Cornerstone Wealth Senior Investment Analyst Sean Bandazian and Opimas CEO Octavio Marenzi examine the conditions surrounding fresh market gains following Fed Chair Powell's latest rate hike comments, while also discussing the market outlook, inflation, and mortgages in the housing market.
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Several fintech stocks reversed course and moved higher this afternoon after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, during a highly anticipated press conference, said that the Fed is preparing to slow the pace of its interest rate hikes. Shares of the artificial intelligence-assisted lending platform Upstart Holdings (NASDAQ: UPST) traded nearly 3% higher in the final hour of trading today. Meanwhile, shares of the digital bank SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ: SOFI) traded nearly 4% higher, and shares of the buy now, pay later company Affirm Holdings (NASDAQ: AFRM) were up close to 6%.
Shares of Salesforce fell despite the company's Q3 earnings beat after news of co-CEO Bret Taylor resigning and weakened fourth-quarter guidance.
While the data has checked many of the boxes that suggest the U.S. is in the midst of a recession, other metrics contradict that conclusion, leaving investors uncertain about where we stand. A key economic indicator released on Wednesday provided a bit of clarity, suggesting things are actually better than some had feared. With that as a backdrop, semiconductor specialist Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE: TSM) climbed 1.8%, streaming video pioneer Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) jumped 2.7%, and e-commerce platform Shopify (NYSE: SHOP) rallied 3.3% as of 1:11 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
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Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said he was keen to see how Elon Musk's management of content moderation on Twitter would fare, arguing it was good for platforms to take different approaches. "You can agree or disagree with what Elon is doing, or how he's doing it, but I do think it's going to be very interesting to see how this plays out," said Zuckerberg, speaking at the New York Times DealBook conference.
The S&P 500 jumped above the key 200-day level on Fed chief Powell's comments. But inflation data and the jobs report loom.
Shares of QuantumScape (NYSE: QS), Canoo Holdings (NASDAQ: GOEV), and Blink Charging (NASDAQ: BLNK) were up between 5% and 7% this morning. While each pared those gains as the day progressed, they all were still outpacing the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite index as of 3:20 p.m. ET. With the Nasdaq negative at that time, QuantumScape remained up 2.6%, and Canoo and Blink were 4.7% and 1.9% higher, respectively.
The FTX founder has engaged in a publicity full-court press as investigations loom, culminating in an appearance at the New York Times DealBook Summit.
Rushing to buy Chinese electric car stocks after an earnings miss, are investors making a big mistake?
Most S&P 500 investors got a little gain this month. But investors willing to look off the beaten path found huge gains.
Shares of Netflix are surging thanks to gains in the Nasdaq and success of its new series "Wednesday."
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) is no stranger to investors; the company is a longtime staple in the healthcare industry. It got a lift in late 2020 and in 2021 as one of the COVID-19 vaccine suppliers, but investors seem to have grown bored with Pfizer's story, and the stock is down about 16% since the start of 2022. The thing is, investors shouldn't be so quick to write off Pfizer stock.
Shares of Meta Platforms (NASDAQ: META), Etsy (NASDAQ: ETSY), and Airbnb (NASDAQ: ABNB) were catching an afternoon breeze after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell made dovish remarks in a speech today. As of 2:45 p.m. ET, the Nasdaq was up 2.9%, while Meta had gained 6.4%, Etsy was up 4.7%, and Airbnb was up 4.3%. Speaking at the Brookings Institution, Powell said that the central bank could slow the pace of rate increases at the next FOMC meeting on Dec. 13-14.
Standing here at the tail end of 2022, we can see the next year through the mist of uncertainty – and for now, that view is dominated by high inflation, rising interest rates and potential recession. Looking at the market situation, Goldman Sachs strategist Christian Mueller-Glissmann writes: "We remain defensive for the 3-month horizon with further headwinds from rising real yields and lingering growth uncertainty... The growth/inflation mix remains unfavorable – inflation is likely to normaliz
Years before Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto empire collapsed, a group of employees quit in a power struggle—after becoming concerned about what they say was his cavalier approach to risk, compliance and accounting. The employees worked at his trading firm, Alameda Research, and were some of his earliest colleagues, including Alameda’s co-founder, Tara Mac Aulay. Both FTX and Alameda are now bankrupt.