Stocks Poised to Open Higher on Monday

Stocks are poised to open higher in New York on Monday. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images Text size U.S. stocks are poised to open higher on Monday as investors await the August reading on inflation. On Sunday night, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures gained 90 points, or 0.3%, while the S&P 500 futures climbed 0.4%, and Nasdaq … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond Stock Sinks. It’s Cutting 20% of Jobs and Closing 150 Stores.

Text size Bed Bath & Beyond said it will close 150 of its stores and lay off 20% of its workforce to reduce costs. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Bed Bath & Beyond shares dropped on Wednesday after the troubled retailer said it was laying off a fifth of its workforce and closing more than a hundred … Read more

Stocks in September Have Often Struggled. The Good News: The Selloff May Have Already Begun.

Illustration by Elias Stein Text size The stock market’s worst month—September—will soon be upon us. The S&P 500 index has averaged a 1% loss in September dating back to 1928, says Dow Jones Market Data. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has notched a similar September loss going back to 1896. It’s clearly the bad month … Read more

T-Mobile Has Replaced Verizon Atop the Wireless World. It’s Time to Buy the Stock.

It used to be Verizon Communication ’s world, but wireless now belongs to T-Mobile US —and its stock will continue to benefit. Verizon (ticker: VZ) was the undisputed winner of the 4G era, investing heavily in its network infrastructure and wireless spectrum licenses to build the nation’s best service. Subscriber gains and premium pricing were … Read more

Nvidia, Salesforce, Zoom, Macy’s, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week

Text size Numerous technology and retail companies will report their latest quarterly results this week. Federal Reserve watchers will be tuning into the central bank’s annual confab in Jackson Hole, Wyo., at the end of the week. Zoom Video Communications will be Monday’s earnings highlight, followed by results from Nvidia ,   Advance Auto Parts , … Read more

Nvidia, Salesforce, Zoom, Macy’s, and Other Stocks for Investors to Watch This Week

Text size Numerous technology and retail companies will report their latest quarterly results this week. Federal Reserve watchers will be tuning into the central bank’s annual confab in Jackson Hole, Wyo., at the end of the week. Zoom Video Communications will be Monday’s earnings highlight, followed by results from Nvidia ,   Advance Auto Parts , … Read more

Warren Buffett Has Been Buying T-Bills. Here’s Why That’s a Smart Strategy.

Elias Stein Text size Warren Buffett parks most of Berkshire Hathaway ’s cash in ultrasafe U.S. Treasury bills, and individual investors may want to consider following Buffett’s lead now that the yields are as high as 3%. Treasury bills, which are U.S. government securities maturing in less than a year, are a good alternative to … Read more

It’s a Good Time to Buy Berkshire Hathaway Stock. Here’s Why.

Text size Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images Berkshire Hathaway has never been in better shape. Its stock looks appealing after pulling back more than 15% from its record high in March. The conglomerate’s operating profits were up 22% in the second quarter, excluding foreign-exchange gains, powered by a 56% gain in investment … 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

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