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There’s a one-two punch of unfavorable news for SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI), courtesy of the U.S. government. First of all, President Joe Biden’s administration is extending the moratorium on federal student loan repayment requirements. Also, a group of senators sent a letter to SoFi, requesting to review the neo-banking firm’s cryptocurrency-market dealings. These developments make it extremely
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Given the fact that Nio (NYSE:NIO) stock is down year-to-date, eager investors may be tempted to take a long position now. However, this is actually a time to exercise caution. For one thing, China’s on-and-off zero-Covid policies could throw a wrench into the works. Besides, Nio’s financials are less than ideal, especially when it comes
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Will Google and YouTube parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) join the Big Tech layoff club? It’s a valid question, but GOOG stock investors shouldn’t worry too much. If there is a large-scale workforce reduction at Google, it’s a sign that the company is being proactive in navigating a challenging economy. Don’t misunderstand — layoffs aren’t
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When was the last time you visited a GameStop (NYSE:GME)? Its management team apparently rather you didn’t know; the firm stopped reporting same-store sales in 2021. E-commerce sales are also no longer reported separately, an ominous sign for a firm whose chairman once promised to build “a powerful e-commerce platform that provides competitive pricing, broad
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In line with the overall stock market, Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG,NASDAQ:GOOGL) stock has moved higher in recent weeks. Since hitting a new multi-year low on Nov. 3 ($83.45 per share), GOOG stock has climbed back up to around $95.14 per share. With a company-specific developments (more below) also giving shares a boost, some may believe now that a
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What does a bottoming process in a stock look like? In the case of microprocessor manufacturing giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), reaching rock bottom is bound to involve layoffs and a general sense of pessimism. The layoffs aren’t going to be pleasant, but they’re a sign that Intel’s management is doing what’s needed to turn the company around
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It’s been a tough year for tech firms, including hardware and software supplier Oracle (NYSE:ORCL). A recent round of Oracle layoffs, along with a pricey purchase of healthcare data company Cerner, has some ORCL stock investors feeling anxious. Yet, the layoffs are a necessary step to help slim Oracle down. Besides, the company’s cloud-business growth will
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It seems odd to be analyzing the best shipping stocks as recession concerns continue to pile up in 2022. Further, any recession will likely last well into 2023 and come with a much harder landing than the Federal Reserve would like. With shipping rates down from record levels, it’s also unsurprising that many shipping stocks
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It’s getting ugly out there. That’s especially true in the tech sector, where a growing number of companies are undertaking mass layoffs. Heading into the end 0f the year, some technology companies have announced the biggest workforce reductions in their history as their businesses slow and they grapple with ongoing supply chain issues and persistent
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In a fresh development, Google and YouTube parent company Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) finally settled an ongoing investigation. That’s good news, and it bodes well for GOOG stock. Furthermore, an activist investor gave Alphabet some practical advice about how the company can cut costs. Hopefully, Alphabet’s management will consider implementing retrenchment measures soon. Big Tech has
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Bloomberg Law recently discussed the global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market. Their analysis pointed out that even though the 2022 M&A volume is down from a record number of transactions in 2021, the potential deals in 2023 could be pretty standard relative to the pre-pandemic volume.  “This year’s total M&A deal volume was $3.1 trillion
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There’s a good-news, bad-news situation with China-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Nio (NYSE:NIO). The bad news is that some analysts reduced their price targets on NIO stock, and the company’s financial stats have some sore spots. Yet, there are also some highly encouraging data points to consider. Furthermore, potentially positive news from China could benefit Nio
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As discussed previously, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock has held up very well compared to other FAANG stocks. Unlike other major mega-cap tech stocks, AAPL stock hasn’t been knocked lower by a poorly-received earnings release. In fact, investors responded positively to its most recent quarterly earnings report on Oct 27. In contrast to Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG,NASDAQ:GOOGL),
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Coinbase Global (NASDAQ:COIN) is among the best-known platforms where people can buy and sell Bitcoin (BTC-USD) and other cryptocurrencies. However, troubles in the world of crypto have put negative pressure on COIN stock. The end result, though, should be much higher prices for Coinbase shares over the coming years. That’s because more credible exchanges will rise
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