Microsoft Corp. stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT, + 1.47% rose 1.47% to $ 260.26 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, + 0.27% rising 0.27% to 31,029.31 and the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.07% falling 0.07% to 3,818.83. The stock’s rise snapped … Read more

US stocks push higher as Powell sees path back to 2% inflation while sustaining strong labor market

US stock indices pushed higher after a wobbly start Wednesday, leaving Wall Street potentially on to gain ground after back-to-back losses, as investors tune in to remarks by central bankers while fretting that soaring inflation is damaging the world’s biggest economy. How are stock indexes trading? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, + 0.13% was … Read more

Pinterest CEO Is Stepping Down, Google Commerce Executive to Take Top Job

Pinterest longtime chief executive is stepping down and a Google commerce executive is taking over the top job, the social-media company said Tuesday. Ben Silbermann, who co-founded Pinterest in 2010 and served as its CEO ever since, is transitioning to executive chairman of the board, a newly created position. His replacement, Bill Ready, comes from … Read more

Atari turns 50, and the godfather of video games talks about how to change the world

That’s Atari founder and mass-market video game creator Nolan Bushnell’s advice to the current chief executive of Atari SA FR: ATA Wade Rosen. The two sat down to chat on the 50th anniversary of Atari, to talk about the early days of the video game pioneer, and of the iconic presence that the company and … Read more

Stock Futures Flat After Market’s Mild Monday Drop

Text size Traders will be listening carefully to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell as he participates in the European Central Bank Forum Wednesday morning. SNEEZE Stock futures were relatively flat Monday evening after all three major indices dipped during trading hours. During the day, the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and the tech-filled Nasdaq Composite … Read more

Nintendo Co. Ltd. ADR outperforms market despite losses on the day

The Nintendo Co. Ltd. ADR NTDOY, -0.52% sank 0.52% to $ 53.87 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, -0.72% falling 0.72% to 11,524.55 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.20% falling 0.20% to 31,438.26. The ADR’s fall snapped a two-day … Read more

This ‘underappreciated’ black swan could bring fresh chaos to the global economy

New week, same bounce. Stock futures point to fresh gains as investors grow optimistic that a bond route is ending, and the Fed’s rate-hike plans will get pruned due to a global slowdown. Of course, that optimism comes as discontent grows around the world from high commodity prices that have driven up food prices, crimped … Read more

NortonLifeLock Inc. stock rises Friday, still underperforms market

Shares of NortonLifeLock Inc. NLOK, + 1.72% advanced 1.72% to $ 22.46 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, + 3.06% rising 3.06% to 3,911.74 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, + 2.68% rising 2.68% to 31,500.68. NortonLifeLock Inc. closed … Read more

Intel wins latest race in chip uses for the cloud, says KeyBanc Capital Markets

Chip giant Intel Corp. is leading growth in cloud technology, according to new research from KeyBanc Capital Markets. Intel Corp. INTC, + 2.74% is the winner in KeyBanc’s latest monthly data tracking server processors used for “cloud instances” or services available via a public cloud. The research, which was released Thursday, focuses on newer processor … Read more

Juul Asks Court to Block FDA Ban, Explores Possible Bankruptcy Filings

July Labs Inc. asked a federal appeals court on Friday to temporarily block the Food and Drug Administration’s order for the vaping company to immediately pull its e-cigarettes off the US market, a decision that would stub out its business. In addition to fighting the FDA’s order, Juul has been working with its legal advisers … Read more