Intel earnings: How Intel figures in data-center recovery is key

Intel Corp. is looking to hand in its second quarter of revenue growth in a row after sales stalled at the beginning of 2019, but only if data-center sales growth can offset declines in the chip maker’s largest segment. Intel INTC, -0.10% is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings after the market close on Thursday. At CES, Intel announced new laptop and […]

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Dow ends more than 350 points lower after Trump threatens tariffs on Mexico

Stocks ended sharply lower Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to place escalating tariffs on Mexican imports. The move amplified worries over economic growth tied partly to the escalation of the U.S.-China trade battle, which previously contributed to a May selloff in stocks that saw major indexes post their first monthly decline of 2019. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, […]

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Nvidia stock falls after earnings fail to change any minds

Nvidia Corp. can’t predict what will happen the rest of the year, and analysts on a whole disagree on what that means for the stock. After Nvidia reported an earnings beat Thursday afternoon but pointedly did not reiterate earlier annual guidance, analysts were split about what to do with that information Friday: Five dropped their price targets and seven increased […]

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Why the stock market is at the mercy of the U.S. consumer

The stock-market narrative over the last week centered on the escalating trade battle between the U.S. and China, but it’s the U.S. consumer that will steer the path ahead for equities. As corporate tax-cut stimulus fades and the market continues to digest higher interest rates imposed last year, persistent job growth and wage gains are key to sustaining the current […]

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