Amazon Stock Falls on Mixed Earnings Report and Weak Forecast. AWS Missed Too.

Amazon Stock Falls on Mixed Earnings Report and Weak Forecast. AWS Missed Too.

Text size Investors are looking for evidence that Amazon.com is made progress on its push to rein in costs. David Ryder/Bloomberg Amazon . com shares were falling in late trading Thursday after the company posted mixed results for the fourth quarter, with better-than-expected sales growth, but weaker-than-anticipated profits, due largely to a loss on the company’s … Read more

Meta Platforms Shares Surge on Cost Cuts, Stock Buyback

Meta Platforms Shares Surge on Cost Cuts, Stock Buyback

Business Shares of social-media company are on pace for largest percentage increase in nearly a decade

Apple, Amazon and Alphabet earnings are coming. Here’s what the stock options market is bracing for.

Apple, Amazon and Alphabet earnings are coming. Here’s what the stock options market is bracing for.

The options market has prepared for bigger-than-usual moves in the stocks of a trio of trillion-dollar companies, the day after they report quarterly earnings results. That’s because the implied volatility, or how much a stock can be expected to move over a certain period, of the stocks for Apple Inc. AAPL, +2.48%, Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, … Read more

Apple Stock Typically Gains After Earnings. That Could Change This Time.

Apple Stock Typically Gains After Earnings. That Could Change This Time.

Text size Apple reports earnings after the markets close on Thursday. Getty Images Apple reports earnings after the markets close Thursday, and after a quarter of problems for the tech company, investors may be concerned that the stock won’t perform as well as it has in the past. On average since 2007, the year the … Read more

There’s still too much risk in stock and bond markets. Earn this easy 4.5% return while you wait for stability, says trader who hit 2 big calls in 2022.

There’s still too much risk in stock and bond markets. Earn this easy 4.5% return while you wait for stability, says trader who hit 2 big calls in 2022.

Ahead of major tech earnings, Meta results are ready to light up the Nasdaq Composite COMP, +2.00% for Thursday. The S&P 500 SPX, +1.05% is also pointing to gains as investors take a glass-half full view of the Fed meeting. Worried that investors are in the clutches of another Fed misread is the founder of LaDucTrading.com, … Read more

Apple HomePod 2nd Generation Review: A Smart Speaker With Big Bass—and a Big Price

Apple HomePod 2nd Generation Review: A Smart Speaker With Big Bass—and a Big Price

Listen to article (2 minutes) Apple just brought back the big HomePod. This smart speaker first appeared in 2018 as one of the most expensive on the market. Two years later, it was overshadowed by its more affordable, diminutive sibling, the HomePod Mini. The company discontinued the original speaker two years ago. 

Biden Administration Considers Cutting Off Huawei From U.S. Suppliers – The Wall Street Journal

Biden Administration Considers Cutting Off Huawei From U.S. Suppliers – The Wall Street Journal

Biden Administration Considers Cutting Off Huawei From U.S. Suppliers  The Wall Street Journal U.S. stops granting export licenses for China’s Huawei – sources  Reuters Biden Team May Cut Off Huawei From Intel, Other US Suppliers  Bloomberg U.S. stops granting export licenses for China’s Huawei, sources say  CNBC Tech War: Biden moves to halt US exports to Huawei, reports say  BBC … Read more

When the Layoff Is an Email, It’s Nothing Personal

When the Layoff Is an Email, It’s Nothing Personal

At first, Jeremy Joslin thought the email announcing his layoff was a phishing attempt. It was 5:30 a.m. in California when he saw it, and with so many technology job cuts afoot, the Google software engineer thought a scammer was trying to capitalize on the news.  The message, sent to his personal inbox, directed him … Read more

How to delete embarrassing autofill entries on your browser

How to delete embarrassing autofill entries on your browser

Whether you’re trying to find the perfect birthday gift online for a loved one or searching for the best dermatologist in your area, what you search for on your computer is nobody else’s business.  However, our devices are designed to make our searches more efficient, and they do so by using autofill. Although autofill entries can quicken … Read more

China’s Top Nuclear-Weapons Lab Used American Computer Chips Decades After Ban

China’s Top Nuclear-Weapons Lab Used American Computer Chips Decades After Ban

WSJ News Exclusive China State-owned institute continued buying Intel- and Nvidia-made chips despite inclusion on a U.S. export blacklist in 1997