Description: Toni Sacconaghi, senior analyst at Bernstein, discusses the impact that the securities fraud charges against Tesla CEO Elon Musk can have on the company. Tesla stock could fall more than 20 percent if Elon Musk ousted following securities fraud charges, analyst says from CNBC. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Sep 28, 2018 Link:… Read more »
Monthly Archives: September 2018
Tesla could be in serious trouble if Musk were out
Description: Shares of Tesla (TSLA) tumbled Friday, extending losses after Thursday’s news that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a lawsuit accusing Tesla CEO Elon Musk of defrauding investors when he tweeted last month that he was considering taking the company private. Source: YahooFinance.com – video report Date: Sep 21, 2018 Link: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tesla-shares-plummeting-following-sec-lawsuit-122749623.html Questions for discussion:… Read more »
The energy behind a key options move
Description: Big options move behind an energy stock. The energy behind a key options move from CNBC. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Sep 28, 2018 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/09/28/the-energy-behind-a-key-options-move.html Questions for discussion: Explain the strategies presented in this report. Do you think they make sense?
IGC, New Age Beverage stocks rocket to lead cannabis sector rally amid CBD beverage boom
Description: Shares of India Globalization Capital Inc. rocketed Friday to a more-than seven year high, to pace broad gains in the marijuana sector, investors rushed to take part in the CBD-infused drinks market. Source: MarketWatch.com Date: Sep 28, 2018 Link: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/igc-stock-rockets-to-lead-cannabis-sector-rally-amid-cbd-beverage-boom-2018-09-28 Questions for discussion: Explain the price changes taking place in the stocks mentioned in… Read more »
The Bull Market Could Ruin Your Retirement
Description: Big gains have padded accounts, but the downside risk is larger than ever. Source: Bloomberg.com Date: Sep 28, 2018 Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-28/the-bull-market-could-ruin-your-retirement Questions for discussion: Summarize the concerns presented in this article. Do you agree with the assessment and risk perceptions? What would you advise investors?
The ‘great bull’ market is dead, says BofA analyst
Description: Bank of America’s Michael Harnett writes that slowing growth, rising interest rates and too much debt killed the rally. The market that takes its place will feature lower returns in assets that suffered during the recovery. That means shifting focus to pharmaceutical companies and tech disruptors. The ‘great bull’ market is dead, says BofA… Read more »
Risk factors involving pot stock IPOs
Description: CNBC’s Leslie Picker discusses some of the morning’s most provocative headlines. Risk factors involving pot stock IPOs from CNBC. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Sep 21, 2018 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/09/21/risk-factors-involving-pot-stock-ipos.html Questions for discussion: Summarize the key points presented in this report. What would you advise investors?
Workers Overdose on the Job, and Employers Struggle to Respond
Description: As the opioid epidemic continues to rage across the country, with a record 72,000 drug overdose deaths estimated in 2017, the fallout is increasingly manifesting itself at construction sites, factories, warehouses, offices and other workplaces. A stunning 70 percent of employers reported that their businesses had been affected by prescription drug abuse, including absenteeism, positive drug… Read more »
Opinion: The new ‘Tilray’ marijuana stock is here — this is how to set up the trade
Description: There are rumors that Coca-Cola may buy Denver’s New Age Beverages Source: MarketWatch.com Date: Sep 21, 2018 Link: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-new-tilray-stock-is-here-this-is-how-to-set-up-the-trade-2018-09-21 Questions for discussion: What does this report suggest to investors interested in investing in this sector? How significant would a favorable decision by Coca-Cola be to the stocks involved?
A Silicon Valley VC Pioneer Ponders a Smaller-Is-Better Future
Description: Kleiner Perkins is in crisis with star partner Mary Meeker leaving. Source: Bloomberg.com Date: Sep 20, 2018 Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-20/a-silicon-valley-vc-pioneer-ponders-a-smaller-is-better-future?srnd=businessweek-v2 Questions for discussion: What did you learn about the synergy between partners in VC firms? How would you describe the investing strategy of Mary Meeker in comparison to the management of the firm she is… Read more »