Best Investments for 2015
A slew of depressing third-quarter earnings reports, starting with Alcoa, will show why U.S. investors should be more concerned over the slump in emerging markets such as China and Brazil.
The stock has been falling, and Thursday's earnings report is expected to be disappointing. But investors appear to be ignoring the strong factors that should contribute to an Alcoa turnaround.
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Timken Co. is the #23 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity.
Trian's Nelson Peltz, who engaged in a bruising proxy fight with DuPont, emphasized a collaborative relationship with GE. He says the stock is worth 70% more than its current price.
Caterpillar's job cuts mark just the beginning of an emerging-market sales downturn for U.S. exporters of construction equipment, machinery and engines.
The S&P 500 Industrials Index fell 7.4% last quarter, worse than the broader S&P 500 index. The sector had some clear losers, particularly companies producing industrial machinery and electrical components.
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that SPX Corp. is the #46 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity.
Deere (DE) shares are down despite reaching a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union.
Caterpillar (CAT) shares got shellacked Thursday on news of weak demand and layoffs. Sentiment is bleak, but right now is exactly when you should consider buying this stock.
Here are 18 large-cap stocks with A+ ratings, which also have low debt and high total returns from TheStreet Quant Ratings, TheStreet's proprietary quant-based stock-rating tool.
China fears have positioned CAT's stock to be a winner for long-term dividend growth investors. CAT's dealer network, technology investments, and strong balance sheet are being under-appreciated.
General Electric is doing more than protesting the Export-Import Bank's demise by moving workers to France. It's also meeting regulators' conditions for approval of the nearly $14 billion Alstom acquisition.
Here are 12 stocks with 'A+' ratings, which offer great growth potential and efficiency.
These stocks are all highly rated companies, which also pay high dividends.
GE will get less money to return to investors from its Synchrony share swap than CEO Jeffrey Immelt projected.