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Without a doubt, Ark Investment Management CEO Cathie Wood has received criticism for sticking to her optimistic position in electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). Yet, Wood isn’t giving up on TSLA stock. Investors should consider following her lead, as Tesla’s using a savvy strategy to stay competitive in a challenging but high-conviction EV market. There’s
After a rough 2022, smart investors know when to make the most of an opportunity. Look no further than beaten-down fintech companies, for example. At the moment, there’s a growing need for contactless payment solutions. Plus, there’s rising demand for “Buy Now Pay Later” services. Leading BNPL provider Affirm Holdings (NASDAQ:AFRM), for example, is in focus
Could China-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Kandi Technologies (NASDAQ:KNDI) be a hidden gem in your portfolio for the next three years? It’s worth considering, as KNDI stock is low now and has been much higher. Besides, Kandi is staking a claim in a niche EV market while also improving its bottom line. Kandi Technologies isn’t
New Jersey-headquartered party supplies retailer Party City (NYSE:PRTY) has been in the headlines lately but not for reasons that investors would want to celebrate. It looks like PRTY stock is getting delisted and Party City is engaged in bankruptcy proceedings. Inflation and recession fears have taken a toll on the U.S. economy, and some businesses just
If any company could be considered the poster child of the Big Tech wreck of 2022, it’s Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META). The carnage of META stock was considerable, though some investors may choose to stand by CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse-centered vision for the company. All things considered, however, it’s wise to stay out of the trade
What will 2023 look like for California-headquartered neo-banking firm SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI)? If you’re counting on a rapid recovery for SoFi Technologies, don’t hold your breath. SOFI stock is a buy but only for a tiny position as lower prices are probably on the horizon. Therefore, it’s wise to wait patiently and refrain from investing
Eventually, there may be compelling reasons to bet your hard-earned capital on solid-state lithium-metal battery manufacturer QuantumScape (NYSE:QS). Right now, however, QS stock gets a “D” rating due to the risks involved. The short squeeze potential shouldn’t appeal to sensible long-term investors. Besides, QuantumScape’s financial profile might improve someday, but it’s not particularly impressive right now.
Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) potential investment in an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot is a hot topic on Wall Street now. Yet, MSFT stock traders should consider the implications carefully before pressing the “buy” button. There’s also earnings season coming up, and it’s not a sure bet that Microsoft will hit a home run this time. During the days
Stocks of electric vehicle (EV) makers were battered in 2022. Chip shortages, supply chain bottlenecks, Covid-19-led disruptions in China and macro headwinds took a toll on the industry. Yet, the long-term prospects for EV companies remain attractive due to growing consumer interest, favorable regulation and tax credits to boost EV adoption. Strategic research provider BloombergNEF
Invariably, with the Federal Reserve forced into the unenviable task of taking away the monetary punch bowl, certain stocks to avoid would come up based on mass layoffs. Effectively, the earlier response to the coronavirus pandemic led to a dramatic rise in the real M2 money stock. However, inflation didn’t become particularly pronounced until people
Are you ready to spin the wheel and take a chance on Bally’s (NYSE:BALY)? Not so fast, as BALY stock could continue to lose value in 2023. A turnaround in macroeconomic conditions would certainly help Bally’s recover from its slump. Yet, the company’s fiscal figures should set off some alarm bells for cautious investors. Don’t get