Technology Stocks

OXFORD, UK - DECEMBER 5th 2016: Snapchat logos printed onto paper. Snapchat is a popular social media application for sharing messages, images and videos

Trade of the Week: SNAP

Last week was a tough one for social media company Snap (SNAP), which missed badly on guidance. The company warned of challenging macroeconomic conditions ahead and the stock dropped over 40% the next day. The following day, the stock gained 10%, and a large investor bought 10,000 January SNAP calls. This seemingly very bullish trade […]

What’s In Store for RBLX?

What’s In Store for RBLX?

Tech stocks have been among the hardest hit in market sell off this year.  Roblox (RBLX), the popular video game company, has also seen a sharp decline in its share price as its revenue growth has slowed.  However, after its most recent earnings report, the stock price looks like it could be bouncing back. In […]

POZNAN, POL - FEB 04, 2020: Flat-screen TV set displaying logo of Sony, a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Konan, Minato, Tokyo

Sony’s Epic Hopes

In early March, I told you how Sony (SONY) has had one ambition for literally decades: to become the world’s most fully integrated entertainment company. Over the years, Sony has put together an outstanding array of assets: world-class music catalogs (Sony Music), Hollywood film and television studios, plus PlayStation, the leading video game hardware. But […]

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This Beaten Down LED Stock Could Run on Biden’s New Energy Efficiency Rules

Light-emitting diode (LED) stocks could be a bright investment idea. CNBC reports that earlier this week, the Biden administration “announced new energy efficiency regulations that will phase out old-fashioned incandescent lightbulbs, a move that will drive down electricity use and curb greenhouse gas emissions from the country’s power sector.” The new rule will ban the […]

Plan For When Your Favorite Stock Stops Going Up

Plan For When Your Favorite Stock Stops Going Up

The crash last week of Netflix Inc. (NFLX) shows how badly investors in growth stocks can get hurt when the music stops. The Netflix debacle shows that if you are investing for price appreciation, you need to have an exit plan or alternative strategy. And that’s true not only of tech stocks, but of any […]

This Semiconductor Stock is a Buy as Equipment Delays Lengthen

This Semiconductor Stock is a Buy as Equipment Delays Lengthen

Despite the view from Wall Street analysts and their rose-colored glasses, the woes of the semiconductor industry continue. Last month, a warning came from Peter Wennick, CEO of ASML Holding (ASML), a manufacturer of chip-making equipment. In an interview with the Financial Times, Wennick said: “Next year and the year after, there will be shortages. […]

The Fed Wants to Crash the Stock Market

The Fed Wants to Crash the Stock Market

With inflation hitting 8.5% in the Tuesday report (a 40-year record)… The Federal Reserve IS NOT going to slow down their plans to raise rates and sell off their bond holdings.  So far, we’ve seen many tech stocks down 30%…50% if not more.  However the S&P 500, the Nasdaq and Dow are still hanging around […]

One Semiconductor Stock You Need to Own

One Semiconductor Stock You Need to Own

When choosing a company to invest in, I always like to look for what Warren Buffett called a “moat” protecting it—a competitive advantage that allows the company to maintain pricing power and better than average profit margins. When I’m considering an investment in the technology sector too, particularly in the semiconductor space, I am especially […]

Trade of the Week: SMH

Trade of the Week: SMH

Although the meme stocks were grabbing the headlines, there was some interesting options activity last week in VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH).  SMH is a popular ETF for tracking the chipmaker industry, with over 30,000 options trading per day on average.  On a day last week when options activity was 2x the normal amount, 65% […]

A Safe Trade Hiding in Your House Right Now

A Safe Trade Hiding in Your House Right Now

Many traders are bottom-feeding beaten down tech stocks.  Over the long term, that could work well… but if you’re looking for a nice intermediate trade, it could prove rough.  That’s why, I’d rather look at sectors that are down… as most of the market is… but not very far down.  I’m not talking about investing […]