Wall Street analysts name top stock picks for the third quarter

Citigroup, Bank of America and Barclays have named a raft of stocks they think could do well in the third quarter, as the specter of a recession continues to loom large in the minds of investors. The S&P 500 has gained about 4.6% so far this quarter, after a first half of the year that … Read more

Buy-rated global stocks with track record of earnings growth

Corporate earnings have come into sharp focus ahead of second-quarter results, with market watchers anticipating further stock pullbacks as companies report lower earnings and guidance. This earnings season is seen by many as a barometer of the state of the economy, after a series of interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve – including a … Read more

Top stock picks for the second half of 2022

Citi has named a raft of stocks it thinks could do well in the second half of 2022, as investors continue to navigate market uncertainty and hot inflation. Stock markets suffered steep losses in the first six months of this year as an unrelenting sell-off brought major indexes to their knees. The S&P 500 endured … Read more

The best stocks in every industry during economic downturns

As Wall Street prides itself on stock picks to weather downturns, CNBC Pro reviewed past recessions to find the best performers in each industry. More analysts this week are updating their ratings for the likelihood of a recession. On Wednesday, Bank of America upgraded shares of Goldman Sachs to buy from neutral, saying the bank … Read more

Stock fund manager is beating the market and has tips for investors

It’s a tough year to be in the stock market, given the seemingly never-ending cycle of gyrations. Inflationary pressures remain elevated and with the Federal Reserve poised to pursue a more aggressive rate hike policy, a recession could be on cards. So how should investors trade this volatility? Fund manager Freddie Lait, a long-term investor, … Read more

Coinbase, Spirit Airlines, Robinhood and more

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Spirit Airlines – The budget airline’s shares fell more than 7% amid news that advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services told Spirit shareholders to vote for the proposed merger with Frontier Airlines. It comes after Frontier Airlines upped the cash portion of its offer by $ 2 … Read more

Robinhood, Apple, Chewy, Deckers, Amazon

Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on Monday: Wells Fargo upgrades Old Dominion to overweight from equal weight Wells said in its upgrade of the transport company that the stock is cheap. “We had the opportunity to visit with management as well as tour a terminal. We walked away from our meeting more … Read more

Spirit Airlines, BioNTech, Robinhood and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Spirit Airlines (SAVE) – Spirit Airlines lost 4.7% in the premarket after saying it would accept the latest improved takeover bid from Frontier Group (ULCC). The latest Frontier cash-and-stock bid is valued at $ 2.7 billion based on Friday’s closing prices, while the most recent JetBlue … Read more

Snowflake, Southwest, Apple, Disney, Netflix

Here are Thursday’s biggest calls on Wall Street: Credit Suisse initiates WeWork as outperform Credit Suisse said in its initiation of the stock that it’s well positioned to capitalize on the work from home phenomenon. “After the significant cost restructuring (~ $ 2.6B) post the failed IPO, we believe WeWork is well positioned to take … Read more