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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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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

Article

Fear of Fire the Last Reason to Sell Tesla

By Robert Weinstein

Investors have plenty of reasons to take Tesla profits off the table, but the fear of Tesla cars catching fire isn't one of them.

08:51AM 11/14/13

Article

How to Trade Sarepta After the FDA Setback

By Robert Weinstein

Traders can still profit from biotech and drug stocks even after shares have been decimated.

06:00AM 11/14/13

Article

Why Gold Isn't Going Up

By Robert Weinstein

Energy prices are the biggest influence on inflation, which explains why gold prices aren't going up.

11:39AM 11/13/13

Article

Time to Profit From J.C. Penney

By Robert Weinstein

An investor can use market fear to their advantage by waiting until the dust settles and enough weak hands have thrown in the towel. Here's how.

06:00AM 11/13/13

Article

Here's Why Tesla's Stock Is Crashing

By Robert Weinstein

Have you performed your due diligence on Tesla? You know the hedge funds that are short-selling shares have.

10:58AM 11/06/13

Article

Tesla's New Battery Contract Won't Jump-Start the Stock (Correct)

By Robert Weinstein

Tesla stock is a bubble that will crush a lot of believers who don't understand the difference between the price of stock and the value of a company.

12:20PM 11/01/13

Article

Amazon Is Selling Value Through Hope

By Robert Weinstein

Brilliant is a strong adjective, but how else can you describe a CEO who will likely deliver a loss in the best retail quarter of the year?

01:17PM 10/25/13

Article

Icahn Is Speaking, Should Apple Listen?

By Robert Weinstein

What's expedient for Carl Icahn may not be in your best interest.

11:22AM 10/25/13

Article

Starbucks Needs to Study Chinese History

By Robert Weinstein

Here's what Starbucks needs to understand in order to smooth over relations with China and Chinese customers.

11:19AM 10/24/13

Article

AT&T Deal Could Shake Up the Apple/Google Duopoly

By Robert Weinstein

For AT&T investors, the deal to exclusively offer Nokia's Lumia 1520 may result in much greater profit.

06:00AM 10/23/13

Article

US Navy Celebrates 238 Years This Month in Rough Seas

By Robert Weinstein

Two Navy personnel were charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in one of the largest alleged fraud cases in years and a stain on Navy's history.

12:35PM 10/21/13

Article

I Love Google, but Emotion Has No Place in Your Portfolio

By Robert Weinstein

Google's revenue driver is its advertising network. It's right there in front of everyone, including the executives at Yahoo! and Microsoft.

10:26AM 10/18/13

Article

Yahoo!'s Earnings Report Wasn't Just About Yahoo!

By Robert Weinstein

The market is pricing an incredibly small premium for Yahoo!'s own properties, and that makes Yahoo! a strong buy.

10:17AM 10/16/13

Article

Weinstein: BlackBerry Is Walking Dead, But Don't Sell Yet

By Robert Weinstein

When your company is losing money, having cash in the bank only delays the inevitable.

10:33AM 10/15/13

Article

Bill Ackman Facing the 'Herba-Squeeze' of his Life

By Robert Weinstein

Chances are federal and states agencies have already examined Herbalife's business and decided the business passes muster.

11:21AM 10/04/13

Article

Let the Bidding Begin for BlackBerry

By Robert Weinstein

BlackBerry isn't the first to forget Wall Street's golden rule of "buy the rumor, sell the news."

10:22AM 10/03/13

Article

Why Apple Should Buy Yahoo!

By Robert Weinstein

A billion dollars gets you a meeting with Tim Cook, but you won't find your name among the guest list for the top 20 largest investors with only a billion.

05:35AM 10/03/13

Article

Watch Out For Zombie Solar Stocks

By Robert Weinstein

If you're thinking the newly announced Chinese solar related tax credits will save the companies, you may be partially correct.

10:16AM 10/02/13

Article

Apple Is Turning Green With Cash

By Robert Weinstein

The numbers -- and shortages -- reported for Apple's 5S phone should quash all investor distress.

10:32AM 10/01/13

Article

Health Insurers May Not Love Obamacare for Long

By Robert Weinstein

Insurance companies will no longer have to compete on price based on coverage limits.

06:00AM 10/01/13

Article

eBay Delivers the Goods and Just Became Better

By Robert Weinstein

Braintree Payment Solutions agreed to be acquired by eBay unit PayPal for $800 million.

12:53PM 09/27/13

Article

J.C. Penney Is Serving Diluted Kool-Aid

By Robert Weinstein

Issuing more shares is a red flag.

11:17AM 09/27/13

Article

Nokia Delivers Where BlackBerry Fails

By Robert Weinstein

With six new Windows-based Nokia smartphones, Microsoft Windows' mobile software could turn into a revenue source, not unlike Apple's.

