Chipotle earnings smash estimates as online sales overtake in-person orders

A person wearing a protective mask and gloves exits a Chipotle restaurant in San Francisco, California, April 19, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Chipotle Mexican Grill is hanging on to recent gains in digital sales as its online orders overtook those made inside its restaurants for the first time. First-quarter earnings … Read more

S&P 500 futures fall slightly in overnight trading, Netflix shares tank

Traders on the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE Stock futures fell slightly in overnight trading Tuesday amid a sharp decline in Netflix shares, pointing to a third straight negative day on Wall Street. S&P 500 futures dipped 0.1% and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 0.4%. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded near the … Read more

Cramer’s week ahead: The impact of inflation and the reopening as earnings season accelerates

Jim Cramer Scott Mlyn | CNBC CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday that the “real earnings” season will get underway Monday after the major banks posted their quarterly results earlier this week. “We’re actually going to get the impact of both inflation and the reopening,” he said on “Mad Money.” “I think the former’s a big … Read more

Concerns over inflationary pressure on earnings will test stocks in the week ahead

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: CNBC Earnings will be the major focus for investors in the week ahead, as they home in on whether rising costs are squeezing margins and signaling a build in inflationary pressures. From Coca-Cola and IBM to Johnson & Johnson and Netflix, investors will hear … Read more

Chipotle will link executive compensation to environmental and diversity goals

Brian Niccol, CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill Adam Jeffery | CNBC Chipotle Mexican Grill said Thursday that executive compensation will now be linked to hitting targets tied to the company’s environmental and diversity goals. The burrito chain is following in the footsteps of Starbucks and McDonald’s, both of which recently announced that performance for racial … Read more

These fractional stocks, not GameStop, can outdo hedge funds at their own game, Jim Cramer says

Stock in GameStop and AMC found another leg to run on Wednesday, posting their strongest day of trading since an internet-fueled short squeeze sent their share prices to the stratosphere last month. AMC shares closed 18% higher at $9.09 and GameStop more than doubled to settle at $91.70 weeks after a so-called “meme stock” frenzy … Read more

Credit Suisse analysts pick their No. 1 U.S. stocks for the year

The London headquarters of Credit Suisse. one2tim | iStock Editorial | Getty Images Analysts from Credit Suisse have picked their favorite U.S. stocks that are likely to be “top” performers in the coming months. The bank created a “one-stop shop” of its team’s best ideas, with each of its U.S. analysts picking their No. 1 … Read more

Here are the biggest Super Bowl advertisers of the last 11 years

With more than 100 million viewers tuning in, some of the largest U.S. brands shell out millions of dollars every year for airtime during the Super Bowl. In years past, the likes of Doritos and T-Mobile have paid for multiple ads to run during the NFL championship game in the hopes of creating a splash … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Alphabet, Spotify, GameStop, Amgen & more

Visitors pass by the logo of Google at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech, in Paris, France May 16, 2019. Charles Platiau | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Alphabet – Shares of the Google-parent company jumped more than 7% after Alphabet reported quarterly results that … Read more

Wall Street braces for bumpy trading in the week ahead as the GameStop short squeeze unfolds

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Earnings news from Amazon and Alphabet, the important January jobs report and Washington’s discussion of stimulus could all be important to markets in the week ahead, but none of it is likely to get more attention than the short squeezes driven by retail … Read more