5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, April 4

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks higher but key Treasury spreads remain inverted Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 31, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock futures rose modestly Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq looking the strongest. Twitter shares … Read more

Twitter shares soar more than 25% after Elon Musk takes 9% stake in social media company

Elon Musk speaks during a press conference at SpaceX’s Starbase facility near Boca Chica Village in South Texas on February 10, 2022. jim watson | AFP | Getty Images Outspoken Tesla CEO Elon Musk purchased a giant stake in Twitter that makes him the largest outside shareholder in the social media stock, not long after … Read more

Jamie Dimon says inflation, Ukraine war may dramatically increase risks for US

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase speaks to the Economic Club of New York in New York, January 16, 2019. Carlos Allegri | Reuters Jamie Dimon, CEO and chairman of the biggest US bank by assets, pointed to a potentially unprecedented combination of risks facing the country in his annual shareholder letter. Three forces are … Read more

JPMorgan, Goldman pick top Southeast Asia markets for 2022

Indonesia’s stocks are among the top picks of JPMorgan Asset Management and Goldman Sachs for 2022. In this photo from April 2019, the statue of a bull is standing at the lobby of the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in Jakarta, Indonesia. Dimas Ardian | Bloomberg via Getty Images Geopolitical tensions around the world have been … Read more

Sports fanatics should consider buying these three stocks, Jim Cramer says

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday offered three stock picks for investors who dream of owning a professional sports team but can’t afford to pay up billions of dollars. “Owning the common stock won’t let you weigh in on the trades or attend the owners’ meetings, go through the draft — you’re very much along for … Read more

Cramer’s week ahead: Brace for negativity

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday advised investors to brace themselves against Wall Street’s negativity next week as concerns over a possible recession mount. “I do believe that our economy’s headed for a slowdown — that’s just what rate hikes do. But a slowdown doesn’t necessarily translate into a horrific, crash-landing recession. … There are many … Read more

Jim Cramer says one of these red-hot stocks is a maybe, the other is a miss

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday broke down why Alto Ingredients is a risky buy while Gladstone Land is a complete miss. “You have my blessing to swing at Alto Ingredients for speculation, but Gladstone Land is coming in way too hot,” the “Mad Money” host said. Alto Ingredients stock fell 0.15% on Thursday to $6.82, … Read more

Investors forecasting a recession are watching the wrong indicator

Traders work, as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is seen delivering remarks on a screen at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, March 16, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters All eyes are on the yield curve between the two-year and the 10-year Treasurys, but investors are paying close attention to the … Read more

Dow futures are little changed ahead of last day of March

Stock futures were slightly higher in overnight trading Wednesday ahead of the last trading day of the month and quarter. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average was near flat. S&P 500 futures ticked up 0.1% and Nasdaq 100 futures added 0.3%. Stocks are coming off a down session Wednesday in which the Dow and … Read more

Cramer warns of trading after hours, points to big moves in Micron, RH

CNBC’s Jim Cramer reminded investors to always listen to a company’s conference call before trading on earnings and to avoid after-hours trades. “One mistake in after-hours trading will wipe you out much faster than a mistake during regular hours when everyone has the same information. There are more bids and offers, and the playing field … Read more