McCormick, PulteGroup, and Merck Boost Dividends

McCormick PulteGroup and Merck Merck were among the large U.S. companies that declared dividend increases this…

Is the Housing Market Headed for a Big Crash? What’s Ahead for Real Estate.

Todd Clark and his wife, Jocelynn Wilde-Clark, have lived through the ups and downs of the…

What’s next for lumber as it looks to be 2022’s worst-performing commodity

Lumber has the dubious honor of being among the biggest commodity price decliners this year, and…

Zscaler stock drops 10% on conservative guidance, as it’s taking longer to close deals

Zscaler Inc. stock fell in the extended session Thursday after the cybersecurity company said longer sales…

Dow ends nearly 200 points lower as investors weigh ISM manufacturing and inflation data, await jobs report

U.S. stocks finished a choppy session mostly lower on Thursday after the ISM manufacturing index showed…

Blackstone Limited Withdrawals From Its Huge Retail REIT, Stock Slumps

Blackstone is limiting withdrawals from its huge retail real estate investment trust after a sharp rise…

This trader sees a 43% drop for the S&P 500 and says to take shelter in these ETFs instead.

A day after the Dow DJIA, -0.11% climbed out of bear territory on hopeful comments by…

Alibaba stock flies toward best month in 7 years

The U.S.-listed shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. were ending a historically strong month on a…

Opinion: Salesforce better get used to Marc Benioff in charge, because he keeps chasing off his chosen successors

Salesforce Inc. has twice promoted a seasoned executive to co-CEO, and both times it was taken…

Private-prison stock hits two-year high as analysts cite potential for more detention beds, detention alternatives

Shares of private-prison operator GEO Group Inc. jumped to their highest level in roughly two years…

‘Wealth effect on steroids’: Here’s the potential fallout from $22 trillion lost by investors this year, according to BofA

Bank of America says a “wealth effect on steroids” may impact the U.S. economy as a…

20 dividend stocks with high yields that have become more attractive right now

Income-seeking investors are looking at an opportunity to scoop up shares of real estate investment trusts.…

Cloud software is suffering a cold November rain. Can Snowflake and Salesforce turn it around?

The week after Thanksgiving could determine if cloud software is still too fat or if there…

‘Most economists are predicting a recession in 2023’: I own a rental property. Is it a good time to take out a bank loan and renovate — or should I wait?

Dear MarketWatch, Along with a sibling, I own a rental property of more than 40 rooms…

Amazon Stock Looks Like a Buy With E-Commerce Set to Rebound

Back in July, I wrote a Barron’s cover story that made a bullish case for Amazon.com…

New-Home Sales Surge. It’s Still a Mixed Picture for Housing.

Text size Sales of new homes rose in October. Here: completed and under construction new homes…

Spotlight on layoffs: Cuts at Amazon, Cisco, Roku, Meta, Twitter, Intel and more

From HP, Amazon, Roku and Beyond Meat to Meta and Twitter, big names across a number…

Blackstone’s Breit Retail Real Estate Fund Suffers First Significant Outflows

Blackstone ‘s big retail real estate fund experienced sizable net redemptions for the first time, in…

Opinion: These five technology stocks give investors more reward for their risk

Earnings season for the technology sector is just about over. It’s been a mixed bag. Slower…

Retail Discounter TJX Is Thriving as Inflation Pressures Consumers

Text size These reports, excerpted and edited by Barron’s, were issued recently by investment and research…

It’s Been a Rough Year for Stocks and Bonds. What to Do in 2023.

With more than a month to go, 2022 is all but certain to go down as…

Trump Organization CFO Weisselberg chokes up on witness stand, claims his ‘personal greed’ drove $1.7 million tax-avoidance scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s longtime finance chief choked up on the witness stand Thursday,…

Deterioration Continues As Cratering New Home Construction Threatens To Intensify Shortage

Topline New housing starts fell again in October to the lowest level in more than two…

Ford Shows That Reshoring U.S. Manufacturing Is Happening

Reshoring is a term industrial investors are becoming as familiar with as outsourcing. Outsourcing manufacturing to…

Buy American Tower, Crown Castle, and SBA Communications Stock. The REITs Look Ready to Rebound

Certainty during rocky macroeconomic times deserves a premium. Predictable and dependable profits are exactly what cell-tower…

Opinion: The new bull market will be led by stocks in these three industries.

We don’t know yet if the recent rally kicks off a new bull market in stocks.…

Warren Buffett’s chip-stock purchase is a classic example of why you want to be ‘greedy only when others are fearful’

This has been quite a year for Berkshire Hathaway and CEO Warren Buffett. The conglomerate just…

Tesla Texas gigafactory construction workers are suing over wage theft and dangerous conditions

The opening of Tesla’s Texas gigafactory was celebrated with a huge party led by Elon Musk…

Berkshire Hathaway discloses stakes in TSMC, Jefferies, Louisiana-Pacific, sending those stocks higher

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. added positions in materials manufacturer Louisiana-Pacific Corp., investment bank Jefferies Financial Group and…

Dear Tax Guy: ‘What happens if I sell my existing house to pay off the loan on my new home? How much tax will I owe?’

Greeting, readers. I’m Andrew Keshner and I’m the tax reporter for MarketWatch. I write about the…