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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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Article

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

Article

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

Article

Zynga Bets the FarmVille on Slots

By Robert Weinstein

Zynga moves a step closer to profitability and it can't happen fast enough for shareholders.

01:40PM 04/11/14

Article

Three Dividend Stocks in Bullish Trends

By Robert Weinstein

These stocks offer generous dividend yields and the opportunity for appreciation.

11:36AM 04/11/14

Article

Rite Aid Is in Full Recovery Mode

By Robert Weinstein

Should investors take the money and run or hold out for more?

01:08PM 04/10/14

Article

Constant Contact Delivers Profits at a Bargain Price

By Robert Weinstein

Constant Contact is a growing technology company you can buy at a reasonable price.

01:27PM 04/09/14

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Yahoo!'s Next Hire Will Make or Break Marissa Mayer

By Robert Weinstein

Investors will want to pay close attention to Yahoo!'s next revenue officer because this person will hold the key to unlocking an incredible amount of shareholder value.

06:00AM 04/09/14

Article

How to Make Coin on JPMorgan and Wells Fargo Into Earnings

By Robert Weinstein

Find out why bank stocks are hot and making new 52-week highs.

12:48PM 04/08/14

Article

It's Time to Buy Citigroup Shares

By Robert Weinstein

With a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 9.64, the bank is on sale compared to its peers.

06:00AM 04/08/14

Article

Zynga's Online Gambling Plans Ready to Blossom

By Robert Weinstein

Shareholders should demand that Zynga management does its job to expand the casino in order for the shares to double.

06:00AM 04/07/14

Article

Plug Power Is a Short-Seller Widowmaker

By Robert Weinstein

If the company missteps or loses favor among growth believers, shareholders will wish they sold the dream instead of buying it.

11:18AM 04/03/14

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Buy BlackBerry While There's Blood on the Street

By Robert Weinstein

BlackBerry is one of the few technology giants that can double in the next 24 months.

01:48PM 04/02/14

Article

Microsoft Hits 52-Week High, Set to Crush $50

By Robert Weinstein

California earthquakes must have shaken Rocco Pendola's brain for him to think that Microsoft isn't the one to own.

06:00AM 04/01/14

Article

Rent Colgate-Palmolive For Free Instead of Buying

By Robert Weinstein

Option buyers have much lower price movement risk than shareholders but receive all the upside potential.

01:16PM 03/31/14

Article

Don't Let King Crush Your Zynga

By Robert Weinstein

I'm not the only one who thinks Zynga has further to climb. SAC Capital led by Steven Cohen increased its ownership to 5.1%

08:30AM 03/31/14

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Scoff All You Want, Yahoo! Investors Are Getting Rich

By Robert Weinstein

Battleships don't turn on a dime and neither will Marissa Mayer's colossus.

06:00AM 03/31/14

Article

Bulls Are Running Back to BlackBerry

By Robert Weinstein

BlackBerry's renewed enterprise focus appears to be paying off and the company is looking presidential. I've turned bullish, and I'm not alone.

10:10AM 03/28/14

Article

Google Can't Crush Microsoft

By Robert Weinstein

Not only is Google failing to crush Microsoft, Microsoft investors are positioned to outperform.

06:00AM 03/28/14

Article

Watch Me Shoot Down Bill Ackman's Herbalife Bear Thesis

By Robert Weinstein

Remember BP and the gulf oilspill? This is Herbalife's BP moment. Like BP, it will recover

11:36AM 03/27/14

Article

Don't Get Burned a Second Time With Plug Power

By Robert Weinstein

This is a volatile stock. Be careful if you're a buy-and-hold investor.

11:32AM 03/26/14

Article

Why Zynga Will Crush 'Candy Crush Saga's' King Digital

By Robert Weinstein

Zynga has a $4 billion market cap, no material debt, more than $1 billion in cash (over $1.25 per share), the No. 1 play-money poker site in the world, and an online gambling license from the U.K. That's a combination for explosive profits.

10:48AM 03/25/14

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Nu Skin Shows Why You're a Fool For Shorting Herbalife

By Robert Weinstein

If you're short Herbalife, you better take a close look at Nu Skin Enterprises and what happens when a stock priced for destruction receives a stay of execution.

11:11AM 03/24/14

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Herbalife's Shorts -- Hey Bill Ackman! -- May Be Twisting in the Wind Soon

By Robert Weinstein

Time is the enemy of Ackman and other short-sellers.

11:56AM 03/21/14

Article

Microsoft Fires Free Windows Phone at Google, but May Hit Apple

By Robert Weinstein

Microsoft may seem to be surrendering revenue to remain relevant as it struggles to improve marketshare but nothing could be further from reality.

12:14PM 03/14/14

Article

Herbalife Is Resembling a Trip to the Casino

By Robert Weinstein

Herbalife investors face greater political risk than market risk.

11:57AM 03/13/14

Article

J.C. Penney Can Crush Shorts and Longs

By Robert Weinstein

J.C. Penney has legs to break above $10. But don't chase it or you may hit a brick wall.

04:11PM 03/11/14

Article

Move Slow With Fuel Cell Makers or Risk Shock

By Robert Weinstein

It's easy to get carried away by emotion while watching a stock you wanted to buy continue to make new highs almost every hour for a week straight. But it's a trap.

