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4:01 a.m. Today - By Tomi Kilgore
Bank stocks dive as omicron fears send Treasury yields sinkingThe financial sector was hit hard in premarket trading Tuesday, as concerns over the potential impact of the on the economy sent sharply lower. The SPDR Financial Select Sector ETF slid 1.5% ahead of the open toward a seven-week low, with 58 of its 65 equity components trading lower, while futures for the S&P 500 were down 0.8%. Among the more-active ETF components, shares of Citigroup Inc. slumped 2.0%, Morgan Stanley slid 1.6%, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lost 1.8%, Bank of America Corp. dropped 2.0% and Wells Fargo & Co. declined 2.0%. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note declined 10.6 basis points to a two-month low of 1.424%, and has now dropped 24.3 basis points over the past four sessions. Lower longer-term interest rates can hurt bank profits, as it narrows the spread they earn on longer-term assets, such as loans, that are funded with shorter-term liabilities.
2:51 a.m. Today - By Tomi Kilgore
Airline stocks suffer broad selloff as fear of omicron variant's impact on travel spreadsShares of airline companies took a broad beating Tuesday, as part of a selloff in the broader stock market, as will negatively impact the travel industry. The U.S. Global Jets ETF sank 1.7% toward a one-year low in premarket trading. The sector tracker had tumbled 17.1% over the past three weeks through Monday. Among the more-active airline stocks in Tuesday's premarket, American Airlines Group Inc. shed 2.1%, Delta Air Lines Inc. dropped 2.2%, United Airlines Holdings Inc. slid 2.1%, JetBlue Airways Corp. lost 1.8% and Southwest Airlines Co. gave up 1.5%. The selloff comes while futures for the S&P 500 slumped 0.9%.
4:18 a.m. Nov. 23, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Oil stocks see broad rally as crude prices reverse higher after SPR release planShares of oil companies are enjoying a broad rally Tuesday, after crude oil prices bounces sharply to turn positive, shrugging off of a plan to release 50 million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) in an attempt to rein in prices. The SPDR Energy Select Sector ETF rose 1.1% in premarket trading, with all 21 components gaining ground ahead of the open. Among some of the more active components, shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. gained 0.8%, Chevron Corp. rose 1.3%, ConocoPhillips climbed 1.2%, Marathon Oil Corp. tacked on 1.6% and Occidental Petroleum Corp. advanced 1.9%. Continuous crude oil futures rose 1.2% to $77.66, reversing an earlier loss of about 1.8%, according to FactSet data. Meanwhile, futures for the S&P 500 were little changed.
4:59 a.m. Nov. 22, 2021 - By Steve Gelsi
Bank stocks rise as Powell earns Biden nomination for second Fed termBank stocks rose on Monday after President Joe Biden on Monday nominated Jerome Powell for a second term at the U.S. Federal Reserve. The KBW Nasdaq Bank Index advanced by 1.3%, JPMorgan Chase & Co. rose by 1.8%, Citigroup rose by 1.4% and Goldman Sachs advanced by 2%. Wells Fargo moved up by 2.2%.
8:47 a.m. Nov. 8, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Workhorse discloses it was 'orally informed' of DOJ probe, but has not been subpoenaedWorkhorse Group Inc. disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it has been "orally informed" last week by the U.S. Department of Justice that it was the subject of a DOJ investigation, related to an . Meanwhile, the stock bounced 4.8%, after falling 15.7% over the previous three sessions, amid a broad rally in electric vehicle-related stocks in the wake of the passage of . The SEC had recently asked the electric van maker to "voluntarily provide information" related to trading in its stock leading up to the announcement of , and to the recognition of any revenue related to purchases of vehicles by a certain customer. Workhorse said it has not received a subpoena from the DOJ, and said it was cooperating with the SEC and DOJ investigations. Separately, the company said its previous statements related to the C-1000 vehicles' compliance with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) standards "cannot be relied upon." The company said it is cooperating with the NHTSA to execute the recall of 41 C-1000s already delivered to customers -- it also suspended deliveries of C-1000s -- to address Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) issues. Workhorse's stock has shed 32.0% over the past three months, while the S&P 500 has gained 6.0%.
