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Travis Hoium

Travis Hoium


Travis Hoium has been writing for since July 2010 and covers the solar industry, renewable energy, and gaming stocks among other things.

Recent articles


This May Be the End of the Line for GoPro

With travel all but shut down, GoPro's action camera business is likely to suffer.

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Why Casino Stocks Popped Then Eased Off Today

Investors still don't know when casinos will get back to business.

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Why Shares of Tesla Plunged 21.6% in March

Most of Tesla's operations are closed, and that's bad for any business.

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Why Las Vegas Sands Stock Dropped 27.2% in March

Asia is opening casinos again, but the U.S. is shutting down, and that hit Las Vegas Sands hard.

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Why Wynn Resorts Shares Plunged 44.3% in March

The casino business has more questions than answers for investors right now.

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Why Dave & Buster's Entertainment Stock Plunged 60.4% in March

Shutting down stores isn't good for any business.

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3 Top Small-Cap Stocks to Buy in April

Big isn't always better for long-term investors.

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Why Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line Stocks Plunged on Wednesday

It's getting expensive just to get a lifeline in the cruise business.

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Why Shares of Marriott International Plunged 9.6% on Wednesday

This time it's not COVID-19's fault.


Facebook May Be Hit Harder Than You Think by COVID-19

The coronavirus isn't going to spare this tech giant.

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Why REITs Aren't Immune to the Market Crash

Commercial real estate is going to be hard hit by COVID-19 and a likely recession.

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3 Restaurant Stocks That Could Thrive After COVID-19

In-person dining will make a comeback someday, and these chains are built to survive until it does.

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Why Casino Stocks Jumped Big on Tuesday

A huge merger is still on, plus a surprising real estate deal shows that casino companies can still access capital markets.

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Why Cruise Line Stocks Popped (and then Dropped) on Tuesday

It doesn't look like investors have given up on the cruise business yet.

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Why First Solar Is the Top Solar Stock Today

A rock-solid balance sheet is a huge strength for First Solar.

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Why Dave & Buster's Entertainment Stock Plunged 16.3% on Monday

The shutdown of restaurants nationwide doesn't look like it'll end soon.

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Why Expedia Group Shares Plunged on Monday

The travel business isn't going to return to normal anytime soon.

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Why Cruise Line Stocks Plunged Again on Monday

There isn't much light at the end of the tunnel for cruise line operators.

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Why Cruise Line Stocks Cratered on Friday

A bailout isn't coming to the cruise line industry yet.

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Will Carnival Survive the COVID-19 Crash?

The cruise company's cash may disappear faster than you think and the potential for a bailout is low.