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Could Elon Musk’s involvement with Twitter affect Tesla?

A lot has happened since Elon Musk offered to take Twitter private for USD44bn. Tesla investors are worried the deal could bring a dark cloud on Tesla, at a time when the billionaire’s focus may be critical to ...

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Cloud wars: opportunities in Amazon, Google, Microsoft?

This year’s shakeout in tech may offer substantial opportunities for investing in cloud infrastructure giants, benefitting from stellar growth fuelled by rapid cloud adoption and solid balance sheets. Could the ...

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Did the ECB just give a buy signal for European bank stocks?

The European banking sector has retraced around 50% of the

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Playing a Market Rebound with Tech Stocks

The collapse of tech stocks in 2022 has been a key market theme. The NASDAQ has noticeably underperformed the S&P 500, while tech stocks within the S&P 500 have been some of the biggest laggards. As we move towards H2, will ...

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Are investors worrying too much about the US consumer?

While fears over the health of the US consumer are high, data and earnings reports reveal a strong, but rapidly changing spending patterns. Is it ...

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“TINA is dead.” Or not.

The stock market had an epic run after the 2008-09 financial crisis, thanks in part to rock-bottom interest rates, which encouraged investors to pile into equities as “There Is No Alternative” (TINA). Now that the Fed ...

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The Nasdaq, time to enter?

The average price-to-earnings (PE) ratio for US technology stocks has contracted sharply since the beginning of the year, with the Nasdaq PE ratio falling from around 37 to around 25 in only 4 months. Are we close to ...

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Investing takeaway from the Q1 earnings season

Underneath the surface, earnings reports revealed a tremendous number of clues about the rapidly changing economic landscape. Who are the winners and losers and what does it mean for stocks? ...

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Why the S&P500 equal weight could be a wise choice

There is a lot of merit in the traditional capital-weighted S&P500, but it also comes with risks as it is heavily skewed towards today’s winner. Could the equal-weighted S&P500 offer a broader ...

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Tesla continues to surprise

Tesla beat Wall Street estimates and reported better-than-expected results for the first quarter of 2022, defying production disruptions due to the Covid measures in China, the global supply chain crisis, and the crisis in commodity markets. ...

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Positive real rates, the latest headwind for stocks?

US inflation-adjusted bond yields are about to turn positive for the first time since March 2020 in a surge that is adding further pressure on rate-sensitive corners of financial markets. What are the implications for ...

StocksTechnology

Could Big Tech stage a rally?

In January this year, Big Tech stocks saw their largest pullback since March 2020. Faced with uncertainty surrounding the Fed’s tightening cycle, supply-chain issues, and war in Ukraine, investors have shied away ...

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