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MSFT Stock: A Bellwether Stock It may be hard to believe, but I view Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock as a bellwether gauge, and a measure of the overall health of the tech-heavy NASDAQ index. My view has nothing to do with the company's foray into cloud computing and skewing its business…

PAYC Stock: The Path of Least Resistance Paycom Software Inc (NYSE:PAYC) stock has been a stellar performer since it went public in April 2014. This cloud-based human capital management software provider has returned an impressive 271.6% return since inception, and I am focusing on Paycom stock because I have…

Further Upside Expected for Marijuana Stocks This once frowned-upon sector of the underground economy is going mainstream, and it will eventually only share the same level of stigma as alcohol. Every day that passes, we inch closer to the long-anticipated day when marijuana will be legalized. Hot money continues…

Groupon Could Be the Next Amazon Yes you read it right. Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) could become the next Internet super-stock if the stars align for this battered Internet pure play. Now, some of you may think I'm delusional, but let me explain why GRPN stock could be setting up…

APH Stock: Speculation Is Back There is still quite a lot of speculation surrounding marijuana stocks, and for good reason. The investment world is still waiting for the government to announce the details surrounding the recreational marijuana market. These details are expected to help boost the bottom line…

Activision Blizzard Delivering to Wall Street The gaming sector is sizzling and making investors in top gaming companies like Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) giddy. ATVI stock surged 17% midday on Friday, to a new record high, after delivering an impressive fourth quarter. In the process, the Activision Blizzard stock…

DIS Stock: Heading Higher Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) reported earnings on February 7, and the results were mixed. The company managed to beat on the bottom line, but the top line fell short of expectations. The revenue miss was due to continued pressures from the ESPN network division as…

WEED Stock: Awaiting the Announcement This new year began as a muted affair for Canopy Growth Corp (TSE:WEED) and other licensed marijuana producers, as the volatility and erratic trading action that became a staple of this sector ground down to a peaceful daze in recent weeks. This lethargic…

Why Amazon.com Is a Retail Disrupter Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) got slammed after reporting a shortfall in its fourth-quarter sales and offering a below-consensus first-quarter sales guidance. While the sales concerns are justified, especially given that AMZN stock has risen 58% over the past 52 weeks, I view major…

Lockheed Martin to Benefit from Trump Military Aspirations U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to spend big on building up the U.S. military to a rate probably not seen since the Cold War many decades ago. The expected surge in the defense budget will likely provide a great…

NVIDIA Priced for Superior Growth NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) has been on fire on the chart over the past year, producing a sizzling gain of 283%. but whether it's still worth a look is debatable. The upward projection in NVDA stock is being triggered by the massive demand for…

Netflix Has Little Margin for Error Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has been sizzling on the stock chart, reaching a historical high on January 6, driven by massive expectations that try to support the ambitious valuation. NFLX stock is pricing in another strong quarter of growth, as the provider of streaming…

What's Ailing OPK Stock? Opko Health Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) was down 18.5% by early afternoon trading on Friday as the company announced that its weekly injection to treat growth hormone deficiency failed to do so compared with a placebo in a late-stage trial, which propagated the OPK stock blowout.…

Intel Envies Advanced Micro Devices The last time I wrote about Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), I suggested that the stock was showing bullish signals on the chart and could take out $10.00. A move by AMD stock to the $14.00–$15.00 chart level could be in the works for…

What's Boosting BlackBerry Stock? It's been a while, but BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) now has cause for celebration. BlackBerry stock was up over 2.5% on Tuesday after reporting a stronger-than-expected third quarter. BBRY stock posted adjusted earnings of $0.01 per share for Q3, which beat out the $0.02 per…

Is DRYS Stock Back?  It wasn't so long ago that DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS) was having an over-200% climb in one day. A short month after that, DRYS stock was peaking near the $100.00 mark, up from single digits, only to be brought right back down to earth again…

Is Apple Stock Set to Skyrocket?  Despite being one of the most profitable companies on the planet, some investors continue to remain bearish on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). But for brokerage firm Drexel Hamilton, LLC, Apple stock is only heading upward. One analyst has set a price target of $185.00,…

This Could Send CSCO Stock Higher Traders are often jittery and impatient by nature. Sometimes the best things in life are worth waiting for, which seems to be the case with Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) stock. Yet CSCO stock fell six percent last Thursday to south of the psychological…

NVIDIA Has Earned a Spot as One of the Top Emerging Tech Stocks NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), a maker of graphics-enhancing chips for personal computers (PCs), has enjoyed a surge in demand. It posted better-than-expected quarterly results, and it expects even better ones ahead. It’s no wonder that NVDA…

Facebook Stock Is the Only Relevant Social Media Stock If you were to invest in the social media space, it would make sense to consider Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), since it's easily the best of the breed. There really is nothing like FB stock, based on the company's massive…