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Tech Tumble as Cool Inflation ignites Rate Cut Hopes: Winners and Losers Emerge

TFT-admin | July 12, 2024

The stock market witnessed a reversal of fortune on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq retreating from their record highs set just a day prior. This shift followed the release of a cooler-than-expected inflation report, sparking a rotation out of Big Tech and into smaller-company stocks. The June Consumer Price Index (CPI), a key […]

Undervalued Gems: 7 Stocks Set to Outperform in the Coming Months

Cam White | July 8, 2024

The S&P 500 has enjoyed a solid first half in 2024, propelled by the continued dominance of the largest technology companies. However, for the index to maintain its upward trajectory, a broader market rally is necessary. This begs the question: which stocks are poised to take center stage in the second half? Barron’s has identified […]

Is Ford’s Dividend Strategy Enough to Outperform GM?

Elia | July 5, 2024

Ford Motor Company (F) has been lagging behind its crosstown rival General Motors Company (GM) this year. While GM’s stock has soared 30%, Ford’s has only managed a 5.6% gain. This underperformance is a head-scratcher for many analysts, considering both companies are experiencing similar sales growth and are aggressively pursuing the electric vehicle (EV) market. […]

Insider Buying: A Glimpse into Strategic Investments

TipsForTraders | July 1, 2024

As the first-quarter earnings season concludes and the current calendar quarter draws to a close, several corporate insiders have made noteworthy stock purchases. These transactions, involving a preferred telecom stock of Warren Buffett, a refiner with a robust buying trend, an investment management firm, and a specialty retailer, have piqued the interest of market observers. […]

2024’s Unexpected Commodity Champion

Aline Medeiros | June 27, 2024

Among the various commodities in 2024, one has quietly outperformed its peers, posting a remarkable year-to-date increase and outstripping the returns of major indices. Despite this stellar performance, investor sentiment appears to be shifting, raising questions about the future trajectory of this asset. According to Morningstar, most silver bullion and silver-mining stock exchange-traded funds (ETFs) […]

A Record-Breaking Year for US Stocks Amid Election-Year Dynamics

Aline Medeiros | June 25, 2024

Key Takeaways: The S&P 500 has hit record highs 31 times in 2024. Election years generally favor stocks, especially with incumbent presidents running for re-election. Analysts are revising year-end targets upwards despite potential volatility. As we approach the midpoint of 2024, US stock markets are on an unprecedented tear, with the S&P 500 breaking records […]

Why Target’s Dividend Growth Outshines Coca-Cola

Aldel Galo | June 24, 2024

Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) epitomizes dividend reliability with 62 years of consecutive increases, boasting a 3.1% yield bolstered by a business model resilient against economic downturns. It remains a bastion of safe passive income for investors. However, another Dividend King, Target (NYSE: TGT), merits a closer look despite its recent challenges. Target’s recent trajectory has been […]

Stifel Predicts S&P 500 Surge Before Major Correction: Are Investors Ignoring the Red Flags?

Cam White | June 23, 2024

Market dynamics are at an intriguing juncture as the S&P 500 Index eyes a further 10% rise this year, riding on the back of investor enthusiasm and favorable market conditions, Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. suggests. Chief Equity Strategist Barry Bannister, however, paints a cautionary tale, predicting a sharp downturn by mid-2026 that could see the […]

Healthcare and Undervalued Stocks: Fort Pitt Capital’s Strategy for 2024

Elia | June 21, 2024

Tech Dominance and Portfolio Balancing Challenges Investors striving for a balanced portfolio in 2024 face significant hurdles as tech stocks continue their stronghold on the market. Dan Eye, Chief Investment Officer at Fort Pitt Capital Group, which manages $5.3 billion, provides a nuanced perspective on the current investment climate. Eye, a former JPMorgan portfolio manager, […]

Is Now the Time to Invest in Meme Stock ETFs?

Cam White | June 20, 2024

The financial markets are witnessing a notable resurgence of meme stocks, highlighted by the return of Keith Gill, famously known as Roaring Kitty, after a hiatus of three years. His reappearance has sparked renewed vigor in stocks like GameStop Corp (GME) and AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC), both of which experienced noticeable price increases following […]

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