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Why Tesla Stock Isn't Worth $1,000

Why Tesla Stock Isn't Worth $1,000

Despite its numerous advancements, Tesla suffers from the same troubles as any car company... Tesla (TSLA) bulls rejoiced last year as the company delivered 936,000 cars, an 87% increase from the prior year. While Tesla shareholders may tout 2021's high returns, Whitney Tilson at our sister research company Empire Financial Research highlights a statistic that […]
How to Build Power into Your Health and Finances in 2022

How to Build Power into Your Health and Finances in 2022

Joel's note: The Altimetry offices are closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so look for your next Altimetry Daily Authority on Tuesday, January 18. Why it's a good time to reflect on the past and the future... The new year is always a time to review the past year, alongside forecasts for the […]
This Pharma Giant's Breakthrough Drug Is Under Fire

This Pharma Giant's Breakthrough Drug Is Under Fire

Alzheimer's treatment hangs in the balance... The Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") sent shockwaves through the medical world when it approved Aduhelm, a revolutionary new treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Historically, Alzheimer's disease has been considered untreatable, making any type of drug a breakthrough. But many experts aren't sold on Aduhelm. Clinical trials of the monoclonal […]
Coal Isn't Dead Yet

Coal Isn't Dead Yet

The world is ready to consign coal to the history books... Once a commodity essential to powering the Industrial Revolution, coal is now the largest source of carbon emissions. But think tanks, policymakers, and activists are looking to get the world off coal as the long-term health of the planet becomes more of a priority. […]
How 5G Is Setting the Stage for Major Telecom Companies

How 5G Is Setting the Stage for Major Telecom Companies

Regulators want telecom firms to put 5G on airplane mode... AT&T (T) and Verizon (VZ) started the year with a back-and-forth battle with regulators over delaying the rollout of 5G wireless services across the country. The Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") and broader Secretary of Transportation asked the two telecom providers to delay their release of […]
Companies Will Invest More in Their Businesses in 2022

Companies Will Invest More in Their Businesses in 2022

M&As dominated 2021... Altimetry did a few "best of 2021" articles, highlighting our prescient economic calls and stocks that crashed after we said to avoid. Now that the new year is officially here, let's review 2021 holistically. In mid-December, DealBook published its year in review for the largest deals of 2021. The New York Times […]
Why Great Investors Like Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett Look Beyond Earnings

Why Great Investors Like Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett Look Beyond Earnings

Education is the first tool for wealth creation... "I guess not everybody studied accounting," said Warren Buffett in the first 10 minutes of Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK-B) 2019 Annual Shareholders Meeting. The 'Oracle of Omaha' has made similar remarks in three of the last four annual meetings. Becoming more enlightened into the quality or lack thereof […]
Walking Away From One of Our Favorite Stock Picks

Walking Away From One of Our Favorite Stock Picks

Meta is now getting other companies into trouble... Meta Platforms (FB), formerly known as Facebook, has been slammed for making its products intentionally addictive and causing privacy concerns. Addiction and privacy continue to be hot-button issues for Meta's products. Back in 2019, Facebook saw a whopping $5 billion fine for its breach of privacy. And […]
Difficult Times Lie Ahead for This Former Unicorn Stock

Difficult Times Lie Ahead for This Former Unicorn Stock

'Return to office plans' are postponed again… Last year was full of surprises. The development and approval of new COVID-19 vaccines was an amazing feat of science and gave much hope that the coronavirus pandemic would soon be over. It seemed like life in the developed world was slowly but surely returning to normal in […]
Avoid These 'At-Home Revolution' Stocks

Avoid These 'At-Home Revolution' Stocks

Peloton (PTON) had a tough fourth quarter... The exercise bike company reported a worse outlook for the next year on its first-quarter earnings, which sent investors running for the hills... The stock tumbled from $86 to $55 on November 5, slashing the firm's total valuation by 36%. And then, a bizarre PR nightmare struck. HBO's […]