Oil futures on track to book a second weekly decline

2020-01-17

Oil futures struggled for direction on Friday, seesawing between modest gains and losses, with prices on track to register a loss for a second week in a row. Traders continued to weigh the prospects for energy demand in the wake of the China-U.S. trade deal on Wednesday and Senate approvalRead More →

HPE shares dip 4% on revenue decline

2019-11-25

Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. dipped 4% in after-hours trading Monday after the computing giant reported fourth-quarter revenue that fell short of analyst estimates. The major culprit, as in previous quarters: Longer sales cycles for bigger deals because of economic and geopolitical uncertainty, company executives said. The San Jose,Read More →

Why stocks tend to make money when corporate earnings decline

2019-07-07

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: One of the top money and investing stories resonating with MarketWatch readers this past week eased fears that a corporate earnings recession would sink the stock market, while another set aside concern that Americans’ Social Security retirement fund is going broke. Plus,Read More →

PC gaming is in a decline — and deserves to be

2019-07-03

The modern gaming industry is a behemoth that generated an estimated $135 billion in revenue last year (according to TechJury), with a gaming community of more than 2.5 billion people from all over the world. It wasn’t always mainstream, though — the industry started as a niche market that targetedRead More →

AAA forecasts a decline in summer gas prices

2019-06-05

The summer driving season has just begun, but gasoline prices at the pump may be ready to drop following steep declines in the price of crude oil. In a report released Thursday, motorist and leisure travel group AAA said drivers may have already seen the highest prices of the yearRead More →

AMD is sticking with its story amid revenue decline

2019-04-30

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is still looking like a second-half story — and then some — as new chips for the data center sit on the horizon like the North Star. AMD AMD, -0.22%  reported a slightly better-than-expected first quarter Tuesday, as revenue declined slightly less than expected. Revenue cameRead More →

Asian markets decline despite China’s bullish growth goal

2019-03-04

Shares declined in most Asian markets Tuesday, tracking an overnight sell-off on Wall Street. But stocks in Shanghai and Shenzhen advanced after the government set an ambitious target for growth this year that implies strong government support for the economy. The Shanghai Composite index SHCOMP, +0.11%   rose 0.1%, whileRead More →