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What does a bottoming process in a stock look like? In the case of microprocessor manufacturing giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), reaching rock bottom is bound to involve layoffs and a general sense of pessimism. The layoffs aren’t going to be pleasant, but they’re a sign that Intel’s management is doing what’s needed to turn the company around
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It’s been a tough year for tech firms, including hardware and software supplier Oracle (NYSE:ORCL). A recent round of Oracle layoffs, along with a pricey purchase of healthcare data company Cerner, has some ORCL stock investors feeling anxious. Yet, the layoffs are a necessary step to help slim Oracle down. Besides, the company’s cloud-business growth will
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It’s getting ugly out there. That’s especially true in the tech sector, where a growing number of companies are undertaking mass layoffs. Heading into the end 0f the year, some technology companies have announced the biggest workforce reductions in their history as their businesses slow and they grapple with ongoing supply chain issues and persistent
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It seems odd to be analyzing the best shipping stocks as recession concerns continue to pile up in 2022. Further, any recession will likely last well into 2023 and come with a much harder landing than the Federal Reserve would like. With shipping rates down from record levels, it’s also unsurprising that many shipping stocks
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In a fresh development, Google and YouTube parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) finally settled an ongoing investigation. That’s good news, and it bodes well for GOOG stock. Furthermore, an activist investor gave Alphabet some practical advice about how the company can cut costs. Hopefully, Alphabet’s management will consider implementing retrenchment measures soon. Big Tech has
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As discussed previously, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock has held up very well compared to other FAANG stocks. Unlike other major mega-cap tech stocks, AAPL stock hasn’t been knocked lower by a poorly-received earnings release. In fact, investors responded positively to its most recent quarterly earnings report on Oct 27. In contrast to Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG,NASDAQ:GOOGL),
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Bloomberg Law recently discussed the global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market. Their analysis pointed out that even though the 2022 M&A volume is down from a record number of transactions in 2021, the potential deals in 2023 could be pretty standard relative to the pre-pandemic volume.  “This year’s total M&A deal volume was $3.1 trillion
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There’s a good-news, bad-news situation with China-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Nio (NYSE:NIO). The bad news is that some analysts reduced their price targets on NIO stock, and the company’s financial stats have some sore spots. Yet, there are also some highly encouraging data points to consider. Furthermore, potentially positive news from China could benefit Nio
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Coinbase Global (NASDAQ:COIN) is among the best-known platforms where people can buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC-USD) and other cryptocurrencies. However, troubles in the world of crypto have put negative pressure on COIN stock. The end result, though, should be much higher prices for Coinbase shares over the coming years. That’s because more credible exchanges will rise
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After making a double-digit move lower in October, don’t expect things to calm down with Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) stock this month. On Nov. 17, the Chinese e-commerce giant will report results for the preceding quarter, ending Sept. 30. In addition, investors will be keeping an eye on Alibaba’s results for “Singles Today,” which was Nov.
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After years of astounding growth, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is currently out of favor among investors. Some traders reacted negatively to Amazon’s third-quarter 2022 earnings report. Others didn’t like to see the e-commerce giant halting some of its hiring activity. Yet, there are reasons to believe that AMZN stock will return to its all-time high and then reach
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How far could a $100 wager on Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) stock take you? In the short term, don’t expect huge gains, as traders are still nervous about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power. They’re anxious about the nation’s strict Covid-19 policies as well. Yet, Baidu shares have lost so much value that there seems to
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A collaboration with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) should rescue any company from its financial problems, right? Not necessarily, as Blue Apron (NYSE:APRN) sealed a deal with the e-commerce behemoth but hasn’t returned much value to its shareholders. Furthermore, despite its short-squeeze potential, some big-money traders seemingly expect APRN stock to continue on its downward trajectory. Headquartered in
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Everybody on Wall Street despises microprocessor manufacturing giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), right? That’s actually an unfounded assumption, as some big-money investors are holding large quantities of INTC stock. Maybe they know a good value when they see it, or perhaps they’re bullish on Intel as the chipmaker lays the groundwork for significant cost reductions. If you’ve been
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Tumbling yet again after a poorly-received earnings report, value investors are again arguing that Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META) is severely undervalued, and a screaming buy at current prices. Sure, on the surface, META stock appears dirt cheap. After falling nearly 72.5% over the past year, shares in the tech giant, parent company of popular social media
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Semiconductor makers enjoyed strong demand trends earlier in the pandemic due to the spike in sales of laptops and other gadgets amid work-from-home mandates, higher sales of gaming consoles and the rapid digitization of enterprises. However, demand in certain key markets, like personal computers (PCs), has slowed in recent months. Macro challenges and the growing
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