Ford ‘could become the second largest EV manufacturer globally’: Analyst

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Description: CFRA Research Senior Equity Analyst Garrett Nelson speaks with Yahoo Finance about how traditional automakers and new startups are vying for share in the global electric vehicle market. Source: Yahoo.Finance.com – video report Date: Dec 03, 2021 Link: https://finance.yahoo.com/video/ford-could-become-second-largest-210834617.html?contentType=VIDEO Questions for discussion: Summarize the key points related to Ford’s stock valuation and future direction…. Read more »

The Breakup of GE and J&J: The End of the Conglomerate?

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Description: Breaking up isn’t hard to do in a bullish market. General Electric’s announcement last week that it will split into three separate companies was quickly followed by similar news from Johnson & Johnson, which detailed plans to separate its consumer products business from its pharmaceutical and medical device operations. Source: knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu Date: Nov 16, 2021 Link:… Read more »

Twitter’s stock is nearing a bottom, trader says after Ark Invest buy-in

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Description: Twitter is nearing a turning point, says one top strategist. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Dec 02, 2021 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/02/twitter-is-nearing-a-bottom-trader-says-after-ark-invest-buy-in.html Questions for discussion: What is the basis for this call? Do you agree with the interpretation of the data and management events?

Big Six go six-for-six as BMO hikes dividend and plans buyback

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Description: Bank of Montreal has made it a clean sweep for Canada’s Big Six lenders in dishing out dividend hikes and share buybacks. Source: BNNBloomberg.ca – video report Date: Dec 03, 2021 Link: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/big-six-go-six-for-six-as-bmo-hikes-dividend-and-plans-buyback-1.1690652 Questions for discussion: How have Canadian bank shares performed, according to the report? What explains the overall performance? What would you… Read more »

Twitter’s New CEO Makes His Mark With Executive Reshuffle

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Description: (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Parag Agrawal, who just took the reins from Jack Dorsey this week, is already shaking up the management ranks. Source: Yahoo.Finance.com/Bloomberg.com Date: Dec 03, 2021 Link: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/twitter-shuffles-executive-team-following-202309898.html Questions for discussion: Explain the shake up at Twitter. What direction would you expect management to take at this time?… Read more »

Mohamed El-Erian says the Fed’s inflation screwup will ‘go down in history’ — but he’s using these 3 stocks to take advantage

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Description: If a prominent economist is right, the Federal Reserve’s reaction to skyrocketing inflation is “going to go down in history as one of the worst inflation calls.” Source: Yahoo.Finance.com Date: Nov 25, 2021 Link: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/mohamed-el-erian-says-feds-223000705.html Questions for discussion: What are the arguments over the Fed’s decisions? What do you think about the understanding and… Read more »

Investors Hung Their Hats on Peloton and Zoom Last Year. What Now?

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Description: Some “stay-at-home” stocks that were pandemic-era darlings have experienced brutal sell-offs. ​Source: NYTimes.com Date: Nov 17, 2021 Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/17/business/peloton-zoom-stock.html Questions for discussion: Summarize the price movements of these so-called stay-at-home stocks. What would you advise investors at this time – buy, sell or hold? Explain your reasoning. ​

Nvidia data center sales grew 55% on demand for artificial intelligence chips

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Description: Nvidia stock rose more than 5% in extended trading after it reported earnings on Wednesday for its third fiscal quarter that beat expectations for both earnings and sales. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Nov 17, 2021 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/17/nvidia-nvda-earnings-q3-2022.html Questions for discussion: Explain Nvidia’s financial success? How should investors evaluate the stock going forward? Is… Read more »

‘It’s like Gamestop’: Mortgage expert on risk of housing correction

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Description: Prices in red-hot Canadian housing markets could be at risk of a “significant” correction amid extreme valuation and policy uncertainty heading into the new year, according to one of the country’s best known mortgage experts. ​Source: BNNBloomberg.ca – video report Date: Nov 25, 2021 Link: https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/it-s-like-gamestop-mortgage-expert-on-risk-of-housing-correction-1.1687056 Questions for discussion: What is helping to inflate… Read more »

The Must-Hold Technical Level Walmart Faces After Earnings Dip

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Description: Walmart stock is trading lower after despite reporting strong quarterly results. Here’s the must-hold level on the charts now. Source: TheStreet.com – video report Date: Nov 17, 2021 Link: https://www.thestreet.com/investing/how-to-trade-walmart-wmt-stock-earnings-pullback Questions for discussion: What are the technical factors affecting the firm’s stock price? Explain the stock price movement over the last few years? What… Read more »