With Thanksgiving and other winter holidays fast approaching, it’s a good practice to stop and consider what we’re grateful for. When it comes to the professional realm, I’m appreciative for the ability to get paid for crafting (hopefully) compelling stories. Through this journey, I’ve reached out to millions and even make regular TV appearances. But…

Recent volatility has hit growth stocks hard. But many deep value stocks have also experienced a pullback over the past few weeks. Factors like the Evergrande (OTCMKTS:EGRNF) crisis, the U.S. Federal Reserve’s tapering plans, Covid-19’s delta variant and possible corporate tax increases have convinced investors to tread carefully with cheap yet risky plays. For some, these latest…

Immortalized in the film The Big Short, Dr. Michael J. Burry, the famed contrarian investor who currently runs Scion Asset Management, is known to ruffle more than a few feathers on Wall Street. What makes him distinct among other noisemakers is that Burry made a massive bet against the housing boom of the 2000s, instantly…

Since the end of the late May/early June meme stock wave, short squeeze stocks remain out of favor. As seen in last month, names touted on Reddit’s r/WallStreetBets as names ripe for a squeeze sold off considerably. This left investors who got in too late holding the bag with substantial losses. The past few weeks…

President Joe Biden banned new Bureau of Prisons (BOP) contract renewals when he took office. But this did not stop GEO Group (NASDAQ:GEO) yesterday from raising its 2021 outlook with its second-quarter earnings report. Bottom line, GEO stock is likely to do well. Source: rawf8/Shutterstock The Group will lose two BOP prison renewal contracts in…

It’s unfortunate that Geo Group (NYSE:GEO) gets unfairly labeled and pigeonholed sometimes. For one thing, some folks assume that GEO stock is just another meme stock to be manipulated by amateur traders. Source: JosephRouse / Shutterstock.com At the same time, the company tends to be categorized as nothing more than a “prison company.” That’s misleading, though,…

Don’t be fooled by their low-tech reputation — real estate stocks are some of the best Moonshots in the world. Source: Shutterstock Early investors in Trex (NYSE:TREX), a manufacturer of composite decking, would have earned 3,000% over the past decade, outperforming both Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX). Homebuilder LGI Homes (NASDAQ:LGIH) has doubled the returns…

Have you ever bought anything used? It could be a car, a house or a $5 blender from a yard sale. They all have something in common: Source: Shutterstock The old owner usually knows more about what they’re selling than you do. This phenomenon is known as information asymmetry, a fact that has also long…

When Keith “Roaring Kitty” Gill announced he was buying GameStop (NYSE:GME) shares and options on Reddit’s r/WallStreetBets, regulators might have considered his outrageous claims as parody — speech protected by First Amendment rights. Who could take $20 calls on GME seriously when the stock was trading at $5? Source: Shutterstock Since then, other social media…

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The Reddit set had their fun with Geo Group (NYSE:GEO) stock. Like other heavily shorted stocks, shares in the private prison operator popped in early June. Investors who bought in following the company’s dividend suspension in April, and held on until the squeeze, saw tremendous gains. Source: JosephRouse / Shutterstock.com But I wouldn’t count on…

If you want to become a day trader, I don’t blame you. People who consistently earn several percentage points per day can become wealthy beyond belief. Crypto arbitrageur Sam Bankman-Fried recently became a minor celebrity after revealing he was a billionaire by age 29. Source: Marcus Krauss / Shutterstock.com Typically, professional traders like Mr. Bankman-Fried…

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Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock is on the move today as its shares rise to the top of the trending list on Friday. Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com That likely has some investors wondering why Nvidia is the No. 1 top trending stock today. It all has to do with the company’s CEO speaking at the recent Six…

Palantir Technologies (NYSE:PLTR) stock is on the move Friday following news of a deal with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Source: Ascannio / Shutterstock.com The goal of this deal is to assist the FAA in modernizing its ” objectives for aviation safety.” This will have Palantir Technologies providing the agency with a data analyzing tool…

GEO Group (NYSE:GEO) is heading higher on Friday following news that the company’s CEO acquired shares of the stock. Source: JosephRouse / Shutterstock.com According to a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), chairman and CEO George Zoley picked up an additional 166,644 shares of GEO stock. The shares were purchase for…

It may not last forever. But, the Reddit stocks phenomenon is here to stay for now. It may go against the philosophy of  investing legends like Warren Buffett. But, as retail investors continue to essentially gamble on stocks, with minimal interest or concern about their underlying fundamentals, there are likely still fast profits to be…

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