Month: February 2021

With the shares of electric-vehicle stocks plunging, now is not a good time to buy Churchill Capital Corp IV (NYSE:CCIV) stock. Source: Pasuwan/ShutterStock.com On Feb. 22, confirming a long-running rumor, Churchill Capital, a SPAC, disclosed that it would merge with Lucid Motors. A luxury EV maker run by a former chief engineer of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA),
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When it comes to SPAC (blank-check company) stocks, it’s been the ones merging with electric-vehicle companies that have garnered the most attention. But don’t count out those pursuing targets in other industries, such as Foley Trasimene Acquisition II (NYSE:BFT) stock. Source: Sulastri Sulastri / Shutterstock.com This SPAC’s sponsor, Bill Foley, may not have the clout
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: GameStop (GME) – GameStop remains on watch after another Reddit-fueled surge Wednesday in the video game retailer’s shares, as well as other so-called “Reddit stocks” like BlackBerry (BB), AMC Entertainment (AMC) and Koss Corp. (KOSS). GameStop surged 55.8% premarket, while AMC rose 12.9%,
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I admit, I had been worried that SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) shares had risen too far too quickly. But then, last week, it provided weaker-than-expected first-quarter guidance, causing SPWR stock to tumble. Source: IgorGolovniov / Shutterstock.com And now that the shares have retreated even further, due largely to the Nasdaq’s recent weakness, and after reviewing the transcript
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What Is ‘Defund the Police’? “Defund the police” refers to a call for the reallocation of money that currently goes to police budgets in the United States to structural improvements for underprivileged communities. The phrase encompasses a lot of different visions about police reform that include a disinvestment from police budgets, an increased investment into
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A sign outside of a facility occupied by TreeHouse Foods in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Kristoffer Tripplaar | SIPA USA | AP Company: TreeHouse Foods Inc. (THS) TreeHouse Foods Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois manufactures consumer packaged food and beverages, including a range of shelf-stable, refrigerated, fresh and frozen products. Its product categories include beverages, salad
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Clean energy stocks are the next frontier in tech investing. Solar, hydrogen fuel cells, biodiesels and even natural gas have soared as governments look to roll out clean energy policies worldwide. Many of these companies will win big. But many of these technologies also have checkered histories. Investors buying clean energy stocks will need to
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Interest rates may be on the rise right now, but they are still near historic lows. So, as it continues to be a near-zero interest rate environment, dividend stocks have become even more important to investors searching for yield. The problem? Unlike bonds, there’s a lot more risk in depending on equities for income. Bond
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As tax season approaches, you may find yourself wondering what your options are for filing a tax return. There are a couple of items we must address first. When is the tax season? What information do you need to gather before you can file your taxes? Key Takeaways Tax season typically runs from early in
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