Strategists say buy stocks with high dividend yield during bear market

US stocks fell into bear market territory last month – and the wild swings since have made it hard to predict where the market is going next. The S&P 500 logged its worst performance in 50 years during the first half of this year, as it tumbled nearly 20%, and the Nasdaq is down nearly … Read more

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

Hide out in these tech stocks during bear markets, Bernstein says

With the Nasdaq Composite down 30% from its highs and deep in bear market territory, investors are finding no comfort in the technology sector. Yet amid this painful market backdrop, there are some areas within the downtrodden sector where investors can still find safety, according to Bernstein. “Tech’s overall valuation is now approaching its historical … Read more

These ‘dividend aristocrats’ offer steady returns in an uncertain market, Credit Suisse says

As Wall Street starts another month with further volatility in the markets, Credit Suisse identified some “dividend aristocrats” that could offer investors steady returns. Analysts at the investment bank maintained an overweight rating on dividend stocks, even as they moved down to neutral on value stocks, according to a Friday report from the investment bank. … Read more

Where to find the best value plays in the beaten-up technology sector

Technology stocks have plummeted toward multiyear lows in recent months as investors search for stable, reliable earnings. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite sits 25.2% off its highs, and the index has suffered its worst start to a year on record. As tech stocks have tumbled,┬áinvestors believe there are some values to be had in select areas … Read more

Wall Street likes these defensive stocks, especially during a sell-off

There are some bright spots for investors looking to play the dip and cushion their portfolios as the sell-off persists.

Goldman Sachs says buy these high dividend growth and yield names to fight inflation

Companies looking to return cash to shareholders this year through dividends and share buybacks could be good opportunities for investors, Goldman says.

Santoli: The bloodbath in Netflix is somewhat reminiscent of 'Marlboro Friday'

The indexes are generally holding Tuesday’s pop, rotating away from danger and for now keeping in place the idea that a "higher low" could be in place.

IBM stock on pace for best day since April 2020 as estimates go higher

Wired senior staff writer Cade Metz and Arvind Krishna, IBM CEO and then senior vice president and director at IBM Research, speak onstage at the Wired Business Conference in New York on June 16, 2016. Brian Ach | Wired | Getty Images IBM shares rose as much as 8% on Wednesday after the hardware, software … Read more