What recent small cap rally says about risk

The money flow into small caps may not be a rotation from winning growth trades. Dave Nadig, ETF journalist and financial futurist, sees investors “just buying, buying, buying.” “What we’re seeing is a diversification trade,” he told CNBC’s “ETF Edge” this week. “We’re seeing flows into everything, and that to me means people are looking […]

CRWD, PLUG, CMA and more

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. CrowdStrike – The stock fell more than 10% after an update by the cybersecurity firm caused a major IT outage that affected airlines, hospitals, financial services firms and other businesses . Shares of Microsoft were also marginally lower following the news that many Microsoft users around […]

What CFPB’s rule on paycheck advance programs means for workers

Rohit Chopra, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on June 13, 2024. Tierney L. Cross/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is cracking down on so-called paycheck advance programs, which have grown popular with workers in recent years. Such programs, also known as earned wage […]

Facing trade tensions, China says it will focus on its own economy

Real estate building under construction in Qingjiangpu District, Huai ‘an City, Jiangsu province, China, on July 15, 2024. Cfoto | Future Publishing | Getty Images BEIJING — Top Chinese officials on Friday emphasized the country would focus on its own affairs in the face of rising trade tensions. “As long as we do our own […]

DHI, DPZ, INFY and more

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. D.R. Horton – Shares surged more than 12% after the company’s fiscal third-quarter results topped Wall Street expectations. The homebuilder posted earnings of $4.10 per share on revenue of $9.97 billion. Analysts polled by FactSet were expecting $3.75 per share on revenue of $9.61 billion. The […]

‘Loophole’ may get you a $7,500 tax credit for leasing an EV

Maskot | Maskot | Getty Images Buying a new electric vehicle isn’t the only way consumers can access a $7,500 federal EV tax credit. They may also be able to get the money by leasing a car. The Inflation Reduction Act, which President Joe Biden signed in 2022, contained various rules related to consumer tax […]

ECB President Christine Lagarde speaks after rate decision

[The stream is slated to start at 8:45 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde is giving a press conference following the bank’s latest monetary policy decision. The central bank left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, after implementing a cut […]

DPZ, WBD, UAL and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell. Domino’s Pizza — Shares plunged more than 13% on the company’s mixed second-quarter results. Domino’s posted $4.03 earnings per share, topping an LSEG estimate of $3.68 per share. However, revenue came in line with estimates at $1.1 billion. U.S. comparable store sales also grew slightly less […]

JD Vance blames U.S. wage losses on China building its middle class

Relations between Washington and Beijing are at their lowest in decades amid disputes over trade, technology, human rights and China’s increasingly aggressive approach toward its territorial claims involving self-governing Taiwan and the South China Sea. Jason Lee | Reuters BEIJING — U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s new running mate JD Vance stuck to a hard […]