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Numbers by Barron's

Every trading day, Numbers By Barron's breaks down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.

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Every trading day, Numbers By Barron's breaks down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.

Job Openings Fall by More than Expected

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The job openings rate declined to 6.2%, down from 6.9% in July. Elon Musk will now likely buy Twitter. And a Korean internet giant buys Poshmark.


$TWTR, $POSH, $REAL, $KRX, $TDUP

Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Oct 05 2022

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Why Californians Are Paying More for Gas

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Hint: It’s not just high taxes. Plus, the SEC fines Kim Kardashian over crypto promotion. And Tesla’s deliveries come in weaker than expected.


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Oct 03 2022

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J.P. Morgan Projects a Bitcoin Boom

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A team of analysts predicts 38% upside for the cryptocurrency. Stocks end the third quarter with the worst slide in decades. And yields on cash start to look attractive.

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Oct 03 2022

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Jobless Claims Hit Lowest Level Since April

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Why the Federal Reserve won’t be happy about plummeting unemployment claims. Amazon raises its starting hourly wage. Plus, Porsche’s first trading day. Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Sep 30 2022

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DocuSign Cuts Staff. Lyft Freezes Hiring.

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The two firms join a long list of tech companies trimming personnel costs. Plus, why bond market volatility is off the charts. And a new proposal would let Americans buy more Treasury I bonds.

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Sep 29 2022

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Lumber Prices Tumble

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A shift from single-family homes to apartments is hurting lumber demand. President Biden’s student loan forgiveness hits a roadblock. And Harley spins out its electric motorcycle business.

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Sep 28 2022

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The Pound Sinks to Lowest Level Ever

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New U.K. government spending announcements shake up currency and bond markets. Market sentiment dips to lowest level since 2009. And home buyers back out of contracts.


Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Sep 27 2022

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Oil Drops to Lowest Price Since January

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The Justice Department cracks down on mergers. Announcements from central banks around the world hit oil prices. Plus, a look at Hong Kong stocks. Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Sep 26 2022

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Mortgage Rates Hit Highest Level Since 2008

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The average rate on a fixed 30-year mortgage hits 6.29%. Cruises are back. Plus, Target’s plans for the holiday season. Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Sep 23 2022

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Could the Fed Funds Rate Hit 5%?

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The Federal Reserve grows even more hawkish. Credit card interest rates climb to 1996 levels. And political ad spending is on pace to shatter records.

Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Sep 22 2022

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2-year Bond Yields Close in on 4%

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Rising bond yields have made stocks look less attractive. Ford can’t get its hands on crucial parts. And Kanye breaks up with Gap.


Host: Jackson Cantrell.


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Sep 21 2022

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Zillow Sees a Plunge in Rent Growth

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Zillow Group’s rent index shows that rent growth likely has 

peaked. Beyond Meat’s stock hits a record low. And plummeting PC sales is bad news for Intel and AMD.

Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Sep 20 2022

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The Housing Markets Most at Risk of a Downturn

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The Federal Trade Commission seeks to protect gig workers. A new analysis identifies the counties most vulnerable to housing market issues. Plus, the latest consumer sentiment data. Host: Jackson Cantrell.


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Sep 19 2022

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Retail Sales Beat Expectations in August

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Many consumers are spending in spite of higher prices. Adobe will buy software design company Figma. Plus, Apple’s latest launch. Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Sep 16 2022

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A Railroad Strike Could Be Devastating for the U.S. Economy

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A rail worker strike could cost the economy $2 billion every day. Moderna’s stock surges on a potential deal with China. And California sues Amazon.

$AMZN, $GOOG, $UNP, $CSX, $MRNA

Host: Jackson Cantrell.


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Sep 15 2022

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Consumer Prices Climb 8.3%. Plus an Ethereum Upgrade.

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Inflation numbers arrive much hotter than expected. Shelter costs see largest increase since 1991. And the Ethereum blockchain prepares for an upgrade.


Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Sep 14 2022

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Oil Prices Have Fallen 30% Since March

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Oil prices fall, but producers continue to do well. Major stock indexes notch four consecutive days of gains. And AT&T’s CEO says iPhone 14 sales are meeting expectations.

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Sep 13 2022

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White House Considers Banning Bitcoin Mining

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The Biden Administration cracks down on crypto. DraftKings’ stock stands to win big as the NFL season kicks off. Plus, Pool Corp. could make a splash. Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Sep 12 2022

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Federal Reserve Chairman Powell Takes a Hawkish Stance

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Queen Elizabeth has died at 96. Jerome Powell’s latest remarks hint at rate hike. Plus, Regeneron’s promising results. Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Sep 09 2022

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Kim Kardashian to Launch New Private Equity Firm

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The reality TV star and business mogul is teaming up with a former Carlyle partner to start the firm. Plus, Samsung sees more gloom in the chip industry. And United says demand for flights is not slowing down.


Host: Jackson Cantrell.

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Sep 08 2022

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Handy

By pajero pantano - Apr 09 2020
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Short, sweet, too the point Relevant data

Financial News Brief

By Ltz977 - Feb 01 2020
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Really good daily financial news brief, short and quick