By: Spencer Israel This is surely a question some people have had to ask themselves this year. Whether it’s Overstock (up a ridiculous 6,300% from mid-March to mid-August), Novavax (at one point up over 4,600% this year), Zoom (up 600% year-to-date and rising after its most recent earnings report), or Tesla (up a measly 488%.. Read more
By: Spencer Israel ETF flow data tells us where investors are allocating capital. Though this data does not always correlate to price action, looking at flows on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis can help us see which themes traders and investors are bullish/bearish on. With August in the books, we can look back and.. Read more
By: Spencer Israel On Sunday evening the FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization for plasma as a potential treatment for Covid-19, confirming a rumor that had been circulating for weeks. As a result, a number of plasma therapy and blood collection companies saw their stocks spike on Monday morning, as traders speculated about the implications.. Read more
By: Spencer Israel The July retail sales report released on August 14 gave a massive hint of what was to come from retail earnings this week. According to the Census Bureau, sales at non-store retailers (which include online retailers like Amazon) rose nearly 20% year-over-year in July. And as Bloomberg noted, sales from that group,.. Read more
By: Spencer Israel The recent stock split announcements by Apple and Tesla made investors’ ears perk up for one reason: the number of companies enacting stock splits has been declining for decades. According to a study in the journal Financial Management, stock splits peaked in 1982, when 23% of public companies had undergone a stock.. Read more
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