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Wall Street Poised for Rebound, But Volatility Keeps Global Markets Cautious

Wall Street Poised for Rebound, But Volatility Keeps Global Markets Cautious

U.S. stocks could open firmly higher Friday, according to early futures prices, but with government bond yields and volatility gauges still elevated, investors in Europe and Asia remained cautious the echo from last night’s 1,000 point plunge for the Dow Jones Industrial Average echoed across global markets. Early indications from U.S. futures prices suggest a


Nvidia Just Cleared a High Bar and Signaled It Has Plenty of Growth Left

For the second quarter in a row, Nvidia  (NVDA) cleared a pretty high bar on the back of torrid demand from gamers, AI developers, supercomputer users and cryptocurrency miners. And this time around, the company followed up by sharing some intriguing details about the long-term opportunities presented by a couple of AI-related businesses that for

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House Approves $300 Billion Senate Budget Deal, Averting Government Shutdown

U.S. lawmakers avoided a government shutdown Friday after the House backed a Senate-approved plan that funds the government for a further two years with a $300 billion spending boost that would swell the federal deficit. The U.S. House of Representatives voted 240 to 186 to approve the plan which suspends the debt ceiling but creates by some

PARIS, FRANCE - DECEMBER 01:  The Apple logo is displayed on the facade of the new Apple store Saint Germain during the press day on December 01, 2016 in Paris, France. On December 3, Apple will inaugurate and open its new Apple store to the public at the "Marche Saint-Germain" (Saint Germain market).  (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)

Apple’s iPhone X Commentary and Offshore Cash Plans Are Getting a Thumbs-Up

Deja vu: A day after Facebook (FB) investors reacted cautiously to what the company shared in its earnings report only to bid shares higher after earnings call remarks calmed their fears, Apple  (AAPL) investors have done the same. In Apple’s case, it also helps that the earnings call featured comments suggesting giant stock buybacks and/or


What to Expect From Earnings Out of Energy Giants Exxon, Chevron

Two of the world’s largest energy companies, Chevron Corp.  (CVX) and Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) , are set to report fourth-quarter financial results before the opening bell on Friday, Feb. 2, as oil markets extended gains with investors betting on the rising price of crude. The Street breaks down what Wall Street is expecting from


Despite Alphabet’s Growth, Shares Drop on Q4 Earnings Miss

Despite strong growth across much of Alphabet (GOOGL) , shares of the Google parent dropped in after-hours trading when the company said it had missed Wall Street earnings expectations. Alphabet earned $9.70 per share in the fourth quarter, while analysts polled by FactSet expected $9.98 per share. Including the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs


Key Takeaways from Microsoft, Qualcomm, Alibaba and PayPal’s Earnings

Microsoft (MSFT) , Qualcomm (QCOM) and PayPal  (PYPL) all reported after the close on Wednesday (along with Facebook), and Alibaba (BABA) reported on Thursday morning. Alibaba fell sharply, as did PayPal, which has been stung by news that eBay (EBAY) will stop using PayPal as its “primary” payments processor in 2020. Microsoft and Qualcomm have


As Bacardi buys Patrón, here’s a stock to bet on the liquor industry’s high-end trend

U.S. investors, especially those who are bon vivants, tend to know all about Diageo, the big British drinks company behind Johnnie Walker scotch, Captain Morgan rum, and other brand-name alcoholic products. But a smaller European spirits seller might also be worth a taste these days. Rémy Cointreau RCO, +2.31% is a good way to play


Retail May Be Sinking, but Outdoor Apparel Is Killing It

Ten years ago, no one would’ve believed that a $1,000 puffer jacket would be ubiquitous in every major city. But that’s exactly what Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (GOOS) has been able to achieve amid a drastic overhaul of the retail landscape. Today, fashion apparel sales overall are down 4% in the U.S., according to data


2018 Superbowl Ad: Busta Rhymes and Missy Elliot Join Doritos And Mtn Dew Ad

PepsiCo (PEP) has decided to bring its two favorite products together this year in a 60 second Super Bowl ad. Doritos and Mountain Dew are coming together in a Super Bowl ad this year.  We got to see the first piece of it with Morgan Freeman and Peter Dinklage.  In the video above, Busta Rhymes and Missy