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McDonalds Introducing The Plant-Based ‘McPlant Burger” In 8 U.S Outlets Starting Next Month – $MCD

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is set to start testing its plant-based McPlant burger in eight U.S. outlets from Nov. 3 for a limited time. The plant-based burger is developed in partnership with vegan meat maker Beyond Meat to develop meatless alternatives. The burger is already availab...

Boeing Faces Protest From Employees Amid Vaccination Mandate

Reportedly, some 200 Boeing Co (BA) employees and others have staged a protest over the planemaker's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for U.S. workers. Waving signs like "coercion is not consent," and "stop the mandate," was witnessed outside Boeing's factory in Everett, north of Seattle. "It's my choice...

Goldman Sachs Beats Estimates As IBank Revs Surge Nearly 90%! – $GS

Reportedly, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) reported their Q3 results, which exceeded analysts’ expectations, as investment banking revenue surged nearly 90%. Earning Highlights: Earnings of $14.93 a share were reported versus $10.18 estimated. Revenue of $13.61 billion was reported, a 26% i...

Verizon Joins The List Of Federal Contractors Issuing Vaccine Mandate For Its U.S Workforce

As per reports, VVerizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) has issued a vaccination mandate for its U.S. workforce, under President Joe Biden's federal contractor executive order. Verizon, a federal contractor said that thousands of non-union U.S. employees must be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8 under the execu...

Apple Reportedly Fires Texas Employee Leading The #AppleToo Movement

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) has fired an employee who encouraged and led a movement encouraging workers to come out and share their concerns about the tech giant. Janneke Parrish was working in Austin, Texas, area as a program manager for the company's Maps service, and was fired during an internal...

Walgreens Q4 Earnings Exceeded Expectations – Informs Rise In Covid-19 Vaccinations

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) exceeded Wall Street’s expectations for fiscal fourth-quarter earnings, as the demand for Covid-19 vaccines increases. During the quarter, Walgreens administered 13.5 million vaccines, nearly double the approximately 7 million it had expected in the t...

Coca-Cola Eyes 2022 IPO For Majority Owned Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

As per reports, Coca-Cola Co. (KO) is seeking a value of 7 billion euros ($8.1 billion) for its Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, expected to list next year. Bank of America Corp., Morgan Stanley, and Standard Bank Group Ltd. are being enlisted to run the initial public offering. As per sources, the final...

Boeing Reports Increase In September Aircraft Deliveries

As per reports, Boeing (BA) informed that they have fulfilled an increase in airplane deliveries to 35 in September, as domestic travel revived, but its 787 aircraft is still dealing with structural defects. Out of the 35 jetliners delivered last month, 26 were 737 MAX passenger jets and one aircraf...

Walgreens Announces Investment Of An Additional $5.2B In VillageMD

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) is to invest an additional $5.2B in VillageMD care providers as the pharmacy chain aims to expand primary healthcare services at its stores. The investment increases Walgreens' stake in VillageMD to 63% from 30%, while the latter plans to go public next ...

Monday’s Markets Trend Positively – $AAPL $INM $INMB $INVO $TSLA Rise!

"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do." - Isaac Asimov, American Scientist, January 2, 1920 - April 6, 1992   Happy Monday! I hope that you all had a great day in the markets, wherever the first day of the trading or work week has landed you. Over...

Markets Experience Overall Bullish Weekly Move – $AAPL $AMZN $FATE $INMB $TSLA Rise!

"True life is lived when tiny changes occur."  - Leo Tolstoy, Russian Novelist, September 9, 1828 - November 20, 1910   Happy Weekend All! I hope that you all had a wonderful week and that your investment accounts swelled to much higher levels long with the widespread positive move that t...

Markets Fly On Thursday As The Yield Curve Chills- $AAPL $INM $INMB $INVO $MRNA $NBSE $TSLA Rise!

"If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster." - Clint Eastwood, American Actor, Born: May 31, 1930   Happy Thursday! Wow! It is amazing how different a day in the markets can be sometimes. Today was no different, as it was an overwhelmingly positive day that I am almost certain must have enrich...

INVO Bioscience Schedules Opening Of 3rd INVO Center “Positib Fertility” – Advanced Fertility Care Utilizing The Efficient, Effective, & Affordable INVOcell Solution – $INVO

Infertility is a condition of the reproductive system that prevents the conception of children. It is estimated to affect between 8 and 12% of reproductive-aged couples worldwide. Today, INVO Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVO), a medical device company focused on commercializing the world’s only i...

Reportedly, Broadcom & Texas Instruments Component Issues Causing Supply Constraints for Apple’s iPhone 13

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) is seeking to lower its iPhone 13 production targets for 2021 by as many as 10 million units as chip shortages continue to worry the industry. Apple was expecting to produce 90 million new iPhone models in the last three months of the year but, the total will be lower be...

World’s Largest Aerospace Co. Boeing Requiring U.S. Employees To Be Vaccinated By Dec. 8 Following Executive Order Issued By The White House

Reportedly, Boeing Co. (BA) announced that it will require its 125,000 U.S. employees to be vaccinated by Dec. 8 under an executive order issued by President Joe Biden for federal contractors. "Boeing is requiring its U.S.-based employees to either show proof of vaccination or have an approved re...

InMed Pharma ($INM) Acquires BayMedica Seeking To Accelerate The Commercialization of Rare Cannabinoids!

  There are over 2,000 years of documented history of the health benefits of Cannabis in humans which stems primarily from the fact that the human body produces 2 cannabinoids naturally called endocannabinoids and therefore have natural affinity to interact with these compounds on a biologic...

Walgreens Appoints Holly May, EVP & Global Chief Human Resources Officer & Anita Allemand, Chief Transformation and Integration Officer

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) announced two major executive leadership positions, where Holly May was appointed Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer, and Anita Allemand was appointed Chief Transformation and Integration Officer. May and Allemand will repo...

Hump Day Sees Positive Market Turn As Yield Curve Flattens – $AG $ATOS $FATE $INMB $NBSE $PLUG $TSLA Rise!

  "In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd." - Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish Novelist, September 29, 1547 - April 23, 1616   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you all had a a great Wednesday and that the markets positive swing helped to buoy each and everyone of yo...

IBM Shareholders To Receive One Share of Kyndryl Services Stock For Every Five Shares of IBM Stock

Reportedly, the board of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has approved the previously announced separation of Kyndryl, the company’s managed infrastructure services business. The IBM board of directors declared a pro-rata distribution to IBM stockholders of 80.1 percent of the out...

Beverage Giant Coca-Cola Schedules ESG Presentation On Nov 3 Led By Bea Perez, SVP & Chief Communications & Sustainability and Strategic Partnerships Officer

As per reports, the Coca-Cola Company (KO) has scheduled to discuss the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) priorities during a webcast with investors on Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. ET. The event will be hosted by Bea Perez, Senior Vice President, and Chief Communications & Sustainabil...

IBM & Raytheon Technologies Announce Collaboration Offering Enhanced Solutions In Aerospace, Defense & Intelligence Solutions

As per reports, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) and Raytheon Technologies (RTX) have entered a strategic collaboration agreement to jointly develop advanced artificial intelligence, cryptographic and quantum solutions for the aerospace, defense, and intelligence industries includin...

Verizon & Partners Launch Women’s CoLab, An Initiative Empowering Women

Reportedly, Verizon and its partners announced the launch of Women’s CoLab, an initiative providing women with essential resources to help them achieve success in an increasingly digital economy, and assisting them to re-enter the workforce and realize their career ambitions. Women’s CoLab found...

Large Caps Trend Lower As Russell 2000 & Biotechs Turn Green On Tuesday – $FATE $INMB $TSLA $XBI Rise!

"Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star." - W. Clement Stone, American Businessman, May 4, 1902 - September 3, 2002   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you all had a wonderful holiday, you enjoyed the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angles Dodgers last night, and that Tuesday followed...

Visa To Now Offer Visa Installments In Australia With ANZ & Quest Payment Systems

Reportedly, Visa (V) has announced the expansion of Visa Installments in Australia in partnership with one of the country’s largest financial institutions, ANZ, and merchant payment provider, Quest.  The solution allows  Australian shoppers to access "Buy Now, Pay Later" (BNPL) financing via the...

Honeywell Expects 7400 New Business Jet Deliveries As Travel Rebounds

Reportedly, Honeywell International Inc (HON) raised its outlook for business jet deliveries, as the travel sector rebounds after Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease globally. The company now forecast up to 7,400 new business jet deliveries worth $238 billion from 2022 to 2031, an increase of 1% fro...

Home Depot Say ‘Yes’ To Walmart’s GoLocal Fast Delivery Service

As per reports, Walmart (WMT) has gained Home Depot (HD), as its first client for its new GoLocal fast delivery service. The service includes same-day and next-day delivery at select stores in New Mexico, Arkansas, and Texas initially, before expanding to other markets by year-end.  The items Walma...

Visa To Release Fourth-Quarter Earnings On Oct 26

As per reports, Visa Inc. ( V) is to announce its fiscal fourth quarter and full-year 2021 financial results on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, after the market closes. The Visa’s executive management team will host a live audio webcast beginning at 2:00 p.m. P.T (5:00 p.m. ET) to discuss the results....

Monday’s Columbus Day Markets End In The Red – $ENPH $INMB $SHIP $TSLA $XBI Rise!

 "If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner." - Tallulah Bankhead, American Actress, January 31, 1902 - December 12, 1968   Happy Monday! I hope that you are having an amazing Columbus Day holiday.  As for the markets, they started off well enough heading int...

Honeywell Announces Q3 Earnings Release Date

As per reports, Honeywell (HON) is set to release its Q3 financial results before the market opens on Friday, October 22, followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT. Link & Dial-In Details: Dial (301) 715-8592 with meeting ID is 996 7173 6928 and the access code is 528460. A real-time aud...

AmEx’s Adds Walmart Rewards To Its $695-A-Year Platinum Card

As per reports, American Express Co. (AXP) is adding the perks available to customers of its high-end Platinum Card to include rewards from Walmart Inc (WMT). The $695-a-year card will now offer statement credits for Walmart+ members, a membership program that offers customers free shipping for onli...

Debt-Ceiling Extension & Energy Fuels

Debt-Ceiling Extension & Energy Fuels Stock Market Bounce To Produce Weekly Gains – $CCXI $INVO $NFLX $TSLA $XLE Rise!

"The deal machinations many companies put themselves through, while certainly a bonanza for investment bankers, can confound the typical investor." - Whitney Tilson, American Businessman, Born 1966   Happy Weekend All! I hope that you all had a wonderful week and that the rebound in the mar...

FAANG Powered Jump in Nasdaq

Holiday Shortened Inauguration Jammed Week Sees Outsized FAANG Powered Jump in Nasdaq While The Russell Continues

During this MLK-holiday shortened inauguration day filled week, we had to fit all of our investing/trading in to four days. However, it was a very positive overall four days where all indices ended in the green and achieved to all-time highs. Indeed, the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite roared like a li...

Coca Cola Turns To 3 So-called Bulk Carriers As Container Rates Rise

Reportedly, Coca-Cola Company (KO) is switching its cargoes to vessels that are normally only used by industrial commodity traders. The company usually transports materials around the world in the same 20-foot steel boxes that haul everything from toys to bicycles, but due to constrained capacity, t...

Biotech Giant Amgen Makes Investment In Precision Medicines for Brain Diseases Focused Neumora Therapeutics

As per reports, U.S. biotech giant, Amgen In. (AMGN), has made a $100-million equity investment in Neumora Therapeutics, and simultaneously is allowing Neumora to obtain the global rights to develop and sell certain of Amgen's experimental drugs for neurodegenerative diseases. Neumora Therapeutics, ...

Boeing Announces Q3 Earnings Release Date

Reportedly, the Boeing Company (BA) to release its fiscal third quarter, 2021 earnings on Wednesday, October 27, followed by a conference call that day at 10:30 a.m. ET. President & Chief Executive Officer David Calhoun and Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Brian West to hos...

Emirates Airline Seeking Timetable Update For Boeing’s 777X Deliveries

As per reports, the head of Dubai's Emirates airline has urged U.S. planemaker Boeing (BA) to provide more clarity over the timetable for its delayed 777X jetliner, raising concerns that the schedule would affect complex fleet plans across the group. "We work to precision. I struggle with others wh...

Markets Turn Positive On Debt-Ceiling & Jobs Reports On Thursday – $AAPL $ATOS $DIS $INMB $INVO $TSLA Rise!

"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!" - Audrey Hepburn, British Actor, May 4, 1929 - January 20, 1993   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had an amazing day.  As for the markets, they saw an overwhelmingly positive move today as our US politicians were expected & ...

Procter & Gamble Schedules Its Annual Shareholder Meet For Oct 12

As per reports, David S. Taylor, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) to lead the Procter & Gamble 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, beginning at 12:00 p.m.ET. Interested parties can view t...

Hump Day Produces A Market Rodeo Ride – $AAPL $BAC $DIS $SPCE $TSLA Rise!

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday." - Don Marquis, American Poet, July 29, 1878 - December 29, 1937   Happy Hump Day! I hope all is well for you and yours today and that you found many ways to increase the value of your investment accounts. As for the markets, the lar...

Nike Continues To Rule As Top Choice Among Teens

Reportedly, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) has gained the number 1 apparel brand spot among teens for the eleventh straight year, also a top choice for teens when it comes to footwear, as surveyed by Piper Sandler’s latest "Taking Stock with Teens" survey. The list is followed by Vans at spot 2, and Nike’s-ow...

Microsoft Launches Windows 11- Informs “Phased & Measured” Rollout

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) has launched its latest operating system Windows 11 worldwide, claiming it to be fast and with updated features. Most distinctly, it comes with a new Start Menu, located in the middle of the taskbar, along with modernized new Settings menus and options. Microsoft inform...

J&J Seeking FDA Approval For Authorization Of Its COVID-19 Vaccine Booster

As per reports, Johnson & Johnson has submitted data to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization of a booster shot of its COVID-19 vaccine in people aged 18 and above. The submission includes data from a late-stage study reporting a booster given 56 days after the fi...

McDonald’s Preparing For Zero Emissions By 2050

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) has set a new target to cut global greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050, the burger giant informed that it was working with the nonprofit Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to change its existing climate change targets. The burger giant now aim...

Nike Announces Re-Opening Of Its Nike Sport Research Lab (NSRL) In Beaverton, OR

As per reports, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) announced the re-opening of its Nike Sport Research Lab (NSRL) in the new LeBron James Innovation Center, placed at the center of Nike’s campus in Beaverton, Oregon. The new NSRL is five times larger than the original,  created 40 years ago in Exeter, New Hampshi...

Coca-Cola Announces Q3 2021 Earnings Release On October 27

As per reports, the Coca-Cola Company is to release its third-quarter 2021 financial results on Oct. 27 before the market opens, followed by an investor conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to review and discuss the results. Interested parties can join the event on the company's website. Dow 30 Compon...

Tuesday’s Stock Market Sees Green Rebound – $AAPL $ATOS $FB $INMB $INVO $NFLX Rise!

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday." - Don Marquis, American Poet, July 29, 1878 - December 29, 1937   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you all had wonderful day and as for the markets, they rebounded solidly across the board. 9 of the 11 sectors closed in positive territory...

Honeywell Increases Annual Cash Dividend Payable December 3, 2021

Reportedly, the board of Honeywell (HON) approved an increase in the company's regular annual cash dividend from $3.72 to $3.92 per share. The raise will be effective starting with the fourth-quarter dividend of $.98 per share, payable on December 3, 2021, out of surplus to shareholders of record at...

Chevron To Release Q3 Earnings On Oct 29

As per reports, Chevron Corporation (CVX) will release its Q3 earnings results on Friday, October 29, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT).  The live webcast can be reached at the company’s website. Interested parties can dial in: Listen-only mode: 929-477-0308 or 800-289-0449 with Conference ...

Energy Leads Markets As Tech Falls On Monday – $CVX $INVO $RKLY $TSLA $XENE Rise

"Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out." - Benjamin Franklin   Happy Monday! I hope that you all had a great start to your work week and that the markets treated you well enough today. Unfortunately, it was an overall down day in the markets as 8 of 11 sector's ...

Walgreens Considering Deal With Arlington, Virginia-Based Evolent Health?

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) is considering a deal to acquire Arlington, Virginia-based, Evolent Health Inc., the healthcare group. Evolent has a platform that helps providers like hospitals and doctors manage their costs. It also works on behalf of health insurers and assists to ge...

McDonald’s Returns With Its Iconic McRib!

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is bringing back its cult classic menu item, the McRib, which is a BBQ favorite, and is made of seasoned boneless pork, barbecue sauce, onions, and pickles on a bun, will be available on menus beginning November 1. The McRib has had a substantial following ...

Disney & Scarlett Johansson Settle Dispute Over ‘Black Widow’ Movie

As per reports, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) and actress, Scarlett Johansson jointly announced the settlement of their legal dispute arising from the release of the Marvel superhero movie "Black Widow.” The terms of the settlement between the parties remained undisclosed. In July, Johansson accu...

Stock Market Pulls Back Until Friday's Solid Rebound

Stock Market Pulls Back Until Friday’s Solid Rebound – $DIS $F $INMB $INVO $NFLX $TSLA Move Higher

"Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming." - John Wooden, American Coach, October 14, 1910 - June 4, 2010   Happy Weekend All! I hope that you all had a great week and that the overall...

Merck’s Oral COVID-19 Antiviral Drug Showing To Be Efficacious Against Variants

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc.'s (MRK) experimental oral COVID-19 antiviral drug, molnupiravir is expected to produce promising results against variants of the coronavirus, including the dominant, highly transmissible Delta. Molnupiravir does not target the spike protein of the virus, which all ...

Q3 Ends With A Hard Close on Thursday — $AMC $ATOS $INMB $INVO $SHIP $SPCE Move Higher!

"One fails forward toward success." - Charles Kettering, American Inventor, August 29, 1876 - November 25, 1958   Happy End Of The Quarter! I hope that you all had a wonderful day in general, but unfortunately the markets were decidedly working against us from the start and closed even lowe...

Merck Appoints Board Member Thomas H. Glocer As Independent Lead Director Effective Immediately

Reportedly, the board of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) announced the appointment of Thomas H. Glocer as independent lead director effective immediately. Mr. Glocer has served on the Merck Board of Directors since 2007 and has extensive management, technology, operational, and international business ex...

Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) To Release Q3 Results On Oct 20

As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. is to announce third-quarter 2021 earnings on Wednesday, October 20, beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET. All the necessary materials will be available on the website at 7:30 a.m. Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) is a worldwide leader in delivering communicatio...

Microsoft Allows Third-Party Storefronts On Its App Store Without Fees

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) allows Epic Games Inc, Amazon.com Inc (AMZN), and other firms to integrate their app stores into the technology giant's marketplace, giving more options to third-party developers. The company said it would not take a cut from app developers' revenue when the apps manage ...

JOIN TRIBE PUBLIC’s WEBINAR IN ~1-Hour – “Improving White Matter Integrity In Alzheimer’s Disease” -With INmune Bio’s CEO

Alzheimer’s Disease is an immunologic disease with the neurological symptoms of dementia and psychiatric dysfunction. Unfortunately, the onset of Alzheimer’s is all to common as we advance in age and it is estimated that by mid‐century, the number of Americans age 65 and older with Alzheimer's...

Visa To Expand Operations & Hiring In Midtown Atlanta

Reportedly, Visa Inc.(V) to open a new office in Atlanta next year as part of an expansion in the city. Visa’s new office will be based at 1200 Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta district and will have employees performing a range of functions, focussing mainly on technology and client services. ...

JOIN TOMORROW’S TRIBE PUBLIC WEBINAR (Sept. 30 at 8:30am PT) “Improving White Matter Integrity In Alzheimer’s Disease” – INmune Bio $INMB

Alzheimer’s Disease is an immunologic disease with the neurological symptoms of dementia and psychiatric dysfunction. Unfortunately, the onset of Alzheimer’s is all to common as we advance in age and it is estimated that by mid‐century, the number of Americans age 65 and older with Alzheimer's...

Hump Day Invites

Hump Day Invites Market Swing For Large Caps- $BA $DLTR $NFLX Jump!

  "The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark." - Michelangelo, Italian Artist, March 6, 1475 - February 18, 1564   Happy Hump Day! I hope you all had a wonderful day and that the...

Walmart Health Centers Partners With Epic Systems To Offer Easy Access To “e-health” Records

As per reports, Walmart Stores, Inc. has entered a partnership with electronic health records company Epic Systems to support all of the retailer’s health and wellness lines of business. Epic’s technology platform will offer patients a consolidated health record across care settings, multiple so...

American Express Schedules Quarterly Dividend Payable Nov 10

As per reports, the Board of American Express Company (AXP) announced a regular quarterly dividend of $0.43 per common share to shareholders as of October 8, 2021. The dividend is payable on November 10, 2021. Dow 30 component American Express Company (AXP) and its subsidiaries provide customers ...

Nike Teams Up With Award-Winning Singer Billie Eilish To Launch “100% Vegan” Air Jordans

Reportedly, Nike, Inc. (NKE) is set to launch two pairs of "100% vegan" Air Jordan sneakers on Sep 27, in collaboration with award-winning singer Billie Eilish, 19. Eilish announced the sneakers on her social media handle, showcasing two options a green pair of Air Jordan 1KO, and a tan pair of Air ...

JPMorgan Chase & Co Invests More Than $60 Million In MDI’s

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) has invested in 10 banks with diverse leadership, acquiring stakes with a total value of more than $60 million. The bank is giving its customers free access to thousands of ATMs as part of its initiative and also to help address the racial wealth gap. The ...

Reportedly, Merck Expected To Close $11B Deal With Blood-Related Disorder Therapeutics Firm Acceleron Pharma

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) is in advanced talks to acquire drugmaker Cambridge, Massachusetts-based, Acceleron Pharma Inc (XLRN) .  Acceleron is focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutics to treat blood-related disorders.  As per a Bloomberg report, ...

You May Have To Wait For Apple’s Newly Launched “Pre-ordered” iPhone 13

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) iPhone customers will have to wait for a few more weeks to get their new iPhone 13, as strong demand and supply chain delays lead to one of the longest waiting times for the phone in recent years. Analysts at Credit Suisse & J.P.Morgan informed that the customers across ...

Energy & T-Yields

Energy & T-Yields Rise As Markets Sour On Tuesday – $AMPL Direct Listing & $GOGO Jump!

  "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." - Confucius, Chinese Philosopher, 551 BC - 479 BC   Happy Tuesday! I hope the second day of the trading week did not hurt your investment accounts too much, but the overall markets did indeed sell off today clos...

Nike Q1 Earnings – Supply Chain Issues & Brands Digital Success Highlighted

NIKE, Inc. (NKE) recently released Q1 earnings which were 'curbed' by supply-chain issues, as manufacturing delays due to factory shutdowns in facilities in Asia continued. The sportswear giant reported revenue of $ 12.2 billion vs. $12.47 billion expected. Adjusted earnings of $1.16 cents were repo...

Energy & Small Caps Close Strongly

Energy & Small Caps Close Strongly During Monday’s Session – $DIS $INMB $INVO $SHIP $TSLA Move Higher

"I'm a very strong believer in listening and learning from others." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg, American Judge, March 15, 1933 - September 18, 2020   Happy Monday! I hope the first trading session of the week suited you well and that you are geared up to see further progress tomorrow. Monday's ...

UnitedHealthcare Offering Apple Fitness+ To Fully Insured Members At No Additional Cost

Reportedly, UnitedHealthcare (UNH) is offering its fully insured members (approximately 3 million) in most states with Apple (AAPL)  watch to sign up for Apple Fitness+ and get a 12-month subscription at no additional cost to Apple Fitness+, starting Nov 1. The first fitness service is built entire...