7:12 a.m. Nov. 8, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Pioneer Power stock rockets on massive volume after introducing mobile EV charging productsShares of Pioneer Power Solutions Inc. rocketed 82.5% on massive volume in midday trading Monday, enough to make them the biggest gainers on major U.S. exchanges, after the maker of on-site power generation equipment announced the launch of its E-Boost portfolio of mobile electric-vehicle charging products. Volume spiked to 155.2 million shares, compared with the full-day average over the past 30 days of about 146,230 shares, and making the stock the most actively traded on the Nasdaq. The company said it did not comment on stock action. The E-Boost portfolio includes a truck-mounted product, providing truck and car owners with dispatchable charging services; a trailer-mounted product for higher capacity EV charging, which also provides options for towing; and stationary EV charging products that can be moved if needed, and can provide high-speed DC fast charging to two vehicles. "We are anticipating the rapidly growing demand for high-capacity mobile charging that will be required to support the wide range of EV and mobile power use cases with E-Boost products," said Chief Executive Nathan Mazurek. The stock has soared 53.2% year to date, while the Russell 2000 of small-capitalization stocks has rallied 24.1% and the S&P 500 has gained 25.1%.
6:05 a.m. Nov. 8, 2021 - By Claudia Assis
EVgo, other EV-related stocks at multi-month highs after infrastructure packageShares of electric-vehicle charging companies and others related to EVs soared Monday on the heels of the U.S. Representatives late Friday a win for the Biden administration. The package has about $7.5 billion to fuel efforts to build a network of electric-vehicle charging stations and other EV charging-related initiatives. ChargePoint Holdings Inc. rallied more than 9%, on pace for its highest close in four months; EVgo Inc. jumped more than 14%, on track for its best close in nearly four months; and Volta Inc. rose nearly 9%, on its way to its highest close since in six weeks.
6:01 a.m. Nov. 8, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
American Airlines, United stocks rally to multi-month highs after U.S. OKs vaccinated foreign travelersAirline stocks rallied Monday, after said foreign air travelers will be allowed to visit the U.S., as long as they show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. The U.S. Global Jets ETF jumped 1.3%, putting it on track for the highest close since June 25. Among the ETF's most-active U.S.-listed components, shares of American Airlines Group Inc. climbed 1.4% toward the highest close June 25, United Airlines Holdings Inc. rose 2.3% toward the highest close since June 24 and Delta Air Lines Inc. gained 2.3% toward a five-week high. "Starting on November 8, foreign national air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to fly to the United States, with only limited exceptions," the U.S. State Department stated. The Jets ETF has rallied 7.9% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has gained 6.0%.
2:33 a.m. Oct. 28, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Pfizer and BioNTech say U.S. government has purchased additional 50 million pediatric doses of their COVID vaccinePfizer Inc. and German partner BioNTech SE said Thursday the U.S. government has purchased an additional 50 million pediatric doses of their COVID-19 vaccine, as it prepares to start dosing children. The additional order includes vaccines for children below the age of 5, assuming they will receive regulatory authorization. The new doses are expected to be delivered by April 30 of 2022. The order marks the final purchase option for the government under its existing supply agreement with the companies, bringing the total number of doses secured to 600 million, including doses for adults and adolescents. "Separately, Pfizer and BioNTech have agreed to provide a total of 1 billion doses to the U.S. government at a not-for-profit price for donation to low- and lower-middle-income countries," the companies said in a joint statement. Earlier this week, an FDA advisory committee recommended dosing children aged 5 to 11. The FDA has yet to weigh in on that vote, and the CDC will meet next week to make the final decision. Both stocks were higher premarket.
6:27 a.m. Oct. 20, 2021 - By Tonya Garcia
Adobe forecasts a record-setting online holiday shopping season but supply chain problems making many items scarceAdobe Inc. expects U.S. online holiday sales between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31 to reach $207 billion, a new record. That forecast represents a 10% rise versus 2020. The five-day period from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday is expected to drive $36 billion in sales, about 17% of the entire season, however growth during that period is slowing. Shoppers and retailers are also feeling the impact of with out-of-stock messages soaring 172% compared with the pre-pandemic period. Adobe expects out-of-stocks to remain at that level and possibly increase for certain items. Apparel is experiencing the most out-of-stocks. The use of buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) options is also increasing, up 10% from last year and up 45% from 2019. "We are entering a second holiday season where the pandemic will dictate the terms," said Patrick Brown, vice president of growth marketing and insights at Adobe, in a statement. "Limited product availability, higher prices, and concerns about shipping delays will drive another surge towards e-commerce, as it provides more flexibility in how and when consumers choose to shop." The Amplify Online Retail ETF has slipped 1% for the year to date while the S&P 500 index is up 20.7% for the period.
