5 Top Stocks to Buy Now With Expected Dividend Hikes This Week

After years of a low interest rate environment, many investors have turned to equities not only for the growth potential but also for solid and dependable dividends, which help to provide an income stream. What this equates to is total return, which is one of the most powerful investment strategies going. We like to remind […]

U.S. Stocks May Move To The Downside In Early Trading

Stocks are likely to move to the downside in early trading on Monday, adding to the modest losses posted in the previous session. The major index futures are currently pointing to a lower open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by 55 points. Lingering concerns about the Federal Reserve scaling back its asset […]

U.S. Stocks Turn In Lackluster Performance After Monthly Jobs Data

Following a three-day winning streak, stocks showed a lack of direction over the course of the trading session on Friday. The major averages spent most of the session bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line. The major averages finished the day in negative territory, with the Nasdaq underperforming its counterparts. While the Nasdaq fell […]

U.S. Stocks Show Significant Rebound On Possible Debt Limit Extension

After coming under pressure early in the session, stocks showed a significant turnaround over the course of the trading day on Wednesday. The major averages all climbed well off their lows of the session and into positive territory. The Dow plunged by more than 450 points in early trading but ended the day up 102.32 […]

Stocks futures slide ahead of ADP jobs report

‘Buy the dip’ crowd lacks strategy: Financial expert MarketGauge Group Managing Director Michele Schneider discusses the best investing strategies for today’s volatile markets. U.S. stock futures were sharply lower Wednesday morning as investors awaited the latest assessment of the labor market.  Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 350 points, or 1.02%, while S&P 500 futures […]

Stocks mixed ahead of busy week on Capitol Hill

Top stocks hit by supply chain issues Phil Flynn of The Price Futures Group joins Great Hill Capital chairman Thomas Hayes on ‘The Claman Countdown’ U.S. stock futures were mixed Monday as a critical week kicks off on Capitol Hill.  Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 70 points, or 0.2%, while S&P 500 futures slipped […]

Hedge Funds Dump Stocks: Move to These 5 Big Dividend Winners Now

While we stand just 5% off the all-time highs, it sure doesn’t feel like it. After two lousy weeks and Monday’s big sell-off, when we finally hit the elusive 5% decline that took almost a year to happen, Monday’s late reversal showed that once again, the “buy the dip” crowd will wade into even the […]

U.S. Stocks Close Mostly Lower After Seeing Early Strength

After failing to sustain an early move to the upside, stocks moved mostly lower over the course of the trading session on Thursday. The major averages pulled back well off their early highs and into negative territory. The major averages all finished the day in the red, with the Dow and the S&P 500 closing […]

Stocks mixed ahead of consumer sentiment data

Should investors worry ‘stagflation’ is coming back? Stifel chief economist Lindsey Piegza and Advisors Capital Management partner JoAnne Feeney provide insight into today’s economic and market trends and the potential impact of inflation and higher taxes.  U.S. stock futures were mixed Friday as investors awaited the latest data on consumer sentiment. Dow Jones Industrial Average […]

U.S. Stocks Remain Mostly Positive In Mid-Day Trading

After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Thursday. Buying interest has remained somewhat subdued, although the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 have still reached new record intraday highs. Currently, the major averages are all hovering in positive territory. The Dow is up 152.89 points or […]