Giant Swiss Bank Bought Up Intel, Disney, and AT&T Stock. It Sold AMD.

Text size Julius Baer of Zurich increased its stake in Intel in the fourth quarter. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg A big Swiss bank made a call in chip stocks, and loaded up on media and entertainment shares. Julius Baer of Zurich bought up Intel (ticker: INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), and AT&T (T) stock, and sold the … Read more

Tesla, AT&T, Visa, Chevron, Microsoft, and More Stocks to Watch This Week

Text size It will be a big week of fourth-quarter earnings, with about 90 S&P 500 companies scheduled to report. There will be plenty of notable economic data releases for investors to watch out for as well. Highlights will include results from Microsoft , Johnson & Johnson , General Electric , Verizon Communications , and … Read more

Sell AT&T Stock After Recent Run, Says Analyst

The U.S. telecom sector has seen widely divergent performance among its primary players this year, with T-Mobile US soaring past rivals AT&T and Verizon Communications in market capitalization. Verizon stock stumbling to a substantial loss, and AT&T roughly flat. A recent sharp divergence of AT&T and Verizon shares has spurred one of the most influential … Read more

The Stock Market Had a Great Week, but It Hasn’t Gone Anywhere in a Month. Inside a Very Volatile Market.

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Verizon Earnings Beat Estimates. Stock Slips Anyway.

Verizon Communications delivered third-quarter results that largely beat expectations and maintained its financial forecast. That doesn’t seem to be enough for that market. Stripping out one-time items, Verizon reported earnings of $1.32 per share, topping analyst expectations of $1.29 per share but down from $1.41 a year ago. Revenue of $34.2 billion was higher than the … Read more

T-Mobile Has Replaced Verizon Atop the Wireless World. It’s Time to Buy the Stock.

It used to be Verizon Communication ’s world, but wireless now belongs to T-Mobile US —and its stock will continue to benefit. Verizon (ticker: VZ) was the undisputed winner of the 4G era, investing heavily in its network infrastructure and wireless spectrum licenses to build the nation’s best service. Subscriber gains and premium pricing were … 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

AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile Earnings Are Coming. What to Expect.

AT&T is among the big telecoms reporting earnings this week. Stefani Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images Text size Telecom stocks have been a haven in 2022, with the big U.S. companies leading the market after a challenging 2021 performance. Second-quarter earnings season will be the next test for the group. AT&T (ticker: T) and … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway May Have Sold Verizon, Bought $10 Billion of Financials

Text size Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway said it incurred $739 million of realized losses on equity sales in the first quarter. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc Berkshire Hathaway ’s record quarterly equity purchases of $51.1 billion in the first quarter, including large buys of Chevron and Occidental Petroleum , probably amounted to the biggest … Read more

AT&T Stock Rises After Completion of WarnerMedia Spinoff

Text size AT&T has completed the spinoff of WarnerMedia. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AT&T wrapped up its WarnerMedia spinoff late last week, and the stock was rising on Monday. The stock jumped 8%, to $19.67. AT&T (ticker: T) in February decided to structure WarnerMedia’s divestiture as a spinoff instead of a split-off, or exchange. A split-off … Read more