Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the combined market cap of Teladoc (NYSE: TDOC) and Livongo (NASDAQ: LVGO) was about $10 billion. Now that they are merging together in a deal announced earlier this week, the new company will have an estimated value of close to $40 billion.
Why has the value of these healthcare companies jumped so much and is this deal good news for investors?
In this episode of Stock Club, we also discuss:
- The reason why Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) might be the only company allowed to buy TikTok.
- Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and their virtual antitrust hearing.
- The lessons we can learn from the Dotcom Crash.
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James is the head of content and publishing at MyWallSt. James’ favorite stock is Teladoc because he believes that they are at the forefront of revolutionizing the healthcare industry.