A tense situation at the happiest place on earth

What’s all this fuss about a board seat?

Jacob Cohen • January 18, 2023

Tesla’s not-as-epic-as-expected end to the year

Macroeconomics and Musk’s Twitter purchase are to blame for the stock’s downturn.

Jacob Cohen • December 16, 2022

Amateur investors are bowing out

Daily trading volume is way down from 2021’s highs.

Rob Litterst • October 25, 2022

Why do companies do stock splits?

Breaking down why the biggest players in tech are making their stock cheaper.

Rob Litterst • April 13, 2022

Why are tobacco stocks performing so well?

Philip Morris and Altria are performing well as investors look for dividends in an inflationary environment.

Trung T. Phan • February 14, 2022

Why did Meta lose $200B+ in value?

Meta is facing many challenges: stalling growth in its user base, the rise of TikTok, and Apple’s new privacy changes.

Trung T. Phan • February 4, 2022

When the stock market plunges, keep your head on a swivel

The most important time for investors is when the market gets wild.

Morgan Housel, The Collaborative Fund • January 26, 2022

High-growth tech stocks are tumbling. Why?

The prospects of Fed interest rate hikes are roiling the market, particularly high-growth tech stocks.

Trung T. Phan • January 25, 2022

22 predictions for 2022

Apple will buy a film studio. Cottagecore is the top design trend. Meme stocks are here to stay. Passwords will go away. And many more.

Trung T. Phan • December 29, 2021

Does Xmas time help stocks? The ‘Santa Claus Rally’ anomaly says yes

Since 1950, the S&P 500 has had an average return of +1.3% across the last 4 trading days of the year and the first 2 days of January.

Trung T. Phan • December 24, 2021

What happens when social media meets the market?

Nextdoor shares have risen since its IPO, but it's not the only social media platform to pop in its first week of trading.

Jennifer Wang • November 18, 2021

How a Robinhood newb got an $800k tax bill on $45k profit

The wash sale rule prevents you from claiming losses on certain sales. And it can mean trouble if you don’t know about it.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • September 8, 2021

Chinese education and tech stocks have lost $1T+ since February. Why?

As Chinese regulators crack down on for-profit tutoring to ease financial burdens for families, relevant education stocks plummet.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • July 28, 2021

Big Tech is only getting bigger

FAAMG (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Google) had absolutely monster Q1s. Here’s a breakdown.

Trung T. Phan • May 3, 2021

Starbucks CEO’s $50m pay bump publicly rejected by shareholders

In a rare move, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson’s $50m pay raise just got vetoed by its shareholders.

Shelley Tang • March 23, 2021

People bought boats like crazy last year

Boat sales hit a 13-year high in 2020, thanks to younger first-time buyers.

Zachary Crockett • March 23, 2021

Invstr raised $20m to make investing more social

Invstr -- which raised a $20m Series A -- is quickly becoming a Robinhood rival. It prioritizes financial and trading literacy above all.

Shelley Tang • March 19, 2021

What sectors will benefit from the $1.9T stimulus bill?

Consumer Discretionary stocks have typically performed well 3 months after a massive US stimulus bill is signed into law.

Trung T. Phan • March 12, 2021

Coinbase and Roblox have great mind share

Coinbase and Roblox spend much less on marketing (as a % of revenue) than other hot tech names.

Trung T. Phan • March 2, 2021

What’s going on with GameStop?

Congress will grill the heads of Robinhood, Citadel, Reddit, and one of the most prominent Reddit traders about the GameStop events.

Trung T. Phan • February 18, 2021

GameStop: The CEO, the Redditor, and the billionaire backer

Meet some of the key players behind the incredible GameStop story.

Trung T. Phan • February 1, 2021

The latest GameStop news, explained

We explain Robinhood’s decision to restrict trading and why the narrative of “Reddit vs. Hedge Funds” is not entirely correct.

Trung T. Phan • February 1, 2021

Robinhood is facing lawsuits after restricting the trading of GameStop stock

The outrageous $GME saga continues, with Robinhood’s app shutting users out of key trades and lawmakers speaking up.

Trung T. Phan • January 29, 2021

GameStop’s Reddit-fueled rally, explained

Video game retailer GameStop is up more than 20x since March lows (and +79% in just the past 2 trading days). What’s going on?

Trung T. Phan • January 26, 2021

The biggest deal of 2020: A $44B exchange between 2 data giants

S&P Global’s $44B acquisition of IHS Markit is the latest big move in the market data space.

Trung T. Phan • December 1, 2020

What can we learn from extremely old institutions?

The Long Now Foundation has some fascinating stats on long-lived institutions.

Trung T. Phan • October 29, 2020

This investor made a bet that Tesla would be a $1T+ company… and it’s paying off big

ARK Invest has bet big on Tesla and other next-gen stocks, growing its assets under management nearly 100x since the end of 2016.

Trung T. Phan • October 7, 2020

How stock exchanges came to dominate finance

Over the past decade, stock exchanges have come to rule the world of finance. Find out how -- and whether a new entrant can shake things up.

Trung T. Phan • September 16, 2020

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