Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com It’s been a tough year for tech firms, including hardware and software supplier Oracle (NYSE:ORCL). A recent round of Oracle layoffs, along with a pricey purchase of healthcare data company Cerner, has some ORCL stock investors feeling anxious. Yet, the layoffs are a necessary step to help slim Oracle down. Besides, the…

Source: 24K-Production / Shutterstock.com Coinbase Global (NASDAQ:COIN) is among the best-known platforms where people can buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC-USD) and other cryptocurrencies. However, troubles in the world of crypto have put negative pressure on COIN stock. The end result, though, should be much higher prices for Coinbase shares over the coming years. That’s because more…

How far could a $100 wager on Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) stock take you? In the short term, don’t expect huge gains, as traders are still nervous about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s consolidation of power. They’re anxious about the nation’s strict Covid-19 policies as well. Yet, Baidu shares have lost so much value that there seems to…

If you bought shares of Rivian Automotive (NASDAQ:RIVN) at or near its peak in mid-November, it’s been a bad couple of weeks for you. RIVN stock is 34% off its high of $179.47, made days after the electric vehicle maker went public. And, unfortunately, I don’t see RIVN stock making a comeback any time soon.…

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) shareholders have been a pretty happy bunch over the past 2 years. The pandemic triggered a surge in new subscribers. Its latest quarter was a blockbuster (no pun intended) that beat analysts expectations on virtually every metric. And now Squid Game has become the streamer’s biggest ever series at launch. NFLX stock has posted…

Dogecoin (CCC:DOGE-USD) has turned into an interesting economic and societal experiment. What happens to a meme-driven cryptocurrency once most people stop caring about it? Dogecoin is giving us the chance to find out. Source: Shutterstock The price of DOGE has fallen 20% over the past month. It’s down 42% over the past six months, and…

After prematurely calling a near-term top in Lucid Group (NASDAQ:LCID) stock on Nov. 11, I’ll admit so far, I’ve made the wrong call with Lucid. Source: ggTravelDiary / Shutterstock.com The electric vehicle maker’s turbocharged surge in price (kicked off by it making its first customer deliveries) has carried on. Renewed hype for EV stocks, and…

Very seldom are executive departures a positive event for a company. Skillz (NYSE:SKLZ) stock sustained its slump on the markets when its technology chief resigned. Source: NYCStock / Shutterstock.com This re-affirms the bearish bet against SKLZ stock, with the short float at over 22%. Why did the chief technology officer resign? Are shareholders too pessimistic…

Ocugen’s (NASDAQ:OCGN) time in the sun is coming to an end. Last year, the stock shot to prominence due to the Covid-19 crisis. The clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company is partnering with India’s Bharat Biotech to bring Covaxin, a Covid-19 vaccine candidate, to the American markets. Although it has faced delays, the markets were very kind to the…

The last time I wrote about Ocugen (NASDAQ:OCGN) was Nov. 3. InvestorPlace’s Larry Ramer was short OCGN stock. As of Ramer’s Nov. 8 article, he was still short.  Source: shutterstock.com/PhotobyTawat In the two weeks since Ocugen’s share price has lost 22% of its value. So I wonder if my colleague is still holding tight or…

GameStop (NYSE:GME), one of the biggest stock stories of this year, transitioned from an increasingly irrelevant strip mall business to changing the paradigm of the investment market. Possibly for the first time ever, average everyday folks forced Wall Street to recognize the power of the masses. Because of that, the original boosters of GME stock…

It’s the sentiment that matters, particularly when it comes to the concept of dumbest investments of 2021. According to English economist John Maynard Keynes, the market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent. The quote may be apocryphal according to Jason Zweig of the Wall Street Journal, but it rings true for a…

Lucid Group (NASDAQ:LCID) stock may not have much further to go, but its Air Grand Touring model sure does. Source: ggTravelDiary / Shutterstock.com Lucid is finally in production and the rubber is hitting the road to great reviews. Here’s what a recent MotorTrend review has to say after comparing the Lucid Air Grand Touring against…

All things considered, the loss that electric vehicle manufacturer Lucid (NASDAQ:LCID) stock incurred on Black Friday wasn’t too terrible. Source: Around the World Photos / Shutterstock.com As you know, the global equity markets provided their own discount, with several top names shedding serious red ink. But the usual hesitation that accompanies such widespread volatility might…

GameStop (NYSE:GME) shot “to the moon” during the meme stock trading frenzy of early 2021. However, the gravity of the company’s weak business growth outlook and persistently poor earnings could continue to pull GME stock back to Earth. Source: Emil O / Shutterstock.com Interestingly, though, a new vision could also rescue GME stock from this imminent…

If any company has influenced stock trading in the 2020’s, it’s zero-commission investing platform Robinhood Markets (NASDAQ:HOOD). Folks who own HOOD stock aren’t just investors, really — they’re part of a revolution in the financial markets. Source: mundissima / Shutterstock.com However, Robinhood has had some problems this year. For example, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)…

Medicare tech company Clover Health (NASDAQ:CLOV) provides a unique service that fills a void in the medical industry. It has used its technological prowess to cut healthcare costs and provide a complete service. Hence, top-line growth for CLOV stock has been impressive in the past few quarters. Source: Shutterstock However, that growth has come at…

Last week, solid-state battery producer QuantumScape (NYSE:QS) announced that it had nailed all its goals for 2021. The announcement comes after the company released its latest testing results for its 10-layer batteries, which can effectively run a whopping 800 cycles. Moreover, it is now focused on its 2022 and 2023 objectives, which involve increasing cell…