Why Is Meet Group Stock Tanking?

The Meet Group (MEET) has just reported earnings and shares are getting smashed. In this column we present the highlights and offer commentary on WHY things are so dire. Meet Group’s Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights Total revenue of $40.1 million, up 37%...

Has Monster Beverage Lost Its Roar?

The advertising and promotional machine at Monster Beverage (MNST ) is borderline genius, as the company is also moving heavily into the extreme sports space as the dominant sponsor/advertiser. With the investment from Coca-Cola (KO) that beverage company has morphed...

First Majestic Silver: Our Take

First Majestic Silver (AG) is a mining company focused on silver production in Mexico. It has been nearly a year since we checked in on the name. We like this miner because it is aggressively pursuing the development of its existing mineral property assets, and plans...

Buy Silver Right Now

By Jeff Clarke Mike Maloney revealed that he recently made a large purchase of silver because of how undervalued it is. And he bought silver instead of gold because of how high the gold/silver ratio is. If you want to mimic Mike’s purchase of silver while it’s still...

Fed Will Take Stock Market Down

By Gary Anderson, here is a warning from Tim Duy that the Fed views inflation as being in the danger zone. This does not mean the Fed is right. It does not mean the Fed is wrong. But it means the Fed will likely take down the stock market. The capitalist fear of...

Why Dermira Stock Is Tanking

Dermira stock (DERM) is tanking today. Prior to today, Dermira stock had been performing rather well as it awaited data releases. Like many biotech stocks a binary endpoint was coming for Dermira stock. Today, Dermira stock is cratering because it just reported Phase...

Innovate Biopharmaceuticals: Why It Is Flying Higher

We have searched far and wide for why Innovate Biopharmaceuticals (INNT) is flying high. The news is absolutely scarce other than a recent a reverse recapitalization with Monster Digital (NASDAQ:MSDI). At the end of Q3 2017, the company had $174K in cash and...
Bitcoin Blockchain Dreams

Bitcoin Blockchain Dreams

Nouriel Roubini and Preston Byrne The bitcoin blockchain dream is alive and well. Bitcoin blockchain dreams have led to predictions that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will fail typically elicit a broader defence of the underlying blockchain technology. Yes, the...

Why Foot Locker Stock Is Getting Smashed

Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) is getting slammed after its recently reported earnings. We are compelled to respond today because we are of the opinion that the results are not as dire as the selling would imply, and expectations for a strong second half of 2018 are being...
Key Stocks To Watch Next Week

Key Stocks To Watch Next Week

Each week, or nearly every week, we attempt to compile a list of key stocks to watch next week. The volume of, and type of stocks that make our key stocks to watch list, often depends on key earnings reports, IPOs, investor meetings, etc. The purpose of this column is...

Apple: Thoughts On Service Revenues

We have remained bullish on Apple stock for a while now and we believe that AAPL stock looks good for 2018 as well. Apple stock has been part of our top stocks to buy portfolio (which has outperformed the Nasdaq Composite by over 100%) for several quarters. Coming to...

Natural Gas: Stranded

The idea of coal, oil, and natural gas reserves becoming “stranded assets” from unanticipated or premature write-downs is bogus. The reality is that demand is so ever growing that the balance sheets of our fossil fuel companies get consumed in about 10...

Boeing Could Get Crushed

If there’s a poster child for the tonic the current U.S. government has delivered to the country’s corporate sector, it’s Boeing Co. Fueled by Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg’s cozy relationship with President Donald Trump, orders for...

Denny’s Stock: Too Pricey?

Denny’s (DENN) is one of our favorite places to eat with the kids on a weekend morning, or after a long night out with friends. This is a diner-style restaurant, featuring a relatively low-cost menu which features breakfast all day. While the performance of the stock...

Bitcoin: This Doesn’t Make Sense

Earlier this year, when Bitcoin’s price fell by more than 60% from its record close, a less-noticed Bitcoin figure also plunged: the number of daily transactions. There are many explanations for the fall-off in trading, from software- to news-related. What’s less...

AMC Networks: What Is Going On Here?

We have closely been following AMC Networks (AMCX) for some time. The stock has suffered over the last 52-weeks, and is currently down 25.1% from the highest levels seen during the period: (Click on image to enlarge) Source: Yahoo Finance In this column, we check back...

