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Why Meta Materials Stock Just Jumped 20%

What happened Shares of Meta Materials (NASDAQ:MMAT), a researcher into materials for use in various high-tech applications, were shooting more than 20% higher as of 1:20 p.m. EDT today. It’s not entirely clear why, but this week’s announcement out of Stanford University might have something to do with it.   Stanford University. Image source: Getty…

Why Upwork Stock Got Hit Hard This Week

What happened Shares of Upwork (NASDAQ:UPWK) sank 17.5% over the last week of trading, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The gig-work marketplace company’s stock got caught up in a broader market pullback that hit growth-dependent tech stocks particularly hard.  UPWK data by YCharts There doesn’t appear to have been much in the way…

Here's My Least Favorite Meme Stock to Buy

The Motley Fool’s chief growth officer Anand Chokkavelu and Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP, recently ranked 11 of the most popular “meme stocks,” and to the surprise of many, it wasn’t GameStop (NYSE:GME) or AMC Entertainment Holdings (NYSE:AMC) at the bottom of the list. Find out which stock was their least favorite meme stock in…

Why eXp World Holdings Stock Jumped 20.2% in June

What happened Shares of eXp World (NASDAQ:EXPI) climbed 20.2% in June, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The cloud-based realtor’s stock gained ground amid momentum for the broader market, and it also appears to have gotten a boost from positive analyst coverage.  EXPI data by YCharts eXp announced on its Instagram page late in…

Carnival Cruise falls on plan to sell $500 million of stock

Carnival (CCL) slipped on Monday after the cruise ship operator said it may sell up to $ 500 million (U.S.) of shares. The company, and the cruise industry, continues to struggle under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic. Shares of the Miami company at last check were down 6.5 per cent to $ 26.31. Cruise-line…