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Stocks Close Out Negative Week/September With Government Shutdown & Higher Rates In View – $ARKK $BRQS $INDP $NVDA $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you." - Neil deGrasse Tyson   Happy Saturday! I hope that the world saw it your way this week. As for the broad markets this week, the stock indices managed to selloff again overall except for the Nasdaq that eked...

GDP Stays Put & Yields Decline As Job Claims & Stocks Climb On Thursday – $ADT $INDP $INVO $LTRN $META $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "There are people who have money and people who are rich." - Coco Chanel   Happy Thursday! I hope the world around you has blessed you with great fortune.  I had the distinct pleasure to travel to the Phoenix area today to attend our sister organization Tribe Public...

Small Caps, Biotech, & Energy Stocks Outperform On Hump Day – $IBB $INDP $LTRN $XBI $XLE Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.   Happy Middle of the Week! I hope that life treated above and beyond your expectations.  I had the distinct pleasure to travel to Newport Beach today to attend our ...

The Sky, Stocks, & Amazon Were Falling On Tuesday, But Biotech Bounced Widely – $INDP $IONS $LTRN $SLNO $XBI $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Let your mind alone, and see what happens." - Virgil Thomson   Happy Tuesday! I hope that all is well. As for the stock market, investors experienced negative day as the threat of a US government shutdown, rising interest rates and oil prices now $90.62/bbl contin...

Monday’s Stock Market Sees A Bounce In Face of Rising Rates And Government Shutdown Threats – $LTRN $NVDA $SHIP $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "I believe things cannot make themselves impossible." - Stephen Hawking   Happy First Day Of The Week! I hope that your had a great beginning to your week.  As for the stock market, investors experienced a bounce in the major indices despite interest rates rising, h...

Fed’s Hawkish Demeanor Ignites Fears & Fuels Stock Market Selloff This Week – $ATOS $CART $KVYO $SIL $SHIP $VIX Rise

Quote of the Day: "Care and diligence bring luck." - Thomas Fuller   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a marvelous week wherever the world took you. As for the broad markets this week, the stock indices managed to selloff strongly throughout the week and seemed to pick up speed as th...

Post Fed Speech, Fear Runs Rampant, Stocks Drop Thursday – $SPLK $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "There is nothing more uncommon than common sense." - Frank Lloyd Wright    Happy Thursday! I hope that your had a wonderful day. Today, I attended another of our sister organization Tribe Public's CEO Presentation and Q&A Luncheon Events in San Francisco wit...

Microsoft’s CPO, Panos Panay, Departs After Pioneering Surface Line & Windows 11 – $MSFT $DIA $QQQ $LTRN

As per reports, the chief product officer at Microsoft (MSFT) responsible for the introduction of the Surface line of computers and Windows 11, Panos Panay, is departing the company after nearly two decades of service. Yusuf Mehdi, another longstanding executive, will assume leadership responsibilit...

Fed Chair “Uncle Jerry” Powell Remind Hawkish As Stocks Move Lower on Wednesday – $APLS $BHC $KVYO $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "To begin, begin." - William Wordsworth     Happy Hump Day! I hope that the middle of the week has treated you well.   Today, I travelled to beautiful Salt Lake City, UT to attend our sister organzation Tribe Public's CEO Presentation and Q&A Luncheon E...

Foxconn’s Bold Expansion Plans In India Amid Shifting Global Manufacturing Landscape – $AAPL $DIA $SPY $LTRN

Reportedly, Foxconn Technology Group, an Apple Inc. (AAPL) partner, is planning to double its investments and workforce in India. This reflects a growing trend of shifting manufacturing away from China due to increasing tensions between the US and China. The Taiwanese company is consid...

Walgreens Q4 2023 Earnings Announcement & Replay Information – $WBA $DIA $SPY $LTRN

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) has disclosed its plans to unveil its fourth-quarter financial results on October 12, 2023, at 7 a.m. ET, and immediately thereafter, a one-hour conference call with WBA management will commence at 8:30 a.m. ET. A live broadcast of the conference call can b...

UnitedHealth Group To Release Q3 2023 Financial Results & Host Analyst Conference Call – $UNH $DIA $SPY $LTRN

Reportedly, UnitedHealth Group (UNH) is scheduled to announce its third-quarter 2023 financial results on Friday, October 13, 2023, before the market opens. Following the release, at 8:45 a.m. ET, a teleconference will be conducted to discuss these results with analysts and investors. You can access...

Travelers Q3 2023 Earnings: Access & Replays – $TVR $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, the Travelers Companies, Inc. (TVR) is scheduled to discuss its third-quarter 2023 results at 9 a.m. ET on Wednesday, October 18th, following the release of the results earlier that same morning. Investors have the opportunity to engage in the conference either through the webcast a...

Maplebear a.k.a. Instacart IPO Takes Flight As Stocks Head Lower Prior to Wednesday’s FOMC Decision – $AAPL $AMC $BRQS $CART $GETY $INDP $INVO $LTRN Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "You can find peace amidst the storms that threaten you." - Joseph B. Wirthlin     Happy Tuesday! I hope that the second day of the workweek proved to be successful for you and yours.  As for the broad stock market, investors a relatively somber day that was ...

Caterpillar Surpasses Expectations With Record Stock Surge & Resilient Demand – $CAT $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) witnessed a notable increase in its stock prices, reaching a record high. Despite worries about a potential global economic slowdown, the company managed to exceed investors' expectations by reporting a profit that surpassed predictions. The company foresees a...

