Tesla gives up 16% pop to close negative in wild speculative trading

In a volatile session, shares of Tesla fell into negative territory during afternoon trading on Monday, giving back a more than 16% jump from earlier in the session that had pushed the stock to a new all-time intraday high of $1,794.99.Still, Tesla has been on a record run this year as investors continue to favor the Elon Musk-led company. And as the electric vehicle maker's valuation climbs ever higher, speculation is growing that it will soon join the S&P 500.During morning ...

Stock futures rise as investors shake off a continued spike in coronavirus cases

Stock futures extended their gains after Pfizer and German biotech BioNTech SE were granted fast track designation by the FDA for two of the companies' four vaccine candidates against the coronavirus. Pfizer shares added 2%. BioNTech jumped 5%.The news helped investors look past a record spike in coronavirus cases in Florida. Tech shares  also rose in the premarket. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 223 points, or 0.8%. The move implied an increase of 244 points at Monday's open. ...

No financing, no 737 Max deliveries

A file photo of American Airlines Boeing 737 Max planes.Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesAmerican Airlines executives have told Boeing they will not take delivery of 17 737 Max airplanes unless the carrier can secure financing to pay for the aircraft, people familiar with the discussions told CNBC.The 17 Max planes are already built, but will not be delivered until the Federal Aviation Administration recertifies the aircraft and removes a grounding order, which is expected to happen later ...

Big Tech went from growth stocks to Wall Street’s Treasury bond substitute during the coronavirus

FAANG stocks displayed at the Nasdaq.Adam Jeffery | CNBCInvestors and traders have historically turned to less-risky assets such as U.S. Treasurys to weather market volatility and uncertainty. During the coronavirus pandemic, however, they have turned to unlikely place: tech and software stocks.Shares of Apple, Netflix, Microsoft, and Amazon are all trading at, or near record highs. All four of these stocks are up at least 29% for 2020 and have contributed to the Nasdaq Composite's massive outperformance over the S&P ...

Gilead and BioNTech news boost market

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on January 29, 2020.Spencer Platt | Getty ImagesDow Jones Industrial Average jumps 369 pointsThe Dow gained 369.21 points, or 1.44%, to close at 26,075.30. The S&P 500 climbed 1.05% to 3,185.04. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.66% to 10,617.44. Stocks got a jolt Friday as news about a potential coronavirus treatment increased hope for an economic recovery following the outbreak.Gilead and BioNTech news boost marketGilead Sciences said its coronavirus treatment candidate, ...

Dow jumps 300 points on positive coronavirus treatment news, Goldman Sachs leads

Stocks rose Friday as news about a potential coronavirus treatment increased hope for an economic recovery following the outbreak. Tech stocks also continued their winning week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 369.21 points higher, or 1.4%, to 26,075.30. The S&P 500 climbed 1%, or 32.99 points, to 3,185.04. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.6%, or 69.69 points, to another record closing high of 10,617.44, lifted by Amazon and Netflix. Gilead Sciences said its coronavirus treatment candidate, remdesivir, showed an improvement in clinical recovery ...

Tencent in exclusive talks to buy Hong Kong gaming firm Leyou

A pedestrian walks past Tencent Holdings's headquarters in Shenzhen, China.Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesChinese tech giant Tencent is in exclusive talks to acquire Leyou Technologies, the Hong Kong-listed games developer announced on Friday.Leyou has a number of subsidiaries which make video games. It is most well-known for "Warframe," a title created by subsidiary Digital Extremes.It has also announced plans to bring out a game based around "The Lord of the Rings" franchise and is co-developing the upcoming title with Amazon's ...

Coronavirus worries send Dow tumbling

Traders work during the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 5, 2020 at Wall Street in New York City.Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty ImagesDow Jones Industrial Average falls 361 pointsThe Dow dropped 361.19 points, or 1.39%, to 25,706.09. The S&P 500 slid 0.56% to 3,152.05. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.53% to close at 10,547.75. Record hospitalizations in FloridaStocks hit their lows of the day after Florida reported a record in coronavirus-related hospitalizations. The state also reported ...

Top Chinese diplomats give conciliatory signals while demanding respect from the U.S.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks at a news conference after restoring diplomatic ties with Kiribati on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, U.S. September 27, 2019.Mark Kauzlarich | ReutersChina's top two foreign ministers kept to a conciliatory tone this week in public remarks about relations with the U.S., amid increasingly fraught tensions between the world's two largest economies."China's US policy remains unchanged. We are still willing to grow China-US relations with goodwill and sincerity," ...

Benefits Of Reading Financial News On A Daily Basis

Nowadays, one of the most outstanding features of an individual is an ability to constantly learn new skills via the Internet. Thus, be reading financial news one may become much more proficient in all economic aspects of life and respective decision-making. By reading business news, one can easily understand the general context of the country’s economic development. And these are only some of the benefits of always reading today’s financial news.

Generally speaking, finance news equips us for so much more than simply stock market decisions. Even if you are not an investor or employee of the big 4, there is a lot to learn from these for daily decision making. From buying a house or taking a car loan, the latest financial news are always there to help you make the most rational decisions considering significant financial investments these could entice. This is not to mention if you are an investor and cannot live without stock market news today updates.

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It is a well-known fact that people are intrinsically irrational creatures. It is a common practice to buy something in a hot-headed state and then regret it. The simplest example would be the merchandising trick of all groceries stores putting some sweets and gums right near the cashier’s desk.

Whether you need it or not, you are more likely to buy it. Well, gum is nothing as compared to real estate investment. The latter decisions have to be backed with certain knowledge which can be acquired through the following categories of updates:

  • stock market news: especially for those who want to create passive income in future, stock news today are crucial to keeping abreast of. They help one decide where and how much to invest. It also allows to better understand the status quo at the market;
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Even though some editions and newspapers are not completely trustworthy, the news is still of extreme importance to any person living in the times where money play such a significant role.

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