What happened? Bridgewater Associates LP, the world's largest hedge fund by Assets Under Management, has bet around $1.5 billion that stock markets around the world will fall by March. Firms, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley, would pay off for the...
What happened? Mario Draghi has recently come out to call for a unified fiscal stimulus effort by the Eurozone members. So did the newly elected ECB president Christine Lagarde. As Lagarde takes over on the December 12th ECB meeting, this...
What happened? In August 2019 the US yield curve has inverted. That is, the yield on the US 1 year Treasury bill was more than the yield on the US 10 year Treasury bond. This usually does not happen all...
What happened? The US stock market hit record highs while investor confidence, reacting to a worsening economic outlook, has deteriorated. The S&P500 large-cap index has closed at 3065 on Friday. It is the highest ever daily close on record. This...
What happened? More than three years after Prince Mohammed bin Salman first raised the idea, and after some delays, Saudi Aramco announced its intention to go public and list shares on the local stock exchange in Riyadh. The company's shares...
What happened? Investors have long been told that the ideal portfolio should carry 60% of its holdings in equities and 40% in bonds. That is a mix that provides greater exposure to historically superior stock returns. At the same time,...
Introduction In one of my previous articles, I have outlined some of the reasons why US GDP growth has been slowing down as of recent. Some of them were high levels of debt, declining labor participation rates, and decreasing productivity...
What happened? On October 16th the IMF held a conference called "Can Central Banks Fight Climate Change?". During the conference, panelists discussed how central banks can adjust their regulatory and monetary policy frameworks to deal with the uncertainties associated with...
What happened? As we have covered in our previous article, the Fed has recently (July 31st) cut the interest rates by 0.25 percentage points (however, not as dovish as President Trump would have liked). The very next day (August 1st)...
What happened? On July the 31st, as widely awaited by most traders, investors, and markets enthusiasts, the Fed has announced its interest rate decision. As expected by most (however, not all), it cut the federal funds rate by 25 basis...
Introduction The S&P500 index has risen by about 4 times since the lows hit during the latest financial crisis. With it came a strong surge in share buybacks (or share repurchases). In turn, this shed light on corporate buybacks from...
What happened? Paypal's stock price has risen by almost 40% year to date alone. Is this growth stock still worth getting into? Or is it overpriced? Why is this important? In general Growth stocks are one of the best ways to earn high...
What happened? On October 29, 2018, the first incident involving the Boeing's 737 Max 8 aircraft occurred, killing all aboard. On March 10, 2019, a second incident, involving the Boeing's 737 Max 8 aircraft occurred, again killing all aboard. The...
What happened? July marks the current economic (GDP) expansion as the longest in the history of the US. The US now counts its 121st month of expansion, longer than the 120-month boom recorded from 1990 to 2000. That is more...
What's going on with the S&P500? The S&P500 index has risen by more than 15% year to date and it's currently priced at near all-time highs. As Q2 earnings season comes closer, will the S&P500 reach new all-time highs? Or...
What’s happening with Shopify’s stock price? It’s no secret Shopify has been one of the hottest stocks lately. The stock price has had a staggering year, having risen by more than 100% within the last 6 months. The stock price...
What happened? The stock of the memory chip maker Micron Technology got a boost as the company reported better-than-expected earnings for the fiscal Q3 which ended on May 30. Is this enough to cheer up investors who spent the spring...
What happened to Facebook? Not every big company announces its own cryptocurrencies these days, but Facebook did. The company has an ambitious goal of making monetary transfers faster and cheaper and also available to those who don’t have bank accounts....
What’s up? Some time ago we wrote about Slack's plans to go public. Time flies: the event will take place this week, on Thursday, June 20. Now we have more data about the upcoming listing, so let’s have a look...
What happened? In recent days, the market has been actively discussing the possibility of antitrust probes into Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple. As for Alphabet, Google’s parent company, there’s talk that it may break up into several entities. How likely...
