Peloton, Tesla, Viasat, Wells Fargo, Box and more

A Tesla electric vehicle at a supercharger station in Hawthorne, California, on Aug. 9, 2022. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty Images Check out the companies making the biggest moves midday Monday: Credit Suisse — Shares of Credit Suisse rose 1.7%, reversing an earlier slump that sent the stock to a record low, after … Read more

UiPath, ChargePoint, Twitter and more

The logo and trading symbol for Twitter is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, July 11, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. UiPath — The stock tumbled 12.9% after UiPath issued weaker-than-expected third-quarter and full-year … Read more

What outperforming mutual funds are buying and selling

Mutual funds, large pools of cash run by professional investment managers, seem to be having their best year in more than a decade, an analysis by Goldman Sachs showed. “A greater share of mutual funds has outperformed their benchmarks in 2022 than in any year since 2009,” Goldman’s analysts, led by Cormac Conners, said in … Read more

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Buys More Occidental Stock

Text size Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway purchased more Occidental Petroleum stock. AFP via Getty Images Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway disclosed the purchase of another large block of Occidental Petroleum stock. Berkshire Hathaway (ticker: BRK.A) paid $250 million from July 11 through 13 for a total of 4.3 million more shares of oil giant Occidental Petroleum … Read more

Warren Buffett Spends Big as Stock Market Sells Off

The stock market’s selloff has been bad news for most investors. The Omaha-based company bought 901,768 shares of Occidental Petroleum Corp. OXY 5.68% last week, according to a regulatory filing. The move makes Occidental, in which Berkshire began buying shares in late February, one of its 10 biggest holdings. In the past few months, Berkshire … Read more

Warren Buffett Says Markets Have Become a ‘Gambling Parlor’

OMAHA, Neb.—As recently as February, Warren Buffett lamented he wasn’t finding much out there that was worth buying.  That is no longer the case. After a yearslong deal drought, Mr. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.B -2.55% is opening up the spending spigot again. It forged an $11.6 billion deal to buy insurer Alleghany Corp. Y … Read more

Warren Buffett rips Wall Street for turning the stock market into ‘a gambling parlor’

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett lambasted Wall Street for encouraging speculative behavior in the stock market, effectively turning it into a “gambling parlor.” Buffett, 91, spoke at length during his annual shareholder meeting Saturday about one of his favorite targets for criticism: investment banks and brokerages. “Wall Street makes money, one way or another, catching … 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

Retail investors have a new favorite sector outside of tech

Individual investors are loading up on energy stocks despite the group's outperformance this year and last.