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Honeywell Raises Outlook For Business Jet Deliveries As Demand Soars – $HON $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Honeywell International Inc, (HON) raised its outlook for business jet deliveries, as the COVID-19 pandemic brought in a wave of first-time users and buyers in the private flying market. The company forecast up to 8,500 new business jet deliveries worth $274 billion from 2023 to 2032, up...

Merck To Pay First-Quarter Dividend On Jan 9 – $MRK $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) is to pay the first quarterly, 2023 dividend of $0.73 per share of the company’s common stock on January 9, 2023. The dividend will be payable to shareholders as of December 15, 2022. Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) is a global healthcare solutions provider tha...

Alaska Airlines To Expand & Modernize Its Fleet With 52 Boeing 737 MAX Jets – $BA $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Alaska Airlines has placed an order for 52 Boeing (BA) airplanes expanding its Boeing's 737 MAX fleet along with an option for an additional 42 737-10 and 10 737-9 jets. The airline is focussing to build one of the most sustainable and efficient fleets in the industry, with the addition....

Apple’s Quarterly Earnings Exceeded Estimates – Forecasted Weak Holiday Quarter – $AAPL $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Apple's (AAPL) quarterly revenue and profit exceeded market estimates, however, the forecast for the holiday quarter was bleak. The iPhone expects revenue growth to fall below 8% in the December quarter. For the quarter, iPhone sales were not as strong as expected, however, Mac sales of...

JP Morgan Launches Capital Connect Fundraising Platform Inviting Startups – $JPM $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is launching a platform, Capital Connect that aims to connect startup founders with venture capital investors and ease the fundraising process. Capital Connect is looking to fulfill the ambition of JP Morgan by assets and further expand into the private ...

Fed Chair Empowers Weekly Stock Market Continuation – $ADT $AMC $FATE $HL $KDNY $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "No man was ever wise by chance." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca   Happy Saturday All! I hope you ll had a great week and enjoyed the balance of the group stage of the 2022 World Cup. Congratulations to Team USA that is now scheduled to play Netherlands in the knock out stage ...

Amgen To Webcast Investor Call On Dec 5 At #WCIRDC2022 – $AMGN $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Amgen (AMGN) is to host a webcast call for the investment community at 8:00 a.m. ET on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, in conjunction with the World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease (WCIRDC). The webcast can be reached at  www.amgen.com, under Investors. ...

UnitedHealth To Pay Quarterly Dividend On Dec 13 – $UNH $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, the board of UnitedHealth Group (UNH) has authorized the payment of a cash dividend of $1.65 per share to common stock shareholders as of December 5, 2022. The dividend is payable on December 13, 2022. Dow 30 component UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) operates as a diversified ...

Walgreens Recently Report Quarterly Losses – $WBA $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Drugstore chain Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) posted a loss for the fourth quarter, partly due to higher operational costs and an impairment charge related to its Boots UK business. The company's U.S. pharmacy sales dropped 8.8% in the fourth quarter. The net loss attributable to Wa...

World’s Chief Manufacturer of Natural Gas Engines Caterpillar Waives Retirement Policy – Jim Umpleby To Continue As CEO – $CAT $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Caterpillar, Inc.s (CAT) board have waived the policy requiring Chairman and CEO Jim Umpleby to retire at age of 65. The heavy machinery maker follows Target Corp, which last month waived its retirement policy allowing CEO Brian Cornell to lead. Umpleby, 64, assumed Caterpillar's ch...

JPMorgan Chase Merchants To Include ‘Meta Pay’ As A Payment Method – $JPM $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co's  (JPM) merchants' network customers can now make payments through Meta Pay. In 2019, Facebook Pay (now knowns as Meta Pay) was launched as a unified payments service allowing users across Meta's platforms including Instagram and WhatsApp to make payments wi...

Stock Market Capitulates On Thursday Post Mid-Week Surge – $AAPL $ADT $AMC $ATOS $DIS $HL $INM Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Courage is found in unlikely places." - J. R. R. Tolkien   Happy First Day of December! I hope that you a solid day to kick off the final month of the year. As for the stock market, investors and traders capitulated somewhat after seeing the Fed Chair induced s...

Johnson & Johnson Earnings Move Higher On Cancer Drug Darzalex Demand – $JNJ $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) exceeded Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on strong demand for its cancer drug Darzalex and Crohn's disease drug Stelara while projecting an easing of the hit from surging inflation.  The company expects some impact of inflation to ease...

Amgen Reports Stronger Quarter Profits Recording Volume Growth – $AMGN $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Biotechnology company and Dow 30 component Amgen Inc's (AMGN) third-quarter revenue rose 1% as higher volume growth for its cancer, rheumatology, and cardiovascular products were offset by lower prices and foreign exchange losses. Revenue for the quarter totaled $6.7 billion, exceeding W...

Visa Recently Beat Quarterly Estimates As Consumers Spent ‘Huge’ On Travel – $V $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Visa Inc (V) had better-than-expected quarterly earnings as more Americans took advantage of a stronger dollar and flew to international destinations, and splurged on shopping and entertainment. Transactions increased 12% on a constant dollar basis to 50.9 billion in the fourth quarter t...

Disney Delays Release Dates Of Several Marvel Movies – $DIS $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Walt Disney Company (DIS) pushed back the release dates for several upcoming Marvel films including, "Blade," "Fantastic Four" and "Avengers: Secret Wars." In September, "Blade" director Bassam Tariq departed from the project due to a scheduling difference. Following his departure Marve...

Japan’s Skymark To Acquire Boeing 737 MAX Airplanes – $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Japan's Skymark Airlines announced plans to add up to 12 Boeing (BA) 737 MAX airplanes as part of its fleet modernization efforts. The carrier intends to order four airplanes including the 737-8 and 737-10 variants with options for two additional jets.  "As Skymark Airlines looks to su...

J&J Expected To Complete Heart Pump Maker Abiomed $16.B Acquisition By Q1/2023 – $JNJ $ABMD $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is set to acquire heart pump maker Abiomed (ABMD) in a deal valued at $16.6 billion to strengthen its cardiovascular devices business. The upfront payment of $380 per share represents a 50.7% premium to Abiomed's last closing price.  The transaction is e...

Boeing’s Q3 Earnings Disappointed – $BA $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Boeing (BA) released third-quarter earnings reporting a wide miss on its earnings line, as defense unit losses weighed against a strong quarter on its commercial side. Boeing reported an adjusted loss of $6.18 per share, due to charges in its Air Force One and KC-46 air tanker projec...

Stocks Surge Wednesday As Fed Chair Proposes Moderation – $AAPL $ADT $GME $INM $NTLA $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Theodore Roosevelt   Happy Last Day Of November! I hope that you had a pleasing hump day. As for the stock market, investors and traders experienced an amazing end to their month as all indices surged today...

Verizon’s Q3 Profits Take Hit As Subscribers Drift – $VZ $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) reported a 23% slide in third-quarter profit and missed market estimates for wireless subscriber additions, as several customers opted for cheaper plans from rivals AT&T Inc and T-Mobile US Inc. Verizon witnessed the loss of 189,000 monthly bill-payi...

Travelers Partnering With Wysa To Promote Holistic Recovery For Mental Health – $TRV $DIA $INVO

As per reports, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) has launched an app designed to promote the mental health of injured employees to facilitate a more holistic recovery. The app was created in partnership with Wysa, a provider of mental health support solutions powered by artificial intelligence. ...

Goldman Sachs Appointed Former Starbucks CEO Kevin R. Johnson To The Board – $GS $SBUX $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Kevin R. Johnson is to join as an independent director of the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS), effective October 26, 2022. The Board announced Mr. Johnson will also join as a member of each of the firm’s Compensation, Governance, and Risk Committees. Mr. Johnson retired in April 20...

Travelers Quarterly Profits Hit By Hurricane, But Strong Premiums Surfaced- $TRV $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Property and casualty insurer The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) reported a 20% fall in quarterly profit majorly hurt by hurricane-related claims and lower returns on its investments. Hurricanes Ian and Fiona, as well as severe storms in many U.S. regions, pushed the insurer's pretax ca...

Goldman Sachs Partners Kava, Crampton To Exit Firm At Year-End – $GS $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) partners Alan Kava and Chris Crampton are retiring from the firm at year-end. Alan Kava, 57, joined the firm in 1997, and was the managing director in 2002, and became a partner in 2008. New-York based Alan Kava is currently chairman of Goldman Sachs Ass...

Merck & Veeva Extend Their 12-Year Partnership – $MRK $VEEV $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. has recently announced a ten-year strategic partnership agreement with Veeva Systems (VEEV), building on the existing 12-year partnership between the companies. As per the agreement, Merck will take a Veeva-first approach to new industry-specific software and data, ...

Bottler Coca-Cola HBC Remains Confident On 2022 Profit Outlook – $KO $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Soft drinks bottler Coca-Cola Company (KO) HBC AG raised its full-year profit forecast as increasing prices helped the soft drinks bottler to keep sales steady. Sky-high inflation has pinched household budgets and forced consumers to cut down spending, but packaged food makers are ex...

Coca-Cola Raises Outlook Remains Confident Amid Price Raise – $KO $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Coca-Cola Company (KO) has raised its annual forecast as the soda giant gains from multiple price increases that have so far failed to bring the demand down. On an adjusted basis, Coca-Cola earned 69 cents per share on net revenue of $11.1 billion. Analysts were expecting 64 cents per s...

Goldman Sachs Approves Promotion Of 80 Bankers To Elite Rank – $GS $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Wall Street Giant Goldman Sachs Group (GS) recently approved 80 bankers as partners including 21 in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa region, 53 employees in the Americas, and 6 in Asia. The promotions are up from 60 people in 2020. The racial breakdown for the 2022 class is 24% Asian,...

3M Cuts Full-Year Forecast Amid Tight Consumer Spending – $MMM $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Recently, 3M Co (MMM) lowered its full-year forecasts over an uncertain economic environment. The post-it maker, which gets 60 percent of its revenue from outside the United States, cut its full-year revenue and profit forecasts. The company now expects full-year revenue to drop between 3.5% and 3%,...

Walgreens Renews 5-yr-Agreement With Western Union Offering Easy Money Transfers – $WBA $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Western Union and Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) have renewed a five-year agreement to their long-standing relationship. The collaboration will allow consumers to have access to Western Union Money Transfer and bill payment services at nearly 9,000 Walgreens locations across the United S...

Are Engine No 1 & Coca-Cola In Talks Over Recycling Initiatives? – $KO $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, sustainability-focused investment firm Engine No. 1 has held talks with the Coca-Cola Company (KO) about steps the beverage giant could take to ramp up the recycling of its cans and bottles. The activist investor has a passive stake in Coca-Cola through its Transform 500 exchange-tra...

Disney Attracts U.S. Disney+ Customers With Early Merchandise Access $DIS $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, U.S. subscribers to the Disney+ streaming service will be able to purchase new Star Wars lightsabers, Black Panther masks, and other merchandise, as an offering as a limited test of an additional benefit for streaming customers looking to grab products created for the holiday shoppin...

Coca Cola Announces Quarterly Dividend & Election Of 3 New Officers – $KO $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, the Board of Directors of the Coca-Cola Company (KO) announced the election of three new corporate officers, Felix Poh, Neeraj Tolmare, and Mark Westfall as the vice president. All three leaders started their current positions on October 1, and their elections as corporate officers a...

Energy Giant Chevron To Pay Quarterly Dividend On December 12 – $CVX $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, the Board of Directors of Chevron Corporation (CVX) declared a quarterly dividend of one dollar and forty-two cents ($1.42) per share, payable on December 12, 2022. The dividend is payable to all holders of common stock as of November 18, 2022.   Dow 30 component Chevron Corpo...

Boeing Expects Higher Cash Flow In 2023 – $BA $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Aerospace giant Boeing Co (BA) expects higher free cash flow as it expects to ramp up deliveries of 737 MAX and 787 jets, informed Chief Financial Officer Brian West. Boeing estimates it will generate $3 billion-$5 billion in free cash flow next year, way higher than the $1.5 billion...

Tuesday’s Stock Market Session Ends With Mixed ‘Fed Talk’ Views – $ADT $AG $BILI $BRQS $FATE $GOCO Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "A good beginning makes a good end." - Louis L'Amour   Happy 2nd Day of The Week! I hope that you had a wonderful Tuesday and that you were able to watch the US Men's National Soccer Team lock in a win (1-0) over Iran at World Cup 2022 in Qatar.  As for the sto...

Caterpillar Foundation Raises Record $13.8M To Serve Communities – $CAT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) retirees and employees together with the philanthropic organization, Caterpillar Foundation, have raised more than $13.8 million to the United Way chapters across Mexico, the United States, Canada, and Panama as part of its 2022-2023 campaign, to serve communitie...

Caterpillar Completes Successful Demonstration Of First Battery Electric Truck On 7-kilometer Course – $CAT $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) announced a successful showing of 793 large mining trucks, their first battery electric powered mining trucks, and additionally announced a significant investment to transform its Arizona-based proving ground into a sustainable testing and validation hub of the fu...

AmEx Lifts COVID Vaccine Requirements For Working From Office – $AXP $DIA $INVO

As per reports, American Express Co. (AXP) has lifted COVID-19 vaccine requirements at its offices effective November 1, as the credit card giant prepares to remove pandemic-era protocols. According to the memo, the new guidelines will apply to offices in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Ne...

JP Morgan To Grow Presence In Athens, Greece With New Office – $JPM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is set to open a new office in Athens, Greece as the organic growth of its businesses in the country grows. Bank also plans to hire a new Payments Innovation Lab with a payments research and development team locally. J.P. Morgan intends to initially hire ar...

IBM Pushes The Limits With Its Most Powerful Quantum Computer To Date – $IBM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) announced a 433-qubit, Osprey machine, the most powerful and impressive quantum computer, built with three times the number of qubits than its earlier Eagle machine. Quantum computers are much faster than the fastest supercomputers today....

Disney’s Media & Entertainment Distribution Chairman Kareem Daniel Elected To McDonald’s Board – $MCD $DIS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) announced the appointment of Kareem Daniel as an independent Director of the Board, effective October 1, 2022. Mr. Daniel currently serves as Chairman, of Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution at The Walt Disney Company, leading the organizatio...

Chevron Commits $500k Contribution For Ian Hurricane Relief – $CVX $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) has committed $500k to support relief efforts in Florida after Hurricane Ian left devastation across the state, causing catastrophic floods and damage. "Our thoughts are with all the people whose lives have been impacted by Hurricane Ian. With deep ties in Flor...

China’s #COVID Issues & Fed Fears Pressure Monday’s Stock Market – $ADT $AXSM $KDNY $TSLA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "What you do today can improve all your tomorrows." - Ralph Marston   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great start to the week and that you are preparing to support the US Men's National Soccer Team during their World Cup match tomorrow, Tuesday at 2pm ET whe...

Walt Disney Appoints Veteran Carolyn Everson To Its Board – $DIS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) announced the appointment of Carolyn Everson, a veteran media and technology executive, to its Board of Directors, effective November 21. Ms. Everson will be included in the Company’s slate of director nominees in the proxy statement for Disney’s 202...

Apple Hires Timothy Campos From Facebook To Lead Its Information Systems Group – $AAPL $META $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Apple Inc. has hired Timothy Campo, a startup founder, and former Facebook (META) executive, to run its information systems group after a series of departures in that department. Campion will lead the Information Systems and Technology department, responsible for the infrastructure b...

UnitedHealth Unit Acquires Change Healthcare – $UNH $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the UnitedHealth Group (UNH) health services unit has completed the acquisition of Change Healthcare, following more than a year of uncertainty due to anti-competitive concerns. The deal's completion follows last month a U.S. judge denying the U.S. Justice Department's appeal to sto...

Verizon Gains Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) Task Order Worth $1.58B – $VZ $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) has entered a new Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract to modernize the global communications infrastructure and offer IT services for each of the Department of State’s (DOS) U.S. consular, embassies, and other key locations in nearly 260...

Emirates To Add 5 Boeing 777 Freighters To Its Cargo Fleet – $BA $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Emirates has placed an order for five 777 Freighters, valued at more than $1.7 billion at list prices, expanding its all-Boeing (BA) dedicated freighter fleet. The airline was a launch customer for the 777 Freighter and is currently the world’s largest operator of the 777 families,...

Merck Agrees On Distribution Rights For Its COVID-19 Drug With China’s Sinopharm – $MRK $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) has agreed to allow China's Sinopharm to distribute and import its COVID-19 antiviral molnupiravir in China if the drug is approved for use there. The drugmaker has reached a cooperation framework agreement with Sinopharm allowing the Chinese company to di...

Salesforce To Release Q3 Earnings On November 30 – $CRM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, global CRM leader Salesforce (CRM) has scheduled to release its third-quarter fiscal year 2023 results on November 30, 2022, after trading closes, followed by a conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss and review financial results with the investment community. Interested parties can ...

Apple Seeking To Expand Live TV Advertising Around MLS Games Next Year – $AAPL $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) is gearing up to expand its advertising network for live television in an attempt to stream Major League Soccer (MLS) games next year. The company is in talks with advertising partners and MLS sponsors in advance of the launch next February about airing advertisements during...

Microsoft Charged With EU Antitrust Complaint On Cloud Computing Practices – $MSFT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) faces a new antitrust complaint over its cloud computing practices as trade group CISPE, whose members include Amazon, took its grievance to European Union antitrust regulators. The trading body alleged that Microsoft's new contractual terms imposed on Oct. 1 together wi...

Nike To Host Q2 Earnings Call On Dec 20 – $NKK $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, NIKE, Inc. is to announce its second quarter fiscal 2023 earnings on December 20, 2022, at approximately 1:15 p.m. PT, followed by a conference call beginning at 2:00 p.m. PT to review the results with the management team. The call can be reached at http://investors.nike.com. NIKE, Inc....

JP Morgan To Expand Business In Latin America – $JPM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is to expand in Latin America over the coming years as it expects the region's geopolitical outlook to improve, informed the bank's chief executive for Latin America and Canada, Alfonso Eyzaguirre. JP Morgan has been adding employees and services for cor...

Tesla Offers Beta Version Of It Full Self-Driving Feature For Test – $TSLA $SPY $INVO

As per reports,  Tesla (TSLA) is making its driver-assistance system available to customers behind the wheel to test, a feature that was previously deemed not safe enough. CEO, Elon Musk tweeted that the system which Tesla calls Full Self-Driving Beta will be now available to anyone in North Americ...

UnitedHealth To Discuss Growth & Strategic Plans On Investor’s Day In #NYC Nov. 29 – $UNH $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) announced that its annual Investor Conference will be held in New York City on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, starting at 8:00 a.m. ET. A team of UnitedHealth Group leaders will offer perspectives on the company’s performance, and its long-term strat...

Disney Reported Disappointing Quarter Earnings – $DIS $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) added 12.1 million Disney+ subscribers and 14.6 million total direct-to-consumer customers in its fiscal fourth quarter, exceeding estimates. Total quarterly Disney revenue of $20.1 billion missed the average analyst estimate by nearly $1 billion. Net operat...

3M Schedules Fourth-Quarterly Dividend For December – $MMM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the board of 3M (MMM) announced a fourth-quarter common stock dividend of $1.49 per share payable on December 12, 2022. The dividend is payable to shareholders as of November 18, 2022. 3M (MMM) is a global science company that seems to never stop inventing. Using 46 technology...

Europe Strengthens Grip On Global Chip Industry 2030 Initiative As Design Center Opening In Barcelona – $CSCO $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is set to open a new semiconductor chip design center in the northeastern Spanish city of Barcelona. The initiative is a part of government subsidies, PERTE plan for semiconductor research and development using the European Union's pandemic relief funds, alloca...

Thanksgiving Holiday-Shortened World Cup Filled Week Produces Positive Returns – $ADT $ATOS $BBY $DIS $JPM $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity." - Thor Heyerdahl   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you are enjoying the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend and that you are taking in your favorite festivities and games including those from 2022 World Cup that are bei...

Stocks Continue Moving Higher Heading Into ‘Turkey Day’ – $AAPL $AMC $BRQS $DE $KDNY $MANU $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "One that would have the fruit must climb the tree." - Thomas Fuller   Happy Day Before 'Turkey Day'! I hope that you had a great Wednesday and that you are now at your chosen and desirable location for the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow.  As for the stock marke...

IBM & Bosch Connect To Find Alternatives To Critical Minerals For EV’s – $IBM

As per reports, International Business Machines Corporation  (IBM) and Germany's Bosch have formed a partnership to use quantum computing and simulation technology to find alternatives to the rare earth and metals needed for electric vehicles. The minerals used in membranes in fuel cells for hydrog...

Apple Launched Emergency SOS Service – $AAPL $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, the iPhone giant Apple (AAPL) has launched its Emergency SOS service, which allows iPhones to communicate using satellites when they have no signal. The feature allows people to contact emergency services when they are outside of cellular or WiFi coverage. The feature will also allow the...

Intel Elects BlackRock Co-Founder To Its Board – $INTC $BLK $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) has elected co-founder and senior advisor at BlackRock Inc. (BLK) Barbara G. Novick, to its board of directors effective Dec. 1, 2022. Barbara will serve as an independent director and join the board’s Audit & Finance and Compensation committees. &nbs...

Energy Sector & Retailers Power S&P 500 Above 4k On Tuesday – $AAPL $ATOS $BBY $CVX $DKS $INVO $PSNY $SPY Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift." - Albert Einstein   Happy 2nd Day Of The Week! I hope that you had a wonderful Tuesday wherever the world landed you.   As for the stock market, investors and traders experienced an overwhelmin...

Are Apple’s iPhones Running Out Of Supply Ahead Of Holiday Season? $AAPL $BBY $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Apple Inc's (AAPL) high-end iPhones will be in short supply at stores this holiday season, informed Best Buy Co Inc's (BBY) chief executive.  Earlier this month, Apple warned of delays in shipments of its flagship product following a significant production cut at Foxconn's Zhengzhou pla...

Nike Announces Quarterly Dividend Raise – $NKE $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Nike's board announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.340 per share on the company’s outstanding Common Stock payable on December 28, 2022, the dividend represents an increase of 11 percent. The dividend is payable to shareholders as of December 5, 2022.   NIKE, Inc. (NKE) is t...

Cisco Announces Quarterly Earnings, Raises Full-Year Outlook – $CSCO $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) recently raised its full-year profit and revenue forecast amid easing supply chain hurdles and announced $600 million in analysis and restructuring charges, impacting 5% of its workforce roughly. In the first quarter, Cisco's revenue exceeded analysts' esti...

Disney’s “Disenchanted” To Begin Streaming On Disney+ Starting November 18 – $DIS $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) sequel film “Disenchanted” premiered in Hollywood following its predecessor, “Enchanted,” by flipping the narrative of typical Disney fairytales. “Enchanted,” the tale of a cartoon princess being transported to modern-day New York, was released i...

