Alphabet (GOOGL) earnings Q4 2022

Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc., speaks during the CEO Summit of the Americas hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles, California, US, on Thursday, June 9, 2022. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google parent Alphabet will report fourth-quarter earnings Thursday after the close of regular trading. Here’s … Read more

Amazon (AMZN) earnings Q4 2022

Andy Jassy, ​​CEO of Amazon, speaks at the ceremonial ribbon cutting prior to tomorrow’s opening night for the NHL’s newest hockey franchise the Seattle Kraken at the Climate Pledge Arena on October 22, 2021, in Seattle. Bruce Bennett | Getty Images Sports | Getty Images Amazon will report fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes on … Read more

PayPal to lay off 2,000 employees in coming weeks, about 7% of the workforce

Dan Schulman, CEO, Paypal speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2020. Adam Galacia | CNBC PayPal on Tuesday announced plans to lay off 2,000 employees, or around 7% of its workforce, according to a release posted to the company’s website. President and CEO Dan Schulman wrote in the release that … Read more

Cramer sees this year’s pudding rally signaling a different kind of bull market

This nascent bull market started with the peak in interest rates and the dollar back in the fall and then broadened to include bank and semiconductor stocks in 2023. Is it fragile? Is it alchemy? Is it real? We’ll know after we see the quarterly earnings this week from the likes of Club holdings Apple … Read more

Metro areas where US rent prices have dropped the most

Colorful cafe bars at the iconic Beale Street music and entertainment district of downtown Memphis, Tennessee. benedek | iStock | Getty Images Despite broad hikes in rental prices, competition is easing in some US markets as inventory grows, according to a new report from national real estate brokerage HouseCanary. At the end of 2022, the … Read more

Metro areas where US rent prices have dropped the most

Colorful cafe bars at the iconic Beale Street music and entertainment district of downtown Memphis, Tennessee. benedek | iStock | Getty Images Despite broad hikes in rental prices, competition is easing in some US markets as inventory grows, according to a new report from national real estate brokerage HouseCanary. At the end of 2022, the … Read more

Tech stocks are having their best January in decades — here’s why that may not be a good sign

Technology stocks are on quite a tear to start 2023, but that could actually be an ominous signal. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.95% is up 11% so far this month, on track for its best January performance since it notched a 12.2% gain in 2001, according to Dow Jones Market Data. But that 2001 … Read more

Microsoft Corp. stock rises Friday, still underperforms market

Shares of Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +0.06% inched 0.06% higher to $248.16 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.25% rising 0.25% to 4,070.56 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.08% rising 0.08% to 33,978.08. This was the stock’s second consecutive … Read more

DOJ’s antitrust case against Google is ambitious but risky

CEO of Alphabet and Google Sundar Pichai in Warsaw, Poland on March 29, 2022. Mateusz Wlodarczyk | Nurphoto | Getty Images The Department of Justice’s latest challenge to Google’s tech empire is an ambitious swing at the company with the potential to rearrange the digital advertising market. But alongside the possibility of great reward comes … Read more

Microsoft, ArcelorMittal back clean steel MIT spinout Boston Metal

Removing molten iron from a pilot scale facility at the Boston Metal facilities in Woburn, Mass. Photo courtesy Boston Metal The $1.6 trillion steel industry is the backbone of the modern world. It’s also a significant contributor to global warming, representing between 7% and 9% of global carbon dioxide emissions, according to the World Steel … Read more