Amazon Stock Falls on Mixed Earnings Report and Weak Forecast. AWS also missed.

Amazon Stock Falls on Mixed Earnings Report and Weak Forecast.  AWS also missed.

font size Investors are looking for evidence that Amazon.com is making progress in its cost containment efforts. David Ryder/Bloomberg Amazon . com shares fell in late trading Thursday after the company posted mixed fourth-quarter results, with better-than-expected revenue growth but weaker-than-expected earnings, largely due to a loss to the company’s stake in the electric power … Read more

Earnings from Apple, Amazon and Alphabet are coming. This is what the stock options market is preparing for.

Earnings from Apple, Amazon and Alphabet are coming.  This is what the stock options market is preparing for.

The options market has prepared for bigger-than-usual moves in the shares of a trio of billion-dollar companies the day after they reported their quarterly results. That’s because the implied volatility, or how much a stock is expected to move in a given time period, of the stock for Apple Inc. AAPL, +3.12%, Alphabet Inc. google, … Read more

Alphabet (GOOGL) earnings Q4 2022

Alphabet (GOOGL) earnings Q4 2022

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet Inc., speaks at the CEO Summit of the Americas hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles, California, USA, on Thursday, June 9, 2022. Kyle Grillo | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google older Alphabet will report fourth-quarter results on Thursday after the close of regular trading. Here’s what … Read more

Coinbase Shares Soar 20% After Federal Securities Case Dismissed

Coinbase Shares Soar 20% After Federal Securities Case Dismissed

The logo of Coinbase Global Inc, the largest US cryptocurrency exchange, is displayed on the Nasdaq MarketSite jumbotron and others in Times Square in New York, US, April 14, 2021. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Coin base Shares rose after a Manhattan federal judge dismissed a class action lawsuit against the cryptocurrency exchange on Wednesday in … Read more

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

There is still too much risk in the equity 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 Big Tech Earnings, Meta Results Poised to Lighten Nasdaq Composite COMP for Thursday. The S&P 500 SPX also points to gains as investors have a glass-half-full view of the Fed meeting. LaDucTrading.com founder Samantha LaDuc is concerned that investors are in the throes of another Fed error. “The market is not pricing in … Read more

Andrew Tate loses appeal against detention in Romania

Andrew Tate loses appeal against detention in Romania

CNN — Andrew Tate, the controversial former kickboxer turned social media influencer, and his brother Tristan have lost their appeal and will be held in Romania on charges of human trafficking and rape, CNN affiliate Antena 3 reported Wednesday. The brothers will remain in the custody of the Bucharest police until February 27, reported Antena … Read more

Analysts list 4 alternatives to Alibaba in the Chinese technology sector

Analysts list 4 alternatives to Alibaba in the Chinese technology sector

Chinese stocks have bounced back in recent months as the country reopened – and that’s got investors excited about technology. No Chinese technology stock has generated as much excitement as Alibaba, one of the most recognizable names in the Chinese internet sector. The stock is a hot favorite among Wall Street analysts, with the likes … Read more

Opinion: Zuckerberg and Intel send the proceeds of their layoffs directly to Wall Street

Opinion: Zuckerberg and Intel send the proceeds of their layoffs directly to Wall Street

For years, Wall Street grumbled at Silicon Valley’s refusal to pay dividends and buy back stocks as technology companies grew into money-generating machines. That is no longer a problem, even if those tech companies make less profit than in previous years. In fact, some tech companies are effectively paying off Wall Street even as they … Read more

AI Art Generators can easily copy existing images

AI Art Generators can easily copy existing images

The image on the right was generated by taking the training data caption for the left image “Living in the light with Ann Graham Lotz” and then entering it into the Stable Diffusion prompt. Image: Cornell University/Extract training data from diffusion models One of the main defenses used by those optimistic about AI art generators … Read more

Bitcoin Price Rise With Other Risk Assets. Thanks the Fed.

Bitcoin Price Rise With Other Risk Assets.  Thanks the Fed.

font size Bitcoin has rallied higher to start the year, but there is reason to believe that the gains could be unsustainable. Dream time Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies rose along with other risky assets on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by a quarter point. It’s another rate hike, but a marked slowdown … Read more