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About Jessica Cutter

Jessica Cutter is a licensed educator who seamlessly transitioned her expertise in education and English into a career as a financial analyst and writer. Bolstered by a foundation in academic rigor, honed through her certifications at Harvard and experience as a technical writer, she passionately delves into the intricacies of the stock market. Her crystalized skillset allows her to dissect metrics and key ratios with precision, making her a coveted professional by several institutions.
21 02, 2024

Earnings Season Negatively Impacts the Market

By |2024-02-21T17:46:59+00:00February 21st, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you’re wondering what’s contributing to the volatility in the market, it’s more than just inflation data, geopolitical events, or tech domination; a macro impacter for the market is earnings season! With Home Depot reporting lower-than-expected numbers and investors waiting for Nvidia’s report pessimistically, earnings season is hitting the markets with a baseball bat. [...]

14 02, 2024

January Inflation Data Sent the Market Dipping as Prices are Hurting Consumers

By |2024-02-14T18:00:03+00:00February 14th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , |

Tuesday was record-breaking for the major dip due to key inflation data showing consumers are hurting over price increases. After Monday’s record-breaking numbers because of tech stocks and positive earnings, it was a surprise to find the market again in bear territory. The dip came because January CPI was reported M/M at 0.3% vs. [...]

7 02, 2024

California Floods Impact Major Food Distributors and Send Stocks Dipping

By |2024-02-07T20:21:32+00:00February 7th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , |

The golden state of California has been drenched in severe floods and heavy snow, resulting in Moody estimating economic losses of around $5-7 billion. The implications extend across sectors, encompassing residential, commercial, industrial, automobile, and infrastructure assets, but the damage is still coming on. On top of economic implications, Moody predicts that insured losses [...]

31 01, 2024

Is a Major Layoff a Signal to Invest?

By |2024-02-02T18:07:46+00:00January 31st, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stock Market, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , , |

In 2023, major strikes and protests against companies were prevalent, followed by significant layoffs at the start of 2024. Significant staff reductions can currently be seen across various industries in the US, including technology, finance, and retail, with giant companies such as Google, Meta, Goldman Sachs, and Dow announcing layoffs in 2023. All the [...]

24 01, 2024

Bill Auctions Show a Healthy Market and Rising Demand

By |2024-01-24T18:52:26+00:00January 24th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Treasury yields were supported by another positive US bill auction with the Jan 23rd results. After a tumultuous year, the bond market consistently shows strength with the results of the 52-week bill auction and the 2-year note auction. Although it’s not hitting every news headline, bond auctions are a low-risk investment, so no news [...]

17 01, 2024

Fed Waller’s Comments Contribute to the Market’s Dip

By |2024-01-18T18:59:45+00:00January 17th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Market in Review, Stock Market, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , |

Despite the positive reports from Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, Tuesday was a damp day following Fed Christopher Waller’s comments to approach rate cuts slowly. Rate cuts are always good news, but his speech was not what hopeful investors wanted to hear. After anticipating six cuts in 2024 starting in March, the speech contradicted [...]

10 01, 2024

Baby Powder Lawsuits Hurt JNJ while Closing Several Acquisitions; Down 11% in 2023, Is it a Sell?

By |2024-01-10T19:20:12+00:00January 10th, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , |

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is known for baby products and the single-shot COVID-19 vaccine, making it a significant booster if you invested before the pandemic. However, following recent lawsuits, JNJ settled to pay $700 million following an investigation over its baby powder, while the COVID-19 vaccine was discontinued in the US, leading to an [...]

3 01, 2024

Verizon Kicks Off 2024 with New Resolutions and Unexpected Gains

By |2024-01-03T18:01:52+00:00January 3rd, 2024|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , |

Sticks and stones may break my bones, while an analyst’s rating will move a company, as can be witnessed by Verizon Communication’s (VZ) 2% uptick following Keybanc’s upgrade. Verizon made initial gains at the start of the year after Keybanc upgraded the company to ‘overweight,’ with a bright outlook for the fiscal year of [...]

27 12, 2023

Apple’s Unfortunate Lawsuit Might Be Your Day to Buy!

By |2023-12-27T17:33:41+00:00December 27th, 2023|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Apple’s accolades are endless, but its recent legal trouble hurt the stock’s performance despite its far-reaching influence. The company is the first to hit a $3 trillion valuation, it provides endless tech options for consumers, and also owns the title of 2023’s largest company globally. But success didn’t stop the company’s stock (AAPL) from [...]

20 12, 2023

FedEx Falls After Cutting Full-Year Revenue, Should You Sell?

By |2023-12-20T18:12:26+00:00December 20th, 2023|Categories: Feature: Stock Market Investing, Featured: News, Stocks in the News|Tags: , , , , , |

In a crushing quarter 2 report released yesterday, FedEx (FDX) cut its full-year revenue to $22.2 billion in 2024 from $22.8 billion in 2023. The report caused FedEx to fall 9.8% in the stocks, ruining months of gains. Despite the market’s adverse reaction, nobody can blame a company for cutting costs during high interest [...]

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