Carvana, Dealers Show Risks of Deflation. Ford, GM Investors Should Watch Out.

Carvana, Dealers Show Risks of Deflation.  Ford, GM Investors Should Watch Out.

Text size A Carvana car-vending machine in Huntington Beach, Calif., in 2019. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images Why buy now if prices are going to be lower tomorrow? That isn’t a question US consumers have been asking themselves lately. Inflation has had the opposite effect in recent months. But because prices are coming down and that is … Read more

Here’s everything new to Netflix in September 2022 — and what’s leaving

Here's everything new to Netflix in September 2022 -- and what's leaving

After a blockbuster summer, Netflix’s release schedule is easing up a bit in September, though it will have new seasons of some fan favorites and at least one potential Oscar-contending original movie. “Cobra Kai” (Sept. 9), the popular “Karate Kid” spinoff, returns its fifth season, with Daniel (Ralph Maccio) and Johnny (William Zabka) joining forces … Read more

AMC’s ‘APEs’ start trading today — what will the potential windfall mean for the meme stock and cinema chain?

AMC's 'APEs' start trading today — what will the potential windfall mean for the meme stock and cinema chain?

AMC Entertainment’s AMC Preferred Equity Units, or APEs, could open the door to substantial additional capital for the same stock darling when they start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Monday. Earlier this month, in a surprise move, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. AMC, -5.51% announced its preferred equity unit, or “APE” special dividend. The … Read more

Polio and the monkeypox outbreak demonstrate a ‘heightened focus’ on viruses

Polio and the monkeypox outbreak demonstrate a 'heightened focus' on viruses

Two-plus years of COVID-19, and people are thinking differently about viruses. The US this month declared monkeypox a public health emergency, and people at high risk of getting the virus — particularly men who have sex with men — are lining up in city streets to get vaccinated. An avian flu outbreak that pushed egg … Read more

FAANGs ain’t what they used to be, so beware the bear-market bounce says this hedge fund manager

FAANGs ain't what they used to be, so beware the bear-market bounce says this hedge fund manager

It’s been some rally. The S&P 500 SPX is starting the week at a seven-week high, bolstered by hopes for a less hawkish Fed and a sense that earnings pessimism was overdone. The benchmark stock index is up 12.6% from the recent low hit md-June, having delivered its best July performance since 1939, according to … Read more

Here’s everything coming to Netflix in August 2022 — and what’s leaving

Here's everything coming to Netflix in August 2022 -- and what's leaving

“Stranger Things” kicked off the summer with a bang, and Netflix is ​​looking to end the season with another fan-favorite blockbuster. “The Sandman” (Aug. 5), based on Neil Gaiman’s iconic comic series, stars Tom Sturridge as Dream, aka Morpheus, aka The Sandman, a cosmic being who controls all dreams who must travel time and space … Read more