Carvana, SoFi, Alibaba, Tesla, and More Stock Market Movers

Text size Carvana stock was surging Monday. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images Stocks were falling Monday as investors traded cautiously ahead of the Federal Reserve’s decision on interest rates this week and earnings from some of the world’s largest technology companies. These stocks were making moves Monday: Carvana (CVNA) stock surged 36% Monday after jumping nearly 20% … Read more

We chose ‘the dumbest possible name’ for water

Let’s face it: Water is boring. Sure, it’s essential to your health and few beverages can be more crisp or refreshing, but most bottled water brands are fairly bland and uninspiring — featuring the same interchangeable references to mountains, springs or both. Over a decade ago, Mike Cessario started wondering if he could change that. … Read more

The PC boom has gone bust, and we are about to see the results ahead of Black Friday

The pandemic-fueled personal-computer boom has ended, so how will that affect demand and pricing for PCs and the retailers that sell them this holiday season? A sense of the fallout will be provided in the week ahead with results due from PC makers Dell Technologies Inc. DELL, +0.67% and HP Inc. HPQ, +0.17%, along with … Read more

Stocks Poised to Fall Monday

U.S. stocks are poised for a slightly lower open on Monday ahead of another busy week of earnings and the Federal Reserve’s latest decision on interest rates on Wednesday. At 6:22 p.m. Eastern time Sunday night, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down 39 points, or 0.1%, while the S&P 500 futures were down 0.2%, … Read more

It’s Time to Buy Tech Again. Here Are 20 Stocks to Start With.

One cruel truth the stock market confirmed this past week is that trying to pick the bottom for technology stocks is a fool’s errand. The Nasdaq Composite terrible September—it was down 10.5% on the month—has made the bottom-fishing that took place over the summer look ill-advised. As I’ve noted before, the first downturn in tech … Read more

Disney, Coinbase, BioNTech, Rivian, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week

Text size Second-quarter earnings season continues this week, while a pair of July inflation figures and consumer sentiment surveys will be the highlights on the economic-data calendar. On Monday, Tyson Foods , BioNTech , AIG, and Take-Two Interactive Software will report. Coinbase Global, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings , Sysco , and Ralph Lauren go on … Read more

Kraft Heinz’s Earnings Beat Forecasts. Why the Stock Is Falling Anyway.

Text size Kraft Heinz posted second-quarter adjusted earnings that beat Wall Street expectations. Alex Wong/Getty Images Kraft Heinz posted higher earnings than analysts expected and raised its full-year forecast for organic net sales, but the stock slid anyway as profit margins narrowed. Kraft (ticker: KHC) reported adjusted earnings for its second quarter of 70 cents … Read more

Coca-Cola Beats Earnings Estimates and Lifts Revenue Guidance

Text size Consumer staples like Coke have held up better than the broader market this year. Scott Olson/Getty Images While the rest of the market has fizzled, Coke has had a great year. The company’s second-quarter earnings topped expectations, while its guidance raise bolstered investor confidence that the beverage giant could be well-poised to navigate … Read more

‘I’m being taken advantage of by my own husband’: I pay all the bills and gave the down payment for our home, and all he does is buy stuff and contribute to his 401(k)

I’m being taken advantage of by my own husband. I have been married for almost 10 years. When my husband and I were first married, he convinced me to stop working after the first year or so, which I regret. A couple of years ago my mom died, leaving me a very small inheritance of … Read more

PepsiCo Stock Gains After Q2 Earnings Beat, Sales Forecast Boost

Updated at 7:21 am EST PepsiCo  (PEP) – Get PepsiCo Inc. Report posted better-than-expected second quarter earnings Tuesday, and boosted its full-year sales forecast, as demand in north America continued to drive the group’s top and bottom line growth. PepsiCo said core earnings for the three months ending in June were pegged at $1.86 per share, … Read more