China’s consumer prices climb as Covid prompts food stockpiling

China's consumer prices climb as Covid prompts food stockpiling

Fresh vegetable prices rose by 24% year-on-year in April as consumers stocked up to prepare for potential stay-home orders. Pictured here is a delivery driver for Alibaba’s Hema Fresh supermarket in Beijing on May 10, 2022. Jade Gao | dpa | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s consumer and producer prices rose more than expected in … Read more

April’s consumer price index report expected to show inflation has already peaked

April's consumer price index report expected to show inflation has already peaked

Shoppers inside a grocery store in San Francisco, California, US, on Monday, May 2, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images April’s consumer price index report is expected to show inflation has already reached a peak — a development that some investors say could temporarily soothe markets. But economists say, even with a … Read more

Tesla Shanghai production lags due to parts shortages

Tesla Shanghai production lags due to parts shortages

Employees work at the Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 20, 2020. US electric car company Tesla in 2019 built its first Gigafactory outside the United States in the new Lingang area, with a designed annual production capacity of 500,000 units. ding ting | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Tesla reduced vehicle production … Read more

Dow Falls for Fourth Straight Day

Dow Falls for Fourth Straight Day

US stocks swung between gains and losses on Tuesday as uncertainty over inflation, interest rates and the economy continued to weigh on the market. All three major indexes opened higher, with the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite up 2.8% at one point. By late morning, stocks had mostly erased those gains and appeared on track to extend … Read more

Peloton, Novavax, Vroom and more

Peloton, Novavax, Vroom and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Peloton (PTON) – Peloton shares plunged 25.8% in the premarket after the fitness equipment maker reported a larger-than-expected quarterly loss and projected current-quarter revenue below estimates due to softening demand. Novavax (NVAX) – Novavax sank 23% in premarket trading after the vaccine maker … Read more

Inside the $23.5 million house that may break local California record

Inside the $23.5 million house that may break local California record

The ocean views from the most expensive mansion to ever sell in Encinitas, CA. Photos A $23.5 million modern mansion overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Southern California is set to officially hit the market on May 14, and in doing so become the most expensive home ever up for sale in the town of Encinitas, … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, May 9

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, May 9

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Nasdaq futures over drop 2% as stocks continue to sell off Traders on the floor of the NYSE, May 6, 2022. Source: NYSE The Nasdaq was poised to lead Wall Street lower again Monday, with futures tied … Read more

What is terraUSD (UST) and how does it affect bitcoin?

What is terraUSD (UST) and how does it affect bitcoin?

Pedestrians walk past a display of cryptocurrency Bitcoin on February 15, 2022 in Hong Kong, China. Anthony Kwan | Getty Images A multibillion-dollar bet that bitcoin can act as a “reserve currency” for the crypto economy is already being tested as UST, a controversial stablecoin, struggles to maintain its $1 peg. UST dropped close to … Read more

Palantir, Rivian, Uber and more

Palantir, Rivian, Uber and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Palantir Technologies (PLTR) – The data analytics software company’s shares plunged 15.1% in premarket trading after posting a mixed quarter. Palantir reported profit of 2 cents per share, compared to a 4 cents a share consensus estimate. Revenue was higher than expected, however, … Read more

Uber to cut down on costs, treat hiring as a ‘privilege’: CEO email

Uber to cut down on costs, treat hiring as a 'privilege': CEO email

Uber will cut back on spending and focus on becoming a leaner business to address a “seismic shift” in investor sentiment, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told employees in an email obtained by CNBC. “After earnings, I spent several days meeting investors in New York and Boston,” Khosrowshahi said in the email, which was sent out late … Read more