CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday he’s concerned the stock market’s rally from its March lows may run out of steam unless Congress approves additional coronavirus relief measures. “Without another package, I know it’s trillions of dollars, we’re just going to kind of sputter out,” Cramer said on “Squawk Box.” ”I get worried. It’s just too many people that
Month: May 2020
The rising tensions between the U.S. and China could continue to hang over the technology sector, even though President Donald Trump on Friday stopped short of threatening Beijing with more trade actions. The president said the U.S. was ending its preferential treatment of Hong Kong and terminated the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization
Sonya Carp and her husband own two short-term rental properties in Florida, and they have decided to list one for sale as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Courtesy of Sonya Carp Consolidation is hitting the market for short-term home rentals as the coronavirus pandemic has curtailed travel dramatically this year. Small landlords and venture-backed
Signage is displayed outside Morgan Stanley & Co. headquarters in the Times Square neighborhood of New York. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Morgan Stanley is planning to kick off the return of trading personnel to its New York headquarters in mid to late June, according to people with knowledge of the situation. The
A family wearing masks passes the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Mark Lennihan | AP The big rotation into unloved stocks, like banks, small caps and airlines, took a break Friday, but it could be a theme that dominates trading again in the week ahead. Investors will be assessing the progress of
Zillow CEO Richard Barton told CNBC on Friday that the online real estate company has not observed a dramatic spike in people moving out of dense, urban areas due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We’re all searching for our data to confirm our bias, or our theory, that people are moving out of the city into the suburbs,” Barton said
Closed signs hang on a fast food restaurant amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 24, 2020 in New York City, United States. COVID-19 has spread to most countries around the world, claiming over 196,000 lives with over 2.8 million cases. (Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images) Alexi Rosenfeld A type of loan for small businesses impacted
Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Salesforce.com — The enterprise software provider’s stock dropped 3% in extended trading after the company provided its first-quarter financial results. Salesforce.com said it had earnings of 70 cents per share excluding some items on revenue of $4.87 billion, while analysts
Trading Nation: Homebuilders surge 44% this quarter, here’s where it could be headed Jobless claims indicate Covid-19’s worst economic damage may be over—Four experts on what’s next Market is recovering faster than most investors think, Oppenheimer’s John Stoltzfus suggests Market is showing resiliency despite coronavirus risks, Oppenheimer’s John Stoltzfus says Disney moves to reopen Orlando.
CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday that he thought some stocks were rallying too far too quickly given the high level of unemployment in the United States as the economy tries to pull out of the coronavirus slowdown. “It’s too ‘happy days are here again,'” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” “It’s just not going
Construction workers build a Toll Brothers home in Boca Raton, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Virgin Galactic Holdings — The aerospace company’s stock fell 3% in extended trading after fellow space travel company SpaceX had to delay its historic astronaut launch with NASA because of bad weather.
Homebuilder stocks are building on a breakout. The XHB homebuilder ETF rallied 4% on Wednesday, adding to a 45% surge so far this quarter. Todd Gordon, managing director at Ascent Wealth Partners, sees it as a trend that should continue. “Our theme here … is nesting and investing and what that means is basically people
JP Morgan Chase & Co. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on accountability for megabanks in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on April 10, 2019. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images JPMorgan Chase shares rose Tuesday after CEO Jamie Dimon called the
The New York Stock Exchange trading floor, closed since March 23, is partially reopening on Tuesday. “I’m ready,” floor trader Jonathan Corpina of Meridian Equity Partners said. “We have been waiting a long time, we are prepared. Our customers are ready.” Corpina acknowledged some trepidation about returning, a feeling of “walking into the unknown.” “For
An empty road leads into a deserted Disney resort after it was closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Kissimmee, Florida on May 5, 2020. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Tractor Supply Company — The farm supplies retailer’s stock shot up 7% in extended
Landry’s CEO Tilman Fertitta told CNBC on Tuesday that it is not “reasonable” for commercial landlords to ask for full rent payments from businesses that were forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Everybody has to be reasonable with everybody. I want to be a reasonable tenant, and I expect the landlord to be
Flags of the US and China are placed ahead of a meeting between US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and China’s Agriculture Minister Han Changfu at the Ministry of Agriculture in Beijing on June 30, 2017. Jason Lee | AFP | Getty Images A bill that could force Chinese companies to give up their listings
A long line to receive free food from a food pantry run by the Council of Peoples Organization on May 15, 2020 in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Andrew Lichtenstein | Corbis | Getty Images State reopenings have not yet helped stem the rise in unemployment, which is expected to show another big
A For Sale sign is seen in front of a home in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The economic fallout from the coronavirus hit the housing market hard in April. Sales of existing homes fell 17.8% month-to-month, and were 17.2% lower than April 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Bitcoin price fell by 9.8% last week, registering its most significant weekly decline since mid-March. The currency hit a two-week low of $8,630 early Monday, with prices last seen at $8,730—which is down more than 11% from a post-halving high of $9,960 on May 18. The recent price drop is, in turn, causing the number
Jeff Lawson, CEO, Twilio Scott Mlyn | CNBC An index of cloud stocks developed by venture-capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners reached new highs this week as U.S. indexes still recover from the selloff that began in February. The BVP Nasdaq Emerging Cloud Index, established in 2013, is up about 31% for the year, while the S&P
Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Deere (DE) – The construction equipment maker reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $2.11 per share, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.62 a share. Revenue beat estimates as well. Deere said it expects global equipment sales to fall 30% to 40% this year
Boston Properties CEO Owen Thomas told CNBC on Thursday that working from home is not a long-term replacement for physical offices, arguing many of the coronavirus-related shifts in business will be temporary. “The ability to mentor younger employees, the spontaneous collaboration and creativity that occurs, and also the culture that companies develop, it’s very difficult
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel Source: Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel A small firm is looking to make a change at a real estate investment trust, an area typically tough for activism. Company: CIM Commercial Trust Corp. (CMCT) Business: Real estate investment trust that primarily acquires, owns, and operate Class A and office assets in the United States. Stock market
The rising tensions between Washington and Beijing could become a more persistent headwind for markets, as the issue of China becomes a larger focus in the U.S. presidential election. So far, the war of words between the countries over blame for the coronavirus, the U.S. crackdown on Huawei and now Chinese companies listing on American
Ariana Lindquist | Bloomberg | Getty Images Retailers aren’t the only ones struggling to pay the bills. The biggest shopping center in the country, The Mall of America, has missed two months of payments on its $1.4 billion mortgage, a sign of just how much retail real estate owners are reeling during the coronavirus pandemic.
Pedestrians walk past a J.P. Morgan Chase bank branch. Alex Tsai | SOPA Images | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The beaten-down banking sector will remain under pressure through 2025 even as the economy recovers, the International Monetary Fund said Friday. In its latest “Global Financial Stability Report,” the IMF found banks across nine advanced economies will struggle
The bronze statue “Fearless Girl” on Wall Street wears a respirator mask. Benno Schwinghammer | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Stocks are likely to hang on every medical development and the progress of state reopenings, but there will also be some key economic data in the coming week that should provide a glimpse into the
A foreclosure sign in front of a house in 2007. Getty Images As of this week, 4.75 million homeowners are in government or private sector mortgage forbearance programs, according to Black Knight. That is equivalent to 9% of all mortgages outstanding. New analysis, however, shows a large share of these borrowers initially didn’t need the
Luis Alvarez The U.S. government passed the largest piece of stimulus legislation in our nation’s history to allow people to keep paying their bills during the forced economic shutdowns due to the coronavirus. Consumers, in turn, used a lot of that money to speculate in the stock market. Securities trading was among the most common
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