What’s up? The cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike conducted an IPO on Tuesday, June 11. The company raised $612 million and got $34 for each share. Today trading will start. What will it be like?  Why is it important? In general Are you hungry...
What’s up? United Technologies is undergoing a great transformation. Next year the industrial giant plans to spin off two key businesses - its Carrier air conditioning business and Otis elevator division. In addition, the company announced on Sunday that it...
What happened to Microsoft and AMD? The annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is taking place in Los Angeles these days. The event is important both for Microsoft (MSFT) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). It brought the news that the two...
What happened? Canadian athletic apparel retailer Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) will report earnings on June 12. What to expect from this event?   Why is it important? In general You can read a lot of positive things about Lululemon here and there....
What’s up? What is the saddest story the stock market has to offer during these turbulent days? It’s probably the story of GameStop Corp. The company’s stock fell by 26% on Tuesday continuing its steep downtrend and approaching the record...
What happened? The stock of healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) made a spectacular decline last week as the company faces legal claims over talc-based products and the opioid crisis. Why is it important? In general According to allegations, two products of...
What happened? DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DD) has separated from DowDuPont starting from June 1. Its stock jumped by 17.8% on Monday. What lies ahead for the newly independent company? Why is it important? In general Earlier we wrote that DowDuPont that...
What’s up? Salesforce.com, the provider of software and cloud-based services for corporate clients, will report Q1 earnings after the market close on Tuesday, June 4. That’s a good enough reason to look into the stock. Why is it important? In...
What happened? The stock of FedEx declined on the news that China is investigating the company for “wrongful” deliveries. What’s it all about? Why is it important? In general Trade wars are backfiring here and there. In March, it looked like...
What happened to Uber? It will soon be a month since the stock of Uber debuted on NYSE. We kept you informed about the company’s IPO. Now it’s time to re-evaluate the stock as the ridesharing firm has released the...
What happened? Last week, the stock of Schlumberger Limited (SLB) fell to the lowest level since 2005. What is the reason for this decline and how serious are the firm's problems? Why is it important? In general Schlumberger supplies technology for reservoir...
What’s happened? Beyond Meat Inc. produces plant-based meats. The company went public on May 1 and since then its shares went sky-high. Why was this IPO so successful and what can we expect in the future?  Why is it important? In...
What’s happened? Food delivery startup Postmates plans an IPO later this year. Find out what you should know about this event right now.   Why is it important? In general If you want to take part in an initial public offering during...
What’s happened? The stock of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) jumped by 10% on Tuesday as the company unveiled the third generation of Ryzen microprocessor. What we need to know now is how big this piece of news really is.  Why...
What happened? The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is considering a second stock listing, this time in Hong Kong. According to media reports, the company wants to raise $20 billion. Why is it important? In general Alibaba is regarded as a tech firm....
What happened? Payment technology companies Total System Services Inc. and Global Payments Inc. agreed to merge in an all-stock transaction valued at about $21.5 billion. The combined company will be worth roughly $40 billion. Jeffrey Sloan, the chief executive of...
What's up with Fiat and Renault? Big automakers keep gravitating towards each other. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV proposed a merger with Renault SA. Will the deal happen? What may it bring? Why is it important? In general The world is changing and...
What’s up? These days, IPOs are everywhere. Endeavor Group Holdings Inc., the parent company of talent agency WME, was the last to file for IPO. So far, there’s no information about the number of offered shares and the target price...
What happened? Brazilian firm Natura SA said on Wednesday it had reached an agreement to buy rival Avon Products Inc. via a share swap (0.3 Natura share for each Avon share). Why is it important? In general The deal will lead to...
What happened to Tesla? Tesla stock has been recently hit and fell to the lowest levels since 2016. Last week CEO Elon Musk warned employees by email that it was necessary to cut spending as the company has no money...