American Express Schedules Q3 Earnings Release On Oct 22

As per reports, American Express Company (AXP) is to release its third-quarter 2021 financial results on Friday, October 22, 2021, followed by a live audio webcast of its earnings conference call at 8:30 a.m. (ET). The webcast can be reached at the company’s website at https://ir.americanexpress.c...

Apple Announces Bonuses To Store Employees

As per a Bloomberg report, Apple (AAPL) to pay one-time bonuses of as much as $1,000 to store employees next month. The company will give out $1,000 to retail staff hired before Mar. 31, while those who joined later will get $500, as per the reports. Employees that are working for the holiday shoppi...

Walmart Closes $2B Green Bond Offering The First Under Green Financing Framework

As per reports, Walmart Stores, Inc. has announced that it has closed its previously announced $2 billion inaugural green bond offering. Net proceeds will be allocated to fund current and prospective projects to advance Walmart’s sustainability goals.  The green bond is Walmart’s first offering...

Salesforce Increases Full-Year Guidance Figures

CRM giant and Dow 30 component, Salesforce.com Inc (CRM), upwardly revised its full-year revenue forecast, as the pandemic-driven shift to hybrid work increased demand for its cloud-based software. Deals, including the acquisition of Slack, a workplace messaging app, helped the company to dodge comp...

JP Morgan Announces Increase In Quarterly Dividend

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) announced a quarterly dividend of $1.00 per share on the outstanding shares of the common stock of JPMorgan Chase. The board announced the dividend date as October 31, 2021, to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 6, 2021. The quarter d...

Apple’s Ad-Tracking Rules A Cause Concern For Facebook?

Recently as  per reports, Facebook Inc's (FB) shares dropped lowest since July, after warning Apple Inc. (AAPL) new data collection restrictions might hurt its third-quarter results. The social media giant is already witnessing a decline in its digital advertising business after Apple implemented a...

UnitedHealth Group To Release Q3 Results On Oct 14

As per reports, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated  (UNH) is to release its third-quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, October 14, 2021, before the market opens, followed by a teleconference at 8:45 a.m. ET to discuss the results with analysts and investors. The webcast of the call can be reach...

Markets Swing Higher

Markets Swing Higher After Early Week Debt Fears – $AAPL $CRM $F $INMB $TSLA See Weekly Gains

  "Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting." - Elizabeth Bibesco, British Poet, February 26, 1897 - April 7, 1945   Happy Weekend All! I hope that you you all had a great week and that the markets treated you handsomely.  As for the markets, it ...

Rare Cannabinoid Leader InMed Pharmaceuticals (INM) Reports Fiscal 2021 Progress – Strengthened Balance Sheet, BayMedica Acquisition, & Pharmaceutical Drug Developments

InMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INM) is a clinical-stage company developing a pipeline of cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical drug candidates, initially focused on the therapeutic benefits of cannabinol (“CBN”) and is developing IntegraSyn™ to produce pharmaceutical-grade cannabinoids. The Company...

Reduce Use Of Plastic In Happy Meal

McDonalds To Reduce Use Of Plastic In Happy Meal Children Toys

Reportedly, Fast food giant McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is planning to reduce the use of plastic in more than 1 billion Happy Meal children's toys, it sells globally each year by the end of 2025. Toys will be made from plant-based or recycled plastics, allowing the company to reduce its use of vi...

Neuroinflammation As A Possible Cause For Alzheimer’s

Study Reveals Neuroinflammation As A Possible Cause For Alzheimer’s

As per reports, Doctors are studying the possibility of amyloid plaque lodged between the brain’s nerve cells and tangled tau protein fibers forming within the cells as the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. The study suggests combination therapies addressing both amyloid plaque buildup and neuroi...

Disney Informs Content Production Delays

Disney Informs Content Production Delays As Contagious Delta Variant Surges

As per reports, Walt Disney (DIS) Co-Chief Executive Officer Bob Chapek raised concern over delay in the production of some of its titles, caused by the resurgence of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. Shares of the company dropped after the statement, which was already hit hard by the coronavi...

Bamboo Airways Enters ~$2B Deal With GE For Engines On Boeing Jets

As per reports, Vietnam's Bamboo Airways has entered a deal with General Electric (GE) to purchase GEnx engines to power Boeing (BA)) 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft for nearly $2 billion. The company informed the GEnx engines, due to be delivered in 2022, will be used on the airline's wide-body Dreamline...

Rosy As Jobless Claims Data Confirm Fed's Position

Thursday’s Markets Close Rosy As Jobless Claims Data Confirm Fed’s Position – $ATOS $CRM $DIS $GOED $INMB Move Higher

"As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round." - Ben Hogan, American Golfer, August 13, 1912 - July 25, 1997   Happy Thursday!  Yes indeed, the good ole' Fed's move yesterday to confirm its accommodative "low-interest rates/asset purcha...

Acute Labor Shortage

Walgreens Raising Bonuses & Rewards For Pharmacists To Retain During Acute Labor Shortage

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) to give a one-time bonus of $1,250 to its full-time pharmacists and a $1,000 payment to part-time pharmacists, as major retailers try to retain people amid an acute labor shortage, resulting in companies raising wages and providing incentives to employees ah...

Digital Retail Bank Chase

JP Morgan Enters British Market With Launch Of Digital Retail Bank Chase

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is challenging British rivals with the launch of its long-awaited digital retail bank, Chase. The launch marks the entry into retail banking outside North America by one of the United States' most dominant lenders, building pressure on British incumbents suc...

Energy & IPO's Rise On Hump Day

Fed Reconfirms Accommodation While Markets, Energy & IPO’s Rise On Hump Day – $ATOS $INMB $NFLX $TOST $TSLA Move Higher

"Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity." - Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian Explorer, October 6, 1914 - April 18, 2002   Happy Hump Day!  Yes indeed, the good ole' Fed remains accommodative keeping interest rates in place, while also suggesting that tapering may be warranted at some ...

Tomorrow's Interest Rate Decision

Mixed Markets On Tuesday Prior To Tomorrow’s Interest Rate Decision – $COP $INMB $INVO $RWLK $TSLA Move Higher

"Economics is all about consumption. People either spend money now or they use financial instruments - like bonds, stocks and savings accounts - so they can spend more later." - Adam Davidson, American Journalist   Happy Second Day Of The Week!  As we await for the Fed's rate decision tomo...

Commercialization of Rare Cannabinoids

Invitation To Today’s FREE Presentation: “InMed Pharmaceuticals (INM): Accelerating The Commercialization of Rare Cannabinoids”

You are cordially invited to join me at Vista Partners' sister organization FREE Tribe Public Webinar Presentation and Q&A Event which will be held today, Tuesday, September 21 (8:30 am PT/ 11:30 am ET). Tribe Public's (www.tribepublic.com) complimentary worldwide webinars are efficient 30-minu...

Shipt Skillshare Sofar Sounds

Visa Releases Shipt, Skillshare, Sofar Sounds Benefits For U.S. Consumer Credit Cardholders

Reportedly, Visa (V) announced exclusive benefits for Visa’s U.S. Consumer Credit cardholders, with three exclusive benefits, such as Shipt, Skillshare, and Sofar Sounds. Eligible cardholders can enjoy; Free Shipt membership to receive free same-day delivery on groceries and household essenti...

US Debt Ceiling Uncertainties Disrupt Markets

Evergrande – US Debt Ceiling Uncertainties Disrupt Markets On Monday – $EDSA $PFE $ZIVO Charge Upward

  "Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better." - Samuel Beckett, Irish Playright, April 13, 1906 - December 22, 1989   Greetings To You All On Monday Afternoon! Outside of a few bright spots, the markets on Monday made many investors sober up a bit to t...

J&J To Host Q3 Results Call On Oct 19th

Healthcare Giant J&J To Host Q3 Results Call On Oct 19th

Reportedly, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) announced to host a conference call for investors at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 19th to review and analyze third-quarter results. The call will be hosted by Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Joseph J. Wolk. Teh. The senior leadership wil...

Salesforce Schedules Annual Investor Day

Salesforce Schedules Annual Investor Day On Sept. 23

Reportedly, Dow 30 component Salesforce (CRM) is to hold its annual Investor Day on Thursday, Sept. 23 beginning at 8:00 a.m. (PT) / 11:00 a.m. (ET). The live broadcast and on-demand replay can be reached at www.salesforce.com/investorday2021 and at www.salesforce.com/investor.  Vista Partners L...

New iPhone 13

Apple Launches Four New Versions Of Its New iPhone 13

Apple (AAPL) unveiled its new iPhone 13, introducing four versions the iPhone 13 mini, the iPhone 13, the iPhone 13 Pro, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max. The phones will be available from Sept. 24, and range in prices from $699 for the iPhone mini to $1,099 for the iPhone 13 Pro Max. The design of the iPh...

Markets Turn

Markets Turn A Little ‘Chilly’ This Week, But $FATE $FORG $MDB $SHIP $TSLA Heat It Up!

"In the post-industrial economy, ideas and great minds often provide far greater return on investment than any other resources or capital investments." - Marvin Ammori, American Lawyer   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you had a great week and that your weekend is going well too. As for the ...

Walmart To Begin Testing Autonomous Vehicle Delivery Service In 3 Cities

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) will begin testing autonomous vehicle delivery services in three cities with Ford and self-driving car company Argo.  The retail giant will use hybrid Ford Escape SUVs augmented along with Argo's AI technology. In 2017, Ford invested $1 billion in Argo and Vo...

Goldman Acquiring Fintech Firm

Goldman Acquiring Fintech Firm GreenSky For $2.24B

As per reports, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) is buying Atlanta-based, GreenSky Inc. for about $2.24 billion, extending its Marcus consumer-banking platform, a company offering payment plans to customers with home-improvement projects or health-care needs. The bank will pay 0.03 share of its common ...

Cisco Expects Revenue Coming From Subscriptions

Cisco Expects Revenue Coming From Subscriptions To Increase To 50%

As per reports, Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) forecasts that within four years, about half its revenue will come from software and other recurring sales, however, the high chip prices in its hardware business will keep pressuring overall profits, informed its chief financial officer. The company is shif...

Markets Provide A Wild Ride

Thursday’s Markets Provide A Wild Ride – $ATOS $DASH $FORG $INMB $INVO Move Higher

"Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching." - Satchel Paige, American Baseball Player, July 7, 1906 - June 8, 1982 Happy Thursday! I hope that all of you had a great day and that you your investment accounts swelled to levels beyond your i...

Microsoft & Google

Microsoft & Google To Serve As Public Cloud Providers For Wells Fargo

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT) and Alphabet Inc's Google have been chosen by Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) to serve as its public cloud providers, embracing a multi-cloud approach. Microsoft's Azure will serve as the bank's primary cloud provider, while Google Cloud will provide additional business-...

Caterpillar CEO

Caterpillar CEO Reveals Shortage of Suppliers’ Workers Increasing Supply-Chain Delays

As per reports, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is having a tough time getting the materials it needs from suppliers facing labor crunch, adding another hurdle for the machinery maker that is already amid a global chip shortfall. The delays may keep it from fully meeting demand this year. Chief Executive Of...

Stephen Scherr

Goldman Announces Appointment Of New CFO To Succeed Stephen Scherr

Reportedly, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) has appointed Denis Coleman, as its chief financial officer effective year-end and is taking over from current CFO Stephen Scherr, 57. Coleman, 47, is currently serving as the co-head of the global financing group in Goldman's investment banking division. Go...

Microsoft Initiates Quarterly Dividend

Microsoft Initiates Quarterly Dividend Increase & Up To $60 Billion In Share Repurchases

Reportedly, the board of Microsoft (MSFT) has announced a quarterly dividend of $.62/share, a 6 cent or 11% increase over the previous quarter's dividend. The dividend is payable on Dec. 9, 2021, to shareholders of record on Nov. 18, 2021. The board announced the authorization of a new share repurc...

Walgreens

YIKES! – Walgreens COVID-19 Test Registration System Reportedly Exposed Data

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance COVID-19 test registration system has exposed millions of data of people, including their phone numbers and email addresses. The data potentially also exposed names, dates of birth, and gender identities on the open web for anyone to see and for the multiple ad tr...

Markets Treat Investors Across The Board On Wednesday! – $ATOS $BROS $INVO $IRNT $ONON Move Higher

"One of the rules I've learned is that struggling to try and think your way into making an investment is usually the best way to not have a great outcome." - Stephen A. Schwarzman, American Businessman   Happy Wednesday! I hope that all of you had a wonderful day and that you profited again...

BTIG Downgrades Nike

BTIG Downgrades Nike From Buy To Neutral – Supply Chain Disruptions Continue

Reportedly, BTIG has downgraded NIKE, Inc. (NKE) rating from Buy to Neutral amid supply chain disruptions. The rising COVID-19 cases in Vietnam with its fully vaccinated rate of only between 4% and 5% has forced Vietnamese government officials to close down manufacturing facilities throughout the ...

Apple TV

Watch-out Disney+ Spending Is Being Boosted On Apple TV+ Content & Marketing

As per reports, Apple Inc (AAPL) announces to spend more than $500 million on marketing its streaming service, Apple TV+, this year. The company also intends to majorly increase its output of new TV shows and movies to at least once a week in 2022, almost more than double its pace this year. Apple'...

JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase Entered Agreement To Acquire ‘The Infatuation’

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) has entered an agreement to acquire the popular restaurant discovery platform that provides honest recommendations for where to eat, The Infatuation. JPMorgan Chase will acquire The Infatuation’s entire business, including Zagat. The deal promises the ban...

Disney To Release Remaining 2021 Films

Disney To Release Remaining 2021 Films Exclusively First In Theaters

Reportedly, Walt Disney Co (DIS), announced to release of the rest of its 2021 films exclusively in theaters before streaming them on Disney+, strengthening hope for theatres to rebound. Earlier during the pandemic, the entertainment giant had released some movies on its streaming service and theate...

J&J's Ebola Vaccine

J&J’s Ebola Vaccine Demonstrated Promising Antibody Immune Responses In Adults & Children

As per reports, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Ebola vaccine regimen has demonstrated promising antibody immune responses in adults and children, as published in Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. J&J informed that the two-dose regimen was well-accepted and released antibody responses to the Zaire...

Tesla's Employees To Boost Deliveries

Tesla’s Musk Encourages Employees To Boost Deliveries During Global Chip Shortage

Reportedly, Tesla Inc (TSLA) chief executive Elon Musk has asked employees to "go super hardcore" to make up for production challenges early in the third quarter, ensuring a decent Q3 delivery number, according to an internal memo. "The end of quarter delivery wave is unusually high this time, as w...

Markets Shift Lower In Concert With CPI Report

Tuesday’s Markets Shift Lower In Concert With CPI Report- $BROS IPO $CROX $MDB $SHIP Go Up!

"The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows." - Aristotle Onassis, Greek Businessman, January 15, 1906 - March 15, 1975   Happy Tuesday! I hope that all of you had a wonderful day investing and that the balance of the has luted you as well. As for as the broad market...

Rare Cannabinoids

BayMedica Acquisition Propels InMed (NASDAQ: INM) Into Leadership Role In Manufacturing & Commercialization of Rare Cannabinoids

Beyond the well-known cannabinoids of THC and CBD, there’s a whole world of rare cannabinoids. Indeed, there are more than 100 rare cannabinoids that have been found in the Cannabis plant, including CBG, CBN, CBC and THCV with unique properties that are believed to have a wide range of health ben...

Energy & Financials Lead S&P 500/Markets On Monday! – $AAPL $CVX $GOOG $SHIP $TSLA Rise

"It takes a long time to grow an old friend." - John Leonard, Australian Poet, Born: July 7, 1965   Happy Monday! 8 of the 11 sectors closed in the green today as the S&P 500 closed at 4,468.73 (+.23%), the Dow 30 closed at 34,869.63 (+.76%), but the Nasdaq closed lower at 15,248.25 (-...

Intel Declares Quarterly Dividend

Intel Declares Quarterly Dividend Payable December 1

Reportedly, the board of Intel Corporation (INTC) declared a quarterly dividend of $.3475 per share on the company’s common stock payable on December 1. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record as of Nov. 7, 2021.  Intel Corporation (INTC) seeks to expand the boundaries of technology ...

JPMorgan Chase Announces Allison Beer To CEO In Cards Division

JPMorgan Chase & Co Announces Key Appointments In Cards Division – Allison Beer To CEO

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) has appointed Allison Beer as the chief executive officer of cards at Chase to lead the cards business at the retail bank. Chase is JPMorgan's retail bank which is housed within its consumer & community banking division. [caption id="attachment_53452"...

Microsoft Postpones Office Reopening

Microsoft Postpones Office Reopening Date Indefinitely In United States As Delta Variant Surges

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) has pushed back plans to fully reopen offices by Oct. 4, due to the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, as the highly contagious Covid-19’s delta variant has led to a resurgence in cases. The technology giant had earlier said it will open its Redmond headquarter as wel...

Vista Partners Weekly Market Wrap Published On 9/11 – $AAPL $AFRM $TSLA, Quizlet IPO & More…

"Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor." - Sholom Aleichem, Russian Writer, March 2, 1859 - May 13, 1916   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you had great success investing in the markets during this Labor Day holiday shortened week a...

Chevron & Gevo invest in Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Chevron & Gevo To Jointly Invest In Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Reportedly, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (CVX), and Gevo, Inc announced a letter of intent to jointly invest in building and operating one or more new facilities that would process inedible corn to produce sustainable aviation fuel, lowering the lifecycle of the carbon in...

bonuses for store workers

Walmart To Ditch Quarterly Bonuses For Store Workers

Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) to end its decades-old quarterly bonuses for store workers as it implements hourly wage raises for employees, as per a Wall Street Journal report. It was further informed that Walmart would scrap the benefit, dubbed MyShare, at the end of its fiscal year on Jan. 31, and ro...

Hydrogen Trial Projects

Chevron, Caterpillar Entered Collaboration Agreement To Develop Hydrogen Trial Projects In Stationary Power Applications – $CAT $CVX

Reportedly, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation (CVX), and Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) have entered a collaboration agreement to develop hydrogen trial projects in stationary power applications and transportation applications, including prime power.  The goal of the collaboration i...

invo-biosciences

PROGRESS REPORT: INVO Bioscience’s Acquisition Provides Platform To Leverage The Existing INVOcell Product Registration In Canada

The INVOcell procedure is the first in-vivo culture (IVC) system in the world used for the incubation of eggs and sperm during fertilization and early embryo development within the body, as an alternative to conventional In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Intrauterine Insemination (IUI). Through its i...

Session Settles In A Bed of Red

Thursday’s Session Settles In A Bed of Red, MicroCaps Rise – $ATOS $LULU $MRNA $RH $SHIP Move Higher

"The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed." - Eminem, American Rapper, Born: October 17, 1972   Happy Thursday! Today was another overall down day for the markets as 8 of the 11 sectors closed in the red & the major in...

Twin Axial Cable technology

3M Innovative Properties Co. & Luxshare Technology Enter Agreement To Obtain A Limited Patent License For Use Of Twin Axial Cable Technology

As per reports, 3M (MMM) Innovative Properties Co. and Luxshare Technology Co Ltd have entered an agreement to obtain a limited patent license for the use of the Twin Axial Cable technology from 3M. Twin Axial cable is used for high-speed data input/output (I/O) in data center servers. The collabor...

JPMorgan Volkswagen AG’s Payments Platform

JPMorgan ($JPM)To Acquire 75% Of Volkswagen AG’s Payments Platform

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is buying a majority stake in Volkswagen AG’s payments platform, extending its services further into the auto industry, with a 75% share of Volkswagen Payments SA. The bank plans to work with the car manufacturer to develop the platform for new markets tha...

Batch Of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Chevron, Delta Air Lines, & Google Team To Test The First Batch Of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) plans to produce a test batch of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and sell it to Delta Air Lines at the Los Angeles International Airport. The initiative is a part of the partnership companies announced with Alphabet Inc-owned Google to track SAF test batch emiss...

Red Red Whine

It Was A ‘Red Red Whine’ Sort of Market On Wednesday – $AMZN $LULU $TSLA Movie Higher

"Man is only great when he acts from passion." - Benjamin Disraeli, British Statesman, December 21, 1804 - April 19, 1881   Happy Hump Day! Today was a relatively down day for the markets, especially for growth stocks, as 7 of the 11 sectors closed in the red making some us whine or at leas...

Boeing's 737 MAX Aircraft

Boeing’s 737 MAX Aircraft Wins Approval Top Resume Operations In Singapore

Reportedly, Singapore's aviation regulator has approved the return of the Boeing's (NYSE: BA) 737 MAX aircraft to service, after more than two years of grounding. Singapore has become the latest country in the Asia Pacific region to do so. Singapore grounded the 737 MAX in March 2019 following tw...

Matt Welch

Matt Welch To Lead As VP Of Investor Relations At Boeing

As per reports, Boeing (BA) has named Matt Welch as vice president of Investor Relations effective immediately, succeeding Maurita Sutedja. Welch will lead Boeing's interactions with the investment community, will provide shareholders and financial analysts with timely, accurate, and transparent inf...

Link Between Covid-19 & Dementia

Alzheimer’s Experts Raise Concern Over Link Between Covid-19 & Dementia

Reportedly, the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic could cause a significant rise in the number of dementia patients in the long term, raised Alzheimer's Disease International. The organization is urging the World Health Organization and governments around the world to "urgently fast track research on the po...

Fertility Care INVO Center

VISTA UPDATE: INVO Bioscience (NASDAQ: INVO) Successfully Opens Its 2nd Advanced & Affordable Fertility Care INVO Center In The U.S.

“The global fertility market size is predicted to hit around US$ 47.9 billion by 2030 with a CAGR of 4.7%”, according to new report study by Precedence Research. According to the data published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), “over 15% of couples are affected by fe...

Oil Reserve

U.S Refineries Turn To Country’s Oil Reserve For Support As Gulf Output Remains Shut

As per reports, U.S. is granting a second refiner in Louisiana access to the country’s emergency crude stockpiles. Placid Refining Co. will receive 300,000 barrels of crude from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, as many oil-producing platforms in the Gulf of Mexico remain offline after the region h...

Nasdaq Moves North While Balance of Indices Pullback On Tuesday – $AAPL $INMB $MRNA $NFLX $TSLA Move Higher!

"We need to stop thinking about infrastructure as an economic stimulant and start thinking about it as a strategy. Economic stimulants produce Bridges to Nowhere. Strategic investment in infrastructure produces a foundation for long-term growth." - Roger McNamee, American Businessman, Born: May 2, ...

Hurricane Hit Louisiana Region Receives $1 Million Assistance From United Health Foundation

The philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group (UNH), the United Health Foundation, announced that they are donating $1 million to support Louisiana resident's recovery and rebuilding needs after the region has been hit by the devastating impact of Hurricane Ida. The funds will reportedly be dis...

McDonald closing indoors

McDonald’s In Talks To Close Indoor Seating As Delta Variant Cases Surge

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) and some U.S. fast-food restaurants are closing indoor seating areas or limiting hours of operation because of the rapidly spreading Delta variant of COVID-19. Early 2020, McDonald's Corp had temporarily closed indoor dining at nearly all U.S. locations but...

Fertility and Reproductive Health

VISTA UPDATE: INVO Bioscience (INVO) Completes Nigerian Distribution Registration – To Speak At Association for Fertility & Reproductive Health (AFRH) Conference In September

INVO Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVO) is a medical device company focused on creating simplified, lower-cost treatments for patients diagnosed with infertility. Their solution, the INVO® Procedure, is a revolutionary in vivo method of vaginal incubation that offers patients a more natural and inti...

