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Joseph Hargett is the editor of Great Stuff, a daily Banyan Hill e-zine that keeps you informed on the hottest trends on Wall Street, provides you with the key information to make you filthy rich (*your results may vary) and inspires the best in dinner-table conversation. Great Stuff is finance with an edge.

Joseph joined the Banyan Hill team in 2016. Hailing from the Greater Cincinnati, Ohio, area, Joseph has spent more than a decade specializing in stock market analysis and stock and options trading strategies. Prior to joining Banyan Hill, Joseph cut his teeth in the research department of a well-respected options-based newsletter and was a regular contributor at both Forbes and InvestorPlace. He has worked as an analyst for the small-cap and biotech sectors at Cabot Heritage Corp. in Boston, Massachusetts. Joseph has been regularly quoted in a plethora of media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Money Show Digest, Reuters, USA Today, MarketWatch and Sentiment Magazine.

Joseph Hargett,
Editor, Great Stuff

Joseph's Articles

Star Trek meme Pot Stocks Are High, Jobs Are High, Trump Tweets … Not So Much August 2, 2019 Great Stuff - Friday Four Play: Pot, Pins, Jobs and Tariffs There are two words that can put the fear of God in any investor these days. Just two simple words: “Trump tweeted.” Those two words turned yesterday’s Fed recovery rally into a panic-stricken retreat. I’m not exaggerating here, either. Remember way back on Monday when the Great […]
Federal Reserve meme The Fed Rate Cut, Solar Panels, Pot and Insulin – Strap in August 1, 2019 Great Stuff - First-World Market Problems The temper tantrum appears to be over … for now. Wall Street didn’t get exactly what it wanted, but it appears to have come to terms with what it got. Let’s be clear: It wasn’t just the 25-basis-point rate cut that the market wasn’t happy with. It was the Federal Reserve’s language […]
Great Stuff 7-31-2019 The Fed Gives In, but Not Enough for Wall Street July 31, 2019 Great Stuff - Wall Street Needs a Bigger Pacifier Do any of you have kids? I have two. That period around age 3 to 4 is just hell. They ask for everything under the sun and cry when they don’t get it — or even when they do get it. That is the perfect analogy for Wall Street […]
Great Stuff 7-30-2019 Capital One Hacked, Beyond Meat Butchered July 30, 2019 Great Stuff - Look Kids, Big Ben … Parliament! Summer vacation is in full swing on Wall Street. Just be sure to check your wallet, especially if it’s a Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) wallet. Unfortunately, it’s a Griswold family vacation … and investors are stuck on a roundabout. Both the Dow and the S&P 500 have […]
Great Stuff 7-29-2019 The IRS Is Coming for Your Bitcoin Profits July 29, 2019 Great Stuff - Fear and Follies on Wall Street We’ve got an interesting week ahead of us. Between a potential Federal Reserve rate cut, Democrats running for president and the IRS going after bitcoin profits, we’ll either be laughing or crying by Friday. Tomorrow, the Federal Reserve begins its two-day meeting to decide how to screw up — […]
Great Stuff 7-26-2019 Friday Four Play — Google’s Not Afraid of the Fed: “It’s Not New to Us.” July 26, 2019 Great Stuff - I just wanna stay in the sun where I find (I know it’s hard sometimes), pieces of peace in the sun’s peace of mind. — Ride, Twenty One Pilots It’s Friday, and it’s ramen night! Sitting in the sun relaxing, eating ramen and drinking a cold beer sounds nice after this busy week. It’s also […]
Great Stuff 7-25-2019 Tesla’s “Production Hell” and “Logistics Hell” Tanks Shares July 25, 2019 Great Stuff - “Living easy, living free. Season ticket on a one-way ride.” AC/DC ain’t got nothing on Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA). After going through “production hell” and “logistics hell,” CEO Elon Musk is in his own personal hell this morning. Tesla posted a loss of $1.12 per share in the second quarter, missing even the most bearish […]
Great Stuff 7-24-2019 $5 Billion: Facebook’s Price for Your Privacy July 24, 2019 Great Stuff - The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just smacked Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) in the face. The world’s largest social media company must shell out $5 billion in the biggest penalty the FTC has ever handed down. Why the big penalty? Remember Cambridge Analytica? You knew that wasn’t going away. The FTC is penalizing Facebook for how […]
Great Stuff 7-23-2019 The $1 Billion 5G Deal With Intel Won’t Save Apple July 23, 2019 Great Stuff - We get some interesting mail here at Great Stuff. You never know what’s going to show up in the inbox. I’ve seen everything from stock advice to insults to poetry. After last week’s Reader Feedback issue, I received a rather interesting question from Edward M.: In 30 years of financial writing, an economics writer […]
Great Stuff 7-22-2019 Earnings Food for Thought: McDonald’s, Chipotle and Starbucks July 22, 2019 Great Stuff - I have a weakness for ramen. Not the cheap Maruchan stuff that we lived on in college, but the “boutique” stuff you find at your local ramen-bowl restaurants. This weakness proved to be my undoing this morning. I had a bowl of some spicy, chicken-fire ramen last night … and I’m still on fire today. […]



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