Stocks head into August with a tailwind, as investors await jobs data and a slew of earnings

From Caterpillar to Amgen, dozens of large companies report earnings in the coming week, but it may be big economic data, like Friday’s jobs report, that takes over as a major market catalyst. Monthly employment reports are always important, but the next few may be even more so. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell made it … Read more

GameStop, Virgin Galactic & more

Shoppers wait for a GameStop store to open on at the Tysons Corner Center, in Tysons, Virginia, November 27, 2020. Hannah McKay | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. GameStop – Shares of the video game retailer jumped more than 8% after the company said a 4-for-1 stock split was approved … Read more

Spirit Airlines, Eli Lilly, Signature Bank and more

Spirit Airlines planes on the tarmac at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on February 07, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Monday. Spirit, JetBlue – Shares of JetBlue Airways dipped 4.7% on news that the company’s offering $ 30 a share to … Read more

Goldman Sachs says buy these high dividend growth and yield names to fight inflation

Companies looking to return cash to shareholders this year through dividends and share buybacks could be good opportunities for investors, Goldman says.

These are the stocks to own if a recession hits, Citi says

Citi has named a raft of stocks it thinks will do well if a recession comes to town.

Energy stocks lead the market, these names are outperforming as tech swoons

Energy is far and away the top-performing S&P group this year amid a surge in oil and gas prices.

As Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ drops, these riskier stocks should pop

If the fear gauge keeps descending, some stocks could see an outsized pop in prices, including Tesla.

Target, Kroger, Foot Locker and more

A shopping cart is seen in a Target store in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US, November 14, 2017. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Target – Shares of the retailer jumped 11% after the company reported 9% sales growth in the fiscal fourth quarter, despite supply … Read more