SPACs

Momentus Stock – A Pure Play on Space Transport

Investing in a company with no revenues is like fronting some guy you don’t know 50 bones for a sack of chronic. First, you need to trust that he’ll actually return with your product. If he does return, you’re hoping it’s the skunk he promised, and not some Mexican brick weed. If he does return […]

A Pure-Play Electric Vehicle Charging Stock

About three months ago, we published an article which talked about “How SPACs Reward Everyone Except Retail Investors.” Whenever a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) announces their intention to merge with a startup, shares usually soar on the news alone. And that’s not the only problem. We warned you about all the electric vehicle SPACs […]

Desktop Metal Stock and Additive Manufacturing 2.0

When the company that produces the world’s fastest metal 3D printers, Desktop Metal, announced their intentions to go public, shares of another metal 3D printing company, ExOne (XONE), soared. On the surface, this makes no sense. If ExOne’s competitor is successfully raising more capital to sell a superior metal 3D printer, shouldn’t that be bad […]

Luminar Stock Offers High-Risk Pure-Play on Lidar

Birds of a feather flock together. First, we had all the electric vehicle stocks back their assets up into a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) in reverse merger arrangements that sent shares soaring before deals even closed. Now, it appears that LiDAR companies are following suit. Since there is strong interest from our readers on […]

How SPACs Reward Everyone Except Retail Investors

One thing our regular readers know by now is that we always say what we think, and we never apologize for it. Sometimes that might mean we’re wrong, and we’re fine with that. We’ll admit we’ve lost money on some investments or called something totally wrong or said disparaging things about zee Germans. In doing […]

Hyliion – Another Electric Semi Truck IPO

One way new investment opportunities manifest themselves is through initial public offerings (IPOs). This is an event where a company decides to sell some of their shares to the general public and institutional investors who will commit to purchasing shares. During this process, the company selling shares will typically go on a “roadshow” where they […]

All About Nikola Motor Company’s Stock Offering

In our recent guide to investing in fuel cell stocks, we reflected on how the hydrogen economy hasn’t quite matured and – according to Elon Musk – shouldn’t ever mature. Battery-powered vehicles seem to be working out just fine, so why reinvent the wheel? At least one company disagrees with Mr. Musk. Nikola Motor Company […]

Virgin Galactic Becomes a Space Tourism Stock

Famed gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson once said we shouldn’t journey through life tiptoeing around everything but rather should reach the end and “skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, Wow what a ride!” It’s not often you get to live that sort of life while also becoming one of the richest […]