Market bottom or bear market rally

US stocks fell on Monday, as the three major indexes came off a solid month of trading gains in July, leaving investors wondering once again if the bear market rally is fizzling out, or if this was just a slight blip in a larger rebound. July saw all three major indexes clock their best month … Read more

Walmart, General Motors, Polaris and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Walmart (WMT) – Walmart slumped 9.5% in the premarket after cutting its outlook for the current quarter and full year. The retail giant said higher prices for food and fuel are prompting consumers to cut back, and it had to cut prices at its stores to … Read more

UBS misses second-quarter earnings expectations; ‘most challenging’ quarters for investors

Swiss banking giant UBS. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images UBS on Tuesday missed expectations for the second quarter of 2022 as its CEO warned of “uncertain times” in markets. On Tuesday it posted a net profit attributable to shareholders of $2.11 billion, below analyst expectations aggregated by the company of $2.4 billion. It … Read more

Big week for earnings, monetary policy

LONDON — European markets are set to pull back on Monday as investors brace for a big week of corporate earnings and a key monetary policy decision from the US Federal Reserve. Britain’s FTSE 100 is seen around 29 points lower at 7,247, Germany’s DAX is expected to shed around 83 points to 13,171 and … Read more

UBS on how to invest in EVs, rising electric vehicle adoption

Demand for electric vehicles is expected to boom in the coming decades — and UBS has identified a theme for investors to cash in on that electrification. UBS said that increasing amounts of electronic content within vehicles will lead to new supply chains, as automakers increasingly work directly with semiconductor firms and new tech players. … Read more

The world is growing old at a rapid pace. Here are ways to invest

When the coronavirus pandemic first struck in early 2020, some speculated that lockdowns would lead to a boom in American births as couples were forced to stay home. The opposite happened instead: US population growth decelerated in 2020 and even further last year, to the slowest pace in the 246-year history of the nation, according … Read more

UBS slashes Netflix price target ahead of earnings, warns of cautious outlook

UBS slashed its Netflix price target on Friday, as the company’s latest quarterly report could point to more trouble for the beaten-down streaming giant. The firm – which has a neutral rating on the stock – lowered its price target for the company to $ 198 per share from $ 355. The new target implies … Read more

Family offices are a $6 trillion colossus in investing and deal-making

The post-pandemic wealth boom has sparked an explosion in family offices, creating a new gold rush among Wall Street firms, private equity funds and investment advisors to manage the fortunes of the world’s richest families. Family offices now manage more than $ 6 trillion in wealth, according to some estimates, surpassing the estimated $ 4 … Read more

How to tell if the bear market is bottoming, according to the pros

After the worst first-half for US stocks in decades, a major rebound last week prompted some optimism that the worst of the sell-off may be behind us – but not everyone’s convinced. It’s perhaps unsurprising that market watchers are reluctant to call the bottom on the brutal selloff, but there’s one indicator that many strategists … Read more

Tech stock picks for the electric vehicle boom: UBS on EV-related stocks

UBS has named its top technology stock picks to ride the electric vehicle revolution. “As EV penetration grows and autonomous driving emerges, we see exponential growth within tech supply chains,” UBS ‘analysts, led by Grace Chen, said on June 17. They expect 2026 to be an “inflection point” for electric vehicles, when the global EV … Read more