Four reasons Walmart wants to buy smart TV maker Vizio

A worker walks past televisions, including the Vizio brand, on display in a Walmart Supercenter on February 20, 2024, in Hallandale Beach, Florida.  Joe Raedle | Getty Images Walmart is doing some shopping of its own. The retail giant announced last week that it plans to buy smart TV maker Vizio in a $2.3 billion … Read more

Wall Street high on AI euphoria

Jonathan Raa | Nurphoto | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like what you see? You can subscribe here. What you need to know today  Markets positive Wall Street … Read more

The U.S. economy seems to be holding up

People shop at a retail store in Manhattan, New York City, on Jan. 5, 2024. Spencer Platt | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like what you see? … Read more

Amazon to pay $1.9 million in contract worker exploitation settlement

Packages move along a conveyor belt at an Amazon Fulfillment center on Cyber Monday in Robbinsville, New Jersey, on Nov. 28, 2022. Stephanie Keith | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon will pay more than 700 migrant workers roughly $1.9 million to settle claims they suffered human rights abuses as a result of exploitative labor contracts … Read more

Worries over rate cuts persist

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during morning trading on July 06, 2023 in New York City.  Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no … Read more

Wariness over rate cuts lingers

Traders react as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is seen delivering remarks on a screen, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, March 22, 2023. Brendan McDermid | Reuters This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to … Read more

Nvidia (NVDA) earnings report Q4 2024

NVIDIA’s CEO Jensen Huang attends a media roundtable meeting in Singapore December 6, 2023. Edgar Su | Reuters Nvidia is scheduled to announce fiscal fourth-quarter earnings after the bell Wednesday in a highly anticipated report that will give Wall Street a sense of how long the AI boom can last. Here’s what Wall Street is … Read more

Amazon to replace Walgreens in Dow Industrial Average next week

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy speaks with CNBC’s Jon Fortt. CNBC Amazon will replace Walgreens Boots Alliance in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, according to a Tuesday announcement from S&P Dow Jones Indices, which manages the price-weighted measurement of 30 stocks. Amazon shares moved up 1% in extended trading, and Walgreens stock moved 3% lower. The … Read more

U.S. consumers upbeat on the economy

People cross the street outside the Macy’s Herald Square store in New York City on Dec. 17, 2023. Kena Betancur | Corbis News | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where … Read more

Magnificent 7 profits now exceed almost every country in the world. Should we be worried?

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during morning trading on January 31, 2024 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images The so-called “Magnificent 7” now wields greater financial might than almost every other major country in the world, according to new Deutsche Bank research. The meteoric rise … Read more