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Slowdown In Cloud Stocks On Thin Ice Following Q1 Guides
Following last quarter’s earnings, we published an analysis on cloud that showed hyperscalers were slowing (5%) sequentially and best-of-breed was slowing (12%) sequentially, based on Q4 guides.
NVIDIA Showcases AI Breakthroughs, Omniverse Platform, and New Partnerships at GTC 2023
The tech giant reveals cutting-edge AI advancements, a powerful cloud based Omniverse platform, and strategic collaborations in the automotive industry.
Master the FOMC Meetings: Our FOMC Cheat Sheet
Experts pay attention to FOMC meetings in order to help navigate the financial markets and their positions with more confidence. Our FOMC meeting cheat sheet will help equip you with everything you need to know about the Federal Reserve's key decisions and how they may impact your investments.
Banks, Inflation, and One More Low
The bear market is not over. This has been our probable thesis since the start of 2023. With the 10-year rates breaking out to new highs, and on-going inflation reports showing a re-acceleration under the headline numbers, it was apparent that the FOMC would need to raise the terminal rate to further fight stubborn inflationary pressures. This realization marked the February top, which has since been intensified by the unforeseen collapse of two large regional banks.
The Importance of Verified Returns and Risk Management for Retail Investors
Last year, the I/O Fund encouraged our readers to let go of the idea that picking good stocks could save a portfolio in the tech industry and to instead fully embrace risk management tools. We pivoted to playing defense rather than offense. Those who watch team sports will understand this transition well, as the strategy changes from attempting to make money (or make a goal) to a strategy that prevents losses (or prevents a goal).
The Best of I/O Fund’s Newsletter in 2022
For an investor, the antidote to noise is quality stock analysis. Due diligence requires dozens of hours per equity, and it takes hundreds of hours every year to produce a free newsletter with quality analysis. I/O Fund strives to offer some of the team’s best analysis for free, and we believe the consistency and depth of what we provide for free is hard to replicate.
Google Stock: Search Is On The Precipice Of Multi-Decade Disruption
Earlier this month, Google’s stock (Alphabet) tumbled 7% when chatbot Bard was unable to complete a search with 100% accuracy. During a demonstration, Bard returned incorrect information about which telescope was the first to take pictures of a planet outside the Earth’s solar system. This was a minor mistake given how far large language models and generative AI has come, rather it was the timing that was a bit flawed as OpenAI’s ChatGPT, the chatbot powering competitor Microsoft Bing, had been dominating headlines since its November 30th launch.
Nvidia Throwback: An Example of Why Conviction Matters for Stocks
Last August, Nvidia had a $2.5 billion revenue miss due to gaming and crypto mining related weakness. This caused the stock to selloff (8%) in one day. Many pundits were questioning if Nvidia could overcome the gaming segment weakness given Ethereum’s Merge to Proof of Stake would permanently reduce demand for gaming GPUs.