In 2023, the stock market may be turbulent. With the profitability of many companies falling,  the stock market may decline further, continuing last year’s rout. That said, the picture for the second half of 2023 may be brighter than expected, as experts anticipate that interest rate hikes will abate and valuations will remain steady. Additionally,…

Source: Alextype/Shutterstock.com 2022 marked a successful year for short sellers, as the S&P 500 declined by about 19%. According to S3 Partners, shorted stocks returned 30.8% last year, outperforming the benchmark index by a wide margin. In total, U.S. short sellers collected about $300 billion in mark-to-market profits. Out of all the stocks that had…

Source: rafapress / Shutterstock.com Wayfair (NYSE:W) stock is on the move Monday and it could be investors preparing for a short squeeze of the e-commerce company’s shares. Investors will note that short interest in W stock is sitting at 32.2%, which makes it a candidate for a short squeeze. Adding to that, we’re already seeing…

Source: Shutterstock ProQR (NASDAQ:PRQR) stock is rising on Thursday thanks to an expanded licensing and collaboration agreement with Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY). Specifically, the agreement concerns ProQR’s Axiomer RNA-editing platform. The goal of developing this platform is for the treatment of both liver and nervous system disorders. ProQR notes that recent developments with Axiomer have “significantly…

2022 was a terrible year for the stock market. Fortunately for 2023, news of lower interest rate hikes hints at a new bull market. However, with this renewed vigor, investors should look at which companies they should offload before they crash further, especially penny stocks. So I took a quick look at which penny stocks…

After all the excitement the sector garnered last year, it looks as if it’s time to consider which electric vehicle stocks to sell. The year has exposed the weaknesses in multiple sectors, and the electric vehicle market is no exception. A significant market rout has seen stocks of prominent companies and startups suffer considerable losses…

Stocks across the board have plunged in 2022. Even the seemingly invincible tech giants, such as Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), have witnessed year-to-date (YTD) declines of over 50%. The crypto market has fallen too, as investors realize that a bet on crypto is essentially a bet on a high-risk asset. The insolvency of FTX drove the price…

The explosive stock market rally seen on Nov. 10 may have invited some investors to start thinking this downturn is coming to a close. However, before you make the move from “risk-off” to “risk-on,” there are certainly concerns to consider. That goes double for those planning to dive back into speculative investments. There are plenty…

I realize that today’s article will not win me any popularity contests. Nevertheless I will bravely share my unpopular opinion on popular stocks. My goal is to help investors avoid potentially easy mistakes. I recognize that these companies have good people trying to do great things. The stock price action is what worries me for…

Rocket Lab (NASDAQ:RKLB) is a diversified space company. It is the leader in reusable small launch rocket space, and is active in other areas such as building parts and systems for satellites. As the space sector continues to heat up, things such as RKLB stock should benefit. Source: Andrzej Puchta / Shutterstock.com In particular, the…

Shares of all-electric pickup truck maker Rivian Automotive (NASDAQ:RIVN) continue to soar on the heels of a spectacular first week. After pricing at $78, RIVN stock now trades at $172 per share — a spectacular 120% gain. Sporting a $152 billion market capitalization, Rivian is the biggest initial public offering (IPO) of the year. It’s also…

Electric vehicle (EV) stocks have gained popularity in recent years as the adoption of EVs is rapidly increasing worldwide. Broadly defined, EVs are vehicles that are, as their name suggests, “all electric” and don’t use gasoline. The majority of EVs are battery-powered; however, there are a few alternatives. Alternatives include plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, which…

Mad Money main man Jim Cramer isn’t quite ready to hop on the Rivian express heading into tomorrow’s initial public offering (IPO). Despite having some strong backers, Cramer believes the electric vehicle industry is “getting a little crowded.” But, with RIVN stock eying a $70 billion valuation, the industry might just have to make room.…

Commercial electric-truck startup Nikola (NASDAQ:NKLA) appears to be staring down the light at the end of the tunnel as NKLA stock rallies after disclosing plans to finally settle up on long-standing fines with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Nikola also treated investors to an exciting window into the company’s manufacturing progress.  Source: Stephanie…

Investors in Nikola (NASDAQ:NKLA) will be happy to hear some good news around the company’s lawsuit against Elon Musk’s Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). The two sustainably powered vehicle manufacturers both bear names paying homage to the godfather of electricity; now, Nikola alleges that Tesla’s semi-truck bears tech infringing on Nikola’s existing patents. It looks like with news coming from…

Among the hardest-hit electric vehicle (EV) stocks, Nikola (NASDAQ:NKLA) appears to finally be moving in the right direction. Indeed, today’s move of more than 7% higher for NKLA stock is a continuation of some relatively strong momentum for this maker of zero-emissions vehicles. Source: Stephanie L Sanchez / Shutterstock.com Unlike other electric battery peers such as…

Today, electric vehicle (EV) stocks are gaining focus among investors in a big way. Many of the highest-profile names including that of Nikola (NASDAQ:NKLA) are seeing outsized interest right now. For NKLA stock, today’s gain of roughly 3% at the time of writing is in line with the average move in this peer group. Source: Stephanie…

Astra Space (NASDAQ:ASTR) has failed to reach escape velocity. In fact, ASTR stock came back down to earth following a recent underwhelming launch. Source: Astra / John Kraus Throw in the fact that it came public via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) and that space stocks have been slipping, and ASTR stock has been…