Stocks Move Lower To Start Thanksgiving Holiday-Shortened Week – $ADT $DIS $IMGO $MRK $SHC Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." - Eleanor Roosevelt   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great first day of the workweek as we swiftly head towards the Thanksgiving holiday.  As for the stock market, investors and trade...

Angie Klein Appointed To Lead Verizon’s Value Business – $VZ $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Angie Klein, Chief Revenue Officer of TracFone and Verizon Prepaid and CEO of Visible has been appointed to the new role of SVP and President of the Verizon (VZ) Value organization starting January 1, 2023. Angie will report to EVP & Group CEO of Verizon Consumer Group Manon Brou...

Honeywell Agrees To Pay $1.3B To Handle Asbestos-Related Claims – $HON $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Honeywell International Inc. (HON) is to pay $1.3B to end asbestos-related claims stemming from its former unit. As part of a deal with the North American Refractories Asbestos Personal Injury Settlement Trust, the settlement will help Honeywell eliminate its funding obligations. Honeywe...

Bob Iger ReAppointed As Disney CEO! – $DIS $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) has re-appointed Disney veteran Bob Iger as its chief executive officer after he retired last year, in an attempt to revive investor confidence and profits at its streaming media unit amid the economic turmoil. Iger stayed at Disney through 2021 to ease the ...

Visa Appoints President Ryan McInerney As Its New CEO – $V $DIA $INVIO

Reportedly, Visa (V) has named its president, Ryan McInerney, as its new CEO to help the company come through a challenging period for the payments industry as consumers shrink and tighten their expenses. Starting in February, McInerney will lead replacing Alfred Kelly Jr, who has been CEO since 201...

Air India To Order New Aircrafts, In Talks With Airbus & Boeing – $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Tata Group-owned Air India is in talks with Boeing (BA) and Airbus about ordering new aircraft and is meeting its immediate needs by leasing planes and repairing grounded aircraft, the airline's chief executive informed. Tata Group-owned Air India is in talks with Boeing and Airbus about...

McDonald’s Kazakh Franchisee Suspends Operations Amid Supply Issues – $MCD $DIA

As per reports, The Kazakh franchisee of U.S. fast food chain McDonald's (MCD) has suspended operation of all its restaurants from Nov 18 "due to restricted local supplies", the company, Food Solutions KZ informed. No details on the supply restrictions, and when its 24 outlets could reopen in the n...

Merck To Acquire Cancer Drug Developer Imago BioSciences For $1.35B – $MRK $DIA $IMGO $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) announced the acquisition of Imago BioSciences (IMGO), a cancer drug developer for a total equity value of $1.35B. The company's offer of $36 per share in cash for Imago is nearly a 107% premium to its last closing price. The transaction is expected to close i...

Fed Induced Inversion Pushes Stocks Lower This Week- $AAPL $AMC $GME $INVO $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves." - William Shakespeare   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you all had a wonderful week, that you made a fortune in the stock market, and that you have your schedule set for the 2022 World Cup that is kicking of...

More Fed Speak Helps Drive Stocks Lower Thursday – $AAPL $BBWI $BRQS $GME $INM $M Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight." - Phyllis Diller   Happy 'Thor's Day'! I hope that the fourth day of the work week has turned out well for you.  As for the stock market, investors and traders experienced an overall red day that saw all major indices c...

Nvidia Teaming With Microsoft To Build ‘Massive’ Cloud AI Computer -$NVDA $MSFT $DIA $INM

Reportedly, Nvidia Corp (NVDA) is partnering with Microsoft Corp (MSFT) to build a “massive” computer to handle high artificial intelligence computing work in the cloud. The AI computer will operate on Microsoft’s Azure cloud, with tens of thousands of graphics processing units, Nvidia’s mos...

Home Depot Releases Quarterly Earnings, Stays Strong On Fiscal Outlook – $HD $DIA $INM

Reportedly,  The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) quarterly earnings beat estimates as price increases helped the company post an 8.8% jump in average ticket, or the average amount of sales per customer assisting offset a 4.3% fall in customer transactions in the quarter. Comparable sales at the home improvem...

American Express To Create First Credit Card For Square Sellers Empowering Small Businesses – $AXP $SQ $DIA $INM

Reportedly, American Express (AXP) and Square (SQ) are expanding their relationship and plan to launch a new credit card built specifically for Square sellers on the American Express network. The card will be issued by Celtic Bank and powered by i2c Inc. "Small businesses can struggle to find fair ...

Walmart Raises Annual Sales Forecast As Consumer Demand Remain Strong – $WMT $DIA $INM

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) raised its annual sales and profit forecast as demand for groceries continued to remain strong despite higher prices. The retailer also raised its full-year net sales expectations ahead of the holiday season, announcing a new $20-billion share buyback plan. Wa...

Disney Shanghai Announces Re-Opening Of Some Parts Of The Resort – $DIS $DIA $INM

Reportedly, the Shanghai Disney Resort is to open some parts of the resort this week, but the main Disneyland park would stay shut until further notice. The entertainment resort was closed on Oct. 31 after a visitor tested positive for COVID-19. "Disneytown, Wishing Star Park and Shanghai Disneylan...

Solid Retail Sales & Target’s Sour Earnings Report Led Stocks Lower Wednesday – $INM $INVO $LOW $SRAD Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The undertaking of a new action brings new strength." - Richard L. Evans   Happy Hump Day! I hope that middle of the week is going well enough for you and yours.  As for the stock market, investors and traders experienced an overall down day. The macroeconomic...

P&G Announced Webcast Of Investor Day 2022 – $PG $DIA $INVO

As per reports, The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) to webcast the presentation from the P&G Investor Day 2022 in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday, November 17, 2022, beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET.  The live audio webcast at www.pginvestor.com starting 2:00 P.M. ET. Chairman of the Board, President...

Dollar, Yields Drop As Stocks Scale Higher On Tuesday – $ADT $AMC $ATOS $GME $INVO $PARA $SHIP $WMT Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "It's kind of fun to do the impossible." - Walt Disney   Happy Tuesday! I hope Tuesday treated you all well.  As for the stock market, investors and traders experienced a bit of volatility today, but overall stocks stayed and ended green throughout. A decent me...

Recently Disney Froze Hiring As Economic Uncertainty Continues – $DIS $DIA $INVO

As per reports recently, Walt Disney (DIS) is set to freeze hiring and cut some jobs as it struggles to move the Disney+ streaming service to profitability amid economic uncertainty. The move came after Disney missed estimates for quarterly earnings as the entertainment giant racked up more losses f...

Cisco To Release Q1 Results – CSCO $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 1:30 PM (PT) / 4:30 PM (ET) to announce its first quarter fiscal year 2023 financial results for the period ending Saturday, October 29, 2022. Web & Dial-Dial-In : The webcast can...

Walmart To Release Third-Quarter Earnings – $WMT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart (WMT) to release its third-quarter earnings at 6 a.m. CST on November 15, followed by a live conference call with the Investment Community at 7 a.m. to discuss the company’s third-quarter earnings results for the fiscal year 2023. Web: Live webcast will be available at the lin...

Yields & The Dollar Rebound Monday As Stocks Pull Back – $ADT $AMC $GETY $INVO $KDNY $SHIP $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Real riches are the riches possessed inside." - B. C. Forbes   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great weekend and that your work week kicked off in grand fashion.  As for the stock market, investors and traders experienced an overall pull back that saw all ...

Gridlock Surfaces, CPI Falls Fueling Stocks Weekly Ascent – $AAPL $ADT $AMC $FATE $INM $INVO $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." - Confucius   Happy Saturday All! I hope all is well and that you are having a great Veterans Day weekend.  As for the markets this week, investors overall realized yet another reversal, this time result...

Stocks Ace Thursday’s Session As CPI/Yields/Dollar Drop – $AAPL $AMC $ADT $ATOS $BRQS $INM $INVO $RUN $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears." - Marcus Aurelius   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a nice fourth day of the week.  As for the stock market, investors and traders experienced an overwhelmingly positive day across the board as...

Salesforce Lays Off Workers From Sales Team Amid Shaky Economy – $CRM $DIA

Reportedly, Salesforce Inc. (CRM) has cut hundreds of workers from sales teams, seeking to improve profitability while facing slowing demand for its software products in an unsteady economy. Salesforce almost tripled its workforce in the past five years and reported 78,634 employees as of July 31. ...

Stocks Falter Wednesday Awaiting Election & CPI Numbers – $ARRY $CERT $INM $IPN $MACK $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well." - Rene Descartes   Happy Day A Day After The Midterms! I hope that you had a great hump day.  As for the stock market, investors and traders experienced a bit of a sour day, to state the ...

Election Day Brings Green Stock Market While Materials Sector Leads – $ADT $AMC $CERT $DD $NVDA $TLRY $VERU Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well." - Rene Descartes   Happy Election Day! I hope that you had an amazing second day of the week.  As for the stock market, investors and traders experienced another relatively positive marke...

Disney To Host Fiscal Full Year & Q4 2022 Financial Results – $DIS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the Walt Disney Company announced the release of the fourth quarter of 2022 and fiscal full year and earnings on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, after the close of regular trading. The release will be followed by a live audio webcast beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT and can be rea...

Stocks March Forward On Monday As Investors Eye The Midterms – $AAPL $ADT $CERT $DIS $KDNY $VERU Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." - John C. Maxwell   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great start to your week.  As for the stock market, investors and traders experienced a relatively positive market that began the day a...

‘Uncle Jerry’ Resets Stock Market This Week With His ‘Very Premature’ Rhetoric – $AG $FSLR $JPM $NVDA $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "I want to put a ding in the universe." - Steve Jobs   Happy Saturday All! I hope all is well and that you are having a wonderful weekend.  As for the markets this week, investors overall realized a reversal of sorts after a the nice and recent rebound that left many qui...

EU Antitrust Regulators Set Nov 8 As Deadline For Microsoft & Activision Deal – $MSFT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, EU antitrust regulators are to decide by Nov. 8 whether to clear Microsoft Corp's proposed $69 billion acquisition of "Call of Duty" maker Activision Blizzard. The deal will help the U.S. software company better compete with industry leaders Tencent and Sony. The transaction can be clea...

Nike Recently Ended Ties With Kyrie Irving, The Brooklyn Nets Star – $NKE $DIA

Reportedly, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) has recently withdrawn from its relationship with Kyrie Irving, the Brooklyn Nets star, and canceled its next Irving-branded shoe release, Kyrie 8 after his promotion of an anti-Semitic documentary. The Nets had already suspended Irving for at least five games over the a...

More Pain No Gain During Thursday’s Stock Market Session – $ADT $CVS $FSLR $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition." - Henry James   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had another great day wherever the world find's you on this fourth day of the workweek.  As for the stock market, investors and traders expe...

Tesla’s Semi Truck Deliveries Expected In December 2022 For PepsiCo – $TSLA $PEP $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, PepsiCo Inc (PEP) is to become the first company to receive its orders for Tesla's (TSLA) much-delayed Semi truck EVs in December. The beverage giant informed that the trucks would be used at its Frito-Lay plant in Modesto, California, and its PepsiCo beverages factory in Sacramento. The...

Amgen To Webcast Third-Quarter Earnings – $AMGN $DIA $INVIO

Reportedly, healthcare giant Amgen (AMGN) is to release its third-quarter earnings on November 3, 2022, after the market closes. The release will be followed by a conference call with the investment community to discuss the results at 1:30 p.m. PT. The call will be hosted by the chairman and CEO Rob...

Fed Chair ‘Uncle Jerry’ Remains Hawkish, Stock Market Tanks On Hump Day – $ATOS $CHGG $CVS $FSLR $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts." - Will Rogers     Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had an amazing day.  As for the stock market, investors and traders rode the wings of a volatile market that glided lower out of the gate u...

Mixed Macroeconomic Data Weighs On Tuesday’s Stock Market – $ABMD $AG $FSLR $INVO $PRME $UBER $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it's about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves." - Elvis Duran   Happy First Day Of November! I hope that you experienced a solid kick off to the new month.   As for the stock market, inves...

Halloween’s Stock Market Session Realizes More Trick Than Treat – $ATOS $BRQS $DIS $FSLR $INVO $IWC Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it's about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves." - Elvis Duran   Happy Halloween! I hope you had a prosperous day no matter how you choose to slice it.  As for the stock market, investors and t...

Twitter May Revise Its User Verification Process

Reportedly, Twitter may soon update its user verification process, informed CEO Tesla (TSLA) Elon Musk, after he took over the social media giant recently. The social media giant is considering charging for the blue check mark verifying the identity of its account holder.  "Whole verification proc...

Fed Slowdown Belief Powers Stock Market Into Halloween Weekend – $AAPL $ATOS $BRQS $GME $IWC $PCVX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Research is creating new knowledge." - Neil Armstrong   Happy Saturday All! I hope all is well and that you are out enjoying your weekend. As for the markets this week, investors overall realized a strong move across the indices that continued to be fed by the belief th...

Dow 30 Charges Forward During Mixed Session On Thursday – $ADT $AIMC $ATOS $CAT $GME $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Everything in the world may be endured except continual prosperity." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   Happy Thursday! I hope you had a prosperous day no matter how you choose to slice it.  As for the stock market, investors and traders again experienced a bit of a m...

Caterpillar To Pay Quarterly Dividend On Nov 18 – $CAT $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the Board of Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) announced a quarterly common stock dividend of  $1.20 per share payable to stockholders as of October 24, 2022. The dividend is payable on November 18, 2022.   Dow 30 Component Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is the world’s chief manufacturer ...

Intel To Host Q3 Earnings Call – $INTC $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) announced the release of third-quarter 2022 financial results on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, after trading closes followed by a conference call at 2 p.m. PDT to discuss the results. The event webcast can be reached at Intel's Investor Relations website at intc.c...

Microsoft & Mercedes Benz Partner On Supply Chain Data Platform – $MSFT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Mercedes-Benz has entered a partnership with Microsoft (MSFT) using its Cloud for a data platform, MO360 intended to improve production efficiency at over 30 passenger car plants globally. The collaboration is aimed at a 20% increase in vehicle production efficiency by 2025 from 2022 lev...

Nasdaq, Large Tech Stocks Take An ‘Economic Slowdown’ Hit On Hump Day – $ADT $ATOS $BRQS $FATE $PCVX $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Where is all the knowledge we lost with information?" - T. S. Eliot   Happy Hump Day! Congratulations folks, you have made it to the middle of the work week once again.  As for the stock market, investors and traders received sort of a mixed bag of macroeconomic m...

Biotech Giant Amgen Completes The Acquisition Of ChemoCentryx – $AMGN $JNJ $DIA $ATOS

As per reports, Amgen (AMGN) has successfully acquired ChemoCentryx, Inc. (CCXI), for $52 per share in cash, representing aggregate merger consideration of approximately $3.7 billion. A biopharmaceutical company, ChemoCentryx, Inc is focused on orally-administered methods to treat cancer, inflammato...

Aviation Giant Boeing Reports Q3 2022 Commercial & Defense Deliveries & Results- $BA $DA $INVO

Dow 30 comments and aviation giant Boeing (BA) reported major program deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the third quarter of 2022 earlier in October, as listed below: Major Programs - 3rd Quarter 2022 Commercial Airplanes Programs 3rd Quarter 2022 Year-to-date ...

Vista Partners Progress Report: Atossa Receives FDA Authorization & Adds Former $JNJ Director Richard Grayson – $ATOS $XBI

  Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in premenopausal women worldwide. It is estimated that almost half of the cancers that occur in women aged 15-49 is breast cancer. An overwhelming majority (75%) of premenopausal breast cancer falls under luminal A (ER+/HER2-) or B (ER+...

Boeing Schedules Third-Quarter Release – $BA $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the Boeing Company (BA) is to release its third-quarter 2022 financial results on Wednesday, October 26. President & CEO David Calhoun and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Brian West will host a conference call that day at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results ...

Tuesday’s Stock Market Treats Investors As UK’s Rishi Sunak Takes Office – $AAPL $ATOS $BRQS $GM $GME $IWC $PCVX $SNAP Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy." - Spike Milligan   Happy Tuesday! I hope you had a wonderful 2nd day of the week.  As for the stock market, investors and traders were treated to a sweet serving of sorts throughout the session as t...

Honeywell Announces Dividend Increase – INVO Bioscience Progresses At #ASRM2022 – $HON $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the board of Dow 30 component Honeywell (HON), a Fortune 500 technology company that delivers industry specific solutions that include aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings and industry; and performance materials globally,  has increased the company's regul...

Monday’s Stock Market Continues Momentum Trade – $AAPL $ATOS $BRQS $GE $PCVX $IYH Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Out of difficulties grow miracles." - Jean de la Bruyere   Happy First Day Of The Week! I hope you had a great start to your work week.  As for the stock market, investors were generally risk oriented in nature on Monday as the markets pushed higher across the boa...

The Stock Market Finds Positive Weekly Ride- $AAPL $ADT $BRQS $CVX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more." - Jonas Salk   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you had a wonderful week and your investment accounts rose significantly. As for the stock market, it was packed full of volatile sessions with a number of macro...

Stocks Drifted Lower As Interest Rates Climbed On Thursday – $AG AMC $APE $ATOS $IBM $INVO $PEGY $SMCI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time." - Theodore Roosevelt   Happy Thursday! I hope that your day proceeded well enough.  As for the stock market, investors unfortunately experienced a relatively risk-off session as interest rates moved higher and all majo...

Coca-Cola To Release Third-Quarter Earnings On October 25 – $KO $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the Coca-Cola Company (KO) announced it will release the third quarter of 2022 financial results on Oct. 25 before trading starts. The release will be followed by an investor conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results. Interested parties can visit www.coca-colacompany.com...

Verizon Announces Earnings Release Date

As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ)  will report third-quarter 2022 earnings on Friday, October 21. The company will present results on a webcast beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time.  Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) is a worldwide leader in delivering communications and technolo...

Musk Promises Strong Quarter Ahead Even As The EV Giant Misses Estimates

Reportedly, Tesla (TSLA), reported sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates, due to delivery and production bottlenecks, prompting the CEO to assure investors that demand for his company’s cars continues to remain strong. “We have excellent demand for Q4 and we expect to sell every car th...

Stock Market Pulls Back As Treasuries & Oil Move Higher On Hump Day – $AAPL $ADT $DIS $INVO $NFLX $TRV $XOM Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Time is money." - Benjamin Franklin   Happy Hump Day! I hope that your Wednesday was all that you hoped for and more.  As for the stock market, investors saw the major indices drift lower essentially over the course of the session as the yield curve ascended helpi...

Stocks Continue To Move Strongly Green On Tuesday – $AAPL $ADT $ATOS $BRQS $CRM $GME $GS $LMT $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "I can, therefore I am." - Simone Weil   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a great second day of the week.  As for the stock market, investors seemed to only see blue skies on Tuesday while the markets continued its 2-day love affair as all indices moved strongly ...

Intel Ties With Google Cloud Introducing Secure & Improved Chip For Data Centre – $INTC $GOOG $DIA $BRQS $INVO

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) and Alphabet Inc's Google Cloud have launched a co-designed chip to make data centers more secure and efficient. The E2000 chip, code-named Mount Evans, takes over from the expensive central processing units (CPU) that do the main computing, for the work of packa...

Microsoft Laid Off Several Employees Amid Weakening Economy – $MSFT

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) has laid off under 1,000 employees across several divisions in October making it the latest U.S. technology company to cut jobs or slow hiring amid a global economic slowdown. The layoffs affected less than 1% of Microsoft's total workforce of around 221,000 as of J...

Earnings, Great Britain, Treasury Yields Fuel Monday’s Stock Market Rally – $AAPL $ADT $AMC $BAC $GME $LFG $RBLX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Where there is no vision, there is no hope." - George Washington Carver   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a marvelous start to your work week and otherwise.  As for the stock market, investors experienced a  hugely positive rally where all indices charged signi...

Merck Schedules Release Of Third-Quarter Earnings – $MRK $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) is to hold its third-quarter 2022 sales and earnings conference call with institutional investors and analysts at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, October 27. Investors, journalists, and the general public may access a live audio webcast of the call via this link. Me...

The Stock Market Experiences Seesaw Affair This Week- $DIA $IBB $IYH $JPM $MCD $PEGY $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Man is a creative retrospection of nature upon itself." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you experienced a great week and found many ways to increase your net worth. As for the stock market, it was a volatile beast to say the least tha...

CPI Stays Hot & The Stock Market Pops Higher On Thursday – $AAPL $AMC $APE $BRQS $DIS $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown." - Charles de Gaulle   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a wonderful day.  As for the stock market, it was a tale of two tales where the markets headed sharply lower out of the gate, seemingly in reaction to the h...

Intel To Lay Off Employees Amid Declining PC Demand

Reportedly, Intel Corporation announced cutting jobs amid a slowdown in the personal computer market. The layoffs will be announced as early as this month and some of Intel's divisions, including the sales and marketing group, could witness cuts affecting about 20% of employees. As of July, Intel ha...

Caterpillar To Host Third Quarter Earnings Call

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is to release its third-quarter 2022 financial results at 5:30 a.m. CDT on Thursday, October 27. Interested parties can view the same on the website. A real-time, listen-only teleconference and webcast of the quarterly results will begin at 7:30 a.m. CDT on Thursd...

Hump Day’s Stock Market Shows Promise Prior To Ending In The Red- $ATOS $BRQS $HL $INVO $PEGY $SHIP $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much." - Blaise Pascal   Happy Hump Day! I hope that the middle of the week was good to both you and yours.  As for the stock market, today's session showed signs of positive movements virtually throughout the day, ...

Dow 30, Russell 2000 & Biotech Lead Tuesday’s Rocky Stock Market Session – $AMGN $GME $INVO $KDNY $PEGY $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention." - John Burroughs   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a great second day of the week.  As for the stock market, today's session was a bit of a bumpy ride that moved into the red early, prior to rising sharp...

Nike Q1 Earnings Slightly Exceeds Estimates – Stays Positive On Q2 Growth – $NKE $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Nike Inc's (NKE) first-quarter earnings exceeded market estimates, however, gross margins dropped as inventories jumped. The sportswear giant reported a 20% drop in earnings to 93 cents a share. Revenue grew 4% to $12.69 billion. Analysts were expecting Nike earnings to fall 21% to 9...

Stock Market Walks Lower On Indigenous Peoples’ Day – $AAPL $ATOS $INVO $PEGY $ROIV Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The world is round so that friendship may encircle it." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin   Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day! I hope that all is well with and yours again today.  As for the stock market, today's session was a decidedly negative affair that coincided wit...

