Month: January 2020

Stocks tumbled to end the week amid a batch of sour earnings reports from some cyclical companies and as coronavirus fears gripped trades around the world after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) could the respiratory illness an “unprecedented” health emergency. Source: Provided by Finviz The S&P 500 slid 1.78%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average
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Shares of global social media giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) slipped about 6% in late January after the company reported fourth-quarter numbers that, while ahead of expectations, didn’t beat estimates by as much as investors were hoping for considering the recent run-up in FB stock (shares were up nearly 20% in three months heading into the print).
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With the Federal Reserve set to pause once again on interest rates, investors have been given freedom to buy high-yielding assets. Bonds to REITs have seen their stars shine over the last few months. However, investors may want to focus beyond just a large headline yield. Truth be told, the best dividend stocks are those
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Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) dropped a big announcement just days before its Q4 earnings are due. On Jan. 24, the video game company announced a new partnership with Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google. The deal will see Activision Blizzard’s popular esports leagues stream exclusively on YouTube. In addition, Google Cloud becomes the preferred provider for the company’s
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Elon Musk Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk doesn’t have a lot of love for Wall Street – a fact he often mentions, including on Wednesday night’s earnings conference call. To begin with, Musk’s company hosts an nontraditional quarterly call with shareholders: After making a short statement about Tesla’s results,
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The big stock charts featured this week have mostly been cautious at best. Owing to skittish broad market trading amid coronavirus fears, the focus mostly has been on stocks with potential downside, particularly if U.S. stocks began a long-awaited correction. Source: Shutterstock But it’s worth remembering that the financial news of the past few sessions
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Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk attends an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y program in Shanghai, China, January 7, 2020. Aly Song | Reuters Investors betting against Elon Musk’s electric-auto maker Tesla collectively lost more than $1 billion-plus on Thursday as the company’s stock rocketed higher after its better-than-expected earnings report. Tesla popped 11.4%
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