Numbers by Barron's

Numbers by Barron's

Every trading day, Numbers By Barron's breaks down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.

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September 16, 2021 4 min
Goldman Sachs makes the latest deal in the payments space. Covid-19 cases are up in children. Plus, Weber's stock fails to bring the heat. Host: Nick Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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Despite a smaller rise in the consumer price index than anticipated, inflation is still a concern. Amazon announces a new hiring spree. And Google gets a fine. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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September 14, 2021 4 min
Median home prices are up in mid-tier cities like Boise, Idaho. Apple is set to announce a slate of updated products. Plus, Boston Beer takes a tumble. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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The U.S. Energy Department has high hopes for Solar. A new court ruling gives developers room to circumvent Apple. And eyewear maker, Warby Parker, could have a $2.7 Billion valuation when it goes public. Host: Shaina Mishkin.
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Initial jobless claims hit a pandemic-era low. Amazon and Tesla engage in a war of words. And Lululemon beats expectations. Host: Shaina Mishkin. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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September 9, 2021 3 min
Concerns over consumer spending downgrade the U.S. GDP forecast. PayPal will acquire Japanese payments company Paidy. Plus, Ford turns a corner. Host: Shaina Mishkin. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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September 8, 2021 3 min
Toyota announces an investment in electric vehicles. Tesla gets a bump from Cathie Wood. And the September IPO market is heating up. Host: Shaina Mishkin. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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Disney's latest Marvel film didn't meet the government's criteria to screen in China. Los Angeles announces it will get rid of fossil fuel generated power by 2035. And Lyft takes a stand in Texas. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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September 3, 2021 3 min
Bitcoin is set to become a legal tender in El Salvador. Social Security may run out a year earlier than expected. And Walmart is the latest company to raise its minimum wage. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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A look at the Mu variant of Covid-19. Apple has come under fire for restricting discussions of pay equity. Plus, an analyst's take on defense spending. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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Virgin Galactic stock gets an upgrade. Why Fidelity is embarking on its third hiring push. Plus, a looming eviction crisis. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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Hurricane Ida may affect oil prices. China sets new limits on online video games. And why satellite companies' stocks are rocketing after the latest iPhone rumors. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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The August reading of the consumer sentiment index is in. Emergency unemployment benefits are set to expire. And Toast files to go public. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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Taper talk is expected at the Federal Reserve's latest conference. Jobless claims hit a pandemic low. Plus, Snowflake's earnings blizzard. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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Nordstrom shares dip despite impressive quarterly results. Why the number of Chinese companies listed in the U.S. might dip. And U.S. households and small businesses have a stockpile of cash. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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Best Buy beats expectations. New-home sales rise for the first time since March. And ForgeRock is going public. Host: Zoe Szathmary. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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The Services Purchasing Managers' Index hits an eight-month low. A new ruling in California may affect Uber and Lyft. And Pfizer's latest biotech buy. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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August 23, 2021 3 min
Macy's is buoyed by second-quarter earnings. Home Depot's gross margin is the lowest it has been in years. Plus, 7 retailers report earnings this week. Host: Nick Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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The chip shortage leaves Toyota unable to keep up with demand. Crude oil drops below $65. And China pours cold water on luxury retail stocks. Host: Nick Jasinski. Producer: Jackson Cantrell.
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Robinhood may be known as a stock trading app, but last quarter it did a lot more business in crypto. The Fed is thinking about buying fewer bonds. And Tesla is worth about as much as the world's auto makers combined.
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