Stories tagged: stocks
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
Airline stocks jump as American, United hike 3Q forecasts
Airline stocks surged Tuesday after United and American slightly sweetened their outlook for third-quarter revenue.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 2:22 p.m.
Catalan officials mull independence; Spanish stocks sink
Catalonia’s regional government on Wednesday mulled when to declare the region’s independence from Spain, with some lawmakers saying it would happen Monday. Spanish stocks sank as the country grappled with …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Roku aims to raise $252 million with IPO
Video streaming pioneer Roku hopes to raise just over $252 million in an initial public offering as it tries to expand into more households.
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Hot stock tip: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. offered 2.5 million shares for $12 each.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
Samuelson: Fed chair walks political tightrope
It’s hard to imagine President Trump reappointing her if she can’t navigate the Fed through the approaching shoals.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
NYSE sounds warning about regulations choking off U.S. IPOs
Regulations have made it more difficult to raise capital through stock sales, choking off access to vital capital for fledgling companies, the New York Stock Exchange’s chief told members of …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 6:33 p.m.
U.S. stock market makes biggest gain in 2 months
Banks and other financial companies led the rally as investors bet on interest rates climbing further. Banks can make more money on lending when rates move higher.
Wed., June 21, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Sports chains’ stock plummets amid Nike joining Amazon roster
Shares in several major sports chains hit 52-week lows on word that Nike may soon be selling its gear directly on Amazon.com.
Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long-awaited move
MSCI said Tuesday that it’s including yuan-denominated “A-shares” of 222 large cap Chinese companies to its Emerging Markets Index.
Sun., June 18, 2017, 2 a.m.
Motley Fool: General Motors deserves test drive
Many investors are anticipating the spread of electric cars and self-driving vehicles and assuming that the traditional automakers are toast. General Motors’ (NYSE: GM) CEO Mary Barra sees it differently.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 8:24 p.m.
Amazon-Whole Foods deal hammers grocery stores; Dow ticks up
It’s rare for a single deal to have a big effect on the broader stock market, but Amazon’s agreement to buy Whole Foods Market did. Investors wondered if Amazon will …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 7:33 p.m.
This is peak investing: Stocks, bonds and concerns are up
If it feels precarious to have so many investments doing so well, particularly when the economy itself is still growing only modestly, markets are giving few indications of worry.
Sun., May 28, 2017
Motley Fool: Still growing Facebook looks good for long-term investment
Facebook’s price-to-earnings ratio, recently near 40, may seem high, but given the company’s growth rate and growth potential, the stock seems like a promising candidate for a long-term portfolio.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 1:43 p.m.
Stocks have worst day since September as traders worry about Washington turmoil
Stocks dropped and foreign currencies gained against the U.S. dollar as the weeklong drumbeat of bad news surrounding the Trump administration sows doubts about whether the president’s pro-business policies will …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Eight senators seek insider trading investigation of Carl Icahn
Eight U.S. senators have requested an investigation into whether a billionaire investor and adviser to President Donald Trump violated insider trading rules with bets made in the renewable fuel credit …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
GOP bid to gut Dodd-Frank renews debate over breaking up banks
The roll-out of legislation this week that would rip up much of the Dodd-Frank Act marks a pivotal moment for Republicans’ efforts to overhaul post-crisis financial rules.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting
Wells Fargo’s top management and board of directors apologized to investors and faced a series of protesters Tuesday at the first big shareholder meeting since a scandal over sales practices …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
U.S. stocks follow global markets higher after French election
U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally Monday morning after election results in France over the weekend raised expectations that the European Union and euro currency will remain intact. A candidate …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
Oil spikes as U.S. strike against Syria roils global markets
Oil jumped as the U.S. cruise-missile attack against Syria roiled global financial markets.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Canada marijuana stocks surge after report of legalization date
The frenzy surrounding Canada’s marijuana market intensified Monday after a report the government will unveil plans to legalize sales for recreational use in April.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Stocks sink as ‘Trump trade’ flips into reverse
Stocks around the world sank Monday on worries that the Trump White House may not be able to help businesses as much as once thought. Many of the trends that …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Stocks tumble as banks, industrials take broad losses
U.S. stocks are on track for their biggest loss this year as banks tumble and industrial companies such as transportation stocks take large losses. Small-company stocks are falling more than …
Sun., March 19, 2017
Motley Fool: Footwear giant Nike more than just sneakers
Shares of global footwear and apparel giant Nike (NYSE: NKE) were recently down about 13 percent from their 52-week highs. That spells opportunity more than trouble.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Wait and see: Stocks steady at beginning of jam-packed week
U.S. stock indexes held steady Monday at the beginning of a week full of events that could swing markets. The Federal Reserve may raise interest rates, more countries around the …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Stock market surge lifts household wealth to $92.8 trillion
The stock market’s rise to record levels fueled a big increase in U.S. household wealth in the final three months of last year. The wealth gains could lead to more …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
Oh Snap? After bursting out of the gate, shares give way
Anyone wanting to invest in the company that owns Snapchat will have an opportunity to do something that early investors were unable to do: buy shares for less than they …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
Dow passes 21,000, dollar jumps as rate hike looms
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 300 points to top 21,000 for the first time, the dollar advanced and Treasuries fell as investors grew increasingly confident global economic growth is …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 10 a.m.
Stocks surge in early trading; Dow crosses 21,000 points
Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks sharply higher in morning trading Wednesday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. Energy and materials …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017
Motley Fool: Look to biotech sector for undervalued stocks
With the stock market trading near an all-time high, it’s hard to find undervalued stocks. You can find some in the biotechnology sector, though. Consider Celgene (Nasdaq: CELG).
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 7:11 a.m.
‘In Trump We Trust’ is market mantra as chaos besets White House
Follow the money: it’s a classic Washington catchphrase. And if you follow the money on Wall Street right now, it’s hard to see how all that chaos in the White …