Getty Images / Eduardo Munoz Alvarez Irregular investing, waiting for an all-clear sign, and overconfidence are three of the biggest mistakes investors make. That's according to Chris Hyzy, the chief investment officer of Bank of America Global Wealth
Bring on healthcare earnings season. Ahead of earnings season for the group, we have selected three healthcare stocks beating the market in 2018. Using TipRanks' Stock Screener tool, we quickly discovered the best-rated stocks, filtering by "best analyst consensus" stocks in the healthcare sector.
The average American is holding too much cash in savings, and it's keeping them from building wealth. You should instead invest your excess savings in the stock market for the best returns, NerdWallet's retirement and investing specialist Arielle O'Shea recommends. The easiest way to put your savings to work is through a 401(k), which invests your money in stocks through low-cost index funds or exchange-traded funds.
In March of 2016, Keith Reynolds flew from California to Atlanta so he could claim his spot in line at 4 a.m., and get a three-hour head start on his West Coast competitors. Tesla was taking $1,000 deposits for its new electric car, the Model 3, priced starting at $35,000. Reynolds is still waiting.
Philip Morris International Inc. PM, one of the largest tobacco companies, came out with second-quarter 2018 results, wherein adjusted earnings of $1.41 surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.23 and also surged 23.7% from the prior-year quarter.
Mike Wilson, Morgan Stanley, on the rocky market road ahead. Is it time to get defensive? With CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders, Tim Seymour, Karen Finerman, Steve Grasso and Guy Adami.
Money is to be made in marijuana stocks in the long run. Canada’s Tilray (TLRY) has become the first cannabis company to conduct a U.S. IPO. There may be sympathy plays in other cannabis stocks for a short-term trade.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, the company's largest shareholder, says he has held his stock because "I'm a loyal dude." He spoke in the new episode of "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations," taped
Much-maligned General Electric (NYSE:GE) stock is the most heavily traded stock in the market. According to Bloomberg, the average trading volume on GE stock in 2018 is a whopping 80 million shares a day. The spike in trading volume is mostly due to the fact that GE stock is a near-$10 stock (low price) that is widely covered and followed by the media, analysts and investors (lots of catalysts).
Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM), one of the largest American telecom equipment companies, has been trying to settle its $43 billion acquisition of Dutch automotive chip firm NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI) for almost two years. Qualcomm is one of the industry pioneers when it comes to 3G, 4G and other next-gen wireless tech, and the company has reported strong fundamentals in the recent quarters.
It’s been hard to be a shareholder in copper and gold stock Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) over the last few years. First, there was the collapsing copper and gold prices due to the recession. The latest battle and subsequent bruising to its share price stem from issues with the Indonesian government at its largest mine — and there is finally some closure on that front.
Millennials may have only a little saved for retirement, but they still want to retire early. A recent Bankrate.com survey asked millennials, classified as Americans ages 18 to 37, what the perfect time to retire would be. Of those millennials already saving, the median retirement account balance is about $19,100.
Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is one of the biggest automotive companies in the world. In addition to its Ford-branded vehicles, it also markets luxury vehicles under the Lincoln brand and auto parts under the Motorcraft name. In 2017, it reported annual
Texas Instruments has dumped CEO Brian Crutcher for personal misconduct less than two months after he took over the job, ruining the chip maker's hopes for a smooth transition to new leadership. Crutcher resigned Tuesday after TI's board determined he violated the company's code of conduct with behavior the company said was not consistent with its ethics and core values. TI emphasized Crutcher's transgression wasn't related to its operations or finances.
Investors in Rite Aid Corporation RAD need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. What is Implied Volatility? Options with high levels of implied volatility suggest that investors in the underlying stocks are expecting a big move in one direction or the other.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shares climbed the most in four months after the company signaled that investors may soon get their hands on part of a $109 billion mountain of cash that’s bedeviling Warren Buffett. The firm’s board announced late Tuesday that it’s removing a cap on stock buybacks, giving the Berkshire chairman and chief executive officer greater leeway to parcel out profits, rather than hunt for more acquisitions. Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger can now make repurchases whenever they both believe the price “is below Berkshire’s intrinsic value, conservatively determined,” the company said.
Shares of Apple AAPL are up roughly 10% over the last three months as investors show their confidence in the world’s most valuable company. Now let’s check out why the iPhone giant looks like a strong buy stock at the moment. Apple had been criticized for years about its overreliance on the iPhone.
Jim Lebenthal of HPM Partners and Jon Najarian of Najarian Family Office join CNBC's Scott Wapner on how the market is reacting to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's Senate testimony.
Semiconductor stocks have been the subject of unpredictable volatility so far this year, but the underlying business of this industry is growing—and should continue that trend in 2018 and beyond. Throughout the chip-making space, companies have successfully adapted to the changing needs of the consumer, including an increased demand for small, high-powered chips that enable “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices. For those that don’t know, the Internet of Things is the growing world of interconnected household and industrial devices.
Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) reported its latest quarterly earnings results after the bell on Wednesday, which included an earnings beat despite the company posting a loss. For its second quarter of fiscal 2018, the oil and natural gas pipeline managing company brought in a loss of roughly $141 million, which amounted to about 8 cents per share after reporting a profit in its second quarter of fiscal 2017. On an adjusted basis, the company’s earnings were a profit of 21 cents per share.
Frontier Communications Corporation FTR has been on a bit of a cold streak lately, but there might be light at the end of the tunnel for this overlooked stock. RSI stands for ‘Relative Strength Index’ and it is a popular indicator used by technically focused investors. This is especially true when investors take a deep dive into some of these estimate revision stats and recent changes to Frontier Communications’ earnings consensus.
General Electric Company GE is scheduled to report second-quarter 2018 results on Jul 20, before the market opens. The company’s average earnings surprise was a positive 3.27%. In the last reported quarter, the company’s earnings of 16 cents per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 11 cents by 45.45%.
eBay Inc.’s EBAY second-quarter 2018 earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 2 cents. Pro-forma earnings of 53 cents improved 18% year over year.Gross revenues of $2.64 billion increased 9.1% year over year (up 6% on an Fx-neutral basis) and
The five-year agreement will bring Walmart use of Azure and Microsoft 365 company-wide. Microsoft will have employees embedded in Walmart offices. the retailer and Amazon the cloud service provider has been put on notice.
California legalized recreational marijuana at the very beginning of 2018. The cannabis industry grows very quickly. Dispensaries keep getting license to sell recreational weed products, necessitating more products from more businesses.