Where Walmart, Amazon and Target spend billions on a slowing economy

A Walmart employee loads a robotic warehouse tool with an empty cart to be filled with a customer’s online order at a Walmart micro-fulfillment center in Salem, Massachusetts on January 8, 2020. Boston Globe | Boston Globe | Getty Images When the economy slows, the classic response for consumer companies is to cut spending: slow … Read more

Where Walmart, Amazon and Target spend billions on a slowing economy

A Walmart employee loads a robotic warehouse tool with an empty cart to be filled with a customer’s online order at a Walmart micro-fulfillment center in Salem, Massachusetts on January 8, 2020. Boston Globe | Boston Globe | Getty Images When the economy slows, the classic response for consumer companies is to cut spending: slow … Read more

Buy stocks like Home Depot and Vizio in this uncertain market

Wall Street analysts this week listed a host of stocks they said offer quality and tremendous advantage as investors try to navigate an uncertain market. These companies are attractively valued, analysts say, and have many positive catalysts in the coming months. CNBC Pro scoured the best Wall Street research to find stocks that analysts say … Read more

Top Analysts Like Stocks Like Home Depot & Walmart

Uncertainty was a major theme in the past week as the summer rally seemed to be drawing to a close. As tempting as it is to track the daily movements of the market, investors would be better off thinking long-term and choosing their stocks accordingly. Here are five stocks chosen by Wall Street’s top pros, … Read more

What is stock buyback and how a new 1% tax will affect your portfolio?

US President Joe Biden gestures as he comments on the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 at the White House in Washington, July 28, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters The new 1% tax on company share buybacks — a belated addition to President Joe Biden’s sweeping tax, health and climate package — adds another levy to … Read more

Japan stocks up after better-than-expected export data

People walk past the Shenzhen Stock Exchange building on March 9, 2016 in Shenzhen, China. Zhong Zhi | Getty Images Japanese stocks rose after better-than-expected export data, outpacing other economic data from Australia, Singapore and New Zealand. Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.76%, while the Topix index rose 0.83% after the country reported better-than-expected export growth … Read more

Stock Futures TK After Walmart, Home Depot Helps Build On Recent Rally

Traders trade during the opening bell on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Wall Street in New York City on August 16, 2022. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images Stock futures were little changed Tuesday night after two of the country’s big box chains, Walmart and Home Depot, pushed the Dow and S&P … Read more

5 things you need to know before the stock market opens on Tuesday, August 16

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), August 15, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Here are the key news items investors need to start their trading day: 1. Soft Morning for Stocks US stock markets appeared to be heading for a lukewarm open Tuesday morning after all three major indices … Read more

Stock selection on peak inflation, recession, earnings cuts: Jefferies

A slowdown could be on the horizon and analysts are forecasting more earnings cuts. Taking into account a possible spike in inflation, and that mix of factors could favor a particular class of stock. Sky-high inflation has supported the US Federal Reserve’s aggressive tendency, Jefferies said in a July 29 investigative report. But a recent … Read more

Jim Cramer says he loves these three smaller plays in the battered retail sector

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday that while retail has had a rough week, there are still several winners standing out against the deluge of stocks that have plunged. “The big four aren’t the only retailers to report this week, and surprisingly, some of the smaller players have done quite well,” said the host of “Mad … Read more