10:01 a.m. Oct. 11, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Utilities stocks suffer broad weakness as Treasury yields climbThe utility sector suffered a broad selloff Monday, as the to multi-month highs acted as a counterweight. The SPDR Utilities Select Sector ETF dropped 1.4% in afternoon trading with 25 of 28 equities components losing ground. The decline was enough to pace all of the SPDR ETFs tracking the S&P 500's 11 key sectors in declines. Within the XLU, the biggest loser was NextEra Energy Inc.'s stock , which fell 3.0%. Among other more active components, shares of Exelon Corp. shed 1.7%, CenterPoint Energy Inc. slipped less than 0.1% and PPL Corp. gave up 0.7%, while Consolidated Edison Inc. was the best performer with a 1.0% gain. Meanwhile, the yield on the 10-year Treasury note was on track to close at the highest yield since June 3, and Treasury prices fell, as investors bet the Federal Reserve will cut its monthly Treasury purchases. Utilities stocks tend to be stable and have relatively high dividend yields, so they often trade as bond proxies, and fall when Treasury prices fall and Treasury yields rise. The utilities ETF's dividend yield is 3.09%, compared with the implied yield for the S&P 500 of 1.38% and the 10-year Treasury was recently at 1.614%.
1:51 a.m. Oct. 11, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Alibaba stock surges toward 5th straight gain as part of broad rally in China-based tech stocksShares of Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. surged 5.2% in premarket trading Monday, putting them on track for a fifth-straight gain, as part of a broad rally shares of China-based technology companies. Alibaba's stock had , after closing on Oct. 4 at the lowest price since January 2019. The broad rally comes after reports that Chinese regulators fined food delivery giant Meituan the equivalent of more than $500 million, as that was and it for the company and other tech stocks. Meituan's Hong Kong-listed shares ran up 8.4% toward a three-month high. Among U.S.-listed shares of other China-based tech giants, JD.com Inc. climbed 1.8%, iQIYI Inc. rose 3.2%, Baidu Inc. rallied 2.6% and Bilibili Inc. advanced 3.1%. Meanwhile, the iShares MSCI China ETF gained 1.4% in Monday's premarket, while futures for the S&P 500 slipped 0.4%.
4:02 a.m. Oct. 8, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Camber Energy is still hot as the stock soars on heavy volume, a day after nearly doublingCamber Energy Inc. remained the hottest name on Wall Street, as the oil-and-gas company's stock is once again the most actively traded on major U.S. exchanges ahead of Friday's open as the recent rollercoaster ride looked set to continue. The stock soared 28.4% in Friday's premarket on volume of 71.9 million shares, after it skyrocketed 95.9% on volume of 961.2 million shares on Thursday, which came after the company disclosed . That run up followed in which the stock plummeted 76.1% on average daily volume of 474.7 million shares, which came after a six-day rally of 161.6% on average daily volume of 523.3 million shares. To put Friday's early rally in Camber Energy's stock in perspective, fellow AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. slipped 0.7% on volume of 263,369 shares and GameStop Corp. eased 0.2% on volume of 4,069 shares, according to FactSet. And futures for the S&P 500 were little changed.
6:47 a.m. Oct. 5, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Camber Energy stock loses half its value on heavy volume, to extend the selloff from a 2-year highShares of Camber Energy Inc. plunged 50.2% in volatile trading Tuesday, as they extended their selloff from a near two-year high. The oil and natural gas company's stock had rocketed 161.6% amid a six-day win streak -- the average daily volume was 523.3 million shares -- to $3.82 on Sept. 30, which was the highest closing price since October 2019. Kudos to Tuttle Capital Management Chief Executive Matthew Tuttle, who said last week that as it appeared to be a possible pump by some Wall Street investors using social-media volume as a tool, as MarketWatch's Thornton McEnery. Since then, the stock has plummeted 59.7%. As of Tuesday afternoon, trading volume was 227.5 million shares, enough to make Camber's stock the most actively traded on major U.S. exchanges. It has been halted three times for volatility in the past half hour. The selloff comes as original meme stocks AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. rose 2.4% and GameStop Corp. gained 0.1%, while the S&P 500 advanced 1.3%.
6:21 a.m. Sept. 21, 2021 - By Claudia Assis
American Airlines, JetBlue stocks drop on report DOJ preparing to sue over allianceThe Justice Department is readying a lawsuit challenging American Airlines Group Inc.'s partnership with JetBlue Airways Corp. on antitrust concerns, The Wall Street Journal The suit could come as soon as today, and is expected to argue that the alliance hurts competition and would result in higher fares, the newspaper reported. The alliance was announced in July 2020. In midday trading Tuesday, shares of American Airlines were down more than 2% and shares of JetBlue fell more than 3%, compared with a loss of around 0.9% for the U.S. Global JETS ETF and gains of about 0.2% for the S&P 500 index.
