The market is nervous about omicron. Cramer says it's time to pounce.
It’s always hard to pinpoint an exact cause of a dramatic sell-off, but in this case, there seem to be a number of factors at work.
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Shares of Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) fell another 22.7% in November, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The company not only reported underwhelming earnings, but also sold off after China's Cyberspace Administrator asked another company to delist from U.S. exchanges, causing new worries for Chinese stocks like Alibaba that are also listed in the U.S. In the quarter ended in September, Alibaba grew revenue 29% and reported earnings per share of $1.74 per American depositary share (ADS).
Look closer, however, and it's clear that the prices of many smaller growth stocks, and even some top-tier companies, are hovering around 52-week lows. Investors that follow the electric vehicle (EV) industry are probably wondering if the tech sell-off affects growth companies like Lucid Group (NASDAQ: LCID) and Nio (NYSE: NIO). Daniel Foelber (Lucid): It seems like a distant memory now, but it was only in August and September when share prices of Lucid were struggling to stay above $20 a share as early investors cashed out.
To give you a reference point, the Federal Reserve targets an annual inflation rate of about 2%. The question is whether it's transitory (pushed higher by temporary supply chain issues), or whether it's here to stay, and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell might have just conceded that it's set to remain higher for much longer. It might be time to prepare for this new environment, and three Motley Fool contributors think Square (NYSE: SQ), GoodRx (NASDAQ: GDRX), and PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) are great ways to combat -- and even benefit from -- inflation.
Stock market woes intensified last week with the major indexes breaking key levels. Apple and Tesla lead five stocks to watch. Bitcoin plunged Saturday but rebounded somewhat Sunday.
The metaverse could be one of the biggest emerging product and service trends of 2022, but investors don't have to wait to build an early position in this potentially revolutionary trend. Recent market volatility has led to promising players in the space trading at fresh discounts, and some are worth buying before this year is out. With that in mind, a panel of Motley Fool contributors has identified three stocks that are primed to benefit from surging metaverse momentum.
The dramatic cryptocurrency crash was super-charged by liquidations in the crypto derivatives market, market players say.
Let's explore why its industry-leading brands and dirt-cheap valuation make it a top stock to buy in December. Ford has turned this trend into an opportunity to reinvent itself, committing $30 billion to make 40% of its sales electric by the end of the decade. Well, unlike General Motors and Tesla, which are building a diverse lineup of EV models that includes sedans, Ford will focus on segments it already dominates, such as the F-150 truck, transit vans, and Mustang sports car (now adapted for a crossover SUV).
(Bloomberg) -- Even by the volatile standards of Chinese stocks, the swings in Didi Global Inc. on Friday were extraordinary.Most Read from BloombergThe Hot New Trend For Hedge Funds Is—Finally—Female FoundersAutomating the War on Noise Pollution‘Ghost Signs’ Haunt London’s Reviving NeighborhoodsIn the span of just a few hours, shares of the ride-hailing giant flipped from a 16% gain to a 12% loss, bounced back into positive territory, then turned lower yet again. And that was all before the ope
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Wall Street’s top stock market strategists are telling clients where they see the stock market heading in the year ahead.
The market may have recently lost its taste for tech companies, but the long-term outlooks for MercadoLibre, United Microelectronics, and DocuSign remain impressive.
After rocketing higher in 2020 and early 2021, many growth stocks suddenly slammed on the brakes. Three Fool.com contributors think Zynga (NASDAQ: ZNGA), Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX), and Sea (NYSE: SE) are worth a buy right now. Nicholas Rossolillo (Zynga): Mobile video game developer Zynga has been absolutely clobbered this year.
If you have the ability to buy small amounts of Latch (NASDAQ: LTCH) and PubMatic (NASDAQ: PUBM) and hold them for decades in a diversified portfolio, you might end up with two stocks that change your life in retirement. Latch is seeing rapid adoption of its smart locks for large apartment complexes across the United States. Today, more than 30% of new apartment buildings are being built with Latch locks installed.
(Bloomberg) -- Most Read from BloombergThe Hot New Trend For Hedge Funds Is—Finally—Female FoundersAutomating the War on Noise Pollution‘Ghost Signs’ Haunt London’s Reviving NeighborhoodsSaudi Arabia raised oil prices for buyers in Asia and the U.S., signaling it sees demand staying strong despite the spread of the omicron variant of the coronavirus.The move comes days after OPEC and its allies -- a 23-nation group led by Saudi Arabia and Russia -- surprised traders with a decision to boost crud
Conditions like what we have now usually set the stage for a big move in one direction or the other.
Of course, many tech stocks have sold off sharply in recent months, but the driving force behind Zoom's nosedive is perception. Many investors still view Zoom as a "COVID stock," failing to see the company's relevance beyond the pandemic. Zoom is a video-first communications company.