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Avi Salzman


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Avi:

Inside Saudi Arabia’s $360 Billion Investment Fund

“With a great crisis, you have great opportunities,” Yasir al-Rumayyan, governor of Saudi Arabia’s investment fund, tells Barron’s. → Read More

It’s Not Just SoftBank: How Retail Investors Are Fueling the Nasdaq’s Wild Ride

Heavy buying of call options on stocks like Apple and Tesla are having an impact → Read More

Where to Find Bargains in Oil Stocks

Goldman Sachs analyst likes certain refiners and Canadian oil companies. → Read More

Spotify Stock Climbs After a Former Skeptic Sees Strong Upside

Spotify Technology has soared this year, but one formerly bearish analyst says the stock has more room to run. → Read More

Viacom’s New Deal With iHeart Shows Podcasting’s Promise

New podcasts will include an audio reboot of Yo! MTV Raps. → Read More

McDonald’s Faces Discrimination Suit From Black Franchisees

McDonald’s stock is trading near all-time highs even though the company is facing legal pressure in various areas. → Read More

Why Exxon Is Being Dropped From the Dow

Big Oil just isn’t that big in stocks anymore. And the index still has Chevron. → Read More

‘Back to School’ Is Not the Same. Here Are 4 Stock Picks to Play the Changes.

Target, Nike, TJX, and Walmart use different strategies to win over shoppers in the Covid-19 era → Read More

Big Oil Companies Might Not Drill in the Alaska Wildlife Refuge. Here’s Why.

Drilling there could be a tough sell for most major oil companies. One reason is cost. Another is public opinion. → Read More

Robinhood Now Valued at $11.2 Billion After Latest Funding Round

The $200 million infusion comes at a time of explosive growth for the trading app. → Read More

Oil Rises Again as Supply Remains Subdued. But $50 a Barrel Still Feels Like a Stretch.

The Energy Information Administration says inventories of oil and gas declined in the most recent week. → Read More

Pipeline Court Ruling Helps Some Oil Companies, but Big Risks Remain

Appeals court says that the Dakota Access Pipeline can keep operating -- for now. → Read More

Square’s Big Bitcoin Haul Is Good for Square but Better for Bitcoin

Volume on its Cash app was bolstered by customers investing in Bitcoin. → Read More

Oil Stocks are Surprising Winners as Investors Look Past a Rough Quarter

The energy sector is up 4% on the week, better than any other sector in the market. → Read More

Chevron Misses Earnings Expectations Amid Large Write-Downs

The energy company writes down its entire stake in Venezuela. → Read More

Exxon Mobil and Chevron Report Earnings Tomorrow. What to Expect.

Exxon Mobil and Chevron report earnings Friday in the midst of a bleak period for energy stocks. → Read More

Spotify Has a Premium Problem as Average Revenue per User Declines

The value of each subscriber to the streaming service appears to be weakening. → Read More

3 Oil Stocks With Healthy-Looking Dividends

Oil producers that conserve capital, such as Chevron, can be good dividend plays. → Read More

Oil Producer Concho Is Upgraded. It Could Be an Acquisition Target.

Analyst says its low valuation and strong debt profile make it attractive. → Read More

2 Oil Stocks That Could Gain and 4 That Could Struggle in a Biden Presidency

J.P. Morgan thinks investors should be wary of companies that depend more heavily on drilling on federal land. → Read More