- This weekend’s Barron’s reveals what market strategists recommend for a stock market likely to be struggling this fall.
- Other featured articles discuss which biotech stocks could lead to a rally, how to combine ESG investing with dividends, and who the Chinese authorities are coming for at the moment.
- Also, learn about the perspectives of a lagging home builder, a leader in video streaming, a social media giant that could go public, an old-fashioned industrialist and more.
“The S&P 500 could struggle this fall, say market strategists. Buy quality” by Nicholas Jasinski reveals that a Barron panel sees moderate gains for stocks as the Federal Reserve begins to decline and growth in stocks. profits peaked. Stick with quality companies like AbbVie Inc (NYSE: ABBV) and Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ: CSCO) and keep an eye out for rising bond yields, the article says.
In “This Home Builder Stock Could Soar 65%,” Daren Fonda explains how, with demand for new homes very strong and prices rising, Scottsdale, Arizona Taylor Morrison Home Corp (NYSE: TMHC) has promised margin improvements, which should boost its lagging stocks. Find out why Barron’s believes action is value.
Josh Nathan-Kazis’ “5 Biotech Stocks That Could Lead A Renaissance” suggests that the rich bonuses paid for biotech M&A targets indicate the substantial value lurking among the industry’s slag. Will bluebird bio Inc (NASDAQ: BLUE) and Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SRPT) to be among those leading a revival?
Home Depot Inc (NYSE: HD), Intel company (NASDAQ: INTC) and PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) are among the stocks identified as having low ESG risk, returns of at least 2% and large market capitalizations. That’s what “Here’s how to combine ESG and dividends. And 5 picks for a start” by Lawrence C. Strauss says.
In “3 Companies That Raised Their Dividends This Week”, by Lawrence C. Strauss, find out more at Brady Corp (NYSE: BRC), Central space (NYSE: RSE), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) and the handful of other U.S. companies that declared dividend increases last week as summer drew to a close.
“Netflix Stock Gets Boost On News It Will Air ‘Seinfeld’” by Jeffrey Cane Explores Why Netflix Inc (NASDAQ: NFLX) Shares rallied after the company tweeted that all 180 episodes of the popular sitcom “Seinfeld” would be available next month on the streaming service. It’s a testament to the maxim “content is king,” says Barron’s.
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Celebrity fan groups and online gaming are the latest areas in the sights of the Chinese authorities, according to Tanner Brown “China’s latest crackdown targets entertainment industry. What you need to know.” See what this can mean for the likes of IQIYI Inc (NASDAQ: QI) and Weibo Corp (NASDAQ: BM).
In “Reddit could explore an IPO. Could the Meme platform become the next meme stock?” Jack Denton argues that the history of the trading app Robinhood Markets Inc (NASDAQ: HOOD) could provide clues as to what might happen if the Reddit social media forum goes public.
Al Root’s “California Is Getting Rid of Natural Gas Power. What It Means for GE” reports that Los Angeles City Council has voted to get rid of fossil-fueled electricity generation by 2035, a decade faster than initially expected. Find out why Barron’s thinks the move has implications for many companies, namely General Electricity Company (NYSE: GE).
Also in this week’s Barron’s:
- SEC Chairman’s Bold New Vision for Markets
- The Barron press room the week of the September 11 attacks
- A high yield bond fund that says goodbye to fossil fuels
- If anything can get the stock market out of its all-time high
- Why not bet on the stock market being in a bubble
- How the weak jobs report puts the Federal Reserve in a bind
- The next wave of initial public offerings of high-quality technologies
- What option-based exchange-traded funds can and cannot do
- How investors are ignoring the tax elephant in the room
- Why gas prices may continue to rise after Labor Day
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