Tag Archives: Equity Markets

8 Home-building and Steel Stocks That Offer Substantial Value

Looking for the cheapest stocks in the market now? Two industries stand out: home builders and steel makers. Barron’s screened for the 10 stocks in the S&P 500 index, S&P Midcap 400, and S&P Smallcap 600 with the lowest price/earnings ratios based on projected 2022 earnings, using consensus estimates from …

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Stock Market Today: Dow Gains Despite Recession Fears

Text size People walk along Wall Street, near the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Photo by ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images The stock market edged into positive territory, reversing early losses as investors monitor Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony before Congress.  About an hour after the open, …

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Global Stocks Gain Ground; Crypto Steadies

International stocks broadly rose in the absence of fresh news about inflation and interest rates, while U.S. markets were closed for the Juneteenth public holiday. Stocks and bonds have been pummeled globally this year. Driving the selloff are the push by the Federal Reserve and other central banks to quell …

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Stock Market Bargain Hunters May Want to Hold Off

Text size Some strategists recommend investors wait before bargain hunting after market declines. Stocks could be in for further losses, they say. David L. Nemec / New York Stock Exchange A 20%-plus decline in the stock market often is a signal to bargain hunters to step in. But strategists caution …

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