Why are stocks falling? Fragile ‘bear market’ bounce gives way to stagflation jitters

Why are stocks falling?  Fragile 'bear market' bounce gives way to stagflation jitters

Is that all there is? US stocks were back on the downswing in a big way Wednesday, ,more than erasing the previous sessions rally and underlining warnings from some market veterans that sharp rebounds in what has so far been a down year for equities may be little more than the sort of volatile, short-lived … Read more

‘Boeing management is running around like headless chickens,’ Ryanair CEO says

'Boeing management is running around like headless chickens,' Ryanair CEO says

Michael O’Leary, chief executive of Ryanair Holdings Inc., tore into Boeing Co. during an earnings call Monday, blasting the plane-maker’s “very poor management” and calling for a shakeup at the top. “At the moment, we think Boeing management is running around like headless chickens, not able to sell aircraft, and then even the aircraft they … Read more

‘Nowhere to hide?’ Why stagflation fears put stocks on verge of a bear market

'Nowhere to hide?'  Why stagflation fears put stocks on verge of a bear market

It will take more than Friday’s big bounce to put to rest the fear of a bear market in stocks as uncertainty about the Federal Reserve’s ability to get a grip on inflation without sinking the economy stokes fears of stagflation — a pernicious combination of slow economic growth and persistent inflation. Stagflation is “an … Read more

Affirm stock soars 34% after earnings ‘put to bed some persistent bear themes’

Affirm stock soars 34% after earnings 'put to bed some persistent bear themes'

Shares of Affirm Holdings Inc. surged in after-hours trading Thursday after the buy-now pay-later company delivered a revenue beat and sought to reassure investors about its positioning in a downturn. Revenue at Affirm AFRM, +23.31% increased to $354.8 million in the fiscal third quarter from from $231 million a year before, while analysts had been … Read more

Unity Software loses $5 billion in market cap after Apple’s changes lead to ‘self-inflicted wound’

Unity Software loses $5 billion in market cap after Apple's changes lead to 'self-inflicted wound'

Unity Software Inc. executives thought they had found a way to avoid fallout from changes in Apple Inc.’s mobile operating system. It turns out they were wrong, and Wall Street punished Unity U, -37.05% stock for it Wednesday. Shares shed more than a third of their value, worth roughly $5 billion in market capitalization, and … Read more

Elon Musk’s Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators’ Probes

Elon Musk's Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators' Probes

WASHINGTON—Federal regulators are investigating Elon Musk’s late disclosure last month of his sizable stake in Twitter Inc., TWTR -2.48% according to people familiar with the matter, a lag that allowed him to buy more stock without alerting other shareholders to his ownership. The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing Mr. Musk’s tardy submission of a … Read more

Beyond Meat’s stock slides 20% on weak sales, heads lower than IPO price for first time

Beyond Meat's stock slides 20% on weak sales, heads lower than IPO price for first time

Beyond Meat Inc.’s not-so-good 2022 took an ugly turn for the worse Wednesday with quarterly results that lacked sizzle. The maker of plant-based meat products BYND, -13.83% reported a net loss of $100.5 million, or $1.58 a share, compared with a net loss of $27.3 million, or 43 cents a share, in the same quarter … Read more

Cryptocurrency TerraUSD Plunges as Investors Bail

Cryptocurrency TerraUSD Plunges as Investors Bail

A selloff in a cryptocurrency that was supposed to be pegged to $1 accelerated Wednesday, briefly sending its price to less than a quarter of that value. TerraUSD traded as low as 23 cents Wednesday, according to data from CoinDesk. As of 2:43 pm ET, it had partially rebounded to about 68 cents in volatile … Read more