Tariffs Could Drag Semi Sector Lower
Earnings forecasts for the semiconductor and equipment sector have been hit by tariff concerns. Sectors that are sensitive to tariffs are projected to issue weaker profits.
US Trade Blacklist Hits Chipmakers
The US Commerce Department added 28 Chinese companies and public security bureaus on its blacklist. The action prevents firm from purchasing components from American firms without government approval.
Q4 Kickoff Hints at Trade Dispute Headwinds
The final quarter is historically the best one of the year. Headwinds and tailwinds continue to be monitored, as tariffs and geopolitics pose a risk to economic growth.
Why we don’t chase dividend yield
Dividend yield is just a ratio and doesn’t tell you much about a company, says veteran investor Scott Davis -- and fixating on yield can get you into trouble.
US Stocks Soar to Record Highs
The Dow Industrials, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite Index rallied to end a historic week with new closing highs. Federal Reserve rate cut expectations strengthened on the heels of Powell's testimony.
Earnings Boost Blue Chip Stocks
U.S. stocks got a lift from better-than-expected earnings reports from blue chip companies. Gyrations on U.S.-China trade uncertainty continued to move the broader indexes
Robust Bank Earnings Push Stocks Higher
U.S. equity averages advanced on robust bank earnings and stronger-than-forecast export data from China. Chevron M&A news and Disney's streaming service announcement lifted the Dow Industrials.
CFRA's 2019 Market Outlook and Asset Allocation
Sam Stovall, Chief Investment Strategist at CFRA discusses the market outlook for 2019 - slower growth but a positive earnings outlook and opportunities remain.