Inflation is expected to have declined in December, but it may not be enough to stop the Fed

A woman shops in a supermarket as rising inflation affects consumer prices in Los Angeles, California, June 13, 2022. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters The pace of consumer inflation is expected to have fallen slightly in December from the prior month because of a sharp drop in gasoline and energy prices,…

Why everyone thinks a recession is coming in 2023

People who lost their jobs wait in line to file for unemployment following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at an Arkansas Workforce Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas, U.S. April 6, 2020. Nick Oxford | File Photo | REUTERS Recessions often take everyone by surprise. There’s a very good…

Defying forecasts, crude oil prices have wiped out most of this year’s gains and could head lower

Tom Kaye of Plymouth, Pennsylvania tops off his neighbor’s gas tank for them on at a gas station in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, U.S. October 19, 2022.  Aimee Dilger | Reuters Oil prices are defying expectations and are barely higher on the year, as the outlook for oil demand continues to deteriorate…

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Apple, Amazon, Intel and more

Customers shop at the Apple Fifth Avenue store for the release of the Apple iPhone 14 in New York City, September 16, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Apple – Shares of Apple jumped 7.6% after the technology giant beat both top…

JPMorgan, Citi, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo kick off bank earnings season in choppy waters

JP Morgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc., Wells Fargo & Co. and Morgan Stanley kick off the third-quarter bank earnings reporting season on Friday, Oct. 14 amid some of the most challenging economic times in at least a decade. Despite a plethora of woes facing the big banks from inflation…

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Hormel Foods, Campbell Soup, Ciena and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Hormel Foods (HRL) – Hormel fell 4.2% in the premarket after issuing a mixed batch of quarterly results and guidance. The food producer’s quarterly revenue beat forecasts, but earnings were slightly short. The same was also true for its full-year outlook…

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Cisco, Wolfspeed & more

A sign bearing the logo for communications and security tech giant Cisco Systems Inc is seen outside one of its offices in San Jose, California, August 11, 2022. Paresh Dave | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in after hours trading: Cisco — Shares of the networking company advanced…

Wall Street’s top analysts say these are their top picks right now

NVIDIA President and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang Robert Galbraith | Reuters This past week revealed several key economic updates for July, including a strong labor market, cooler-than-expected inflation, and a lower budget deficit, all of which have kept market spirits high. As cheerful as investors might be thanks to all the…

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Disney, Bumble, Sonos & more

Disney store is seen in Times Square, New York City. Nick Pfosi | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday:  Walt Disney — Shares of the entertainment company jumped 5.8% after Disney posted better-than-expected Disney+ subscription numbers for the previous quarter. Subscriptions came in at 152.1…