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Jim Chanos, Short Seller Who Took on Enron and Tesla, to Close Hedge Funds

Fri, 11/17/2023 - 5:30pm
Chanos & Co. manages less than $200 million today, down from $6 billion in 2008, after Tesla soared and as bearish strategies lose favor.

Stocks Advance For a Third Straight Week

Fri, 11/17/2023 - 4:37pm
Major indexes extended gains on Friday; Benchmark yields held steady

Gap Is Righting the Ship With Old Navy

Fri, 11/17/2023 - 7:30am
Old Navy’s unexpectedly fast recovery bodes well for the company’s turnaround effort.

Obesity Drugs Put These Stocks on a Crash Diet---Now They're Rebounding

Fri, 11/17/2023 - 7:00am
Medical-device investors bet new obesity drugs won’t cause as much pain as previously thought.

Are Americans Falling Out of Love With EVs?

Fri, 11/17/2023 - 5:43am
Manufacturers need to cut costs as electric-vehicle inventories pile up, but this is easier said than done.

What's Behind the Market's Wild Overreactions

Fri, 11/17/2023 - 5:30am
There are deeper issues behind the rapid changes in the market story that are unlikely to be resolved soon.

Where Have All the Foreign Buyers Gone for U.S. Treasury Debt?

Fri, 11/17/2023 - 5:30am
Overseas private investors and central banks now own about 30% of all outstanding U.S. government debt—down from roughly 43% a decade ago.

Avoiding China Has Been a Winning Investment Strategy. But It Isn't Easy.

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 11:00pm
Chinese stocks have diverged from the rest of the emerging markets, but the country is still weighing heavily on other economies.

Almost No One Pays a 6% Real-Estate Commission---Except Americans

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 9:00pm
How the rest of the world buys and sells homes explained, in three charts.

Congrats, Your House Made You Rich. Now Sell It.

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 9:00pm
Lots of baby boomers are going to sell their homes in the years ahead. The trick is to beat the crowd.

Walmart Earnings, Low Fuel Prices Drag on Stocks

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 4:49pm
Investors feel hopeful about inflation, interest rates.

Walmart Keeps Winning, but Has High Bar to Clear

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 2:23pm
Walmart is delivering on both value and convenience, but investors want to see faster profit growth.

FDIC Cancels Planned Board Meeting After Reports of Toxic Workplace

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 11:07am
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. canceled a public meeting of its board scheduled for Thursday, after reports on allegations that Chairman Martin Gruenberg had turned a blind eye to misconduct at the regulator.

These Stocks Are Trailing the Market by the Widest Margin in 25 Years

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 11:00am
Smaller, speculative companies, which tend to issue more floating-rate debt, have been stung by higher interest rates.

Alibaba's Spinoff Plans Fall to Earth

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 8:39am
New York shares of the Chinese e-commerce giant were down premarket after it said it would abandon its cloud segment spinoff plan.

Regulators Say Wells Fargo Isn't Doing Enough to Police Customer Crimes

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 8:30am
The bank is facing a lawsuit claiming that it failed to detect an alleged Ponzi scheme.

Is the Stage Set for a Year-End Rally?

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 7:22am
With the good news about inflation and earnings already priced into the market, and bond yields offering stiff competition, there is less room for the usual seasonal rally.

Guinness Maker's Morning After Offers Little Reassurance

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 6:00am
Alcohol giant Diageo struggles to repair damage with investors days after it issued a profit warning that tanked its shares.

Wall Street Loves Washington's New Debt Approach---for Now

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 5:30am
The Treasury’s flexibility has pleasantly surprised investors, spurring a bond rally this month.

Puerto Rico Was Supposed to Be John Paulson's Paradise. Then Came the Lawsuits.

Thu, 11/16/2023 - 5:30am
The billionaire has spent hundreds of millions of dollars buying and developing luxury property on the island, but now is in a bitter legal feud.