Apple Shares Provided Strength As Interest Rates End Flat On Monday Ahead Of FOMC – $AAPL $APLS $GETY $INDP $NVDA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees." - Rumi     Happy First Day Of the Week! I hope that you commenced your workweek in grand fashion and with superior success on all fronts.  As for the broad stock mark...

Merck Exceeds Revenue Estimates With Strong Sales Of Keytruda & Gardasil In Q2 2023 – $MRK $DIA $IBB $LTRN

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) second-quarter revenue exceeded estimates, primarily driven by strong sales of its cancer drug Keytruda and HPV vaccine Gardasil. However, the company swung to a net loss of $5.98 billion, or $2.35 per share, from the previous year's net income of $3.94 billio...

Walgreens Boots Alliance Announces CFO Transition & Interim Appointment – $WBA $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance has made an official announcement regarding the departure of James Kehoe, who currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Global Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Kehoe will be leaving the company in mid-August to explore opportunities in the technology se...

Oil Prices Jump, Core CPI Drops As Stocks Straddle This Week – $ADT $ARM $INDP $RYZB $SHIP $SIL $TSLA Rise

Quote of the Day: "Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little." - Edmund Burke   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a wonderful week and are out and about enjoying the weekend. As for the broad markets this week, the stock indices managed ...

IBM Appoints Michael Miebach, Mastercard CEO, To Its Board Of Directors – $IBM $DIA $SPY $MA $LTRN

As per reports, the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) board of directors has elected Michael Miebach to the board, effective October 30, 2023. Mr. Miebach currently serves as the chief executive officer of Mastercard Incorporated and holds a position on its board of directors. With a...

The Home Depot Announces Q2 Earnings Conference Call – $HD $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, The Home Depot, Inc, (HD) recognized as the biggest home improvement retailer globally, has officially disclosed its plan to conduct the Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call on Tuesday, August 15, starting at 9 a.m. ET. For those interested, a webcast of the conference will be ac...

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Expands Reach With Philippines Acquisition – $KO $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, Coca-Cola Company (KO) Europacific Partners (CCEP) announced its intention to acquire Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines jointly with Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV) for $1.8 billion. This strategic move aims to position CCEP as the world's leading Coca-Cola bottler in terms of both reven...

Salesforce Recently Sees Impressive Quarterly Results – $CRM $DIA $SPY $LTRN

Reportedly, Salesforce's shares experienced a 6% surge after the cloud software company unveiled its quarterly results and guidance that outperformed market expectations: Here's a breakdown of the company's performance: Adjusted Earnings: The reported adjusted earnings stood at $2.12 per share,...

Stocks Rebound In Concert With Attractive August PPI Report On Thursday – $AI $ARM $BRQS $CVNA $INDP $LTRN $META $SBUX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows." - Aristotle Onassis     Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a fourth day of the week.  As for the broad stock market, investors experienced a day a widely positive swing into the close. The...

UnitedHealth Group Announces Cash Dividend Of $1.88 Per Share For September 2023 – $UNH $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) has been granted approval by its board of directors to distribute a cash dividend amounting to $1.88 per share. This dividend is scheduled for disbursement on September 19, 2023. It will be provided to all individuals holding UNH common stock as ...

Verizon Implements Price Increases On Wireless Plans To Boost Revenue – $VZ $DIA $INDP

As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. has decided to increase the rates for certain current wireless plans as a strategy to enhance revenue and counter the decline in subscriber growth. Commencing from September billing cycles, customers enrolled in Mix and Match plans will experience an adju...

NIKE, Inc. To Pay Quarterly Dividend On October 2, 2023 – $NKE $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.340 per share for both its Class A and Class B Common Stock. Shareholders of record at the end of business on September 5, 2023, will receive the dividend, which is scheduled to be paid on October 2, 2023.   NIKE, Inc...

Walmart Adapts Pay Policies Amid Shifting Market Demands – $WMT $DIA $SPY $LTRN

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has implemented a change in its pay structure, resulting in lower compensation for some new store employees compared to what they would have received three months ago. This revised pay structure aims to enable workers to transition between various work groups, ...

Disney Negotiates With Charter Communications After Removing Channels From Spectrum – $DIS $DIA $SPY $LTRN

Reportedly, Walt Disney Company announced that it is currently engaged in negotiations with Charter Communications to establish a new agreement. This development comes after Disney decided to remove ESPN, ABC, and other cable channels from Charter-owned Spectrum's cable service. As a result of this ...

Goldman Sachs Asset Management Welcomes New Managing Directors – $GS $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, Goldman Sachs Asset Management has named Anupam Damani and Lindsay Rosner as managing directors for their fixed income and liquidity solutions division. Damani previously held the position of head of international and emerging markets debt at Nuveen, the asset management arm of TIAA...

Apple’s Latest Innovations: iPhone 15, Apple Watch & More – $AAPL $SPY $DIA $BRQS $LTRN

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) hosted its annual iPhone launch event at Apple Park, the company's Cupertino, California headquarters. During this event, Apple unveiled its latest products, including the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus, which come with USB-C charging and start at a base price of $799. Additio...

Verizon Business Network Services Agrees To $4.1 Million Settlement Over Cybersecurity Violations – $VZ $DIA $SPY $LTRN

Reportedly, Verizon Business Network Services (VZ), a division of the telecommunications giant, has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, agreeing to pay $4.1 million to address accusations that it did not adhere to mandated cybersecurity standards. The resolution pertains to claims...