Streaming Services

Disney ($DIS) Consolidating Streaming Services To Disney Bundle

Reportedly, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) is moving content from its streaming services Hotstar to its ESPN+ and Hulu streaming platforms in the United States. Disney, with 174 million paying customers across its four streaming services, is slowly consolidating its content into a Disney Bundle, whi...

Increases Dividend

Verizon Announces Increases Cash Dividend Payable November 1, 2021

As per reports, the board of Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) announced a dividend increase of 1.25 cents per share from the previous quarter, to 64 cents per outstanding share, payable on November 1, 2021. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 8, 202...

apple vaccination status

Apple Requests That U.S. Employees To Report Their Vaccination Status By Mid-September

As per a Bloomberg report, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is asking its employees to mention their vaccination status as COVID-19 cases surge in the country. The iPhone maker has asked its employees to disclose their vaccination status "voluntarily" by mid-September, regardless of where they are working from. A...

Child Safety

Apple Puts Hold On Device Child Safety Updates

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) has delayed its plans to implement child safety features on its devices after it received criticism on privacy and other grounds both inside and outside the company. It had planned to roll out the feature for iPhones, Mac, and iPads with software updates later this year in t...

Vista Partners Weekly Market Wrap – Happy Labor Day Weekend!

"We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us." - Joseph Campbell, American Author, March 26, 1904 - October 31, 1987   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you had a great week investing in the markets and that you are out enjoying the long Labor Da...

Endoxifen

PROGRESS REPORT: Atossa Therapeutics Pushes Karisma-Endoxifen Study Forward With Swedish Ethics Review Authority Approval For Reduction of MBD

Endoxifen is the most active metabolite of tamoxifen, which is an FDA-approved drug to treat breast cancer. Tamoxifen itself must be broken down by the liver into active compounds (metabolites). In third party preclinical studies, endocrine-sensitive and letrozole-resistant breast tumors, Z-endoxife...

Aluminum Can

Coca-Cola UK Bottler Facing Aluminum Can Shortages

Reportedly, the Coca-Cola (KO) bottling business for the UK and Europe is facing supply chain issues from a “shortage of aluminum cans.” The social uproar of the scarcity of Diet Coke and Coke Zero products in recent weeks has been raised by customers. Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) told...

Find Stolen Vehicles Mercedes Me

IBM & Mercedes Launch Service In The “Mercedes Me” App Designed To Help Find Stolen Vehicles

As per reports, IBM (IBM) and Mercedes have announced the successful development of "Urban Guard - Stolen Vehicle Help," a recently launched service in the Mercedes me app, designed to find and recover stolen vehicles.  The collaboration extends the prior partnership of IBM and Daimler, Mercedes' p...

Small Caps Lead Markets During Thursday's Bullish Session

Small Caps Lead Markets During Thursday’s Bullish Session – $AAPL $ATOS $FATE $INM $INMB Move Higher

"Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success." - Swami Sivananda, Indian Philosopher, September 8, 1887 - July 14, 1963   Happy Thursday! I hope that all of you had a another good day in the markets as it was generally a bullish day with all in...

Merck Begins Enrolling Patients In A Late-Stage Trial Of Its COVID-19 Experimental Drug Molnupiravir

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) and partner Ridgeback Biotherapeutics have begun enrolling patients in a late-stage trial of their experimental drug molnupiravir for the prevention of COVID-19 infection. The drug will be administered and studied in over 1,300 volunteers to determine if it ca...

walmart hiring

Walmart Looking To Hire 20k Supply Chain Workers & Raise Wages As Holiday Season Approaches

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) plans to hire 20,000 workers at its supply chain division and raise wages as the busy holiday season approach anticipating higher demand. The hiring will come across part-time and full-time jobs, across more than 250 Walmart and Sam's Club distribution centers,...

David L. Joyce

GE’s David L. Joyce Joins Boeing’s Board

The board of Boeing Company (BA) announced the appointment of David L. Joyce, 64 to the board, effective immediately, where he will serve on the Aerospace Safety and Compensation committees, as per reports. The board also announced the retirement of Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani Jr from the board a...

Neuroinflammation

Data from INmune Bio’s XPro™ Trial Shows ‘Decreases In Biomarkers of Neuroinflammation & Nerve Cell Death & Improvement In Biomarkers of Neurorepair In Alzheimer’s Patients’

Boca Raton, FL based INmune Bio, Inc. is a publicly traded (NASDAQ: INMB), clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing treatments that target the innate immune system to fight disease. INmune Bio has two product platforms. The DN-TNF product platform utilizes dominant-negative techno...

Upcoming SmartWatch

Apple’s Upcoming SmartWatch May Be Delayed

As per reports, Apple's (AAPL) upcoming smartwatch release may be delayed, as the device is facing production lags as manufacturers adjust to a new design, reportedly leading to shipment delays and supply constraints. The new smartwatch, known as the Apple Watch 7 series is expected to have a larger...

Russell & Nasdaq Continue Upward On Hump Day! – $FATE $FCUV $INM $INMB $INVO $RGLS Move Higher!

  "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." - Jimmy Dean, American Actor, August 10, 1928 - June 13, 2010   Happy Hump Day! I hope that all of you had a great day and that your investments appreciated along with the marke...

cloud computing platform that offers storage and computes services

Verizon 5G Edge & Microsoft Azure Stack Edge Partnership Launches Cloud Computing Platform That Offers Storage & Compute Services

Reportedly, Verizon (VZ) today announced the launch of an on-premises, private edge compute solution built on its last year's collaboration with Microsoft (MSFT). Verizon 5G Edge and Microsoft Azure Stack Edge partnership is a cloud computing platform that offers storage and computes services at the...

Walgreens

Walgreens To Increase Pay Recognizing Critical Role Of Team Members In Service

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) announced to increase the hourly wage for all team members to $15.00 an hour. The implementation will come in phases starting this year in October and is expected to be fully in place by November 1, 2022. During the pandemic, Walgreens has made additional i...

Apple Announces Acquisition Of Primephonic – A Classical Music Streaming Service

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) has acquired the renowned classical music streaming service, Primephonic. Primephonic offers an exceptional listening experience with search and browse functionality enhanced for classical, premium-quality audio, with expert recommendations, and extensive contextual details ...

HIV

Johnson & Johnson’s HIV Vaccine Fails To Show Promising Results In Mid-Stage Africa Study

As per reports, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) experimental vaccine failed to provide sufficient protection against HIV in sub-Saharan Africa to young women who accounted for a large number of infections last year. Results from the mid-stage study are the latest setback to efforts to develop a vaccine ...

Large Caps Drift

Large Caps Drift As Russell Turns Positive On Last Trading Day of August – $ATOS $FATE $INMB $INVO $NBSE $XBI Higher

"Companies have too many experts who block innovation. True innovation really comes from perpendicular thinking." - Peter Diamandis, American Businessman, Born: May 20, 1961    Happy Tuesday! I hope that you all had a wonderful day & that your investment accounts grew in value. We clos...

The Home Depot’s Chief Sustainability Officer Ron Jarvis To Host An ESG Webcast On Sep 9

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) is scheduled to host a webcast and Q&A session to discuss the company’s environmental efforts. The event will be hosted by Ron Jarvis, chief sustainability officer, and the webcast will begin at 10:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, September 9, 2021. The event can be reached li...

Markets See Nasdaq & S&P Large Tech Plays Lead

Monday’s Markets See Nasdaq & S&P Large Tech Plays Lead – $AAPL $AFRM $GSAT $INMB $PYPL $TSLA Charge Higher

"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." - Benjamin Franklin, Lived: January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790   Happy Monday! I hope that you all had a great day & that the majority of your investments were in the Nasdaq & S&P 500 as they led the way again today. Tech giant...

Chase Visa Contactless Card

Visa & Chase Come Together To Donate To New York Cares With Their Chase Visa Contactless Card

As per reports, Visa (V) and Chase (JPM) announced that riders on MTA subways or buses, who tap with their Chase Visa contactless card, will donate 10 cents per tap, up to $250,000, to local nonprofit New York Cares, through September 30, 2021 or when maximum donation amount is reached). Local nonpr...

Walgreens 3 Significant Executive Leadership Positions

Walgreens Announces 3 Significant Executive Leadership Positions

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) announced the appointment of three significant executive leadership positions, Jeff Gruener has been Appointed as SVP and Chief Financial Officer, Walgreens. Danielle Gray to lead as EVP and Global Chief Legal Officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance. T...

Visa Black Scholars and Jobs Program

50 First-Year College Students Welcomed Into Visa’s Black Scholars & Jobs Program

Reportedly, Visa Inc. (V) announced the inaugural class of the Visa Black Scholars and Jobs Program, rewarding 50 first-year college students around the country with scholarship assistance for up to four years. Visa Black Scholars will get a chance to work with Visa mentors throughout their college ...

Fed's Jackson Hole Speech

Fed’s Jackson Hole Speech Helps Fuel Stellar Weekly Bull Market Gains – $IWM $IWC $XBI Jump!

  "We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you had a great week investing in the markets and otherwise during this late week in the summer.  Thank you again for your attention and I loo...

Apple's 'Empty Gestures'

App Developers Apparently Not Going To Be Appeased By Apple’s ‘Empty Gestures’

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) has agreed to make changes to the App Store rules in response to a class-action lawsuit. The iPhone maker will now allow developers to advertise other ways of paying for services that are offered through apps, an option that has been banned on the iPhone until now. The deci...

Broad Markets Shift Eyeing Fed's

Broad Markets Shift Eyeing Fed’s Jackson Hole Speech On Friday – $ATOS $CRM $INM $INMB $WSM Move Higher

"When you're an investor, you can look at the quantitative and qualitative elements of an investment, but there's a third aspect: What you feel in your gut." - Kevin O'Leary, Canadian Businessman, Born: July 9, 1954   Happy Thursday! I hope that you all had a good day and your collective in...

Verizon Issues Full Allocation Of $1B

Verizon Issues Green Bond Impact Report Confirms Full Allocation Of $1B

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) released its Green Bond Impact Report stating the full allocation of $1 billion of net proceeds from its second green bond. Verizon is the only U.S. telecommunications company to complete the full allocation of two green bonds. In February 2019, it becam...

Salesforce Q2 Earnings

Salesforce Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates – Raises Full-Year Guidance

As per reports, enterprise software maker and Dow 30 component Salesforce (CRM) reported second-quarter earnings beating analysts' estimates. The company reported adjusted earnings of $1.48 per share versus 92 cents per share expected and revenue of $6.34 billion was reported exceeding analyst estim...

Intel's Corporate VP & Chief Government Affairs Officer

Effective Sept. 7th Bruce H. Andrews Will Be Appointed As Intel’s Corporate VP & Chief Government Affairs Officer

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) has appointed Bruce H. Andrews as corporate vice president and chief government affairs officer, effective Sept. 7. Andrews will report to Steven R. Rodgers, Intel’s executive vice president, and general counsel. He will head Intel’s global government affairs...

mlNK cells In Patients

INmune Bio (NASDAQ: INMB) Confirms Belief That They Are The First To Successfully Generate mlNK cells In Patients

The innate immune system is one of two basic arms of the human immune system; the other being the adaptive arm. Like adaptive immunity, the innate immune system consists of a variety of cells and soluble factors and the principal cytotoxic cell is the natural killer (NK cell). These cells are essent...

Disney's Cruise Line

Disney’s Cruise Line Issues Mandatory Vaccination Proof For Florida To Bahamas Trips

As per reports, Walt Disney Co's  (DIS) cruise line has announced mandatory Covid-19 vaccination proof of all passengers above 12 years of age, traveling from Florida to the Bahamas as COVID-19 Delta variant cases across the United States surge. Travelers below the age of 12 will need a negative CO...

Relatively 'Green & Liquid' Markets

Hump Day Produces Relatively ‘Green & Liquid’ Markets – $ATOS $DKS $INMB $NVDA Move Higher

  "Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship." - Omar N. Bradley, American General, Born February 12, 1893   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you all had a great day and found a way to once again deploy your investable funds successfully. It was on a overall...

Coca-Cola Teams Up With Lime

Coca-Cola Teams Up With Leading Provider Of Shared Electric Vehicles (Lime) Rewarding Consumers For Recycling

Reportedly, the Coca-Cola Company (KO) announced a partnership with the world’s leading provider of shared electric vehicles, Lime, rewarding people for their commitment to recycling. The companies are offering more than 40,000 free bike or e-scooter rides to people who purchase and pledge to recy...

Make Free Calls To Afghanistan

Verizon Customers Can Now Make Free Calls To Afghanistan From Aug. 24 – Sept. 6

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) announced to waive call charges of its consumer and business wireless customers as well as its residential landline customers to Afghanistan, from Aug. 24 through Sept. 6, due to the current circumstances in the country. Calls made from Verizon residenti...

Tesla human robot

Tesla To Soon Build A ‘Humanoid Robot’ Prototype?

Tesla’s boss CEO Elon Musk announced to build a humanoid robot called Tesla Bot, the announcement was made as part of AI Day, a series of tech talks hosted by Tesla in California to recruit machine learning talent. Musk revealed that in the time to come, the human-robot has the chance to transform...

Coca-Cola Announces Retirement Of Herbert A. Allen

Coca-Cola Announces Retirement Of Longest-Serving Current Member Of Board Herbert A. Allen

As per reports, the Coca-Cola Company (KO) today announced that Herbert A. Allen, 80 has retired as a director effective Aug. 18, stepping down after 39 years of service. Allen was the longest-serving current member of the company’s board of directors. Allen’s retirement brings down the Coca-Col...

Cisco's Q4 Earnings Release

Highlights From Cisco’s Q4 Earnings Release

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) reported their fourth-quarter earnings this week, slightly above estimates but earnings guidance was just slightly off. The technology giants stressed and raised concerns over supply constraints. In May, Cisco had indicated it could face supply constraints at least through...

Walmart GoLocal

Walmart’s Launches Walmart GoLocal A ‘New Delivery As A Service’ Business Diversifying Its Revenue Streams

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) announced the launch of its new line of business, Walmart GoLocal, extending its expertise in delivering goods to customers from businesses of all sizes. The service will help businesses to grow using Walmart’s delivery capabilities and nationwide coverage at...

Bigs & Smalls Continued Moving To The Moon On Taco Tuesday – $AMC $ATOS $BBY $GME $INMB $PANW Jump!

  "Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive." - Elbert Hubbard, American Writer, Born June 19, 1856   Happy Taco Tuesday! I hope that you all are out enjoying or enjoyed a nice meal, tacos or otherwise, and that you managed to crush it again in the market...

Yank milkshakes British McDonald's Menu

Yikes!..Supply Chain Issues Yank Milkshakes From British McDonald’s Menu

As per reports, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) has taken milkshakes and bottled drinks off the menu at all of its British restaurants as the burger giant is battling with the supply chain issues hitting businesses across the retail and hospitality sector.   "Like most retailers, we are curr...

Goldman Sachs & Aareal Capital Corp Behind $500

Goldman Sachs & Aareal Capital Corp Behind $500 Million Beverly Hilton & Waldorf Astoria Condo Project Refinancing

Reportedly, The Beverly Hilton and adjacent Waldorf Astoria obtained $500 million in refinancing from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) and Aareal Capital Corp. as the owners are preparing to build a neighboring condo and hotel complex in Beverly Hills, California. According to a statement Aareal, a un...

Methane-Emissions Monitoring Platform

Duke Energy, Microsoft & Accenture Come Together To Develop A Unique Methane-Emissions Monitoring Platform

Reportedly, Duke Energy is working with Accenture and Microsoft (MSFT) to develop a unique technology platform designed to measure actual baseline methane emissions from natural gas distribution systems. The news platform will provide near-real-time data collection, allowing Duke Energy's field resp...

Nike Schedules Q1 Fiscal 2022 Earnings

Nike Schedules Q1 Fiscal 2022 Earnings Conference Call For Sep 23rd

Reportedly, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) to release its first-quarter fiscal 2022 financial results on Thursday, September 23, 2021, following the close of regular trading hours at approximately 1:15 p.m. PT. The management team to hold a conference call beginning at 2:00 p.m. PT to review results. The event w...

The Home Depot Confirms That Q2 Marks The 138th Consecutive Quarter It Has Paid A Cash Dividend

Reportedly, Dow 30 component the Home Depot, Inc. (HD) declared a cash dividend of $1.65 per share for the second quarter payable to all stockholders as of September 2, 2021. The board announced the dividend is payable on September 16, 2021, marking the 138th consecutive quarter the company has paid...

'Black Widow' Lawsuit To Be Settled Through NY Arbitration

Disney Wants Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Black Widow’ Lawsuit To Be Settled Through NY Arbitration

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Reportedly, as per the court filing by Disney (DIS) its Marvel blockbuster "Black Widow" brought in $125 million in online revenue. The filing came three weeks after the film's lead, Scarlett Johansson, sued Disney for lost residuals on July 29. Johannson claimed...

Pfizer Surprises The Markets

Biotech, Nasdaq, Russell 2000 Surge As Pfizer Surprises The Markets Twice On Monday! – $ATOS $INMB $INVO $NVDA $TSLA Move Higher

"Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future." - Ed Markey, American Politician, Born: July 11, 1946   Happy First Day of the Work Week! I hope that you had a great start to the week and that your investment accounts swelled significantly on Mon...

Microsoft Announces Price Rise For Some Flagship Products

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) to raise prices by as much as 20% for a bundle of software called Microsoft 365 that includes popular apps like Teams and Outlook. The Microsoft 365 suite is the tech giant's foundation of productivity and business process segment, which reported sales of $53.9 bill...

Intel Reveals Its Latest Chip Strategy & TSMC Partnerships

Intel Corporation (INTC) is reportedly working to regain its footing in manufacturing to prevent further loss of its chip market share to rivals such as Advanced Micro Devices Inc and Nvidia Corp, who have faster offerings.  The giant chip revealed its turnaround strategy to source subcomponents of...

McDonald’s Closer To The Goal Of Achieving All Paper Packaging From Sustainable Fiber

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) informed that it has nearly achieved its goal of sourcing all of its paper food packaging in restaurants from the recycled or sustainable fiber. In its annual sustainability report, the fast-food giant informed that in 2020, 99.6% of the paper bags, food wr...

Merck Ranks First On The List Of 60 Best Large Workplaces In New York By Fortune

As per reports, Merck (MRK) has ranked first of 60 companies on the 2021 list of the 60 Best Large Workplaces in New York compiled by Great Place to Work, Fortune's research partner. Merck has been appreciated for supportive cultures, where employees find opportunities for growth and help from their...

IBM’s 21st Century Apprenticeship Program Now Recognised By The American Council On Education

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) 21st-century apprenticeship program has officially been recognized by the American Council on Education (ACE) allowing IBM apprentices to translate their 12 months of on-the-job training for up to 45 college credits, or around three semes...

Energy Cyclicals & Russell 2000 Take A Hit

Energy, Cyclicals & Russell 2000 Take A Hit This Week – $XBI Enjoys +2.91% Jump On Friday!

  "Every good painter paints what he is." - Jackson Pollock, American Artist, Born: January 28, 1912   Happy Sunday All! I hope that all ended well for you this week in the markets and you are out having a great weekend. As for the markets it was overall down week, but one that ended ...

Large Caps Tread Water While The Russell Sinks

Large Caps Tread Water While The Russell Sinks on ‘Thirsty” Thursday – $AAPL $CSCO $DNUT $MSFT $NVDA Rise

"If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards." - Bear Bryant, American Football Coach, Born: September 11, 1913   Happy 'Thirsty' Thursday! I hope that all went well for you today, but for...

Cisco's Q4 Earnings Release

Highlights From Cisco’s Q4 Earnings Release

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) reported their fourth-quarter earnings this week, slightly above estimates but earnings guidance was just slightly off. The technology giants stressed and raised concerns over supply constraints. In May, Cisco had indicated it could face supply constraints at least through...

IBM To Open U.S. Offices From September 7 – Restricted To Only ‘Fully Vaccinated’ Employees

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) will allow only fully vaccinated U.S. employees to return to offices, due to the rapid spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19. The offices are to open from Sept. 7. The increase in COVID-19 cases in the United States due to the highly c...

Markets Dip To A Deeper Shade of Red

Midweek’s Markets Dip To A Deeper Shade of Red – $FATE $HOOD $INMB $TSLA $VPRX Move Higher

"Your mindset matters. It affects everything - from the business and investment decisions you make, to the way you raise your children, to your stress levels and overall well-being." - Peter Diamandis, American Businessman, Born: May 20, 1961   Happy Humpday! I hope that all of you had a gr...

Walmart Q2 Earnings Exceed Expectations As Market Share Grew In U.S. Grocery

Reportedly, the world’s largest retailer Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) exceeded Wall Street's Q2 revenue and sales estimates driven by store traffic and high grocery sales. The retailer reported an adjusted EPS of $1.78 versus $1.57 expected.  Revenue stood at $141 billion versus $136.88 billion exp...

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Is Working To Bring Back In-person Classes At Its Stores On Aug. 30

Reportedly, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is working to bring back in-person classes at its stores on Aug. 30, as it opened its reservation portal for in-store classes recently, allowing consumers to sign up for the courses in advance. The program is expected to resume in the majority of the company’s U.S. lo...

Home Depot Q2 Same Store Sales Missed Estimates

Reportedly, The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) reported Q2 earnings ended Aug. 1, with same-store sales coming in slightly short of market estimates, as fewer people visited its shops to buy items for do-it-yourself projects. U.S. same-store sales were up just 3.4% in the latest quarter, compared with a 25% ...

Markets Turned Red On Tuesday

Markets Turned Red On Tuesday, BUT $AMC $ATOS $VRPX & Biotechs Move Higher

"You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind." - Joyce Meyer, American Author, Born: June 4, 1943   Happy Tuesday! I hope that all of you had a wonderful day and the markets rewarded you one way or another.   As for the broad markets, they began and ended in the red, but all manage...

Walmart On Hunt For Digital Currency/Cryptocurrency Lead?

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is looking for a digital currency/cryptocurrency lead as more retailers start accepting cryptocurrency transactions.  As mentioned in the job description, the retailer is looking for someone who will "provide the leadership to identify technology and customer...

Walgreens Announces Launch Of New Credit Card Program – Encouraging Health & Wellness Purchases

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) is launching a new credit card program, with two cards focused on rewards for pharmacy purchases as well as used for other health and wellness purchases. One is a Walgreens branded card, and the other one is a MasterCard. The latter has lower rewards thresho...

3M To Pay Quarterly Dividend On Sep 12

As per reports, the board of 3M (MMM) declared a third-quarter dividend of $1.48 per share on the company’s common stock, payable Sept 12, 2021. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 23, 2021.    3M (MMM) is a global science comp...

INVO Bioscience (NASDAQ: INVO) Confirms That They Are ‘Well Positioned For Success’

Over the past 40+ years, since the first IVF baby was born, the fertility market has grown into a $20+ billion global industry. Here in the U.S., according to the most recent 2019 CDC data, approximately 330,000 IVF cycles were performed across 448 clinics, which implies a roughly $5 billion domesti...

Initial Dip Leads to Records For The Dow & The S&P

Initial Dip Leads to Records For The Dow & The S&P – $AAPL $FATE $INMB $INVO & Healthcare Move Higher!

"Like wildebeest and zebra migration across the Serengeti, investment managers and consultants, too, have a habit of running together and, every now and then, changing direction." - Sanjaya Baru, Public Servant    Happy First Day Of The Week! I hope that all of you were successful in the ma...

SPACE WARS: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin Suing The U.S. Regarding NASA’s Awarding A $2.9B Lunar Lander Contract To Elon Musk’s SpaceX

According to Reuters , Amazon (AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin is suing the U.S Government over NASA's awarding a $2.9B lunar lander contract to Tesla (TSLA) founder Elon Musk's SpaceX. Blue Origin's lawsuit was reportedly filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Friday, August 13th. App...

