‘No longer just a payments company’

'No longer just a payments company'

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addresses students during a town hall at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India, November 12, 2018. Anushree Fadnavis | Reuters Block executives no longer want the firm to be seen as a payments pure play. The San Francisco-based company held its first investor day in five years … Read more

Why Tesla was kicked out of the S&P 500’s ESG index

Why Tesla was kicked out of the S&P 500's ESG index

An aerial view of the Tesla Fremont Factory on May 13, 2020 in Fremont, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The S&P 500 booted electric vehicle maker Tesla from its ESG Index in an annual rebalancing. Meanwhile, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and even oil and gas multinational Exxon Mobil were included on the list. The S&P … Read more

Shopee, Garena post strong revenue

Shopee, Garena post strong revenue

Shares of Southeast Asia’s e-commerce and gaming firm Sea Group popped after its first-quarter revenue beat analysts’ expectations on Tuesday. Sea’s US-listed shares rose 14% to close at $80.21 after the of Singapore-based internet firm reported revenue that exceeded analysts’ expectations in the first quarter this year. Here’s how the New York Stock Exchange-listed company … Read more

JetBlue launches hostile takeover bid for Spirit Airlines

JetBlue launches hostile takeover bid for Spirit Airlines

LaGuardia International Airport Terminal A for JetBlue and Spirit Airlines in New York. Leslie Josephs | CNBC JetBlue Airways launched a hostile takeover bid of Spirit Airlines on Monday after that carrier rejected JetBlue’s $33 per share, all-cash offer earlier this month. JetBlue has said acquiring Spirit would give it access to a large fleet … Read more

Covid lockdowns weigh on retail, industrial production data

Covid lockdowns weigh on retail, industrial production data

The persistent spread of Covid and resulting stay-home orders — primarily in Shanghai — forced factories to close or operate at limited capacity in April. Pictured here on May 12 is a refrigerator factory in Hefei, China, about a five hours’ drive from Shanghai. Xie Chen | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — … Read more

Wall Street faces a litany of fears right now, including whether this is a Nasdaq Y2K plunge rerun

Wall Street faces a litany of fears right now, including whether this is a Nasdaq Y2K plunge rerun

Anxiety and trauma sufferers are sometimes asked to define a hierarchy of fears that trigger distress so they might be managed. An anxious Wall Street faces a litany of fears right now that have shadowed the broad market on its way to a near-20% decline into Thursday’s urgent sell-off and remain after Friday’s strong and … Read more

Retail giants report earnings, stay away from ‘toxic’ stocks

Retail giants report earnings, stay away from 'toxic' stocks

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday that he’s breathing a sigh of relief as beaten-down stocks ‘have already taken enough hits,’ allowing investors to trade in a safer environment next week – though they still need to tread carefully. “When we’ve been beaten down to these levels, we reach a point where stocks that would normally … Read more

Regulators anxious about stablecoins like tether after UST collapse

Regulators anxious about stablecoins like tether after UST collapse

The entire stablecoin market is now worth more than $160 billion. Justin Tallis | AFP via Getty Images Regulators are getting increasingly worried about stablecoins after the collapse of controversial cryptocurrency venture Terra. TerraUSD, an “algorithmic” stablecoin that’s meant to be pegged one-to-one with the US dollar, has erased much of its value this week … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, May 13

Twitter, SeaWorld, Shopify and more

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Dow futures pop after the 30-stock average’s six-session losing streak The Twitter logo and trading information is displayed as a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, … Read more