Schlumberger Is a Dominant Energy Player Patiently Waiting to Shine

Schlumberger Is a Dominant Energy Player Patiently Waiting to Shine

Despite the usual short-term headwinds, Schlumberger seems to be one of the best-positioned players in the energy services sector. Once the macro environment improves, the stock could head substantially higher from its current, depressed levels.

Morgan Stanley: Now Could Be a Good Time to Buy Shares on the Cheap

Morgan Stanley: Now Could Be a Good Time to Buy Shares on the Cheap

The banking giant will be looking to regain investor confidence ahead of what could be a challenging quarter.

Apple Overhauls Its MacBook Lineup: 3 Key Takeaways

Apple Overhauls Its MacBook Lineup: 3 Key Takeaways

The tech giant cut the price of its latest MacBook Air and refreshed its cheapest MacBook Pro. It also discontinued a MacBook that felt strongly influenced by Jony Ive's design philosophy.

JPMorgan: A Good Way to Play Defense Ahead of Earnings Season

JPMorgan: A Good Way to Play Defense Ahead of Earnings Season

While JPMorgan stock remains relatively expensive, the valuation premium is probably justified by the quality of the company's fundamentals, particularly ahead of an earnings season that could prove turbulent for the banking sector.

Citigroup to Set Tone for Bank Earnings Amid Shifting Macro Environment

Citigroup to Set Tone for Bank Earnings Amid Shifting Macro Environment

Paying close attention to Citigroup's results will be useful in assessing the overall state of the financial services sector as earnings season kicks off. But when it comes to the investment opportunity, there might be better bank stocks to consider.

Christine Lagarde's ECB Nomination Marks Europe's Final Inflation Surrender

Christine Lagarde's ECB Nomination Marks Europe's Final Inflation Surrender

European leaders, including Germany's Angela Merkel, effectively threw in the towel in their decades-long fight against inflation this week by naming IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde to the one position in the world's largest economic bloc designed to control it.

Adobe Is a Compelling Growth Story at a Reasonable Price

Adobe Is a Compelling Growth Story at a Reasonable Price

Given consistent sales growth, expectations for expanding margins and a solid SaaS backlog, Adobe appears to qualify as a strong GARP (growth at a reasonable price) play.

Why the Stock Market Might Be Undervalued

Why the Stock Market Might Be Undervalued

Mark Hulbert looks at the analysis of certain dividend-paying stocks and says the argument can be made that this market still represents good long-term value.

Bad News for Chip Equipment Firms Isn't Necessarily Bad News for All Chipmakers

Bad News for Chip Equipment Firms Isn't Necessarily Bad News for All Chipmakers

Chip stocks in general are selling off following a downgrade that's arguably only bad news for certain parts of the sector.

Google's $2.6-Billion Deal for Looker Drives Home Its Big Cloud Ambitions

Google's $2.6-Billion Deal for Looker Drives Home Its Big Cloud Ambitions

While Looker operates in a very competitive market, it does have some unique technology strengths that could be useful as Google tries to grow its enterprise cloud position.