Crypto Mining Stocks Continue to Fall Amid Rising Inflation, Major Industry Changes

Crypto mining stocks have plummeted amid a red-hot inflationary environment, a trend that’s likely to continue as energy-efficient means of minting digital currency tokens continue to overtake traditional, energy-heavy crypto mining activities.  Core Scientific (CORZ)...

In reversal, Wall Street eyes bank stocks as recession-resistant investments

Think banks and downturns don’t go well together? Think again. Wall Street analysts and investors are challenging the longstanding view that U.S. bank stocks move in lockstep with economic growth, arguing that high interest rates and regulatory changes over the past...

Discount retailers weather a volatile market but interest rate hikes threaten broader economy

Discount retailers have outperformed a declining stock market, as inflation fatigued consumers chase cheap goods and spend down pandemic era savings. But continued interest rate hikes could push the economy into a recession. While The S&P 500 Index has plunged...

Health Insurer Stocks Poised to Gain Amid Rate Amid Hike Uncertainties

Investors dismayed by the market's dramatic decline and global rate hike uncertainty may find a remedy in resilient health insurer stocks. Over the past six months, shares in Cigna, UnitedHealth and Elevance Health have all gained as the S&P 500 has declined,...

CHIPS Act Falls Flat on Investors Among Inventory and Revenue Concerns for Chipmakers

Despite billions of dollars for chip plants built in the U.S. and a lucrative tax credit, investor demand for semiconductor stocks has short circuited amid the CHIPS and Science Act. Nvidia (NVDA) has been hit hardest, down 55% on the year, after closing Friday at...
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Oil prices are dropping. Energy investors are hanging on anyway.

Oil and gas prices are dropping, but investors are rushing to buy oil and gas stocks anyway, a sign that they’re betting energy pain in Europe and the coming winter will boost demand and return prices to their earlier highs. Exxon Mobil Corp, Chevron Corporation and...

Insulin Price Caps and Tough Litigation Won’t Bury Big Pharma

    Federal legislative overhaul of the healthcare sector is throwing a...

The Video Game Industry Might Have ‘Pwned’ the Pandemic, But Can It Make A Rebound? Investors Think So.

The video game industry, which was once known as a ‘pandemic winner’, is struggling to maintain momentum as it competes with other forms of recreation in the post-covid world. However, a number of investors remain hopeful that this bearish trend will rebound in the upcoming year.

Stocks Rise In Volatile Session As Investors Parse Rate Outlook

U.S. stocks ended a choppy trading session slightly higher Thursday as investors mulled fresh signs that central banks around the world would take increasingly aggressive steps to tame inflation. The S&P 500 climbed 0.66% to 4,006.18. The Nasdaq Composite and the...
US Social Media Companies Are Losing Followers

US Social Media Companies Are Losing Followers

Tech companies that focus on social media have had a major downturn this year, and investors believe that social media as a whole is about to sour.  Meta and Snap have been underperforming the Nasdaq Composite while Twitter takes the lead over the market index,...

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