Morgan Stanley sees 5 reasons why the bank stock rally will keep going, names top picks

A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past a Wells Fargo & Co. bank branch in New York, U.S., on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Peter Foley | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bank stocks have been among the biggest winners this year amid rising interest rates and the economic reopening, and Morgan Stanley believes the rally … Read more

Apple and Tesla earnings, along with the Fed and GDP will drive markets in the week ahead

A Chinese customer walks by a large screen at the official opening of the new Apple Store in the Sanlitun shopping area on July 17, 2020 in Beijing, China. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images Stimulus euphoria may be waning, but investors will have plenty to focus on in the week ahead, as a blast of … Read more

These stocks are expected to have the biggest earnings comebacks in 2021 as economy reopens

In this handout photo provided by Walt Disney World Resort, guests stop to take a selfie at Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort on July 11, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. July 11, 2020 is the first day of the phased reopening. Matt Stroshane | Walt Disney World Resort | Getty Images … Read more

Synchrony CEO Margaret Keane stepping down after nearly a decade leading the co-branded card lender

Synchrony CEO Margaret Keane Source: Synchrony Financial Synchrony Financial CEO Margaret Keane will step down after nearly a decade of running the co-branded card lender. Sixty-one-year-old Keane — one of few women to head a Wall Street financial firm — will remain at the company as executive chair of the board, while Synchrony president Brian … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: IBM, AMC Entertainment, Logitech, Travelers and more

Noam Galai | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. IBM – Shares shed more than 6% after IBM’s third-quarter results showed a third straight quarter of declining revenue. The company earned an adjusted $2.58 per share for the quarter, which was in line with Street forecasts, … 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