8:42 a.m. Today8:42 a.m. Dec. 2, 2021
- By Mark DeCambre
Omicron volatility? How ETFs are obliterating 2020's record, gathering $800 billion in new money so far in 2021Every week we highlight the most timely exchange-traded fund news, from new launches to inflows and performance.
3:36 a.m. Today3:36 a.m. Dec. 2, 2021
- By Jon Swartz
Meta faces another day of reckoning on Capitol Hill as Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testifiesThe marathon hearing --- filled with horrifying details of drug addiction, death, mental illness, and sexual abuse among social-media victims --- underscores a House bill and other legislative efforts to "target reforms" for tech’s controversial legal liability shield.
3:25 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021
- By Wallace Witkowski
GlobalFoundries' first public results top Street view as chip shortage continuesGlobalFoundries Inc. topped Wall Street expectations in its first earnings report as a public company Tuesday while the third-party silicon-wafer foundry warned that the gap between short supply and high demand is far from being closed.
2:19 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021
- By Paul A. Merriman
The quick and easy way to lose your life savingsThere are an endless number of companies and people intent on separating us from our money
12:20 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021
- By Andrew Keshner
'We are just going to play it slow': Facebook, Wells Fargo monitoring omicron closely ahead of planned January 2022 return to officesBefore the omicron variant emerged, data indicated more people were physically back in the office and fewer were working at home.
6:22 p.m. Nov. 30, 2021
- By Mike Murphy
What's worth streaming in December 2021: 'The Witcher,' 'Book of Boba Fett,' 'Matrix: Resurrections' and moreWith a winter avalanche of programming on the way, here's how to decide what to watch now, and what to save for another time
5:31 p.m. Nov. 30, 2021
Netflix teases its 2022 lineup, heavy with sci-fi and fantasyNetflix Inc. announced its 2022 lineup on Tuesday, including new seasons of “Stranger Things” and “The Umbrella Academy.”
4:27 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Who is Parag Agrawal? 5 things to know about the new CEO of TwitterTwitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey sent the business world atwitter on Monday morning after announcing he is stepping down.
3:16 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021
FTC Asks 9 Firms, Including Walmart and Amazon, to Report on Supply Chain
The FTC asked large U.S. retailers and suppliers to provide internal documents showing supply chain disruptions, their costs, effects on profit margins, and changes in market share.
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."
9:18 a.m. Nov. 24, 2021
How Disney, Intel, and Other Old Reliables Stand to Gain From the Metaverse
This coming new digital world will need things like content and data processing that a range of tech and media stalwarts can provide.
1:39 a.m. Nov. 23, 2021
Powell Gets 4 More Years, Holiday Travel Begins, JPMorgan and Tesla Tussle: Barron’s Daily
Holiday travel kicks off with crowds nearing 2019 levels, lawsuit reveals long-simmering tensions between Tesla and JPMorgan, Samsung reportedly to unveil plans for Texas chip-making plant, and other news to start your day.
12:51 p.m. Nov. 22, 2021
Netflix buys Scanline, the special-effects company behind 'Stranger Things'Netflix Inc. said it is acquiring the special-effects company Scanline VFX, a Canada-based firm that has worked on several shows for the streamer, including “Stranger Things” and “Blood Red Sky.”
2:55 a.m. Nov. 22, 2021
China’s Transition Is Risky. How to Navigate the Changes.
As China emphasizes broader prosperity over rapid growth, the impact will be felt worldwide. Our international roundtable highlights the dangers and opportunities—and 13 investment picks.
10:15 p.m. Nov. 21, 2021
Bitcoin Is Now Showing Up in Bond, Stock, and Commodity Funds
If crypto is a new asset class, how do you define it? Some see it as a gold-like hedge, others as a call option on the development of a crypto market, and yet others are looking to juice up moribund portfolios. And then there’s FOMO.
5:34 a.m. Nov. 21, 2021
- By Quentin Fottrell
‘I'm afraid of making the wrong decision’: I'm obsessive-compulsive — and buy shares based on a strange formula. Is this normal? How do I stop?‘I buy a share of a particular stock/ETF and then I don't buy any more shares until it goes down below the price I bought it.’
4:39 a.m. Nov. 20, 2021
- By Mark DeCambre
Bitcoin-linked fund from ProShares logs worst weekly ETF performance as crypto prices slumpEvery week we highlight the most timely exchange-traded fund news, from new launches to inflows and performance.
6:50 a.m. Nov. 19, 2021
Douglas Boneparth: Secrets of a Twitter Titan
The New York-based advisor explains how edgy humor helped him gain 150,000 Twitter followers.
9:45 p.m. Nov. 18, 2021
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
Record selling by insiders is setting up stocks for a big fall, says contrarian investorDo the big company directors and insiders know something we don't? Our call of the day says look out below.
