Barron’s latest picks and pans: Apple, Dollar Tree, Amazon, Meta, Didi and more


Barron’s cover story from this weekend explains that Vladimir Putin probably won’t be able to win his war in Ukraine, but the world will pay a high and rising price.

Other featured articles discuss the clues being given by Apple’s latest product event, and an activist investment firm gets more involved with Dollar Tree.

Also why it’s a good time to buy big-name technology stocks and growing concerns about the fate of a Chinese ride-hailing giant.

“Putin’s war will change the world. Here’s how,” by Matt Peterson, explaining that Vladimir Putin probably won’t be able to win his war in Ukraine. The Ukrainians probably won’t win either, and the rest of the world will pay a high and rising price.

In “Apple’s latest event had a few surprises. Here are 6 important things to know,” Eric J. Savitz writes that Apple Inc.’s AAPL latest product event – dubbed “Peek Performance” – really surprised no one, but the virtual launch offered important clues about Apple’s business.

“Dollar Tree Investors Hope for Profit with New Governance,” by Carleton English, examines why Dollar Tree Inc’s DLTR stock has seen a rebound following the announcement of increased involvement from activist investment firm Mantle Ridge.

Amazon and other internet stocks are cheaper. It’s time to buy, analyst says,” by Sabrina Escoba, reports that although Amazon.com Inc AMZN, Meta Platforms Inc FB and Alphabet Inc GOOG GOOGL are trading lower this year, Deutsche Bank has coverage initiated on the stock with a Buy rating, saying that investors have an “excellent chance” of buying the stock.

In “DiDi Shares Plunge After Reported That It Suspended A Planned IPO in Hong Kong,” Joe Woelfel writes that the US-listed shares of DiDi Global Inc. DIDI, the Chinese ride-hailing giant, fell sharply on Friday after a report that the company is preparing for its planned IPO in Hong Kong.

See also: Benzinga Bulls and Bears from the past week: Disney, Uber, Velo3D, Bed Bath & Beyond, Apple, Rivian and more

Also in this week’s Barron’s:

Here’s Why It’s Time To Focus On Inflation Economists Ignore

What the US can do to fight rising energy prices

Why this could be the golden age of active management?

Tobacco manufacturer British American Tobacco is the latest company to leave Russia

Helping women achieve financial independence amid market volatility

At the time of writing, the author did not hold any position in the listed stocks.


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