Covid-19 variant in Brazil overwhelms local hospitals, hits younger patients

SÃO PAULO – Researchers and doctors sound the alarm a new, more aggressive coronavirus strain from the Amazon region of Brazil, which they believe are responsible for a recent increase in deaths, as well as infections in younger people, in parts of South America. Brazil’s daily death toll from the disease […]

What did the stock market do today? 3 great stories to catch up.

Wall Street has a lot to think about, and you can tell with just a quick look at the major indices. Talks about vaccines, chip shortages, Covid-19 stimulus payments, gas station bans and deep fake videos of Tom Cruise dominate conversations (some topics more than others). Given all this, what did […]

Standard Bank sees lower earnings per share for 2020

By Anthony O. Goriainoff Standard Bank Group Ltd. said on Wednesday that it expects the earnings per share in 2020 both on a regular basis and headline to be lower than in 2019. The bank said it expects the usual earnings per share to be between 45% and 55% below reported […]

At least 13 people die in California Highway Crash near Mexico’s border

California’s law enforcement is investigating a crash near the Mexican border where a semi-truck and an SUV packed with 25 people collided. At least 13 people died and some victims were Mexican citizens, according to the Mexican Foregin Ministry. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon / AFP Updated March 3, 2021 12:31 PM […]

Dow Jones, S&P 500 Outlook: Retail Trader Signals Tips for Continuing Caution

Dow Jones, S&P 500, Technical Analysis, Retail Trader Positioning – Talking Points IG Client Sentiment still warns that Dow and S&P 500 can fall This would focus on year-round rising support, will they hold? Recommended by Daniel Dubrovsky How is IG Client Sentiment an opposite indicator? Last week, the IG Client […]

Oscar Health raises $ 1.4 billion from IPO

Oscar Health, the health insurance company founded by Joshua Kushner, raised more than $ 1 billion in an IPO that topped the company’s market price, a sign of investor confidence despite political uncertainty about the future of US healthcare. The New York-based company priced its shares at $ 39 each on […]

Oscar Health raises $ 1.4 billion from IPO

Oscar Health, the health insurance company founded by Joshua Kushner, raised more than $ 1 billion in an IPO that topped the company’s market price, a sign of investor confidence despite political uncertainty about the future of US healthcare. The New York-based company priced its shares at $ 39 each on […]

Bitcoin catches the eye on Wall Street

Share Tweet Share Share Share E-mail It’s never easy to call the top of, well, anything in any market. Unnamed: Art, baseball cards, absolutely not stocks, bonds or housing. But then things look a bit high for bitcoin, at least in terms of emotions, which possibly signals some speed bumps ahead. […]

NIO Inc. ADR performs on Tuesday compared to competitors

NIO Inc. ADR NINE, -13.00% took a -13% dip of 13.00% to $ 43.29 on Tuesday, on what turned out to be an all-encompassing rough trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, -1.69% fell 1.69% to 13,358.79 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.46% fell […]

The Tractor Supply Co. share falls on Tuesday, underperforming the market

Shares in Tractor Supply Co. TSCO, -2.23% dropped 2.23% to $ 158.91 on Tuesday, on what turned out to be a serious stock market trading session, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.81% fell 0.81% to 3,870.29 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.46% fell 0.46% to 31391.52. Tractor Supply […]

Good time on Wall Street

ONSDAY PUZZLE – It’s always wonderful to welcome designers when they debut in the New York Times crossword puzzle. Ann Shan joins the club with this puzzle. Another wonderful thing to see is how often established puzzle makers are willing to encourage and mentor new designers. Many people like that there […]

Here are some more ways to play video games with European stocks

Text size A woman plays “Ring Fit Adventure”, a sports video game, on January 20, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. AFP via Getty Images During a pandemic year that saw many people get stuck at home or locked up due to Covid-19, video games exploded in popularity. And while many are aware […]

Aon PLC shares will rise on Tuesday, surpassing the market

Shares in Aon PLC AON, + 0.01% reached 0.01% higher at $ 232.53 on Tuesday, on what turned out to be an all-encompassing rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.81% fell 0.81% to 3,870.29 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.46% fell 0.46% […]

Microsoft says Chinese hackers have used the bug to target US companies

China-based government hackers have exploited a bug in Microsoft’s email server software to target US organizations, the company said Tuesday. Microsoft MSFT, -1.30% said a “highly skilled and sophisticated” state-sponsored group operating from China has sought to steal information from a number of US targets, including universities, defense contractors, law firms […]

Is Rocket the stock market’s next GameStop? | The motley fool

After a one-time delay that gave the stock market one of the best days of the past year, Wall Street had a close sale on Tuesday that took all three major market indices in the red. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^ DJI) and S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^ GSPC) managed […]

The Kinder Morgan Inc. stock rises on Tuesday, surpassing the market

Shares in Kinder Morgan Inc. KMI, + 0.33% reached 0.33% higher at $ 15.09 on Tuesday, on what turned out to be a serious rough trading session for the stock market with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.81% fell 0.81% to 3,870.29 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.46% fell […]

Andrew Cuomo meets with fellow Democrats to recall his Covid-19 pandemic forces

ALBANY, NY – Democrats in the New York State Legislature moved to remove the government of Andrew Cuomo from management powers granted to him during the coronavirus pandemic, as a growing number of lawmakers demanded his resignation after a third woman accused him of misconduct. Senator Carl Heastie and Senate Majority […]

The stock of VBI vaccines can be blown higher by 170%, say analysts

Several small-tech biotechnology companies have used the corona virus as a springboard, and since the pandemic began, many have become almost familiar names. Despite making significant progress over the past year, VBI Vaccines (VBIV) is not one that will immediately come to mind. But Raymond James is an analyst Steven Seedhouse […]

Dow loses 143 points as technical stocks pull down the broader market

March 2 (UPI) – US markets fell on Tuesday amid losses by big technology names that erased some gains after a strong start to the month. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 143.99 points, or 0.46%, while the S&P 500 fell 0.81% and the technically heavy Nasdaq Composite closed the day […]

Why Tesla shares fell sharply on Tuesday | The motley fool

What happened Shares of Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) struck on Tuesday, falling as much as 4.7% and ending 4.5% lower at the end of the trading day. The stock was probably down due to a wider sale on Tuesday which was particularly tough growth stocks. A Tesla model Y. Image source: Tesla. […]

Australia’s economy is giving in to the economic downturn

By James Glynn SYDNEY – Australia’s economy burst to life in the fourth quarter, as strong consumer spending and rapid corporate re-employment brought a pandemic-induced recession at the beginning of the year – the country’s first in almost 30 years – to history. The resource-rich economy grew by 3.1% in the […]