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General Electric's Dim Prospects

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:44:51 EST

A slide in the troubled industrial giant’s stock has attracted bargain hunters. But business challenges could send the shares down another 10%, or more.



REITs Are Sending a Powerful Buy Signal

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:23:45 EST

Rising interest rates have depressed industry shares, enhancing the attraction of Boston Properties, SL Green, and others.



4 Stock Picks for an Aging Bull Market

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:38:36 EST

Alphabet, Lam Research, Citigroup, and Cummins are well-positioned for the later stages of a long market rally.



Vanguard's New ETFs: Factors for Success

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:02:34 EST

Factor ETFs have gained in popularity, but many are hindered by infrequent rebalancing and complicated indexing rules. Vanguard’s new offerings take a much more active approach.



Awash in Cash, Tech Giants Reward Shareholders

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:22:32 EST

Iconic technology names like Apple, Microsoft, and Cisco Systems unleash their growing cash reserves on dividends and share buybacks.



Finding Safe Payouts as Interest Rates Rise

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:02:35 EST

12 stocks with plenty of room to raise their dividends.



Big Stock Buys in GE, Citi, DowDuPont, Merck

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:55:21 EST

Pension manager Aimco bought 1.5 million more GE shares in Q4. It also sold most of its Pfizer stake.



Stock-Picking, Machine Learning, and the Markets

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:45:27 EST

Veteran pension manager Jay Bowen is optimistic about the markets in general, and is focusing on companies transitioning their business to become more technology-oriented.




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In Options Trading, Rule of 16 Helps Investors Figure What to Do

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:58:04 EST

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Shake Shack: The Plot, Like Concrete, Thickens

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:27:03 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesShake Shack: The Plot, Like Concrete, Thickens As the company keeps growing, investors are wondering how well it’s going.Shake Shack: The Plot, Like Concrete, Thickens Shake Shack: The Plot, Like Concrete, Thickens As the company keeps growing, investors are wondering how well it’s going. [...]



The Ghost of Inflation Reappears

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:16:15 EST

iStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoThe Ghost of Inflation ReappearsWall Street isn’t the only place worrying about inflation. Rising prices are about to squeeze consumers on Main Street.The Inflation Blues could soon hit the pocketbooks of consumersThe Ghost of Inflation ReappearsAs inflation spooks Wall Street, those rising prices are about to hit home on Main Street. Also, stocks have a big comeback. [...]



Bulls and Bears Battle Over Under Armour

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:35:59 EST

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Target's Renovation Could Pay Off Nicely for Investors

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:21:04 EDT

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesTarget’s Renovation Could Pay Off Nicely for InvestorsTarget has big plans to combat Amazon.com. If they succeed, as expected, the shares could return up to a total 30%.Target is renovating its business to take on Amazon.com and others. So far, so good.Target’s Renovation Could Pay Off Nicely for InvestorsThe retailer is remodeling stores, cutting costs, and ramping up its online business to combat Amazon.com. The shares could return up to 30%. [...]



The Right Preferreds

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:29:13 EST

iStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoThe Right PreferredsThose shaken by the recent correction and searching for reliable income with some protection against volatility should consider preferred stocks.The Right PreferredsThe Right PreferredsThose shaken by the recent correction and searching for reliable income with some protection against volatility should consider preferred stocks. [...]



In Endgame With Alibaba, Lower Taxes Strengthen Altaba's Hand

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:38:44 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesIn Endgame With Alibaba, Lower Taxes Strengthen Altaba’s HandA reduced corporate rate would make a sale of stakes in Chinese e-commerce giant and in Yahoo Japan more attractive -- and provide upside to Altaba shares.In Endgame With Alibaba, Lower Taxes Strengthen Altaba’s HandIn Endgame With Alibaba, Lower Taxes Strengthen Altaba’s HandA reduced corporate rate would make a sale of stakes in Chinese e-commerce giant and in Yahoo Japan more attractive -- and provide upside to Altaba shares. [...]



