Last Build Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:43:07 EDTCopyright: copyright © 2016 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:46:43 EDTCBS Chief Les Moonves likely could find huge synergies from combining with Viacom. With or without a deal, CBS shares could double by 2020.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:42:53 EDTClinton and Trump both want to boost infrastructure spending. Jamie Cook, of CSFB, picks industry winners.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:43:56 EDTAs oversupply subsides — and demand from India rises — RBC strategist Helima Croft says prices could top $60 per barrel in 2017.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 04:05:27 EDTThe No. 2 U.S. lab testing firm has a diverse revenue base and lucrative drug-development business.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:35:10 EDTA real-estate investment professional crunches the numbers and resolves this never-ending debate.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:39:05 EDTBiotech stocks in the S&P 500 fetch 12.2 times forward earnings, a 20% discount to pharmaceutical stocks.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:01:01 EDTWith rising interest rates likely later this year, floating-rate bank loans look like a good deal. Here’s what you need to know.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:25:30 EDTNinotchka, a 1939 movie starring Greta Garbo, remains Hollywood’s most vivid, humorous and accurate portrayal of socialism.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:37:32 EDTA hedge-fund manager rates the merits of four instruments including gold, Swiss francs and Treasuries.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:18:16 EDTFamilies with over $5 million in investible assets surpass one million for first time
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:41:34 EDTThe financial-services hybrid ought to get more respect for its card business. The stock could return 20%.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 02:25:38 EDTMany bond-proxy stocks now sport high valuations. A study from the Leuthold Group culls a group of lower-priced stocks with decent yields.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:32:07 EDTSignature Estate Investment Advisors’ Brian Holmes provides holistic financial planning, healthy returns.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 23:55:18 EDTIncreases in the annual budget gap add to the national debt and blunt prospects for economic growth.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 04:10:26 EDTJeff Rottinghaus, manager of T. Rowe Price’s U.S. Large-Cap Core fund, likes XL Group, Visa, Apple.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:51:18 EDTDreyfus Equity Income beats 95% of its peers with stocks that offer yield and earnings stability.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:46:17 EDTNo matter how one decides what to buy, sell, or hold, confirming your analysis with a chart is always useful.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 10:29:42 EDTAmerican Century Mid Cap Value managers like Northern Trust, Tyco, Imperial Oil, and EQT.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:22:56 EDTShares of Apple have been surging, boosted by news that the first run of the iPhone 7 has sold out. Stay long.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 02:33:18 EDTShares stumble as polls indicate that presidential race is tightening.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 22:25:18 EDTJim Cramer calls it a “sub-optimal situation.” Others aren’t quite so restrained in their reaction.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 01:29:35 EDTThe indirect costs of terror attacks continue long after the terrible impact of the direct ones have become memories. Also, why Janet Yellen might punt on a rate hike.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:54:55 EDTBarron’s was right: After a prolonged process Sarepta’s muscular dystrophy drug was cleared by the FDA, driving shares up more than 100%.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:06:31 EDTFor years this column has been skeptical of the once sky-high equity valuation of Whole Foods. Now that the stock is down, shares look tasty.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:40:50 EDTPuerto Rico’s financial problems seem overwhelming, but the island commonwealth can heal itself.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:04:08 EDTWith Facebook and Amazon both rallying and Apple and Alphabet improving, big cap tech can stay hot.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:42:51 EDTStocks rebound and Mexican peso jumps, suggesting market expects continuity in the White House.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:42:22 EDTLow-cost Spirit Airlines offers no amenities, cramped seats, and a stock that could fly as much as 60%.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:00:08 EDTOptions investors bet that battered stock will keep falling. Bank’s problems include possibility of huge fine from U.S. regulators.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:59:38 EDTThe pundits and the stock market react to the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:00:48 EDTStocks get hit by patent expirations and pricing fears. But the companies still generate abundant cash flow and are growing their dividends.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 02:40:53 EDTHigher-quality longer-term munis could be hit by central bank moves, but there are other places where returns are safer.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 00:31:06 EDTThe Italian luxury car brand delivers this fall an $83,000 off-road vehicle that’s a dream to drive.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:30:57 EDTRichard Merage’s hedge fund looks at companies through the lens of a business owner. Bullish on Sprint.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:10:09 EDTFixed-income chief Rick Rieder combs the world for opportunities. He’s finding them in surprising places.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:24:40 EDTFelix and Julian Baker added $70 million to their stakes in Seattle Genetics and Aquinox Pharma.