Concerns over inflationary pressure on earnings will test stocks in the week ahead

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: CNBC Earnings will be the major focus for investors in the week ahead, as they home in on whether rising costs are squeezing margins and signaling a build in inflationary pressures. From Coca-Cola and IBM to Johnson & Johnson and Netflix, investors will hear … Read more

These stocks with healthy dividends have double-digit upside, analysts say

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: The New York Stock Exchange With volatility picking up in the markets, many investors will be drawn to dividend stocks that offer a steadier, more predictable return, and many stocks with healthy payouts are well liked on Wall Street. There are 10 stocks in … 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

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

These stocks would benefit the most from a vaccine-driven economic recovery, Goldman says

The Wall Street Bull (The Charging Bull) is seen during Covid-19 pandemic in New York, on May 26, 2020. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.) Goldman Sachs believes the eventual arrival of a vaccine is expected to turbocharge the economic recovery and corporate earnings growth, … 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