The Entrepreneur Index™ was up 2.17 percent, with just 11 of 60 stocks on the index down on the day. Andrew Osterland Published 4:15 pm CST, Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Photo: Boeing Photo: Boeing Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Boeing Apple and Boeing Results Fire Up the Stock Market 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The stars aligned for the stock market today. Strong corporate earnings results in the morning and comforting comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell in the afternoon lifted stock prices higher. Dow blue-chips Apple and Boeing both beat estimates for fourth quarter earnings this morning and sent the Dow index up 300 points in early trading. Mr. … [Read more...] about Apple and Boeing Results Fire Up the Stock Market
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The Entrepreneur Index™ fell 1.06 percent today. Andrew Osterland Published 4:15 pm CST, Monday, January 28, 2019 Photo: VCG | Getty Images Photo: VCG | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: VCG | Getty Images Weak Chinese Economy Hits the Stock Market Where It Hurts 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Call it the China syndrome. Semiconductor chip-maker NVIDIA Corp. was the latest company to warn about waning demand in China for its products. The company cut its fourth quarter revenue guidance by nearly twenty percent today, citing weak demand in China as a major reason. It will report earnings on Feb. 14. The stock was down 13.87 percent -- the biggest drop on the … [Read more...] about Weak Chinese Economy Hits the Stock Market Where It Hurts
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Business | The Stock Market Is Making a Comeback. Was It Something the Fed Said? Supported by ByMatt Phillips Jan. 20, 2019 Stocks have staged a remarkable turnaround in the early days of 2019, rebounding after an end-of-the-year tailspin that was fomented by fears of recession in the United States. Three straight weeks of gains in the new year on Wall Street have erased nearly all of 2018’s losses. It’s the best start to a year since 1987. Even so, many factors behind last year’s troubling decline remain unresolved. American companies and consumers are less optimistic about the future, and large economies like Germany and China are signaling a global slowdown driven by the trade war. Britain is in turmoil over leaving the European Union. And a new concern, the longest federal government shutdown … [Read more...] about The Stock Market Is Making a Comeback. Was It Something the Fed Said?
Quarterly earnings season is getting underway, and it could go a long way towards dictating the future of the stock market. A recent uptick in equity volatility has created an uncertain and unstable earnings environment, which could result in sharper share moves than usual. We outline why this is the most important earnings season in recent memory, and discuss what’s at stake. Earnings season is always a crucial time for stock investors. It gives them a rare peek inside the companies whose shares they own. And, perhaps most importantly, it’s a chance for them to take advantage of bigger-than-usual price swings. But the reporting period getting underway this week is carrying extra importance. In fact – given what’s transpired in recent months, and what’s at stake – it’s not an exaggeration to say this is the most critical earnings season in years. A big part of that stems from the profit growth slowdown being signalled by Wall Street and … [Read more...] about We’re entering the most important earnings season in recent memory — and the fate of the stock market hangs in the balance
The home-goods company had a massive day on Wall Street. Andrew Osterland Published 4:25 pm CST, Thursday, January 10, 2019 Photo: Michael Brochstein | Getty Images Photo: Michael Brochstein | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Michael Brochstein | Getty Images Bed Bath & Beyond Was a Monster in the Stock Market Today. Here's Why. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. was a monster in the stock market today, rising 16.56 percent -- by far the biggest gain on the Entrepreneur Index™. The specialty retailer beat earnings estimates by only a penny, but gave a surprising outlook on 2019. The company said it expected earnings for this year … [Read more...] about Bed Bath & Beyond Was a Monster in the Stock Market Today. Here’s Why.