Turning Point Therapeutics, Lululemon, HR and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Turning Point Therapeutics (TPTX) – The biopharmaceutical company’s shares more than doubled in premarket trading after agreeing to be acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb (BMY) for $76 per share in cash, or $4.1 billion. Turning Point specializes in cancer treatments. lululemon (LULU) – Lululemon shares rose … Read more

Capri Holdings, Salesforce, Weibo and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Capri Holdings (CPRI) – The parent of luxury brands, like Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo, saw its stock surge 11% in the premarket after posting better-than-expected quarterly numbers before giving back nearly all those gains. Capri earned an adjusted $1.02 per share, 20 cents above … Read more

These charts show Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has changed global oil

European Union leaders reached an agreement this week to ban the majority of Russian crude oil and petroleum product imports, but nations were already shunning the country’s oil, altering global flows for the commodity that powers the world. Russian oil exports had already been hurt by some EU members acting preemptively in anticipation of potential … Read more

Fed Governor Christopher Waller says he’s prepared to take rates past ‘neutral’ to fight inflation

Christopher Waller, US President Donald Trump’s nominee for governor of the Federal Reserve, listens during a Senate Banking Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, DC, on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Andrew Harer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller said Monday he sees interest rate increases continuing through the rest of the year … Read more

My take on Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google after Nvidia’s rise

It’s been a great week for the portfolio. Ahead of the long holiday weekend, I know the buzz centers on Nvidia (NVDA) and how this great $465 billion company signaled a sea change when it reported a solid quarter, cut guidance — and shares rallied. That was directly contrary to the pattern before it. I … Read more

Despite fears of a margin crunch, Costco overdelivers on earnings

Costco (COST) reported a solid fiscal third quarter on Thursday after bell. Total revenue increased 16% year over year to $52.596 billion and beat the Street consensus estimate of $51.55 billion. Earnings per share grew 10.5% to $3.04, in line with estimates, despite a one time 13 cents per share charge for incremental benefits awarded … Read more

Twitter, Macy’s, Nvidia, Lululemon and more

A Lululemon sign hangs in front of their store at the Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets shopping mall on November 17, 2019 in Central Valley, New York. Gary Hershorn | Corbis News | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Thursday. Macy’s — Shares jumped 17.8% after the department store chain reported … Read more

How Costco became a staple of Asian America

Durian at a Costco Wholesale location in Woodland Hills, California. April 24, 2022. Wendy Leung Wendy Leung rarely saw durian in grocery stores growing up in Los Angeles, but the 45-year-old nonprofit worker found the fruit at her local Costco Wholesale in San Fernando Valley this April. Durian is used in Southeast Asian cuisines and … Read more

Macy’s, Twitter, Medtronic and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Macy’s (M) – Macy’s surged 15% in the premarket after reporting better-than-expected profit and revenue for the first quarter and raising its full-year earnings forecast. Results got a boost from strong apparel demand as people returned to work and other out-of-home activities. General Dollar (DG) – … Read more

S&P 500 falls, Snap warning drags tech as Nasdaq loses 2%

The Nasdaq Composite fell on Tuesday as fears from Snap’s bleak warning spread to other tech names, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied into the close from its lows of the day. The tech-heavy Nasdaq dropped about 2.4% to 11,264.45. The S&P 500 moved 0.8% lower to 3,941.48. Meanwhile, the Dow added 48.4 points, … Read more