How to Allocate to Bitcoin: Alternative Ways to Play the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin is rallying again. In fact, according to CoinTelegraph, the price of the world’s most famous cryptocurrency has hit its second highest price ever. Just this year, bitcoin has appreciated 165%. While investing directly in cryptocurrency is relatively easy now thanks to apps like Robinhood and Coinbase, you may have some reservations about holding cryptocurrencies … Continue reading How to Allocate to Bitcoin: Alternative Ways to Play the Cryptocurrency

Daniel Loeb: Third Point Activist Investor Pressures Disney to Change

Like many of us, The Walt Disney Co. has had one heck of a 2020. What should have been a victory lap as the company enhanced its newly launched and popular Disney+ streaming service to complement its already strong positions in theme parks, sports and entertainment franchises turned into a nightmare as COVID-19 froze many … Continue reading Daniel Loeb: Third Point Activist Investor Pressures Disney to Change

Verizon Says Goodbye to Ringback and Ringtones

What happened to the Verizon ringback tone? As if Millennials needed another reminder of our own aging, Verizon has announced full discontinuation of ringback tones and ringtones. The iconic tones shaped so many of us who were coming of age in the early to mid 2000's. The decision: what song do I want to play … Continue reading Verizon Says Goodbye to Ringback and Ringtones

What Happened to Stein Mart? The Rise and Fall of the Department Store Chain

Is Stein Mart Bankrupt? Stein Mart, the storied chain that began in 1908 with a first location in Greenville, Mississippi by Russian Jewish immigrant Sam Stein, recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to the COVID-19 pandemic back on August 12, 2020. All 281 stores across 30 U.S. states will be liquidated. We will examine … Continue reading What Happened to Stein Mart? The Rise and Fall of the Department Store Chain

What Should I Trade in 2020? Why Traders Thrive on Volatility

A common mistake of novice traders is to focus on the wrong securities or markets. While every trader should develop his or her own personal style, success will elude them, no matter how talented they are, without one key ingredient: volatility. Unlike long-term investors, successful traders thrive off of volatility, or rapid changes in the … Continue reading What Should I Trade in 2020? Why Traders Thrive on Volatility

What is Tiger 21? Four Lessons From Michael Sonnenfeldt’s Exclusive High-Net-Worth Investing Club

At BroStocks we are all about supporting your aspirations. Start a side hustle that could lead to a successful full-time business. Building your portfolio on Robinhood and other brokerage accounts. Maybe investing in that first piece of rental real estate as your first step to growing your net worth. Tiger 21 is the real-life embodiment … Continue reading What is Tiger 21? Four Lessons From Michael Sonnenfeldt’s Exclusive High-Net-Worth Investing Club

What is the Difference Between a Stock Split and Reverse Stock Split?

Apple (AAPL) made headlines recently for continuing to post strong numbers even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The company also announced that its Board of Directors approved a four-for-one stock split. So what does this mean? You might be under the impression that a stock split is a move utilized for companies that are in financial … Continue reading What is the Difference Between a Stock Split and Reverse Stock Split?

Steve Eisman: What Calls Has The Big Short Investor Made Since the Financial Crisis?

Steve Eisman is not a name that many casual investors will recognize as readily as Warren Buffett or even Carl Icahn. Mention that he was the lead character in the movie “The Big Short” however, and you will get a strong flicker of recognition. Eisman will be forever immortalized as the protagonist of The Big … Continue reading Steve Eisman: What Calls Has The Big Short Investor Made Since the Financial Crisis?

Mercari Support: How to Contact Mercari If You Have a Problem

Mercari, the Japanese selling app started in February 2013, is an easy, fun and fast way to buy and sell goods. It's a well run app that is incredibly user friendly. However, like any other service, sometimes you need a little help to navigate any potential problems. How to Contact Mercari Mercari Customer Support: Best … Continue reading Mercari Support: How to Contact Mercari If You Have a Problem

How many JCPenney stores are left?

Post last updated September 28, 2021. According to JCPenney's official website, there are "approximately 850" remaining locations, but the company announced a list of 154 stores closing on June 6, 2020 in the wake of their Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in May 2020. (This was revised and is now 152 stores). On June 23, 2020, … Continue reading How many JCPenney stores are left?