Here are the top dividend stock picks from the biggest investors during market turmoil

The appeal for high-dividend stocks is growing fast as the market’s turmoil and surging inflation shows no signs of easing. Most on Wall Street expect a bumpy road ahead with low, if not negative, returns as the central bank rapidly hikes interest rates to combat soaring prices at the risk of slowing the economy. During … Read more

Income-seeking investors should look at this energy sub-sector, experts say

The energy sector has long been a place for income-seeking investors to turn given the group’s payout to shareholders. Within the current economic backdrop of decades-high inflation and mounting recessionary concerns, experts say investors should focus on one area in particular: pipeline companies. “People still like the energy sector … but they want to be … Read more

These stocks have earnings momentum going into earnings season

As investors ready themselves for what’s expected to be a rough earnings season, CNBC Pro found stocks that are actually seeing their estimates raised by analysts going into results. Many investors are expecting second-quarter earnings reports to fall broadly short of expectations, as rising inflation and a hawkish Federal Reserve continue to weigh on corporate … Read more

Buy-rated global stocks with track record of earnings growth

Corporate earnings have come into sharp focus ahead of second-quarter results, with market watchers anticipating further stock pullbacks as companies report lower earnings and guidance. This earnings season is seen by many as a barometer of the state of the economy, after a series of interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve – including a … Read more

Invest around the soaring U.S. dollar — finding winners and losers

Stocks of businesses that are focused on the US just might avoid the second-half earnings damage that’s about to be wreaked on their more multinational counterparts by the strongest dollar in 20 years. To some extent, it has already happened. Since the start of the year, US stocks with the highest domestic sales exposure have … Read more

Stock picks for the second half

Wall Street analysts named a handful of buy-rated stocks this past week as must-own stock picks for the second half of the year. These defensive companies have characteristics that will carry them through any additional economic and market turmoil, analysts said. CNBC combined through recent Wall Street research to find the top buying opportunities as … Read more

Some big investors called the Fed-led market mayhem. Here’s where they are hiding out

Some of Wall Street’s biggest investors saw it coming. It’s turning into a week of vindication for a handful of notable investors, from Stanley Druckenmiller to David Einhorn and Paul Tudor Jones, who have long been warning about the Federal Reserve’s inability to engineer a soft landing. The S&P 500 tumbled in the bear market … Read more

These stocks could be cheap buys for the long term even if a recession hits

As recession fears grow on Wall Street, CNBC Pro found stocks that are cheap even in an economic slowdown. The major averages are heading for a losing week on Friday. Investors are concerned that this week’s announcement of the most aggressive rate increase since 1994 by the Federal Reserve could tip the economy into a … Read more

These stocks are winning the inflation battle and expanding margins

The highest inflation reading since 1981 left the stock market rattled on Friday and investors scrambling once again to find places where they can hide from these persistent price pressures. There are a few stocks that could fit the bill. CNBC Pro sought to find companies winning the inflation battle. These names expanded profit margins … Read more

Goldman likes these stocks amid market volatility — and two are on its conviction list

Goldman Sachs has listed a number of buy-rated stocks it says have strong fundamentals and above-average returns.