Intel Announces Appointment Of Christy Pambianchi As Executive VP & Chief People Officer

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) announced the appointment of Christy Pambianchi as executive vice president and chief people officer, effective Sept. 7. Christy Pambianchi will report to CEO Pat Gelsinger. Pambianchi will head the Human Resources organization and will work to attract, retai...

Walmart To Announce Q2 Earnings On August 17, 2021

As per reports, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is to announce its Q2 earnings results for the fiscal year 2021 at 6 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, followed by a live conference call with the investors at 7 a.m. CDT to discuss and review the results. The event can be reached at https://corporate.wal...

PROGRESS REPORT: Atossa Therapeutics’ Announces Key Developments During Q2 2021

Atossa Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATOS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company seeking to discover and develop innovative medicines in oncology and infectious disease with a current focus on breast cancer and COVID-19, announced their financial results on Friday, August 13th for the fiscal qua...

American Express Delays Return Of Employees To Office As Delta Variant Surges

As per reports, American Express Company (AXP) has delayed a full return of its employees to offices in the United States until at least October 11, as the highly contagious Delta variant of coronavirus is witnessing a surge in the country, informed an internal memo sent by Steve Squeri Chief Execut...

Walmart Announced The Selection of Publicis Groupe To Lead Media Planning & Buying In U.S.

As per reports, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) announced the selection of Publicis Groupe to lead media planning and buying for Walmart U.S., following an extensive agency evaluation for a media AOR to support future growth and brand-building initiatives. "First and foremost, we appreciate all of the e...

Large Caps Drive Dow & S&P To Records

Large Caps Drive Dow & S&P To Records As Sentiment, Small Caps & Oil Drop This Week

“If people are anything but enthusiastic about the information or ideas that they’re sharing, they’re either not that invested in what they’re doing – or they’re not communicating that investment effectively.” – Ana Kasparian, American Educator, Born: July 7, 1986   Happy Satu...

United Parcel Service CEO Carol B. Tomé Joins Verizon’s Board Of Directors

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) announced the appointment of Carol B. Tomé to the Board of Directors, effective September 1, 2021.  The addition of Ms. Tomé will bring Verizon’s total board membership to 11, ten of whom are independent, effective September 1, 2021. Ms. Tomé is t...

JPMorgan Announces New Real-Time Payments Service – “Request for Pay”

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) has launched a real-time payments option, "Request for Pay" hoping to expand its edge in the financial industry's battle to handle more of the increasing volumes of global digital payments. The new addition allows corporate clients to send payment requests t...

UnitedHealth Group To Pay Quarterly Dividend On Sep 21

The board of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.45 per share, payable to all shareholders as of September 13, 2021. The dividend is scheduled to be paid on September 21, 2021.   Dow 30 component UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) operates as ...

Disney Reports Strong Q3 Results – Disney+ Subscribers Growth Exceed Expectations

Reportedly, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) released fiscal Q3 earnings beating estimates as user growth at its Disney+ platform performed ahead of expectations. Revenue of $17.02 billion was reported for the quarter ending July 3, versus $16.80 billion expected, and adjusted earnings per share of 80 ...

Eve Produces Positive Large Cap Move

Friday’s Eve Produces Positive Large Cap Move, But Smalls Lag – VP Watchlist’s $AAPL $ATOS $DIS $INMB $SHIP $TSLA Rise!

"Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well." - Josh Billings, American Comedian, Born: April 21, 1818   Happy Friday's Eve! I hope all of you had a great day in the markets and made at least a small fortune.  As for the large cap market indices, it was once...

Intel Fails To Win Court Approval To Toss $2.18B VLSI Technology LLC Patent Verdict

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) has failed to gain approval to throw out a $2.18 billion jury verdict that ordered the chipmaker to pay VLSI Technology LLC the amount for patent infringement. U.S. District Judge Alan Albright in Waco, Texas, denied Intel's move for a new trial in a sealed order...

UnitedHealth Agrees To Settle Federal & New York Charges Over Mental Health/Substance Abuse Coverage

Reportedly, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) has agreed to settle federal and New York state charges that it illegally denied coverage to thousands of patients suffering from mental health problems and substance abuse. The U.S. Department of Labor said that UnitedHealth will pay about $15.7 mil...

Cisco To Announce Q4 & Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Results On Aug 18

As per reports, Cisco Systems, Inc. is to release its 2021 financial and fourth quarter (ending July 31) earnings at 1:30 PM (PT) / 4:30 PM (ET) on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. To Listen via the Internet & Telephone: A live and replay audio of the event can be reached at the company’s websit...

Walgreens & VillageMD Expand Partnership With 3 New Village Medical At Walgreens In Orlando Area

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) and VillageMD announced the opening of three new Village Medical at Walgreens locations in the Orlando area with a target to open seven additional locations by end of this year. Walgreens and VillageMD’s integrated care model offers patients convenient...

Salesforce Launching Salesforce+ – A Streaming Service Featuring Business Content

Reportedly, Salesforce Inc. (CRM) has announced the launch of a streaming service, Salesforce+, featuring original content focused on businesses and professionals. The company informed that its in-house studio has developed and produced the core content for the streaming service and is expected to d...

The Boeing Charitable Trust to CARE Offers $500k To Fund CARE Indonesia’s Battle Against COVID-19

Reportedly, the Boeing Company (BA) announced a $500k donation from the Boeing Charitable Trust to CARE to support COVID-19 relief efforts in Indonesia, helping communities currently battling the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant. Slightly more than 11% of the Indonesian population has been f...

Home Depot’s New Distribution Center Expected To Produce ~500 New Jobs To Baltimore

As per reports, The Home Depot, Inc. has opened three new distribution centers in Sparrows Point's revitalized Tradepoint Atlantic development. The 1.5 million-square-foot campus will provide nearly 500 new full- and part-time jobs to Baltimore and also enable faster delivery options to customers in...

Cyclicals Power Dow 30 & S&P

CPI Slows – Cyclicals Power Dow 30 & S&P To New Highs On Hump Day – $AAPL $CAT $INM $INMB $INVO $SHIP Edge Higher

"Friend, there's no greater investment in life than in being a people builder. Relationships are more important than our accomplishments." - Joel Osteen, American Clergyman, Born: March 5, 1963   Happy Hump Day! I hope all of you had a great day in the markets and otherwise. As for the mark...

Senate's $1.2T Infrastructure Bill Pass

Tuesday Sees Senate’s $1.2T Infrastructure Bill Pass, Dow 30 & S&P Records, & $FSR $INM $INMB $INVO $SCPE Move Higher

"It's only natural that the heavy users help contribute to the investment to keep the Web healthy. That is the most important concept of net neutrality." - Lowell McAdam, American Businessman, Born: May 28, 1954 Happy Tuesday! I hope all of you made a fortune in the market today. As for the market...

Court Tosses Personalized Media Communications’ Apple $308.5M Patent Verdict

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) convinced a federal judge to dismiss a $308.5 million jury verdict it lost to a privately-held licensing firm, Personalized Media Communications LLC (PMC) for infringing a patent associated with digital rights management. Rodney Gilstrap, U.S. District Judge stated that Per...

Salesforce Schedules Q2 Fiscal 2022 Results On Aug 25

As per reports, Salesforce (CRM) will announce its Q2 fiscal year 2022 results on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, after the trading closes. Salesforce to hold a conference call at 2:00 p.m. (PT) / 5:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss and review the results with the investment community. A live webcast and replay o...

Boeing Discusses Dates For Launch Of The CST-100 Starliner to the International Space Station

As per reports, Boeing (BA) is discussing multiple dates this month for the launch of its space capsule, CST-100 Starliner to the International Space Station. The much-awaited launch was delayed after a glitch in its propulsion system valves was identified during pre-launch checks. The CST-100 Star...

Markets Arrive & End A Bit Sluggish

Monday’s Markets Arrive & End A Bit Sluggish – $COIN $GNOG $MRNA $MYO Jump!

"The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it." - Jean Paul, German Author, Born: March 21, 1763   Happy Monday! I hope that all of you had a great start to the 2nd week of August. As for the markets, it was overall a bit of a sluggish ...

Nike Schedules Quarterly Dividend Payable Oct 1

As per reports, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) declared its quarterly cash dividend of $0.275 per share to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 30, 2021. The dividend is applicable to the company’s outstanding Class A & Class B Common Share, payable on October 1, 2021.   NIKE, ...

JPMorgan Revises Covid-19 Protocols In U.S. Offices Amid Rising Delta Variant Cases

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM), United States has issued guidelines that require employees to wear masks in public indoor settings and in common areas within their offices regardless of their vaccination status. The above decision highlights the rising COVID-19 cases in the United St...

A Recent Discussion With The CEO of InMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INM) Regarding Development Of IntegraSyn™, A Proprietary Manufacturing Approach To Economically Produce Pharmaceutical-Grade Cannabinoids

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of having a discussion with a long term friend of mine, Eric A. Adams, CEO of InMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INM). InMed is a clinical-stage company developing a pipeline of cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical drug candidates, initially focused on the therapeutic b...

Chevron Reports Highest Profits In 6 Quarters – Resumes Buybacks

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) reported its highest profit in six quarters, reporting oil and gas production unit earnings of $3.18 billion in the quarter compared with a loss of $6.09 billion a year ago. Total production increased 5% to 3.13 million barrels of oil equivalent per day, while C...

Amgen Adds S. Omar Ishrak, Former Chairman & CEO of Medtronic, To Board Of Directors

Reportedly, Amgen (AMGN) has appointed S. Omar Ishrak to its Board of Directors, effective July 30, 2021. Dr. Ishrak will also serve as a member of the Board's Corporate Responsibility and Compliance Committee and its Compensation and Management Development Committee. The Board now consists of 12 di...

Market Indices Moderately Rise 'In Step' This Week

Market Indices Moderately Rise ‘In Step’ This Week – VP Watchlist Stocks $ATOS $FATE $INMB Move Higher

"Eliminate emotion from your investment program." - John C. Bogle, American Businessman, Born: May 8, 1929   Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you had a wonderful week in the markets and that you are out enjoying another summer weekend. As for the markets, we closed the week on a posit...

9 Sectors Join Market's Party Thursday

9 Sectors Join Market’s Party Thursday – VP Watchlist Biotech Stocks Rise $ATOS $FATE $INMB $INM

"Modern medical advances have helped millions of people live longer, healthier lives. We owe these improvements to decades of investment in medical research." - Ike Skelton, American Politician, Born: December 20, 1931   Happy Thursday! I hope you succeeded in making your health a priority ...

Walgreens Sees Rise In Vaccinations As COVID-19 Cases Jump In Recent Weeks

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) has overseen more than 29 million COVID-19 vaccines at its stores so far, driven by a surge in parts of the United States that had been low in vaccinations, reporting an increase of more than 30% in states such as Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, and Tex...

Intel Reports Q2 Earnings Beat – Expects PC Market To Keep Growing Into 2022

Intel Corporation (INTC) released their second-quarter ended June 26 earnings, reporting $18.5 billion in adjusted sales beating estimates of $17.80 billion. The company earned $1.28 per share higher than estimates of $1.06. Revenue from its data center business decreased 9% to $6.5 billion in the q...

Merck Ranked #1 In Forbes’ 2021 List of ‘Best Employers For New Graduates’

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) has been named #1 'Best Employers For New Graduates' as identified by the Forbes team along with market research company Statista. The survey was conducted to identify the companies most liked by new workforce entrants in their annual ranking.  The list surv...

Apple Earnings Strongly Beat Expectations – Announces Quarterly Dividend Of $0.22

Apple (AAPL) reported strong fiscal third-quarter earnings exceeding Wall Street estimates. Every one of Apple’s major product lines grew over 12% on an annual basis and iPhone sales increased nearly 50% on an annual basis.  Key Q3 Highlights: EPS of $1.30 reported versus $1.01 estimated. ...

Apple Looks To Additional Chinese Suppliers To Produce Its Latest iPhones

As reported in Japan's Nikkei newspaper, Apple Inc (AAPL) is working with more Chinese suppliers to produce its latest iPhones, as a tech feud arising from a trade war with the United States prompts Beijing to strengthen domestic firms. The iPhone maker has warned of supply shortages as the U.S.- Ch...

Q2 PROGRESS REPORT: INmune Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ: INMB) Management Reports Financial Results & Business Update

  About XPro™ XPro1595 is a next-generation inhibitor of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) that is currently in clinical trial and acts differently than currently existing TNF inhibitors in that it neutralizes soluble TNF (sTNF), without affecting trans-membrane TNF (tmTNF) or TNF receptors. XP...

Dow 30 S&P Russell Dip

Dow 30, S&P, Russell Dip As $ATOS, $HOOD & $MRNA Rip Higher On Hump Day

"In every investment, before I get involved or invest, I always see what the mindset of the founder, the CEO, is." - Zaza Pachulia, Georgian Baseball Player, Born: February 10, 1984   Happy Hump Day! I hope you had a great day and also made millions in the markets. However, unless you were ...

Amgen Beats Q2 Estimates – Adjusts Outlook

Reportedly, Amgen exceeded Q2 estimates reporting $4.38 per share, minus some items, on $6.53 billion in sales. Earnings increased 4% year over year and exceeded analysts' estimate for $4.09 per share. Sales topped expectations for $6.46 billion and increased 5%. Across all medicines, volumes grew 8...

Chevron Announces Appointment Of Eimear Bonner As Vice President

Reportedly, Eimear Bonner has been appointed as vice president, Chevron Corporation (CVX) reporting to CEO & Chairman Michael Wirth, effective August 2. Bonner will continue as president, Chevron Technical Center, and chief technology officer, leading the application of technology, research and ...

INVO Bioscience

INVO Bioscience (NASDAQ: INVO) Schedules To Open Its FIRST U.S. ‘INVO Center’ To Provide ‘Advanced Affordable Fertility Services’

According to the data published by National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), "over 15% of couples are affected by fertility problems across the globe."   INVO Bioscience's (NASDAQ:INVO) FDA cleared INVOcell procedure is the first in-vivo culture (IVC) system in the world used fo...

Markets Swing To Green

Tuesday’s Markets Swing To Green – $ADT $AAPL $HOOD $INVO $TSLA Move Higher

  "An investment said to have an 80% chance of success sounds far more attractive than one with a 20% chance of failure. The mind can't easily recognize that they are the same." - Daniel Kahneman, Israeli, Psychologist, Born: March 5, 1934   Happy Tuesday! After a quick bump highe...

Caterpillar Announces Q2 Earnings Beat

As per reports, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) released second-quarter earnings, beating estimates with earnings shooting up 152% to $2.60 a share. Revenue climbed 29% to $12.9 billion. Analysts were expecting revenue to grow 25% to $12.51 billion.  "We're encouraged by higher sales and revenues across a...

Honeywell (HON) To Pay Quarterly Dividend On Sept. 3

As per reports, the board of Honeywell (HON) declared a quarterly dividend of $.93 per share to common shareholders payable on September 3, 2021. The dividend is payable out of surplus to shareowners of record at the close of business on August 13, 2021. Vista Partners LLC (”Vista”) is a Califo...

Rising Vaccinations & Reviving Economies Boost Visa’s Q3 Earnings

Visa (V) reported strong quarterly earnings as domestic spending bounced back to pre-pandemic levels and international travel is also on the road to recovery as vaccinations rise and economies reopen. Payment giants are witnessing an increase in volumes from the coronavirus-induced slump as travel a...

Markets Drift & Square Rips

Monday’s Markets Drift & Square Rips – $ADT $INVO $INMB $SQ $TSLA Higher

  "The return on investment in global health is tremendous, and the biggest bang for the buck comes from vaccines. Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective health investments in history." - Seth Berkley, American Scientist   Happy Monday! The markets drifted a bit...

IBM Schedules Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable September 10

As per reports, the board of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) announced a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.64 per common share, to stockholders of record August 10, 2021, payable September 10, 2021.   Dow 30 component International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) p...

Walmart Adds Educational Benefits For Its Full & Part-Time ~1.5M Employees

Reportedly, Walmart Inc (WMT) announced it plans to bear the complete cost of college tuition and books for its full and part-time employees (roughly 1.5 million), starting August 16. Walmart has been criticized for years as thousands of its workers are below the poverty line, and it has also been c...

Boeing Reports Encouraging Quarterly Profit

Boeing ( BA) released its quarterly earnings this week, initiating its first quarterly profit since 2019 as production and orders for its 737 Max aircraft rise. Revenue of $17 billion was reported and earnings per share of 40 cents. Operating cash outflow increased to $483 million from $5.28 billion...

Merck’s Keytruda Approved By U.S. FDA To Treat Early Breast Cancer In Combo With Chemotherapy

Reportedly, U.S FDA has granted approval to Merck & Co Inc.’s (MRK) immunotherapy Keytruda for the treatment of an early form of breast cancer, used in combination with chemotherapy. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval is for the treatment of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC),...

P&G Reports Q4 Earnings Estimates – Cautions About Rising Commodity & Transport Costs

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) beat quarterly earnings estimates boosted by higher demand for its skin and health care products but raised concerns over rising commodity and freight costs that would dig a $2 billion loss out of its earnings this year. David Taylor's replacement, Chief Operati...

Jon R. Moeller Announced As P&G’s Chief Executive Officer & President Succeeding David Taylor

As per reports, the Procter & Gamble Company (PG) announced that Jon R. Moeller, Vice Chairman, and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed David Taylor as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2021. He has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors...

Chevron’s New Energy Transition (‘Low-carbon Investments’) Unit To Come Into Effect From Aug 2

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) announced the creation of a new unit to take care of its low-carbon investments, with an initial focus on alternative energy sources like hydrogen and technologies including carbon capture. The unit is to come into operations from August 2 and will be headed by ...

Merck Appoints Cristal N. Downing To Newly Created Role Of Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer

As per reports, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) has appointed Cristal N. Downing as the chief communications & public affairs officer, a newly created role, effective August 16, 2021. Downing will lead the advancement, development, and execution of the company’s communications and public affairs s...

Russell 2000's Small Caps Continue Higher

Russell 2000’s Small Caps Continue Higher While Large Caps Pull Back This Week Post FOMC Statement

"Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough." - Richard M. DeVos, American Businessman, Born: March 4, 1926   Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you had an amazing week in the markets and...

Scarlett Johansson a.k.a. ‘Black Widow’ Wages Legal Battle Against Disney

Reportedly, Disney’s (DIS) decision to release “Black Widow” on Disney Plus and theatres at the same time as via its streaming service Disney+ has led to a legal battle with Scarlett Johansson, the actress playing the Marvel superhero. Attorneys for Johansson filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles S...

Chevron To Pay Quarterly Dividend On Sep 10

As per reports, the Board of Directors of Chevron Corporation (CVX) announced a quarterly dividend of $1.34 per share to all common stock holders as on August 19, 2021. The dividend is payable on September 10, 2021.   Dow 30 component Chevron Corporation (CVX), through its subsidiarie...

Merck Beats Q2 Estimates – Keytruda Growth Remains Strong

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) reported quarterly revenue beating Wall Street's estimates, as sales for its blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda remained strong and demand for its Gardasil vaccine also rebounded. The company's second-quarter sales increased 22% to $11.40 billion, beating estimates of $11.1...

Earnings Beats Roll In On Thursday While Markets Rise

Earnings Beats Roll In On Thursday While Markets Rise – VP Watchlist Stocks’ $AAPL $FATE $INM $INVO $TSLA Move Higher

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." - Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Philosopher, Born: May 25, 1803   Happy Thursday! I hope that you all had a wonderful summer day and your portfolios swelled as the markets provid...

3M Reports Strong Quarterly Earnings – Raises Full-Year Forecasts

3M (MMM) released quarter earnings and raised its full-year forecasts as demand increased across major segments as economies prepare to bounce back from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company caters to industries like automotive, aerospace, and oral care has witnessed a sharp rise in deman...

Microsoft Beats Market Estimates – Raises Outlook

Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft (MSFT), beat the markets estimates for the June quarter & also raised expectations for the next quarter. The company earned $2.17 a share on sales of $46.2 billion in its fiscal fourth-quarter ending June 30, beating analyst estimates of $1.92 a share on sales...

McDonald’s Q2 Earnings Beat Market Estimates

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) released second-quarter earnings, beating market estimates as the fast-food giant’s February launched chicken sandwich and its “famous orders” promotion with K-pop group BTS, which includes an order of McNuggets and special sauces boosted U.S. same-st...

FOMC Stays Pat As Smallcaps, MicroCaps, & Biotech Rip! – VPWatchlist’s $ATOS $FATE $INM $INMB $INVO Move Higher

"We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort."  - Jesse Owens. American Athlete, Born: September 12, 1913 Happy Hump Day! I hope that you all had a great day and that the markets treated you ...

Summer Markets Drop Tuesday, Making Some Wish For The Fall Season – VPWatchlist Stocks Rise- $INM $INMB

  "The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." - William Arthur Ward- American Writer, Born 1921 Happy Tuesday! I hope that the weather treated you well on this fair summer Tuesday in July, however, the markets were anything but...

McDonald Introduces New Unit Focusing On Driving Growth Through Global App & New MyMcDonald’s Rewards Program

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is bringing its digital, data analytics, marketing, restaurant development, and operations segments into one unit, the fast-food giant is focusing on driving growth through its global app and new MyMcDonald's Rewards program. McDonald's Rewards was launche...

Disney To Resume Cruise Line Sailing From U.S. Ports Starting August

Reportedly, Walt Disney Co's (DIS) cruise unit to start operations from U.S. ports again next month in August, after a months-long pause due to the pandemic. The cruise, Disney Dream is scheduled to depart from Port Canaveral, Florida on Aug. 9 to the Bahamas. Passengers over 12 years of age will r...

Sunny Summer Days During Monday’s Markets – Health Care & Biotech Fall Behind – $AMC $AAPL $MARA $TSLA Trade higher

"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results." - Willie Nelson, Musician, Born: April 29, 1933   Happy Monday! I hope that you all had a great start to the week. The market indices were generally in our favor today as they edged to new highs. ...

Spain’s Amadeus Collaborates With IBM To Integrate Digital Health Pass Into Its Traveler ID Platform

Reportedly, Spain's Amadeus is integrating International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) digital health pass into its Traveler ID platform to simplify the verification of passengers' health credentials during the boarding process. Traveler ID platform was launched earlier this year for airlines ...

Honeywell Q2 Beat Estimates – Aerospace & Energy Recovers

Honeywell International Inc.’s (HON) reported Q2 earnings recently exceeding analyst estimates, as aerospace and energy businesses started to recover from the pandemic-driven slump, boosting growth from factory automation and building safety products. Adjusted second-quarter earnings increased to...

Aspen Pharmacare To Supply First Batch Of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine To South Africa

Reportedly, South Africa's Aspen Pharmacare is to supply the first batch of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) COVID-19 vaccines to the country from July 26. It is going to be the first set of vaccines to be manufactured in the country from active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), substances that are used ...

American Express Gains Record Number Of New Customers To Its Platinum Card – Reports Strong Q2 Revenue

American Express Company (AXP) reported a revenue surge of 33% to $10.2 billion in the second quarter, topping the $9.6 billion average estimate of analysts, as the credit-card giant added a record number of new customers to its tony Platinum card in the period.  AmEx was hit hard by the Covid-19 ...

INmune Bio Confirms Exciting AD Data At AAIC – Introduces Design of Upcoming 6-Month Phase 2 Study of XProTM In Mild Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60-80% of dementia cases. Alzheimer's has no cure.   Today, INmune Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ: INMB), a clinica...

Markets Rebound Dow Closes Above 35k

Markets Rebound, Dow Closes Above 35k, Q2 Earnings Season & Summer Doldrums Roll On

"The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine." - Mike Murdock Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you had a great week and your individual portfolios continued to blossom.  As for the markets this week, they rebounded substantially, essentially shrugging off last week's growth co...

