Goldman Sachs Platform

Goldman Sachs Group Inc lost $3.03 billion in nearly three years on its platform solutions business that houses transaction banking, credit card and financial technology businesses. This is the first time that Goldman has given a detailed look into the financials for the consumer and fintech arms that were intended to diversify the Wall Street […]

telecom 2022

It would be an understatement to say that the past 12 months have been filled with challenges. Although there were highs and lows in the telecom industry, ultimately, we were all able to succeed. We can’t help but look back on everything as 2022 approaches. Now is the time to reflect on the circumstances that […]

Options Traders Prepare for Volatility

Options traders are bracing for volatility in U.S. bank shares days ahead of an earnings season many believe will bring lower profits and reflect worries over an expected recession. Current market positioning signals a gloomy outlook: The one-month moving average of open puts on the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund, the largest financials ETF with […]

These Funds May Have a Tesla Problem

Tesla Inc’s steep sell-off is proving to be an ongoing nightmare for fund managers that have bet heavily on the Elon Musk-led electric vehicle manufacturer. Overall, 50 actively-managed U.S. equity funds have more than 5 percent of their assets in the company, exceeding the barrier that many portfolio managers will not cross for one equity […]

S&P Closes Higher

The S&P 500 finished higher on Wednesday but below its session peak after volatile trading following the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting, which showed officials laser-focused on controlling inflation even as they agreed to slow their interest rate hiking pace. Officials at the Fed’s Dec. 13-14 policy meeting agreed the U.S. […]

Wall St Starts the Year with a Dip

Wall Street’s main indexes closed lower on the first trading day of 2023 with the biggest drags from Tesla and Apple, while investors worried about the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate hiking path as they awaited minutes from its December meeting. Shares in electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc closed down 12 percent after hitting their lowest level […]

Wall Street Slumps

U.S. stock indexes closed sharply lower on Thursday, with each of the major averages suffering their biggest daily percentage drop in weeks, as fears intensified that the Federal Reserve’s battle against inflation using aggressive interest rate hikes could lead to a recession. The U.S. central bank hiked rates by 50 basis points (bps) on Wednesday […]

U.S. Solar Installations

New U.S. solar installations are on track to fall by nearly a quarter this year, with panel imports stalled by a ban on goods from China’s Xinjiang region over forced labor concerns, according to a market report released on Tuesday. The dour forecast by industry trade group the Solar Energy Industries Association and research firm […]