Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) looking for an improvement in monetization metrics

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) looking for an improvement in monetization metrics

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) looking for an improvement in monetization metrics Paid clicks on Google properties rose 58% year-on-year and 15% sequentially in the second quarter. That said, cost-per-click declined 10% sequentially and 22% year-on-year in that period. For the third quarter I am looking for an improvement in monetization metrics. If that is not is […]

United States Oil (USO) Sets New Record For Oil Production

United States Oil (USO) Sets New Record For Oil Production

United States Oil (USO) Sets New Record For Oil Production The American Petroleum Institute’s latest monthly statistical report shows the U.S. produced a record 11.0 million barrels of crude oil per day (mb/d) in September. U.S. liquid fuels production grew 2.2 mb/d year-over-year (y/y), and the U.S. met virtually all global oil demand growth. As […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) market will want to see a return to growth

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) market will want to see a return to growth

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) market will want to see a return to growth In the second quarter Facebook reported daily active users (DAUs) across its platforms of 1.471 billion and a monthly active user (MAU) count of 2.234 billion. Has #DeleteFacebook had a lasting impact on the user base for the core Facebook.com product? Also, both […]

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Expecting Another Profitable Quarter

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Expecting Another Profitable Quarter

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Expecting Another Profitable Quarter We’re expecting another blowout quarter from Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) when it reports its fiscal year 2018, first-quarter earnings after the market closes on Wednesday October 24. It’s difficult to put together a bearish call on Microsoft, no matter how hard its stock has been hammered during this correction. Shares […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) still a stock market correction

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) still a stock market correction

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) still a stock market correction Dow Jones futures rose slightly Sunday night, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq futures. It’s still a stock market correction. The major averages closed last week little changed — the Dow Jones rose, the S&P 500 index was virtually flat and the Nasdaq composite […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trade off highs

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trade off highs

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) trade off highs Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 7,733.58. The projected upper bound is: 7,683.64. The projected lower bound is: 7,196.70. The projected closing price is: 7,440.17. Candlesticks A black […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) new yearly low volume

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) new yearly low volume

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) new yearly low volume Over the past 24 hours, Bitcoin has achieved a new yearly low volume, demonstrating a lack of momentum and strength to recover to the higher region of $6,000. Generally, technical analysts have stated that the low trading activity in the cryptocurrency exchange market can be attributed to the […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) unveils a $35,000 Model 3

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) unveils a $35,000 Model 3

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) unveils a $35,000 Model 3 Tesla chief Elon Musk said late Thursday that the automaker was preparing to sell the cheapest version yet of its newest electric car, the Model 3, while quietly rolling back promises that helped position Tesla as a groundbreaking automaker. Signaling that he’s getting back to business after […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) unlikely to stay at these levels for long

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) unlikely to stay at these levels for long

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) unlikely to stay at these levels for long After reaching an all-time high of $211.70 in June, Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) shares have shed nearly a third of their value as fears of an escalating trade war between China and the U.S. rattled investors. Yet at this point, the sell-off appears overdone. […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) scheduled to report third-quarter 2018 earnings after the market close on Thursday

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) scheduled to report third-quarter 2018 earnings after the market close on Thursday

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) scheduled to report third-quarter 2018 earnings after the market close on Thursday Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) is scheduled to report third-quarter 2018 earnings after the market close on Thursday, October 25. The consensus agrees that the world’s second most valuable company by market cap will again crush expectations based on its strong earnings momentum. […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) plunged this summer after it reported a drop of a million users

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) plunged this summer after it reported a drop of a million users

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) plunged this summer after it reported a drop of a million users There were several factors contributing to the drop, concerns over trade tensions between the US and China and rising interest rates being the most prominent. Tech companies tend to be highly leveraged, so can be vulnerable to rising interest rates. […]

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock is up more than 10,000% over the last decade

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock is up more than 10,000% over the last decade

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) stock is up more than 10,000% over the last decade Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) investors have been giving the streamer another round of applause since the latest earnings report. Shares jumped up as much as 10% on the news, and the stock was trading up 4.3% at the time of writing. It was an […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) might get a whole lot worse

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) might get a whole lot worse

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) might get a whole lot worse Perhaps the biggest financial market story in 2018 so far is the colossal fall from grace of the Chinese stock market, which has witnessed losses in excess of 30% since the start of the year. The fall, which has seen the benchmark Shanghai Composite […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) trader reaction to the short-term Fibonacci level at .7101

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) trader reaction to the short-term Fibonacci level at .7101

