After a strong end to 2017, iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) stock is off to an equally strong start in 2018. But that strong start is hitting some turbulence, as IRBT stock is dropping sharply in late January alongside the rest of the market. We do not believe this pullback is anything more than a natural and healthy pullback in a still very attractive growth stock on a strong upward trend. We maintain our....More>>>
Activist investor and billionaire George Soros
A couple weeks ago we told you how Warren Buffett has enjoyed a $12.3 billion gain from the markets since the election.
Then there’s George Soros.
You see, the hedge fund activist investor bet against the “Trump Rally.”
And – as Soros does – he bet big…
How Much George Soros....More>>>
On Tuesday, ourUnder the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shorting small cap clinical-stage biopharmaceutical stock Axsome Therapeutics (NASDAQ: AXSM):
The downtrend for Axsome has been pretty well established for some time. We’re pulling the trigger today mainly because the horizontal floor at $6.03 (blue) has snapped, and there’s no real floor worth worrying about below that....More>>>
Athletic footwear and apparel company Nike (NYSE:NKE) has been around since 1964. As the retail market has been facing tough competition against e-commerce business, how has Nike been holding up? Well, since the company’s financials continuously look better each year and it’s outperforming its competition, the popular company should be on investors’ minds right now.
JPMorgan analyst C. Stephen Tusa and team take a look at valuations among industrial stocks, including General Electric (GE), Honeywell International (HON), Ingersoll-Rand (IR), United Technologies (UTX), andDanaher (DHR), and find that the sector is “too expensive.” They explain:
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We enter the stretch run on ’16 in a different mindset....More>>>
Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) is down 8% after reporting first quarter earnings results, though I think the results were good enough to justify the current valuation at the very least. The current quarter was solid, and guidance also beat consensus estimates, both on the back of strong Ryzen demand.
AMD data by YCharts
For Q1 2017, AMD reported revenue of $984 million, mostly....More>>>
Feelter, a startup out of Israel that organizes social media and “curates product insights” for consumers online and led by an atypical tech entrepreneur who studied in the Far East, has closed a $2 million (m) funding round on a mission to become a major player and boldly “sell the truth”.
The company, which was founded in 2014 by Smadar Landau, derives its base from....More>>>
Shares of construction materials leader Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) set new all-time highs earlier this year, although the stock’s recent surge was catalyzed by the announcement of fiscal second-quarter 2017 results in late October. At the time, the company set record revenues and more than doubled earnings per share from the prior-year period. That was followed by a new high watermark for....More>>>
A few weeks ago we discussed how you can make 12% annually, forever, from stocks. Now let’s apply those lessons to 2017, and highlight five that should do even better (17%+ returns) this year (and likely beyond).
Remember, projecting our returns from any given stock is simple. We simply add together the three ways it can pay us:
Its current dividend.
Facebook Fake News Issues
Facebook is facing a new problem – widespread criticism since the presidential election for its role in disseminating fake and misleading stories that are indistinguishable from real news. While the news may be fake, companies like Facebook, Google – AdSense (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) are generating real revenue from it.
The money comes from....More>>>