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Rich Smith

Rich Smith


I like things that go "boom." Sonic or otherwise, that means I tend to gravitate towards defense and aerospace stocks. But to tell the truth, over the course of a dozen years writing for The Motley Fool, I have covered -- and continue to cover -- everything from retailers to consumer goods stocks, and from tech to banks to insurers as well. Follow me on Twitter or Facebook for the most important developments in defense & aerospace news, and other great stories besides.

Recent articles

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Why CPI Card Group Stock Dropped 12% Today

CPI is cashing in on an impressive stock price run -- and insiders are cashing out.

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Why Globalstar Stock Bounced Today

And why it won't last.

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Why Facebook Stock Dropped Today

The WSJ just aired Facebook's dirty laundry, and Facebook stock is going through the wringer as a result.

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Why Lion Electric Stock Leaped 7% Today

CIBC purrs with pleasure over Lion Electric.

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Why Globalstar Stock Just Crashed 21%

What went up just came back down.

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Why Comcast Stock Just Crashed 5%

Its CFO warns that subscriber additions could be 25% weaker than projected.

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Why Angi Stock Just Popped 9%

August sales numbers are in and they're terrific.

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Why Herbalife Stock Just Crashed 15%

Herbalife just tanked its stock with an earnings warning.

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Why Castor Maritime and Seanergy Stocks Popped Today

Dry bulk shipping rates took a turn for the better.

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Why Safe Bulkers Stock Just Popped 12.5%

Dry bulk rates take a turn for the better.

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Why Every Stock in Argentina Soared Monday

Primary voting suggests voters will show Peronists the exit in Argentina.

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Why Nvidia Stock Dropped This Morning

Is Intel preparing to undercut Nvidia on graphics chip prices?

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Why Rocket Lab Stock Fell 15% This Morning

Barron's and Cowen deliver a one-two punch to the high-flying rocket stock.

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Why Lithium Americas Stock Popped 8% Today

A rival lithium miner predicts a bumper year for profits is coming.


Why Zynga Stock Popped 8% Today

Apple's loss is Zynga's gain. Literally.

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Why Energy Fuels, Ur-Energy, Uranium Energy, and Denison Mines Stocks All Surged Today

Uranium is getting more expensive. So are uranium stocks.

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Why Cryptocurrencies Dropped Today

The movement to regulate crypto has reached Europe.

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Why Rocket Lab Stock Crashed by More Than 12% Today

What goes up must come down.

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Why Rockley Photonics Stock Is Rocking Today

Cowen thinks the stock could double -- but history suggests otherwise.

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Why Rocket Lab Stock Blasted 20% Higher Today

Rocket Lab's first earnings report showed no actual earnings -- but plenty of growth.