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Keith Gill's prominent key role in the January squeeze on GameStop stock has resulted in a $4 million fine for his former employer, and retail investors like what they see.
It isn’t clear what the terms of a potential deal would look like, but it would be one of the industry’s biggest in recent memory, given State Street’s asset-management unit manages nearly $4 trillion...
Investors are paying up for stocks where company profit resists squeeze from inflation, says strategist
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Investors are watching companies closely for signs that inflationary pressures are eroding profitability, with more resilient businesses falling into favor in the stock market, according to Oxford...
Usana Health Sciences Inc. shares fell in the extended session Thursday after the nutritional supplements company said it expects a weak quarter and cut its outlook for the year.
A fundraising campaign ending next February has brought in more than $31 million for St. Jude hospital, on top of billionaire Jared Isaacman’s $100 million pledge.
TikTok shares new mental health resources as Instagram faces backlash over its influence on teens
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The TikTok announcement comes as social media brands have come under increased scrutiny for negative effects on mental health.
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler ruffled feathers in the cryptocurrency community when he declined rule out regulating stablecoins as securities during a hearing before the...
Real, or inflation-adjusted, returns on a swath of the world's government bonds over the last five years are negative, notes Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid.
Biden pushes Congress to adopt $3.5 trillion spending plan as he calls U.S. at ‘inflection point’
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Calling the U.S. at an "inflection point," President Joe Biden on Thursday pressed lawmakers to adopt his sweeping economic plans and called on wealthy Americans and corporations to pay their "fair...
Shares of casino operators extended recent sharp selloffs on Thursday, as J.P. Morgan analyst Joseph Greff added some downgrades to the injury of tighter Macau regulations.
FuboTV has a focus on live sports and, soon, betting. It's growing rapidly and could be a takeover candidate.
‘Real risk’ for banks that Democrats use new reporting rule to fund SALT relief, analyst says
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Could a new regulation affecting banks help Democratic lawmakers deliver a 'SALT fix' for higher-cost states?
The coronavirus delta variant took a bite out of the U.S. economy in August, but the new strain didn't do much damage.
The movie theater will now accept 5 coins as payment, which is less about crypto than it is about Aron and his retail shareholders.
Natural-gas prices reach their highest levels in more than seven years thanks to a slow recovery in Gulf of Mexico production after an August hurricane, and strong U.S. exports and tight supplies.
Swiss sneaker company On has its sights on the premium market — with help from a tennis giant
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Marc Maurer, co-CEO of the company, says there's global opportunity in the premium product On is offering.
"Both sides have good issues for appeal. Epic challenging market definition and procompetitive justifications found by the Court, and Apple challenging the state law injunction and perhaps the market...
American Airlines responds to viral video appearing to show a toddler kicked off a flight for not wearing a mask
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The airline tells MarketWatch that the situation was more complicated, but face coverings were involved
How to safely break the housing and stock markets’ addiction to quantitative easing and the speculation it’s fueling
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Central banks' QE was supposed to boost the real economy, but the money it creates is going instead into financial speculation
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Lordstown, Fisker stocks get downgraded as B. of A. cites worries about ‘fierce’ competition
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Worries about the competition among EV makers turn Bank of America analysts cold on Lordstown Motors Corp. and Fisker Inc., with shares of both EV makers getting rating downgrades on Thursday.
ForgeRock stock surges 40% on first day of trading
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Cisco Systems Inc. has a new bullish backer on Wall Street on Thursday, after Credit Suisse suggested the stock could climb to the highest levels seen since the dot-com boom following the...
U.S. passes grim milestone as 1 in 500 have now died of COVID, and debate about need for boosters heats up
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The U.S. passed yet another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, when the number of fatalities from COVID-19 passed 666,000, meaning that about one in 500 Americans have died of the...
‘It’s Groundhog Day for mortgage rates.’ As interest rates hold steady, the housing market could be getting its second wind
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Scientists continue to say there isn’t enough evidence to support giving COVID-19 boosters to all Americans
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An influential Food and Drug Administration committee is set to meet Friday to discuss whether the regulator should approve BioNTech and Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shot
House Democrats plan EV tax credits of up to $12,500, as Republicans, Tesla, Toyota voice objections
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The Democratic-run House Ways and Means Committee's proposals for a $3.5 trillion spending package include new tax credits for electric vehicles, as Washington continues to push for a shift away from...
Shares of Beyond Meat Inc. took a hit Thursday, after Piper Sandler analyst Michael Lavery turned bearish on the plant-based meat company, citing a weaker growth outlook and concern the outlook for...
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve's business activity index rose to 30.7 in September from 19.4 in August, snapping a four-month streak of declines, the regional bank said Thursday.
Goldman Sachs Group has created an exchange-traded fund targeting the next generation of technology companies that will lead innovation, hunting globally for equity returns beyond the most popular...