Shares and Indices

Shares and Indices

Why you need to know about Expected Value

Many traders early on in their trading journey may jump into trading without knowing if their system or edge can be profitable. The most important metric that a trader should measure their system on is by using expected value. This essentially wors out the average return that the system will return for every trade that it makes, considering both wi...

November 22, 2022
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Zoom tops Q3 estimates

Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) reported third quarter financial results after the market close in the US on Monday. The US communications technology company posted better-than-expected results for the quarter, topping both revenue and earnings per share (EPS) estimates. Zoom reported revenue of $1.102 billion (an increase of 5% y...

November 22, 2022
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JD.com beats expectations

JD.com Inc. (NASDAQ: JD, HKEX: 9618) reported its latest earnings results for the three months that ended September 30, 2022, on Friday. The Chinese e-commerce company had a solid quarter – beating revenue and earnings per share (EPS) forecasts. JD reported revenue of $34.373 billion (up by 11.4% from the previous quarter) vs. $34.145 billi...

November 19, 2022
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The latest Alibaba results are here – the stock is rising

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA, HKEX: 9988) announced the latest financial results on Thursday. The Chinese e-commerce giant reported revenue of $29.124 billion (up by 3% year-over-year), falling slightly short of $29.288 billion expected. Earnings per share topped analyst estimates for the quarter at $1.816 per share (an increase ...

November 18, 2022
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NVIDIA results announced

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) reported its latest financial results after the market close in the US on Wednesday. The US technology giant beat revenue estimates but fell short of earnings per share (EPS) expectations for the quarter. The company reported revenue of $5.931 billion (down by 17% year-over-year) vs. $5.781 billion estimate. ...

November 17, 2022
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Walmart posts better-than-expected Q3 results – shares move higher

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced its latest financial results before the market open in the US on Tuesday. World’s largest supermarket chain reported total revenue of $152.8 billion for the quarter (up by 8.7% year-over-year) vs. $147.668 billion expected. Earnings per share reported at $1.50 per share (up by 3.4% year-over-year) vs. $1.3...

November 16, 2022
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NIO falls short of expectations for Q3 – but the demand is growing

NIO Inc. (NYSE: NIO) announced Q3 financial results before the market open in the US on Thursday. The Chinese automaker fell short of analyst estimates for the quarter. The company reported revenue of $1.827 billion (up by 26.3% from the same period last year) vs. $1.836 billion estimate. Loss per share reported at -$0.297 per share vs. analy...

November 11, 2022
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Disney falls short of expectations – the stock tumbles in the after-hours

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) reported the latest financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 1, 2022, after the closing bell in the US on Tuesday. The biggest entertainment company in the world missed both revenue and earnings per share estimates (EPS) for the quarter. The company reported revenue of $20.15 b...

November 9, 2022
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BioNTech tops Q3 expectations – the stock is up

BioNTech SE (NASDAQ:BNTX) reported its third quarter financial results on Monday. The German pharmaceutical company beat both revenue and earnings per share (EPS) estimates for the quarter, sending the stock price higher. The company reported revenue of $3.392 billion vs. $2.024 billion expected. EPS reported at $6.841 per share vs. $3.352...

November 8, 2022
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Airbnb sets a new quarterly record – disappoints on guidance

Airbnb Inc. (NAS:ABNB) reported its latest financial results after the closing bell in the US on Tuesday. World’s second largest online travel company beat both revenue and earnings per share (EPS) estimates for the quarter. Revenue reported at $2.884 billion (up by 29% year-over-year) vs. $2.852 billion expected. EPS at $1.79 per share ...

November 3, 2022
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ASX200 breaks out on the back of softer RBA interest rate hike

The ASX200 has seen some positive price action in recent weeks as the Australian equities market has benefited from relatively weaker inflation then much of the rest of the world. With the Reserve Bank of Australia, (RBA) only increasing interest rates by 25 bps at each of its last two meeting, the country’s central bank has seemingly chosen that...

November 2, 2022
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Shares of Pfizer rise as Q3 earnings beat estimates

Shares of Pfizer rise as Q3 earnings beat estimates Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) reported its latest financial results for the third quarter before the opening bell on Tuesday in the US. The US pharmaceutical company reported revenue of $22.638 billion (down 6% year-over-year) vs. $21.072 billion expected. Earnings per share reported at $1.78 pe...

November 2, 2022
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NIO October delivery numbers have arrived – the stock is up

NIO Inc. (NYSE:NIO) reported its latest delivery numbers for October on Tuesday. The Chinese electric vehicle company delivered 10,059 cars last month – up by 174.3% year-over-year. The deliveries in October consisted of: 5,979 premium smart electric SUV’s 4,080 premium smart electric sedans Production and deliveries were impac...

November 2, 2022
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Why you need to be aware of Stop Loss Hunting

  Stop loss hunting is frustrating, annoying and can be detrimental to any retail trader. The premise of stop hunting is that large systemised institutional trading strategies know where the average retail trader or most traders will set stop losses and therefore profit off triggering these ‘stops. Their own algorithm will then deliberate...

October 28, 2022
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Boeing’s Q3 results have landed – the stock is down

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) announced Q3 earnings results before the market open in the US on Wednesday. The world’s largest aerospace company reported revenue that missed analyst expectations at $15.956 billion (up by 4% year-over-year) vs. $17.911 billion estimate. The company reported a loss per share of -$6.18 per share vs. $0.132 earn...

October 27, 2022
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