Stocks

RERA and realty stocks: Should you invest?

Shares of real estate companies were in focus on Tuesday with the Nifty Realty Index gaining nearly 3% on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in intra-day deals. By comparison, the Nifty 50 moved up 0.3% to 9,352 levels. Thus far in calendar year 2017 (CY17), the Nifty Realty index has rallied 56%, as compared with 14% rise in the Nifty ... Read More »

Stocks Fade, But Facebook Soars; Why These 2 Medicals Are Up Big

The stock market was modestly lower heading into Friday’s close, with small caps taking a beating following a heavy slate of earnings reports. The Nasdaq composite fell fractionally as some of its major components such as Amazon.com (AMZN) and Alphabet (GOOGL) enjoyed post-earnings rallies while others fell on disappointing results. Amazon was well off its Friday intraday high, but still above ... Read More »

Buy, Sell, Hold Analysts have these 4 stocks on their radar today

Citi maintained its buy call on the stock with an increase in its bull case target to Rs 1,923 due to higher Jio valuation and lower peak net debt. It believes that the company’s outperformance could sustain as the earnings are an at an inflection point. Among key risks to the stock are weakening in refining fundamentals and global petrochemical ... Read More »

IMF members delete anti-protectionism pledge, keep currency commitments

Member countries of the International Monetary Fund on Saturday pledged to work to reduce global imbalances but failed to repeat their past pledge to resist all forms of protectionism. The International Monetary and Financial Committee, the IMF’s steering body, also repeated its past commitments on currency exchange rates. “We will refrain from competitive devaluations, and will not target our exchange ... Read More »

Buy, Sell, Hold: Here are 3 stocks that analysts are tracking today

Yes Bank Macquarie has maintained an outperform rating on the stock with an unchanged target of Rs 1,800. It believes that the asset quality slippage in the bank’s Q4 is disappointing, while the net profit was in line with its estimates. The negative surprise in the results could have a bearing on the stock performance. The research firm has made ... Read More »

Nifty losing steam 5 stocks to buy which can give up to 20% return in short term

The Nifty is seen dragging down from higher levels due to the liquidation of long positions. Since the inception of current expiry, we are seeing the continuous shedding of open interest (OI) at higher levels by foreign institution investors (FIIs), which clearly indicates a lack of buying interest and discomfort in the market at higher levels. On Tuesday, the Nifty ... Read More »

U.S. stocks finish slightly lower as geopolitical tensions escalate

U.S. stocks finished lower on Tuesday as rising geopolitical tensions lured investors out of risky assets like stocks and into the perceived safety of Treasurys, gold and the Japanese yen. The S&P 500 index SPX, -0.14% shed 3.38 points, or 0.1%, to 2,353.78. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 6.58 points, or less than 0.1%, to 20,651.44. The Nasdaq Composite ... Read More »

Did Apple iPhone 8 Rumor Shake Up Two Fiber Stocks?

Apple (AAPL) stock edged up Wednesday as the market shrugged off the latest rumor of an iPhone 8 shipment delay, but shares in Lumentum Holdings (LITE) and Finisar (FNSR) — two optical technology firms that have been linked to Apple — fell. Apple stock was up 0.5% to close at 144.02 on the stock market today. Apple stock has shot up 25% ... Read More »

Stocks Up, But Gains Pared; Nvidia Advances

Nvidia advanced almost 2% in the stock market today as the stock battles for support around the 50-day line. (TRIPPLAAR KRISTOFFER/SIPA/Newscom) The stock market pared gains through midday trading, but remained solidly in positive territory heading into the later part of the trading day. After leading the way Wednesday, the Nasdaq lagged the other major indexes with a 0.1% rise. ... Read More »

3 Stocks I’ll Hold Forever

Long-term investors are likely familiar with Warren Buffett’s declaration that his favorite holding period for stocks is “forever.” While it might be impractical to hold some stocks “forever,” it makes good sense to hold your best stocks for as long as possible to maximize your gains. Today, I’ll discuss three stocks in my portfolio which I could comfortably hold “forever” — ... Read More »