The Dow Jones Industrial Average was clinging to a small gain, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite slipped back into negative territory after The Wall Street Journal said U.S.-China trade talks hit a snag over purchases of agricultural products. The Dow was up 24 points, or 0.1%, at 27,716, while the S&P 500 edged

Shares of Alcoa Corp. dropped 4% in afternoon trading Wednesday, after Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Timna Tanners turned bearish on the aluminum products company citing a cautious view on aluminum pricing and valuation concerns. Tanners cut her rating to underperform from neutral, while keeping her stock price target at $21, which 2.1% below

Canada Goose Holdings Inc. stock is down 13% in Wednesday trading despite reporting earnings and sales that beat expectations. The outwear company didn’t raise its guidance, Wells Fargo analysts note, which raises concerns about near-term performance. “Notably, management explained that the meaningful top-line upside in wholesale was entirely a timing factor,” analysts wrote. “Also, direct-to-consumer

The 10 million subscribers that Disney +, the streaming service that the Walt Disney Co. launched on Tuesday, has gathered in just one day is “eye popping” and “considerably higher” than many on Wall Street expected, Dan Ives at Wedbush said in a note Wednesday. “This speaks to the 1-2 punch of success that (Disney

The U.S. Energy Information Administration raised its forecasts for U.S. crude-oil production and prices for this year and next, according to the Short-Term Energy Outlook report released Wednesday. The EIA forecasts 2019 U.S. crude production of 12.29 million barrels a day, up 0.2% from the October forecast. It also raised its 2020 U.S. output forecast

Facebook Inc. said Wednesday it removed more content from Instagram that sexually exploited or endangered children in the third quarter than the second quarter, as a few pieces of content were shared very quickly. It was the first time that Facebook has made disclosures regarding content that had to be removed from the photo-sharing service

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. shares touched their highest price in more than a dozen years Wednesday and have more than doubled over the year. AMD shares were last up 2.4% at $37.58, after touching an intraday high of $37.96, their highest price since March 21, 2006, when shares priced at $38, according to FactSet data.

Shares of Crestwood Equity Partners L.P. rallied 1.5% in morning trade Wednesday, on track to snap a six-session losing streak, as a bounce in Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s stock helped provide support. Crestwood’s stock had plummeted 14% over the past six sessions to close Tuesday at an 8-month low. Stifel Nicolaus analyst Selman Akyol wrote in

Shares of Rockwell Automation Corp. soared 12% toward a 22-mnoth high in afternoon trading Tuesday, putting them on track for the biggest one-day gain in over 10 years, after the industrial automation and information services company reported better-than-expected fiscal fourth-quarter earnings and provided an upbeat outlook. The upbeat outlook comes in the face of what

President Donald Trump said Tuesday a U.S.-China trade deal “could happen soon,” describing a phase-one agreement as “close” in a speech to the Economic Club of New York. Trump said Beijing was “dying to make a deal” as he made the highly anticipated speech in Manhattan. But the president gave no details on scaling back