Source: Michael Vi / Shutterstock.com Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK) stock is on the move Thursday morning following news of an extended partnership with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). The newest extension adds an additional five years to its agreement with Amazon Web Services. This has it continuing to offer its data analyzing services to customers with the help of Amazon’s…

We’ve just come through another Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With a little more than three weeks until Christmas Eve, parents interested in investing might be thinking about gift ideas such as books for young investors.  The last time I wrote about books for young investors in November 2018, Michelle Obama’s new book, Becoming, had…

Source: JJava Designs / Shutterstock Last week, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced that it would spend $1 billion per year on theatrical movie releases, sending movie theater names like AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) stock higher. This news comes as the industry attempts to return to pre-pandemic levels of theatrical releases. This year, there were about “one-third fewer wide…

Recently, Barron’s published a thought-provoking op-ed which triumphantly declared that stocks have already bottomed, which might not be the positive catalyst for index funds, as you might think it is. After all, one of the key advantages of this broad-stroke investment strategy is to mitigate volatility. Through multiple bets via a benchmark indicator, investors are…

Large-cap stocks are always great to have in a portfolio. These companies are some of the biggest and best-known stocks in the market. That makes finding the best large-cap stocks a worthy exercise. Of course, in this market, it can be a challenge to identify the best large-cap stocks. With the Dow Jones Industrial Average…

The stock market is on a long-term downtrend as interest rates rise and inflation remains high despite a slight cool-off. Many retirement portfolios that invest in indexes such as S&P500 are down at least 17% year-to-date. That is even more awful when you add inflation to the equation. Of course, no stock is immune to…

Hydrogen stocks could be some of the most explosive investments of 2023. Goldman Sachs says the hydrogen space could be a $12 trillion market by 2030. Analysts at Bank of America say green hydrogen could be worth more than $11 trillion by 2050. Morgan Stanley sees a potential $11 trillion hydrogen opportunity, too. Even the International…

With the holiday season about to kick off, it’s time to decide whether to add to, cut back on or hold your position in Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock. It’s a tough choice to make as inflation remains “sticky” and e-commerce businesses are under pressure. Nonetheless, Amazon is responding with proactive cost-cutting measures, and it makes sense to…

Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com Peloton (NASDAQ:PTON) stock is on the move Wednesday as the fitness company expands its partnership with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). That expanded partnership has Peloton now selling its exercise bikes to customers in the United Kingdom through Amazon. This allows customers to have the bikes delivered to them, while also having them set…

Source: sylv1rob1 / Shutterstock.com This season has been marked by an ongoing list of layoffs, especially in tech. Many prominent tech companies have reported job cuts. Yesterday, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced plans to lay off up to 10,00 workers ahead of the holiday season. But industry leader Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) just confirmed that it’s actually doing the…

Mutual funds offer a lot of advantages to investors, particularly for retail investors who may have limited time, a low appetite for risk and only a passing knowledge of how the stock market works. People wanting to put away their hard-earned money for retirement often choose these investment vehicles because they provide exposure to a…

Cash is king. Cash lets companies grow through hard times, which is vital in technology. What investors forgot in 2022 is that tech has always been a boom-and-bust business. If you’re making computer chips or building clouds, you have enormous capital needs. You must invest through the business cycle. Cash is how you do it. So,…

The S&P 500 is down more than 20% year to date and on track for one of the worst yearly performances in the index’s long history. While it’s not easy putting money into the markets when sentiment is so negative, there are still cheap stocks that Wall Street analysts love.  Whether you have the nerve…

Source: Miro Vrlik Photography / Shutterstock.com Rivian (NASDAQ:RIVN) stock is in full focus today after the company confirmed that it will report third-quarter earnings on Nov. 9 after the market close. Like many other electric vehicle (EV) companies, Rivian has experienced its fair share of headwinds this year. These include supply-chain inefficiencies, reduced guidance, inflation…

Quantum computing has been a hot topic recently as scientists and investors look to harness this groundbreaking technology’s power. One promising avenue in this area is the field of quantum computing stocks. They are rapidly gaining popularity among investors looking for high-potential opportunities. These stocks offer access to cutting-edge research and developments in the rapidly…

It may seem a little crazy to talk about finding cheap penny stocks to buy at this time. The economy is cooling, and even blue-chip stocks are struggling to gain traction. However, there are several reasons for speculative investors to consider investing in penny stocks. First, investors will want to make note of an obvious…

The internet is moving to the blockchain, there’s no doubt about it. Investors have seen the impact of putting the power of decentralized currency in the hands of the people; many have seen massive gains from staking their assets in DeFi protocols, and nations have been racing just to catch up and get their clutches…

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.…