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  • Business
    Yahoo Finance Video

    Europe's deflation picture 'more clear' than US: Strategist

    As global dealmaking activity picks up in 2024, companies are focusing on the Federal Reserve's interest rate strategy to determine whether it is a good backdrop for the M&A environment. Infrastructure Capital Advisors CEO Jay Hatfield joins Yahoo Finance Live to talk about his inflation outlook across global central banks' rate playbooks going forward this year. "The eurozone doesn't have any strange ways of calculating inflation. They just have much more straightforward methodology, they don't have this strange financial services element and their inflation is going to go sub-2 almost certainly," Hatfield explains. "They're rolling out these gigantic numbers, don't have distortions, they're entering into a pretty significant contraction — so that is deflationary." For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live. Editor's note: This article was written by Luke Carberry Mogan.

  • Business
    The Canadian Press

    Stock market today: Tech stocks pull Wall Street lower, led by investor favorite Nvidia

    NEW YORK (AP) — Technology stocks led Wall Street broadly lower as chipmaker Nvidia pulled back ahead of its earnings report this week. The S&P 500 fell 0.6% Tuesday. The benchmark index is coming off only its second losing week in the last 16. The Nasdaq composite gave up 0.9% and the Dow lost 0.2%. Nvidia, which has ridden a wave of investor enthusiasm over artificial intelligence, lost 4.4%. The stock has more than tripled over the past year. Walmart rose 3.2% after reporting stronger-than-ex

  • Entertainment
    The Canadian Press

    Beatles to get a Fab Four of biopics, with a movie each for Paul, John, George and Ringo

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Beatles are getting the big-screen biopic treatment in not just one film, but a Fab Four of movies that will give each band member their own spotlight — all of which are to be directed by Sam Mendes. For the first time, the Beatles, long among the stingiest rights granters, are giving full life and music rights to a movie project. Sony Pictures announced Monday a deal that may dwarf all music biopics that have come before it, with the stories of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, G

  • Business
    Yahoo Finance

    Stock market today: Tech stocks lead market slide with Nvidia earnings on deck

    Investors are looking to Walmart earnings to provide insight into consumer resilience, while Nvidia's results loom large.