06:30AM 03/11/14

Article

Did Tim Cook Signal Apple's Top?

By Robert Weinstein

Tim Cook can afford to spend money on anything he chooses. Why should shareholders foot the bill?

01:39PM 03/10/14

Article

Surviving Staples in an Amazon World

By Robert Weinstein

Short-sellers will soon run out of time to cover or be faced with paying 12 cents a share.

06:00AM 03/10/14

Article

It's Time to Consider Portfolio Insurance

By Robert Weinstein

You never know when the market is about to have a correction or an outright crash. For most investors, including those on Wall Street, there's never enough notice to adjust after the fact.

06:00AM 03/07/14

Article

Here's 3 Dividend-Paying Power Plays for Your Portfolio

By Robert Weinstein

Verizon, GE and Microsoft: You know them and their dividends can make you more money.

01:56PM 03/06/14

Article

Only A Month Until Microsoft Closes Windows XP

By Robert Weinstein

Are you ready for the change? Does Windows 8.0 makes you want to unplug the computer and drop it?

11:25AM 03/05/14

Article

Smith & Wesson Hits Target, Reloads for 2014

By Robert Weinstein

After reporting the last quarter's blow out numbers and fantastic guidance, the super-sized short interest may turn this firearms maker's stock into a short seller widow maker.

09:56AM 03/05/14

Article

Google Has Picked Microsoft's Low-Hanging Fruit

By Robert Weinstein

Microsoft is no longer blowing off Google's exploits as irrelevant and is taking a serious look in the mirror to compete to stay relevant.

06:00AM 03/05/14

Article

Zynga's Shares Spring on CEO Comments, Mobile Plans

By Robert Weinstein

Zynga should cash in on expansion of its poker game and mobile versions of its most popular games.

06:00PM 03/04/14

Article

Apple 'Lost' the Tablet Battle but Remains King of Profit

By Robert Weinstein

For Apple investors, the goal is still to make money, which the company does very well.

12:27PM 03/03/14

Article

Will Amazon Web TV Take Out Roku and Apple TV?

By Robert Weinstein

For now, Roku enjoys the pole position with about a 37% market share followed by No. 2 Apple TV at 24%. Can it last?

09:59AM 03/03/14

Article

J.C. Penney Is Changing Course

By Robert Weinstein

The stock offers big upside now. Here's why.

11:49AM 02/28/14

Article

Buying GM or Huntsman? Know Your Options

By Robert Weinstein

Next time you're shopping for a dividend-paying stock, check the options action.

06:00AM 02/28/14

Article

Tesla's Stock Is Not the Company: Opinion

By Robert Weinstein

No one questions Tesla is a fabulous company. No one questions its stock has value. The only debate is what Tesla shares are worth.

01:52PM 02/27/14

Article

Tesla Is Partying Like It's 1999

By Robert Weinstein

Tesla is worth more than half of either General Motors or Ford. At the same time, it's expected to sell about the same number of cars in 2014 that either GM or Ford will sell before Monday

01:15PM 02/27/14

Article

How Much Longer Can Short-Sellers Stand Tesla?

By Robert Weinstein

Tesla has become too big to ignore, and is getting too crazy for the short-sellers.

11:29AM 02/26/14

Article

Freescale Is Crushing Short Sellers

By Robert Weinstein

The stock has gained about 50% in a month. Here's why the ride may not be over.

11:05AM 02/26/14

Article

3 Stocks Trending Higher That Will Pay You to Own Them

By Robert Weinstein

If you're after price appreciation, dividend stocks are probably still your best bet. Here are three of the best.

06:00AM 02/26/14

Article

Mt. Gox's Disappearance Is Latest Blow for Bitcoin Investors

By Robert Weinstein

Mt. Gox's apparent demise is yet another powerful warning to those thinking of investing in or trading the virtual currency.

11:04AM 02/25/14

Article

Buy Groupon Once It Gets New Leadership: Opinion

By Robert Weinstein

If the company's board hired experienced effective management, Robert Weinstein says he'd buy shares with both fists.

06:30AM 02/25/14

Article

BlackBerry's Party Is Just Getting Started

By Robert Weinstein

It won't be difficult for the company to reach a $20 per share once the cloud of gloom disperses.

06:00AM 02/25/14

Article

Apple's Buyback Program May Mean a Higher Dividend

By Robert Weinstein

I would rather see Apple buy Yahoo!, but buying back shares and increasing the dividend would be acceptable

11:02AM 02/24/14

Article

Mt. Gox Chief Leaves Bitcoin Foundation; Can Investors Be Far Behind?

By Robert Weinstein

Why would he resign if Mt. Gox was about to resume business as usual?

10:46AM 02/24/14

Article

Zynga Cracks $5 and Starts Luring Bulls

By Robert Weinstein

Trading over $5 is paramount -- stocks under that threshold are not marginable at many brokers and many funds and investors won't touch it.

10:33AM 02/24/14

Article

Apple Buying Tesla Is the Biggest Joke I've Heard in a Long Time

By Robert Weinstein

Don't buy into it and don't become a remorseful bag-holder buying at the top.

06:00AM 02/19/14

Article

You Could Become the Next Person to Lose Bitcoins

By Robert Weinstein

A report by PandaLabs suggest almost one-third of U.S. computers are compromised by malware and or viruses.

12:24PM 02/12/14

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