Archive for June, 2012

Last month’s jarring decline in the stock market may only prolong investor anxiety. Investors have pulled money out of U.S. stock mutual funds for 12 months straight – a net total of $178 billion. Many continue to ditch stocks and shift their money elsewhere. But “playing it safe” comes at a cost. Over the long […]

Mom-and-pop investors, and not the Federal Reserve, have been the ones most responsible for driving the mad dash to government debt, according to newly released data. The Fed’s ambitious Treasury-buying program has pushed the central bank’s balance sheet to $2.83 trillion and, by many accounts, the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield to record lows, most recently […]

Bank stocks are offering compelling value—while the broader market is poised for substantial gains ahead, said analyst Dick Bove, who believes investors are too caught up in the “fear factor.” The normally bullish Bove has amped up his feelings even higher — despite warning back in April that bank stocks likely were in for a […]

Here’s RBC Capital analyst Amit Daryanani’s advice on what to do with Apple shares, which are down more than $70 from their recent record peak at $644: Buy the dip. The analyst this morning repeated his Outperform rating and $700 price target on the stock. “We believe the recent pullback on AAPL’s stock creates an […]