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The chiefs of Robinhood, Reddit, Citadel and Melvin Capital, are headed to Washington for Thursday’s highly anticipated GameStop hearing at the U.S. Congress. Lawmakers will get their chance to grill the CEOs, as well as the Reddit trading star known as Roaring Kitty, about last month’s GameStop trading turmoil. Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev, Melvin Capital …

Stock markets in Europe are higher this morning as it seems that traders are less fearful of the lockdowns even though economic activity is likely to be curtailed because of the restrictions. Eurozone markets have recovered some of the losses they incurred yesterday and it is possible that a lot of the bad news relating …

Stocks closed well off their highs and the Nasdaq turned negative during a late-day slide on Wednesday. The S&P 500 did snap a three-day losing streak, and the small cap Russell 2000 closed at a record high. Tensions were high in Washington as President Trump vetoed a defense spending bill and called for changes to …

Jay Leno said he thinks the genius of Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk is that “he was building the infrastructure as he was building the vehicle.” “Even today, a lot of the major manufacturers build an electric car, but, oh, where do you charge it?” Leno told the “The News with Shepard Smith” during a Friday …

A person walks into the Nordstrom store open for business as New York City moves into Phase 2 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to curb the coronavirus pandemic on June 29, 2020 in New York, New York. Rob Kim | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after hours on Tuesday: HP Inc. — …

Ford Motor is carving a unique lane as the automaker goes after the electric vehicle market, newly installed CEO Jim Farley told CNBC’s Jim Cramer Thursday. Earlier that day the company announced a new all-electric van targeting business customers, as part of its $11.5 billion investment in electric vehicles through 2022. “This is a big …

Isabelle McCalla, Caitlin Kinnunen, and The cast of The Prom perform onstage during the 2019 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 9, 2019 in New York City. Theo Wargo | Getty Images Just over a year ago, Caitlin Kinnunen was sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with the biggest Broadway names in Radio City Music Hall, …

President Donald Trump addresses the U.S. public after being hospitalized at Walter Reed. October 3, 2020. The White House Stock futures rose in overnight trading on Sunday as investors brace for another volatile week with President Donald Trump’s hospitalization adding more uncertainty to the market outlook ahead of Election Day.  Futures on the Dow Jones …

A woman looks at screens showing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. Asian shares advanced Friday, cheered by a modest rally on Wall Street and rising hopes for fresh stimulus for the U.S. economy. …

Stock futures held steady in overnight trading on Monday following a steep sell-off on Wall Street. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about 10 points. The S&P 500 futures were flat and the Nasdaq 100 futures dipped slightly. The market’s September sell-off intensified on Monday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping 500 points, suffering …