5:06 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Airline stocks outperform, amid hopes U.S. will lift the EU travel ban 'soon'The airline sector fell, but outperformed amid , after reports that President Biden will soon lift the travel ban on Europeans, which was put in place early in the COVID-19 pandemic by former president Donald Trump. Stavros Lambrinidis, the European Union Ambassador to the U.S., , "Hope there'll be a positive announcement soon." The U.S. Global Jets ETF slipped 0.6%, while the S&P 500 shed 1.4%. Among the more-active U.S. air carriers, shares of American Airlines Group Inc. rose 0.9%, Delta Air Lines Inc. eased 0.5% and United Airlines Holdings Inc. slipped 0.5%. The Biden administration agreed with its European Union officials to lift travel restrictions for vaccinated citizens, , citing three senior EU officials.
1:21 a.m. Sept. 9, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Burger King to ban 120 artificial ingredients in the U.S., to roll out 'Keep it Real Meals' picked by celebsBurger King, which is part of Restaurant Brands International Inc. , said Thursday it is permanently banning 120 artificial ingredients and counting from its U.S. food menu, and will roll out its "Keep it Real Meals" available starting Sept. 12. "We know our guests' expectations are changing, and they want to make choices they can feel good about," said Chief Marketing Officer Ellie Doty. The $6 Keep it Real Meals were selected by celebrities, including the Cornell Hayes Jr. Meal, aka NELLY, which includes a Whopper burger with cheese, small fries and small Sprite. The Larissa Machado Meal, aka Anitta, includes an Impossible Whopper, small fries and a small Sprite, and the Chase Hudson Meal, aka LILHUDDY, includes a Spicy Ch'King with cheese, mozzarella stocks and a 16-ounce chocolate shake. Restaurant Brands' stock, which is still inactive in premarket trading, has slipped 5.1% over the past three months while the S&P 500 has gained 7.0%.
7:20 a.m. Sept. 8, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
Biden says stock market 'has gone up exponentially since I've been president'President Joe Biden on Wednesday bragged about the performance of U.S. stocks during his time in office, as he made a speech in honor of labor unions at the White House. "The stock market has gone up exponentially since I've been president. You haven't heard me say word about it," Biden said, in an apparent reference to former President Donald Trump's frequent comments about the stock market. The S&P 500 has gained about 17% since Jan. 20, the day that Biden was inaugurated.
1:54 p.m. Aug. 20, 2021 - By Wallace Witkowski
Pfizer and BioNTech shares rise on report FDA could fully approve COVID-19 vaccine next weekPfizer Inc. and U.S.-listed shares of BioNTech SE rose in the extended session Friday following a report that the drug makers will likely get full Food and Drug Administration approval for their COVID-19 vaccine sometime next week. Pfizer shares rose more than 2% after hours, following a 0.2% decline to close at $48.72, and German-based BioNTech's ADRs rallied more than 5%, following a 5.1% gain to close at $348.68. Late Friday, that the FDA could approve the vaccine, which up until now has been distributed on an emergency basis, as early as Monday but could possibly go past that if regulators need more time to review data. The Department of Health and Human Services recently announced that to those who already received their first two shots. Back in July, Pfizer and BioNTech reported targeting the delta variant of the virus.
7:20 a.m. Aug. 17, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Online travel booker stocks fall amid growing concerns over surging COVID cases Shares of online travel services companies were broadly lower Tuesday, with many hitting multi-month lows, as fueled fears of potential travel restrictions. The ETFMG Travel Tech ETF dropped 3.5%, and has shed 7.5% amid a 4-day losing streak, putting it on track for the lowest close since Dec. 23, 2020, as 32 of 34 equity components lost ground. In comparison, the S&P 500 declined 0.9%. Among some of the ETF's online-booker components, shares of Expedia Group Inc. slid 1.7%, TripAdvisor Inc. dropped 3.0%; Despegar.com slumped 6.4% and Trivago N.V. tumbled 8.0%, all toward six-month lows, while Booking Holdings Inc. slipped 1.1%, but was above the July 19 closing low of $2,067.55. Shares of Travelzoo , which provides travel information, declined 5.3%, and Sabre Corp. , which provides travel-booking technology, lost 1.4%. Elsewhere, shed 2.6%, and has lost 6.1% amid a four-day losing streak, while cruise operator Carnival Corp.'s stock lost 3.2%, and has dropped 8.0%, also amid a 4-day loss streak.
