Earnings could be an even bigger catalyst for stocks after the market’s wild ride on rate fears

Earnings could be an even bigger catalyst for stocks after the market’s wild ride on rate fears

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, July 12, 2022. Source: NYSE Investors are likely to switch their focus to earnings season, after the market’s wild ride on rising and falling expectations for Federal Reserve rate hikes. Stocks were volatile in the past week. The three major indexes posted sharp gains Friday, after worries the … Read more

These are the cheapest stocks in the S&P 500 that could be buying opportunities

These are the cheapest stocks in the S&P 500 that could be buying opportunities

The last two months have been chaotic for Wall Street as big technology giants like Alphabet and Netflix stretch further into bear market territory and the S & P 500 enters a bear market of its own. While the short-term selling could be far from over, the current market conditions may mark an opportune time … Read more

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reveals new stakes in Paramount, Citigroup

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reveals new stakes in Paramount, Citigroup

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett’s company on Monday revealed all the investment moves it made in the first quarter, when it spent more than $51 billion on stocks. But Buffett had already shared the biggest investments with Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, -0.16% BRK.B, -0.34% shareholders at the company’s recent annual meeting. That means investors already knew that … Read more

Major bank earnings and a hot inflation report could impact markets in a short holiday week

Major bank earnings and a hot inflation report could impact markets in a short holiday week

A trader on the NYSE, March 11, 2022. Source: NYSE Markets will face what could be a hot inflation report over the next week and a series of gains from the major banks to kick off the earnings season. JPMorgan Chase and BlackRock will begin publishing their financial sector first quarter results on Wednesday, with … Read more