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

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

Global companies poised for more buybacks

Share buybacks are on the rise, according to Goldman Sachs, with the investment bank naming a raft of European companies that it thinks are ready to accelerate the pace of shareholder returns. Share buybacks, also known as share repurchases, are when a company buys back its own shares from the stock market. This boosts the … Read more

4 buy-rated global energy companies

Analysts at Goldman Sachs and Bank of America have picked their top energy stocks, with those involved in hydrogen, electric vehicles and renewables among their favorites. The sector certainly looks hot right now, with the iShares Global Energy ETF up around 30% year-to-date as investors react to sky-high energy prices. In a note from June … Read more

Big Oil braces for shareholder revolt in proxy voting season

Members of the environmental group Just Stop Oil blockade a BP petrol station in London on April 28, 2022. The activist group is calling for the UK government to commit to halting new fossil fuel licensing and production. Kristian Buus | In Pictures | Getty Images LONDON – Some of the world’s largest corporate emitters … Read more

HSBC thinks these global energy stocks could be winners — and gives one upside of over 100%

HSBC says a "generational shift" in energy policy could be on the horizon— and names the stocks it thinks could benefit.

Oil giant Shell reports soaring first-quarter profits, raises dividend

Shell’s results follow bumper profits from across the oil and gas industry. Ben Stansall | Afp | Getty Images LONDON – Oil giant Shell on Thursday reported bumper first-quarter profits on the back of soaring commodity prices, fueling calls for a one-off windfall tax on oil and gas companies to help UK households with spiraling … Read more

The race to roll out ‘super-sized’ wind turbines is on

A Haliade-X wind turbine photographed in the Netherlands on March 2, 2022. The Haliade-X is part of a new generation of huge turbines set to be installed in the years ahead. Peter Boer | Bloomberg | Getty Images In the not too distant future, waters 15 miles off Martha’s Vineyard will be home to a … Read more

These are the best stocks to own as bond yields rise, Jefferies says

Jefferies has named the best stocks to own during rising US 10-year Treasury yields.

Wall Street banks love these energy stocks — and two are on Goldman's conviction buy list

Goldman Sachs and Bank of America have identified their top energy stocks to buy, two of which are on Goldman’s coveted conviction list.