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Courtney Carlsen

Courtney Carlsen


Courtney is a Certified Public Accountant based in Florida. Courtney covers anything financial, including insurance, banks, REITS, and fintechs. In his free time he enjoys golfing, working out, and reading.

Recent articles

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What to Expect from JPMorgan Chase After Another Solid Earnings Report

JPMorgan Chase was led by strong M&A activity, and its balance sheet has it positioned well for what could come in the next few quarters.

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3 Stocks to Watch Heading Into Earnings Season

Silvergate Capital, Live Oak Bancshares, and Goosehead Insurance are growing fast, with unique business models.

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3 Under-the-Radar Growth Stocks That Could Be Long-Term Winners

These under-the-radar stocks have solid profitability metrics and are in one of Warren Buffett's favorite sectors.

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This Lender Will No Longer Service Federal Student Loans: What That Means for Its Business

While servicing federal loans is only a small part of Navient's business, it has some serious questions to answer about its long-term growth.

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How Come No One Is Talking About This Explosive Growth Stock?

Marqeta has formed partnerships with companies like Google, Square, and Goldman Sachs, but it's still flying under many people's radar.

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This Growth Stock Can Help You Crush Inflation

SVB Financial Group has crushed the market for decades and could be a good hedge against inflationary pressures.

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1 Stock I Bought That Could Produce 10X Returns

LendingClub's purchase of Radius Bank earlier this year is already paying off. Here's what I'm most excited about.

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This Dividend Stock Has Increased Its Payout for 47 Years Straight

This bank's acquisition strategy has enabled it to grow its dividend for decades.

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Plaid Raises More Money: What Does This Mean for an IPO?

Plaid recently announced additional funding from JPMorgan Chase and American Express.

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How Risk Helps This Stock Succeed

Natural disasters, the pandemic, and cybersecurity threats are all risks that this firm helps its clients navigate.

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Worried About Inflation? Consider This Real Estate Stock

Walker & Dunlop is a real estate lender with good growth prospects that could also protect your portfolio from inflation.

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Is This Real Estate Stock a Great Value or a Value Trap?

Mr. Cooper Group is narrowing its focus to prepare for a slowdown in mortgage-lending activity. Is it a buy?

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Is This High-Yield Dividend Stock a Buy?

Owl Rock Capital's dividend yield of more than 8% looks good, but is it worth the risk?

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Could Robinhood Lose Its Main Source of Revenue?

The Securities and Exchange Commission could be cracking down on payment for order flow. Here's what that could mean.

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Students are Returning to Campus: Is This Deep Value Stock a Buy?

This value stock was hurt when college enrollment dropped amid the pandemic last year.

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This Fintech Is Down 79% Since Its IPO: Is It a Buy?

The young insurtech has had some growing pains as it seeks to disrupt a legacy industry.

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This Dividend King Beat Earnings Estimates; Is It a Buy?

Total revenue declined year-over-year, but this company's core business continues to produce.

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3 Value Stocks That Can Protect You From Inflation

If inflation persists and interest rates rise, these three stocks could benefit.

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These 3 Asset Managers Show the Strength of the Economic Recovery

As the economy bounces back, asset prices continue to see strong performance -- a good sign for these three asset managers.

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Like Robinhood? You Might Like This Growth Stock Too

Tradeweb Markets is a trading platform for institutional investors that continues to grab market share.