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Top 5 Casino Stocks To Watch Right Now

“Did you see what Steve wrote last week about how no one will use cash or carry a wallet five years from now?” my Mom's friend said to her over Thanksgiving. “That will NEVER happen!”   Oh, really?   Well, how about this piece of news…   On Black Friday, shoppers spent $3.3 billion online… and $1.2 billion of those purchases were made through their mobile phones.   That's unbelievable… when you consider that just a couple years ago basically nobody in America was buying anything with their phones.   When you buy something on your phone, you are not using cash and you don't need a wallet.   Last week, in an essay called “Profiting From What Will Replace Cash and Credit Cards,” I wrote…  

In less than five years, your kids won't carry wallets. They won't carry cash… In place of all of this, they will carry just one thing: their mobile phones.

Top 5 Casino Stocks To Watch Right Now: Synacor, Inc.(SYNC)

Synacor, Inc. provides startpages and homescreens, video solutions, identity management services, and various cloud-based services for a range of devices to cable, satellite, telecom, and consumer electronics companies in the United States and Internationally. The companys technology allows customers to package a range of personalized, online content, and cloud-based services with their high-speed Internet, communications, television and other offerings. It creates, designs, and develops multi-device startpages, such as personalized contents to engage the consumers of Internet and communications providers, and device manufacturers in its media and programming library; offers digital advertising services through video, image, and text advertisements; and provides streaming video services to find TV shows, movies, and short-form videos from various genres at one place. The company also offers cloud ID products, which are identity management platforms for access controlling, ID usage auditing, and fraud prevention; hosting and management services for Web-based email products; and migration services to migrate from other email hosts to its email products. In addition, it provides free-to-subscriber contents and services; and paid content and premium services. The company was formerly known as CKMP, Inc. and changed its name to Synacor, Inc. in July 2001. Synacor, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Buffalo, New York.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    SVMK (NASDAQ:SVMK) and Synacor (NASDAQ:SYNC) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

  • [By Logan Wallace]

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Top 5 Casino Stocks To Watch Right Now: Oclaro, Inc.(OCLR)

During our fiscal year 2016, we were one of the leading providers of optical components, modules and subsystems for the core optical transport, service provider, enterprise and data center markets. Leveraging over three decades of laser technology innovation, photonic integration and subsystem design, we provide differentiated solutions for optical networks and high-speed interconnects driving the next wave of streaming video, cloud computing, application virtualization and other bandwidth-intensive and high-speed applications. Corporate Information We were incorporated in Delaware in June 2004. On September 10, 2004, we became the publicly traded parent company of the Oclaro Technology Ltd (formerly Bookham Technology plc) group of companies, including Oclaro Technology Ltd, a limited company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales whose stock was previously traded on the London Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ National Market under the Bookham name.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Motley Fool Transcribing]

    Oclaro (NASDAQ:OCLR) Q2 2019 Earnings Conference CallFeb. 5, 2019 8:30 a.m. ET

    Contents:
    Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants
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    Operator

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Oclaro (NASDAQ:OCLR) was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Oclaro (NASDAQ:OCLR) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

    Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Top 5 Casino Stocks To Watch Right Now: Anavex Life Sciences Corp.(AVXL)

Anavex Life Sciences Corp., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, engages in the development of drug candidates for the treatment of Alzheimers disease, other central nervous system diseases, pain, and various cancers. The companys lead drug candidates include ANAVEX 2-73 and ANAVEX PLUS, a combination of ANAVEX 2-73 with donepezil, which is in a Phase 2a clinical trial for the treatment of Alzheimers and other central nervous system diseases. Its preclinical drug candidates include ANAVEX 3-71, which uses ligands that activate sigma-1 receptors to treat Alzheimers disease; ANAVEX 1-41, a sigma-1 agonist that protects nerve cells from degeneration or death; and ANAVEX 1037 for the treatment of prostate cancer. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in New York, New York.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    Anavex Life Sciences (NASDAQ:AVXL) and Icon (NASDAQ:ICLR) are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    News coverage about Anavex Life Sciences (NASDAQ:AVXL) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Anavex Life Sciences earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the biotechnology company an impact score of 46.5362495493017 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

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Top 5 Casino Stocks To Watch Right Now: Mattersight Corporation(MATR)

Mattersight Corporation (together with its subsidiaries and predecessors, “Mattersight,” “we,” “us,” or the “Company”) is a leader in behavioral analytics and a pioneer in personality-based software products. Using a stack of innovative, patented applications, including predictive behavioral routing, performance management, quality assurance, and predictive analytics (collectively, “Behavioral Analytics”), Mattersight analyzes and predicts customer behavior based on the language exchanged between agents and customers during brand interactions. These insights are then used to facilitate more effective and effortless customer conversations, which, in turn, drive increased customer satisfaction and retention, employee engagement, and operating efficiency. Mattersight’s analytics are based on millions of proprietary algorithms and the application of unique behavioral models.   Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Joseph Griffin]

    KEYW (NASDAQ: KEYW) and Mattersight (NASDAQ:MATR) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.

