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Morgan Stanley $ 43.66 0.22 (0.51%)

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Slowing corporate profits mean that the US economy needs a demand boost

Late last week, the market was hit with the news that the US and China had reached an understanding on a number of contentious questions, with Washington agreeing to not impose additional tariffs and Beijing agreeing to purchase more agricultural goods. There were also some minor deals on currency and intellectual property. However, this was not really a resolution to the trade war; rather, it was more like a temporary de-escalation. Here are the reasons why markets need the rollback to continue.

Falling earnings

There is much debate on whether the US economy is heading for a recession. Certainly, it

26 Views    Stepan Lavrouk    2019-10-18 14:44
S&P 500 up 0.28%

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,025.88 on Thursday with a gain of 23.90 points or 0.09%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,997.95 for a gain of 8.26 points or 0.28%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 8,156.85 for a gain of 32.67 points or 0.40%. The VIX Volatility Index was higher at 13.82 for a gain of 0.14 points or 1.02%.

Thursday’s market movers

U.S. indexes gained Thursday with positive Brexit news. The U.K. and European Union have agreed on a deal that must be passed by Britain’s parliament, with a vote scheduled for Saturday.

Morgan Stanley (MS)

87 Views    Julie Young    2019-10-17 20:53

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0 Views    PRNewswire    2019-10-17 16:02
Investment company Comerica Securities,inc. (Current Portfolio) buys Nucor Corp, Abbott Laboratories, Merck Inc, Morgan Stanley, Cisco Systems Inc, sells CDW Corp, Medtronic PLC, UnitedHealth Group Inc, FactSet Research Systems Inc, Zoetis Inc during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Comerica Securities,inc.. As of 2019Q3, Comerica Securities,inc. owns 381 stocks with a total value of $722 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
0 Views    [email protected]    2019-10-15 21:38

Future Opportunities at Global 2-(4-Morpholinothio)-benzothiazole (MBS) Product Market | Know Up Trends And More About Industry Tycoons, Emerging Growth Factors, Opportunities, Top Key Players, Target Audience, Capital Investment Status, Production, Prospects, Consumption, Cost Structure, Marketing Channels, and Market Dynamics Forces and Forecast to 2029

The prime objective of 2-(4-Morpholinothio)-benzothiazole (MBS) Market report is to help the user know the market in terms of its definition, segmentation, market potential, important trends, and the difficulties that the market is facing. step by step analysis of 2-(4-morpholinothio)-benzothiazole (mbs) market provides an exhaustive

1 Views    WiredRelease    2019-10-14 14:00
S&P 500 up 18.5% for the year

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 26,816.59 on Friday with a gain of 319.92 points or 1.21%. The S&P 500 closed at 2,970.27 for a gain of 32.14 points or 1.09%. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 8,057.04 for a gain of 106.26 points or 1.34%. The VIX Volatility Index was lower at 15.53 for a loss of 2.04 points or -11.61%

For the week, the S&P 500 gained 0.6% and the Dow Jones and Nasdaq were both up approximately 0.9%. For the year, the Nasdaq is up 21.4%, the S&P 500 is up 18.5% and the Dow Jones is

49 Views    Julie Young    2019-10-11 20:54
Goldman Sachs says all is well, but Morgan Stanley sees potential disaster ahead

Public companies have seen their earnings fall, in aggregate, over the past several months. That is not a great sign for the health of the bull market, which is driven in large part by expectations of companies’ growth. When those expectations fall short, the market can stumble. As we discussed in a recent research note, analysts often view such “earnings recessions” as an indicator of economic weakness, though the relationship between corporate earnings and economic health is somewhat fluid.

At present, Wall Street analysts appear starkly divided on what the consequences of a continued earnings recession

88 Views    John Engle    2019-10-09 18:31
Alexandria, VA, based Investment company Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Co (Current Portfolio) buys DuPont de Nemours Inc, Morgan Stanley, Corteva Inc, Fiserv Inc, sells DuPont de Nemours Inc, FedEx Corp, CBS Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Halliburton Co during the 3-months ended 2019Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Co. As of 2019Q3, Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Co owns 122 stocks with a total value of $112 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.
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0 Views    [email protected]    2019-10-08 17:38

Global Pentaerythritol Market By Type (Pentaerythritol -95, Pentaerythritol -98, Others), By Application (Alkyd Paints, Alkyd Inks, Alkyd Adhesives and Sealants, Others), By Region and Key Companies – Industry Segment Outlook, Market Assessment, Competition Scenario, Trends, and Forecast 2019-2029

The recently published research report namely, “Pentaerythritol Market 2019: Economic Performance Evaluation, Business Competition and CAGR Forecast to 2029″. The research report is a detailed view of market opportunity by end-user segments, product Type segments, sales channels, key countries, and import/export dynamics. The report offers an analysis of the technical barriers,

1 Views    WiredRelease    2019-09-25 12:00
Citigroup tops the list

As of Monday, the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener found the following stocks have low price-earnings ratios and have been bought by gurus. While some of them are great investments, others need to be checked again, according to the discounted cash flow calculator.

With a market cap of $159.01 billion, Citigroup Inc. (C) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 9.78. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $77.05 while trading at about $70.40. The price was stable over the last 12 months and is now 6.45% below the 52-week high and 45.37% above the

230 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-09-16 19:02
Notes on Bobrinskoy's CNBC appearance

Ariel Investments is a firm with a value investing philosophy, founded by John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) and based in Chicago, Illinois, with offices in New York and Sydney. Since 1983, they have been disciplined, long-term investors with a turtle for a logo, which represents their patient, long-term approach.

