13 01, 2024

ETF Portfolio Review Basics

By |2024-01-08T18:33:43+00:00January 13th, 2024|Categories: ETF, Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Leslie N. Masonson, MBA Investing in an ETF is easy with the wide availability over 3,200 and many easy-to-navigate automated brokerage trading platforms offering zero commissions.  The key question is whether or not you’ve done your homework to know what you are buying.  Make sure you spend sufficient time reviewing the ETF’s objective, [...]

8 01, 2024

StoneCo Ltd Its All-Time High on December 22: Can it Power Ahead in 2024

By |2024-01-08T18:18:55+00:00January 8th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Leslie N. Masonson, MBA StoneCo Ltd (Nasdaq: STNE), was founded in 2000 in George Town, the Cayman Islands, where it is currently headquartered. The company offers financial technology and software applications to its 2.6 million customers and partners in the area of electronic commerce, and especially online, in-store and through mobile channels. Their [...]

6 01, 2024

Small Cap Value ETFs: The Basics

By |2024-01-02T19:13:59+00:00January 6th, 2024|Categories: ETF, Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Leslie N. Masonson, MBA Investors always find it a challenge on where to invest their money.  For example, depending upon the market cycle, large caps may be leaders while mid-caps and small-caps may be laggards. At other times, U.S. stocks can greatly outpace international stocks, as they have for many years and vice [...]

2 01, 2024

Nextracker Inc. Attains Its All-Time High on December 22: Can it Power Ahead in 2024

By |2024-01-02T18:49:20+00:00January 2nd, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Leslie N. Masonson, MBA Nextracker Inc. (NYSE:NXT), a worldwide integrated energy, solar and software solutions company was founded in 2013 in Fremont, CA where it is currently headquartered. It has $2.1 billion in annual sales and a market capitalization of $2.95 billion with only 606 full-time employees. The company’s services are used in [...]

30 12, 2023

One Dozen Key Steps For Selecting ETFs

By |2023-12-26T17:01:36+00:00December 30th, 2023|Categories: ETF, Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Leslie N. Masonson, MBA In order to make informed decisions about ETFs, investors should use a step-by-step analytical approach. Be aware that the more complex the ETF’s strategy, the more time will be needed to understand all its features and risks. For example, the basic index ETF (SPY, QQQ, and DIA) is usually [...]

26 12, 2023

TriNet Group, Inc. Hits 2023 High on December 14: Can it Keep Going Higher?

By |2023-12-26T16:49:36+00:00December 26th, 2023|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Leslie N. Masonson, MBA TriNet Group, Inc. (NYSE:TNET), was incorporated in 1988 in Dublin, CA where it is currently headquartered. It has $4.9 billion in annual sales and a market capitalization of $6 billion with 339,341 full-time employees. The company provides comprehensive human resource solutions and consulting services to small and mid-sized businesses, [...]

23 12, 2023

ARK ETFs – How Have They Performed?

By |2023-12-19T15:07:02+00:00December 23rd, 2023|Categories: ETF, Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Leslie N. Masonson, MBA Cathie Wood, CIO and portfolio manager of ARK Investment Management is well-known and outspoken about her firm’s “disruptive innovation” ETFs.  She has been their cheerleader during the 2020 through 2023 tumultuous period. This market segment encompasses companies involved in the following businesses: neural networks, cryptocurrencies, digital wallets, reusable rockets, [...]

18 12, 2023

Gibraltar Industries, Inc. Hits 2023 High on December 15: Can it Keep Going Higher?

By |2023-12-18T18:08:41+00:00December 18th, 2023|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Leslie N. Masonson, MBA Gibraltar Industries (Nasdaq:ROCK), was incorporated in 1972 in Buffalo, New York where it is currently headquartered. It has $1.36 billion in annual sales and a market capitalization of 2.37 billion with 2,117 full-time employees.  As a conglomerate, the company manufactures and distributes building products for the renewable energy, residential, [...]

16 12, 2023

Homebuilding ETFs Are on Fire

By |2023-12-13T17:39:33+00:00December 16th, 2023|Categories: ETF, Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Leslie N. Masonson, MBA Since November 15th, the home building companies have been among the best performers on the VectorVest Stock and ETF Viewers. This is not surprising based on the large demand for housing that can’t keep up with the number of buyers looking to move or upgrade their housing needs.  The [...]

11 12, 2023

GigaCloud Technology Inc. Breaks Out of Recent Trading Range: Can It Exceed Its September 11, 2023 High of $18.60?

By |2023-12-11T17:41:06+00:00December 11th, 2023|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Leslie N. Masonson, MBA GigaCloud Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:GCT), was incorporated in 2006 in Walnut Creek, California where it is currently headquartered. It has $584 million in annual sales and a market capitalization of $440 million  with 764 full-time employees.  Previously, it was known as Oriental Standard Human Resources Holdings Limited with a name [...]

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