• Goldman: Buy stocks with rising profit margins due to commodity inflation

    4 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Goldman Sachs recommends companies with high and stable profit margins.
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  • BANK OF AMERICA: The stock market's most-important driver is going to be more powerful than we'd expected - and one sector towers above the rest

    BANK OF AMERICA: The stock market's most-important driver is going to be more powerful than we'd expected - and one sector towers above the rest

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Equity strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch revised their estimates for 2018 and 2019 earnings per share higher.
    The energy sector, boosted by expected higher oil prices, was the big driver behind its revision.
    BAML's equity strategists see Q1 as the peak for earnings growth for this cycle, but cautioned against selling stocks for that reason.
    Equity strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch are more bullish on corporate profits now than they were at the beginning of the year.
    They revised higher their earnings-per-share forecasts for the rest of the year, and see higher oil...
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  • Retiring early doesn't mean you'll stop making money - here's how one retired millennial made more than $60,000 in passive income last year

    Retiring early doesn't mean you'll stop making money - here's how one retired millennial made more than $60,000 in passive income last year

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    J.P. Livingston embarked on an early retirement at age 28 with a nest egg of $2 million .
    To her surprise, she continued to generate income while retired , earning more than $60,000 in one year, putting in less than five hours a week of work.
    Livingston was able to do this by monetizing her personal finance blog, The Money Habit , in a way that yields passive income.
    You can take the girl out of work, but you can't take the work out of the girl.
    At least, that's the case for J.P. Livingston, who retired at the age of 28 on a nest egg of more than $2 million, which she saved while living in...
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  • Bank, industrial stocks lift Wall Street as investors await strong quarter

    4 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with banking and industrial shares driving a third day of gains on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to a strong quarterly earnings season, setting aside trade concerns.
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  • GOLDMAN SACHS: Here's the list of stocks that'll make a killing during earnings season even though this one won't be as good as the last

    GOLDMAN SACHS: Here's the list of stocks that'll make a killing during earnings season even though this one won't be as good as the last

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Investors should focus on companies with high and stable gross margins during the second-quarter earnings season , David Kostin, the chief US equity strategist at Goldman Sachs , said in a note to clients.
    During the first quarter, companies beat their earnings estimates at the strongest rate since Q2 2010.
    The macroeconomic conditions that enabled that outperformance is unlikely to persist, Kostin said.
    Don't expect a repeat of the impressive first-quarter earnings beats as companies report their second-quarter results, Goldman Sachs' equity strategists said.
    In the first quarter, 55% of...
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