On CNBC’s “Halftime Report Final Trades,” Karen Firestone of Aureus Asset Management named Blackstone Inc. BX, which reported earnings Thursday. If it’s added to the S&P 500, it would be “fantastic,” she added.
Morgan Stanley reportedly said S&P index inclusion of the stock is “in sight.”
Sarat Sethi said Uber Technologies, Inc. UBER reported a couple of good quarters. “I feel this is going to be really good one too,” he added.
Uber Technologies is scheduled to hold its quarterly conference call to discuss its first-quarter financial results on May 2. The company is expected to post a quarterly loss at 8 cents per share on revenue of $8.73 billion.
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Liz Young of BNY Mellon Investment Management picked Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund VGSH.
Joseph Terranova of Virtus Investment Partners named Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. ICE as his final trade.
Morgan Stanley recently maintained Intercontinental Exchange with an Equal-Weight and raised the price target from $120 to $123.
Price Action: Blackstone shares rose 1.2% to close at $92.55, while Uber gained 1% to settle at $32.04 on Wednesday. Intercontinental Exchange gained 0.8% to $108.34 during the session.
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