Megan Leonhardt | CNBC As third-quarter earnings roll out and 2021 winds down, analysts and investors are looking for which companies can close out the year on a bullish note. Many firms had stellar starts to the year, and are in a tough spot to continue growing at such rapid paces. Costco braved the
The bitcoin futures ETF from ProShares will begin trading next week, an amended filing from the company indicated late Friday, marking a milestone moment in the development of the crypto industry in the United States. The Securities and Exchange Commission had not formally approved the creation of bitcoin futures ETF as of Friday afternoon and
Andrew Toth | FilmMagic | Getty Images “The Big Short” investor Michael Burry inquired about ways to bet against bitcoin just before the world’s largest cryptocurrency hit a six-month high to breach the $60,000 level. “Ok, I haven’t done this before, how do you short a cryptocurrency,” Burry said in a Wednesday tweet. “Do you have
In this article RDW BKSY SPIR RKLB Pete Cannito, Redwire Corporation at the New York Stock Exchange, September 8, 2021. Source: NYSE Private investment in space companies hit $3.9 billion in the third quarter, propelling this year to a new annual record of $10.3 billion, according to a report this week by New York-based firm
Global investor Barry Sternlicht told CNBC on Wednesday he continues to hold a cautious view on investing in China. “We’re not investors directly in China,” the chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group said in an interview on “Squawk Box.” “It’s not a China thing, so much as countries where we think the deck is stacked or we can’t
A graphic rendering of a Pelican satellite. Planet Earth imaging and data specialist Planet Labs on Tuesday announced a new line of imagery satellites, called Pelican, as the company prepares to go public later this year. The Pelican satellites are meant to upgrade Planet’s existing constellation of 21 SkySat satellites in orbit, with launches beginning
U.S. Bancorp George Frey | Bloomberg | Getty Images The race to cater to institutional investors who want to wager on cryptocurrency is heating up. U.S. Bank, the fifth biggest retail bank in the nation, is expected to announce Tuesday that its cryptocurrency custody service is available to fund managers, CNBC has learned. The offering
In this article GOOGL FB PTON Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Rising oil prices, the prospect of the Federal Reserve dialing back its easy-money policy and tension among lawmakers in Washington are just a few of the factors behind the latest bout of volatility in the markets. Top analysts are sticking by these names amid the
In this article ELAN Marko Geber | DigitalVision | Getty Images Company: Elanco (ELAN) Business: Elanco is one of the largest global animal health pharmaceutical companies, developing and marketing products for both pet health and farm animals. It offers pet health disease prevention products, such as parasiticide and vaccine products that protect pets from worms,
SpaceX’s Starship rocket production facility in Boca Chica, Texas, as CEO Elon Musk (third from the right) and President Gwynne Shotwell (third from the left) tour. Steve Jurvetson on flickr The valuation of Elon Musk’s SpaceX crossed $100 billion following a share sale by existing investors announced this week, CNBC has learned. SpaceX has an
Boeing’s Starliner capsule sits on to an Atlas V rocket on the launchpad before the launch of the OFT-2 mission. United Launch Alliance NASA moved a pair of astronauts off Boeing’s first two crewed missions to a SpaceX mission next year, in a rare reassignment as the aerospace giant’s Starliner capsule remains delayed in development.
In this article SWX Carl Icahn speaking at Delivering Alpha in New York on Sept. 13, 2016. David A. Grogan | CNBC Carl Icahn on Tuesday announced a sizeable stake in Southwest Gas, and the activist investor is pushing the Las Vegas-based utility company to drop its rumored acquisition of natural gas company Questar Pipeline.
David McDonough, founder and CEO of Commonstock Commonstock A new social network is betting that enthusiastic retail traders are here to stay and that they want more transparency than what’s offered on Reddit. Commonstock is a social media platform for talking about trades and financial markets. It features a Twitter-like news feed, with users ranking
Engine No. 1, the firm that rose to prominence after waging a successful campaign against Exxon, on Monday announced an investment in General Motors. This time, the upstart activist’s stake signals support for the automaker as it transitions to electric vehicles. Engine No. 1 pointed to the similarities between Exxon and GM, noting that each
In this article ATVI DELL OTMO Dell CEO Michael Dell speaks during an interview with CNBC on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, July 2, 2018 Brendan McDermid | Reuters The fourth quarter has just begun, and Wall Street analysts are picking out the companies they believe have potential for the long run.
Monty Rakusen | Image Source | Getty Images Company: Huntsman Corp. (HUN) Business: Huntsman Corp. is a global manufacturer of differentiated organic chemical products. The company operates in four segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, and Textile Effects. The Performance Products segment manufactures amines and maleic anhydrides, including ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, glycols, ethylene dichloride,