US Banks Are a Bargain. Bank of America and 7 More Stocks to Buy.

Text size Bank of America says lenders with large loan books will be affected as the economy worsens. Dreamstime US financial institutions are trading at bargain-basement prices and continue to present a solid buying opportunity despite near-term market volatility, Oppenheimer said on Friday. In a research note on Friday, analyst Christ Kotowski said he expected … Read more

Micron Stock Is Sliding. The Outlook Disappointed.

Text size New Street Research analyst Pierre Ferragu says recent weakness in Micron Technology stock represents an opportunity to buy. Dreamstime Micron Technology stock is trading lower after the memory-chip maker said financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter ending in August will come in well short of previous Street estimates. While analysts had expected … Read more

Stock Futures Drop Ahead of Fed’s Favored Inflation Gauge

US stock futures fell as investors rebalanced portfolios ahead of the end of a grueling first half and awaited a gauge of inflation that Federal Reserve officials consider their preferred measure of rising prices. Futures tied to the S&P 500 dropped 1.4%, a day after indices finished slightly changed. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell … Read more

Stock Market Today: Dow Futures Slip Before Powell Remarks, NIO Stock Drops

Text size Fed chair Jerome Powell will deliver remarks at a central bank summit. Olivier Douliery / AFP via Getty Images Stocks slipped on Wednesday ahead of a summit of top central bankers where investors will closely watch for clues about how high the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates. Futures for the Dow Jones … Read more

Why UPS Stock Could Be a Winner. Margins Are Improving.

UPS CEO Carol Tome. Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP via Getty Images Text size Until recently, United Parcel Service operated a little like the New York Yankees. But the company has changed in ways that are positive for the stock. Investors, along with baseball fans, may know that the Bronx Bombers have maintained an … Read more

Why BlackRock is bullish on blockchain, but not bitcoin

BlackRock has no plans to launch a bitcoin product, but is bullish on the blockchain technology that underpins cryptocurrencies, according to one of its most senior executives. “In terms of the underlying technology of blockchain, it is incredibly innovative and incredibly disruptive,” Salim Ramji, global head of iShares and index investments at BlackRock told Financial … Read more