Barclays lowered its year-end price target for the S&P 500 to 2,750 from 3,000, citing bearish retail sentiment and slowing non-U.S. economic growth.
The S&P 500 tech sector has never outperformed the S&P 500 when Apple fell more than 30 percent,
Not only is it simple, the "Dogs of the Dow" also has a strong track record.
Stocks have bounced back from their multi-year lows and valuations have reached an attractive level for the first time in years, but investors still can't go all in.
Investors are dumping stocks and corporate bonds at the fastest pace ever.
Cowen downgraded tobacco giant Altria to market perform from outperform on Monday, seeing accelerating declines in an already deteriorating US cigarette market.
The recent exit from risk assets including equity funds is sending a powerful "buy" signal last seen during Brexit, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch market gauge with a strong track record.
Bank of America upgrades Intel to buy from neutral, saying the chipmaker will outperform its large-cap peers in 2019.
Activist hedge fund manager Dan Loeb is another all star that struggled big time in 2018.
Canaccord Genuity sees Alphabet revenue growth of 15 to 20 percent for the next two to three years.