Po.et POE Coin: What’s The Story Here?

Watching recent crypto market developments, we have noted that POE Po.et (POE) has recently hit the $0.06 mark. Looking at circulating supply levels, we see that the number is 2,236,813,969 * with a market capitalization of 129,035,982.00. Viewing some volume levels,...

Why A Tron Rally Is Coming

By Chun Wayne A Tron rally is coming. A Tron reall has finally begun, and it will improve. The Tron rally started as Tron has seen some growth after months of disappointment. The cryptocurrency seemed doomed to failure due to allegations of plagiarized whitepapers....

Macy’s: Is It Turning Around?

Macy’s (M) is a company that we have been following for several years. We have watched as this one great retail darling has fallen from grace, as sales and earnings have fallen dramatically in the last five years. With the ever-changing consumer, Macy’s was slow to...

Conatus Pharmaceuticals: Should You Buy This Stock?

Conatus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:CNAT) initiated with Outperform rating and $16 (208% upside) price target at Oppenheimer. The stock is absolutely flying on this news, but there are other reasons to be bullish beyond today’s action Conatus’s lead product...
Is NEO Cryptocurrency About To Run?

Is NEO Cryptocurrency About To Run?

It has been a tough week for the crypto market which has seen dramatic drops in values. Investors have always taken advantage of the downfall to invest in the dip and prep for a bull run. NEO is one coin which raced through with its value skyrocketing and overtaking...
What Tron Needs

What Tron Needs

We will get right to the point for what Tron needs. The key for Tron moving forward is getting Main Net launched and working in the first half of 2018. Many of the detractors of TRX believe that Justin Sun and the TRON team are creating a pump scheme through their...
Southwestern Energy: Accumulate

Southwestern Energy: Accumulate

The Quad7Capital Bad Beat Investing portfolio has purchased Southwestern Energy at $4.05, $3.60 and $3.50. We are monitoring the situation very closely as we hold a position. In this column, we take a dive into the company and check on recent performance and valuation...
Kroger Stock: New Initiatives

Kroger Stock: New Initiatives

Overview Kroger stock has been tumultuous of late. Kroger (KR) is one of the largest North American grocery store retailers operating 2,790 retail food stores in 35 states. The company has a lot different names under its belt including Kroger, Food 4 Less, City...

Kraft Heinz: Our Thoughts

We were asked by a reader about our current thoughts on Kraft Heinz (KHC) with it sitting just above a 52-week low. We felt this was an opportune time to check back in on the performance of the name, especially since the company recently reported earnings. In this...
Endocyte: Explaining The Rally

Endocyte: Explaining The Rally

If you have not noticed, shares of Endocyte (ECYT) are in rally mode. They are up 40% today, following gains all week. In this column, we discuss what you need to know about this rally and why it is occurring. The price action is strong: What a run!  Let us now...
GE: Turnarounds Take Time

GE: Turnarounds Take Time

Turnarounds take a long time to be worked out. There is no better case of this than what we are seeing with General Electric (GE). GE stock is seemingly making new lows every single day. The depth of the existing problems now being uncovered at General Electric...
Frontier Communications: Abandon Ship

Frontier Communications: Abandon Ship

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) just reported Q4 earnings and while the quarter better than we expected in some regards, the stock is taking another absolute beating, mostly because the dividend has gone the way of the dinosaurs. While we hate to see...
DryShips Earnings Report: Highlights

DryShips Earnings Report: Highlights

The DryShips earnings report has landed. DryShips (DRYS) is a controversial name that we once famously quipped “you will never see your money again“. We felt this way because it had announced yet another in a long line of reverse splits, and continued...
Tron: Silence!

Tron: Silence!

As it has been the expectation for many cryptocurrency enthusiasts, its boom time for TRON (TRX) adoption. The first half of 2018 will see many changes and in particular the Main Net launch. Critics have always thought it is a pump and dump platform but the reality is...
Rising Rates Won’t Help Savers

Rising Rates Won’t Help Savers

Talk about some pain for savers. Despite the Fed’s raising rates, it will not help those who have big savings accounts, unlike we saw prerecession. They will not help savers. It was thought to help savers, rising rates would be a benefit. That is some pain. Take...

