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Lou Whiteman

Lou Whiteman


Lou has followed the markets for more than two decades, developing extensive contacts including industry leaders, consultants, regulators, and labor representatives. He spends a lot of time these days focused on the industrials and financials. When not arguing on Twitter or writing about the markets, Lou spends his free time out in nature, complaining online about the Baltimore Orioles or Watford FC, or listening to early 1990s alt rock.

Recent articles

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Forget Penny Stocks: These 3 High-Quality Companies Are Better Investments

These solid businesses have track records of success, but they're still trading at bargain levels.

Airbus ZEROe hydrogen concepts including turbofan, turboprop, and blended wing designs. Source EADSY

Airbus Courts Eco-Conscious Investors With Hybrid Plane Announcement and New Emissions Disclosures

The European aerospace giant is getting serious about shrinking the industry's carbon footprint.

Nikola two truck NKLA

Nikola Review Determines Its Founder Made Several "Inaccurate" Claims

The company spent more than $24 million in legal fees related to short-seller allegations in 2020.

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Why United Airlines Stock Is Down Today

The board has authorized sale of additional stock.

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Why Koss Stock Is Soaring Today

It's being swept along in another "Reddit Rally."

2021 Ford Bronco source F

Why Ford Motor Stock Is Climbing Today

Potential good news on both supply shortages and a government contract.

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Here's What Charlie Munger Just Said About SPACs

The Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman was in rare form when taking questions on Wednesday.

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Why Airline Stocks Are Up Today

Are airline stocks at risk of overheating?

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Why Parsons Stock Is Down Today

COVID-19 is taking its toll on this government contractor.

Joby Aviation aircraft source Joby

Why Reinvent Technology Partners Stock Is Up Today

The SPAC announces plans to combine with an air taxi start-up.

Stock photo of post office USPS vehicles source Getty

Why Workhorse Group Stock Is Falling Today

With the Postal Service looking elsewhere, what's next for this builder of electric delivery vehicles?

Joby Aviation aircraft source Joby

Air Taxi Start-Up Joby to Go Public Via SPAC Deal

The company has a lot of big-name backers, including Toyota and Uber.


Oshkosh Selected for Massive $6 Billion Post Office Vehicle Contract

The award is a blow to start-up Workhorse Group, another finalist in the competition.

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Why Arconic Stock Is Down Today

An unexpected quarterly loss causes investors to hit the exits.

AVAV Puma AE source AVAV

Why AeroVironment Stock Is Falling Today

The stock is caught up in the drama currently playing out on Wall Street.

LDOS designed Sea Hunter gets underway following its christening ceremony in Oregon source U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams

Why Leidos Holdings Stock Is Falling Today

Initial 2021 guidance fails to overwhelm.

Unity Gliding home SPCE

Why Virgin Galactic Stock Is Falling Today

Wall Street is suddenly feeling more risk-averse.

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Palantir Stock Under Pressure as Insiders Sell Shares

The stock sales were expected as lockup periods expired post-earnings.

BA LUV 737 MAX source BA

Why Shares of Southwest Airlines and Hawaiian Holdings Flew Higher Today

One Wall Street analyst upgrades the entire airline sector.

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Why Ehang Stock Is Down Today

The company's defense against allegations by a short-seller are failing to give the stock a boost on Monday.