Seagen, Moderna, Utz, Kroger and more

The Kroger supermarket chain’s headquarters is shown in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lisa Baertlein | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Friday. Seagen – Shares of the biotech company surged more than 16.1% following a Wall Street Journal report that pharmaceutical company Merck is considering buying Seagen. The report, citing people familiar with … Read more

JD.com, Roku, Alibaba and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Adobe (ADBE) – Adobe shares fell 3.7% in premarket trading after the software company issued weaker-than-expected financial guidance for the current quarter and the full year. Adobe is facing headwinds from the war in Ukraine and unfavorable foreign exchange rates, although its most recent quarter did … Read more

Twitter, Starbucks, Tesla and more

Andrew Burton | Getty Images News | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Twitter – The social media company soared 26.6% after a filing revealed that Elon Musk has taken a 9.2% passive stake in the firm, worth about $ 2.9 billion. The purchase came weeks after the Tesla CEO … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Alibaba, Apple and more

Signage for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. covers the front facade of the New York Stock Exchange November 11, 2015. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Alibaba, Baidu, JD.com – Shares of the China-based companies fell midday after JPMorgan Chase downgraded the stocks to underweight. Their stocks tumbled 9%, … Read more

US-listed China shares are tumbling again with Alibaba down 5%

China’s economic headwinds and slowing retail sales growth could weigh on Alibaba’s fiscal second quarter earnings when it reports numbers on Thursday. Costfoto | Barcroft Media | Getty Images Shares of Chinese stocks listed in the US are falling Monday as investors reassess their positions amid renewed delisting fears. Last week, the Securities and Exchange … Read more