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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


Dow Futures Slip, House OKs Budget Deal, Nvidia Rocks – 5 Things You Must Know

Here are five things you must know for Friday, Feb. 9: 1. — Dow Futures Turn Lower U.S. stock futures traded mixed, paring earlier gains on Friday, Feb. 9, a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average entered correction territory as investors continued to navigate extreme market volatility amid rising government bond yields and bets on faster inflation.

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


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


Dow Finishes Higher as S&P 500 and Nasdaq Decline

The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished higher on Thursday, Feb. 1, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq declining slightly. Investors were anticipating earnings from Apple Inc. ( AAPL) , Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)  and Inc. ( AMZN)  , all reporting after the bell. The Dow was up 37 points, a gain of 0.14%. The S&P


Stock market steams ahead as big tech earnings and Fed come into view

The stock market is heading into its most exciting, and potentially most volatile, week of the new year as earnings season picks up the pace and the Federal Reserve convenes its first meeting of 2018. The combination of corporate results and the Fed could make for some lively action in a market that has largely


Solid Biosciences Soars 41% in IPO Despite Late Disclosure of FDA Letter

Solid Biosciences Inc. (SLDB) worked on its bid to go public for five months, amending its registration three times and conducting a roadshow to raise millions. On Thursday, the day before its IPO, the Boston-based company released information that its lead product, SGT-001, had been placed on a partial clinical hold by the FDA amid


Chevron Stock Could Explode Higher by Another 29%

Shares of Chevron (CVX)  hit new 52-week highs in Thursday’s session. So what’s got Chevron running on the day, boosting its gains this week to almost 4%? Analysts at Cowen bumped their price target to $160 from $122, reiterating their outperform rating, TheStreet’s Jim Cramer said on CNBC’s “Stop Trading” segment. He asked, “when was