Just name an investment theme backed by a big idea. Chances are, numerous stocks associated with that theme have managed to soar to the stars, only to fall back to Earth in spectacular fashion. This is the nature of the beast with many investments, especially those tied to hot market trends and sexy growth narratives.
As Republicans in Congress make a new push for federal legalization of cannabis, it’s a good time to hold some quality cannabis stocks. It’s expected that the legal cannabis market could be worth $100 billion in the United States alone by 2030. Further, Canada is already an attractive market and medicinal cannabis is gaining traction
Five of the past eight trading days have ended in the red, driven by fears of inflation. Last week, the market was startled by the news that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) posted its largest month-over-month increase since 2009. Making matters worse was that CPI also had its largest year-over-year rise since 2008. Tech stocks
Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) is like your favorite sports team, assuming you’re a real fan and don’t just follow whoever wins. It’s always wait until next year. Since its glory days during the dot-com era, when it was briefly the world’s most valuable company, CSCO stock has been regularly disappointing investors. It’s still about 35% below
Stem (NYSE:STEM) has a very profitable battery energy hardware and storage business that the market does not fully appreciate. Since going public via SPAC (special purpose reverse merger) on April 27, STEM stock has dropped 26% from $26.61 on April 28 to $21.10 on May 20. I think the stock is worth at least 71% higher
Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) core businesses performed extremely well last quarter, causing its shares to look quite appealing. But that’s not the only thing that’s looking up for AMZN stock. Source: Mike Mareen / Shutterstock.com In addition to a healthy first quarter, AMZN is quite attractive now because of the e-commerce giant’s promising initiatives, as well its
Up until last week, shares in renewable biofuels company Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO) had slumped almost 70% from mid-February highs. For those who believed in the growth potential of the company, this represented a huge buying opportunity. However, after reporting Q1 earnings on May 13, GEVO stock has rallied. Source: Oleksiy Mark / Shutterstock.com More specifically, GEVO popped
Lyft, Inc. (NASDAQ:LYFT) is probably at an inflection point. LYFT stock is set to move higher, and as such, it looks like good value here. People are starting to move and travel more as economic growth rises. Source: TY Lim / Shutterstock.com Lyft management said as much in their May 4 earnings release for Q1:
There’s no denying it: I’ve been bullish on lidar (light detection and ranging) company Luminar (NASDAQ:LAZR) for quite some time. However, I’ll admit that my recommendation of LAZR stock in March was ill-timed. Source: JHVEPhoto/shutterstock.com Unfortunately, the share price tanked in April and hasn’t regained its footing yet. So, does this mean it’s time to cut
Online entertainment platform Roblox (NYSE:RBLX) offers gamers an immersive virtual world and an escape from reality for a while. The game has maintained strong appeal during the Covid-19 pandemic, and as a result, RBLX stock holders have enjoyed fairly strong returns. Source: Miguel Lagoa / Shutterstock.com Soon after the stock became publicly available for trading, I
Have you ever watched the cheering crowds at an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event and wondered if you could invest in the company? Well, now you can (indirectly, at least) as UFC parent company Endeavor Group (NYSE:EDR) recently had its initial public offering (IPO) of EDR stock. Source: A.RICARDO/Shutterstock.com As we’ll see, the shares have
Is it time to think about the fear trade again? That’s the question that many investors are undoubtedly pondering. Although the benchmark indices moved higher on the May 13 session, snapping a three-day losing streak, their technical posture doesn’t look particularly encouraging. Therefore, the idea of rolling over into consumer staples recently gained much traction.
Paysafe (NYSE:PSFE), a London-based online payments company, and Foley Trasimene Acquisition II Corp, billionaire Bill Foley’s special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), completed their reverse merger in March. Since then, shares of PSFE stock have oscillated wildly. But this month, PSFE stock has fallen nearly 25%. Source: Sulastri Sulastri / Shutterstock.com This should not come as
One of the stock market’s greatest success stories of the past decade is Shopify (NYSE:SHOP). The company was founded by three college buddies who were trying to create an online snowboarding business. But they quickly realized that the tools they had built to create that website were highly scalable and very valuable in helping other people
Shares of Chinese electric vehicle (EV) giant Nio (NYSE: NIO) have slowed down considerably in the past three months. The correction in EV and Chinese stocks has impacted Nio stock, which shed 44% of its value in the past three months. However, its growth catalysts remain intact, and the recent dip is an excellent opportunity for
The novel coronavirus pandemic accelerated certain technological trends, resulting in a decade’s worth of growth for the ecommerce sector. Tech and ecommerce giant Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) saw its profits increase by a whopping 200% during the pandemic. In addition, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s eccentric founder, saw his wealth increase by a staggering $90.1 billion. With such a
With the market in correction mode, investors have the opportunity to buy some of the biggest technology trends at more reasonable valuations. The recent ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline has one recurrent investment theme back in the spotlight: cybersecurity. The $162 billion cybersecurity market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)
With the markets trading near all-time highs, it doesn’t seem like this bull run will be ending any time soon. Even the novel coronavirus pandemic could not slow down Wall Street, which is powering along despite enormous external pressures. However, there is still a chance that a stock market crash could be around the corner.
Nio (NYSE:NIO), the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker, posted lower growth than expected in the first quarter and reduced its outlook for Q2. As a result, I have lowered my expectations as well. I now believe that Nio stock is worth no more than $38.58. That’s 15.4% above its closing price on May 14. Source:
Coinbase Global (NASDAQ:COIN) posted very impressive growth first quarter numbers and metrics on May 13, though lower than analysts’ estimates. If this trajectory is maintained, COIN stock is going to be much higher a year from now. Source: Primakov / Shutterstock.com For example, adjusted EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) spiked from $288