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I'm Going Public -- With My Favorite 'IPO' of the Year

Roblox was a 'metaverse'-style company before the word was cool. Here's why I'm hot on this name.

Bulls Run On, Energy and REITs Rule, Chips Go Wild, Options Trump Stocks

Plus, we bid a not-so-sad adieu to the mania in 2021 in meme stocks, SPACs and NFTs.

2021 Year in Review: A Very Good Market for Mega-Cap Stocks... But Not Much Else

The broader market had a very tough go of it in 2021, but you wouldn't know it unless you do some digging. From Reddit and Diamond Hands to SPACs and a stealth bear market, it's been a wild ride.

SenseTime Tries Again With IPO But Bars U.S. Investors

The Artificial Intelligence company SenseTime, judged part of the Chinese military complex, will try again with its US$767 million listing in Hong Kong.

Weber's Skewered Share Price Reaches a Level Where I Take a Bite

The grill maker's stock is down plenty from its peak and is well under its initial offering price of August.

Kohl's Appears Worth Snatching Up From the 'Sale' Rack

The department store retailer seems undervalued based on activist investor interest and the inclusion of Sephora shops in many of its locations.

AI Developer SenseTime Pulls Stock Sale Due to U.S. Sanctions

The Hong Kong-based company SenseTime protests its inclusion on a U.S. sanctions list for supplying AI software to the Chinese surveillance state.

As 2021 IPO Names Tumble, These 2022 Debuts Are Still Drawing Excitement

Despite the expectation of a tougher sledding for high-flying IPOs, optimism remains for a few key names.

Weibo Shares Fall as Twitter Equivalent Debuts in Hong Kong Market

After its parent, Sina Corp., delisted in New York, Weibo could be next now that its stock has established a Chinese presence.

Didi Global to Ditch U.S. Listing and Try Again in Hong Kong

China's ride-hailing market leader is bowing to Chinese government pressure and will exit the New York Stock Exchange.

Chinese Officials Reportedly Tell Didi Global to Devise Plan to Delist in U.S.

Beijing regulators push top management of the ride-hailing app to make the move after a disastrous IPO, according to media reports.

Twitter Languishes Back Where It Started 8 Years Ago but Merits a Fresh Look

Shares of the social media giant have produced zero net return since its IPO, yet it's a better company today than it was then.

Paytm Licks Its Wounds After Sharp Losses in India's Largest-Ever IPO

Paytm shares plunged 27% on debut day, which stands in stark contrast to other stellar tech initial public offerings in India.

I'm Warming to Weber After Rival Traeger's Post-Earnings Grilling

The grill maker's stock is near its IPO price, and the high level of short interest in Weber is an attention-getter.

Green Bay Packers and Black Rifle Coffee: Pass or Run With These Stocks?

A stock sale by the Green Bay Packers and plans to take the coffee company public are interesting but are they attractive for this value investor?.

While Traditional Wall Street Worries, Retail Traders Stay Aggressive

Big-picture experts fret about how the indices are dancing around to inflation and other macro concerns while missing the positive action in many stocks.

It's Hard to See Robinhood's Stock Making for Merry Investors Ahead

With a ton of additional shares soon becoming free to trade and questions about its growth prospects, Robinhood looks overpriced.

It's Ugly Out There

This combination of weak bonds, pressure on growth stocks, and a frothy IPO is causing the corrective action to gain traction.

Krispy Kreme Shares Still Aren't Sweet Enough for My Value Tastes

The stock of the doughnut purveyor continues to look pricey, especially at a time of rising commodity costs.

The Streaks End, Peloton Gadget, Rivian IPO, Utility Software, PayPal, Palantir

It was almost nice to be reminded that the saloon doors to the financial markets still swing both ways.

Corrective Action Gains Traction

The indices are finally resting, but there is little slowing in speculative energy.

Rivian Investors: Paying Up on the Hype and the Dream

Risks are likely to get tossed aside when the shares begin trading, yet those risks become more weighty when buying in at a nosebleed valuation..

Overbought but So What, The Beats Go On, Elon Musk's Tesla Share Sale Poll

Tesla's CEO steals some of rival Rivian's IPO thunder by asking the Twitter universe to decide if he should sell 10% of his Tesla shares.

Are SPACs Back in Vogue After Trump Bump?

Google search interest in SPACs has soared in the past week, reaching its highest level since February.

How Should Investors Approach New Bitcoin ETFs?

Products ancillary to ownership of the coin itself can come saddled with significant shortcomings.

What Price Krispy Kreme?

I suspect that commodity cost inflation may be the biggest factor that's currently weighing on DNUT.

3 Smaller Healthcare Stocks That Still Look Like Values in a Pricey Market

ProQR Therapeutics, Oscar Health and Hims & Hers Health appear to have promising futures.

The Hot Sign at Krispy Kreme Is Still Off

Here's why I detect a hole in the charts.

Investors Begin to Warm to Grill Maker Weber After Its IPO

The shares of the initial public offering were priced below their initial expected range but the stock is up nicely from its first-day action.

Is This the Start of a Long-Awaited Rebound for Biotech?

Life has not been easy for the small-cap biotech investor so far in 2021.