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5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. McConnell blocks $2,000 stimulus checks Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks at a news conference with other Senate Republicans at the U.S. Capitol on December 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Tom …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. House passes bill for $2,000 stimulus checks Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak after a press conference on Capitol Hill on December 20, …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Trump slams Covid stimulus bill U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he departs on the South Lawn of the White House, on December 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Al Drago | Getty …

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Millionaires see strong market gains in 2021

Millionaires see strong market gains in 2021

America’s millionaires are betting on a strong stock market next year, with many expecting double-digit gains, according to the CNBC Millionaire Survey. Fully 70% of millionaires expect the S&P 500 will be up at least 5% next year, according to the survey of households with investible assets of at least …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens December 16, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens December 16, 2020

Here’s the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks to extend Tuesday’s rally U.S. stock futures were higher after Tuesday’s rally as investors grew more optimistic about Washington reaching a deal on another coronavirus economic relief package. However, a …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens December 10, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens December 10, 2020

Here’s the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks set to open lower after Wednesday’s drop from record highs U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open, with investors watching Thursday’s FDA meeting on Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine and continued talks in …

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Market watchers on what’s next for the stock

Market watchers on what's next for the stock

Starbucks kicked off its investor day Wednesday in good shape. The stock, which closed slightly lower on the day, is less than 3% from its record high set last week. The shares have also rallied more than 100% since a March low. Mark Newton, founder of Newton Advisors, sees a …

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Shares surge 34% on market debut

Shares surge 34% on market debut

A woman stands next to signage incorporating the logo of JD.com, and the company’s mascot ‘Joy,’ at the company’s headquarters in Beijing, China. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Shares of JD Health, the health-care arm of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, surged on their debut in …

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Young investors ‘changed the entire character of the market’

Coronavirus vaccine creates market winners and losers

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Monday suggested that seasoned investors could take a cue and learn something from the stock market’s newcomers this year. “I think it’s time to stop disrespecting the younger investors who’ve nailed 2020 every step of the way and start taking them seriously,” the “Mad Money” host …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens December 3, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens December 3, 2020

Here’s the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures little changed after another S&P 500 record The reluctance to commit on Wall Street reflected the uncertainty around a new Covid stimulus bill from a bipartisan group of senators. Investors are …

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The athleisure market heats up as shoppers want comfort

The athleisure market heats up as shoppers want comfort

The front of an Old Navy store this holiday season, which now features an assortment of loungewear, pajamas and athletic apparel. Source: Gap Inc. If you walk into any Old Navy store this holiday season, you’ll notice a plethora of athletic gear paired with other comfy clothes front and center. …

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Boston Market small group orders surge as CDC urges limits

Boston Market small group orders surge as CDC urges limits

Boston Market has seen food orders for small groups grow exponentially, offsetting losses to the fast-casual restaurant’s catering business and signaling that families are taking the government’s advice to limit gathering sizes for Thanksgiving dinner, President Randy Miller told CNBC Wednesday. “I am optimistic that we’re actually going to exceed last …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens November 24, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens November 24, 2020

Here’s the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Dow set to continue Monday’s robust rally Dow futures pointed to an over 250 point gain at Tuesday’s open, with the Trump administration approving Joe Biden‘s transition and the president-elect set to pick …

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Former subprime player shorting mortgage market

Former subprime player shorting mortgage market

During the mortgage bubble in the early 2000s, when investors were feverishly trading faulty subprime bonds, a few savvy skeptics recognized the bonds were doomed, so they bet against them. They shorted the bonds and made billions. Now one of those players is doing the same thing, but not on subprime. …

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Coronavirus vaccine creates market winners and losers

Coronavirus vaccine creates market winners and losers

Promising developments on the vaccine front have sparked optimism that the pandemic’s end may be in sight. But if the market trends that immediately followed positive vaccine news are any indication, some sectors will benefit a lot more than others. Massachusetts-based biotech company Moderna said last week that its coronavirus …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens November 20, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens November 20, 2020

Here’s the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Investors assess vaccine news against Covid-19 case spikes Pfizer and BioNTech said they’ll apply with the FDA on Friday for emergency use authorization for their vaccine, the first to go through the regulatory …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens November 12, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens November 12, 2020

1. Stocks set to drop as the Covid-19 vaccine-inspired rally pauses Dow futures pointed to an over 250 point decline at Thursday’s open as Wall Street worried about record spikes in new U.S. daily coronavirus cases. On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed slightly lower after soaring nearly 1,100 …

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