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) trader reaction to the short-term Fibonacci level at .7101 A strong short-covering rally on Friday helped the Australian Dollar eke out a small gain ahead of the week-end. The rebound was fueled by a recovery in China. Greater China markets posted a strong comeback on Friday, following a series of measures […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) tests key moving average

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) tests key moving average

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) tests key moving average While the price is holding above the 50-day simple moving average (SMA) at $1.3005, the overall picture for GBP/USD seems bearish given the declines seen over the past week. It would require a close above $1.32 to reverse this view. Further declines target $1.2926, and then down to $1.2773. […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) buyers still in control

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) buyers still in control

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) buyers still in control USD/JPY’s bounce off the lows from the beginning of the week remains intact, and a fresh drop yesterday brought out the buyers. Above ¥112.75 the price targets ¥113.64 and then ¥114.49. A close below ¥111.62 is needed to negate rising trendline support and suggest a more bearish […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) host of worries on the geopolitical front

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) host of worries on the geopolitical front

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) host of worries on the geopolitical front Gold prices are trading modestly higher in early-afternoon U.S. trading Thursday. Today, a host of worries on the geopolitical front rose to the surface to put strong pressure on the U.S. stock market and produce some safe-haven demand for gold, which began to surface […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) ascending trend line

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) ascending trend line

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) ascending trend line Bolstered by stable trading volume, growing network activity, and increasing validation on Wall Street, the bitcoin price could be on the brink of a major move to the upside. Concurrently, daily cryptocurrency trading volumes, which steadily declined throughout most of the year, appear to have flatlined near $10 billion […]

United States Oil (USO) Cartel issues internal warning as oil prices slide

United States Oil (USO) Cartel issues internal warning as oil prices slide

United States Oil (USO) Cartel issues internal warning as oil prices slide Rising crude oil inventories and increased output in the U.S. could push oil prices down in the coming weeks, an internal OPEC report said Thursday. A coming “seasonal scale back in refinery demand…could result in oil stock builds,” said an internal market report, […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) poised for a 20% gain over the next 12 months

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) poised for a 20% gain over the next 12 months

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) poised for a 20% gain over the next 12 months News made the rounds yesterday that the state treasurers of Rhode Island, Illinois, and Pennsylvania had teamed up with the comptroller of New York City to side with a proposal filed back in June by Trillium Asset Management requesting that the firm […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) finding traction again

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) finding traction again

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) finding traction again The buzz surrounding the new Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone XR is palpable. The company will begin taking orders for them this week, and begin shipping them next week. Apple stock, which had been weighed down by marketwide selling earlier this month, is finding traction again. At least one analyst believes […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) worries about the U.S.-China trade war

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) worries about the U.S.-China trade war

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) worries about the U.S.-China trade war Stocks fell sharply on Thursday, adding to already steep losses for the month of October. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 327.23 points to 25,379.45, led by declines in Caterpillar. The S&P 500 fell 1.4 percent to 2,768.78 as the consumer discretionary and tech sectors lagged. […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Target $210

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Target $210

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) Target $210 Alibaba (BABA) is due to release its quarterly results on Friday, November 2. This is an event that is sure to be closely watched by traders around the world as they try to decipher whether or not Chinese stocks will continue to decline as trade tension between Washington […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) selling a new lower-priced version of its Model 3 vehicles

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) selling a new lower-priced version of its Model 3 vehicles

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) selling a new lower-priced version of its Model 3 vehicles Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter that a new variant of the company’s Model 3 electric sedan is going on sale today. He wrote, “Costs $35k after federal & state tax rebates in California, but true cost of ownership is closer […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) communication-services stocks tank

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) communication-services stocks tank

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) communication-services stocks tank  The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Thursday fell to sessions lows, with technology and communication-services shares leading losses for the broader market. The Dow DJIA, -1.27% most recently was down 365 points, or 1.4%, at 25,351, while the technology-laden Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -2.06% was taking it […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) steady revenue stream and strong overseas growth

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) steady revenue stream and strong overseas growth

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) steady revenue stream and strong overseas growth  Of all the tech giants that have revolutionized life in the 21st century, Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG, NASDAQ:GOOGL) may be the most pervasive. But for all the attention—and sometimes controversy—it attracts, there are still some aspects of the company that are underrated and may have caused GOOG […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) falls below key support level

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) falls below key support level

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) falls below key support level GBP/USD has managed to break below the $1.3098 support level, bringing about expectation of further downside from here. Given the failure to create a new high above $1.3299, there is a distinct possibility that we are going to see a further breakdown. However, a break below the […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) heavy selling in the energy sector

