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

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

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

McDonald's Sales Boosted by Adult Happy Meals, Price Increases – The Wall Street Journal

McDonald's Sales Boosted by Adult Happy Meals, Price Increases – The Wall Street Journal

McDonald’s Sales Boosted by Adult Happy Meals, Price Increases  The Wall Street Journal McDonald’s profit grows as inflation-weary customers flock to its restaurants  CNBC McDonald’s tops Q4 earnings, U.S. same-store sales up 10.3%  Yahoo Finance McDonald’s Q4 earnings beat estimates, boosted by higher menu prices, digital sales  Yahoo Finance Adult Happy Meals, McRib, feed McDonald’s sales in Q4  ABC News … Read more

Pfizer Falls on Downbeat Guidance as Company Braces for Covid Vaccine Drop-Off

Pfizer Falls on Downbeat Guidance as Company Braces for Covid Vaccine Drop-Off

Text size Pfizer said it expects Covid-19 vaccine sales to drop to $13.5 billion in 2023. Mario Tama/Getty Images Pfizer on Tuesday laid out guidance for the 2023 fiscal year well below Wall Street consensus figures, tempering investor expectations ahead of what it expects to be a steep drop in Covid-19 product sales. Shares fell … Read more

U.S. Stocks Fall Ahead of Fed Meeting

U.S. Stocks Fall Ahead of Fed Meeting

Markets U.S. Markets Investors brace for big week for tech stocks, with earnings due from Alphabet, Apple and Amazon