3 events will set the market’s tone for October

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday said that three key events next week will determine if the nightmarish month for the stock market will continue into October. Here are the events: related investing news 3 takeaways from our daily meeting: Still oversold, picking at chip stocks, Club names in the news The release of the nonfarm … Read more

New way to short Tesla with AXS Investments ETF

Investors have a new way to make bullish and bearish bets on large-cap stocks. AXS Investments launched eight of 18 approved single-stock leveraged ETFs this month. The funds aim to increase exposure of short-term single-stock investments. “They’re designed for active traders, traders that are looking to make tactical trading decisions on a daily basis,” the … Read more

Prepare for the U.S. dollar hit on S&P 500, big tech earnings

A picture taken on November 7, 2017 shows people arriving at the headquarters of Nike Europe in Hilversum. AFP Contributor When athletic apparel giant Nike disclosed on June 27 that a strong U.S. dollar weighed on sales in its most recent quarter and the rising value of the greenback would keep pressuring sales in fiscal … Read more

Stock index futures inch higher following a losing day Monday

Stock futures rose slightly in overnight trading Monday following a losing day as investors prepare to rebalance their portfolios with the end of the quarter fast approaching. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 36 points. S&P 500 futures edged up 0.2% and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.3%. The overnight action followed modest losses … Read more

Nike (NKE) earnings Q4 2022 earnings

Nike Air Jordan shoes are seen in the store in Krakow, Poland on August 26, 2021. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Nike on Monday topped Wall Street’s earnings and sales expectations for the fiscal fourth-quarter, as the sneaker giant overcame a Covid lockdown in China and tougher climate for consumers in the U.S. … Read more

Shanghai by the numbers: China’s Covid lockdowns

The Huangpu River splits the Chinese city of Shanghai between the older settlement on the west and the newer, financial center on the east. Johannes Eisele | Afp | Getty Images China’s latest wave of Covid restrictions has forced millions of people — roughly three times as many as live in New York City — … Read more

How Amazon plans to fix its massive returns problem

Amazon is handling a rapidly growing number of returns that are causing a massive problem for the e-commerce giant and the planet. A National Retail Federation survey found a record $761 billion of merchandise was returned to retailers in 2021. That amount surpasses what the U.S. spent on national defense in 2021, which was $741 … Read more

Stock futures are steady as investors juggle Fed comments and policy

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 17, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters U.S. stock futures were little changed in overnight trading on Tuesday as investors continue to digest revelations from the Federal Reserve on inflation and interest rates. Dow futures fell just 11 points. S&P 500 futures dropped 0.03% and Nasdaq 100 futures … Read more

Stock futures are flat after Powell says bigger hikes possible

Stock futures were flat in overnight trading after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank is open to higher rate hikes to combat rising inflation. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 10 points, while S&P 500 futures Nasdaq 100 futures were flat. Nike shares rose 6% in extended trading on Monday … Read more

Here are Thursday's biggest analyst calls of the day: Apple, Tesla, Chipotle, FedEx, Netflix & more

Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on