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Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

AT&T and Comcast are the two key companies that are transforming and expanding the telecommunications industry. This started 15 – 20 years ago and is continuing today. Looking backwards, we see all these different industry segments as separate. Looking forward, they are all coming together and expanding. Let’s take a closer look at AT&T and Comcast as leaders of the changing industry.In the 1990s, each industry segment was separate. Different companies competed in each segment like l...


Frank Holmes | Equities.com |

“I think there is a strong likelihood we will need another bill.” That’s according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who supports additional fiscal stimulus to combat the economic impact of the novel coronavirus—within reason.The secretary’s statement comes after the House passed a record-shattering $3 trillion relief package, though leaders in the Senate have said they will not put it up for a vote. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has made it clear that the next coronavirus ...


Gary C. Bizzo | Equities.com |

I've been getting a lot of flack lately because of my support for the Chinese giant Huawei. Clearly there are many reasons floating around as to why Huawei should be ignored, boycotted, sued and a variety more equally severe actions. Why is this business being rebuked by so many people? It's one thing for the US government to attack Huawei as part of its ongoing trade war with China. It's another thing completely for individuals to be rejecting the world's largest manufacturer of telecommunicat...


Wendy Glavin — Glavin's Tech Talk | Equities.com |

When COVID-19 hit, people everywhere were struggling to learn how to deal with its impact. We watched daily news reports, read articles and shared our fears with our families and friends. We came to realize that our definitions of normalcy had changed — perhaps forever.From students taking online classes to executives in the C-Suite conducting remote virtual meetings, downloads of global video conferencing apps by Zoom Video Communications (which has since tackled the issue of “Zoom bombing,...


David Nelson, CFA CMT | Equities.com |

Over the holiday weekend the United States crossed 100,000 fatalities connected to COVID-19. We can and should debate every aspect of the response including actions taken by the federal reserve. What isn't up for debate is the economic damage and unintended consequences of shutting down the economy. Historians will judge the effort along with its successes and failures. Unfortunately, the rest of us work in real time without the benefit of hindsight. In that backdrop investors have been forced t...


Leo Kolivakis | Equities.com |

Christine Idzelis of Institutional Investor reports that Apollo took just two months to raise a credit fund that seeks to profit from tumultuous markets — and it got a swift and significant contribution from Canadian pension manager IMCO:When Apollo Global Management approached the Investment Management Corp. of Ontario about a credit fund it was raising in the market tumult caused by the coronavirus, the Canadian pension manger was ready to be nimble — even with its staff dispersed and work...


Harry Boxer | Equities.com |

A look at our top 30 charts:Kornit Digital Ltd. has had quite a week, going from $28 to over $48 in the last 5 days. On Wednesday, it jumped $12.06, or 33.8%, to $47.74 on 3.2 million shares traded. It’s at the top of the long-term channel, but it may get a little bit of an extension in the next day or two taking it up to $50.Ingevity Corporation, which makes specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials, is coming out of a base and looking awfully good. On Wednesday it moved up $...


Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

Going forward, I expect an earthquake of transformation and growth in the worlds of wireless, telecom, pay TV, news and entertainment as they continue to come together. We are turning the page to a new chapter and creating something newer, larger and quite possibly extraordinary. Let’s take a closer look at what we can expect going forward from these companies.This space has already been dramatically changing over the last decade and they plan to continue. They may very well transform everythi...


David Nelson, CFA CMT | Equities.com |

At 7:50PM April 13th, 1970 Fight Director Gene Kranz was sitting at his desk in NASA's Mission Control facility. Five minutes later he was about to receive a radio transmission from the crew of Apollo 13 that would change his life and that of everyone associated with America's Space program. With the words "Houston we've got a Problem" still echoing from a spacecraft hurtling 200,000 miles from earth he gathered his team to weigh their options on how to bring the astronauts safely home. Coming o...


Leo Kolivakis | Equities.com |

Fred Imbert and Thomas Franck of CNBC report the Dow rises slightly, but loses more than 2% on week: Stocks finished Friday with slight gains but the major indexes capped the week with significant losses between a slew of somber economic reports and increasing tensions between China and the U.S.The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced on Friday by 60.08 points, or 0.25%, to 23,685.42, but ended the week lower by 2.65%. Earlier in the day, the 3...



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