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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Lordstown Motors, Oatly, Square and more

Cartons of Oatly brand oat milk are arranged for a photograph in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Lordstown Motors — The electric truck maker’s stock fell 18.8% after announcing CEO Steve Burns and […]

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Novavax, Lordstown Motors, Phillips, Chipotle and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Novavax (NVAX) – The drugmaker said its Covid-19 vaccine proved 90% effective overall in a late-stage trial, and 93% effective against the most predominant variants of the virus. It also provided 100% protection against moderate and severe disease. Novavax shares surged 10.4% in premarket trading. Lordstown […]

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, […]

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Chewy, Biogen, Snowflake and more

Signage is seen ahead of the IPO for Chewy at the New York Stock Exchange, June 14, 2019. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Snowflake – Shares of the cloud computing company dropped 3.3%. The firm presented its financial targets at its investor day meeting on Thursday, aiming […]

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 […]

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 […]

Biohaven CEO says drug approval is ‘monumental’ for migraine patients

Biohaven CEO Vlad Coric told CNBC Tuesday a recent approval of the company’s migraine drug will “change the paradigm” of migraine prevention and treatment. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week approved the medicine, Nurtec ODT, for preventative treatment of migraines. That comes about a year after Nurtec was first launched to treat the […]

Thor Industries racks up $14 billion order backlog amid sustained RV demand

Even as Covid restrictions lift, RV-maker Thor Industries is seeing sustained demand for outdoor living — and a growing order backlog, CEO Bob Martin told CNBC Tuesday. Thor’s backlog was worth $14.32 billion as of late April, the company said in its fiscal third-quarter report out Tuesday. That’s up 32.5% from $10.81 billion at the […]

Wall Street Bets targets Wendy’s with new stock buying strategy, Jim Cramer says

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday said the Wall Street Bets investing crowd is flexing its muscle on analysts after the online investing group sparked an unsuspecting rally in Wendy’s shares. The stock surged to a record after catching an endorsement in the popular Reddit forum responsible for big moves in GameStop and AMC Entertainment this […]

Wealthy investors are worried about inflation, CNBC millionaire survey shows

Shoppers maintain safe distance in a checkout line in Torrance, Calif. Al Seib | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic is subsiding, but the new normal might not look the same as 2019. One reason why: The prices of some goods and services have crept up due to inflation and could continue […]

‘Nothing changed overnight’ to make Wendy’s a better bet, trader says as stock sees Reddit interest

Retail traders are taking a fresh look at Wendy’s. Shares of the fast-food chain surged about 26% to records on Tuesday after a post in Reddit’s popular WallStreetBets forum pitched Wendy’s as “the perfect stock” for the group on account of its signature products and “effective” social media presence. It’s the latest so-called meme stock […]