Overrated stocks generate interest beyond the numbers, somehow blinding investors into overvaluing them even when the evidence is weak. The S&P 500 has had its worst start in years as the equities market continues to find form. Several stocks trading at frothy valuations have faced massive corrections and are trading at more rational prices. Despite
What Is a Currency War? A currency war is an escalation of deliberate currency devaluation policies among two or more nations, each of which is trying to stimulate its own economy. Currency prices fluctuate constantly in the foreign exchange market. However, a currency war is marked by a number of nations simultaneously engaged in policy
Just recently, Pinterest (NYSE:PINS) released the company’s second-quarter 2022 financial results. As it turns out, Pinterest’s revenue growth is slowing, and the company’s monthly active user count is down year over year. Furthermore, activist investor Elliott Management’s stake in PINS stock is grabbing the financial headlines, but it doesn’t mean that you have to buy the
AMTD Digital (NYSE:HKD) stock flew onto traders’ radars recently as it rallied hundreds of percentage points. Cautious investors should investigate the company before taking a position, though. There’s nothing special about AMTD Digital in particular as a business, and the share-price surge is likely due to a short squeeze. If you’re in the U.S., chances are
Let’s begin by defining the realm of small-cap stocks before we discuss those that appear to be strong, safe investments currently. As their name implies, small-cap stocks have lower market capitalizations than both mid-cap and large-cap stocks. The range of market cap defining the class is typically from $300 million to $2 billion. Large-cap stocks
Retail stocks have taken a beating this year. As investors move into the second half, there are many concerning signs. Inflation reached 9.1% in June. That was the highest level in 40 years and especially concerning given Fed efforts to tamp down surging inflation with interest-rate hikes. Although the July inflation numbers were down slightly
Key Takeaways The number of Disney+ subscribers came in about 4.6 million above estimates. Disney+ is Disney’s video streaming service and has grown rapidly since it first launched in late 2019, but the pace of growth has slowed dramatically. Revenue also beat analyst predictions. Disney Earnings Results Metric  Beat/Miss/Matched Reported Value Analysts’ Prediction Adjusted EPS
No one would’ve predicted the monstrous success of Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). It’s among the top-five most valuable companies in terms of market capitalization, trading at over a whopping $1.4 trillion. It started as a humble bookseller but has become one of the most diversified businesses. Amazon acquisitions have been a key enabler of its diversification strategy.
Death and debt—they’re the last things you want to think about. Unfortunately, they are tied together. Nearly 75% of Americans die with outstanding debt, such as credit card balances, mortgages, auto loans, and student loans. How that debt is handled after death depends on the type of debt and where the person lived. Here’s what you need
Tesla, Inc., formerly known as Tesla Motors, has grown since its IPO a decade ago into one of the world’s biggest producers of electric vehicles under the leadership of CEO Elon Musk. The company sells cars, SUVs, and trucks. In addition to electric vehicles, it has expanded into energy generation and storage systems. Tesla joined the S&P
PayPal (PYPL) is almost synonymous with online payments, but it is not alone in the growing digital money space. Nearly every consumer market is moving online. For example, consider how Amazon overtook Walmart as the world’s largest retailer. Consumers are turning to online payment systems in record numbers every year. The industry for online payment
Like other fintech stocks, shares of SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) stock have had a tough year. Blame it on the market’s changing view of high-growth stocks, plus the expectation that economic conditions will become more challenging. Trading above $15 per share at the start of January, SOFI stock at one point fell into penny-stock territory (under
When it comes to the economy and the stock market, the near term remains murky. It’s possible the market has mostly factored in inflation, interest rate hikes and recession risks. Then again, maybe not. Yet while uncertainty still runs high, that doesn’t mean staying on the sidelines is the best move. Instead, it’s best to