Stock Market

Analysis - Investors Seek Value in Clobbered U.S. Regional Bank Shares

As U.S. banking contagion worries ebb, some investors are hunting for shares of fundamentally strong regional lenders that were swept up in this month’s epic sell-off. Investors sent a record net $236.2 million into the iShares Regional Bank ETF over the last two weeks, after Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse earlier this month fueled concern about […]

Main Street Investors Pressure SEC, Confront Wall Street on Stock Plan

Main Street investors are facing off against Wall Street in an attempt to sway the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in its proposed revamp of stock trading. Individuals coordinating online have flooded the SEC with more than 1,300 comment letters, mostly voicing their support, on rules the regulator proposed in December that represent the biggest […]

SoftBank-backed OakNorth Leans Towards U.S. IPO in Overseas Push

OakNorth is leaning towards the United States for a prospective stock market listing, as the British bank considers ways to grow in the world’s largest economy, including securing a local U.S. financial licence, chief executive Rishi Khosla told Reuters. The prospect of a U.S. listing for one of Britain’s biggest and most successful financial technology […]

Tech Stocks Are Not Out of the Race

Over 2022, the tech sector saw highly high volatility. Taking the brunt of changes in Fed tightening predictions and the outlook for the USD. The Nasdaq and the XLK (SPDR Tech fund), two major tech indexes, are down on the year by 27% and 23%, respectively. As we transition into the first quarter of 2023, […]

Meta Mojo Is Back as Earnings Surprise Powers Big Tech Rally

Meta Platforms Inc shares closed about 23% higher on Thursday and helped spark a rally in the technology sector after the Facebook owner floored Wall Street by slashing its spending forecast and boosting its stock buyback plan by $40 billion. The company added more than $90 billion to its market value and the stock logged […]

Factbox-Tech Firms, Wall Street Lead Job Cuts in Corporate America

Big Tech firms and Wall Street titans are leading a string of layoffs across corporate America as companies look to rein in costs to ride out the economic downturn. Rapid interest rate hikes, weak consumer demand and an economic slowdown in China have forced firms such as Amazon, Walt Disney, Facebook-owner Meta and American banks […]

Verizon Forecasts Profit Below Estimates on Slowdown Worries, Shares Fall

Verizon Communications Inc’s annual profit forecast fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, as it grapples with slowing growth in wireless customer sign-ups compared with last year and makes heavy investments in 5G technology. Shares in the Dow Jones Industrial Average company fell 2.5% to $38.65 in premarket trading. Verizon, whose plans are the […]