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Will the growth of the crypto market have an impact on AMD

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) has been a constant subject of study for tech industry watchers. There are more than 500 stocks in the still burgeoning technology sector. Many if not most of these stocks have given good returns over the last year or so. And AMD has doubled as well. But its price band of $6 to $15 is no where near its hey days value when the stock used to play
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Can Twitter fix its advertising, and will that fix its stock?

Twitter (NASDAQ: TWTR) has probably been the most underperforming stock of the decade considering how deeply it seems to be embedded in the lives of the people who "are on it" regularly. It might just be trumped by Snap Inc (NASDAQ: SNAP) over time but that's another story. Two clear reasons why the Twitter stock has remained a laggard is the stagnant user growth and fall in advertising revenues. Like most social networking
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Some Investors bought $KITE at $87.8

It's always incredible for a company developing a new innovation in an existing field when its tech yields satisfying results. Recent news of the Kite Pharma (NASDAQ: KITE) acquisition by Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) for close to $12 billion and the general rise of the KITE stock even prior to the acquisition - from $87.8 in mid-June all the way to over $179 yesterday - has been thrilling to watch. To say the
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Good Investing Is A Mix Of Talent & Skill … and Patience

If you're a young investor just entering, or looking to enter, the stock market - this is a perhaps great time to be in your position. Done right, investing can actually be more interesting and much simpler, and enjoyable, than most people will have you believe. "You see, I always thought that 'numbers are not my thing'. But hey, I love stories and as I started taking interest in businesses,
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Two Alternative Data Charts for Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE)

Lumentum Holdings (NASDAQ: LITE) has been interesting to look at over the last month or so. From a high of nearly $68, the stock fell all the way to $58 and seems to be bouncing back - but will it hold! We thought it might be interesting to look at two alternative data charts to get some idea. Confidence Meter [caption id="attachment_1928" align="aligncenter" width="719"] LITE Confidence Meter[/caption] The LITE Confidence Meter is
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The Snap Inc. Conundrum

Much has been written about Snapchat (Ok ok, Snap Inc.) over the last 5 months. Is this another Twitter in the making? Could it get worse? Will it get acquired now that the shares are down 50% of the IPO price? etc. etc. Like often though, things are not as simple as they seem to appear. So before one decides to get in or get out of SNAP, here are some
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Ideas are the Bedrock of Successful Investments

Much has been said about discovering the right investable security – in most cases, a “winning” stock – that ends up making lives of investor and careers of analysts/fund managers. But unfortunately, there’s still not quite enough in terms of products and platforms out there to help people discover potentially great ideas. There are scores of stories around of an investor having made an investment in a Ford in the
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Have more than one brokerage accounts? Bring them into Stockal

Managing money invested across multiple brokerage accounts is never easy. And a lot of us own and operate multiple accounts. Opening different accounts as and when an opportunity (or need?) comes up. For instance, our 401(k) account takes care of most of our compliance needs. Then there’s an account for other passive instruments and, potentially one more for active – often mostly stock – investments. Some brokers offer better commission rates