Movie chains won’t be able to fill their auditoriums, but they may not have to.
President Trump helped engineer a historic deal to curb global output, but it isn’t enough to forestall unprecedented pain for the domestic industry, as U.S. oil prices collapsed over the weekend.
Longer sales cycles—and potential price renegotiations—could nick tech’s hottest sector.
The coronavirus shutdowns are forcing companies to cancel dividends and deals and look to governments for help. None of this is good news for activist investors. But boards that don’t handle the crisis well could find themselves the next targets.
Larger companies have outperformed their smaller peers on equity markets this year, including in the latest bounce. Small-cap stocks will struggle to close the gap.
The Covid-19 crisis is a severe blow for companies like Boeing that build planes, but it is an even harder one for those that repair them.
Companies like Zillow and Opendoor were supposed to lead a revolution in real estate by using algorithms to flip homes. A global pandemic brought those plans to a screeching halt.
A viable treatment for Covid-19 is desperately needed, but investors are way too enthusiastic about the latest potential breakthrough.
Procter & Gamble is cleaning up as consumers stockpile daily essentials. But the coronavirus crisis could still have worrying spillover effects for it and other makers of household goods.
Time at home imposed by the Covid-19 lockdowns would be easier without all the disruptions to global supply chains.
The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered worries about the reliance of global supply chains on China. But China is concerned about its own dependence on imported supplies of microchips.
Luxury brands have a well-earned reputation for resilience. Major labels bounced back from the 2008 financial crisis within 18 months and shrugged off political protests in Hong Kong last year. But the Covid-19 pandemic looks different and could lay them much lower.
They have the firepower for now, but that depends on how long the economy stays shut down because of the coronavirus crisis.
The U.S. stock market is surging on the expectation that the economy can bounce back quickly once the coronavirus pandemic slows, but the evidence from China casts serious doubts on that hypothesis.
Google will be “recalibrating” its focus and pace of investments in areas like data centers and machines—the components underpinning cloud computing.
Another week of very high jobless claims means that April’s U.S. unemployment report could touch levels not seen in most Americans’ lifetimes.
Abbott Laboratories has what it takes to ride out the coronavirus crisis, not just because it happens to make three Covid-19 tests.
The White House has a low opinion of the World Health Organization, but restricting alcohol sales is an idea that doesn’t sound so bad.
Selling drugs by mail order should feature high up any list of businesses likely to benefit from a pandemic. The U.S. has no big independent online-only pharmacies, but Europe has two for investors to choose between.
Investors are betting on IAC’s remodel, but just how quickly can the whole thing be fixed?