A customer wearing a protective mask loads lumber onto a cart at a Home Depot store in Pleasanton, California, on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Inflation is just warming up, but by late spring it could get downright hot, even if temporarily. February’s consumer price index — a
Car stocks, especially shares of electric vehicles (EVs), have turbocharged portfolios in the past year. Meanwhile, the auto industry — which increasingly relies on semiconductors — has been in the limelight. However, due to the current chip shortage, many car makers have announced they would be temporarily halting production. As a result, car stocks have
Think of AT&T (NYSE:T) as a bond, not a stock. Seen from that perspective, it’s a bargain. You pay $30 a share and expect $2.08 each year in dividends. That’s an annual yield of nearly 7% on each share of T stock. With even junk bonds now paying just 4% it’s a slam dunk. Source: Roman
Most investors know how badly Carnival Corporation’s (NYSE:CCL) management team and shareholders are looking forward to a return to normal. Indeed, the incredible downside move in CCL stock from over $50 per share pre-pandemic to lows of under $8 a year ago cites the concerns the market previously had with this company staying afloat in these
Ideanomics (NASDAQ:IDEX) has been one of the more actively traded stocks in 2021. On Feb. 8, IDEX stock closed at $5.43. That was fueled by retail investors eyeing their next GameStop (NYSE:GME) candidate (IDEX isn’t available to institutional investors, yet). However the stock couldn’t hold its 163% gain and is trading at about 50% of
Inflation can have a dampening effect on fixed-income investments, reducing their purchasing power and cutting their real returns over time. This happens even if the inflation rate is relatively low. If you have a portfolio that returns 9% and the inflation rate is 3%, then your real returns are about 6%. Inflation-index-linked bonds can help
Download Preston’s 1 page checklist for finding great stock picks: http://buffettsbooks.com/checklist Preston Pysh is the #1 selling Amazon author of two books on Warren Buffett. The books can be found at the following location: In this lesson, students learn the difference between accounting earnings and Warren Buffett’s Owner’s Earnings. When an Investor looks at the
Purchasing a stock that’s being pumped up by hype is going to give you a recipe for disaster. Pump & Dump Concept What does the Pump & Dump concept mean to you when it comes to your trades? More importantly, what does Pump & Dump mean? It means that a group, entity, or person is
Edwards Air Force Base is seen in California’s Mojave Desert in this photo taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station. NASA Elon Musk’s SpaceX is preparing to further test its Starlink satellite internet in a demonstration for the U.S. Air Force, the company revealed in a recent request to the Federal Communications Commission. “SpaceX
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Oracle (ORCL) – Oracle reported an adjusted quarterly profit of $1.16 per share, 5 cents above estimates, and the business software giant’s revenue was slightly above Wall Street forecasts. However, revenue in Oracle’s cloud division fell short of analyst projections, and Oracle shares fell 5.4% premarket.
Organigram Holdings (NASDAQ:OGI) is just another one of the many Canadian cannabis companies struggling to get profitable. As a result, OGI stock is down 26% from its high of $6 on Feb. 10. Good luck with this company getting profitable enough to justify that price again. Source: Shutterstock In fact, in the past year OGI
The rise of the gig economy has been a boon for FVRR (NYSE:FVRR) stock, a platform that connects business to a global network of freelancers. Source: Temitiman / Shutterstock.com Following the 2008 recession, gig jobs were are largely dispersed with 97% of freelancing happening offline. Micah Kaufman, the founder of Fiverr set out to change
Canadian enterprise software group Blackberry (NYSE:BB) has had a rollercoaster ride in recent weeks. BB stock finished 2020 at $6.63. Then, on Jan. 27, it hit a multi-year high of $28.77. By March, the share price was down to $8.82, but today BB rests at around $11.50. Source: Shutterstock This recent volatility in BB stock has,
Scott Flanders, CEO of eHealth Adam Jeffery | CNBC Company: eHealth Inc. (EHTH) eHealth provides private health insurance exchange services to individuals, families, and small businesses in the United States and China. Its e-commerce platforms organize and present health insurance information in various formats that enable individuals, families, and small businesses to research, analyze, compare,
A visitor in front of the Wall Street Bull, a bronze sculpture in the Financial District of Manhattan New York, May 19, 2020. Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images A year after the Covid pandemic forced the nation into a shutdown, the stock market has been overhauled in ways Wall Street never imagined.
ChargePoint Holdings (NYSE:CHPT), an EV charging company that has come to market via the Switchback Energy Acquisition Corp. (NYSE:SBE) SPAC, has been a volatile. Indeed, CHPT stock has fallen approximately 40% from its 52-week high late last year. Source: Michael Vi / Shutterstock.com There are a couple of factors driving shares lower. Among these are the rise
To say the world changed in the last 12 months is a massive understatement. How we think about things is fundamentally different, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. It’s those changes, however, that create new investing opportunities, such as one that exists today with CrowdStrike (NASDAQ:CRWD) stock. Source: VDB Photos / Shutterstock.com Since Covid-19 was declared a
Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. IV (NYSE:IPOD) stock is another special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) that has all the advantages and risks of SPAC investing strategies. There’s potential for high returns, but at the same time quite a bit of risk. Therefore, let’s look at the main factors to consider when investing in IPOD stock.
How much does health insurance cost? Across the United States, Americans pay wildly different premiums monthly for health insurance. While these premiums are not determined by gender or pre-existing health conditions, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, a number of other factors impact what you pay. We explore those factors below to help you understand