Hurricanes Killing Q3 Earnings: What to do now

Hurricanes Killing Q3 Earnings: What to do now

At least 12 companies, including U.S. Bancorp (USB) and Abbott Laboratories (ABT) also said their businesses were hurt by a September earthquake that killed 369 people in Mexico, a major market for U.S. firms. American International Group (AIG) has estimated pretax...
AT&T: Stop being afraid and focus on THIS

AT&T: Stop being afraid and focus on THIS

AT&T (T) will report earnings next week. There is a ton of chatter all across the various forums, different sites, and social media. There is pain. Many are feeling the pinch, fear the stock will get slammed further, and are therefore incredibly anticipating Q3....
Skechers Earnings Dazzler: How to handle this

Skechers Earnings Dazzler: How to handle this

Skechers (SKX) has just reported its third  quarter earnings and shares are on the move. While the earnings on the bottom line may have disappointed, as investors in a rival footwear company (Foot Locker (NYSE:FL)), we have been watching apparel names, and especially...
Schlumberger: Our Reaction

Schlumberger: Our Reaction

Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) has just reported earnings and we have to say we are pretty amazed that the company managed to handily outperform expectations from the Street considering all things oil are absolutely hated by the market right now. Let us be clear....
GE: What The Hell

GE: What The Hell

General Electric (GE) is hurting. It simply cannot deliver and that is why the stock is suffering and the dividend at risk of future cuts. Investors are digesting another third-quarter profit miss versus Wall Street estimates by a wide margin this morning. In addition...
Tread VERY Carefully With These Banks

Tread VERY Carefully With These Banks

Thus far banks that have reported earnings have exceeded expectations. One bank stock that continues to move higher with the sector, but has many more vocal bears, is Citigroup (C). We have been asked about the name following coverage of competitors. As the stock...
Your Car Stocks Will Suffer After This Report

Your Car Stocks Will Suffer After This Report

Hope you don’t own stock in any of these companies. We have reviewed consumer reports’ least reliable cars and a few stocks we have owned have appeared. These cars suck, to put it lightly. At least according to the review conducted. As we know, oneof the...
Are Cryptocurrencies The New Precious Metals?

Are Cryptocurrencies The New Precious Metals?

As precious metals like gold and silver continue to meander in price, the question of whether Cryptocurrencies are taking their place has been raised. Sure the price of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, Litecoin, and ethereum continue to rise. They have their place. But...
Apple Shares Will Get Crushed If This Happens

Apple Shares Will Get Crushed If This Happens

It is already underway. There are SERIOUS concerns over orders and demand for the iPhone 8 despite a successful launch. Apple (AAPL) shares fell 1.5 percent in premarket trading on Thursday as brokers and traders speculated over poor demand and cuts in production of...
Handling Netflix Stock Here

Handling Netflix Stock Here

What to do? Our colleague DoctorRx offered several key thoughts on the name and we feel both longs and shorts in Netflix stock (NFLX) need to be aware of the piece. DoctorRx stated: “Netflix recently announced its Q3 results in a shareholder letter posted on its...
JPMorgan Chase: A Must Read Reaction

JPMorgan Chase: A Must Read Reaction

We were looking for a big rally in banks following JPMorgan Chase’s (NYSE:JPM) reported earnings which were absolutely stellar. As the stock approaches the $100 level, we are growing more bullish, because the growth in the name seems to support the price. In...
SuperValu Earnings Reaction

SuperValu Earnings Reaction

SuperValu Earnings were reported today and at first the Street rejoiced, sending shares 10% higher, and pulling the sector up with it. Then, it turned ugly, as News of an acquisition and questionable guidance left a sour taste in the Street’s mouth. We want to...
Tesla Lies Again

Tesla Lies Again

Tesla (TSLA) has broken a number of promises over the last few years. Now whether this is intentional or inadvertent has been questioned in the past. Our colleague Bill Maurer has identified another issue. He states: “In one of my latest Tesla articles, I talked...
Bitcoin: A 50% Move Is Coming

Bitcoin: A 50% Move Is Coming

Bitcoin will move 50% higher. Well it already has, a number of times. To be fair, it depends on the point in time. Let’s say bitcoin falls to $4000 right now. It will not, but with volatility it could be. A double from here would put the price at $8,000. We...
Serious Movement Expected in Precious Metals

Serious Movement Expected in Precious Metals

The prices of gold and silver shot up last week, by $28 and $0.57. Precious metals became pricier last week, but we should point out that the stocks of gold and silver miners barely responded to this rally in the metals, which very often (not always, but a very large...
Apple Stock Panic

Apple Stock Panic

When the Street panics you shouldn’t. We like that sage advise from our colleague Bill Maurer who recently opined that the panic is overdone and you need to maintain. He said: “If there is one trend I’ve covered extensively while writing, analysts...
Why We Love Johnson & Johnson

