Tech stocks worst two-week stretch since the start of pandemic

Tech stocks worst two-week stretch since the start of pandemic

Pedestrians pass by the New York Stock Exchange. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images What started off as a third-quarter rebound has turned into a flop for tech investors. The Nasdaq tumbled 5.1% this week after losing 5.5% the prior week. That marks the worst two-week stretch for the tech-heavy index since it plunged … Read more

‘Big Short’ Michael Burry hints we are in the middle of a market bubble popping akin to ’08 and ’00

‘Big Short’ Michael Burry hints we are in the middle of a market bubble popping akin to ’08 and ’00

“The Big Short” investor Michael Burry, best known for calling the subprime mortgage crisis, issued another dire prediction in a cryptic tweet, hinting that a 2000 and 2008 style market bubble could be on its way to popping in 2022. The founder of Scion Asset Management appeared to make a checklist for signs of a … Read more

Shopify warns sellers against using Amazon’s ‘Buy With Prime’ service

Shopify warns sellers against using Amazon’s ‘Buy With Prime’ service

The logo of Shopify is seen outside its headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Sept. 28, 2018. Chris Wattie | Reuters Shopify is pushing back on Amazon’s one-click checkout service. The e-commerce platform is warning merchants who try to install Amazon’s Buy With Prime button on their storefront that it violates Shopify’s terms of service, and … Read more

Stocks may be headed for another selloff according to RBC’s ‘hedge fund hot dogs’ basket

Stocks may be headed for another selloff according to RBC’s ‘hedge fund hot dogs’ basket

A group of the most popular stocks owned by the world’s largest hedge funds are starting to underperform the broader market once again. According to a team of analysts at RBC Capital Markets, this is a sign that US stocks could be headed for another blowup. For several years now, a team of equity analysts … Read more

Sell ​​this FAANG stock with downside of more than 20%

Sell ​​this FAANG stock with downside of more than 20%

The second-quarter report cards for FAANG stocks are in—and it’s a mixed bag once more. But Goldman Sachs is keeping its buy calls for the grouping and has just one sell call among the tech giants. Google parent Alphabet and Facebook parent Meta both missed on earnings and revenue estimates, while Amazon delivered a revenue … Read more

Apple and Meta headsets could face a big challenge: Sticker shock

Apple and Meta headsets could face a big challenge: Sticker shock

Apple and Facebook parent Meta are expected to release mixed reality headsets in the coming year that could finally fulfill the industry’s promise to turn head-worn devices into the next big shift in personal computing. But there’s one major potential snag: sticker shock. The best-selling virtual reality headset, the Meta Quest 2, retails for $400 … Read more

Opinion: Is Mark Zuckerberg taking the first step toward turning Facebook into Yahoo 2.0?

Opinion: Is Mark Zuckerberg taking the first step toward turning Facebook into Yahoo 2.0?

Yahoo was once the most popular website on the planet, the only place that everyone on the internet seemed to touch at least once an online session. After an ignominious slide, however, Yahoo is just another site that has some fans in certain parts of Asia and offers some niche products. Has Mark Zuckerberg launched … Read more

Snap shares dive 35% following poor earnings report

Snap shares dive 35% following poor earnings report

In this screengrab, CEO of Snap Inc. Evan Spiegel takes the stage at the virtual Snap Partner Summit 2021 on May 20, 2021 in Los Angeles. Snap Partner Summit 2021 – Snap Inc | Getty Images Shares of Snap fell 35% Friday morning, a day after the company reported disappointing second-quarter results. Snap missed Wall … Read more

Asset manager names companies trading at a ‘sizable discount’

Asset manager names companies trading at a ‘sizable discount’

With stock markets yet to emerge from the doldrums of a brutal first half sell-off, investors are increasingly seeking strategies to preserve and grow their capital. Asset manager Jack Ablin tells CNBC how he’s trading the market volatility, highlighting some of his top stocks along the way. Investors should be putting their money in companies … Read more

Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses for a portrait next to a line of new MacBook Airs as he enters the Steve Jobs Theater during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California on June 6, 2022 . Chris Tuite | AFP | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook recently … Read more