Boeing and 7 More Industrial Stocks for the Second Half of 2022

Text size Industrial demand held up better than industrial stocks in the second quarter. Dreamstime The first half of 2022 was lousy for most stocks, including shares in the industrial sector. But that pain can create opportunity. Several industrial stocks look like big winners, based on what Wall Street thinks. The S&P 500 dropped 16.5% … Read more

Recession fears flare and jobs report looms as markets head to Q3

Investors are greeting the third quarter with greater trepidation about a recession, and that makes next Friday’s June jobs report a potentially bigger catalyst for markets than it might otherwise have been. The jobs report and Wednesday’s release of minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last interest rate meeting are expected to highlight the four-day, post-holiday … Read more

The S&P 500 had worst half in 50 years, but the 60/40 portfolio isn’t dead

Stock trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images The S&P 500 Index, a barometer of US stocks, just had its worst first half of the year going back over 50 years. The index fell 20.6% in the past six months, from its high-water … 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

Energy Stocks Oneok and Chesapeake Energy Are Down. Execs Bought Up Shares.

Text size Energy firms Oneok and Chesapeake Energy saw large insider share purchases. Dreamstime.com Two energy firms caught up in a recent price slump saw large insider share purchases. President Joe Biden’s pledge to increase natural gas exports to Europe has not benefited every name in that sector. In fact, a fire at a liquefied-natural-gas … Read more