What happened? Qualcomm has been staying in the center of the market attention. In April, the picture for the company was rosy as it had settled its argument with Apple. This made QCOM stock shoot up to $90. May, however,...
What happened? The theme of 2019 is that each tech IPO raises forecasts and concerns about the next tech IPO. Now that Uber has gone public, the market is looking at the upcoming direct listing of Slack and the offering...
What happened? HBO’s “Game of Thrones” has finally crossed the finishing line. Apart from arguing whether the scriptwriters did justice to George R. R. Martin’s story and heroes, we should also estimate the implications this event has on stocks. In...
What happened? Chinese telecom giant Huawei fell victim in the trade war between the United States and China. Last week Donald Trump signed an executive order that forbids American companies to deal with firms that pose a national security risk....
What’s up for Slack? Slack Technologies plans to go public on June 20 (this date may change). Should you forget everything else and try to grab the stock right away?   Why is it important? In general This year has been...
What happened to Nvidia? Chipmaker Nvidia (NVDA) reported better-than-expected earnings for Q1 of fiscal 2020. Earnings came in at $0.88 per share versus the consensus forecast of $0.81 per share. Revenue accounted for $2.22 billion, while analysts were looking forward...
What happened to Uber? At its IPO last week, Uber was valued by $82.4 billion. That’s much less than the early forecasts of $120 billion. The stock plunged by about 18% in the first days of trading from the initial...
What happened? Walmart (WMT) released its Q1 earnings on Thursday, May 16. The world’s biggest retailer had the best quarterly growth of same-store sales in 9 years. The company’s net income rose by 80% beating estimates. Adjusted earnings came at...
What happened to US stocks? US President Donald Trump has been very active so far and US stocks felt the consequences of his actions. On May 5, his tweet reignited the trade war between the United States and China. This...
What happened to Lyft? On Tuesday, Lyft Inc. delivered its financial results for the first as a public company. The ridesharing firm reported a $1.1 billion loss in Q1 but said that losses would peak this year and then...
What happened with S&P 500? S&P 500 index corrected down during the first 2 days of the week as President Donald Trump threatened to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10% to 25%.   Why is it...
What’s up? The ridesharing company Uber will go public this week. The trading of its stock will start on Friday, May 10. The firm is expected to raise about $9 billion. This will put the unicorn’s value between $80 billion...
What’s up for Airbnb? Airbnb, the online marketplace that connects people who want to rent out their homes with people who are looking for accommodations, is going public this year. What should you know ahead of the IPO? Why is it...
What's up? Walt Disney Company's stock has descended from April high above $142 and touched $132 today. The company will report the results for Q1 a.k.a. fiscal Q2 on Wednesday, May 8. What can we expect from this event?   Why...
What happened? HSBC, Europe's largest bank, reported a 31% jump in pre-tax Q1 profits. Earnings per share rose by 40%. Revenue increased by 5.24% y/y to $14.428 billion. What’s the reason for this success and what is the outlook for...
What happened? The shares of Activision Blizzard Inc. rose after the video game maker reported Q1 results. Earnings came at $0.31 surpassing the forecast of $0.24. The revenue was $1.26 billion versus the forecast of $1.23B. However, both indicators are...
What happened? Tesla Inc. announced that it plans to raise about $2 billion through debt and stock offerings. The company is going to sell $1.35 billion in notes and about $650 million in shares. The stock took the news positively....
What happened? McDonald’s Q1 revenue and earnings managed to beat estimates. Nevertheless, the stock ran into significant resistance.    Why is it important? In general McDonald’s reported earnings of $1.78 per share versus the forecast EPS of $1.73. Revenue of $4.955 billion...
What happened? Apple Inc. reported its Q1 results. The company’s revenue declined by 5% y/y to $58 billion, while earnings per diluted share fell by 10% to $2.46. Why is it important? In general The market was ready for the bad...
What happened? The shares of Ford Motor Company surged by 11% on Friday making the biggest gain since April 2009. The price jumped even despite a 34% drop in Q1 net income. Why did the market cheer up for Ford...
