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Is the options market predicting a spike...

Investors in Activision Blizzard, Inc. ATVI needs to pay close attention to the stock based on recent moves in the options market. Indeed, the $77.50 put on May 20, 2022 had one of the highest implied volatilities of any equity option today. What is implied volatility? Implied volatility shows the magnitude of the movements the […]

Why Build-A-Bear Workshop shares plunged...

What happened Shares of Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) -18.29% ), the build-it-yourself plush toy retailer, fell 23.5% in early trading on March 10. About 90 minutes into the market day, the stock was still down about 18%. The reason for the drop was most likely the company’s earnings release in the fourth quarter of 2021. So […]

Amazon Stock: Mighty and Undervalued Moa...

I am bullish on Amazon (AMZN) as it has strong upside potential, a large moat, a discounted valuation, a unanimous uptrend on Wall Street, and substantial upside potential against its one-year price target. Amazon is one of the biggest companies in the world and has a long history of growing from a humble online bookstore […]

Burlington Stores (NYSE:BURL) Share pric...

Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE: BURL – Get a rating) shares fell 5.7% on Friday after the company reported weaker-than-expected quarterly results. The stock traded as low as $191.61 and last traded at $191.61. About 5,759 shares changed hands during trading, down 99% from the average daily volume of 923,514 shares. The stock had previously closed […]

North American morning briefing: Oil pri...

MARKET ENVELOPES To watch: US Q4 Revised Productivity and Costs; US Unemployment Weekly Claims; US Factory Orders for January; Toronto-Dominion Bank first quarter earnings. Opening call: Stock futures fell as oil prices continued to climb, as investors watched Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and how a rise in commodity prices is likely to impact inflation and […]

Will the bulls stay on top?

Dollar Tree (DLTR) is a Fortune 500 company that operates 15,115 stores in the United States and Canada and has a market capitalization of $31.96 billion. Each store stocks a variety of products from different brands and the departments found in its outlets range from food and snacks, health and beauty products, household items, glassware, […]

Dow Jones, S&P 500 rebounds as investors

Stock Market Today Mid-Morning Updates Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 100 points. Today, markets erased losses from Thursday’s session as investors continue to assess the risks associated with the Russian invasion of Ukraine. With a broader Russian invasion of Ukraine underway, with reports of ballistics and missiles raining down across Ukraine, there […]

Stock Market Today: Dow Jones, S&P 500 R

Stock Market Today Mid-Morning Updates Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 100 points. Today, markets erased losses from Thursday’s session as investors continue to assess the risks associated with the Russian invasion of Ukraine. With a broader Russian invasion of Ukraine underway, with reports of ballistics and missiles raining down across Ukraine, there […]

Build-A-Bear (BBW) shares move -0.37%: W...

Build-A-Bear (BBW) closed at $18.61 last trading session, marking a -0.37% move from the previous day. This change was narrower than the S&P 500’s 1.84% loss on the day. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones lost 1.38% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.38%. Prior to today’s session, shares of the toy retailer had gained 2.3% over the […]

Predicting the Toy Industry and Market T...

Source: Adobe Stock by STEPHANIE WISSINK, Managing Director, Jefferies As I write, it has been over two years since the first identified case of COVID-19. It’s as if we could call COVID-19 endemic compared to a pandemic, given that this is our new living reality. Consumers and business leaders operate under one certainty: uncertainty. That […]

Build-A-Bear (BBW) outpaces stock market...

Build-A-Bear (BBW) closed the last day of trading at $20.99, moving +1.84% from the previous trading session. The change outpaced the S&P 500’s 0.09% gain on the day. Elsewhere, the Dow Jones lost 0.16%, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq added 0.01%. Prior to today’s session, shares of the toy retailer had gained 14.5% over the past […]

Why Chipotle Mexican Grill Stock Jumped ...

What happened Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) jumped 10% on Wednesday after the burrito chain’s fourth-quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations. So what Chipotles income grew 22% year over year to $2 billion. The gains were fueled by new store openings and a 15.2% increase in same-restaurant sales. Image source: Getty Images. Additionally, […]

Mattel Acquires Disney Princesses From H...

