Amazon Revenue: What to Expect Inc. is expected to make a profit for its holiday quarter, but not enough to offset its early 2022 losses. Even with Amazon AMZN, +4.88% expected to report net income of about $2 billion for the December period, the company is on track to post about $1 billion in losses for the full year. … Read more

There are still too many risks in the stock and bond markets. Earn that easy 4.5% return while waiting for stability, says the trader who got 2 big calls in 2022.

Ahead of major tech earnings, Meta results are ready to shed light on the Nasdaq Composite COMP, +2.00% for Thursday. The S&P 500 SPX, +1.05% also points to gains as investors take a half-full view of the Fed meeting. founder Samantha LaDuc worries investors are in the clutches of another Fed misreading. “The market … Read more

FTC loses antitrust challenge to Facebook Parent Meta

WASHINGTON—Federal judge refuses to stop meta-platforms Inc. META 2.79% acquisition of virtual reality startup Within Unlimited, offering a setback to antitrust authorities at the Federal Trade Commission seeking to block the deal, a person familiar with the decision said. In a sealed court ruling issued overnight, U.S. District Judge Edward Davila in San Jose, Calif., … Read more

Opinion: Zuckerberg and Intel are shipping the proceeds of their layoffs straight to Wall Street

For years, Wall Street has complained about Silicon Valley’s refusal to pay dividends and buy back shares as tech companies become cash-generating machines. That’s no longer a problem, even though these tech companies are generating less profit than they did in previous years. In fact, some tech companies are essentially paying off Wall Street even … Read more

Bitcoin price rises along with other risky assets. Thanks Fed.

Text size Bitcoin rose to start the year, but there are reasons to believe the gains may be unsustainable. The time of dreams Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rose on Wednesday along with other risky assets after the Federal Reserve raised rates by a quarter point. This is another rate hike, but a marked slowdown in … Read more

Airbus relaunches Qatar Airways order following paint dispute settlement

LONDON—Airbus EADSY 2.15% SE has agreed to revive orders for nearly 75 planes from Qatar Airways after reaching an agreement with the Middle Eastern carrier over a long-running dispute over paint peeling on its wide-body A350 models. An Airbus spokesman said it will now deliver 50 narrow-body A321s and the remaining 23 twin-aisle A350s previously … Read more

FedEx lays off more than 10% of its executives

fedex Corp. FDX 4.47% lays off more than 10% of its global management staff as the delivery company faces a slowdown in shipments. In an email to staff on Wednesday, Chief Executive Raj Subramaniam said the company was reducing the size of its executive and director ranks and consolidating certain teams and functions. The company … Read more

Opinion: Snap stock lost the one thing it had going for it

Snap Inc.’s life as a young, high-growth tech stock is over, and its rivals are about to show just how much this change means to Snapchat. “Based on our recent conversations with our partners, it appears that ad demand hasn’t really improved, but it hasn’t worsened significantly either,” said Snap co-founder and chief executive Evan. … Read more