Apple Revenue and Profit Beat with Higher iPhone Sales and Gross Margins

Consumer electronics giant Apple reported better than expected EPS and revenue for the June quarter earnings Thursday. AAPL suffered an almost 11% decline in profit hurt by supply constraints and shutdowns in China. Despite this Apple’s biggest driver of revenue iPhone sales continued to grow despite economic challenges. iPhone revenue rose 2.8% to a fiscal third-quarter record of $40.67 billion, while analysts had expected a 2.5% drop. $AAPL stock rose by more than 3% in after-hours trading. Apple (NASDAQ: $AAPL) … Continue reading “Apple Revenue and Profit Beat with Higher iPhone Sales and Gross Margins”

Apple Stock Jumps 7% After Earnings Respond Strongly to Supply Constraints with Record iPhone Sales

Consumer electronics giant Apple reported better than expected EPS and revenue December quarter earnings Thursday. iPhone revenue, boosted by the launch of iPhone 13, climbed 9% yr/yr to an all-time record of $71.6 bln, despite supply constraints. The biggest growth category was Mac with revenue up 25% yr/yr to $10.9 bln, also an all-time record amongst a supply crisis. $AAPL stock rose to $170.33 up 11.11 or 6.98% after the release. Apple (NASDAQ: $AAPL) Reported Earnings After Close Thursday  $2.10 Beat … Continue reading “Apple Stock Jumps 7% After Earnings Respond Strongly to Supply Constraints with Record iPhone Sales”

The Nasdaq 100 Soared 26.6% in 2021 Powered by Lucid and Moderna

The technology laden Nasdaq-100 rose 26.6% in 2021, on the heels of the massive 47.6% in 2020. Powered by new technology such as Lucid up 280%, Biotechs such as Moderna up 143%. Stay at Home stock reversed this year. Peloton was this year’s biggest loser, down -76.43 after being up 434% in 2020. The Nadaq-100 Index includes the largest 100 non-financial stocks by market cap in the full Nasdaq Composite Index It includes Chinese companies that aren’t included in the … Continue reading “The Nasdaq 100 Soared 26.6% in 2021 Powered by Lucid and Moderna”

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Cybersecurity, Cannabidiol and Psychedelics, Cancer and Pregnancy Therapeutics.

Coming into Year end the IPO market is winding down. This week we have just four IPOs scheduled to raise around $50 million for the week. Cerberus Cyber Sentinel (CISO), Incannex Healthcare (IXHL), Intensity Therapeutics (INTS) and Nuvo Group (NUVO) are expected to debut this week. Cerberus Cyber Sentinel (CISO) Cerberus Cyber Sentinel (CISO) based in Scottsdale, Arizona plans to raise $10 million priced at $5 for a $631 million market cap. The company provides a range of cybersecurity consulting and related services, … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor: Cybersecurity, Cannabidiol and Psychedelics, Cancer and Pregnancy Therapeutics.”

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor : IoT Cloud Solutions Developer Samsara Leads

Coming into Year end the IPO market is winding down. This week we have four IPOs scheduled to raise $814 million for the week. IoT solutions developer (IOT) Samsara, CNS biotech Bionomics (BNOX), Fresh Vine Wine (VINE) and Satellite developer Sidus Space (SIDU) are all expected to debut this week. IoT solutions developer Samsara (IOT) Samsara plans to raise $753 million at an $11.6 billion market cap. Samsara is a developer of end-to-end Internet of Things solutions for businesses and provides a cloud-based platform. The … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor : IoT Cloud Solutions Developer Samsara Leads”

Market Wrap – Stocks and Oil Take a Breather Ahead of US Inflation Report

In today’s post market wrap live from the Meta trading room traders discussed US stock and futures markets along with oil and natural gas through charts and crowd behavior. Listen to how how the day unfolded, earnings and what the charts were telling us. Our traders discuss what to expect and watch for overnight through to the US CPI. Live on YouTube: Enjoy live commentary from Our Trading Room at YouTube as the day wraps up – feel free to … Continue reading “Market Wrap – Stocks and Oil Take a Breather Ahead of US Inflation Report”

How Quickly Markets Forget, S&P 500 In Striking Distance Of All Time Highs

In today’s post market wrap the trading room discussed day two of the power move in Oil and the US stock markets through charts and crowd behavior. At their highs today, the S&P 500 was up 4.2%, Nasdaq Composite was up 5.3% from their lows late last week. Listen to how how the day unfolded and what the charts were telling us. Our traders discuss what to expect and watch for overnight from Japan GDP and into the US JOLTS, … Continue reading “How Quickly Markets Forget, S&P 500 In Striking Distance Of All Time Highs”

Trading Nasdaq in High Volatility Lunch Time Discussion

Join in live lunch time discussion about trading the Nasdaq after Friday’s swoon and Monday’s bounce levels with Andrew, Mahdavi, Alex and Julie. Focus on Option gamma levels and technical analysis . Feel free to share, like and subscribe to our channel and comment below. Get insight from traders as they explain through charts and trades. They discuss set ups and positions they took live and why. Don’t be surprised by markets, have a plan. Trade Smart!

Using Option Gamma and Technical Analysis in Index Futures and Oil

The trading room discusses trades live during the Monday morning bounce using option gamma levels and Technical analysis. We were joined today by Julie Wade of J Auto Trading Strategies, LLC sharing her Gamma algorithms live and in conjunction with the KnovaWave Trading grid and how the traders were able to use them. Listen to Julie, Andrew, Mahdavi and Alex discuss the morning session.

US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor : Buffett-backed Brazil’s Nubank Lead

Following the Thanksgiving lull the IPO market is expected to pick up with four IPOs scheduled to raise $3.7 billion for the week. Chicago Atlantic Real Estate Finance (REFI) Cloud infrastructure platform HashiCorp (HCP) Austin Gold (AUST) and Buffett-backed Nu Holdings (NU) debut. Cloud infrastructure platform HashiCorp (HCP) Plans to raise $1.1 billion at a $14.0 billion market cap. This VC-backed company provides a suite of solutions that standardize and automate the provisioning, securing, connecting, and running of cloud infrastructure at scale. While it has demonstrated rapid growth and … Continue reading “US Weekly IPO and SPAC Monitor : Buffett-backed Brazil’s Nubank Lead”