Nike Partners With Britain’s JD Sports – $NKE $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, JD Sports Fashion, Britain's biggest sportswear retailer has extended its deal with sportswear giant Nike Inc. (NKE) giving its customers access to more of the U.S. brand's footwear and apparel. The partnership would be Nike's first European retail partner for its Connected Partnership l...

Honeywell To Work On Lower-Carbon Aviation Fuel Amid Increasing SAF Demand – $HON $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Honeywell International Inc. (HON) is expecting to roll out technology that could increase supplies of lower-carbon aviation fuel produced from ethanol. The company's technology can increase the production efficiency of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to lower costs. The airline indu...

Bears Get Louder As The Stock Market Drops This Week – $AAPL $ADT $DIS $IBB $INM $INVO $ROIV $XLE Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "There's something about taking a plow and breaking new ground. It gives you energy." - Ken Kesey   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you all had a wonderful week as we kicked off the last quarter of 2022. As for the stock market, Q4 kicked off with a bang, at least for th...

Disney’s ESPN Reportedy Talks With DraftKings Over Capitalizing Sports Betting

Reportedly, Walt Disney Co's (DIS) ESPN is in close talks to enter a new partnership deal with sports-betting firm DraftKings Inc. The collaboration will allow the sports broadcaster to capitalize on the growing wave of legalized sports betting. ESPN has been looking to license its brand to major s...

Boeing Announces Deal With UPS For Eight Additional 767s Freighters – $BA $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Boeing (BA) announced that it has received an order from UPS for eight more 767 Freighters. The additional orders will increase UPS's 767 Freighter fleet to 108 airplanes, enabling Boeing to further modernize and sustainably grow its fleet. Air cargo continues to play a significant ...

The Energy Sector Leads As The Stock Market Drifts Lower Thursday – $ADT $HL $INM $INVO $NFLX $PEGY $ROIV $XLE Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds." - George Eliot   Happy Thursday! I hope that all is well with and yours today.  As for the stock market, today's session turned out to be another significantly down day overall. The US dollar index contin...

Boeing Gains Orders For 42 MAX 10 Jets From Canada’s WestJet Group – $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Canada's WestJet Group has placed an order with Boeing Co (BA) for 42 MAX 10 jets in a deal valued at $5.67 billion at list prices. The Calgary-based carrier now has more than 60 firm orders for the 737 MAX jets, Boeing's best-selling single-aisle airplane family. Owned by private equity...

Honeywell Announces Release Date Of Q3 Earnings – $HON $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Honeywell is to release its third quarter financial results on Thursday, October 27, before the market opens, followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be reached at http://www.honeywell.com/investor. Vista Partners LLC (”Vis...

Jacqueline Arthur Succeeds Bentley de Beyer To Lead Goldman Sachs HR Unit – $GS $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) has appointed Jacqueline Arthur, a 15-year veteran of the bank, to run human resources starting Jan. 1.  Arthur, 45, will take over from Bentley de Beyer, who has been the bank's global head of human capital management since early 2020. Jacqueline Arthur,...

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VISTA UPDATE REPORT: Peer Reviewed Study Published Regarding Conventional IVF vs. INVO Bioscience’s INVOcell System – $INVO $IYH

Today, the global fertility market is a multi-million dollar market that is predicted to hit around US$47.9 billion by 2030, yet remains severely underserved with experts’ estimates suggesting that more than 90% of couples in need of infertility treatment are going without care.   On Sept...

Stock Market Digests Surge As Oil Continued Higher On Wednesday – $ADT $AAPL $INM $INVO $KITT $ROIV $SHIP $XLE Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." - Milton Berle   Happy Hump Day! Congratulations for making it almost through the middle of the week.  As for the stock market, today's session turned out to be a day that ended lower, but also one that tried to recover...

American Express Announces Quarterly Dividend Payable November 10, 2022 – $AXP $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the Board of American Express Company (AXP) declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.52 per common share to stockholders as of October 14, 2022. The dividend is payable on November 10, 2022.   Dow 30 component American Express Company (AXP) and its subsidiaries provide cu...

Walmart’s Starts Testing Its Electric Delivery Vehicles In Dallas – $WMT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has begun deploying the Canoo vans in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex area for deliveries to Walmart+ in-home service customers to test their configuration before an anticipated nationwide rollout in 2023. In mid-July, Walmart entered an agreement with Canoo to...

Investors Crank Up The Volume During Tuesday’s Stock Market Session – $AAPL $AMC $ATOS $BRQS $INVO $TWTR Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it." - William James   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you a great second day of the week.  As for the stock market, today's session was another amazing outing where it seemed that virtually every...

Verizon Announces Quarterly Dividend Raise – $VZ $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the Board of Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) announced an increase of 1.25 cents per share in its dividend from the previous quarter. The quarterly dividend of 65.25 cents per outstanding share is payable on November 1, 2022, to shareholders as of October 7, 2022. “Our consistently ...

Cisco’s Board Increases To 12 Members With The Appointment Of Sarah Rae Murphy – $CSCO $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) has appointed Sarah Rae Murphy to its board of directors effective immediately, with Cisco's board size increasing to 12 members. Murphy's broad executive leadership experience in finance, operations, innovation, and transformation is expected to bring an a...

Boeing To Expand Investments In India – $BA $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Boeing (BA) plans to build on its existing investments in India in defense supply chains and manufacturing areas. The company was offering its F/A-18 fighter jet for sale to India's armed forces and informed the selection of the plane would help boost investments in the country's def...

UN Warns Of Global Recession While The Stock Market & Oil Surge On Monday – $AG $AAPL $BRQS $FNGR $INVO $MYOV $VSAT Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions." - Dalai Lama   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a wonderful start to your week and the first trading day in Q4/2022 treated you well enough.  As for the stock market, today's session was virt...

Payment Giants Visa, Mastercard, Amex Urged By Officials To Track Gun Sales – $V $MA $AXP $DIA $INVO

As per reports, top New York City and California pension officials have asked payments processors Visa Inc. (V), Mastercard Inc (MA) , and American Express Company (AXP) to create a new tool to track suspicious gun purchases. Brad Lander, Staff for New York City Comptroller overseeing pension funds,...

McDonalds Appoints Jon Banner As Its Chief Impact Officer – $MCD $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) has appointed Jon Banner as its new Executive Vice President and Global Chief Impact Officer, reporting directly to CEO, Chris Kempczinski and serving the company's Global Senior Leadership Team, effective September 6. Prior to joining the burger giant, J...

Are Walmart’s Sam Club Membership Fees Getting Too Expensive? – $WMT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has increased annual fees for both tiers of its Sam's Club memberships with effect from October 17. Annual membership fees will increase to $50 from $45 for Club members, and to $110 from $100 for Plus members. The price hikes come as new brands enter the club,...

JP Morgan To Release Q3 Earnings On October 14 – $JPM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) is to host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) on Friday, October 14, 2022, to review third-quarter 2022 financial results, following the release at approximately 7:00 a.m. (EDT).   Web: Live webcast can be reached at the link. Dial-IN: The conference ...

Intel Offers Customers To Try Out New Chips With Expanded Developer Cloud Base – $INTC $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) is planning to expand the Intel Developer Cloud, allowing customers to try a range of new chips before they hit the market, as it hopes it will pull more application developers to use its processors. Chip companies are working to enable software and hardware deve...

American Express Schedules Q3 2022 Release For October 21 – $AXP $DIA $INVO

As per reports, American Express Company (AXP) is to host a live audio webcast of its earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. (ET) on Friday, October 21, 2022, to discuss the third quarter of 2022 financial results. The webcast of the event can be reached at https://ir.americanexpress.com/. The finan...

Salesforce Lowers Annual Forecast, Announces Share Buyback – $CRM $DIA $INVO

Salesforce (CRM) reported its quarterly earnings, cutting its annual revenue and profit forecasts over "measured" spending from clients and a hit from a stronger dollar, pushing its shares down. The company announced a stock repurchase of up to $10 billion, its first-ever buyback. Salesforce's seco...

Apple & The Fed’s Inflation Concerns Drive Markets Lower To End Q3 – $AG $ATOS $BIIB $BRQS $FATE $INM $VIX $XLE Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go." - William Feather   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you all had a great week as we successfully closed out the third quarter of 2022. As for the stock market, it was another overall negative w...

Netflix Rolling Out $7-$9 Per Month Ad-Supported Subscription – $NFLX $INVO

As per reports, Netflix Inc. (NFLX) is planning to charge about $7 to $9 per month for its new advertising-supported subscription plan. The budget-friendly option is to be introduced in the year's final three months across at least half a dozen geographies. However, the full rollout may have to wait...

McDonald’s Japan Menu To More Expensive Amid Higher Input Costs & Weaker Yen – $MCD $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Japan's McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) fast food restaurants have raised prices on about 60% of its menu amid rising input costs and exchange-rate fluctuations. It marks the company's second set of price increases this year as Japan deals with inflationary pressures and a drop in the yen...

Apple Eyeing Latest Chip Technology By Taiwan’s TSMC For Upcoming iPhones, Macs – $AAPL $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Apple Inc (AAPL) is planning to use an updated version of Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC's latest chip-producing technology in iPhones and Macbooks next year. The A17 mobile processor, which is currently under development and is expected to be available in the second half of next year, will be...

Beaverton, Oregon-based Nike To Pay Quarterly Dividend On Oct 3 – $NKE $INVO $DIA

Reportedly, the board of NIKE, Inc. (NKE) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.305 per share on Common Stock (Class A and Class B) to stockholders as of September 6, 2022. The dividend will be paid on October 3, 2022.   NIKE, Inc. (NKE) is the world’s top designer, marketer, and dist...

Microsoft’s & Activision Blizzard Deal Faces Scrutiny By British Regulators – $MSFT $ATVI $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Microsoft Corp.’s (MSFT) deal to buy Activision Blizzard Inc. is facing intense scrutiny by British antitrust regulators who are concerned the $69 billion acquisition could harm competition. The U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority is concerned that Microsoft’s dominant pro...

Walmart Offers To Acquire Remaining 47% Of Johannesburg Stock Exchange Listed Massmart Shares – $WMT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has launched a 6.4 billion rand ($377.6 million) offer for the 47% of Massmart shares it does not already own. If approved by shareholders, the retailer would be delisted from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Since acquiring majority control over Massmart in 20...

Thursday’s Stock Market Was Downright Ugly – $AG $BRQS $EVTL $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty." - Edgar Allan Poe   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a wonderful fourth day of your workweek and next to the last day of the 3rd quarter.  As for the stock market, today's sess...

Amgen’s Lumakras Pill Reduces Risk Of Lung Cancer Progression By 34% In Clinical Trial -$AMGN $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, Amgen Inc.'s (AMGN) Lumakras pill reduced the risk of disease progression in patients with advanced lung cancer by 34% compared with chemotherapy in a clinical trial. Amgen is also testing whether the drug could be effective against lung cancer earlier in the disease, and informed that a...

Jennifer Mann To Succeed As The President For North America Operating Unit Of Coca-Cola – $KO $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Jennifer Mann is to succeed Alfredo Riveraas as the Coca-Cola Company (KO) president for North America operating unit effective Jan. 1, 2023. Alfredo Rivera, 61 who will step down on Dec. 31 has led the North America operating unit since August 2020 and will continue with the beverag...

Boeing’s August Deliveries Improved – $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Boeing (BA) jetliner deliveries increased in August to 35 airplanes as the U.S. planemaker resumed handovers of its 787 Dreamliner after a 15-month delay. The monthly deliveries included 27 737 MAX jets, two 787s, and five freighters raising the total MAX deliveries this year to 240 jets...

Walmart & UnitedHealth Offering Seniors Focused Preventive Healthcare Program – $WMT $UNH $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart and healthcare giant UnitedHealth Group are collaborating to offer preventive care for people aged 65 and up, and virtual healthcare services for all age groups. The 10-year partnership represents Walmart's latest investment into healthcare that could help the retail giant better...

Is Apple Shifting iPhone 14 Production To India Away From China? -$AAPL $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) has begun producing its iPhone 14 model in southern India less than a month after it was launched, as the iPhone giant is looking for ways to diversify its supply chains out of China and expand production in India, as geopolitical tension rises between Washington and Beijing...

Disney Star Bags Right To Broadcast ICC Events In India For Next Five Years – $DIS $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Disney Star will broadcast International Cricket Council (ICC) events in India after bagging the digital rights to both men's and women's global competitions through to the end of 2027. The tender, bidding, and evaluation process began in June. "We are delighted to continue to partner w...

Apple’s iPhone 14 Records Better Sales Than Its Predecessor – $AAPL $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) iPhone 14 is reportedly recording better sales than last year's iPhone 13 models. Apple started taking preorders for its latest handsets last week. U.S. delivery times for the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max have extended to 29 to 36 days, however, delivery times for the re...

Stock Market, Russell 2000, Oil Surge As Yields Drop On Hump Day – $ADT $ATOS $BIIB $BRQS $NFLX $PRTA $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "There are people who have money and people who are rich." - Coco Chanel   Happy Wednesday! I hope that you a wonderful hump day.  As for the stock market, today's session was overwhelmingly positive where virtually all things growth oriented and seemingly otherwis...

JP Morgan To Buy California-Based Renovite Technologies Boosting Global Payments Platform – $JPM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co announced buying California-based Renovite Technologies to expand its payments processing business, occupying market share in a lucrative industry where big banks face tough competition from fintech disrupters. Renovate with a presence both in India and Britai...

Zoom Enhances Chat Features Competing With Rivals Including Microsoft’s Teams & Slack – $ZM $MSFT $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM) has renamed its chat product and added some features, including third-party integration, as it gears to compete with rivals including Microsoft's Teams and Slack. Zoom's app, now known as Zoom Team Chat, will offer features such as the ability to ...

J&J’s Consumer Health Business Dubbed ‘Kenvue’ Ahead Of Spin Off – $JNJ $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has named its consumer business Kenvue moving ahead with its plans to spin off the unit. The unit has faced nearly 40,000 lawsuits alleging its baby powder and other talc products contained asbestos later linked to mesothelioma and ovarian cancer in women usin...

Merck’s Fiona Marshall To Join Novartis As Research Head – $MRK $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) executive Fiona Marshall has been appointed as president of the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, effective November 1. Marshall will replace Jay Bradner, who is stepping down after seven years as research head. Marshall is currently serving as...

Honeywell Appoints Former CEO Of John Wood Group PLC To Its Board – $HON $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Honeywell (HON) has elected Robin Watson, 55, former Chief Executive Officer of John Wood Group PLC, as an independent director to its board. Prior to joining Wood, Watson was a director and senior manager at Petrofac, working in a variety of service roles and investment delivery. He...

A Tale of Two Tapes During Tuesday’s Stock Market Session – $AAPL $ATOS $BRQS $FATE $INM $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you a great day.  As for the stock market, Tuesday's session was a bit of a tale of two tapes as the indices mounted a solid rebound out...

Is Goldman Sachs Cutting Jobs Amid Economic Slowdown? – $GS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) is to cut jobs this month after two years of the pandemic. The bank typically lays about 1% to 5% of its staff each year, and this year it plans to cuts in the lower end of that range. In July, the investment bank had warned it might slow hiring and cu...

Cisco Secures Second Position For Best Workplaces in Asia™, 2022 – $CSCO $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) has secured the number two position in the Asia list for 2022 Best Workplaces. The result is based on over 1 million survey responses across Asia and the Middle East, including the feedback of more than 4.7 million employees in the region. The results are base...

Disney In Talks To Launch Membership Program For Its Customers – $DIS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Walt Disney Company (DIS) is exploring a membership program that could offer discounts or perks to encourage customers to spend more on its streaming services, theme parks, resorts, and merchandise. The discussions at Disney are in the early stages and much was not known about how th...

Casino Stocks $Wynn During Monday’s Volatile Market Session – $AAPL $CHGG $MLCO $TSLA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here." - Finley Peter Dunne   Happy First Day Of The Week! I hope that you a had great kickoff to your work week.  As for the stock market, Monday's session was decidedly volatile as it t...

Musk’s SpaceX To Launch More Astronaut Missions To International Space Station For NASA – $TSLA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Elon Musk's SpaceX will launch five more astronaut missions to the International Space Station for NASA at the end of the decade under a $1.4 billion contract order taking the company's total contracted missions for its Crew Dragon astronaut capsule to 14. SpaceX's NASA contract is part ...

Walgreens Acquires Majority Share Of CareCentrix – $WBA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) announced the complete acquisition of the majority share of CareCentrix, Inc., a leading independent home-centered platform that coordinates care to the home for health plans, patients, and providers. The partnership enhances Walgreens trusted health servi...

Disney Turns Down Activist Loeb’s Call For ESPN Spin-Off – $DIS $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walt Disney Company (DIS) chief executive Bob Chapek has rejected Daniel Loeb, a billionaire activist investor offer to sell or spin off the ESPN sports television network. In August, Loeb disclosed a stake of roughly $1 billion in Disney and announced plans to push the entertainment gi...

Visa To Include New Code Identifying Sales At U.S. Gun Stores – $V $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Visa Inc. (V) announced the implementation of a new merchant category code for U.S. gun retailers, that will identify transactions at firearms stores. Recently, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) approved the creation of the merchant code after gun-control activ...

Walgreens Adds Technology Expert Hsiao Wang As New CIO – $WBA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) has named technology expert Hsiao Wang as its new CIO and added IBM global chief data officer Inderpal Bhandari to its board of directors. Wang succeeds Francesco Tinto as CIO and will assume his new role on September 26, reporting to CEO Roz Brewer as a mem...

Walmart Recently Beat Wall Street’s Quarterly Estimates – $WMT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) exceeded second-quarter earnings reporting adjusted earnings of $1.77 per share versus $1.78 a year earlier. Revenue grew 8.4% to $152.9 billion. Analysts predicted Walmart's earnings to drop 9% to $1.62 per share. "The actions we've taken to improve inventory...

The Stock Market Spirals As The Fed Increases Pressure This Week- $CANO $SPRO $VIRT $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "The essential conditions of everything you do must be choice, love, passion." - Nadia Boulanger   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you all had one helluva week as we have now officially pushed our way into the fall season and started the run towards the yearend holiday s...

An Awkward Kind of Market Session On Thursday – $INVO $LI $SPRO $VIRT Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts." - Eleanor Roosevelt   Happy Thursday! I hope that you were able to experience a marvelous 4th day of your workweek. As for the stock market, Thursday's session was decidedly awkward at best from the get go afte...

Reportedly JP Morgan In Talks To Invest In Fintech Startup Yapily – $JPM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is considering buying a stake in London-based Yapily, a financial technology startup that is looking to raise fresh funds. The banking giant is in early-stage talks with Yapily about the possibility of making an investment. Yapily is seeking to bring in the ...

Tightly Wound Fed Torpedoed The Stock Market On Wednesday – $ADT $GIS $HL $INVO $SLNG $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities." - Frank Lloyd Wright   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had a great day at work and otherwise for this third day of the work week. As for the stock market, Wednesday's volatile session wa...

The Stock Market Takes Another Hit Prior To FOMC’s Interest Rate Decision On Sept. 21 – $AAPL $LAZR $SHIP $WYNN $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "To begin, begin." - William Wordsworth   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a wonderful second day of the week. However, as for the stock market, the session proved to be a broadly negative day as investors took on a relatively 'risk off' stance waiting for the Fed...

Coca Cola’s Platform Services Unit To Undergo Restructuring, Chief Barry Simpson Steps Down – $KO $DIA $INVO

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) announced that Barry Simpson will step down from his role as the chief Platform Services officer on September 30 and will remain with the company as a senior advisor through February 2023. The company’s Platform Services was created in 2021, and since then Simpson, 62, h...

Musk’s Starlink Reportedly In Talks With Apple Over Satellite Messaging Feature – $TSLA $AAPL $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the CEO of Tesla (TSLA) Elon Musk has had promising talks with Apple Inc. (AAPL) about using Starlink's satellite services for the iPhone 14's emergency messaging feature, a day after the iPhone giant chose Globalstar for the task. Globalstar will build the satellites for the new feature...

Salesforce Schedules Annual Investor Day – $CRM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the global leader in CRM, Salesforce (CRM) announced that it will hold its annual Investor Day on Wednesday, Sept. 21 beginning at 1:00 p.m. (PT) / 4:00 p.m. (ET). The live broadcast and on-demand replay can be reached at http://www.salesforce.com/investorday2022 and at www.salesforce....

Sanjiv Gossain To Lead Verizon’s EMEA Succeeding Scott Lawrence – $VZ $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Verizon Business (VZ) has named Sanjiv Gossain as Group Vice President and Head of EMEA. Sanjiv succeeds Scott Lawrence, who continues to serve in the role of Senior Vice President, Global Solutions. In his new role, Sanjiv will have overall responsibility for the company's global enter...

Housing Confidence Wanes As Yields & Stocks Move Higher Monday – $AAPL $AG $DIS $GME $KNBE $TSLA $WIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "You can find peace amidst the storms that threaten you." - Joseph B. Wirthlin   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a good 19th day of September. As for the stock market on Monday, the first session of the week began with a decent dip and ended with a bit of a surge ...

FedEx Warns, Markets Selloff, While Investors Await The Fed’s Decision – $INVO $SHIP $TSLA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause." - Rose Kennedy   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you all had a great week and that your investment accounts continued to increase. However, overall the markets headed significantly south thi...

Will The iPhone 14 To Cost More In Asian Countries? – $AAPL $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) has kept prices for its latest iPhone stable in the United States, but raised prices in some Asian countries where currencies have dropped against the dollar in the past year. Buyers of the primary iPhone 14 in Japan, where the yen dropped 24% since September will have to pa...

The Stock Markets Sees Rocky Session On Thursday – $ATOS $BEAT $FATE $GME $HUM $INVO $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little." - Edmund Burke   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a good day. As for the stock market on Thursday, most investors found the session to be a bit rocky after it was all said ...

3M & Vomela Collaborating To Reuse Plastic Endcaps Supporting The Environment $MMM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, 3M (MMM) and Vomela, a graphics and printing company have collaborated on an amazing sustainability initiative to reuse plastic endcaps which are crucial for transit because they protect 3M’s commercial graphics film from damage during shipping.  Since the endcaps are strong and stu...

Goldman Hires Elizabeth Burton As Its New Adviser For Asset Management Unit – $GS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc's  (GS) asset management arm has hired Elizabeth Burton to advise its institutional clients. Burton will be a managing director and client investment strategist at the Wall Street bank's client solutions and capital markets business in New York. Burton will ...

McDonald’s Increasing Support To The Chicago Community Impact Grants Program For Youth – $MCD $DIA $INVO

As per reports, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is set to invest in 40 Chicago-based nonprofit organizations addressing some of the city's most pressing needs for Opportunity Youth through its Chicago Community Impact Grants Program, developed in partnership with The Chicago Community Trust (the Trus...

