Robert Martin
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InvestorPlace Writer

Robert Martin is a blogger who covers consumer and financial news with a nod to the stock market. He enjoys writing about business and making money doing it.

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Recent Articles

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Makes Goldman’s “Conviction Buy” List

Apr. 11, 2017, 10:05 am EDT – Goldman Sachs loves Walt Disney's (DIS) "Beauty and the Beast," prompting it to add Disney stock to its vaulted "conviction buy" list. More 

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) Stock Pops on Activist Stake, Sale Talk

Apr. 10, 2017, 3:48 pm EDT – Whole Foods Market (WFM) popped more than 10% late Monday after Jana Partners bought a 9% stake and urged the company to consider a sale. More 

Netflix, Inc. Stock Gets a Pat on the Back From Piper Jaffray (NFLX)

Apr. 10, 2017, 1:09 pm EDT – Netflix (NFLX) is reversing higher Monday after Piper Jaffray reiterated an "Outperform" on NFLX stock amid a positive teen media study. More 

Straight Path Communications Inc (STRP) Pops 150% on AT&T Inc. (T) Buy

Apr. 10, 2017, 11:32 am EDT – AT&T (T) is buying spectrum and IP holder Straight Path Communications (STRP), sending STRP stock up by more than double on Monday. More 

AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) Stock Booms on Buyout Rumors

Apr. 7, 2017, 1:08 pm EDT – AK Steel (AKS) shot up by 8% on Friday amid unsubstantiated rumors that Mitsui was mulling a buyout. Shorts in AKS stock are scattering. More 

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) Stock Slides on Yieldco Exit Request

Apr. 6, 2017, 10:08 am EDT – First Solar (FSLR) says it wants out of its 8point3 (CAFD) joint-venture yieldco with SunPower (SPWR), leading to more selling in FSLR stock. More 

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Stock Fends Off the Death Cross

Apr. 4, 2017, 4:58 pm EDT – Battered E&P firm Chesapeake Energy (CHK) is getting the best of the bears right now, with CHK stock popping another 6%-plus Tuesday. More 

Staples, Inc. (SPLS) Stock Soars 13% on Sale Chatter

Apr. 4, 2017, 2:23 pm EDT – Office supply titan Staples (SPLS) reportedly is considering selling out to private equity. SPLS stock is up double digits Tuesday as a result. More 

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR), Solar Stocks Pop on Carbon Tax Talk

Apr. 4, 2017, 1:32 pm EDT – First Solar (FSLR) and other solar stocks gained Tuesday on reports that Washington is mulling a carbon tax, a potential boon for FSLR stock. More 

Why Novocure Ltd (NVCR) Stock Just Popped 50%

Apr. 3, 2017, 10:29 am EDT – Novocure's (NVCR) brain cancer treatment Optune reported strong Phase 3 trial data. As a result, NVCR stock is popping to 8-month highs. More