7 Oil Stocks With 25 Percent Upside

With both Brent and West Texas Intermediate oil prices bouncing higher in recent months, additional upside to oil prices may be limited in the near term. According to Bank of America analyst Doug Leggate, oil investors should now shift gears from identifying recovery story oil stocks and focus on oil stocks that offer a compelling…


9 Stocks for an Investor’s Feast

With Thanksgiving coming up next month, Americans are gearing up for some big holiday feasts. Unfortunately, investors have lost their appetite for many food and beverage stocks this year after earnings numbers and share price performance has mostly lagged the market. These companies will soon be lapping their tax cut savings and will be contending with commodity…


Netflix Pays for Subscriber Beat

Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) bounced back from a subscriber miss in the second quarter and smashed growth expectations in the third quarter on Tuesday afternoon. NFLX stock soared on Wednesday morning, but some analysts on Wall Street are questioning Netflix’s aggressive spending.


Market Takes Walmart’s Guidance Cut in Stride

Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) lowered its full-year earnings per share guidance on Tuesday and said online sales growth will likely slow in fiscal 2019. Despite the cautious outlook, WMT stock traded higher on Tuesday, and analysts say the near- and long-term outlook for the retail giant is still extremely bullish.


8 Stocks to Buy for the Fourth Quarter

The fourth quarter is off to a shaky start for U.S. stocks, but the October sell-off may have created some buying opportunities for long-term investors. The S&P 500 index has pared some of its 2018 gains to start off the quarter but remains up 2.7 percent year-to-date. With a number of uncertainties surrounding the November…

Credit Improvement Drives BAC Earnings

Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC) continued the positive earnings momentum for big banks on Monday, reporting better-than-expected top- and bottom-line numbers in the third quarter. After nearly a decade of struggles following the 2008 financial crisis, analysts say Bank of America’s business finally seems to be on track.

Retail Banking Drives JPMorgan’s Earnings

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) kicked off third-quarter earnings season for U.S. banks on a high note on Friday, reporting an earnings beat on better-than-expected retail banking revenue. An uptick in net interest margin also eased investor fears, and analysts say J.P. Morgan remains among the top U.S. bank stock investments.

8 Bank Stocks for Trump’s Next 2 Years

U.S. midterm elections are coming up in less than a month, and the balance of power in Congress is at stake. Following President Donald Trump’s election in 2016, many investors thought bank stocks would benefit from deregulation, tax cuts and rising interest rates. Unfortunately for investors, those catalysts didn’t produce huge gains in bank stocks. Bank of…

7 Things Buffett Says About the Market

Berkshire Hathaway (ticker: BRK.A, BRK.B) CEO and legendary investor Warren Buffett has always been generous in sharing his time and his investing philosophy. In a pair of recent interviews with CNBC, Buffett discussed a range of important market topics. For decades, Buffett’s long-term value investing approach has consistently outperformed the S&P 500. Even during the past five years, when…


9 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy

Semiconductor stocks have been some of the hottest stocks in the tech sector in recent years, with popular stocks such as Nvidia Corp. (ticker: NVDA) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) up more than 1,000 percent each in the past three years. But the higher share prices climb, the more important stock selection becomes. Data from Bank…