Kohl’s failed takeover was just one of a wave of abandoned deals amid market volatility

Kohl’s Corp. announced Friday that takeover talks with Vitamin Shoppe parent Franchise Group Inc. have ended, adding to a wave of ditched business deals amid unfavorable market conditions. Kohl’s KSS, -21.36% said it communicated with 25 parties, but Franchise Group’s FRG, -8.50% bid of $ 60 per share led to “exclusive negotiations.” “Despite a concerted … Read more

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Cl A stock outperforms market despite losses on the day

Shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Cl A AMC, -0.73% slumped 0.73% to $ 13.55 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, -1.33% falling 1.33% to 11,028.74 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.82% falling 0.82% to 30,775.43. AMC Entertainment Holdings … Read more

Dow down more than 500 points as brutal first half comes to close

US stocks opened sharply lower on Thursday following the release of closelywatched inflation data, while Wall Street was headed for its worst first half of the year in more than 50 years. How are stock-index futures trading? The S&P 500 dropped 72 points, or 1.9%, to 3,746. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 509 points, … Read more

Las Vegas Sands Corp. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market

Shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. LVS, -0.35% sank 0.35% to $ 31.60 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.13% falling 0.13% to 3,759.89 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.15% falling 0.15% to 30,483.13. The stock’s fall snapped a … Read more

Why stock-market volatility may rise Friday due to Russell rebalancing

Investors are bracing for a heavy day of trading Friday due to the rebalancing of the Russell US equity indices, an annual reconstitution that comes amid elevated volatility in the stock market. Global index provider FTSE Russell kicked off the rebalancing process on May 6, or so-called rank day, to ensure the indices accurately reflect … Read more

Las Vegas Sands Corp. stock rises Tuesday, still underperforms market

Shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. LVS, + 0.13% inched 0.13% higher to $ 31.71 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, + 2.45% rising 2.45% to 3,764.79 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, + 2.15% rising 2.15% to 30,530.25. … Read more

Stock Market Closed for Juneteenth, June Economic Data, and More to Watch This Week

Text size Uncredited US stock and bond markets will be closed on Monday in observance of Juneteenth. There will be a handful of earnings reports, annual shareholders meetings, and economic-data releases when investors return this week. Companies reporting quarterly results will include Lennar on Tuesday; FedEx , BlackBerry , spirit Darden Restaurants on Thursday; spirit … Read more

Why businesses are fuming after the minimum wage increase announcement | 7NEWS – 7NEWS Australia

Why businesses are fuming after the minimum wage increase announcement | 7NEWS7NEWS Australia Australian Labor government backs ruling that further cuts real wagesWSWS ‘Likely’ wage increase will feed inflation: CowanSky News Australia ‘A lot’ of small businesses will not be able to afford wage increase: HughesSky News Australia View Full Coverage on Google News

You might think bearish sellers have popped the market’s bubble, but these stocks are still inflated

Do not expect a replay of the 2021 meme-stock short squeeze. Some investors are, given that short-sellers have boosted their bets against GameStop GME, + 2.47% and AMC Entertainment Holdings AMC, + 7.13%. In January 2021, it became increasingly difficult for short-sellers to find shares to borrow to sell short. Those who wanted to cut … Read more

Opinion: ‘The stock market is not going to zero’: How this individual investor with 70 years of experience is trading the bear market

Not many investors can claim a lifetime of stock-market success. Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, -1.94% BRK.B, -1.39% comes to mind, of course, but what about Warren Kaplan? Who? Kaplan is an 85-year-old individual investor with 70 years of stock-trading experience. Kaplan grew up in a poor family in the Bronx, NY, but by … Read more