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MicroStrategy Stock is Not a Good Bitcoin Investment

Bulls make money, bears make money, but pigs get slaughtered. That old Wall Street adage warns against letting greed get in the way of making sound investment decisions. Most retail investors are only familiar with the bull side of making money, and rightly so. Shorting is often akin to speculating because the longer-term trend of […]

Investing in Hydroponics with Hydrofarm Stock

If you happen to live in Arizona and exercised your right to vote, some people owe you a debt of gratitude. That’s right, we’re talking, of course, about the legalization of recreational cannabis in the State of Arizona. As a result of your votes, the prosecutor in Arizona’s largest county is dropping all pending charges […]

TeamViewer – A German Internet of Things Stock

Godwin’s Law proposes that the longer an Internet comment section goes on, the greater the probability that someone will compare someone or something to Adolf Hitler or his deeds. At that point in time, the side making the accusations automatically loses the argument because they clearly haven’t thought through what they’re saying. When zee Germans […]

C3.ai – An Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Stock

Invented by the Chinese more than 2,500 years ago, Go is thought to be the oldest board game ever played. There are vastly more possible Go games than there are subatomic particles in the known universe. In the beautiful documentary AlphaGo, we see the country of Korea captivated by an artificial intelligence (AI) program playing […]

Should IoT Investors Buy Alarm.com Stock?

This past year, we’ve methodically gone through each of the twelve themes we cover to decide which stocks and ETFs we want to hold in our own Nanalyze Disruptive Tech Portfolio. More recently, we’ve been exploring the Internet of Things (IoT) theme which is slim pickings. The only IoT ETF out there doesn’t mesh well […]

The Remote Connectivity Investment Thesis

As investors with a long-term horizon, we find it frustrating when a temporary investment thesis impacts a stock we’re holding or thinking about holding. For example, we recently looked at how Telehealth is More Than Just Virtual Doctor Visits. The best pure-play stock for the telehealth thesis, Teladoc, is up +112% year-to-date compared to a […]

Draper Esprit – A Publicly Traded European VC Firm

You’ll often hear wantrepreneurs complain about how their genius is being held back by venture capitalists (VCs) who don’t throw money at them because of <INSERT PERCEIVED INJUSTICE HERE>. The truth is that venture capital investing is exceptionally risky. Harvard Business School senior lecturer Shikhar Ghosh’s research showed that 75% of startups never return cash to […]

Ocado Group is Becoming a Technology Stock

We thought that only a Fool would consider Amazon an artificial intelligence stock, but there’s no shortage of pundits stating the same. To be fair, it’s rather difficult to place Amazon in any GICS-type industry classification bucket. As the world’s second-largest retailer by sales, Amazon is not considered a pure-play online retailer either. The company […]

Taking a Second Look at Beyond Meat Stock

The highest priority goal for every company has nothing to do with revenues or EBITDA. Regardless of its industry, size, location, or organizational structure, the number one thing a company needs to do is survive. According to McKinsey, that’s becoming increasingly difficult: In 1935, the life expectancy of an S&P 500 company was 90 years. […]

Why is Illumina’s Stock Price Falling?

Fewer than half of Americans own a passport. Some say that’s because their own backyard is such a big one. The half of our audience that hails from there may not be aware of what’s happening with global travel because they’re blissfully watching the stock market soar inexplicably. According to the World Tourism Barometer, international […]