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5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street set to open steady after another S&P 500 record Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE U.S. stock futures were flat Monday after the S&P 500 eked out another record […]

Cramer’s week ahead: Don’t underestimate the market’s small gains

Matteo Colombo | DigitalVision | Getty Images After stocks muscled their way slightly higher on Friday, CNBC’s Jim Cramer advised investors not to underestimate a market that’s putting up small gains. The S&P 500 crawled 0.19% higher to 4,247.44, a record close. “Some would say it’s the calm before the storm … I learned a […]

Jim Cramer: Be patient with bitcoin, approach the S&P with caution

CNBC’s Jim Cramer is advising that investors who are searching for entry and exit points keep a close eye on both stock and cryptocurrency trades in the coming weeks. The “Mad Money” host on Friday reviewed chart analysis from Tom DeMark, the founder and head of DeMark Analytics. “The charts, as interpreted by Tom DeMark, […]

As travel demand surges and prices rise, here are 7 ways to save money this summer

Erik Isakson | Tetra images | Getty Images 1. Road trip it The best way to save money is to drive your own car to your destination, Staab said. To find the cheapest fuel prices during your road trip, he suggests downloading the GasBuddy app. 2. Don’t wait until the last minute Staab anticipates the […]

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. S&P 500 looks to add to Thursday’s record close A Wall Street sign is pictured outside the New York Stock Exchange amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York, April 16, 2021. […]

Here’s why cryptocurrency crashes on weekends

Jack Taylor | Getty Images News | Getty Images Cryptocurrency is known for volatility and some experts say crashes tend to happen on weekends. “This has been a phenomenon in crypto for several years,” said Stephen McKeon, associate professor of finance at the University of Oregon in Eugene, and partner at Collab+Currency, a cryptocurrency-focused investment […]

Chewy CEO says dog, cat adoption rates have remained high as the economy reopens

As homebound Americans waited out the coronavirus pandemic last year, people increasingly turned to animal shelters and adopted dogs and cats as lockdown companions. Though lockdowns have eased and the country has reopened, adoption rates have largely kept shape, according to Sumit Singh, CEO of Chewy. “Overall adoptions, we believe, [are] up still year over […]

Jim Cramer reacts to red-hot inflation number: ‘The market took it in stride’

Inflation grew at the fastest rate in more than a decade last month, but CNBC’s Jim Cramer called it the worst kept secret on Wall Street and said the stock market took it in stride. The consumer price index, which measures the cost of a basket of goods like food and energy, increased 5% year-over-year […]

GameStop names former Amazon execs Matt Furlong, Mike Recupero as its new CEO, CFO

GameStop said Wednesday that it has appointed former Amazon executive Matt Furlong as its new CEO. It has also picked another former Amazon executive, Mike Recupero, as chief financial officer. GameStop’s stock was down more than 12% in extended trading after the company announced its new leadership and its fiscal first-quarter results, which showed sales […]

Ex-commodities chairman Timothy Massad calls for more regulation of tether, stablecoins

A former Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman is calling for more regulation of stablecoins, or cryptocurrencies created to be pegged to other assets like fiat money. Timothy Massad, who led the commission during much of the Obama administration’s second term, told CNBC’s Jim Cramer that investors would benefit from more transparency in the wake of […]

Cramer says he’s ‘not against’ GameStop, AMC at current trading levels

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday that shares of GameStop and AMC Entertainment are within buying range, but cautioned investors who got in on the stocks lower to protect profits from a big run. “I’m not against [buying] GameStop or AMC at these levels. GameStop’s currently below where I told you to ring the register in […]

Crowdstrike CEO on the evolution of ransomware: ‘It’s become big game hunting’

Crowdstrike CEO George Kurtz said Wednesday the cybersecurity firm has had to combat tougher challenges as adversarial hackers advance from simple online phishing scams to sophisticated ransomware attacks on large enterprises. “Now the adversaries are taking a page out of nation-state actors,” he told CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “It’s become big game hunting as opposed to […]

Cramer says meme stocks ‘should be offered at the casino,’ not on Wall Street

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday that trading meme stocks is more like gambling than investing. “It’s exciting. It’s fun, and it’s real,” Cramer said on “Squawk Box.” However, he added, “If you’re going to play it, I think that you can, I don’t know, go to the casino. These should be offered at the casino. […]

Morgan Stanley has a new pipeline into college athlete compensation

Signage is displayed outside Morgan Stanley & Co. headquarters in the Times Square neighborhood of New York. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Morgan Stanley said its sports division has positioned itself in the college sports compensation space with a new partnership with Altius Sports Partners. Altius is an advisory firm that offers guidance […]

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. S&P 500 finishes about 5 points away from May record close A trader at the New York Stock Exchange, June 4, 2021. Source: NYSE 2. New meme stock Clover Health is set to soar again Clover Health […]