Roku stock plummets toward worst drop on record after ‘frankly awful’ earnings

Shares of Roku Inc. were tumbling toward their worst drop on record Friday after the streaming company acknowledged a “significant slowdown” in advertising spending that helped propel it to weaker-than-expected results and could persist beyond the latest quarter. “Consumers began to moderate discretionary spend, and advertisers significantly curtailed spend in the ad scatter market (TV … Read more

The wild, hair-raising ride of a 30-something investor who has battled NFT hackers and dodged the crypto crash: ‘My $25,000 ballooned to $63,000. I was like, “OMG, this is amazing.”’

Vinny Zane has a taste for life — and an appetite for risk. The 38-year-old teacher and father of a 2-year-old son on Brooklyn’s Coney Island got into crypto in 2017 with $4,000 worth of Bitcoin, and jumped into NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, last year.  “It was a learning curve for me,” he told MarketWatch. … Read more

Chevron, Micron and 18 More Stocks Goldman Recommends to Ride Out the Storm

Text size Qualcomm is one of the 20 stocks on Goldman Sachs’ ‘margin of safety’ list. Pau Barrena /AFP via Getty Images Exxon Mobil , Qualcomm , Micron and Chevron are just some of the 20 “margin of safety” stocks Goldman Sachs recommends as macroeconomic and geopolitical headwinds have roiled U.S. stocks markets. The Russian … Read more

ViacomCBS Is Changing Its Name. More Subscribers Joined, but at a Cost.

Text size ViacomCBS is changing its name to Paramount Global. Dreamstime ViacomCBS reported a very solid quarter of streaming-subscriber gains on Tuesday, but that growth didn’t come cheaply. The company ramped up spending on content and marketing for its Paramount+ and other services, depressing profits in the fourth quarter. Legacy TV and advertising businesses plugged … Read more

3M, T. Rowe, and 7 More Companies That Raised Their Dividends This Week

Text size Dupont said it will increase its quarterly dividend by 10%. Mark Makela/Getty Images Interpublic Group of Companies , Kimco Realty , and DuPont de Nemours were among the larger U.S. companies that declared dividend increases this week. Others included 3M , T. Rowe Price , Yum! Brands, and Hasbro . Interpublic Group of … Read more