Here’s how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500’s return

Here's how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500's return

Companies announce dividend increases all the time, but here’s one that points to a simple investing strategy that can lower your risk and make you a lot of money over the years. Maybe it isn’t so exciting on the surface: Kroger Co. KR, a supermarket operator, raised its quarterly dividend payout by quite a bit, … Read more

This star hedge-fund manager says some major tech names are now value plays, as he shorts one meme-stock favorite

This star hedge-fund manager says some major tech names are now value plays, as he shorts one meme-stock favorite

Stocks are on the rebound again, at least that’s the vibe from futures. That’s a day after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell confirmed to lawmakers, what markets already knew — that a soft economic landing might be tricky while taming the inflation beast. Along with average investors, hedge funds have had a rough start to … Read more

More Companies Start to Rescind Job Offers

More Companies Start to Rescind Job Offers

Businesses in several different industries are rescinding job offers they made just a few months ago, in a sign the tightest labor market in decades may be showing cracks. Companies including Twitter Inc. real-estate brokerage Redfin Corp. and cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc. have rescinded offers in recent weeks. Employers in other pockets of the … Read more

GameStop Earnings Miss Forecasts. Stock Market Doesn’t Know What to Make of It.

GameStop Earnings Miss Forecasts.  Stock Market Doesn't Know What to Make of It.

Text size GameStop stock could see renewed interest after the company reports earnings. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images GameStop reported a wider-than-expected net loss for the first quarter and once again declined to provide an outlook. Its stock has fallen, gained and settled in close to unchanged in after-hours changing. The videogame retailer reported an adjusted net … Read more

Stocks Close Higher After Fed Minutes Signal Commitment to Raising Rates

Stocks Close Higher After Fed Minutes Signal Commitment to Raising Rates

US stocks rose Wednesday after several retailers offered investors some optimism for this year’s sales and the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve’s most recent policy meeting signaled few changes in the central bank’s plan to fight inflation. After briefly opening lower, stock indexes turned green in early trading. The benchmarks moved higher after … Read more