5 Things To Know Before Buying an IPO

IPOs? More like IP-woes, am I right? Unless you got in on Beyond Meat (BYND) early — good for you if you did — you’re probably eating losses from that IPO you bought into this year. While Beyond Meat, PagerDuty (PD), and Zoom Video Communications (ZM) have debuted with well-deserved hype, other big names like … Continued

In One Chart: The FAANG Shuffle

Earnings are a funny thing. Apple (AAPL) announced earnings yesterday and relayed that quarterly revenue dropped to $58 billion from $61 billion a year ago, then shares popped 4.5% after hours. Just earlier this week, Google’s parent company Alphabet (GOOG) reported quarterly revenue of $36 billion, compared to last year’s $31 billion, and then promptly … Continued

Product Update: New & Improved Timeseries Analysis

YCharts’ Timeseries Analysis tool enables you to access, format, and export historical stock, mutual fund, and ETF metrics, as well as economic indicators. Because Timeseries Analysis is a vital resource for data-driven investment decisions, YCharts has updated the tool’s interface to better serve our users. In-depth investment research often requires large data sets with multiple … Continued

In One Chart: How This Government Shutdown Is Different… So Far

Good luck turning on your TV or checking the news online without hearing about it — Hundreds of thousands of government employees are on furlough. Republicans and Democrats are trading blame every hour. President Trump promised a wall and is threatening national emergency to get it. The current US government shutdown is the longest ever … Continued

In One Chart: Amazon Footprint Irrelevant – Will Revenue Flatten?

This morning the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision that will allow state and local governments to collect taxes on sales made online, regardless of the e-tailers’ physical presence. Amazon (AMZN) and other major online sellers like Wayfair (W), eBay (EBAY), and Overstock.com (OSTK) are not excited by the news. One of the primary … Continued

Hancock Fund Outpaces Peers on Blue Chip Bet

This year the markets have felt a lot like the Wonkavator. They’ve gone up and down — and sideways, slantways, longways, and backways. As the volatility train keeps on rolling, a lot of investors have turned their eyes away from indexing ETFs and toward mutual funds. But this poses the question — which mutual funds? … Continued