After a year of being hyped as the ultimate AI winner, Palantir (NASDAQ:PLTR) stock is up over 200%, rising from $7 in January to a little more than $18 today. I have long been skeptical of Palantir. Its claims have long been well ahead of its financials. PLTR stock has a market cap of over
BlackRock (NYSE:BLK), which has been described as the world’s largest asset manager, is truly a whale in the world of finance. Does this mean you should invest in BLK stock in December? If you’re seeking exposure to the world of cryptocurrency, you should certainly put BlackRock on your watch list and consider a share position.
In one year’s time, the stock of AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC), which currently operates 950 movie theatres and is the market leader in the U.S., plunged from nearly $90 a share to $7, losing about 90% of its previous value. What battered AMC’s stock could be distilled into one phrase: Covid-19. Afraid of catching a deadly disease,
If you held Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META) stock throughout 2023, it’s fine to declare, “Mission accomplished.” This doesn’t mean you have to exit your Meta Platforms share position completely. A prudent strategy is needed as Meta Platforms faces powerful regulators/legislators. Don’t get the wrong idea. Meta Platforms is an unstoppable force among its competitors in the social media
There are good entertainment stocks, and then there are lousy entertainment stocks, such as AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC). The headline told the story. AMC Stock Falls After Disney’s Box Office Flop. Shares Are on Track for Their Worst Year Ever. I don’t know about you, but “ever” is long. As Barron’s pointed out, the movie business
The space age is here and it is here to stay. Our soils and sky are not enough for us and that is why we decided to go a little further and explore all that unknown that is waiting for us. There are several companies doing an incredible job and leveraging technology to achieve wonderful
Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META) stock has seen a more-than 170% this year. With a focus on social media profitability and AI integration, this stock has gained momentum. Consumers and investors responded positively to the company’s introduction of the Quest 3 VR headset, generative AI chatbots, and updated Ray-Ban smart glasses. The company reported strong results and
Investing in artificial intelligence stocks has produced impressive gains on a year-to-date basis. Indeed, C3.ai (NYSE:AI) is one such stock that’s produced outsized returns for investments this year. Accordingly, for many momentum investors, this is the stock to own. However, at some point, investors may question this sector’s growth trajectory or the valuations of companies benefiting from this trend.
Reading Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG), financial reports can be laborious, but it’s critical for owning Alphabet stock for the long haul. GOOG stock is up 49%, this year but trails the rest of the Magnificent Seven. Fortunately, for shareholders, Alphabet continues to buy back its stock. Through the first nine months of 2023, it repurchased $46.16 billion
Can video game retailer GameStop (NYSE:GME) stage a huge comeback, and GME stock shake off its meme-stock reputation? It won’t be easy for GameStop to get Wall Street to take the company seriously. Prospective investors should be careful as an event is coming in December that could prove to be make-or-break for GameStop and its loyal shareholders. Don’t get the
Rivian Automotive (NASDAQ:RIVN) is not like other electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers. Not only is it focused on the consumer SUV market but also the commercial truck market. A partnership with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) to deliver 10,000 electrified vans to the e-commerce giant has been a major selling point. Now Rivian plans to offer its commercial vans
The stock market is trending higher again, which means sooner or later it will fall. But shrewd investors look forward to such drops because that opens doors to buy. It was just last month that the S&P 500 had dipped into correction territory, falling 10% from recent highs. Now the index is moving up once
Machine learning is a subfield of artificial intelligence. It is focused on enabling computers to learn from data without being programmed to do so. In shorts, machine learning is the process that enables AI to exist. Thus, the stocks that investors are considering in the field are essentially AI stocks. If you are in the
Who would have thought that less than a century ago we used whale oil to light our homes. Today, the rise of smart cities is becoming more and more relevant in our daily lives. Technology continues to advance, and with it, more efficient and effective mechanisms have been created to manage our homes and cities.
It’s been a rough time for short sellers. Famed short-seller Jim Chanos recently shut down his fund after years of uneven performance and dwindling assets under management. The rallies in meme stocks, highly speculative tech firms and so on have caused hedge funds big losses on their short positions. But there are still hedge fund
E-commerce makes it easier for people to buy products. Instead of driving to a mall, consumers can browse on a website, buy what they want, and receive their orders within a few business days. This has paved the way for some amazing e-commerce stocks. Many e-commerce companies have emerged from this trend, with some of
Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) futuristic (a polite way of saying odd) Cybertruck will finally have its big delivery event on Thursday. And even though Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on the company’s third quarter earnings call in mid-October that there are already more than 1 million people who have orders for the quirky looking angular vehicle, the
There are few investors who have their every move followed and analyzed like Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A)(NYSE:BRK-B) chairman and CEO Warren Buffett. That’s because none have the sustained, long-term success of the Oracle of Omaha. However, there is one stock that Warren Buffet just bought that may come as a shock to you. In the 65
Although the stock market whipsawed investors over the past few years, it showed its resilience by bouncing sharply higher after the pandemic collapse. As it has for more than a century, every double-digit decline by stocks is followed by a bull market. This has paved the way for several stocks with massive potential to explode.
Investors have many ways to play the “green wave,” or the pivot to a net-zero carbon world, but alongside EV stocks, hydrogen fuel cell stocks, solar stocks and other renewable energy plays, battery stocks are another strong choice. A big reason is that the pivot away from fossil fuels will not happen without advanced battery