The S&P 500 has taken a beating in 2020 in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has stalled businesses and economies around the world. But a few companies have seen a surge in demand for their products and services while...
As investors navigate the coronavirus recession, the financial crisis a decade ago looms large in their collective memory, with pessimists arguing that the resulting bear market took 18 months to hit its lowest point and optimists countering that swift and decisive action...
U.S. stock-index futures indicated a lackluster start of trade Tuesday, following the best day for the S&P 500 and the Dow since early April. Wall Street will be watching for congressional testimony from Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven...
Investors going long may find the best opportunities in technology and ‘serendipity’ stocks, says strategist James McDonald, CEO of Hercules Investments. “This is a wonderful time to invest,” McDonald told Yahoo Finance’s The First Trade. “Right now, the leaders...
Billionaire investor Howard Marks joined a growing chorus of notable investors in warning that the market rebound has gone too far given the uphill battle of developing a cure for Covid-19 and its economic impact in the meanwhile. Specifically,...
Oil markets have taken a beating around the globe, but nowhere has the pummeling been worse than in the United States shale patch, where the oil price crash plunged the West Texas Intermediate crude benchmark to nearly $40 below zero per barrel...
Asian markets advanced in early trading Monday, as U.S. stock futures gained after comments from Fed chief Jerome Powell and crude oil prices rose toward a two-month high. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, +0.48% gained 0.7% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng...
Shanghai and Shenzhen are shaping up as viable destinations for biotech researchers to raise capital, after they drafted or enacted new rules that match Hong Kong’s overture to pre-revenue pharmaceutical and health care start-ups, bankers said. Last year, Shanghai’s...
European stock markets rose on Monday and oil prices climbed to their highest in more than a month as a loosening of coronavirus shutdowns boosted market sentiment, even as the deadly outbreak has yet to be fully contained. Warm...
Here we go again, leaving the safety and comfort of an earnings season. In this time of coronavirus, that means we're back to ducking and diving through no-man's land, as wild guesses, contrived visions and volatile emotions confront us.
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