Every trading day, Numbers By Barron's breaks down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.
Dow Jones Gains 12% for Best Month Since 1987
The Dow Jones, Nasdaq, and S&P 500 are on a tear. Slack shares gain with news of Salesforce deal. And Covid-19 hospitalizations hit a record high. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
Air Travel Declines 40% Pre-Thanksgiving
Despite the drop, it's the busiest U.S. airports have been since the pandemic first hit in March. Zoom Video Communications' quarterly sales grew 300% compared with the same quarter last year. And Tesla hits a $544 billion stock-market valuation. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
Black Friday Will Be a Smaller Part of $1 Trillion Holiday Season
One of the consequences of the pandemic is that people have spread out more of their holiday shopping across the entire season. First-time unemployment claims increase. And new home sales jumped in October. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
Dow Jones Climbs Above 30,000
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied even as coronavirus cases surged across the U.S. and Europe. People are buying homes at a faster rate during the pandemic. And oil prices have recovered to pre-Covid levels. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
Movie Stocks Rally Worldwide After Cineworld's $750 Million Deal
A financing deal for Cineworld U.K. could help save the movie theater industry. Gap shares are up, despite quarterly results that are expected to disappoint. And mergers and acquisitions are back. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
3.4 Million Borrowers Past Due on Mortgage Payments in October
2.3 million mortgage borrowers are now more than 90 days late on a payment. The average yearly wage was highest in Silicon Valley. And the U.S. businesses service sector saw revenue fall 4.8% by the third quarter of 2020. Host: Matthew Klein. Producer: Katie Ferguson.
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