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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

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

Article

Yahoo! Shares Are Cheap, But Don't Wait or the Sale May End

By Robert Weinstein

According to one measure, Yahoo!'s stock trades at 3.3 times forward earnings, a remarkably cheap price.

09:14AM 02/11/14

Article

Zynga Gamble a Worthy Bet

By Robert Weinstein

Zynga is an overnight success, a year from now.

06:00AM 02/11/14

Article

Repairing Your Portfolio From Twitter

By Robert Weinstein

If you're already in and now holding a bag full of shares at a loss, your best bet is to sell as quickly as you can.

06:00AM 02/07/14

Article

Profit From J.C. Penney's Panic Selling

By Robert Weinstein

Not all the news for J.C. Penney was bad. Online sales continue to improve and closing stores will improve the financial outlook.

06:00AM 02/05/14

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Zynga Remains Incredibly Cheap

By Robert Weinstein

With cost savings and expanding gambling, I don't see a reason why shareholders shouldn't expect a return to profitability in the second quarter and 2014.

12:14PM 01/31/14

Article

Two Tech Stocks: One Hero and One Zero

By Robert Weinstein

Here's why I think Twitter and Zynga are at the opposites in terms of investments.

06:00AM 01/30/14

Article

Facebook and Yahoo! Earnings Previews

By Robert Weinstein

Focus on guidance more than last quarter's results. Yahoo! and Facebook expected to beat year-earlier earnings.

10:33AM 01/24/14

Article

Zynga, What Happened to Customer Service?

By Robert Weinstein

Maybe YoVille can be saved and become a source of profit again, but Zynga will never know, because it is killing the game and not willing to find out.

07:30AM 01/24/14

Article

BlackBerry Chart Suggests Volatility

By Robert Weinstein

You should expect short-term weakness that may give you another chance to buy shares.

06:00AM 01/24/14

Article

Facebook and Zynga Increase Online Gambling Bet

By Robert Weinstein

The experience Zynga and Facebook gain in the U.K. market perfectly pave the way towards other markets including the Americas and Asia.

06:00AM 01/22/14

Article

BlackBerry Exits the Abyss

By Robert Weinstein

Chen is ditching the losing handset unit and concentrating on strengths, namely secure enterprise software and solutions.

10:28AM 01/21/14

Article

Bitcoin and Poker: Zynga's Best Friends

By Robert Weinstein

ZyngaPlusPoker is the dominate game. Bitcoin removes the pesky credit card approval issues for both gambler and merchant.

06:00AM 01/21/14

Article

Sometimes Leasing a Stock Is Better Than Buying

By Robert Weinstein

With the advent of sub-penny per share and sub-dollar option trading costs, new trading strategies became available.

01:31PM 01/17/14

Article

Sears Needs New Leadership Immediately, if Not Sooner

By Robert Weinstein

It's difficult to imagine now, but it wasn't that long ago that Sears occupied the throne as the largest retailer before surrendering to Wal-Mart.

06:00AM 01/09/14

Article

Yahoo! Is Better at Investing Than You Are

By Robert Weinstein

Yahoo! turned $1 billion into almost $40 billion, and you can get profit from it.

12:53PM 01/03/14

Article

Profiting From Upcoming Economic Changes in 2014

By Robert Weinstein

What are the potential risks and rewards? Here are a few predictions.

12:30PM 12/31/13

Article

Apple, Microsoft Lead Dividend Stocks to Buy and Hold for 2014

By Robert Weinstein

Investors should anticipate and plan on at least one sweeping correction in 2014. Trust these stocks.

06:30AM 12/31/13

Article

Buying Twitter Without a Roll Cage

By Robert Weinstein

All stocks are influenced by emotion, that's expected, but Twitter wins the medal for most extreme of 2013, hands down.

06:00AM 12/31/13

Article

Rumors of BlackBerry's Death Were Greatly Exaggerated

By Robert Weinstein

Interim chief John Chen is the first BlackBerry CEO smart enough to recognize the obvious.

10:19AM 12/23/13

Article

Gold Prices May Be Falling but Not Forever

By Robert Weinstein

When it comes to buying a falling market, it's not the early bird that gets the worm, but rather the late mouse that gets the cheese.

10:04AM 12/23/13

Article

The Holidays Come Early for Red Hat Investors

By Robert Weinstein

From a technical analysis review, Red Hat stock is set to continue higher.

12:10PM 12/20/13

Article

I Always Double Down on 11

By Robert Weinstein

It's possible that Herbalife will blow right past $82.50 by option expiration day and that selling calls will result in lower gains. But I don't predict the future, only the odds.

