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Susan Li reports on the health of the industrial sector.
Financial stocks are widely expected to be the big beneficiaries of a Fed rate hike. And with the Federal Reserve expected to announce the long-expected move on Wednesday, the financials sector appeared to celebrate early, with a more than 2 percent rise on Tuesday. Indeed, within the sector, the clear leaders were the bank stocks, …
The materials sector has been outperforming the broader market so far this quarter. Will the trend continue?
Treasury yields are starting to climb, with the 10-year yield at about the highest levels in four months. This after a strong October jobs report stoked speculation that the Federal Reserve is set to raise the benchmark federal funds rate in December. And if Treasury yields keep rising, a few sectors could be in big …
Morgan Brennan explains why this quarter could be especially strong for the crude tanker industry.
Morgan Brennan explains why an the transportation sector, an industry known for being boring, is suddenly getting hot.
Six months ago, Maura Shaughnessy couldn’t find a single utilities company to buy. Back then, these businesses were on a tear—the S&P 500 Utilities sub-index was up 26 percent in 2014—which made it difficult to find undervalued opportunities. Things have cooled off dramatically since. The sector is down about 7 percent year-to-date, while its price-to-earnings …
If April is supposed to be the cruelest month, don’t tell the energy sector. S&P 500 energy stocks are up 6.5 percent over the past month. That is more than double the performance of the next best-performing sector, health care. In fact, energy stocks have risen by more in April than the S&P 500 has …
Amidst the worst crash in oil prices since the 1980s, with oil companies cutting capital spending budgets, Bayard Closser had an idea: Try to sell investors on a new fund focused on master limited partnerships in the energy business. Does that make Closser crazy, or just crazy like a fox? He’s betting that the decline …
Since reports began to surface about Apple‘s plans to get into the car business, Wall Street has been abuzz. Can a company that outsources pretty much all of its manufacturing to China really remake an industry where an average product costs about 40 times what an iPhone does? It would take a radical restructuring of …
Solar companies are creating Yieldcos, which generates capital to fund new power projects. Morgan Brennan explains the growing trend.