Tesla, Apple, Snowflake, Ross, Pinterest

Here are Tuesday’s biggest analyst calls biggest calls on Wall Street: BTIG downgrades Snowflake to neutral from buy BTIG downgraded the stock after its field checks indicated slowing growth and rising competition for the cloud company. “We are downgrading SNOW to a Neutral rating from Buy. In short, our most recent field checks are downticked, … 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

Beware these yield traps with too-good-to-be-true dividend payouts

With the S&P 500 index down by about 20% so far this year, some investors are trying to ride out the storm. Facing war in Europe, stubborn inflation, rising interest rates and the threat of recession, they’re searching for beaten-up stocks offering fat present income. The danger, though, is that the hunt for what seems … Read more

Consumer trends will gauge the state of inflation

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday that any signs of consumer negativity next week will be a welcome sign for the Federal Reserve in its fight against inflation. “I know it’s a total drag to hope for negativity, but that’s what we need right now” to bring inflation down, he said. “I bet we’ll find that … Read more

Investors set their sights on upcoming inflation report as the bear market rally falters

The stock market may try to regain its footing in the next few sessions, even as a fresh inflation report looms large at the end of the week. Stocks struggled to move forward in the past week. With Friday’s sell-off, the major indices were on track to finish out the four-day period with losses. That … Read more

How to trade restaurant stocks as higher gas prices hit consumers, according to Piper Sandler

History shows that dine-in restaurants, like Olive Garden’s parent Darden, outperform when oil prices surge, the firm found.

Russia’s Ukraine threat, worries on Fed rate hikes could make for a turbulent week in markets

Traders working on the floor of the NYSE, Feb. 16, 2022. Source: NYSE The stock market faces another turbulent week, as investors watch the situation in Ukraine and continue to adjust portfolios ahead of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes. Stocks were rocked in both directions in the past week, with the Dow Jones Industrial … Read more