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

Coinbase Stock Jumps 20% After Federal Securities Lawsuit Dismissed

Coinbase Stock Jumps 20% After Federal Securities Lawsuit Dismissed

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

ChatGPT sets record for fastest growing user base – analyst note

ChatGPT sets record for fastest growing user base – analyst note

Feb 1 (Reuters) – ChatGPT, OpenAI’s popular chatbot, is estimated to have reached 100 million monthly active users in January, just two months after its launch, making it the fastest-growing consumer app the fastest in history, according to a UBS study on Wednesday. The report, citing data from analytics firm Similarweb, says around 13 million … 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

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

AI art generators can simply copy existing images

AI art generators can simply copy existing images

The right image was generated by taking the training data caption for the left image “Living in the Light with Ann Graham Lotz” and then feeding it into the Stable Diffusion prompt. Picture: Cornell University/Extracting Training Data from Diffusion Models One of the main defenses used by those who are optimistic about AI art generators … Read more

Wall Street rallies as Fed chief Powell speaks after rate hike

Wall Street rallies as Fed chief Powell speaks after rate hike

Feb 1 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Nasdaq rallied to higher closes on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell acknowledged that inflation was starting to subside after a U.S. rate hike. a quarter point by the US central bank, which issued a statement that it expects “continued increases”. Wall Street’s major indexes lost … Read more

Exclusive: Electric vehicle maker Rivian to cut 6% of jobs amid price war – internal memo

Exclusive: Electric vehicle maker Rivian to cut 6% of jobs amid price war – internal memo

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Rivian Automotive (RIVN.O) is laying off 6% of its workforce in a bid to cut costs as the electric vehicle maker, already struggling with dwindling cash reserves and an economy weak, is preparing for a full-scale industry-price war. The company is focusing its resources on ramping up vehicle production … Read more

Bitcoin pauses as crypto traders await Fed decision. Prepare for volatility.

Bitcoin pauses as crypto traders await Fed decision.  Prepare for volatility.

Text size Bitcoin rose to start the year, but there are reasons to believe the gains may be unsustainable. The time of dreams Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were paused on Wednesday as traders awaited a key interest rate decision from the Federal Reserve. After the best January for Bitcoin in a decade, bad news from … Read more

Britain Outlines Plans To Regulate Crypto Industry Following FTX Collapse

Britain Outlines Plans To Regulate Crypto Industry Following FTX Collapse

Britain’s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks during a question and answer session at Teesside University on January 30, 2023. Oli Scarf | Swimming pool Wpa | Getty Images The UK has officially laid out plans to regulate the cryptocurrency industry, with the government seeking to curb some of the reckless business practices that have emerged … Read more