5 things you need to know before the fair opens on Thursday, August 18

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), August 17, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Here are the key news items investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks seem to bounce back Stock futures rose Thursday morning as markets tried to shake off Wednesday’s declines. The down day also … Read more

Investors should take profits with markets ready to cool

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said the market could continue to stagnate after Wednesday’s slump and urged investors to cut some of their positions. “It could still go well. I don’t want to scare you. I just think stocks need a cooling off period after this prodigious run, and we’re definitely getting one,” he said. “And you … Read more

How much money would you have if you invested $1,000 a year ago?

Target income missed the target after delivery lower than expected profit for the second quarter of 2022. As of the opening of trading on August 17, 2022, Target stock has been hovering around $174 per share. That’s more than a price of about $149 per share at the close of trading a month ago, July … Read more

5 things you need to know before the stock market opens on Wednesday 17 August

A trader operates on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, August 3, 2022. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Here are the key news items investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures fall Shares emerged on a rough Wednesday morning, a day after the Dow and S&P … Read more

Swap speculative stocks for duller games, even as the market rises, says Jim Cramer

CNBC’s Jim Cramer told investors on Tuesday to sell their speculative stocks to fund purchases of more stable stocks. “It’s time to take profits on the most speculative stocks in your portfolio and move that money into something more resilient,” said the “Mad Money” host. “A mild recession is still a recession. You have to … Read more

Bear market bottom or false dawn? This is what a strategist says

Major US indices maintained their resilience in the second half with another solid week of gains last week, raising hopes that the bear market may be over. But strategist Victoria Fernandez is not yet mentioning the bottom, as she continues to monitor several key indicators for signs that the market has bottomed out. “We’re not … Read more

Jim Cramer warns investors not to bet on a soft landing prematurely

CNBC’s Jim Cramer warned investors on Tuesday not to believe the Federal Reserve will bring about a soft landing for the economy. “Fair-weather bulls, all of whom thought we were heading for a severe recession two months ago… are now rushing to announce a soft landing way too early,” said the host of “Mad Money.” … Read more

Apple, Amazon, Zoom, PayPal, Bed Bath & Beyond

Here are Tuesday’s biggest calls on Wall Street: Daiwa upgrades PayPal to outperform neutral Daiwa said it sees plenty of positive catalysts beginning to fall into place. “We have upgraded PYPL to Outperform as a number of positive catalysts fall into place, including cost reductions and a share buyback in response to the increased importance … Read more

Recession is spreading, warns Peter Boockvar

There may be no escaping the recession. According to investor Peter Boockvar, the latest housing and manufacturing reports suggest it is quickly spreading to other parts of the economy. “People are not sensitive enough to this economic slowdown and what it will mean for corporate profits and profit margins,” Bleakley Advisory Group’s chief investment officer … Read more

Economy resists sanctions attack for now

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with the head of the Federal Financial Control Service (Rosfinmonitoring) Yury Chikhanchin at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, June 27, 2022. Mikhail Metzel | Kremlin | Sputnik | via Reuters Russia’s economy shrank in the second quarter — the first full three months since Ukraine’s invasion of Ukraine — and … Read more