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) heavy selling in the energy sector

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) heavy selling in the energy sector Chinese stocks fell sharply on Thursday as heavy selling in the energy sector and worries about the levels of borrowing in the stock market added to broader concerns over growth and the global sell-off in equities. The Shanghai Composite index closed down 2.9 percent at […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Poised to Open Down

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Poised to Open Down

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Poised to Open Down Singapore stocks opened weaker on Thursday (Oct 18) with the Straits Times Index retreating 0.18 per cent or 5.45 points to 3,065.65 as at 9.02am after overnight declines in US markets. Losers outnumbered gainers 60 to 37, or about 13 securities down for every eight up, after […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) weakness points towards potential further breakdown

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) weakness points towards potential further breakdown

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) weakness points towards potential further breakdown EUR/USD managed to break lower from its consolidation yesterday, coming off the back of a rally into the 50% retracement and 200-day simple moving average (SMA). However, given the mixed signals seen in a wider context (higher highs and lower lows), we need to see a break […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) little changed even amid declines elsewhere in the region

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) little changed even amid declines elsewhere in the region

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) little changed even amid declines elsewhere in the region After Wednesday’s holiday and strong regional gains, Hong Kong stocks were little changed even amid declines elsewhere in the region. The Hang Seng Index HSI, -0.03% was about flat. The energy sector declined following Wednesday’s crude-price slide. Oil giant CNOOC […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) safe-haven demand for gold

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) safe-haven demand for gold

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) safe-haven demand for gold Gold prices are trading modestly higher in early-afternoon U.S. trading Thursday. Today, a host of worries on the geopolitical front rose to the surface to put strong pressure on the U.S. stock market and produce some safe-haven demand for gold, which began to surface in late-morning action. […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) sideways as we are digesting recent gains

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) sideways as we are digesting recent gains

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) sideways as we are digesting recent gains Silver markets continue to be very choppy and sideways, and therefore a bit undecided. I think at this point we are just simply deciding whether or not the recent gains are justifiable. If the US dollar strengthens, that will probably drive down the […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) wedge breakdown points to further downside

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) wedge breakdown points to further downside

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) wedge breakdown points to further downside AUD/USD looks to have broken down from its recent rising wedge pattern, with the break below $0.7112 providing a signal of potential impending downside from here. An impressive fall in unemployment helped the pair rebound overnight, yet this has simply found resistance on the ascending trendline. […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) could decline a few points towards $6,400

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) could decline a few points towards $6,400

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) could decline a few points towards $6,400 During the past few sessions, there was hardly any action above $6,500 in bitcoin price against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair consolidated below the $6,500 and $6,520 resistance levels. Earlier, a low was formed at $6,349 before the price corrected higher. It traded above the $6,460 […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) underlying technicals to watch for the major U.S. averages

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) underlying technicals to watch for the major U.S. averages

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) underlying technicals to watch for the major U.S. averages Economic numbers came in where expected, however, we had a jump in the JOLTS number to over 7 million.  This sent signs that the economy is still growing and strong. You would expect this to push rates higher, but the 10YR […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Upside Potential

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Upside Potential

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Upside Potential How an improved Instragam could be Facebook’s savior. “Facebook doesn’t offer up a great deal of detail about where its revenue comes from,” Brumley wrote Oct. 15. “KeyBanc Capital Markets analyst Andy Hargreaves offered up some estimates, however, and believes roughly 15%, or $2 billion of the previous quarter’s $13 […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk bumping up his investment

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk bumping up his investment

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk bumping up his investment Elon Musk is bumping up his investment in Tesla, informing the company he plans to buy another $20 million worth of the automaker’s stock in the next open trading window. The Wednesday morning announcement was added to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission detailing […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) dropping restrictions it imposed on Android-device-makers

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) dropping restrictions it imposed on Android-device-makers

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) dropping restrictions it imposed on Android-device-makers Google is dropping restrictions it imposed on Android-device-makers, following a clash with the EU. It is ending a ban on manufacturers having a line-up that includes tablets and phones powered by alternative versions of the operating system to its own as well as ones that feature […]

United States Oil (USO) U.S. benchmark ending below $70 a barrel

United States Oil (USO) U.S. benchmark ending below $70 a barrel

United States Oil (USO) U.S. benchmark ending below $70 a barrel Oil futures dropped Wednesday, with the U.S. benchmark ending below $70 a barrel for the first time in more than three weeks, as U.S. government data revealed a sizable climb in domestic crude supplies for a fourth week in a row. November West Texas […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Fed’s rhetoric that they will continue to gradually raise interest rates

