What is Putin’s greatest worry right now? His own citizens

Russian President Vladimir Putin talks during his meeting with workers after riding a train across the bridge linking Russia and Crimean Peninsula at Taman railways station on December 24, 2019 near Anapa, Russia. Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images News | Getty Images Improving Russian citizens’ living standards is President Vladimir Putin’s biggest concern right now, … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Facebook, Ford, General Motors and more

Facebook’s logo displayed on a phone screen. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto via Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Facebook — Facebook shares fell 5.5% after a company whistleblower unveiled her identify and accused the social media giant of a “betrayal of democracy.” The whistleblower leaked documents to The Wall Street … Read more

Here’s why Brits are panic buying gasoline

BURY ST EDMUNDS, SUFFOLK, UNITED KINGDOM – 2021/09/25: People filling their cars up at BP petrol station during the fuel crisis in Bury St Edmunds. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images LONDON — British drivers have been panic buying gasoline in recent days, leading to lengthy lines, gas station closures and concerns that doctors … Read more

Here are Monday’s biggest analyst calls of the day: Amazon, Apple, Nike, Exxon, GM & more

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Engine No. 1 takes climate fight to other big oil companies after underdog win at Exxon

A view of the ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 15, 2021. Kathleen Flynn | Reuters Activist firm Engine No. 1 after winning three board seats at Exxon is meeting with other oil companies as part of its climate change fight, a source familiar told CNBC’s David Faber. The hedge fund has … Read more

John Paulson says inflation will shoot much higher, and he’s positioning with energy and gold bets

Hedge-fund manager John Paulson David A. Grogan | CNBC John Paulson, who made billions of dollars betting against subprime mortgages in 2008, believes inflation could shoot a lot higher than consensus expectations, and he’s playing the trend of higher prices with a number of gold and energy stocks. Source link

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange, July 20, 2021. Source: NYSE Wall Street was set to open lower on the final trading day of July as investors get three Dow stock earnings and another reading on inflation to digest. Nasdaq futures were leading the way down Friday, with a decline of more than 1% … Read more

What to expect as Big Oil reports second-quarter earnings

An oil pump jack operates at the Inglewood Oil Field in Culver City, California, U.S., on Sunday, July 11, 2021. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — Oil and gas majors are likely to report bumper second-quarter earnings in the coming days, energy analysts have told CNBC, following a brutal 12 months by … Read more

These stocks should benefit from rising inflation, ETF manager says

Rising inflation may threaten the market’s largest stocks, but it does have some potential beneficiaries. The Horizon Kinetics Inflation Beneficiaries ETF (INFL), which launched in January, identifies and groups those names to offer investors protection in inflationary environments, its co-portfolio manager James Davolos told CNBC’s “ETF Edge” this week. “The first thing we want to … Read more

Earnings and the Federal Reserve are next big catalysts as stocks enter week ahead on an upswing

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange, July 20, 2021. Source: NYSE Here comes one of the biggest market weeks of the summer. First, the Federal Reserve meets Tuesday and Wednesday. While no action is expected, there could be some mention of the central bank’s possible wind down of its bond program. That could move … Read more