail sales in stride, shaking off a tumultuous week that has been marked by growing inflation fears. But the sharp gains weren’t weren’t large enough to reverse weekly losses.
12:35 p.m. May 14, 2021
- By Mark DeCambre
U.S. Treasury yields slip, but 30-year books largest weekly rise in 2 months amid inflation jitters Long-dated U.S. government bond yields slip on Friday for a second straight session but end slightly higher for the week, as investors weighed the path of inflation and a batch of economic data to end the week, including a weaker-than-expected reading of April retail sales.