5:20 a.m. Aug. 4, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Robinhood stock rockets to more than double IPO price in volatile trading, before paring gainsShares of Robinhood Markets Inc. skyrocketed to price that was more than double its in very volatile early trading Wednesday, before paring gains to be up "just" 40%. The stock rallied 81.6% to an intraday high of $85 within the first 15 minutes after the open, which was 123% above the $38 IPO price, but has since pulled back to be up 38.5% at $64.12. That follows a 24.2% gain on Tuesday, when it , on Robinhood's fourth day as a public company. The stock has already been halted three times for volatility, all in the first half-hour of the regular session. With 55.4 million shares already traded, the stock is the second-most active on major U.S. exchanges. The surge in shares of Robinhood, a popular place to trade so-called "meme stocks," is coming on a day in which the meme stocks AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. fell 1.8% and GameStop Corp. gained 1.7%, while the S&P 500 slipped 0.2%.
3:11 a.m. July 21, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
AMC CEO Adam Aron named chairman of the cinema operator's boardAMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. said Wednesday its board has named Chief Executive Adam Aron as chairman of the board. The board of the world's biggest cinema operator named Ambassador Philip Lader at its lead director. Aron has been CEO and president of AMC since 2016, overseeing the company through the difficult pandemic year. Lader has been an independent director since July of 2019, after serving as U.S. ambassador in London and was administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration during the presidency of Bill Clinton. As expected, Lin Zhang and Mao Jun have resigned from the board. The pair are senior executives at China's Wanda Group, which recently sold most of the shares n AMC that it held between 2012 and 2020. AMC shares were down 2.9% premarket, but have gained 341% in the past three months, after the stock became one of the meme stocks, beloved by a group of traders that gather on the Reddit forum WallStreetBets.
5:37 a.m. July 19, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
TSA data shows post-pandemic record travelers on SundayAirline stocks , but travelers have so far been undeterred by rising COVID-19 cases as a the number of travelers rose to a post-pandemic record over the weekend. Transportation Security Administration throughput data showed that 2,227,704 travelers went through TSA checkpoints on Sunday, the most since Feb. 28, 2020, which was more than a week before . And the three-day total of 6,407,500 travelers, from Friday through Sunday, was the most since the three-day stretch ended Feb. 28, 2020. Meanwhile, the U.S. Global Jets ETF dropped 4.8% toward a six-month low, as the S&P 500 tumbled 1.8%. Among the Jets ETF's more active U.S.-based components, shares of American Airlines Group Inc. shed 6.2%, United Airlines Holdings Inc. slid 6.2% and Delta Air Lines Inc. dropped 5.1%.
4:23 a.m. July 19, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Airline stocks suffer broad selloff as surge in delta variant stokes fears of potential travel restrictionsAirline stocks were suffering a broad selloff ahead of Monday's open, amid and as a surge of the delta variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 increases . The U.S. Global Jets ETF sank 3.6% in premarket trading, putting it on track for a sixth-straight daily decline, and to extend a seven-week losing streak through Friday in which the ETF has tumbled 16.5%. Among the ETF's components, shares of American Airlines Group Inc. slumped 5.2% premarket, after sinking 18.6% amid a six-week losing streak; United Airlines Holdings Inc. slid 5.1%, after tumbling 21.1% amid a 7-week losing streak; and Delta Air Lines Inc. dropped 4.2%, after losing 13.8% amid a 5-week losing streak. Elsewhere, shares of Southwest Airlines Co. gave up 3.8% premarket, JetBlue Airways Corp. declined 5.4% and Spirit Airlines Inc. fell 5.3%. The selloff in air carrier stocks comes as futures for the S&P 500 dropped 1.3%.
9:15 a.m. July 17, 2021 - By MarketWatch
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8:45 a.m. July 17, 2021 - By MarketWatch
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7:47 a.m. July 15, 2021 - By Claudia Assis
S&P Energy stocks teeter on correction territory The S&P 500 Energy sector is veering toward a correction, although it pared losses as the Thursday session progressed. The sub-index closed at a high of 430.34 points on June 15, and it is currently trading at 382.90. The correction level to watch is 378.30 points, which would be the third correction of 2021 for the energy sector. Among the biggest decliners Thursday are some of the biggest names in West Texas's Permian Basin, Diamondback Energy Inc. and Pioneer Natural Resources Co. after data showed a rise in U.S. fuel supplies.
