Source: Karol Ciesluk / Shutterstock.com It’s been a difficult season for most cybersecurity stocks. Datadog (NASDAQ:DDOG) is no exception. While it has outperformed several of its peers during the past month, DDOG stock is still down more than 30% year-to-date (YTD). This puts it in the same category as many other cybersecurity firms, including SentinelOne…

As interest rates (and the chance of a recession) keep rising, the likelihood we see this bear market in tech stocks continue into 2023 increases. However, while some high-quality, reasonably-priced names in the sector may make for great long-term buys right now, there are quite a few tech stocks to avoid. Despite the significant multiple…

Recently, shares of Palantir (NYSE:PLTR) sank over 10% following the release of its third-quarter results on Nov. 9. Coming off a low in mid-November last year, PLTR stock hit an all-time-high of $45 in late January. Now, the stock hovers around $22, down about 8% year-to-date (YTD). Source: Ascannio / Shutterstock.com A big data group,…

Ready to join the automation revolution? It’s coming whether you like it or not, and enterprise automation software maker UiPath (NYSE:PATH) is poised to be a major part of this movement. So, if you’re looking for a ground-floor opportunity, PATH stock seems like an obvious choice. Yet, shares have drifted down for the past five months.…

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have recently seen tremendous growth as an asset class. The first U.S. ETF, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSE:SPY), was launched in 1993. The fund tracks the returns of the S&P 500 index, and assets under management total nearly $396 billion. According to the NYSE’s second-quarter report, metrics suggest that as…

The global marketplace has been plagued with much volatility of late. The headwinds emerging from the pandemic combined with increasing inflation have made been major concerns among investors. For investors in growth stocks, higher interest rates and the potential for a debt ceiling crisis have added to these worries. So what should you do? Well,…

Hyper-growth stocks have been some of the biggest market winners since 2020. Thanks to pandemic-related tailwinds, a “growth at any price” sentiment among investors and Federal Reserve monetary policies, these stocks have seen stunning performance over the past sixteen months. But now, we may be reaching the “party’s over” moment. The market is finally reacting…

On May 28, I wrote that Snowflake, the cloud-based data software platform company, had changed my mind. I forecast a higher value for SNOW stock. I projected that it would hit $300 based on my free cash flow (FCF) estimates and FCF yield metrics. Source: rblfmr / Shutterstock.com SNOW stock closed on Sept. 23 at…

Warren Buffett has transformed his equity portfolio in the last few years. The “Oracle of Omaha” is known for holding stocks for a lengthy period of time. However, for several quarters now, he has trimmed holdings of so-called “Buffett stocks” to shed non-performers while also picking up a reputation for investing in growth plays. Kraft…

So you want to invest like Jim Cramer, huh? It’s actually not as hard as it seems — and I don’t mean that as any kind of slight. Cramer is an accomplished investor, hedge fund manager and market commentator. And has selected plenty of solid stocks to buy. Cramer generated a massive return at his…

Copyright © 2021 InvestorPlace Media, LLC. All rights reserved. 1125 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201. Home / Today’s Market / SNOW Stock: 6 Reasons Snowflake Shares Have Investors Smiling Today Snowflake’s Q2 earnings are boosting SNOW stock today By Nick Clarkson, Web Editor Aug 26, 2021, 1:48 pm EDT August 26, 2021 Shares of Snowflake (NYSE:SNOW)…

Despite the novel coronavirus pandemic, last year saw several highly anticipated initial public offerings, or IPOs. According to FactSet data, the volume of IPOs more than doubled from 2019, with 494 IPOs raising a combined $174 billion, setting new records on both counts. Last year saw the debut of Airbnb (NASDAQ:ABNB), Palantir (NYSE:PLTR), Snowflake (NYSE:SNOW),…

With a massive influx of retail investors flooding the stock market, this year has been a wild ride for investors. As the bull market continues, growth stocks to buy are still largely outshining their value counterparts due to improved corporate earnings, low interest rates and global economic growth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500…

Are you a true contrarian? To test this out, take a look at enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) firm C3.ai (NYSE:AI). You’ll see that AI stock is clearly unloved in the markets right now. Source: Phonlamai Photo / Shutterstock.com Now, your gut reaction to this is a good litmus test. Some folks will want to avoid the…

Alarming inflation rates rattled stock markets in the last month, including investors in dividend stocks. Previously steady performing assets are experiencing pockets of weakness, as risks are higher than before. For example, the financial sector has enjoyed a steady uptrend since November 2020. Markets thought that the absence of inflationary pressures would lift economic growth…

History has repeatedly shown that market crashes are almost a “natural” part of the investing cycle. On July 19, the S&P 500 saw its worst single-session plunge in months, fueling speculation that a major correction might be around the corner — and that will provide stocks to buy. The spread of the delta variant, which…

Crunchbase has a unicorn startups board that keeps track of private companies valued at more than $1 billion. According to the board, 291 new unicorns have been added to its list year-to-date (YTD) through July 15. The herd of Unicorns is growing exponentially. Over the past year, something like 300 net new unicorns have joined…

Since its all-star performance after its initial public offering, C3.ai (NYSE:AI) has trouble holding the $50 level. The short interest of 8.6% on AI stock is not very bearish. And the valuations, such as its price-sales ratio of almost 30x, is not out of the ordinary. Source: Phonlamai Photo / Shutterstock.com What is holding AI…

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