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There’s a school of thought within financial circles that says that bull markets do not die of old age but rather due to extraneous factors such as overconfidence, overspending and over-leverage. Unfortunately, this raging bull...
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Apple stock right now is trading almost at its 52-week high, and those who saw the tech giant for what it was--not a phone--are being vindicated.  There may be even more lucrative vindication on the way...
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As we head into 2020 and take a look back at the past decade, many would-be investors will necessarily be suffering from a latent case of FOMO. It’s not the fear of missing out, it’s...
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Could it be that stock markets are catching on to the fleeting nature of tweeting, or is there something bigger at play here as the massive rebound one might expect on good news all around...
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Plenty of people saw the now-disputed Peloton Christmas commercial at least a dozen times and saw nothing wrong with it. But it only takes one person--one Tweet--to recalibrate the masses’ correctness sentiment.  And shave a billion...
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The trade war and the eternal back-and-forth over a deal or no deal may be dragging down economic data, while brick-and-mortar retail was already getting by on life support in the U.S., but that doesn’t...
biotech
It’s a well-established fact that the business of curing diseases can be a particularly lucrative one, and it’s not uncommon for tiny, obscure, single-product biotech companies to become multi-billion dollar rock stars virtually overnight whenever...
marijuana
It’s now just over a year since Canada legalized recreational use of marijuana, and Wall Street is thoroughly disappointed.  What was supposed to have been a massive killing in one of the hottest new markets has...
uber
Ousted Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick sold more than half a billion dollars’ worth of stock last week, and many expect he will be redirecting that cash windfall to his new startup.  Kalanick co-founded Uber in 2009...
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When Robinhood first came out with its free stock-trading app, we didn’t really think it would take too long to put pressure on the market to fight back. After all, this wasn’t just a neat...