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Despite a 9% YOY ($20.1B) revenue increase and booming theme parks visits, Disney’s gains still fell short of Wall Street’s $21.2B plan, sending shares down 0.77%. Will the recent uptick in Disney+ subs pull the Disney from the mud, or will 2023 growth be just as slow?
As discontent spreads over the crypto world, execs at Crypto.com were adamant that the firm “took no risks” and will continue to operate as normal, even after the firm’s erroneous $405M transaction. Will the move help or hinder the crypto giant? Time will tell.
In another recent crypto blunder, Crypto.com incorrectly sent $405 million to the wrong client, causing a wave of suspicion and concern to wash over the markets. How will the lack of confidence kicked off by FTX affect the markets, and will it be restored in time?
The quick free fall bankruptcy of crypto exchange FTX left many in the dark about facts and details. But the coming weeks, a Delaware court will release key information, giving investors much-needed answers and throwing potential volatility into the crypto markets.
Hong Kong-based crypto exchange AAX announced a suspension in activity, blaming a “scheduled upgrade” postponed by market volatility. Although AAX said its operations were not exposed to FTX, its services may be delayed for up to 10 days. How will the markets react?
The recent collapse of crypto exchange FTX sent promising token Solana crashing after it lost 6.16% of its value in a week. Solana is now down 95% from its all-time high of $259 in November 2021 to $14, as of November 13th. Is Solana doomed forever or can it be salvaged?
Regardless of who wins the elections, there’s a lot riding on the next few years for crypto regulation. Both sides have expressed various forms of crypto support, but analysts fear an election upset may further delay regulation bills already in progress.
Robert Kiyosaki, author of financial bestseller Rich Dad, Poor Dad, recently revealed he’s flocking to Bitcoin as a store of wealth over the USD, gold and real estate, all of which he believes will suffer because of fiscal reserve policies. Will this help or hinder the crypto?
While the Fed remains hawkish to battle inflation, the FAANG megacap lost a whopping $568 billion in market value—the lowest level since mid-2020. As interest rates soar, tech companies lose their power over big indices, with Meta and Amazon among the biggest losers.
Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway recorded a huge $962 million loss from its insurance underwriting sector, thanks to a combination of inflation, more frequent and severe accidents, and expensive claims. How will insurance company share prices be affected?
Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, has announced a massive wave of layoffs. The move comes as part of a tech industry-wide slump, and is estimated to be in the thousands. How will Meta’s share prices react after the big cuts?
Wells Fargo analyst Mike Schumacher expressed concern that if the Fed keeps interest rates at 5% for a year or more, it could add to pressure on stocks. However, some investors think the Fed is ready to dial back its aggressive rate hikes, which could give stocks a break.
After months of the USD’s constant rise, Goldman Sachs analysts say it could hit its apex soon, based on historical data around similar periods of inflation. As rate hikes relax, will the USD start to shuffle back in price? And how will top rivals like EUR and JPY react?
After the EU announced its plan to move frozen Russian assets to Ukraine, a Russian government spokesperson said the move was akin to the west stealing Russian gold. Will the EU plan worsen the conflict even further and cause more pressure on energy and commodities?
Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson said the US stock market could hit a 13% rally in the coming months. Despite widespread investor doubt, he believes the S&P could reach 4,150, bringing an end to the bearish era that saw record decreases in 2022.
Apple’s new payment rules make it mandatory for any in-app crypto or NFT asset to funnel through its payment system. Although the move was to ensure user safety, some companies like Epic Games are not happy with the idea. Will it affect Apple share prices?
Rising inflation and staggering interest rate hikes are causing the bonds market to suffer the greatest sell-off “in a generation,” according to Bloomberg, nixing profits. If losses continue, the Fed may resort to sales, so keep a close eye on the bonds market.
As of 11/1, the Chinese gov’t is slapping a 36% consumption tax on the import or manufacture of electronic cigarettes, as well as an 11% tax on wholesale distribution in order to increase revenue. Could the move influence other countries to adopt similar tax laws?
As the latest US inflation data is set to be released, Indian consumer prices are heating up. Almost every market index was down except for pharma. As US data has a direct hand in market behavior, stay tuned to see how the results impact the Indian markets.
This week Saudi Aramco, the world’s biggest oil producer, said its capacity is “extremely low,” stoking fears that oil prices could skyrocket soon. An unexpected boost in economic activity or demand from the travel industry for more jet fuel could spell market trouble.
Analysts at RBC Capital said oil prices could fall to $60/barrel if recession hits in 2023. High inflation, China’s economic woes and severe interest rate hikes seem to be ushering in a recession, and if economies tank, so do oil prices. Is volatility ahead?
Just weeks before the Fed’s next 0.75 pp increase, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said the bank is solely focused on reducing inflation—even at the cost of jobs. But will his price stability = growth plan backfire on the jobs market?
Investor David Einhorn is optimistic that Elon Musk can close his Twitter deal by the end of 2022, and said Twitter is his “biggest long bet” of the year. Will share prices rise, or will volatility hit as the world waits to see what Musk will do with the social media giant?