06:05AM 09/27/13

Article

It's Time to Fire JPMorgan's Dimon

By Robert Weinstein

It's Dimon's fiduciary duty to look after shareholders, not JPMorgan's employees

10:55AM 09/26/13

Article

3 Big Dividend Payers With Rising Share Prices

By Robert Weinstein

Your greatest edge is your ability to limit investments to industries you already understand. So consider Microsoft, Ford and Corning.

06:00AM 09/26/13

Article

Carnival Sails into Stormy Seas

By Robert Weinstein

Investors should expect more downgrades of the cruise company.

12:07PM 09/25/13

Article

It's Raining Fines at JPMorgan

By Robert Weinstein

JPMorgan and other big banks face harsh government penalties. Here's what bank investors can do.

10:20AM 09/25/13

Article

Why Republicans Should Fund Obamacare

By Robert Weinstein

The Affordable Care Act will implode on its own when employees and employers realize they are receiving much smaller paychecks.

06:00AM 09/25/13

Article

Carl Icahn Is Smarter Than You

By Robert Weinstein

The only reason to justify not buying Apple stock right now is believing you're smarter than the legendary investor.

05:45AM 09/25/13

Article

eBay Is Undervalued Against Peers

By Robert Weinstein

Amazon, Sears and mom-and-pop shops working out online retail kinks while eBay lurks nearby ready to slip past the fray.

10:23AM 09/24/13

Article

If Global-Warming Fears Die, These Companies Win

By Robert Weinstein

We once feared an ice age. Could the latest IPCC report start the end of our global-warming fears?

09:00AM 09/24/13

Article

BlackBerry Is Worth More Than $9: Opinion

By Robert Weinstein

Robert Weinstein thinks the situation is dire but shareholders should demand more than $9.

06:00AM 09/24/13

Article

BlackBerry Leaves 4,500 Employees Out in the Cold

By Robert Weinstein

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins decides now is the time to pull the plug on smartphones.

06:00AM 09/23/13

Article

Investors Signal Now's the Time to Buy Coal

By Robert Weinstein

Coal stock investors gave a collective yawn at the EPA's announcement today.

11:08AM 09/20/13

Article

Gold Miners Still Trying to Dig Out

By Robert Weinstein

Shares of gold miners received a boost from the Fed announcement, but that won't be enough to improve their long-term fortunes.

10:17AM 09/19/13

Article

JPMorgan Chase's Rumored Settlement Is Bad for Investors

By Robert Weinstein

Shareholders would be on the hook, while the wrongdoers and their supervisors would walk away with little or no punishment.

01:06PM 09/18/13

Article

Microsoft Is a Must-Have for Your Portfolio

By Robert Weinstein

If you think Microsoft can't become exciting, think again.

11:14AM 09/18/13

Article

Here's Why Natural Gas Is a Buy

By Robert Weinstein

The road to energy independence comes from natural gas displacing diesel and gasoline motor fuels.

12:49PM 09/17/13

Article

Stop Blaming Lehman and Banks, Congress Created the Collapse

By Robert Weinstein

It was government-controlled entities that distorted the market and set the table for banks to fail.

10:14AM 09/17/13

Article

A Pair of Hot Dividend-Paying Stocks to Buy Now

By Robert Weinstein

Dividend-paying stocks generally outperform stocks that don't pay dividends. Here are two that should outperform and pay you to own them.

06:30AM 09/17/13

Article

Apple Can See the Future by Looking at the Past

By Robert Weinstein

Selling at Wal-Mart is absolutely the best move for Apple.

05:31PM 09/13/13

Article

Hot Buys at Their 52-Week Highs

By Robert Weinstein

Everything's relative. Whether buying low or selling high -- it's just all in good timing.

05:16PM 09/11/13

Article

iRobot Is Sweeping Up Profits

By Robert Weinstein

Now you have your own personal lawn care and house cleaner in robot form.

01:35PM 09/09/13

Article

Buy JPMorgan Chase During the Dip

By Robert Weinstein

Big banks have room to grow.

10:40AM 09/09/13

Article

HP, Lowe's and Home Depot Report Next Week: Will the Rally Continue?

By Robert Weinstein

Before making any move, make sure you know what to expect when these companies report next week.

06:00AM 08/16/13

Article

Walter Energy and Vale Are Digging Out

By Robert Weinstein

Walter Energy is moving higher despite lower coal prices and Vale's prospects are improving fast.

06:30AM 08/15/13

Article

This Is Zynga's Turning Point

By Robert Weinstein

Zynga's new chief is making all the right moves, and the white dog could run much higher.

10:20AM 08/14/13

Article

A BlackBerry Buyout Could Be Worth $14 a Share, Maybe

By Robert Weinstein

Betting BlackBerry will go private and receive much beyond $12 is a high-risk game.

12:10PM 08/13/13

Article

How Cheap Is J.C. Penney Now?

By Robert Weinstein

Bill Ackman's departure from the board won't change how often J.C. Penney's cash registers ring.

10:36AM 08/13/13

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