The Stock Market Finds Some Green Relief On Wednesday – $AAPL $BRQS $HKD $FATE $GME $SHIP $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect." - Mark Twain   Happy Wednesday! I hope that you had a wonderful hump day. As for the stock market on Wednesday, most investors found a bit of relief in the markets after yeste...

Paul Halpern Joins As Chief Marketing Officer For JP Morgan U.S. Wealth Management – $JPM DIA $INVO

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) announced that Paul Halpern has joined as Chief Marketing Officer for U.S. Wealth Management, one of the firm’s major areas of focus for customer growth. Halpern will lead an extensive team at an important time when the business is set to launch multip...

Apple Planning To Appeal Brazil’s Ban On The Sale Of iPhones Sans Chargers – $AAPL $INVO $DIA

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) is planning an appeal against the move by Brazil to ban the sale of iPhones without battery chargers, arguing that the company has helped reduce environmental waste by not including the accessory with new devices. In 2020, Apple announced it would discontinue putting ch...

‘Tuesday The 13th’ Proves Unlucky For The Stock Market – $KITT $PGY $SHIP $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative." - H. G. Wells   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a great second day of the week and that this message finds you in good spirits. As for the stock market on Tuesday, most investors had a significant...

Apple’s Stock Helps Kick The Stock Market Higher On Monday – $AAPL $ADT $ATOS $INM (+70.42%) $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Won’t be long before we view gasoline cars the same way we view steam engines today" - Elon Musk   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great weekend and that the first day of the week has kicked off in grand style for you. As for the stock market, today's session w...

Stock Market Soars During The Holiday Shortened Trading Week – $ATOS $DOCU $FATE $INM $INVO (+61.54%) $KDNY $PIXY $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world." - Archimedes   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you all had a wonderful week and that your investment accounts rose beyond your wildest dreams. Overall the markets headed signifi...

Russell 2000 & Biotech Stocks Close Strongly On Thursday – $ATOS $FATE $GME $INM $INVO $KDNY $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware." - Henry Miller   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a great next to last day of the holiday shortened work week. As for the stock market, today's session saw...

Taiwan’s China Airlines Places Orders For Boeing 787s In A $4.6B Deal – $BA DIA $INVO

As per reports, Taiwan's China Airlines Ltd informed it would buy 16 Boeing Co 787 widebody planes to replace its aging fleet of Airbus A330s. China Airlines informed that the 787s would allow it to phase out its fleet of 22 older A330s. The orders for the 787-9 version include options for eight mor...

Positive Tech-Led Swing Powers Hump Day’s Stock Market – $AAPL $ADT $ASO $ATOS $FATE $GME $INVO $TLSA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves." - William Shakespeare   Happy Wednesday! I hope that you had a great Hump Day. As for the stock market, today's session was a strongly positive outing after 3 consecutive down days. All major indices ros...

Alethia Jackson Named Senior VP, ESG & Chief DEI Officer For Walgreens – $WBA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Alethia Jackson has been named senior vice president, environmental, social, and governance (ESG), and chief diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) officer for the U.S. Jackson will report to the executive vice president, and global chief human resources officer, Holly May, Walgreens Boo...

Apple’s Chief Privacy Officer Jane Horvath Leaving To Work At A Law Firm- $AAPL $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) Inc's Chief Privacy Officer Jane Horvath will be leaving the company soon to work at a law firm, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Horvath, who joined Apple in 2011, was reportedly hired to formalize privacy practices after the 2011 "locationgate" scandal, in which iPhones w...

U.S Major Goldman Sachs To Lift COVID Protocols Except For NY & Lima Offices – $GS $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) to lift pandemic-era protocols at its offices effective Sept. 6. The new protocols will allow employees to enter the company's Americas offices regardless of vaccination status, except in New York City and Lima. However, the New York City employees are stil...

India’s Serum Institute & Aspen Enter Deal Utilizing Latter’s Idle COVID-19 Vaccine Unit – $JNJ $DIA

As per reports, Aspen Pharmacare has signed a deal with the Serum Institute of India to manufacture and sell four Aspen-branded vaccines for Africa, as it seeks to utilize its near-idle COVID-19 vaccine production lines in eastern South Africa. Aspen was under a contract with Johnson & Johnson ...

Disney Cruise Line Eases Covid Protocols For Passengers – $DIS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, The Walt Disney Co.'s (DIS) Disney Cruise Line has dropped the mandatory Covid-19 tests prior to sailing. Beginning September 23, fully vaccinated passengers on the Disney Wonder, Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy and Disney Wish no longer will need to provide a Covid-19 test prior to sai...

Post Labor Day’s Stock Market Session Provides Turbulent Ride – $ADT $INM $INVO $NTNX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas A. Edison   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a wonderful beginning to the work week post the Labor Day Holiday. It is blazing hot here in San Francisco and in th...

Nike Announces Q1 September Release Date – $NKE $DIA $INVO

As per reports, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) is to release its first quarter fiscal 2023 financial results on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at approximately 1:15 p.m. PT, after market trading hours. The news release will be followed by a conference call beginning at 2:00 p.m. PT to review the results by NIKE, I...

Home Depot CEO Ted Decker To Replace Craig Menear As Chair – $HD $INVO $DIA

As per reports, The Home Depot (HD) announced that Edward "Ted" Decker, CEO & President has been elected as chair of the board, effective Oct. 1, 2022, succeeding Craig Menear, who will retire as chair effective Sept. 30, 2022. Decker, a 22-year veteran of The Home Depot, joined the company in...

Stocks Take A Weekly Hit Heading Into The Labor Day Holiday – $INM $INVO Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read." - Mark Twain   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you all had a great week and that your investment accounts rose once again this week. However, overall the markets took another relative nosedive heading in...

Home Depot Announces Q2 Cash Dividend & $15B Share Repurchase Plan- $HD $INVO $DIA

Reportedly, the board of The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) announced a second quarter cash dividend of $1.90 per share,  payable on September 15, 2022. The dividend is payable to shareholders as of September 1, 2022. The board also authorized a new $15 billion share repurchase program, replacing its prev...

S&P 500 & Healthcare Stocks Claw Back On September 1 – $AAPL $DIS $FATE $INM $NUTX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Experience is one thing you can't get for nothing." - Oscar Wilde   Welcome to September! I hope that you had a great first day of the new month.  As for the stock market, Thursday's session was interesting as it started out dropping quite significantly and indisc...

Cisco Recently Beat Wall Street’s Q4 Earnings Estimates Despite Supply Chain Hurdles- $CSCO $INVO $DIA

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) gave a positive forecast for first-quarter sales as a COVID-19 recovery in China eased supply chain snags and met the demand for networking hardware. Adjusted earnings for the company came in at 83 cents per share for the fourth quarter, down 1% from a year earlier. Revenu...

P&G To Introduce Bamboo-Based Environment Friendly Toilet Paper In 2022 – $PG $INVO $DIA

As per reports, Procter & Gamble Company is developing bamboo-based toilet paper to reduce its reliance on wood pulp, as the consumer giant is under mounting pressure from environmental groups. The company disclosed that it has developed a new Charmin Ultra Eco product made from bamboo fibers an...

Walgreens Offering Flu Shots Nationwide For Ages 3 & Above – $WBA $INVO $DIA

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) is now offering flu shots for people aged 3 years and up at nearly 9,000 store locations nationwide to help reduce the spread of vaccine-preventable illnesses in communities. A recent rise in flu cases in the Southern Hemisphere is an alarming sign that ...

Diversified Health & Well-Being Co. UnitedHealth Group Announces Quarterly Dividend – $UNH $ATOS $INVO $DIA

Reportedly, the board of the UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) announced a cash dividend of $1.65 per share, payable on September 20, 2022. The dividend is payable to common stock shareholders as of September 12, 2022. Dow 30 component UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) operates as a div...

The Stock Market Sinks Further To End August – $ATXG (+2,021.29%) $BHC $INVO $META $SNAP Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke   Happy August 31! I hope the that you made progress on all fronts on this last day of August.  As for the stock market, Wednesday's session was relatively a repeat of yesterda...

Apple Suppliers Preparing To Introduce Vietnam As Its Latest Production Unit – $AAPL $INVO $DIA

As per reports, Apple Inc's (AAPL) suppliers are in talks to produce the Apple Watch and MacBook in Vietnam for the first time. Apple's Chinese suppliers Luxshare Precision Industry and iPhone assembler Foxconn have started test production of the Apple Watch and MacBook in Northern Vietnam. The iPho...

Walgreens Sells 11 Million Shares Of Option Care Health, Decreasing Stake $WBA $OPCH $DIA

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) announced that it has sold 11.0 million shares of Option Care Health, Inc. (OPCH) common stock in an underwritten secondary offering. After the sale, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s ownership of Option Care Health’s common stock decreased from approximate...

3M To Pay Third-Quarter Dividend On Sep 12 -$MMM $INVO $DIA

Reportedly, the board 3M (MMM) to pay a third-quarter dividend of $1.49 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on Sept. 12, 2022, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 22, 2022.   3M (MMM) is a global science company that seems to...

J&J To Discontinue Selling Its Talc-Based Baby Powder Globally – $JNJ $INVO $ATOS $DIA

As per reports, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) announced that it plans to globally discontinue selling its talc-based baby powder in 2023, almost more than two years after it ended U.S. sales of the product amid thousands of consumer safety lawsuits. "As part of a worldwide portfolio assessment, we ha...

MacBook Assembler Quanta Computer Profits Drop Amid Shanghai Unit Disruptions – $AAPL $DIA $SPY

Reportedly, Apple Inc. (AAPL) MacBook assembler Quanta Computer Inc. reported declining profits amid Covid disruptions at its Shanghai campus. Net income stood at NT$3.96 billion ($132 million), down by 50%. Sales stood at NT$270.5 billion, versus the average analyst estimate of NT$258.4 billi...

Visa Token Service (VTS) Outpaces Total Number Of Physical Cards In Circulation – $V $DIA

Reportedly, Payments giant Visa Inc. (V) has issued over 4 billion network tokens worldwide through its security technology Visa Token Service (VTS), outpacing the total number of its physical cards in circulation. VTS replaces 16-digit Visa account numbers with a token that only Visa can unlock, pr...

Coca-Cola HBC Reports Losses Due To Suspension Of Russian Operations – $HKO $DUA

As per reports, Coca-Cola HBC AG informed that it incurred a one-time hit of 190 million euros ($195.36 million) in the first half due to costs related to its business in Russia after it halt the sale of Coca-Cola drinks in the country following the Ukraine war. Coca-Cola holds more than a 20% stake...

Boeing Recently Delivered Its First 787 Dreamliner Since 2021 – $BA $DIA

Reportedly, Boeing (BA) recently made the first delivery of its 787 Dreamliner, since May 2021, to American Airlines marking a milestone for the planemaker. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had cleared the way for the delivery of the first plane after Boeing halted deliveries in May 2021 af...

Discount Deals Surface During Tuesday’s Stock Market Session – $BIG $BOWL $GETY Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Good questions outrank easy answers." - Paul Samuelson   Happy Tuesday! I hope the secondary of the workweek treated you well and that you found many ways to prosper.  As for the stock market, Tuesday's session was a pretty much a beat down from beginning to the e...

Disney Recently Crushed Q3 Earnings Estimates – $DIA $DIS

As per reports, Disney (DIS) exceeded market estimates for fiscal third-quarter earnings, revenue, and subscribers. The entertainment giant also announced plans for an ad-supported Disney+, with a 38% price hike for the ad-free version. Disney earnings increased 36% vs. a year earlier to $1.09 a sha...

Walmart In Close Talks With Media Giants On Streaming Deal – $WMT $DIA $DIS

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is in talks with media companies about including streaming entertainment in its membership service. Executives from Paramount, Walt Disney Co (DIS), and Comcast Corp, which operate several major streaming services, have in recent weeks spoken with the U.S. ret...

Low J&J Vaccine Demand Forces Production Halt At S.Africa’s Aspen Unit – $JNJ $DIA

Reportedly, South Africa's Aspen Pharmacare will stop making COVID-19 vaccines from the end of this month due to a lack of orders. Aspen currently produces vaccines for Johnson & Johnson. In March, it struck a deal to produce, price, and sell its own-brand version of the shot for African market...

Could Musk’s Recent Sale Of $6.9B Tesla Shares Be A Sign Of A Potential Twitter Deal? – $TSLA $TWTR $SPY $QQQ

Reportedly, Tesla (TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk recently sold $6.9 billion worth of his Tesla shares. Some analysts and investors are suggesting that this recent move might be implying that these funds could be used to finance the outstanding and highly publicized Twitter (TWTR)  deal if the EV giant loses...

Mathai Mammen Exits As Executive VP, Pharmaceuticals, R&D, Johnson & Johnson – $JNJ $DIA $IBB

As per reports, Mathai Mammen, M.D., Ph.D., has decided to leave his position as Executive Vice President, Pharmaceuticals, R&D, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and pursue other opportunities outside of the Company. Dr. Mammen joined Johnson & Johnson in 2017 as Global Head of Janssen R&D. W...

Monday’s Stock Market Begins With ‘Powell Hangover’ – $GME $INVO $NXE $PDD $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself." - Plato   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great kick off to your workweek!  As for the stock market, Monday's session started off seemingly with terrible headache suffering still from Friday's Fed Chair Powell indu...

Amgen’s Acquisition Of ChemoCentryx To Add Potential Blockbuster Drug To Its List – $AMGN $CCXI $ATOS $DIA

As per reports, Amgen Inc is to acquire ChemoCentryx Inc for $3.7 billion to gain access to a potential blockbuster treatment, Tavneos for inflammatory disorders. The U.S drug maker is to pay $52 in cash for each share of ChemoCentryx. Approved last year, Tavneos is used to treat patients with vasc...

Global Tech Leader Cisco Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable October 26- $CSCO $INVO $DIA

Reportedly, the board of Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $.38 per common share, payable on October 26, 2022, to all stockholders as of October 5, 2022. Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protoco...

Home Depot Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Reaffirms Guidance – $HD $DIA

Reportedly, The Home Depot, Inc.'s (HD) second-quarter earnings beat estimates and management reaffirmed guidance, even as unsold inventory stack up. The home improvement retailer exceeded quarterly earnings estimates since the first quarter of 2020 and hasn't missed revenue predictions since Q3 201...

Apple Mandates Employees To Return To Office Starting On Sep 5th – $AAPL $DIA

Reportedly, Apple Inc. (AAPL) announced its corporate employees to return to the office at least three days a week starting September 5. As per the new plan, employees are required to work from the office on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and a regular third day that will be determined by individual teams. T...

Nike’s Jordan Brand Enters 20-Year Partnership With Howard University – $NKE $DIA

As per reports, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) Jordan brand announced a 20-year partnership with Howard University aimed to create academic and athletic opportunities elevating the best of the Black community. The partnership is tied to Michael Jordan and the Jordan brand’s $100 million commitment to racial equ...

McDonalds In Talks To Reopen Restaurants In Ukraine – $MCD $DIA

As per reports, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) to soon reopen its restaurants in Ukraine even as the conflict with Russia continues. However, the fast-food giant did not specify how many outlets it plans to reopen. Previously it had 109 restaurants in Ukraine. It plans to begin restaurant reopenings...

Intel Announces New Member To Its Board Of Directors – $INTC $DIA

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) recently announced that 62-year-old Lip Bu Tan, executive chairman of Cadence Design Systems Inc., chairman of Walden International, and founding managing partner of Celesta Capital and Walden Catalyst Ventures, will join Intel’s board of directors, effecti...

‘Uncle Jerry’ Powell Clobbers Stocks At Jackson Hole – $AG $CVX $INVO $XLE Rise!

Quote of the Day: "The best way out is always through." - Robert Frost   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you all had a great week and that your investment accounts increased considerably.  I again spent the week in my hometown San Francisco and enjoyed the increasingly foggy days that proce...

Home Depot Links With ‘BDR’ Supporting Supplier Diversity – $HD $DIA

Reportedly, The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) has joined the Billion Dollar Roundtable Inc. (BDR), a nonprofit organization that promotes supplier diversity excellence and best practices. The BDR consists of U.S.-based corporations that spend $1 billion or more annually with minority and woman-owned supplie...

Did Merck Stalls Seagen Acquisition Over Price Agreement? – $MRK $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc.(MRK) talks to buy cancer-drug maker Seagen Inc. has been put on hold for now as the companies have failed to agree on a price, as per sources. In 2020, Merck invested in Seagen as part of a drug partnership and has already tested some of Seagen’s drugs in combinat...

Stocks Exhibit Strength In Face of Thursday’s Jackson Hole Rhetoric -$AAPL $AMZN $DIS $INVO $PLUG $SNOW $VERV Rise!

Quote of the Day --"I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains." - Anne Frank   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a great fourth day of the week.  As for the stock market, Thursday's session was overwhelming positive despite a number of Fed officials casting ...

The Stock Market Turns Green Despite Continued Jackson Hole Capitulation On Wednesday – $APE $ATOS $INTU $INVO $PTON $TSLA $VERV Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "All money is a matter of belief." - Adam Smith   Happy Wednesday! I hope that you had a wonderful 'Hump Day" as the week is seemingly continuing to press on rather quickly.  As for the stock market, Wednesday's session continued to be filled with a bit of angst as i...

The Russell & Biotech Stocks Lead On A Tired Tuesday – $AG $APE $KDNY $INVO $TSLA $VERV $VIX $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them." - Epictetus     Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a great second day of the workweek.  As for the stock market, Tuesday's session saw the major indices perform in a fairly sluggish or tig...

Walmart Announces Job Cut In Corporate Roles As A Part Of Restructuring Effort – $WMT $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is cutting hundreds of corporate roles as a part of its restructuring effort. Around 200 jobs are being cut, Walmart notified employees in its Bentonville, Arkansas headquarters and other corporate offices of its restructuring move. "We're updating our structu...

Salesforce To Host Second-Quarter Conference Call On Aug 24 – $CRM $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, Salesforce  (CRM) is to release its second quarter fiscal year 2023 results on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, after the close of the market, followed by a conference call at 2:00 p.m. (PT) / 5:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss its financial results with the investment community. Interested parties ca...

Michael V. Drake Appointed To The Board Of Amgen – $AMGN $ATOS $IBB $XBI

Reportedly, Amgen (AMGN) announced the appointment of Michael V. Drake, M.D., to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Drake will also serve as a member of the Board's Corporate Responsibility and Compliance Committee and its Governance and Nominating Committee.  Following the appointm...

Monday’s Stock Market Session Gets ‘Stuck’ – $ATOS $INVO $PRVA $SGFY $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day --"Uncertainty is seen to retard investment independently of considerations of risk or expected return." - Ben Bernanke     Happy Monday! I hope that you are having an amazing start to the week, however, as for the stock market, Monday's session was not pretty and ...

Stock Market Fails To Secure 5th Consecutive Week of Positive Gains – $KDNY $MCD $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." - Francis of Assisi   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you, your family, and your friends had yet another week in August as the summer continues to wind down and many of ...

Thursday’s Stock Market Was Green & A Bit Bumpy – $CSCO $FATE $INM $INVO $WEBR $WOLF Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "I never called my work an 'art'. It's part of show business, the business of building entertainment." - Walt Disney     Happy Thursday! I hope that you all had wonderful day at work and otherwise. As for the stock market, during the day before Friday, it was...

Retailers Lead The Stock Market Lower On Hump Day – $AAPL $ATOS $BBBY $INVO $LMFA $MANU $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day --"Hitch your wagon to a star." - Ralph Waldo Emerson     Happy Hump Day! I hope that your day has proceeded in a profitable manner once again. As for the stock market on Wednesday, it was an overall red sort of session across the board that seemed to be deflated...

VISTA UPDATE REPORT: INVO Bioscience Q2 Progress, Insiders Buying, & Accretive Acquisition Strategy Added – $INVO

Today, the global fertility market is a multi-million dollar market that is predicted to hit around US$47.9 billion by 2030, yet remains severely underserved with experts' estimates suggesting that more than 90% of couples in need of infertility treatment are going without care.  INVO Bioscience, I...

Mixed Results Achieved During Tuesday’s Stock Market Session – $BBBY $BCAB $GME $HD $INVO $KDNY $WMT Rise!

Quote of the Day --"The greatest remedy for anger is delay." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca     Happy Tuesday! I hope that your day is going well and that you profited in the markets and otherwise. As for the stock market today, it was a bit of a mixed affair across the board. The U.S. m...

The Stock Market Sees Green On Monday Despite Global Growth Concerns – $AAPL $ATOS $DIS $ENVX $FATE $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." - Eleanor Roosevelt     Happy Monday! I hope that all of you have had a wonderful weekend and that the beginning to your work week has gone well enough. As for the stock mark...

Cisco’s Q4 Earnings Release Scheduled for Aug. 17th – $CSCO $DIA

Reportedly, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) has scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at 1:30 PM (PT); 4:30 PM (ET) to announce its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2022 financial results for the period ending Saturday, July 30, 2022. Web & Call Details: Dial-In: 888-848-650...

Investors Embrace ‘Risk On’ Attitude To Realize Significant Weekly Returns – $AAPL $AMC $ATOS $DIS $INVO $TSLA $XBI $XLE Rise!

Quote of the Day: "Without labor nothing prospers." - Sophocles   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you, your family, and your friends had yet another great summer week and that your investment accounts increased throughout the second week in August. I spent most of the week in my hometown San...

Amgen Releases Earnings For June Quarter – Reduces 2022 Revenue Projections – $AMGN $DIA

Amgen (AMGN) reported quarterly earnings this week, reporting adjusted earnings at 163% higher to $4.65 a share, and exceeding expectations for $4.39. Overall sales inched 1% ahead during the June quarter, to $6.59 billion.  Sales of Amgen's medicines increased 3% versus the same three months last...

Salesforce Announces Date For The Release Of Q2/2023 Earnings – $CRM $DIA

Reportedly, Salesforce (CRM) announced to release its second quarter fiscal year 2023 results on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022, after the close of the market, followed by a conference call at 2:00 p.m. (PT) / 5:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss its financial results with the investment community. Interested parti...

Dow 30 Component Amgen To Pay Q3 Dividend On Sep 8th – $AMGN $DIA

As per reports, the board of Dow 30 component Amgen (AMGN) declared a $1.94 per share dividend for Q3 2022, payable on September 8, 2022. The dividend is payable to all shareholders as of August 18, 2022. Vista Partners LLC (”Vista”) is a California Registered Investment Advisor based in San Fr...

PPI Falls, Indices End Mixed On Thursday – $DIS $ENVX $INM $INVO $PHAT $XLE Rise!

Quote of the Day --"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." - William James   Happy Thursday! The macroeconomic schedule delivered the July PPI report confirming that it had fallen .5%, while the core PPI clocked in rising .2%. The Weekly initial jobless claims report also c...