Salesforce Initiates Further Workforce Reductions Beyond Initial Plan – $CRM $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, Salesforce Inc. (CRM) recently made additional job cuts that go beyond the previously stated 10% reduction as part of their renewed focus on profitability. These cuts are separate from the companywide reduction announced in January and affected around 50 roles. Specifically, sales an...

JPMorgan Appoints Jay Hofmann & Ben Carpenter As Co-Heads Of North American M&A Advisory – $JPM $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co has appointed Jay Hofmann and Ben Carpenter as co-heads of mergers and acquisitions advisory for North America, as revealed in a memo reviewed by Bloomberg News. These two bankers will report to Anu Aiyengar, who serves as the Global Head of M&A. They tak...

August CPI Revealed As Stocks Capitulate On Wednesday – $AMC $INDP $LTRN $NVDA $PACB $SBUX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Life is the art of drawing without an eraser." - John W. Gardner     Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had a fantastic day in your part of the world.  As for the broad stock market, investors experienced a day of capitulation as many swallowed the August CPI d...

Richard Lenny To Retire From McDonald’s Board Of Directors – $MCD $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) disclosed the retirement of Richard "Rick" Lenny from McDonald's Board of Directors, with the retirement effective as of October 31, 2023. Lenny became a member of McDonald's Board of Directors in 2005 and has held the position of Chair of the Compensat...

NIKE To Unveil Q1 Fiscal 2024 Results On September 28 – $NKE $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) intends to unveil its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2024 on Thursday, September 28, 2023, at around 1:15 p.m. PT, shortly after the close of regular stock market trading hours. Subsequent to the release of this news, the management of NIKE, Inc. w...

Boeing & ACG Seal Deal For Additional 13 737 MAX Aircraft To Meet Growing Demand – $BA $DIA $SPY $LTRN

Reportedly, Boeing (BA) and Aviation Capital Group LLC (ACG) jointly announced that ACG has concluded a purchase agreement for an additional 13 737 MAX airplanes. This move expands ACG's existing order for 737 MAX aircraft to a total of 47. The latest order includes seven 737-8 and six 737-10 aircr...

Verizon Announces Increased Quarterly Dividend For The 17th Consecutive Year – $VZ $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) Board of Directors announced a quarterly dividend of 66.50 cents per outstanding share, marking a 1.25 cents per share increment compared to the previous quarter. This increased quarterly dividend will be distributed to Verizon shareholders on Novemb...

Goldman Sachs Revises U.S. Recession Probability Down To 15% Amid Positive Economic Indicators – $GS $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, the Goldman Sachs (GS) has revised its estimate of the likelihood of a U.S. recession occurring within the next 12 months, reducing it from the previously forecasted 20% to 15%. The decision to lower this probability was attributed to the ongoing positive trends in inflation and the ...

Boeing’s August Plane Deliveries Hit Lowest Point Since April – $BA $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, in August, Boeing (BA) delivered 35 planes, its lowest since April, due to efforts to fix a manufacturing defect in the 737 MAX. They delivered 344 planes in the first eight months of 2023, improving over the pandemic-affected previous year. In comparison, Airbus delivered 433 aircra...

Oil Prices Surge As Stocks Sink Widely On Tuesday – $AMC $BRQS $KRE $LAC $VIX $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Learning never exhausts the mind." - Leonardo da Vinci     Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a wonderful day.  As for the broad stock market, investors experienced an overall down day with only the small caps Russell 2000 managing to swing slightly into the...

Stocks Drift Higher Alongside Tesla, AI, Tech, & Merger Positive Action On Monday – $AMZN $BRQS $INDP $LAC $TWNK $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts." - Marcus Tullius Cicero     Happy Monday! I hope that you started the week better than you could have imagined.  As for the broad stock market, investors experienced a nice sta...

Apple’s September 12 Event: New iPhones & Smartwatches – $AAPL $DIA $LTRN

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) announced that it is planning to hold its autumn event on September 12, setting the stage for what analysts predict will involve the introduction of a fresh lineup of iPhones and smartwatches. The venue for this event will be the Steve Jobs Theater located at the company...

Stocks Surf South During Holiday-Shortened Week – $BRQS $INDP $META $MSFT Rise

Quote of the Day: "A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else." - George Savile   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a great holiday-shortened week and are out enjoying yourself. As for the broad markets this week, the stock indices took a significant turn for the w...

China Adds Growth & Apple Concerns As Nasdaq Drops Further Thursday – $AMZN $GOOG $INDP $LTRN $SPLK Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves." - William Shakespeare     Happy Thursday! I hope that the 3rd day of your holiday-shortened workweek turned out to be a positive one on all accounts.  As for the broad stock market, investors expe...

IBM Concludes Apptio Inc. Acquisition: Elevating Tech Management Solutions – $IBM $DIA $LTRN

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation has successfully finalized its acquisition of Apptio Inc. following the necessary regulatory approvals. This acquisition empowers clients to extract added value from the synergistic merger of Apptio and IBM. This completion unites Apptio's lea...

Interest Rates, Oil Prices, Jet Fuel Costs Worries Climb As Stocks Drop On Wednesday – $ARKK $AVAV $SPLK $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The end of labor is to gain leisure." - Aristotle     Happy Hump Day! I hope that you found many ways to enjoy yourself while making a few more bucks in the stock market and otherwise on Wednesday.  As for the broad stock market, investors experienced an over...

