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Friday Charts: The Only Asset Worth Buying on Weekends

This week, we’re mixing in some 1980s music references. So a virtual mixed media investment mash-up awaits you. It involves another friendly reminder to steer clear of Wall Street’s hyped-up IPOs, as well as the only asset worth buying on weekends. Yes, weekends.

When Silicon Valley and Trump Tower Collide

It’s a love-fest! To the surprise of… exactly who? Trump’s meeting with top tech execs confirms a simple truth: All their ships are sailing in the same direction. Dear Wall Street Daily Reader, For a guy who built his electoral coalition on a foundation of fiery populist rhetoric and anti-establishment bromides, Donald Trump’s presidential transition...

How to Invest in Smart Home Technology

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve discussed the promises and perils of the Smart Home, as well as why this segment is on the cusp of breaking into the mainstream. Naturally, it’s time to ask: “How can I profit from this?” Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer.  Ideally, there would be one or two tickers...

Startup Firm Notion Hits Connected Home Market

While tech analysts and fans are excited about the potential that home automation brings, most consumers aren’t yet feeling the vibe. Sure, products like Amazon.com Inc.’s (AMZN) Echo device and the imminent arrival of Google Home from Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) have generated a lot of press and excitement, but the kinds of products they control...

Virtual Reality: Learning Goes to Higher Level

For students, a class field trip can be a welcome respite from seeing the same four walls of the classroom every day. Education, with an adventure thrown into the bargain. For teachers, however, it’s a different story. Getting permission slips, rowdy kids, the nightmare scenario of lost children, diet demands for lunch, bus breakdowns… the...

Energy and Metals Downturn Not Over

The best way to describe the recent stock market upswing is a “dash for trash.” Left by the wayside are growth companies like the FANG stocks – Facebook Inc. (FB), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), Netflix Inc. (NFLX), and Google Inc. (GOOG) – now Alphabet Inc. Instead, the sectors that led the rebound were the most beaten-down...