Dozens of heavily shorted stocks have rocketed 50% or more during 2021. See full story.
GameStop and AMC show why you should practice trading before playing with real money
Stock markets can shred rookie investors. Here’s how to improve your odds. See full story.
U.S. economic growth slowed to 4% annual pace at end of 2020
The U.S. economy grew at a modest 4% annual pace in the final three months of 2020 as a record wave of coronavirus cases stunted the recovery, pushing out the timetable for a stronger rebound until later this year. See full story.
GameStop and AMC trading restricted by TD Ameritrade, Schwab, Robinhood others
At least one major brokerage house is starting to respond to a frenetic surge in the price of shares of companies that has been attributed to rabid buying by individual investors on social-media platforms. See full story.
Apple justifies its huge valuation, while Tesla … not so much
Wednesday’s financial results demonstrated the difference in two of the most popular stocks in America: Apple Inc. and Tesla Inc., with the iPhone maker proving it is worthy of its whopping valuation, while the electric car maker, not so much. See full story.
A collapse in apartment rent collection during the pandemic is forging one of New York’s most unlikely political alliances. See full story.