Here are the China trends investors bet money on so far in 2022

A factory in Suqian, Jiangsu province, China, on May 9, 2022. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images BEIJING – By the numbers, manufacturing companies in China snagged the most investment deals in the first half of the year among 37 sectors tracked by business database Qimingpian. In fact, the number of early-stage to … Read more

Sunrun, Eli Lilly, DiDi Global, CrowdStrike and more

Tim McKibben, left, a senior installer for the solar company, Sunrun, and installer Aaron Newsom install solar panels on the roof of a home in Granada Hills. Mel Melcon | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Monday. Solar companies – Solar stocks jumped after the Biden … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, June 6

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks set to bounce after Wall Street’s losing week Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, June 3, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters 2. Average gas prices in … Read more

Spirit Airlines, Didi Global and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Spirit Airlines (SAVE) – Spirit jumped 6.1% in the premarket after JetBlue (JBLU) sweetened its bid for Spirit. JetBlue will increase its breakup fee for the deal to $ 350 million and pay part of that as a dividend if the deal is … Read more

Didi shares surge after report that regulators are ending probes

Budrul Chukrut | LightRocket | Getty Images Shares of Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi surged more than 50% in pre-market trade in the US on Monday after the Wall Street Journal reported that regulators are concluding investigations into the company. The WSJ report said authorities would lift a ban on Didi adding new users as early … Read more

SoftBank Vision Fund posts record $27 billion loss as tech stocks dive

SoftBank Founder Masayoshi Son said there is “confusion in the world” and in the markets due to a number of factors including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, high inflation and central bank moves to raise interest rates. These factors have contributed to a record annual loss at SoftBank’s Vision Fund. Kentaro Takahashi | Bloomberg | Getty … Read more

Tech companies lost $17 billion in Q1 as equity investments take a hit

An electric Amazon delivery van from Rivian cruises down the street with the Hollywood sign in the background. Amazon The tech sell-off of 2022 accelerated in the past couple weeks, with first-quarter earnings reports highlighting challenges like inflation, supply chain shortages and the war in Ukraine. For some tech leaders, the market swoon has created … Read more

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi investigated by SEC after U.S. IPO

Didi said in its annual report that it’s being investigated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC opened the probe after Didi’s US IPO last year. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images The US Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Didi after its tarnished initial public offering, adding further pressure on the … Read more

Twitter, Bank of America, Charles Schwab and more

In this photo illustration, the Twitter logo is displayed on the screen of an iPhone in front of a computer screen displaying Twitter logos. Chesnot | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Twitter – Shares rose 3.4% after Twitter announced Friday that the board adopted a limited duration shareholder rights … Read more

Twitter, Sirius XM, Nektar Therapeutics and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Twitter (TWTR) – Twitter shares jumped 4.5% in the premarket after the company’s board of directors adopted a so-called poison pill to prevent Tesla (TLSA) CEO Elon Musk from increasing his stake in the company past 15%. That follows Musk’s $ 54.20 per … Read more