“How many millionaires do you know who have become wealthy by investing in savings accounts? I rest my case.” ~ Robert G. Allen
Welcome to today’s edition of Wall Street Connected.
As we enter a new week, traders and investors alike appear optimistic regarding the future of the global economy in response to Biden’s win and Pfizer announcing their COVID-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective.
It’s interesting that ranking #9 and #19 in total traffic by financial professionals over the course of this past week are – get this – cannabis stocks.
With much of the world patiently waiting for a COVID-19 vaccine, hearing that Pfizer’s newest vaccine attempt is more than 90% effective may come as a relief to many individuals.
Sourced by TrackStarIQ, financial professional data is ranking Biotechnology as the most searched industry by financial professionals with $1B+ in assets under management.
At our office, we don’t think that’s a coincidence…
Here are some highlights from FA searches last week:
|RANK||TOP SEARCHES BY FAs (Total Traffic) Previous Week [STOCKS]||TOP SEARCHES BY FAs w/ AUM>$1B (Total Traffic) Previous Week [STOCKS]||TOP INDUSTRY SEARCHES BY FAs (Total Traffic) Previous Week [EQUITIES]||TOP INDUSTRY SEARCHES BY FAs w/ AUM>$1B (Total Traffic) Previous Week [EQUITIES]|
|2||NIO||WFC||Auto Manufacturers||Software – Application|
|3||BABA||APVO||Auto Parts||Drug Manufacturers – General|
|4||AAPL||NIO||Utilities – Regulated Electric||Drug Manufacturers – Specialty & Generic|
|5||NEWS||ESGC||Internet Retail||Internet Retail|
|8||AMZN||SOL||Credit Services||Diagnostics & Research|
|9||CRON||OMER||Biotechnology||Internet Content & Information|
|10||TSLA||QEPC||Telecom Services||Consumer Electronics|
|11||SNDL||SQQQ||Rental & Leasing Services||Semiconductors|
|12||ACAD||ABMD||Software – Application||Software – Infrastructure|
|13||ES||AMD||Software – Infrastructure||Oil & Gas E&P|
|14||PLUG||USLVF||Internet Content & Information||Specialty Industrial Machinery|
|16||SRNE||HOFV||Specialty Retail||Electrical Equipment & Parts|
|17||DKNG||ZTO||Scientific & Technical Instruments||Utilities – Regulated Electric|
|20||WFC||ZM||Asset Management||Aerospace & Defense|
What We’re Reading:
- Dr. Albert Bourla stated this morning that today is a great day for science and humanity, calling Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine progress “the most significant medical advance in the last 100 years.” Full story…
- With Netflix’s recent growth in the U.S. and Canada repeatedly leaving the streaming company with fewer prospective customers in those regions, is Netflix’s wisest move to pursue international audiences to increase its subscriber base? Click here for details.
- Sports betting is becoming an increasingly popular industry, with three states recently legalizing it. During the startup phase of what could soon be a Billion dollar industry, which stocks should you be watching? Take a look.
While the S&P 500 opened about three percent higher this morning, multiple emerging market funds opened between four and five percent higher.
Could emerging markets outperform the S&P 500 if an effective vaccine is released?
What We’re Watching:
Through both the ups and down the stock market has seen in 2020, one small company in the laser and projection fields has been increasing in popularity by traders all around the world.
Wall Street Connected recently published a brief video discussing it.