Technology Stocks

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Is Palantir the Next Big Thing in the Tech Sector?

Although the U.S. elections are garnering most of the media attention, the bigger deal for investors is the potential success of a coronavirus vaccine. The Pfizer (PFE) and BioNTech (BNTX) vaccine, with its 90% success rate in trials, could be a significant game changer for a world desperately seeking to find its way out of […]

Chip Industry Consolidation Underway

Chip Industry Consolidation Underway

On October 20, the struggling chipmaker Intel (INTC) announced it would sell its money-losing NAND flash memory business to South Korea’s SK Hynix for $9 billion. This appears to be the start of a move toward greater consolidation in the semiconductor industry. More on that later. First, let’s look at what it means for Intel. […]

AAPL and The Rollout of the iPhone 12 and 5G

AAPL and The Rollout of the iPhone 12 and 5G

In his inauguration speech on January 20, 1961, President John F. Kennedy famously encouraged Americans to: “Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.” I’m paraphrasing JFK’s line to explain to you the right way to look at the Wall Street buzz surrounding Apple (AAPL) and 5G: […]

Trade of the Week: Fastly

Trade of the Week: Fastly

One of the market’s higher flying stocks this past month took quite the tumble last week. Fastly (FSLY), a cloud, web development company, dropped nearly 30% in one day after lowering revenue guidance ahead of its earnings at the end of the month. Although the actual guidance wasn’t that much lower than previous expectations, the […]

Trade of the Week: Datadog

Trade of the Week: Datadog

Tech remains the most interesting sector when it comes to unusual options activity. Just recently, options traders were very active in Datadog (DDOG) options. DDOG is a software analytics company that just announced a big deal with Microsoft. The stock jumped higher on the news, over 17% on the week of the announcement. So far, […]

Is Micron Set For a Big Move?

Is Micron Set For a Big Move?

Making directional trades in this market isn’t easy. On the one hand, you have high flying stocks that are trading well above reasonable valuations. Trading those types of stocks can be dangerous since they can reverse on a dime. On the other hand, value stocks are dead. Stocks trading below reasonable valuations just seem to […]