Revenues from Apple, Amazon and Alphabet are coming. Here’s what the stock option market is gearing up for.

Revenues from Apple, Amazon and Alphabet are coming.  Here’s what the stock option market is gearing up for.

The options market braced for bigger-than-usual moves in the shares of a trio of trillion-dollar companies the day after quarterly earnings were released. This is because the implied volatility, or how much a stock can be expected to move over a certain period, of shares of Apple Inc. AAPL, +3.45%, Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, +7.03% and … Read more

There are still too many risks in the stock and bond markets. Earn that easy 4.5% return while waiting for stability, says the trader who got 2 big calls in 2022.

There are still too many risks in the stock and bond markets.  Earn that easy 4.5% return while waiting for stability, says the trader who got 2 big calls in 2022.

Ahead of major tech earnings, Meta results set to illuminate Nasdaq Composite COMP for Thursday. The S&P 500 SPX also points to gains as investors take a half-full view of the Fed meeting. LaDucTrading.com founder Samantha LaDuc worries investors are in the clutches of another Fed misreading. “The market is not expecting a higher terminal … Read more

Oil giant announces record annual profits

Oil giant announces record annual profits

Shell said last month that windfall taxes imposed by the European Union and the United Kingdom following the profit hike would cost the group around $2 billion. Paul Ellis | AFP | Getty Images British oil giant Shell posted its highest-ever annual profit on Thursday, buoyed by soaring fossil fuel prices and robust demand since … Read more

Oil giant announces record annual profits

Oil giant announces record annual profits

Shell said last month that windfall taxes imposed by the European Union and the United Kingdom following the profit hike would cost the group around $2 billion. Paul Ellis | AFP | Getty Images British oil giant Shell posted its highest-ever annual profit on Thursday, buoyed by soaring fossil fuel prices and robust demand since … Read more

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

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

For years, Wall Street has complained about Silicon Valley’s refusal to pay dividends and buy back shares as tech companies become cash-generating machines. That’s no longer a problem, even though these tech companies are generating less profit than they did in previous years. In fact, some tech companies are essentially paying off Wall Street even … Read more

Peloton (PTON) Q2 2023 Results

Peloton (PTON) Q2 2023 Results

Brody Longo trains on his Peloton exercise bike on April 16, 2021 in Brick, New Jersey. Michel Loccisano | Getty Images Platoon said Wednesday its net loss was down year-over-year and for the third straight quarter, subscription revenue exceeded sales of the company’s connected fitness products. CEO Barry McCarthy called the results a possible “turning … Read more

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

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

Snap Inc.’s life as a young, high-growth tech stock is over, and its rivals are about to show just how much this change means to Snapchat. “Based on our recent conversations with our partners, it appears ad demand hasn’t really improved, but it hasn’t worsened significantly either,” said Snap co-founder and chief executive Evan. Spiegel, … Read more