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Fed’s rhetoric that they will continue to gradually raise interest rates

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) Fed’s rhetoric that they will continue to gradually raise interest rates Stocks extended losses when oil prices fell further, but the S&P 500 shifted in and out of losses after the Fed minutes and ended down less than a point. “This is consistent with the Fed’s rhetoric that they will continue to gradually raise […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Morgan Stanley is bullish

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Morgan Stanley is bullish

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Morgan Stanley is bullish Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak reaffirmed his bullish stance on Amazon, noting advancements by the internet retailing juggernaut in robotics will offset higher wage costs down the road. Nowak also said Amazon will report better-than-expected earnings next week. “In all, we estimate the wage increases will increase operating expenses […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) turning lower after failed attempt to break resistance

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) turning lower after failed attempt to break resistance

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) turning lower after failed attempt to break resistance GBP/USD has failed to rally through the $1.3258 swing high, raising doubts about the longevity of this rebound. The direction for this pair will be determined by a break through $1.3258 or $1.3098. A drop below that $1.3098 low points towards a potential wider […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) rebound on Wall Street likely to provide a lift to local sentiment today

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) rebound on Wall Street likely to provide a lift to local sentiment today

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) rebound on Wall Street likely to provide a lift to local sentiment today Wall Street’s rebound could fuel gains today. The Straits Times Index ended 11.66 or 0.38% points lower at 3,041.31. The top active stocks were DBS, which dipped 0.24%, OCBC, which slipped 0.08%, UOB, which rose 0.15%, Singtel, which […]

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continue to trade based upon the US dollar

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continue to trade based upon the US dollar

SILVER 1 OZ 999 NY (XAG=X) continue to trade based upon the US dollar Silver markets continue to show signs of strength on Tuesday, reaching towards the $14.90 level before running into resistance. Silver markets will continue to trade based upon the US dollar, so make sure you are paying attention to how it is […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidates after recent rebound

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidates after recent rebound

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) consolidates after recent rebound EUR/USD has been pushing higher off the back of a two-week period of losses. We are now seemingly in a period of consolidation, where a break through support ($1.1544) or resistance ($1.1609) would signal where we go from here. A break to the downside would look like a potential […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) upside unlikely to last

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) upside unlikely to last

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) upside unlikely to last AUD/USD has been gaining ground over the past week, with a rising wedge coming into play. That is a bearish pattern, pointing towards a possible breakdown before long. Given the wider downtrend in play, such a breakdown would be consistent with the primary long-term trend. Thus, watch for […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) best performance in four months

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) best performance in four months

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) best performance in four months Australian shares recorded their best performance in four months on Wednesday as they extended their gains from the previous session. The S&P/ASX 200 Index closed 69.2 points, or 1.2 per cent, higher at 5939.1, following on from a strong session on Wall Street on Tuesday. Australian […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) renewed selling pressure

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) renewed selling pressure

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) renewed selling pressure The USD/JPY pair came under a renewed selling pressure in the early NA session as the weakening market sentiment allowed the JPY to gather strength as a safe-haven. After dropping to a fresh daily low at 112.06, the pair recovered slightly and was last seen trading at 112.12, […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trading 50% below its bubble high of 2015

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trading 50% below its bubble high of 2015

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) trading 50% below its bubble high of 2015 The Chinese stock market has lost $3 trillion in the last six months since the beginning of the trade war with the US. The Shanghai Composite Index, the country’s benchmark stock index is trading now 50% below its bubble high of 2015. […]

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) could rise more than 5% during months ahead

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) could rise more than 5% during months ahead

Canadian Dollar: USD/CAD (CAD=X) could rise more than 5% during months ahead The Canadian Dollar is set to remain in a holding pattern against the greenback over coming months but is likely to cede ground to an oversold Australian Dollar going forward, according to analysts at TD Securities and CIBC Capital Markets. Bank of Canada (BoC) monetary policy means […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) It is time to create a mecha?

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) It is time to create a mecha?

