Month: September 2020

Midstream energy player Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) has a massive presence among North American natural gas pipeline operators. Because of the company’s size, there’s a safety factor that weighs in favor of long-term KMI stock holders. Source: Shutterstock Income seekers might view KMI stock as a fairly safe way to generate yield because of the stock’s generous
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Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group Chairman and CEO, speaking during the 2020 Delivering Alpha conference on Sept. 30th, 2020. CNBC Starwood’s Barry Sternlicht expects high flying technology stocks to fall from their heights if Former Vice President Joe Biden wins the 2020 election and Democrats take control of both chambers of Congress.   ”Maybe long term, two,
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Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Datadog — Shares of Datadog popped more than 11% after the cloud security platform announced a new strategic partnership with Microsoft’s cloud computing service Azure. Datadog will now be available in the Azure console as a first-class service, the company said. Nikola — Nikola soared 11% after
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The 5G revolution has been somewhat on the back burner in recent months as the novel coronavirus and the presidential election dominate the headlines. But long-term investors are looking for 5G stocks to buy that will deliver for years to come. Why? Connectivity is increasingly more important. The rollout of a new 5G network will
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When most people challenge deeply ingrained wisdom about finances, they’re greeted with eye rolls. When one of the world’s most successful financial gurus is the contrarian, people listen. Such was the case with Warren Buffett’s 2013 letter to Berkshire Hathaway investors, which seemed to challenge one of the longstanding axioms about retirement planning. Buffett noted
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An indoor farming start-up that heralds itself as the future of agriculture and has Martha Stewart on its board announced Tuesday it is going public through a reverse merger, the latest in a series of blank-check deals during the coronavirus pandemic.   Kentucky-based AppHarvest is merging with special purpose acquisition company Novus Capital Corp., while picking up $475 million
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Sanjay Mehrota, CEO, Micron Scott Mlyn | CNBC Check out the companies making headlines after-hours Tuesday: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals — The pharmaceutical company said trial data for its coronavirus antibody cocktail showed it reduced “viral levels and improved symptoms in non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients.” Regeneron shares were halted in after-hours trading. Micron Technology — Micron shares rose
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[embedded content] It’s been a rough year for Norwegian Cruise Line (NYSE:NCLH) and owners of NCLH stock. Source: Roberto Sorin / Shutterstock.com Coming into the year, the cruise industry was riding high on strong consumer spending and healthy travel appetite. NCLH was trading near all-time highs around $60. Revenues and profits were soaring. Life was
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Ethan Brown, founder and chief executive officer of Beyond Meat, center, celebrates with his wife Tracy Brown, center left, and guests during the company’s initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday
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It has been a little while since telecommunications giant T-Mobile (NASDAQ:TMUS) acquired Sprint. Interestingly, this event wasn’t really treated as big news when it happened in April. Perhaps it was just a delayed reaction as it took a couple more months before T-Mobile stock climbed substantially higher. Source: Tupungato / Shutterstock.com Or, perhaps there were other
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The marijuana industry’s exponential growth in the last several years created numerous opportunities in the mainstream economy. But kinks in the industry, including regulatory ones, are still being worked out. To that extent, it is still nascent and needs a professionally-trained workforce to firm up its contours. Currently, there are relatively few colleges or universities
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After Hadi Yousef began to invest in stocks, he soon learned the value of listening to a company’s earnings call. It didn’t take long for the then-Indiana University student to realize that tracking them down for a range of companies was a challenge.  “Around that time, five years ago, I had really gotten into podcasts,
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