1:28 p.m. July 18, 2019
Owl Rock Capital Lists Publicly-Traded Vehicle for Direct Lending
Owl Rock Capital Partners, one of the most closely watched new funds in the alternative investment industry, has listed a public vehicle for retail investors to access their direct-lending strategy.
12:30 p.m. July 18, 2019
Capital One Q2 profit fallsCapital One Financial Corp. COF said Thursday that its second-quarter profit fell 15% as the financial holding company's revenue increased 1%. The McLean, Va., company had $1.63 billion in net income, or $3.24 a share, compared with $1.91 billion, or $3.71 a share, at this time last year. Analysts polled by FactSet estimated earnings per share of $2.86.
12:09 p.m. July 18, 2019
- By Chris Matthews
Should investors prepare for a ‘shock and awe’ campaign from the Fed? Traders now estimate a more than 70% chance of a half-point rate cut in JulyMarket participants are preparing for a wide range of outcomes in Fed policy over the coming months.
11:59 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Chris Matthews
The stock market won’t be brought down by a manufacturing recession, analysts say Manufacturing’s shrinking importance and tech’s growing role make classic bearish signals less relevantThe divergent performances between industrial companies and those providing services have investors nervous that another shoe will soon drop.
11:34 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Sunny Oh
Two-year Treasury yield tumbles after Fed’s Williams lays out case for insurance rate cuts New York Fed President John Williams indicates support for preemptive rate cuts Short-term Treasury yields fall sharply on Thursday after a senior Federal Reserve official suggests the U.S. central bank should act early and decisively to signs of economic weakness.
11:03 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Tonya Garcia
EBay shares rise after an earnings beat but Amazon still looms large At least four research analyst groups raised EBay’s price target after second-quarter earnings were announcedEBay reported earnings and revenue that beat expectations, but an ongoing business transformation put pressure on gross merchandise volume.
10:53 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Catey Hill
Americans too often don’t understand this simple truth about investing Experts say that our long-term investing instincts may be misguidedExperts say that our long-term investing instincts may be misguided
10:23 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Abby Schultz
How Philanthropists Can Reduce Poverty in New York CityA policy brief from J.P. Morgan Private Bank guides those who want to help
9:01 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Steven Kutz
Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles talks about his partnership deals, investing in his dad’s restaurants — and why he hates buying clothes Foles, the new quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars, also spoke with MarketWatch about how much money athletes who frequently switch teams spend on rentFoles, the new quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars, also spoke with MarketWatch about how much money athletes who frequently switch teams spend on rent.
8:44 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Joy Wiltermuth
Deutsche Bank’s planned sale of prime brokerage unit to BNP still in ‘preliminary’ stage Deutsche’s brokerage recently lost five hedge fund clientsPotential sale to BNP comes as hedge fund clients leave, pull assets
8:31 a.m. July 18, 2019
Roche, Thermo Fisher, Novocure and Other Stocks a Top Health Sciences Investor Likes Now
Ziad Bakri, manager of the top-performing T. Rowe Price Health Sciences fund, owns everything from cutting-edge biotech stocks to managed-care companies.
8:26 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Jeanette Settembre
How Barbara Corcoran of ‘Shark Tank’ turned a $50,000 investment into $30 million The ‘Shark Tank’ investor tells MarketWatch that she hates spending money on clothes, doesn’t believe in resumes and won’t put her money behind anyone with ‘low energy’ The ‘Shark Tank’ investor tells MarketWatch that she hates spending money on clothes, doesn’t believe in resumes and won’t put her money behind anyone with ‘low energy.’
7:00 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Ashby Daniels
How inflation might impact your retirement It’s coming for your money, whether you ignore it or notIt’s coming for your money, whether you ignore it or not
6:36 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Beckie Strum
Foreign Investment in U.S. Homes Plummets Amid Currency Changes, Trade WarsAfter Chinese buyers, Canadian, Indians, Mexicans and British buyers spend the most each year on existing homes in the U.S.
4:13 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Philip van Doorn
3 stocks that can make you money despite a trade war or recession Brian Beitner of Chautauqua Capital Management names three companies he believes can easily navigate rough watersBrian Beitner of Chautauqua Capital Management names three companies he believes can easily navigate rough waters.
3:58 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Philip van Doorn
Oil stocks have lagged the S&P 500 in 2019 but Wall Street loves them Seven of the 10 stocks with the highest upside potential over the next 12 months, based on analysts’ price targets, are in the oil businessSeven of the 10 stocks with the highest upside potential over the next 12 months, based on analysts’ price targets, are in the oil business.
3:30 a.m. July 18, 2019
Frontier Markets Are on Sale — but It Could Be a Wild Ride
The asset class is cheap. Much of it is insulated from trade frictions. And countries such as Sri Lanka, Argentina, and Vietnam could benefit from lower U.S. interest rates.
2:00 a.m. July 18, 2019
A Fund for Long-Term Dividend Growth
T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth has a 15-year annual return of 9.56%.
1:49 a.m. July 18, 2019
- By Michael Brush
6 ways to beat the stock market — from a money manager who’s been doing it for years These five picks from Ken Broad will get you startedThese five picks from Ken Broad will get you started.
11:25 a.m. July 17, 2019
- By Tomi Kilgore
Bank of America’s stock seesaws to a gain after post-earnings conference call Net interest income outlook cut, assuming two Fed interest-rate cutsShares of Bank of America Corp. seesawed toward a gain Wednesday, as the bank lowered its full-year outlook for net interest income, but still expected growth in the face of anticipated interest rate cuts while remaining upbeat on the outlook for consumer activity.
