Which Footwear Stock is a Better Buy? By StockNews

© Reuters. Crocs vs. Designer Brands: Which Footwear Stock is a Better Buy? Rising consumer spending and a robust digital presence should enable footwear companies to continue recovering from pandemic-led damages. Based on recent developments and collaborations, popular footwear brands Crocs (NASDAQ:) and Designer Brands (NYSE:) should benefit

Wall Street stocks set to end volatile week on a high

Equities updatesSign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Equities news. US and European equities were set to end the week higher after a volatile few days, as fears about the Delta variant of coronavirus were soothed by strong corporate earnings and continued central bank

The inexorable rise of exchange traded funds

Exchange traded funds are heading for yet another record year. The low cost, mostly index-tracking, funds attracted $659bn of inflows in the first six months of 2021 compared with the record-breaking $767bn in 2020 as a whole. By now, that record is already likely to have been shattered. The

Fears over Delta variant shake global markets

European equities were heading for their worst session of the year as the growing threat of the Delta coronavirus variant triggered falls in global share markets and commodities, while investors sought havens in government bonds and gold.Europe’s region-wide Stoxx Europe 600 lost 2.7 per cent, the biggest drop since

Carbon counter: environmental cost of cash pales against crypto

Like the proverbial bad penny, cash refuses to disappear. Exchanging notes and coins for goods and services can feel archaic when digital payments exist and have a smaller carbon footprint. Privacy remains one of cash’s biggest attractions. Those qualities also make cryptocurrencies appealing. Lex’s Carbon Counter this week looks