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Markets, Data Dump, Student Loans, TikTok, Merck, Trading Salesforce

Markets, Data Dump, Student Loans, TikTok, Merck, Trading Salesforce

Friday might be a market holiday, but it became obvious on Wednesday that trading volumes had started to truly dwindle.

Doug Kass: My 15 Surprises for 2022

Doug Kass: My 15 Surprises for 2022

Like Diogenes with his lantern, I am, again in 2022, a cynic looking for truth - as I engage in my annual assault on the consensus and 'Group Stink.'

My 15 Surprises for 2022

* Another Trump/Clinton Presidential race appears increasingly likely in 2024 - But it's not the Trump you think! * "Slugflation" (sluggish growth and stubbornly high inflation) becomes a commonly used term to describe the global economy next year *...

Omicron, Biden, Market Rally, Covid Fighting Pills, Trading Apple

Omicron, Biden, Market Rally, Covid Fighting Pills, Trading Apple

Perhaps the rally had been set up by the depth of the pressure placed on financial markets over the prior three days. Perhaps.

What Concerns Me About Yesterday's Violent Rally

Market participants hear what they want to hear.  This is what I heard. Here and here.  Though little said was unexpected, the S&P Index rallied by about 90 handles from the day's lows following Powell's comments on monetary policy. I had expected a...

The Walls Are Closing in on the Fed

The Walls Are Closing in on the Fed

The dilemma going into the Federal Open Market Committee meeting slated for Tuesday and Wednesday is whether inflation transitory, or not.

Weibo Shares Fall as Twitter Equivalent Debuts in Hong Kong Market

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.

Look for Solar's Ability to Power Portfolios to Grow in Years Ahead

Look for Solar's Ability to Power Portfolios to Grow in Years Ahead

The solar industry is gaining its footing and trends indicate investing in solar equity plays should pay down the road.

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

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.

4 Things to Like About the Tech Sector...And 4 Things to Be Worried About

4 Things to Like About the Tech Sector...And 4 Things to Be Worried About

In the wake of Monday's tech rout, here are a few things I like about the tech sector at this crazy moment in time, along with a few things that have me concerned.

FAANG Still Has Teeth, Even If It Doesn't Have All Its Old Letters

FAANG Still Has Teeth, Even If It Doesn't Have All Its Old Letters

Let's chart FAANG's resurgence, as investors still show an appetite for the tech stocks.

Just Nifty

* Monday's conspicuous candle reversal in the Nasdaq (especially in semiconductors) may be a bearish short-term market signpost * I expect that we have reached or are approaching the end of "The Great Divide" and in the extreme market narrowness tha...

Here's How the Indexes Are Misrepresenting What's Really Happening in the Market

Here's How the Indexes Are Misrepresenting What's Really Happening in the Market

The indexes have been hiding poor action in growth stocks and better action in small-caps.

Here's What Ethereum and Bitcoin Traders Should Be Watching

Here's What Ethereum and Bitcoin Traders Should Be Watching

It looks like Ethereum may be looking to close the gap of price differential with Bitcoin a bit more.

Meta Picks Up Where Facebook Left Off

Meta Picks Up Where Facebook Left Off

Here's why the social media giant looks ready to rally again.

AMD's Latest Server CPUs and GPUs Show How a Bigger R&D Budget Is Paying Off

AMD's Latest Server CPUs and GPUs Show How a Bigger R&D Budget Is Paying Off

AMD now has a lot more resources to invest in areas such as chip packaging, software and specialized products.

Market QB Sneak, Fed Musical Chairs, China's Warning, 'Targeting' AMD and Nvidia

Market QB Sneak, Fed Musical Chairs, China's Warning, 'Targeting' AMD and Nvidia

Did anyone else see the semi-annual Financial Stability Report?

Minding Mr. Market

The rally in the pull forward group of stocks seems decisively over and the recent deterioration in the share prices of this group of stocks may continue.  I was terribly early on this concept - I covered some of my favorites pull forward stocks lik...

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

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.

Tesla's Market Cap

Tesla's market capitalization exceeds that of Facebook by nearly $300 billion and is almost $600 billion larger than the market cap of Berkshire Hathaway .

Peloton Is a Disaster

Peloton Is a Disaster

What's making PTON shares crater today? People have simply stopped buying them.

Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Meta's Earnings: What Stood Out

Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Meta's Earnings: What Stood Out

While labor shortages are a short-term problem for Amazon, Microsoft thinks they could be an opportunity.

Chop Fest Proven Wrong

Chop Fest Proven Wrong

I began last week thinking chop fest. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq proved that view wrong.

Riders on the Storm, More D.C. Nonsense, Early Take on Apple and Amazon

Riders on the Storm, More D.C. Nonsense, Early Take on Apple and Amazon

The two big names disappointed after hours Thursday, but one is more of a concern than the other.

Are SPACs Back in Vogue After Trump Bump?

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.

AMD's Lisa Su Does It Again: Here's My Trade

AMD's Lisa Su Does It Again: Here's My Trade

Su stated that she expects the market for PCs to be flattish for 2022, as she insinuated a lack of concern.

Market Obstacles, New Budget Plan, 3 Trading Questions, Earnings

Market Obstacles, New Budget Plan, 3 Trading Questions, Earnings

We answer questions on UPS, Lockheed Martin and Nvidia.

AMZN, GOOGL Earnings

I will be going into both Amazon and Google's earnings but with subdued expectations for the stocks. Given Facebook and an extended market to the upside, the setup is suboptimal for a long trade, in my view. I would be a buyer on any substantial wea...

Here's How to Trade Facebook Without Getting Your Face Ripped Off

Here's How to Trade Facebook Without Getting Your Face Ripped Off

This is a tough stock to own, at least for me, ethically. That doesn't mean that I don't play the name through earnings.

Strong Market Stays Sticky to the Upside

Strong Market Stays Sticky to the Upside

The indices are dealing with overbought technical conditions as earnings reports hit and speculative trading gains traction.