Bitcoin Booster Peter Thiel Takes a Hit in BlockFi Bankruptcy

Markets Currencies Cryptocurrency Thiel’s Valar Ventures had a 19% stake in the crypto lender, according to documents filed with the bankruptcy court

XPeng Stock Gets Another Downgrade. It’s Becoming More Controversial Than Tesla.

Shares of pure-play electric vehicle producers can be controversial on Wall Street. High-growth car stocks can be difficult to value when the traditional auto players trade for less than seven or eight times estimated earnings. Shares of Chinese EV maker XPeng (ticker: XPEV) are now one of the most controversial EV stocks, supplanting even Tesla … Read more

Stocks Are on the Rise, but Earnings Could Drag Them Down Again

Markets This summer, analysts thought S&P 500 companies’ fourth-quarter earnings would rise. Now they think earnings will fall.

6 Preferred Stocks That Offer Safety and High Yields

There still is plenty of yield in the depressed preferred-stock market—even after the recent half-point yield decline in the Treasury 10-year note to 3.7%. Many preferred issues yield 6% or more and offer investors good dividend security since they are a senior form of equity. Preferred holders also benefit since dividends, like those on common … Read more

Stocks Are Clawing Their Way Back. Consider These Moves for 2023.

Stocks Are Clawing Their Way Back. Consider These Moves for 2023.

Alphabet and Pfizer Stock Look Like Buys, Says This Longtime Market Maven

Joe Rosenberg’s relationship with Barron’s goes back to 1963, when he wrote a bullish article on Trans World Airlines that resulted in a pop in the stock. Rosenberg, 89, spent much of his career at Loews (L), the conglomerate run by the Tisch family, as chief investment officer and then chief investment strategist. He retired … Read more

Oil Stocks Rally Despite Falling Prices. Why People Are Buying.

A unique phenomenon has been playing out in the oil market: Oil stocks have risen 5% in the past month even as the price of oil has fallen 9%. The divide could mean that oil stocks are set for a downward reversion, because they’ve outpaced the price of the commodity by too much. But some … Read more

Electronic Arts and 4 Other Stocks With the Potential to Rise 10 Times in Price

Barron’s recently published a breakdown of the best sectors to look for stocks that will increase tenfold in price—or ten-baggers—and technology led the way. New research takes that a step further and identifies five companies with potential to produce those returns.

Disney Ousts Bob Chapek, Robert Iger Returns as CEO

Business Iger returns to the entertainment company he left only late last year