Tag: US:AMZN

Weekend reads: Ray Dalio on what business and political leaders must do to keep the U.S. from splintering

Ray Dalio is a billionaire fund manager. He’s an ardent capitalist but sees an imbalance that threatens the U.S., which he calls a “75-year empire”...

It’s time for income-seeking investors to take a fresh look at these 28 utility stocks

Corrected to include Dominion Energy’s dividend-cut announcement in July. Utility stocks are being left behind as equity indexes have risen to records and bond yields...

The stock market’s rebound is nowhere near over, and midcap exposure is probably what you need

The 2020 stock-market recovery is not all it’s cracked up to be. Even though the S&P 500 Index has hit record highs, most stocks in...

10 stocks positioned for an ‘abrupt’ rebound when normalcy finally returns — none of them are tech

The stock market continues to buck the steady flow of troubling headlines and gloomy metrics in a stark disconnect with the economy that’s been hotly...

Postal Service issues have affected Netflix and Amazon

Issues at the U.S. Postal Service have created concerns about the November elections, but they have already caused headaches for some of the 2 million...

Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and the rest of the ‘Oligarchic Dozen’ just reached a ‘disturbing milestone’

“The rich get richer” doesn’t even begin to tell the story these days. According to the Institute for Policy Studies, the wealth of the top...

Amazon is making gains with older consumers as more people turn to e-commerce during COVID-19

Amazon.com Inc. has become the go-to shopping site for many consumers during the COVID-19, including an increasing number of older customers, according to SunTrust Robinson...

Pandemic? Antitrust? No worries for Big Tech, which racked up $200 billion in sales anyway

Amid a global pandemic and concerted antitrust scrutiny, the Big Tech quartet in regulators’ sights are just getting bigger. Alphabet Inc. GOOG, +0.62% GOOGL, +0.97%...

Big Tech painted as the railroad barons of the digital age in antitrust hearing

For the most part — if you could tune out the political grandstanding that had nothing to do with antitrust — Wednesday’s congressional hearing on...

Antitrust questions bruise but don’t break Big Tech CEOs in historic hearing

It has been a bruising day for tech’s biggest names on Capitol Hill, but they didn’t break. The CEOs of Google parent Alphabet Inc. GOOGL,...

Weekend reads: Tesla’s earnings report is next moment of truth for bulls and bears

Tesla stock had a wild week, even by Tesla standards. It soared 16% at one point intraday before ending down 3.1% — and that was...

‘Hamilton,’ ‘Baby-Sitters Cub’ and more: Here’s what’s worth streaming in July 2020

With a few notable exceptions (cough cough “Hamilton”), most streaming services are taking a summer programming vacation in July, making it a perfect time for...

Albertsons is giving the public markets another try — here are 5 things to know about the grocery giant and its IPO

With food-at-home in high demand due to the coronavirus pandemic, Albertsons Cos. has filed paperwork to go public. Albertsons ACI, -3.43% began trading on the...

This projection calls for Jeff Bezos to become the world’s first trillionaire

The world’s richest man could be rich beyond imagining in a relatively few years — tracking as he is, according to the content and comparisons...

These are the streaming services worth your money in May 2020

It’s no secret that we’re all streaming a lot more than usual, as we seek distractions amid weeks of coronavirus-related stay-at-home orders. So with lockdowns...

Stock market investors are oblivious to the potential calamity of negative interest rates

The stock market’s party is getting louder on news that the U.S. and China are talking about trade. And more Champagne is being poured even...

Biotechnology experts who understand both science and investing are skeptical of the stock market’s strength

Well, maybe just enough to be dangerous, as the saying goes. While investors have driven a rally in the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.90%,...

Amazon’s CEO tells investors ‘you may want to take a seat,’ as he explains why the company will spend ‘entirety’ of $4 billion profit

Amazon.com Inc. unsurprisingly topped expectations for quarterly sales amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but it was comments from CEO Jeff Bezos, in a written statement accompanying...

Apple shows its investors some love as Amazon tells them to take a seat during coronavirus

Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. are taking drastically different approaches toward their investors, reflecting the separate challenges the tech giants face during the COVID-19 pandemic....

This ‘long-short’ investor cashes in as airline, hotel and casino stocks crumble

This year has been tough for many stock market investors as benchmark indexes dropped close to 40% from peak to trough. As a former hedge-fund...

Three stocks to buy during the coronavirus crash — besides the usual suspects

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the U.S. economy from near-record-low unemployment to mass layoffs and firings. It’s too soon to predict a rebound, but there...

Retailers lost 46,200 jobs in March but could lose millions by May

The latest U.S. government data shows the retail industry lost 46,200 jobs in March to furloughs and layoffs, but the cuts will be much deeper...

‘Naked’ investors — not coronavirus numbers — will determine how much stocks rally

In stock market investing, often the hardest thing to do is to go against the crowd. The prevailing wisdom among stock investors now is to...