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) It is time to create a mecha? For Tesla (ticker: TSLA) investors, at least, it seems to be. Shares of Elon Musk’s company were ahead more than 6.5% in Tuesday trading following news that should bookend the era of Musk’s now-legendary “going private” tweet. A federal judge approved settlements of securities-fraud litigation […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) sharpening its data-sharing feature

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) sharpening its data-sharing feature

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) sharpening its data-sharing feature China’s homegrown e-commerce king is getting ahead of that question. Alibaba actually offers its data to the companies that sell on its platform, so they can tweak their products to better entice Chinese shoppers. Show less Driving the news: Alibaba is sharpening its data-sharing feature, which it offers to […]

United States Oil (USO) tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia

United States Oil (USO) tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia

United States Oil (USO) tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia The U.S. oil benchmark edged higher on Tuesday, finding support as traders watched developments tied to tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia over a missing Saudi journalist, which could lead the Saudis to curtail crude output. Prices also got a boost after S&P […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) gaining attention from Active Investors

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) gaining attention from Active Investors

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) gaining attention from Active Investors Twitter (TWTR) stock gained attention from Active Investors. Active investors purchase investments and continuously monitor their activity in order to exploit profitable conditions. Active investing is highly involved. Unlike passive investors, who invest in a stock when they believe in its potential for long-term appreciation, active investors […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reason to feel better about their rebounds

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reason to feel better about their rebounds

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) reason to feel better about their rebounds The major indexes extended gains Tuesday afternoon in a broad advance, and the Nasdaq composite and S&P 500 today have a reason to feel better about their rebounds. Indexes gapped up at the open and have trended higher all day, a good sign after the […]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone sales and earnings per share are important

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone sales and earnings per share are important

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone sales and earnings per share are important Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) earnings are coming up — and lots of investors will be watching. Scheduled for Nov. 1, the earnings release will give investors a better idea of how sustainable the company’s reinvigorated growth rates are. Both Apple’s revenue and earnings-per-share growth rates have […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) time to buy?

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) time to buy?

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) time to buy? Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and “initiate coverage” on a few more. But do these analysts even know what they’re talking about? Today, we’re taking one high-profile Wall Street pick and putting it under the microscope… Decelerating revenue growth, shrinking margins, and surging expenses: […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) could dip towards the $6,340 or $6,320

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) could dip towards the $6,340 or $6,320

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) could dip towards the $6,340 or $6,320 Yesterday, we saw a sharp upward move above the $6,700 level in bitcoin price against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair traded above the $6,800 level and topped at $6,829. Later, there was a major downside move and the price reversed most gains below $6,500. […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) downward trend from last week on Wall Street

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) downward trend from last week on Wall Street

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) downward trend from last week on Wall Street Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, as Wall Street slipped overnight and amid geopolitical tensions between Saudi Arabia and the international community. The Greater China markets lost their earlier gains to land in negative territory. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) follows the rules

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) follows the rules

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) follows the rules USD/JPY could be executing a classic bounce off a rising trendline, finding support around ¥111.60, where the trendline from the March lows comes into play. We have yet to see a new higher high intraday however, so a move above ¥112.50 is needed to suggest bullish momentum has […]

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors remain mostly on the sidelines as uncertainty looms

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors remain mostly on the sidelines as uncertainty looms

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) Investors remain mostly on the sidelines as uncertainty looms Singapore stocks opened stronger on Tuesday (Oct 16), with the Straits Times Index increasing 0.38 per cent or 11.63 points to 3,057.60 as at 9.02am. Gainers outnumbered losers 60 to 37, or about 13 securities up for every eight down, after 26.8 […]

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) limited the gains for the precious metal

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) limited the gains for the precious metal

GOLD 1 OZ (XAU=X) limited the gains for the precious metal Gold futures edged up Tuesday to mark another finish at their highest since July, but a rally in the U.S. stock market limited the gains for the precious metal. Against a backdrop of relatively stable trading for a leading dollar index, December gold GCZ8, […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) recovers in early trade

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) recovers in early trade

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) recovers in early trade Overnight weakness for EUR/USD seems to have given buyers another opportunity, but they will need to push the price above $1.16 to clear the way to further upside. Above here, $1.18 comes into view. A close below $1.15 is needed to suggest a bearish turn. Overall, the bias in prices […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) economic worries cap gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) economic worries cap gains

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) economic worries cap gains Stocks in Hong Kong ended higher on Tuesday, gaining a footing after recent losses, although data showing cooling factory-gate inflation in China for a third straight month in September and a warning from S&P on government debt curbed further gains. *The Hang Seng index ended […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) support at 0.7100

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) support at 0.7100

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) support at 0.7100 ASX Downside: To be fair, there are some considerable headwinds for Australian investors that may preclude them from behaving in the same fashion as their US or even European counterparts. The banks look ugly now – less so the hard numbers, but more from the superficial perspective that their […]