What happened? Alphabet stock slumped as the company’s Q1 revenue disappointed investors. Is the situation so grave as to justify the worst trading day since 2012? Why is it important? In general All of the company’s major sales categories performed slightly worse...
What happened? The stock of Tesla fell to the lowest level since the beginning of January 2017 after the company released last week its financial results for Q1. Although market players didn’t expect much, the company's earnings still disappointed them....
What happened? Amazon reported a record $3.6-billion profit in Q1, while its earnings per share (EPS) more than doubled. The dynamics of the stock on the news was, however, rather moderate. What does it all mean? Why is it important?...
What happened? Oil producers Chevron (CVX) and Exxon Mobil (XOM) reported their Q1 earnings. Both companies delivered weaker-than-expected financial results. Is there any sense in pursuing the stocks of this sector? Why is it important? In general Both companies had similar...
What happened? This earnings season has brought not only the positive surprises but the disappointments as well. The stock of the manufacturing giant 3M had its worst day in decades on Thursday as it fell from $219 to $190. Why is...
What happened? Facebook stock rose to the highest level since July as the company released a better-than-expected earnings report for Q1. Why is it important? In general Facebook's revenue increased by 26% y/y to $14.9 billion. That was a deceleration in comparison...
What’s happened? During the last couple of weeks, the biggest movement to the downside among the US stocks was in the healthcare sector. What’s the problem? Why is it important? In general On the one hand, medicine and healthcare services will...
What happened? Anadarko Petroleum rose by more than 11% on Wednesday on the news that Occidental Petroleum offered to acquire the oil company. Why is it important? In general Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has been a big newsmaker during the past few weeks....
What happened? The stock of Twitter jumped by 16% as the company’s Q1 financial results turned out better than expected. Why is it important? In general Indeed, the figures look impressive. The company’s net income increased by 213% to $191 million....
What’s happened? The two largest US communication companies, Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. will report Q1 earnings on Tuesday and Wednesday. Which stock looks better? Why is it important? In general The companies belong to the Communication Services sector. The sector...
What happened? These days, there’s no lack of outperforming stocks. For example, take a look at the stock of Cisco Systems Inc. You will see a steady uptrend since December with very shallow corrections which made the price arrive at...
What happened? Pinterest rolled into the market this week with its initial public offering. The company raised about $1.4 billion as it sold 75 million shares for $19 each after marketing them for $15-$17. The company’s IPO price is around...
What happened? Since Lyft Inc. went public last month its stock has been trading under pressure. What is the reason for such poor performance? Why is it important? In general The price of Lyft shares at the initial public offering was $72....
What happened? PepsiCo released the solid Q1 financial figures on Wednesday. The stock rose to an all-time high around $127. Why is it important? In general PepsiCo reported a first-quarter profit of $1.41 billion, or $1 a share, up from $1.34...
What happened? Netflix released its Q1 financial results. Its earnings came out at 76 cents per share versus the consensus EPS forecast of 57 cents, while revenue equaled to $4.52 billion vs. $4.50 billion expected. Moreover, the streaming company added...
What happened? Qualcomm Inc. won a 2-year legal dispute with Apple Inc. According to the settlement, Apple will pay a fee for the use of the chip maker’s technology for at least 6 years. In addition, Qualcomm will supply chipsets...
What happened? The stock of Goldman Sachs fell after the bank reported a bigger drop in equity trading than expected. Why is it important? In general Goldman’s report contained a lot of information and not all of it was bad. Earnings came...
What's up? International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) will report Q1 earnings after the bell on Tuesday, April 16. Why is it important? In general Trading ahead of earnings is always a wild bet because the price can make extensive and fast moves....
What’s happened? The stock of Walt Disney Company surged by 11% to a record high on Friday as the company unveiled a new streaming service. Why is it important? In general Investors have been waiting for more information about Disney+ since November...
