Trump executive order to punish social-media platforms is largely toothless, legal experts say

2020-05-28

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order ostensibly to prevent online censorship, a broad government review of private companies’ activities with potentially grave consequences for social-media companies. Trump claimed in the order that social-media companies have “unchecked power” to censor and restrict speech, and “we’re fed up withRead More →

Mohawk Industries: Not A Convincing Investment (NYSE:MHK)

2020-05-27

Mohawk Industries (NYSE:MHK) was already in some unstable ground before COVID-19. Particularly, 2018 and 2019 were tough years for the business and industry. Gross profit margins have been falling. Mohawk reached its highest gross margins of 32.1% in 2017. Today, they are down almost 5% to 27.8%. Since Mohawk isRead More →

Vertex Energy’s Transformation Continues (NASDAQ:VTNR)

2020-05-26

For Vertex Energy (VTNR), size matters. The UMO (used motor oil) re-refiner is a smaller player in the oil and gas industry. When the industry struggles, Vertex Energy’s share price typically gets pummeled simply because it is a smaller player. Declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 prompted quarantinesRead More →

Twitter adds fact-check warning label to Trump’s tweets for first time

2020-05-26

Twitter Inc. marked tweets by President Donald Trump with a fact-check warning label for the first time Tuesday, after the president falsely claimed mail-in ballots are “substantially fraudulent.” “These tweets contain potentially misleading information about voting processes and have been labeled to provide additional context around mail-in ballots,” a TwitterRead More →

Pluralsight: More Upside Ahead (NASDAQ:PS)

2020-05-25

Overview We maintain our bullish view on Pluralsight (NASDAQ:PS), the leading cloud-based solution for technical skills development. The share price has appreciated by over 40% since last September when we covered the stock for the first time. Back then, we had our share of doubts about the management’s execution. However,Read More →