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Numbers by Barron's

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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

Friday’s Dismal Stock Market Performance

5/23/2022
The S&P 500, Dow Jones, and Nasdaq had a bad end to the week. Foot Locker reports earnings. And gold futures rise. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:06

Initial Jobless Claims Are On the Rise

5/20/2022
First-time jobless claims hit 218,000 last week. BJ’s Wholesale Club reports earnings. Plus, Under Armour’s CEO will step down. Host: Shaina Mishkin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:14

Target Falls 25% After Earnings Miss

5/19/2022
Unpacking Target’s disappointing quarterly results. Housing starts and building permits dip. Plus, 60% of the world’s lithium is refined in China. Host: Zoe Szathmary Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:14

U.S. Retail Sales Climb 0.9% for April

5/18/2022
What the latest retail sales suggest about inflation. Walmart’s latest earnings. Plus, Boeing is cleared for takeoff. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:42

JetBlue Says It Will Acquire Spirit Airlines for $30 a Share

5/17/2022
JetBlue launches a hostile takeover of Spirit. A look at Tesla’s price targets. Goldman Sachs adjusts its projections for U.S. GDP. Host: Shaina Mishkin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:45

Berkshire Hathaway Takes 15.3% Stake in Occidental Petroleum

5/16/2022
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz buys stock. Honest Co.’s earnings disappoint. And Berkshire Hathaway fuels speculation it might buy Occidental Petroleum. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:30

WeWork Gains 10% After Positive Earnings Report

5/13/2022
April’s producer price index reading. A look at Apple’s year so far. Plus, WeWork’s shares rise. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:38

Consumer Prices Climb 8.3%

5/12/2022
Inflation slows but remains sky-high. Ford sells 8 million shares of Rivian. And Wendy’s reports earnings. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:01

Carvana to Lay Off 12% of Staff

5/11/2022
SoFi posts quarterly loss. Carvana lays off about 2,500 workers. And Pfizer’s on an acquisition spree. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:36

Palantir Technologies Lowers Revenue Expectations

5/10/2022
Data analytics company Palantir downgrades quarterly forecast. Tyson Foods beats expectations. Plus, why biotechs are performing poorly. Host: Shaina Mishkin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:09

Nvidia to Pay $5.5 Million SEC Fine

5/9/2022
Nvidia settles charges involving cryptocurrency. Analysts cut price targets for Zillow. And Chinese electric vehicle maker NIO will list in Singapore. Host: Jacob Passy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:42

Elon Musk Secures $7.1 Billion in Financing for Twitter Takeover

5/6/2022
Unpacking the latest in the Twitter deal. Etsy drops 17%. Plus, a look at the IPO market. Host: Jacob Passy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:04:21

Fed to Hike Interest Rates by Largest Amount in 22 Years

5/5/2022
The markets respond favorably to the Fed’s rate announcement. Americans are pessimistic about home buying. And Airbus will expand its fleet. Host: Jacob Passy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:39

Western Digital Climbs 15% Thanks to Activist Investor Push

5/4/2022
Amazon will reimburse for non-life threatening medical treatments. Western Digital’s stock is up. Plus, a look at Covid fatalities. Host: Jacob Passy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:48

10-Year Treasury Yield Hits 3%

5/3/2022
The 10-year Treasury note’s yield is on the rise. Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island voted against unionizing. Plus, bad news for a Pfizer Covid-19 treatment. Host: Jacob Passy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:38

Twitter’s $1.2 Billion in Revenue Beats Guidance

4/29/2022
A look at the U.S. GDP for the first quarter. Twitter reports earnings. Plus, Fidelity’s hiring spree. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:56

The $1 Billion Breakup Fee in Musk’s Twitter Deal

4/28/2022
Oil and natural gas prices remain elevated. If either side walks away from the Twitter deal, there will be a hefty fee. Plus, Boeing reports deliveries. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:57

Alphabet Increases Buyback Authorizations to $70 Billion

4/27/2022
The seven Big Tech stocks are down double digits from their highs. Google’s parent company increases its share repurchases programs. Plus, Microsoft reports first quarter revenue. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:28

Elon Musk to Buy Twitter for $44 Billion

4/26/2022
Twitter will go private. Alibaba stock is tumbling. Plus, are money managers bullish or bearish this year? Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:44

Amazon Announces $1 Billion Venture Fund for Logistics

4/22/2022
American Airlines soars amid earnings results. Amazon will fund logistics start-ups. And Blackstone aims to hit $1 trillion in assets under management. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:11