Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) is known for generously sized burritos — or at least, the company used to be known for big burritos. In the world of consumer goods, perception is reality, and the public’s perception of Chipotle isn’t ideal. Investors shouldn’t be too hungry for Chipotle stock in July. In the wake of Chipotle’s much-talked-about 50-for-1
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Faraday Future (NASDAQ:FFIE) reminds me of four other, largely unsuccessful electric-vehicle makers: Workhorse (NASDAQ:WKHS), Mullen (NASDAQ:MULN), Canoo (NASDAQ:GOEV), and Nu Ride (OTCMKTS:NRDE), formerly known as Lordstown Motors. Like those other firms, Faraday talks a great deal about unimpressive future plans and partnerships that are either unremarkable or unspecific or both. And similar to its troubled
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Meme stocks – you know them as social-media-inspired securities that tend to be speculative. Generally speaking, it’s difficult to suggest otherwise. We’ve seen tons of money poured into failing or at least deeply struggling businesses. The idea is that if enough people wager on the upside, the target company could once again rise to prominence.
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Consumer spending makes up 70% of the GDP and is a driving force of the global economy. Without consumer spending, companies go out of business and lay off workers. People spending less money can create a negative feedback loop for the economy until the course reverses. While fads come and go, some companies continue to generate
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As the world accelerates toward a greener future, lithium has become a cornerstone of the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) market and large-scale battery storage solutions. With global EV sales surging and governments worldwide instituting aggressive carbon reduction goals, the demand for lithium is expected to skyrocket, making lithium stocks a compelling investment choice for forward-thinking
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Food is a way for us to connect– from the first date to celebrating our lives’ most important moments, a sit-down meal always carries significance. While food prices have risen across the board– with increases being even more painful for those who frequently eat out, consumer spending in this sector hasn’t seen much of a
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While all major indexes continue to reach new highs, including the Dow exceeding 40,000 points for the first time last week, many notable stocks have surprisingly failed to keep up with the rally. It’s quite unexpected to see that among these underperformers are blue-chip stocks, companies recognized for their overall quality, stability, and reliable growth.
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The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that upside risks to inflation have increased, calling into question the prospect of multiple Federal Reserve interest rate cuts this year.  In its latest World Economic Outlook update, the IMF said “the momentum on global disinflation is slowing, signaling bumps along the path.” The rise in sequential inflation in
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If you’re in limbo about which companies to invest in, maybe solar stocks should be your next stop.  It’s never been a better time for the solar industry. This is due to one obvious reason: the current friendly regulatory environment for U.S.-based solar manufacturers. Recently, the Biden admin raised tariffs on solar cells from China
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Following the June 27 presidential debate, the leader of Russia, Vladimir Putin, openly stated how seriously he takes former President Donald Trump’s commitment to ending the war in Ukraine. With Trump vocal about the importance of ending America’s wars, it’s likely the defense industry will take a hit following the closure of Europe’s biggest war
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Diving into lithium stocks during these challenging times for the underlying market may seem audacious. Recent data from TrendForce showed a substantial dip in lithium prices last month, spurred by the downstream battery sector’s push to limit inventory. The demand for lithium salts has slowed substantially, and the short-term oversupply has resulted in the lowest
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The likelihood of a rate cut in the coming quarters is the biggest catalyst for equities. Higher interest rates have impacted consumption and investment spending. As GDP growth decelerates, there is a strong case for expansionary policies. From an investment perspective, there are blue-chip rate-sensitive stocks to buy for healthy returns. At the same time, there are meme
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In the last decade, investors have made a fortune from tech stocks. Despite headwinds in the broader economy, the technology sector’s resilience remains unwavering. The tech industry consistently develops and engages with relentless advancement across hot sub-sectors such as artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, cloud solutions, and social media. The upswing in AI innovation, in particular, has contributed to higher
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