Tag: corporate actions

My stepdaughter, 42, hits up her father for $1,000 on a regular basis. It comes out of our joint savings account. How can I stop this?

Dear Quentin, I have a 42-year-old stepdaughter who lives with her 33-year-old fiancé on the West Coast. We live in middle America. She has never...

These are the most important things to check on a stock’s quote page before deciding whether to buy or sell

There’s a lot more investors can glean from a MarketWatch stock quote page than just the price and the change from the previous session. In...

Zoom Video earnings: Expectations may be coming back to earth

As Zoom Video Communications Inc. faces its first earnings report comparing results to a full-blown pandemic quarter, investors are looking more to the future. Since hitting...

PG&E bonds recoup some lost ground as Dixie Fire rages with no end in sight

The Dixie Fire in Northern California, the state’s second largest on record, has raged for more than a month, burning a path across the Sierra...

Opinion: Nvidia’s ARM acquisition is stalled, and there’s a deadline with more than a billion dollars at stake

Nvidia Corp.’s megamerger with ARM Holdings LLC isn’t expected to happen in the timeframe that Nvidia expected, but there are more than a billion reasons...

Victoria’s Secret shows lower sales in first earnings report after spin-off

Shares of Victoria’s Secret & Co. fell more than 7% in after-hours trading Wednesday after the retailer reported quarterly sales that fell short of expectations,...

Authentic Brands IPO: 5 things to know about the company behind Sports Illustrated, Forever 21 and Marilyn Monroe

Authentic Brands Inc., the parent of retailers Forever 21 and Nine West, owner of Sports Illustrated and holder of the brand name and rights to...

European Wax Center’s clients are nearly all women, making men a target for growth at the newly public company

Nearly all of European Wax Center Inc.’s clients — some 95% — are women, according to Chief Executive David Berg, making men a target market...

A Gold Mine Takeover Highlights Increasing Mining-Sector Risk

Canada’s Centerra Gold Inc. invested more than $3 billion over nearly three decades to turn a remote gold prospect in Kyrgyzstan into a prosperous gold...

Alibaba stock has taken a hit from China crackdown, but its earnings could be a different story

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will be looking to focus attention back onto its business Tuesday following a rough stretch for the broader Chinese internet sector....

Dole IPO: 5 things to know about the newly-public fruit and vegetable giant

Dole Plc, the Dublin, Ireland-based fruit and vegetable giant, started trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker ‘DOLE,’ with shares falling...

Shell shares surge after results, driving FTSE 100 higher

London stocks climbed on Thursday, thanks to strong results from oil and gas giant Shell, which announced a $2 billion share buyback plan, with mining...

Activision Blizzard CEO admits ‘tone deaf’ response to allegations, ahead of employee walkout

Facing an employee revolt ahead of the videogame company’s quarterly earnings report, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick went into damage-control mode Tuesday. Responding...

U.S.-German Deal on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Expected Soon

The U.S. and Germany have reached an agreement allowing the completion of a controversial Russian natural-gas pipeline, according to officials from Berlin and Washington, who...

IBM stock gains after earnings show second consecutive quarter of sales growth

International Business Machines Corp. reported revenue growth for a second consecutive quarter Monday afternoon, beating expectations and sending shares higher in extended trading. IBM  IBM,...

Pfizer is making the case for COVID-19 booster shots, but Fauci says we don’t need a third dose yet

A very public regulatory debate about COVID-19 booster shots has seemingly put Pfizer at odds with federal health officials who say it’s not necessary to...

Extra Credit: How debt can mean a tax advantage for some and jail time for others

Hello and welcome back to Extra Credit, a weekly look at the news through the lens of debt!  This week we’re tackling the economic forces...

Get ready for peak earnings growth as second-quarter results kick off this week

Stock indexes shot back into record territory Friday, a day after their stumble sparked by tumbling Treasury yields and economic growth concerns. Equities could be...

My husband’s sister and brother-in-law declared bankruptcy. The family helped them out — but they still spend, spend, spend

My husband has a large family, and his siblings have varying levels of financial security. One of his sisters is married with teenage children, and...

Opinion: Why high-quality, trustworthy companies have beaten the S&P 500 by 30%-50%

Trust is one of the most valuable assets a company can cultivate.  Within an organization, trust percolates into culture. Outside an organization, it translates into loyalty. ...

The 5 most eye-popping disclosures in Robinhood’s long-awaited IPO filing

Wall Street is finally getting a peek under the hood of Robinhood ahead of the most anticipated public debut since WeWork, and while the no-fee...

Krispy Kreme IPO: 5 things to know about the doughnut maker before it goes public

Hot Light Theater Shops and glazed waterfalls are just two mouth-watering features that Krispy Kreme Inc. discusses in its IPO prospectus, which was filed this...

Micron expects memory demand to remain strong, will sell Utah plant to Texas Instruments

Micron Technology Inc. expects memory-chip demand to remain high even as the supply of other types of computer chips meets customer needs, the company said...

Opinion: Meme stock investors are bringing AMC and other troubled companies back to life

During the takeover battles of the 1980s, the term “white squire” designated a significant bloc shareholder that management enlisted to deter or defeat unwanted bids...

Opinion: Saddle up for a summer rally in the stock market

Brace for a summer rally. COVID shutdowns caused the most dramatic economic contraction since the Great Depression but in 2020, the Federal Reserve printed $3.1 trillion to...