3M Welcomes Audrey Choi To Board of Directors – $MMM $DIA $MS $LTRN

As per reports, 3M (MMM) announced the appointment of Audrey Choi to its Board of Directors. Audrey Choi, who previously served as the Chief Sustainability Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Morgan Stanley (MS), has been elected to join 3M's Board of Directors. This decision led to an expansion ...

Tesla, Oil, Interest Rates Jump While Stocks Retreat To Start The Week – $AMC $BRQS $GME $INDP $META $SPLK $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not." - Ralph Waldo Emerson     Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a great long Labor Day weekend and that you kicked off your holiday shortened workweek in grand fa...

Verizon Teams Up With HCL Tech To Transform Wireline Operations & Enhance Customer Services – $VZ $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) announced that it has entered into a technological agreement with HCLTech, a company based in India. This collaboration aims to oversee network management for their corporate clientele, with the intention of addressing the decline in their wireline b...

Interest Rates Drop In Concert With Stocks & Oil Prices Leaping Forward This Week – $AAPL $ADT $INDP $NVDA $SHIP $TSLA Rise

  Quote of the Day:  "Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results." - Willie Nelson   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a wonderful week and are out enjoying the extended Labor Day Weekend.  As for the broad markets this week, t...

Chevron Successfully Completes Acquisition Of PDC Energy – $CVX $DIA $LTRN

As per reports, Chevron Corporation (CVX) has officially concluded its acquisition of PDC Energy, Inc. This move comes after receiving the necessary approval from PDC Energy shareholders. "We’re pleased to welcome PDC Energy into Chevron. Our companies have similar cultures, with a focus on safe ...

Stocks End Mixed To Close Out August – $AMZN $ARKK $CIEN $CRM $INDP $NVDA $SPLK Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." - Arthur C. Clarke     Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a great, if not, magical last day of August.  However, as for the broad stock market, investors experienced a mixed to down day ...

Amgen’s Quarterly Results Show Surge In Sales & Profit – $AMGN $DIA $IBB $LTRN

Amgen (AMGN) has reported increased quarterly profit driven by robust sales of treatments for conditions like cholesterol and osteoporosis, among other drugs. The biotech firm, which has slightly adjusted its expectations for full-year revenue and profit upwards, has noted that it anticipates the Ho...

Shareholder Benefits Continue: Home Depot® Sets Date For Q2 Cash Dividend – $HD $DIA $SPY $LTRN

Reportedly, Home Depot, Inc. (HD) has recently disclosed the declaration of a cash dividend for the second quarter, amounting to $2.09 per share. The payout date for this dividend is scheduled for September 14, 2023, and it will be provided to shareholders who are officially registered by the end of...

Synopsys & Intel Forge Partnership To Integrate Technical Building Blocks Into Chip Design -$INTC $SNPS $DIA $SPY $LTRN

Reportedly, Synopsys (SNPS), a company specializing in chip design tools, and Intel Corporation (INTC) unveiled a collaborative agreement. Under this partnership, Synopsys' collection of technical building blocks will be integrated into Intel's offerings, aiming to enhance the chip design process. ...

Yields Pullback As Stocks Pop On The Last Hump Day Of August – $AI $AMC $AAPL $CRM $ICCT $INDP $INVO $LTRN $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Good questions outrank easy answers." - Paul Samuelson   Happy Wednesday! I hope that you had a fantastic hump day & that it also proved to be a profitable one.  As for the broad stock market, investors enjoyed a third consecutive green day of the week as trad...

Home Depot Beats Expectations With Resilient Sales & Profit Amidst Housing Market Signals – $HD $DIA $SPY $LTRN

As per reports, Home Depot, Inc. (HD) quarterly results, revealed a smaller decline in same-store sales than anticipated. The company exceeded profit expectations due to increased demand driven by Americans investing in smaller projects, coinciding with signs of stabilization in the housing market. ...

John Greenwood Named Goldman Sachs Co-Head For Latin America & Investment Banking – $GS $DIA $LTRN

Reportedly, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has chosen John Greenwood to assume the roles of co-head for Latin America and head of investment banking for the region. In addition to retaining his position as co-head of Americas structured finance, Greenwood will now take on these extra responsibilitie...

3M Announces Q3 2023 Dividend Of $1.50 Per Share – $MMM $DIA $SPY $LTRN

The Board of Directors at 3M (MMM) has announced that a dividend of $1.50 per share has been approved for the third quarter of 2023 on the company's common stock. This dividend will be disbursed on September 12, 2023, to shareholders who are officially recorded as of the end of business on August 21...

An Interest Rate ‘JOLTS Powered’ Drop Propels Stocks Upward On Tuesday – $ARKK $BBY $INVO $LTRN $NVDA $SHIP $SPLK $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Experience is the teacher of all things." - Julius Caesar   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a wonderful second day of the week.  As for the broad markets, investors got a second consecutive green day. The upward momentum was seemingly powered by the macroeconom...

Goldman Sachs Welcomes Experienced Banker From Citigroup To Lead Credit Card Partnerships Unit – $GS $AAPL $C $INDP

According to reports, the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) has selected an experienced banker named Bill Johnson from Citigroup (C) to head the division responsible for overseeing the company's credit card partnerships, which include notable names like Apple Inc. (AAPL) and General Motors (GM). In hi...

Leadership Transition: Bryan Hanson Appointed CEO For 3M’s Healthcare Spin-Off Venture – $MMM $DIA $SPY $LTRN

Reportedly, 3M (MMM) announced the selection of Bryan Hanson as the future chief executive officer for the healthcare company as part of its upcoming separation from the U.S. industrial giant. Back in July, 3M disclosed its strategy to hive off its healthcare division into an independent, publicly ...