Now that Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover is back on, financial bigwigs are jumping onboard. JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon said he hopes Musk will “clean up” the platform. Could the financial world be spurring on a new age of Twitter?
With Fed interest rates still on the rise to fight inflation, Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio says the worst is yet to come. He said a mix of domestic tension, a widening wealth gap and foreign conflict are creating a “perfect storm” that could lead to even more economic trouble.
As power was restored to most of Ukraine, Russian President Putin sent a massive air offensive to disrupt more infrastructure, mainly around Kyiv and Mykolaiv. Will this week’s meeting between Putin and Turkish President Erdogan, lead to peace talks?
Recent recession fears have rocked major semiconductor chip makers, as investors hold back. So far, Nvidia shares fell 13%, AMD 9.2%, and Intel 8.2%. As the Fed is poised to hike rates even further, how will these tech giants stay afloat amidst investor panic?
Are we headed toward another financial crisis? Some experts seem to think so, citing the Fed’s ambitious quantitative tightening, which involves shedding surplus bond holdings from its balance sheet and straining today’s already week Treasury market liquidity. Is trouble ahead?
This week, Elon Musk warned the Fed against too-drastic interest rate hikes, suggesting a meager 0.25 points rather than the expected 0.75-1.0 increase, which he said could risk deflation. Is Musk on point with his advice, or should the Fed go full-on? .
Rising inflation rates could drive the Fed to hike interest rates to the highest in over 40 years after consumer inflation went from 5.9% in July to 6.3% in August. Analysts predict a full percentage point increase could come next, spelling volatility for the forex markets.
Did you see that the price of Bitcoin just hit a new low? 18,412$
So far, Ethereum’s big merge is proving to be a success. By the morning of September 15th, Ethereum celebrated its first block of proof-of-stake transactions, which sent ETH up 3% to $1,640. Will ETH prices continue to rise, or will they settle once the merge is complete?
US government’s sanctions on Tornado Cash an attack on De-Fi as a whole? experts seem to think so. TC was the earliest totally decentralized apps on the Ethereum network to provide private transactions, giving its users anonymity on the otherwise public Ethereum blockchain.
Can India take us to the future of the internet? The only thing standing between India’s hordes of ambitious young entrepreneurs and Web3, considered by many to be the future of the internet, is a challenging new tax regime.
With the Ethereum Merge just a few days away—it’s scheduled to begin around 15th September—bull-headed traders are already betting on crypto derivatives and spot markets, hoping the event will send ETH prices upward.
On the eve of Ethereum’s long-awaited Merge, the not-for-profit company that runs Ethereum has upped the hacker reward for finding bugs in its software upgrade to a staggering $1 million!
Two Norwegian companies recently jointly invested around $35 billion in the Thar Surya 1 solar power project in India. Expected to generate 420 megawatts of power, the project, based in Rajasthan, is being constructed by Italian power company Enel.
seems that many food products are actually shrinking. Trending on TikTok this week, it’s a concept known as “shrinkflation,” by which the amount of a product is reduced while the price remains. Therefore, the product becomes more expensive because you’re getting less of it.
. This includes major markets including Europe, the UK, Japan, China, Australia, Mexico, and Canada. Noticeably absent is the US. How might the price increase affect Sony shares?
As many people tired of hearing about inflation turn to video games as a means of escape, Sony made it clear that even the beloved PlayStation 5 isn’t immune to rising costs as it announced a PS5 price rise in several countries around the world to keep up with inflation.
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in the wake of Tesla’s recent stock split, apprehension is high over what may happen next. Tesla share prices rose 3.10% on August 10th, however they’re down 17% year-to-date. With next year’s Cybertruck on the horizon, which way do you think Tesla shares may be headed next?
Elon Musk continues to cash in on Tesla stock, causing investor suspicion over the fate of his flagging Twitter deal. He unloaded $4 billion in April and another $7 billion in early August, reportedly to fund his legal fight against Twitter.
Faced with supply shortages, Tesla’s Q2 results were ambiguous: earnings rose 42% to hit $16.1 billion, they still fell short of the $16.54 billion goal. Considering a recent stock split and “industry-leading” profitability, the next weeks will be crucial for Tesla share price.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a busy guy. With one hand in the faltering Twitter deal and the other set on Outer Space exploration, some investors wonder if Tesla shares will suffer in the meantime.
Streaming service Disney+ continues to wow the OTT world by exceeding subscriber goals and posting more than expected earnings. By Q3 of the fiscal year, Disney+ subs increased to 152.1 million, beating its forecasted goal of 147 million and sending share prices up 6%.
So far this year, hackers have exploited crypto bridges to steal more than $1.4 billion. These so-called “bridges” allow for exchanges between blockchain networks, and recent breaches have accounted for 69% of crypto-related hacks this year. Will it affect the the crypto market?
2 NFTs and a large Latte please! The Solana cryptocurrency has opened its first physical store in New York, where visitors will be able to access educational content, blockchain activities, and Solana-based products, including NFTs.
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