Owning a cat vs. owning a dog — which pet makes better financial sense?

Owning a cat vs.  owning a dog — which pet makes better financial sense?

Hello and welcome to Financial Face-off, a MarketWatch column where we help you weigh financial decisions. Our columnist will give her verdict. Weigh in on whether you think she’s right in the comments. And please share your suggestions for future Financial Face-off columns. If you’re not already a pet owner, headlines about pandemic pets may … Read more

CEO of Robinhood rival shines fresh light on what retail investors are doing. Wall Street needs to pay attention.

CEO of Robinhood rival shines fresh light on what retail investors are doing.  Wall Street needs to pay attention.

From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago, a newish crowd of retail investors emerged, pouring extra cash into equity markets and steering Wall Street into places they never dreamed of, such as meme stocks. Our call of the dayfrom the founder and chief executive officer of competitive stock trading app Zingeroo, says … Read more

The 2023 Honda HR-V Is Finally A Stylish Commuter Crossover

The 2023 Honda HR-V Is Finally A Stylish Commuter Crossover

Photo: Honda When the Honda HR-V debuted in the US over a decade ago, it did so with all the charm of a cutting board; it was a solid, reliable platform that you could use everyday and yet totally ignore. But this could change now that the 2023 Honda HR-V is finally here with a … Read more

AMC Battles the Streaming Trend. Its Biggest Weapon May Be the Meme Crowd.

AMC Battles the Streaming Trend.  Its Biggest Weapon May Be the Meme Crowd.

Elias Stein Text size The morning after streaming won big at the Academy Awards, shares of a movie theater chain— AMC Entertainment—surged 45%, driven by CEO Adam Aron’s efforts to create a future beyond, well, theaters. In mid-March, Aron caught Wall Street off guard with a $27.9 million stake in Hycroft Mining Holding, which owns … Read more

US stock end higher Friday, S&P 500 rises for third straight week, after March jobs report reinforces Fed rate-hike expectations

US stock end higher Friday, S&P 500 rises for third straight week, after March jobs report reinforces Fed rate-hike expectations

All three major US stock benchmarks closed higher Friday, after a March jobs report reinforced a picture of a healthy economy but also underlined expectations for the Federal Reserve to be more aggressive in hiking interest rates in an effort to rein in persistently hot inflation. How did stock indexes perform? The Dow Jones Industrial … Read more

US stock end higher Friday, S&P 500 rises for third straight week, after March jobs report reinforces Fed rate-hike expectations

US stock end higher Friday, S&P 500 rises for third straight week, after March jobs report reinforces Fed rate-hike expectations

All three major US stock benchmarks closed higher Friday, after a March jobs report reinforced a picture of a healthy economy but also underlined expectations for the Federal Reserve to be more aggressive in hiking interest rates in an effort to rein in persistently hot inflation. How did stock indexes perform? The Dow Jones Industrial … Read more

Everything You Need To Know

Everything You Need To Know

Photo: Toyota Automotive enthusiasts have been dying for some new entrants into the hot hatchback market, and one company has delivered. Meet the 2023 Toyota GR Corolla. We’re going to talk about everything you might need to know about this new machine. Photo: Toyota Specs To Know 6-speed manual transmission GR-FOUR all-wheel drive 300 horsepower … Read more

New fuel economy rules will require 49 mpg average within by 2025

New fuel economy rules will require 49 mpg average within by 2025

new York CNNBudget — The Biden administration Friday rolled out final emissions rules that will require cars and trucks to have an average fuel economy of 49 miles per gallon in just a few years. The rule comes as Americans are paying record prices for gas. Friday’s reading for the national average price for a … Read more

The Toyota GR Corolla Has Leaked

The Toyota GR Corolla Has Leaked

In just a few short hours, we’ll all be treated to the full, official reveal of the upcoming Toyota GR Corolla. Finally, our questions about horsepower, design, and drivetrain will all be answered. Will its fender flares live up to the standard set by the GR Yaris? Soon, we’ll know every— hang on, I’m getting … Read more

Honda Is Now Doing Certified Pre-Owned Cars A Decade Old

Honda Is Now Doing Certified Pre-Owned Cars A Decade Old

Photo: Honda Honda wants to sell more cars, automakers are down with tougher fuel economy standards, and Faraday Future. All that and more in The Morning Shift for March 31, 2022. 1st Gear: CPO Honda said Thursday that it will sell certified pre-owned cars that are 10-years-old, with no mileage limitations, which you would be … Read more