PayPal, Amazon and Dollar General: CNBC’s ‘Halftime Report’ traders answer your questions

On Thursday’s “Ask Halftime”, our traders answered questions from CNBC Pro subscribers about stocks and ETFs during this market downturn, including whether to buy, sell or hold PayPal and Amazon. They are looking at quality stocks to buy on sale, as well as names that are doing well during economic turbulence. Other investments mentioned by … Read more

FTX closes in on a deal to buy embattled crypto lender BlockFi for $25 million in a fire sale: sources

FTX is popping up to buy the crypto lender BlockFi for pennies on the dollar, sources told CNBC. The forward sheet is almost over the finish line and is expected to be signed at the end of the week, according to a source, who asked not to be named because the deal was confidential. FTX … Read more

Pension funds plunge into riskier bets—just as markets are struggling

Home / Funds / News / Pension funds throw themselves into more risky bets – just as the markets struggle Premium Photo: iStock 11 min read . Updated: July 1, 2022, 12:30 IST Dion RabouinWall Street Journal More public pension plans than ever use leverage, invest borrowed money in an effort … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: RH, Carnival, Universal Health Services and more

Interior area of ​​the Restoration Hardware Store in the Meatpacking District of New York. Source: RH Check out the companies that make headlines during dinner shopping on Thursday. RH – The shares in RH fell by 10.6% after the exclusive furniture chain lowered its full-year outlook and said that consumer demand for its products could … Read more

Comeback candidates: These S&P 500 stocks are Wall Street’s favorite bets for the second half of 2022

The S&P 500 ends its worst first half in generations, but Wall Street believes some stocks may still make a comeback in the latter part of 2022. Equities have had a volatile start to the year, as a combination of rising inflation and a hawkish Federal Reserve spurred investors to release shares. The broad market … Read more

Here’s one favorite tech stock to buy, a new CNBC survey of Wall Street investors shows

Microsoft is the most popular technology stock that Wall Street investors want to buy after the sale, according to the new investor survey CNBC Delivering Alpha. We asked about 500 investment managers, stock strategists, portfolio managers and CNBC contributors who manage money about their preferred technology stock right now. The survey was conducted this week. … Read more

Investors see little to be gained in stocks the rest of the year, favor dividend payers now, CNBC survey shows

Traders on the floor on the NYSE, June 29, 2022. Source: NYSE (Click here to subscribe to the new Delivering Alpha newsletter.) A majority of Wall Street investors believe the market is pretty dead in the water for the rest of 2022 and, as a result, think it’s time to buy dividend-paying stocks, according to … Read more

Jefferies downgrades Simon Property Group, says shopping malls will struggle during a slowdown

Simon Property Group would suffer a downturn as consumers cut spending, according to Jefferies. Analyst Jonathan Petersen downgraded the shares in Simon Property Group to keep from buying, and said in a Thursday announcement that the mall’s real estate investments would struggle during a slowdown. “Malls are most exposed to discretionary consumer spending, and face … Read more

Raymond James says it’s time to buy health care apparel stock Figs, which can surge 80%

Investors should stock up on Figs shares, as the name of healthcare clothing has already priced much of the bad news around inflation, according to Raymond James. Analyst Rick B. Patel began monitoring Figs with a strong buy rating and said on Wednesday that the company is better positioned to outperform in the second half. … Read more

Buy the Warner Bros. Discovery dip as shares can nearly double from here, Benchmark says

Shares in Warner Bros. Discovery can almost double from here, as the best media company finds its way in the second half of the year, according to Benchmark. Analyst Matthew Harrigan began monitoring Warner Bros. Discovery with a buy rating, and said in a statement on Wednesday that the company is “imminent positioned” to overcome … Read more