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 24, 2021 3 min
General Electric makes an acquisition. The chip shortage continues to hit the auto industry. And Target will hire fewer seasonal workers this year. Host: Shaina Mishkin. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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General Mills beats expectations. Biogen's latest drug disappoints. And a look at three newly public companies. Host: Shaina Mishkin. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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September 22, 2021 3 min
Housing starts rose at a faster pace than expected last month. Universal Music Group begins trading in Europe. And Google's plans for a new office in New York. Host: Shaina Mishkin. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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September 21, 2021 3 min
The S&P 500 had its most dramatic daily decline since May. Twitter will pay nearly $810 billion to settle an investor lawsuit. And AstraZeneca announces a promising new treatment for breast cancer. Host: Shaina Mishkin. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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September 20, 2021 3 min
Buybacks and dividends dipped in 2020, but are set to make a rebound. China's Evergrande Group is in hot water. Plus, why gold is falling. Host: Nick Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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September 17, 2021 4 min
U.S. retail sales beat expectations. AMC Entertainment will begin accepting cryptocurrencies as payment. Plus, Las Vegas casinos take a tumble. Host: Nick Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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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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