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…

Thursday was full of more tricky and choppy trading as the monthly options expiration nears, which has traders frustrated with the action. Let’s look at how the charts are shaping up for a few top stock trades. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow No. 1: Bitcoin (BTC-USD) We came into Thursday with Bitcoin (CCC:BTC-USD) holding up…

Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) stock is down 28% year-to-date, and it is even worse if we look back a few months further back. This is a surprising situation because the company is healthier than ever. Source: Nopparat Khokthong / Shutterstock.com How else can they muster more than $100 billion in sales in one day on 11/11? Nevertheless,…

African e-commerce company Jumia Technologies (NYSE:JMIA) had healthy numbers to share in its earnings report today, but the markets didn’t feel the same way. In fact, JMIA stock closed down 20% as investors reacted to a lackluster quarterly report. Source: Christopher Penler / Shutterstock.com Despite reporting a year-over-year revenue increase of 8.5% and more active…

China’s property market continues to weigh down the sentiment of the broader markets. However, the biggest casualties are Chinese companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Due to the regulatory pressure on both sides, stockholders are taking profits and looking to pour their capital elsewhere. Against this backdrop, it makes sense that DiDi (NYSE:DIDI), which owns China’s…

After months of regulatory fears eating away at their market capitalizations, Chinese stocks are up across the board following a surprisingly lucrative “Singles’ Day.” Respectively, Chinese e-commerce companies Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) and JD.com (NASDAQ:JD) are up about 3% and 8% so far as the markets react to excellent sales numbers from the holiday. Source: Shutterstock Singles’…

Rivian stock is preparing for an initial public offering (IPO) and a new price range for RIVN will see it reach a massive valuation. Source: Michael Vi / Shutterstock The new price range for the Rivian IPO sets RIVN stock between $72 and $74 per share. That could see the company raising close to $10…

Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) will report its second-quarter results next week, but you may want to invest in BABA stock before those numbers move the stock higher. Source: zhu difeng / Shutterstock.com The eCommerce giant is likely to witness healthy growth in its core commercial segment, further strengthening its impressive cash till. Consequently, BABA stock is poised…

One of the hottest IPOs of the season is almost here. Followers of Lucid Motors (NASDAQ:LCID) and Nio (NYSE:NIO) have been waiting for another player to enter the electric vehicle race. Next week their wishes will come true as Rivian prepares to make its public debut. This IPO is being closely watched for good reason…

Home to the biggest population in the world and the second-largest economy, China is a business powerhouse. Its booming urban middle class has spurred amazing entrepreneurial activity that often produces lucrative investment opportunities. If you’re looking for a way to invest in Chinese stocks, there is no shortage of options. Stocks from all over the…

You never want to let one session or a short series of recent red ink persuade you to overhaul your long-term strategies, especially regarding a sector as high powered and relevant as China stocks. The world’s second-biggest economy didn’t take that status on a fortuitous whim. Therefore, you don’t want to react to the daily…

In October, the many Chinese holidays slowed the flow of negative news that often hurts Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) stock the most. China celebrated the National Holiday for the first week of the month. A few weeks later on Oct. 13, the Hong Kong stock exchange closed due to Typhoon Kompasu. Source: Kevin Chen Photography /…

Farmmi (NASDAQ:FAMI) is a tiny Chinese company in the agricultural products sector and a true penny stock, with shares currently trading for around 35 cents. FAMI stock collapsed below a dollar in April on a large secondary offering, and it hasn’t topped 60 cents since that point. Source: Shutterstock There was one more significant rally…

The Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD) platform is certainly an interesting one for those looking to invest in the stock market. It certainly burst onto the scene early in the pandemic with commission free trading. That feature made it very attractive to retail investors, leading to impressive growth for Robinhood stocks. The Robinhood platform has been around for…

There’s no denying that earnings announcements in October typically mean increased choppiness in equities. But on the other hand, the stock market tends to stage a new leg up in fall and winter months. Soaring consumer spending during the holiday season, including Halloween, Black Friday and Christmas, bring cheer to many stocks to buy. Despite…

Navigating the stock market is not for amateurs. It’s a complex and alluring maze that can be overwhelming, especially when you’re just starting to invest or want to find more affordable ways of getting into it. The best way I’ve found so far? Subscribing to investment gurus and taking a look at their stock picks.…

In the last year, we’ve seen an explosion in mega-cap tech stocks. Not that long ago, the U.S. didn’t have any companies in the trillion-dollar club. Now, that’s changed drastically thanks to FAANG.  Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) went even further, now commanding market capitalizations north of $2 trillion. Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL, NASDAQ:GOOG)…

Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) stock has taken a hammering at the stock market as a result of Beijing’s crackdown on its top tech companies. Source: Kevin Chen Photography / Shutterstock.com BABA stock has been down more than 30% in the past nine months. However, after recent investments in strengthening its businesses and reducing its risks, the company looks…