On Wall Street, it can be dangerous to get carried away by a sugar high. Now that threat is becoming less metaphoric, and more literal. Barron’s Jack Hough joins MoneyBeat with a look at how the sugar backlash is hitting the Street. Photo: Getty Images.
Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch took to Twitter this morning to suggest that the Friday jobs numbers were skewed in favor of the White House. Economists were quick to react, Steven Russolillo reports on digits. Photo: Getty Images.
Aging tech giants Hewlett Packard and Xerox haven't been acting like companies on the decline. Barron's Jack Hough argues why the companies can continue to sustain their momentum on MoneyBeat. Photo: AP.
Were you in line this weekend to get one of the new iPhones? Some nine million people were. That's one reason Jack Hough says that Apple is manufacturing a growth spurt that could send its shares to $600 over the next year.
“Breaking Bad” may be over but AMC has a stable of other programs to take its place, including one monster hit that returns in two weeks. Jack Hough explains why AMC’s hit “The Walking Dead” could bring new life to shares. Photo: AMC.
Spain has led headlines following its surging bond yields but investors who plunk money into a broad basket of Spanish shares today could see average returns of 20% a year over the next several years. Jack Hough discusses on Markets Hub.
Bond yields have crept higher in recent days. If that trend continues, history suggests investors may be best off with shares of large companies with modest dividends and potential for fast growth. Barron's senior editor Jack Hough lists his top four.