Why Is Netflix’s Market Value Higher Than Disney’s?

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) is reeling from the effects of the pandemic on its revenue. It posted a loss of $5 billion for the most recent quarter. The most damage was done to its theme parks. COVID-19 has hit Disney so hard that its market cap has dropped to $212 billion. Much smaller Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has a […]

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Coronavirus market could make dreams of retirement more distant

Retirement plan investors didn’t panic as global stock markets suffered their swiftest descent on record, and it doesn’t appear they jumped out after a historic rebound. They have held on tight in the face of who knows what comes next. “As we move out of a period of unprecedented volatility we saw that, for the most part, retirement investors did […]

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Stock market rally looks beyond coronavirus

Can investors remain optimistic about the stock market? Morgan Stanley emerging markets head Ruchir Sharma discusses trends in equities and corporate bonds. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Continue Reading Below The stock market has rallied sharply this week amid signs the spread of COVID-19 is slowing in some […]

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Dow’s shortest bear market shows coronavirus can be curtailed

Coronavirus economic uncertainty hasn’t passed yet, Trump says President Trump says he’s given the stock market optimism and support during the coronavirus outbreak. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here. Continue Reading Below While the coronavirus remains a global pandemic with fatalities rising and an economic catastrophe with American jobless claims […]

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Circuit breakers temper market frenzy

A pre-opening session of 15 minutes was mandated after trading resumed post the compulsory halt. What are market wide circuit breakers? Market-wide circuit breakers refer to the daily limit — both on the upside and the downside — that the benchmark indices can move in a single day before a trading halt is initiated. The circuit breaker mechanism was introduced […]

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The stock market boom that no-one predicted

Can you guess how much the sharemarket has risen in less than 12 months? How are those house-price crash predictions going? About as well as the forecasts of the stock market's demise, I suspect. Ah predictions. As Galbraith once said: “Pundits forecast not because they know, but because they are asked.” You know the sort – the bigger the wild […]

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Sensex hits record peak of 40,435; Nifty nears 12,000

Top gainers in the Sensex pack included Vedanta, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, Tata Motors, SBI, HCL Tech, Sun Pharma and Bharti Airtel Market benchmark BSE Sensex rallied over 269 points to hit its intra-day peak of 40,434.83 in early trade on Monday led by gains in ICICI Bank, RIL, ITC, TCS and HDFC Bank amid positive global cues and unabated […]

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