Coinbase Stock Keeps Sliding After Earnings Report

Coinbase Stock Keeps Sliding After Earnings Report

The biggest cryptocurrency exchange in the US said it was bleeding users, reflecting continued destruction in the crypto market and investors’ unease about risky assets. Coinbase Global Inc. CORNER -12.60% said Tuesday that it lost hundreds of millions of dollars in the first quarter, sending the stock tumbling in after-hours trading. Following the after-market report, … 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

Cryptocurrency TerraUSD Falls Below Fixed Value, Triggering Selloff

Cryptocurrency TerraUSD Falls Below Fixed Value, Triggering Selloff

One type of cryptocurrency, a so-called stablecoin, is meant to keep its value at $1. But on Monday, the third-biggest stablecoin, TerraUSD, fell as low as 94 cents, causing a flood of investors to sell their holdings. Stablecoins get their name from their being tied to the value of government-issued currencies, such as the dollar. … Read more

Investors Rush Into Defensive ETFs as Market Turbulence Grows

Investors Rush Into Defensive ETFs as Market Turbulence Grows

Jittery investors are pouring money into exchange-traded funds tied to defensive sectors, seeking safety in a market that continues to be whipsawed by worries about rising interest rates. Net inflows into defensive ETFs—or those related to the consumer staples, healthcare, utilities and real-estate sectors, along with precious metals, Treasurys and commodities—have totaled $50 billion this … Read more

U.S. Stock Futures Point to Wall Street Extending Selloff

U.S. Stock Futures Point to Wall Street Extending Selloff

US stock futures edged down, putting major indexes on track to extend losses after one of Wall Street’s worst selloffs since the pandemic began. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 0.3%, a day after the blue-chip index slumped more than 1,000 points, its worst day since 2020. S&P 500 futures edged down … Read more

Bausch + Lomb Prices IPO at $18 a Share, Below Expectations

Bausch + Lomb Prices IPO at $18 a Share, Below Expectations

Bausch + Lomb Corp. priced its IPO at $18 a share Thursday, falling short of expectations as it became the first big company in months to try going public into a turbulent stock market. Bausch Health BHC -7.40% Cos., the parent company, raised $630 million in the offering. It had been aiming to raise as … Read more

Peloton Seeks Minority Investment to Shore Up Business

Peloton Seeks Minority Investment to Shore Up Business

Exercise-bike maker Peloton has seen its stock fall after a period of high demand early in the pandemic. Photo: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg News Interactive Platoon Inc. PTON -9.09% is exploring a sale of a sizable minority stake, in an effort to shore up its business as the once-hot bike maker’s stock continues to sink. The fitness … Read more

Fed, Biden Administration Float New Lending Rules for Lower-Income Areas

Fed, Biden Administration Float New Lending Rules for Lower-Income Areas

WASHINGTON—Top US regulators proposed overhauling how banks lend hundreds of billions of dollars annually in lower-income communities, after scrapping a Trump-era revamp that had divided regulators and industry officials. The latest proposal to modernize rules for the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act, announced Thursday, aims to ensure lending to lower-income individuals and small businesses is distributed … Read more

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens to Record $109.8 Billion as Imports Surge

U.S. Trade Deficit Widens to Record $109.8 Billion as Imports Surge

Inflation, supply imbalances and strong demand for imported goods widened the US trade deficit to a record in March, with clothing, computers, and vehicles driving the surge. The trade gap in goods and services widened by 22.3% in March from the prior month to a seasonally adjusted $109.8 billion, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. Before … Read more

Stocks Open Mixed Ahead of Fed Decision

Stocks Open Mixed Ahead of Fed Decision

US stocks wavered Wednesday ahead of the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate decision. The S&P 500 gained less than 0.1% in early New York trading. The tech-focused Nasdaq Composite Index slipped 0.1% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average was roughly flat. Fed officials are widely expected to announce Wednesday afternoon that they are raising interest rates by … Read more