10:06 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021
Danny Glover on activism, being a citizen, and his path through this worldThe actor talks about his new film ‘The Drummer,’ his role as an activist, his parents' influence and the death of his brother, a Vietnam vet.
9:06 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021
- By Jon Swartz
Cisco stock drops 6% after earnings guidance disappointsCisco Systems Inc.'s stock slipped 6% in extended trading Wednesday after the computer-networking company reported fiscal first-quarter results slightly above Wall Street estimates but offered tepid guidance.
1:34 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021
Nvidia Posts Strong Earnings, Biden Rides an Electric Hummer and Tackles Higher Gas Prices: Barron’s Daily
White House spending billions for Covid-19 drug manufacturing, AstraZeneca says preventive antibody reduces risk by 83%, Biden wants oil industry examined amid gas-price spike, and other news to start your day.
1:25 p.m. Nov. 17, 2021
Rep. Paul Gosar censured and removed from House committees over violent videoSix-term Arizona Republican becomes 24th member of House of Representatives censured by the body.
7:09 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021
House vote on tap Wednesday to censure Paul Gosar over violent videoResolution would remove the Arizona Republican from the two committees on which he sits.
6:56 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021
- By Jon Swartz
The $65 billion internet-infrastructure plan could be an 'Eisenhower national highway system for the information age,' but it has miles to goThe $65 billion allocated to broadband expansion in the Biden administration's $1 trillion infrastructure bill could close the "digital divide" by building out internet infrastructure to areas lacking access and providing subsidies to Americans who cannot afford high-speed internet service, but the devil is in the details.
1:30 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021
Nvidia Earnings Are a Big Deal. But There’s Something More Important.
The real driver for Nvidia’s recent stock surge has been the metaverse—a virtual environment seen as the future of the internet. Plus, five more things to know today.
8:17 p.m. Nov. 16, 2021
Binance CEO says it's time for regulators to establish rules for cryptocurrency marketsBinance released a list of "10 fundamental rights for crypto users" this week that it wants to guide discussions with regulators, policymakers and other exchanges.
1:01 p.m. Nov. 16, 2021
Twitter unveils redesigned warning labels for misinformationTwitter users will soon see new warning labels on false and misleading tweets, redesigned to make them more effective and less confusing.
12:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 2021
Qualcomm Executives Outline Plans to Lessen Dependence on Apple
Shares of the chip maker climbed 7.9% Tuesday after Qualcomm executives described efforts to sell more chips for auto makers and other non-phone manufacturers.
5:23 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021
- By Emily Bary
Nvidia's pending Arm merger faces heightened regulatory scrutiny as competitive concerns mountNvidia Corp.'s deal for Arm Ltd. faces additional regulatory scrutiny after its was referred for additional investigation in the U.K.
3:37 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021
- By Victor Reklaitis
Infrastructure law mandates new technology to prevent drunk driving — here's how it would workWith more than 2,700 pages of text, the bipartisan infrastructure law is chock-full of provisions --- including one that mandates new technology to prevent drunk driving.
12:02 p.m. Nov. 15, 2021
- By Jeremy Binckes
Ron Wyden's hedge-fund-manager son walks back criticism of dad — just in time for ThanksgivingAdam Wyden joined Elon Musk in criticizing his dad's 'billionaire tax' last week --- but now says there’s no bad blood between father and son
11:48 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021
- By Andrew Keshner
11:04 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021
Biden signs executive order to protect Native American heritage sites and boost safetyPresident Joe Biden on Monday ordered several Cabinet departments to work together to combat human trafficking and crime on Native lands, where violent crime rates are more than double the national average.
11:45 p.m. Nov. 14, 2021
A Pandemic Legacy That No One Is Talking About—Yet
NICE could be the largest tech company you’ve never heard of. Its innovation around customer service is creating an opportunity for investors.
6:24 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021
- By Paul A. Merriman
The No. 1 reason to buy index fundsWhat's bad for Wall Street is good for investors
5:44 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021
- By Daniel Newman
Amazon, perpetually bashed by politicians, is taking on big social initiatives, and investors should reward itAmazon has raised wages, given free education to workers and supported small businesses.
5:42 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021
These are the next three mega-cap tech stocks you'll be hearing more aboutAMD is among companies poised to eclipse $200 billion in market value.
9:10 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021
Chinese shoppers spend $139 billion during Singles' Day festChinese shoppers spent $139.1 billion during this year's annual Singles' Day shopping extravaganza, breaking last year's record even though spending slowed during the coronavirus pandemic.
4:40 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021
- By Juliegrace Brufke
It's not just those 13 House Republicans facing backlash for breaking party ranks with infrastructure votes. These New York Democrats are also getting an earful.Former President Donald Trump made time in a 90-minute speech to sharply rebuke the 13 House Republicans who backed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed late Friday, while progressive Democrats who voted against the bill also faced criticism, including from their constituents, notably in New York City.