AutoZone: We Had High Hopes

You may recall that we had high hopes for AutoZone, and projected a great fourth quarter because winter was looking like it was going to be incredibly harsh. Well, as it turns out, our call for the weather was correct, but performance was lack luster. In this column...
Liquid Natural Gas Demand To Spike In 2019

Liquid Natural Gas Demand To Spike In 2019

Demand, as reported by the EIA for Liquid Natural Gas Capacity will remain pretty stable in 2018. However, it appears that demand is set to spike pretty sharply in 2019:   We believe that natural gas prices will remain relative stable in 2018 as supply is strong....
Amyris: What is going on here?

Amyris: What is going on here?

Short interest is extremely high at almost 3.4M shares shorted as last reported, and trading volume has been rising recently in Amyris (AMRS) which will soon report earnings. In this column, we discuss what we see happening. Today’s selloff seems to be on no...
JD.Com: Blockchain Accelerator Engaged

JD.Com: Blockchain Accelerator Engaged

JD.com, one of China’s largest e-commerce companies, has launched a new accelerator program called AI Catapult that focuses on blockchain and artificial intelligence startups. We have been bullish on JD.com for some time., arguing it will soar Based in Beijing, AI...
Bitcoin Fees: What Happened?

Bitcoin Fees: What Happened?

To many regular participants in the Bitcoin economy, there may have been a sense that in the final months of 2017 transaction fees were rising quite significantly. There was a noticeable increase in transaction traffic across the latter part of the year, with an...
FitBit Stock: Implosion Addressed

FitBit Stock: Implosion Addressed

Fitbit stock is cratering. Fitbit (FIT) delivered an all-around miss and 2018 outlook that fell well below expectations, and such FitBit stock is plummeting. Revenues of $571 million landed $18 million short of consensus, while adjusted net loss per share of -$0.02...

Macy’s: Why Sales Rose

Macys (MYSE:M) has just reported earnings and the stock is rallying hard. That said, the company seems like it may now finally be turning the corner, but it is not out of the woods yet. In the present column, we discuss the performance of the name, homing in on sales....
What Is New York Coin (NYC Coin)?

What Is New York Coin (NYC Coin)?

New York Coin, or NYC coin, is among the fastest growing cryptocurrencies today. New York Coin (NYC coin) recorded a staggering 400% value rise between the 1st and 7th of January 2018, and New York Coin, or NYC coin, continues to be poopular. NYC coin records a daily...
Bitcoin: Love The Scam

Bitcoin: Love The Scam

By J Olshan You should be thankful for bitcoin even if you didn’t get rich, even if you think it’s a scam, and even if the Winklevoss twins don’t feature in your fantasies of financial utopia. You should be thankful for bitcoin even if it was invented by a comic-book...

GM Stock: Short-Term Sales Pain For Long-Term Gain

General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM) is out with a much-anticipated earnings report. Let us turn to the results. Sales were down in Q4 versus last year, thanks to planned production declines and divestitures: Source: SEC filings As you can see, revenues are volatile and...

Deere: Positive Outlook

Deere & Co. (DE) looks to move higher after just reporting its Q1 2018 earnings. In this piece we discuss sales and our outlook on the name. Sales came in at $5.97 billion for the company’s fiscal first quarter and continue a nice history of year-over-year...
Huge Tron News

Huge Tron News

Huge Tron news just hit the wire. This is very good news for Tron (TRX) investors! The platform’s CEO Justin Sun has announced that they will be launching the Tron main net on the 31st of March. The aim is to detach Tron from Ethereum. This is a game changer and will...

Windstream: New Beginnings

When we discussed the death of Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN), we laid out our major concerns which included declines in nearly all business segments, mounting earnings losses, and major debt problems. We wanted you to avoid the name. Today we were asked about our...

Realty Income: Analyzing The Dividend Darling

Realty Income (O) has just reported earnings and it has caught our attention today. We have discussed in great detail why you should strongly consider this darling monthly dividend paying REIT. That said, the name has been absolutely battered in the last few months:...

MGM in 2018

GM Resorts International (MGM) has reported its Q4 earnings. The casino giant stock started the day off in the red following the news but has since made a strong recovery. In this column, we discuss the performance of the name. Further, we offer our thoughts and...