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Bed Bath & Beyond Shares Are Slumping and the Charts Suggest It May Fall Even Harder

Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond on Thursday have lost about a fifth of their value after the company reported disappointing earnings. To some extent, this reaction should have been expected. While Bed Bath & Beyond has been taking…

Intuitive Surgical Jumps on Pre-Announcement of Sales

Shares of Intuitive Surgical  rose $14.21, or 2.4%, to $600 in after-hours trading Thursday after the company pre-announced better-than-expected revenue numbers. The company said it expects fourth-quarter revenue of $1.278 billion, up…

Japan says Carlos Ghosn’s escape was inexcusable, vows reforms

TOKYO — Japan’s justice minister vowed Monday to strengthen border departure checks and review bail conditions after Nissan’s 7201, -1.67%   former Chairman Carlos Ghosn fled the country. Masako Mori told reporters at a news conference…

Oil prices continue to rise, U.S. stock futures retreat as Mideast tensions remain high

Oil prices continued to rise in late Sunday trading, continuing their surge in the wake of last week’s killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in a U.S. drone strike, which ratcheted up Middle East tensions. West Texas Intermediate…

Where in the World Is Carlos Ghosn? Interpol Issues Wanted Notice for Former Nissan Exec

Carlos Ghosn has escaped Japan. The former executive of both Nissan  (NSANY)  and Renault  (RNLSY)  escaped to Lebanon on Dec. 31, 2019. While it's still unclear how Ghosn escaped, reports say that he used a spare French passport.…

Silver Is Going to Be the Outperforming Metal of 2020

There is a case for silver if either the economy performs well or poorly in 2020, said Peter Hug, global trading director of Kitco Metals. “I still believe silver, relative to gold, is going to outperform next year and I am bullish…

US Bond Yields Surge as Stocks Hit Record Highs; 30-Yr Auction Sees Solid Demand

US Treasury bond yields rose to the highest levels since late July Thursday, helping trim the amount of global government debt trading with negative yields, as investors shifted cash into riskier markets amid renewed trade hopes and …

Intel CFO George Davis: Our Stock Is Too Cheap

Three quarters into joining chip giant Intel (INTC) as chief financial officer, George Davis is still discovering the nuances of the job. Intel announced a mammoth buyback plan, $20 billion, when it reported third-quarter earnings on…

Gold recoups some of its recent losses, but holds below $1,500

Gold futures settled higher Wednesday, a day after the precious metal lost its grip on the psychologically significant $1,500 mark amid gains in stocks, yields and a firmer U.S. dollar — all headwinds for the commodity. On Wednesday,…

Oil prices finish lower as U.S. crude supplies post weekly rise of nearly 8 million barrels

Oil futures finished lower on Wednesday after U.S. government data revealed that domestic crude supplies rose for a second week in a row, by nearly 8 million barrels. The build of 7.9 million barrels in crude supplies, along with build…