As of today, October 18, 2021, the 10-year fixed mortgage rate is 2.41%, 10/1 ARM is 3.01% and 10/6 ARM is 4.05%. These rates are not the teaser rates you may see advertised online and based on our methodology should be more representative of what customers could expect to be quoted depending on their qualifications.
In this article SPCE Virgin Galactic pilots walk to the company’s SpaceShipTwo Unity spacecraft, attached to the jet carrier aircraft Eve. Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic stock plunged in trading on Friday after the company said it would delay any spaceflights to next year as it refurbishes its vehicles. While Virgin Galactic hoped to fly its
Even though Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a $2.275 trillion market cap, its massive free cash flow (FCF) could push its value even higher. In fact, my calculations show that MSFT stock could trade between 12.6% to 27% higher. Based on its Oct. 14 closing price of $302.75, that puts its value between $340.90 and $384.80 per
With shares moving up following the acquisition of Nanotech, is it time to buy Meta Materials (NASDAQ:MMAT) stock, ahead of its revenues taking off? Not so fast. It’s still down big from the high prices it hit when it first appeared on the radar of meme stock investors. But at $5.31 per share, this smart
Megan Leonhardt | CNBC As third-quarter earnings roll out and 2021 winds down, analysts and investors are looking for which companies can close out the year on a bullish note. Many firms had stellar starts to the year, and are in a tough spot to continue growing at such rapid paces. Costco braved the
Woman pumps gas outside of Wawa storefront Saul loeb Energy prices are surging, and the economy is already feeling the pinch of higher fuel costs though it is far from stalling out. There is an unusual coincidence of much higher oil, natural gas and coal prices, combined with other rising commodities and supply chain disruptions.
Just like in September and many months before that, so far in October, General Electric (NYSE:GE) has been stuck in neutral. Bouncing between $100 and $105 per share, investors are still unwilling to send GE stock to higher prices. Source: Sundry Photography / Shutterstock.com To some degree, this makes sense. CEO Larry Culp has made progress
OpenDoor (NASDAQ:OPEN) stock is the kind of name I’ve learned to avoid. Source: PREMIO STOCK/Shutterstock.com Over my years of investing, I’ve learned–in some cases, the hard way — that buying stocks on weakness is really the best and easiest way to make money in the market. Conversely, buying risky names that are riding positive momentum
The period of time in a day during which trading activity takes place is known as the trading session. For most stock markets, the main trading session takes place during the daytime, where one trading session represents a single day of business. The beginning of the session is marked by the opening bell, which signals
Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk Joe Skipper | Reuters; Joe Raedle | Getty Images; Paul Hennessy | SOPA Images | Getty Images 2021 has been a whirlwind for private space tourism, with this week especially crucial for the ventures founded by Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson. While Bezos’ Blue Origin took a step
In this article ENPH GE MGM The Airbnb logo is seen on a little mini pyramid under the glass Pyramid of the Louvre museum in Paris, France, March 12, 2019. Charles Platiau | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. MGM Resorts — Shares of MGM Resorts jumped nearly 7% after Credit
On July 30 I wrote that Facebook was likely worth $517 per share, or 44% higher than its price at the time. That was when FB stock was at $358.32 per share. Since then, it has tumbled to just $328.53 as of Oct. 14. I still feel that it is worth my original price, and
A few months ago, the Federal Reserve was talking about “transitory” inflation. The governors at the Fed meant that while inflation was rising swiftly, it wasn’t going to last. But inflation kept rising at a brisk clip and the Fed started to be less sanguine about the transitory nature of inflation. It hedged by telling
The bitcoin futures ETF from ProShares will begin trading next week, an amended filing from the company indicated late Friday, marking a milestone moment in the development of the crypto industry in the United States. The Securities and Exchange Commission had not formally approved the creation of bitcoin futures ETF as of Friday afternoon and
In this article GS SPCE JBHT Signage at 23andMe headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. J.B. Hunt Transport Services — Shares of J.B. Hunt jumped more than 9% after the company beat estimates on
Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) stock has taken a hammering at the stock market as a result of Beijing’s crackdown on its top tech companies. Source: Kevin Chen Photography / Shutterstock.com BABA stock has been down more than 30% in the past nine months. However, after recent investments in strengthening its businesses and reducing its risks, the company looks
Ocugen (NASDAQ:OCGN) is a small biotech firm. For years, it tried unsuccessfully to commercialize therapies for eye diseases. However, in 2020, it ended a Phase 3 trial on that front and pivoted to Covid-19. Its first effort in that regard, Covid-19 testing, totally failed to take off. The company is nothing if not persistent, however,
What Is a Monopolistic Market? A monopolistic market is a market structure with the characteristics of a pure monopoly. A monopoly exists when one supplier provides a particular good or service to many consumers. In a monopolistic market, the monopoly, or dominant, company exerts control over the market, enabling it to set the price and supply. Key Takeaways Monopolistic markets exist
Michael Sonnenshein, chief executive officer of Grayscale Investments LLC, speaks virtually during a Crypto Summit Feb. 25, 2021. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Grayscale Investments plans on filing an application to convert the world’s biggest bitcoin fund into a spot ETF early next week, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), September 21, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Stocks appear to have shaken off the often spooky trading pattern of October for now, and whether that continues could depend on earnings in the week ahead. Dozens of companies are reporting, from Netflix and Tesla