Revenues from Apple, Amazon and Alphabet are coming. Here’s what the stock option market is gearing up for.

Revenues from Apple, Amazon and Alphabet are coming.  Here’s what the stock option market is gearing up for.

The options market braced for bigger-than-usual moves in the shares of a trio of trillion-dollar companies the day after quarterly earnings were released. This is because the implied volatility, or how much a stock can be expected to move over a certain period, of shares of Apple Inc. AAPL, +2.81%, Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, +6.14% and … Read more

Nasdaq 100 futures rise, propelled by Meta stocks

Nasdaq 100 futures rise, propelled by Meta stocks

S&P 500 futures advanced late Wednesday as investors looked past the latest interest rate hike and comments from the Federal Reserve. Broad index futures added 0.4%. Nasdaq 100 futures gained 1%, helped by Meta stocks. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were down 9 points, almost flat. Meta jumped more than 19% in extended trading after … Read more

Morgan Stanley Sees That Gene Therapy Stock Double From Here

Morgan Stanley Sees That Gene Therapy Stock Double From Here

Rocket Pharmaceuticals could soar as a trial with blockbuster potential enters a pivotal phase, according to Morgan Stanley. Analyst Michael Ulz launched the stock overweight with a price target of $45. This target price implies that the stock will rise 107.1% from Tuesday’s close. Ulz called Rocket a “leading gene therapy company” capable of finding … Read more

Stock futures fall as traders await latest Federal Reserve rate hike decision

Stock futures fall as traders await latest Federal Reserve rate hike decision

Traders on the NYSE floor Source: NYSE Stock futures fell on Wednesday as investors anticipated Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting. Futures contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 140 points or 0.4%. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq Composite futures fell 0.4% and 0.3%, respectively. The Fed will announce at 2:00 p.m. (ET) how much … Read more

The stock market had an excellent month of January. Now it’s the whole Fed.

The stock market had an excellent month of January.  Now it’s the whole Fed.

Text size A scene from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange last week. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images The stock market has just closed a positive month of January. On the heels of last year’s bear market, and combined with other recent moves, this is a particularly positive signal. The S&P500 ended January with … Read more

Stocks move a lot after hours: SNAP, EA, AMD, WDC

Stocks move a lot after hours: SNAP, EA, AMD, WDC

The Snapchat logo displayed on a phone screen is seen with a laptop in the background in this illustration photo taken in Krakow, Poland August 10, 2022. Jakub Porzycki | Nurphoto | Getty Images Find out which companies are making headlines after hours. Break – Shares of social media company Snap fell 14% after the … Read more

Stocks moving the most before market: McDonald’s, UPS and more

Stocks moving the most before market: McDonald’s, UPS and more

Nathan Stirk | Getty Images News | Getty Images Find out which companies are making headlines before the bell. McDonald’s — Shares fell more than 1% after McDonald’s released its latest quarterly results. The fast-food giant beat revenue and earnings estimates, saying customers are increasingly visiting its restaurants. Still, McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempczinski said he … Read more

Asian chipmakers fall as Samsung posts worst quarterly profit in 8 years

Asian chipmakers fall as Samsung posts worst quarterly profit in 8 years

Attendees line up under a large LED display of smart home products to enter the Samsung Electronics booth, during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 6, 2023. Patrick T. Fallon | AFP | Getty Images Semiconductor stocks in Asia fell as South Korean chip giant Samsung Electronics suffered its worst … Read more

Investors dangerously unaware of bear market’s impact on earnings

Investors dangerously unaware of bear market’s impact on earnings

Famous short seller Jim Chanos sees an alarming trend in the market. “I’ve been on the street [since] 1980 [and] no bear market has ever traded above nine times to 14 times previous peak earnings,” the Chanos & Co. founder told CNBC’s “Fast Money” on Monday. His latest warning comes midway through the earnings season, … Read more

Charts suggest S&P 500 is approaching ‘decisive’ moment, Cramer says

Charts suggest S&P 500 is approaching ‘decisive’ moment, Cramer says

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday that the benchmark S&P 500 could be at a pivotal moment this week. “The charts, as interpreted by Mark Sebastian, suggest that we are approaching a watershed moment here. If the S&P 500 can avoid a major decline this week, it feels optimistic about the future – on the other … Read more