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) to Announce Third Quarter 2018 Results

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) to Announce Third Quarter 2018 Results

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) to Announce Third Quarter 2018 Results As previously announced, Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) will release financial results for the third quarter of 2018 on October 25, 2018, before the market open at approximately 4:00 a.m. Pacific Time (7:00 a.m. Eastern Time). On the same day, Twitter will host a conference call to […]

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) still within the descending triangle

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) still within the descending triangle

Bitcoin: USD/BTC (BTC=X) still within the descending triangle Today’s session advances while the Bitcoin price reports an increase of 3.50% in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin rises above $ 6400 at the time of writing this analysis increasing with a high purchase volume. With this move Bitcoin moves away from the support in the $ […]

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Here Comes the Ads

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Here Comes the Ads

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Here Comes the Ads If it seems like there are a few more Instagram stories of late, you’re not imagining things. There are. Chief among them is the replacement of the company’s now-former CEO Kevin Systrom with Facebook insider Adam Mosseri, though the exit of Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger is just as […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Only a few places will stock the Pixel 3

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Only a few places will stock the Pixel 3

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) Only a few places will stock the Pixel 3 The Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL can be preordered right now, and will be available to the general public starting on Thursday, October 18th. As far as where you’ll be able to get Google’s 2018 flagship smartphone on launch day, availability is […]

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) declines in the technology sector

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) declines in the technology sector

NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC) declines in the technology sector US stock indexes are on track for modest gains Monday as increases for industrial and high-dividend companies make up for declines in the technology sector. Defense contractors L3 and Harris are sharply higher after announcing a deal to combine. Bank of America is sinking after reporting weak […]

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) accelerating their Gigafactory 3 construction timeline

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) accelerating their Gigafactory 3 construction timeline

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) accelerating their Gigafactory 3 construction timeline On Tuesday, Tesla (TSLA) released their third-quarter production numbers, and that is what most people have been focused on. However, one small detail seems to have evaded the scope of many people, a detail that may even be more important than delivery and production numbers. Tesla […]

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) caught in the crossfire of escalating trade tariffs

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) caught in the crossfire of escalating trade tariffs

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) caught in the crossfire of escalating trade tariffs Alibaba (BABA) has been caught in the crossfire of escalating trade tariffs and ramping up of rhetoric from administrations in both the U.S. and China. I warned regarding the possibility of this situation in my article on 13th November 2016: ‘China Wall’ […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) worst weekly losses since March

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) worst weekly losses since March

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) worst weekly losses since March U.S. stock benchmarks fell at the start of trade on Monday, resuming a retreat for the major benchmarks that resulted in the worst weekly losses since March. The decline for stocks come after an iconic retailer announced that it was filing from protection from creditors […]

United States Oil (USO) recoups Friday’s losses and then some

United States Oil (USO) recoups Friday’s losses and then some

United States Oil (USO) recoups Friday’s losses and then some Oil futures pared earlier gains on Monday to settle modestly higher as tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia linked to a missing dissident journalist appeared to ease. Worries about outlook for crude demand also kept price gains in check, analysts said. November West Texas […]

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) global risk sentiment is deteriorating

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) global risk sentiment is deteriorating

Japanese Yen: USD/JPY (JPY=X) global risk sentiment is deteriorating The Japanese yen is currently strengthening against all major currencies. The yen is currently the strongest against the British pound. Last week, the yen moved up sharply against the US dollar. Notably, week-over-week trading volumes in yen futures were up sharply relative to the previous week […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weakening domestic demand

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weakening domestic demand

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) weakening domestic demand Supportive words from China’s securities regulator failed to slow the $3 trillion rout in the the nation’s stock market, as evidence of weakening domestic demand added to concern about the trade war with the U.S. The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.5 percent to its lowest close since […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) tumbles after Brexit deadlock holds

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) tumbles after Brexit deadlock holds

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) tumbles after Brexit deadlock holds GBP/USD has started the week in bearish fashion, with the inability for the UK and EU to find a positive conclusion to negotiations highlighting the potential for further downside in the near term. The path for the pound will be determined by the outlook for negotiations and […]

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) pullback unlikely to last

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) pullback unlikely to last

Euro: USD/EUR (EUR=X) pullback unlikely to last Friday saw EUR/USD attempt to reverse some of its recent gains, with the break through $1.1549 and $1.1594 providing a bullish reversal signal. We do not know the size of this current retracement, yet unless we reverse the whole of last week’s rally and break below $1.1432, then this current […]

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