9 stocks that can benefit from Fed interest rate cuts

The S & P 500 and Nasdaq extended their record rallies this week following cooler-than-expected consumer inflation data Wednesday morning. While Fed rate cuts would likely benefit the overall stock market, several names in the CNBC Investing Club portfolio — from housing plays to autos to biotech — could really get a boost. Connecting the … Read more

A juggernaut of the market’s growth hit wall, buy these stocks

We danced around it all week. We called out the many culprits for Salesforce’s weak quarterly results on Wednesday — and subsequent stock plunge — including an elongated sales cycle, a measured economic environment, and the need for more senior executives to check off on products. But one we didn’t call out was the law … Read more

Wells Fargo CEO talks up reasons to love the stock — plus, why the market drop

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street. Market pressure : The major stock benchmarks were moving lower Wednesday, with the Dow getting the worst of it again. Adding pressure on equities, bond yields … Read more

Wells Fargo hiring spree to boost investment banking improves our stock outlook

Wells Fargo is breaking out of its lending roots. The bank has quietly gone on a hiring spree to grab a bigger slice of the profitable investment banking business long dominated by its Wall Street rivals. Since the start of 2023, a CNBC analysis found that Wells Fargo made at least 17 senior-level hires in … Read more

The next airport lounge or club you pass may also be a bank branch

Nicolette Nelson was running late for her return flight to Fairbanks as she sprinted towards her gate at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). Overcome by a medical issue, she didn’t make it to her gate and wound up spending the night in a Cincinnati hospital. By the next day, she had recovered and awaited her flight home, … Read more

Fed decision, oil plunge, mixed earnings — what to watch into market close

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer releases the Homestretch — an actionable afternoon update, just in time for the last hour of trading on Wall Street. (We’re no longer recording the audio, so we can get this new written feature to members as quickly as possible.) Market check: Stocks surged Wednesday afternoon … Read more

The cause of Super Micro’s 23% drop Friday? Go back to March 8

At law school, we learned about “proximate cause,” one of the few valuable concepts you can take from three years of drudgery. It’s about who and what caused the injury and who pays for it. The current stock market lends itself to proximate causes, as in, “We have to find a cause for the pronounced … Read more

Goldman Sachs (GS) earnings Q1 2024

David Solomon, Chairman & CEO Goldman Sachs, speaking on CNBC’s Squawk Box at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 17th, 2024. Adam Galici | CNBC Goldman Sachs is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings before the opening bell Monday. Here’s what Wall Street expects: Earnings: $8.56 per share, according to LSEG Revenue: … Read more

Wells Fargo WFC earnings Q1 2024

A woman walks past Wells Fargo bank in New York City, U.S., March 17, 2020. Jeenah Moon | Reuters Wells Fargo on Friday reported first-quarter earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations, despite a decline in net interest income. Here’s how the company performed compared with what Wall Street was anticipating, based on a … Read more

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) earnings Q1 2024

Jamie Dimon, President and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, speaking on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 17, 2024. Adam Galici | CNBC JPMorgan Chase is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings before the opening bell Friday. Here’s what Wall Street expects: Earnings: $4.11 a share, according to … Read more