The push by consumer-goods suppliers to sell directly to consumers is giving a boost to technology companies that help untangle the complexities of retail supply chains. Footwear, apparel and electronics manufacturers are among the sectors that have been stepping up direct-to-consumer business, a trend that… Read More »Direct-to-Consumer Sales Are Fueling Supply-Chain Tech Growth
Textsize Kayak is a subsidiary of Booking Holdings. Tiffany Hagler-Geard/Bloomberg Booking Holdings posted better-than-expected financial results, but the online travel agency’s shares fell after the company provided a cautious outlook for the September quarter. The second-quarter results provided vivid illustration of the sharp recovery in… Read More »Booking Beats Earnings Estimates but Stock Falls on Softer Outlook
Textsize Wall Street continues to focus on corporate earnings and the economic outlook. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images The stock market was higher Friday after strong earnings from Manzana and amazon . com buoyed investor sentiment. the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 86 points, or 0.3%,… Read More »Stock Market Today: Dow Pauses, Amazon Soars, Apple Gains
Textsize Traders are hoping the Fed soon halts its campaign of raising interest rates to rein in inflation Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images US stock futures were up Thursday evening as Manzana and amazon reported their latest quarterly earnings. amazon (ticker: AMZN) rose 13.9% to lead… Read More »Stock Futures Rise as Amazon, Apple Record Strong Quarterly Results
Microsoft and a slew of other tech giants are set to report earnings this week. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images Textsize Over the next three days, investors will be bombarded by June quarter earnings reports from the sector’s biggest and most important players. On Tuesday, microsoft (ticker:… Read More »A 3-Day Tech Earnings Deluge Begins. Here Are the Key Issues to Track.
Textsize Microsoft and a slew of other tech giants are set to report earnings this week. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images Over the next three days, investors will be bombarded by June quarter earnings reports from the sector’s biggest and most important players. On Tuesday, microsoft (ticker:… Read More »A 3-Day Tech Earnings Deluge Begins. Here Are the Key Issues to Track.
Analysts are bracing for a rough second-quarter earnings report from Amazon. com. Revenue is likely to increase at the slowest rate since the internet bubble burst in 2001, and it might not grow at all for the first time ever. The company (ticker: AMZN) will… Read More »Amazon’s Earnings Are Coming. Wall Street Is Nervous but Still Loves the Stock.
Textsize These reports, excerpted and edited by Barron’s, were recently issued by investment and research firms. The reports are a sampling of analysts’ thinking; they should not be considered the views or recommendations of Barron’s. Some of the reports’ issuers have provided, or hope to… Read More »Fastly Cloud Computing Traffic Bumped Higher. That Should Boost the Stock.
Textsize One disturbing element in Micron’s recent earnings report was its reduced forecast for 2022 PC unit demand. Courtesy of HP We’re now just days away from what could be one of the most important tech earnings periods in years. Brace for trouble. The crosscurrents… Read More »6 Reasons Tech Investors Should Brace for More Pain