Stocks soar as trade war fears ease

Fears of a trade war eased on Wall Street — for a day, at least. The Dow climbed 336 points on Monday after House Speaker Paul Ryan and other top Republicans broke with the White House over President Trump’s planned steel and aluminum tariffs. “We are extremely worried about the consequences of a trade war […]

Cramer: When it comes to China tariffs, this international stock is the ‘least shortable’

With President Donald Trump’s recently announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports dominating discussions on Wall Street, CNBC’s Jim Cramer discovered something investors might not be seeing. “Money flows from where it’s scared to where it’s safe and it does so in a hurry,” the “Mad Money” host said on Monday. “We saw this happen […]

Apple, Micron Lead 5 Top Tech Stocks For Aggressive Traders As S&P 500, Dow Jones Struggle

Ideas for your watch list this week are five tech stocks that are holding up during the market sell-off: Apple (AAPL), Micron (MU), Applied Materials (AMAT), Square (SQ) and Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND). Micron, Applied Materials, Square and Ligand Pharmaceuticals have Composite Ratings above 95, a hallmark of all-time stock winners near the start of big […]

Shanghai stocks close with modest gains led by defence shares, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng knocked 2.3pc lower

Investors keep close eye on potential key policy signals from the ‘Two Sessions’ that kicked off on Monday in Beijing Defence shares led Chinese mainland stocks higher on Monday after Premier Li Keqiang said growth in the nation’s military spending will accelerate in the opening session of the annual legislative meeting. Hong Kong stocks tumbled […]

3 Top Oil Stocks to Buy Right Now

After a brutal stretch, the oil industry is beginning to recover. Oil prices have improved significantly in the past year, which has helped sentiment. That said, oil stocks, for the most part, haven’t followed crude higher. We think that’s providing an opportunity for investors to buy some high-quality oil names at excellent prices right now. […]