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Robert Weinstein

Contributor

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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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