Bed Bath & Beyond: Is It Worth It?

Bed Bath & Beyond: Is It Worth It?

I think we're just a little premature in the game to get involved with BBBY.

Consumer Price Index Unexpectedly Jumps in June, Sending Inflation Signal

Consumer Price Index Unexpectedly Jumps in June, Sending Inflation Signal

Prices on consumer purchases, excluding food and energy, rise by 0.3% in June after gaining 0.1% in May, a report from the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics shows.

Pocari Sweat, Pizza Hut's Mainland China Offices Distance Themselves From Hong Kong Franchises Over 'TVB Bias' In Coverage Of Extradition Bill Protests

Pocari Sweat, Pizza Hut's Mainland China Offices Distance Themselves From Hong Kong Franchises Over 'TVB Bias' In Coverage Of Extradition Bill Protests

Sports drink manufacturer on mainland pans Hong Kong colleagues for decision to stop running adverts on city's biggest free-to-air broadcaster Decision made following public concern over 'pro-Beijing coverage', as anti-bill campaigners target other advertisers

Market Players Are Playing Some Defense This Morning

Market Players Are Playing Some Defense This Morning

It looks like a good time to tighten up and protect profits.

Amazon to Spend $700 Million to Retrain 100,000 Employees

Amazon to Spend $700 Million to Retrain 100,000 Employees

Amazon plans to spend more than $700 million to retrain one-third of is U.S. workforce by 2025.

Snap Shares Hit New 2019 High as Bank of America Sees More App Downloads

Snap Shares Hit New 2019 High as Bank of America Sees More App Downloads

Bank of America says the higher-than-expected number of downloads in the second quarter should have led to stronger revenues.

Is Bed Bath Beyond Repair? Jim Cramer on the Markets and Bed Bath & Beyond

Is Bed Bath Beyond Repair? Jim Cramer on the Markets and Bed Bath & Beyond

Jim Cramer weighs in on Bed Bath & Beyond post-earnings and what he expects from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell when he starts his second day of testimony in front of the House Financial Committee Thursday.

Developers Set To Unleash 817 Flats In The Biggest Weekend Sale Since Extradition Bill Protests Rocked Hong Kong

Developers Set To Unleash 817 Flats In The Biggest Weekend Sale Since Extradition Bill Protests Rocked Hong Kong

Among the units on offer are 128 sq ft flats - smaller than a car parking space - priced at US$222,200 Agents believe improved sentiment will lead to improved demand this weekend

As Fed Chief Testifies, Bank of America Loses Nerve on Outlier Rate Call

As Fed Chief Testifies, Bank of America Loses Nerve on Outlier Rate Call

Bank of America economists last week had projected that the Federal Reserve wouldn't cut interest rates at a meeting later this month - a remarkable out-of-consensus call by the second-largest U.S. bank. But after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony on Wednesday before the House of Representatives, the economists now say there's little point in resisting the central bank's apparent resolve to move forward with a reduction.

Bed Bath & Beyond Continues Its Slide After Dismal Quarterly Report

Bed Bath & Beyond Continues Its Slide After Dismal Quarterly Report

Will BBBY be the next retailer to bite the dust?

Foreign Direct Investment Rise Shows 'no Such Thing' As A Large Number Of Foreign Firms Pulling Out Of China

Foreign Direct Investment Rise Shows 'no Such Thing' As A Large Number Of Foreign Firms Pulling Out Of China

Investment in China by overseas investors rose to US$70.4 billion in the first half of 2019, 3.5 per cent higher than a year earlier In yuan terms, foreign direct investment rose 7.2 per cent to 478.3 billion yuan in the first six months of 2019, the same growth rate as in the first five months

Market Movers: Q2 Bank Earnings

Market Movers: Q2 Bank Earnings

Dismal earnings season? Not so fast! Big banks taking center stage and why they may surprise the markets.

China's Anbang Dismantling Continues With New State-owned Firm Taking Over Insurance Assets

China's Anbang Dismantling Continues With New State-owned Firm Taking Over Insurance Assets

Dajia Insurance Group takes over the property and casualty insurance assets as the break up of the company founded by jailed former chairman Wu Xiaohui gathers pace New firm is a joint venture between the China Insurance Security Fund, Sinopec Group and SAIC Motor, with a total investment of 20.36 billion yuan (US$3 billion)

Chinese Companies' Cash Heading For Europe, North America Drops To Five-year Low As Capital Controls, Scrutiny Abroad Puts The Brakes On Investment

Chinese Companies' Cash Heading For Europe, North America Drops To Five-year Low As Capital Controls, Scrutiny Abroad Puts The Brakes On Investment

Chinese foreign direct investment came to US$3.3 billion in North America and US$9 billion in Europe in the first half, down by a fifth from a year ago Firms face tighter capital controls at home and tougher scrutiny from foreign governments and regulators

US Mulls Suspending Sanctions If North Korea Agrees To Denuclearisation, Yonhap Reports

US Mulls Suspending Sanctions If North Korea Agrees To Denuclearisation, Yonhap Reports

Washington is considering lifting sanctions on Pyongyang's exports of coal and textiles for 12 to 18 months, according to the South Korean news agency But the potential deal is contingent on the hermit kingdom dismantling its main nuclear facility and freezing its entire nuclear programme, a source says

'Don't Fight the Fed' Sounds Naive and Simplistic but It Works

'Don't Fight the Fed' Sounds Naive and Simplistic but It Works

As long as the Fed stays dovish the market probably doesn't care too much about other matters.

