Month: July 2021

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor on Friday defended his enterprise software company’s debt-financed purchases of bitcoin, telling CNBC he sees buying the cryptocurrency right now as comparable to investing in Facebook in the social network’s early days. “We’ve got $2.2 billion of debt and we pay about 1.5% interest, and we have a very long time
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GameStop (NYSE:GME) stock has been one of 2021’s most incredible investing stories. The initial short squeeze was incredible to watch. Few market analysts could have ever imagined that a struggling mall retailer like GameStop could see its shares surge thousands of percent. Source: rblfmr / Shutterstock.com That surge, in turn, saved the company. GameStop raised
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Jeff Bezos, owner of Blue Origin, introduces a new lunar landing module called Blue Moon during an event at the Washington Convention Center, May 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson | Getty Images The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Friday denied protests from companies affiliated with Jeff Bezos that NASA wrongly awarded a lucrative
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Penn National (NASDAQ:PENN) has generated profits in each of the last two quarters — and the company’s first-quarter results were particularly impressive. But that’s not the only reason to like PENN stock. Source: Casimiro PT / Shutterstock.com On top of its quarterly performance, Penn National also looks critically well-positioned to benefit from a meaningful expansion
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ContextLogic (NASDAQ:WISH) is well-positioned to benefit from the turbulence that China-based e-commerce companies are facing. Further, after outlining multiple, positive catalysts in my previous column on WISH stock, published on June 28, I have identified several more drivers that are likely to boost the shares over the longer term. Source: sdx15 / Shutterstock.com Among these
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Although understanding how a 401(k) works and how much it costs is challenging, how to save is not. There are some streamlined ways to save more and build a better nest egg. Although you’re shackled to your employer for a retirement plan — unless you have your own IRAs — you have to go with
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A decade ago, after returning to finance from 30 years covering computer technology, I got into an argument over a company called Dendreon. You’ll see why this lingering thoughts connects me to BIIB stock below. Source: PictureDesignSwiss / Shutterstock.com Dendreon had launched a treatment for prostate cancer called Provenge. It is an immunotherapy, tied to
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People exit the headquarters of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, D.C., May 12, 2021. Andrew Kelly | Reuters The Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday it will require additional disclosures from Chinese companies seeking a listing on U.S. stock exchanges, following Beijing’s intensified crackdown on oversea share issuance. “In light of the
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