IBM, CVS, and 10 Other Cheap Stocks That Look Promising

Text size IBM stock is one of a dozen cheap picks we’ve found in a screen. Miguel Medina/AFP via Getty Images This is looking like a throw-the-baby-out-with-the-bathwater market. Take Tuesday trading: 490 of the S&P 500 stocks are lower after August inflation came in hotter than expected. Most stocks are having a lousy year, but … Read more

AMD Stock Drops After Earnings

Text size AMD shares are down 31% so far this year. Dreamstime Advanced Micro Devices reported better-than- expected earnings results Tuesday afternoon. But the company forecast less revenue than expected for its September quarter, sending the stock lower in after-hours trading. AMD (ticker: AMD) cited deteriorating demand in the overall PC market for its guidance. … 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

Intel’s Earnings Missed by a Mile. The Stock Is Plunging.

Text size Slowing demand for PCs is bad news for Intel. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Intel ’s second-quarter earnings fell far short of expectations and the company provided a bleak outlook for the current quarter, hammering the stock. Management of the chip maker blamed a deteriorating macroeconomic environment but said some of its woes were self-inflicted. … 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

Intel Should Slash Its Dividend. Its Future May Depend on It.

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger. Ting Shen/Bloomberg Text size Under CEO Pat Gelsinger, Intel has committed to massively increasing its capital spending investments by tens of billions of dollars. But with a rapidly slowing global economy, repeated product delays, rising competitive threats, and political uncertainty, it might need more help to fund its ambitions. One good … Read more

Apple Plans 15-Inch MacBook Air for 2023 and New 12-Inch Laptop

Between 2003 and 2006, Apple also sold a 12-inch version of the PowerBook, the predecessor to the MacBook Pro. And it briefly offered a MacBook Air with an 11.6-inch screen. Apple’s new Mac processors, based on the same architecture as the iPhone and iPad, are designed to let the company boost performance inside of slimmer … Read more

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger Bought Up the Sliding Stock

Text size Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg Intel stock slid on the last trading day of April, after the company provided disappointing fiancial forecasts. On the first two trading days of May, CEO Pat Gelsinger and Chief Financial Officer David Zinsner bought the dip. Intel (ticker: INTC) stock is down 9.6% year to … Read more

Nvidia Stock Could Be in for Trouble. Evidence Is Piling Up.

Text size Nvidia is now the most valuable semiconductor company in the U.S. Dreamstime Nvidia ’s incredible winning streak may soon be coming to an end. The red-hot maker of graphics chips is facing headwinds that range from the aftereffects of pandemic-era spending to waning demand from gamers. And it could get far worse: A … Read more

The 8 Stocks in the S&P 500 That Are Still Negative Since the Pandemic Lows

Text size Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images Intel stock on Friday capped off its best week in more than a year. The stock’s surge helped shares break above the $50 mark, and also propelled the company out of an exclusive club of S&P 500 firms. Since the market’s pandemic low on March 23, 2020, the … Read more