Why We Love Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has just reported earnings which once again continue to impress here in 2017 which we have described as a key year for the company. What we need to see are solid and stable results each quarter with the realization that JNJ is a slow...
Apple Will Soon Take Over Your Healthcare

Apple Will Soon Take Over Your Healthcare

Some say the government should run health care. Some believe it should be private. Others believe a mix is appropriate. Apple thinks it can run the world. Apple has considered an expansion into health care clinics, and had talks to buy a start-up called Crossover...
A Real Bitcoin Risk

A Real Bitcoin Risk

It may sound kind of silly, but there is one bitcoin risk, and really one cryptocurrency risk that is underappreciated by investors.  You see, unlike cash or gold or silver, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can’t be transacted if internet access is not available....
Bank of America: A MUST Read

Bank of America: A MUST Read

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) recently reported earnings that were solid, yet seemingly have failed to impress the Street. Upon release of the earnings report, the stock ticked lower, but slowly rallied throughout the day on Friday to bring the stock back to flirting...
Netflix: Is It Really That Good?

Netflix: Is It Really That Good?

  Wow. There’s a few reasons we are making that statement. First and foremost, Netflix (NFLX) has just reported earnings and frankly they killed it…or did they? The Street’s revenue expectations of $2.97 billion for 3Q17 proved to be pretty...
Advanced Micro Devices Future

Advanced Micro Devices Future

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has seen its share price consolidate in recent months after a nearly 700% return in 2016. Although its momentum has slowed, AMD’s recent earnings report signals that the company could continue to push higher on a strong fundamental ground....
Tesla Semi Reveal Event For Big Capital Raise

Tesla Semi Reveal Event For Big Capital Raise

One of my favorite quotes comes from the myth of King George III of England, who reportedly wrote “nothing important happened today” in his diary for July 4th, 1776. Whether or not he wrote that isn’t necessarily a big deal, because in the US we all...
Omega Healthcare: Still A Winning REIT?

Omega Healthcare: Still A Winning REIT?

Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) is a strong income holding, underlined by the fact that the REIT just increased its dividend by another cent. Investors could see share price appreciation in the following weeks as well, as Omega Healthcare Investors’ shares are...
What Will Move Bitcoin Prices

What Will Move Bitcoin Prices

Bitcoin prices are volatile. The same for Litecoin, ethereum and all Cryptocurrency. In a column by our colleague Chris Murphy, he outlines the path higher. “Bitcoin is surging again as more banks and governments are taking a second look at virtual currencies....
Equifax Scam Strikes AGAIN

Equifax Scam Strikes AGAIN

Equifax scam drama continues. WHAT A MESS. The credit-reporting agency,which has been embroiled in a richly-deserved sea of anger after losing the sensitive personal and financial info of at least 145 million people to hackers, found itself in yet another hole this...
Screw Bitcoin, Get into Ethereum

Screw Bitcoin, Get into Ethereum

Bitcoin (BTC) just smashed through $5000, is approaching $6000, and is making headlines again. Also, this time Jamie Dimon is refusing to talk about it. You should ignore this price jump, and buy Ether (ETH) instead. In a previous series of articles I explained how to...
The AT&T Subscriber Cord Cutting Nightmare

The AT&T Subscriber Cord Cutting Nightmare

We have talked at length about the recent selloff in AT&T (NYSE:T) stock. However, shares appear to be stabilizing, but we wanted to take a little bit more of a look at the AT&T Subscriber cord cutting issue. Much of the selling was on this issue. In its SEC...
Big Moves Expected For AT&T Stock

Big Moves Expected For AT&T Stock

Interesting activity suggests huge swings are coming for AT&T stock. Investors in AT&T stock need to pay close attention to the stock based on moves in the options market lately. That is because the Oct 20, 2017 $45.00 Put had some of the highest implied...
California Wildfires: Crushing The Soul

California Wildfires: Crushing The Soul

Dozens dying, businesses Crushed. In this column we will outline a few businesses being hit, including one that has just seen its worst day of trading in 5 years. It is only getting worse. Firefighters face another round of dry, windy conditions on Friday as they...
More on the AT&T Selloff

More on the AT&T Selloff

What an insane day, the worst for AT&T in years. We recently covered exactly what the catalyst was driving the news, but now attention is on video. Cord cutting, specifically. On a break-even day for the stock market, AT&T shares plunged more than 6% after the...
AT&T Stock Got Crushed: What To Do Right Now

AT&T Stock Got Crushed: What To Do Right Now

  Can you say bad day for AT&T stock? AT&T stock (T) is seeing one of its largest one day drops of the year at the time of this writing. The pressure is on, and our followers have been reaching out asking what is going on. In this column, we want to...
CarGurus Stock Soars After IPO

