Shares and Indices

Zoom beats estimates
November 24, 2021

By Klavs Valters @klavsvalters Zoom beats estimates Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM) reported its latest financial results after the closing bell on Monday. The US based company, which offers a cloud-based video conferencing service topped analyst expectations for the third fiscal quarter ended October 31, 2021. Total revenue repor...

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Alibaba financial numbers fall short of expectations
November 19, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA) reported its latest financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2021 before the market open on Thursday. The Chinese e-commerce giant posted disappointing results, falling short of analyst expectations. The company reported revenue of $31.123 billion (up by 29% year...

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Walmart tops Wall Street expectations
November 17, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters Walmart Inc. (WMT) reported its third-quarter earnings before the market open on Tuesday. The largest retailer in the world beat Wall Street analyst expectations. Total revenue was at $140.5 billion in the quarter (up by 4.3% year-over-year) vs. $135.427 billion expected. Earnings per share at $1.45 a shar...

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NIO Q3 results are in
November 11, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters NIO Inc. (NIO) reported its third-quarter financial results after the closing bell on Tuesday. The Chinese electric car maker reported revenue of $1.52 billion in Q3 – a 116.6% increase from the same period year and 16.1% increase from Q2 vs. analyst estimate of $1.43 billion. The company reported loss per ...

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Beyond Meat Q3 numbers fall short of expectations
November 11, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters Beyond Meat Inc. (BYND) reported its third-quarter financial results after the closing bell on Wednesday. The plant-based company posted disappointing results, falling short of Wall Street analyst expectations. The company reported revenue of $106.4 million (12.7% increase year-over- year) vs. $109.2 million ...

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PayPal reports Q3 results
November 9, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters PayPal Holdings Inc. (PYPL) reported its third-quarter financial results after the closing bell on the Monday. The company reported revenue of $6.18 billion (13% increase year-over-year) in Q3, below $6.23 billion expected by the analysts on Wall Street. Earnings per share at $1.11 per share (4% increase year...

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Moderna doesn’t get the boost – Q3 earnings fall short
November 5, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters Moderna (MRNA) reported their Q3 financial results before the opening bell on Thursday. The pharmaceutical company posted disappointing results below Wall Street analyst expectations. The company reported total revenue of $4.97 billion vs. $6.21 billion expected. Earnings per share at $7.70 a share vs. $9.05 ...

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Uber earnings have arrived
November 5, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters Uber Technologies Inc. (UBER) reported their third-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Thursday. The company reported revenue of $4.8 billion (up by 72% year-over-year) vs. $4.4 billion expected by the analysts on Wall Street. Loss per share was above analyst predictions at $1.33 per share vs. $0.33 lo...

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Q3 results give Pfizer a boost
November 3, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters Pfizer posted their third-quarter financial results before the opening bell on Tuesday. The pharmaceutical giant beat Wall Street estimates. Pfizer reported total revenue of $24.10 billion in Q3 vs. $21.09 billion expected. Earnings per share at $1.34 a share vs. $1.03 a share estimate. Dr. Albert Bourla, ...

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NIO October delivery numbers are in
November 2, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters NIO reported its latest delivery numbers for October before the opening bell on Monday. The company delivered 3,667 cars last month, a 27.5% decrease year-on-year. The ''Chinese Tesla'' highlighted that the delivery results were impacted by restructuring and upgrades of manufacturing lines as well supply chai...

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How do dividend adjustments work on my Index CFD position?
September 1, 2021

Cash stock indices such as the Dow 30, FTSE 100 and ASX 200 are made up of constituent stocks which is where their price is derived from. These constituent stocks of an index will periodically pay dividends to shareholders, causing a drop in that stocks price and impacting the overall value of the index. With GO Markets this index adjustment wi...

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Wall Street vs. Main Street
January 29, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters It has been an eventful week over in the United States this week. Some of the major companies, including Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Tesla announced their latest earnings. The Federal Reserve kept their interest rates unchanged at 0.25%. We also saw the US GDP expand by 4% in Q4 of 2020. However, these were not...

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COTD: FTSE100
January 20, 2021

FTSE100 – Point & Figure The FTSE 100 looked to ride the tailwinds of positive sentiment sweeping through US markets today but instead failed to maintain a reasonable start, ending the session down and 7 points in the red. However, the longer-term picture looks brighter for the Index as we study the latest point & figure chart shown ...

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Electric Car Stocks on the Move
January 13, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters 2020 was a good year for electric car space. We have seen shares of most electric car makers surge considerably and take steps to take the industry to the next level, most notably Tesla and NIO. Top 5 automakers by market cap* Tesla at $790.53 billion Toyota at $209.83 billion NIO at $97.21 billion BYD at...

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COTD: PFE – A Booster Shot For Pfizer Shares?
January 5, 2021

Pfizer (PFE)- Daily PFIZER - Before Christmas, the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer drew much speculation in the market once it became the first company to develop an approved Covid-19 vaccination. We see this reflected in the bullish activity leading up to December. Now that additional vaccines are available elsewhere, it seems to have had a detrime...

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Landing soon – Airbnb IPO
December 10, 2020

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Uber, Facebook, and Alibaba have all gone public, bu...

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Australian economy bounces back from recession
December 2, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Australian economy experienced its first recession in almost three decades having contracted for two consecutive quarters. Back in June, the economy slumped by 7% and encountered the worst fall on record. As other global economies, Australia was heavily impacted by an unprecedented raging pandemic. The fall i...

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November: US Election mayhem, second wave of lockdowns, and promising vaccine updates
November 27, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets An election-driven month With just a few days to month's end, the dynamics driving markets have changed compared to a few weeks ago. Risk sentiment was sliding under the influence of politics, mostly by the uncertainty around the US Presidential Election. More recently investors have breathed a sigh of relief on ...

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Year to Date: ASX200 Back in Positive Territory
November 25, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Australian share market erased 2020 losses today following a strong performance on Wall Street on Tuesday which caused the blue-chip gauge to top 30,000 for the first time. Amid a series of recent positive vaccine updates, the US share market was buoyed by hopes that there is a less chance of a contested elec...

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ASX200 – Can A Bullish Pattern Aid The Rebound?
October 12, 2020

ASX200 - Point & Figure ASX200 -   Talk of a potentially aggressive stimulus package has helped boost the ASX200 as it looks to extend its recovery from the March lows. Using the point and figure method, we'll be looking to highlight potential pockets of supply and demand levels to monitor during the upcoming sessions. What initially ...

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