J.P. Morgan Acquires Global Shares, A leading Cloud-Based Provider Of Share Plan Management Software – $JPM $INVO $DIA

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) has completed the acquisition of Global Shares, a leading cloud-based provider of share plan management software. The acquisition will make J.P. Morgan an industry-leading provider of innovative employee ownership solutions to private and public companies gl...

Moderate CPI Numbers Supercharge Equities On Hump Day – $AAPL $ATOS $DIN $DIS $INVO $SWAV $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- Success - keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep." - Walter Scott   Happy Wednesday! Today's stock market was one that was full of hope, excitement, and broadly positive returns. A complete opposite experience to the fearful session that we endured on Tuesday....

Inflation Sharks Circled Taking The Stock Market Lower Tuesday – $AAPL $OXY $PHAT $SWAV $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner." - Tallulah Bankhead   Happy Tuesday! It has been a rather long second day of the week for me and I think for many other investors as most were in a risk off mode and the major indices closed s...

Walmart Announces Release date Of Q2 Earnings – $WMT $DIA

As per reports, Walmart Stores, Inc. is to release its second-quarter earnings results at 6 a.m. CDT on Aug. 16 followed by a live conference call with the Investment Community at 7 a.m. CDT to discuss the company’s results. The call will be hosted by Doug McMillon, president and chief executive o...

The Russell Leads During Monday’s Stock Market Session- $AG $AMC $ATOS $BBY $GME $INVO $KRTX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "When one must, one can." - Charlotte Whitton   Happy Monday! The large caps traded within a relatively tight range again today as investors await the delivery of key macroeconomic reports this week including the CPI, PPI, & the unit labor costs (due Tuesday). In...

Nasdaq, Russell 2000, & Biotech Lead The Week’s Stock Market – $AMC $ATOS $CCXI $GBT $INM $INVO $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them." - Albert Einstein   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you, your family, and your friends had yet another great summer week and that your investment accounts increased throughout this first week in August. I spent the w...

Brian Rice To Join As Executive VP & Global Chief Information Officer Of McDonald’s – $MCD $DIA

Reportedly, Brian Rice is joining McDonald's (MCD) as Executive Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer, effective August 31 reporting directly to CEO, Chris Kempczinski, and will serve on our Global Senior Leadership Team. Rice has diverse experience leading enterprise technology team...

McDonalds Schedules Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable September 16, 2022- $MCD $DIA

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation Board of Directors announced a quarterly cash dividend of $1.38 per share of common stock payable on September 16, 2022, to shareholders as of September 1, 2022. McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is the leading global foodservice retailer with nearly 37,000 loc...

Chevron & Brightmark Complete First Delivery Of Their Renewable Natural Gas Via The Athena Project – $CVX $DIA

Reportedly, Brightmark and Chevron Corporation (CVX) completed the first delivery of renewable natural gas produced at the Athena Project, a part of their previously announced partnership to own project companies across the U.S. to produce and market renewable natural gas. Brightmark RNG Holdings L...

Markets Trade Tightly On Thursday As M&A & Earnings Hit The Tape- $AG $ATOS $CCXI $GBT $HL $INVO $KDNY $NBSE $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants." - Epictetus   Happy Thursday! The stock market traded in a relatively tightly range as number earnings reports, news of buyouts, & oil prices declining ($88.49/bbl, -2.7%) continued to h...

Visa Launches Its Suite Of Sustainability-Focused Solutions ‘Visa Eco Benefits’ – $V $DIA

Reportedly,  Visa (V) is to launch its suite of sustainability-focused solutions, Visa Eco Benefits in the Asia Pacific. A suite of sustainability-focused solutions, Eco Benefits will help Visa cardholders across the region better understand the environmental impact of their day-to-day payments, al...

Home Depot Schedules Release Of Q2 Earnings For Aug. 16- $HD $DIA

Reportedly, The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) announced to hold its Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call on at 9 a.m. ET, on Tuesday, August 16. A webcast of the event can be reached at http://ir.homedepot.com/events-and-presentations under the icon Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call.   The...

Oil Giant Chevron Reports Strong Quarter Figures Built On Strong Fuel Margins & High Prices – $CVX $DIA

As per reports, Chevron Corporation (CVX) reported strong quarterly figures reporting a net profit of $11.6 billion, or $5.95 per share, more than triple the $3.1 billion, or $1.60 per share, compared to the same period last year. Chevron's average U.S. sales price for a barrel of crude oil and natu...

Verizon Ties With Disney Offering Free 6-Months Of Disney+ To Prepaid Unlimited Plans – $VZ $DIS $DIA

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) is offering Disney+ to prepaid wireless customers free for six months when they activate or upgrade to Prepaid Unlimited plans. Verizon has already offered a six-month-free deal to customers on qualifying postpaid unlimited plans. Now it’s extending th...

Caterpillar Misses Quarterly Estimates Amid Supply Chain Issues & Russia-Ukraine Conflict – $CAT $DIA

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) missed quarterly estimates reportedly due to supply-chain issues and suspension of its Russia operations, while its operating margin shrank owing to elevated freight and labor costs. Sales in Europe, Africa, and Middle East regions fell about 3% to about $3 billio...

Amgen To Report Second Quarter Earnings On Aug 4 – $AMGN $DIA

As per reports, Amgen (AMGN) announced that it will report its second quarter financial results on Thursday, August 4, 2022, after trading closes. The announcement will be followed by a conference call with the investment community at 2:00 p.m. PT. Participating in the call from Amgen will be Robe...

Oil Drops As Stocks Jump On Hump Day – $AAPL $ATOS $DIS $INM $INVO $QNRX (+360%) $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future." - Winston Churchill   Happy Wednesday! The stock market on hump day was decidedly & broadly positive from the 'getgo'. Investors shrugged off yesterday's widely publiciz...

Highlights From Microsoft’s Fiscal Quarterly Earnings – $MSFT $DIA

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) missed analyst expectations for its fiscal fourth quarter, blaming unfavorable foreign exchange rates and weak PC sales.  Highlights for the Quarter Ended June 30: Microsoft earned $2.23 a share on sales of $51.9 billion in the quarter ended June 30. The analyst es...

Pampers, Pantene, & Tide Maker P&G Posts Mixed Quarterly Results & Guidance – $PG $DIA

Reportedly, Procter & Gamble Company (PG) reported mixed quarterly results as the consumer products giant faced rising commodity costs and warned that it expects such headwinds to continue in its fiscal 2023. The Cincinnati-based maker of products including Pampers, Pantene, and Tide reported ad...

Merck’s Quarterly Earnings Beat Estimates Riding Blockbuster Cancer Drug Keytruda Revenues – $MRK $DIA $ATOS

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) reported higher-than-expected Q2 earnings and revenue on strong sales of its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda. Merck reported earnings of $4.74B in the quarter, or $1.87 a share, compared with $1.55 billion, or 61 cents a share, a year earlier. Analysts on average were ex...

Merck To Pay Q4 2022 Dividend On Oct 7, 2022 – $MRK $DIA $ATOS

As per reports, the board of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) has announced a quarterly dividend of $.69 per share of the company’s common stock for the fourth quarter of 2022. Payment will be made on Oct. 7, 2022, to stockholders as of Sept. 15, 2022.   Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) is a global...

Intel’s Q2 Earnings Disappoint Resulting In Lower Outlook – $INTC $DIA

Recently, Chipmaker Intel Corporation (INTC) missed the Street's Q2 estimates and cut its outlook for the full year. The company earned an adjusted 29 cents a share on sales of $15.3 billion in the June quarter, analysts expected earnings of 69 cents a share on sales of $17.94 billion. On a year-ove...

Stock Market Suffers Political & Fed Induced Hit On Tuesday – $GME $HKD $ILAG $PINS $TSLA $UBER $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Hope is patience with the lamp lit." - Tertullian   Happy Tuesday! Well....Tuesday turned out to be both an odd and an interesting day as we found out that San Francisco's own Nancy Pelosi decided to travel to Taiwan in the face of warnings from China. This made he...

Visa Beats Quarterly Estimates Riding Summer Travel Boom Across United States – $V $DIA

Reportedly, Visa Inc. (V) beat estimates for quarterly profit as consumer spending increased and a summer travel boom across much of the United States translated into higher card spending. The world's largest payments processor raked in higher revenue as payment volumes jumped 12% during the third q...

Coca-Cola Reports Strong Quarter Driven By Higher Sales & Pricing * Increases Guidance – $KO $DIA

As per reports, Coca-Cola Company (KO) quarterly earnings exceeded estimates as the beverage giant’s sales at restaurants, theatres, and other venues revived from the pandemic. The company also raised prices to manage higher costs on freight, high fructose corn syrup, and aluminum. The beverage g...

3M Releases Quarterly Earnings & Announces PubCo. Spin Off Of Its Healthcare Unit – $MMM $DIA

  Reportedly, 3M (MMM) announced spinning off its health-care business into a separate publicly traded company, focussing on wound and oral care, health-care IT and biopharma filtration, and material science company, which includes products like bandages, skin adhesives, oral aligners,...

McDonald’s Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates * Net Sales Hurt By Closure In Russian & Ukraine Restaurants – $MCD $DIA

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) quarterly earnings exceeded estimates as price hikes helped offset higher costs and restaurant closures in Ukraine and Russia. Quarter Highlights: The burger giant reported adjusted earnings per share of $2.55 for the second quarter. Revenue stood at $5.72 billi...

Apple Posts Quarterly Revs & Earnings Beat Despite Inflation Fears & Lockdowns – $AAPL $DIA

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) beat its Q3 earnings estimates reporting revenue of $83 billion despite fears of rising inflation. The iPhone maker is contending with a number of problems including rising inflation hitting consumers and COVID lockdowns in China hitting sales and production in the country....

Stock Market Produces Foggy & Listless First Session Of August- $BA $F $GME $GOVX $HKD $ILAG $INM $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows." - Francis of Assisi   Happy Monday! Welcome back from the weekend folks. I hope that yours was restful one and that your Monday kicked off the week in good order. As for the stock market on Monday, it felt li...

Bellwether Co. Walmart Lowers Profit Forecast As Consumer Behavior Changes Amid Rising Food & Fuel Prices – $WMT $DIA

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) cut its quarterly and full-year profit guidance weeks ahead of its earnings report, as inflation is causing shoppers to reportedly spend more on necessities such as food and less on items like clothing and electronics. The shift in spending has left more items ...

Travelers Acquires Tops Score On Disability Equality Index (DEI) For 5th Consecutive Year – $TRV $DIA

Reportedly, Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) has earned a top score on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI) and maintained its distinction as the Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion for the fifth consecutive year. Administered by Disability, IN and the American Association of People with Dis...

Tesla’s New Factory Outside of Berlin Exceeded 1,000 Cars Per Week In June – $TSLA $SPY

Tesla (TSLA) released quarterly earnings, reporting adjusted earnings per share of $2.27 versus the $1.81 expected, and revenue of $16.93 billion was reported versus $17.1 billion expected. Automotive gross margin came in at 27.9%, down from 32.9% last quarter and 28.4% a year ago, and was hit by in...

Intel To Produce MediaTek Designed Chips Expanding Its Foundry Business – $INTC $DIA $AMZN $QCOM

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) is set to produce chips for Taiwan’s MediaTek Inc, one of the world's largest chip design firms. The manufacturing arrangement is one of Intel's most significant deals since it launched its so-called foundry business early last year. A foundry business buil...

Stock Market Charges Foward To Post Weekly & July Gains – $AAPL $BTC $AMZN $HL $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day: "This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes." - Hannah Arendt   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you, your family, and your friends had yet another great summer week and that your investment accounts swelled in valu...

Virginia International Terminals Taps Verizon For Private 5G Network – $VZ $DIA

Reportedly, Verizon Business (VZ) has entered an agreement with Virginia International Terminals, LLC (VIT) to build a private 5G Ultra Wideband network at one of The Port Of Virginia’s main container terminals. The deal is Verizon Business’ second with a major international port and its first w...

John Murphy To Succeed Brian Smith As President Of Coca-Cola Company – $KO $DIA

As per reports, John Murphy will become president and CFO, of Coca-Cola Company (KO) effective October 1. Murphy, who currently serves as executive vice president and CFO, will add the president role following the retirement of Brian Smith. Smith, 66, has served as president and COO since 2019 and w...

Atossa Therapeutics Completed Part C Dosing In Phase 1/2a Study of AT-H201 in Healthy Volunteers – $ATOS $XBI $IBB

RADIATION INDUCED LUNG INJURY (RILI) is damage to the lungs caused by ionizing radiation administered to treat cancer. RILI is a significant issue for patients undergoing radiation treatment for various forms of cancer and is often irreversible. For instance, RILI affects 30-40% of lung cancer pati...

Worsening Advanced GDP Numbers Fuel Stock Market Advance On Thursday – $AAPL $AG $ATOS $F $GOVX $HON $INM $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now." - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Happy Thursday! The day after the FOMC concluded its July meeting where they raised interest rates .75bps and pointed toward their softening stance on the economy and the r...

The Fed Softens Rhetoric Guiding The Stock Market Higher On Wednesday – $AAPL $DIS $GOVX $GME $INVO $PGY $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction." - Anne Frank   Happy Wednesday! The stock market surged significantly higher on hump day as the FOMC concluded its July meeting while raising interest rates .75bps and releasing its FOMC statement as expec...

Boeing Invests In AEI HorizonX’s Second Venture Fund Targeting Aerospace Tech Startups- $BA $DIA

Reportedly, Boeing Co (BA) is set to invest $50M in AEI HorizonX, expanding a partnership established with private equity firm AE Industrial Partners to invest in aerospace technology startups. The new funding will anchor AEI HorizonX's second venture fund (Fund II), which plans to raise $250 millio...

Walmart, Growth Concerns, & FOMC Meeting Weigh On Tuesday’s Stock Market – $FATE $GOVX $INVO $PGY $VIX $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "I never think of the future - it comes soon enough." - Albert Einstein   Happy Tuesday! I enjoyed working during another sunny day at the Sonoma ranch today, however the stock market was in a bit of a cloudy mood throughout Tuesday's session. The market, out of the g...

Travelers Reported A Profit Drop Due To High Catastrophe Claims & Low ROI – $TRV $DIA

Property and casualty insurer Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) released quarterly earnings reporting a nearly 29% fall in quarterly profits. {robots reportedly suffered due to higher catastrophe-related claims and lower returns on its investments. The company's core income reduced to $625 million, or...

Coca Cola Announces Quarterly Dividend Payable On Oct. 3, 2022- $KO $DIA

Reportedly, the board of  Coca-Cola Company announced a dividend of 44 cents per common share. The dividend is payable to the company's shareholders as of Sept. 16, 2022. The dividend is payable on Oct. 3, 2022.   Dow 30 Component, The Coca-Cola Company (KO), is the largest total beverage ...

AmEx Exceeds Q2 Estimates As Card Member Spending Jumped, Boosts Outlook – $AXP $DIA

As per reports, American Express (AXP) reported their Q2 earnings and exceeded market estimates as card member spending jumped 30% over the year on a foreign currency-adjusted basis, as global travel and entertainment purchases bounced back. The credit card giant reported earnings of $2.57 per shar...

Goldman Appoints Australia’s Former Treasurer As Senior Adviser For Asia Pacific Region- $GS $DIA

Reportedly, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) has appointed Australia's former Treasurer Josh Frydenberg as the bank's senior regional adviser for the Asia Pacific region. Frydenberg led Australia's economic response to COVID-19 in the previous Liberal-National coalition government, including planning ...

Monday’s Stock Market Was Generally Positive Sans The Nasdaq – $DIA $GOVX $INM $INVO $PBF $SPY Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Hope is but the dream of those who wake." - Matthew Prior   Happy Monday! I hope that your start of the week is going well and that the stock market treated you nicely today too. I am writing you from a ranch in Sonoma today and enjoying the summer sunshine the wine c...

IBM Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates – $IBM $DIA

As per reports, International Business Machines Corporation's (IBM) second-quarter results exceeded expectations reporting adjusted earnings of $2.31 a share on revenue of $15.5 billion, beating analysts' estimates of $2.27 on revenue of $15.1 billion. Revenue jumped 9% from the year-ago quarter and...

Johnson & Johnson’s Executive VP, General Counsel Michael Ullmann To Retire – $JNJ $DIA

Reportedly, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) announced the retirement of Michael Ullman, Executive VP, General Counsel at the end of this year with 33 years of leadership and service to the Company. Effective October 17, 2022, Ullmann will be succeeded by Elizabeth (Liz) Forminard having an exceptional e...

IBM’s Red Hat Names Matt Hicks As Its New CEO – $IBM $DIA

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporations' (IBM) subsidiary software company, Red Hat has named Matt Hicks, head of products and technologies, as its new leader, solidifying a bet that hybrid-cloud offerings will boost the company’s growth. Hicks takes over as the software unit’s ...

Verizon Lowers Yearly Guidance Amid Disappointing Subscriber Growth – $VZ $DIA

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) reported June-quarter adjusted earnings that missed estimates as it added fewer postpaid wireless phone subscribers than expected. For the quarter, Verizon earnings came in at $1.31 a share, excluding items, and revenue increased 3% to $33.8 billion, bea...

Disney’s Sports Streaming Platform ESPN+ Raises Subscription Fee – $DIS

As per reports, Disney's (DIS) sports streaming platform ESPN+ subscription will now cost $9.99 per month, and the annual subscription will go up to $99.99 from $69.99, as the streaming giant has increased its monthly subscription fee by $3 a month, reporting a 43% hike. Starting, on August 23 the ...

Markets Shrug Off Growth Concerns & Upcoming FOMC Meeting To Post Weekly Gains – $AAPL $AMZN $DIS $INVO $NVDA $PGY $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day: "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart." - Helen Keller   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you, your family, and your friends had a great summer week and that your investment accounts swelled in valu...

Goldman Sachs Reports Q2 Declining Profits – $GS $DIA

As per reports, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. reported a profit drop of 47% in the second quarter, depicting the end of a pandemic-era boom in Wall Street deal activity. The bank earned $2.93 billion, down from $5.49 billion a year ago. Earnings per share of $7.73 exceeded the $6.56 a share estimate. Re...

J&J Lowers Annual Profit Forecast As Dollar Strengthens – $JNJ $DIA

As per reports, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) cut its full-year adjusted profit and sales forecast due to a hit from a stronger dollar, even though the company's pharmaceuticals unit boosted its second-quarter profit. The company's largest unit, pharmaceuticals have helped the company offset the blow...

Jill McDonald To Rejoin McDonalds Leading Its International Operations – $MCD $KO $DIA

Reportedly, Jill McDonald is set to return to McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) starting Sept. 5 as executive vice president and president of owned international markets, overseeing the company’s wholly owned international operations. She will step down as CEO of Coca-Cola-owned British coffeehouse c...

UnitedHealth Beats Quarterly Estimates Building On 5 ‘Growth Pillars’ – $UNH $DIA

Reportedly, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated's (UNH) quarterly earnings exceeded estimates with adjusted earnings increasing 18.5% versus a year earlier to $5.57 per share, and 36 cents ahead of estimates. Revenue grew 12.6% to $80.33 billion, clearing estimates of $79.68 billion. "Customers are res...

The Stock Market Drifts Higher On Thursday Despite Recessionary Concerns – $AAPL $AMZN $DIS $INM $INVO $ONEM $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it." - Jean Paul   Happy Thursday! I spent another foggy day in San Francisco today as is the custom this time of the year and quite enjoyed it. I hope that all is also w...

Verizon Enters $400M Modernization Global Data Bandwidth Contract With FBI – $VZ $DIA

Reportedly, Verizon's (VZ) Public Sector team has signed up for Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions task order with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for over $400 million to help the agency meet increasing demands for data bandwidth around the globe successfully.  Verizon’s EIS task ord...

Intel Announces Common Stock Dividend Date – $INTC $DIA

Reportedly, the board of Intel Corporation (INTC) announced a quarterly dividend of $.365 per share payable on September 1, 2022. The dividend is payable to all common stockholders as of August 7, 2022.   Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology to provide the m...

Delta Air Lines Orders 100 Boeing 737 MAX 10 Planes (~$13.5B)- $BA $DAL $DIA

Reportedly, Delta Air Lines is to buy 100 Boeing (BA) 737 MAX 10 jets worth about $13.5 billion at list prices with options to buy another 30. The U.S. carrier Delta, which made the announcement at the Farnborough Airshow, informed us it would start taking MAX 10 deliveries in 2025. Delta previously...

JP Morgan Q2 Earnings Fall Below Estimates, Halts Buybacks – $JPM $DIA

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co's (JPM) earnings fell short of analyst expectations as the bank built reserves for bad loans by $428 million, and suspended share buybacks. Second-Quarter Highlights: Earnings per share of $2.76 were reported versus $2.88 expected. Managed revenue stood at ...

Netflix To Include Ads Powered By Microsoft Technology – $MSFT $NFLX $QQQ $DIA

Reportedly, Netflix (NFLX) is working with Microsoft (MSFT) to deliver its upcoming ads, in a new subscription offering that marks a major change for Netflix. Recently, Netflix had been rumored to be adding commercials into its streaming service, and allowing people to pay less if they are subjected...

Growth Stocks Lead The Stock Market Higher On Hump Day – $DIS $GME $INM $INVO $KDNY $NFLX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." - Confucius   Happy Hump Day To One And All! I made my way back from Tahoe to San Francisco today and was greeted by none other than my good friend 'Karl'. If you are not from the Bay Area you may not know t...

P&G Announces Quarterly Dividend Payable August 15, 2022 – $PG $DIA

As per reports, the Board of the Procter & Gamble Company (PG) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.9133 per share on the Common Stock and on the Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock payable on or after August 15, 2022, to shareholders as of July 22, 2022.   The...

Tuesday’s Stock Market Surges As Dollar, Oil, & Housing Drops – $AAPL $APLS $ATOS $DIS $GME $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world." - George Bernard Shaw   Tuesday was my last day in Tahoe before heading back to San Fracisco and it was just as beautiful as the previous few days. The stock market was als...

Walgreens Announces Increase In Quarterly Dividend Payable September 9- $WBA $DIA

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) announced an increase of .5 percent for their quarterly dividend, payable on September 9, 2022. The board announced a quarterly dividend of 48 cents per share, payable to shareholders as of Aug. 19, 2022.   Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) is a pharmac...

Amgen’s Lumakras/Immunotherapy Combo Data Results Decision Due Aug 7 – $AMGN $DIA

Reportedly, early trial data on Amgen Inc's (AMGN) Lumakras was released by the World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC), but it has been decided that it will hold until Aug. 7 by the meeting organizers from a highly anticipated study in combination with drugs that help the immune system attack cancer...

