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Musk Buys Twitter? Expect FireworksDuring those 65 weekend hours, Elon Musk’s people and Twitter’s people will have “material conversations” about the former’s deal to buy the company. (During market hours they’d have to share everything publicly, given their potential impact on the company’s share price.) But we’re interested in the bigger picture. The longer term. The endgame. On the stock price front, the impact on Twitter’s share price is already baked in. Unless something derails the deal … entirely possible, as you’ll see … TWTR will cease to trade at $54.20 a share, about 4% upside from Monday’s closing price. But as Jay Gould discovered, the path to media’s commanding heights is never smooth.
The Fed’s Failure To Launch, Rivian Rips & McDonald’s Dips
February 14, 2022 Great StuffThe Fed Goes Jekyll And Hyde Great Ones, there’s something funny about the Federal Reserve. I mean, when I talk about the Fed, I’m typically talking directly about Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell — aka J. Pow or J. Money depending on which subreddit you’re on. Everybody funny, Mr. Great Stuff. Now you funny too. […]
Stock Market Jenga: Buy This ETF Before the Tower CrumblesGood breadth is a sign of a high-quality market. And we just haven’t been seeing that lately. The bulk of the S&P’s gains have come from just five stocks: Tesla, Nvidia, Google, Microsoft and Apple. Meanwhile, more and more stocks keep declining. It’s like a dangerous game of stock market Jenga. The tower is still there, but pull out the wrong block, and it all comes tumbling down. Could a Fed interest-rate hike bring about the big downfall? Ted Bauman and Clint Lee talk about the best- and worst-case scenarios, which types of stocks would be hit the hardest once the Fed pulls back, industries that are likely to do well and the perfect defensive ETF.
MARKET CRASH? Here’s Your Best Line of Defense!Well, we told you volatility was coming … and we got it in spades last week! The immediate cause is Omicron and the Federal Reserve’s hawkish turn. But the real problem is excessive valuations and leverage. Even when the market eventually recovers, those two threats can cause a SHARP correction, just as they did during […]