What’s happened? JPMorgan Chase & Co. shared a bunch of positive Q1 figures. Behold: EPS came out at $2.65 versus the expected earnings of $2.35 per share. The bank’s revenue exceeded the forecast level by $1.5 billion. Will these shiny...
What’s happened? The shares of Waste Management Inc. experienced a sell-off on Thursday but then managed to rebound. The move to the downside happened as Stifel downgraded the stock from buy to neutral. However, the stock enjoyed demand at lower...
What’s happened? The stock of the retailer Bed Bath & Beyond has been quite volatile recently. On Wednesday, the company released mixed Q4 earnings. This sent the price in a new swing. Why is it important? In general Bed Bath & Beyond...
What’s happened? A group consisting of both Democratic and Republican lawmakers introduced legislation to expand the electric vehicle tax credit in the United States by 400,000 vehicles per manufacturer. Why is it important? In general Electric cars are not cheap, so...
What’s happened? Microsoft is making steps in the cloud gaming business. So far, the stock outpaced the market in 2019. Will the new specialty help it to continue the rally? Why is it important? In generalGaming is a very hot...
What’s up? The S&P 500 is up by 15% since the start of 2019. However, the market’s ascent has slowed down in comparison with the growth pace seen at the start of the year. Does the index have enough strength...
What’s up? JPMorgan will release its earnings report for Q1 on Friday, April 12. What can we expect from this event? Why is it important? In general The market has a rather dismal outlook for the US earnings season. Moreover, there...
What happened? The stock of General Electric was down by more than 8% on Monday after JPMorgan analyst Stephen Tusa shared a negative view of the company. Why is it important? In general During the last few days, a lot of...
What happened? Cisco had a fantastic start of the year. Its price has been going up making only shallow corrections on its way. Does the stock have the potential for further upside? Why is it important? In general There are multiple...
What happened? No week passes without some big technological company announcing a launch of a gaming platform. This week Snap Inc. said that it was integrating a gaming platform — Snap Games — into its service. The stock rose to...
What happened? In case you missed it, this week DowDuPont completed the separation of Dow Inc. from the rest of the enterprise. The stock became the newest member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Why is it important? In general A bit...
What happened? Boeing shares rose and approached the $400 level. The stock’s gaining despite a report that the crew of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max flight followed correct procedures but were unable to avert the disaster. It means that...
What happened? Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose this week to $30, the highest level since the beginning of October. Why is the stock rising and what awaits it in the future? Why is it important? In general The factors which...
What’s up? Amazon stock got a boost this week and rose to the highest levels since October after Oppenheimer analyst Jason Helfstein raised the price target from $1,975 to $2,085 and appraised the company’s cloud business. After that, financial media...
What’s up? It’s a big day for Tesla. The company reported a massive drop in auto sales in Q1 after the market close on Wednesday. In addition, the attorneys of CEO Elon Musk will face the SEC in court on...
What’s up? Citigroup will report its results for Q1 on April 15. If often happens that the stock makes big moves ahead of earnings as its price is driven by the market expectations. What do traders expect of Citi?    Why...
What happened? GameStop Corp. announced on Tuesday that its sales will fall in 2019 by 5-10%. The past results are also uninspiring. In Q4 of 2018, total sales from continuing operations plunged by 7.6% year over year. The profit per...
What happened? In the recent month, Facebook had to deal with a lot of problems including the allegations that it doesn’t provide user privacy and can’t timely monitor content for abuse and violence. At the same time, the stock got...
What happened? The stock of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. fell as the company’s earnings came out lower-than-expected. Why is it important? In general Weak earnings represent a major risk for the US stock market which is currently propelled by the loose...
What happened? The social network and image board Pinterest filed for the initial public offering. The company will go public at the New York Stock Exchange. Why is it important? In general IPOs of Levi Strauss and Lyft which took place...
