Yes, the Perfect White T-Shirt Does Exist. How To Find It.

Yes, the Perfect White T-Shirt Does Exist.  How To Find It.

SIMPLICITY IS the most difficult thing to secure in this world,” wrote George Sand (aka Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dudevant). In her mid-19th century heyday, women were more concerned with corsets and trains than comfy tops. But her declaration could easily apply to the modern quest for simplicity—in the form of the perfect, plain white tee that universally … Read more

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

These 10 stocks have fallen at least 20% this year, but are expected to soar up to 66% from here

These 10 stocks have fallen at least 20% this year, but are expected to soar up to 66% from here

It sure has been a wild ride for investors over the past few weeks, with the S&P 500 benchmark rising 10% from March 8 through March 30. But the broader stock market is still down for 2022. Below is a list of 10 stocks that have fallen at least 20% this year, but are expected … Read more

AMC and GameStop Are Red Hot Again. It’s March Madness for Meme Stocks.

AMC and GameStop Are Red Hot Again.  It's March Madness for Meme Stocks.

Text size A cyclist rides past an AMC theater in San Francisco in the spring of 2020. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Even stocks are back on the menu. Shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings, GameStop, and Bed Bath & Beyond leapt Monday in a resurgence of the frenzied buying that took them through the roof early last … Read more

AMC and GameStop Are Red Hot Again. It’s March Madness for Meme Stocks.

AMC and GameStop Are Red Hot Again.  It's March Madness for Meme Stocks.

Text size A cyclist rides past an AMC theater in San Francisco in the spring of 2020. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Even stocks are back on the menu. Shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings, GameStop, and Bed Bath & Beyond leapt Monday in a resurgence of the frenzied buying that took them through the roof early last … Read more

Nearly 50,000 California grocery workers vote to authorize strike

Nearly 50,000 California grocery workers vote to authorize strike

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of central and Southern California grocery workers have voted to authorize their union to call a strike against several major supermarket chains as contract negotiations are set to resume this week. About 47,000 workers at hundreds of Ralphs, Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions voted starting last week and the results were announced … Read more

SoftBank’s Alibaba Stake in Spotlight Amid Stock-Market Turbulence

SoftBank's Alibaba Stake in Spotlight Amid Stock-Market Turbulence

The turmoil in Chinese technology shares is damping the financial firepower Japan’s SoftBank 9984 -1.75% Group Corp. has for new investments, and prompting debate about whether it might sell some of its huge stake in Alibaba BABA -1.88% Group Holding Ltd. The Nasdaq Golden Dragon China Index of US-listed Chinese stocks has declined 52% over … Read more

SoftBank’s Alibaba Stake in Spotlight Amid Stock-Market Turbulence

SoftBank's Alibaba Stake in Spotlight Amid Stock-Market Turbulence

The turmoil in Chinese technology shares is damping the financial firepower Japan’s SoftBank 9984 -1.75% Group Corp. has for new investments, and prompting debate about whether it might sell some of its huge stake in Alibaba BABA -1.88% Group Holding Ltd. The Nasdaq Golden Dragon China Index of US-listed Chinese stocks has declined 52% over … Read more

Instacart Cuts Valuation by Nearly 40%

Instacart Cuts Valuation by Nearly 40%

Instacart Inc. said it has cut its valuation by about 38% to $24 billion, illustrating the difficulties of competing in the delivery market. The San Francisco company said the valuation reflects the market turbulence impacting public and private technology companies. Instacart, which sends shoppers to pick and deliver groceries from supermarkets, was last valued at … Read more