In 2024, UBS expects disinflation and rising unemployment to impact economic output, prompting the Federal Open Market Committee to implement proactive rate cuts. The FEderal Open Market Committee designed the initial cut to prevent the nominal funds rate from becoming overly restrictive amid falling inflation, with subsequent cuts later in the year to counteract economic
Initially concentrated on defense and intelligence, Palantir Technologies (NYSE:PLTR) has broadened its clientele to the healthcare, energy, and finance sectors. Noteworthy profitability and advancements in AI analytics make PLTR stock an appealing choice for investors. Despite the cooling of ‘AI mania,’ Palantir Technologies continues to hold firm, with shares not far below their 52-week highs.
Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL,NASDAQ:GOOG) stock continues to be affected by the U.S. Department of Justice civil suit filed back in January, alleging that the company engaged in monopolistic and anti-competitive actions in order to maintain its dominant position in search and digital advertising markets. The trial, which started in September, is still unfolding. However, in recent days,
This year has seen a remarkable surge in electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) stocks, driven by a promise of commercialization in the not-too-distant future. Projections suggest the global flying car market could reach $17.84 billion by 2030, expanding to $1 trillion by 2040 and a staggering $9 trillion by 2050. This signals significant potential
Analysts are pounding the table for Rivian (NASDAQ:RIVN) stock.Shares are down 16% so far in 2023. They have lost more than half their value in the last year. The company is losing money hand over fist. Rivian loses $33,000 per car and delivered just 15,564 in the third quarter. Yet there are people still telling
Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META) has a number of threats to contend with, including regulatory resistance from the European Data Protection Board. Yet, the biggest threat of all might come from a famous electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing mogul. Overall, I still like the growth prospects for META stock, but investors should consider Meta Platforms’ challenges. I must admit, Meta Platforms
Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL,NASDAQ:GOOG) stock may be bouncing back, after the Google parent’s recent earnings letdown, but a continued recovery in the near-term may not be in the cards. Multiple factors may impact share performance, including one that is often overlooked but remains a risk (the antitrust lawsuit filed against Alphabet by the U.S. Department of Justice).
The current year has been rewarding as compared to 2022 when growth stocks were decimated. As we inch closer to the new year, it’s time to relook at the portfolio and build a strategy to boost returns. With macroeconomic challenges sustaining, I would remain overweight on blue-chip dividend stocks. At the same time, there needs
In the global push for clean energy, interest and investment are increasing within the hydrogen economy. This translated into a massive rally for some of the best hydrogen stocks during the market euphoria of 2021. However, a deep correction in hydrogen stocks followed with cash burn, and equity dilution was a concern among emerging names.
Last year, every major index plunged into bear market territory. While they eventually reversed course, the S&P 500’s gains were driven by just a handful of stocks. The so-called Magnificent 7 sticks are a group of mega-cap tech stocks identified by Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) Chief Investment Strategist Michael Hartnett as providing all the lift
Paypal (NASDAQ:PYPL) stock has had a rough go of it, but the company has a storied history. It gave Elon Musk his first big profit. Co-founder Peter Thiel became one of Silicon Valley’s leading political players. But that’s all ancient history. What PYPL stock has been doing lately is disappointing investors. Shares are down 22%
Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has undoubtedly been among the best-performing stocks of our generation. The fact that early investors booked gains of 200x on this mega-cap stock (which hit a valuation well over $1 trillion at its peak) is remarkable. In many respects, TSLA stock paved the way for an entire sector, allowing us to see a
Regardless of how TSLA stock is performing at any given time, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk remains a highly controversial figure. Musk has turned heads by acquiring Twitter, a move experts predicted would compromise Tesla. He has also been in the hot seat for his social media presence and his backing of speculative cryptocurrencies. Although
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has surged 40% year-to-date, garnering a “buy” rating from analysts, with an updated target price of $187.73. In the consumer electronics sector, Apple has continued to remain the dominant force, providing continued innovation in key areas many view as the next profit centers for the company. The company has historically generated value through
After declining throughout October, PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) stock jolted higher at the start of this month. The bump was thanks to a well-received quarterly earnings release. PYPL stock zoomed from just over $50 per share, back to the mid-$50s per share, in the days following this release. In more recent trading days, however, PYPL’s post-earnings rally
In October, I warned investors that flying car firm EHang (NASDAQ:EH) had an order book that looked suspiciously weak: During the most recent quarter, EHang delivered just five units, down from 11 in the previous quarter. This suggests that EHang either lacks the purchase orders for its thousand-unit backlog or is struggling to raise enough
There’s no denying that Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) is favored among investors in 2023. That’s mainly because of the company’s prominent status as a manufacturer of processors for artificial intelligence applications. Yet, NVDA stock might not be a market darling for much longer. This doesn’t mean you have to dump your Nvidia shares, but just be aware of the issues
A late October Entreprenuer.com article discusses reasons why brands remain on social media. In reality, consumers mostly ignore sponsored content and advertising. Entrepreneur contributor Bryanne DeGoede is the Managing Partner of BLND PR, a boutique agency that works with Fortune 500 companies. She points out that many consumers go to social media to check out
Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the world as we know it. From chatbots like ChatGPT that can converse with humans in natural language, to deep learning models that can analyze massive amounts of data and make predictions, AI is revolutionizing various industries and sectors. In this article, we will look at three AI stocks that
In the ever-evolving financial landscape, gold mining stocks to buy continue to catch the discerning investor’s eye. Gold, with its elusive stature as a sanctuary during economic storms, shines brightly, especially during global unrest or other macroeconomic issues. The precious metal is not just a counterbalance to equities but stands firm as an inflation hedge