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Every trading day, Numbers By Barron's breaks down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.

Every trading day, Numbers By Barron's breaks down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.

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United States

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Every trading day, Numbers By Barron's breaks down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.

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English


Episodes

AMC Entertainment to Sell 15 Million Shares

10/21/2020
U.S. prosecutors file an antitrust lawsuit against Google. United Airlines is looking to borrow $3 billion in the bond markets. And AMC Entertainment continues to struggle amid the pandemic. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:52

Influential Investors: George Soros

10/20/2020
The Numbers By Barron's team is off -- so we bring you three numbers that say a lot about one influential investor. Host and Writer: Matthew Klein. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:53

54% of Money Managers Bullish for 2021

10/19/2020
A preview of 80 S&P 500 companies that report earnings this week. Barron's annual Big Money poll highlights money managers' uncertainty. Plus, why 2020's Amazon's Prime Day may not have been as big as previous ones. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:12

Sonos Stock Up 9% Despite New Apple Smart Speaker

10/16/2020
The go-to split between stocks and bonds is changing. K-pop label Big Hit Entertainment goes public. And Sonos rebounds after worries about new competition from Apple. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:12

Goldman Sachs Nearly Doubles Earnings

10/15/2020
The Russell 2000 is suddenly outperforming the S&P 500. Goldman Sachs records a $3.6 billion profit for the third quarter. And why you should expect more mergers of oil companies. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:21

Apple Stock Climbs 65% in 2020

10/14/2020
JPMorgan Chase's earnings rise 9%, as big banks report third-quarter results this week. Apple unveils its 5G-enabled iPhone in a special event. And AMC Entertainment remains in a precarious financial position despite theater reopenings. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:24

Introducing: A New Season of The Readback

10/13/2020
The Readback from Barron's brings you a new season featuring stories about Nintendo, Microsoft, 3D printing and more -- exploring why some companies, ideas, and industries thrive, while others fail to meet their promise. Subscribe to The Readback wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:01:34

Online Shopping Could Be Up 35% This Holiday Season

10/13/2020
Third-quarter earnings season kicks off today. Apple is widely expected to release 5G-capable iPhones. And with Amazon's delayed Prime Day under way, shopping for the holiday season has begun early. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:15

Netflix Rents 100,000 Square Feet Across the Pond

10/12/2020
Brown's endowment notched a better return than rivals Yale and Harvard. The cost of pandemic favorite videogames is on the rise. And Netflix sets down roots in the U.K. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:43

Oil Prices Rise Above $40 Again

10/9/2020
Two of the world's largest cruise lines are testing the waters with test cruises to nowhere. Hurricane Delta and an ongoing strike in Norway impact oil prices. And S&P 500 CEOs have contributed $2.5 million to Donald Trump's presidential campaign. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:27

$10 Billion in Sales Expected From Amazon's Delayed Prime Day

10/8/2020
The delayed Prime Day may have customers using the sale to get a jump start on holiday shopping. A new poll has voters evenly divided over which candidate would do a better job with the economy. And McDonald's updates its breakfast menu. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:45

U.S. Trade Deficit Hits $67.1 Billion

10/7/2020
Blank-check companies have been a popular avenue for companies looking to go public this year. The trade deficit is on the rise. And Vanguard currently manages 8 of the top 20 ETFs. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:37

Cineworld to Close 663 Theaters Internationally

10/6/2020
U.S. jewelry sales are expected to drop 21% as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Movie theaters close as the entertainment industry is in the midst of a vicious cycle. And gun purchases are up significantly. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:21

Tesla Stock Drops Despite Record 139,300 Vehicle Deliveries

10/5/2020
661,000 jobs were created in September, a much smaller number than economists had forecast. Oil futures fall amid news of President Trump contracting coronavirus. And Tesla stock also dips amid high expectations. Host: Matthew Klein. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:56

Bed Bath & Beyond's Surprise 25% Rally

10/2/2020
Exxon Mobil falls 3.5% after a preview of its quarterly results. Bed Bath & Beyond posts a profit of $1.75 per share. And Mission Produce shows there's room for growth in the agriculture sector. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:50

7 Airlines Take Latest Round of Government Loans

10/1/2020
The Treasury Department announced the latest round of loans for the airline industry. Caesars gambles $3.7 billion to acquire U.K. company William Hill. And 2020 is on pace to have the highest number of retailer bankruptcies on record. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:29

Beyond Meat Rallies 9.5% After Expansion of Walmart Distribution Deal

9/30/2020
The plant-based meat company expands its partnership with Walmart. A deal between General Motors and Nikola is in doubt. And data-mining and surveillance company Palantir is set to go public today. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:57

S&P 500 Rallies 1.6% Ahead of End of Third Quarter

9/29/2020
The S&P 500 comeback could signal a turnaround after four straight weeks of losses. Shares of biotech company Inovio Pharmaceuticals declines 28% after FDA pauses vaccine trial. But Piedmont Lithium rallies. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:57

People Receiving Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Drops by 3 Million

9/28/2020
The value of civilian capital goods shipped by U.S. manufacturers had its best month since September 2014. The reported drop in recipients of Pandemic Unemployment Assistance isn't entirely what it seems. And the enhanced unemployment benefits have had a wide range of impacts from state to state. Host: Matthew Klein. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:04:16

19% of U.S. Adults Saving More Since the Start of the Pandemic

9/25/2020
Household savings have soared during the pandemic, but new data shows that's only for higher-income individuals. 83,000 new homes were sold in the U.S. in August. And only 75% of private sector workers had access to paid sick leave at the start of the pandemic. Host: Matthew Klein. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Duration:00:03:29