Toby Talbot/AP/Shutterstock Elsa, Anna, Jasmine, Ariel, Snow White, Mulan, Cinderella and all their friends return to Matteland Wall Street think this little economic news is just magical. See: 2 ways to do Disney World: extravagant and cheapFind: Disney files a patent to produce its own metaverse via personalized 3D images: will you ever be able […]

Kohl’s stock soars thanks to auction – W

Kohls Corp. received at least two takeover bids in the past few days, triggering a sharp rise in the retailer’s share price on Monday. The Menomonee Falls, Wis.-based value retailer acknowledged Monday morning that it had received letters expressing interest in acquiring the company. The company saw its shares climb more than 36% to $16.87 […]

Funko Stock: Plenty of Reasons to Stay I...

gremlin/E+ via Getty Images Investors are currently turning away from small caps. So far in January, the S&P 500 has seen a very steep contraction of around 10% in a matter of weeks, with tech stocks, growth stocks and small/mid cap stocks taking the brunt of the losses. These moves, of course, all reflect the […]

Stock markets off to worst start since 2...

After falling for the fourth day in a row on Friday, the stock market had its worst week in nearly two years, and so far in January the S&P 500 has had its worst start since 2016. Tech stocks have been particularly hard hit , with the Nasdaq composite index falling more than 10% from […]

PLBY Group (NASDAQ:PLBY) Stock Rating Do...

PLBY Group (NASDAQ:PLBY) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report released on Tuesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “PLBY Group Inc. is a pleasure and entertainment company. It serves consumers in categories including sexual wellness, style and apparel, gaming and lifestyle, and beauty and lifestyle. […]

CLOV stock: two faces of Clover’s health

I am divided regarding Health Clover (NASDAQ:CLOV) and CLOV Stock. Source: Wirestock Creators / Shutterstock.com I am intrigued by the plans of Clover CTO Andrew Toy to reduce the cost of serving older patients through the Clover wizard. The Assistant is a clinical support system that makes extensive use of telehealth and post office pharmacies, […]

Fed moves in 2022 could end stock market...

For two years, the stock market was able to largely ignore the reality that Americans lived during the pandemic – the increase in coronavirus cases, loss of lives and livelihoods, lockdowns – due to underlying policies that kept it dynamic. Investors can now say goodbye to all of this. By 2022, the Federal Reserve is […]

Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) Exceeds ...

IDuring the last trading session, Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI) closed at $ 67.16, marking a movement of + 0.73% from the previous day. The stock topped the S&P 500 daily gain by 0.14%. At the same time, the Dow Jones rose 0.25% and the tech-rich Nasdaq lost 0.34%. Prior to today, the company’s shares had […]

Fast paced Momentum Stock Build-A-Bear (...

MOmentum investing is essentially the opposite of the tried and true Wall Street adage – “buy low and sell high”. Investors who follow this style of investing generally avoid betting on cheap stocks and waiting for them to recover for a long time. Rather, they believe that one could make a lot more money in […]

Movements in Take-Two Interactive (TTWO)...

This story originally appeared on Zack Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) closed at $ 179.39 in the last trading session, marking a movement of -0.09% from the previous day. This change was smaller than the S&P 500’s 0.1% loss on the day. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones gained 0.26% and the Nasdaq, an index with a strong technology […]

Here are my best consumer growth stocks ...

My main growth stock of consumer goods to buy right now is a chain of discount stores Five below (NASDAQ: FIVE). This company doesn’t cure cancer, split the atom, or land humans on Mars – it’s just a chain of stores that specialize in toys, candy, and other novelty items for teens and pre-teens. Nonetheless, […]

Mattel (MAT) Outperforms Market Gains: W...

In the last trading session, Mattel (MAT) closed at $ 20.69, marking a movement of + 1.82% from the previous day. The change topped the S&P 500’s 0.62% gain on the day. Elsewhere, the Dow Jones gained 0.55%, while the tech-rich Nasdaq lost 0.03%. As of today, shares of the toy maker had lost 7.39% […]

Funko takes the toy industry by storm

New York CNN Affairs – Forget Hasbro, Mattel and Lego. The hottest toy company might just be Funko, the maker of pop culture characters with moving heads. You’ve probably seen (and maybe even owned) one of the Pop! Vinyl Figures For Marvel Super Heroes, including Captain America and Thor. Funko also replicates Star Wars characters […]