Month: August 2021

Broader markets have been celebrating new record highs regularly over the summer. Year-to-date (YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), the S&P 500 index, and the Nasdaq 100 index are up about 15.6%, 20.5%, and 18.2% respectively. Meanwhile, analysts debate whether valuation levels for many stocks are overextended at this point. Nonetheless, there are several catalysts that
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In this article SPRT The Reddit logo is seen on a smartphone in front of a displayed Wall Street Bets logo in this illustration taken January 28, 2021. Dado Ruvic | Reuters Shares of Support.com are poised to extend their massive GameStop-style rally as Reddit-obsessed retail investors zoned in on the heavily shorted software name. The
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Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) stock is looking well-positioned because of the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus. That should surprise NVAX stock bears who viewed it as an “also-ran” Covid-19 vaccine play. Source: Ascannio/Shutterstock.com And can you blame them? Earlier this month, Novavax said it would delay applying for emergency use authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine, NVX-CoV2373,
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This is certainly an odd economy. On one hand, the delta variant is a dark shadow over how long economic expansion lasts. On the other, the economy is booming and oil stocks have gone from zeros to heroes in the past year. The S&P Global Oil Index, which measures the performance of 120 of the
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How far can a small medical devices company take a celebrity endorsement? The shares of veterinary diagnostics company Zomedica (NYSEAMERICAN:ZOM) surged after an endorsement from Tiger King celebrity Carole Baskin. In response, meme traders bid ZOM stock up sharply. Since the short interest in ZOM stock is high, the news created a dramatic short squeeze. Source:
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