On Sept. 11, Ariel Focused Value Fund manager Charles Bobrinskoy appeared on CNBC and talked about the great week for value investors as value trounced momentum and other styles. He tends to be rather bullish, which is great to challenge my personal views. He also talked to Bloomberg

562 Views    Bram de Haas    2019-09-13 14:51

Global Load Bank Market By Type (Resistive Load Bank, Reactive Load Bank, Resistive/Reactive Load Bank), By Application (Power Generation, Government/Military, Maritime/Shipyards, Oil, Gas, & Nuclear, Data Centers, Industrial, Other), By Region and Key Companies – Industry Segment Outlook, Market Assessment, Competition Scenario, Trends, and Forecast 2019-2029

The recently published research report namely, “Load Bank Market 2019: Economic Performance Evaluation, Business Competition and CAGR Forecast to 2029″. The research report is a detailed view of market opportunity by end-user segments, product Type segments, sales channels, key countries, and import/export dynamics.

1 Views    WiredRelease    2019-09-12 13:00
It’s not always easy being both a value stock and a growth stock

The Walt Disney Co. (DIS) has proven itself to be a master of crafting profitable and enthralling entertainment across every medium. So far, the House of Mouse has not given the market any reason to think its latest frontier, streaming, will be any exception.

The big question now is not so much a matter of whether Disney can become a dominant player in the streaming space, but rather one of how it can best tackle the transition. Fundamentally, Disney is in the early days of a process of self-disruption.

Short-term costs for long-term gains

Disrupting

271 Views    John Engle    2019-09-05 18:58
A note from Morgan Stanley states that modern monetary measures could be counterproductive

It’s no news to anyone that we are living in a historically weird time for monetary policy. Interest rates have been kept exceptionally low for over a decade since the global financial crisis, there are trillions of dollars of bonds with negative yields in the market and the Federal Reserve has recently begun cutting rates again, just a few years after embarking on a hiking cycle. This raises the question: Just how effective is modern central bank policy? This note from Morgan Stanley (MS) Chief Cross-Asset Strategist Andrew Sheets attempts to answer the question.

Slowing growth, lower rates

What

83 Views    Stepan Lavrouk    2019-09-03 16:28
Democrats are in no mood to give the president a win, but a recession may force their hand

Morgan Stanley (MS)'s analysts have been banging the drum on an economic slowdown for months now. In particular, they have drawn attention to a slowing business cycle and falling corporate margins and profits. They also believe that investors are scapegoating trade tensions and the Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate activity, and are ignoring deteriorating fundamentals. A research note from the bank this week discusses a possible way for the U.S. to combat recession -- fiscal stimulus.

Recession are natural

It’s important to note that the bank does not believe in using policy to avoid a recession -- far

36 Views    Stepan Lavrouk    2019-08-28 16:14
The investment bank argues that weakening trade and industrial data is more important than the recent strong consumer figures

U.S. unemployment is low and consumers are happy. So why are some institutions forecasting a recession? In a recent research note, Morgan Stanley (MS)'s Chief Cross-Asset Strategist Andrew Sheets offered an argument for why investors should pay more attention to industrial and trade data than consumer confidence.

The canary in the coalmine

Consumer activity makes up around 70% of the U.S. economy, and consumer-centric data has been good lately. Unemployment is near all-time lows, property prices are rising, interest rates are being lowered and consumer confidence surveys report happy buyers. Why then do institutions like Morgan Stanley examine industrial

49 Views    Stepan Lavrouk    2019-08-26 14:22

New York, NY, Aug 22, 2019 (WiredRelease): Market.us adds a new market research report on “Updated: Economic Effects of Aircraft Specialty Fasteners Market Advancement Strategy, Main Top Players, Analysis and Forecast To 2029″ to its Gigantic Report Online Store. The objectives of this study are to define, segment, and project the size of the market based on company, product type, end-user and key regions. The report also contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to

0 Views    WiredRelease    2019-08-22 05:00
Berkshire Hathaway makes the top 5 for the 2nd quarter

The financial sector may not benefit from a dovish Federal Reserve, but some prominent investors are still finding it attractive and loading up.

Year to date, the SPDR Financials ETF (XLF) climbed 11.17%, a moderate performance over a period in which all S&P 500 sectors have gained. Energy, the worst performer, edged up 0.77%, while the best performer, technology, soared 27.57% and the index overall jumped 15.7%.

Charles Schwab head of market and sector analysis Brad Sorensen rated financials “market perform” last week, expecting the sector to follow the slope of the yield curve. Financials tend to rise as the

1302 Views    Holly LaFon    2019-08-21 22:06
Archer-Daniels Midland tops the list

George Soros (Trades, Portfolio), the funder of Soros Fund Management LLC, bought shares of the following stocks in both the first and second quarters.

Archer-Daniels Midland Co. (ADM)

The guru increased his position by 115.38% in the first quarter and by 21.43% in the second quarter. The stock has a weight of 0.89% in the equity portfolio.

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The company, which operates in the processing of oilseeds, corn and other agricultural commodities, has a market cap of $20.88 billion. Its revenue of $63.34 billion has fallen at an average 3.90% per annum

268 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-08-21 19:57
Is late summer actually a poor time for stocks?

Summer is an odd time of year. The weather is hot, no one is working and everyone should be relaxing. And yet somehow August always seems to throw up some adverse market event. In this latest note from Morgan Stanley’s (MS) chief equity strategist, we examine why this is, and what the dog days of summer may have in store for us this year.

What’s the deal with late summer?

It’s a commonly held belief that the back-end of summer is a poor period for stocks, but is this actually true? As it turns out, yes:

“Over the

74 Views    Stepan Lavrouk    2019-08-20 15:17

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