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Visa vs. Mastercard — should you buy either stock now?
Today 10:03 EDT
Both Visa and Mastercard trade at high valuations, but they're expected to continue to post brisk earnings growth.
Yellen to name Michael Hsu as Acting Comptroller of the Currency
Today 10:03 EDT
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced her intention to appoint Federal Reserve bank regulator, Michael Hsu, as acting comptroller of the currency Friday morning.
All eyes are on semiconductor companies amid chip shortage — investors should be looking at these four lesser-known names
Today 9:58 EDT
Unlike most celebrities tapped to host "Saturday Night Live," Elon Musk won’t just phone it in. He’ll Autopilot it in.
If you want to own international stocks, invest in these three countries instead of China
Today 9:23 EDT
Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Friday the surprisingly weak April job report was an example of how far the economy is from full employment.
Gold prices jump early Friday after a closely watched reading of labor conditions in the U.S. for the month was much weaker than forecast.
U.S. gains disappointing 266,000 jobs in April, but all signs still point to faster hiring in months ahead
Today 8:48 EDT
The U.S. created just 266,000 new jobs in April even as the economy gained strength, suggesting companies might be struggling to fill open jobs even with millions of people still unemployed. The...
As dogecoin price tops 60 cents, Elon Musk says ‘please invest with caution’ ahead of ‘Saturday Night Live’ guest-host gig
Today 8:21 EDT
Copper looks to set fresh record Friday as economic recovery, electric-cars drive rise in metal’s price
Today 8:13 EDT
Copper futures trade at records Friday morning, putting the industrial metal on track to deepen its ascent to new heights as economic reopening from COVID lockdowns helped to spur a surge in the red...
Oil futures edge lower Friday but remain on track for weekly gains as optimism over the economic reopening in the U.S. and Europe rises, though concerns remain about the surge in COVID-19 cases in...
U.S. Treasury yields hold ground before jobs report
Today 8:06 EDT
U.S. Treasury yields are steady in early Friday action, as traders brace for a jobs report that is expected to reveal 1 million job gains in April.
Home Depot vs. Lowe’s — should you buy either stock now?
Today 7:50 EDT
Lowe's has grown more quickly during the pandemic but Home Depot has better margins and has been generous with dividend increases.
French President Emmanuel Macron rallied to the U.S. position and said he was “absolutely in favor” of patent waivers in the current context. Germany and Switzerland have voiced their opposition to the...
Of all the moving goal posts in the COVID-19 pandemic, herd immunity may be the most difficult to pin down — and it may even be the wrong metric to track.
Moderna’s first-ever profit and billion-dollar quarter is dampened by COVID-19 vaccine patent proposal
Today 7:32 EDT
It's been a complicated day for Moderna Inc. as the company reported its first-ever profit and its first-ever billion dollars in sales amidst an unprecedented move by the Biden administration to...
Here’s how I’ve learned to face Mother’s Day without my mom
Today 7:30 EDT
Avoid email promos and stay off social media -- but still honor her in some way, counselors and other grieving adults say
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is set to add to its record ride Friday, as investors brace for a report on conditions in the U.S. labor market as the economy recovers from COVID pandemic.
Fewer investors fear a catastrophic loss today than they did last summer. Complacency has typically led to lower investment gains.
Honest Co. CEO ready to face big-name competition like P&G and Revlon with ‘clean’ brand strength
Today 7:19 EDT
Honest Co. shares soared in their Nasdaq debut, even as the company acknowledged it will face challenges while competing with some of the biggest consumer products companies in the world.
Here’s the catalyst that could shift the market debate from selling the news to buying the dip
Today 6:48 EDT
Under-40s to be offered alternative COVID-19 vaccines to AstraZeneca in U.K.: reports
Today 6:28 EDT
People under the age of 40 in the U.K. will be offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as a precautionary measure, following concerns of rare blood clots linked to the shot, several...
European stocks hover at record highs, led by Adidas, while U.S. futures steady ahead of April jobs report
Today 6:23 EDT
Earnings news was driving shares of Adidas and Siemens higher and boosting European stocks, as investors waited for an all-important U.S. jobs report later. U.S. stock futures are flat.
5 numbers that explain why the Bill and Melinda Gates divorce is an ‘earthquake’ for philanthropy
Today 6:02 EDT
Bank of England chief on cryptocurrencies: ‘Buy them only if you’re prepared to lose all your money’
Today 5:15 EDT
Central bank news conferences are typically most interesting at their very beginning, when there is still uncertainty over what policy makers are trying to communicate, and at the very end, when...
The 2021 Volvo XC60 premium compact crossover proves that sensible and family-oriented doesn’t also have to be dull.
NIO is making a landmark push outside of China into this electric-vehicle-obsessed country
Today 4:46 EDT
Chinese electric-vehicle company NIO will make a landmark move later this year by pushing into its first market outside of China, the company said on Wednesday.
AB InBev CEO Carlos Brito is exiting after 15 years, as North America boss takes over
Today 4:46 EDT
Carlos Brito is stepping down as chief executive of Anheuser-Busch InBev after 15 years, and will be succeeded by Michel Doukeris, president of the North America business.