Weekend Spotlight

5 Stocks I CANNOT WAIT to Trade on Earnings

Jan 09, 2022

LikeFolio’s Earnings Season Pass is one of my favorite products. Not just because it regularly creates plays that can return a 400%+ profit in less than five days… although that’s nice! But I truly love it because it keeps me connected to hundreds of companies every single quarter with big trading opportunities every single week. Bottom line: It’s fun! So,…

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What to Watch for from Meta in 2022

Jan 08, 2022

Facebook, or Meta, as it is now known, doesn’t have the best of reputations in general. 2021 was particularly tough for the company’s image, especially following whistleblower Frances Haugen’s allegations. At the time of this writing, its share price is down more than 10% since its September highs. Regardless, its Oculus VR headset product hasn’t felt the impact of Meta’s…

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The Major Trend that Outperformed the S&P by 5x

Jan 02, 2022

They say hindsight is 20/20. When we look back, our biggest misses (and strokes of genius) look so glaringly obvious, they smack us in the face. How could we not have seen that coming? As an investor, this can be maddening. But I want to share a secret with you. When it comes to spotting major winners way ahead of…

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The State of Crypto — A Look Back at 2021 and a Glance into the Future

Jan 01, 2022

Cryptocurrency represents a new frontier in the investing world. And, it’s not just “a different kind of money” or “digital gold.” Distributed ledger (blockchain) technology offers novel solutions for legacy tech problems. Everything moves fast in cyberspace, including the value of blockchain assets. We’ve seen some crazy ups and downs this year. The crypto market started 2021 with less than…

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Tesla Finally Has Competent Competition

Dec 26, 2021

Tesla (TSLA) served as the proof of concept for the electric vehicle (EV) revolution that’s underway. It proved that fully electric vehicles can compete in terms of both quality and performance. We identified outperformance in Tesla’s Consumer Demand back in 2017 when shares were trading for less than $60. Now, electric vehicles have hit the mainstream. Generic EV Demand has…

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Netflix is Crushing Disney

Dec 19, 2021

At LikeFolio, we love watching streaming data roll in at the end of the year. Why? Because the major streamers know that the new year is consumer prime time for subscription evaluation. It’s no surprise that some of the most popular drops (remember “Bird Box”?) have come into play while consumers are home on Christmas break. But this year, Netflix…

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Consumer Demand and Happiness Show COST, WMT, TGT Leading AMZN

Dec 18, 2021

The countdown to Christmas is underway. And initial data shows two major retailers are leading the pack. Even though earnings aren’t expected any time soon, an early review of near-term performance shows how four major retailers stack up: Walmart (WMT): +35 Costco (COST): +26 Target (TGT): +12 Amazon (AMZN): +7 The higher the score, the more bullish the data leans….

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The Truth About Starbucks (SBUX)

Dec 12, 2021

Starbucks is in the news again. This time (unfortunately) it’s NOT because of Pumpkin Spice Lattes. This week, Starbucks workers voted to form their first U.S. union in a Buffalo, N.Y., store. For now we’re going to table the union discussion. Because that’s not where LikeFolio data can provide unique insight. Instead, let’s break down the second part of that…

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Beating a Meme Stock at its Own Game ($GME)

Dec 11, 2021

GameStop changed the game in 2021. The trading game, at least. Trader mentions of GameStop’s ticker symbol GME have increased more than 2,000% in 2021 versus 2020. And we’re talking a LOT of mentions. Mention volume exceeded 135,000 on a single date in January this year in response to a Reddit- and meme-driven phenomenon pitting average investors against Wall Street…

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Did You SPOT this Dominant Stock?

Dec 05, 2021

You can tell a lot about a person based on the music they listen to. Just like you can tell a lot about a company based on how (and where) it’s growing. Last week, Spotify’s year-end “Wrapped” campaign shined a spotlight into the hearts of consumers, uncovering our true listening behaviors. I’m not saying that my top artist list in…

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