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Robert Weinstein

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Robert Weinstein is an active trader focusing on the psychological importance of risk mitigation, emotion and financial behavior of market participants. Robert co-founded the investing blog StockSaints, where he writes a journal about his trading activity and experiences.

 

In addition to TheStreet, Robert also contributes to Real Money Pro, providing real-time trading ideas for stocks, options and futures.

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Buy Alon USA, HollyFrontier and Valero Despite Lower Oil Prices

By Robert Weinstein

Oil prices could be headed as low as $75 a barrel, but investors should consider the recent selloff in energy stocks as a buying opportunity.

06:10AM 09/26/14

SAP's Bid for Concur Is Better Than What CEO McDermott Said It Is

By Robert Weinstein

SAP CEO Bill McDermott failed to sell the Concur deal, but that doesn't mean it isn't good for the German software maker.

04:12PM 09/19/14

Four Reasons Why the Market Is Peaking Right Now, and What to Do

By Robert Weinstein

Despite market euphoria the market will not appreciate forever. The last time the margin debt level exceeded $400 billion was during the spring and summer of 2007.

03:28PM 07/02/14

Intel Wins the Chip Battle vs. AMD Based on Technology Trends

By Robert Weinstein

Intel processors carry a higher selling price. Intel chips are considered superior, and investors don't need to look further than the stock price to figure it out.

01:54PM 06/30/14

Microsoft Is Blasting to $50 so Get On for the Ride Now

By Robert Weinstein

That's really what it's about, the ability to buy value that others don't see.

03:27PM 06/27/14

You're Better Off Selling Bed, Bath, & Beyond and Buying Lululemon

By Robert Weinstein

Both disappointed investors and both experienced margin pressure but Lululemon is a potential takeover target.

01:44PM 06/26/14

Yahoo!'s Marissa Mayer Receives a Wall Street No-Confidence Vote

By Robert Weinstein

If Yahoo! can grow its operational profit, the shares have tremendous upside. If Yahoo! can't, the shares are already discounted and are unlikely to continue much lower.

01:56PM 06/25/14

Micron's Best Days Are Ahead of It, but Wait to Buy the Stock

By Robert Weinstein

Micron is executing well, but the bull thesis isn't new. The shares increased 132% since a year ago.

12:11PM 06/24/14

Will Chip Wilson Take Over Lululemon or 'Just' Lead It to Dominance?

By Robert Weinstein

Who is in a better position than Wilson to know if Lululemon is oversold or not? Probably no one.

01:13PM 06/23/14

BlackBerry's Turnaround Is All About CEO John Chen -- and He's Just Getting Started

By Robert Weinstein

Forget trying to make useless comparisons to previous performance. John Chen is the reason BlackBerry is turning around.

01:44PM 06/20/14

BlackBerry Financials Continue to Improve; Shorts Run for Cover

By Robert Weinstein

BlackBerry is a perfect storm for short-sellers. They need to cover and quickly.

12:38PM 06/19/14

Why Amazon's Smartphone Faces an Uphill Climb

By Robert Weinstein

Amazon's new smartphone will face off against the iPhone 6 and Samsung S6. The only winner is AT&T.

11:41AM 06/18/14

Zynga Has to Put Real Money on the Online Poker Table, or Else

By Robert Weinstein

Zynga should move quickly to further monetize its free money poker base before users leave to play on other sites.

02:10PM 06/16/14

4 Rising High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Buy on Your Road to Wealth

By Robert Weinstein

Has the market reached a top? Dividend-paying stocks outperform as a whole compared to non-dividend stocks and offer a buffer if the market declines.

06:00AM 06/12/14

Zynga Is Still a Buy No Matter What Other Investors Think

By Robert Weinstein

Zynga's CEO really dropped the ball but the company hasn't changed and is still a buy.

09:30AM 06/09/14

Lululemon Is Oversold and a Value Buy Ahead of Earnings

By Robert Weinstein

This stock is so discounted it won't matter if the upcoming earnings report is lackluster.

01:29PM 06/06/14

Broadcom, Walgreen and DuPont Are Three Buys Near 52-Week Highs

By Robert Weinstein

Companies reach new highs because their undervalued. Full price today is often a value discount next week.

06:00AM 06/06/14

3 Stocks Able to Begin Dividend Payments for a Substantial Payoff

By Robert Weinstein

Some companies are perfectly positioned to pay dividends. These three are good investments on their own but don't be surprised if they declare a dividend in the near future.

10:46AM 06/03/14

Zynga Is a Chinese Takeover Candidate at Content Hungry Web Sites

By Robert Weinstein

Don Mattrick is working magic turning Zynga into a highly profitable game maker. Zynga could become a short seller widow maker with 9% short interest and a 20% a year growing Chinese mobile games market.

03:06PM 05/29/14

Three Stocks You Should Sell Now: Intuit, KAR Auction, Southwest Airlines

By Robert Weinstein

Picking the right stocks to invest in is half the battle, knowing when to exit is the other half. Shooting for the moon is fine in Vegas, but on Wall Street, only the smart profit.

02:58PM 05/27/14

Cisco and Fifth Street Are 2 Stocks That Will Pay You to Own Them

By Robert Weinstein

Dividend stocks reward long-term investors, but pick carefully. I like Cisco and Fifth Street.

