Goldman Sachs expects European gas prices to fall by 30%

Goldman Sachs expects European gas prices to fall by 30%

European gas prices are expected to fall to 85 euros a megawatt hour in the coming months, Goldman Sachs said Krisztian Bocsi | Bloomberg | Getty Images Goldman Sachs predicts that European natural gas prices will fall by about 30%% in the coming months as the nations gain a temporary upper hand on supply issues. … Read more

These are Goldman’s favorite long-term buys in the energy sector

These are Goldman’s favorite long-term buys in the energy sector

Even though the energy sector has sharply outperformed the broader market this year, there are still pockets of opportunity for investors looking for long-term buys, according to Goldman Sachs. The sector is up about 63% on the year, boosted by high oil prices, while the S & P 500 is still down about 19% year … Read more

What investors can do to beat the market, Goldman and others say

What investors can do to beat the market, Goldman and others say

Both stocks and bonds have struggled this year, leaving investors with few alternatives. Stocks and bonds usually move in opposite directions, but that hasn’t been the case this year. “A US 60/40 portfolio had a drawdown of c.25% in real terms YTD, with bonds and equities selling off together,” Goldman Sachs analysts wrote in a … Read more

Advantages and disadvantages of refinancing student loans

Advantages and disadvantages of refinancing student loans

If you’re one of the 43 million borrowers burdened with federal student loans, you may have come across websites or ads encouraging you to refinance your loans at a lower interest rate. Student loan refinancing essentially means that you are shopping around your current loans to a private lender in exchange for a new loan … Read more

Goldman names stocks to buy in 4 sectors that are “critical” to clean energy

Goldman names stocks to buy in 4 sectors that are “critical” to clean energy

Goldman Sachs has identified four “critical” sectors of the clean energy market, beyond the usual suspects. They are: copper or aluminium, power transmission, semiconductors and cyber security. The investment bank called them “greener” and said these sectors are less valued by ESG investors but may be “within the scope of investors potentially looking beyond Solar/Wind/Hydro … Read more

High-yield savings account vs. a CD: What’s the difference?

High-yield savings account vs.  a CD: What’s the difference?

High-yield savings accounts have become a popular means of depositing and growing savings, as they allow account holders to earn significant interest on their balances. But when it comes to stashing your money away, there is another option that some people might want to consider. Certificates of Deposit (CD) accounts work in some ways similar … Read more

Shares to buy amid recession fears and rising prices

Shares to buy amid recession fears and rising prices

Central banks are relentlessly raising interest rates to curb inflation – even at the expense of economic growth – giving rise to fears of a recession. Goldman Sachs said it believes the U.S. is set for a “soft landing. The bank’s European chief economist Jari Stehn expects Europe to tip into a recession this quarter … Read more

Goldman on how gold prices could fare under 4 economic scenarios

Goldman on how gold prices could fare under 4 economic scenarios

Gold has had a troubled year – but Goldman Sachs says the precious metal’s upside potential currently significantly outweighs downside risks. Gold prices rose from levels around $1,800 per ounce at the start of the year to around $2,000 in March, but has fallen fairly steadily since then. Spot gold traded around $1,650 an ounce … Read more

Goldman says this restaurant chain is one of the most compelling growth stocks for earnings

Goldman says this restaurant chain is one of the most compelling growth stocks for earnings

According to Goldman Sachs, investors should stock up on Chipotle Mexican Grill shares ahead of the restaurant chain’s next quarterly report. Analyst Jared Garber reiterated his buy rating on the stock, noting that while the company was poised for a quarter of negative traffic, it still has strong pricing power. The analyst lowered his price … Read more

Goldman’s Oppenheimer says he is ‘long’ these small-cap stocks

Goldman’s Oppenheimer says he is ‘long’ these small-cap stocks

Small-cap stocks are having a tough time, even by this year’s bear market standards. But Goldman Sachs’ Peter Oppenheimer thinks the worst may be over for smaller companies, naming several stocks he likes in the space. “Small caps are down 34% year-to-date. They have underperformed large caps by 20%. This is the worst start since … Read more