NASDAQ: China’s Stock Market Crash Sends Tech Stocks Plunging

By Tuesday, July 28, 2015

It’s still earnings season, and many companies are making double-digit moves. China’s stock market crash is still continuing, albeit at a smaller magnitude compared to yesterday. By 10:00 a.m. E.T., the S&P 500 Index was up 0.28%, while the NASDAQ and the Dow are also slightly higher.China’s crash has continued to affect shares of Chinese companies listed in the U.S., such as Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE/BABA) and JD.com . Read More

Here’s Why Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE/P) Surged 13% on Friday

By Friday, July 24, 2015

Pandora Media Surged 13 PercentShares of Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE/P) jumped more than 13% on Friday, July 24th, after the company’s earnings showed a surprising increase in listeners and ad revenue during the previous quarter.The leading Internet radio service recorded total revenue of $285.6 million, a 30% year-over-year increase. Pandora’s total advertising also grew 30% year-over-year, with its local advertising business increasing 67%. (Source: Pandora, July 24, 2015.)Despite increased competition from Apple’s new streaming music. Read More

Here’s Why Shares of TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ/TRIP) Are Going Crazy This Morning

By Friday, July 24, 2015

TripAdvisorTripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ/TRIP) reported its second-quarter financials on Thursday July 24th. The company said its expenses rose in the second quarter, countering growth in revenue.Investors were disappointed with the results. Shares of TripAdvisor slumped 8.4% to $86.50 in pre-market trading after the company’s earnings missed expectations.The online travel booking company reported second-quarter earnings of $79.0 million, or 54 cents per diluted share, falling from the previous year’s $81.0. Read More

Stock Market Sideways: How this Plays Out in 2015

By Friday, July 24, 2015

Stock Market SidewaysThe one thing that companies aren’t doing is hitting their earnings out of the park and this is a problem for a stock market at its high.Countless companies aren’t reporting material comparable growth in their financials. So there’s no particular reason why stocks should be appreciating in value.However, it is useful to keep in mind that the equity market is all about one thing—discounting a future stream of. Read More

Earnings: Here’s Why Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE/UA) is Up 7%

By Thursday, July 23, 2015

Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE/UA) is Up 7%Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE/UA) reported its second-quarter earnings on Thursday, beating Wall Street’s expectations.Shares of Under Armour climbed over seven percent on Thursday morning trading to around $90.02.Under Armour reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Net revenues increased 29% in the second quarter of 2015 to $784 million compared with net revenues of $610 million in the prior year. (Source: Under Armour, July. Read More

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ/ISRG) Delivers Strong Quarter as Surgeries Rise

By Thursday, July 23, 2015

Stock Market is Soaring TodayIntuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ/ISRG) surged after the company reported second-quarter revenue and earnings soared past consensus projections.On Wednesday, July 22nd, shares of the medical device maker surged to $554.09 from Tuesday’s close of $505.09, an increase of roughly 10%. Intuitive’s shares had fallen about 4.5% this year.Robotic surgical system manufacturer revenue rose 14% to $586.1 million. Excluding share-based compensation costs and other items, earnings per share rose to. Read More

Here’s Why Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT) Plunged 4%

By Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Microsoft Corporation Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ/MSFT) reported its earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 on Tuesday July 21st, reflecting its focus on cloud computing and enterprise growth alongside the painful unwinding of its Nokia deal.Shares of Microsoft dropped over four percent at the beginning of trading on Wednesday morning to around $45.50.Microsoft reported a $3.2 billion quarterly loss after it was forced to take a $7.5 billion impairment charge related to. Read More

United Technologies Corporation (NYSE/UTX) Stock Drops 7.7% as Sales Plunge

By Wednesday, July 22, 2015

United Technologies Corporation (NYSE/UTX) cut its profits outlook for the second time in just over a month, saying there is weak demand in units making aerospace parts and Otis elevators.On Tuesday July 21st, the company reported second-quarter earnings above expectations. However, the company slashed its forecast for the rest of 2015. The slowdown in the Chinese economy is the major reason for the cut in the company’s outlook. (Source:. Read More

Stock Market: Where’s It Going Next? The One Indicator I’m Watching

By Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Stock MarketIf it weren’t for the NASDAQ, this stock market would be flat once again. The resilience of technology and biotechnology stocks is a positive signal for equities.The Dow Jones Industrials, S&P 500 Index, and Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index‎ are basically flat year to date.Earnings season results continue to come in lackluster. But I would say that sentiment continues to be buoyed by Greece’s restructuring of its debt. Read More

What to Watch for in GoPro, Inc.’s (NASDAQ/GPRO) Earnings Report

By Tuesday, July 21, 2015

GoPro Earnings ReportThere is a company that has beaten earnings estimates every single quarter since its IPO—GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ/GPRO). The company is due to report its quarterly earnings after the closing bell today.GoPro is known for making head-mounted cameras. The company was founded in 2002 by CEO Nick Woodman.GoPro went public in June of 2014. Trading at $60.47 on Tuesday morning, its stock price has climbed more than 111%. Read More


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