Inflation is set to surge just as the Federal Reserve thinks it will recede. See full story.
Global deal making hits $1.4 trillion amid blank-check IPO frenzy
Special-purpose acquisition companies have raised $94.4 billion this year through IPOs — already more than the record annual total of $83.4 billion last year. See full story.
Dow set to rise for a second day but stocks are headed for back-to-back weekly loss
U.S. stock-index futures are trading slightly higher early Friday, but stocks are likely to book a second straight weekly loss in a volatile stretch for Wall Street, framed by rising bond yields and concerns about the global recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. See full story.
Will individual investors stick around after pandemic’s ‘mind-blowing’ stock trading surge?
The U.S. bull market in stocks just celebrated its first birthday this week. Will individual investors remain the life of the party? See full story.
Concerns over the Suez Canal accident tilt toward natural gas
Oil’s taking a break Thursday from the rally driven by the Suez Canal mishap, but if the issue isn’t resolved in the next few days, tighter global supplies of liquid natural gas may turn out to be just as big of a concern. See full story.
Three out of every four students accepted at Penn through early admissions submitted test scores. At Georgetown, that number was 93%. See full story.