Wall Street global stock picks

It has been an unforgettable first half for investors – and not in a good way, as a brutal sell-off swept across global equity markets and brought major indices to new lows. The S&P 500 suffered its worst first half since 1970, while the Nasdaq Composite’s 28.9% decline for the first six months condemned the … Read more

Broadcom, Chevron among Wall Street’s favorite dividend stocks heading into second half

As dividend stocks gained in popularity this year, CNBC Pro sought names that could continue to offer investors relative safety and higher yields in the back half of 2022. Investors have pivoted deeper into dividend payers, as greater uncertainty and rising interest rates unnerved market participants and spurred a rotation out of growth names. On … Read more

Top Wall Street analysts say buy stocks like Broadcom & Adobe

A sign on the campus offices of chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is shown in Irvine, California. Mike Blake | Reuters As the first half of 2022 winds down, investors can be certain of at least one thing: This year will likely continue to be difficult. Economic risk is top of mind for investors, as investment banks … Read more

These stocks are winning the inflation battle and expanding margins

The highest inflation reading since 1981 left the stock market rattled on Friday and investors scrambling once again to find places where they can hide from these persistent price pressures. There are a few stocks that could fit the bill. CNBC Pro sought to find companies winning the inflation battle. These names expanded profit margins … Read more

These ‘margin leader’ stocks have strength in a recession, Jefferies says

Recession fears are haunting investors, but these “margin leaders” could be worth adding to your portfolio in a slowing economy, Jefferies found. Markets have come under pressure this year as the Federal Reserve proceeds on its first rate-hiking cycle in more than three years in an effort to curb record inflation. “With growth stocks facing … Read more

Stocks could build on gains in the week ahead as investors await Friday’s jobs report

Stocks could carry the momentum of this latest rally into next week as investors look ahead to Friday’s jobs report. All three major indices scored big gains in the past week, each rising higher than 6%. Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite broke a seven-week losing streak, while it had been eight weeks of … Read more

Twitter, Macy’s, Nvidia, Lululemon and more

A Lululemon sign hangs in front of their store at the Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets shopping mall on November 17, 2019 in Central Valley, New York. Gary Hershorn | Corbis News | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Thursday. Macy’s – Shares jumped 17.8% after the department store chain reported … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday

1. Stock futures higher as Wall Street looks to break losing streaks Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on May 18, 2022 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images US stock futures were higher Thursday, the morning after the release of a key earnings report from semiconductor … Read more

Broadcom announces plans to buy VMware

Hock Tan, chief executive officer of Broadcom Martin H. Simon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Broadcom will buy VMware in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $ 61 billion, based on the closing price of Broadcom common stock on May 25, 2022, the companies announced on Thursday. The deal would be one of the largest technology … Read more