Here’s how Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day stack up against China’s biggest shopping day

Here’s how Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day stack up against China’s biggest shopping day

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba promises that this year’s annual Singles’ Day this Sunday will be the “largest-ever in terms of scale and reach.” The holiday, which started as a day for unmarried Chinese to buy gifts for themselves, has become the biggest single shopping event in the world. Consumers bought a record $25.3 billion in […]

Black Friday 2018 Ads: Target Vs Walmart Biggest Deals

Black Friday 2018 Ads: Target Vs Walmart Biggest Deals

This post was created by the Contributor in partnership with BestBlackFriday.com, which specializes in holiday season sales. The deals highlighted within this post were independently selected and do not contain affiliate links. In early November Target posted its 47-page Black Friday ad and it has been the benchmark for rivals to beat. But now Walmart […]

Black Friday 2018 Ads: Target’s Biggest Deals

Black Friday 2018 Ads: Target’s Biggest Deals

This post was created by the Contributor in partnership with BestBlackFriday.com, which specializes in holiday season sales. The deals highlighted within this post were independently selected and do not contain affiliate links. Black Friday 2018 really hit its stride when the 47-page Target Black Friday ad surfaced last week. Thanks to a tip-off from my […]

Stocks surge to cap off wild October, but S&P 500 posts biggest monthly loss since 2011

Stocks surge to cap off wild October, but S&P 500 posts biggest monthly loss since 2011

Stocks rose sharply on Wednesday for a second straight day as strong earnings from General Motors and Facebook lifted sentiment. But the major averages still posted big October losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 241.12 points to 25,115.76, led by Visa, bringing its two-day gain to about 650 points. The S&P 500 gained 1.1 […]

Stocks making the biggest move premarket: UTX, HOG, VZ, MMM, CAT & more

Stocks making the biggest move premarket: UTX, HOG, VZ, MMM, CAT & more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: United Technologies – The industrial conglomerate earned an adjusted $1.93 per share for the third quarter, 12 cents a share above forecasts. Revenue also beat forecasts, and the company raised its full-year earnings forecast. United Technologies is being helped by increased sales of aircraft parts as […]

Trump delivers another attack on Fed, calling central bank the biggest threat

Trump delivers another attack on Fed, calling central bank the biggest threat

President Donald Trump unleashed another attack on the Federal Reserve, calling the central bank his “biggest threat,” in an interview he gave to Fox Business Network. “My biggest threat is the Fed,” Trump said, according to excerpts released by the network ahead of an interview to air at 8 p.m. Eastern. “Because the Fed is […]

Stocks making the biggest move premarket: MS, GS, UNH, JNJ, WMT & more

Stocks making the biggest move premarket: MS, GS, UNH, JNJ, WMT & more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Morgan Stanley – The investment firm beat estimates by 16 cents a share, with quarterly earnings of $1.17 per share. Revenue came in above forecasts, as well. CEO James Gorman said Morgan Stanley performed well even in amid a seasonal summer slowdown. Goldman Sachs – Goldman […]

Worries about Saudi Arabia are thumping shares of one of Japan’s biggest tech companies

Worries about Saudi Arabia are thumping shares of one of Japan’s biggest tech companies

Alessandro Di Ciommo | NurPhoto | Getty Images Corp. Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son speaks during a joint announcement with Toyota Motor Corp. to make new venture to develop mobility services in Tokyo, Japan, 04 October 2018. Global concerns about a missing Saudi journalist are dragging down one of Japan’s largest tech giants. Conglomerate SoftBank […]