9:04 a.m. July 17, 2019
China Is a Bigger Problem for the Global Economy Than You Think, Rupal Bhansali Says
Rupal Bhansali, a Barron’s Roundtable panelist and the chief investment officer at Ariel Investments, says “people underestimate how much China was responsible” for economic growth over the last decade.
7:45 a.m. July 17, 2019
Ursula von der Leyen Is Elected European Commission Chief: Three Takeaways
Germany’s defence minister, Ursula von der Leyen, was chosen by a broad coalition of center-right conservative and liberal members of the European Parliament.
6:48 a.m. July 17, 2019
- By Samuel Agini
Killing time: The closing auction is eating the trading dayThe closing auction — a window of just five minutes — is becoming the most heavily traded part of the day, a shift that has driven a wedge between investors, banks, exchanges and regulators.
6:44 a.m. July 17, 2019
- By Brian Livingston
Some ETFs cost you more than 1% to trade Even ETFs with low expense ratios can have very high trading costsEven ETFs with low expense ratios can have very high trading costs.
4:47 a.m. July 17, 2019
- By Lisa Woll
Critics of ESG funds are wrong — sustainable investing delivers competitive returns Sustainable investing now represents one in four dollars of the $46.6 trillion in U.S. assets under managementSustainable investing now represents one in four dollars of the $46.6 trillion in U.S. assets under management.
4:47 a.m. July 17, 2019
- By Nouriel Roubini
Crypto is an unregulated casino, where criminality runs riot Policy makers and law enforcement are asleep at the wheelIt is no surprise that the unregulated cryptocurrencies market would become the playground of con artists, criminals, and snake-oil salesmen, writes Nouriel Roubini.
3:48 a.m. July 17, 2019
- By Steve Goldstein
With U.S. stimulus fading, Fed can’t ignore stagnant global growth, Morgan Stanley arguesAs the Federal Reserve gets set to cut interest rates, one question that keeps popping up is why the central bank feels a need to act, given the underpinning of a strong domestic jobs market.
3:30 a.m. July 17, 2019
Why Bond Legend Dan Fuss Is Buying AT&T Stock
How does the manager of the Loomis Sayles Bond fund cope with low bond yields? Sometimes with equities.
3:15 a.m. July 17, 2019
PNC Financial profit rises as loan book growsPNC Financial Services Group Inc.'s profit increased in the second quarter, driven by strong growth in loans, deposits and revenue. Total revenue at one of the country's largest regional banks was $4.44 billion, up 2.7% from the comparable quarter a year ago. Analysts polled by FactSet were expecting $4.41 billion in revenue.
2:57 a.m. July 17, 2019
- By Tomi Kilgore
With trade tensions escalating, here are 5 things to know about this earnings season Investors should brace for some bad news with all signs suggesting we are entering an earnings recessionThe second-quarter earnings season will kick off in earnest next week, and investors should brace for bad news with all signs signaling a second straight decline that will confirm an earnings recession.
2:45 a.m. July 17, 2019
Think Your Income Is Too High to Contribute to a Roth IRA? Think Again
Many retirement accounts allow Roth contributions with no income limitations.
1:30 a.m. July 17, 2019
Software Stocks Hit Record Valuations Just in Time for Earnings Season
Software isn’t just ‘eating the world,’ but also huge swaths of investor portfolios.
11:33 p.m. July 16, 2019
- By Pierre Briançon
Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission chief: Three takeawaysGerman defense minister was chosen by a broad coalition of centre-right conservatives and liberals
10:29 a.m. July 16, 2019
- By Bill Bischoff
Why seniors should avoid the temptation to sell their investment property — even if it’s soared in value Selling could trigger a big — but avoidable — tax billSelling could trigger a big — but avoidable — tax bill.
8:31 a.m. July 16, 2019
Small-Cap Stock Picks for an Expensive Market, According to Delphi’s Scott Black
Scott Black, a Barron’s Roundtable panelist and president of Delphi Management, recommends two stocks: electronics-components maker Kemet and TriplePoint Venture Growth, a business development company.
7:17 a.m. July 16, 2019
JPMorgan Still Leads the Big Banks on Earnings
The lender continues to set the pace, with the highest return on tangible equity in the group.
7:05 a.m. July 16, 2019
- By William Watts
Rate cut with stock market at all-time highs? It’s been done before — but here’s what’s different Fed has never cut interest rates with unemployment so lowA look back at history shows that the Fed has been willing to cut rates with stocks at or near all-time highs in the past, but it’s a phenomenon that hasn’t been seen in more than 20 years. And the Fed has never moved to ease when unemployment stood below 4%.
6:55 a.m. July 16, 2019
Global Macro Hedge Funds Struggle to Regain Top Form
”The good times have not come back as fast as we thought,” says one hedge funder.
6:18 a.m. July 16, 2019
Wells Fargo Stock Is Sliding After Earnings Topped Estimates
The bank’s second-quarter earnings per share and revenue topped expectations, although net interest margin slipped. Wells Fargo has yet to find a permanent CEO.
5:50 a.m. July 16, 2019
KB Home and Goldman Sachs Just Raised Their Dividends
Goldman Sachs was able to boost its dividend after its capital plan was approved.