5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, November 10

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., November 9, 2022.  Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. A lot to process Markets sold off Wednesday as investors sought something solid to hold … Read more

America’s biggest banks now pay attractive dividend yields, so long as they’re safe

Given the downdraft in bank stock prices this year, some of the biggest financial companies in the U.S. are all of the sudden offering sky high dividend yields. Those lofty payouts are attractive in absolute terms, and even when compared with prevailing Treasury yields. Keep in mind that the 2-year note is paying north of … Read more

Wall Street analysts name top stock picks for the third quarter

Citigroup , Bank of America and Barclays have named a raft of stocks they think could do well in the third quarter, as the specter of a recession continues to loom large in the minds of investors. The S & P 500 has gained about 4.6% so far this quarter, after a first half of … Read more

Bank of America (BAC) 2Q 2022 earnings

Bank Of America CEO Brian Moynihan is interviewed by Jack Otter during “Barron’s Roundtable” at Fox Business Network Studios on January 09, 2020 in New York City. John Lamparski | Getty Images Bank of America is scheduled to report second-quarter earnings before the opening bell Monday.Here’s what Wall Street expects: Earnings:  75 cents a share, … Read more

Apple, FedEx, Coinbase, Honeywell, Micron

Here are Wall Street’s biggest calls on Friday: Berenberg downgrades FedEx to hold from buy Berenberg said FedEx is “too much” of a “show me” story. “However, with near-term earnings risks now mounting and mixed prospects for the execution of the strategic review, we think the shares may pause for breath until the macroeconomic outlook … Read more

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reveals new stakes in Paramount, Citigroup

OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett’s company on Monday revealed all the investment moves it made in the first quarter, when it spent more than $51 billion on stocks. But Buffett had already shared the biggest investments with Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, -0.16% BRK.B, -0.34% shareholders at the company’s recent annual meeting. That means investors already knew that … Read more

BAC earnings 1Q 2022

CEO and Chairman of the Bank of America Brian Moynihan speaks during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 2, 2021. Hannah McKay | Reuters Bank of America is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings before the opening bell Monday.Here’s what Wall Street expects: Earnings:  75 cents a share, 13% lower than … Read more

Shanghai by the numbers: China’s Covid lockdowns

The Huangpu River splits the Chinese city of Shanghai between the older settlement on the west and the newer, financial center on the east. Johannes Eisele | Afp | Getty Images China’s latest wave of Covid restrictions has forced millions of people — roughly three times as many as live in New York City — … Read more