Technology Stocks

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 […]

SoftBank sign at Silicon Valley SoftBank Vision Fund headquarters. SoftBank Group Corporation is a Japanese multinational conglomerate holding company - San Carlos, CA, USA - 2019

Nvidia to Buy Softbank’s Chipmaker

Masayoshi’s Son’s Softbank (SFTBY) is in the news again…this time with a $40 billion cash-and-stock deal to sell its chip design architecture firm, ArmHoldings, to Nvidia (NVDA). SFTBY will receive $21.5 billion in NVDA shares and $12 billion in cash, only a little more than the $32 billion that it paid for Arm in 2016. […]

London, United Kingdom - October 05, 2018: Screenshot of Robinhood Markets, Inc.'s mobile app Robinhood - Investing, No Fees.

What Revealing the ‘Nasdaq Whale’ Says About Crowded Trades

I’ve always been a great fan of mysteries. But who needs Agatha Christie to weave a story when we have the U.S. stock market? Everyone has been wondering what’s sent technology stocks (mainly in the Nasdaq) on a parabolic journey. A major institutional buyer, mysteriously nicknamed the “Nasdaq whale” by traders, dominated the never-before-seen massive […]

KONSKIE, POLAND - August 18, 2019: WeChat logo displayed on mobile phone

AAPL is Being Replaced With This Company in China

After crippling Huawei and throwing cold water on ByteDance’s global business, the Trump Administration has turned its sights on a third Chinese technology giant, Tencent (TCEHY). Tencent was the only Chinese company to feature in the world’s ten largest providers of both apps and games by download volumes last year, according to the mobile platform […]

AAPL and TSLA Stock Splits Attract Low Information Investors

AAPL and TSLA Stock Splits Attract Low Information Investors

Recent stock split announcements by Apple and Tesla have lit a fire under the companies’ share prices. I suspect that many investors scooping up the shares are not aware of exactly how the splits will work. I am curious about how new-to-the-stock market investors will react when they discover that post-split their holdings are not […]

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NIO Stock Price Jumps and Has More Room To Run

A lot of attention has been paid to the big tech companies this year, and rightly so. Big tech is leading the market to record highs, despite what the coronavirus pandemic has done (and continues to do) to the global economy. Precious metals are another area getting a lot of space in the financial press. […]