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Preview: Non-Farm Payroll Announcement
September 3, 2021

By Klavs Valters It’s the beginning of a new month which means that the Non-Farm Payroll figures will be released this week by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The latest US jobs data will be released at 1:30 PM London time on Friday. Why i...

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NIO August delivery numbers are in
September 2, 2021

By Klavs Valters NIO reported its latest delivery numbers for last month before the opening bell on Wednesday. The ''Chinese Tesla'' delivered a total of 5,880 vehicles in August – a 48.3% year-on-year increase. About NIO NIO is a Chinese ...

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How do dividend adjustments work on my Index CFD position?
September 1, 2021

Cash stock indices such as the Dow 30, FTSE 100 and ASX 200 are made up of constituent stocks which is where their price is derived from. These constituent stocks of an index will periodically pay dividends to shareholders, causing a drop in that ...

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Zoom beats Q2 expectations
August 31, 2021

By Klavs Valters Zoom reported its second quarter financial numbers after the market close on Monday. The video-calling software company reported total revenue of $1.02 billion in Q2 (up by 54% year-over-year) vs $991 million expected. It was t...

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XPeng tops earnings expectations for Q2
August 27, 2021

By Klavs Valters XPeng reported its Q2 financial results before the opening bell on Thursday, beating analyst expectations. Let’s take a closer look at the numbers. The company reported total revenue of $582.50 million in the second quarter, ...

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Salesforce Q2 numbers are in
August 26, 2021

By Klavs Valters Salesforce released its latest earnings numbers for Q2 after the closing bell on Wednesday. The cloud-based software company reported total revenue of $6.34 billion in the second quarter of the year, beating analyst forecast of...

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Intel reports Q1 earnings
April 23, 2021

Intel reports Q1 earnings Intel, the US technology giant reported its Q1 earnings after the closing bell on Thursday. The company reported revenue of $18.57 billion, above analyst forecast of $17.90 billion. Earnings per share were at $1.39, al...

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European and US markets hit all time highs, Bitcoin breaks out, the Dollar slides
April 16, 2021

By Lachlan Meakin Equity markets US stocks jumped overnight to reach record levels as stronger than expected print on retail sales and a sharp improvement in the number of new jobless claims cheered the investors. Source: Yahoo Finance US...

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NIO and Sinopec partnership announced
April 16, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters Last week marked a significant milestone for NIO when it produced its 100,000th electric vehicle. The latest development also caught the eye of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, to which he responded: ''Congrats to NIO. That i...

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Stop the jab – Johnson & Johnson vaccine rollout paused
April 14, 2021

By Klavs Valters  @klavsvalters 805,734,252 – that’s how many doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been given globally so far as of the 12th April (from 185 locations), according to Our World in Data. Israel, Bahrain and Chile are leading the ...

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See-sawing equity markets, US Dollar strength and stimulus hopes
January 29, 2021

By Lachlan Meakin Equity markets Global markets see-sawed from record high to steep declines on an eventful month that saw a new US administration sworn in, promises of record stimulus in the US and the FOMC spoiling the party somewhat. Global equ...

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September: A Typical Scary Month for Investors
September 30, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Poor Month for Markets Investors are generally apprehensive of the month of September as on average it is marked as the worst month for the stock market. After a staggering rally in August driven by broad-based ...

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Jackson Hole Symposium: Markets Bracing for More Volatility
August 28, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium rarely goes unnoticed as is an exclusive central bank conference which fosters open discussions about global policy matters. The economic event is sponsored by the Fed...

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US Elections: COVID-19, Policies and Markets
August 14, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The Political Event of the Year 2020 The most-waited political event of the year is fast approaching: the US elections will take place on the 3rd of November. The nominees of the two main political parties - Rep...

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Tesla and Microsoft Corporate Earnings Results
July 23, 2020

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets Microsoft and Tesla, the two leaders in their respective industries reported their quarterly earnings results on Wednesday after the market closed. Both tech companies reported earnings exceeding expectations b...

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