Now that summer is upon us and the first-quarter earnings season is clearly in the rearview, many of the top firms on Wall Street are making some changes to the lists of their high-conviction stock picks for clients for 2018. Although markets have been relatively quiet for the past month, it makes sense to examine the lists and make some changes as the rest of the year could have additional volatility....More>>>
With almost daily political drama in the U.S. and the prospect of easy-money policies soon coming to an end, traders could be forgiven for struggling to figure out where to invest next.
But BlackRock, which manages $6 trillion in investor money, says there is still a sweet spot left in the market that tunes out the noise of both U.S. politics and central bank tightening: Emerging-markets....More>>>
Billionaire Mike Novogratzs Bitcoin price prediction is a bold one. During an Oct. 10, 2017, interview with CNBC, he said the currency will hit $10,000 in the next six to 10 months.
From todays opening price of $4,776.21, thats a potential profit of 109.37% between April 2018 and August 2018.
Novogratz made his billions as a partner at Goldman Sachs and as the....More>>>
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 106 billion cubic feet for the week ending May 11.
Analysts were expecting a storage injection of between 97 billion and 109 billion cubic feet. The five-year average for the week is an injection of 87 billion cubic feet, and last year’s storage increase for the week....More>>>
A contraceptive app is under fire after more than three dozen users experienced unplanned pregnancies.
The Natural Cycles app, a certified contraceptive in Europe, uses an algorithm to predict when a woman is most fertile. But a Swedish hospital is raising attention about unintended pregnancies related to the app.
S枚dersjukhuset hospital in Stockholm said at least 37 women sought....More>>>
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We’ve been following second-quarter earnings results since late May. Now the seasonal pivot has shifted, with only a few scattered companies left to release their numbers before we transition to the August cycle. That means the next wave of 10-Q filings I’ll be studying over the next few days will reflect mixed signals: four weeks that capture the second quarter that’s already....More>>>
Investors have a lot to choose from when picking stocks to buy. But many are honing in on a handful of larger than life blue chips.
The 10 biggest companies in the S&P 500 index are collectively worth $4.36 trillion. The entire S&P 500 recently topped $20 trillion in value for the first time.
So the top 10 companies, a mere 2% of the 500 stocks in the index, make up almost....More>>>
This year has been particularly bad for many in the predictions business, but that isnt stopping market forecasters from doing their thing.
A team of Goldman Sachs analysts led by Charles Himmelberg has offered 2017 targets for a range of asset classes.
Their forecasts for the S&P 500 ....More>>>