Apple: How a New iPhone Lineup Could Shake Up Sales

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:01:02 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesApple: How a New iPhone Lineup Could Shake Up SalesHere’s one projection of what could happen.Apple: How a New iPhone Lineup Could Shake Up SalesApple: How a New iPhone Lineup Could Shake Up SalesHere’s one projection of what could happen. [...]



Cash Is King---and a Harbinger of Doom?

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:24:35 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesCash Is King—and a Harbinger of Doom?Some big-name value managers—including Stephen Yacktman and Joel Tillinghast—have been wary of stock valuations and holding off on buying. They’re not alone. So what’s next?Cash Is King—and a Harbinger of Doom? Cash Is King—and a Harbinger of Doom?Some big-name value managers have been wary of stock valuations and holding off on buying. They’re not alone. So what’s next? [...]



The Latest Casualty in the ETF Fee War---Objective Advice

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:37:07 EST

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Don't Wish for a Stronger Dollar

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:41:14 EST

Don’t Wish for a Stronger DollarLast week, the U.S. Dollar Index fell 1.5%, to 89.08, its lowest close in more than three years.Don’t Wish for a Stronger DollarDon’t Wish for a Stronger DollarLast week, the U.S. Dollar Index fell 1.5%, to 89.08, its lowest close in more than three years. [...]



After the Turmoil, Stocks Regain Their Footing

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:07:03 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesAfter the Turmoil, Stocks Regain Their FootingStocks bounce back in a strong rally—but are they only setting up the next correction?After the Turmoil, Stocks Regain Their FootingAfter the Turmoil, Stocks Regain Their FootingStocks rebounded in a strong rally—but are they only setting up the next correction? [...]



Digital Ads, YouTube Will Lift Alphabet 20%

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:41:05 EST

AP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuAP Photo/Jeff ChiuDigital Ad Growth, YouTube Will Lift Alphabet 20%Alphabet shares are poised to rise 20%, as Google plays catchup in cloud services, helped by artificial intelligence and machine learning.Digital Ad Growth, YouTube Will Lift Alphabet 20%Digital Ads, YouTube Will Lift Alphabet 20%Google plays catchup in cloud services, helped by artificial intelligence and machine learning. [...]



User's Manual for a Mixed-Up Market

Sat, 28 Jan 2017 02:44:24 EST

2017 Roundtable, Part 2: Manual for a Mixed-Up Market

Barron’s 2017 Roundtable, Part 2: Manual for a Mixed-Up Market

Barron’s 2017 Roundtable, Part 2: Manual for a Mixed-Up MarketUser’s Manual for a Mixed-Up Market

Scott Black, Jeffrey Gundlach, Meryl Witmer, and Mario Gabelli offer investment picks for the new year.




Investing in the Future, 150 Companies at a Time

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:35:21 EST

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Why GameStop Can Win Its Toughest War Game

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:38:01 EST

MasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileMasterfileGameStop Shares Could Be A Game WinnerGameStop hares could be a game winner: Beaten down by weak videogame sales, the company is moving into lucrative new areas by selling AT&T phones and Apple products.GameStop Stocks Offers 20% Upside and a 6% DividendWhy GameStop Can Win Its Toughest War GameFacing weak videogame sales, the company diversifies by selling AT&T phones and Apple products. [...]



MUFG Sees Lots More Cloud Opportunities for Oracle

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:18:08 EST

MUFG Sees Lots More Cloud Opportunities for Oracle

Plus other positive takes—on Mondelez International, Palo Alto Networks, HubSpot, and Cars.com.

MUFG Sees Lots More Runway for Oracle’s Cloud BusinessMUFG Sees Lots More Cloud Opportunities for Oracle

Plus other positive takes—on Mondelez International, Palo Alto Networks, HubSpot, and Cars.com.




