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    Younger Americans are investing earlier. On average, Gen Z—generally described as those born from 1997 to 2012—began saving and investing at 19 years old. Baby boomers—born from 1946 to 1964—didn’t start until 35, on average. The source of this insight is the latest Charles Schwab Modern Wealth Survey, which sampled 1,000 Americans ages 21 to ...
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    The Federal Reserve refuses to concede victory in its battle against inflation—but the stock market has other reasons to feel good about the future. The market has found a lot to like during the week. Apple announced that new iPhones will contain artificial-intelligence capabilities, spurring hopes that consumers will pay the price to upgrade to ...
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    It’s been another banner week for stocks, though not all strategists see an easy path to more gains. On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and Nasdaq Composite all notched record closes. The next day, the Dow breached the 40,000 mark for the first time during intraday trading. But for all the market’s ...
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    Tesla stock seems to be zigging while the market zags. That can make figuring out what’s driving shares frustrating for investors. In the bigger picture, shares have settled in a range as investors wait for second-quarter deliveries, updates about a lower-priced electric vehicle, and Tesla’s robotaxi event slated for early August. Tesla stock was up ...
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    Nvidia shares were rising Thursday after slumping on Wednesday. Upbeat earnings from chip maker Qualcomm and positive news from the Federal Reserve could be helping.  Nvidia stock added 1.7% to $844.27. It fell 3.9% yesterday. Tech stocks may have been getting a boost from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, who on Wednesday kept the door open ...
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    Tesla investors got some good news from China that had nothing to do with Full Self Driving. April Chinese electric-vehicle sales look solid—a good sign for all auto makers selling vehicles in the world’s largest new-car market. Wednesday, Chinese EV leader BYD reported April passenger vehicle sales of 312,048 units, up 49% year over year. ...
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    Tesla stock is falling a day after gaining 15% amid reports of layoffs and executive departures. Tesla stock was down 2.9% in premarket trading Tuesday, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite futures had slipped 0.4% and 0.5%, respectively. Reports of more layoffs at Tesla and the departure of two executives are weighing on the stock. ...
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    Stock futures were rising Monday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite indexes coming off their best week of gains since early November. Tesla rose 5.9% after CEO Elon Musk made a surprise visit over the weekend to China, where he pushed to unlock new driver-assistance technology for Chinese Tesla owners. Chinese officials told Tesla that ...
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    Meta Platforms stock plunged and the company lost billions of dollars in value as investors rushed to sell shares on Thursday after the tech giant shocked investors with plans to spend even more aggressively on artificial intelligence. Meta stock dropped 11% to $441.38 following the company’s results late Wednesday, its largest decrease since Oct. 27, ...
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    Shares of the EV start-up slid 6.8% to $9.57 on Thursday, while the S&P 500 rose 0.7% and the Nasdaq Composite gained 1.7%. It’s a record closing low, according to Dow Jones Market Data. The prior closing low was Feb. 23, when shares closed at $10.07. Shares of most electric-vehicle makers have been weak all ...