What happened? Last week Apple announced that it will launch a new credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs. The card will become available in the United States this summer. What does this move of the tech giant mean? Why is...
What’s up? Wells Fargo announced last week that CEO Tim Sloan was retiring effective immediately. The bank said that an unnamed external person would take up the job. The market reaction was strong: the stock firstly rose on Thursday but...
What’s happened? China's Huawei Technologies, the world's third-largest smartphone maker, reported that its net profit jumped by 25% in 2018. That’s more than $100 billion. Let’s find out more about the company’s prospects. Why is it important? In general As investors are...
What happened? Analysts at Canaccord Genuity downgraded the shares of Cronos Group, the licensed producer of medical cannabis from Canada, from “hold” to “sell”. Earlier other analysts also worsened the outlook for the company. The price reacted with a more...
What happened? A few days ago we alerted you about the IPO of Lyft. Now we bring the results of the offering. American ridesharing company priced 32.5 million shares on Thursday at $72 each and raised about $2.34 billion.   Why...
What happened? Southwest Airlines Co. cut Boeing Co.’s 737 MAX jets from its schedule for another month. However, the company offered a bullish outlook for air-travel demand in the Q2. Why is it important? In general The Boeing issue is rippling...
What happened? Last week the shares of Citigroup lost more than 8% and got to important support area. Let’s analyze what is happening and whether the stock will be able to find strength for recovery.      Why is it important?...
What’s up? McDonald’s Corp. is buying a decision-logic technology company Dynamic Yield Ltd. The acquisition will help the world’s biggest restaurant chain better personalize its digital menus. According to the media reports, the company will spend more than $300 million...
What’s up? Samsung said on Tuesday that its Q1 results will fall short of estimates as prices for memory chips and displays fell more than expected. The forecasts for Samsung’s financial results had already been bad as analysts expected a...
What’s up? Apple made several announcements at the presentation on Monday. In particular, the company unveiled plans to launch an original video streaming service TV+, a gaming subscription, a subscription news service, and a credit card in collaboration with Goldman...
What’s up? It seems that Airbus managers were in the right place at the right time. On Monday, the company signed a deal worth tens of billions of dollars to sell 300 aircraft to China. The deal occurred just as...
What’s up? The big political drama is now over. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into possible coordination between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia ahead of the election in 2016 is complete. US Attorney General William Barr summarized Mueller’s findings. The...
What’s up? Lyft is about to go public. The US ridesharing company plans to sell 35.4 million shares at $62-$68 each. If the price is near the top of this range, Lyft will raise $2.4 billion and its valuation after...
What happened? In Asia, the stock market had the worst trading session since December. Japan’s Topix index fell by 2.45%. The Hang Seng Index in Hong Kong was down by 2%. European stocks had a weak start, and the same...
What’s up?Apple Inc. will make a presentation on Monday. This time the company will reveal not a new model of iPhone, but a video-streaming platform.    Why is it important?In generalThe streaming market gets crowded with such veterans as...
What happened?There were many negative headlines about Tiffany & Co. after the company delivered its earnings report, and yet the stock is pushing higher. Let’s find out what’s really happening. Actually, the mystery can be explained by the two simple...
What’s up?Pharma giant Biogen announced on Thursday that it would cancel the trial of a promising drug 'Aducanumab' aimed to treat Alzheimer’s disease. The company’s stock fell by 28% on the news.Why is it important?In generalAlzheimer’s disease...
What happened?The Federal Reserve made a U-turn in its policy. In December the central bank expected to deliver several rate increases in 2019. Now it doesn’t foresee any rate hikes this year. In addition, the Fed will stop reducing its...
What’s up?Six international banks have signed letters of intent to issue stablecoins, i.e. tokens backed by fiat currencies, on IBM’s payment network, World Wire. The platform uses the Stellar public blockchain. IBM pledged that it will make cross-border monetary...
