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Shares of several electric vehicle makers are in the red as macroeconomic challenges and geopolitical tensions are weighing on the demand for electric vehicles. Moreover, the ongoing price war triggered by intense competition is dragging down the profitability of EV makers. Another concern is President Joe Biden’s quadrupling of tariffs on Chinese EV makers. Nonetheless,
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Billionaire activist investor Daniel Loeb describes the strategy at his Third Point hedge fund as “an event-driven and value approach.” He looks to unlock shareholder value through special situation investing, whether it is mergers and acquisitions, restructurings or other catalysts that can spur gains. Loeb started Third Point with just $3 million in 1995 and
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It’s been nearly two weeks since Warren Buffett presided over his company’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha. The ritual has become a must-attend for those in the industry and Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) shareholders. There’s no question Berkshire Hathaway stock remains very attractive for long-term investors. The media’s gone over many of the highlights, so I
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Ford (NYSE:F) delivered respectable first-quarter results that missed Wall Street’s top line expectations and beat bottom-line forecasts. The automaker also kept its full-year guidance in place, leaving the market holding its breath about where Ford stock heads next. The auto industry isn’t running as strong as it once was, and government electric vehicle mandates keep
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Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) is positioned as the premier artificial intelligence play, particularly after last year’s dramatic tripling in value. Yet investors wonder how much higher Nvidia stock can go. Yet they are also concerned about its valuation. When Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI) underwhelmed the market with its earnings report, Nvidia stock tumbled in sympathy. That suggests
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Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) began the century as a small company mailing CDs. Today Netflix stock represents the most valuable pure entertainment company in the world. Netflix also earns cloud-like margins. Some $2.3 billion of nearly $9.4 billion in revenue became net income in the first quarter of 2024. This is not a coincidence. Cloud technology powers
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Contrarian investors should be wary of high optimism, not embrace it. That’s easier said than done, especially after Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) delivered decent quarterly results and published strong-looking guidance. The problem is that the market’s enthusiasm has, most likely, already been priced into Qualcomm stock. Furthermore, as we’ll see, there’s been ultra-positive chatter in the financial media about Qualcomm’s
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Taiwan Semiconductor (NYSE:TSM) is a chipmaking juggernaut. All companies, including Taiwan Semiconductor, face obstacles and problems. The rest of 2024 will be uncertain for Taiwan Semiconductor stock, so it’s wise to wait for a better price before buying shares. I’ll give Taiwan Semiconductor a lot of credit for demonstrating resilience after Taiwan’s most powerful earthquake in 25 years.
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