5:03 p.m. July 13, 2021 - By MarketWatch
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11:08 a.m. July 10, 2021 - By MarketWatch
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9:32 a.m. July 9, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Financial stocks enjoy broad surge as Treasury yields bounceThe financial sector was the strongest of the S&P 500's 11 sectors in afternoon trading Friday, buoyed by , to recover all of what it lost in the previous session. The SPDR Financial Select Sector ETF rallied 2.8%, with 62 of 65 components gaining ground, after falling 2.0% on Thursday. Among the financial ETF's (XLF) most heavily weighted components, shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. rose 2.3%, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. gained 3.2%, Bank of America Corp. hiked up 3.5%, Wells Fargo & Co. ran up 3.9% and Citigroup Inc. climbed 2.6%. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note bounced 6.8 basis points to 1.356%, after falling 19.2 basis points over the past four days . Bank profits often get a boost when Treasury yields rise, as that tends to widen the spread banks earn on longer-term assets, such as loans, that are funded by shorter-term liabilities.
2:30 a.m. July 8, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
AMC, GameStop stocks slump toward 5-day loss streaksShares of AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. dropped 9.3% in premarket trading Thursday, after tumbling 20.5% amid a four-day losing streak. Fellow meme stock GameStop Corp. was also extending recent losses, as it shed 5.3% ahead of the open, after losing 11.0% over the past four days. A five-day losing streak would be the longest such stretch for AMC's stock since the 8-day losing streak ended May 6, and the longest losing stretch for GameStop's stock since the five-day losing streak that ended May 5. The stocks' selloffs are part of a broader-market selloff, as Dow Jones Industrial Average futures slid 474 points, or 1.4%, and futures for the S&P 500 sank 1.3%. Among other meme stocks, the U.S.-listed shares of BlackBerry Ltd. fell 3.3% in Thursday's premarket, Express Inc. dropped 6.5% and Nokia Corp. slipped 0.7%.
10:15 p.m. July 4, 2021 - By MarketWatch
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11:38 a.m. June 26, 2021 - By MarketWatch
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3:18 a.m. June 20, 2021 - By MarketWatch
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11:55 a.m. June 12, 2021 - By MarketWatch
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10:31 a.m. June 10, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Orphazyme stock's rocket ride leads to 20 volatility halts, Galecto stock halted 7 timesShares of Orphazyme A/S blasted 383.8% higher, enough to make the Denmark-based biopharmaceutical company's stock by far the biggest gainer listed on major U.S. exchanges, prior to a trading halt. The stock, which was up as much as 1,387% at its intraday high of $77.77, was halted for volatility for the 20th time Thursday at 3:24 p.m. Eastern with the last trade at $25.30, and remains halted. The stock's rally gave the company a market capitalization of $884.3 million. The company confirmed that there was no news released Thursday. The last announcement was May 7, when the company said a pivotal trial of its treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease failed to meet primary and secondary endpoints, sending the stock plunging 32.8% that day. After Orphazyme, the next biggest gainer Thursday was Boston-based biotech Galecto Inc.'s stock , which ran up 170.0% prior to its seventh halt for volatility at 3:15 p.m. The stock's rallies comes as Nasdaq Composite gained 0.8% and the S&P 500 rose 0.5%.
12:42 p.m. June 5, 2021 - By MarketWatch
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4:49 a.m. June 1, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Airline stocks in broad rally after Memorial Day travelers reaches pre-pandemic levelsShares of air carriers enjoyed a broad rally Tuesday, after data showing that the number of travelers over the Memorial Day weekend reached pre-pandemic levels. Throughput showed that 7,116,027 people went through TSA checkpoints during the four days from Friday through Monday. That total included 1,959,593 travelers on Friday, the highest daily total since March 7, 2020, or before the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. There were 1,900,179 travelers on Monday, according to the TSA, and 1,605,810 on Saturday and 1,650,454 on Sunday. The U.S. Global Jets ETF rallied 1.8% in morning trading. Among the sector's more actively traded shares, American Airlines Group Inc. hiked up 3.1%, United Airlines Holdings Inc. advanced 2.4%, Delta Air Lines Inc. climbed 1.4%, JetBlue Airways Corp. rose 2.0% and Southwest Airlines Co. tacked on 0.8%. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 gained 0.4%.
3:35 a.m. May 30, 2021 - By MarketWatch
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