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The Market In 5 Minutes




After a four-year hiatus to co-found and lead Jelly Industries, Inc., another member of Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR)’s co-founding team -- Biz Stone -- is coming home: Link

Large commercial and investment banks like JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC), Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) or Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C) are keeping their hands off the cannabis industry for the time being: Link

Target (NYSE: TGT), the second-largest discount retailer in the U.S., earned $1.21 per share in the first quarter on revenue of $16.02 billion; Analysts were expecting the company to earn $0.91 per share on revenue of $15.62 billion: Link

According to reports from Fudzilla, a website focused on IT news, Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) may have opted to sign a new licensing deal with NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) rival Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) instead: Link


The latest revelation to buffet the White House—that President Donald Trump allegedly asked then-FBI Director James Comey to drop a probe of his former national security adviser—has prompted some congressional Republicans to call for further investigation: Link

The Securities and Exchange Commission will reconsider its initial approval of a risky, first-of-its-kind exchange-traded fund that promises four times the daily price moves of S&P 500 futures contracts, according to people familiar with the matter: Link


Chinese state media on Wednesday criticized the United States for hindering efforts to stop global cyber threats in the wake of the WannaCry "ransomware" attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide in recent days: Link

U.S. Homeland Security chief John Kelly has not made a final decision on extending a ban on larger electronic devices on airplanes, but the department still believes an expansion is likely, a spokesman said on Tuesday: Link


Mark Mobius, the executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, reckons he's identified a surprising culprit for the slump in volatility currently afflicting financial markets -- the rise of social media: Link

There are plenty of fundamental reasons behind diminished volatility in the S&P 500 index that the VIX is tied to -- including still-ultra-low interest rates at a time of solid economic growth. But the technical factors flagged by Deutsche Bank have the potential to maintain or upset a delicate balancing act at the back-end of markets: Link


Last year was brutal for hedge fund investors — but you wouldn’t know it from the fund managers’ paychecks: Link


  • The MBA’s index of mortgage application activity for the latest week is schedule for release at 7:00 a.m. ET.
  • The Energy Information Administration’s weekly report on petroleum inventories in the U.S. will be released at 10:30 a.m. ET.


  • Jefferies Upgraded ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) from Hold to Buy
  • JPMorgan Upgraded Clovis Oncology (NASDAQ: CLVS) From Neutral to Overweight
  • Morgan Stanley Upgrades TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX) From Equal-Weight to Overweight
  • Macquarie Downgraded Disney (NYSE: DIS) from Outperform to Neutral
  • Deutsche Bank Downgraded AvalonBay (NYSE: AVB) from Buy to Hold
  • Wells Fargo Downgrades Digital Realty Trust (NYSE: DLR) From Outperform To Market Perform

This is a tool used by the Benzinga News Desk each trading day — it's a look at everything happening in the market, in five minutes. To get the full version of this note every morning, click here or email