These energy stocks loved by hedge funds are trouncing the market

A general view of Gunvor Petroleum or Rozenburg refinery in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Europe’s largest port covers 105 square kilometers (41 square miles) and stretches over a distance of 40 kilometers (25 miles). Dean Mouhtaropoulos | Getty Images News | Getty Images The energy sector has been the biggest winner this year by far amid an … Read more

Goldman says buy these bargain stocks before their earnings snap back to pre-pandemic levels

A contractor uses a hammer while working on townhouse under construction at the PulteGroup Metro housing development in Milpitas, California, Oct. 25, 2018. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images (This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.) As earnings season kicks off, Goldman Sachs is telling clients to buy a handful of beaten-down … Read more

ConocoPhillips to buy Concho Resources for $9.7 billion in 2020’s top shale deal

ConocoPhillips said on Monday it will buy Permian-focused driller Concho Resources for $9.7 billion, the largest shale deal this year as oil and gas producers turn to consolidation to survive a slowdown in oil prices and demand. The all-stock deal comes as U.S. shale companies have posted big losses due to weak crude prices amid … Read more

UBS has some high conviction stock ideas to ride out the many market currents into year-end

An employee secures the lid of a Valspar Corp. paint can for a customer inside a Lowe’s store in Burbank, California. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images (This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.) Between the race for a Covid-19 vaccine and a presidential election in November, volatility is expected to be … Read more

As the S&P 500 nears a record, analysts say these stocks will lead the market’s next leg higher

Micron Technology’s hard drive for data center customers is presented at a product launch event in San Francisco, October 24, 2019. Stephen Nellis | Reuters (This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.) The S&P 500 is on the cusp of a new record Tuesday, capping a powerful comeback of more than 50% from the … Read more

As earnings reporting season kicks off, here are Goldman Sachs’ best contrarian picks for clients

(This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.) Earnings season ramps up on Tuesday and Goldman Sachs has a list of stocks where its analysts are a lot more bullish than the rest of Wall Street heading into quarterly reports. Goldman says its analysts are “out of the consensus” on these companies with higher estimates … Read more