Who would have thought that less than a century ago we used whale oil to light our homes. Today, the rise of smart cities is becoming more and more relevant in our daily lives. Technology continues to advance, and with it, more efficient and effective mechanisms have been created to manage our homes and cities.
While we’re not in a bull market, certain value penny stocks show potential for 5x or 10x returns in the next five years, assuming forecasted business catalysts unfold. If we’re focusing on promising early-stage businesses, the long-term outlook is optimistic. Discussing penny stocks with a 12-month return potential of 100% may seem conservative, considering the
The primary argument for a labor market rebound is that the recession of 2023 hasn’t emerged as planned. In typical fashion, many economists and market analysts are simply kicking the can down the road and calling for a recession sometime in 2024. Like a broken clock, they may be right. Who knows? Right now, the
It’s been a rough time for short sellers. Famed short-seller Jim Chanos recently shut down his fund after years of uneven performance and dwindling assets under management. The rallies in meme stocks, highly speculative tech firms and so on have caused hedge funds big losses on their short positions. But there are still hedge fund
Large and mega-caps like Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) occasionally turn into multibagger stocks even after breaking into the big leagues. But this isn’t common. More often than not, finding true multibagger stocks to buy is a matter of identifying promising, beaten-down small-cap stocks with enormous upside potential. But, paradoxically, these same companies are often either unprofitable or
The world has continuously demanded technology. Hence, electric vehicle (EV) companies have experienced increased demand in the past few years. The increasing sales of electric vehicles are an evident manifestation of such a demand. Over 6 million new battery electric vehicles (BEV) and plug-in hybrids (PHEV) were sold in the first half of 2023 in
Low-price stocks gain attention as a small corpus can create a diversified portfolio. A bonus is if the stock offers a healthy dividend. The focus of this column is on under-$10 stocks that are worth holding for the next 24 to 36 months for high total returns. An important point is that low-price stocks do
Investor views on the gas market could be better with demand slowing and prices decreasing. The market’s sentiment may continue to linger on the bearish side. The commodity has already accumulated a loss of 17.5% in November. It aligns with the outlook on some companies that operate in the same business due to their close
QuantumScape (NYSE:QS) is not without its issues. Various company-specific problems have weigh on QS stock. This EV battery technology stock needs more than just fixing its issues to shake its slump. Sentiment for EV and EV-related stocks need to move back towards bullish. Unfortunately, a sentiment shift may not be necessarily just around the corner.
This month’s OpenAI drama has largely come and gone, but OpenAI management will feel the repercussions for a while. Just weeks before the boardroom coup and subsequent Reverse Uno, OpenAI management was juggling options to let employees cash out shares in a move valued at more than $80 billion. The tender seems as though it’s
Growth at a reasonable price is today’s theme as we dial in on a few cheap stocks with illustrious growth potential. The Invesco S&P 500 GARP ETF (NYSEARCA:SPGP) is up by approximately 13% since the turn of the year. Sure, the index’s year-to-date performance is impressive. However, I think the best is yet to come;
Quantum computing stocks could be the next big trend to unlock value for investors’ portfolios. These companies are pioneering a disruptive leap in processing power. This is likely to have wide-reaching applications in furthering our understanding of the sciences as well as the natural world. In addition to their disruptive nature, quantum computing stocks are
E-commerce makes it easier for people to buy products. Instead of driving to a mall, consumers can browse on a website, buy what they want, and receive their orders within a few business days. This has paved the way for some amazing e-commerce stocks. Many e-commerce companies have emerged from this trend, with some of
A close-up of the Workday logo on its headquarters in Pleasanton, California, on March 26, 2018. Smith Collection | Archive Photos | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in extended trading. Workday — Stock in the workforce platform provider added more than 6% after third-quarter results surpassed Wall Street estimates. Workday notched adjusted
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) continues to find ways to reinvent itself some 37 years after its initial public offering. A $2.8 trillion business finds it challenging to swiftly alter its direction, but the tech giant manages to assert itself as a powerful force. Its performance this year led it to be included in the group of tech
SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) is a leading online platform that provides a range of financial products and services, such as personal loans, mortgages, student loans, investments, banking and insurance. The company has grown since the Great Recession, which saw many traditional banks retreating from certain financial products, including unsecured personal lending and mortgages. Since then, SoFi has expanded into
Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) futuristic (a polite way of saying odd) Cybertruck will finally have its big delivery event on Thursday. And even though Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on the company’s third quarter earnings call in mid-October that there are already more than 1 million people who have orders for the quirky looking angular vehicle, the
Solar stocks are the right choice if you want to invest in the energy sector. As technology evolves, people are shifting to solar energy as the primary source of electricity, which results in high demand for solar companies. In 2023, the solar industry gained momentum after facing a bad period, installing nearly 12 gigawatts in
Pinpointing stocks with the potential for exponential growth requires extreme efforts on the market terrain. However, delving into the strategic prowess and distinctive approaches of the three standout companies listed in this article illuminates the trajectory toward substantial investment growth. The first one, entrenched in specialized sectors, showcases innovation and resilience, while the second strategically
Of course, the primary goal of betting in the equities sector is to make money, not to create a list of stocks to sell for tax losses. Nevertheless, stuff happens – it happens a lot. No matter who you are or how many credentials you leverage, you’re bound to get hit by the red ink.