CarGurus Stock Soars After IPO

Talk about FAST MONEY!! CarGurus and its stockholders raised about $150.4 million in the company’s initial public offering, marking the Boston area’s first tech IPO of 2017. The Cambridge, MA-based software firm is expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq stock...
Apple Is In Trouble With The iPhone X

Apple Is In Trouble With The iPhone X

Big trouble for Apple. A tech executive familiar with iPhone X production told Nikkei Asian Review on Thursday that manufacturers are still struggling to perfect 3-D sensors and in particular dot projectors in Apple premium handset’s TrueDepth camera system,...
Hulk Could Get His Own Movie But This Might Be An Issue

Hulk Could Get His Own Movie But This Might Be An Issue

Really? Could the Hulk possibly get screwed? Or will he get a film? Marvel’s big green Hulk may not be getting his own standalone movie but actor Mark Ruffalo, who plays the current iteration of the superhero, said the character will get a mini arc within three...
Tesla Can Still Pull It Off

Tesla Can Still Pull It Off

Most of you know I’m bearish on the stock of Tesla, Inc (TSLA) but that does not mean I want to see Tesla fail or not see movement toward a cleaner/greener automotive environment. While some people envision an all BEV future, I do not because there are certain...
Big Bitcoin Risk In Russia

Big Bitcoin Risk In Russia

Over the last few weeks we have been covering the drama associated with bitcoin and related cryptocurrencies as many nations are cracking down. Well no bitcoin risk has come to Russia. President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday crypto-currencies were risky and used for...
Best Dodge Muscle Cars

Best Dodge Muscle Cars

It’s impossible to talk about American performance cars without focusing on Dodge. Throughout its history, the brand has had an almost consuming obsession with performance — which has led to some of the most formidable muscle cars ever built. In the 1950s, there was...
It’s Here: The Star Wars Episode VIII Trailer

It’s Here: The Star Wars Episode VIII Trailer

A new trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has finally arrived. Disney aired the latest look at Rian Johnson’s upcoming film during Monday Night Football’s halftime show. Tickets for the film are now on sale. We got our first (brief) look at the film in April at Star...
AT&T Dividend Safe?

AT&T Dividend Safe?

In a recent controversial column, we discussed the changing debt load of AT&T (NYSE:T) across five charts, and provided some projections. While our Seeking Alpha readers digested the widening debt burden picture that we painted for them, a very healthy discussion...
Sprint and T-Mobile Merger: What It Means

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger: What It Means

Are you a customer of Sprint or T-Mobile? As shareholders of AT&T we have watched closely what is happening with these companies. Well get ready because a Sprint and T-Mobile merger looks very likely to go forward and that has a lot of ramifications for the...
Tesla Model 3 Behind Schedule? Here’s What Matters

Tesla Model 3 Behind Schedule? Here’s What Matters

I have long hesitated to add my two cents on Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) given the already exhaustive coverage on Seeking Alpha but yesterday’s release of the company’s Q3 vehicle delivieries and production figures ultimately changed my mind. As you might know...
Budget Deficit Could Stop President Trump Tax Plan

Budget Deficit Could Stop President Trump Tax Plan

The U.S. budget deficit could obstruct the President Trump tax plan. Remember, the President Trump tax plan is one that calls for major tax cuts plan. The U.S. budget deficit is proving to be a major obstacle to the tax reform plan being offered by President Donald...
iPhone X: Everything You Need To Know

iPhone X: Everything You Need To Know

Apple has unveiled the iPhone X, which joins the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in Apple’s all-new iPhone line-up. Here, we bring you everything you need to know about the iPhone X, including its release date, price, specs and features. If you’re wondering why...
Thor Crushes It

Thor Crushes It

Thor Industries Inc. (NYSE:THO) was once a name that was rather thinly covered, with just a few articles covering the company, with several of them being our own. After we first told you to strike while the iron is hot, we saw the stock more than double. We are...
Bitcoin to Become Part of Luxury Index?

Bitcoin to Become Part of Luxury Index?

Should Bitcoin be part of the luxury index? As the Bitcoin price starts to regain its strength following the short dip it experienced in the past week, the latest Knight Frank’s Luxury Investment Index, which has risen in value by 5% over the past year, shows...

Blackberry: Another Look

Last week, I received a lot of criticism regarding my initial take on BlackBerry’s (NASDAQ:BBRY) second-quarter earnings report. A lot of the comments were from supporters of the company, and many of them did not address a number of the key points I’ve...
IBM Now Has More Workers In India Than America

IBM Now Has More Workers In India Than America

An All American company? Not exactly. IBM dominated the early decades of computing with inventions like the mainframe and the floppy disk. Its offices and factories, stretching from upstate New York to Silicon Valley, were hubs of American innovation long before...