Digital Payment Giant Visa Announces Release Date Of Q3 Earnings On July 26 – $V $DIA

As per reports, Visa Inc. (V) has scheduled the release of its fiscal Q3 2022, financial results on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. The company’s executive management team will host a live audio webcast beginning at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss and review the results. After the market closes, Vi...

Apple, Housing, & Goldman Sachs’ Gloom Slam Monday’s Stock Market – $GME $GS $INM $INVO $TSLA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -"Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel    It was yet another beautiful summer day in Tahoe and the stock market started Monday's session with equally bright prospects coupled with upward movement as well....

Boeing To Host Q2 Earnings Call On July 27 – $BA $DIA

Reportedly, Boeing (BA) is to release its second-quarter earnings for 2022 on Wednesday, July 27, followed by a conference call at 10:30 a.m. ET. The call will be hosted by President and CEO David Calhoun and Executive VP and CFO Brian West to discuss the results and company outlook. Web & Dial...

Intel To Release Q2 Earnings On July 28 – $INTC $DIA

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) is set to announce its second-quarter 2022 financial results on Thursday, July 28, 2022, soon after the market closes, followed by an earnings conference call at 2 p.m. PDT to discuss the results. A live public webcast of the earnings conference call can be a...

Stock Market Surges On Friday To End Volatile Week – $AAPL $AMC $GME $FATE $INVO Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "He who is brave is free." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you, your family, and your friends had a prosperous week despite the markets overall negative & volatile performance. I made my way back from Park City, Utah, to San Francisco this w...

Japan’s ANA Orders 20 Boeing 737 MAX Jets – $BA $DIA

Reportedly, Japanese airline ANA Holdings Inc. has finalized an order for 20 Boeing (BA) 737 MAX jets first announced in January 2019, which also includes the option for another 10 of the narrowbody type. The carrier informed it would switch two of the 20 777-9 passenger planes it has on order to th...

Disney Announces Release Of Fiscal Q3 Earnings On August 10, 2022- $DIS $DIA

Reportedly, the Walt Disney Company to release its fiscal third-quarter 2022 results after the close of regular trading on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, followed by a live audio webcast beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT. The webcast can be reached at www.disney.com/investors.    Dow 3...

PPI Hits & Thursday’s Stock Market Goes On A Ride – $AAPL $INM $INVO $KDNY $SSI $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "History is a vast early warning system." - Norman Cousins   On Thursday, the stock market digested a number of macroeconomic reports that helped bring about a bit of confusion in investors' minds and served to increase volatility throughout the session. First, there was ...

Tech Giant Microsoft To Cut Jobs Amid Realignment Of Business Groups & Roles – $MSFT $DIA

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) has cut some jobs as it realigned business groups and roles after the close of its fiscal year on June 30. The technology giant plans to keep hiring for other roles and finish the current fiscal year with an increased headcount. The layoffs, affecting less than 1% of th...

Walmart Purchasing 4,500 Electric Vehicles From Canoo – $WMT $DIA

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is collaborating with American automotive startup, Canoo Inc. to purchase 4,500 electric vehicles nearing its goal to attain net-zero emissions by the year 2040. The deal further includes Canoo's fully electric Lifestyle Delivery Vehicle, the production of whic...

Disney To Feature Korean Pop Band BTS Documentary Series On Its Streaming Services – $DIS

Reportedly, Walt Disney Company (DIS) announced that it is featuring a documentary series and concert featuring K-pop band BTS on the company's streaming services. The series "BTS Monuments: Beyond the Star" is expected to debut next year and will include footage and music of the South Korean group ...

Disneyland’s Social Media Accounts Hacked? – $DIS $DIA

Reportedly, Disneyland (DIS) Resort's Facebook and Instagram accounts were hacked earlier on Thursday with a number of inappropriate posts that were subsequently taken down, the company informed.  "We worked quickly to remove the reprehensible content, secure our accounts, and our security teams a...

Honeywell Ventures Joins Select Group Investing In Electric Hydrogen – $HON $DIA

Reportedly, Honeywell  (HON) announced that its venture arm that invests in early-stage, high-growth companies, Honeywell Ventures has contributed to Electric Hydrogen's Series B round financing. Honeywell joins a select group of investors and banks to bring the total funding for the round to $198M...

Is Boeing Going To Cancel 737 MAX 10 Aviation Week Amid Regulatory Issues? – $BA $DIA

Reportedly, Boeing's (BA) Chief Executive Dave Calhoun informed that the planemaker could be forced to cancel the 737 Max 10 over potential regulatory issues. The aerospace giant has a December deadline to win approval for the 737 MAX 10 (the largest member of its best-selling single-aisle airplane ...

Merck Seeking To Close Buyout Of Biotech Company Seagen Inc. – $MRK $SGEN $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) is in advanced talks to buy cancer-focused biotech company Seagen Inc. (SGEN) for roughly $40 billion or more. The companies are discussing a price above $200 a share for Seagen. Both the parties are seeking to seal a deal on or before the announcement of Merc...

Walmart To Levy Pickup Fees From Some Suppliers As Fuel & Labor Cost Rise – $WMT $DIA

As per reports, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) to start charging some of its suppliers new fees to transport goods to its warehouses and stores in response to rising fuel and transportation costs from next month. The company will charge a "collect pickup charge" calculated as a percentage of the cost of...

Nike & Fanatics Expanding Partnership Starting Summer 2024 – $NKE $DIA

As per reports, NIKE, Inc. (NKE)  is expanding its relationship with Fanatics Brands, the company’s in-house apparel and manufacturing division. The expansion will make the brand the licensee for Nike fan apparel and headwear for a select group of leading colleges and universities, starting summ...

Chevron To Release Quarterly Earnings On July 29 – $CVX $DIA

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) is to hold its quarterly earnings conference call on Friday, July 29, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. ET/ 8:00 a.m. PT.  The live webcast can be reached at www.chevron.com. Interested parties can Dial-in # (Listen-only mode): 800-491-5082 with Conference ID #: 1185585. Sp...

Social Media Giant Twitter Suing Elon Musk Over Withdrawal Of $44B Acquisition – $TWTR $TSLA $SPY

As per reports, Twitter Inc. (TWTR) has hired U.S. law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP to sue Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk for not completing the $44 billion acquisition of the social media giant. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, terminated the deal saying that Twitter had failed to provide in...

Boeing’s Record Deliveries Of 51 Airplanes In June – $BA $DIA

Reportedly, Boeing Co (BA) recorded delivery of 51 airplanes in June to bring its first-half tally to 216 jets, up 38% from the same period last year. June's deliveries exceeded the 50 thresholds for the first time since March 2019 and included 43 Boeing 737 MAX, which is still recovering from a nea...

Hot CPI Report Hits The Stock Market On Hump Day – $FATE $GME $HL $KDNY $INVO $INMD $IS $IWC $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "We first make our habits, and then our habits make us." - John Dryden   The stock market digested the June CPI report that landed hotter than expected today. The total for June came in at 9.1% and the core CPI was up 5.9% further inflaming the worries that the Fed will n...

Tuesday’s Stock Market Slides Heading Into Hump Day’s CPI Report – $AAL $AAPL $FATE $GME $INM $INMD $IWC $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day - "The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see." - Gilbert K. Chesterton   The stock market moved lower after a few trips into the green during Tuesday's session. 11 of the 11 sectors ended the trading session in the red with the energy sector l...

Monday’s Stock Market Falls As Investors Eye CPI & Macau Issues – $GME Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Adventure is worthwhile." - Aesop   The stock market on Monday was down throughout the session & moved even lower in to the close. 9 of the 11 sectors ended the trading session in the red as two heavily weighted sectors, the consumer discretionary & the communica...

Stock Market Produces Healthy Holiday-Shortened Weekly Bounce – $AAPL $FATE $GME $INVO $RIVN $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day: "When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor." - Elon Musk I hope that you, your family, and your friends had a wonderful and prosperous week. I spent a good part of the week, after the July 4th holiday, in sunny Park City, Utah, visiting...

Home Depot’s ‘The Homer Fund’ Has Granted Nearly $233M to More Than 165,000 Associates – $HD $DIA

Reportedly, The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) employee assistance program, the Homer Fund, which is funded by associates to assist associates in need, announced its annual fundraising campaign, Orange at Heart. Orange at Heart celebrates the generosity of the workforce, where every dollar donated goes right...

Merck Schedules Release Of Q2 Earnings On July 28 – $MRK $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) to host its second-quarter 2022 sales and earnings conference call with the investment community and analysts at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, July 28, discussing Merck’s performance for the quarter and outlook. Web & Call Details: Journalists, Investors, ...

Stocks See Broad-based Rally On Thursday – $AAPL $ATOS $FATE $GME $INVO $RIVN $TSLA $Rise!

Quote of the Day - "We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear." - Martin Luther King, Jr.   The stock market experienced a good 'ole fashioned broad-based rally today as 10 of the 11 sectors closed in the green and the major indices all eclipsed 1%, growth stocks skyrocke...

Is Apple’s App Store Revenue Witnessing A Declining Trend? – $AAPL $DIA

Reportedly, Apple's (AAPL) revenue from the App Store dropped down in June, potentially setting the company up for a slight shortfall in overall services revenue for the quarter. Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, informed as per the data from the app-store tracking service Sensor Tower, the net ...

Beverage Giant Coca-Cola Schedules Release Of Q2 Earnings For July 26 – $KO $DIA

Reportedly, Dow 30 component The Coca-Cola Company (KO), announced it will release its second-quarter 2022 financial results on July 26 before the New York Stock Exchange opens, followed by an investor conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET. Interested parties can join a webcast at the company's website. ...

3M Announces Sell Of Southeast Asia Neoplast & Neobun Brands To Selic Corp PCL – $MMM $DIA

As per reports, 3M Co (MMM) is to exit its Neoplast and Neobun brands in Thailand and some other Southeast Asian countries and sell manufacturing assets at its Ladlumkaew plant, as part of its strategic portfolio management. The brands and the assets from its Thailand-based Ladlumkaew plant will be...

FOMC Minutes Released As Stocks End Green On Hump Day – $AAPL $KDNY $INM $INMB $INVO $RIVN Rise!

Quote of the Day - "The return we reap from generous actions is not always evident." - Francesco Guicciardini   Hump Day's stock market session was met with the release of the FOMC Minutes, which reconfirmed the Fed's will to restore price stability is still in place, but they added that a...

Samsung Buys OLED Display Co. Cynora – $AAPL $DIA

Reportedly, Samsung Display Co. has purchased display startup Cynora GmbH for about $300 million. Samsung acquired Cynora’s intellectual property and technology but not its engineers. Already an investor in Cynora, Samsung with LG Electronics Inc. and other display manufacturers also backed the st...

Coca-Cola Announces Collaboration With DJ Marshmello – $KO $DIA

As per reports, beverage giant Coca-Cola Company (KO) is teaming up with DJ and music producer Marshmello in a limited-edition offering. The upcoming flavor is likely to come as a surprise and is created with a mix of the artist’s favorite flavors, strawberry, and watermelon along with the classic...

Disneyland Shanghai Re-Opens After 3-Month Of Covid Closure – $DIA $DIS

Reportedly, Walt Disney Co's Shanghai Disney (DIS) Resort theme park opened after the closure of three months, with face masks and social distancing in effect. The park shut on March 21 as cases increased in the Chinese business hub, leading to a two-month-long citywide lockdown that eased on June 1...

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Hires Daniel Yem As Senior Investment Specialist Strengthening Retirement Income Capabilities – $JPM $DIA

As per reports, J.P. Morgan Asset Management is to hire Daniel Yem as a Senior Investment Specialist to lead the firm's Retirement Solutions team. Mr. Yem will report to the Head of Target Date Strategies, Daniel Oldroyd, and will be based in New York. Mr. Yem will lead the business & product st...

Tesla Reports Q2 Deliveries Representing Sales Growth of 26.5% Year-Over-Year – $TSLA $SPY

Reportedly, Tesla (TSLA) posted total deliveries of 254,695 for Q2/2022, which was lower than analysts' expectations of 256,520 vehicles. The company pointed to the Q2 results which were marked by Covid restrictions, supply chain snarls, semiconductor chips, and other parts shortages. Total producti...

P&G Announces Change In Timing For The Webcast Of Q4 Earnings July 29- $PG $DIA

As per reports, the Procter & Gamble Company has announced changes in timing for the webcast of its Q4 earnings results to 9:00 a.m. ET instead of 8:30 a.m. ET on July 29, 2022. Interested parties may access the live audio webcast at www.pginvestor.com, beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET.  The Procte...

Walgreens Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates Stays Steady On Full-Year Earnings Estimates – $WBA $DIA

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) recently exceeded Was Street's quarterly estimates. The strength in earnings was driven by their UK-based Boots business. However, Walgreens has only maintained its full-year earnings forecast pointing toward the decreasing amount of COVID vaccinations a...

Are iPhones In Japan Getting Costlier? – $AAPL $DIA

As per reports, Apple Inc. (AAPL) has hiked prices by nearly a fifth the cost of its flagship iPhone phone in Japan, which is struggling with a weakening yen currency and rising inflation. The entry-level iPhone 13 now costs ~117,800 yen (~$870) compared to 99,800 yen previously, as per Apple's webs...

Growth Questioned, Yields & Oil Recede, & The Stock Market Hard Circles Tuesday – $AAPL $ATOS $CVNA $FATE $INM $INVO $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Courage is knowing what not to fear." - Plato   As they sometimes, "it pays to hold on when investing in the markets," even though the sky may seem to be falling. This first session after the July 4th holiday was a great example of this circumstance. After the stock ma...

Walmart Offers Enhanced AR Experience To Its Customers With New Features On App – $WMT $DIA

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT)  has added two augmented reality (AR) features to its app, one that allows customers to view furniture and home décor items in their homes before purchasing and another for shoppers to use in-store to view key product information. The feature will initially b...

Boeing Collaborates With Aireon Space-Based ADS-B Data Services – $BA $DIA

Reportedly, Boeing (BA) has signed a deal with Aireon, the world's leading provider of space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) services, to deliver its flight data stream to the aerospace giant. Boeing will use the stream to expand its advanced data analytics capabilities and ...

McDonald’s Announces Top Executive Changes – $MCD $DIA

As per reports, McDonald's Corp (MCD) has named company veteran and president of its international business, Ian Borden, as finance chief, succeeding incumbent Kevin Ozan, who is set to retire in mid-2023. With 30 years of association with the company, Borden will take charge on Sept. 1, while Ozan...

Q3 Stock Market Kicks Off With A Bang Going Into The July 4th Holiday Weekend – $AMC $CPNG $CVX $INMB $INVO $JKS $MCD Rise!

Quote of the Day: "I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need." - Auguste Rodin   Happy Fourth of July Weekend! I hope that you and your family and friends are out celebrating your freedom in any way that suits you all.  As for the markets this week, investors experienced...

Verizon Frontline To Add A Member To Its First Responder Advisory Council – $VZ $DIA

As per reports, Verizon (VZ) Frontline announced to formally introduce the newest member of the Verizon First Responder Advisory Council (VFRAC), Sheriff Susan Benton (Ret.) at next week’s 2022 National Sheriffs’ Association annual conference joining the council as its 14th member.  Sheriff Sus...

JP Morgan To Webcast Q2 Earnings On July 14 – $JPM $DIA

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is to release its Q2 2022 earnings on Thursday, July 14, 2022, at approximately 7:00 a.m. (EDT) followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. (EDT). Web & Call Details: The live audio webcast can be reached under the Investor Relations, Events & Prese...

Walgreens Pulls Out Boots Sale Amid Turbulent Credit Market – $WBA $DIA

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) has abandoned the sale of its Boots drugstore chain that was expected to bring +$6B after failing to secure the desired valuation for the UK business amid an unstable credit market. The healthcare group had been in talks with a consortium between Relian...

Disney Withdraws Disney+ Streaming Deal With YES, Israel’s Telecom’s Satellite TV Unit – $DIS $DIA

Reportedly, Israel's Competition Authority has closed a case against Walt Disney (DIS) and YES, Bezeq Israel Telecom's satellite TV unit after the companies agreed to cancel an exclusive streaming deal. The companies applied for permission from the Competition Authority.   Earlier this month, Dis...

Chevron To Relocate Headquarters Within California – $CVX $DIA

As per reports, Chevron Corporation (CVX) plans to relocate its global headquarters to a newly leased space in California and sell its existing head office in the state. The oil giant is expected to shift its headquarters to the new site during the third quarter of 2023. "The current real estate ma...

Nasdaq Ends Q2 Confirming Its Worst Start Ever – $INVO $JKS $NBSE $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break." - Earl Wilson   Q2 ended with yet another declining stock market session on Thursday assuring the S&P 500's worst start to a year in +40 years as it is down 20.7% YTD and close...

3M Investing +$170M In Cordova Pursuing Goal To Reduce Use of Water – $MMM $DIA

Reportedly, 3M (MMM) is investing more than $170 million at its Cordova, Illinois, site to engineer and install cutting-edge technology building its company-wide goal of enhancing the quality of water returned to the environment. Launched in 2021, the company expects to reduce overall water use at ...

Bob Chapek To Continue As CEO As Disney Adds Contract Renewal – $DIS $DIA

As per reports, the board of Walt Disney Co (DIS) has unanimously voted to extend Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek's contract for three years showing a major vote of confidence in his leadership. Chapek's current contract was set to expire in February. In February 2020, Chapek, 63, became Disney'...

Reportedly Reliance Industries Preparing To Acquire Walgreens Boots Alliance’s International Arm – $WBA $DIA

As per reports, Reliance Industries Ltd. is in talks with several global banks to raise as much as $8 billion for its planned leveraged buyout of Walgreens (WBA) Boots Alliance’s international arm. The company is in talks with Barclays Bank Plc, Deutsche Bank AG, HSBC, and Standard Chartered Bank...

McDonald’s Adding Greater Clarity, Transparency, & Consistency Into FranchisingProcess – $MCD $DIA

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is building new rules for franchisees, including performance reviews every 20 years to bring "greater clarity, transparency, and consistency into our franchising process." Joe Erlinger, president of the Chicago-based burger giant announced the changes info...

JPMorgan To Cover Travel Costs For U.S Employees For Out-Of-State Abortions – $JPM $DIA

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is set to cover travel expenses for employees that are U.S based and who need to travel more than 50 miles to get a medical service like an abortion, according to a memo dated June 1. "We're focused on the health and well-being of our employees, and want to...

Walgreens Agrees To Pay $105M All-Cash Settlement – $WBA $DIA

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) to pay $105 million to settle a long-running class-action lawsuit accusing it of misleading stockholders about how rising generic drug prices and reimbursement pressures would hurt its pharmacy business. The preliminary all-cash settlement was filed in a fed...

Honeywell Announces Release Date Of Q2 Earnings – $HON $DIA

As per reports, Honeywell will release its second-quarter financial results on Thursday, July 28 before trading starts, followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT. A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed at http://www.honeywell.com/investor. All related materials will be p...

American Express Announces Release Of Q2 Earnings July 22, 2022- $AXP $DIA

Reportedly, American Express Company (AXP) is scheduled to host a live audio webcast of its earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. (ET) on Friday, July 22, 2022, to discuss second quarter 2022 financial results. The webcast can be reached at the American Express Investor Relations website at https://...

McDonald’s & Adyen, A Global Fintech Platform To Continue Mobile App Partnership To The U.S – $DIA $MCD

Reportedly, McDonald's Corporation (MCD) is expanding its partnership with Adyen, the global financial technology platform for the expansion of mobile app partnership to the U.S.   "As consumer demand evolves, Adyen has responded to our needs in a rapidly changing market. Adyen has handled ...

Nike’s Q4 Earnings – $NKE $DIA

NIKE, Inc. (NKE) reported fourth-quarter earnings, which surpassed some analysts’ estimates and overcame supply-chain pressures that have lingered, however the sports giant said it expects gross margin to be flat to down 50 basis points. “We did take a cautious approach to Greater China. And we...

GDP Revised Down While The Stock Market Oscillates On Hump Day – $AAPL $ATOS $FATE $GBT $INMB $NBSE $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Progress was all right. Only it went on too long." - James Thurber   Heading the macroeconomic schedule today and to some degree the markets, the Q1 US GDP report confirmed that it was revised down to 1.6%, while the Q1 GDP Deflator came in at 8.2% & Q1 personal consum...

The Home Depot Canada Foundation Raises Investment In Support Of Homeless Youth – $HD $DIA

Reportedly, TradeWorx, launched by The Home Depot (HD Canada Foundation in 2021 is a collaboration with 10 successful Canadian employment social enterprises (ESEs) to help fill systemic gaps and prevent youth homelessness. TradeWorx partners offer at-risk youth skills training needed to secure a lon...

Verizon To Webcast Q2 Earnings On July 22 – $VZ $DIA

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) is to release second-quarter 2022 earnings on Friday, July 22. The webcast of the results will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET. Access instructions and presentation materials, including Verizon’s earnings news release and financial tables, will be available at 7...

P&G Schedules Q4 Release On July 29

As per reports, the Procter & Gamble Company (PG) is scheduled to announce its Q4 earnings results on July 29, 2022, starting at 8:30 a.m. ET. The live webcast of the event can be reached at www.pginvestor.com starting at 8:30 a.m. ET.   The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), a Dow 30 c...

Tuesday’s Stock Market Session Sours With Consumer Confidence – $INVO $KZR $VIX $WYNN Rise!

Quote of the Day - "If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees." - Hal Borland   Three macroeconomic reports of significance floated the markets way on Tuesday including the Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index report, which confirmed a meaty drop to 98.7 in...

Apple Unveils New Features Of Its iPhone Software & Mac Computer Processor – $AAPL $DIA

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) recently unveiled new features of its next smartphone operating system that will power the upcoming iPhone 14 and older compatible handsets. It also showed off a second-generation Mac processor for two new laptops. The announcement was made during a keynote presentation ...

Walgreens To Release Q3 Results On June 30 – $WBA $DIA

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) will release its fiscal 2022 third-quarter earnings results on Thursday at 7 a.m. ET on June 30, 2022, followed by a one-hour conference call with the management starting at 8:30 a.m. ET. The event can be reached at http://investor.walgreensbootsalliance.co...

Cisco Schedules Quarterly Dividend Date Payable July 27, 2022- $CSCO $DIA

Reportedly, the board of Cisco (CSCO) announced a quarterly dividend of $.38 per common share payable on July 27, 2022. The dividend is payable to all shareholders as of July 6, 2022.   Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, manufactures, and sells Internet P...

Majors Experience Volatility As The Russell 2000 Moves Higher On Monday – $ATOS $AXSM $INVO $ISLE Rise!

Quote of the Day - "We aim above the mark to hit the mark." - Ralph Waldo Emerson   A couple of macroeconomic reports surfaced during Monday's session including the total durable goods orders report, which showed a rise by .7% M/ M. The May Pending Home Sales report also showed a .7% rise....

