Diversification: An Investor’s Best Bet Against Loss Aversion

What really motivates investors? If you answered “gains,” you’re only partially correct. As it turns out, people tend to hate losses more than they like gains. This basic principle of human psychology is called “loss aversion” and was first coined back in 1979 by Nobel Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman and his associate Amos Tversky. WhatContinue reading “Diversification: An Investor’s Best Bet Against Loss Aversion”

Weekly Stock Market Update: Wall Street Dips Slightly

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Ocugen Inc. (OCGN), Jaguar Health Inc. (JAGX), Caesars Entertainment Inc. (CZR), Naked Brand Group (NAKD) and Celldex Therapeutics Inc. (CLDX). Ocugen Inc. (OCGN) shares skyrocketed after a phase III study of the company’s coronavirus vaccine candidate showed promising results,Continue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Wall Street Dips Slightly”

Four-Week Winning Streak for Wall Street

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Novocure Ltd. (NVCR), Novavax Inc. (NVAX), CureVac NV (CVAC), BioNTech SE (BNTX) and Inogen Inc. (INGN). Novocure Ltd. (NVCR) shares skyrocketed after the oncology company provided an update on Phase III clinical trials of its experimental lung cancer treatment.Continue reading “Four-Week Winning Streak for Wall Street”

New highs for Wall Street

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for ORBCOMM Inc. (ORBC), Cara Therapeutics (CARA), IZEA Worldwide Inc. (IZEA), Fintech Acquisition Corp. V (FTCV) and Caesars Entertainment Inc. (CZR). ORBCOMM Inc. (ORBC) shares skyrocketed after the satellite telecommunications company announced that it was going private and was beingContinue reading “New highs for Wall Street”

Good news for growth and tech stocks

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Marathon Patent Group Inc. (MARA), Canaan Inc. (CAN), Sunworks Inc. (SUNW), Intellia Therapeutics Inc. (NTLA) and BioNTech SE (BNTX). Marathon Patent Group Inc. (MARA) shares popped following the Bitcoin mining company’s announcement regarding a new BTC mining pool.  CanaanContinue reading “Good news for growth and tech stocks”

Ethereum smashes all-time high as race for smart contract supremacy accelerates

TRX, EOS, and BNB make massive gains as Visa adopts Ethereum As corporations like Visa and PayPal join Wall Street banks in expanding their crypto offerings, Ethereum is setting new all-time highs above $2K. Prices began rising on Wednesday as the market was uplifted by crypto-themed April Fool’s pranks. The Teletubbies tweeted about Bitcoin to advertise their own imaginary cryptocurrency TubbyCoin, and long-termContinue reading “Ethereum smashes all-time high as race for smart contract supremacy accelerates”

Investors continue to weigh optimism against concerns

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (SFM), ASML Holding NV (ASML), Ubiquiti Inc. (UI), Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP (CLMT) and Applied Materials Inc. (AMAT). Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (SFM) stock gained amid positive predictions by analysts for the fresh produceContinue reading “Investors continue to weigh optimism against concerns”

Weekly Stock Market Update: Tech stocks make a comeback

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for Canaan Inc. (CAN), Organigram Holdings Inc. (OGI), Riot Blockchain Inc. (RIOT), Sunworks Inc. (SUNW), and EHang Holdings Ltd. (EH). Bitcoin spiked to record highs, boosting crypto miner Riot Blockchain Inc. (RIOT) and mining equipment manufacturer Canaan Inc. (CAN) along with it. OrganigramContinue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Tech stocks make a comeback”

Weekly Stock Market Update: Friday’s rally saved the week

Last Week’s Top Five Market Winners Nasdaq Stock Market (NASDAQ) The past week showed significant gains for The Michaels Companies Inc. (MIK), Canaan Inc. (CAN), Centennial Resource Development Inc./DE (CDEV), Diamondback Energy Inc. (FANG), Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCA). The Michaels Companies Inc. (MIK) shares jumped this week after the arts and crafts retailer announced a dealContinue reading “Weekly Stock Market Update: Friday’s rally saved the week”

Top stocks soar under female leadership

Women currently hold 29 CEO positions at S&P 500 companies1. Although that is still only a small percentage (5.8%, to be exact), their impact has been huge. Across boardrooms worldwide, company stakeholders are seeing the very practical rewards as a result of electing a woman to take the helm, and leading companies’ stocks have shownContinue reading “Top stocks soar under female leadership”

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