Jeff Bezos Selling for First Time In 6 Months: Amazon.com, Inc Stock (NASDAQ: AMZN)

It’s been six months since Amazon.com, Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Bezos has sold shares. As Amazon is struggling with the high altitude of its price, he’s selling again. While the number of shares isn’t significant in terms of his holdings, it is an indication that the price may be vulnerable here as the economy is continues mired in a recession. Since the March low near $1620, Amazon’s share price has over doubled from that level. When ...
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8 ETFs to Watch this Week for Big Moves

An ETF is a conglomeration of companies that are typically organized by market cap, index, or industry. The idea is to group similar companies together that allows investors some opportunity to diversify based on a particular investment preference. Here’s a list of ETFs that are more focused and invest in areas that are may see big moves in the next week or two. The trouble with many style ETFs is that they are dominated by the same handful of stocks that ...
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Option Bulls Catching a Ride Ahead of Earnings: LYFT Inc Stock (NASDAQ: LYFT)

After the market close on Thursday, it was up to Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE: UBER) to give a hint at the state of rideshare companies following the advent of COVID-19. While the company was down afterhours, the results beat expectations. With LYFT Inc (NASDAQ: LYFT) set to announce next week, option bulls have been building their positions for most of the week and are looking for a positive result next week. For Uber, analysts were expecting an $0.86 loss, ...
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Multiple Insider Buys as Company Issues Preferred Stock Offering: WesBanco Inc Stock (NASDAQ: WSBC)

Eight different insiders stepped up to buy shares of WesBanco Inc (NASDAQ: WSBC) preferred offering that was issued on August 4. For the Wheeling, WV bank, it’s an indication of positive expectations for the bank as it attempts to find a bottom and work it’s way higher. In a week where interest has picked up for banking stocks, it makes the timing of the issuance and purchases interest for those looking for long opportunities. When the company reported earnings on ...
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3 Restaurant Stocks for ‘Foodie’ Investors

There probably hasn’t been a more impacted industry than restaurants since all of the COVID-19 closures were sent down by executive orders in almost every community in the world. The Yelp data doesn’t look pretty, but the opportunity to escape this crisis with increased market share a profitability is intriguing as an investor. The only problem is which companies are going to make it and which represent the best investment opportunity. Here are four stocks to consider if you’re becoming ...
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7 Best Blue Chip Stocks to Buy Right Now 2020

Far from the world of small cap penny stocks are the big, safe names in the investing universe. Dubbed the blue chips, these companies tend to be industry leaders with the size and scale to continue delivering reasonable rewards for shareholders from modest growth and dividends.  The top blue chip stocks of Wall Street may not sound as exciting as smaller plays, but as part of your portfolio, they can provide steady returns. While they may not ...
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Large Option Spread Placed on Gold ETF: VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA: GDXJ)

If you though the bullish run in gold prices was over, the indications from the options market is arguing that you’re wrong. On Wednesday, a large option spread trade was made on the VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA: GDXJ) that is indicating significantly more upside in the coming months. You might be wondering what a “junior’ gold miner is. These are typically small companies that is more focused on finding gold reserves and may have higher initial costs ...
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Is this Stock About to Lose Its Course: Charter Communications Inc Stock (NASDAQ: CHTR)

Charter Communications Inc Stock (NASDAQ: CHTR) announced earnings on July 31 and blew away analyst estimates. If you’re an insider and were of the mind that the trend would continue, would you buy, sell or hold shares in the company you help run? In the case of Charter, the insiders have stepped up the selling activity. While this doesn’t mean the stock is going crater, it raises questions about the ability of the share price to hold its current ...
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