The stock market is very heavy, but carnage is widespread

Eight companies are responsible for nearly half of the stock market’s decline this year, and the pain doesn’t end there. Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. Amazon. com Inc., Tesla Inc.. and the parent companies of Google and Facebook have grown so large in recent years that they make up 25% of the S&P 500 by 2022. … Read more

Crypto market turmoil not over yet, SEC’s Gensler predicts

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. WASHINGTON — Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler said Wednesday he fears more investors will be harmed in cryptocurrency markets, following the implosion this month of the stablecoin known as the name of TerraUSD. “I think a lot of these tokens will fail,” Gensler told reporters after a … Read more

Rivian had a tough week on the stock market; Is the future of Amazon’s electric vehicle in danger?

Despite production delays and market upheaval, Amazon is still counting on electric vehicle startup Rivian to help it meet ambitious climate goals and put tens of thousands of electric delivery vans on the road. Rivian runs a lean operation: The number of vehicles it produced this quarter almost exactly equals the number of semiconductors it … Read more

‘Nowhere to hide?’ Why stagflation fears put stocks on the brink of a bear market

It will take more than Friday’s big rebound to dispel fears of a bear market in equities as uncertainty over the Federal Reserve’s ability to rein in inflation without sinking the economy stokes fears of stagflation – a pernicious combination of slow economic growth and persistent inflation. Stagflation is “a terrible environment” for investors, typically … Read more

Live stock market news updates: Stocks rise as indices aim to cut weekly losses

US stocks rebounded on Friday, shaking off some losses from earlier in the week after concerns about lingering inflation and the resilience of the US economy sparked fresh volatility in recent sessions. The S&P 500 rose more than 2% intraday on Friday while the Nasdaq jumped more than 3.5% to head for its best day … Read more

Live stock market news updates: Equity futures fall as investors continue to ponder searing inflation data

U.S. equity futures fell in premarket trading on Thursday after another day of falling markets as investors digested more searing inflation data that showed price levels remained high in April. S&P 500 futures fell 0.4% after the index settled at 3,935.18, its lowest level since March 2021. The S&P 500 fell more than 17% during … Read more

Live stock market news updates: Equity futures fall as investors continue to ponder searing inflation data

U.S. equity futures fell in premarket trading on Thursday after another day of falling markets as investors digested more searing inflation data that showed price levels remained high in April. S&P 500 futures fell 0.4% after the index settled at 3,935.18, its lowest level since March 2021. The S&P 500 fell more than 17% during … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens on Tuesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street set to rise after S&P 500 hits lowest level in more than a year Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, March 22, 2022. Brendan McDermid | … Read more

Futures contracts: what to do after today’s market drop?

Dow Jones futures lost more than 100 points after today’s stock market plunge as major stock indices sold off with heavy losses to new corrective lows. Next, President Joe Biden’s speech on inflation is scheduled for Tuesday. X CarGurus (CARG) and Microchip (MCHP) were the main drivers of earnings after the close. CarGurus shares plunged … Read more

Bottom of the market: are we there already? By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Yasin Ebrahim Investing.com — The midweek post-Federal Reserve rally on Wall Street was short-lived. The vendors returned a day later to carry out demolition work. Stocks suffered the biggest one-day loss since the pandemic and extended their losing streak to six weeks. The is down 14% since the start of the year, … Read more