InvestorPlace: Friday’s Vital Data: Gap, Boeing and Amazon

U.S. stock futures are trading lower this morning after China said it would impose new tariffs on an additional $75 billion in U.S. goods. Another potentially market-moving event today is an address by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to economists…

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InvestorPlace: 5 Stocks That Could Pop When the Trade War Ends

The 5 Stocks That Stand to Profit Most When Trump and Xi Shake Hands This past Sunday, President Trump tweeted “We are doing very well with China, and talking!” Last weekend, the Trump administration said it would give Chinese telecom…

InvestorPlace: Stock Market Today: Boeing Takes Flight, Manufacturing Slumps

Wednesday’s bullishness faded on Thursday, with investors mostly spooked by this month’s manufacturing activity. IHS Markit says the purchasing manager’s index fell below the 50 level last month, for the first time since September 2009. The data jibes with a…

InvestorPlace: IBM Stock and Jim Whitehurst’s Toughest Test

After some brief excitement following the closing of its Red Hat deal, International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) stock is back in the doldrums. Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com Shares were due to open Aug. 22 at about $134.20. They’re down 7.5% over…

InvestorPlace: NIO Stock Is a Bust for at Least the Foreseeable Future

About a year ago, Chinese premium electric vehicle maker NIO (NYSE:NIO) raised $1 billion in a NYSE listing. It’s been a painful ride for NIO stock ever since. NIO peaked at $14 two days after its IPO. Today, the stock trades hands…