Visa Announces Acquisition Of Currencycloud – Pushing Forward Goal To Facilitate Global Money Movement

Reportedly, Visa Inc. (V) has entered a definitive agreement to acquire a global platform that enables banks and fintech to provide innovative foreign exchange solutions for cross-border payments, Currencycloud. The deal builds on existing strategic partnerships between the two companies and values ...

INmune Bio Employs LUMICKS’ z-Movi Cell Avidity Analysis Platform To Demonstrate That The MOA of The Tumor-Priming Is The Increase In NK cell: Tumor Cell Avidity

LUMICKS is a leading life science tools company that develops equipment for Dynamic Single-Molecule and Cell Avidity analysis, two rapidly emerging areas in biology research and immuno-oncology. Built upon innovative technologies, such as optical tweezers (Nobel Prize for Physics 2018) and STED supe...

Green Day For Bigs But Russell 2000 Turns Red On Thursday – $FATE $IPA $NRXP $SCKT $TWTR Move Higher!

"Work hard for what you want because it won't come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive." - Leah LaBell...

Salesforce Closes Slack Technologies Purchase Deal

Reportedly, Salesforce.com (CRM) has closed its $27.7B purchase of Slack Technologies Inc, allowing Slack's workplace app to become popular for collaborations within and between companies. The U.S. antitrust regulators cleared the deal this week, posing a stronger challenge to Microsoft Corp, the to...

Verizon Q2 Earnings Top Estimates – Reports Strong Postpaid Wireless Subscribers Growth

Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) second-quarter earnings performed better than analyst’s estimates, reporting adjusted earnings per share of $1.37 and revenue climbing 11% to $33.8 billion for the quarter ending June 30.  Analysts had estimated Verizon earnings of $1.30 a share on revenue of $32...

Apple Schedules Release For All 5G-Enabled iPhones For 2022

Reportedly, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is to release 5G-enabled iPhones starting next year. The budget iPhone SE will be powered by its A15 processor and its 5G connectivity will be enabled by Qualcomm Inc's X60 modem chip and is expected to be available for sale in the first half of 2022. The company will n...

Fate Therapeutics to Host Virtual Event Highlighting Interim Phase 1 Clinical Data from its Off-the-Shelf, iPSC-derived NK Cell Franchise for B-cell Lymphoma

Fate Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: FATE), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of programmed cellular immunotherapies for cancer, announced this week that management will host a virtual event to highlight interim Phase 1 clinical data from its FT596 and FT516 program...

Wednesday’s Markets Shrug Off Delta & Rise With Improved Earnings Guidance – $ATOS $FATE $INM $INMB $INVO Move Higher!

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work". -Thomas A. Edison, Inventor, Born: February 11, 1847   Happy Wednesday! I hope that you all had a wonderful Hump day and that your accounts jumped once again along with the markets rise overall. The...

Travelers Beats Wall Street’s Q2 Expectations

Reportedly, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) released strong Q2 profit figures driven by higher premiums, the surge in returns from investments, and lower catastrophe losses beating analysts' average earnings per share forecast by more than $1.00, or about 44%. Travelers' pre-tax net investment ...

Coca-Cola Beats Estimates As Demand Bounces For Beverages At Theaters, Restaurants, Stadiums

The Coca-Cola Company (KO) reported strong Q2 figures as demand bounces back for its beverages as theaters, restaurants, and stadiums reopen. Revenue in Coca-Cola's North America business increased 28% in the second quarter as public venues reopened and restrictions eased out across the United State...

Peloton Ties With UnitedHealth Offering Free Fitness Classes To Its Insured Members

Reportedly, upscale fitness bike maker Peloton Interactive Inc. (PTON) is teaming up with insurer UnitedHealth Group (UNH) to offer fitness classes to fully insured UnitedHealth members. The members of the U.S. health insurer can enroll with Peloton starting Sept. 1. "Expanding access to Peloton's ...

Johnson & Johnson Releases A Q2 Earnings Beat – Medical Device Unit Reported 62.7% Increase

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) reported earnings exceeding analyst estimates reporting an adjusted EPS of $2.48 per share vs $2.27 expected. Revenue of $23.31 billion was reported, versus $22.21 billion expected. Johnson expects to sell $2.5 billion of its Covid-19 vaccine this year, even as its effect...

Verizon & Google Coming Together To Offer Advanced Messaging Services

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) and Google are coming together to expand advanced messaging services to Android users in the U.S. starting next year using the Messages by Google app. The service will be based on the Rich Communications Service (RCS) standard, which provides a more inte...

FAA Issues Directive To Boeing 737 Planes Operators To Inspect Possible Switch Failures

As per reports, the Federal Aviation Administration has issued a directive to operators of all Boeing Co (BA) 737 series airplanes to conduct inspections to check possible failures of cabin altitude pressure switches. The directive includes 2,502 U.S.-registered airplanes and 9,315 airplanes worldw...

Russell 2000 Rebounds To Lead During Tuesday’s Broad-Based Leap – $AMC $AAPL $ATOS $INVO $INM Move Higher

  "Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future." - Ed Markey, Politician, Born: July 11, 1946   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you all had a wonderful Tuesday and that you participated in the significant broad-based bounce, rebound, or lea...

IBM Releases Q2 Earnings Confirm Analysts’ Beat & Fastest Revenue Growth In 3 Years

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) reported Q2 earnings & beat analysts' expectations. The company reported adjusted earnings of $2.33 per share vs. $2.29 per share expected. Revenue grew 3% year over year in the quarter and stood at $18.75 billion, vs. $18.29 billion expected. ...

Johnson & Johnson’s Board Schedules Q3 Dividend

Reportedly, the board of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to pay a cash dividend of $1.06 per share on the company's common stock, for the third quarter of 2021 payable on September 7, 2021. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 24, 2021.   Dow 30 c...

Chevron Misses Carbon Capture Target At Its Gorgon Australia Plant

As per reports, Chevron Corporation's (CVX) system at the $54 billion Gorgon liquefied natural gas export plant in Australia missed a local government target to inject captured carbon dioxide underground. Global expectation and ambition to capture and store carbon dioxide is not working like it shou...

Insurer UnitedHealth Group Announces Strong Quarter Earnings- Raises Full-Year Earnings Target

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) reported strong quarterly profit and also raised its full-year earnings, boosted by strong growth in its Optum unit that manages drug benefits. Spending on medical services at the company’s health insurance business, UnitedHealthcare, regained in the latter pa...

Intel In Discussion To Purchase GlobalFoundries For ~$30B Owned By Mubadala Investment Co.

As per reports, Intel Corp (INTC) is in talks to buy semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries Inc, owned by Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Investment Co, with a manufacturing footprint across the U.S., Europe, and Asia for about $30 billion.  The discussion comes in as a semiconductor s...

Caterpillar Inc. Schedules Q2/2021 Financial Results On July 30

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) to release Q2/2021 financial results on Friday, July 30 at 5:30 a.m. CDT, followed by a real-time, listen-only teleconference and webcast at 7:30 a.m. CDT with securities analysts and institutional investors. Web & Dial-in details: The call can be reached at...

Monday’s Simply Red Trading Session Sees Biotech Swing – $BTX $FATE $INVO $MRNA Move Higher

  "Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge." - Plato, Greek Philosopher, Born 427 BC   Happy First Day of The Week! I hope that you all had a great start to the week and that you made significant profits in the markets on Monday. However, today...

INmune Bio (INMB) Will Deliver A Talk Titled “Therapeutic Approaches Targeting Innate Immunity in AD” At The Upcoming Alzheimer’s Association International Congress #AAIC2021

INmune Bio, Inc. is a publicly traded (NASDAQ: INMB), clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing treatments that target the innate immune system to fight disease. INmune Bio has two product platforms. The DN-TNF product platform utilizes dominant-negative technology to selectively ne...

Walmart Partners With Tween Brand ‘Justice’ (Owned By Bluestar Alliance)

As per reports, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) announced a new collaboration with the Justice brand, bringing its popular tween assortment to even more girls just in time for back to school, with Justice’s signature line of fresh, trend-inspired designs across tween apparel, accessories, and home on W...

Walgreens Increases Quarterly Dividend, Payable Sep 10

As per reports, the board of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) has increased the quarterly dividend by 2.1 percent, to 47.75 cents per share. The dividend is payable on September 10, 2021, to shareholders of record as of August 20, 2021. The increase raises the company's annual rate to $1.91 a sh...

Verizon Knots Deal With Mastercard On 5G Contactless Payments & Autonomous Checkout Service For Retail

As per reports, Verizon Business (VZ) has signed a deal with Mastercard Inc. to use 5G and wireless technology for contactless payments and enable an autonomous checkout service for retail stores. The Verizon Business tie-up with Mastercard is aimed to utilize 5G smartphones and near-field communic...

Summer Doldrums Provide Full Swing

Summer Doldrums Provide Full Swing To The Negative This Week -$AAPL $MSFT Move Higher

"We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far." - Swami Vivekananda   Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you had a great week and your portfolios swelled to new high's beyond your imagination.  As for the ...

P&G Announces Quarterly Dividend

Reportedly, the Board of the Procter & Gamble Company (PG) declared a quarterly dividend of $.8698 per share on the Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock and the Common Stock of the Company payable on or after August 16, 2021. The dividend is payable to shareholders of ...

JPMorgan Clocks Quarterly Earnings Beat

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) reported strong earnings this week boosted by a 'strong economy' and the release of credit reserves. The bank reported better than expected Q2 earnings with adjusted EPS of $3.78 versus $3.15 estimate and revenue stood at $31.4 billion versus $30.06 billion estimates. T...

Immunology Co. INmune Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ: INMB) Enters Definitive Agreement With Healthcare Focused Institutional Investor & A Family Office To Raise ~$40M

On June 14th, VP Watchlist stock, INmune Bio (NASDAQ: INMB), a clinical-stage immunology company focused on developing treatments that harness a patient’s innate immune system to fight disease, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with one healthcare focused institutional inve...

Summer Doldrums & Growth Concerns Covered Thursday’s Markets – $AMC $MRNA $NBSE $UNH Move Higher

  "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill, British Statesman, Born: November 30, 1874   Happy Thursday! I hope that all of you had a wonderful summer day and that your individual investments performed well. Inde...

Microsoft Launches Cloud-Based Version Of Windows Operating System

Microsoft Corp (MSFT) is offering its Windows operating system as a cloud-based service, making it easier to access business apps that need Windows from a wider range of devices like a Mac, PC, iPhone, Android phone, or Chromebook, compatible with HTML 5. The service, Windows 365 will roll out on A...

A Trend Continues -Disney Increases Monthly, Annual Fees For ESPN+

Reportedly, Walt Disney Co (DIS) announced an increase in its monthly and annual subscription fees for sports streaming platform ESPN+ in the United States. The monthly price will increase by $1 to $6.99, and the annual plan will cost $10 more at $69.99. ESPN+ has about 14 million subscribers. These...

J&J Suspends/Recalls Aerosol Sunscreens Over Presence Of Carcinogen In Some Sprays

Reportedly, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is voluntarily suspending all lots of five Aveeno and Neutrogena brand aerosol sunscreen products from the market after internal testing identified low levels of a cancer-causing chemical, benzene in some samples. Benzene is known as a human carcinogen, a subs...

Travelers Makes Strategic Investment In Fidelis – Specialty Reinsurance Products Offering

Reportedly, the Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) announced a strategic minority investment in a privately owned global insurer, Fidelis Insurance Holdings Limited. Fidelis offers specialty, bespoke, and reinsurance products. The company also has a fee income business, which supports its insurance ope...

INVO Bioscience Appoints World Renowned Women’s Health Expert Dr. Barbara Levy To Accelerate Affordable Infertility Treatment INVOcell’s Global OB/GYN Clinical Integration Strategy

INVO Bioscience's INVOcell (IVC) system, an effective and affordable treatment for patients diagnosed with infertility, is positioned to serve a vastly underserved global market.  Today, approximately 90% of infertile couples go untreated primarily due to effective care is not available at an ...

Smalls & MicroCaps Chunk Lower As Large Caps & Inflation Worries Swell On Wednesday! – $AAPL $ATOS $VRPX $WFC Move Higher

  "Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life." - Omar Khayyam, Poet, Born: May 18, 1048 Happy Wednesday! I hope that all went well enough for your portfolios today. However, the best part of the day for most of us was when the markets opened & quickly moved to the high of ...

Goldman Sachs Reports Strong Q2 Beating Estimates – Raises Dividend

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) reported strong Q2 earnings this week that exceeded Wall Street expectations, riding high in investment banking amid a robust IPO market. The bank reported earnings of $15.02 per share vs. $10.24 expected & Revenues stood at $15.39 billion versus $12.17 billion...

Microsoft Announces Agreement For Acquisition Of San Francisco Security Software Maker RiskIQ

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) has agreed to acquire RiskIQ, a security software maker, expanding its products and protecting its customers amid a rising tide of global cyberattacks. The terms of the deal remained undisclosed. Founded in 2009, San Francisco-based RiskIQ deals in cloud software f...

Cisco Completes Acquisition Of Event Technology Platform Firm Socio Labs

Reportedly, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) announced the completion of the acquisition of Socio Labs, Inc., an event technology platform that will become a part of Cisco’s Webex cohort, post the buyout. The addition is expected to benefit Cisco in terms of customizable and inclusive offerings, primari...

Disney’s ‘Black Widow’ Debuts With Impressive $158 Million In Theaters Globally

Reportedly, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) and Marvel's superhero adventure "Black Widow" recorded a massive $80 million in its first weekend, beating records for the biggest opening weekend since the pandemic. The film opened simultaneously in theaters and on Disney Plus on July 7 with Premier Acces...

Tuesday’s Markets Pull Back After Record Setting Performances – $ATOS $AAPL $INMB $HL Leg Forward

  "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there." - Lewis Carroll, Author, Born: January 27, 1832   Happy Tuesday! I hope your investing decisions were spot on today and that you made a fortune,  however it was a bit of a pullback across the board for the m...

Major Indices See Record Highs Across The Board! – $ATOS $DIS $INMB $TSLA Leg Forward

  "Don't worry about being a star, worry about doing good work, and all that will come to you." - Ice Cube (Musician, Actor, Born June 15, 1969)   Happy First Day After The Weekend! I hope all went well with you all in the markets today. Overall, the majors moved higher to close a...

INmune Bio (INMB) Treats First Patient In High-Risk MDS With NK Cell Platform INKmune

MDS is a serious hematopoietic stem cell disorder in which patients have functionally defective NK cells and the level of dysfunction is predictive of overall survival. Approximately one-third of MDS cases progress to acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). Current treatments, including chemotherapy and b...

Honeywell To Announce Q2 Financial Results On Friday, July 23

As per reports, Honeywell (HON) is scheduled to release its second-quarter financial results on Friday, July 23 before the market opens, followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT. Other Details:  Dial (866) 548-4713 (domestic) or (323) 794-2093 (international) with conference ID "HON2Q21"...

Amgen – AstraZeneca Asthma Drug Granted Speedy FDA Review

Reportedly, Amgen (AMGN) and AstraZeneca's (AZN) experimental asthma drug tezepelumab has been granted a speedy review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for potential approval.  The drug displayed promising results to reduce asthma attacks in patients with uncontrolled and severe forms of th...

Tech Giant Microsoft Recognizes Winners & Finalists For 2021 Partner Of The Year Awards

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) announced winners and finalists of the 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. All the award winners and finalists from around the world will be recognized at the all-digital Microsoft Inspire, July 14-15, 2021. The annual awards recognize Microsoft partners disp...

Markets Swing To The Positive

Markets Swing To The Positive Positive This Week – $AAPL $AMZN $INMB $SPCE Move Higher

"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves." - William Shakespeare   Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you had a great holiday-shortened trading week, you found many ways to increase your wealth, you are out enjoying the summer weekend, & that you will be able to ...

Disney Hopes High For Its Worldwide “Black Widow” Theatrical Release

The Walt Disney Company's (DIS) "Black Widow" is set for its theatrical release worldwide on July 9 as the entertainment giant is gearing up for a big weekend at the box office. The Marvel movie is premiering 15 months later than the initial plans. Estimates show "Black Widow" could bring in betwee...

Walgreens & VillageMD Partner To Open 29 Full-Service Primary Care Practices In Austin, Houston, El Paso

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) has announced plans to include 29 new Village Medical at Walgreens practices in Austin, Houston, and El Paso this year with VillageMD, in line with its goal to open at least 600 Village Medical at Walgreens in more than 30 U.S. markets over the next four yea...

Walmart Continues Unveils Project To Promote Climate Change

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) unveiled a project aimed at cutting emissions in a tie-up with the U.N. group COP26 High-Level Climate Action Champions, and the business organization the World Business Council for Sustainable Development along with other retailers H&M, Ikea, and Kingfishe...

Boeing To Discuss Q2/2021 Earnings On July 28

Reportedly, Boeing (BA) to release its second quarter 2021 earnings on Wednesday, July 28, followed by a conference call at 10:30 a.m E.T. to discuss and review the results. The call will be hosted by David Calhoun, President & Chief Executive Officer, and Interim Chief Financial Officer, Dave D...

Thursday’s Markets Serve Up A Sour Glass of Red, But Biotech & Oil Rise! – $INMB $INVO $NBSE $SPCE Climb

  "Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future." - Niels Bohr (Danish Physicist)   Happy Thursday! I hope all is well with you and that you found a way to increase your personal accounts today. However, Thursday's markets took an overall turn for the worst as wor...

Chevron Corporation Announces Q2 Earnings Call Release Date

Chevron Corporation (CVX) is scheduled to host its Q2 earnings conference call on Friday, July 30, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT). The webcast can be reached at www.chevron.com. Other Details: Dial-in # (Listen-only mode): 646-828-8156 or 800-289-0585 Conference ID #: 8697566 Speakers: J...

Customer Spending On Crypto-Linked Cards Exceed $1B In 1H2021 Per Visa

As per reports, Visa Inc. (V) informed that more than $1 billion has been spent by its customers on its crypto-linked cards in the first half of this year. The company is taking the necessary steps to smoothen crypto transactions and partnering with 50 cryptocurrency platforms, making it easier for ...

Is Nike Losing Out To Chinese Rivals Amid The Xinjiang Cotton Boycott?

As per reports, Chinese sportswear makers are performing better than their global peers fueled by the Xinjiang cotton controversy amid Chinese consumer support in response to the alleged human-rights issues in the Xinjiang region. The incident has boosted at least one local sneaker maker by some 250...

P&G To Release Q4 2020/21 Earnings Results On July 30

Reportedly, The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) to host a webcast of its fourth-quarter earnings results beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET on July 30, 2021. Interested parties can access the live audio webcast at www.pginvestor.com, beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET.   The Procter & Gamble Company (P...

Hump Day Produces More Green For Majors – $AAPL, $INMB, $NEGG & $NBSE Move Higher

  "It is indeed true that the stock market can forecast the business cycle." - Paul Samuelson (American Economist)   Happy Hump Day! I hope all is well with you and that the markets treated you well as the majors were up across the board on Hump Day. The S&P 500 closed at 4,3...

Chevron Commits $3B By 2028 For The Future Of Low Carbon Energy

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) has committed $3 billion by 2028 to advance its energy transition strategy. The oil giant is seeking to lower carbon intensity, increasing renewables, and offsets in support of their business, and also investing in low-carbon technologies. More info can be reac...

PROGRESS REPORT: ATOSSA THERAPEUTICS MOVES FORWARD WITH DEVELOPMENT OF NEBULIZED FORMULATION TO IMPROVE LUNG FUNCTION IN BOTH ACTIVE-DISEASE COVID-19 PATIENTS & “LONG HAUL” PATIENTS WITH POST-INFECTION PULMONARY DISEASE

According to the CDC, long-haul Covid is “a range of symptoms that can last weeks or months…[which] can happen to anyone who has had Covid-19.” According to the New England Journal of Medicine long-haul Covid "symptoms are reported to be affecting a wide number of organ systems, occur in div...

Researchers At Michigan State University To Use AI To Detect Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Approximately 5.8 million people in the United States age 65 and older live with Alzheimer’s disease. Of those, 80% are 75 years old and older. Out of the approximately 50 million people worldwide with dementia, between 60% and 70% are estimated to have Alzheimer’s disease. Reportedly, research...

Nike Announces ‘Rawdacious Tokyo Collection’ In Honor Summer Olympics

As per reports, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) has launched its Rawdacious Tokyo Collection in honor of the 2020 Summer Olympics. The collection includes a range of running silhouettes, including the Air Zoom MaxFly ($180), ZoomX Vaporfly Next% 2 ($250), Air Zoom Victory ($180), ZoomX Dragonfly ($150), Air Zoom L...

Saleforce’s Slack Unveils ‘Slack Huddles’

Reportedly, Slack Technologies Inc. (WORK) is launching new features to help people work with their colleagues whether in the office or at home, enhancing its offerings around managing a hybrid workforce. The new tool, Slack Huddles will allow users to have casual audio conversations across channel...

Markets Hit ‘Oily’ Patch To Start The Holiday-Shortened Trading Week – $AAPL $AMZN $ATOS $BSQR $NEGG Jump!

"The wisest rule in investment is: when others are selling, buy. When others are buying, sell. Usually, of course, we do the opposite. When everyone else is buying, we assume they know something we don't, so we buy. Then people start selling, panic sets in, and we sell too." - Jonathan Sacks  ...

InMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INM) Closes Net Proceeds of Approx. $11M With An Institutional Investor

InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: INM), a leading clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing cannabinoid-based drug candidates for high unmet medical needs and IntegraSyn, a proprietary and cost effective manufacturing approach for synthesized rare cannabinoids, has been very busy lately! &...

IBM’s President Jim Whitehurst To Resign From His Position

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation's President, Jim Whitehurst, who played a major role in the $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat two years ago, will step down from his position. Whitehurst was named President in January 2020. Whitehurst will continue to work as senior adviser t...

Is Disney+ Subscriber Growth Sinking?

Reportedly, Disney's (DIS) streaming video subscriber growth has slowed down recently as per the internal data that The Information reviewed. The reports informed that Disney+ had little more than 110 million total subscribers late in the third fiscal quarter versus 103.6 million in the second quart...

IBM Enters Hybrid Cloud Deal With Telecommunication Giants Verizon & Spain’s Telefonica

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has entered hybrid cloud deals with global telecommunication giants Verizon and Spain’s Telefonica as the company aims to build out 5G and edge networks. The deal expands on existing partnerships IBM has with the two telecom operators. ...

As US Gears Up American Express Includes Premium Benefits To Its Platinum Card

American Express Company (AXP) is adding numerous new perks to its Platinum product, from $200 in annual hotel credits to deals for chartering private jets as a broad move to revamp the popular premium card. The credit card giant has increased the annual Platinum fee to $695 from $550. “We’re...

Majors & Large Tech Move

Majors & Large Tech Move Higher But Small Caps Suffer This Week – $AAPL $INM $MRIN $SPCE Move Higher

"What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you." - Ralph Waldo Emerson Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you had a great week in the markets and that you and your family are out celebrating the 4th of July Holiday Weekend. This week's mar...

Walgreens Raises Yearly Forecast, Reports Strong Q3 Earnings

Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) reported strong third-quarter earnings this week, reporting adjusted earnings per share of $1.51 versus $1.17 expected, and revenue of $34.03 billion was reported versus $33.76 billion expected. The retailer raised its outlook for the year, expecting about 10% growth in...

Investment Bank JP Morgan Opens European Headquarters In Paris

Reportedly, Investment bank JP Morgan (JPM) has opened up its European headquarters in Paris as Brexit has meant the UK is losing its importance as the financial center of the region. The Investment bank to move 140 employees to Paris as part of its European-wide Brexit strategy and aims to have 800...

