Alphabet and Pfizer Stock Look Like Buys, Says This Longtime Market Maven

Joe Rosenberg’s relationship with Barron’s goes back to 1963, when he wrote a bullish article on Trans World Airlines that resulted in a pop in the stock. Rosenberg, 89, spent much of his career at Loews (L), the conglomerate run by the Tisch family, as chief investment officer and then chief investment strategist. He retired … Read more

Alibaba and JD.com Stocks Are Rising. Don’t Thank Singles Day Sales Results.

Alibaba and JD.com stocks were rising on Monday, but the price action didn’t seem to be driven by sales results from the closely-watched annual Singles Day event. Alibaba (ticker: BABA) was up 2.5% in U.S. premarket trading, with shares in e-commerce peer JD.com (JD) gaining 3.5%, beating out futures tracking both the S&P 500 index … Read more

Personal stories of how City workers overcame trauma, depression and addiction

One of the most common issues related to mental health is the stigma and consequent discrimination that follows, according to the World Health Organisation. “Personal shame, internalised through an individual’s mental health suffering, is a silent problem,” WHO said in its 10 October statement accompanying its report.

Oil Prices Are Falling Back With Demand Concerns Center Stage

Oil prices dropped Tuesday with worries about future demand stoked by ramped up Covid restrictions in China and the continued strength of the dollar.  Brent crude, the international standard, was down 2.3% to $93.96 a barrel. West Texas Intermediate, the U.S. benchmark, fell 2.5% to $88.85 a barrel.  

Novavax slashes sales guidance in half, stock plunges 34%

Novavax Inc. executives slashed their annual sales guidance in half Monday while wildly missing financial expectations, sending shares down more than 30% in after-hours trading. Novavax NVAX, -5.01% now projects total 2022 revenue of $2 billion to $2.3 billion, after previously stating a goal of $4 billion to $5 billion. The U.S. Food and Drug … Read more

My boyfriend, 68, has almost no ‘mad money’ for fun activities and trips. He lives with his father, 95, and expects to inherit his house. Is it unreasonable to expect him to get a part-time job?

I am a 65-year-old retired woman with modest Social Security and annuity payments. I also own my own home and have savings. I’ve been seeing a 68-year-old retiree since just before the pandemic. He lives with his 95-year-old dad, who is in poor health (he can’t get around much, doesn’t drive, and is showing signs … Read more

If Oil Keeps Rising, These 5 Stocks Could Benefit

Text size The price of oil has been steadily rising, while making higher highs and higher lows. Xiaomin Wang/Dreamstime.com Oil could be headed for $150 a barrel. That might not be good for the economy, but it would be great news for energy stocks. Crude prices had been under pressure since peaking in March, as … Read more

Tesla Investors Beware: Bad NIO, Li, XPeng April Deliveries Hit by Covid.

A Covid outbreak in China, which forced production shutdowns, is weighing on April’s output numbers for electric vehicle makers. Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Images Text size Chinese electric vehicle makers NIO , XPeng and Li Auto reported April deliveries on Sunday morning. The numbers aren’t very good. That gives Tesla investors something else to worry … Read more

Paying Your Taxes Can Be Good for Crypto and Stocks

Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images Text size Tax day in the U.S. is, admittedly, not one of Americans’ favorite days. Even if refunds are expected, there is still the pressure of filing the correct forms with the correct math at the correct time. (If you need more time, read this.) Tom Lee, head of … Read more

China’s Nio halts EV production as COVID lockdowns disrupt its supply chain

Nio Inc., the China-based electric-vehicle maker, over the weekend warned of delivery delays after suspending production due to COVID-19 restrictions that have disrupted its supply chain. “There will be a delay in the delivery of vehicles for many customers in the near future, and we ask for your understanding,” Nio NIO, -1.77% said in a … Read more