Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS)

Goldman Sachs Adds $25 Billion in Assets for $750 Million

One of the country's biggest banks, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS), announced Thursday morning that it has agreed to acquire privately held wealth management firm United Capital Financial Partners ...
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13 Dirt Cheap Dividend Stocks Valued Under 10 Times Earnings

It's been hard filtering out the news from the noise in 2019. After the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite recently hit all-time highs and rallying about 20% on average since ...
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Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway Make Key Changes to 2019 Stock Picks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of March 31, 2019. Warren Buffett still runs Berkshire Hathaway and, as he is one of the richest ...
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Why Warren Buffett May Buy More Bank Stocks Rather Than Make Large Share Buybacks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) is a bit of an enigma when it comes to a traditional company. The company is the largest conglomerate of all, with a $533 billion ...
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Why Goldman Sachs Is Investing in Key Energy

When the markets closed on Thursday for the long weekend, Key Energy Services Inc. (NYSE: KEG) had a market cap of around $77 million. By mid-morning Monday, the firm's market ...
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Goldman Sachs Had Q1 Despite Excellent Bottom Line Beat

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Monday. The investment bank said that it had $5.71 in earnings per share ...
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Big Banks in the Spotlight as Earnings Season Rolls Out

The first-quarter earnings reporting season is off to the races this week, after kicking off last week with strong results from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo. 24/7 Wall St. has put ...
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Why the Best Banks Now Offer Some Incredible Upside Potential

One of the few sectors that enjoys rising interest rates is the financial sector. When the Federal Reserve said recently that there would be no additional interest rate hikes this ...
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Is Apple’s Conglomeration of Services Turning the Company Into General Eclectic?

Investors in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) have seen a very defined transformation in the company over time. From growth of the Mac, iPhone, iPod, iPad and the Watch, 2019 is ...
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Why JPMorgan Has Underperformed the Large Banks in the 2019 Rally

There is a market adage that a rising tide lifts all ships. In short, a rising stock market is supposed to lift all stocks. The reality is that it doesn't ...
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The Least Respected Company in America Is Not a Company at All

Well-known research firm Harris recently issued its 2019 corporate reputation survey. The U.S. government was at the bottom of the results. Even tobacco company Philip Morris and bankrupt retailer Sears ranked ...
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Goldman Sachs Targets 5 Thematic ETFs for Next Wave of Innovation With Motif

A saying has become common among the investment community: There's an ETF for that. And chances are high that it's true. Still, many companies want their own piece of the ...
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Benefitfocus Secondary Offering Will Eliminate 2 of Its Top Holders

Benefitfocus Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT) has seen its shares recently hit all-time highs. The company announced earnings after the close of trading on Tuesday, but its shares are getting battered because ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Amazon, AVEO, Baker Hughes, Celgene, DowDuPont, Facebook, GE, Goldman Sachs, US Steel and More

Stocks were indicated slightly lower on Friday, but investors also should consider that the Dow Jones industrials are now more than 2,000 points higher than the lows seen at the ...
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Is Major Bank Short Interest Signaling a Turnaround?

The financial sector was a major part of the Great Recession, and it was a major part of the recovery and raging bull market afterward. Generally speaking, the major financial ...
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