Here’s a big tech name to put on your shopping list, and how to buy it even if the bear market is far from over

Amid hopes for a bear killing October, a mixed start is under way for Monday, with tech under some pressure. That’s as Tesla shares tumble in premarket after not-good-enough quarterly sales. Meanwhile, investors seem modestly impressed with efforts by the UK government to put out a market fire it started recently, while another crisis may … Read more

Facebook parent is no longer one of 10 most valuable US companies. Here’s what just overtook it.

Meta Platforms Inc. is furthering its descent through the ranks of the biggest companies in the US, this time falling below Exxon Mobil Co. for the first time in more than five years. The Facebook parent company finished Thursday’s session with a market value of $366.6 billion, while Exxon XOM, -0.20% closed with a market … Read more

Netflix chief accounting officer gives up $2.4 million position after just 4 months on the job

Netflix Inc. is seeking a new chief accounting officer after its current one quits the role after less than four months. The streaming giant NFLX, -4.49% said in a regulatory filing Friday that Ken Barker has submitted his resignation effective Oct. 7. Barker, 55, joined the company on June 27 from Electronic Arts Inc. EA, … Read more

These 20 stocks in the S&P skidded as much as 21.5% during another brutal week for the market

Another difficult week for US stocks ended with shares of oil producers sliding and Ford Motor Co. tumbling further on concerns over supply shortages. The S&P 500 SPX, -1.72% fell 1.7% on Friday for a one-week decline of 4.6%, as investors continued to fret about the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate increases to temper inflation. Among components … Read more

How to manage your finances when inflation is high, interest rates keep shooting up and study finds women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low

Hi MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. ‘No wonder consumer confidence has been falling’: Women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low, study finds Only 14% of women say they’re prepared for a recession, compared with 30% of men, according to a survey by Ellevest, a women’s investing platform. Read More Weekend reads: How to manage … Read more

‘She never explained anything’: I’m a senior citizen and I lost $100,000 in the stock market this year. Can I sue my financial adviser?

I am a senior citizen and have suffered major losses to the tune of $100,000 in the recent stock market turmoil. Can I sue my financial adviser? I understand the dynamics of the market as far as its ups and downs, and have ridden them out before. However, it’s been different with the market in … Read more

‘She never explained anything’: I’m a senior citizen and I lost $100,000 in the stock market this year. Can I sue my financial adviser?

I am a senior citizen and have suffered major losses to the tune of $100,000 in the recent stock market turmoil. Can I sue my financial adviser? I understand the dynamics of the market as far as its ups and downs, and have ridden them out before. However, it’s been different with the market in … Read more

Buy Netflix stock now for these reasons, the analyst says

Shares of Netflix Inc. rallied Monday, to buck the selloff in the broader stock market, after Oppenheimer’s new analyst covering the streaming video giant spelled out reasons why it’s time for investors to jump back in. The stock NFLX, +2.02% climbed 2.3% in premarket trading, while futures ES00, -0.69% for the S&P 500 index SPX, … Read more

Almost 100 Facebook janitors laid off as Silicon Valley service-worker cuts continue

Nearly 100 Facebook janitors were laid off from the tech giant’s California offices Friday, two months after being told their jobs would be safe. The number of job cuts was actually supposed to be closer to 120, but about 30 janitors are being placed elsewhere, according to workers who spoke with MarketWatch as well as … Read more

The S&P 500 sank 5% in a very bad week for stocks. These 20 lost as much as 24%.

US stocks sputtered Friday to close out the week in the red. The day’s declines of less than 1% for the broad indexes paled against Tuesday’s, when they sank 4% to 5%. For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.45% was down 1,329 points (or 4.1%), closing Friday at 30,822. The benchmark S&P … Read more