The Brave New World of Higher Rates

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:07:55 EST

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How Trex Is Remaking Decks

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:19:30 EST

Trek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingTrek DeckingHow Trex Is Remaking DecksWhy a wood alternative’s stock merits a hefty valuation based on a recent acquisition and rising earnings.How Trex Is Remaking DecksHow Trex Is Remaking DecksWhy a wood alternative’s stock merits a hefty valuation based on a recent acquisition and rising earnings. [...]



Marko Kolanovic: Selloff Ignored Earnings Fundamentals

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:35:16 EST

Getty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoGetty Images/iStockphotoMarko Kolanovic: Selloff Ignored Earnings FundamentalsBarron’s asked JPMorgan’s Marko Kolanovic to walk us through his reasoning about the early February selloff.JPMorgan’s Marko Kolanovic on early February selloffMarko Kolanovic: Selloff Ignored Earnings FundamentalsBarron’s asked JPMorgan’s Marko Kolanovic to walk us through his reasoning about the early February selloff. [...]



Taking a Chance on Hovnanian Shares

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:20:51 EST

Bloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsTaking a Chance on Hovnanian SharesHovnanian: Bet on a Beleaguered Home Builder’s Stock. The heavily indebted company’s share price reflects a worst-case scenario.Taking a Chance on Hovnanian StockTaking a Chance on Hovnanian SharesThe heavily indebted home builder’s stock price reflects the worst-case scenario. A bet that doesn’t come to pass. [...]



Buying AMD, Intel, Union Pacific, Selling Wells Fargo

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:39:14 EST

Bloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBuying AMD, Intel, Union Pacific, Selling Wells FargoA unit of TIAA raised its AMD investment by 40% and cut its position in Celgene by a quarter.Big Buys of AMD, Union Pacific, Intel; Sales of Wells Fargo, CelgeneBuying AMD, Intel, Union Pacific, Selling Wells FargoA unit of TIAA raised its AMD investment by 40% and cut its position in Celgene by a quarter. [...]



Death Cross Danger: Bad Omen as Bank ETFs Break Down

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 01:23:05 EDT

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesDeath Cross Danger: Bad Omen as Bank ETFs Break DownBank stocks are experiencing technical breakdowns. This could spell trouble for the stock market.Death Cross Danger: Bad Omen as Bank ETFs Break DownDeath Cross Danger: Bad Omen as Bank ETFs Break DownBank stocks are experiencing technical breakdowns. This could spell trouble for the stock market. [...]



Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:45:20 EST

Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable CompaniesBarron’s teamed up with Eaton Vance’s Calvert unit to determine the companies with the best business practices, positioning them for a changing world. Good news: It turns out they’re good investments, too.We teamed up with Eaton Vance’s Calvert unit to determine the companies with the best business practices. Good news: It turns out they’re good investments, too.Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable CompaniesWe teamed up with Eaton Vance’s Calvert unit to determine the companies with the best business practices. Good news: It turns out they’re good investments, too. [...]



Market Dip Provides an Entry to Asia Tech

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:19:51 EST

Bloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsMarket Dip Provides an Entry to Asia TechThe big Asian tech names outpaced their U.S. counterparts last year. Here are three lower-profile names with beaten-down shares.Panasonic, Line, and Fanuc: Three temporarily beaten-down Asian tech companies.Market Dip Provides an Entry to Asia TechThe big Asian tech names outpaced their U.S. counterparts last year. Here are three lower-profile names with beaten-down shares. [...]



The Great Momentum Crash

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:30:22 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesThe Great Momentum CrashAs recent events suggest, trend-following investment strategies might no longer provide diversification against the risk of an equity selloff.The Great Momentum CrashThe Great Momentum CrashAs recent events suggest, trend-following investment strategies might no longer provide diversification against the risk of an equity selloff. [...]