Chinese Entrepreneur Zhang Quanling Hits Out At Gender Bias Of Work-family Balance

Chinese Entrepreneur Zhang Quanling Hits Out At Gender Bias Of Work-family Balance

'I hate the question' former TV news anchor tells male interviewer She then demands to know if male businessmen get asked the same

Beijing Plays Down Commerce Minister Zhong Shan's Inclusion In Latest US-China Trade War Talks

Beijing Plays Down Commerce Minister Zhong Shan's Inclusion In Latest US-China Trade War Talks

He did not directly participate in first 11 rounds of trade negotiations, but took part in a phone call alongside top negotiator Liu He this week Some see his inclusion as a step to toughen China's negotiating position as he is viewed by many as a hardliner who always toes the party line

Delta, French Digital Tax, the Fed, Oil Prices, Lockheed: 5 Things You Must Know

Delta, French Digital Tax, the Fed, Oil Prices, Lockheed: 5 Things You Must Know

U.S. stock futures point higher following dovish testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell; Delta boost outlook; Bed Bath & Beyond issues a gloomy forecast; the U.S. launches a probe of France's proposed digital tax which appears to target U.S. tech giants such as Alphabet and Amazon.com.

Trump's 'Social Media Summit' Won't Include Facebook, Twitter or YouTube

Trump's 'Social Media Summit' Won't Include Facebook, Twitter or YouTube

Trump has claimed that social media platforms are biased against his agenda.

China, Tanzania In Talks To Get US$10 Billion Bagamoyo Port Project Back On Track, Ambassador Says

China, Tanzania In Talks To Get US$10 Billion Bagamoyo Port Project Back On Track, Ambassador Says

Negotiations to restart development of deep water port 'ongoing', Mbelwa Kairuki says Project was halted last month by African nation's president over problems with terms of deal

Lockheed Martin to Keep Helicopter Plant Open After Meeting With Trump

Lockheed Martin to Keep Helicopter Plant Open After Meeting With Trump

Lockheed Martin will keep its Sikorsky helicopter plant in Pennsylvania open after being pressured by Donald Trump to keep the facility operating.

China's Response To Facebook's Libra Could Be 'Hong Kong Style' Cryptocurrency, Says Ex-central Bank Governor

China's Response To Facebook's Libra Could Be 'Hong Kong Style' Cryptocurrency, Says Ex-central Bank Governor

Former People's Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan suggests Beijing could delegate issuance of digital currency to commercial entities Speech in Beijing this week shows that China is rethinking its digital currency strategy

Worries Hang Over Hong Kong, China Markets, Despite Initial Sentiment Boost From Hint Of US Fed Rate Cut

Worries Hang Over Hong Kong, China Markets, Despite Initial Sentiment Boost From Hint Of US Fed Rate Cut

In China, traders fret that a hot new tech board is pulling money away from broader market Much-hyped IPO of Budweiser Brewing APAC ends up less oversubscribed than expected

Analogue Holdings, Company Chaired By Teresa Cheng's Husband, Raises US$43 Million In IPO

Analogue Holdings, Company Chaired By Teresa Cheng's Husband, Raises US$43 Million In IPO

Otto Poon Lok-to, husband of Hong Kong's Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah, founded the engineering company in 1977 Analogue says retail tranche was oversubscribed 6.6 times

China Must Ensure Transparency To Boost Credibility Of Belt And Road Projects, Former US Diplomat Says

China Must Ensure Transparency To Boost Credibility Of Belt And Road Projects, Former US Diplomat Says

Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative to connect Asia with Africa and Europe has attracted a barrage of criticism Asia Society Policy Institute vice-president Daniel Russel calls for China to work with host countries to avoid corruption claims and ensure the success of projects

Foreign Investors Unwind Holdings In Chinese Liquor Giant Kweichow Moutai, Consumer Stocks Amid Stretched Valuations

Foreign Investors Unwind Holdings In Chinese Liquor Giant Kweichow Moutai, Consumer Stocks Amid Stretched Valuations

Global fund managers have sold 422 million yuan of Kweichow Moutai shares, 1.2 billion yuan in Wuliangye Yibin stock Buying into consumer stocks risky because of crowded trading, JPMorgan Asset Management says

NBA Invests In Jeremy Lin-backed Basketball AI App

NBA Invests In Jeremy Lin-backed Basketball AI App

Other new investors include the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, Blue Pool Capital and actor Will Smith's Dreamers Fund

Budweiser's Mega IPO Falls Flat With Hong Kong Investors As High Borrowing Costs Take The Fizz Out Of Demand

Budweiser's Mega IPO Falls Flat With Hong Kong Investors As High Borrowing Costs Take The Fizz Out Of Demand

The retail offering for the world's biggest IPO of the year is estimated to be 3.7 to 5 times oversubscribed, far below earlier forecasts of 10 to 15 times Demand was crimped by high interest rates which made investors reluctant to borrow from brokers to buy the shares, say analysts

European Union Will Have Huawei Risk Measures In Place 'by End Of The Year'

European Union Will Have Huawei Risk Measures In Place 'by End Of The Year'

President of European Economic and Social Committee Luca Jahier says Beijing could improve standing by making Chinese market a more fair place to do business 'The EU is under huge pressure not to use any Huawei equipment in its roll-out of 5G networks,' Jahier says