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STOCKSTOWATCHTODAY BLOG Lucid soared Friday, a move that is being attributed to unconfirmed rumors that the company could be acquired. Lucid (LCID) stock started moving just after noon Friday, and had nearly doubled, to $17.
This industry-leading company has been caught up in the bear market carnage, but it's setting the stage for a massive rebound.
Apple earnings and the Fed meeting loom, but don't sit out a possible "life-changing" market rally. Tesla rival BYD is an aggressive buy.
While 2022 was a year for stock price corrections across the electric vehicle (EV) sector, 2023 looks to be a transition year for the businesses themselves. Europe and China are leading the way, with fully electric vehicles accounting for 11% and 19% of all new vehicles sold, respectively. With stock prices down and sales continuing to pick up, investors should look at investing in a diverse mix of EV makers in 2023.
Chip giant Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is struggling as demand for PC and server chips tumbles. The company saw total revenue crash 32% year over year in the fourth quarter of 2022, and it expects a worse decline in the first quarter of 2023. Intel has already announced a broad cost-cutting initiative to help the company cope with lower demand this year.
The stock market would likely move higher if inflation cools off, but these two stocks could be big winners.
In 2022, investors grappled with the deepest bear market since the global financial crisis in 2008, and the technology sector took the brunt of the pessimism. Cathie Wood's Ark Invest is focused on the technology sector, so it experienced a steep decline in the value of its exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Its flagship Ark Innovation ETF fell a whopping 66% for 2022.
Wall Street will be buzzing in the week ahead, as earnings from Big Tech, the Federal Reserve’s first meeting of the year, and the monthly jobs report for January set up the busiest week of the new year.
Merck & Co., Inc. ( NYSE:MRK ) will increase its dividend from last year's comparable payment on the 10th of April to...
Costco has a very simple business model. It sells memberships in exchange for offering members a low-cost, no-frills shopping experience. People pay in order to access the chain's warehouses. Those membership fees provide a significant portion of the chain's profits, allowing Costco to sell its limited selection of merchandise at a lower markup than its rivals.
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Julius Baer of Zurich raised stakes in Intel, Walt Disney, and AT&T stock, and slashed its investment in Advanced Micro Devices in the fourth quarter.
Chevron (NYSE: CVX) finished 2022 with a bit of a whimper. The oil company, which is one of the top holdings of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A)(NYSE: BRK.B), faced headwinds from lower oil and gas prices and a write-down in its international operations. Chevron posted $6.35 billion, or $3.33 per share, of net income in the third quarter.
It was a busy week for dividend announcements, with the fourth-quarter earnings season in full swing.
Economic headwinds sent the S&P 500 into a bear market last year, and the benchmark index is still 16% off its high. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway treated the drawdown as a buying opportunity, investing $66 billion into the stock market through the first three quarters of 2022. Smart investors like Buffett know that a bear market offers investors a chance to buy good stocks at great prices.
A peak-to-trough decline of 38% for the Nasdaq Composite is an ideal time for opportunistic investors to pounce.
The Nasdaq Composite has surged over 11% so far this month as growth stocks retake center stage. Shopify (NYSE: SHOP), the Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEMKT: VUG), Nio (NYSE: NIO), Beam Therapeutics (NASDAQ: BEAM), and Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) have that kind of potential. Here's what makes each company a great buy now, according to five Motley Fool contributors.
One of the hot rumors swirling around the stock market on Friday concerned a top U.S. electric vehicle (EV) stock, so many titles in the sector saw big lifts on the day. Nio (NYSE: NIO) and fellow Chinese next-generation car maker Xpeng (NYSE: XPEV) both closed more than 4% higher against the S&P 500 index's 0.3% bump. Shares of American EV company Rivian (NASDAQ: RIVN), meanwhile, booked an over 8% gain.
Highly shorted shares are racing past the S&P 500 this year, and short sellers are down by $81 billion.