The Bear Market Has Brought ‘Fear and Uncertainty’ for Gen Z. How They’re Coping.

Ella Gupta made her first investment when she was 10. With the help of her parents, she took half the profits of her bracelet-making business and invested in the stock market. At 14, she opened a Roth IRA, after beginning her first job cleaning dental instruments. Now, at 17, Gupta is confronting her first bear … Read more

AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile Earnings Are Coming. What to Expect.

AT&T is among the big telecoms reporting earnings this week. Stefani Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images Text size Telecom stocks have been a haven in 2022, with the big U.S. companies leading the market after a challenging 2021 performance. Second-quarter earnings season will be the next test for the group. AT&T (ticker: T) and … 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

Stocks Break Out. There Are Signs Inflation and Interest Rates May Peak Sooner.

Text size A copper smelter in Jinhua, China. Copper prices, often a signal of where the economy is headed, fell 6% this past week. Top Photo/Sipa USA/Alamy The stock market has predicted nine of the past five recessions, economist Paul Samuelson famously quipped back in the 1960s. A half-century later, is the stock market driving … Read more

Facebook Changed Name, Now Changing Ticker. What It Means for the Stock.

Text size Meta Platforms follows a number of high-profile companies that changed their ticker symbols. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Meta Platforms , formerly known as Facebook , is taking the final step to decisively shed its previous identity on Thursday. The company will begin trading under ticker symbol “META,” leaving behind its current trading … Read more

Markets Finally Reversed Their Losing Streaks. The Fed Might Avoid Inflicting More Pain, After All.

Text size A ‘help wanted’ sign is displayed in a Manhattan store in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Nothing lasts forever, not even a stock market decline. But just because a market stops going down doesn’t mean it will continue to rise. This past week, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite broke their skeins … Read more

US Stocks: Wall Street finishes higher boosted by growth stocks such as Apple, Tesla; Nasdaq up 2.7%

Wall Street finished sharply higher on Tuesday, lifted by Apple, Tesla and other megacap growth stocks after strong retail sales in April eased worries about slowing economic growth. Ten of the 11 major S&P sector indexes advanced, with financials (.SPSY), materials (.SPLRCM), consumer discretionary (.SPLRCD) and technology (.SPLRCT) all gaining more than 2%. Investors were … Read more

It Might Not Be Time to Buy Stocks Yet. This Technical Analyst Sees the Market Going Even Lower.

Text size Michael Nagle/Bloomberg The major U.S. stock market indexes have lost roughly 12% to 25% this year, a painful setback after two years of gains. Time to buy? Not so fast, based on a technical analysis of current market conditions. Andrew Addison, a veteran market technician, proprietor of the Institutional View research service, and … Read more

Is the Stock Market Open Today? Here Are the Good Friday 2022 Trading Hours.

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Text size Good Friday may come as a bit of sweet relief for investors. The stock market has taken a hit this year. Stocks slipped this week, too: The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.8%, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite fell 2.1% and 2.6%, respectively.   Bond yields, however, ripped … Read more

Stock Market Gets Boost From Bond Selloff. Time to Sell the Rip?

Text size NYSE The Federal Reserve is talking tough about fighting inflation—and the stock market loves it. Don’t expect equities to be so relaxed if Powell & Co. act on their words. The S&P 500 gained 1.8%, extending its rally for a second week, while the Nasdaq Composite rose 2%. Only the Dow Jones Industrial … Read more