SMITH BRAIN TRUST – Facebook isn’t going to be broken up just now. In a stunning ruling this week, a federal judge dismissed antitrust lawsuits brought against the social media behemoth by the Federal Trade Commission and some 46 states.
SMITH BRAIN TRUST – With temperatures rising, Maryland Smith’s David Kass is looking to add a little heat to his biannual list of stocks to watch, dropping four of the picks he made in December of 2020 , and adding nine new ones. Of the 16 stocks he recommended in December, 12 have increased in value over the past six months.
For those who have regrets about missing out on the rise of cryptocurrency, the next big thing is here – NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. But instead of trading currency, these tokens come in the form of pictures and video clips. While unconventional, they might just be the next digital gold, says Maryland Smith's David Kass.
Is the stock market in bubble territory, ready to burst? Or are these boom times? That will be the debate at the U.S. Equities Boom or Bust Update, a virtual event being hosted by the CFA Society Washington, D.C.