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:49:33 EDTInvestors are using call options on a financial-sector ETF to bet on a rate hike before the end of the year.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:01:09 EDTTraditional auto parts companies will likely play a big role in autonomous car, and their stocks are dirt cheap.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:42:18 EDTETFs that aim to deliver the opposite of the volatility index, or VIX, should be handled with extreme care. But they will deliver gains as long as market swoons are short and sweet.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 23:54:15 EDTInvestors should keep an eye on China’s Big Three oil companies, whose aggressive production cuts are helping to bring the oil market back into balance.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 01:31:12 EDTThe sector looks expensive, and while it offers good yields, telecoms and utilities provide higher ones.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:23:49 EDTAmerican Express investors should benefit from a favorable court ruling, dividend boost and stock buyback.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:00:31 EDTTaxes, health care, and energy likely to be flashpoints in the first Clinton-Trump debate
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:05:45 EDTInvestors wanted a breakup but the stock is a buy given the drug maker’s low valuation and 3.5% yield.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:24:13 EDTThe market’s most exciting day since Brexit signals a profound change -- and not for the better.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:30:24 EDTInsiders have sold a huge amount of the slumping stock so far this year. Yet shares remain richly valued.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:19:01 EDTFDA approval of Sarepta’s muscular dystrophy drug is creating a big opportunity for investors.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:10:37 EDTAmerican president J. Scott Kirby joins United, lifting its shares. But American should also take flight.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 04:12:54 EDTThe company could cash in soon on its sizable water rights near fast-growing Reno. And more on Sparton.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:24:18 EDTThe Westinghouse Electric lawsuit has and will likely continue to be a drag but there are some positive catalysts.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:28:55 EDTSeveral economic factors have combined to almost assure that weak returns are here to stay a while.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 02:32:54 EDTThe French integrated oil and gas producer has been cutting costs and pumping up production. The 6% dividend doesn’t hurt, either.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:05:32 EDTApple has the cash to buy any car maker it wants, but McLaren might be the wisest move.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 02:39:19 EDTMoney managers report that cash levels are elevated this year in investment funds. That means there is plenty of buying power to fuel a rally in stocks.
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:44:55 EDTBarron’s picks have hefty yields and nice prices. Why JPMorgan Chase, Verizon, Target, and MetLife make the grade.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 23:58:55 EDTReviews of Heads I Win, Tails I Win by Spencer Jakab, and Debunking Utopia by Nima Sanandaji
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:07:37 EDTTechnical ratios within the market weakened ahead of the Sept. 9 selloff, but they came roaring back in the past two weeks.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:12:55 EDTThe cruise line boosts its dividend by 28% as sector valuations relative to the S&P 500 near 2008-2009 levels.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 01:31:34 EDTAn unusual stretch of low stock volatility ended with a blowup in August 2015. Friday’s drop doesn’t mean we’re in for a repeat.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:48:04 EDTThe strategist says that equities are expensive on historical basis but are attractive versus bonds and cash.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 02:27:05 EDTA successful corporate acquisition should increase cost savings, boost profits, and expand markets. Unfortunately, too many do just the opposite.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:38:19 EDTAn investment analyst looks at the past 35 presidential terms to answer this question.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 02:57:58 EDTMainStay High Yield Municipal Bond’s co-managers are active traders in the $3 trillion municipal bond market.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 14:29:42 EDTMorgan Stanley upgrades General Motors, which yields near 5%, to Overweight with a $37 price target.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:24:09 EDTCharging cars and trucks for their contribution to congestion on roads and bridges—and planes for their contribution to congestion on runways—would shift the cost of infrastructure to users from taxpayers.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:17:38 EDTDisappointing sales outlook pummels the stock, but retailer’s longer-term prospects are better.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 02:46:21 EDTThe long-term bullish case for the retailer is intact, but after management lowered guidance, regaining investors’ confidence could take time.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:57:35 EDTDisasters shift supply and demand, creating opportunities and pitfalls for those that exploit them.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:09:35 EDTA fan of the chain’s tasty fare reviews the media’s latest takes on the company’s shares.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:18:33 EDTLetter from the editor detailing highlights of the current Penta edition.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:38:58 EDTRepublicans have made gains in close Senate races. What that might mean for tax legislation?
