Tesla Lost This Crown to Apple. It’s Probably Happy to See It Go.

Text size Tesla was once a heavily shorted stock, with a lot of bears betting on stock price declines. That’s changed recently. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images The market just learned something surprising about Tesla and Apple, two mega-capitalization companies: Data from short-selling analytics firm S3 Partners revealed that the value of Apple (ticker: … Read more

Crypto’s Domino Effect Is Widening, Threatening More Pain

Turmoil in the digital-assets ecosystem has grown in recent weeks, with losses in cryptocurrencies blowing holes in balance sheets and pushing firms near bankruptcy. After a pair of cryptocurrencies crashed, wiping out billions of dollars in value in May, a British Virgin Islands court this past week ordered a hedge fund that had survived several … Read more

Affirm stock soars 34% after earnings ‘put to bed some persistent bear themes’

Shares of Affirm Holdings Inc. surged in after-hours trading Thursday after the buy-now pay-later company delivered a revenue beat and sought to reassure investors about its positioning in a downturn. Revenue at Affirm AFRM, +23.31% increased to $354.8 million in the fiscal third quarter from from $231 million a year before, while analysts had been … Read more

Deere, Hershey and More Stocks to Buy to Combat Food Inflation

The highest inflation in decades is hitting consumers and rippling through the food industry, from farm equipment to packaged food, grocers, and restaurants. At-home food costs climbed 8.6% and out-of-home costs rose 6.8% in February from a year ago. Wholesale prices are up even more, signaling continued inflation at supermarkets and restaurants. The producer price … Read more

GE Builds 350-Ton Turbines at Its Power Facilities. Here’s What We Found on a Tour.

Text size 7HA.03 gas turbine in GE’s Greenville, S.C., factory. Courtesy GE Power General Electric led a tour of one of its South Carolina gas power facilities as part of its Investor Day on Thursday—and while the machines produced there, and the process to make them, are incredible, sometimes great technology isn’t enough. The story of GE’s … Read more

Shopify Stock Sinks Because the Company Sees a Sales Slowdown

Text size Dreamstime Shopify stock tumbled on Wednesday after the e-commerce software company reported fourth-quarter earnings that narrowly beat expectations, but cautioned about revenue headwinds in the first half of 2022. The shares fell 18.2% to $727.56 on Wednesday, and were on track for their largest percent decrease on record and lowest close since June … Read more

Stocks Are on a Wild Ride. 20 Bargains to Buy Now, According to Barron’s Roundtable Experts.

Fed be nimble, Fed be quick. The quicker, the better, in fact. Hike interest rates, shrink your balance sheet, and let’s be done with it all before the stock market sinks even further. The market’s recent selloff began in late December, and has gathered considerable steam since the annual Barron’s Roundtable took place on Jan. … Read more