10:38AM 12/19/13

Article

China's Great Bitwall

By Robert Weinstein

The US and Chinese crackdown on bitcoin appears to be just getting started.

11:40AM 12/18/13

Article

Herbalife Investors Win Battle

By Robert Weinstein

A stop loss at breakeven would have saved Ackman (and Pershing Square's investors) a lot of grief in 2013.

06:00AM 12/18/13

Article

Stretch for Lululemon's Downward Slog

By Robert Weinstein

You should almost never buy the first day of a crash.

06:00AM 12/17/13

Article

Stick to Gold, Not Bitcoins

By Robert Weinstein

It's not difficult for speculators on a global scale to produce an eye-popping bubble, but preventing the subsequent crash is another matter.

11:05AM 12/16/13

Article

Buying Apple One Slice at a Time

By Robert Weinstein

How? Use an odd-lot, a trade that isn't a multiple of 100 shares.

12:34PM 12/13/13

Article

2 Big Dividend Payers on Sale Now

By Robert Weinstein

Earn big dividends on McDonald's hamburgers and Southern energy with attractively priced stocks.

11:06AM 12/12/13

Article

Tyson Foods Positioned to Fly

By Robert Weinstein

Live animals do not fit well in the business models of Yum! Brands, McDonalds, Wal-Mart, but Tyson has a solution.

03:25PM 12/10/13

Article

Must-See Amazon Charts: Downside Risks Outweigh Potential Gains

By Robert Weinstein

Historically, excited investors paying a premium for shares after a momentous appreciation wish they didn't. Don't become a bag holder.

06:00AM 12/10/13

Article

Microsoft Mobile Is Ready to Roar in 2014

By Robert Weinstein

If you're like me and use Microsoft's Office, you never fully embraced Google documents and spreadsheets. Now Windows is back in the forefront with Mobile.

05:24PM 12/09/13

Article

Bitcoin Hype More Virtual Than Real

By Robert Weinstein

Not all Bitcoin buyers enjoy the rapid price appreciation, but anonymity puts new spins on old perils as many owners have found that their virtual coins are actually gone.

11:08AM 12/05/13

Article

Yes, Apple's Still on Track for $600

By Robert Weinstein

The key to gaining alpha is finding undervalued stocks relative to public perception.

06:00AM 12/05/13

Article

Yum! Brands Looks Appetizing, Especially With a Hedge

By Robert Weinstein

As China expands and the food chain becomes more reliable, investors should anticipate greater sales and margins.

01:12PM 12/04/13

Article

Never Mind the Bears: Vegas Is Paying Out

By Robert Weinstein

Las Vegas gaming companies are back and even more attractive compared to the peak in 2007.

06:00AM 12/04/13

Article

OCZ's $35 Million Sale to Toshiba Leaves Zero for Shareholders

By Robert Weinstein

Investors are hoping for a miracle, but with the announcement and expected cash burn, it's safe to assume that OCZ has zero cash left.

11:02AM 12/03/13

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OPEC's End May Be Closer Than Imagined, Even Without Iran

By Robert Weinstein

OPEC seems to be nearing the point of irrelevance to the world and is in the worst negotiating position for Americans.

09:19AM 12/03/13

Article

Avoid Every Single Solar Stock but One

By Robert Weinstein

The only long-term winners in the solar space are short-sellers.

06:00AM 12/03/13

Article

OCZ Technology's Bears Win; Toshiba Buys Remains

By Robert Weinstein

A 'deer in the headlights' strategy will cost you. Even if you want to hold on for a long shot, sell your OCZ shares now and buy after Nasdaq delists.

09:44AM 11/29/13

Article

How to Profit From Nuance's Crash

By Robert Weinstein

The afternoon on the third day lower is the sweet spot for active traders buying a dead-cat bounce.

11:33AM 11/27/13

Article

5 Social Media Lessons Learned at Vegas Expo

By Robert Weinstein

Google continues its reign as the most important entity in online marketing, but incorporating others makes all the difference.

06:00AM 11/26/13

Article

Yes, BlackBerry Is a Buy

By Robert Weinstein

BlackBerry resembles a headless monster more than a leading tech company. But the drop in share price has created a reasonable risk versus reward.

10:43AM 11/21/13

Article

Market Makers Gunning for Retail Investors

By Robert Weinstein

Without SEC protection, market makers and specialists could lose their cut from every trade, causing spreads and transaction costs to collapse.

06:00AM 11/19/13

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