Walmart, Alibaba, Target, and More Stocks to Watch This Week

Text size Uncredited First-quarter earnings season continues this week with retailers making up a larger share of reports. Economic releases will include retail sales and housing-market data. Home Depot reports earnings on Tuesday, followed by a busy Wednesday: Cisco Systems , Take-Two Interactive Software , Target, and TJX Cos. all report. Walmart , Alibaba Group … Read more

Altria Lays Out a Transition to Smokeless Products. But It Begins With the Dividend.

Illustration by Elias Stein Text size Altria Group , maker of Marlboros and the largest U.S. cigarette company, has long viewed its dividend as the best way to return capital to investors. The approach is popular with its income-oriented retail base—an estimated 40% of shareholders, more than double the S&P 500 average. Altria has raised … Read more

Steph Curry’s biggest flaw? His Under Armour sneakers

I’m going to talk about Steph Curry in a negative light for the next 400 to 600 words, so all you super fans should just hop off now, or steal your backbone because the truth bombs are about to start flying like I got shot in the ass twice and am on a shitload of … Read more

Intel, Electronic Arts, Roku, Philip Morris, Sprinklr, and More Market Movers

Text size Shares of chip giant Intel have risen more than 19% this year. Dreamstime Stock futures pointed to gains Thursday as Wall Street comes off a strong session led by technology shares and an easing of turmoil in the banking industry. These stocks were poised to make moves Thursday: Chip giant Intel (INTC) was … Read more

First Republic, Credit Suisse, UBS, New York Community, Bed Bath, and More Movers

Text size First Republic Bank was downgraded deeper into junk territory by S&P Global. Eric Thayer/Bloomberg Stocks were rising Monday after UBS agreed to acquire Credit Suisse and central banks moved to improve dollar liquidity amid turmoil in the financial sector. These stocks were making moves Monday:  American depositary receipts of Swiss bank Credit Suisse … Read more

Coupa, Horizon Therapeutics, Under Armour, and More Stock Market Movers

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The 7 Companies That Do It All Well in the Rankings of Best-Managed Companies

“Managers,” Peter Drucker wrote, “must understand that business results depend on a balance of efforts and results in a number of areas.” Yet if the Drucker Institute’s measure of corporate effectiveness is any indication, that is much easier said than done.

Opinion: Big selling wave in stocks makes for a buying opportunity, says Baron manager who has 20% of his fund’s assets in Tesla

Institutional investors have been clearing out of stocks. They sold $42 billion worth in the five weeks ending Sept. 21. That followed $51 billion in sales during the five weeks ending Sept. 7 — the biggest selling wave this year, says S&P Global Market Intelligence. Bank of America clients favored defensive names over cyclicals last … Read more

It’s Time to Buy Tech Again. Here Are 20 Stocks to Start With.

One cruel truth the stock market confirmed this past week is that trying to pick the bottom for technology stocks is a fool’s errand. The Nasdaq Composite’s terrible September—it was down 10.5% on the month—has made the bottom-fishing that took place over the summer look ill-advised. As I’ve noted before, the first downturn in tech … Read more

Intel files for Mobileye IPO, creating share structure that keeps it in control

After nearly a year’s wait, Mobileye is on the highway to Wall Street. Intel Corp. INTC, -2.31% -owned Mobileye Global Inc. launched its drive to an initial public offering in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing late Friday, leaving the size of the offering blank for now on what is expected to be one of … Read more