Snubbed by Investors, Latin America Is Suddenly Outperforming

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:01:34 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesSnubbed by Investors, Latin America Is Suddenly OutperformingWhile it’s hard to shrug off political risk, countries like Brazil and Mexico have come through some hard times and have rebound momentum.Countries like Brazil and Mexico have come through hard times and have rebound momentum.Snubbed by Investors, Latin America Is Suddenly OutperformingWhile it’s hard to shrug off political risk, countries like Brazil and Mexico have come through some hard times and have rebound momentum. [...]



Defusing Europe's Poverty Time Bomb

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:15:05 EST

Doug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDoug Chayka for BarronDefusing Europe’s Poverty Time BombPoverty and social exclusion have worsened in Europe, especially among the young. The welfare states will have to reform.Europe’s poverty time bomb is ticking, and there are few good ways to defuse it. Defusing Europe’s Poverty Time BombItalian politicians have proposed a basic-income scheme, but that won’t address the structural causes of poverty, particularly among Europe’s young. [...]



Big Stock Buys in Alibaba, Time Warner, Avis, GE

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 07:57:44 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesBig Stock Buys in Alibaba, Time Warner, Avis, GEJefferies made some big investment moves in the fourth quarter. Avis is now its biggest stock holding.Jefferies’ Big Stock Buys: Alibaba, Time Warner, Avis, GE, AT&TBig Stock Buys in Alibaba, Time Warner, Avis, GEJefferies made some big investment moves in the fourth quarter. Avis is now its biggest stock holding. [...]



What Is It That Keeps Investors Awake at Night?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 23:21:15 EST

What Is It That Keeps Investors Awake at Night?

Plus, how to read the retail sales data, and a somewhat downbeat forecast of stock valuations over the next year or two.

What Makes Investors Lose Sleep? Market ViewWhat Is It That Keeps Investors Awake at Night?

Plus, how to read the retail sales data, and a somewhat downbeat forecast of stock valuations over the next year or two.




Why the S&P 500 Can Hit 3000

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:22:41 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesWhy the S&P 500 Can Hit 3000The recent stock swoon is mostly a technical correction, and investors should buy the dips, says JPMorgan strategist Marko Kolanovic. He’s been right so far.Why the S&P 500 Can Hit 3000Why the S&P 500 Can Hit 3000The recent stock swoon is mostly a technical correction, and investors should buy the dips, says JPMorgan strategist Marko Kolanovic. He’s been right so far. [...]



Buying Alcoa, Broadcom, Target, Selling GE

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:51:13 EST

Bloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBuying Alcoa, Broadcom, Target, Selling GELPL Financial’s broker unit raised its Alcoa holdings by over 60% and bulked up on Broadcom and Target.Big Stock Buys of Alcoa, Broadcom, Target, OracleBuying Alcoa, Broadcom, Target, Selling GELPL Financial’s broker unit raised its Alcoa holdings by over 60% and bulked up on Broadcom and Target. [...]



NBC Takes to the Slippery Slope of Streaming

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:40:23 EST

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Pimco's Big Buys: Apple, Intel, Merck, Pfizer, GE

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:25:26 EST

Bloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsPimco’s Big Buys: Apple, Intel, Merck, Pfizer, GEThe bond investor made some big equity bets in the fourth quarter. The Apple position was raised 10-fold.Pimco Raises Apple Stake 10-FoldPimco’s Big Buys: Apple, Intel, Merck, Pfizer, GEThe bond investor made some big equity bets in the fourth quarter. The Apple position was raised 10-fold. [...]



Seat Belts Fastened: Volatility Ahead

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 19:22:06 EST

Alvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sSeat Belts Fastened: Volatility AheadWhile the market turmoil of last week probably signals a correction, not a bear market, look for volatility to be a bumpy rideAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sWhile the market turmoil of this past week probably signals a correction, not a bear market, look for volatility to be a bumpy ride.Alvaro Dominguez for Barron'sSeat belts Fastened: It’s Going to Be a Bumpy MarketAlvaro Dominguez for Barron'sMarkets In TurmoilSeat Belts Fastened: Volatility AheadWhile the market turmoil of this past week probably signals a correction, not a bear market, look for volatility to be a bumpy ride. [...]



