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Jason Hall

Jason Hall

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Born and raised in the Deep South of Georgia, Jason now calls Southern California home. A Fool since 2006, he began contributing to Fool.com in 2012. Trying to invest better? Like learning about companies with great (or really bad) stories? Jason can usually be found there, cutting through the noise and trying to get to the heart of the story.



Recent articles

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Why Peloton Stock Crashed Today After Yesterday's Record High

Investors are selling just about everything today.


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S&P 500 Roars 54 Points to Another Record, Overpowering Oil Stock Crash, Apple Stock Selloff

Broad gains by more than 400 of the index's stocks more than made up for a bad day for Apple and the oil patch.


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Oil Stocks Crashing as Fuel Consumption Flatlines

Oil producers are having a bad day as the peak driving season comes to an end.


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This News Sent Genius Brands Stock Up Almost 25% Today

A deal to add some new -- at least new to its platform -- content for Kartoon Channel! got investors excited this morning.


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Looking for Your Next Green Stock? This Could Be It

A pure play on the growth of wind power you've probably never heard of.

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2 Reasons I Just Bought Bloom Energy Stock

Despite the big run-up, hydrogen stocks have a long history of being boom-and-bust stocks. Bloom Energy could change that narrative.


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S&P 500 News: Apple Stock Up on Split, Buffett Bags Asian Elephant, Cruise Stocks, Oil Stocks Fall

Investors' reaction to a zero-sum event added billions to Apple's market value, while the index closed lower on a bad day for airline stocks, cruise stocks, casinos, and oil stocks.


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2 Reasons Brookfield Renewable Is a Better Stock Than Tesla

You might be surprised.


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S&P 500 Up Again as Carnival, MGM, Delta Stocks Surge on Consumer Spending Growth

Investors continue to pour capital into struggling businesses, hoping for big gains in the post-pandemic recovery.


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S&P 500 Airline Stocks, Cruise Stocks Surge on Abbott Labs FDA Approval, Federal Reserve Policy Change

A big change in Fed policy is good for stocks, while a 15-minute coronavirus test is great for a lot of businesses.

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Pacific Ethanol Stock Jumped 24% Today: What Investors Need To Know

Speculation about its prospects during the coronavirus pandemic has made it one of the most volatile stocks in its sector.


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S&P 500 Gains 35 Points, Another Record High as Tech Giants Soar

When four stocks with more than $1.4 trillion in market cap gain 8% or more, the market goes along for the ride.


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Why Cryoport Stock Is Up 39% Since Yesterday and Chart Industries Stock is Down

Cryoport is acquiring Chart's cryobiological business and getting a big boost from one of the giants in private equity.


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S&P 500 Gains on Dow Jones Changes, but Most Stocks Close Lower

Big changes to the Dow Jones Industrials index had a market-moving impact on the S&P 500 today.


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S&P 500 Up 34 Points on Coronavirus Treatment Hopes; Airline, Cruise, Retail Stocks Surge

Troubled sectors including airlines, cruise lines, and retail stocks are rallying as investors buy on the prospects of a post-COVID-19 recovery.

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How Renewable Energy Is Displacing Coal

Discover the latest developments shaping the renewable energy space.


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S&P 500 Gains 12 Points as Apple, NVIDIA Stocks Surge Higher

Apple maintained its multi-trillion dollar market cap after an analyst upgrade, while NVIDIA continued to gain after earnings earlier in the week.


Transocean Stock Crashes 28% on Bankruptcy Concerns

Three of its biggest peers have already filed for bankruptcy this year.


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Better Buy: Berkshire Hathaway or Bank of America

The deep value Warren Buffett's megabusiness represents, or Buffett's favorite megabank?


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S&P 500 Falls 15 Points: Retail Stocks Fall, Cruise, Airline Stock Rally Runs Out of Steam

One day after breaking the all-time high, the market reversed course.