Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO)

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, Charles Schwab, Charter Communications, Comerica, Morgan Stanley, Slack, Snap, Wells Fargo, Zoom Video and More

The futures traded higher Friday morning, as this week investors watched all the major indexes hit record highs after some very dovish Humphrey-Hawkins testimony from Federal Reserve Chair "Jay" Powell. ...
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5 Stocks to Buy Now With Many Signs Pointing to a Possible Recession

The signs are everywhere, and now the stock market, which has traded sideways for the past year and a half, is looking somewhat vulnerable. The culprit? The potential for the ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Has High Hopes for Cronos

Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CRON) shares popped on Wednesday after Merrill Lynch released a very positive report. This is not something that happens every day, but the brokerage firm issued ...
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As Yields Plunge to Lows, 4 Blue Chips Sport Incredible 6% Dividends

For the first time in a very long time, the federal funds rate of 2.5% is higher than the yield on the 10-year Treasury, which is at a 20-month low ...
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5 ETFs Targeting Sinners

So-called sin stocks have historically fallen into three main buckets: tobacco, alcohol and gambling. A fourth bucket, marijuana stocks, has developed over the past few years as recreational use of ...
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While US, China Wrangle Over Trade Deal, Look to These Stocks for Some Peace of Mind

The deadline for a deal between the United States and China passed at midnight Thursday and, as of Friday, U.S. tariffs on $200 billion in goods imported from China rose ...
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10 Stocks to Own If Full-Scale Trade War With China Breaks Out

By now there are likely no people anywhere in the world who have not heard that President Donald Trump's administration has set a deadline of this Friday to increase tariffs ...
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FDA OKs Sales of Philip Morris IQOS Non-Burning Cigarette

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday announced that the agency has authorized U.S. sales of the IQOS tobacco-heating system from the U.S. arm of Philip Morris International ...
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5 Total Return Stocks to Buy Now That All Pay 5% or Higher Dividends

Even though the economy clocked in a stunning 3.2% gross domestic product in the first quarter, way above estimates, and earnings mostly have been solid, there are warnings signs. Growth ...
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Why Altria Earnings Went Up in Smoke

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported first-quarter 2019 results before markets opened on Thursday morning. The Marlboro cigarette maker firm posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.90 ...
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5 Sin Stocks to Buy That Should Hold Up in a Bear Market

One category of Wall Street that some portfolio managers really don’t want to discuss in their portfolios is the so-called sin stocks. These are companies that sell tobacco and alcohol ...
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As Recession Fears Grow, 15 Stocks to Survive a Stock Market Correction

Friday brought on major selling in the stock market, with the Dow Jones industrials down over 400 points and the S&P 500 down almost 50 points earlier in the ...
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Merrill Lynch Has Buy Ratings on 4 Quality Stocks That Yield 6% or More

For the first time in a very long time, the cash yield is higher than the yield on the S&P 500. While that is great news for savers, who have ...
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Alarming Trends on E-Cigarette Use Among High School and Middle School Students

It is supposed to be undeniable that smoking and using any forms of tobacco is bad for your health. And the rate of smoking cigarettes has been on the decline ...
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Merrill Lynch Has 5 Safe Growth Stocks to Buy That All Yield 5% or More

For years we were told that interest rates were going higher and we will get back to the normal yields of the early 2000s. Then a funny thing happened on ...
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