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As Some Stocks' Rise Appears a Virtual Reality, This One Has a 'Special Purpose'

Let's review some names like TSLA, WIMI and NEXCF, and then eye a play for special purpose acquisition company Churchill Capital Corp III.

Buffett Fleeced Dominion

Who is Dominion Energy CEO Tom Farrell trying to kid?

Allstate Needs More Than a Recognizable Pitchman and Commercials

The charts are on the defensive.

The Charts of Sirius XM Tell Me It'll Take More Than a New Deal to Improve

The charts and indicators of SIRI are not bullish.

Let's Mix It Up With Forum Merger II, as It Shows Off Its Tattoos

Here I'll explore ways to play this 'blank check' M&A-related company that joined with Ittella International this month to form plant-based food company Tattooed Chef.

Landcadia's Golden Nugget Online Gaming Deal Is Golden for Tilman Fertitta

Special purpose acquisition companies have been hot, but here's a use for a SPAC that seems to push the envelope on creativity.

A Theme That Will Continue Producing Winners: Electronic Vehicles, Clean Engines

The EV market is nowhere near saturation yet. I believe we'll have some additional expansion before we begin to see takeovers.

Why I've Never Owned Berkshire Hathaway Stock

The key to portfolio management is reallocating assets and instead of doing that Berkshire seems to have done nothing.

Can You Hear the Sonos Rally?

Charts and indicators suggest SONO could run higher in the weeks ahead.

SPACs Aren't Just for Trading: 2 Attractive Buy and Hold Opportunities

I like putting some of my money with incredibly successful folks who are well-connected and have a history of success.

Caveat Emptor: Look Behind the Headlines Before You Make a Stock Move

In this example, a headline about Nikola mislead investors while also creating a quick trade opportunity.

This Action Isn't Good for Stock-Picking - But There's One Name I'm Buying

Traders are trying hard to separate winners from losers.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Merger: A Great Opportunity

Rather than a direct competitor, FMCI is acquiring a complement to Beyond Meat in the plant-based food category.

Cannabis SPACs Are the Only Game in Town

With over $2.5 billion raised by SPACs in the cannabis industry, there is more buying power in the market that is fueling new M&A activity.

A Pair of Low-Priced Stocks Put on Sudden Sprints Higher

Fashion retailer Fossil Group climbed after posting results while downtrodden restaurant operator Luby's surged on the possible sale of its assets.

Cracker Barrel Suffers Punch to the Gut from Punch Bowl Social Investment

The big charge Cracker Barrel just took to write down its stake in the small Denver-based chain could spur another proxy fight with Biglari Holdings.

Merck's Languishing Charts Could Get Boost on New Covid-19 Initiatives

The drugmaker's technical signals have been lackluster of late, but news of these initiatives are giving its shares a lift.

Will a Fitbit-Alphabet Merger Actually Happen?

There are many factors in play and the deal could be scuttled by the Justice Department.

Jim Cramer: It Would Be a Genius Move If Uber Buys Grubhub

The space would go from a pariah to a godsend both for the stock market and for restaurants starved for business and desperate for delivery to work.

AMC Entertainment Stock Surges but the Risk/Reward Numbers Are Not Compelling

The world's largest cinema chain gains on reports that Amazon may be having talks for a possible takeover of the firm.

Here's a Quartet of Small Biotechs That Could Make for Acquisition Targets

Merger activity is picking up this week in the biotechnology sector and these four promising companies would be good buyout candidates.

Chinese Insurer Sues Korean Firm Over Failed Deal for 15 U.S. Luxury Hotels

The global nature of the Covid-19 crisis is clear in a filing in Delaware chancery court, as financing for flashy real estate deals has dried up.

Let This IPO-Maker Make You Some Dividend Cash

Sutter Rock is a rare find worth checking out for dividend seekers -- and it's got a 13% dividend yield.

Crimson Wine Group Might Ultimately Make an Interesting Acquisition Candidate

CWGL is a member of my Triple-Net Active Versus Passive experiment.

What's Not to Like About the New Raytheon Technologies?

This is day one of trading for a vastly changed company - Raytheon - now merged with United Technologies to form Raytheon Technologies.

A Cypress/Infineon Deal Rejection Could Have Broader Chip M&A Repercussions

Should U.S. regulators block the Cypress/Infineon deal on national security grounds, China could respond by blocking M&A transactions involving U.S. acquirers.

Nokia and its Peers Have Good Reasons to Explore M&A

With telecom capex still under pressure amid 5G rollout delays, equipment suppliers might find consolidation to be the best path to profit growth.

If You Invest in Small-Cap Stocks, You've Got to Learn to Deal With Setbacks

Tivity Health's big price drop serves as an example of the thought process an investor must go through when a holding takes an unexpected hit.

Morgan Stanley Jumps Into the Deep End With E*Trade Purchase

What I suspect is that the stock price of MS will likely trade in a relatively tight range.

There Are No Signs That the Mood of the Market Has Shifted

The pockets of strong trading action in individual stocks illustrates an appetite for speculative action.