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Stocks are under pressure (SPY, SPX, DJI, IXIC)

Major global markets and US stocks were weaker on Tuesday after some ugly news out of China. By 1:36 a.m. ET, stocks had risen from the worst levels of the day. After falling over 200 points, or 1%, the Dow was down about 113 points, or 0.6%. Show More Summary

Martin Shkreli, negative yields and Twitter

Finance Insider is Business Insider's midday summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. To sign up, scroll to the bottom of this page and click "Get updates in your inbox," or click here. A handful of huge investors have been saving...Show More Summary

Here were the winners and losers in this quarter's tech earnings

The latest crop of tech earnings is done, and Q1 2016 was a mixed bag. This chart from Statista shows the next-day stock price movements for eight prominent tech companies. Amazon and Facebook continue their dominant marches, LinkedIn...Show More Summary

This is how billionaire Steve Cohen got into trading stocks

Billionaire fund manager Steve Cohen of family office Point 72 (former hedge fund SAC Capital) got pretty personal at the Milken Global Conference in Los Angeles on Monday. During a talk about the future of hedge funds, he took us back to his childhood and what got him into trading stocks. The first person he mentioned was his grandmother. Show More Summary

There's another side to the housing market's gigantic problem

Everyone wants a house, and that's a big problem. According to recent data from the Conference Board, the number of Americans indicating that they plan to buy a home in the next six months is at historic levels. "Meanwhile, according...Show More Summary

A rare view inside a beating heart cell

A team of researchers led by  Benjamin Prosser of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, who were funded by the National Institutes of Health, recently c aptured video showing that a part  of a heart muscle cellShow More Summary

Twitter just collapsed to an all-time low (TWTR)

Twitter shares have hit an all-time low. In early trading on Tuesday, the stock fell 3% to as low as $13.90, a level it has not reached since the company went public in November 2013. The broader stock market was also selling off. The...Show More Summary

Apple’s growth strategy just hit a major roadblock (AAPL)

The Indian government has rejected a request by Apple to import and sell refurbished iPhones in the country, Bloomberg reports. It's a major setback to Apple's India strategy, a major component of which was reusing old iPhones as a low-cost...Show More Summary

There's a big warning sign that the wheels of the US economy may be grinding to a halt

Lending standards for business loans are getting tighter, according to the Federal Reserve's Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey (SLOOS). "Banks have been tightening standards for both commercial and industrial (C&I) and commercial real...Show More Summary

LIVE: Auto sales (HMC, TM, F, GM, FCAU, NSANY, VOW)

It's the first Tuesday of the month, and so that means the big carmakers are reporting their sales numbers throughout the day. Economists forecast that auto sales rose at an annualized pace of 17.40 million in April, according to Bloomberg. Show More Summary

BANK OF AMERICA: We've never seen investors rush to sell stocks like this before (SPY, SPX)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's big-money equity investors are rushing for the exits. In a note Tuesday, equity and quant strategist Jill Carey Hall said the firm's institutional clients were net sellers of stocks for a 14th straight...Show More Summary

Global markets are down (SPY, SPX, DJI, IXIC)

Major global markets and US stock futures were weaker on Tuesday after some ugly news out of China. Near 7:10 a.m. ET, Dow futures were down 122 points, S&P 50 futures were down 14 points, and Nasdaq futures were down 33 points — all by less than 1%. Show More Summary

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (spy, spx, qqq, dia, aapl, hsc, arop)

Here is what you need to know. Australia unexpectedly cut rates. The Reserve Bank of Australia lowered its key interest rate 25 basis points to a record low 1.75%. The RBA noted inflation was "unexpectedly low," and also gave a cautious outlook for the Australian economy. Show More Summary

Billionaire fund manager Steve Cohen: 'My worst fears were realized' in February

There are more hedge funds today than there have ever been in history, says billionaire Steve Cohen, and it's bringing about one of his worst fears. "On e of my biggest worries is that there are so many players out there trying to do the same strategies... Show More Summary

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he forgot to say something important on the conference call (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook said he made a mistake by not talking about China's growing middle class when he recently discussed Apple's financial results. Cook made the admission to CNBC's Jim Cramer, during an appearance on the Mad Money program. Show More Summary

Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared on Jim Cramer’s TV show to tell investors they got it all wrong (AAPL)

Apple reported its first quarterly sales drop since 2003 last week, and its stock has been taking a beating ever since. Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared on Jim Cramer's show on CNBC to ease investor fears on Monday. "We just had an incredible quarter by absolute standards, $50 billion plus in revenues, $10 billion in profits. Show More Summary

The rate of defaults on junk energy bonds has shattered a record (UPL, MPOY)

Two companies have pushed the default rate on risky bonds in the energy sector to an all-time high. On Friday and Saturday, Ultra Petroleum and Midstates Petroleum respectively filed for bankruptcy protection. And according to FitchShow More Summary

Bill Ackman, Atlantic City and Goldman Sachs

Finance Insider is Business Insider's midday summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. To sign up, scroll to the bottom of this page and click "Get updates in your inbox," or click here. Activist investor Bill Ackman says "ofShow More Summary

Ferrari beats on earnings — and names a new CEO (race)

MILAN - Italian luxury carmaker Ferrari on Monday nudged up its full-year earnings forecast after a stronger-than expected first quarter, helped by higher shipments and better margins. Ferrari, spun off from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles...Show More Summary

A Wall Street bank questioned the dominance of Bloomberg, and the response shows just how entrenched it is

Morgan Stanley asked clients last week: "Would you give up your Bloomberg Terminal?" It turns out the answer is: not without a fight. The question was asked at least in part because financial information is expensive, and Wall Street...Show More Summary

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