The Ratings Game: Chip stocks snap 6-session record run, as exemplified by Xilinx drop

The Ratings Game: Chip stocks snap 6-session record run, as exemplified by Xilinx drop

Chip-related stocks snapped a long streak of record highs Thursday, led lower by shares of Xilinx Inc., which had topped Wall Street earnings estimates but not to the degree that’s… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration’s bid to expand offshore oil drilling derailed indefinitely

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration’s bid to expand offshore oil drilling derailed indefinitely

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s proposal to vastly expand offshore oil and gas drilling has been sidelined indefinitely as the Interior Department grapples with a recent court decision that blocks… Read more »

Earnings Results: Intel stock plummets on disappointing earnings outlook as new CEO describes ‘more cautious’ trend

Earnings Results: Intel stock plummets on disappointing earnings outlook as new CEO describes ‘more cautious’ trend

Intel Corp. shares plummeted as much as 9% in the extended session Thursday after the chip giant’s outlook fell way below Wall Street estimates, offsetting an earnings beat, and a… Read more »

Personal Finance Daily: How ‘service with a smile’ could be driving stressed-out workers to drink and the No. 1 kitchen knife that professional chefs say is their ultimate go-to

Personal Finance Daily: How ‘service with a smile’ could be driving stressed-out workers to drink and the No. 1 kitchen knife that professional chefs say is their ultimate go-to

Happy Thursday, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance Here’s one more box to check when hiring a financial adviser Your investment portfolio isn’t the only thing an adviser… Read more »

Investors take 'Spring Break' from risk assets, pulling cash from junk-bond funds

Investors take 'Spring Break' from risk assets, pulling cash from junk-bond funds

(Reuters) – Investors took a break from their buying binge of risk assets in the week ended Wednesday, as U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds posted $520 million in cash withdrawals,… Read more »

The Tell: How a flight to safety amid a weakening global economy could complicate central-bank policy

The Tell: How a flight to safety amid a weakening global economy could complicate central-bank policy

The collapse of the Swedish krona to its lowest level in more than a decade against the dollar on Thursday was fueled by a theme permeating financial markets: global central… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks close mostly lower as weak industrials sector offsets tech rally

Market Snapshot: Stocks close mostly lower as weak industrials sector offsets tech rally

Investors bid up Facebook Inc. shares after strong earnings. U.S. stocks closed mostly lower Thursday as manufacturing-related sectors logged big losses, offsetting a rally in social-media shares. A double-digit decline… Read more »

Amazon profit doubles to set a record high for a fourth consecutive quarter

Amazon profit doubles to set a record high for a fourth consecutive quarter

Amazon.com Inc. doubled its profit in the first three months of 2019, according to a Thursday earnings report, sending shares about 1% higher in the extended session. Amazon AMZN, +0.03%… Read more »

The Margin: ‘Deeply sad’ or ‘astonishing?’ Either way, watch this chimp check his Instagram

The Margin: ‘Deeply sad’ or ‘astonishing?’ Either way, watch this chimp check his Instagram

Give a chimp a shiny object and entertain him for a day. Teach him to use Instagram, and he just might stalk his exes, suffer FOMO and never leave his… Read more »

NewsWatch: Amazon profit doubles to set a record high for a fourth consecutive quarter

NewsWatch: Amazon profit doubles to set a record high for a fourth consecutive quarter

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Amazon.com Inc. doubled its profit in the first three months of 2019, according to a Thursday earnings report, sending shares less than 1% higher in the extended… Read more »

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