After graduating with a degree in finance, Sam worked for a trading technology company as an analyst before joining a prop firm. Here he traded energy, commodity and index futures while utilizing a combination of technical and fundamental analysis.Today he manages his own stock and option portfolio which is made up of longer term positions and shorter term momentum plays. He lives in Chicago. Contact Sam Quirke via email at [email protected]
Here’s Why Boeing (NYSE: BA) Is Worth The Risk
June 23rd, 2022 9:00 AM
Despite shares of aerospace titan Boeing (NYSE: BA) trading down as much as 50% over the past twelve months, and being down close to their pandemic lows of 2020, there’s a growing argument to be made for taking the long side. Boeing has gone through more than its fair share of crises in recent years, both internal and external, but it’s starting to look like the horizon is as clear as it's been in a while.
Why Dollar General (NYSE: DG) Should Be In Your Portfolio
June 22nd, 2022 9:15 AM
While the benchmark S&P 500 index has fallen as much as 13% since this time last month, shares of discount retailer Dollar General (NYSE: DG) have jumped 30%. So while many on Wall Street might never have shopped there, you can be sure they are sitting up, taking notice and starting to consider a position now.
What To Make Of Tesla Right Now
June 14th, 2022 7:05 AM
Right now, everything is red, including even the old gravity-defying electric vehicle (EV) stalwart Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA).
NIO (NYSE: NIO) Justifies Recent Rally
June 10th, 2022 10:00 AM
Electric vehicle maker NIO (NYSE: NIO) has had a nice rally in recent weeks, with shares moving up as much as 70% from their post-pandemic lows of last month.
Now’s The Time To Buy MongoDB (NASDAQ: MDB)
June 9th, 2022 8:00 AM
After a lackluster first half to the year, it’s looking like shares of MongoDB (NASDAQ: MDB) are finally ready to turn around and start heading north.
Okta On Verge Of Multi-Week Rally
June 3rd, 2022 6:05 AM
After a vicious selloff that saw shares of identity software company Okta (NASDAQ: OKTA) fall 70% from last November through last month, they’re finally looking like they’re ready to turn around.
Is Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) Bottoming Out?
June 1st, 2022 8:00 AM
After falling as much as 85% since last summer, we might be finally starting to look at what will be called the bottom in Roku’s (NASDAQ: ROKU) sell-off.
Now’s The Time To Buy Disney (NYSE: DIS)
May 18th, 2022 8:30 AM
If you managed to avoid the 50% sell-off seen in Disney (NYSE: DIS) stock over the past year, get excited. It might just be time to start backing up the truck.
Is Now The Time To Buy Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN)?
May 11th, 2022 9:00 AM
It’s been death by a thousand cuts for shareholders of crypto exchange Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN), whose shares went public just over a year ago and have only traded lower since.
Is This The Low For Alibaba (NYSE: BABA)?
May 8th, 2022 8:00 AM
It’s been a while since there was any good news for investors of Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) to get excited about. Antitrust concerns last year were compounded by a large risk of delisting on US exchanges
Uber Fails To Impress
May 5th, 2022 6:05 AM
If you thought ride hailing app Uber (NYSE: UBER) was going to deliver the stock market from the horrendous start to the years it's had, think again.
What’s Next For Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX)?
May 4th, 2022 7:00 AM
Investors of coffee giant Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) have had to watch their shares give up almost all of their pandemic fuelled gains since the start of the year.
Apple’s Numbers Complete Trifecta
April 29th, 2022 6:05 AM
You could almost hear the collective sigh of relief after Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) released their latest earnings report at the end of yesterday’s session.
Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) Stock Hits Four Figures Once Again
April 21st, 2022 8:00 AM
Was yesterday the last time shares of Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) traded below $1,000, at least for the foreseeable future? It will be a while before that’s confirmed but they’re certainly looking good for it right now.
Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) Falls Back to 2018 Levels
April 20th, 2022 8:00 AM
Shares of streaming giant Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) have been forming a bad habit of selling off after each quarterly earnings release, and investors are going to have to wait another three months to see if they can break it.
Ross Stores On The Verge Of Major Rally
April 13th, 2022 1:00 AM
Shares of discount retailer Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST) were among the best performing of US equities this week as shares popped as much as 7% from where they closed last Friday.
What’s Going On At Twitter (NYSE: TWTR)?
April 12th, 2022 7:00 AM
It’s been a volatile few weeks for shares of social media platform Twitter (NYSE: TWTR), with the stock logging some of its highest traded volume in years.
No Surprises As Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) Moves Back On Top
April 5th, 2022 8:00 AM
Even when their shares were trading down close to 20% last month from last year’s all time high, there would have been few on Wall Street truly concerned about Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) prospects.
Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) Has Just Been Upgraded
April 1st, 2022 1:00 AM
We’ll know a lot more in about two week’s time when they report fresh earnings, but for now it’s safe to say that Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) is still one of the biggest and best of the financial stocks.
Is NIO The Buy Of The Year?
March 25th, 2022 6:10 AM
This might not be a question you were expecting to hear with regards to NIO (NYSE: NIO), whose shares are down almost 70% from last year’s all time high, but it’s one worth asking.
Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) Sets Off On A Fresh Rally
March 23rd, 2022 10:00 AM
They say you can’t keep a good stock down, and while the debate is still ongoing with regards to if Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) is a good stock or not, one thing is for sure; it certainly can’t be kept down long.
Is FedEx Worth The Risk?
March 22nd, 2022 10:00 AM
Shares of transportation and delivery company FedEx (NYSE: FDX) have been trading sideways since the Tennessee headquartered company reported their fiscal Q3 earnings last week.
What’s Going On With Ralph Lauren (NYSE: RL)?
March 18th, 2022 10:00 AM
A 4.5% jump during yesterday’s session meant shares of high fashion retailer Ralph Lauren (NYSE: RL) were among the better performing stocks on a day that saw the major indices continue to rally off this week’s lows.
3 Buy The Dip Opportunities From China
March 17th, 2022 12:00 PM
When there’s blood on the streets, it’s time to buy. So said Warren Buffett, and if a 75% drop from peak to trough isn’t bloody enough for you, then I don’t know what is.
3 Stocks Leading Recent Gains
March 16th, 2022 9:00 AM
Was it a dead cat bounce, or a white flag from the bears? It will be a few weeks yet before we can say, but one thing’s for sure, the market logged a big rally yesterday that was very much needed.
3 Stocks Getting Upgrades
March 4th, 2022 9:00 AM
With the S&P 500 index currently down 10% from its all time high and struggling to get its mojo back, it can be a scary time for investors trying to pick new stocks.
Can Coinbase Turn Things Around in 2022?
March 2nd, 2022 6:05 AM
With its stock trading close to all time lows, crypto exchange Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN) released their Q4 earnings last week to a curious Wall Street. At first glance, they made for good reading.
Is Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) Ready For All Time Highs?
February 18th, 2022 8:00 AM
It’s been three months since shares of e-commerce giant Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) printed fresh all time highs, a long time for investors who were getting used to it being a daily thing for much of last year.
Is Micron (NASDAQ: MU) About To Hit Fresh Highs?
February 15th, 2022 10:00 AM
Shares of semiconductor company Micron (NASDAQ: MU) have rallied 25% since the start of the month, and are quickly undoing the damage done during January’s fall of the same scale.
Can Uber (NYSE: UBER) Get Back On Track?
February 11th, 2022 10:00 AM
Shares of ride hailing titan Uber (NYSE: UBER) have been under significant pressure since this time last year, having had their price cut almost in half.