  • [By Stephan Byrd]

    Mattersight (NASDAQ: MATR) and Simulations Plus (NASDAQ:SLP) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Ebix (NASDAQ: EBIX) and Mattersight (NASDAQ:MATR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

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Top 5 Casino Stocks To Watch Right Now: Virtu Financial, Inc.(VIRT)

Virtu Financial, Inc., incorporated on October 17, 2013, is a holding company. The Company is a technology-enabled market maker and liquidity provider to the financial markets across the world. The Company is engaged in buying or selling a range of securities and other financial instruments, and earning small bid/ask spreads across various transactions. The Company has developed a single, multi-asset, multi-currency technology platform through which it provides quotations to buyers and sellers in equities, commodities, currencies, options, fixed income and other securities on various exchanges, markets and liquidity pools in various countries around the world. The Company makes markets by providing quotations to buyers and sellers in approximately 12,000 securities and other financial instruments on over 230 exchanges, markets and liquidity pools in approximately 30 countries around the world.

The Company makes markets for global banks, brokers and other intermediaries, and indirectly provides services to retail and institutional investors, including corporations, individuals, hedge funds, mutual funds, pension funds and other investors, all of whom can access its liquidity on exchanges or venues in order to transfer risk in multiple securities and asset classes for their own accounts and/or on behalf of their customers. The Company makes markets in a range of different assets classes, such as Americas Equities; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Equities; Asia Pacific (APAC) Equities; Global Commodities; Global Currencies, and Options, Fixed Income and Other Securities.

Americas Equities

The Company trades approximately 6,000 Americas equity securities, including equity related futures and exchange traded funds on over 10 Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registered exchanges, as well as other alternative trading systems, including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the NASDAQ, Direct Edge, NYSE Arca, BATS and Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), the Tor! onto Stock Exchange (TSX) in Canada, Bovespa in Brazil and Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV) in Mexico, and it connects to over 20 private liquidity pools. The Company is also a designated market maker (DMM) in over 260 stocks on the floor of the NYSE and the NYSE MKT.

EMEA Equities

The Company utilizes direct connections to all of the registered exchanges in a particular jurisdiction, including the London Stock Exchange (LSE), BATS Europe and NYSE Euronext, as well as any additional pools of liquidity to which it can gain access either directly or through a broker. The Company also operates in the European exchange traded funds (ETFs) market, as an authorized participant in various European ETFs. It provides two sided liquidity to a range counterparties throughout Europe.

APAC Equities

The Company utilizes direct connections to the Australian Securities Exchange Limited (ASX), TSX and Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX). The Company also utilizes direct connections to other exchanges and liquidity pools.

Global Commodities

The Company is a participant and liquidity provider on both the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) in trading crude oil, natural gas, heating oil, gasoline futures and precious metals. The Company trades approximately 100 energy products and futures on the ICE, CME, Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Inc. (TOCOM) and NYSE Liffe US. It also trades precious metals, including gold, silver, platinum and palladium, as well as base metals, such as aluminum and copper.

Global Currencies

The Company trades in global currencies, including spot, futures and forwards. The Company is a participant in the foreign exchange venues, including Reuters, Currenex, Hotspot FX and Electronic Broking Services (EBS). Currency trading utilizes intermediaries and broker-dealers.

Options, Fixed Income and Other Securities

The Company trades in options, th! e United ! States and foreign government fixed income products and other products. The Company trades these products on a range of specialized exchanges and other trading venues, including all of the United States options exchanges of which it is a member and through the United States futures exchanges.

The Company competes with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Morgan Stanley, UBS, Citadel, DRW Holdings, Hudson River Trading, IMC, KCG Holdings, Optiver, Susquehanna, Timber Hill and Wolverine Trading.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Shane Hupp]

    Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) was downgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Thursday.

  • [By Ethan Ryder]

    Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT) was upgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report issued on Friday.