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:22:09 EDTEnjoying your health and wealth in retirement takes more work than you might think. Our pros look beyond the numbers. What about the kids?
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 09:40:25 EDTFor one thing, the value-creation narrative has changed and Enterprise Services is spinning off.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:12:08 EDTBad news in the group extends past Mylan. Dow components Pfizer and UnitedHealth look unwell, too.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 07:00:03 EDTThe drug maker remains a robust—and inexpensive—growth story. It isn’t being given its due by Wall Street.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:23:06 EDTA Fed official’s words Friday pummel shares. Even financials, which could benefit from higher rates, feel the pain.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:51:48 EDTHolding rates unchanged, Yellen & Co. signal gentle rise over the next two years.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:15:17 EDTThe interest-rate-sensitive group saw significant bearish events last week. It will likely fall further.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:25:37 EDTThe company should be and will become a core holding for large-cap-growth managers.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 01:57:01 EDTBill Ackman’s stake is good for the burrito purveyor, but it will take more than that (and tasteless tweets) to bring back hungry millennials.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:00:57 EDTTakes on Alexion and Amgen
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:11:07 EDTNew Residential, PennyMac, Starwood Property and Two Harbors can produce better risk-adjusted returns over time.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:06:26 EDTHealth-care costs are denting dining-out spending for consumers.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 01:29:42 EDTThe lines are blurry between growth and value, and ETF investors should beware of duplicate holdings.
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 22:54:11 EDTCyclical stocks could soon snatch market leadership from the defensive sectors, says David Lebovitz, Global Market Strategist, J.P. Morgan Funds. J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:26:57 EDTAdvisorShares Ranger Equity Bear is the only ETF that incorporates fundamental-driven stock selection. Here’s what it’s betting against now.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:47:41 EDTGiven the more-recurring nature of the business and a healthy dividend yield, shares can continue to garner a premium.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:18:29 EDTMany surprises among the five aircraft most in demand.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 02:39:25 EDTThe financier of New York’s yellow cabs cut its dividend and felt the wrath of investors. Best to buckle up and brave the bumps.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:38:58 EDTCollege can be a path to cultural enlightenment, or a door to a professional career, or an introduction to penury.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:14:17 EDTA columnist articulates the challenges of raising rates. And the list of Amazon’s victims widens.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:23:02 EDTChief strategist Mike O’Rourke argues that the FOMC could raise rates in September.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:13:16 EDTThe online broker upgrades its site; also, thinkorswim trading challenge for students; and Siebert changes hands.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:50:28 EDTWhy some value managers are stocking up on tech stocks, including Amazon, Alphabet, and even Facebook.
Sun, 04 Sep 2016 09:32:53 EDTThe Blackstone strategist hosts lunches every August with financial experts. Here is what they see ahead.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 06:51:34 EDTThree market ratios that help assess risk-taking look weaker. A few weeks ago, all three were solidly bullish.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 02:20:27 EDTA new bipartisan compromise on taxes and benefits beats the alternative—doing nothing.
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:01:02 EDTThe founder of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer foretells fiat money’s end game, and a bull market in metals.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:38:56 EDTCBOE’s plan to buy Bats is a chance to get an innovator on the cusp of a radical transformation.