We’re all quick to analyze stocks to buy at face value without ever considering how they generate revenue. But that’s a critical oversight. Not only is it important for investors to understand how their holdings make revenue in the present, it’s also important for investors to know how they plan to do so in the…

Since the early-2020 onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, pharmaceutical giant Merck (NYSE:MRK) hasn’t generally been the center of attention. On Wall Street, there hasn’t been much buzz about MRK stock as the company’s competitors stole the spotlight. However, with a new Covid-19 treatment gaining traction, this could be changing. Source: Shutterstock Competition can be a…

Investors’ initial reaction to stocks with prices under $10 is that they are “penny stocks” or tiny companies. But low prices don’t mean they’re tiny companies (the real definition of a penny stock). These cheap stocks are companies with market caps of $1 billion or more. These picks are small- and mid-cap companies that are…

The lockdowns have not been part of the conversation for a long while. They are resurfacing now as we heard rumblings last week. Last year, the pandemic forced the whole world into a giant halt. That decimated the profit-and-loss statements of millions of businesses. Nevertheless, even back then there were stocks to buy on the…

Source: Chesky / Shutterstock.com The science fiction fantasy of autonomous taxis is inching closer to reality. Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) and Motional, which is a joint venture of Hyundai (OTCMKTS:HYMTF) and Aptiv (NYSE:APTV), will be dishing out driverless cabs as early as the second half of next year. Customers will be able to book rides through the Lyft…

Square (NYSE:SQ) stock is down 20% from its summer highs. This is the third time this year that it has fallen at least that much from about the same levels. As such, I consider this whole year as a consolidation effort. From a technical perspective, this means that the rally will be significant if and…

Intel’s (NASDAQ:INTC) Mobileye gets very little attention. The unit develops self-driving cars and advanced driver-assistance systems. As electric-vehicle stocks enrich speculators, INTC stock is stuck. The chip giant could reduce its reliance on the personal computer market and turn investors’ attention to Mobileye; then its shares could rise as those of Ambarella (NASDAQ:AMBA) did. Source:…

Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg had a lot to say about the metaverse on its Q3 2021 conference call at the end of October. The billionaire wants to take his company and FB stock in another direction where shareholders get even wealthier and change the world forever. Source: Blue Planet Studio / Shutterstock.com Answering…

The smartest CEO in America today is a Greek veterinarian named Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer (NYSE:PFE). Source: Manuel Esteban / Shutterstock.com Bourla has made Pfizer stock a hot ticket. The stock is up 38% so far in 2021, generating $100 billion in new market capitalization. He has done this with a drug Pfizer didn’t…

Tech giant Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) has become a hot favorite of investors for several reasons. It is one stock that will not let you down and continues to grow. NVDA stock has grown more than 125% this year and there are several drivers that keep the stock moving. Source: Hairem / Shutterstock.com The shares went from $140…

With ample liquidity in the financial system, 2021 has been a banner year for wealth creation. Be it equities or cryptocurrency, multifold returns over just a few months or even weeks have been frequent. Of course, there have been speculative stocks to buy among the top performers. However, I prefer to focus on non-speculative stories…

Snapchat (NYSE:SNAP) stock fell 35% in 35 days but investors should not worry too much. Although it lost so much and fast, it’s still in good shape overall. Source: dennizn / Shutterstock.com If you look back a year, SNAP stock is up 35% and 280% in two. Clearly, we need perspective to clearly judge the…

The final stretch of 2021 has arrived. With the holiday season fast approaching, companies are positioning themselves for what will likely be another robust shopping season. This year’s Thanksgiving is expected to provide a significant boost, particularly to the travel, retail and food industries. Further, long-time investors often view the Thanksgiving season as an opportunity…

Halfway through the final quarter of the year, ChargePoint Holdings (NASDAQ:CHPT) and CHPT stock are looking like momentum plays heading into 2022. Source: Michael Vi / Shutterstock.com The electric vehicle (EV) charging network’s stock gained 24% in October, is up more than 7% in November as I write this a little more than halfway through…

Teledoc Health (NASDAQ:TDOC) became a Covid-19 pandemic favorite in 2020. Barely a year later, when the stock peaked at $308 earlier this year, TDOC stock faces tremendous headwinds. Momentum investors moved on, leaving Teledoc to prove its acquisition of Livongo will accelerate growth. Source: Piotr Swat / Shutterstock.com Teledoc has a long way to go.…

While virtually every sector suffered a massive decline in business activity, the most conspicuous devastation occurred in the travel industry. According to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics, air passenger revenue miles dropped a staggering 96% between February and May of 2020. At the time, very few investors — if any — were thinking about…

Spin-off stocks have been in the limelight in recent weeks. For instance, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) recently announced it will spin off its consumer health division and instead focus on pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Similarly, General Electric (NYSE:GE) announced plans to separate into three different companies, focusing on aviation, health care and energy. A stock…

The “meme stocks” trend may have eclipsed it, but stocks popular among traders who use Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD), aka “Robinhood stocks,” remain some of the most-talked about ones out there. That’s true among both Main Street and Wall Street investors. Unlike its 2021 meme counterpart, this group is a much wider mix of publicly traded names. Included…