Stock futures little changed after S&P 500 closes at highest level since early March

Stock futures little changed after S&P 500 closes at highest level since early March

Stock futures were little changed Tuesday evening at the start of the overnight session, taking a pause after the S&P 500 closed out at its highest level since March 5. Earlier, stocks pared some gains in the final 30 minutes of trading during the regular session Tuesday, after Bloomberg reported U.S. officials were considering sanctioning […]
‘This is a kitchen sink quarter’: strategist

‘This is a kitchen sink quarter’: strategist

On Tuesday the S&P 500 (^GSPC) traded above 3,000 for the first time since early March, and the Dow (^DJIA) hovered above 25,000 for much of the session, but one strategist warns a pause and digestion in the markets is likely. “While I do think we’re going to...
Why pandemic insurance is impossible

Why pandemic insurance is impossible

At the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting this month, CEO Warren Buffett told a shareholder that Berkshire would certainly insure against pandemics “at the right price.” “We would have written pandemic insurance if people had come to us and offered what we...
KFC looks to take on Popeyes in the chicken sandwich wars

KFC looks to take on Popeyes in the chicken sandwich wars

It’s official. Chicken chain KFC is jumping into the chicken sandwich wars with a new chicken sandwich that is being testing in select stores in the Orlando, Florida, area. While KFC (YUM) already has a chicken sandwich on its menu, the fast food chain admitted that...