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Thu, Apr 18th, 2019
IPO mania: Zoom zooms, Pinterest pins down Wall Street

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — There's some tech jubilance in the air on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley as a pair of newly public companies — Zoom and Pinterest — saw their stocks soar on their first trading...

PINS : 24.40 (+2.74%)
GOOGL : 1,241.47 (+0.11%)
ORCL : 54.52 (+0.07%)
CSCO : 56.40 (+0.16%)
MSFT : 123.37 (+1.31%)
Musk, SEC get another week to reach deal in contempt case

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Tesla CEO Elon Musk and U.S. securities regulators are getting another week to negotiate a deal to keep Musk from being found in contempt of court.

Walmart, Amazon kick off government online pilot program

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon and Walmart on Thursday kicked off a two-year government pilot program allowing low-income shoppers on government food assistance in New York to shop and pay for their groceries...

AMZN : 1,861.50 (-0.18%)
Americans' energy use surges despite climate change concern

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10% jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead the way, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says....

National Enquirer being sold to former newsstand mogul

NEW YORK (AP) — The National Enquirer is being sold to the former head of the airport newsstand company Hudson News following a rocky year in which the tabloid was accused of burying stories that could...

Arizona lawmakers OK ban on cellphone use while driving

PHOENIX (AP) — The small list of states that allow either texting while driving or hand-held cellphone use is shrinking after the Arizona House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a cellphone use ban...

How the major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Major U.S. indexes managed small gains Thursday, though not enough to prevent a losing week for the S&P 500 following three weeks of gains.

US stocks cap holiday shortened week with modest gains

The major U.S. stock indexes capped a holiday shortened week with slight gains Thursday, reversing some of the modest losses from a day earlier.

PFE : 39.38 (-1.25%)
AXP : 107.86 (-3.49%)
HON : 169.06 (+3.79%)
MO : 54.37 (-3.22%)
UNP : 176.66 (+4.36%)
New Mexico panel surprises Facebook with $39M utility bill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A powerful New Mexico regulatory authority is requiring the state's largest utility to bill Facebook $39 million for a new transmission line construction for its data center...

PNMXO : 102.0000 (+0.99%)
Commission: New NAFTA would deliver modest economic gains

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new North America trade agreement would give the U.S. economy only a modest boost, an independent federal agency has found.

Union Pacific, Canopy move higher but Alcoa, Skechers fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday:

WEED.TO : 59.64 (+4.43%)
AA : 26.66 (-3.82%)
SKX : 31.60 (-10.43%)
SNA : 168.07 (+6.48%)
URI : 136.00 (+8.14%)
ARNC : 20.04 (+0.60%)
UNP : 176.66 (+4.36%)
2 Zooms soared after the IPO: Did you buy the wrong one?

NEW YORK (AP) — One IPO, two stocks zooming higher.

The parent company of the National Enquirer says the tabloid is being sold to former Hudson News newsstand mogul

NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of the National Enquirer says the tabloid is being sold to former Hudson News newsstand mogul.

Markets Right Now: Stocks end holiday-shortened week higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

PFE : 39.38 (-1.25%)
HON : 169.06 (+3.79%)
Facebook says more Instagram passwords exposed than thought

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago.

Assange friend jailed by Ecuador says case will collapse

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A Swedish programmer friendly with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he's confident the allegations that have him jailed in Ecuador lack substance and "will collapse."

BMW adds nearly 185,000 vehicles to recall over fire risk

DETROIT (AP) — BMW is adding nearly 185,000 vehicles in the U.S. to a 2017 recall for possible engine fires.

Israeli team investigating 'chain of events' in lunar crash

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli start-up behind last week's failed lunar landing said Thursday that it is still investigating a malfunction that caused the spacecraft to plummet to the moon's surface.

US wins WTO case against China over grain exports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Trade Organization handed the United States a win Thursday in a trade dispute with China, ruling that Beijing did not fairly administer quotas on U.S. wheat, rice and corn....

Sears sues former chairman Eddie Lampert

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears Holdings Corp. is suing its former chairman and largest shareholder Eddie Lampert, alleging the billionaire stripped the once iconic company of more than $2 billion in assets.

SHLDQ : 0.7202 (-3.97%)

Chart of the Day

W.R. Berkley Corp (WRB)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the insurance holding company W.R.Berkley (WRB), I found the stock by sorting Barchart's New All Time Highlist first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month, then used the Flipchart fea...
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