Energy Stocks Fuel A Q3 Kick Off Into Record Territory – $ATOS $FATE $INMB Rise

"Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late." - Thomas Sowell   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a great day in the markets. Q3 kicked off in spectacular fashion, especially for those that were inves...

Lightning Seemingly Strikes Twice This Week For InMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INM)

Indeed, I truly believe that it has been a very large week for newly added VP Watchlist company InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: INM), a clinical-stage company developing cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical drug candidates as well as manufacturing technologies for pharmaceutical-grade rare cannabin...

INVO Bioscience Expands INVOcell Clinic North American Footprint With Atlanta-based Bloom Fertility

  Depending on what statistics that you review today, Industry forecasts suggest that no more than 10% of the estimated 150 million infertile couples worldwide are currently being treated. After further research, this severely underserved market has been created and left unaddressed primaril...

Verizon Showcases 5G-United Robots At Barcelona Conference

Telecom giant Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) showcased two robots on the stage of the Mobile World conference, stating that robots use 5G connectivity and mobile edge computing to communicate with each other, as per reports. Edge computing uses machine learning and augmented reality to analyze bu...

Boeing Receives Largest Aircraft Order In 10 Years

Reportedly, United Airlines (UA) has placed orders for 200 Boeing (BA) 737 Max jets and 75 Airbus 321neo aircraft making it the biggest single order by any carrier in at least a decade. The announcement places hope on extended travel revival in the coming years. The aerospace giant has witnessed ord...

Walmart Announces Its Low-Priced Private Label Analog Insulin With Novo Nordisk

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has launched its private-label analog insulin at a huge discount to branded insulin vials and pens, driving growth in its healthcare business. The product, ReliOn NovoLog, is rapid-acting analog insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children wi...

Walmart Introduces New Digital Offers With A Leading U.S Cash Back Rewards Platform, Ibotta

Reportedly, Walmart (WMT) has entered a strategic agreement with a leading cashback rewards platform in the United States, Ibotta to create and launch a new digital offers program on Walmart.com and the Walmart app. With the new program, Walmart customers will have access to hundreds of cash rebate...

UnitedHealth Group Schedules Q2 Earnings On July 15

Reportedly, UnitedHealth Group has scheduled to release its Q2 2021 earnings on Thursday, July 15, 2021, before the market opens, followed by a conference call at 8:45 a.m. ET to discuss and review results with analysts and investors. The webcast of the call can be reached at the company’s website...

JPMorgan Chase Announces Second-Quarter 2021 Earnings Release On July 13

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) to release second-quarter 2021 financial results on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at 7:00 a.m (EDT), followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. (EDT). JPMorgan Chase will notify the public about the release through Twitter, and by a press release over Business Wi...

Walt Disney To Release Of Q3 2021 Financial Results Via Webcast August 12, 2021

Reportedly, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) to release fiscal third-quarter 2021 financial results beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT on Thursday, August 12, 2021, via a live audio webcast. Interested parties can listen to the webcast, at www.disney.com/investors.   Dow 30 Component, Th...

Q2 Ends With A S&P 500 Record Bang! – $DIDI $INVO $NEGG $BBBY Rise

"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." - Charles R. Swindoll Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had a great day in the markets and all is well in your part of the world. The end of Q2 went out with sort of a bang as the S&P 500 achieved another record closing high at 4,3...

Intel & Microsoft Collaborate On Intel’s Bridge Technology

As per reports, Intel (INTC) and Microsoft (MSFT) have deepened their partnership offering an impressive computing experience with the upcoming Windows 11 for more than three-fourths of Windows PCs powered by Intel® processors. The new New PCs enabled by Intel® Core™ processors along with Intel...

JPMorgan Chase Announces Entered Strategic Relationship & Ownership Position In Brazil’s C6 Bank

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) and Brazilian digital bank, C6 Bank have entered into a strategic agreement, where JPMorgan Chase will take a 40% ownership stake in the full-service, subject to regulatory approvals. "We’re excited to be partnering with one of Brazil’s fastest growing ...

Majors Close Slightly In Positive Territory On Tuesday – $EXLA $MRIN $INM Fly Higher!

"The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed." - Eminem   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a great day in the markets and all is well otherwise. Truth be told today, it was a bit of strange and somber day for me as I swallow...

Coca-Cola Company Announces Release Of Q2 2021 Earnings July 21

As per reports, the Coca-Cola Company (KO) to announce its Q2 2021 earnings on July 21 before trading opens, followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss and review the results with the investor community. Interested parties can reach the webcast for this event at the company’s website...

Microsoft Windows 11 Upgrade May Not Be For All!

Microsoft (MSFT) announced a free Windows 11 upgrade to Windows 10 machines, however, many users will be unable to use the benefit, as the newly launched operating system will only support eighth generation and newer Intel Core processors, Apollo Lake, and newer Pentium and Celeron processors. Wind...

Travelers’s 2021 Championship Produces More Than $2 Million For 112 Charitable Organizations

As per reports, the 2021 Travelers Championship has generated more than $2 million for 112 charitable organizations informed the Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV). The insurance provider became the title sponsor in 2007, and the tournament has generated $22.5 million for more than 800 non-profits acro...

Walmart Extends Relationship With Inovalon & The Inovalon ONE® Platform To 2028

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has expanded and extended its partnership with Inovalon, a noted provider of cloud-based platforms empowering data-driven healthcare. The partnership will assist Walmart with cloud-based capabilities through the Inovalon ONE® Platform in its extensive network ...

CEO Of INmune Bio Speaks At A Clarivate Event Titled “Drugs to Watch: Innovation in Alzheimer’s disease research”

On June 7th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved aducanumab, the first new Alzheimer’s treatment since 2003. Aducanumab is a monoclonal antibody that has been shown to reduce the build up of a protein known as beta amyloid that some think might be one of the possible causes of Alzheimer...

Monday’s Markets See Record Setting Start For Nasdaq & S&P 500 – $FB $FATE $MRIN $NTLA $NVDA Jump

"View health as an investment, not an expense." - John Quelch   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great start to the week in the markets. Today's session saw records broken on both the Nasdaq & the S&P 500. The moves were led by the highly weighted information technology sector ...

Salesforce To Form Global Advisory Board Offering Guided Digital Growth To Companies

Reportedly, Salesforce (CRM), the global leader in CRM, recently announced the formation of a Global Advisory Board to offer strategic guidance and assist the company's growth into new markets, strengthening and deepening Salesforce's role as a trusted digital advisor to CEOs and leaders around the ...

The Home Depot Offers Online Rental Reservations – Opens 8 New Rental Locations

Reportedly, The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) is upgrading the customer experience at its 1,300 rental locations with the launch of new "Rent Online, Pick-up In Store" technology, saving Pro and DIY customers time and trips to the store. Ranging from demolition tools like breakers and concrete saws to lands...

Intel Partners With India’s Reliance Jio On Building 5G Network Technology

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) is collaborating with India's Reliance Jio to develop 5G networking technology. Last year, Intel's venture capital unit invested $250 million in Reliance Industries Ltd's Jio Platforms unit, hoping the two companies would find areas of technology partnership. "T...

Eye-Popping Week In The Markets

It Was An ‘Eye-Popping’ Week In The Markets! – VP Watchlist Stocks $ATOS $FATE $INMB $INM $TSLA Move Higher

"Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door." - Kyle Chandler   Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you had a fabulous week in the markets and otherwise and that you built massive wealth for you and your family. This week's market certainly gave us all a h...

American Express To Announce Q2 2021 Results On July 23

Reportedly, American Express Company to release its Q2 2021 financial results on Friday, July 23, 2021, at 7 a.m. (ET), followed by a live audio webcast at 8:30 a.m. (E.T) to discuss and review the results. The webcast can be reached by the general public at the American Express, Investor Relations ...

Nike Crushes Q4 Earnings Expectations – Witnesses Growth In North America & Greater China

As per reports, Nike Inc. (NKE) reported fiscal Q4 earnings and sales this week, beating analyst estimates. The sports giant also offered a better-than-expected sales outlook for the upcoming year, driven by optimistic growth around its women’s category, apparel business, and Jordan brand. Nike wi...

Blockchain Capital Raises $300M From Investors Including Visa, PayPal, Etc.

Reportedly, Blockchain Capital, a cryptocurrency- and blockchain-focused venture capital firm, raised $300 million in funding for its Fund V from investors including Visa Inc.(V) and PayPal Holdings Inc. Blockchain Capital informed that some investors in Fund V, including PayPal and Visa, will also ...

Market Records Set, Cyclicals, Biotech Push Thursday’s Stellar Session! – $ATOS $INM $INMB $INVO $NKE $TSLA Move Higher

"If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there." - Lewis Carroll   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a fantastic day in the markets. Thursday's session saw records broken on the Nasdaq & the S&P 500 as the cyclicals joined the game where the financials moved u...

IBM Completes Acquisition Of Application Resource Management Provider, Turbonomic. Inc.

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) announced the closing of its acquisition of Turbonomic, Inc., an Application Resource Management (ARM) and Network Performance Management (NPM) software provider based in Boston, MA. The recent closure complements IBM's recent acquisition...

Intel In Talks With German State Of Bavaria To Build Chip ‘Megafactory’

Reportedly, Germany's southern state of Bavaria is in discussion with Intel (INTC) to build a European chip factory to meet supply bottlenecks that have hindered production in the automotive sector. Recently, Intel has been seeking 8 billion euros/ $9.5 billion in public subsidies to build a semicon...

Mixed MacroEconomic Data Kept Investors Busy On Hump – $ATOS, $GOED, $INMB, $INVO $TSLA Move Higher

"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results." - Willie Nelson   Happy Humpday! I hope that you had a fantastic day and that you continued to find many ways to build wealth in the markets.  Hump Day's market session was met with a healthy do...

McDonald’s To Introduce Loyalty Program Across The United States Beginning In July

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) will introduce its U.S. loyalty program across the country at participating restaurants starting on July 8. Late last year in a few markets, McDonald's' started testing its MyMcDonald's Rewards program, allowing subscribers on its app to earn points that t...

Walmart Invests In DroneUp Further Positioning For Delivery

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has invested in drone delivery company, DroneUp following a pilot last year with automated deliveries of COVID-19 nasal swab test kits as the company aims for drone deliveries in large numbers. "The trial demonstrated we could offer customers delivery in min...

JPMorgan Asset-Management Arm Buys Campbell Global LLC – A $5.3B Forest Investor

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s (JPM) asset-management arm has agreed to purchase Campbell Global LLC, which focuses on timberland and natural resources and has $5.3 billion in investments. The bank aims to become an active participant in carbon offset markets, using forests to capture ...

The Bulls Were Running During Tuesday’s Markets – $ATOS $ALF $GME $INVO Move Higher

"That which does not kill us makes us stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a wonderful day and that you continued to find select ways to profit from the markets today.  Today, we experienced more of the same bullish and record setting market ways that we sa...

JPMorgan Boosts Overseas Retail Digital Banking Expansion Via Acquisition of Nutmeg, A Robo Wealth Manager

Reportedly, JP Morgan Chase (JPM) has bought UK robo wealth manager Nutmeg, complementing the digital bank it plans to launch in the UK later this year under the Chase brand. Sanoke Viswanathan, head of JPMorgan’s international consumer division, stated: "We are building Chase in the UK from scra...

FAA Makes Inspection Mandate For Boeing’s 737 MAX Key Automated Flight System

Reportedly, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a directive for Boeing Co. (BA) requiring operators of 737 MAX airplanes to conduct additional inspections for the plane's automated flight control system. The directive makes mandatory instructions released by Boeing in December that ...

Verizon Acquires Senion – A Global Leader In Location-Responsive Solutions

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) announced the acquisition of Senion, a global leader in location-responsive solutions. Developer of an indoor positioning platform, Senion’s advanced machine-learning sensor fusion technology delivers sub-meter accuracy for precise positioning and navi...

Microsoft Board Names CEO Satya Nadella As Chairman To The Board & Announces Quarterly Dividend

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) has named Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, 53 as its new chairman in place of John Thompson, intensifying Nadella’s influence on the company after more than seven years as the top executive. John Thompson took over as chairman in 2014 from Bill Gates, will ...

The Markets Created Smiles For Many On Monday! – $ATOS $INVO $TRCH Jumped In Aftermarkets!

"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." - Marie Curie   I hope all had a wonderful Monday and that you found a way to create more wealth for you and your families! After Friday's somewhat somber close, Mon...

Apple’s Cook Raises Concern Over EU’s Tech Rules Which Is Believed To Place Security Of iPhones At Risk

Apple’s (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook raised how proposed European rules aimed at curbing the power of U.S. tech giants, could pose security and privacy risks to iPhones. Cook, in his first public comments about the Digital Markets Act (DMA) proposed by EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager, raised concerns...

Cisco & Goldman Sachs Announce ESG Conference Call/Webcast For June 22

Reportedly, Cisco & Goldman Sachs will host an Environmental, Social, and Governance Webcast / Conference Call on June 22, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT/4:00 p.m. BST) for the Financial Community. Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Tae Yoo, will discuss Cisco's Corporate Social R...

Boeing Announces Successful First Flight Of Its Largest MAX Plane 737-10

Reportedly, Boeing (BA) completed the first flight of 737-10, the biggest plane in the company’s 737 MAX range on June 19. The flight took off at 10:07 a.m. from Renton Field in Renton, Washington, and landed at Boeing Field in Seattle at 12:38 p.m. 737 Chief Pilot Capt. Jennifer Henderson stated...

Verizon Schedules Q2 Earnings On July 21st

Reportedly, Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) to report second-quarter 2021 earnings on Wednesday, July 21 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Instructions and presentation materials, including Verizon’s earnings news release and financial tables, will be available at 7:30 a.m. on https://www.verizon.com/ab...

InMed’s IntegraSyn™ Produces Cannabinoid Yield (5 g/L) That Significantly Exceeds Currently Reported Industry Yields

InMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INM) is a clinical-stage company developing a pipeline of cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical drug candidates, initially focused on the therapeutic benefits of cannabinol (“CBN”), and is developing IntegraSyn™ to produce pharmaceutical-grade cannabinoids. The Compan...

American Express Allows Employees To Work From Home Permanently For 2 Days A Week

Reportedly, American Express Co (AXP) will allow most employees to work from home for up to two days a week permanently, unveiling a hybrid back-to-office approach. As per an internal memo by AmEx Chief Executive Officer Stephen Squeri, most of the U.S. and U.K. staff of the credit card issuer will ...

Cristiano Ronaldo Chooses Water Over Coca Cola ‘Shaving Value’ From The Beverage Giant’s Shares

Reportedly, Coca-Cola’s share price dipped by $4bn (£2.8bn) after Cristiano Ronaldo, captain of Portugal national football team removed two bottles of the carbonated drink in front of him as he sat down to speak to the media at Euro 2020 press conference ahead of  Group F opener against Hungary,...

Markets Moved South & Volatility 'Irrationally'

Markets Moved South & Volatility ‘Irrationally’ Increased With Fed’s ‘Twisted’ Comments This Week

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter Drucker   Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you had a fabulous week in the markets and otherwise. However, as for the markets, it was an overall broadly negative week where in the first half many were sitting on their hands w...

Ronaldo, Pogba Ditch Coke & Beer At Euro 2020 Conference

Reportedly, France midfielder Paul Pogba, a practicing Muslim removed a bottle of Heineken beer in front of him at a Euro 2020 news conference. A day after, Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo also removed two Coca-Cola (KO) bottles as he sat down to speak to media ahead of the Group F opener agains...

Board Of Caterpillar Inc. Announces Dividend Increase

Reportedly, the board of Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) has voted to increase the quarterly cash dividend by eight cents, an 8% raise, to $1.11 per share of common stock, payable to shareholders as of July 20, 2021. The dividend is payable on August 20, 2021.   "Through the execution of our enterp...

Information Tech/Growth/FAANGs Stocks Lift Nasdaq Higher During Thursday’s Session – $AMC $AMZN $ATOS $INM $NVDA Move Higher

"I'm involved in the stock market, which is fun and, sometimes, very painful." - Regis Philbin   Happy Thursday Folks! I hope all had a wonderful day and that you found a way to create more wealth for you and your families! Thursday's session seemed to be plagued a little by the Fed's inte...

P&G Informs Of Rise In Commodity & Freight Costs For This Fiscal Year

Reportedly, Procter & Gamble Co's (PG), Chief Financial Officer, informed that freight and commodity costs have amounted to around $600 million after-tax so far, this fiscal year exceeding prior expectations of more than $200 million in freight costs and about $125 million in commodity costs. T...

Cytovia Therapeutics Takes Another Step Towards An IPO – Hires Experienced Public Co. CFO, William Sullivan, CPA, MBA

  Cytovia Therapeutics (www.cytoviatherapeutics.com) aims to accelerate patient access to transformational cell therapies and immunotherapies, addressing several of the most challenging unmet medical needs in cancer. Cytovia focuses on Natural Killer (NK) cell biology and applies precision engin...

Fed Speaks & Investors Spin On Hump Day

"Who owns the future? This is the question at the heart of every stock market." - John Landgraf Happy Hump Day All! I hope all had a wonderful day and that you also made a few bucks in the markets too!   Wednesday's session was a little strange as investors seemed to be waiting around for the Fe...

Apple Hires Ulrich Kranz (Former BMW Executive) Determined To Build A Self-Driving Electric Car

Reportedly, Apple Inc. (AAPL) has hired a former senior executive at BMW AG’s electric car division, Ulrich Kranz to help lead its own vehicle efforts. Kranz formerly served as chief executive officer of Canoo Inc., a developer of self-driving electric vehicles. Before co-founding Canoo, Kranz was...

PROGRESS REPORT: INVO Bioscience Appoints Andrea Goren As CFO – An Exec With Strong Ties To Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

INVO Bioscience (NASDAQ: INVO)  operates within the ~$15-$18 Billion global infertility industry growing ~8-10% annually and  is commercializing the world's only in vivo Intravaginal Culture System (IVC), INVOcell® (pictured below), an accessible, inclusive, and affordable treatment for patients ...

A Bit of Red Served During Tuesday’s Market Session As Oil & $AMC Continue Higher!

"One of the funny things about the stock market is that every time one person buys, another sells, and both think they are astute." - William Feather Happy Tuesday All! I hope all is well with you and yours, however Tuesday's session did not make many of us feel to great as it traded a bit heavy ...

U.S. and EU Agreed To Suspend Tariffs Related To Boeing-Airbus Subsidies

Reportedly, the U.S. and EU agreed to suspend tariffs for another five years related to Boeing (BA) and Airbus subsidies, as the Biden administration looks to target China's practices in the aviation industry. The agreement was reached at a U.S.-EU summit meeting in Brussels following the G7 meeting...

Walgreens Collaborates With Uber Eats Now Offering Same-Day Delivery From +7,800 Stores In US

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) has collaborated with Uber Technologies (UBER) to offer products directly on the Uber Eats platform to customers across the United States. Customers can get health and wellness, beauty and personal care, household essentials, over-the-counter medications...

Verizon Business Launches Commercial Private 5G In U.S

Reportedly, Verizon Business (VZ) has launched its first commercially available private 5G network in the U.S. to offer businesses and government departments high-speed indoor or outdoor connectivity. 5G network removes the need for businesses to jostle for speed with others on a public network and ...

IBM’s U.S Employees Are Heading Back To Offices In Fall (September)

Reportedly, U.S employees of International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) will be returning to company offices the week of Sept. 7. In a memo, Chief Human Resources Officer Nickle LaMoreaux cited “improving U.S. clinical conditions and broad access to Covid-19 vaccines” for the company’s decisi...

Insurance Provider Travelers To Announce Q2 2021 Results On July 20

Reportedly, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) to release its Q2 2021 results on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, followed by a conference call at 9 a.m. ET to review the results. Interested parties can access the call via webcast at investor.travelers.com and by dialing, 844.895.1976 (United States). ...

Nasdaq & S&P Achieve Records As FAANGs & Bitcoin Move Higher Monday – ($AAPL $AMC $ATOS $GOED $INMB Rise)

"While I'm sure some millennials are concerned with the ethical issues involved in mining for diamonds, the main reason they steer clear of the gems is because, well, they're a dumb investment." - Ana Kasparian   Happy 'Back To Work Day' All! After throwin' down a few cups of Joe to kick off...

INmune Bio (INMB) Purchases Xencor’s Option Potentially Eliminating Approx. 2.1M Shares of Future Dilution

INmune Bio, Inc. is a publicly traded (NASDAQ: INMB), clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing treatments that target the innate immune system to fight disease. INmune Bio has two product platforms. The DN-TNF product platform utilizes dominant-negative technology to selectively ne...

Tesla Launches Ridiculously Fast Model S Plaid With 390-Mile Range

Reportedly,  Tesla (TSLA) launched its Model S Plaid last week, the car is equipped with a 390-mile range and has the power to accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in less than two seconds. The interior features a steering yoke instead of a wheel and an 8-inch display in the back. It also has ...

American Express Secures First Spot In Customer Satisfaction In The J.D. Power U.S. Online & Mobile App Credit Card Studies

Reportedly, the American Express (AXP) App1 and the American Express website both have been ranked number one in customer satisfaction among the U.S. credit card companies’ mobile apps and credit card websites, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Online & Mobile App Credit Card Satisfaction ...

Johnson & Johnson’s Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Receives Shell Life Extension Via FDA

As per reports, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has extended the shelf life of the Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from three months to four-and-a-half months, as millions of unused doses nationwide near expiry amid safety concerns and flagging demand for vaccinations....

Merck Enters Supply Agreement With U.S. Government For Investigational Oral Antiviral Candidate For COVID-19

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) has entered into a procurement agreement with the United States government for molnupiravir (MK-4482). Molnupiravir is under Phase 3 clinical trial, the MOVe-OUT study for the treatment of non-hospitalized patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 and at lea...

Boeing States Possible Delay & Price Rise For Air Force One Contract

Reportedly, Boeing Co (BA) has informed that there may be delays and that intend raise the price of the next-generation presidential aircraft due to COVID-19 delays and a subcontractor.  Boeing received a $3.9-billion contract in July 2018 to build two 747-8 aircraft for use as Air Force One, set f...

Yield Curve Flattens As S&P 500 Achieves Record High

Yield Curve Flattens As S&P 500 Achieves Record High – Real Estate, Healthcare, Biotech Sectors Lead

"The wisest rule in investment is: when others are selling, buy. When others are buying, sell. Usually, of course, we do the opposite. When everyone else is buying, we assume they know something we don't, so we buy. Then people start selling, panic sets in, and we sell too." - Jonathan Sacks Happy...

Swedish Medical Product Agency (MPA) Confirms Atossa Therapeutics Approval to Initiate Phase 2 Of Oral Endoxifen For Reduction of MBD

MBD is an emerging public health issue affecting more than 10 million women in the United States and many more worldwide.   Atossa Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATOS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company seeking to discover and develop innovative medicines in oncology and infectious dise...

S&P 500 Treats Investors To A New Record High On Thursday- $FATE $INVO $INMB $ORPH Move Higher!

"We must shift our thinking away from short-term gain toward long-term investment and sustainability, and always have the next generations in mind with every decision we make." -  Deb Haaland   Happy Day Before Friday All! I hope you had a great market session on Thursday and managed to cre...

American Express Announces “Membership Week” From June 14 – June 18 Featuring Offers, Deals & Experiences

As per reports, American Express Company (AXP) is conducting its first-ever five-day Membership Week from June 14-June 18, featuring offers, experiences, and special deals for American Express ® U.S. Consumer and Small Business Card Members. "Part of what makes our brand so special is our commun...

Walmart Announces Community Academy Program Offering Free Educational Opportunities

Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is offering free classes to the public for personal and career investment as an initiative to give back to the community. Andy Trainor, Vice President of Learning, released a statement stating details about the Community Academy initiative. The program aims to help commun...

