Month: June 2020

Top-Ranked ETFs That Crushed the Market in 1H

The first half of 2020 was marked by huge volatility mainly triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak, which had pushed the U.S. stock market into bear territory in late March. However, the stocks staged an impressive comeback from the lows. A booming technology sector, an unprecedented stimulus from the central bank and the government, and hopes of a potential coronavirus vaccine were the biggest catalysts in driving the stocks higher. Additionally, the rounds of data indicate that the economy has been recovering faster than expected from the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, renewed concerns over a second wave of coronavirus disease charged up

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Polestar Will Build Some Sort of Ride-Hailing Robotaxi with Waymo

From Car and Driver

  • Details are noticeably sparse, but the initial announcement says Polestar, the Volvo premium electric brand, will come out with a new EV platform just for ride-hailing vehicles.
  • The automated driving technology is called Waymo Driver, and Waymo has been testing it in vehicles from a number of automakers, including Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, and Renault.
  • You’ll be shocked to hear this, but Volvo thinks that self-driving vehicles will be safer than today’s human-piloted models.

Add Polestar to the list of companies that think Waymo has what it takes to bring us to an autonomous-vehicle future. Exactly

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Restaurant IPO With Playbook For Success

Kura Sushi USA Inc (NASDAQ:KRUS) operates revolving sushi bar restaurants in the United States. The company’s  restaurants offer Japanese cuisine and a revolving sushi service model. It operates 24 restaurants in five states. – TIKR.com

The Thesis:

KRUS is a patent protected, technology-first sushi restaurant. The company offers high quality sushi at low prices thanks to robotic rice makers, automated dishwashers and a conveyor-belt delivery system. Such technology enables KRUS to offer lower prices while maintaining strong operating margins. KRUS flies under-the-radar of most investors IPOing around $150M. Its parent company has over 30 years of success in Japan. We

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Hedge Funds Keep Steady On Carpenter Technology Corporation (CRS)

In this article you are going to find out whether hedge funds think Carpenter Technology Corporation (NYSE:CRS) is a good investment right now. We like to check what the smart money thinks first before doing extensive research on a given stock. Although there have been several high profile failed hedge fund picks, the consensus picks among hedge fund investors have historically outperformed the market after adjusting for known risk attributes. It’s not surprising given that hedge funds have access to better information and more resources to predict the winners in the stock market.

Hedge fund interest in Carpenter Technology Corporation

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What If Russia Sells Stealth Technology to China?

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Key Point: The Chinese could use the Su-57 to improve their own J-20’s design.

 

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Having formally cleared the Su-57 for export earlier this month, Russia is poised to pitch their fifth-generation fighter to China.

Speaking at the LIMA-2019 Aerospace and Maritime exhibition, Rostec official Viktor Kladov looked to the future of the

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