Dow tumbles 500 points in choppy trade as S&P 500 teeters on brink of bear market

US stocks fell Thursday, failing to stabilize amid a broad-based selloff that’s sent stocks to their lowest levels in more than a year, with the S&P 500 nearing bear-market territory. What’s happening The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA fell 509 points, or 1.6%, to 31,330. The S&P 500 SPX was down 61 points, or 1.7% … Read more

Worldwise: Fashion Designer Nigel Curtiss’ Favorite Things

British fashion designer Nigel Curtiss has mastered the art of slow fashion. In a time where fast fashion is dominating e-commerce sales, Curtiss shows us what sustainable chic looks like in his flagship boutique in New York. “We want to make small quantities of the very best clothes,” Curtiss says. “We want everything that is … Read more

Tom Brady Inside the Magic Talking Picture Box

Tom Brady is going to make something like a gazillion-jillion dollars talking about football on TV, whenever he stops playing football on TV, because of course he is. Did you expect him to retreat from public life, to grow a long, flowing beard and become a recluse who writes unpublished books about trains, and is … Read more

We babysat our 4-year-old granddaughter for a few days. Here’s how that went.

Right in front of me, this 1,400-year-old woman touches a volcano. She says she is in pain but believes she will survive with proper care. So, I pack her up in a Red Flyer wagon for a trip to the hospital. It’s not easy getting her into that wagon because you have to be very … Read more

More People Are Heading Back to AMC’s Theaters. What Wall Street Thinks.

Text size AMC has benefited as the pandemic has faded, allowing people to return to the movies. Victor J. Blue/Getty Images AMC Entertainment Holdings stock initially rallied, but then fell, after the movie-theater company reported a jump in attendance that gave it higher revenue and a smaller loss than expected for the first quarter. In … Read more

Vin Diesel helps supercharge AMC stock, while Dave & Buster’s rising social-media mentions raise eyebrows among those fearing scam

AMC Entertainment’s shares on Monday were too fast and too furious for short sellers, while Dave & Buster’s stock PLAY, +1.85% mentions on community-investing platforms elicited some skepticism. “F9,” The ninth installment of Vin Diesel’s “Fast & Furious” franchise, pulled down $70 million over its opening weekend after opting for a theater-only release, potentially marking … Read more

Electronic Arts Stock Gains on Excitement Over New Games

A scene from Apex Legends Mobile, published by Electronic Arts. Courtesy of Electronic Arts Text size Electronic Arts Shares were rising in late trading after the company revealed an array of new games it plans to release later this fiscal year. Electronic Arts (ticker: EA) reported adjusted revenue or net bookings of $1.75 billion, slightly … Read more

Dow struggles for direction, while S&P 500, Nasdaq rise in choppy stock-market trade

US stock benchmarks were up Tuesday afternoon, after three days of heavy losses, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average was struggling for direction on the eve of a key inflation reading. How are stock indexes performing? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA was up 18 points, or less than 0.1%, at about 32,264. The blue-chip … Read more

Stocks Open Higher After Selloff Sends Indexes to 2022 Lows

US stock indexes rebounded on the opening Tuesday, getting on the course to halt three days of punishing declines. The S&P 500 was up 1.4% in early trading, a day after the broad index slumped 3.2% to its lowest level for the year. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite rose 1.7% while the Dow Jones Industrial Average … Read more

After 80% plunge from peak, AMC stock bounces back slightly as revenue beats expectations

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Produced a better first quarter than expected, and shares recovered slightly in late trading Monday after losing steam this year. AMC AMC, -9.01% reported a first-quarter loss of $337.4 million, or 65 cents a share, the 11th consecutive quarterly loss for the theater chain. After adjusting for a $135 million loss … Read more