Best trades on CNBC Thursday: Cramer compares sports-betting stocks, pros on PayPal, and an oil pick

A summary of CNBC’s top stock picks on Thursday.

FTC sues to block Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of Arm

Jin-Hsun Huang, President and CEO of Nvidia Corp. , during the corporate event at the Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles, California, US, on Monday, October 21, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday filed a lawsuit to block Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of Arm from … Read more

Kroger, Boeing, Dollar General and more

A shopper holding an umbrella walks toward a Kroger grocery store in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Sunday, April 26, 2020. Stacy Scott | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out which companies are making the headlines at midday Thursday. Kroger – Shares of Kroger rose 12.5% ​​after the grocery chain published a better-than-expected quarterly report. The … Read more

Apple stock falls on report of weak iPhone demand for holidays

A man walks past an iPhone 13 Pro advertisement on an Apple storefront in Krakow, Poland on September 30, 2021. Jacob Borzeki | Norfoto | Getty Images Apple shares fell nearly 3% Thursday after a Bloomberg report that said the company had warned that its suppliers’ demand for new iPhones this holiday season is lower … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, Dec. 2

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street braces for a rally after the first US omicron case leads to heavy selling Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, December 1, 2021. Brendan McDermid | … Read more

The S&P 500 is testing a critical chart level that could determine whether there’s a year-end rally

A trader working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Spencer Platt | Getty Images Strategists who watch stock charts say the market is at a pivotal point, and action on Thursday and Friday could be important in setting direction for the rest of the year. .

Goldman Sachs picks its favorite under-the-radar ESG stocks to buy right now

Investment in ESG is on the rise. Goldman Sachs names the buy rating "owned" Stocks in which ESG’s performance may be underestimated or materially improved. .

Qualcomm introduces new chip for game consoles

Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon. Carlo Allegri | Reuters Qualcomm introduced a new Snapdragon G3x chip on Wednesday for mobile consoles in a sign of the growing importance of gaming to semiconductor companies. The announcement shows that Qualcomm wants a part of the hot gaming market, as AMD and Nvidia, which power game consoles from Microsoft, … Read more

Apple backs exemptions for Trump tariffs on Apple Watches, Mac parts

Employees of the Flextronics International Apple Mac factory assemble Apple Mac Pro computers in Austin, Texas, November 20, 2019. Tom Brenner | Reuters Apple made eight public comments supporting temporary duty waivers on Apple Watch and Mac Pro parts on Wednesday, according to the US Trade Representative’s website. The filings are a public step in … Read more

Apple, ex-Tesla, engineer Michael Schwekutsch jumps to Archer aviation

Attendees watch as aircraft maker Archer is unveiled on June 10, 2021 in Hawthorne, California. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty Images Michael Schweikoch, director of engineering at the Apple Special Projects Group that is said to be working on self-driving cars, has left to join air taxi startup Archer as senior vice president … Read more