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Ad Budgets Set To Slow Even More In 2023
Ad-tech stocks across the board had a tough year last year. Investors are hoping that 2023 will be a better year, yet according to the projected ad spend for 2023, this may not be the case.
VIDEO: January Stock Market Correction Explained
In late November, we warned our readers that December could be a volatile month. The recent bounce in January also provided some warning signs, which we used to get defensive.
Interview with Real Vision: Nvidia is the #1 AI Stock and Why Cloud Looks Weak
Last week, I joined Samuel Burke from Real Vision to discuss “3 Ideas.” We discussed why I see Nvidia as the #1 AI stock also why cloud is weaker than it appears.
Top 5 Stocks Of 2022: Year In Review
In this analysis, rather than prognosticate on the top stocks of 2023, we think it’s more productive to go back and review the stocks that performed well under new macro conditions in 2022. This exercise helps to inform tech portfolios for the upcoming year as investors can reasonably assume 2023 will look more similar to 2022 than the preceding years.
CrowdStrike Stock: Cloud Darling Reports Weak Sequential Key Metrics
CrowdStrike has one of the better fundamental profiles out of the cloud category. This is due to its 50%+ revenue growth rate, GAAP operating margin of (7%) and free cash flow margin of 31%. The company also has one of the best Rule of 40 numbers in the cloud category at 89%.
One More Rally to End the Year
Sentiment continues to show some of the most bearish readings we’ve seen since the 2022 bear market began. The AAII, which is a survey that asks investors if they are bullish, neutral or bearish 6 months out, just gave us the lowest reading of bulls since the October low. Recently, only 24% of those surveyed are expecting bullish results over the next 6 months. Compared with the March low in 2009, this is not too far off that reading, which came in at around 19%.
Slowing Growth In Cloud Stocks: When Will We Hit A Bottom
Nearly all cloud companies are reporting a notable, sequential slowdown between Q3 to Q4. Amazon and Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure services slowed from mid-30 percent growth in prior years to 24 percent growth and 30% growth. Only a quarter ago – in Q2 – the growth was at 29 percent and 35%. This quarter marks a 5 percent decline sequentially, which is considered a rapid decline for these two companies.
Bitcoin is Going to Rally Again – Here’s What You Need to Know
Bitcoin is the best performing asset of our lifetime. Given the history of Bitcoin’s awe-inspiring returns shown below, the single most important question for every investor in the market today is if this gravity-defying asset can do it again. The Bears want you to focus on the -77% bear market, as they have for all of the four major drawdowns Bitcoin has experienced.