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

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

Oil giant reports record annual profits

Oil giant reports record annual profits

Shell said last month that windfall taxes imposed by the European Union and U.K. following the surge in profits would cost the group about $2 billion. Paul Ellis | Afp | Getty Images British oil giant Shell on Thursday posted its highest-ever annual profit, bolstered by soaring fossil fuel prices and robust demand since Russia’s … Read more

Deutsche Bank smashes profit expectations in fourth quarter as higher interest rates bolster revenue

Deutsche Bank smashes profit expectations in fourth quarter as higher interest rates bolster revenue

A statue is pictured next to the logo of Germany’s Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, September 30, 2016. Kai Pfaffenbach | Reuter Deutsche Bank on Thursday reported its 10th straight quarter of profit, receiving a boost from higher interest rates and favorable market conditions. Deutsche Bank reported a 1.8 billion euro ($1.98 billion) net profit … Read more

Opinion: Zuckerberg and Intel are shipping the proceeds from their layoffs straight to Wall Street

Opinion: Zuckerberg and Intel are shipping the proceeds from their layoffs straight to Wall Street

For years, Wall Street groused about Silicon Valley’s refusal to pay dividends and buy back stock as tech companies grew into cash-generating machines. That is no longer a problem, even though those tech companies are generating fewer profits than they were in previous years. In fact, some tech companies are basically paying off Wall Street … Read more

Peloton (PTON) Q2 earnings 2023

Peloton (PTON) Q2 earnings 2023

Brody Longo works out on his Peloton exercise bike on April 16, 2021 in Brick, New Jersey. Michael Loccisano | Getty Images Peloton said Wednesday its net loss narrowed year over year, and, for the third quarter in a row, subscriptions revenue was higher than sales of the company’s connected fitness products. CEO Barry McCarthy … Read more

Opinion: Snap stock has lost the one thing it had going for it

Opinion: Snap stock has lost the one thing it had going for it

Snap Inc.’s life as a high-growth young tech stock is over, and its rivals are about to show how much of that change is about Snapchat. “From our recent conversations with our partners, it seems like advertising demand hasn’t really improved, but it hasn’t gotten significantly worse either,” Snap co-founder and Chief Executive Evan Spiegel … Read more

The Federal Reserve is likely to hike rates by a quarter point

The Federal Reserve is likely to hike rates by a quarter point

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the announcement that the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by half a percentage point, at the Federal Reserve Building in Washington, U.S., December 14, 2022.  Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates by just a quarter point but … Read more