Stock Market Today: Dow Rises, Snowflake Gains, eBay Drops

Stock Market Today: Dow Rises, Snowflake Gains, eBay Drops

Text size Wall Street continues to center on how aggressive the Federal Reserve will be in boosting interest rates. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images US stock indexes opened in the green on Tuesday, extending a string of gains that began last week. Optimists believe that a bottom had been found after a brutal start to … Read more

This ‘underappreciated’ black swan could bring fresh chaos to the global economy

This ‘underappreciated’ black swan could bring fresh chaos to the global economy

New week, same bounce. Stock futures point to fresh gains as investors grow optimism that a bond rout is ending, and the Fed’s rate-hike plans will get pruned due to a global slowdown. Of course, that optimism comes as discontent grows around the world from high commodity prices that have driven up food prices, cramped … Read more

Companies Try to Sell Videogaming as the Next Big Advertising Channel

Companies Try to Sell Videogaming as the Next Big Advertising Channel

An advocacy group this week accused Roblox Corp.’s online gaming platform of deceiving players partly by failing to clearly distinguish marketers’ promotional “advergames” from regular gameplay. “Roblox has failed to establish any meaningful guardrails to ensure compliance with truth in advertising laws,” Truth in Advertising Inc. wrote in a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission, … Read more

Stock Market Closed for Juneteenth, June Economic Data, and More to Watch This Week

Stock Market Closed for Juneteenth, June Economic Data, and More to Watch This Week

Text size Uncredited US stock and bond markets will be closed on Monday in observance of Juneteenth. There will be a handful of earnings reports, annual shareholders, and economic-data releases when investors return this week. Companies reporting quarterly results will include Lennar on Tuesday; FedEx , BlackBerry , and Darden Restaurants on Thursday; and CarMax … Read more