A short squeeze occurs when short-sellers rush to cover their positions on a stock. The sudden rush of buying can quickly push a stock price higher. After a tough market year in 2022, some stocks have built up large short-seller followings, potentially priming the pump for a new wave of short squeezes.
Thursday is a big day for tech earnings as Alphabet, Amazon and Apple all are set to report their quarterly results.
Air Products and Chemicals (APD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -3.30% and 3.59%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
Shares of Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN) have gotten crushed since hitting public markets, but the business is in better shape than you might think. There's billions of dollars in cash on the balance sheet, and there are growing revenue sources from USDC and Ethereum (CRYPTO: ETH) staking.
The Nasdaq Composite dipped into a bear market last year, and the tech-heavy index is still 28% off its high. Investors often overreact to good and bad news, so stocks tend to rise too high during bull markets and fall too far during bear markets. Warren Buffett hinted at that quirk of human nature when he said, "Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful."
Dividend investors should consider loading up on these stocks as this could be a good year for both of their businesses.
Change doesn't have to be bad.
Bespoke Investment Group examined how the Nasdaq has performed historically following a monthly gain of at least 10% after being down in the prior 12 months.
Brent Thill, Jefferies Equity Research Analyst, analyzes Meta's stock pop after earnings. You can see the full interview here. Key video highlights 00:25 On how Instagram has improved 00:40 On better ad targeting 00:55 On other social platforms 01:30 On the stock move
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Hanesbrands shares lost nearly a fifth of their value after the apparel maker eliminated its dividend to shore up its balance sheet as sales continue to slump. The company, reporting earnings on Thursday, said it swung to a fourth-quarter loss on a 16% decline in sales during the period, as consumers pulled back in the U.S. and international markets, and retailers cut orders to reduce their inventory positions. Total sales were down 8% in 2022 and are expected to fall again this year, prompting Hanesbrands to push an $8 billion annual sales target back by two years to 2026.
The S&P 500 dipped by 19% in 2022, but stocks still don’t seem cheap to Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s billionaire partner at Berkshire Hathaway. “In my whole adult life, I have never hoarded cash, waiting for better conditions,” Munger said in an interview in late 2022. “I’ve just invested in the best thing I could find.” Yet he acknowledged that Berkshire Hathaway is sitting on billions of dollars in cash. The reason isn’t that Buffett and Munger think they can wait for stocks to get even ch
The Dow Jones fell Thursday after initial jobless claims. Meta stock soared 20% on a $40 billion stock buyback.
Markel (MKL) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 41.58% and 4.59%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?
Shares of Waste Management (NYSE: WM) slumped after it reported its fiscal year and fourth-quarter earnings. The company fell short of analyst expectations, but Jamie Louko explains why he's still holding on to shares of this stalwart in this episode.
The two megabanks that lagged competitors over the course of the bull market run of the past decade, Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) and Citigroup (NYSE: C), are outperforming thus far in 2023. Wells Fargo's stock price is up about 13.8% year to date, while Citigroup was up about 14.2%. Wells Fargo, the fourth-largest bank in the U.S. with about $1.9 trillion in total assets under management, has been dogged by regulatory problems over the past several years.
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These tech stocks have gotten off to a flying start this year, and may spring a positive surprise following a woeful 2022.
Tech editor Dan Howley takes a closer look at Meta's latest earnings beat alongside updates to its share buyback program.
In this video, I will go over Meta Platforms' (NASDAQ: META) fourth-quarter earnings report and explain why the stock is soaring and what investors should expect for the rest of 2023. After a difficult 2022, the company is slowly but surely winning back investors' trust.