Top Tech Stock News
Supply Chain Issues Could Recover In Q3 2022
The semiconductor bottleneck has had a ripple effect and has impacted industries outside of automotive production, such as ad-tech. Nonetheless, we expect that this is only a temporary concern and that ad-tech will rebound in 2022 as supply chain issues begin to normalize.
The Teflon Market: Why the 12-Year Bull Will Bounce Back
Last week, we discussed how negative sentiment is often the catalyst that takes a market to new highs even in light of an ongoing negative news cycle. In fact, we are beginning to see broad indexes and key stocks make their first series of higher highs after going through the longest correction we’ve seen since 2018.
Levels to Watch for SPX: The Market Got Too Bearish Too Soon
We are in a market where the macro environment is front and center. The S&P500 is comfortably below its 50-day and 200-day moving average (MA), growth has reversed much of the gains from 2020 and energy is the only sector positive for the year. Inflation is at 40-year highs, oil went from $90- $129 in less than a month, as the FOMC arguably waited too long into this cycle to begin raising rates.
Snowflake: Q4 Earnings Were Strong but the Market Wanted Perfection
We believe that Snowflake’s most recent results position the company as a premier software firm. While there were some blemishes in the Q4 print that impacted near-term growth, the long-term story remains very much intact.
Don’t Forget About Bitcoin: Video Clips
With all of the volatility in the stock markets, it would be easy to forget about Bitcoin as it’s not the most volatile asset across the tech universe anymore (that crown goes to small caps and dare we mention SPACs). Even solid cloud companies like Shopify are down more YTD and on a 1-year basis than the highly debated yet leading cryptocurrency. We are using Shopify as an example because it’s a solid #2 for market share in e-commerce.
Millennial Investment Podcast: Tech Investing and Bitcoin
This week, Beth spoke with Clay Finck of the Millennial Investing Podcast about the Metaverse, the Fed, Wall Street flops and how to find winning stocks. The discussion began with Beth’s investing strategy, namely how she distinguishes a marketing tactic from real revenue growth. She explained that real revenue growth among young or growing companies is often buried in other revenue segments, making it difficult to track growth in emerging trends.
Nvidia Stock: How to Value the Metaverse
I had the opportunity to talk with Richard Kerris, vice president of the Omniverse development platform at NVIDIA. In the interview, I asked Kerris questions that are on every investor’s mind, including pointed questions about where real revenue growth will come from, how large is the addressable market exactly, plus what CEO Jensen Huang meant when said that the “Omniverse or the Metaverse is going to be a new economy that is larger than our current economy.
Knox Ridley on Why Meta Platforms (FB) Tumbled After Earnings
I/O Fund’s Portfolio Manager Knox Ridley spoke to Nicole Petallides from the TD Ameritrade Network. He rightly predicted that Meta Platforms (Facebook) would be under significant pressure and Snap would be a winner. Here’s an overview of the discussion.