Caterpillar Announces Dividend Increase Payable August 19, 2022 – $CAT $DIA

Reportedly, the Board of Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) announced an increase in the quarterly cash dividend by nine cents, an 8% increase, to one dollar and twenty cents ($1.20) per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on August 19, 2022, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Jul...

IBM Lays Off Employees In Russia – $IBM $DIA

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is laying off employees and winding down its business in Russia. After Russia's Ukraine invasion in February, IBM joined hundreds of other companies in suspending business in the country, while many others announced a complete exit from R...

Stock Market Widely Rebounds, Biotech Rocks Higher As Recession Understanding Surface – $AAPL $ATOS $FATE $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day: "Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers." - Robert Green Ingersoll   Investors experienced one heckava rebound this week in the markets. The S&P 500 closed at 3,911.74 (+6.4%) for the week and is now down 17.9% YTD. 10 of the 11 sectors closed in the green...

Intel Appoints April Miller Boise To Lead Intel’s Global Legal, Trade & Government Affairs – $INTC $DIA

As per reports, April Miller Boise has been appointed executive VP and chief legal officer to lead Intel Corporation (INTC) global legal, trade, and government affairs team, starting July 6. Miller Boise succeeds Steven Rodgers, who retired this year after more than 20 years of association with Inte...

P&G To Use Microsoft’s Azure To Build The Future of Digital Manufacturing – $MSFT $PG $DIA

As per reports, Procter & Gamble Company (PG) announced a partnership with Microsoft to build the future of digital manufacturing. P&G has signed a multi-year deal with Microsoft to use its Azure cloud computing platform to digitize and integrate data from more than 100 manufacturing sites a...

The New Russia McDonald’s Owner Sets To Reopen & Expand – $MCD $DIA

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Russia aims to reopen all restaurants in two months, its new owner Alexander Govor informed further adding his aim to expand to 1,000 locations from the 850 he took over last month. In May, McDonald's Corp sold the restaurants to Govor, one of its licensees...

Walmart Announces The Construction of 4 E-Commerce Warehouses Creating +4k Jobs – $WMT $DIA

As per reports, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) to build four new e-commerce warehouses in a push to speed deliveries, with the help of an automated system to pick out items while also creating more than 4,000 jobs. The company informed, in combination with traditional fulfillment centers, that the new f...

Microsoft Stops Sale Of AI Facial-Analysis Tools Over Bias & Inaccuracy Issues- $MSFT $DIA

As per reports, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) announced that it is stopping the selling of their artificial intelligence-based facial-analysis software tools that infer a subject’s emotional state, gender, age, mood, and other personal attributes after the algorithms were shown to exhibit problematic bia...

Microsoft’ Wants You To Use Their Newer Edge Browser – $MSFT $DIA

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT) has finally discontinued its Internet Explorer, as the company announced its users to move on from the 27-year-old application and use its newer Edge browser instead.  Microsoft released the first version of Internet Explorer in 1995 when web surfing was dominated ...

Tight Labor Market Causing Delivery Delay To Boeing’s New Air Force One – $BA $DIA

Reportedly, the next-generation presidential aircraft being built by Boeing may face further delays due to a tight labor market for mechanics and lower-than-expected security clearance rates. Also, the need for Boeing to switch to an alternative supplier for some interior work may pose a major sched...

Microsoft Acquires NY-Based Miburo, A Cyber Threat Analysis Startup – $MSFT $DIA

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) has announced acquiring a cyber threat analysis startup specializing in detecting foreign-information attacks. Miburo, a New York-based company started by a former FBI agent, will help the Redmond-based software maker "expand its threat detection and analysis capabilitie...

David L. Gitlin Joins Boeing’s Board Of Directors – $BA $DIA

Reportedly, the Board of Boeing (BA) announced the election of David L. Gitlin, 53 as its newest member. Gitlin will join the Aerospace Safety Committee and the Finance Committee. Currently, Giltin serves as chairman and CEO of Carrier and brings to the Board more than 20 years of aerospace indust...

Visa Enters Deal With M-Pesa, Mobile Phone-based African Money Transfer Service – $V $DIA

Reportedly, Visa Inc.  (V)and M-Pesa, the mobile phone-based African money transfer service owned by Kenya's Safaricom Plc have entered a deal to launch a virtual payment card in a bid to cover some of the continent's $40 billion-a-year subscriptions market. The M-Pesa Global Pay Visa Virtual card ...

JP Morgan & Fintech OmniLatam Partnering To Offer Credit Lines to Mid-sized & Small Suppliers In Latin America – $JPM $DIA

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co has partnered with fintech OmniLatam to offer credit lines to mid-sized and small suppliers of big corporations in Latin America. With operations in Colombia and Chile, OmniLatam recently opened an office in Brazil, offering receivable-backed credit and workin...

PMI Drops As CounterCyclicals Lead The Stock Market Into The Green On Thursday- $AAPL $ATOS $INM $INVO $WEBR $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness." - Desmond Tutu   A number of macroeconomic reports surfaced during Thursday's session that helped along the blossoming growth concerns that have taken hold of investors minds these days. The report...

Caterpillar Announces Relocation Of Its Global Headquarters To Texas- $CAT $DIA

Reportedly, Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) announced their plans to move its global headquarters to the company's existing office in Irving, Texas, from its current location in Deerfield, Illinois. The company will begin transitioning its headquarters to Irving in 2022. "We believe it's in the best stra...

Home Depot To Use Adobe’s Personalized Marketing Tool – $HD $DIA

Reportedly, Home Depot (HD) has signed on to use digital media and marketing software firm Adobe's latest personalized marketing tool. Home Depot to use Adobe's Real-Time Customer Data Platform, which is part of the Adobe Experience Platform. The Real-Time Customer Data Platform will allow retailers...

J&J To Soon Terminate Emergent Manufacturing Deal For COVID Vaccine Production – $JNJ $DIA

As per reports, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) had formally informed Emergent BioSolutions Inc. of its decision to terminate the agreement with the contract manufacturer to make the COVID-19 vaccine for the drugmaker. Earlier, Emergent informed that J&J breached an agreement by failing to buy the m...

Samsung’ 2022 Smart TV Users Can Now Enjoy Xbox Games Sans Console – $MSFT $DIA

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) will include several Xbox games in Samsung's 2022 smart TVs from June 30 in a crucial step towards attracting gamers without the console. Subscribers to Xbox's cloud-gaming service can play more than 100 titles on the TVs, which will be able to pair with Bluetooth-e...

Coca-Cola’s African Bottling Unit ~$3B Johannesburg Stock Exchange IPO Shelved – $KO $DIA

Reportedly, Coca-Cola Company (KO) had delayed the plans of an estimated $3 billion initial public offering (IPO) of its African bottling unit to 2023 due to turbulence in the market. The flotation of the division, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is expected to be the biggest on the Johannesburg Stock E...

Travelers Schedules Q2 Release On July 21 – $TRV $DIA

As per reports, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) has scheduled to review its second quarter 2022 results at 9 a.m. ET on Thursday, July 21, following the release of results early that morning. Investors can access the call via webcast at the company's website and by dialing 888-440-6281 within th...

Chevron Collaborates With KazMunayGas Exploring Lower Carbon Opportunities In Kazakhstan – $CVX $DIA

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) through its subsidiary Chevron Munaigas Inc, and JSC NC "KazMunayGas" have announced a memorandum of understanding to explore potential lower carbon business opportunities in Kazakhstan.  At the 34th Plenary session of the Foreign Investors Council led by Pres...

Merck Appoints Chirfi Guindo To Lead The Marketing For Merck Human Health – $MRK $DIA

As per reports, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) has appointed Chirfi Guindo to lead Human Health Marketing as chief marketing officer for Merck Human Health. Guindo will lead Merck’s Executive Team, effective July 1, 2022, and will report directly to Robert M. Davis, CEO, and president, of Merck. Jann...

Updates From UnitedHealth’s 2022 Annual Shareholder Meeting – $UNH $DIA

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) released updates on its 2022 annual shareholder meeting and actions by its Board of Directors. The Shareholders elected all those nominated to the Board; Timothy P. Flynn, Paul R. Garcia, Stephen J. Hemsley, Michele J. Hooper, F. William McNabb III, Valerie C. Montgomery Ric...

Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Ends Proxy Fight Over Kroger’s Pig Policy – $MCD $KR $DIA

As per reports, Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is dropping a proxy fight focused on the treatment of pregnant pigs at Kroger Co. (KR) after losing a similar fight with McDonald's Corp last month.  "I congratulate the McDonald's team on their victory in this proxy engagement and, after much contem...

Caterpillar Enters Multi-Year Global Sponsorship With NHL – $CAT $DIA

As per reports, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) has been announced as the Official Heavy Equipment and Industrial Power Sponsor of the National Hockey League (NHL), beginning in the 2022-23 NHL Season. The NHL and Caterpillar announced a multi-year global sponsorship focussing on recognizing the people who ...

JPMorgan Raised Its Prime Lending Rate – $JPM $DIA

As per reports, U.S. bank JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) has raised its prime lending rate by 75 basis points to 4.75%, that was effective 16th June 2022. The move follows the Federal Reserve's decision to raise its target interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point, the biggest by the U.S....

Growth Concerns Flourish During Hump Day’s Stock Market Session – $ATOS $FATE $INVO $PHAT $XBI $WBER $ZLAB Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be." - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Talk around the markets today was centered around Fed Chair "Uncle Jerry" Powell's statement to the Senate, which confirmed that he and the Fed were "strongly committed" ...

Walmart Adds “Progressive Wage Model” For Pharmacy Workers – $WMT $DIA

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) announced an increase in the average pay of pharmacy workers to more than $20 per hour and offer more frequent and automatic pay raises as part of a new "progressive wage model" to address the rising concern of a tight domestic labor market. The raises will be...

Tesla Cars To Get More Expensive – $TSLA

Reportedly, Tesla (TSLA) has increased prices across models amid ongoing supply chain woes and elevated inflation. Model 3 Long Range will now cost $57,990 from $54,490, up by $2,500.  Model Y Long Range increased to $65,990 from $62,990, up by $3,000. Model X Dual Motor All-Whee...

Walmart & Roku Partnering To make TV Streaming The next E-commerce Shopping Destination – $ROKU $WMT $DIA

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) and America’s #1 TV streaming platform, Roku, Inc. (ROKU) have entered a first-of-its-kind partnership making TV streaming the next e-commerce shopping destination. Walmart as an exclusive retailer will enable streamers to purchase featured products fulfilled...

Nike Announces To End Run Club App In China – $NKE $DIA

Reportedly, Nike Inc, (NKE) the world's largest sportswear maker, is discontinuing its popular Nike Run Club (NRC) app in China from July. The U.S. sportswear brand announced to its mainland China users through the app and thanked them for their support. However, the sportswear giant did not give a ...

Microsoft Lowered Sales & Revenue Forecast As Dollar Surged – $MSFT $DIA

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT) has cut its fourth-quarter forecast for profit and revenue citing a hit from a stronger dollar. Microsoft, which earns half its revenue from outside the United States, has lowered its revenue forecast for all three segments, including Windows products, personal compu...

Verizon Slashes Broadband Price To $25 A Month For Wireless Customers – $VZ $DIA

As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) has reduced its home broadband price to $25 a month for wireless customers in select areas where its Fios fiber network and wireless internet service are available. The offer is available in more than 2,700 cities to customers with premium 5G mobile ...

Walgreens Diversifying Into Clinical Trials Business- $WBA $DIA

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) launched a clinical trials business that aims to use patient data from its pharmacies to help boost recruitment in studies conducted by drugmakers. Last year, Walgreens invested $5.5 billion to take majority stakes in two health care providers, VillageMD...

Are Chemicals In Hair Products A Possible Risk Of Breast Cancer In Black Women?

Reportedly,  parabens, a class of endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in hair and personal care products, have been found to promote viability and gene expression of a breast cancer cell line in Black women, as per the data presented at ENDO 2022. The researchers evaluated the effects of three ty...

Adidas Sues Nike in Texas For Copying Its Smart Shoes Technology – $NKE $DIA

Reportedly, Adidas is suing NIKE, Inc. (NKE) over claims that the brand infringed its patents with its mobile applications and shoe-fitting technology. The lawsuit, filed in Texas, claims that Nike’s Run Club, Training Club, and SNKRS mobile apps and Adapt system violate nine Adidas patents for ex...

Boeing Receives $811 Loan Guarantee From EXIM Over The Sale Of Its 787 Jetliners To Air France-KLM SA- $BA $DIA

As per reports, the Export-Import Bank ("EXIM") of the United States informed that its board of directors approved an $811 million loan guarantee to help finance the sale of Boeing's (BA) wide-body aircraft to French-Dutch airline Air France-KLM SA. EXIM informed that the loan guarantee would suppo...

Stock Market Strongly Rebounds In First Session Post The Juneteenth Holiday-Shortened Week – $AAPL $FATE $INM $INVO $ISLE $TSLA $XBI $XOM Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson." - Elon Musk   After the beatdown that was the markets again last week, Father's Day, & the Juneteenth-holiday long weekend, the markets opened and essentially fought back strongly throughout the fir...

China Lockdowns Apparently Do Not Hurt Operations As Much As Had Expected, Says Foxconn – $AAPL $DIA

Reportedly, Foxconn, a major assembler of Apple's (AAPL) iPhones, informed that the impact of China’s Covid lockdowns on its operations is not as worse as expected. In late March, China ordered a series of lockdowns in some of its major cities after witnessing a surge in coronavirus cases. Followi...

Verizon Appoints Sowmyanarayan Sampath As CEO For Verizon Business – $VZ

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) announced the appointment of Sowmyanarayan Sampath to Executive VP and CEO of Verizon Business, effective July 1, 2022. Sampath will succeed Tami Erwin, who will lead the role of Strategic Advisor to the CEO until the end of 2022. Sampath will report dir...

3M Warns That Q2 Suffering From China Demand & Supply Chain Issues – $MMM $DIA

As per reports, 3M (MMM) warned of a $300 million hit to revenue in the current quarter as COVID lockdowns in China hurt demand and intensified supply chain issues. The company also expects an impact of 30 cents on per-share earnings in the second quarter, informed Chief Executive Michael Roman at t...

Apple’s Maryland Retail Store Employees Vote For Unionization- $AAPL $DIA

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) workers in Maryland have voted in favor to join a union, becoming the first retail employees of the iPhone maker to unionize in the United States. More than 100 workers in Towson near Baltimore "have overwhelmingly voted to join the International Association of Machinists a...

Increased Confusion, Fear, & Volatility Forces A Weekly Stock Market Selloff – $AMC $FATE $GME $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day: "He who knows that enough is enough will always have enough." - Lao Tzu   Deutsche Bank's Chief U.S. economist, Matt Luzzetti, wrote in a note to his clients this week, "The Fed has undertaken a more aggressive hiking path, financial conditions have tightened sharply and eco...

Recessionary Fears Set In As Investors Thrashed The Stock Market On Thursday – $INM $INVO $HL $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Great things are done when men and mountains meet." - William Blake   The day after the Fed raised short term interest rates by .75% proved to be a day ridden with recessionary fears and the markets sold off strongly and virtually throughout the session. The Fed's Chairman...

Fed’s Moves Strongly Check Boxes During Hump Day’s Stock Market Session – $AAPL $ATOS $DIS $FATE $INMB $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "The man who has no imagination has no wings." - Muhammad Ali   The FOMC Meeting concluded on hump day as expected with the Fed raising short term interest rates by .75%. The Fed's Chairman "Uncle Jerry" Powell also stated, "We’re not trying to induce a recession now, let...

More Fed Fear Haunting Tuesday’s Stock Market Session- $AAPL $FDX $ORCL $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil." - J. Paul Getty   The stock market and investors were once again wrapped in the anticipated follies of the Fed today. They will once again conclude their FOMC meeting on Wednesday this week and most likely will move ...

Dana Walden Appointed As Chairman Of Disney Entertainment, As Peter Rice Exits – $DIS $DIA

Reportedly, Walt Disney Company (DIS) has named Dana Walden chairman of General Entertainment Content, overseeing original programming for Disney’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks, replacing Peter Rice, who is leaving the company. Walden will have oversight of ABC Entert...

Stock Markets Slip Slide Away Again on Monday – $OIL & $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Action is the foundational key to all success." - Pablo Picasso   The stock market sank to lower depths again today as the yield curve continued to rise on Monday continuing.  On the backside of Friday's CPI report where inflation came in above expectations investors were...

Stock Market Sees (+5%) Weekly Decline As Investors Sober To Energy & Food Inflation Costs – $ATOS $INMB $INVO $OIL Rise!

Quote of the Day: "Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man." - Stewart Udall   Yes. It was an overall negative sentiment kind of week for investors that resulted in a decline across the board for the major indices. The S&P 500 closed at 3,9...

Friday’s CPI Report Shadows The Stock Market On Thursday – $ATOS $INMB $INVO $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -"Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us." - Samuel Smiles   The stock market took a ride down negative street again on Thursday dropping essentially throughout the day. With the CPI report due out on Friday, it appeared...

Hump Day’s Stock Market Drops As Investors Consumed By Growth Fears – $ATOS $INMB $INVO $NBSE $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "The backbone of surprise is fusing speed with secrecy." - Carl von Clausewitz   The markets overall rolled back over today as investors were hit with a number of headlines and reports, which increased the level of fear that the world is facing growth issues. Continued and ...

Stock Market Rolls Lucky On Tuesday – $ATOS $FATE $INM $INVO $XOM $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day - "There are no shortcuts in evolution." - Louis D. Brandeis   The markets overall rolled into the lucky circle after initially seemingly rolling craps out of the gate today. A negative profit margin report from Target (TGT, $155.98, -2.31%), the Aussies moved to raise intere...

Stock Market Swings Positive While Oil Falters On Monday – $AMZN $INVO $INMB $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony." - Leni Riefenstahl    The S&P 500 rose today to close at 4,121.43 (+.31%) as the energy sector fell .01% in concert with oil prices pulling back .8% down to $118.21/bbl after p...

Reportedly Tesla Informed Of Cut Of Salaried Workers Aims To Rely More On Hourly Workers – $TSLA

Reportedly, Elon Musk,  Tesla (TSLA) CEO informed that the EV's giant overall headcount will rise over the next 12 months, but the count of salaried staff will remain flat, as it has become overstaffed in many areas, but the hourly headcount will increase. According to a Tesla U.S. regulatory fili...

Interest Rates Rise In Concert With Weekly Stock Market Decline – $AAPL $AG $AMZN $ATOS $CRM $INMB $MSFT $XLE $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day: "In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision." - Dalai Lama   An overall negative bias and widely distributed pessimistic picture continued to cloud and weigh on the markets during this Memorial Day Holiday shortened week producing an overall...

After An Early Dip The Stock Market Moves Broadly Higher On Thursday – $AAPL $AG $ATOS $FB $INMB $SQ $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours." - Henry David Thoreau   After an early morning dip, the stock market rose throughout the balance of ...

Thomas Cassin Appointed As Vice Chair Of JP Morgan’s Debt Capital Market Unit – $JPM $DIA

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) has named Thomas Cassin as vice-chair of global debt capital markets for the bank's investment banking unit. Cassin will lead acquisition and strategic financing opportunities in his new role and will assist in expanding the bank's financing footprint. Insid...

Hump Day’s Stock Market Met Jamie Dimon’s Economic ‘Hurricane’ – $CRM $EVEX $HP $ISLE Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one." - Marcus Aurelius   Hump Day's stock market session was met with a busy macroeconomic schedule that brought for the an overall negative response. The reports included the May ISM Manufacturing Index rep...

Norwegian Air Enters Deal With Boeing Resolving Dispute – $BA $DIA

Reportedly, Norwegian Air has entered a deal to buy 50 Boeing (BA) 737 MAX 8 aircraft, additionally securing options for a further 30 of the planes at an undisclosed price, ending a contract dispute between the two firms. The airline informed, that the deal includes compensation to Norwegian as sett...

Salesforce Raises Profit Forecast Foresees Strong Demand – $CRM $DIA

Reportedly, On May 31, Salesforce (CRM) released their Q1 earnings ending April 30, raising its full-year adjusted profit forecast. The company informed that there is a strong demand for its software from companies looking to improve efficiencies and incorporate modern-day workflows, including hybri...

Verizon Schedules Quarterly Dividend Payable August 1- $VZ $DIA

Reportedly, the Board of Directors at Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) announced a quarterly dividend of 64 cents per outstanding share, payable on August 1, 2022. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 8, 2022. Chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg stated, "Wi...

Caterpillar Enters Sponsorship Deal With MLS, America’s Fastest Growing Sports League- $CAT $DIA

As per reports, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) has entered a multi-year sponsorship with North America's fastest growing sports League, the Major League Soccer (MLS). The sponsorship is aimed to boost the Caterpillar brand exposure to a more diverse audience in the United States and Canada and also engage ...

The Stock Market Drops While Oil & Interest Rates Climb To Close Out May- $ATOS $DIS $INMB $TXMD Rise!

Quote of the Day - "It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." - Aristotle Onassis   Welcome back from the long Memorial Day Weekend and to the last day of May. Today also marked the first trading session of this holiday-shortened 4-day week. Unfortunately, the m...

Cisco Lowers Outlook Pointing To China Lockdowns & Ukraine Crisis – $CSCO $DIA

Reportedly, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) lowered its full-year earnings forecast after COVID lockdowns in China and the war in Ukraine pulled sales below estimates in the third quarter. The company now expects revenue growth of 2% to 3% in fiscal 2022, lower than the earlier forecast of 5.5% to 6.5%. ...

Microsoft Moves To Revise Cloud Service Terms Amid EU’s Complaints – $MSFT $DIA

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT)  is set to revise its licensing terms and allow cloud service providers to better compete in response to complaints, informed its president Brad Smith. The technology giant had been fined 1.6 billion euros ($1.7 billion) by EU antitrust regulators. "It really start...

Stock Market Jumps As GDP Moves Lower On Thursday – $AAPL $ATOS $CRTD $INM $INMB $INVO $M $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Courage is fear holding on a minute longer." - George S. Patton   The stock market jumped across the board during Thursday's session. The S&P 500 closed at 4,057.84 (+1.99%), the Dow closed at 32,637.19 (+1.61%), the Nasdaq closed at 11,740.65 (+2.68%), & the sm...

Multi-Specialty National Telehealth Provider MeMD Announces Official Transition To Walmart Health Family – $WMT $DIA

Reportedly, MeMD, a multi-specialty national telehealth provider, announced its name change to Walmart Health Virtual Care marking its official transition to the Walmart Health (WMT) family. The name change marks the final stages of MeMD’s acquisition by Walmart Health, which was initially announc...

Reaffirming Fed Minutes Propel Markets Forward On Hump Day – $AAPL $BKSY $FATE $INMB $TSLA $ZM Rise!

