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Invested in Oncternal Therapeutics Inc
Buying in lower Potential to 3$ a share So let's go #notfinancialadvice #addingmoreatthislevel #longterm #opportunity #2024 #dca
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This is a chart I found on Twitter that compares the Nasdaq, $QQQ , with the iShares Inflation-Protected TIPS Bond ETF, $TIP , and as you can see these generally trade very closely, but when they trend away from each other, they generally correct back together. Right now, these two ETFS have traded very far apart, and I see it as an opportunity. I’m optimistic in the market, but I am never scared toSee more
👻Snapchat Earnings👻 $SNAP ’s Q2 2022 earnings were a slight miss, but not offering guidance causes the stock to absolutely plummet once again off of earnings. This brings a stock like $GOOG , which I have in my portfolio, down as well. A situation like this is where we get a great lesson into market irrationality. Investors should have an idea of how volatile Snapchat’s business model is, and I bSee more
July 22, 2022
Invested in AMC Entertainment
Hedging! Whether you’re buying short or put holding funds, or using another financial instrument/strategy, it can be prudent to hedge a position in order to protect the value therein. It can be especially useful during volatile periods. For myself, I’ve done both put options (I currently hold puts for $SOFI and $MULN, in which I also hold stock positions, but could see potential near term downsiSee more
#notfinancialadvice On my other brokerage account, I went (almost) all in $TSLA (95%) @ $740 a share. People generally(including myself) recommend diversification. But recently I’ve changed my belief on this. Warren Buffet once said “Diversification may preserve wealth, but concentration builds wealth”. I believe in Tesla, and I think at its current value it is massively undervalued. This strateSee more
Mar 16, 2017 - Mar 16, 2022
The Fed has plans to begin raising interest rates this week, but what does this mean for markets? Interest Rates, which can be thought of as the cost of borrowing and a reward for saving, can be used to stimulate or slow down an economy. In our current case, our economy is operating as an unsustainable level of growth, which needs to be brought down for long term health. When there is a heavy imbaSee more
Invested in Shopify
The sharp correction seems to related to weaker performance expectations to 2022, but if anything, I see this as a good thing. Having realistic guidance for 2022, in comparison to the supercharged at-home e-commerce demand period, and reinvesting in the business to allow for better end user experiences, are all welcome factors for me. #longterm #possibilities As always #notfinancialadvice #doyouresearch
With financial markets seemingly in risk-off mode, I'm approaching with a mixed strategy. I liquidated the vast majority of my options contracts (not offered by Public) and switched primarily to equities and cash. I'm focusing cash on paying off any debts and I refinanced with lower interest rates. Then I'm also deploying a smaller portion of cash back into equities, especially on plays that I seeSee more
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Watch $DWAC closely today. With the recent release of the Truth social from former President Trump and how it reached the number 1 spot for social networking on the apple store in just a day or two, tells me that it will continue to surpass every one of my expectations for this stock. #notfinancialadvice #doyourhomework
Invested in iRobot
Added on the weakness here, as I’ve seen this story before. There were concerns about iRobot’s supply chain during the China - U.S. tariff battle back in 2019. That time also seemed to demonstrate a lack of pricing power, as iRobot had attempted to raise prices and saw a loss of sales. However, iRobot began work to diversify their supply chain, and I don’t believe that a lack of pricing power is a deal breaker. I’m looking forward to long term growth in iRobot as product offerings may continue to expand and offer more diversity to income. #longterm #possibilities As always, #notfinancialadvice #doyouresearch 🔍📚📉📈
Added long term call options to complement my equity positions in $ELMS and $ZEV . Looking to add more equity as well. I believe the commercial space will be a good niche for these two companies, and may help insulate them a bit from the heavy competition in the broader EV sector. As always, #notfinancialadvice #doyourownresearch See more
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