Crypto fraud and poor regulation may jeopardize ether ETF approval

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to make a key decision on approving ether exchange-traded funds next week. But it will likely fail due to a lack of an over-arching regulatory framework for all cryptocurrencies, according to Ric Edelman, head of the Digital Assets Council of Financial Professionals. “I think that there’s going …

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: GME, RDDT, AMD, HOOD

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading: GameStop — Shares tumbled 19.7% after the video game retailer said it plans to sell up to 45 million class A common shares in an at-the-market offering. The sale comes after GameStop shares surged earlier this week in a brief revival of the meme-stock trade. The …

Walmart bubble due to high-income grocery spending, warns Bill Simon

Higher-income consumers may be creating a frothy situation at Walmart. Even though affluent shoppers helped drive the retailer’s latest beat on quarterly results, former Walmart U.S. CEO Bill Simon warns they’ll be hard to keep. “The Walmart experience is better than it used to be, but it’s still not a premium experience. Walmart is built …

UAA, WMT, GME, GOOS and more

Walmart shopping bag is seen in Krakow, Poland on February 9, 2024. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in premarket trading. Under Armour — The sportswear maker’s Class A shares slumped 11% and its Class C stock fell 9% after it issued lower-than-expected full-year earnings guidance. Under Armour …

Chubb is Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway secret stock pick

Warren Buffett speaks during the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholders Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on May 4, 2024.  CNBC Warren Buffett finally revealed his secret stock pick in a new regulatory filing, and it’s insurer Chubb. His conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway has bought nearly 26 million shares of Zurich-based Chubb for a stake worth $6.7 billion. The …