Month: November 2020

Zoom founder Eric Yuan speaks before the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony in New York on April 18, 2019. Kena Betancur | Getty Images Zoom Video Communications shares fell about 5% in extended trading on Monday after the company reported fiscal third-quarter earnings and quarterly guidance that exceeded analysts’ expectations. Investors seemed disappointed that the rate
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Stock futures climbed in overnight trading on Monday following a strong session on Wall Street boosted by positive vaccine news. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 260 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures traded in mildly positive territory. The move higher in futures came after General Services Administration chief Emily Murphy
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Bank of America predicts that Generation Z (Gen Z) will be the “most disruptive generation ever” and will see their income surpass that of millennials by 2031.  “The Gen Z revolution is starting, as the first generation born into an online world is now entering the workforce and compelling other generations to adapt to them, not vice versa,” said Haim
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Day traders have terrible track records.  Academics who study stock pickers have long observed that the vast majority of professional money managers – about 85% – underperform their benchmarks over a multiyear period. Now those professionals are turning their sights on retail day traders, warning that the same poor results apply to them as well. 
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Beyond Meat on Monday said it swung to a loss in the third quarter after the coronavirus pandemic weakened demand for its meat alternatives at restaurants. CEO Ethan Brown said that some of blame for its lackluster results lies with consumer stockpiling. Panic-buying at the start of the crisis lifted Beyond’s grocery sales in the
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Since Tuesday, MSNBC national political correspondent Steve Kornacki has been running on fumes, living off Diet Coke with little sleep. Late Thursday night, Kornacki tweeted, “Forget grabbing sleep, there’s still votes coming in in PA. I’m heading back to the studio.” Twitter users urging Kornacki to take a break and change his clothes (he’s known
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