Charting the Market

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:07:31 EST

Charting the MarketBarron’s Charting the Market

A graphic look at selected stock activity for the week ended February 16, 2018. Includes Arista Networks, Avon Products, and Lumber Liquidators.

Charting the Market

A graphic look at selected stock activity for the week ended February 16, 2018. Includes Arista Networks, Avon Products, and Lumber Liquidators.




Sam's Club: New Pricing Is Its Latest Bid to Fight Competition

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:53:56 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesSam’s Club: New Pricing Is Its Latest Bid to Fight CompetitionThe Walmart-owned operation is pressured by both online-only and evolving traditional retailers. Sam’s Club: New Pricing Is Its Latest Bid to Fight CompetitionSam’s Club: New Pricing Is Its Latest Bid to Fight CompetitionThe Walmart-owned operation is pressured by both online-only and evolving traditional retailers. [...]



Barron's Roundtable: Bright Outlook for Stocks

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:02:40 EST

Melinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sMelinda Josie for Barron'sBright Outlook for the Economy and StocksBarron’s Roundtable Part 1: Global growth and rising profits bode well for the bullGlobal growth and rising profits should keep the bull market humming. But keep an eye on interest rates. Melinda Josie for Barron'sBarron’s Roundtable Part 1: Global growth and rising profits bode well for the bull Melinda Josie for Barron'sBarron’s Roundtable: Bright Outlook for StocksGlobal growth and rising profits should keep the bull market humming. But keep an eye on interest rates. [...]



Media: Why the 'Tech Problem' Is a 'Horror Story'

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:51:39 EST

Bloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsMedia: Why the ‘Tech Problem’ Is a ‘Horror Story’Management that’s focused on near-term profits may not be able to turn its attention to the future.Media: Why the ‘Tech Problem’ Is a ‘Horror Story’Media: Why the ‘Tech Problem’ Is a ‘Horror Story’ Management that’s focused on near-term profits may not be able to turn its attention to the future. [...]



Ready to Shop? 7 Stocks Merit a Look

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:27:11 EST

Chris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsChris Rank/ Bloomberg NewsReady to Shop? 7 Stocks Merit a LookSeven Stocks for Investors Willing to Brave Volatile Market: Barron’s screen uncovers companies with rising earnings and falling prices. Includes Apple, Delta, and Starbucks.7 Stocks for Investors Willing to Brave Volatile Marketmarkets in turmoilReady to Shop? 7 Stocks Merit a LookA Barron’s screen uncovers companies with rising earnings and falling prices. It includes notables like Apple and lesser known plays like NextEra. [...]



Groupon: How to Save Money Without Anyone Knowing

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:06:22 EST

Bloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsGroupon: How to Save Money Without Anyone KnowingOne of Groupon’s best chances for growth could come from a service that lets consumers save without waving coupons around.Groupon: How to Save Money Without Anyone KnowingGroupon: How to Save Money Without Anyone KnowingOne of Groupon’s best chances for growth could come from a service that lets consumers save without waving coupons around. [...]



Big Buys of BlackBerry, Intel, Qualcomm Stock

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 19:39:51 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesBig Buys of BlackBerry, Intel, Qualcomm StockToronto-Dominion Bank made large investments in tech in the fourth quarter. BlackBerry’s still around?TD Bank Quadruples BlackBerry InvestmentBig Buys of BlackBerry, Intel, Qualcomm StockToronto-Dominion Bank made large investments in tech in the fourth quarter. BlackBerry’s still around? [...]




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Doubling Down on Altaba, Disney and UPS

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:49:17 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesDoubling Down on Altaba, Disney and UPSPennsylvania’s public-school pension made some big moves in the fourth quarter.Big Buys in Altaba, Disney, UPS; Selling Kinder MorganDoubling Down on Altaba, Disney and UPSPennsylvania’s public-school pension made some big moves in the fourth quarter. [...]



