Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) had a stellar 2020, with the stock almost doubling during the year. Robust sales of its gaming hardware and market-share gains against its competitors in the CPU space helped the company post remarkable growth throughout the year. Though its performance was boosted due to the pandemic, AMD stock in 2021 should
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In this video, we’re going to talk about the difference between buying a call and selling a put. You’ll understand this quickly because we will go into details that will be a real eye-opener for you. You’re going to see in which scenarios you’re going to make money. Also, I’ll show you when you need
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Virgin Galactic’s spacecraft Unity reaches space for the first time. Source: Virgin Galactic Ark Invest, which operates the largest actively managed exchange-traded fund, plans to add a “Space Exploration ETF” under the ticker ARKX, according to a securities filing on Wednesday. While the ETF’s constituents have yet to be announced, shares of space companies Virgin
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Communism and socialism are umbrella terms referring to two cooperative schools of economic thought, both apparently antithetical to capitalism. These economic ideologies have inspired various social and political movements since at least the 18th century. Several countries have been or are currently governed by parties calling themselves “communist” or “socialist,” though these parties’ policies and
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Restaurants, particularly those dependent on dine-in customers, were punished last year by the novel-coronavirus pandemic. And many such restaurants are still suffering due to the continuing shutdown orders in some states. Even McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) took its share of Covid-19 lumps, but MCD stock is little-changed over the past year. Source: 8th.creator / Shutterstock.com The company’s
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The first AR1 rocket engine Aerojet Rocketdyne Aerojet Rocketdyne finished building the first in its next-generation AR1 engine series, despite lacking both a customer and plans to test fire it for about two years. The AR1 rocket engine is located at the company’s facility at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi – and its completion
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Many investors undertake tax-loss harvesting at the end of every tax year. The strategy involves selling stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and other investments carrying a loss to offset realized gains from other investments. It can have a big tax benefit. But tax-loss harvesting may or may not be the best strategy for all
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Shares of electric vehicle maker Canoo (NASDAQ:GOEV) are on fire this morning after the Verge reported that it held talks with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) about a possible investment or a takeover. GOEV stock jumped as high as 30% in pre-market trading Wednesday. Source: Shutterstock An Apple EV has garnered quite the buzz in recent weeks, as Barron’s noted
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It really wasn’t very long ago that things were looking pretty good for Texas-based SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI) and its stakeholders. The company’s information technology management and security software, known as the Orion IT management system, was quite popular and SWI stock holders seemingly had nothing to worry about. Source: Shutterstock In a cruel and ironic twist
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The market’s bull moves since March have been amazing, if not historic. Yet the high-performers have been mostly in the tech sector. Value and dividend stocks have mostly lagged. But I think this presents an opportunity. The fact is that there are many interesting high-yielding companies that have good long-term prospects. Besides, as the markets
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Despite what appeared to be a catastrophic harbinger in the form of the novel coronavirus, certain market segments performed outstandingly in 2020. One of the biggest of course was electric vehicles. With their mechanically less-convoluted design, EVs represented an ideal platform for many people during the Covid-19 lockdowns. And while the sector is off to
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