Contributor Commentary

Harry Boxer | |

Bloom Energy Corporation is acting well and looks like it wants to go higher. The stock has had a big reversal off its mid-March lows in a right-hand extended V bottom. On Wednesday it ran $1.18, or 17.4%, to $7.95 on 3.9 million shares. Next target is $9 1/2. Oil stock Delek Logistics Partners, LP, which has also reversed sharply off its March lows, exploded on Wednesday, up $5.17, or over 58%, to $13.98 after reaching an early session high of $14.45. The move came on 3.7 millio...

Patrick Watson | |

The novel coronavirus is destroying human lives: almost 170,000 worldwide as I write this, including 40,000+ in the United States.These aren’t just numbers. They were people who were loved. Now they are gone. Next to that, all other effects are secondary.But some are still serious. For one, government actions and consumer choices are pushing an already-weak economy into deep recession.I said in a video interview last week (watch here) the world economy we knew three months ago won’t be back,...

David Nelson, CFA CMT | |

Two months into the pandemic and its aftermath, U.S. markets have split in two. On one side we have the designated survivors: cash rich, high quality or essential service companies and on the other side, everything else. Behind the chaotic near historic price moves of the last several weeks stocks were doing their best to adjust to economic reality. The tech heavy Nasdaq ended up being a port in the storm with many of its largest components net cash meaning cash on hand was more than enough to p...

Jeff Kagan | |

So, you love the iPhone, but you hate the huge size it's taken in recent years. You remember the days when the smaller footprint was easy to hold, use with one hand and disappeared in your pocket. And you really miss the home button. Then several years ago Apple offered the iPhone SE and you fell in love all over again. Since that time, however, year after year, the company has never upgraded the device and you like to update every year or two. Once again, you felt forgotten.

Gary C. Bizzo | |

Image source: iStockphoto, metamorworks 5G (the fifth-generation cellular technology) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been two of the most disruptive, maligned and misunderstood technologies of our time. Critics of 5G will tell you that it will fry your brain while those against AI believe it will replace your brain. What a conundrum! Aldous Huxley, author of Brave New World, set in a dystopian London, wrote about the dehumanizing aspects of scientific progress. He was friends with an...

Wendy Glavin — Glavin's Tech Talk | |

In today’s environment, many of us are slogging through the days stressed out, worried about staying safe, afraid of getting sick, concerned about the health of others, anxious about our jobs, terrified about losing money and trying to find ways to adapt. The sad truth is, no matter what we do for a living, most of us are easily replaceable. How to Make Yourself Less Replaceable In 2014, I was motivated by what Carla Harris, Vice Chairman and Managing Director at Morgan Stanl...

David Trainer | |

​As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts business operations across the globe, one area not getting enough attention is the disruption of offshore financial data collection services.

Frank Holmes | |

The numbers to watch are new cases, and by most accounts, those are beginning to flatten.

Visual Capitalist | |

As companies conserve cash during the COVID-19 crisis, what stocks offer both high dividend yields and stable distributions?

Leo Kolivakis | |

It's a bit surreal that unemployment in the US and elsewhere is skyrocketing to levels we haven't seen in decades, and yet stocks are rallying during a week where coronavirus is exacting its highest toll on humanity.