Nike Launches “Be True” Collection Celebrating Pride 2021

NIKE, Inc. (NKE) & its subsidiary, Converse continue to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community with their colorful new footwear. Nike has celebrated its Pride Month with its “Be True” collection since 2012. Nike’s “Be True” footwear and apparel collection, offers each sneaker a velcro patch ...

Atossa Therapeutics Phase 2 Endoxifen Breast Cancer Study Hits Primary Endpoint – Management Conducts Webinar Discussion (View Event Video!)

The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that in 2021, 281,550 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S. and 43,600 will die. ER+ breast cancer makes up approximately 78% of all women diagnosed with breast cancer.   Atossa Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATOS), a clinical stage bio...

Million Of J&J Vaccine Remain Unused In U.S, States Asked To Seek To Lengthen Shell Life

Reportedly,  state governors to work with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will be extending the shelf life of Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) COVID-19 vaccine after White House orders, as millions of doses remain unused nationwide and are near to expiry. "I would encourage every governor who...

Walgreens Schedules Third-Quarter Earnings Release On July 1, 2021

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) is now scheduled to release its fiscal third-quarter, 2021 earnings results on Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 7 a.m. ET, followed by a one-hour conference call with WBA management beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET. The live call can be reached at http://investor.walgre...

Boeing’s MQ-25 Successfully Refuels A U.S. Navy Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet

Reportedly, Boeing’s (BA) MQ-25 Stingray drone successfully has refueled a U.S. Navy Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet, marking it the first time an unmanned aircraft has refueled another plane pushing Boeing Stock higher. The F/A-18 pilot flew as close as 20 feet from the drone at operational speeds and...

Honeywell Quantum To Enter A Joint Venture With Cambridge Quantum Computing

As per reports, Honeywell International Inc. (HON) and Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC), a quantum computer software startup are set to enter a joint venture integrating Honeywell’s quantum computer unit with CQC. Honeywell will invest between $270 million and $300 million in the new company and...

Markets Drift Lower As Cyclicals Falter On Hump Day – $GEO $CLNE $MRK $FATE $INMB Move Higher!

"The only way to have a friend is to be one." -  Ralph Waldo Emerson Happy Hump Day All! I hope you had a great day and managed to create a bit of wealth for you and yours in the markets. Unfortunately, the broad markets did not give us much help as the majors and small caps drifted lower today ...

The Russell & MicroCaps Continue North On Tuesday – $ATOS, $CLOV, $GME, $KDNY $WEN Climb!

"If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards." - Bear Bryant   Happy Tuesday All! I hope you made strides toward multi-generational  wealth today or at least advanced the ball. Overall, t...

YOU ARE INVITED! To The Tribe Public Atossa Therapeutics (NASDAQ: ATOS) FREE Webinar Event – June 9 – 8am PT

    You are invited to join me on Wednesday June 9th at 8am PT/ 11am ET at the Tribe Public Presentation & Q&A Event with Atossa Therapeutics’s (NASDAQ: ATOS) CEO Dr. Steven C. Quay, M.D., Ph.D., CFO Kyle Guse, & B. Heather Fraser, Ph.D. VP Clinical, Regulatory & CMC...

Biogen’s Historic FDA Nod For Alzheimer’s Treatment Is Boosting Hopes & Values

Approximately 5.8 million people in the United States age 65 and older live with Alzheimer’s disease. Of those, 80% are 75 years old and older. Out of the approximately 50 million people worldwide with dementia, between 60% and 70% are estimated to have Alzheimer’s disease. On Monday, June 07, ...

Biotech & Healthcare Stocks Lead Nasdaq, Russell, & MicroCaps Higher Monday- $ATOS, $AMC, $BIIB, $INMB Leap

"Investing in women's lives is an investment in sustainable development, in human rights, in future generations - and consequently in our own long-term national interests." - Liya Kebede Happy Monday All! I hope you had a great start to the week and made money again in the markets today. I also h...

Mexico To Administer J&J’s COVID-19 US Supplied Vaccine To 18-40 Year Olds Along Mexico-U.S. Border

Reportedly, Mexico will seek to administer Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) COVID-19 vaccine to 18 to 40-year-olds along the Mexico-U.S. border region with the aim of reopening the shared border by late June, informed Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard. After a conversation with U.S. Vice President Kamal...

Walmart Set To Give Nearly Half Of Its U.S Store Employees Free Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro Smartphones

Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is set to give more than 740,000 of its U.S employees, Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro smartphones, cases, and protection plans by the end of the year allowing them to use an app the company has developed to manage shifts, clock in, and stay in "constant communication." The app ...

Salesforce Schedules Annual Virtual Stockholders Meeting On Thursday, June 10, 2021

As per reports, Salesforce to hold its annual meeting on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. (PT) / 2:00 p.m. (ET). This year’s meeting is a virtual stockholder meeting conducted exclusively via a live audio webcast at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/CRM2021.  Shareholders as of April 15, 2...

Will Biogen’s Highly Anticipated Alzheimer’s Drug Receive FDA Approval Today?

According to the Alzheimer's Association, around 6.2 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's but the number is expected to hit 13 million by 2050. The winning approval for Alzheimer's treatment could generate billions in sales and would also open the door for other biotech stocks wor...

Verizon Announces Quarterly Dividend

Reportedly, the Board of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) declared a quarterly dividend of 62.75 cents per outstanding share payable on August 2, 2021. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 9, 2021. “We remain committed to delivering value to our sha...

Bob Iger, Disney Chairman, Sells Nearly $100M In Shares

 Reportedly, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) Chairman Bob Iger, 70, sold $98.7 million worth of shares in the company as an effort to diversify his portfolio. Iger disposed of 550,570 shares at an average price of $179.21 on June 1, which cut the shares he owns directly by 50% to 555,865. “The v...

Apple Continues To Defend App Store & Work With Small Developers

Apple (AAPL) continued to defend its App Store revealing how the small developers have found success through an online marketplace. A study conducted by the Analysis Group and funded by Apple “A Global Perspective on the Apple App Store Ecosystem,” found that total billings and sales in the App ...

June Markets Kick Off Positively

June Markets Kick Off Positively Led By A Ridiculous Energy Sector Jump!

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you had a great week investing and trading in the markets. It was a generally positive week that saw June ring in another positive week in 2021. The ...

Merck Completes Spinoff Of Organon & Co. Aiming To Create 2 patient-focused Companies

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc.  (MRK) has completed the spinoff of Organon & Co. The spinoff aims to create two patient-focused companies with an enhanced strategic and operational focus, simplified operating models, improved agility, improved financial profiles, and optimized capital struct...

Apple Targeting September Return To Offices But With Flexible Setup

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) employees may start returning to offices in early September for at least three days a week, informed Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer, Tim Cook. The tech giant is planning to bring back employees to offices on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at a minimum, while remote...

Fate Therapeutics Highlights Positive Interim Data from its Phase 1 Study of FT516 in Combination with Rituximab for B-cell Lymphoma at 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting

Fate Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: FATE), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of programmed cellular immunotherapies for cancer, today highlighted positive interim Phase 1 data from the Company’s FT516 program for patients with relapsed / refractory B-cell lymphom...

3M Partners Working With Pandemic Action Network To Prepare For Future Pandemics

Reportedly, 3M (MMM) and Pandemic Action Network have collaborated on programs to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and also announced a commitment to work together to help prepare for any future pandemics. 3M will combine its learnings and insights from the Pandemic Action Network (a coalition of m...

Majors Serve A Taste Of Red During Thursday’s Session – $ADT $ATOS $F $INVO $NBSE Leg Higher

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Confucius Happy Thursday All! I hope that you continued to trade an invest profitably today. Overall, the markets traded a bit heavy today leaving some investors whining or heading for a nice glass of wine and wishi...

INmune Bio (NASDAQ: INMB) Confirms USAN Has Adopted “Pegipanermin” For XPro1595 – A Potential Treatment For Alzheimer’s

VP Watchlist Stock, INmune Bio, Inc. (NASDAQ: INMB), a clinical-stage immunology company focused on developing treatments that harness the patient’s innate immune system to fight disease, confirmed today via announcement that the United States Adopted Name Council (USAN) has adopted the name “Pe...

A Green Sweep For The Markets Today!- $AMC $ATOS $BBBY $BB $SKLZ Blast Off!

"Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world." - Archimedes   Happy Wednesday All! I hope that you successfully continued on the process towards generational wealth today. Overall, the markets pushed forward to see the markets end in the green p...

The Coca-Cola Company Becomes The First Global Implementation Partner For The Ocean Cleanup’s River Project

Reportedly, the Coca-Cola Company (KO) has partnered with The Ocean Cleanup’s River Project. The partnership brings in Coca-Cola’s Global Network with The Ocean Cleanup’s Technology Supporting Solutions for 15 Rivers Around the World, preventing plastic waste from entering the oceans. The obje...

Verizon Offering Offering free Apple & Android Phones To Sign Up For Unlimited 5G Plans

As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. is offering free Apple and Android phones to customers who sign up for its unlimited plans on its faster 5G network. The largest U.S. wireless carrier is now matching similar trade-in offers from AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile US Inc. in an effort to reverse...

Chevron Allowed To Continue Restricted Operations In Venezuela

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX), the last major U.S. oil company still operating in Venezuela, received a new U.S. government license allowing it to continue operations in Venezuela until Dec. 1, informed the Treasury Department. The previous deadline was June 3. In 2019, the United States imp...

Russell 2000, Micros, & Energy Continue While Majors Waffle – $AMC $ATOS $CLDR Jump!

"Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past." - George Orwell   Happy Tuesday All! I hope that the long Memorial Day Holiday weekend treated you and your family well and the markets did the same today. Overall, the majors sort of waffled after begin...

Microsoft Seeking To Launch Its Windows Cloud PC Desktop-As-A-Service

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) seeking to roll out its Windows Cloud PC desktop-as-a-service, a Wall Street analyst says. The desktop-as-a-service offering could be announced at a Microsoft partner conference in July, informed Jefferies analyst Brent Thill. The tech giant first disclosed its Cloud PC ...

Merck & Sanofi Has Developed First Hexavalent Combination Vaccine Vaxelis™ In US

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc.  (MRK) has developed a hexavalent combination vaccine Vaxelis™ in partnership with Sanofi Pasteur, the global vaccines business unit of Sanofi. Vaxelis will be widely available in the U.S. via traditional private and public channels, including directly from Sanof...

Russia Issues Warning To Disney Against Distribution Of Its Short Film “Out” Featuring Gay Character

As per reports, Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor warned Walt Disney Co (DIS) against distributing content of its short film, "Out", which features a gay main character, stating it portrays harmful content to the children in Russia. Disney+ released “Out" in the United States last yea...

Cisco Announces $.37 Quarterly Cash Dividend

Reportedly, the board of Cisco Systems, Inc. announced a quarterly cash dividend of $.37 per common share to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 6, 2021. The dividend is payable on payable on July 28, 2021. Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is a global technology leader that designs, m...

Apple Delays Launch Of Podcast Subscription Service Until June After Show Concerns

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) delays the launch of its podcast subscription service until June after some of the podcast creators raised concerns over delays in their shows appearing after uploading them. The service was initially scheduled to start in May. In April, Apple informed that it was introduci...

Intel CEO On Global Chip Supply Shortages

During a virtual session of the Computex trade show in Taipei this week, Intel Corporation (INTC) CEO, Pat Gelsinger informed that the global shortage of semiconductors will take several years to be resolved. The effect of which can be felt in production lines, and consumer electronics. He said that...

Amgen Lung Cancer Drug Sotorasib With Specific Mutation Gains FDA Approval

Reportedly, Amgen Inc.'s (AMGN) drug sotorasib for non-small cell lung cancer with a specific mutation in a gene known as KRAS in patients whose disease has worsened after treatment with chemotherapy or other medicines gained approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Sotorasib, to be sol...

The Walt Disney Company Adds Two New Directors From Lululemon & Tech Industry

Reportedly, the Board of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) has elected two new directors Calvin McDonald, CEO of Lululemon Athletica inc., and Amy Chang, a veteran technology executive, effective immediately. "Amy Chang and Calvin McDonald are highly-respected leaders with a deep understanding of the...

Merck Announces Q3 2021 Dividend Payable July 7, 2021.

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc.  (MRK) has announced a quarterly dividend of $0.65 per share of the company’s common stock for the third quarter, 2021 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 15, 2021. The dividend is payable on July 7, 2021. Merck & Co., Inc.  (MRK) is ...

Britain Authorizes Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine For Use

Reportedly, Britain's medicine regulator has approved Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) Janssen COVID-19 vaccine for use, making it the fourth COVID-19 vaccine to be approved in Britain. Britain had earlier approved vaccines made by Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna. The country reduced its order to 20 m...

Riskier Side Of The Markets

Riskier Side Of The Markets Catch Bids As Inflation Concerns Take a Back Seat This Week

"If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not." - Elon Musk   Happy Memorial Day Weekend All! I hope that all of you had a great week and once again made progress towards creating generational wealth for you and your family....

Salesforce Reports Strong Q1 Results- Raises Fiscal Guidance

As per reports, Salesforce (CRM) released strong Q1 earnings ending April 30 as they confirmed a 23% growth in revenue year over year. Key Highlights: Adjusted earnings per share of $1.21 were reported, versus 88 cents per share as expected. Revenue stood at $5.96 billion, vs. $5.89 billion a...

Thursday’ Session Sees MemeStocks Fly, Micros Catch Bids, & Funny Money – $AMC $F $RBLX $SPCE Continue

"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." - William Arthur Ward   Happy Thursday All! I hope the markets overall positive nature today provided you with increased wealth.  Thursday's market session saw large indices close in ...

Boeing Sees Promise Of Air Freighter Sales In China

As per reports, Boeing (NYSE: BA), which is struggling in China with sales of passenger planes due to the grounding of its 737 MAX and trade tensions, is hopeful about the outlook for freighter plane sales as e-commerce demand surges. Last May China Cargo Airlines, owned by China Eastern Airlines ...

Microsoft Connects With Accenture, Goldman To Build Software To Produce Fewer Data Center Carbon Emissions

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp., (MSFT) Accenture Plc, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. have joined hands with nonprofits like the Linux Foundation and climate groups to develop ways to build software that produces fewer carbon emissions when used in data centers, preventing high-powered computers from cons...

Goldman Sachs Wins China Approval For Joint Wealth Management Venture With ICBC

Reportedly, China has approved the Goldman Sachs Asset Management Unit and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) joint venture to set up a foreign-controlled wealth management firm. The unit of Goldman Sachs Group Inc will offer a 51% funding contribution ratio, while the wealth management ...

Hump Day’s Market Session Ends In The Green! – $AMC $GME $F & $INMB Fly Higher!

"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." - Arthur Ashe   Happy Hump Day! I hope your day has led you towards greater prosperity in all aspects of your life.  Today's 'Hump Day' market session provided significantly more green in most investors accounts, especially for thos...

GAP To Launch Home Products Line On Walmart.com

Reportedly, Gap Inc. is launching its new brand of home products that will be available exclusively on Walmart's (WMT) website in June, making it the first fashion retailer to get into a multi-year partnership with Walmart in home furnishing. The home goods market has witnessed increasing demand ove...

GAVI Vaccine Alliance To Purchase 200M Doses Of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Reportedly, the GAVI Vaccine Alliance to buy 200 million doses of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine, as a major shortfall in the COVAX vaccine-sharing program is caused as India suspends vaccine exports. The country is fighting vaccine shortage and fails to fulfill its home demand as it fight...

Walgreens Boots Alliance Included 3BL Media’s Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance has been placed to 3BL Media’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, with outstanding ESG transparency (environmental, social, and governance) and strong performance among the 1,000 largest, publicly listed companies in the U.S. "Being a good corporate ...

Walgreens Reaches 20M COVID-19 Vaccinations- Expects Possible Rise In “More Normal” Cough & Cold Season

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) has administered more than 20 million COVID-19 vaccinations as of May 24 closer to the target of about 30 million shots this year. The company has also done more than 8 million COVID-19 tests, informed Walgreens senior vice president Rick Gates. On Marc...

Nike Schedules Fiscal Q4 2021 Earnings Release On June 24

As per reports, Nike Inc (NKE) to release its fourth-quarter fiscal 2021 financial results at approximately 1:15 p.m. PT on Thursday, June 24, 2021, followed by a conference call at 2:00 p.m. PT to review the results by the management team. The live call can be reached at http://investors.nike.com....

Broad Markets Edge Lower On Tuesday – $AMC & $GME Trend Higher Again!

"Netflix, Amazon, iTunes - whatever platforms emerge - we are looking at as having the same potential that home video had for the movie business. Which means there are entirely new opportunities to monetize our capital investment in content and do so in ways that work for distributors, for consumers...

McDonald’s Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable On June 15

Reportedly, the board of McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.29 per share to common stockholders of record at the close of business on June 1, 2021. The dividend is payable on June 15, 2021. McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is the leading global foodservice retaile...

World’s Largest Copper Producer Codelco Fast-Tracking Digitization With Microsoft

As per reports, the world's largest copper producer, Chile's Codelco has struck a deal with tech giant Microsoft (MSFT) to fast-track the digitization of its sprawling mining operations, improving automation and analytics. The collaboration with Microsoft will improve the company's capacity to make ...

Berkshire Hathaway’s NetJets Places Hold On Boeing-Backed Aerion’s AS2 Orders

Reportedly, Berkshire Hathaway's private aircraft firm NetJets has halted plans to add supersonic jets to its fleet as Boeing Co (BA)-backed Aerion failed to raise funds for production. The world's largest private jet company, NetJets informed in March that it had obtained purchase rights for 20 of ...

IBM To Deliver Global Hybrid Cloud Transformation For Pitney Bowes

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has entered an agreement with Pitney Bowes, under which IBM will deliver IT automation, machine learning, and managed infrastructure services designed to assist Pitney Bowes to enhance and include hybrid cloud computing to support its glo...

Overwhelmingly Positive Monday Market Session – $SPCE $SCPS Jump As $ADT $TSLA Move Higher!

"When you have no one to answer to, vendetta as investment strategy is as legitimate as anything." - Carl Icahn   Happy Monday! I hope that the markets treated you all well again today. Monday's session was overwhelmingly positive for the top side of the market as all major indices began an...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos & LVMH Duking It Out For ‘World’s Richest Person’ – Tesla’s Musk In 3rd!

Bernard Arnault, CEO and majority owner of French luxury group LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy)  became the 'world’s richest person' this morning unseating Amazon (AMZN, $3,244.99, +1.31%) founder Jeff Bezos prior to relinquishing the title at the end of today's trading session.  According ...

JPMorgan Morgan Health In Washington DC With Deploying Up To $250M

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) announced details about Morgan Health, a new business venture focused on improving the efficiency, quality, and equity of employer-sponsored healthcare. The unit will be led by Dan Mendelson, CEO of Morgan Health. Mendelson will report to the Vice-Chair...

McDonald’s U.K. Supplies ‘Derailed’ Due To Protest By Vegan Activists

Reportedly, animal rights activists have blocked supplies of an approx of 1,300 U.K. restaurants operated by McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) in an attempt to convince the fast-food giant to include an entirely plant-based menu. Around 50 Animal Rebellion protesters have blocked all four of the compan...

Israel Government Orders Push Chevron To Restart Operations At Offshore Tamar Natural Gas Platform

As per reports, Israel's energy ministry has instructed Chevron Corporation (CVX) to restart operations at the offshore Tamar natural gas platform almost after nine days after it was shut on May 12 as per government instructions, due to Israel-Gaza unrest in the region. Chevron holds a 25% stake in...

Home Depot Announces Q1 Cash Dividend + $20B Stock Buyback Program!

Reportedly, the board of Home Depot, Inc. (HD) declared a first-quarter cash dividend of $1.65 per share to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 3, 2021.  The dividend is payable on June 17, 2021, and is the 137th consecutive quarter the company has paid a cash dividend. The boa...

Broad Markets Tread Water

Broad Markets Tread Water As Microcap Bids Resurface This Week – See $ATOS $INVO $INMB & $KDNY

"In my view, the biggest investment risk is not the volatility of prices, but whether you will suffer a permanent loss of capital. Not only is the mere drop in stock prices not risk, but it is an opportunity. Where else do you look for cheap stocks?" - Li Lu   Happy Saturday All! I hope tha...

Thirsty Thursday Pushes Markets & VP Watchlist Stocks Higher- ($AAPL $ATOS $DIS $FATE $INMB $HL $INVO $KDNY $TSLA)

"Modern medical advances have helped millions of people live longer, healthier lives. We owe these improvements to decades of investment in medical research."- Ike Skelton   Happy Thirsty Thursday! I hope that the markets treated you all well again today. Today's Thirsty Thursday certainly b...

Microsoft To Say Goodbye To Internet Explorer & Hello To Edge!

As per reports, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) will unplug its well-known browser, Internet Explorer next year as the technology giant prepares to compete with market leader Chrome with its slicker Edge browser. Internet Explorer, launched in 1995 became the prominent browser for over a decade as it was pac...

J.P. Morgan Secures Top Spot As European Web Transaction Acquirer

Reportedly, J.P. Morgan (JPM)  has secured the top spot in the Nilson Report’s European ranking of merchant acquirers for the sixth year in Europe by web-based transactions. As per the report,  the 45 largest acquirers handled over 22 billion web-based transactions with a value of over $1 trill...

Cisco Releases Q3 Earnings- Lowers Earnings Guidance Amid Supply Chain Issues

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) released its third-quarter earnings this week and raised concerns that supply chain issues will be prevalent till the end of 2021. The technology giant also forecast its current-quarter profit below estimates. "Notwithstanding what's going on in the supply chain, our re...

Markets Move Lower As Bitcoin Gets Crushed – $ATOS $INMB $INVO $KDNY & $TGT Rise

"Stock market goes up or down, and you can't adjust your portfolio based on the whims of the market, so you have to have a strategy in a position and stay true to that strategy and not pay attention to noise that could surround any particular investment." - John Paulson   Happy Hump Day! I h...

Goldman’s Consumer Business CFO, Sherry Ann Mohan To Join JPMorgan Chase Business Banking Unit

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) has hired Sherry Ann Mohan as the chief financial officer of its business banking unit, formerly MD, and CFO for Goldman's (GS) consumer business. Mohan served at Goldman's consumer business, which includes Marcus and Apple Card. Sherry Ann Mohan's depa...

Walmart Exceeds Q1 Estimates – Raises Outlook

Dow 30 component, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) reported strong first-quarter earnings, witnessing a strong push from e-commerce and grocery sales. Key Highlights: Walmart reported an adjusted EPS of $1.69 versus $1.21 expected. Revenue stood at $138.31 billion versus $131.97 billion expected fo...

JPMorgan Lays Down Carbon Reduction Goals For Clients

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) has set out mid-term, carbon reduction goals for clients, as the bank faces pressure to align their financing activities with their climate change commitments. JPMorgan Chase & Co is asking its clients in the auto industries and electric power to meet ca...

IBM’s ‘Hybrid Work Plans’ For Returning To Work Post Pandemic

In a recent interaction with Yahoo Finance Presents, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) CEO, Arvind Krishna discussed how the company expects at least 80% of the company’s 350,000 employees to opt for a hybrid model of work post-COVID -19 vaccination rollout. A hybrid model is such ...

Major Indices & Dollar Dip While Biotech Stocks Find Ground – See $XBI, $INMB, $FATE $NBSE

"Your mindset matters. It affects everything - from the business and investment decisions you make, to the way you raise your children, to your stress levels and overall well-being." - Peter Diamandis   Happy Tuesday! I hope that the markets treated you all personally well today. However and...

