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Why FAAMG stocks Q3 earnings this week matter more than ever

This week is big tech earnings galore with all the FAAMG reporting Q3 results – that’s Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Google-parent Alphabet & it’s more important than ever.


Intel and Coca-Cola are selling off parts before earnings - DAY AHEAD

The day ahead will see two US corporate behemoths Intel and Coca-Cola report Q3 results while the lack of US stimulus puts the spotlight on weekly jobless claims.


Stricter COVID rules send stocks tumbling - MARKET WRAP

Things turned distinctly sour across markets on Thursday after France and UK imposed strict new lockdown rules to curb rising virus cases.


Stocks dip from Monday sugar rush - MARKET WRAP

A setback in Johnson and Johnson’s vaccine trials and the IMF warning of a ‘sharp adjustment’ in financial markets was enough to see stocks turn lower and the dollar catch a bid.


UK stocks fall behind after 3 tier lockdown - MARKET WRAP

October’s optimistic market mood continued Monday as investors priced in a clear cut US election result and new fiscal stimulus before or soon after.


Bitcoin pops on Square block buy, Dow highest in a month - DAY AHEAD

The price of Bitcoin got a boost from payment company Square buying $50 million in BTC, the Turkish lira dropped and the Dow Jones finished at its highest in a month. 


Stocks snap lower after Trump ends stimulus talks - DAY AHEAD

It was very much a day of two halves thanks to a late announcement from - you guessed it - President Donald Trump.


VP debate: More important for markets after Trump gets COVID

Donald Trump catching the coronavirus means the vice presidential debate takes on new importance for financial markets.


5G technology series: Stocks to watch

Mobile network technology is taking another leap forward with 5G, and that brings new opportunities.


Example trade of using a CFD to go short

Using a CFD can be of benefit when stock markets are falling? There are two choices: buy something that rises when other markets fall or go short.


Was Buffett right about airline stocks? Testing vs. Quarantine

Rising COVID-19 cases has sent airline stocks spiralling lower, but it needn't be the case moving forward if testing replaces quarantine requirements.

24 September 2020

Trump Supreme Court pick and durable goods

For the day ahead, I’ll be watching out for how markets prepare for President Donald Trump announcing his supreme court nominee on Saturday- as well as US durable goods data.