Delta concerns dampen markets

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week included significant gains for Monday.com (MNDY), TaskUs Inc. (TASK), Niu Technologies (NIU), Viridian Therapeutics Inc. (VRDN) and CureVac NV (CVAC). Monday.com (MNDY) shares skyrocketed after the work management software provider announced strong Q2 results for its first quarter as a public company. TaskUsContinue reading “Delta concerns dampen markets”

The history of diversification

Diversification is a key building block of successful long-term investing and has been called “the only free lunch in finance.”¹ While its origins can be traced back millennia, it has developed dramatically in recent years as markets have grown and new instruments emerged. But now with both equity and bond valuations very high, the diversificationContinue reading “The history of diversification”

Markets still high on earnings

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week included significant gains for Golden Nugget Online Gaming Inc. (GNOG), Novavax Inc. (NVAX), TaskUs Inc. (TASK), Pilgrim’s Pride (PPC) and Array Technologies Inc. (ARRY). Golden Nugget Online Gaming Inc. (GNOG) shares skyrocketed following news of a $1.56 billion acquisition deal for the onlineContinue reading “Markets still high on earnings”

A great week of earnings

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week included significant gains for Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (ARCT), Robinhood Markets Inc. (HOOD), eXp World Holdings Inc. (EXPI), TravelCenters of America LLC. (TA), and Editas Medicine Inc. (EDIT). Arcturus Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (ARCT) shares skyrocketed following a clinical trial approval for the medicineContinue reading “A great week of earnings”

What is a “short squeeze”?

Being out-of-favour and heavily “shorted” are key characteristics of so-called meme stocks. But what does being “shorted” mean, how does the “squeeze” work, and how have individual investors turned this to their advantage against hedge funds? Read on to discover retail investors’ new “meme squeeze” investment strategy, how they bested complacent hedge funds, and how this cat-and-mouseContinue reading “What is a “short squeeze”?”

Mixed markets showed a modest retreat

Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week included significant gains for Agora Inc. (API), Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO), Atlassian Corporation PLC A (TEAM), Canaan Inc. (CAN), and Riot Blockchain Inc. (RIOT). Agora Inc. (API) shares skyrocketed following increased interest in the Chinese software provider from hedge funds. Silicon Motion Technology (SIMO) shares soared following the release ofContinue reading “Mixed markets showed a modest retreat”

What are earnings reports and how to use the eToro earnings calendar

You follow your stocks daily. You are ready to buy and sell whenever an opportunity arises. Then, out of nowhere, boom, your stock jumps 5%. An hour later another stock plummets 9%. You ask yourself: what’s going on?! Crazy times! Well, not so crazy. It might just be “earnings season.” Follow eToro’s Earnings Calendar WhatContinue reading “What are earnings reports and how to use the eToro earnings calendar”

S&P 500 tops previous record

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week included significant gains for Urban One Inc. (UONE), Evofem Biosciences Inc. (EVFM), Biogen Inc. (BIIB), Monday.com (MNDY) and Marqeta Inc. (MQ). Urban One Inc. (UONE) shares continued to soar amid investor anticipation of Juneteenth, which celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the US, followingContinue reading “S&P 500 tops previous record”

More record highs, but tech lags

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW), Avid Technology Inc. (AVID), Axogen Inc. (AXGN), Steel Dynamics Inc. (STLD) and Qurate Retail Group Inc. (QRTEA). Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW) shares jumped after the weight loss leader reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings. AvidContinue reading “More record highs, but tech lags”

Flat week for Wall Street

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Vaxart Inc. (VXRT), Globalstar (GSAT), 1 800 FLOWERS COM (FLWS), Ocugen Inc. (OCGN) and Proofpoint Inc. (PFPT). Vaxart Inc. (VXRT) shares skyrocketed after the biotech company released a study indicating that American adults would prefer oral tablet vaccines —Continue reading “Flat week for Wall Street”

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