IBM Acquires Salesforce Partner Waeg

As per reports, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is buying Waeg, a consulting partner for Salesforce (CRM) extending its range of services and supporting its hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence strategy. Waeg, based in Brussels serves clients across Europe, complements IBM's ac...

Home Depot Rides High On Q1 Earnings, Crushes Estimates

The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) reported strong quarterly earnings, reporting a 31% jump in quarterly same-store sales, as revenue and profit surged as Americans continued to invest more to upgrade their living spaces. Home Depot also benefited from a years-long focus on e-commerce, particularly in servic...

Please Join Me Today To Meet the CEO of INmune Bio (NASDAQ: INMB) After The Market’s Close!

  Alzheimer disease (AD) is a degenerative disease of the brain that causes gradual loss of memory, judgment, and the ability to function socially. Alzheimer disease currently affects about 5 million people.About 75 percent of Alzheimer disease cases are classified as sporadic, which means t...

Verizon Opens Recruitment Nationwide For 1,000 Roles, Amid Surge In Customer Demand

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) is launching its largest recruitment effort in more than five years to handle the demand around 5G, new devices, and gaming, along with increasing customer visits to its nationwide stores. The company is adding more than 1,000 retail positions to ensure ...

Verizon Media Expands Partnership With Condé Nast’ Offering Exclusive Content & Commerce Experience To Consumers

Reportedly, Verizon Media (VZ) and Condé Nast announced an expansion of their partnership to build the next generation content and advertising experiences for consumers and advertisers. The partnership unlocks new content distribution opportunities and increased access to Condé Nast’s premium in...

Disney World Revises Mask Rules As Per Latest CDC Guidelines

Reportedly, Disney World, and other amusement parks have updated their mask policy following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Masks have been made optional in outdoor areas and pool decks at Walt Disney Inc's Disney World in Orlando, Florida, from May 15. Howe...

Boeing Receives 737 MAX Jets Orders From Alaska Air

As per reports, Alaska Air Group has placed orders for 13 Boeing Co (BA) 737-9 MAX airplanes and 17 Embraer 175 jets, as the U.S. carrier is expecting bookings to come back after Covid-19 vaccinations and travel to resume. "Alaska expects domestic travel to return to pre-COVID levels by the summe...

Major Indices Drop As A Handful of VP Watchlist Stocks Jump on Monday! – See $ATOS, $HL, $INVO, $INMB, & $KDNY

"Inflation destroys savings, impedes planning, and discourages investment. That means less productivity and a lower standard of living." - Kevin Brady   Happy Monday! I hope the markets treated you well today, but it was a somewhat negative or pause kind of day for the broad markets. The Do...

Coca-Cola Announces The Discontinuation Of Coca-Cola Energy In North America

As per reports, the Coca-Cola Company (KO) is discontinuing its energy drink, Coca-Cola Energy,  in North America just over a year after it was rolled out. The beverage giant will focus on its fast-moving beverages as consumers pick up more of its traditional sodas and flavored sparkling waters as ...

Nike Looks Forward To Phased Return Of Employees To Office

Reportedly, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) is preparing for a phased return of its employees to its offices subject to the employee's geographical location. As COVID-19 vaccinations are in full swing, the sportswear giant is one of a growing number of companies planning for life after the pandemic. A phased retu...

Walmart Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release On May 18, 2021

As per reports, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) will release its first-quarter earnings results at 6 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, followed by a live conference call with the Investment Community at 7 a.m. CDT to discuss the results. The call will be hosted by Doug McMillon, President & CEO, an...

Walmart Allowing Fully Vaccinated Employees To Ditch Their Mask

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) to allow fully vaccinated workers without masks at work following the latest guidelines issued from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As per an internal memo issued by the retailer to U.S. stores, Sam’s Clubs, and supply chain facilities, u...

Inflationary Fears Flamed Markets

Inflationary Fears Flamed Markets Decline Until Fed’s ‘Transitory’ Statement Entered Investors’ Minds

  "Cash - in savings accounts, short-term CDs or money market deposits - is great for an emergency fund. But to fulfill a long-term investment goal like funding your retirement, consider buying stocks. The more distant your financial target, the longer inflation will gnaw at the purchasing pow...

Visa Collaborates With Wave, Offering Instant Payouts To Canadian Small Business Owners

Reportedly, Visa Inc. (V) has partnered with Wave, an all-in-one accounting and business banking platform to launch Instant Payouts to Canadian small businesses helping them to manage their cash flow. The platform will be enabled by Visa Direct, Visa's real-time2 push payments platform, and made ava...

Disney Reports Mixed Second-Quarter Earnings – Disney+ Miss Expectations

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) reported mixed fiscal second-quarter earnings, as the entertainment giant added fewer new subscribers than expected for its streaming service, Disney+. The company closed its second quarter with 103.6 million subscribers, missing estimates for 110.3 million. Disney's di...

Investors Take Another Scoop On Thursday As CDC Sets The Fully Vaccinated ‘FREE’!

"Bitcoin, in the short or even long term, may turn out be a good investment in the same way that anything that is rare can be considered valuable. Like baseball cards. Or a Picasso." - Andrew Ross Sorkin   Happy Thursday! I hope the markets treated you well today.  I guess the good vibes th...

McDonald’s Announce Increase In Hourly Wages By 10% For +660 U.S. Owned Restaurants

As per reports, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is looking to increase the hourly wages by an average of 10%, for more than 36,500 employees at more than 660 of its U.S. restaurants. The move comes as McDonald's employees are planning to strike across 15 cities on May 19 to demand higher wages. The ...

Wednesday Loudly Stated That We Had Not Reached A Bottom

"To be a successful business owner and investor, you have to be emotionally neutral to winning and losing. Winning and losing are just part of the game." – Rich Dad Pour Dad   Happy Hump Day! I hope you had a wonderful and profitable day. However, if you were like many of us, it was a less...

Boeing 737 MAX Deliveries Decline Drastically In April Amid Electrical Issue

Boeing (BA) recently reported a major decline in the sale of 737 MAX jet deliveries for the month of April. Deliveries dropped to 4 in April from 19 in the previous month, as the aircraft struggles with an electrical problem that has re-grounded the aircraft. Boeing started delivering the 737 MAX ai...

Hmmm….Did We Finally Reach A Bottom On Tuesday?

"I think you have to learn that there’s a company behind every stock and there’s only one real reason why stocks go up. Companies go from doing poorly to doing well or small companies grow to large companies." – Peter Lynch   Happy Tuesday! I hope you had a wonderful and profitable day...

Chevron & Noble Midstream Partners LP Announce Complete Merger

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) and Noble Midstream Partners LP announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition, resulting in Noble Midstream as an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron. Noble Midstream’s common units will not be listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Mar...

IBM Introduces World’s First 2-Nanometer Chip Technology

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) has unveiled the world's first 2-nanometer chipmaking technology that could be 45% faster and up to 75% more power-efficient than the mainstream 7-nanometer chips used in many of today's laptops and phones. The technology is expected to ...

Nike To Pay Quarterly Dividend On July 1

As per reports, the board of Nike, Inc. (NKE) has announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.275 per share on the outstanding Class A and Class B Common stock to shareholders of record on June 1, 2021, payable on July 1, 2021. NIKE, Inc. (NKE) is the world’s top designer, marketer, and distributo...

Nasdaq & Russell Drop As Tech & Biotech Stocks Falter To Start Week- $AMZN Issues First $1B Sustainability Bond

  "Historically, there has been a bull market in the commodities every 20 or 30 years." – Jim Rogers   Happy Monday! I hope that all of you had a great Mother's Day weekend and the markets treated you well enough today. However, for many of us the markets, in general, felt very heavy...

Meryle Lynn Chamberlain Hired to Head Aggressive Go-To-Market Sales, Partnerships, & Marketing For INVO Bioscience

Today, INVO Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVO), a medical device company focused on commercializing the world’s only in vivo Intravaginal Culture System (IVC), INVOcell®, announced the appointment of tenured women’s health & fertility solution marketing professional, Meryle Lynn Chamberlain,...

American Express Announces Quarterly Dividend

Reportedly, the Board of American Express Company (AXP) announced a regular quarterly dividend of $.43 per common share to shareholders of record on July 2, 2021, payable on August 10, 2021. Dow 30 component American Express Company (AXP), and its subsidiaries provide customers and businesses globa...

Cisco Announces Q3 Release Details

Reportedly, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) is scheduled to release its third-quarter earnings, 2021 on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at 1:30 PM (PT) / 4:30 PM (ET). The press release of the earnings will be posted on the company's website under the "Newsroom" section. Dial-in details: 888-848-6507 & 21...

Walmart Health Enters Agreement To Acquire With Telehealth Provider MeMD

As per reports, Walmart Health has entered an agreement with MeMD, a multi-specialty telehealth provider. The agreement strengthens Walmart's commitment to integrated, omnichannel health delivery spread across data and technology to enhance engagement and outcomes. The partnership will allow Walmart...

Salesforce Schedules Q1 Earnings On May 27

Reportedly, Salesforce (CRM) is scheduled to release its first quarter, 2022 results on Thursday, May 27, 2021, after trading closes, followed by a conference call at 2:00 p.m. (PT) / 5:00 p.m. (ET) with the investment community to discuss and review the results. Live webcast and replay of the even...

Blue Chips & Cyclicals Rule This Week

Blue Chips & Cyclicals Rule This Week While Tech & Biotech Take A Dip

  "The markets generally are unpredictable, so that one has to have different scenarios. The idea that you can actually predict what’s going to happen contradicts my way of looking at the market." – George Soros   Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you created significant wealt...

Apple Hires Cisco’s Stella Low As Chief Communications Officer

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) has named the chief communications officer at Cisco, Stella Low as the company’s head of communications, filling in the role that has been empty since the departure of Steve Dowling in 2019. Low will lead external communications and public relations and will report to ...

Home Depot To Release Q1 Earnings On May 18

As per reports, the world's largest home improvement retailer, The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) is scheduled to announce its first-quarter earnings conference call on Tuesday, May 18, at 9 a.m. ET. The webcast can be reached at http://ir.homedepot.com/events-and-presentations under the First Quarter Earnin...

Hecla Q1 Results Register Record Cash Margin, Adjusted EBITDA, & 2nd Highest Revenue In 130-Year History

VP Watchlist company, North American Silver and Gold producer Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) announced Q1 2021 financial and operating results on Thursday. Shares closed at $7.29, +16.64% on Thursday. The 52-wk range is $2.47-$8.47. Hecla's Board of Directors also increased their silver-linked divi...

Blue Chips Lead The Way As Smalls & Biotech Swing Wildly On Thursday – VP Watchlist Stock $HL Pops +16.64%

  "Stop trying to predict the direction of the stock market, the economy or the elections." – Warren Buffett   Happy Thursday! I hope that you all created wealth again today in what I would suggest was a wild and wooly kind of day in the markets. Especially, if you were invested in th...

Walgreens Collaborates Uber Technologies Inc (UBER), DoorDash Inc, Etc. To Launch Same-Day Delivery

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) has partnered with Uber Technologies Inc (UBER), DoorDash Inc, and others to launch same-day delivery under two hours for its retail products in the United States. The same-day purchases placed via its app or online will be packed by store workers and delive...

Saadia Madsbjerg Named President of The Coca-Cola Foundation & VP of Global Community Affairs for The Coca-Cola Company (KO)

As per reports, Saadia Madsbjerg has been named as the President of The Coca-Cola Foundation and VP of Global Community Affairs for The Coca-Cola Company (KO), effective June 1. Madsbjerg, 44 succeeds Helen Price and will report to Bea Perez, Chief Communications, Sustainability & Strategic Part...

Microsoft Allows Its EU Public & Commercial Sector Customers To Store & Process Data In The Region

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) has allowed public and commercial sector customers in the European Union to store and process all of their data in the region, amid growing demand from some clients. Microsoft to complete the implementation of all engineering work required to execute the decision by...

Salesforce Joins As Innovation Partner Of The Walt Disney Studios StudioLAB

Reportedly, Salesforce and Disney (DIS) Studios Content have entered a partnership to support Disney marketers and filmmakers via the Salesforce platform. With Salesforce as StudioLAB Innovation Partner, the companies will look for new ways to use technology to manage and grow the content production...

Caterpillar Reports Improved Quarter Earnings- Raises Supply Chain Issues

 Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) reported strong quarterly earnings last week and raised concerns over the global shortage of semiconductor chips, which could affect its ability to keep up with increasing customer orders. Chief Financial Officer Andrew Bonfield informed that the company is witnessing reco...

Intel Investing $600M In Israel To Expand Its R&D Work -Also Spending $10B On New Chip Plant

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) is set to invest another $600 million in Israel for the expansion of its research and development (R&D) and it will also spend $10 billion on a new chip plant. The company to invest $400 million to turn its Mobileye unit into an R&D campus for developing ...

Dow 30 Achieves New Record High As Cyclicals Rotation Continues – Jessica Alba’s $HNST(+43%) IPO Debuts

  "An important key to investing is to remember that stocks are not lottery tickets." – Peter Lynch   Happy Wednesday! I hope the markets treated you well today.  Today, we saw the Dow 30 march forward to close at 34,230.34 (+.29%) achieving yet another record high. The S&P ...

Markets Sell Off Tuesday As Janet Yellen Amplifies Interest Rate Fears – $BLRX, $CVS, $EDSA, & $SPCE Leg Higher

"Learn everyday, but especially from the experiences of others. It’s cheaper!" – John Bogle   Happy Tuesday! I hope you had a wonderful day.  As for the markets, unfortunately we experienced a somber day of sorts as we began and ended in the red across the board, save the Dow which limp...

Mixed Markets With Mixed MacroEconomic Data – $ATOS, $KDNY & $HL Move Higher

"When purchasing depressed stock in troubled companies, seek out the ones with the superior financial positions and avoid the ones with loads of bank debt." – Peter Lynch Happy Monday! I hope you had a great start to the week. As for the markets, we saw a bit of a mixed day as it initially rose...

Chevron Quarterly Earnings Recover- Raises Dividend By 4%

Chevron Corporation (CVX) reported better than expected first-quarter earnings recently, with an adjusted EPS of 90 cents per share and revenue of $32.03 billion, ahead of $30.37 billion estimates. Net income stood at $1.377 billion, a 62% decrease year over year. Last quarter, Chevron posted a $665...

Boeing Reports More Quarterly Losses – Remains Positive On Air Travel Recovery

Boeing (BA) reports a sixth consecutive quarterly loss as the aerospace giant struggles with production issues and a weak jetliner market. Boeing reported a net loss of $561 million for the first three months of 2021 on revenue of $15.2 billion, 10% lower than last year but slightly ahead of analyst...

Travelers (TRV) Publishes 2020 Community Report – Total Giving Over Decade Approx. $225M

As per reports, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) published its annual Community Report that includes its 2020 charitable contributions of nearly $23 million, bringing the company’s total giving over the past decade to approximately $225 million. The company’s charitable activities 2020 includ...

Verizon Selling Media Unit (Yahoo & AOL) To Apollo For $5B

Reportedly, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) to sell its media unit, which includes Yahoo and AOL, to Apollo Global Management Inc for $5 billion, in a move to offload its digital media business. Verizon declared the unit nearly worthless with a $4.6 billion write-down in 2018, as major market gia...

Visa Quarterly Earnings Signal Reviving Economy

Visa (V) earnings are showing signs of recovery as an increase in online shopping helped the world's biggest payment processor quarterly earnings beat Wall Street estimates and overcome sluggish travel spending. Visa's total payment volumes increased 11% on a constant dollar basis. Visa's net revenu...

3M Reports Strong Q12021 Earnings – Sees Higher Costs

Reportedly, 3M (MMM) posted strong profit and revenue estimates in the first quarter, as more and more people bought products to prevent potential coronavirus infections i.e. 3M's N95 masks and general cleaning equipment. Sales for the safety and industrial unit increased 13.7% to $3.3 billion for t...

Peter Mitchell Appointed As General Manager For Verizon Connect

Reportedly, Peter Mitchell has been appointed as the general manager of Verizon Connect, an important part of Verizon Business’ product portfolio and also one of the world’s largest SaaS-based fleet management providers. Mitchell expands his role as the company’s chief technology officer. Mit...

Boeing Has Fired Employees On Racist, Discriminatory Or Hateful Conduct

As per reports, Boeing Co (BA) has fired 65 employees over the last year for engaging in or being part of racist, discriminatory or hateful conduct. The planemaker informed in a report that the employees were terminated between June 2020 and April 21, 2021. Boeing said about 69% of its U.S. workforc...

Sideways To Partly Cloudy Skies

‘Sideways To Partly Cloudy Skies’ For Large Caps This Week But Micros Find Bids Again

  “No stock price is too low for bears or too high for bulls." –  John F. Heerdink, Jr.   Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you have made significant progress in the markets again this week & that you are out enjoying a wonderful weekend where it may take you. This w...

Markets See Green Throughout Thursday’s Market Session – $ATOS, $FB, & $KDNY Jump!

    "Investment is most successful when it is most businesslike." – Ben Graham   Happy Thursday! We saw a bit more volatility in the markets today, but it was overwhelmingly a positive day for the major indices with only the Russell finishing in the red at 2,295 (-.46%).  ...

Former Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Cellular Therapy Development VP Appointed As Chief Medical Officer of NKcell Focused Cytovia Therapeutics

Cytovia Therapeutics aims to accelerate patient access to transformational cell therapies and immunotherapies, addressing several of the most challenging unmet medical needs in cancer. Cytovia focuses on Natural Killer (NK) cell biology and applies precision engineering to induced pluripotent stem c...

Highlights From McDonald’s Q1 Earnings

Fast-Food giant, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) first-quarter net sales topped pre-pandemic levels, beating Wall Street estimates. The company reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.92 versus $1.81 expected. Fiscal first-quarter net income stood at $1.54 billion, or $2.05 per share, up from $1.1...

Merck Reports Disappointing Profits In Q1

Merck & Co. Inc.  (MRK) reports disappointing Q1 profit figures, hurt by the low demand for drugs that need to be administered at a doctor's office, as the pandemic fear continued. The company informed that two-thirds of its treatments and vaccines need to be administered by a doctor, usage of...

IBM Reports Increase In Quarterly Cash Dividend

As per reports, the board of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) will increase the regular quarterly cash dividend to $1.64 per common share, payable to all shareholders as of May 10, 2021. The dividend is to be paid on June 10, 2021. Arvind Krishna, IBM chairman, and the chief exec...

Apple Surpasses Earning Estimates – Reports 54% Revenue Increase

Dow 30 component, Apple (AAPL) reported Q2 earnings this week, beating analyst expectations. Revenue soared 54% year-over-year on strong hardware sales in the quarter. Revenue stood at $89.58 billion versus $77.3 billion expected. Earnings per share of $1.40 were reported versus $0.99 expected. iPh...

Amgen Reports Disappointing Q1 Earnings

Amgen (AMGN) reports disappointing q1 earnings, with earnings declining 12% to $3.70 per share. Sales dropped 4% to $5.9 billion. Amgen's highest selling, an inflammatory treatment called Enbrel reported $924 million, a 20% decline and missed forecasts for nearly $1.1 billion. The company noted sea...

Fed Stays True As Markets End Somewhat Level on Hump Day- AAPL & FB Smash Expectations

  Value stocks are about as exciting as watching grass grow, but have you ever noticed just how much your grass grows in a week? – Christopher Browne Happy Hump Day! Investors minds and pocket books were essentially all wrapped up in the Fed's interest rate decision today. The Fed did not ...

Microsoft Reports Earnings

Microsoft (MSFT) reports reports earnings expectations. The technology giant’s majority growth contributor was its Azure cloud division, pushing its market capitalization close to $2 trillion. For the quarter, the company reported $15.12 billion in revenue from the segment, a 23% year-over-year in...

Improving Macro Reports & Sideways Markets Ahead of Fed’s Rate Decision – GOOG Crushes Q1!

  QUOTE OF THE DAY - "Even the intelligent investor is likely to need considerable willpower to keep from following the crowd." – Benjamin Graham Happy Tuesday! Today's markets ended generally flat to mixed across the board after beginning the session with a positive continuation trade in...

Former Coca Cola & Uber Global Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina Joins INVO Bioscience’s Board

  It’s estimated that nearly 90% of couples in need of infertility treatment go without care! INVO Bioscience's (NASDAQ: INVO) mission is to increase access to care and expand fertility treatment across the globe with a goal to lower the cost of care and increase the availability ...

Merck Partners With Indian Generic Drugmakers For COVID-19 Drug Production & Access To Molnupiravi

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc.  (MRK) has partnered with five Indian generic drugmakers, including Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd & Cipla Ltd, to expand production and access to its experimental COVID-19 drug, molnupiravir. The partnership will allow the companies with licenses to supply...

Salesforce Attains #1 CRM Provider Status For 8th Consecutive Year Via IDC

Reportedly, the global leader in CRM, Salesforce (CRM) has secured the #1 CRM Provider position for the 8th consecutive year by International Data Corporation (IDC) in its latest Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker.  The IDC data shows that Salesforce has positioned itself as the market share le...

Honeywell BOD Declares Quarterly Dividend

As per reports, the board of Honeywell (HON) has announced a regular quarterly dividend payment of $0.93 per share to all shareholders of the common stock as of May 14, 2021. The dividend is payable on June 4, 2021. Vista Partners LLC (”Vista”) is a California Registered Investment Advisor base...

Small Caps Fly As S&P & Nasdaq Achieve Record Highs On Monday – ATOS, FATE, INVO Leg Higher!

  QUOTE OF THE DAY - "Individual who cannot master their emotions are ill-suited to profit from the investment process." – Benjamin Graham Happy Monday! I hope today's trading session moved all of your accounts north. Today's markets were generally positive across the board. In particular, ...

Amgen Schedules To Report Q1 Financials Tuesday, April 27

As per reports, Amgen (AMGN) will announce its first-quarter financial results tomorrow, Tuesday, April 27, 2021, after the market closes. A conference call will be held with the investment community at 2:00 p.m. PT following the results. Robert A. Bradway, chairman, & CEO, along with the member...

Honeywell Reports Q1- Battles Amid Slow Recovery In Its Aerospace Business

Honeywell International In. (HON) released first-quarter earnings recently, reporting an EPS of $1.92 per share, beating market estimates of $1.80 per share. Net income dropped nearly 10% to $1.43 billion in the quarter. The company now expects full-year sales to be between $34 billion and $34.8 bil...

Disney’s Searchlight Pictures Wins Best Picture Trophy

As per reports, the Walt Disney Company Searchlight Pictures won the best picture trophy for "Nomadland" at the Oscars, marking the fourth time in eight years the studio has collected the film industry's most prestigious recognition. The victory for Searchlight Pictures "Nomadland" left Netflix Inc...

Apple Launching COVID-19 Shots Program For Its Workers At Its Offices

Reportedly, Apple Inc. (AAPL) plans to launch a program to help its employees get voluntary COVID-19 vaccinations at its offices, along with collaboration with drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc as its vendor. The company to open a website for its workers to sign up for appointments, an Ap...

Large Caps Take A Dive While MicroCaps

Large Caps Take A Dive While MicroCaps Find Ground Again This Week

  “I made my first investment at age eleven. I was wasting my life until then.” - Warren Buffett   Happy Saturday All! I hope that all of you have made significant progress in the markets again this week & that you are out enjoying a wonderful weekend. However, the broad m...

Cytovia Therapeutics Files New Provisional Composition of Matter Patent Applications for Natural Killer Cell Engager Multifunctional Antibodies (FLEX-NK®)

"Precision NK therapies have the potential to revolutionize cancer treatment with unsurpassed safety and efficacy. We are excited to bring NK Cell Engager antibodies and CAR-NK cell therapies to initial clinical trials starting in 2021, moving towards broad patient access to cancer-defeating cures...