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Wall Street rally lifts Nasdaq 20% from low as inflation fears to ebb

Wall Street rally lifts Nasdaq 20% from low as inflation fears to ebb

The Fed is now expected to achieve a 50 basis point hike in September Consumer price growth slows in the United States in July Musk sells Tesla shares worth $6.9 billion Volatility index closes at four-month low NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Wall Street surged on Wednesday, putting the Nasdaq more than 20% above …

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Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron's warning renews tech rout

Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron’s warning renews tech rout

Micron stumbles on lower revenue forecasts Semiconductor stocks drop for third session Novavax plummets after halving revenue NEW YORK, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq closed on Tuesday after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology dragged chipmakers and tech stocks lower as investors await inflation data in the United States that could lead the Federal …

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Cryptoverse: Blockchain bridges fall into troubled waters

Cryptoverse: Blockchain bridges fall into troubled waters

Representations of the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash dip in water in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 9 (Reuters) – Another day, another hack – and another blockchain bridge burned. When thieves stole around $190 million from US crypto firm Nomad last …

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Bridgewater fends off Chinese 'All Weather' copycats

Bridgewater fends off Chinese ‘All Weather’ copycats

SHANGHAI/NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio’s huge popularity in China has not only attracted local investors to his funds, but also spawned local challengers using his strategy and brand.” All Weather” to try and beat him at his own game. Now, the Connecticut-based hedge fund giant he founded, Bridgewater …

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Berkshire Hathaway Posts Massive $43.8 Billion Loss;  operating results are improving

Berkshire Hathaway Posts Massive $43.8 Billion Loss; operating results are improving

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor during Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., on 4 May 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan//File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 (Reuters) – Falling U.S. stock prices hurt …

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Wall Street ends mixed as investors watch jobs data

Wall Street ends mixed as investors watch jobs data

Indices: Dow slips 0.26%, S&P 0.08%, Nasdaq up 0.41% Energy stocks fall as oil slumps to pre-war level in Ukraine Eyes on Friday’s nonfarm payrolls report Aug 4 (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major indices ended a lackluster session on Thursday as gains in high-growth stocks offset losses in energy stocks as investors awaited the monthly …

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EXCLUSIVE Tencent seeks to increase stake in 'Assassin's Creed' maker Ubisoft - sources

EXCLUSIVE Tencent seeks to increase stake in ‘Assassin’s Creed’ maker Ubisoft – sources

HONG KONG, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) plans to increase its stake in French video game group Ubisoft Entertainment SA (UBIP.PA) as the Chinese gaming giant pivots into the global market gambling, four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. China’s largest social media and gaming company, which acquired a …

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Oil drops to near 6-month lows after surprise U.S. crude oil and gasoline builds

Oil drops to near 6-month lows after surprise U.S. crude oil and gasoline builds

Sticker reads crude oil on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Loving County, Texas, U.S. November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register U.S. crude and gasoline inventories rise unexpectedly – EIA OPEC+ decides on a small increase of 100,000 bpd in production …

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Fed officials beat the inflation drum;  “Reasonable” 50 basis point rate hike next month

Fed officials beat the inflation drum; “Reasonable” 50 basis point rate hike next month

Aug 3 (Reuters) – Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday expressed renewed determination to contain high inflation, although it was noted that a half-percentage-point hike in the Fed’s benchmark interest rate U.S. central bank next month could be enough to make progress toward that goal. “I’m assuming that 50 (basis points) would be a reasonable thing …

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