Kate Stalter is a Series 65-licensed asset manager, with more than two decades of experience in various areas of financial services. As an investment advisor and financial planner, Kate personally manages client portfolios, with a focus on successful retirement, including asset allocation, income generation and tax strategies. Kate also serves as a capital-markets contributor at Forbes.com, and is an expert columnist for the investment advisory channel at U.S. News & World Report. Contact Kate Stalter via email at [email protected]
3 Digital Marketplace Stocks Forming New Bases After 2020 Rallies
April 13th, 2021 6:34 AM
Pandemic lockdowns boosting business among digital sales platforms. By now, we’re all familiar with the theme of pandemic lockdowns boosting business among digital sales platforms, such as Shopify (NYSE: SHOP), Etsy (NASDAQ: ETSY), and Fiverr (NYSE: FVRR).
3 Digital Media Stocks Setting Up For Further Gains
April 12th, 2021 1:00 AM
Digital media companies Pinterest (NYSE: PINS), Snapchat (NYSE: SNAP) and Sea Limited (NYSE: SE) are all forming corrections after strong run-ups in 2020.
Much has been written lately about pullbacks in techs, Internet companies, and growth stocks in general, following big gains in 2020.
Semiconductor Industry Set To Benefit From Global Chip Shortage
April 8th, 2021 1:00 AM
Semiconductor manufacturers such as Amkor Technology (NASDAQ: AMKR), ON Semiconductor (NASDAQ: ON) and United Microelectronics (NYSE: UMC) are benefiting from strong demand for electronics gear, combined with a global chip shortage..
3 Fintech Stocks With Good 2021 Prospects
April 7th, 2021 1:00 AM
Financial technologies are extending their reach into more aspects of life, all over the world, opening more doors for companies like NCR (NYSE: NCR), ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW) and Fiserv (NASDAQ: FISV).
3 Building Materials Stocks With Constructive Price Action
April 6th, 2021 1:00 AM
Buyers are snapping up new homes, often sight unseen and paying with cash, generating booming business for companies such as Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), Builders FirstSource (NASDAQ: BLDR) and Cornerstone Building Brands (NYSE: CNR).
3 Alcoholic Beverage Stocks Showing Their Spirit
April 5th, 2021 1:00 AM
Despite bar and restaurant closures a little over a year ago, various factors helped alcoholic beverage companies, such as Boston Beer Company (NYSE: SAM), Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) and Willamette Valley Vineyards (NASDAQ: WVVI), stay on top like an olive garnishing a martini.
Furniture Manufacturers See Booming Business During Pandemic
April 2nd, 2021 1:00 AM
Furniture companies thrived during the era of Covid, as consumers bought new homes and updated their existing dwellings. Furniture retailers Wayfair (NYSE: W), Natuzzi (NYSE: NTZ) and Bassett (NASDAQ: BSET) are among stocks benefiting as Americans relocate during the pandemic.
3 Newly Public Companies With Strong Charts Post-IPO
April 1st, 2021 1:00 AM
individual investors may find it’s best to wait out this initial pullback and wait for the stock to emerge from a constructive chart pattern before buying. Here's a look at three companies showing strong price movement after their 2020 IPOs.
3 Online Education Stocks Looking Smart
March 30th, 2021 1:00 AM
Online education is becoming a bigger business all the time, which is why shares of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC), Chegg (NYSE: CHGG) and GP Strategies (NYSE: GPX) are racing higher. Digital learning was already on the upswing when the pandemic hit; Covid only accelerated that trend.
3 Telecom Infrastructure Stocks Signaling Big Gains
March 30th, 2021 1:00 AM
Telecom infrastructure stocks aren't among the glamorous tech names, but they've been on strong uptrends the past year. Analysts see benefits from both the work-from-home trend, as well as an upcoming back-to-the-office trend.
Do Hotel Stocks Have Room To Run?
March 28th, 2021 1:00 AM
Hotel stocks were slammed in 2020, with earnings skidding along with occupancy. However, a rebound seems at hand, and Wall Street expects better things ahead.
Best Buy Pivots To Address Changing Retail Landscape
March 25th, 2021 1:00 AM
Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) is a little like the character from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” who shouts, “Not dead yet” as undertakers try to cart him away. Best Buy is pivoting toward a new environment where shoppers are increasingly online, and the workforce will demand greater flexibility.
3 TV And Radio Stocks Broadcast Their Growth
March 24th, 2021 1:00 AM
In an era of streaming videos and podcasting, who would have expected television- and radio-industry stocks like Gray Television (NYSE: GTN), Townsquare Media (NYSE: TSQ) and Entravision (NYSE: EVC) to show technical strength?
Landstar Price Keeps On Trucking Higher
March 18th, 2021 1:00 AM
Landstar System found strong support at its 50-day average recently, and rebounded to new highs. The stock is now extended from a proper buy point, but investors should watch for the next pullback.
Modular Home Builder Skyline Champion Trading At New Highs
March 16th, 2021 1:00 AM
The Covid-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped Americans from moving, and that’s benefited Skyline Champion (NYSE: SKY). The Michigan-based company specializes in various categories of manufactured homes, including the currently popular “tiny homes.”
Darling Ingredients’ Sales, Earnings Soar On Clean Energy Demand
March 12th, 2021 1:00 AM
Darling Ingredients (NYSE: DAR) is a company that works magic: It transforms foodservice waste into fuel and other products. As numerous states, as well as the federal government, are implementing new clean energy targets, demand for a service like Darling’s is flying high.
Tesla Leads Fellow EV Makers Down The Hill
March 8th, 2021 1:00 AM
One factor affecting Tesla and its industry compatriots: A spike in Treasury yields caused investors to switch out of techs. In addition, growing optimism about a post-pandemic world means a shift toward the energy and industrial