Google Will Join the AI Wars, Pitting LaMDA Against ChatGPT

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 02: A sign is posted in front of an office at Google headquarters on February 02, 2023 in Mountain View, California. Google parent company Alphabet reported lower-than-expected fourth quarter revenue with net income $13.62 billion, or $1.05 per share, compared to $20.64 billion, or $1.53 per share, one year ago. … Read more

An Unstoppable Stock Market Is About to Meet the Immovable Fed

Text size The central bank can’t be happy with the easing of financial conditions that occurs anytime the stock market rallies. Michael Nagle/Bloomberg The stock market has acted as if the Federal Reserve doesn’t exist as it jumps out to a quick start to the year. Expect Fed Chairman Jerome Powell to remind it when … Read more

Tesla, AT&T, Visa, Chevron, Microsoft, and More Stocks to Watch This Week

Text size It will be a big week of fourth-quarter earnings, with about 90 S&P 500 companies scheduled to report. There will be plenty of notable economic data releases for investors to watch out for as well. Highlights will include results from Microsoft , Johnson & Johnson , General Electric , Verizon Communications , and … Read more

Tesla’s stock drop has been bad. But this company has hurt investors even more.

Elon Musk has been trying this week to defend Tesla’s abysmal stock performance in 2022. The electric vehicle giant has seen its stock plummet by 61% this year, making it the 11th-worst performing stock in the S&P 500 in 2022. “As bank savings account interest rates, which are guaranteed, start to approach stock market returns, … Read more

Oracle Stock Rises on Strong Earnings

Oracle shares were moving higher late Monday after the company posted better-than-expected financial results for its latest quarter. The enterprise software giant continued to see success in shifting more of its business to the cloud during the period. “Simply put, we had an outstanding quarter,” Oracle CEO Safra Catz said on a call with analysts. … Read more

Horizon Therapeutics, Coupa Software, Rivian, and More Stock Market Movers

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U.S. stocks have worst day in nearly three weeks as hawkish Fed speak, China worries rattle markets

U.S. stocks had their worst day in nearly three weeks on Monday as protests in China raised global-growth risks and Federal Reserve officials said more interest-rate increases will be needed to subdue inflation. How stocks traded The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.45% finished down by 497.57 points, or 1.5%, at 33,849.46, not far from … Read more

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

Activision Stock Still Looks Like a Buy. Here’s Why.

Back in July, Barron’s made the case for buying Activision Blizzard stock in anticipation of Microsoft closing its $69 billion acquisition of the company. With Activision shares trading at a significant discount to the deal price, the stock looked closest to a sure thing in an increasingly uncertain market. Four months later, the risks of … Read more