US stock buybacks head for record in third quarter

Fox Business Flash top headlines for November 2 Check out what’s clicking on Total U.S. corporate stock buybacks are on track to hit a record for the third quarter as the U.S. economy bounced back from the global pandemic and chief executives became less fearful of spending cash. S&P 500 companies in recent weeks […]

Stock futures inch higher ahead of tech earnings

Investment adviser on third-quarter earnings: Markets will ‘continue to see some upside’ Commonwealth Financial Network CIO Brad McMillan forecasts that after earnings season ‘we are going to start seeing some volatility as we figure out it’s not going to be as good going forward as it has been.’ U.S. stock futures edged up ahead of […]

Stock futures pause after Dow hits record

Fox Business Flash top headlines for October 22 Check out what’s clicking on U.S. stock futures were little changed after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the prior week at a record high. Futures on the S&P 500 strengthened 0.1% and futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average were flat. Changes in equity […]

SEC says GameStop meme stock frenzy fueled by ‘investor sentiment’

Author details GameStop battle between ‘little guys,’ Wall Street in new book ‘The Antisocial Network’ author Ben Mezrich on the revolutionary moment a Reddit group realized they had ‘an enormous amount of power’ in the stock market. Following its highly anticipated review into the events surrounding the "meme stock" trading saga in January, the Securities […]

Virgin Galactic stock plummets after commercial spaceflight delay

Reusable rockets driving down cost of space access: ProcureAM CEO ProcureAM CEO and co-founder Andrew Chanin discusses growing demand in space travel. Shares of Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plunged as much as 20% in pre-market trading Friday after the aerospace company announced schedule changes that will delay its commercial spaceflights until the fourth quarter of […]

Midday Meme Stock Report for 8\/31: AMC, Corsair,, Vinco Ventures

The overall market was flattish again in Tuesday’s noon hour, with the Dow Jones industrials trading up fractionally and both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite fractionally lower. Volume is less than half the 10-day moving average of around 3.6 billion shares traded. The stocks getting a lot of mentions on social media today […]

5 Meme Stock Movers for 8\/31: Alibaba, AMC, Robinhood,, Vinco Ventures

Tuesday’s premarket trading was looking good for a while but dropped into the red before coming back a bit to trade roughly flat with about 90 minutes to go before the opening bell. The macro news was decidedly mixed: U.S. troops are out of Afghanistan, Chinese manufacturing growth slowed in August, some Democrats are urging […]