The stock markets gains may have you dancing a jig. But they may also have you breaking into a sweat. To ease your anxiety, you might consider adding a small dose of alternative investmentsthings that zig when the stock market zagsto your portfolio, even if it means giving up some po
Investors have not been very kind to Oracle (ORCL) as of late. Despite meeting earnings in Q4 and growing net income from 2016, Oracle's shares fell nearly 6% over the five trading days after Oracle released its Q4 earnings on December 14th. Along with this, Oracle's stock has been in a period o
The hot and soaring technology sector saw its worst day since Jun 9. The S&P 500 tech sector dropped 2.6% on Nov 29 as a result of sector rotation, especially to financials.
The dual news of Republicans moving closer to passing of the tax-reform legislation and accelerating U.S. economic growth raised the appeal of financial stocks. Investors flocked to these firms seen benefitting....More>>>
The NASDAQ Composite keeps on going from strength to strength. Recently, we saw the big three — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL), and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) — report very strong earnings, which resulted in strong spikes in their respective share prices. Over time, this should only add to the returns of the NASDAQ going forward. Why? Because it looks as if the sustained....More>>>
July 31, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 82equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 17 to 13 and on the Nasdaq, decliners led advancers by a narrow 15 to 14.
Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCK) dropped more than 10% Monday to register a new 52-week low of $60.01 after closing at $73.96 on....More>>>
No matter what Nutanix (NASDAQ:NTNX) does, it just can’t seem to win back the favor of the markets. In the aftermath of a strong beat-and-raise quarter that ended a stellar fiscal year for Nutanix, the market shrugged off the stock, keeping it flat at a bargain price of $22.
Despite the market’s bored reaction to the stock, opinions of it are anything but. Like many of....More>>>
On September 1st, Roku filed a prospectus with the SEC, planning to list on the NASDAQ under the ticker ROKU. Roku pioneered streaming to the television through a device that used the internet. As of June 30th, Roku has 15.1 million active accounts. In the first six months of 2017, Roku owners have streamed 6.7 billion hours through their Roku devices.....More>>>
We spoke with the company Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) in late June and we fell in love all over again. As an analyst who lives and dies by working through the earnings model to figure out earnings numbers it doesn’t get much better than Nvidia. The Street has been low, is currently low, and probably is still very low on the coming quarters as well. On a simple PE valuation with....More>>>
Rethink Technology business briefs for July 7, 2017.
Despite production issues, Tesla continues its remarkable growth
Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) bears may not wish to take note of the simple fact stated in today’s headline, but it remains a remarkable achievement nonetheless. Were Tesla any other technology company, a 53% y/y unit shipment....More>>>
Please take note this is only one aspect in weighing the attractiveness or non-attractiveness of the companies mentioned as an investment and should not be used independent of other factors. This article examines one segment of the companies’ businesses, and other factors such as valuation are not addressed.
As business environments change and data center technologies advance,....More>>>
Netflix (NFLX) has been a battleground stock for a long time. Unlike a few other names in today’s market, I believe the arguments on each side are a little more balanced in this case. I will go over why this is the case and look at the general bull/bear expectations for this company. Finally, I will go over a different way to look at the company’s content costs and see what....More>>>
It’s been a decent first half for stocks to buy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 8% in the first six months. The S&P 500 Index is up only slightly more, at 8.5%. And the Nasdaq Composite has been the big performer, thanks to the FANG stocks — Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) — up....More>>>
A quick note: With the 280+ comments I received on my piece published over the weekend about selling a portion of your Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock, I wanted to further clarify my position as the context is important in reading this piece. Unfortunately, many I fear read the title and glossed over the article before commenting, albeit insightful and informative commentary.
Earlier this month, we asked if investors should buy Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL, NASDAQ:GOOG) when it was above $1,000 per share. The short answer? No. It was best to wait on pulling the trigger for GOOGL stock. Friday proved that more than anything, with shares puking 3.4%. My reasoning was and still is simple: GOOGL stock was overbought.
As per Statista’s dataset, more than 80% of Take-Two Interactive’s (TTWO) revenue still comes from console games. However, the purchase of Social Point says Take-Two’s management is trying hard to diversify to mobile. The $250 million acquisition of Social Point is an attempt to get a larger share in the $46.1 billion/year mobile games industry.
Artificial Intelligence (‘AI’) is finally taking off, helped by big data cloud computing, and breakthroughs in neural networks (computer code that emulates large networks of very simple interconnected units, a bit like neurons in the brain) and deep learning (how we sharpen AI by structuring neural networks in multiple processing layers.)
U.S. equities gapped higher at the open on Thursday, lifting the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite to new record highs.
There was no specific catalysts for the rally. If anything, headwinds were in play as OPEC’s nine-month extension of last year’s production cap disappointed expectations for a deeper reduction in output and Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting minutes....More>>>
Google's (GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock has surged over the last year, gaining approximately 37%. Even though this has occurred, Google's forward PEG of 1.63x is still attractive for such a remarkable company and brand. I believe there remains additional upside for the stock given the fol
Editor's Note: Identifying the catalysts that sent successful tech stocks soaring can help you spot pending rocket riders before they ignite. That's why we're revisiting Michael's case study on Tesla's meteoric ride in 2013. Here, he reveals the five specific "spa
This will be a four-part series on China's rapid technological growth in the past few years. Each part will focus on a different investment you could make today in order to get a piece of China's booming technology sector.
Investors cheering stocks to all-time highs on another tide of strong earnings might be somewhat disturbed to discover the extent to which American corporations are emphasizing numbers that dont follow accounting standards.
Thats a warning from Michael Arone, chief investment strategist a