Janssen, Johnson & Johnson’s Dutch Arm, To Shut Down Most Of Vaccine Division – $JNJ $DIA $IBB $LTRN

Reportedly, Janssen, the Dutch subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and a key contributor to the development of the one-shot COVID-19 vaccine, has announced its intention to shut down nearly all operations within its vaccine division. The company's decision aligns with prior...

McDonald’s Board Member Richard Lenny Set To Retire – $MCD $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Richard "Rick" Lenny to retire from the McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Board of Directors, effective October 31, 2023. Lenny joined McDonald's Board of Directors in 2005 and has served as the Chair of the Compensation Committee since 2019. In addition to his service to McDonald's, Lenny ...

Monday’s Late Summer Stock Market Session Turns Green – $AAPL $INDP $MMM $SPLK $TSLA $VFS Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "To see things in the seed, that is genius." - Lao Tzu   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great start to the week as many have already begged off for the upcoming Labor Day Holiday weekend and as trading volumes were relatively light.  As for the broad markets, ...

Nasdaq Sees Solid Weekly Rebound With Magnificent Seven Leadership – $AAPL $LTRN $MSFT $NVDA $TSLA $XBI Rise

  Quote of the Day: "Success in creating AI would be the biggest event in human history. Unfortunately, it might also be the last, unless we learn how to avoid the risks." - Stephen Hawking   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a wonderful week.  As for the broad markets this wee...

Stocks Drop Thursday Waiting For Fed Chair’s Jackson Hole Speech Despite NVIDIA’s Stellar Results – $INDP $INVO $NVDA $SN $SPLK $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself." - Michel de Montaigne   Happy Thursday! I hope that your fourth day of the week managed to meet your expectations if not exceed them.   As for the broad markets, investors took it on the proverbial chin tod...

Hump Day Brings Strongly Positive Swing To The Stock Market – $AI $APLS $FN $INDP $INVO $LTRN $NVDA $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them." - Epictetus   Happy Wednesday! I hope that your hump day developed in many positive ways for you and yours. As for the broad markets, investors today digested a fair dose of information with r...

Stocks Drift Lower As S&P Downgrades More Banks Tuesday – $AAPL $ADT $BKSY $FN $INDP $SHIP $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers." - Alfred Lord Tennyson   Happy Tuesday! I hope that your Tuesday treated you well in all of the ways that count the most.  As for the broad markets, investors experienced an overall down day, except for the Nasdaq as it edged...

Nasdaq Rebounds Monday On Information Tech Sector Strength – $AI $ESTR $INDP $INVO $LTRN $NVDA $PANW $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Hitch your wagon to a star." - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a wonderful beginning to your work week. As for the broad markets, investors experienced a bit of rebound in the board in the markets and also saw an outsized rebound in the Nas...

Stocks Suffer Another Significant Weekly Decline – $ADT $AMAT $TGT $TJX $VIX Rise

  Quote of the Day: "Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty." - John Ruskin   Happy Saturday! I hope that you experienced great success in the markets and otherwise this week.  As for the broad markets this week, the stock indices unfortunately headed overall south ...

Down, Down, Down, The Stock Market Goes Again On Thursday – $AMC $AVT $BRQS $INDP $INVO $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Hitch your wagon to a star." - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had one 'heckuva' a day. As for the broad markets, investors stomached yet another down day across the board in the markets. Yes that's 3 days in a row now. This move has been in ...

Growth Concerns, Inflation & Fed Raising Interest Rate Worries Drive Stocks Into The Red Wednesday – $ADT $AMC $ATOS $DLO $SHIP $TGT $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery." - John Paul Jones Happy Wednesday! I hope that hump day treated you well.  As for the broad markets, investors digested yet another round of negative thoughts, actions and w...

Stocks Mover Lower Tuesday As Fitch & China Raise Stability/Growth Issues – $AMC $DLO $HD $INM $NVDA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." -  Eleanor Roosevelt     Happy Tuesday! I hope that the second day of the week treated you well enough. As for the broad markets, investors experienced a decidedly negative s...

Stock Indices End Green On Strength Of Information Tech & Steel Stocks Monday – $AI $BRQS $INM $INVO $NVDA $SHIP $X Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Happiness is a direction, not a place." - Sydney J. Harris   Happy Monday! I hope that you started off the week on a positive note. As for the broad markets, investors a positive swing on the major indices, while the small caps on the Russel ended in the red.  On...

The Dow 30 Wins The Weekly Race As Energy Soars And Inflation Tames – $ADT $CVX $LTRN $MRTX $SHIP Rise!

  Quote of the Day: "Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." - William James   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a great week and are out enjoying one of the last weekends of the summer. As for the broad markets this week, the stock indices headed overall south, except f...

July CPI Eyes Disinflation As Stocks Edge Positive On Thursday – $ADT $AI $BRQS $INM $LTRN $MRTX $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life." - John Wooden   Happy Thursday! I hope that you the fourth day of the week did not disappoint. As for the markets, investors experienced yet another alight swing and this time it was to the positive as the...

Stocks Head South Prior To Thursday’s July CPI Report – $ADT $LTRN $MRTX $PENN $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine." - Mike Murdock   Happy Wednesday! I hope that you are having a wonderful hump day. As for the markets, investors experienced yet another swing as a sell off across the board was realized today. On a macro...

