Apple Inc. stock falls Friday, still outperforms market

Shares of Apple Inc. AAPL, -1.51% slide 1.51% to $150.43 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, -1.80% falling 1.80% to 10,867.93 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.62% falling 1.62% to 29,590.41. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of … Read more

Bitcoin Could Hit $500,000 in Next Decade, Says MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor

Text size Bitcoin prices have plunged this year. Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images Bitcoin could reclaim its November 2021 all-time high by 2026 and surge even higher if its valuation fundamentals change, according to high-profile cryptocurrency proponent Michael Saylor. Saylor—the chairman of business intelligence software company MicroStrategy (ticker: MSTR)—said at MarketWatch’s Best New Ideas in Money Festival … Read more

Larry Summers predicted inflation, but now he’s looking on the bright side

““I would give you one very simple economic truth: Would you rather live in a country that capitalists are rushing to go into, or would you rather live in a country capitalists are rushing to get out of?”“ —Larry Summers Economist Larry Summers on Wednesday sounded an ultimately optimistic note about the US economy despite … Read more

Palantir Technologies Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

Shares of Palantir Technologies Inc. PLTR, +0.92% inched 0.92% higher to $7.69 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.71% falling 1.71% to 3,789.93 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.70% falling 1.70% to 30,183.78. Palantir Technologies Inc. closed $21.50 short … Read more

Salesforce Inc. stock falls Wednesday, still outperforms the market

Shares of Salesforce Inc. CRM, -1.45% shed 1.45% to $147.63 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.71% falling 1.71% to 3,789.93 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.70% falling 1.70% to 30,183.78. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of … Read more

Microsoft Corp. stock outperforms market despite losses on the day

Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT, -1.44% slipped 1.44% to $238.95 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.71% falling 1.71% to 3,789.93 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.70% falling 1.70% to 30,183.78. This was the stock’s fifth consecutive day of … Read more

How do cash advance apps work, and are they better than payday loans?

If asked to picture a payday lender, you might think of a storefront in a strip mall with green dollar signs and neon slogans like “everyday’s payday.” You probably don’t picture a mobile app that advertises on TikTok and sports a colorful logo. But cash advance apps like Earnin and Dave provide advances with the … Read more

Micron stock downgraded amid ‘steepening price declines’

Mizuho analyst Vijay Rakesh is concerned about memory demand and its impact on pricing, trends that he thinks could weigh on shares of Micron Technology Inc. and Western Digital Corp. He downgraded both stocks to neutral from buy late Tuesday, writing of “steepening price declines” heading into the December quarter and the start of the … Read more

WANdisco Signs $25 Mln Contract, Sees 2022 Bookings Beating Market Views

By Joe Hoppe WANdisco PLC said Wednesday that it has signed a $25 million contract with a major global communications company, and that it expects 2022 bookings to significantly exceed market expectations. The software company said the agreement is its largest-ever contract. Revenue will be recognized over time and has the potential to grow further … Read more

Zoom Video Communications Inc. stock falls Tuesday, underperforms market

Shares of Zoom Video Communications Inc. ZM, -1.57% slide 1.57% to $77.09 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, -0.95% falling 0.95% to 11,425.05 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.01% falling 1.01% to 30,706.23. This was the stock’s third consecutive … Read more