Quote of the Day - "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi   The stock market bounced higher today, starting slow, but then gaining momentum into the close after the Fed released its May minutes. The Fed's minutes simply reaffirmed their plans to raise intere...

UnitedHealth Group Schedules Q2 July Earnings Date – $UNH $DIA

Reportedly, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) is to release its second-quarter 2022 financial results on Friday, July 15, 2022, before trading opens followed by a  teleconference call at 8:45 a.m. ET with analysts and investors to discuss and review the results. The webcast can be reached on th...

Home Depot To Pay Q1 Dividend On June 16 – $HD $DIA

Reportedly, the board of Home Depot, Inc. (HD) announced that its first quarter cash dividend of $1.90 per share will be payable on June 16, 2022. The dividend is payable to shareholders as of  June 2, 2022. The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) is the world’s largest home improvement retailer with reta...

The Stock Market Sees Pressure From Recessionary Reports On Tuesday – $ROIV $VIX $ZM Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant." - Robert Louis Stevenson     The stock market seemed to wake up on the wrong side of the bed this morning as it immediately headed deeply and widely south as the S&P 500 closed at 3,...

Airbus Taps Honeywell For Its Flight Management System – $HON $DIA

Reportedly, Honeywell's (HON) Flight Management System (FMS) has been selected by Airbus to meet the air traffic management needs of the future A320, A330, and A350 aircraft. The new FMS will allow airline customers to experience best-in-class operational efficiency, reliability, and safety.  It al...

Stock Market Swings Positively Throughout Monday’s Session – $AAPL $DIS $GOVX $INM $INVO $VMW Rise!

Quote of the Day - "It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered." - Aeschylus     The stock market moved in a decidedly positive direction throughout the day on Monday swinging up from beginning and into the close.  The overall move came in...

McDonald’s Russian Franchisees May Opt To Continue Operations Under New Brand

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) franchisees in Russia will have the option of working under a new brand that is likely to launch, informed Oleg Paroev, McDonald's Russia's general director. The McDonald's restaurants in Russia will be sold to Alexander Govor, who runs a franchise operati...

Nike’s Diversity Head Felicia Mayo To Exit The Company – $NKE $DIA

As per reports, NIKE's, Inc. (NKE) head of diversity, Felicia Mayo, is scheduled to leave the company at the end of July after two years, marking the second executive to leave that role in as many years. Since July 2020, Felicia Mayo served as chief talent, diversity, and culture officer. Mayo join...

Self-driving British Startup Wayve Implementing Microsoft’s Supercomputer Infrastructure – $MSFT $DIA

Reportedly, British startup Wayve is to implement a supercomputer infrastructure designed by Microsoft (MSFT) to process vast amounts of data, as it is developing machine learning-based models for self-driving cars. Wayve's technology is built on machine learning instead of the conventional method t...

High Costs Crack Retail, But Biotech Stocks Bounce During Overall Negative Week – $AFRM $AMC $GOVX $SHIP $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day: "A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom." - Bob Dylan   It was an overall sobering week both economically and in the markets for most investors. The macroeconomic picture & outlook changed for the worse this week as several eco...

Russell 2000 Smalls Exhibit Strength As Large Caps Falter On Thursday – $FATE $GRAB $INM $INMB $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world." - Desmond Tutu   The macroeconomic picture seemed to turn a bit worse today overall. The initial claims report for the week ending May 14 confirmed a rise by ...

Stock Market Cascades Lower On Hump Day – $DLO $NUTX $TJX $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like." - Lao Tzu   The stock market experienced a hard reversal on hump day, just after Tuesd...

Interesting…JPMorgan Shareholders Vote Against Executive Compensation – $JPM $DIA

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase (JPM) shareholders have voted against the bank’s executive pay plan, delivering a sharp rebuke to chief executive Jamie Dimon and his management team. At the "say-on-pay" vote at the bank’s annual meeting only 31% of votes were cast in favor of JPMorgan's executive...

Walmart Lowers Profit Forecast Amid Rising Food & Fuel Costs – $DIA $WMT

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) released first-quarter earnings below expectations and cut its profit outlook due to inflationary pressures, especially in food and fuel. Adjusted profit dropped to $1.30 a share during the first quarter ended in late April below $1.48 analyst estimates. Retai...

Home Depot’s Quarterly Earnings Surprise Street To The Upside – $HD $DIA

Reportedly, The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) increased its full-year profit forecast as home improvement chain benefit from higher prices and consistent demand for tools and building materials. Home Depot earned $4.09 per share in the reported quarter, beating estimates of $3.68. Same-store sales increased...

Whoa!..Did Intel Shareholders Just Cast A Vote Against Executive Compensation For Top Executives – $INTC $DIA

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) shareholders rejected compensation packages for top executives, including a payout of as much as $178.6 million to Chief Executive Officer Pat Gelsinger. About 1.78 billion votes were cast against executive compensation at the annual meeting and 921.2 million vot...

Goldman Sachs Prepares To Further Diversify Its Workforce – $GS $DIA

Reportedly, the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) has increased its diversity recruiting team and increased its budget by $10 million to meet its goals to add more Blacks, women, and Latinos to its workforce. The bank has included roughly 25 new recruiters focused on hiring diverse employees since the ...

Inflation Costs Hit, Verizon Now Set To Increase Wireless Charges – $VZ $DIA

As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ)  will be increasing prices on its wireless bills for the first time in two years as the US wireless carrier struggles with higher costs. A $1.35 increase in administrative charges for each voice line will start reflecting in the customers June phone...

Growth, Biotech, Tech, & New Issues Soar During Tuesday’s Stock Market – $AAPL $BGXX $FRGE $INM $NBSE $VEDU $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate." - Oprah Winfrey   The stock market enjoyed a broad based rally, while investors celebrated as growth stocks flew up today.  In fact, the small caps on the Russell 2000 produced a stand...

Caterpillar Releases Its 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Report – $CAT $DIA

As per reports, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) has released its 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Report and a new diversity and inclusion website that reflects the company's strong focus on continuing to build a rich culture of inclusion. "The competitive advantage of a diverse team and inclusive culture...

Oil Surges While Nasdaq, Manufacturing, & Tech Decline During Monday’s Stock Market Session – $INMB $INVO $SAVE Rise!

Quote of the Day - "The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate." - Oprah Winfrey   The macroeconomic schedule also offered a couple of reports including the Producer Price Index for final demand report, which showed a .5% rise M/M in April, but in li...

McDonalds Exiting Russian Market After 30 Years Of Service – $MCD $DIA

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is selling all of its restaurants in Russia, exiting the country after more than 30 years of presence following its invasion of Ukraine. McDonald's informed it was looking to sell all its restaurants in Russia to a local buyer, but will continue to retain t...

FAA Notifies Boeing For More Documentation On Its 787 Jets In Order To Resume Deliveries – $BA $DIA

Reportedly, Federal Aviation Administration has asked Boeing (BA) for more documentation in order to resume deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner jet, signaling it may face a further delay before the Federal Aviation Administration signs off on its inspections and repairs to the plane.  The development ...

Nike Terminates Sponsorship Deal With Russian Premier League Club Spartak Moscow – $NKE $DIA

As per reports, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) has terminated its sponsorship deal with Russian Premier League club Spartak Moscow as the team will not be taking part in European competitions next season. The governing body of European soccer, UEFA informed Russia will have no affiliated teams participating in it...

Caterpillar Highlights Progress Via 2021 Sustainability Report – $DIA $CAT

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) released its Sustainability Report describing the company's progress helping customers build a better, more sustainable world. The 2021 Sustainability Report outlines Caterpillar's approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. The report also lays...

Musk Puts $44B Twitter Acquisition ‘temporarily on hold’ Over Fake Accounts

Reportedly, Tesla's (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk's $44 billion acquisition of Twitter Inc. (TWTR) is “temporarily on hold”, tweeted the CEO until more information about the proportion of fake accounts is received, sending the social media giant into a tailspin. Fighting the fake accounts has been a keys...

Stock Market Stages Comeback At End of Overall Negative Weekly Outing – $AFRM $BMBL $BWV $CELH $FATE $RIVN Rise!

Quote of the Day: "Inflation destroys savings, impedes planning, and discourages investment. That means less productivity and a lower standard of living." - Kevin Brady   Stock market volatility was in full swing again this week and all major indices closed lower ending with a weekly decli...

Mimi Poon Succeeds Charles Kiang As IBM’s New General Manager Hong Kong – $IBM $DIA

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) Director, Software Group, Hong Kong Mimi Poon is now set to lead as General Manager, IBM Hong Kong effective immediately. In her new role, Mimi will oversee IBM's business operations and strategic development in Hong Kong and Macau. Mi...

State of Missouri Names UnitedHealthcare As One Of Three Organizations To Serve Medicaid Beneficiaries – $UNH $DIA

As per reports, the state of Missouri has selected UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Missouri as one of three managed care organizations to administer its MO HealthNet Managed Care Program for Medicaid members in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Fa...

Disney Releases Q2 Earnings As Streaming Subscribers Grow – $DIS $DIA

As per reports, the Walt Disney Company (DID) reported stronger-than-expected growth in streaming subscribers across all of its media platforms, but raised concerns over the impact of Covid on its theme parks in Asia. Total Disney+ subscriptions increased to 137.7 million during the fiscal second qu...

Thursday’s Rollercoaster Stock Market Sees The Russell 2000 Turn Up Sharply – $ATOS $AFRM $BMBL $BWV $CEPH $INM $RIVN $Rise!

Quote of the Day - "He who angers you conquers you." - Elizabeth Kenny   The stock market in general was once again volatile and felt a bit like a scary rollercoaster ride for most on Thursday, but at least the ride was heading up at the end of the session. In fact, the small caps on the Ru...

J&J Appoints Thibaut Mongon As CEO Of Its Soon To Be Spun Off Consumer Health Unit – $JNJ $DIA

Reportedly, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has appointed Thibaut Mongon as the chief executive officer of the consumer health division, the division which the pharmaceutical giant plans to spin off into a listed company by the end of next year. Mongon joined the company in 2000, and currently serves as...

Dubai’s Emirates Airlines Concerned About Delayed Boeing’s 787 Deliveries – $BA $DIA

The Dubai-based carrier, Emirates airline announced that it may face further delayed deliveries of Boeing's (BA) 787 Dreamliners by atleast a year until 2024 and that it could be even longer due to Boeing’s continued delivery suspension over structural flaws. Three years ago, Emirates ordered 30 7...

Is Intel’s New AI Chip A Threat To Nvidia Corp’s Dominant AI Chip Market? – $INTC $NVDA $DIA

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) has launched a new chip called Gaudi2 focused on artificial intelligence computing, as the chip manufacturer strengthens its push into the AI chip market currently dominated by Nvidia Corp. Gaudi2 marks the second-generation processor by Habana Labs, an Israeli A...

Walmart Schedules Q1 Release Date on May 17- $WMT $DIA

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is scheduled to release its first-quarter earnings results at 6 a.m. CDT on May 17 followed by a live conference call with the Investment Community at 7 a.m to discuss the company’s first-quarter earnings results for the fiscal year 2023. The call will be hos...

CPI Report Ignites Stock Market Selloff On Hump Day – $BWV $CELH $INVO Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life." - Victor Hugo   Broadly, the major indices headed south on hump day from about 9:30 pacific onward. There seemed to be no safety net available & most equities seemed to be on fire. The market's southern tra...

Global CRM Leader Salesforce Schedules Q1 Release For May 31 – $CRM $DIA

As per reports, Salesforce (CRM) announced the release of its Q1 fiscal year 2023 will be on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 after the market closes. The company will host a conference call to discuss and review the results at 5:00 p.m. (ET) / 2:00 p.m. (PT) with the investment community. Live Webcast & R...

Intel Appoints Former $AMD Executive Matt Poirier As Senior VP Of Corporate Development – $INTC $DIA

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) announced the appointment of Matt Poirier as senior VP of corporate development, effective May 30, 2022. Poirier will join the company’s executive leadership team and report to CEO Pat Gelsinger. He has more than 20 years of leadership, finance, and corporate d...

US Health Regulators Limit The Use Of J&J’s COVID Vaccine Over Blood Clot Risks – $JNJ $DIA

Reportedly, the U.S. health regulator has issued notice to limit the use of the Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) COVID-19 vaccine for adults due to the high risk of a rare blood clotting syndrome. The Food and Drug Administration informed, that the J&J vaccine can be administered in cases where autho...

3M To Pay Q2 Dividend On June 12 – $MMM $DIA

The board of 3M (MMM) has announced a quarterly dividend of $1.49 per share on the company's common stock for the second quarter of 2022. The dividend is payable on June 12, 2022, to shareholders as of  May 20, 2022.    3M (MMM) is a global science company that seems to neve...

Boeing Relocating Headquarters From Chicago To Washington, D.C. – $BA $DIA

Reportedly, aerospace giant Boeing (BA) announced its moving its headquarters to the Washington, D.C. area from Chicago, moving closer to federal lawmakers and rival defense contractors. Boeing informed that it will shift its base to Arlington, Virginia, joining fellow military contractors Northrop ...

Nike Announces Common Stock Dividend Payable July 1, 2022- $NKE $DIA

Reportedly, the board of NIKE, Inc. (NKE) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $.305 per share on its Common Stock payable to shareholders as of June 6, 2022. The dividend is payable on July 1, 2022.   NIKE, Inc. (NKE) is the world’s top designer, marketer, and distributor of athletic f...

Tech Giants Apple, Google & Microsoft Agree To Introduce ‘New Common Passwordless’ Sign-Ins – $AAPL $GOOG $MSFT $DIA

As per reports, technology giants Apple (AAPL), Google, and Microsoft (MSFT) have agreed to support a new type of online sign-in which could replace passwords and is designed to make the web more “secure and usable for all”. The technology giants have agreed to support a new common passwordless ...

Caterpillar Announces Acquisition Of EaaS Company, Tangent Energy Solutions- $CAT $DIA

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) has acquired a U.S.-based energy-as-a-service company, Tangent Energy Solutions, headquartered in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Tangent Energy offers customers turnkey solutions for reducing energy costs, increasing energy efficiency, reducing emissions, monetizin...

Biotech Stocks Catch A Ride On Tuesday – $ATOS $AUPH $BHVN $CYN $FATE $INM $QQQ Rise!

Quote of the Day - "The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm." - Aldous Huxley   If you are invested in biotech, then you had a good day in general for once as the beaten down sector regained its form on the back s...

AmEx Announces Dividend Payable August 10, 2022 – $AXP $DIA

Reportedly, the Board of American Express Company (AXP) announced a regular quarterly dividend of $.52 per common share to the stockholders as of July 1, 2022. The dividend is payable on August 10, 2022. The company also declared a quarterly dividend on the Company’s 3.550% Fixed Rate Reset Noncum...

The Stock Market Drops As Investors Head For More ‘Certain’ Land – $BNTX $CYN $NWL $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day - "View health as an investment, not an expense." - John Quelch   Investors were selling from the start today apparently seeking safer or at least less 'uncertain' grounds and the markets essentially dropped into the close. It was not pretty and even the ultimate opti...

Cisco Announces Earnings Release Date For Q3 Fiscal 2022 Results – $CSCO $DIA

As per reports, Cisco Systems, Inc. is to host a conference call for its third-quarter fiscal year 2022 results on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at 1:30 PM (PT); 4:30 PM (ET). A live and replay audio of the event can be reached at the company's website. To Listen via Telephone: 888-848-6507 212-519-08...

Walgreens To Pay Quarterly Dividend On June 10 – $WBA $DIA

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) announced a quarterly dividend of 47.75 cents per share payable on June 10, 2022. The dividend is payable to shareholders as of May 20, 2022. The dividend remains unchanged from the previous quarter and marks an increase of 2.1 percent from the year-ago quar...

Caterpillar To Conduct Virtual Annual Shareholders Meet On June 8 – $CAT $DIA

As per reports, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) plans to conduct its virtual annual shareholder meeting at 8 a.m. (CDT) on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. Common Stockholders as of April 13, 2022, are entitled to participate, vote, and submit questions at the meeting.   Dow 30 Component Caterpillar, Inc. ...

An Uncomfortably Volatile Week In The Stock Market Ends Lower – $CVX $FRGE $INM $INVO $JPM $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day: "If we give something positive to others, it will return to us. If we give negative, that negativity will be returned." - Allu Arjun   Stock market volatility was significant again this week providing yet another 'yoyo' ride of sorts as inflationary worries uncomfortably b...

The Stock Market Sinks On Cinco De Mayo – $DIA $QQQ $SPY $VIX

Quote of the Day - "The most effective way to do it, is to do it." - Amelia Earhart   Fresh off the Fed's decision to raise interest rates and the markets surge in the backside of yesterday's session, the stock market proceeded to sink throughout the Cinco De Mayo Day session with a ...

Cisco Announces Predictive Enterprise Network Technology – $CSCO $DIA

As per reports, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is launching a technology that can help predict issues on enterprise networks before they happen to assist in preventing problems and improving customer experience. The predictive software engine will gather data from various sources within a company's netw...

JP Morgan Schedules Investor Day On May 23 – $JPM $DIA

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) is to host an Investor Day on May 23, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. ET in New York City. A live audio webcast will begin at 8:00 a.m.ET and will be available for replay on the company's website under Investor Relations, Events & Presentations tab. The general ...

The Fed’s Jerome Powell Juices The Stock Market On ‘Star Wars Day’ – $AAPL $ATOS $DIS $FRGE $INVO $ISLE $NBSE $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success." - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam - Indian Statesman, October 15, 1931 - July 27, 2015   Like a cool refreshing drink served at the beach on hot Summer's day, Fed Chair Jerome 'Uncle Jerry' Powell serve...

Caterpillar’s Chairman & CEO Jim Umpleby To Discuss Enterprise Strategy – $CAT $DIA

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is scheduled to host a video webcast of its Investor Day on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, beginning at 10:25 a.m. CDT. Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Jim Umpleby and members of the company's Executive Office will discuss Caterpillar's enterprise strategy for profitable gro...

Nike Appoints Maggie Gauger As Its New Global VP Of Direct Acceleration – $NKE $DIA

Reportedly, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) has appointed Maggie Gauger as its new global VP of direct acceleration. Gauger most recently served as Nike’s global VP of the marketplace, leading a team of more than 150 people to execute Nike’s B2B platform. Earlier, she served as Nike’s VP of global marketplac...

9 Sectors Close Green & Volatility Tames During Tuesday’s Stock Market – $AAPL $BWV $INMB $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." - Buddha   The stock market moved north today as volatility was somewhat diminished and the CBOE Volatility Index or Vix dropped 9.55% to close at $29.25 & below the...

Apple’s Robust Services Business Lifts Q2 Earnings – $AAPL $DIA

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) beat second-quarter estimates reporting $1.52 a share on sales of $97.28 billion in the quarter ended March 26. Analysts expected the iPhone giant to earn $1.42 a share on sales of $94 billion. On a year-over-year basis, Apple sales and earnings both increased 9%.  "We are...

Honeywell Raises Full-Year Forecast As Aviation Sector Revives – $HON $DIA

As per reports, the multinational conglomerate Honeywell (HON) raised its full-year profit forecast as the aviation market has been revived & is boosting demand for the company's software, parts, and aftermarket services. Quarterly results were also boosted by higher sales in the unit that makes...

Intel Reports Q2 Beats, Reaffirms Full year Guidance – $INTC $DIA

Intel Corporation's (INTC) first-quarter release reported adjusted earnings of 87 cents a share on sales of $18.35 billion, beating estimates of 78 cents a share on sales of $18.33 billion for the March-ended quarter. On a year-over-year basis, Intel earnings declined 35% while sales dropped 1%. Int...

Monday’s Stock Market Swiftly Circles Green – $AAPL $FATE $FRGE (+44%) $INM (+15%) $INMB $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day - "Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little." - Edmund Burke   The stock market remained extremely volatile as we kicked off the first trading day of May. However, this time the markets circled to the positive into the clos...

Microsoft’s Cloud Strength Boosts Q3 Earnings Beat – $MSFT $DIA

Microsoft (MSFT) recently exceeded its fiscal Q3 earnings riding high on the cloud computing business. The technology reported adjusted earnings of $2.22 a share on sales of $49.4 billion in the quarter ended March 31, exceeding estimates of $2.19 a share on sales of $49 billion. For the current qua...

3M Expanding Production Capacity for PELTOR™ Hearing Protection Products In Nebraska – $MMM $DIA

As per reports, 3M (MMM) announced plans to grow its plant in Valley, Nebraska. The company is investing approximately $58 million to fund the 80,000 square foot expansion creating around 50 new jobs at the facility. The initiative plans to invest in additional production capacity for PELTOR™ hear...

Apple’s Launching “Expanded Protections For Children” In UK – $AAPL $DIA

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) is introducing its controversial protections for children on iPhones in the UK, referred to by the company as “expanded protections for children” and lives within the Messages app on iOS, iPadOS, WatchOS, and macOS. Already launched in the US, the feature will now be...

Boeing Surprises To The Downside – $BA $DIA

Boeing (BA) reported came in below expectations with greater than expects losses and decline in the Q1 revs amid higher costs while at the same time they delayed its newest passenger jet. Boeing widened its loss to $2.75 a share while revenue dropped 8% to $13.99 billion. In Q1, Boeing disclosed th...

Higher Menu Prices Help Fuel McDonald’s Earnings Beat – $MCD $DIA

Fast Food giant, McDonald’s (MCD) quarterly sales beat estimates despite inflationary pressure on consumers, the war in Ukraine, and COVID-19 lockdowns in China, assisted by menu price hikes and the introduction of a new loyalty program. Global comparable sales increased 11.8%, above estimates for...

Volatility & Fears Engulfed The Stock Market This Week – $INM $INMB $MSFT Rise!

Quote of the Day: "A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week." ~ George S. Patton   Volatility increased significantly this week as investors minds and accounts were consumed with a rash of fears. A 'rerating' of sorts hit equities across the board a...

Merck’s Keytruda & COVID Pill Push Quarterly Beat- $MRK $DIA

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc.'s (MRK) quarterly earnings beat estimates reporting a 50% increase in revenue to $15.9 billion with the majority of the growth coming from sales of molnupiravir (approved in November). The drugmaker also raised its full-year forecasts on strong demand for top-sellin...

14.3% Rise In Quarterly Revenue For Caterpillar – $CAT $DIA

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT)  enjoys a 14.3% rise in first-quarter revenue pushed by higher construction activity and a rise in commodity prices. Strong demand allowed the company to raise prices, protecting its margins, even though the company has been weighed down by production delays due ...

Higher Oil & Gas Prices Power Quarterly Profits For Chevron – $CVX $DIA

As per reports, Chevron Corporation's (CVX) profits quadrupled during the first quarter of 2