More earnings, April’s big jobs report and inflation worries could swing markets in the week ahead

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE April’s jobs report and a barrage of earnings news make for another busy week for markets, as the calendar rolls into May. Stocks notched solid gains in April, as REITs, consumer discretionary names and communications services companies outpaced the broader market, all more … Read more

Wall Street braces for bumpy trading in the week ahead as the GameStop short squeeze unfolds

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Earnings news from Amazon and Alphabet, the important January jobs report and Washington’s discussion of stimulus could all be important to markets in the week ahead, but none of it is likely to get more attention than the short squeezes driven by retail … Read more

Wells Fargo sees a modest overall market rise in 2021, but big gains for these ‘Covid beta’ stocks

Ralph Lauren signage is seen on the window of a store on Prince Street in New York. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images (This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.) Wells Fargo only expects marginal gains for the overall market next year, but a handful of stocks are poised for strong outperformance. Source … Read more

Investors are hoping for a clear presidential and Senate election outcome to end the sell-off

Bank of America has a complete guide to how stocks like tech could trade following the election

In this combination of file photos, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Wilmington, Del., on March 12, 2020, left, and President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington on April 5, 2020. AP (This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.) The November election is shaping up to be the most contentious in recent … Read more