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

U.S. weekly jobless claims less than expected as labor market returns to pre-pandemic self

The Labor Department reported Thursday that initial unemployment insurance claims rose last week but held steady at levels consistent with what the labor market looked like before the Covid-19 pandemic devastated the employment picture in the United States. First-time filings for the week ending November 27 totaled 222,000, less than the 240,000 Wall Street had … 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

next test for global supply chain crisis

Cargo ships load and unload containers at the Qingdao Port Foreign Trade Container Terminal in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province, November 11, 2021. Yu Fangping | Costphoto | Barcroft Media | Getty Images Ports and companies have been grappling with the global supply chain crisis since the beginning of the year. Just as the crisis … Read more

Stock futures inch higher after sell-off prompted by first U.S. omicron case

U.S. stock index futures rose during overnight trading on Wednesday, after the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed the first known case of the omicron variant in the United States, sending stocks tumbling. Futures related to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 72 points. S&P 500 futures advanced 0.2%, while Nasdaq 100 futures gained 0.25%. … Read more

Trump SPAC social media company appears to miss first deadline

Former US President Donald Trump announced plans on October 20 to launch his own social networking platform called “TRUTH Social”, which is expected to begin its beta launch for “invited guests” next month. Chris Delmas | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump’s new social media company appears to have missed its … Read more

Economic outlook is strong for next 6 months, top CEOs say in survey

A customer holds his purchases while shopping on Black Friday at Fashion Outlets in Chicago in Rosemont, in the greater Chicago area, Illinois, United States, on November 26, 2021. Joel Lerner | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Strong consumer demand has fueled a wave of CEO optimism about the economy over the next six … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, Dec. 1

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. The Dow is set to rebound on the first day of December after the big drop in Omicron’s fears Stocks rose in morning trading on Monday with investors interested in retail sales and earnings results. (Photo by Spencer … Read more

Private payrolls post better-than-expected growth of 534,000 in November

Passengers travel on the Loop’s L train system on July 27, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images Companies added jobs at a solid pace in November despite concerns about rising inflation and the threat that the pandemic could slow growth in the winter months, according to a report released Wednesday from payroll … Read more

Salesforce, Allbirds, DoorDash and more

Check out which companies are making the headlines in pre-market trading. Salesforce – Shares of the software giant fell more than 6% in pre-market trading despite a better-than-expected third-quarter earnings report. The company’s guidance for the fourth quarter came in deviation from analyst expectations. Salesforce also announced that it has promoted Brett Taylor to the … Read more