Worst quarter in years for TSLA, AMZN, MSFT, GOOG

Elon Musk attends The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham / Getty Images) Gotham | Getty Images Investors lowered the valuations of the world’s largest technology companies in the second quarter as central bankers … Read more

Analysts are starting to give their top stocks to own in a recession

With the market selling off on fears of an imminent recession, individual stock analysts are starting to trot out their top stock picks to own in an economic downturn. A number of reports to clients of Wall Street banks this week focused on stocks that have resilient revenues and business models. Stocks fell deeper into … Read more

Boeing, Dollar General, FedEx, Apple, Amazon, Uber & more

Here are Thursday’s biggest calls on Wall Street: Citi upgrades Boeing to buy from neutral Citi said it sees several positive catalysts ahead for Boeing. “We believe 787 deliveries will resume shortly. Similarly, last year, the Chinese authorities agreed what modifications and training are required to return the 737MAX to commercial service.” Read more about … Read more

Buy Dollar General shares as the likelihood of a recession grows, Morgan Stanley says

Dollar General is a defensive stock with “multiple ways” to outperform as the likelihood of recession grows, according to Morgan Stanley. Analyst Simeon Gutman upgraded shares of Dollar General to overweight, saying in a Thursday note that the defensive stock with offensive characteristics should get a boost amid greater inflationary pressures. “In a more prolonged … Read more

6 exceptional retail winners that Jim Cramer says are a buy

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday highlighted six retail winners with standout quarters that investors should be lining up to purchase. “No one ever made a dime from panicking. If you dumped any of these retail winners in response to Walmart and Target, you made a very big mistake. And you know what, as the market … 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

Dollar General, Dollar Tree boost outlook as consumers grapple with inflation

Dollar General and Dollar Tree stores Getty Images Shares of Dollar General and Dollar Tree popped Thursday, as discounters beat Wall Street’s quarterly earnings expectations, raised outlooks for the coming year and spoke of consumers flocking to lower prices during inflationary times. As of midday Thursday, shares of Dollar General were up about 14% and … Read more

Macy’s, Twitter, Medtronic and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Macy’s (M) – Macy’s surged 15% in the premarket after reporting better-than-expected profit and revenue for the first quarter and raising its full-year earnings forecast. Results got a boost from strong apparel demand as people returned to work and other out-of-home activities. Dollar General (DG) – … Read more

Stocks head for another potentially treacherous week, after S&P 500 falls into bear market territory

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, US, March 7, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters If there’s more bad news from retailers in the coming week, that could be a negative catalyst for an already cranky stock market. Market pros are watching for more signs … Read more

Target, Lowe’s, TJX and more

Shoppers walk in front of a Target store at the Lycoming Crossing shopping plaza in Muncy, Pennsylvania. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Target – Shares plunged 25.6% after the retailer reported disappointing quarterly results, citing high fuel costs and inventory troubles. Target posted an … Read more