Big banks continue reporting this week, with Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley all scheduled to share Q2 results.
Even amid challenges that included falling rates, tough comparisons, and weak global growth, some big banks could see earnings climb as executives steer through troubles.
Amid diminished expectations across S&P 500 sectors in Q2, Communications Services might be the leader of the pack. Here are a few themes to watch.
Energy company earnings are still expected to fall in Q2, but far less than they did in
a very rough Q1.
Despite a big rally for the sector in June, many analysts expect Technology earnings to drop pretty significantly year-over-year in Q2, a victim in part of tough comparisons to a year ago.
Rare earth metals, used in everyday products such as electronics, automobiles and medical devices, have emerged as a potential weapon in the ongoing trade dispute. Here’s a primer on rare earths, and the stocks and sectors that may be affected.
As trade war fears heat up between the U.S. and some of its major trading partners, some investors may be looking for tariff protection. Here are some things to consider as you aim for a “trade-war-proof” portfolio.
Thinking about investing in beauty stocks? Learn more about this multibillion dollar industry, including recent trends and who some of the major players are.
A well-diversified strategy with wider exposure across the market might seem less thrilling than chasing leaders, but might give investors a better chance to meet goals.
Some economists suggest that robo trading and index funds are making sectors correlate more closely, but recent market action might suggests otherwise.
Learn about cloud computing and its impact on technology and other sectors.
Compare interest rate-sensitive stock sectors that could benefit or suffer at the hands of a Federal Reserve that’s predicted to continue to hike rates.
Investing in different market sectors is a way to diversify your portfolio. Find out which ones may offer the most opportunity for potential growth in 2018.
Learn how retail investors, even those with limited funds, can pursue a diversified portfolio mix using exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Investing in ETFs can provide exposure to a wide variety of markets, sectors, and asset classes.
It’s that time of year again, and the question, as always, is how wide will consumers open their wallets? Spending has been strong.
Your choice of pecan pie over sweet potato might indicate what state your investments call “home.”
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Looking ahead to the second half, it’s possible that politics in Washington and Q2 earnings could help set the tone. Can strength seen in the first half conti
It’s getting easier than ever for socially conscious investors to monitor companies for their environmental, human rights, and other initiatives.
Sustainable investing is more popular than ever as we celebrate Earth Day 2017. What can investors do to put more “green” into their portfolios?
Sector investing is one approach to aligning investments to support specific investing objectives such as generating income and preserving capital.
Sector investing can help align investments to specific objectives. For investors with many years before retirement, focus on traditional growth sectors.
Growth stocks aren’t limited to small-caps. Some large-caps may be poised for growth as well.
The world’s information, and the infrastructure that supports it, is shifting to cloud-based computing and the companies that provide it.
How might rate increases impact long-term investing decisions? What’s the impact of a rate hike on long-term savings?
Halloween spending looks to be on the rise, and that could give investors a hint about the key Christmas shopping season and how it might affect retailers’ bo
Is the stock market overvalued or undervalued? Let’s take a look at the S&P 500’s valuation and the sectors that might offer investors value.
Discover which segments of technology might deliver higher growth thanks to innovation, new technologies, and an entrepreneurial drive to make life better.
Socially responsible investing is maturing, growing in assets, and moving into new territory. Find out where investing based on values is heading next.
Searching for a stock investment can sometimes feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. Where can investors start?
Will history repeat if a Republican candidate wins the White House—boosting profit potential for the energy, financial, and defense sectors?
History shows that Democrats have been kind to stocks. Surprised? Find out which stock sectors stand to improve under a Democratic president.
Alcohol, tobacco,and gaming stock sectors are called the triumvirate of sin. For investors, it can pay be sinful.
Can you invest in baby boomer buying habits? Research the stock sectors that could rise and fall with boomer purchases; 10,000 turn age 65 every day.
Dig deeper with your research of the industrial economy to uncover the companies that effectively embrace big data and the industrial Internet of things.
Compare interest-rate-sensitive stock sectors that could benefit or suffer at the hands of a Federal Reserve that’s soon to hike rates.
A winning well -thought- out investment plan requires you need to dig deeper to get an edge on the crowd. Here’s a few secondary ways to play big themes.
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