Stocks to sell

With many of the major financial institutions posting strong numbers for the third quarter, bank stocks appear poised as the investment class to jump into. Recent fundamentals, such as a temporary thaw in the U.S.-China trade war, gives credence to this argument. However, I’m going to take a contrarian approach, suggesting that they’re instead stocks
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Shares of leading inbound marketing software company HubSpot (NASDAQ:HUBS) have been on fire for a long time. Over the past three years, as HubSpot has grown revenues at a 35%-plus compounded annual growth rate and expanded operating margins by more than 1,000 basis points, HUBS stock has rattled off a 200%-plus gain. At this point,
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It may sound like a familiar refrain, and it is, but cannabis equities are imperiled at the moment and Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) stock is not immune to that theme. Last week, shares of the Canadian medical marijuana grower plunged 16.36%, extending the stock’s 12-month loss to over 63%. Some that tumble is attributable to Hexo (NYSE:HEXO),
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Absent broader context, consumer technology giant Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) appears like a no-lose proposition. Despite some bearish calls that the Apple stock price is stretched – including my own two cents – shares have continued to defy gravity and the critics. On a year-to-date basis, AAPL is up over 50%. Source: Shutterstock Again, by any other
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Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) stock has plateaued. SHOP had  a massive run-up, as Shopify stock more than tripled in eight months. However, SHOP stock pulled back dramatically in August and has traded in a range since that time. Source: justplay1412 / Shutterstock.com Now many wonder what SHOP stock will do next. Will it retest its all-time high
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Amid increasing negativity, Nio (NYSE:NIO) continues its slide. A poorly-handled quarterly report and continuing downward revisions have weighed on Nio stock as the company continues to lose money. Source: Sundry Photography / Shutterstock.com However, traders often forget about the Chinese mindset when considering the behavior of the companies and stocks within the People’s Republic. Although
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When Lyft (NASDAQ: LYFT) stock jumped 8.7%,  closing at $78.29 on its first day of trading back in March, I felt I needed to warn people to “avoid Lyft stock like the plague.” Source: Tero Vesalainen / Shutterstock.com Unfortunately, six months later, with LYFT stock price now at $39, very little has changed about my
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U.S. equities are under pressure on Tuesday as the latest round of U.S.-China trade talks look set to end in acrimony. The Trump Administration is reportedly preparing to restrict capital into China by potentially limiting U.S. pension investment in Chinese equities. If so, this is a big escalation of the situation and will surely invite
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Over the last several months, I’ve been consistently bearish on electric vehicle maker Nio (NYSE:NIO). Commonly referred to as China’s Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), that comparison originally had a positive connotation. But with both companies’ equity shares – and especially the Nio stock price – underperforming this year, it’s now a regrettable assessment. Source: xiaorui / Shutterstock.com
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The stock price of Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), the premiere graphics-chip maker, has been choppy in recent weeks. Since mid-September, semiconductor stocks, including Nvidia stock, have been among the hardest hit by the uncertainties facing the market. Source: michelmond / Shutterstock.com Given Nvidia’s innovations in multiple areas, including AI and machine learning, there’s a strong bull argument for Nvidia stock. However,
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Shares of GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) tumbled in early October after new product announcements from the action camera maker were overshadowed by news of production delays and a sharp second-half 2019 guidance cut. Specifically, although GoPro announced the new HERO8 Black and HERO MAX cameras, management also announced that a late stage production delay would push back
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Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) shareholders just can’t catch a break. Just when it looked like ACB stock might stop its post-earnings tumble, the company found itself on the wrong side of analysts’ action. Yesterday MKM Partners warned investors it doesn’t believe Aurora’s EBITDA will turn positive until early 2021, versus the market’s previous assumption that the
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U.S. equities are falling hard on Wednesday as growth and valuation concerns seep in. It’s not helping that the venture capital IPO bubble is popping either, with Peloton (NASDAQ:PTON) suffering an embarrassing opening while the WeWork IPO was cancelled. There are reports that VC firms are now advising their investments to avoid attempting to go
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