Ready to step directly into the metaverse? Or at least, get portfolio exposure to it? If so, then consider spatial data company Matterport (NASDAQ:MTTR), as MTTR stock is a pure-play investment in the metaverse’s future growth. Source: Ken Wolter / Shutterstock.com It’s a speculative play, I’ll admit. The metaverse is still a new concept to…

Cryptocurrencies had a huge year in 2021. Digital assets are gaining mainstream exposure, and crypto has earned investors tons of gains… if they looked in the right places. From Bitcoin (CCC:BTC-USD) gaining nearly $40,000 this year and Shiba Inu (CCC:SHIB-USD) proving that pupcoins are more than a meme, there hasn’t been a dull moment. But…

Right after the release of its earnings on Nov. 7, Roblox’s (NASDAQ:RBLX) stock jumped 40%. It hasn’t stopped since. Source: Michael Vi / Shutterstock.com RBLX stock has moved even higher in recent days, breaking past a strong resistance level at $90 and topping the $140 mark. and even though it pulled back slightly, Roblox is…

Since the start of 2021 Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) stock has lost one-third of its value. Shares that started the year over $90 trade today at around $60. Source: Piotr Swat / Shutterstock.com Blame is being assigned to CEO Bobby Kotick, and a long-running sexual harassment scandal he either ignored or covered up. The stock’s fall…

https://youtu.be/quceJJRh9Do Editor’s Note: This article is part of Joanna Makris’ Behind the Wall series, where she provides retail investors with the insider scoop on the hottest technologies and trends from today’s business leaders, industry experts and money managers. Today’s discussion is with Garrett Nelson, Senior Equity Research Analyst at CFRA Research. Source: ggTravelDiary / Shutterstock.com No…

The new mantra of investing on Wall Street seems completely new. But in reality it is not that different from the old one in spirit. The goal is still to find opportunities where others see risk. Reddit investors took this notion to a different level. As a result, we now find stocks break records while…

Shiba Inu (CCC:SHIB-USD) prices have fallen 3% during the past 24 hours on lower-than-normal volume. However, for the long-term investor, daily — and even monthly — price movements are irrelevant. Therefore, today we’re taking a look at what long-term investors really want to know: Shiba Inu price predictions for 2030. Source: Shutterstock The price of…

The Federal Reserve is expected to begin tapering later this month. The obvious implications for the market and for investors in tech stocks are broadly negative. However, investors wouldn’t know this by looking at the stock market. Valuations have absolutely skyrocketed through the end of the year, as appetite for risk assets remains very high. Regardless…

Last year was a great one for video game stocks. With most of the world under lockdown, gamers had more time to themselves than usual. And they spent a lot of that time playing video games, driving up the returns for related stocks. Companies active in the space also did not rest on their haunches.…

Sure, it didn’t become a “meme stock” legend like GameStop (NYSE:GME) or AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC). But Digital World Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:DWAC) stock has held onto a pretty nice chunk of its meme-related gains. Source: Andrew Cline / Shutterstock.com Last month, when this special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) announced its deal to merge with Trump Media &…

Editor’s note: This article was updated on Nov. 22 to correct Goldman Sachs’ price target for PLTR stock.  Today, shares of many high growth names are in freefall after it was announced that President Joe Biden would be re-nominating Jerome Powell as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Palantir Technologies (NYSE:PLTR) wasn’t spared in the process.…

Company breakups have been around since the beginning of time. Businesses come together for so-called synergies and then split up when it becomes clear those synergies would never be realized or appreciated by investors. Some are forced by the government, like Standard Oil in 1911, but others voluntarily break up to extract value for shareholders,…

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…

A few weeks ago, Meta Materials (NASDAQ:MMAT) stock generated significant interest although for reasons the company probably didn’t anticipate. Source: Phonlamai Photo / Shutterstock.com In late October, social media firm Facebook changed its name to Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:FB). Suddenly, people were bidding up MMAT stock, causing some to wonder if this was a case of…

Enjin Coin (CCC:ENJ-USD) is up almost 20% on the day as metaverse rumors heat up the red-hot cryptocurrency market. The videogame crypto platform, Enjin, has received particular attention for having all the makings to launch a thriving, crypto-based metaverse. Source: Shutterstock So, what exactly is the metaverse? And where exactly does Enjin fit into it?…

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…

One of the hottest places to be in the investing world right now is the metaverse. Indeed, given how fast various stocks in the electric vehicle, tech, pharmaceutical and cryptocurrency sectors have run, that’s saying something. Simply put, metaverse stocks are the “in” investment many growth investors are watching. Source: Shutterstock This past month has…

Decentraland (CCC:MANA-USD) is a crypto-powered virtual reality game. It’s a virtual living platform written on an Ethereum (CCC:ETH-USD) blockchain platform. Land, outfits, scenes and a host of other virtual assets can be bought using MANA crypto tokens. And, just like in real life, they can appreciate in value based on supply and demand. Source: shutterstock.com/Piotr Swat…