Jin Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Out on Wall Street, stocks are taking a breather from this month’s rally. Despite encouraging updates on a potential coronavirus vaccine, disappointing unemployment data and a spike in coronavirus cases have spooked investors. Not helping investor sentiment, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that schools would
Liberty Media’s John Malone Michael Kovac | Getty Images Liberty Media Chairman John Malone said hard assets look attractive as the unprecedented coronavirus stimulus is poised to lead to a depreciation in currencies. “We’ve survived this [pandemic] because of enormous fiscal and monetary stimulus,” Malone said in an interview that aired Thursday with CNBC’s David Faber. “And
Game Stop store in New York City. Michael Brochstein | LightRocket | Getty Images The shift away from brick-and-mortar retailers in favor of online shopping has hurt GameStop over the past decade, pushing the company’s stock down nearly 40% in that time period. But Ryan Cohen, the former CEO of Chewy, thinks the maligned video-fame
Day traders have terrible track records. Academics who study stock pickers have long observed that the vast majority of professional money managers – about 85% – underperform their benchmarks over a multi-year period. Now those professionals are turning their sights on retail day traders, warning that the same poor results apply to them as well.
Here’s the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Investors assess vaccine news against Covid-19 case spikes Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE U.S. stock futures pointed to a mixed open Friday, in an investor sentiment tug-of-war between more encouraging