Steven Porrello is a freelance writer who covers stocks and market news for NerdWallet. Previously, he's written on stocks, ETFs, and real estate for Motley Fool and Clever Real Estate. He has a B.A. in English from Lagrange College and is based in Portland.
The latest from Steven
5 Stocks That Could Benefit From the Fed’s Rate Decision
Higher interest rates can make it harder to turn a profit. But for some companies, higher interest rates can lead to higher profits.
5 Semiconductor ETFs With the Highest Exposure to NVIDIA
For stock investors, 2023 has been “the year of the chip.”
These 8 Growth Stocks Have Hit All-Time Lows. Is It Time to Buy?
Rivian, Warby Parker and Lyft are among the stocks that have hit what investors hope is rock bottom this year.
3 Sectors That Would Benefit From Lower Interest Rates
Stocks: The Fed may ease off its rate increases later this year — which could spell better times for these sectors.
10K Laid Off and Weak Results — Why Is Meta Stock Up 54% YTD?
The parent company of Facebook is trimming costs and refocusing its priorities — and investors are cheering.
10 ETFs With the Highest Exposure to Silicon Valley Bank
Check here to see whether you're exposed to Silicon Valley Bank.
Why Strong Jobs Reports Are Pummeling the Stock Market
A robust economy is generally good for the stock market. But in the current environment, the opposite is proving true.
For Real March Madness, Look to Wall Street’s Hell Weeks
Wall Street could have several "Hell Weeks" in March, when a number of key economic events take place. Here's how investors can prepare.
Most Anticipated Earnings Reports for March 2023
Here are 20 stocks to watch this month based on earnings estimates.
Tesla’s Investor Day: Biggest Takeaways (and Disappointments)
CEO Elon Musk unveiled a blueprint for a sustainable energy future — but was short on new company announcements.
NVIDIA vs. AMD: Which Chip Stock Looks Better for 2023?
Stock prices for both have outpaced the market so far in 2023, but the chip manufacturers have different strengths.
Is Now the Right Time to Invest in Travel Stocks?
Airbnb, Delta and hotel stocks are benefiting from the resurgence in travel since the peak of the pandemic.
5 Stocks With Surprisingly Strong Q4 Earnings
Companies such as Tesla, Uber and Airbnb have beaten analysts' expectations in the current earnings season.
Airbnb Just Had Its Best Market Day Yet. Can It Keep the Run Going?
Wednesday's breakout performance, following a strong earnings report, continues a 2023 winning streak.