Morgan Stanley, BofA stock picks for how to play a U.S. recession

A growing number on Wall Street are talking up the risk of a recession, with Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and more all pointing to a higher probability of a downturn. “Economic data points indicate a higher probability of recession,” Morgan Stanley analysts said in a June 29 note. “Since the beginning of the year, we … Read more

Goldman Sachs names stocks to buy to tap growth

A new European battery ecosystem could be in the cards, as the region seeks to be a leader in the global shift to electric vehicle adoption, according to Goldman Sachs. The bank names the key stocks along the battery value chain that it thinks could benefit from “Europe’s largest industrial transformation.” The bank estimates EV … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond, Carnival, Upstart and more

A security guard stands next to a Bed Bath & Beyond sign at the entrance to a New York City store location. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Bed Bath & Beyond – Shares of the retailer plummeted about 21% after the company missed revenue estimates and posted … Read more

Tesla, Goldman Sachs, Amazon, McDonald’s

Here are Wednesday’s biggest calls on Wall Street: Barclays initiates Penn as overweight Barclays initiated several casino and gaming companies, saying they are attractively valued. “We’re positive on diversified land-based gaming (CZR, PENN, BYD), and select companies across Lodging and Leisure, based on demand exposures and / or valuation.” Read more about this call here. … Read more

Bank of America says Goldman Sachs will thrive in the coming economic storm

Investors looking to protect themselves from an economic slowdown should put their money in Goldman Sachs, Bank of America said Wednesday. Analyst Ebrahim Poonawala upgraded the bank stock to buy from neutral. In a note titled “buying protection against the coming storm,” he said the bank will thrive in an economic slowdown. “Our ratings change … Read more

These semiconductor companies are set to grow

A new innovation in semiconductor technology is likely to benefit several companies, according to Goldman Sachs – and investors may be underestimating its potential impact, the bank said. Silicon carbide, or SiC, is a chemical compound increasingly used in semiconductors and is more efficient than traditional silicon, Goldman’s analysts led by Daiki Takayama said in … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday, June 28

Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks attempt to rebound Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. SNEEZE Futures rose Tuesday morning after stocks’ attempt to keep a rally going fizzled Monday. Investors are still weighing the risks of supercharged inflation … Read more

Nike, Spirit Airlines and more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Nike (NKE) – Nike fell 2.4% in premarket trading despite reporting better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue. The athletic apparel and footwear maker forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts’ estimates amid increased promotional activity and ongoing disruptions in its profitable Chia market. Spirit Airlines (SAVE) … Read more

Stock index futures inch higher following a losing day Monday

Stock futures rose slightly in overnight trading Monday following a losing day as investors prepare to rebalance their portfolios with the end of the quarter fast approaching. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 36 points. S&P 500 futures edged up 0.2% and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.3%. The overnight action followed modest losses … Read more

Goldman says buy the pullback in oil and other commodities

Commodities’ blistering rally has cooled in recent weeks as recession fears hit the outlook for future demand, and Goldman Sachs believes the pullback is a buying opportunity. Jeff Currie, Goldman’s global head of commodities research, told “Squawk Box” on Monday that the setup across the energy sector is “incredibly bullish.” “At the core of our … Read more