10 Companies That Would Take a Hit From a 15% Minimum Corporate Tax

Text size Nvidia has had a 4.7% tax rate and average pretax profit of $4.8 billion. Here, a cryptocurrency mining rig is equipped with Nvidia Geforce GPU at the Thailand Crypto Expo 2022. Andre Malerba/Bloomberg Democrats proposed lifting the corporate tax rate to help fund their climate and healthcare package, and if the tax remains part … Read more

Intel Stock Could Be Worth More Dead Than Alive. Why This Analyst Sees 50% Upside.

Text size Intel was once the most valuable chip maker in the U.S. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg While badly wounded, Intel isn’t dead yet. And at least one analyst thinks there could be considerably more value in the beleaguered chip company’s shares than Wall Street generally believes. Let’s be clear: The situation is bleak. Intel (ticker: … Read more

Large Fund Sells AMD Stock. It Bought Intel, AT&T and Starbucks.

Text size Dreamstime One of America’s largest public pensions has made big changes in some of its largest investments. In the second quarter, State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio nearly halved an investment in chip maker Advanced Micro Devices (ticker: AMD), and bought more shares of semiconductor rival Intel ( INTC ), telecom firm AT&T … Read more

What to Buy Right Now: 42 Picks From Barron’s Roundtable Pros

To everything there is a season: A time to hide in a bunker with a crash helmet on as stock and bond prices plummet, and a time to wade cautiously into the market in search of newly created bargains. If you’ve been reading the Barron’s Roundtable for a few years, or even decades, you already … Read more

Stocks Are Struggling After Earnings. These 5 Could Soar.

Text size Stock in Advanced Micro Devices has plunged this year. Dreamstime The latest corporate earnings news isn’t giving stocks a lift, but it is still possible to find shares that can jump in response to profit reports. One strategy is to look for beaten-down stocks where Wall Street is increasingly upbeat about profits. It … Read more

Should I Buy HP Stock After Warren Buffett Did?

Text size Shares of HP jumped 15% this past week after Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway disclosed a large stake. Why the stock still looks cheap. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg When Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard founded Hewlett-Packard in Palo Alto, Calif., in 1939, Berkshire Hathaway founder Warren Buffett was eight years old. Eighty-three years later, Buffett added … Read more

The Stock Market Just Had Its Best Week Since 2020. Enjoy It While It Lasts.

Text size It was the largest weekly gain for all three major U.S. indexes since November 2020. Michael Nagle/Bloomberg Drop a ball off a balcony, and it will bounce. Drop the market off an all-time high and it eventually will, too. That doesn’t make it a buying opportunity. We’ve been waiting a while for a … Read more