The S&P 500 Index has rallied 5 percent in September as improving economic data reassured investors. The long fixed-income, short-stocks trade appears to be unwinding. The following 10 stocks get the highest aggregate ratings from analysts and are expected to make big gains in the weeks ahead. ...A report from TheStreet.
The tech sector is down about 7 percent this year, so when will things start picking up again? Jordan Posner, managing director and senior portfolio manager at Matrix Asset Advisors, and Mark Demos, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management, discussed their sector outlooks.
Stocks continued to slide Tuesday following reignited concerns over European bank stress tests. How should investors be positioned? Ryan Detrick, chief technical strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research and Bill Spiropoulos, CEO of CoreStates Capital Advisors shared their market outlooks.
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Stocks slipped Tuesday as investors took a breather following a three-session rally last week. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his insights.
Hurd is 53, in his prime, and likely more energized than ever to show his worth. He has experience running a software operation in Teradata. My "Call-to-Action" is clear: watch Oracle carefully in the coming months for potential upswings after this hire.
It is time to take some risk off the table following a very strong start to September, according to Robin Griffiths, a technical strategist at Cazenove Capital in London.
Cult stocks have been around in the financial market for as long as I can remember, says Tim Melvin. These stocks attract unusual emotions and usually have some popular new product or service that is typically described as being "game changing" or "revolutionary." ...A report from TheStreet.
Financial stocks have taken a hit over the summer—the KBW Bank index tumbled almost 10 percent since the beginning of May. So should investors get in now? Anton Schutz, president of Mendon Capital, and Paul Miller, group head of financial services at FBR Capital Markets, shared their insights.
It's a terrific recipe to have a strategic allocation in stocks. We are telling our clients to overweight large cap, high quality domestic equities and emerging market equities, Zinman said.
Stocks were sharply higher Friday after the government reported August non-farm payrolls fell much less than expected. Will the markets continue to rally in September? Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and CNBC market analyst and Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial discussed their market outlooks.
Investors are not playing the stock market game with confidence like they used to, mainly because the game of making money has gotten tougher and more volatile since the financial crisis. Retail investors are buying fewer stocks. Instead, they're moving into safer investments, like cash and bonds.
U.S. employment fell in August, but the decline was far less than expected and private payrolls growth surprised on the upside, easing pressure on the Federal Reserve to prop up growth. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services shared his insights on the report. (UPDATED)
Consider this a back-to-school checklist. Monitor how these unfold and we'll have a fine idea for autumn's direction.
Orders to U.S. factories rose slightly in July amid a surge in demand for commercial aircraft. This follows Wednesday’s ISM report, which showed that the sector grew more quickly than expected in August. So is manufacturing back?
The equity markets turned positive Wednesday and Thursday, and some analysts believe it is a sign of things to come. One such analyst is Scott Billeadeau, director of small and mid-cap growth strategies at Fifth Third Asset Management.
The first thing to realize is buying gold is the same as making any other investment decision. First you have to figure out what kind of investment you are looking for: value, growth, conservative, or risk. ...A report from TheStreet.
A market rally Wednesday was largely led by financials, said David Lutz, managing director at Stifel Nicholaus, who recommended investors take a closer look at the space.
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After Wednesday’s 2.5 percent market surge, can the rally continue and should investors start to buy? Rob Morgan, chief investment strategist at Fulcrum Securities, and Marc Pado, US market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, discussed their insights.