GoPro: How It Wants to Go Beyond Its Three-Price Lineup

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:11:20 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGoPro: How It Wants to Go Beyond Its Three-Price LineupThe company has refocused around three price points, but it plans to “experiment with new things at the borders.”GoPro: How It Wants to Go Beyond Its Three-Price LineupGoPro: How It Wants to Go Beyond Its Three-Price LineupThe company has refocused around three price points, but it plans to “experiment with new things at the borders.” [...]



Old Tech Shines Again

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:18:42 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesOld Tech Shines AgainA banner five days for stocks. Also, Cisco’s comeback and a cash conundrum.Old Tech Shines AgainOld Tech Shines AgainA banner five days for stocks. Also, Cisco’s comeback and a cash conundrum. [...]



Goldman Sachs Growing its Wealth Management Business

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:13:34 EST

Bloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsBloomberg NewsGoldman Sachs Growing its Wealth Management BusinessGoldman Sachs is making a fortune off its ultra-high-net-worth wealth management business and wants to expand.Goldman Sachs Growing its Wealth Management BusinessGoldman Sachs Growing its Wealth Management BusinessGoldman Sachs is making a fortune off its ultra-high-net-worth wealth management business and wants to expand. [...]



The Real Cause of Stocks' Big Stumble

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:20:57 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesThe Real Cause of Stocks’ Big StumbleThe Real Cause of Stocks’ Big Stumble: We’re seeing the beginning of the end of the radical policies that cut interest rates to zero.The Real Cause of Stocks’ Big Stumble The Real Cause of Stocks’ Big StumbleWe’re seeing the beginning of the end of the radical policies that cut interest rates to zero. [...]



Citi Trims Citi Stake, Doubles Down on GE

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:34:44 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesCiti Trims Citi Stake, Doubles Down on GECitigroup entities altogether reduced Citi and Microsoft stock holdings. They also bought GE, Verizon, IBM.Citigroup Buys GE, Verizon and IBM, Sells Citi StockCiti Trims Citi Stake, Doubles Down on GECitigroup entities altogether reduced Citi and Microsoft stock holdings. They also bought GE, Verizon, IBM. [...]



How LJM Preservation and Growth Failed Investors

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:16:03 EST

iStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoHow LJM Preservation and Growth Failed InvestorsThe fund’s name belies its risky strategy of writing naked put options. When volatility spiked, investors lost big.How LJM Preservation and Growth Failed InvestorsHow LJM Preservation and Growth Failed Investors The fund’s name belies its risky strategy of writing naked put options. When volatility spiked, investors lost big. [...]



Tesla: Here's the Long-Term Case for the Model 3

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:21:35 EST

TeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTeslaTesla: Here’s the Long-Term Case for the Model 3The focus on near-term production might be obscuring strong long-term demand and profitability, one analyst writes.Tesla: Here’s the Long-Term Case for the Model 3Tesla: Here’s the Long-Term Case for the Model 3The focus on near-term production might be obscuring strong long-term demand and profitability, one analyst writes. [...]



Apple: The New HomePod Has an Odd 'Ring' to It

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:44:06 EST

Getty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesGetty ImagesApple: The New HomePod Has an Odd ‘Ring’ to ItAnd it’s inspired some entrepreneurs—and wags.Apple: The New HomePod Has an Odd ‘Ring’ to ItApple: The New HomePod Has an Odd ‘Ring’ to ItAnd it’s inspired some entrepreneurs—and wags. [...]



A Groundbreaking Crackdown Under the DOL Rule

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:10:49 EST

iStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoiStockphotoA Groundbreaking Crackdown Under the DOL Rule Massachusetts just became the first state to go after a broker under the DOL fiduciary rule.A Groundbreaking Crackdown Under the DOL Rule A Groundbreaking Crackdown Under the DOL Rule Massachusetts just became the first state to go after a broker under the DOL fiduciary rule. [...]