Direct vs. Indirect Distribution Channel: An Overview A distribution channel is a chain of businesses or intermediaries through which a good or service passes until it reaches the end consumer. Channels are broken into direct and indirect forms. Distribution channels can include the manufacturer, warehouses, shipping centers, retailers and even the internet. Direct channels allow the
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Robinhood has garnered lots of headline space throughout the pandemic. Often the headlines concern the fundamental shift Robinhood represents for investing at large. The app has introduced a multitude of new, younger investors to the world of stocks. With new tech and a new generation, a new category of stocks has emerged, often referred to
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AT&T (NYSE:T) shocked the world this summer. AT&T has long been a centerpiece of many retirees and income investors’ portfolios. T stock generally yielded in the 6% range annually, and at times paid an even higher rate than that. Source: Jonathan Weiss/Shutterstock This was a massive number in a zero interest rate world. With banks paying
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What happens if you hold onto a short squeeze stock long after the short squeeze has ended? Clover Health (NASDAQ:CLOV) stock is giving traders a demonstration. And it isn’t pretty. Since early June, when Clover peaked, shares have lost two-thirds of their value amid an unrelenting sell-off. Source: Shutterstock And, unfortunately, there’s little sign that the
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What Is Market Share? Companies increase market share through innovation, strengthening customer relationships, smart hiring practices, and acquiring competitors. A company’s market share is the percentage it controls the total market for its products and services. Understanding Market Share Market share is calculated by measuring the percentage of sales or percentage of units a company
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On today’s show, our mastermind group talks about four different stock ideas that might outperform the market. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: – What is the intrinsic value of Biogen, GrafTech, Allstate, and i3 Verticals – If Mohnish Pabrai’s newest stock pick GrafTech is a good investment – Why you would want to buy a
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Palantir (NYSE:PLTR) is a fast-growing government contractor that provides big data analytics platforms to government (and commercial) clients. It offers two software platforms: Gotham, which provides defense and intelligence analysis software, and Foundry, a cloud-native SaaS central operating system for data for commercial users. PLTR stock has had a strange range of prices since going
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Investors can put the odds of long-term success in their favor in a variety of ways. One way is to buy high-quality dividend stocks such as Dividend Aristocrats, with reliable earnings and solid yields. Another is to combine those high-quality companies with mega-trends that are favorable for long-term growth — like healthcare stocks. In this
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A deep dive into SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) stock provides reason enough not to get on board. Those fundamentals will provide the backbone of my argument against investing in SoFi.  Source: rafapress / Shutterstock.com I would argue that potential investors avoid the buzz and buzzwords around the SPAC gone public financial services company. Specifically, I’d urge investors,
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Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN) produced excellent results for the first quarter, showing that the casino gaming company is now producing free cash flow (FCF). As a result, PENN stock is likely to move significantly higher once the market sees it generate large amounts of cash. Source: Casimiro PT / Shutterstock.com Penn National Gaming has 42
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Omar Marques | LightRocket | Getty Images In typical Robinhood fashion, the stock trading app hosted an unconventional virtual roadshow on Saturday. Rather than holding the event behind doors among investment bankers and hedge funds, as is typical, the event was democratized as Robinhood management fielded questions from everyday investors. Robinhood is seeking a market valuation
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