Coronavirus: Meltdown As Virus Spreads

Coronavirus: Meltdown As Virus Spreads

What Happened Last Week? New cases of coronavirus were discovered around the world. More unsettling information from healthcare specialists was announced. Multiple countries declared the virus a pandemic; and one Bloomberg Opinion argues that coronavirus is here to stay: like the common cold or influenza. This sent the public into a panicked frenzy, purchasing face masks and other basic essentials. WeWork issued a work from […]

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Tesla Stock: Musk’s Biggest Rocket

Tesla Stock: Musk’s Biggest Rocket

Tesla (TSLA) stock has gained 112% this year, boosting the company’s market value higher than that of General Motors Co (GM), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and Volkswagen AG… COMBINED! There is much speculation as to whether Tesla represents the future of electric vehicles or is over hyped – leaving many to question whether Tesla’s stock is driven by record revenue & fourth quarterly profit in […]

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Private Equity at The Arcade

Private Equity at The Arcade

Private Equity Puppet: Dave & Buster’s Edition In late January, the Private Equity behemoth known as KKR disclosed a 10% stake in Dave & Busters (PLAY). Is this a case of Barbarian’s At The Arcade, where KKR makes radical changes to the company through a hostile takeover? Time will tell. KKR is typically known as a management friendly Private Equity firm who passively buy stakes […]

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Juul Goes Up In Altria Smoke

Juul Goes Up In Altria Smoke

THE RISE OF JUUL E-cigarette start-up, Juul Labs exploded in popularity with its initial 2015 launch. It is the highest-selling and fastest growing e-cigarette on the market. In 2017, it generated $224 million in revenue. In 2018 that figure rose to a cool $1 billion, no big deal. However, what was once praised as Silicon Valley’s $38 billion darling, now faces an uncertain future amidst […]

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The Big Four: Dominating The Stock Market

The Big Four: Dominating The Stock Market

As of last week, the Big Four (Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google) have a combined market cap of $3.2 TRILLION which represents over 15% of the $20 trillion US economy. In 1997, shares of Amazon (AMZN) & Apple (AAPL) traded below $2 per share. Facebook (FB) & Google (GOOGL) hadn’t even been started. It was the dawn of the Internet Era. The following year, Google […]

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Trading Risk: Stocks During the North Korea Summit

The Situation For the past several weeks, a proposed summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been whimsically planned, cancelled, and re-planned. They continue trading PR students. Most recent developments suggest that the summit is confirmed. It will allegedly go ahead as planned on June 12. The North Korea summit saga, like other recent political issues such as tariff disputes, […]

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Stocks: 8 Facts Investors Should Know About Guns

Stocks: 8 Facts Investors Should Know About Guns

Guns are as American as apple pie with huge stocks like Smith & Wesson. But unlike pie, they kill hundreds of innocent American children every year. When it comes to a subject that carries such morbidity and seriousness, being informed is essential. This Thursday, we are not spotlighting an industry. We are using spotlighting guns and what matters when it comes to them: the facts. […]

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Learn Crypto… Let’s Talk About The Bitcoin Bubble

Learn Crypto… Let’s Talk About The Bitcoin Bubble

Another week, another cryptocurrency headline. How can any trader actually learn crypto trading and it’s mysterious fluctuations? This week’s headline is different than the countless ones preceding. This week we ask: is the bitcoin bubble finally popping? Learn Crypto & The Formation of the Bitcoin Bubble Analysts have warned against an imminent bitcoin bubble pop. Research can help any investor learn crypto and its rise […]

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Stocks, Markets & Turkeynomics

Stocks, Markets & Turkeynomics

Ahh Thanksgiving! That wonderful time of year when families come together, reflect on all they are thankful for, and share a delicious home-cooked meal. Everyone loves Thanksgiving dinner. So naturally, us market fanatics at Rapunzl decided to take a closer look at some of the market forces and economic concepts behind your meal and how it’ll impact certain stocks. Let’s Talk Stocks Turkey Turkey is […]

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Living & Investing in a World of Negative Interest Rates

Living & Investing in a World of Negative Interest Rates

At many of the world’s central banks, setting key interest rates is the primary tool for conducting monetary policy. Their goal? Stabilize economic activity. When central bankers are worried about inflation or an economy expanding too quickly, they can raise rates. This increases the cost of borrowing, giving households and businesses more reason to save. In the midst of an economic recession, central banks can […]

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