Casino stocks with exposure to Macao took a nosedive on Tuesday after a few announcements from the government. One was that COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the Chinese province of Fujian and that could result in fewer visitors to Macao. More concerning is potential government restrictions on gambling in the region, which could turn gambling stocks from steady growth stocks to risky bets overnight.
The impact was swift on the stock market. Shares of Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) fell as much as 13.8%, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) dropped 13.9%, and Melco Resorts &....More>>>
Star stock picker Cathie Wood wants crypto exposure. And if she can’t get a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund in the U.S.—at least right now—she’s willing to look across the border to Canada.
Wood’s asset-management company, ARK Invest, tweaked the prospectus of the $5.7 billion ARK Next Generation Internet ETF (ticker: ARKW) so the fund can hold cryptocurrencies through Canadian ETFs, a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission shows.
ARK didn’t respond to a request for comment. The ARK Next Generation Internet ETF was off 1.6% in Monday trading;....More>>>