Global Growth Concerns, Bank Moody Downgrade Help Drive Stocks Lower Tuesday – $ADT $AG $BRQS $INVO $LLY $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "When one must, one can." - Charlotte Whitton   Happy Tuesday! I hope that your second day of the week exceeded your expectations.  On a macro level, somewhat negative market forces were at work today producing global growth concerns once again. Our eastern neighb...

Monday’s Stock Market Closes The Session Swings Green – $AZTR $BRQS $GOOG $META $NARI $NVDA $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "We boil at different degrees." - Clint Eastwood   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a marvelous start to your week. On a macro level the schedule on ly produced the June Consumer Credit Report that clocked in with a  $17.9B rise in consumer credit as non-revolvi...

Interest Rates & Oil Jumped As Stocks Headed South This Week – $CORT FSLY $LTRN $NARI $VIX Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." -  Marcel Proust   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a great first week of August and are out enjoying a beautiful weekend day. I am spending my la...

Interest Rates Jump While The US Dollar & Stocks Slide On Thursday – $CORT $FSLY $LTRN $NARI $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future." - Winston Churchill   Happy Thursday! I hope that you a wonderful day in your part of the world and in the markets.  On a macro level, a day after investors were rudely dis...

Save the Date: Cisco’s Financial Results Announcement – $CSCO

Reportedly, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) to hold conference call on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, at 1:30 PM (PT) / 4:30 PM (ET). The release will unveil financial results for both the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2023, for the period ending on Saturday, July 29, 2023. For those interested in the deta...

Fitch’s US Credit Downgrade Ignites Hump Day Stock Market Selloff – $ELF $FRSH $INVO $TEVA $VIX $VRT Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Hope is patience with the lamp lit." - Tertullian   Happy Wednesday! I hope that the middle of the week is treating you well. On a macro level, investors were rudely disturbed by reports that Fitch Ratings had officially downgraded U.S.'s credit rating to from AAA ...

Caterpillar Leads The Dow Higher On Tuesday – $AI $BRQS $CAT $EQRX $LTRN $RVMD Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope." - Alexandre Dumas   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a wonderful second day of the week. On a macro level, we received a number of reports including the S&P Global US Manufacturing PMI report that sho...

Stocks See Broad Late Session Surge On Monday – $AI $AMC $ARKK $CVX $INM $INVO $LTRN Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom." - Hannah Arendt   Happy Monday! I hope that you started the week off with a success or two. On a macro level, we received the Chicago PMI report that confirmed a rise to 42.8 in July. We will also be receiving pivotal ...

Resilient Growth, Cooling Inflation Data Drives Stocks North This Week – $AAPL $AARK $BRQS $INM $INVO $LTRN $META $NVDA $TSLA Rise!

  Quote of the Day: "With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now." - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had another wonderful week as we successfully and rapidly push later into the summer and have now reached the end of July. As for the br...

Investors Experience A Red, Red Whine Session In the Stock Market On Thursday – $ABBV $INM $INVO $MCD $META $VICR $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The unexamined life is not worth living." - Socrates   Happy Thursday! I hope that your fourth day of the week turned better than the broad markets ended today as it left a number of investors and the indices, respectively with lower moods and values. On a macro le...

The Fed Hike’s Interest Rates As Expected, Banks Jump, & Stocks End Mixed – $ADT $AI $AZTR $KBE $LTRN $SHIP $UPST $VICR Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "I never think of the future - it comes soon enough." - Albert Einstein   Happy Wednesday! I hope that your hump day went at least as well as you might have expected or better and that you might even be out enjoying a nice cocktail to celebrate the day.  As for th...

Investors Realize Further Gains In Stock Market With Eye On Fed’s Decision On Wednesday – $AI $GOOG $INVO $LOGI $NVDA $UPST Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!" - Dr. Seuss   Happy Tuesday! I hope that today proved to be a fruitful one for you and yours.  As for me, I made my way back from Austin, TX & to my home in San Francisco....

VISTA ALERT: InMed Reports ‘Triple Digit’ Revenue Growth For 2nd Consecutive Quarter – $INM ($IYH $IBB $XBI)

On Thursday July 20, InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: INM), provided a commercial and manufacturing update on its subsidiary BayMedica LLC (“BayMedica”), a leading high quality, low cost supplier of non-intoxicating bioidentical rare cannabinoids including  cannabichromene (CBC), delta-9 tet...

Monday’s Stock Market Ends Green As Banks & Oil Show Strength – $AI $AMC $BRQS $CVX $GME $INM $KBE $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "We live in a rainbow of chaos." - Paul Cezanne   Happy Monday! I hope that your week has begun with some excitement and wonder and that you made a buck or two in the stock market.  As for me, I made my way over to Austin, TX after a great stay in the Laguna Vista/S...

Banks, Health Care & Energy Stocks Led The Way This Week – $BRQS $IBB $IBM $INM $IYH $JNJ $KBE $TRV Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." -  Marcel Proust   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had another week and that you are out enjoying a great summer weekend. I am enjoying the weekend a...

SpaceX Visit Completed + Stocks Widely Pull Back On Thursday – $ATOS $BRQS $INM $LTRN $SIRI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." - Confucius   Happy Thursday! I hope that your day was a special one in all respects.  As for me, I spent the day in Brownsville, TX and visited Elon Musk's SpaceX facilities, while meeting with people that ...

