Carnival, FedEx, Zendesk and more

The Carnival Paradise cruise ship arrives in port June 30, 2017 in Havana, Cuba. Alexander Creutzmann | Mambo photo | Getty Images Here are the stocks making headlines in midday trading: Carnival Cruise Lines – Shares of Carnival Cruise Lines jumped 11% after the travel company said it had its best booking volumes since the … Read more

CarMax, FedEx, Seagen and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: CarMax (KMX) – The automobile retailer beat estimates by 7 cents with quarterly earnings of $ 1.56 per share, and revenue that also beat analyst forecasts amid what the company called a “challenging” used vehicle market. CarMax added 1.1% in the premarket. FedEx (FDX) – FedEx … Read more

Here’s what the Fed’s highest rate hike in 28 years means for you

What the federal funds rate means to you The federal funds rate, which is set by the central bank, is the interest rate at which banks borrow and lend to one another overnight. Although that’s not the rate that consumers pay, the Fed’s moves still affect the borrowing and saving rates they see every day. … Read more

Majority of homeowners have regrets

As mortgage costs continue to rise alongside home prices, some buyers are dealing with another problem: regret. Among recent home buyers, 70% have at least one regret, according to recent survey by HomeLight, an online real estate marketplace, which polled 1,620 people across the US earlier this year. One of the top regrets – cited … Read more

Foot Locker, Cinemark, Dell and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Foot Locker (FL) – Foot Locker shares slumped 16.1% in the premarket after the athletic apparel and shoe retailer gave a weaker-than-expected full-year profit and comparable-store sales outlook. The company cited changes in its vendor mix as well as a decline in fiscal stimulus versus a … Read more