AMC, meme stocks could spark more heat in the week ahead as investors await inflation news

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Inflation data is a highlight of the week ahead, as investors focus on economic news in the void between earnings season and the next Fed meeting. May’s consumer price index is scheduled to be reported Thursday, and it could be hot after it … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: AMC, BlackBerry, Ford and more

Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Farley walks to speak at a news conference at the Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan, September 17, 2020. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. AMC Entertainment — The movie theater operator’s shares tumbled about 30% after AMC said it may offer and sell up … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: AMC, BlackBerry, Express, FireEye & more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: AMC Entertainment (AMC) – AMC filed to sell up to 11.55 million common shares “from time to time,” according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, but cautioned against investing in the stock due to recent moves “unrelated to our underlying business.” AMC … Read more

China wants couples to have more kids. Chinese people are less enthusiastic.

China’s shopping malls increasingly feature activity centers similar to this one in Beijing, where kids make cakes on Children’s Day on June 1, 2020. Zhao Jun | China News Service | Getty Images BEIJING — For many Chinese people, government restrictions have long ceased to be their main reason for not having more children. That … Read more

A big jobs report looms in the week ahead, as markets enter the often-weak month of June

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE May’s employment report is the big event in the week ahead, as stocks enter the often weak month of June. Stocks are finishing May with a mixed performance. Big cap indexes like the S&P 500 and Dow notched gains. The S&P rose … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: AMC, Ulta Beauty, Best Buy, HP and more

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. AMC Entertainment — Shares of AMC Entertainment are in a middle of a roller-coaster session Friday as they turned 5% lower after rallying as much as 38%. By midday, over 360 million shares have already been traded, more than tripling its 30-day average. Shares have already … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Best Buy, Snowflake, Okta & more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Best Buy (BBY) – Best Buy shares jumped 3.8% in the premarket after the electronics retailer reported quarterly earnings of $2.23 per share, which beat the consensus estimate of $1.39 a share. Revenue and comparable-store sales also exceeded Wall Street forecasts and Best … Read more

U.S. and China trade representatives hold first phone call under Biden

Chinese and U.S. flags flutter near The Bund, before U.S. trade delegation meet their Chinese counterparts for talks in Shanghai, China July 30, 2019. Aly Song | Reuters BEIJING — The leaders of trade talks between the U.S. and China held their first call Thursday under U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration, China’s Ministry of Commerce … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Dick’s Sporting Goods, Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom & more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) – The sporting goods retailer earned $3.41 per share for the first quarter, more than tripling the $1.12 consensus estimate. Revenue also beat forecasts amid comparable sales that more than doubled. Dick’s also gave a full-year outlook that exceeds … Read more

China is still behind on buying enough U.S. goods to fulfill ‘phase one’ trade deal

Soybeans are harvested from a field on Hodgen Farm in Roachdale, Indiana, U.S. November 8, 2019. Bryan Woolston | Reuters BEIJING — As the trade deal between the U.S. and China runs into its second year, Chinese purchases are still running short of the agreed amount, according to the U.S.-based Peterson Institute for International Economics. … Read more