Apple, Alphabet, and Other Big Tech Stocks Poised for Further Losses

Text size Apple shares were poised to extend losses on Monday. Dreamstime Major technology stocks such as Apple and Alphabet were poised for further losses Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank would stick with its plan to raise interest rates to fight inflation. Growth stocks are particularly vulnerable to higher … Read more

Fed Chief Talks Tough on Inflation. There’s More Pain Ahead for the Stock Market.

From left: Fed officials Jerome Powell, Lael Brainard, and John Williams ponder the great outdoors during a break at the economic symposium at Jackson Hole. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Text size Grand Teton National Park has a stark warning for visitors to the Wyoming mountain oasis. “Bears are active,” it says on its website. “Travel in … Read more

Tesla’s Stock Will Split on Aug. 24

Illustration by Elias Stein Text size Tesla has given investors something to look forward to this coming week: a three-for-one stock split. As of the close of trading on Aug. 24, Tesla shareholders will get a “dividend” of two extra shares. The next day, Tesla stock will start trading at the new price—a third of … Read more

Tesla Stock Rises After a Blowout July as Vote on Stock Split Looms

Text size Tesla’s shareholder meeting is on Thursday. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images Tesla stock was climbing Tuesday afternoon as investors await a crucial shareholder meeting later in the week. Although shares in Tesla (ticker: TSLA) were 0.7% lower in premarket trading, by midday they were up 3% at $918.47. Shares are now above their … Read more

Buying the Dip Can Be a Retiree’s Best Friend. Here’s How Seniors Can Safely Shop.

Photo illustration by Barron’s Staff; (reference) Dreamstime (4) Text size It’s hard at any age to buy stocks when prices are falling, but for retirees it can be especially nerve-racking because their time frame for recovery is shorter if share values continue to fall. But buying a dip prudently can not only boost your returns … Read more

Tesla Stock Split: What to Know as EV Maker Prepares to Split Stock in 2022

Text size A Tesla vehicle Joe Raedle/Getty Images Tesla laid the groundwork on Monday to split its stock again, and investors looked pleased. Based on what happened last time Tesla split its stock, there is a good reason for investors to be happy. Tesla (ticker: TSLA) stock closed up 8% at about $1,092 a share … Read more

Amazon, Alphabet, and 8 Other Beaten-Up Growth Stocks Set to Soar

Text size Amazon packages Thomas Samson/AFP via Getty Images Picking beaten-up growth stocks might not feel like a good idea these days, amid rising interest rates, inflation, and geopolitical chaos, But there is a price for everything and the recent selloff has left several large-capitalization growth stocks at levels Wall Street appears to love. Arguing … Read more

Meta Stock Has Never Been Cheaper Since Its 2012 IPO

Text size Meta Platforms, the former Facebook, has a lower price-to-earnings ratio than other Big Tech companies. Noah Berger/AFP via Getty Images Meta Platforms ‘ stock is as cheap now as it has ever been since the company’s 2012 initial public offering. After a 32% fall in its shares, to $219, since Feb. 2, when … Read more