What happened?Netflix stock rose to the highest levels since the middle of October. Is the stock gaining in line with the overall market rebound, or is there something more here?Why is it important?In generalVideo streaming services have...
What’s up?Nike will report fiscal Q3 earnings after the market close on Thursday.Why is it important?In generalAccording to the consensus forecast, earnings per share will account for $0.65, while the revenue will equal $9.65 billion. EPS of...
What happened?Levi Strauss & Co. raised $623.3 million in an IPO on Wednesday. The company marketed its shares for $14-$16 each, but due to the high demand was able to sell almost 36.7 million shares for $17 apiece. Market...
What’s up?Web services and gaming provider Tencent Holdings announced that it plans to lay off about 10% of its senior managers. The company won’t cut the number of positions: it wants to swap existing managers for younger executives. Tencent...
What’s up?Bayer shares dropped by 12% after a second US jury ruled that glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer causes cancer. The size of damages Bayer will have to pay to the harmed person will be determined in the next phase...
What’s up?Semiconductor giant Micron Technology Inc. will report Q2 earnings after market close on Wednesday.Why is it important?In generalAccording to the consensus forecast, earnings per share will account for $1.68 (-40.4% Y/Y), while the revenue will equal...
What happened?On Tuesday, Google unveiled a new game streaming service called Stadia. The service will let developers build new games that will allow players to access the action through the web. In addition, the company introduced its own controller,...
What happened?Boeing stock formed a big bearish gap at the beginning of March as its 737 Max operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed in Addis Ababa. This the second deadly accident involving this type of aircraft in 6 months. It...
What happened?The US Securities and Exchange Commission expressed surprise by the fact that Elon Musk didn’t seek pre-approval of any of his tweets about Tesla Inc. in the months since he was ordered by a judge to do so.Why...
What’s up?The US Federal Reserve will hold a meeting on Wednesday. The announcement of the interest rate decision and FOMC member forecasts will be accompanied by Jerome Powell’s press conference. The upcoming event is already having a big impact...
What’s up?FedEx will report fiscal third-quarter results on Tuesday, March 19, after the closing bell. The numbers will be critical for the stock’s medium-term fate. They will either let the price reverse up or will make it resume the...
What happened?Deutsche Bank AG and Commerzbank AG confirmed that they are negotiating a merger. German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz agreed not to oppose the deal involving Germany’s two biggest publicly traded banks.Why is it important?In generalIf the...
What happened?On Friday, the massacre of 49 people in New Zealand was streamed live on Facebook. This spiked concerns about the company’s ability to monitor disturbing content and added to the problems Facebook had experienced earlier.The bad news...
The American stock market, for the most part, has been on a tear for many years now since 2009. It simply keeps rising steadily and is now considered to be one of the best runs for stocks in history....
Financial freedom and prosperity is very hard to achieve. It’s so hard that the majority of people never even achieve it. In fact, over 60% of the American population have under $1000 in savings and over 50% of the...
You’ve probably read that “2% a day” or “10% a week” are realistic goals. That is simply false. In the long run, these returns are difficult to implement. 2% per day means 14,000% per year.So why is 100% in...
Value Investing is where you will buy stocks for less than they are worth. A value investor’s goal is to buy the shares of a publicly traded company when its market price trades at a discount to the company’s...
Elon Musk of Tesla has been making comments and tweets about going private for a while now. Privatization occurs when one of two things happens, either someone from outside of a company decides to buy up all the public...
What happens when a trading learning platform meets the real-life stories of those who work in trading? All of a sudden everything makes sense because the learner can relate to other traders and the financial world stops being an alien...
Facebook announces new dating feature and lets Match Group (MTCH) break down 22%. What's behind the new dating app from Facebook?Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, announced at F8 2018 a new feature for the social network. In the future, Facebook...
Spotify, the music-streaming service founded by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon, currently has more than 150 million users with 44% of them paying for a subscription package and the remaining ones using its freemium service.  The music-streaming giant filed on...

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