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2102, 2024

Earnings Season Negatively Impacts the Market

February 21st, 2024|

If you’re wondering what’s contributing to the volatility in the market, it’s more than just inflation data, geopolitical events, or tech domination; a macro impacter for the market is earnings season! With Home Depot reporting lower-than-expected numbers and investors waiting for Nvidia’s report pessimistically, earnings season is hitting the [...]

2102, 2024

Is it Time to Sell Palo Alto Networks Stock After Guidance Cuts Sends Shares 25% Lower?

February 21st, 2024|

After starting the year strong, Palo Alto Networks (PANW) took a 25% dip yesterday after the market closed. The stock faced a sell-off after investors were warned that the company was rethinking its 2024 revenue forecast. The company is seeing its customers tighten budgets for IT security spending, which [...]

2002, 2024

Walmart Gains 4% After Earnings Beat, Vizio Deal, & Dividend Increase: 3 Other Reasons to Buy WMT

February 20th, 2024|

Walmart (WMT) shared the results from its fourth quarter alongside the announcement that it would be purchasing TV manufacturer Vizio while simultaneously boosting the quarterly dividend. All this news sent shares 4% higher Tuesday morning, adding to what has been a strong trend over the past few weeks. The [...]

1902, 2024

Super Micro Computer Stock Falls Hard After Nearly 200% Surge in Price: What Investors Need to Know

February 19th, 2024|

It’s been a thrilling start to 2024 for investors of Super Micro Computer (SMCI), as the stock has skyrocketed 191% through the first month and a half of the year. However, it looks like the stock’s win streak has come to an end after last Friday’s reversal. All eyes [...]

1902, 2024

Market Insights: Volatility Strikes as Inflation Data Sparks Concern

February 19th, 2024|

Market Recap: Navigating Market Swings Wall Street faced uncertainty in the first session, ending mixed amidst anticipation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) release. While the Dow saw a modest uptick of 0.3%, the S&P500 dipped 0.1%, and the Nasdaq fell 0.3%. Tuesday's market sentiment took a sharp turn [...]

1602, 2024

Coinbase Climbs 15% After Easily Beating Earnings and Revenue Expectations: Is it Time to Buy Yet?

February 16th, 2024|

Coinbase (COIN) is up more than 15% after unveiling Q4 earnings yesterday after the market closed. The world’s leading cryptocurrency exchange easily outperformed compared to the market’s expectations. Total revenue was up 41% to $954 million, well above the $826 million Wall Street was forecasting. Meanwhile, adjusted earnings of [...]

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High Volatility Stocks: What are the Most Volatile Stocks Today?

February 24th, 2024|

Understanding volatility is crucial for your investment success, as it influences not the risk profile of your investment but your return. What does volatile mean in stocks, though - and how can you spot volatility before making a trade? We’ll guide you through how to find volatile stocks today in [...]

Earnings Season Negatively Impacts the Market

February 21st, 2024|

If you’re wondering what’s contributing to the volatility in the market, it’s more than just inflation data, geopolitical events, or tech domination; a macro impacter for the market is earnings season! With Home Depot reporting lower-than-expected numbers and investors waiting for Nvidia’s report pessimistically, earnings season is hitting the [...]

Is it Time to Sell Palo Alto Networks Stock After Guidance Cuts Sends Shares 25% Lower?

February 21st, 2024|

After starting the year strong, Palo Alto Networks (PANW) took a 25% dip yesterday after the market closed. The stock faced a sell-off after investors were warned that the company was rethinking its 2024 revenue forecast. The company is seeing its customers tighten budgets for IT security spending, which [...]

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