Tesla: Elon Musk Has A Problem (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Nathan Howard Tesla, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) weak performance in Q3 indicates that the company is no longer a no-brainer investment in the current environment, which is full of macroeconomic and geopolitical risks that have already begun to negatively affect the company’s business in different markets. Even though Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk tried to soften the blow…

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SJW Group (SJW) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) Q3 2023 Earnings Conference Call October 30, 2023 2:00 PM ET Company Participants Andrew Walters – Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Eric Thornburg – Chair, Board, President and CEO Conference Call Participants Angie Storozynski – Seaport Research Richard Sunderland – JPMorgan Jonathan Reeder – Wells Fargo Securities Gregg Orrill – UBS Operator…

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Volkswagen: Electric Vehicle Keeps The Company Resilient During A Difficult Year

Ivan Kyryk/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Investment Thesis Volkswagen (OTCPK:VWAGY) stands as a prominent global automotive manufacturer, renowned for its substantial size and extensive international footprint. The company’s strategic emphasis on electric vehicles (EVs) and sustainable mobility solutions positions it favorably to capitalize on the escalating global shift towards clean energy and environmental awareness. With…

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GBTC & BITO Witness Historic $1.7B in Trading Volume as BTC Investors Anticipate Bitcoin ETF Approval

In anticipation of this pivotal event, there has been a substantial uptick in trading volume for products launched by ProShares and Grayscale. Activity surrounding Bitcoin investment products, particularly exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has seen a notable increase. This surge is primarily driven by the growing excitement within the market about potential ETF approvals in the United…

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GameStop Stock: A Challenging Road Ahead (NYSE:GME)

Scott Olson Thesis GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) is a retail company that offers games and entertainment products through its physical stores and e-commerce platforms. As of Jan 28, 2023, it has over 4413 stores across its four geographical segments, the majority of which are in the U.S. (2949). GME stock has been falling since 2021 due…

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Animoca Brands to Receive $50M from Saudi Arabia’s NEOM to Build Web 3.0 Services with Commercial Application

NEOM is set to pump $50 million into Animoca Brands as Animoca supports the region’s Web 3.0 and tech goals as part of Saud’s 2030 vision. Hong Kong-based game developer and venture capital company Animoca Brands Corporation Ltd has announced a strategic partnership with Saudi Arabia’s NEOM Investment Fund. The two entities are collaborating to…

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G7 Nations Forge Ahead with AI Code of Conduct

The G7’s AI Code of Conduct emerges at a time when governments worldwide are grappling with the transformative power of AI. The Group of Seven (G7) industrial countries, consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Britain, the United States, and the European Union is set to make a significant stride in the Artificial Intelligence (AI)…

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Singapore, UK, Swiss, and Japan Regulators Collaborate on Asset Tokenization Pilots

The countries created a policymaking group to further the asset tokenization tests and help with navigating legal and compliance concerns. Government agencies in multiple countries are collaborating on asset tokenization tests with real-world assets. In a Monday announcement from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), regulators in Japan, Switzerland, Singapore, and the UK are all…

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Redditor Earns 41% Return Investing $5 Into Bitcoin Every Day for 1 Year

In a compelling tale of persistence and financial prudence, a Reddit user embarked on a unique investment experiment, demonstrating the potential rewards of consistently investing small amounts, or dollar cost averaging, into Bitcoin.  The Redditor, going by the handle u/Gorillahair2000, initiated an experiment to determine whether allocating just $5 per day into Bitcoin was a worthwhile endeavor,…

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Carrier Global: 20x FCF; Strong Margin Expansion (NYSE:CARR)

PeopleImages Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE:CARR) announced its Q3 FY23 earnings on October 26th. The management is confident about delivering mid-single-digit organic revenue growth and a 15% adjusted EPS growth for the full year. I believe their cost control initiative is well-positioned for margin expansion in the coming years. Considering the recent market pullback, Carrier’s stock…

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Bitcoin Needs Resilient Communities

The threat of online censorship is real and an ever-expanding threat to our freedom of speech and association. Before the creation of the Internet, the way most people connected was through their community. Places such as moose lodges, rotary clubs, union halls, car clubs, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts were the primary ways people in…

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Setting The Stage For A Rebound

DNY59 Defying the skeptics all year long, consumers continued to power the ongoing expansion, as economic growth in the third quarter soared at an annualized 4.9%. Yet that did not drive interest rates higher, as the consensus might have anticipated because inflation data in the report was better than expected. As a result, bond yields…

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Alamos Gold: FY23 Guidance Up 5% (NYSE:AGI)

bodnarchuk Introduction The Toronto-based Alamos Gold Inc. (NYSE:AGI) released its third-quarter results on October 25, 2023. Note: This article updates my article published on July 31, 2023. I have followed AGI on Seeking Alpha since August 2017. President and CEO John McCluskey said in the conference call: We delivered another strong quarter with production of…

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Thai Bank Acquires 97% Stake in Bitcoin and Crypto Exchange

In a strategic move that solidifies its presence in the cryptocurrency sector, Thailand’s Kasikorn Bank has announced the acquisition of a 97% stake in Satang Corporation Company Limited, the parent company of the Satang cryptocurrency exchange. The deal, valued at 3.705 billion Thai baht ($102.8 million), was conducted through a newly formed Kasikorn Bank subsidiary…

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USDT Accounts for 80% of All Crypto Transactions in Brazil in 2023

In 2023 so far, USDT transactions totaled $271 billion Brazilian reais (approximately $55 billion) and surpassed Bitcoin (BTC) transactions, which accounted for $151 billion reais ($30 billion). Tether (USDT) stablecoin has become the most widely used cryptocurrency in Brazil, with its adoption incredibly soaring this year. According to the report from Brazil’s Receita Federal (the Special…

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Albemarle Vs. Eli Lilly: 1 Potentially Set To Soar And 1 Bubble Stock To Ignore

choness This article was co-produced with Kody Kester of Kody’s Dividends. ———————————————————————————- Successful investing centers on the principles of quality first, valuation second, and smart risk management invariably. Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) is a best-of-breed specialty chemicals company mostly focused on the white gold of the 21st century, lithium. Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) is a…

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Cboe Global Markets: A Defensive Blue Chip Buy

Scott Olson The recent market environment has proved especially challenging for a lot of stocks typically viewed as defensive. From the YTD high reached on July 27, 2023, the S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) has delivered a total return of -8.9%. Typically during market sell-offs, two sectors that tend to outperform due to their defensive…

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BNY Mellon: Cheap But Without Growth Prospects (NYSE:BK)

RiverNorthPhotography Shares of Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK) have traded flat over the past twelve months, outperforming some regional banks that were hurt by the deposit crisis after the failure of Silicon Valley Bank, but also underperforming the broader market. Ultimately, I see BNY as essentially trading around fair value given the lack of…

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TJUL ETF: Wait For The Next Series

Amax Photo/iStock via Getty Images I came across the Innovator Buffer ETFs earlier this year when I reviewed the Innovator Nasdaq-100 Power Buffer ETF – April (NAPR) and recommended investors choose the July series instead. I believe the Buffer ETF concept is an interesting innovation that may be useful for conservative investors worried about market…

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SCHE ETF: A Fair Emerging Market Fund, But Not The Best

samxmeg SCHE strategy and portfolio Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:SCHE) started investing operations on 1/14/2010 and tracks the FTSE Emerging Index. It has 1918 holdings, a trailing 12-month yield of 3.17% and an expense ratio of 0.11%. Distributions are paid semi-annually. As described by FTSE, The FTSE Emerging Index provides investors with a comprehensive…

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