Following is the latest version of Morgan Stanley's Best Ideas list, which selects the most attractive stocks in terms of their risk/reward profile, whether they have a catalyst on the horizon, and which have been deeply researched.
Stocks bounced back Friday morning after a report showed new-home sales soared last month. David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments, and Doug Sandler, co-founder of Riverfront Investment Group, discussed their market insights.
The market is poised for a strong pullback, but there are still areas where investors can make money, said Simon Goodfellow of ING Wholesale Banking. He shared his market outlook and best plays.
Western Union is attracting heavy upside option activity ahead of its earnings report next week.
Paul Miller, head of financial services for FBR Capital Markets, said one regional bank has more room to the upside. he also names two regionals likely to trade flat.
Stocks wavered Thursday after a report showed existing-home sales rose and the supply of homes on the market started to shrink. What should investors be watching for? Ryan Detrick, chief technical strategist at Schaeffer’s Investment Research discussed his insights.
The next place for global investors is in U.S. equities, said Vasu Menon, vice president of wealth management Singapore at OCBC Bank. He shared his market outlook.
President Obama will be urging the Congress on Thursday not to let the chance for an overhaul of Wall Street regulations slip away. What does this mean for financial stocks? Kevin Caron, market strategist at Stifel Nicolaus, shared his insights.
Corning is attracting upside option trading for the second time in about a week as it prepares to announce earnings results in a few days.
The headlines crashed into markets with a bang: One of Germany's Landesbanken — BayernLB bank — is it is cutting its business ties to Goldman Sachs "with immediate effect," now that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accused the investment bank of fraud.
Industrial firms Boeing and United Technology reported strong earnings results Wednesday. Is now time for investors add industrials their portfolios? Jerry Castellini, president and CIO of CastleArk Management and John Merrill, founder and CIO of Tanglewood Wealth Management shared their sector views.
Stocks have been rallying in the last few trading sessions, but there are concerns that the economic recovery could freeze and affect market gains. Robert Barbera, chief economist at ITG shared his economic insights.
The bond markets have been garnering a lot of attention in recent months. How should investors get involved and what should they watch for? Marilyn Cohen, president of Envision Capital, shared her insights.
DISH Network has been largely trading sideways since early March, but options are positioning for shares to rally in the next month.
Dividend stocks are slowly making a comeback, so which ones should investors watch for? Michael Farr, president of Farr, Miller & Washington and CNBC contributor, and Jeffrey Kosnett, senior editor at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, shared their best plays.
Amid huge trading volume in Citigroup shares and Goldman's blowout earnings, which banks look best? Bank analysts Collyn Gilbert of Stifel Nicolaus and Matt McCormick of Bahl & Gaynor offered CNBC their insights.
Stocks inched higher on Tuesday after a solid batch of earnings reports. How much further will the market go before investors see a pullback? Jeffrey Saut, chief investment strategist at Raymond James, and Michael Darda, chief economist at MKM Partners, shared their insights.
Major financial stocks were mixed on Tuesday. Goldman Sachs reported strong earnings amidst being investigated by U.S. and European financial regulators after charged with fraud by the SEC. Is this the right time for investors to dip into the financials? Alan Lancz, president of Alan B. Lancz & Associates, shared his insights.
Shaw Group has been pushing against $36 since late February, and traders are looking for a breakout.
As the SEC's fraud accusation against Goldman Sachs unfolds, some investors are more confused than ever. But Kelly Campbell, chief investment officer of fixed income at Campbell Wealth Management and Jeff Hussey of Russell Investment Group still see "great things" in the current market—if you shop carefully.