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Friday the 13th: Part Dexcom

Lots of investors were betting against Dexcom, and they all got a nasty Friday the 13th surprise when the stock surged 26% last week. On Friday Dexcom (NSDQ: DXCM) reported reimbursement approval for its glucose monitoring device from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for use of the company’s G5 Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device.Dexcom, […]

Watch the Numbers, Not the Russians

The release of an unverified document purporting to contain embarrassing and unethical behavior by President-elect Trump while doing business in Russia has understandably dominated the mainstream news outlets this week. Even if it all turns out to be “fake news” as Trump insists (and let’s hope that it does), the nature of the allegations are […]

Is Mars Inc. Going to the Dogs?

Tails are wagging at VCA Antech, the animal hospital operator that was just acquired by privately held food conglomerate Mars. VCA’s stock, whose adorable ticker is WOOF, was bought for almost $91 per share Monday morning. The purchase threw shareholders a 28% bone overnight, and a one-year mouth watering gain of 93%.Mars’ $7.7 billion purchase […]

2017: The Year of Automation

After a lackluster 2016, tech companies should hit it big in 2017.

Who’s Next for a Sucker Punch?

This overvalued stock market leaves no room for error.

When to Leave the Party

If your December was anything like mine, you found yourself at holiday parties questioning the best time to leave. There’s that tipping point as the fun accelerates when a decision must be made: Although staying will mean a ton of fun, the next day’s recovery might be a stiff price to pay.Knowing when to sell […]

2017 Brings New Tech

After a veritable dearth of tech IPOs this year, offerings should be picking up in 2017.

Santa Claus Has Left the Building

 

But late Bloomers are a present to overvalued stock market.

My Bet for 2017: 2016 Redux

One of my favorite New Year’s traditions is to read through the predictions that the major investment houses make before the holiday. While the details vary, most years they’re universally positive or negative, and just variations on a theme.This year though, they are all over the map. Wells Fargo predicts that 2017 will be a […]

Great Bargains Among Slim IPO Pickings

The year might IPOs could have stood for Infinitesimal Paltry Offerings instead of Initial Public Offerings. Year to date, a meager 105 IPOs have been priced, versus 170 in 2015 and 274 in record year 2014.Yet buried in that small pile of deals were some terrific bargains. In fact, my best performing stock this year, […]

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