Month: October 2020

Monty Rakusen | Cultura | Getty Images Company: Contura Energy, Inc. (CTRA) Business: Contura is large scale provider of metallurgical (“met”) and thermal coal. The company has mining operations across coal basins in Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. It supplies both metallurgical coal to produce steel and thermal coal to generate power. The met coal
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Raymond James CEO Paul Reilly told CNBC on Friday that long-term investors should not be scared away from equity markets, despite the rise in coronavirus cases and other risk factors that weighed on Wall Street in October. “The important message is stay invested,” Reilly said on “Power Lunch.” “If you’re afraid of some segments, that’s
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Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) was once one of the hottest stocks in the entire market. But thanks to a pandemic-driven surge in online home decor shopping, OSTK stock has gone from surging star to fallen angel over the past few months. Source: Shutterstock That is, in mid-August, Overstock was sitting high at $130, up a jaw-dropping 5,100%
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Cloudflare (NYSE:NET) appears to offer solid content delivery networks and IT security products that should enable the company to grow significantly going forward. But given the sky-high valuation of NET stock, and the strong threat from Fastly (NYSE:FSLY), I recommend that investors sell Cloudflare at this time. Source: Shutterstock Cloudflare’s bread and butter seems to
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Getty Images Global travel screeched to a halt during the pandemic, and it’s hurting credit card companies’ bottom line.  American Express, Mastercard and Visa all reported double-digit drops in profit for the recent quarter, compared to a year ago. The companies pointed to a plunge in international travel as borders remain closed during the pandemic. 
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:  Alphabet — Shares of Alphabet soared 10% in extended trading after the Google parent company posted quarterly results that topped Wall Street expectations. The company reported earnings of $16.40 per share and $46.17 billion in revenue for the third quarter. Analysts surveyed by Refinitiv projected $11.29
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