5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, March 23

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures drop, a day after Wall Street had resumed its upswing Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, March 21, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters 2. Moderna … Read more

Here’s what Chinese state media is saying ahead of Xi’s call with Biden

Chess pieces are seen in front of displayed China’s and US flags in this illustration taken January 25, 2022. Given Ruvic | Reuters BEIJING — While Chinese state media have tacked away from primarily pro-Russian coverage of the war in Ukraine, one of the consistent messages remains: Blame the US Chinese President Xi Jinping and … Read more

AMC Uses Its Meme Stock Money to Buy a Gold Mine. It’s ‘Bizarre.’

Textsize AMC Empire 25 Theater in Times Square, New York dreamstime AMC-Entertainment just struck gold. Literally. The movie theater company announced it has bought a 22% stake in Hycroft Mining Holding and its 71,000-acre gold and silver mine in northern Nevada. AMC (ticker: AMC) will invest $27.9 million in cash in Hycroft ( HYMC ) … Read more

American Airlines, Starbucks, Peloton and more

An American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner approaches for a landing at the Miami International Airport on December 10, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. AMC Entertainment, Hycroft Mining — The movie theater chain saw its shares dip by less than 1% after announcing … Read more