Earnings season has officially kicked off this morning with some of the big banks such as JP Morgan (JPM) and Citibank (C) reporting mostly better than expected numbers.
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All the political and policy noise is about to brushed aside by what really matter for stock prices; earnings.
Nike (NKE) is set to report earnings after the close Thursday.
With the advent of weekly options, there was proliferation a newsletters promising you all kinds of ridiculous returns. What they don’t tell you are the risks that come with those returns.
Square (SQ) is the ‘other’ company founded and run by Jack Dorsey, but unlike the much maligned Twitter (TWTR), Square’s mobile payment platform, has enjoyed strong growth and a quick path to profitability.
Much has been written about the current low volatility environment and the possible reasons, from Central Bank intervention, to interconnectivity of global markets and more sophisticated hedging strategies.
The financials sector, especially the large money center banks like JP Morgan (JPM) and Citigroup were among the strongest performers following the election with the SPDR Financial (XLE) rallying some 20% in the month after the election.
It can be a fun parlor game trying to guess when a bull market might end but it can be dangerous to your financial health.
The big news Monday was ride sharing firm Lyft teaming up with the self-driving driving technology firm Waymo in what was described as a "broad and fluid partnership."
When word came down after the close yesterday the Securities Exchange Commission had approved the listing of two ETFs employing 4x leverage, the response ranged from applause, to concern, to ridicule, and of course the internet being what it is, …