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J2 Capital Management Blog


J2 Capital's Blog on Planning, Retirement, Markets, &  J2 Strategy updates.

Why I Became A Financial Advisor

As an undergraduate attending Oakland University, I was a pretty typical college kid. I was kicking around the idea of going to dental school, but hadn’t yet found my passion or my path in life. All I knew was that I wanted a job that could provide me with financial security and that excited me. I decided my best bet was to head to the school resource center and comb through job descriptions. I came across career info on stock brokers, and my interest was piqued.

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J2 Stock Analysis: Roku

Roku (ROKU) is a company that J2 Capital Management has continued to have conviction in. The shift from traditional TV to streaming has continued to accelerate and sitting in the middle of this competition for eyeballs is Roku.

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J2 Stock Analysis: DraftKings

DraftKings (DKNG) is a company that has caught our attention here at J2 Capital Management. The recent tailwinds it's received from casino shutdowns as well as the legalization of sports betting across the U.S. has created an interesting opportunity. In this post, I cover the investment thesis behind the name, as well as the recent earnings, catalysts, and risks associated with the company.

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Market Update: 9/1/2020

The mass herding into those FANNMG names and software stocks keeps rocketing higher unabated while the rest of the market languishes behind. How exactly does this end? Will the rest of the market catch up to the select few that are powering the S&P 500 higher or will the tech stocks tank to catch down to everything else?

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J2 Stock Analysis: Chegg

Chegg is a holding in our J2 Dynamic MidCap Growth stock strategy. In early March as the market was selling off we reviewed Chegg's 4Q 2019 earnings report and came away very impressed with their organic growth and brand recognition amongst college students.

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CoronaVirus and Stocks: What Happened and What Can You Do

For the past few weeks, J2 Capital started posting about the Coronavirus (Covid19) and it's the potential impact on the economy. We continued to highlight the risks from the virus but noticed that many were shrugging off the potential negative effects of the virus. This was a warning sign to us that the market would be at risk should the virus continue on its trajectory.

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4th Quarter 2019 Market Update

With the major run-up in stock prices, this has expanded companies' valuations off relatively flat earnings. 2020 will be a year of either living up to these high expectations or falling short, forcing investors to rethink their bullish mood despite an accommodative Fed.

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3rd Quarter 2019 Market Update

Trade Wars, Fed Rate Cuts, Negative Interest Rates, Yield Curve Inversion, Trump Impeachment, Brexit, and Recession! Did I cover all the monsters in the room? Both advisors and clients all know the same information due to the internet and easier access to information. This has made sentiment poor and both advisors and clients have reacted by lowering equity allocations. Is this the fuel that keeps the market afloat?

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