Dividend stocks have trounced the market this year. Here are 15 high-yield stocks expected to raise payouts the most through 2024

The stock market, shocked by the Federal Reserve’s policy changes to fight inflation, has been gored this year, with growth and technology companies bearing the brunt of the biggest declines. Dividend stocks, in contrast, have actually risen. Below is a screen of the components of the S&P 500 High Yield Index expected to raise their … Read more

Buy the dip or sell the ‘rip’?: What’s next as the S&P 500 bear-market territory tests

Investors, already grappling with a sinking stock market and fears that the US economy may be heading for a recession, now turn their focus to the consumer. For one thing, consumer discretionary stocks are among the hardest hit. The market’s fixation on peak inflation and how many times the Federal Reserve could hike interest rates … Read more

Which of Buffett’s bank stocks might make you the most money?

This is the time of the quarter when investors get to see what changes Warren Buffett and the management team at Berkshire Hathaway have made to the conglomerate’s stock portfolio. The big splash in Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s BRK.B, +1.75% 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the end of the first quarter is … Read more

Here’s what just happened that triggers stock market drops 71% of the time, warns Credit Suisse

Wall Street’s in an unusually bullish mood Tuesday morning. Tim Holland, chief investment officer at Orion Advisor Solutions, argues the market has just notched two peaks. Last week, the Labor Department finally reported an ever-so-slight decline in inflation, as a measure of individual investor sentiment showed the greatest percent of individual investors that were bearish … Read more

15 stocks that have fallen at least 33% but by these measures are still standouts in their sectors

During a year in which more than half of the stocks in the S&P 500 Index have declined 10% or more, you have probably seen the term “oversold” being bandied about. But what does oversold really mean? It means you think a stock has dropped too much, based on some quality you expect to fuel … Read more

Dow sheds 300 points in choppy trade as S&P 500 teeters on brink of bear market

US stocks fell Thursday, failing to stabilize amid a broad-based selloff that’s sent stocks to their lowest levels in more than a year, with the S&P 500 nearing bear-market territory. What’s happening The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.17% fell 306 points, or 1%, to 31,526. The S&P 500 SPX, -1.04% was down 31 points, … Read more