The Fed's mandate is 2% inflation and maximum employment. Expert Ron Struthers believes they have lots of room to soften the job market. Struthers also sees promise with three stocks. Gilat Satellite is growing sales, Callon Petroleum is undervalued, and Zonte Metals has a unique situation.
Expert Michael Ballanger reviews recent updates in the stock market to tell you where he believes it is headed and why he thinks October was "The Bear Killer," with countless bear markets ending and bull markets possibly beginning today, November 1, 2022.
Shares of Wingstop Inc. traded 15% higher yesterday after the company reported that during Q3/22, it opened 40 net new restaurants and increased its system-wide sales by 17.7%. In addition, the company raised its FY/22 earnings guidance.
Shares of PureCycle Technologies Inc. traded 8% higher Friday after the company reported that together with Milliken & Co. of Belgium it has created a new concentrate using recycled polypropylene (PP) resin that advances circularity and reduces GHG emissions by 35%. Thursday, PureCycle announced it formed a JV with SKGC of South Korea to build the first PP recycling plant in Asia.
Markets will remain in a bear market for some time, and it is best to look for short trades. Lumber stocks ran up in price with high lumber prices and a post-Covid-19 recovery in the economy. They are priced too high and not reflecting lower lumber prices and a softer housing market induced by a coming recession.
Shares of bowling center operator Bowlero Corp. traded 7.5% higher and rolled to a new 52-week high after the company reported Q4/22 and FY/22 financial results that included a 130.7% YoY increase in annual revenue.
Shares of Twin Vee PowerCats Co. traded 77% higher and reached a new 52-week high after the high horse-power sport and commercial watercraft manufacturer reported Q2/22 financial results highlighting a 158% YoY increase in revenue from its Gas-Powered Division.
Sidus Space Inc. shares traded 37% higher after the satellite technology company reported it has expanded the scope of its working relationship and increased deliverables to Teledyne Technologies Inc. Sidus stated that revenues registered under its contracts with Teledyne in Q2/22 were the highest amounts earned over the course of its four-year relationship with that company.
Vertical Aerospace Ltd.'s shares traded 70% higher after the eVTOL aircraft designer and manufacturer reported it secured a pre-delivery payment commitment from American Airlines Group for the first 50 units of its VX4 eVTOL aircraft. The firm advised it received a separate order for 50 VX4s from a business jet operator in Belgium.
Shares of Canoo Inc. traded 57% higher after the company reported that Walmart has contracted to purchase 4,500 of its electric Lifestyle Delivery Vehicles for use in its growing e-commerce business. The agreement includes an option for 5,500 additional units.
Shares of this all-electric, off-road powersports vehicle company traded 47% after it reported thousands of pre-orders for its class-leading 125 hp Stag EV over the course of just 14 days. The orders are expected to provide the firm with an additional $70 million in revenue.
Algoma Steel Group Inc. shares traded 18% higher after the North American light gauge rolled steel sheet and plate products producer reported financial results for Q4/22 and FY/22 featuring a 112% YoY increase in consolidated revenue.
After weathering some major setbacks, PetVivo Holdings Inc. is stepping it up. With their new product for osteoarthritis and the team's perseverance, they may soon show themselves as a diamond in the rough.