Stock futures dip slightly ahead of November jobs report as omicron concerns loom

A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, November 30, 2021. Michael Nagel | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Stock futures were slightly lower in overnight trading on Thursday ahead of the November jobs report as the market neared the end of a lively week driven … Read more

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.

SEC issues final regs that allow it to delist foreign companies that don’t comply with audit rules

Gary Gensler, Chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, DC, US, Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Bill Clark | Bloomberg | Getty Images Public foreign companies listed in the United States may be removed from the list if their auditors do … 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

These ultimate reopening plays could bounce again, but this trade is not for the faint of heart

The Norwegian cruise ship Dawn arrives in the French Mediterranean port of Marseille on July 27, 2021. Gerard Botino | SOPA photos | Light Rocket | Getty Images Consumer stock stocks tied to the reopening of the economy have been the names hardest hit since the Omicron sell-off began last Friday. In turn, they could … 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. .

Tencent exec says WeChat Pay will soon be available ‘in all places’

A QR code for Tencent and Alipay’s WeChat digital payment services by Ant Group, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group, is displayed in a parking lot on December 27, 2020, in Yichang, Hubei Province, China. Wang Jianfeng | China Optical Group | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China – Barriers between China’s tech rivals such as Alibaba and … 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

Cathie Wood says these 3 health stocks will be the backbone of $1 trillion opportunity

Katherine Wood, CEO of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday, October 18, 2021. Kyle Grelot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Gene-editing stocks may have been disappointing lately, but Cathy Wood still sees it as a great opportunity for long-term investors, highlighting three favorites. .