Don’t Be Fooled By the Strength Of Q2 Earnings

This article was written exclusively for Investing.com Earnings season has been moving along briskly, and so far, it has been better than feared. That may not be saying much, considering expectations for the second quarter were already so low and anticipated to be horrendous. But more importantly, expectations for future …

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VIX Speculators Trim Bearish Bets For 1st Time In 6 Weeks

VIX Non-Commercial Speculator Positions: Large volatility speculators reduced their bearish net positions in the VIX futures markets this week, according to the latest Commitment of Traders (COT) data released by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. VIX COT Futures Large Trader Positions The non-commercial futures contracts of VIX …

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What The Charts Are Saying About Sentiment Now

So much happened in this past week. The shortlist: Blow out Earnings of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL), (GOOGL), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). Apple announcement of a 4:1 stock split The Fed Meeting The Anti-trust Committee Meeting Trump blocks TikTok Trump threatens to delay the November Election The politics of how …

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Tech Giants Earnings Buoyed Equities

Equity markets mostly recovered from an early swoon this week buoyed by stellar performance from digital tech giants while safety plays got ignored. The Nasdaq 100 closed +4% for the week and up 25% YTD, but the Dow Jones Industrials closed down -.15% for the week and -7% YTD. So …

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Point/Counterpoint: The Case for Spotify

(C) Reuters. By Geoffrey Smith and Peter Nurse Investing.com — Spotify Technology SA (NYSE:SPOT) faces a reckoning. The music streaming service, which debuted on NYSE in 2018, has been adding users at a torrid pace, forecasting growth in average monthly users for the fourth quarter at roughly 25% above the …

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