Companies must check off a few things on their checklist before they start to trade publicly on an exchange. The first is to file the proper paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) including Form S-1—a requirement by any company that wants to list. The ticker symbol is whatContinue Reading


If you ever look at the volume leaders for the trading day, you will almost always find Bank of America Corporation (BAC). On July 28, 2021, trading volume for BAC totaled 39,314,611. General Electric Company (GE) was even higher at 65,125,504. Those are big numbers, but where do they come from,Continue Reading


Cruise line stocks posted gains Monday after the U.S. Court of Appeals reversed its previous ruling that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could enforce its Conditional Sail Order, imposing restrictions on whether cruise lines could operate carrying unvaccinated passengers after July 18. The development comes atContinue Reading


Rising inflation may threaten the market’s largest stocks, but it does have some potential beneficiaries. The Horizon Kinetics Inflation Beneficiaries ETF (INFL), which launched in January, identifies and groups those names to offer investors protection in inflationary environments, its co-portfolio manager James Davolos told CNBC’s “ETF Edge” this week. “TheContinue Reading


Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Snap — Shares of Snap soared 23.9% after better-than-expected second-quarter earnings results. The social media company reported strong growth of users, engagement and ads. Twitter — Twitter shares gained about 3% after reporting its fastest revenue growth since 2014. The social media platform reported earningsContinue Reading