Baidu: Negative Net First Time in 14 Years

Baidu (NASDAQ: BIDU) reported negative net profit for the first time in fourteen years, which pushed the stock down by 16%. Hailong Xiang, the Senior Vice President who had been running the company since the IPO, resigned, his post being taken by Dou Shen, the former Mobile Product Vice President. This proves that the current company's scheme got obsolete and does not yield enough profit; Baidu is now likely to get mobile-oriented.

Workhorse: When a Single Tweet is Enough to Get Famous

Popularity is a thing that sometimes comes up all of a sudden, when you are not expecting it at all. Workhorse (NASDAQ: WKHS) was not known by the general public a week ago, but no sooner had Donald Trump mentioned it in his Twitter, its trading volume rose from 200k to 49M shares over a single session (FB, for instance, has an average of 13M), while the stock price went up by over 200%. The Workhouse management was probably not quite ready for such an explosion in popularity, with the company website being completely down.

Tesla Batteries Down: Investors Leaving

With the company finally getting its first profit, building new units and expanding the business, well, here we are: after reaching $380, the stock went severely down! The short positions in Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) are already over 25%, while when the company reported large losses, the stock surprisingly soared. Around two months ago, in the previous Tesla stocks analysis we said it might have reached the top, and now it looks like our expectations came true.

43% Profits in 20 Days

Recently, we have published two posts here and here where we spoke on some stocks that could rise by 50% or more before late 2019. Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) had published this before, and we tried to analyze it in technical terms. Today, we are going to recap what happened to these stocks and how much you could have earned on them over the last 20 days.

Top Instruments to Trade in May

May is expected to be as efficient as April. Traders’ proverb “May sell and go away” will be very correct this year again. The market tendency to continue current trends will remain in force not only in May. Particular attention should be paid to three instruments, which are expected to be extremely volatile implying both corrections and the downtrend continuation.