Just recently, Pinterest (NYSE:PINS) released the company’s second-quarter 2022 financial results. As it turns out, Pinterest’s revenue growth is slowing, and the company’s monthly active user count is down year over year. Furthermore, activist investor Elliott Management’s stake in PINS stock is grabbing the financial headlines, but it doesn’t mean that you have to buy the
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AMTD Digital (NYSE:HKD) stock flew onto traders’ radars recently as it rallied hundreds of percentage points. Cautious investors should investigate the company before taking a position, though. There’s nothing special about AMTD Digital in particular as a business, and the share-price surge is likely due to a short squeeze. If you’re in the U.S., chances are
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Let’s begin by defining the realm of small-cap stocks before we discuss those that appear to be strong, safe investments currently. As their name implies, small-cap stocks have lower market capitalizations than both mid-cap and large-cap stocks. The range of market cap defining the class is typically from $300 million to $2 billion. Large-cap stocks
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Retail stocks have taken a beating this year. As investors move into the second half, there are many concerning signs. Inflation reached 9.1% in June. That was the highest level in 40 years and especially concerning given Fed efforts to tamp down surging inflation with interest-rate hikes. Although the July inflation numbers were down slightly
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No one would’ve predicted the monstrous success of Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). It’s among the top-five most valuable companies in terms of market capitalization, trading at over a whopping $1.4 trillion. It started as a humble bookseller but has become one of the most diversified businesses. Amazon acquisitions have been a key enabler of its diversification strategy.
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Dr. Gerald W. Perritt, the founder of Chicago-based portfolio manager Perritt Capital Management, wrote a whitepaper a few years ago entitled “The MicroCap Advantage.” As the title suggests, it discussed why investing in undervalued micro-cap stocks makes sense. The whitepaper showed that between 1926 and 2018, the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of small company
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When it comes to the economy and the stock market, the near term remains murky. It’s possible the market has mostly factored in inflation, interest rate hikes and recession risks. Then again, maybe not. Yet while uncertainty still runs high, that doesn’t mean staying on the sidelines is the best move. Instead, it’s best to
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Like other fintech stocks, shares of SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) stock have had a tough year. Blame it on the market’s changing view of high-growth stocks, plus the expectation that economic conditions will become more challenging. Trading above $15 per share at the start of January, SOFI stock at one point fell into penny-stock territory (under
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Here is what investors need to know about Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) before investing in them. JPMORGAN ALERIAN MLP INDEX ETN: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/AMJ/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID IPATH SP 500 VIX SHORT-TERM FUTURES ETN: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/VXX/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID IPATH SP GSCI CRUDE OIL TR INDEX: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/OIL/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch
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Following Covid-19, investors were looking forward to a return to normal. Unfortunately, the Russian invasion of Ukraine transitioned once-cheap energy stocks into blisteringly hot opportunities. Still, a few discounted opportunities exist for bold contrarians. While demand for critical resources remains generally strong, macroeconomic pressures have finally started to weigh on households. Recently, the U.S. Bureau
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This has not been a kind year for investors. In fact, the S&P 500 fell 21% in the first half of the year. Further, on June 13 the index officially fell into bear-market territory as it closed 20% below the highs it reached in January. That means investors should logically seek to buy stocks that
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For U.S. crypto investors, Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) is often the top exchange of choice to buy and sell cryptos. Indeed, there are many reasons for this. Most often noted by investors is the platform’s ease of use, as well as its prominent token listings. That said, choosing the best Coinbase cryptos to buy in this market isn’t as easy
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