Inflation takes over as the next big focus for markets after July’s monster jobs report

Investors switch their focus to inflation in the week ahead, after July’s strong jobs report signaled the Federal Reserve may need to take an even tougher stance with interest rate hikes. It could also be a week in which investors watch to see if rising Treasury yields start to slow the technology sector’s summer rally. … Read more

Small cap stocks that could outperform in a recession

Large-cap stocks are typically seen as safe bets in periods of volatility, but a slew of Wall Street pros think small caps are looking increasingly attractive as recession risks grow. Small-cap stocks have often received less love compared to their larger counterparts given the former’s perceived earnings volatility, greater domestic bias, and lower visibility. They … Read more

Morgan Stanley names its stock picks in this tech-related sector

Tech stocks have had a volatile year so far, but there’s one sub-sector that’s providing opportunities for investors right now, according to Morgan Stanley. The investment bank said in a July 6 note that cybersecurity will remain a “relatively safe haven” into the second half of 2022. “With defensible growth and security valuations below historical … Read more

Buy these software stocks as cyberattacks climb, Stephens says

Cybersecurity investments are ramping up as attacks increase, and investors looking to invest in space should look at names such as Okta and CrowdStrike, Stephens said. Analyst Brian Colley initiated coverage of five software security names including Okta and CrowdStrike, saying in a Tuesday note to clients that both companies can benefit from rising demand … Read more

Stocks could see more tumult next week, especially if bond yields continue to scream higher

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 28, 2022. Source: NYSE After a week of extraordinary turbulence, stocks are likely to remain volatile as investors await fresh data on inflation and watch the course of bond yields. The big report for markets is Wednesday’s April consumer price index. Economists expect a high inflation reading, … Read more

Here are Tuesday's biggest analyst calls of the day: Apple, Coinbase, Pfizer, Meta, Snap & more

Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on

The Nasdaq is down more than 10% this year. Here are Wall Street's top picks to buy the dip

As tech stocks endure a broad sell-off this year, Wall Street analysts name some of their top stocks to buy right now.

How will the Ukraine-Russia crisis affect markets? Bank of America answers investors' questions

As the Russia-Ukraine conflict continues, Bank of America strategists have tried to answer a number of key questions on investors’ minds.

Expect cyber warfare from Russia, analyst Dan Ives says, naming the U.S. stocks set to benefit

A number of tech stocks are set to benefit as spending on cybersecurity ramps up, Wedbush’s Dan Ives says.