03:55PM 05/23/14

PetSmart Is a 'Heads You Win, Tails You Breakeven' Trade

By Robert Weinstein

The stock decline by the specialty retailer after reporting first-quarter earnings is a typical overreaction and the stock is a buy.

01:38PM 05/23/14

Minimum Wage Is a Law Against Workers

By Robert Weinstein

Businesses must adjust their model to match what the consumer wants. If a country implements a minimum wage, production will move and/or consumer demand will fall.

01:32PM 05/22/14

Microsoft, Ford, Simulations Plus Are Hot Dividend Plays

By Robert Weinstein

Dividend stocks are the key to long-term portfolio growth, Make sure to get your share.

02:54PM 05/16/14

Tesla Will Never Again Reach $260

By Robert Weinstein

Tesla remains over-valued and the shares will likely reach $100 before finding support.

01:32PM 05/15/14

4 Buys (Yes, Buys) at 52-Week Highs

By Robert Weinstein

Buying strength and moving with the trend instead of against it is a proven profit method.

09:30AM 05/15/14

Microsoft Is the Real Technology King

By Robert Weinstein

Your portfolio wants to make money more than it wants the latest technology 'flavor of the day' stock.

03:09PM 05/13/14

Yahoo! Is Out of Reasons for Not Paying a Dividend

By Robert Weinstein

Buying company after company is a waste of money until Yahoo! can get its own house in order.

09:30AM 05/13/14

Here are 2 Dividend Stocks to Buy, One to Sell

By Robert Weinstein

Not all dividends are the same. Some offer high yields and others are dividend traps. Here are two to own and one to avoid.

01:22PM 05/12/14

Twitter Insiders Are Selling Shares

By Robert Weinstein

Since SEC filings will let the world know anyway, what's the point of not disclosing?

01:56PM 05/09/14

Toyota Crushed Earnings, but Faces Headwinds

By Robert Weinstein

China is a problem or at least a significant challenge for Toyota.

01:37PM 05/08/14

Wait for $100 Before Buying Tesla

By Robert Weinstein

Tesla's price decline is nothing more than reality.

11:35AM 05/08/14

Surviving Whole Foods In a Walmart World

By Robert Weinstein

If you pay more than $38 for Whole Foods stock this week, you're probably spending too much.

12:08PM 05/07/14

What Options Traders Expect When Cisco Reports

By Robert Weinstein

Will Cisco shares hold in its current 200-day range or will the shares take another hit when they report?

03:45PM 05/06/14

What to Do With Volatile Plug Power Shares

By Robert Weinstein

The company's secondary offering may help stabilize the stock, but is there any upside?

09:23AM 05/02/14

Perfect Storm Setup Buy for Zynga

By Robert Weinstein

If and when Zynga expands real money gaming into other markets, all bets are off on how far the stock may go.

03:01PM 04/30/14

Twitter Shares Get Plucked

By Robert Weinstein

Cash-burning companies with high price-to-earnings ratios need to demonstrate rapid growth or face a brutal market reality.

09:18AM 04/30/14

Surviving Gogo In an AT&T World

By Robert Weinstein

Profit while others panic and run around as if their heads were cut off.

01:34PM 04/29/14

Herbalife Scores a Hat Trick Against Bill Ackman

By Robert Weinstein

Herbalife's suspension of its dividend is a brilliant move against shorts who bought put options.

06:00AM 04/29/14

Apple Approaching a Short-Seller Sweet Spot

By Robert Weinstein

Put emotions aside, waiting for the right time to enter or exit is your strongest edge to win in the market.

03:58PM 04/28/14

Why You Should Sell Amazon's Stock to Buy Microsoft's

By Robert Weinstein

There are good reasons why Amazon's stock has been falling fast.

10:36AM 04/28/14

The 4 Rules of Earnings Season, Plus Tips: Buy Under Armour Next Week, Dump Amazon A.S.A.P.

By Robert Weinstein

The first rule of earnings season is to never chase a stock unless you're taking a stop loss. If your trading desk doesn't include a Bloomberg terminal or another equally fast wire subscription in unison with computer-directed trading, you're fighting a losing battle.

04:28PM 04/25/14

Zynga Proves It's Positioned For Profits

By Robert Weinstein

Zynga's earnings release was fantastic. The next step is profitability.

12:47PM 04/24/14

Investors Are Leaving Apple For Microsoft. Should You?

By Robert Weinstein

Apple may introduce new products in 2014, but so far, investors are maintaining their distance.

06:30AM 04/18/14

Leap Out of LeapFrog Stock Before You Get Cooked

By Robert Weinstein

LeapFrog is making a modern day buggy whip and will leave your portfolio with marks.

10:45AM 04/16/14

Put Away the Prozac, Herbalife Isn't Finished

By Robert Weinstein

Don't panic. Here's how you can embrace the stock's volatility.

11:58AM 04/14/14

ETFs to Make You Rich During a Market Crash

By Robert Weinstein

Wall Street created a solution for investors who want to hedge against or even profit during a falling market and it's called inverse/short/bear exchange-traded funds.

06:00AM 04/14/14

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