Analysts love these stocks, which could gain after a GOP midterm victory

Analysts love these stocks, which could gain after a GOP midterm victory

With midterm elections underway, investors are waiting to see if and how the results could weigh on stocks — and which names will outperform. The market expects Republicans to at least gain control of the House, rising for a third straight day on Tuesday. RBC’s head of US equity strategy, Lori Calvasina, believes there could … Read more

Club names that have been big winners before

Club names that have been big winners before

Strange but true: The S&P 500 has been solidly higher 12 months after the midterm elections in every cycle since 1954, according to Yardeni Research, regardless of which party won or lost. The broad market index’s average one-year gain in 17 post-election windows has been around 15%. These facts are on our minds this Election … Read more

The market veteran reveals how he is positioning himself for the upcoming bull market

The market veteran reveals how he is positioning himself for the upcoming bull market

The stock market has experienced a series of bear market rallies this year. And while such short-term rejections can be hard to distinguish from a true market bottom, one investment professional believes a turnaround is on the horizon. “I think investors at this point should be looking forward to the new bull market, the new … Read more

Ukraine looks to technology to rebuild economy after Russia’s invasion

Ukraine looks to technology to rebuild economy after Russia’s invasion

An attendee walks past Ukraine’s booth at the Web Summit 2022 technology conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Patricia De Melo Moreira | afp | Getty Images LISBON, PORTUGAL — As the war in Ukraine rages on, the country’s tech entrepreneurs are trying to stay positive. “I don’t think there’s anything in the world that can kill … Read more

Stripe lays off 14% of workers

Stripe lays off 14% of workers

Online payments giant Stripe is laying off about 14% of its workforce, CEO Patrick Collison wrote in a memo to staff Thursday. In the memo, Collison said the cuts were necessary amid rising inflation, fears of a looming recession, higher interest rates, energy shocks, tighter capital budgets and scarce seed funding. Together, these factors signal … Read more

What Elon Musk really gets out of owning Twitter

What Elon Musk really gets out of owning Twitter

Twitter is a lousy business. have always been. The company has never had a sustained profit. Its audience is much smaller than Facebook or Instagram (both owned by Meta), YouTube (which is part of the Google) or TikTok (owned by China’s ByteDance). It’s not even as big as Snapchat in terms of daily users. Elon … Read more

Fund manager Dan Niles on investing in the battered technology sector

Fund manager Dan Niles on investing in the battered technology sector

ShareShare the article via FacebookShare the article via TwitterShare the article via LinkedInShare the article via email Satori Fund founder Dan Niles has more than three decades of market experience focusing on large technology companies. That space has been hit hard in 2022, leaving many investors wondering if Big Tech stocks are still the leaders … Read more

Facebook has lost political ad dollars since Apple crackdown

Facebook has lost political ad dollars since Apple crackdown

A woman walks past a polling station during early voting for the US midterm elections on October 28, 2022 in Silver Spring, Maryland. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images In the 2020 election cycle, the Democratic Governors Association spent roughly 75% of its advertising budget on Facebook, taking advantage of the app’s ubiquity and … Read more

Semiconductor stocks guide to understanding chip companies

Semiconductor stocks guide to understanding chip companies

The semiconductor, or chip, industry is perhaps one of the most important and complex sectors in the stock market to understand. Chips are in everything from our smartphones to cars and to all facets of computing, from PCs to massive data centers used for the cloud. Put simply, they are the bricks and mortar of … Read more

A single investment move can set you up for huge returns and a minimal tax bill

A single investment move can set you up for huge returns and a minimal tax bill

In a year where both stocks and bonds have fallen, investors may be looking for anything to set them up for future success. So far this year, the S & P 500 is down nearly 20% and has entered bear market territory. Bond prices have also fallen. Sectors that previously lifted the index, such as … Read more