US stocks close sharply higher, snap 3-week losing streak with gains led by tech-heavy Nasdaq

U.S. stocks ended sharply higher on Friday, with all three major benchmarks suffering three consecutive weeks of losses, as investors appeared to have priced in another giant rate hike of the Federal Reserve. How Stock Indices Have Performed The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.19% advanced 377.19 points, or 1.2%, to close at 32,151.71. The … Read more

Zoom struggles to convince consumers to pay, and stock slips

Zoom Video Communications Inc. is struggling to convince people to pay for its video conferencing service in the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, contributing to a reduced forecast and falling stock price on Monday. Zoom ZM, -2.07% executives slashed their full-year earnings and revenue forecast Monday afternoon, and Zoom chief financial officer Kelly Steckelberg … Read more

Here are 5 reasons why the bull run in stocks could be about to turn into a bear market

Some market gurus are beginning to worry that Wall Street’s summer rally is starting to run out of steam, after stocks quickly went from oversold to overbought. Gene Goldman, chief investment officer of Cetera Financial Group, explained that stocks are likely heading for a pullback, even though the economy is in better shape than many … Read more

Here are 5 reasons why the bull run in stocks could be about to turn into a bear market

Some market gurus are beginning to worry that Wall Street’s summer rally is starting to run out of steam, after stocks quickly went from oversold to overbought. Gene Goldman, chief investment officer of Cetera Financial Group, explained that stocks are likely heading for a pullback, even though the economy is in better shape than many … Read more

Amazon stock jumps 14% as sales batter and AWS growth overcomes second straight quarterly loss

Amazon.com Inc. decided to cut spending after years of pumping money into growth, and the result was a second straight quarterly loss, but slowing sales and continued strong growth for Amazon Web Services. helped push the stock higher after hours trading. Thursday. Amazon AMZN, +1.08% reported a second-quarter loss of $2 billion, or 20 cents … Read more

Opinion: Is Mark Zuckerberg taking the first step towards transforming Facebook into Yahoo 2.0?

Yahoo was once the most popular website on the planet, the one place everyone on the internet seemed to touch at least once per online session. However, after an ignominious slide, Yahoo is just another site that has fans in parts of Asia and offers niche products. Did Mark Zuckerberg start Facebook down a similar … Read more

Opinion: Google and Microsoft revenue shows the bar has been lowered for Big Tech

Alphabet Inc. and Microsoft Corp. both reported results that fell short of Wall Street expectations on Tuesday, but not only did investors not cringe, they both saw their stocks rise after hours trading. Amid troubling economic signs, tech stocks have been battered so far this year, and fears of a slowdown among big tech names … Read more

Opinion: Google and Microsoft revenue shows the bar has been lowered for Big Tech

Alphabet Inc. and Microsoft Corp. both reported results that fell short of Wall Street expectations on Tuesday, but not only did investors not cringe, they both saw their stocks rise after hours trading. Amid troubling economic signs, tech stocks have been battered so far this year, and fears of a slowdown among big tech names … Read more