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Ron Prichard

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Ron Prichard is the investments publisher at Finder. He has two decades of experience writing and editing content and building tools for Microsoft News, with most of that time spent at MSN Money, one of the world’s largest personal finance and investing sites. Ron previously worked as writer, editor and columnist for Gannett newspapers in Southern California, Washington, DC, and New York. He earned a bachelor's in journalism from California State University, Long Beach.

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11 articles written by this author

Virgin Galactic stock rockets 12% higher; worth a look?

A year after lifting founder Richard Branson into orbit, Virgin Galactic orders two new planes to carry its space vehicles aloft. Are the program and the stock back on track?

Ron Prichard 8 July 2022
Virgin Galactic stock rockets 12% higher; worth a look?

Crypto broker Voyager files bankruptcy; what happens to customers?

Stung by the collapse of Three Arrows and the crypto downturn, Voyager files Chapter 11. Withdrawals are on hold and, yes, some customers may well lose money.

Ron Prichard 7 July 2022
Crypto broker Voyager files bankruptcy; what happens to customers?

Oil stocks lead US market down. Have they peaked?

While oilfield names have been some of the market’s best performers amid this year’s downturn – Halliburton, for example, remains up 37.4% in 2022 – every energy sector name in the S&P 500 is down over the past month, according to Finviz data.

Ron Prichard 6 July 2022
Oil stocks lead US market down. Have they peaked?

Micron warns of semiconductor slowdown; chip stocks fall

Micron reports a record quarter but sees a slowdown ahead. The stock falls 5%, and the sector slumps. While battered chip stocks may look cheap to investors, is another leg down coming?

Ron Prichard 2 July 2022
Micron warns of semiconductor slowdown; chip stocks fall

Down US$1 billion, MicroStrategy still all in on Bitcoin. Are you?

MicroStrategy stock has tracked Bitcoin’s decline this year after a string of purchases, and it’s still buying more of the crypto. That makes the stock a way to bet on a big Bitcoin comeback.

Ron Prichard 30 June 2022
Down US$1 billion, MicroStrategy still all in on Bitcoin. Are you?

14-day crypto price prediction: As Bitcoin fights to stay above US$20,000, sentiment is solidly bearish

Our crypto prediction panel remains bearish overall on six popular cryptocurrencies through the week of July 4.

Ron Prichard 22 June 2022
14-day crypto price prediction: As Bitcoin fights to stay above US$20,000, sentiment is solidly bearish

As crypto industry layoffs spread, is crypto winter here?

Coinbase rescinded job offers this week and Gemini cut jobs while proclaiming crypto winter is here. If so, here’s what investors should know.

Ron Prichard 4 June 2022
As crypto industry layoffs spread, is crypto winter here?

Broadcom buying VMware for US$61B. What do investors get?

Chip maker Broadcom makes a move to stretch its offerings further into enterprise software. VMware Investors get $142.50 or a quarter-share of a stock many analysts have favored.

Ron Prichard 27 May 2022
Broadcom buying VMware for US$61B. What do investors get?

Analysts see 32% gain for Apple stock despite a cloudy production outlook

Despite a cloudy production outlook, why 84% of analysts who track Apple are recommending that investors buy the stock, despite a cloudy production outlook

Ron Prichard 26 May 2022
Analysts see 32% gain for Apple stock despite a cloudy production outlook

Netflix stock jumps 15% in two days. Is it a buy?

After a steep drop in January, votes of confidence from analysts, its own CEO and famed investor Bill Ackman are pushing the stock up.

Ron Prichard 2 February 2022
Netflix stock jumps 15% in two days. Is it a buy?
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