Dear Quentin, My mother-in-law passed away almost two years ago, and her house has remained empty since then. Immediately after she passed, one sister-in-law came over, and took the entire contents of the house, against the instructions laid out in the will.  She did not allow my other sister-in-law...
U.S. stocks finished higher Friday, with the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite leading the way up, as investors assessed fresh data on inflation and the economy as well as companies’ fourth-quarter earnings reports. The Nasdaq booked a fourth straight week of gains, its longest weekly win streak since August. How stock...
Technology stocks are on quite a tear to start 2023, but that could actually be an ominous signal. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, +0.95% is up 11% so far this month, on track for its best January performance since it notched a 12.2% gain in 2001, according to...
S&P Global Ratings downgraded Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.’s credit Friday, a day after the beleaguered retailer said it was in default on loans that have been called in. The default filing sent Bed Bath & Beyond’s BBBY, +1.19% stock plunging, although it rallied to end Friday’s session...
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. gets to show Wall Street if it “certainly” ended 2022 in a better place, after the price of clearing inventory helped gut results from rival Intel Corp. AMD AMD, +0.32% is scheduled to report earnings after the close of markets on Tuesday. AMD...
As the family of Tyre Nichols endures the release of the video of the young Black man’s fatal traffic stop with Memphis police, and the nation still smarts from the civilian-filmed 2020 murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis cops, a book hitting this week argues it’s...
“” — Shirley Weber, California secretary of state, addressing the Reparations Task Force California Secretary of State Shirley Weber, who wrote the legislation that established the state’s groundbreaking reparations task force as a state assemblywoman, made that plea Friday to the...
American Express Co. exceeded $50 billion in annual revenue last year for the first time, buoyed by continued strong spending levels among its customer base. While the card giant came up short of profit expectations for the fourth quarter, it delivered an upbeat earnings outlook for the full...
The S&P 500 is on the verge of achieving its first “golden cross” in two-and-a-half years, but that doesn’t mean stocks are destined for more gains over the coming year. The golden-cross indicator is used by technical analysts as a sign that a particular upward trend in markets...
Chevron Corp. ‘s record-busting earnings came in slightly under Wall Street expectations on Friday, sending the stock more than 4% lower and making it a top equity-market loser. Chevron CVX, -4.10% earlier Friday reported a mixed fourth quarter, beating the analyst consensus on revenue, and the stock went...