Stock Market Keeps Green Streak Alive On Hump Day – $ADT $AI $BRQS $CVNA $NKLA $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world." - George Bernard Shaw   Happy Wednesday! I hope that your hump day developed even better than you could have reasonably expected.  As for me, I made my way down to Brow...

Retail Sales & AI Trades Push Stocks Higher On Tuesday – $AI $BRQS $MS $MSFT $NKLA $NVDA $RXRX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel   Happy Tuesday! I hope that your second day of the week proved to better than you could have expected. As for me, I made it Boerne, Tx, which is a beautiful town...

Monday’s Stock Market Begins & Ends In Positive Territory – $AI $INM $LTRN $NKLA $NVDA $RXRX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well." - Josh Billings   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great start to our World week. As for me, I made it into to San Antonio to day and it is blazing hot. San Antonio's downtown is truly w...

US Dollar & Interest Rates Fall As Stocks Rise Significantly This Week – $ADT $ATOS $APGE $ARKK $AZTR $BRQS $META $RXRX Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." - Napoleon Hill   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had another week and that you are out enjoying a great summer weekend.  As for the broad markets this week, stocks moved significantly high...

PPI Comes In, Rates Drop, & Stocks Pop On Thursday – $AAPL $ADT $INVO $LTRN $NKLA $NVDA $RXRX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see." - Gilbert K. Chesterton   Happy Thursday! I hope that the fourth day of your workweek treated you kindly. As for me, I made it back to the City from my short trip to Tahoe. Now I am looking f...

Did NVIDIA’s $50M Investment In Recursion Just Open Up A Floodgate For AI Firm’s To Invest in Biotech? – $NVDA $RXTX $LTRN $META

The title of this story 'Did NVIDIA's $50M Investment In Recursion Just Open Up A Floodgate For AI Firm's To Invest in Biotech?' poses a very interesting question that many investors have on their minds today and that many more investors should possibly be pushing to the top of their collective mind...

June CPI Inflation Report Helps Drive Stocks Higher On Hump Day – $AAPL $ATOS $BRQS $INM $LTRN $META $NVDA $RXRX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see." - Gilbert K. Chesterton   Happy Wednesday! I hope that Hump Day treated you well. As for me, I spent my last full day in Tahoe and once again, like clockwork, I was presented with a day of be...

Tuesday Serves Another Solid Day For Stocks Prior to June’s CPI – $AI $ATOS $AXP $INM $MMM $SHIP $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Goodness is the only investment that never fails." - Henry David Thoreau   Happy Tuesday! I hope the second day of the week left you tickled pink. As for me, I spent my second full day in Tahoe and I was presented with a day of beautiful weather, meetings and and gre...

Biotech, Small Cap, & Micro Cap Stocks Have Banner Day On Monday – $AI $ADT $ATOS $BRQS $HL $INM $IWC $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Goodness is the only investment that never fails." - Henry David Thoreau   Happy Monday! I hope that your work week has kicked off in grand fashion. As for me, I am up in Tahoe working for a couple days and it is beautiful and surprisingly a bit cooler than usual for...

Second Half Kicks Off With Equities Pulling Back During This Holiday-Shortened Week – $ADT $AI $AZTR $INM $LTRN $META TSLA Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." - Napoleon Hill   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a wonderful holiday-shortened week and kicked off the second half with a bit of gusto.  As for the broad markets this week, stocks move...

Strong Labor Data Pushes Interest Rates Higher As Stocks Fall On Thursday – $AAPL $ATOS $BRQS $CRBU $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The return we reap from generous actions is not always evident." - Francesco Guicciardini   Happy Thursday! I hope that your third trading session of the week proved to be positive one, however for the broad markets today, stocks fell precipitously as interest rat...

Hump Day’s Stock Market Session Ends In The Red – $AI $INM $INVO $META $PEGA $TSLA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Courage is knowing what not to fear."- Plato   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had a wonderful time over the 4th and that you are still out enjoying the holiday shortened week with friends and family. We are still in Indiana enjoying the summer heat, humidity &...

July 4th Eve’s Abbreviated Stock Market Session Ends Green – $AI $ADT $ATOS $AZTR $DIS $RIVN $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be." - Daniel J. Boorstin   Happy July 4th Eve! I hope that all you are all set for celebrating the 4th and your bbq is ready to treat your friends and family.  As for the broad markets today, the...

Stock Market Ends First Half Solidly As Nasdaq Leads All – $AAPL $ADT $AI $ATOS $INVO $LTRN $TSLA Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break." - Earl Wilson   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a great week,  already enjoyed your first cup of Joe this morning, and that you have great plans ahead for your weeke...

GDP, Interest Rates, Banks & Small Caps Jump On Thursday – $AAPL $AI $ATOS $SVV $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "We aim above the mark to hit the mark." - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Happy Thursday! I hope that all progressed for you on many fronts on this fourth day of the week. As for the broad markets today, stocks turned green across the board with particular strength in the sma...

OptumRx Adds Boehringer Ingelheim’s Arthritis Drug Cyltezo To Preferred Brand List – $ABBV $UNH $DIA $LTRN

As per reports, Boehringer Ingelheim's Cyltezo is the second interchangeable biosimilar product to be approved  by the FDA  and the first interchangeable monoclonal antibody  to treat certain inflammatory diseases including arthritis is comparable to AbbVie Inc.'s (ABBV) popular arthritis medica...

Small Side of The Stock Market Shows Strength On Wednesday – $AAPL $AI $ATOS $LTRN $SHIP $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "We aim above the mark to hit the mark." - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had wonderful day. As for me, I made my way back to the midwest and specifically for a visit to my birth state of Indiana to see friends, family and to host a few meetings...

