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1907, 2024

CrowdStrike Outage Causes Worldwide Chaos, Shares Fall 9%: Should You Sell CRWD?

By |July 19th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

CrowdStrike (CRWD) is known as one of the leading cybersecurity companies in the world, tasked with safeguarding the likes of Microsoft Systems and many other massive businesses. Last night, though, the firm released an update that sent systems down around the world, leading to many flights being grounded. Windows PCs were stuck with the “blue screen of death”, or [...]

1807, 2024

Dominos Drops 12% on Weak Revenue, Decreased Store Openings: Is it Time to Sell DPZ?

By |July 18th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Domino’s Pizza inc. (DPZ) reported second-quarter earnings early Thursday morning. While the company’s profits surpassed analyst expectations, the focus was on a disappointing revenue miss. As a result, the stock is down more than 12% so far today. Here are the results: EPS: $4.03 per share compared to the $3.68 consensus Revenue: $1.098 billion compared to the $1.103 billion [...]

1707, 2024

ASML’s Q2 Earnings and Sales Beat the Estimate, But the Stock is Down 10%: Should You Sell?

By |July 17th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

ASML (ASML) reported second-quarter earnings that surpassed Wall Street’s expectations on both the top and bottom lines and yet, the market responded by sending shares 10% lower. The Dutch semiconductor manufacturer saw a surge in demand for the quarter, beating its original forecast and culminating in the following results: Sales: $6.79 billion vs $6.53 billion consensus. Earnings: $4.36 a [...]

1707, 2024

The Current Trends and Price Drivers of Crude Oil – and Their Economic Implications

By |July 17th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

At the time of writing, the crude oil market - like many other markets around it - is highly volatile thanks to the uncertain economic backdrop within which we currently live. At the moment, the world is characterized by a number of short term influences that are impacting the prices of many asset classes - oil being no exception. [...]

1707, 2024

What are the Best Stocks for Covered Calls in 2024?

By |July 17th, 2024|Categories: Options|Tags: , , |

Covered calls represent a great opportunity for investors to earn a premium by selling contracts on stocks they already own, enhancing profit potential tremendously. But to fully capitalize on this stock investment strategy it’s imperative that you’re choosing the best covered call stocks. So, what are the best stocks for covered calls in 2024? The goal is to uncover stocks [...]

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