Earnings Outlook: Pandora earnings: A new member of the band could matter beyond the music

Earnings Outlook: Pandora earnings: A new member of the band could matter beyond the music
Pandora Media Inc. is pulling multiple levers to get users to spend more time playing music through its various offerings, but soon the company’s fortunes could be a bit less tied to actual Pandora listening. The streaming pioneer recently completed its acquisition of AdsWizz, an ad-tech platform that serves as a marketplace of sorts for programmatic audio ads. AdsWizz counts... Read More

Bond Report: 10-year U.S. government bond yield logs biggest weekly jump in more than 2 months

Bond Report: 10-year U.S. government bond yield logs biggest weekly jump in more than 2 months
Rates for U.S. government bonds fell on Friday following a key reading of gross domestic product, which capped a period that saw yields mostly finish the week solidly higher after reports on Monday suggested the Bank of Japan may make steps toward winding down its easy money policies. What did Treasurys do? The 10-year government bond yield TMUBMUSD10Y, -0.75% was... Read More

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook hits conspiracy theorist Alex Jones with 30-day ban

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook hits conspiracy theorist Alex Jones with 30-day ban
Facebook Inc. said it banned controversial radio host Alex Jones for 30 days for repeatedly posting content that violated the social network’s community guidelines, and has removed four videos posted to pages maintained by him and the InfoWars site he operates. The ban doesn’t apply to InfoWars itself. Jones, known for propagating conspiracy theories, won’t be able to publish content... Read More

NewsWatch: How to predict the next market downturn

NewsWatch: How to predict the next market downturn
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Track the market’s key vital signs with this real-time interactive graphic. See full story. Want to delete Facebook? Read what happened to these people first Some social networkers had enough of cat videos, while others were spooked by the Cambridge Analytica scandal See full story. Apple earnings: Most boring quarter of the year still holds some intrigue... Read More

Earnings Outlook: Tesla earnings: Gear up for more drama after Model 3 production burst

Earnings Outlook: Tesla earnings: Gear up for more drama after Model 3 production burst
The stakes are unusually high as Tesla Inc.’s second-quarter earnings day approaches. Tesla TSLA, -3.09%  Chief Executive Elon Musk has created several new controversies in recent weeks via his Twitter account, sending shares down more than 7% in July. And memories of the “bizarre” May first-quarter earnings conference call are still fresh on many minds. The question for Tesla investors... Read More

Market Snapshot: Stock market ends lower after disappointing results from Twitter, bellwethers

Market Snapshot: Stock market ends lower after disappointing results from Twitter, bellwethers
U.S. stocks closed lower Friday following disappointing results from Twitter Inc. and bellwethers, including Exxon and Intel. The highly-anticipated release of gross domestic product data also showed that economic growth remains relatively strong but came in a shade below lofty expectations. How did the main benchmarks fare? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.30% slid 76.01 points, or 0.3%, to... Read More