Jack Hough, Barron's

Jack Hough

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New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Jack:

Nikola’s Wild Week. Plus, Binge-Reading Netflix’s CEO.

After this week, investors should sit Nikola’s ‘fun ride’ out at least until the revenues roll in. → Read More

A Disputed Election Could Sink the Stock Market. How to Protect Your Portfolio.

It’s not that I’m worried about who will win in the November election. I’m worried about another fight over who won. → Read More

The Deficit Could Hit $5 Trillion This Year. Are We MMT-ing Yet?

Big deficits aren’t a problem, absent inflation, according to Stony Brook University professor Stephanie Kelton. → Read More

Will Stocks Survive Earnings Season Uncertainty? Almost Probably.

Investors flying blind through this earnings season should stay the course. → Read More

Meet Barron’s 25 Top CEOs, Who Took on Extraordinary Challenges During 2020

These 25 bosses have navigated extraordinary challenges to keep their companies thriving. → Read More

Barron’s Top CEOs 2020: JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon

The CEO of JPMorgan Chase helped struggling customers, while keeping bank operations humming. → Read More

How the Pandemic Has Changed What Home Buyers Want. Get Ready for ‘Mother of All Bidding-War Seasons.’

The pandemic has changed what home buyers want. Look for his and her Zoom rooms for videoconference meetings. → Read More

Papa John’s CEO on No-Touch Delivery and Lessons from Arby’s

Turnaround efforts at Papa John’s appear to be paying off. The stock is up 29% year to date, and same-store sales during the first quarter grew nicely, versus a decline a year ago. → Read More

Cheap Oil Is ‘Entirely Ruinous’ for These 6 Countries

Cheap oil hits these countries especially hard: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, Venezuela, Algeria, according to RBC → Read More

Car Loans Could Get More Expensive as Car Prices Fall, Analyst Says

Wedbush Securities analyst Seth Basham talks about how the post-lockdown recovery in car buying will play out, and why he likes AutoZone stock. → Read More

The Auto Industry’s Downturn Will Be Worse Than the Financial Crisis, Analyst Says. But There Are Plenty of Opportunities for Investors.

Why CFRA’s Garrett Nelson likes Fiat Chrysler and its Ram 1500 pickup. → Read More

‘This Is the Perfect Storm for Traditional Media,’ Analyst Says

Rich Greenfield at LightShed Partners explains why investors shouldn’t expect theme parks, movies, or television to bounce back soon. → Read More

‘This Is the Perfect Storm for Traditional Media,’ Analyst Says

Rich Greenfield at LightShed Partners explains why investors shouldn’t expect theme parks, movies, or television to bounce back soon. → Read More

Introducing Barron’s Streetwise, a Podcast About Wall Street Like You’ve Never Heard Before

Jack Hough’s columns are for Barron’s subscribers, but the Barron’s Streetwise podcast is available for free at Apple, Spotify, and other platforms. Kindly subscribe to the podcast, leave a review if you like, and tell your friends. Thanks for listening. → Read More

Disney’s New CEO Is a Theme Park Whiz Who Gets Hollywood, Too

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Coronavirus Is Roughing Up the Market. Why It’s Time to Refinance Your Mortgage.

The spread of Covid-19 is a poor reason to flee stocks or hoard surgical masks. But it provides a rare opportunity to save on a home loan. → Read More

Bob Iger Is Stepping Down After Leading Disney Into a New Era. What the Change Means for Investors.

The appointment of Bob Chapek to replace Bob Iger as CEO reflects the growing importance of parks as a source of Walt Disney’s profits. → Read More

Why Warren Buffett Was Right to Scarf Up Kroger Stock

Kroger is unique among grocers in its reach and its ability to invest in e-commerce. And it’s expected to show 2.1% same-store sales growth for the year. → Read More

When Will Bitcoin Go Full Tesla?

Bitcoin is approaching a “halvening,” which in the past has led to new highs. → Read More

America Will Double Its Hard-Seltzer Guzzling This Year

America will double its hard-seltzer guzzling this year. That could send Boston Beer 30% higher. → Read More