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Stock market news live updates: Stocks end lower with Fed policy, jobs data in focus

Stock market news live updates: Stocks end lower with Fed policy, jobs data in focus

Stocks lost ground Tuesday as more earnings and economic data points rolled in and investors awaited the outcome of the Federal Reserve policy meeting. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) turned lower by about 0.4% in the day’s session, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) ticked lower by about 0.2%. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite (^IXIC) fell …

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US Treasury sweetens the pot on I-bonds by adding a fixed rate

US Treasury sweetens the pot on I-bonds by adding a fixed rate

After record-breaking sales of I-bonds in October, the US Treasury is dangling another good deal in front of savers for the next six months. Starting Nov. 2, when I-bonds will be available again after site maintenance at TreasuryDirect.gov, the inflation-adjusted annualized rate will be 6.48%, down from 9.62%. But there will also be a 0.4% …

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Amazon Prime now comes with a full music catalog of 100 million songs and ad-free podcasts

Amazon Prime now comes with a full music catalog of 100 million songs and ad-free podcasts

Amazon today announced a new benefit for its Prime members which could lure some subscribers away from other music services, like Apple Music or Spotify. The company said it will now offer Prime subscribers a full music catalog with 100 million songs, instead of the previously more limited selection of just 2 million songs, and …

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This 28-year-old makes $189,000 a year from 7 income streams: '3 side hustles you can start for $50 or less'

This 28-year-old makes $189,000 a year from 7 income streams: ‘3 side hustles you can start for $50 or less’

In 2018, I started experimenting with side hustles to pay off my $40,000 of debt in credit cards and student loans. Today, I’ve accomplished that goal — and more. In 2021, I built enough income streams to quit my $98,500-per-year engineering job and work on my businesses full-time. At 28 years old, I am my …

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Musk mulls Twitter verification charge, barters with Stephen King on fees

Musk mulls Twitter verification charge, barters with Stephen King on fees

Comment on this story Comment Twitter’s new owner and CEO, Elon Musk, appeared to confirm reports that the platform is considering charging people $20 to maintain the coveted blue check mark of verification on their account in an exchange with the horror author Stephen King. King lambasted the idea of ​​requiring payment, tweeting to his …

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Musk teases new Twitter verification system.  Some with blue checks are seeing red.

Musk teases new Twitter verification system. Some with blue checks are seeing red.

Critics of Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover say any plan to charge users for identity verification could make information on the site less trustworthy and more vulnerable to manipulation — devaluing the company. The idea of ​​a monthly fee for the blue verification checkmark by users’ names was reported Sunday by Casey Newton’s tech-focused newsletter Platformer. …

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Toyota cuts output target amid chip crunch as profit tumbles 25%

Toyota cuts output target amid chip crunch as profit tumbles 25%

Q2 profit 562.7 billion yen vs. 772.2 billion yen forecast Cuts FY production target to 9.2 million units from 9.7 million Unclear when the chip shortage will end – executive Results ‘very unimpressive’ considering positive factors -analyst Shares end down 1.9%, Nikkei benchmark up 0.3% TOKYO, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) on …

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BP rakes in quarterly profit of $8.2 billion as oil majors post another round of bumper earnings

BP rakes in quarterly profit of $8.2 billion as oil majors post another round of bumper earnings

Shares of BP are up over 45% year-to-date. Stick Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Oil and gas giant BP on Tuesday reported stronger-than-expected third-quarter profits, supported by high commodity prices and robust gas marketing and trading. The British energy major posted underlying replacement cost profit, used as a proxy for net profit, of $8.2 …

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Stock Market Pauses On Fed's Next Move;  Is AMD A Bargain?

Futures: What To Do Ahead Of This Week’s Fed Meeting

Dow Jones futures were higher ahead of Tuesday’s opening, as the Federal Reserve’s two-day meeting gets set to start. The Dow Jones Industrial Average had its best month since 1976, surging nearly 14% in October. X Late Monday, Arista Networks (ANET) and Apple supplier NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) were key earnings movers. ANET stock fell 1% …

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