UnitedHealth Group Sweetens Offer, Acquires Amedisys For $3.3B – $UNH $AMED $DIA $LTRN

Reportedly, Amedisys (AMED), a provider of home health and hospice care, has accepted a revised cash offer of $3.3 billion from UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) , thereby terminating its previous all-stock agreement with Option Care Health. UnitedHealth has increased its acquisition price to $...

Stock Market Turns Deeply Green On Tuesday – $AAPL $AI $ARKK $ATOS $MLTX $SHIP TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "We aim above the mark to hit the mark." - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Happy Tuesday! I hope that the second day of the week treated you better than you could have hoped. As for the broad markets today, stocks were up solidly and widely today after the recent couple of day...

Stocks End Lower To Kick Off The Week – $ADT $IBM $INTC $INVO $LTRN $MLTX $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones." - William Shakespeare   Happy Monday! I hope that all went well in your neck of the woods to begin the week.  As for the broad markets today, stocks, at least on the large cap side of...

Artificial Intelligence Co., Lantern, Data Published Demonstrating Antitumor Potency In Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphomas – $LTRN

"Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) is the seventh leading cause of cancer in the US, with 20-40% of patients experiencing relapsed or refractory disease with limited or no therapeutic options. Today, June 26, Lantern Pharma Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRN), an artificial intel...

Teleperformance Unveils TP GenAI In $185M Partnership With Microsoft – $MSFT $SPY $DIA $LTRN

As per reports, France's Teleperformance has announced a partnership with Microsoft (MSFT) worth $185 million. This collaboration aims to launch TP GenAI, the company's proprietary generative AI solution, which utilizes algorithms like ChatGPT to generate new content, including audio, text, and simu...

Stocks Drive Lower Across The Board During Holiday-Shortened Week – $AAPL $BTC $IYH $KMX $TSLA Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself." - Henry Ford   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a fantastic week. I am glad to report that I made it back safely from my annual camping trip to Samuel P. Taylor Campground in NorCal a...

Stock Market Ends Mixed While Bank Stocks Take A Hit On Thursday – $AAPL $INVO $SHC $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "A man is what he thinks about all day long." - Ralph Waldo Emerson   Happy Thursday! I hope that your day has been super in many ways.   I spent a good portion of Thursday at a couple of our sister organization's (Tribe Public) CEO Presentation and Q&...

‘Uncle Jerry’ Powell Speaks On Wednesday While The Stock Market Drifts Lower – $ADT $AZTR $BTC $INM $PDCO $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton   Happy Hump Day! I hope that the light was shining on you in many ways today.    I am at SFO currently on Wednesday as I am heading to a couple of ou...

Stocks End In The Red While Housing Starts Jump On Tuesday – $AAPL $ATOS $DICE $LLY $LTRN $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men." - Herman Melville   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a great beginning to your work week after the long Father's Day/Juneteenth holiday weekend.     I am back in San F...

The ‘Magnificent Seven’ Leads Stocks Higher As The Fed Pauses This Week – $AAPL $ADT $BRQS $KDNY $LTRN $META $NVDA $TSLA Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us."- Samuel Smiles   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a marvelous week. I wrapping up my annual camping trip at Samuel P. Taylor and its beauty and relaxed attitude w...

Intel Reveals New Details On Upcoming AI Chip To Compete With Nvidia & AMD – $INTC $NVDA $AMD $LTRN

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) disclosed additional details about its upcoming chip for artificial intelligence (AI) computing. The chip, codenamed "Falcon Shores," is scheduled for release in 2025. In an effort to rival Nvidia Corp and Advanced Micro Devices Inc, Intel is shifting its strateg...

Merck Approves $0.73 Per Share Dividend For Q3 2023 – $MRK $DIA $IBB $INVO

As per reports, the board of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) announced its quarterly dividend for the third quarter of 2023. The board has authorised a dividend of $0.73 per share for the common stock. Shareholders who are officially listed as such by the end of business on June 15, 2023, will be eligib...

Stock Market Surges Post Fed Pause – $AAPL $BRQS $CAVA $INM LTRN Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Childhood is a short season" - Helen Hayes   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had an amazing day.  I spent the my 2nd full day at Samuel P. Taylor Park in NorCal during my annual camping trip and it did not disappoint. Here'a picture from my hike today.   ...

Goldman Sachs Anticipates Sluggish Growth & Higher Inflation, Warns Of Tougher Capital Markets – $GS $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) is making preparations for a phase of slow growth and increased inflation, anticipating a challenging landscape for capital markets and financing as CEOs exercise caution. Although the U.S. economy has displayed resilience, investors still harbor concerns ...

Intel Plans To Raise $1.48B Through Sale Of Mobileye Holdings – $INTC $DIA $MBLY $LTRN

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) intends to sell a portion of its holdings in Mobileye Global Inc., generating approximately $1.48 billion to support its ambitious investment strategies. The American company plans to offer 35 million shares of the Israeli automated driving technology maker, ...

Hump Day Brings Forth A Combined Fed Pause & Hawkish Maligned Sandwich – $AAPL $COHR $NVDA $INTC $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil." - J. Paul Getty   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you all had wonderful middle of the week.  I spent the my first full day at Samuel P. Taylor Park in NorCal during my annual camping trip. It is amazing how time...

Walt Disney Co Shifts Focus From Miniparks To Major Attractions & Cruise Ships – $DIS $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) has dismissed the notion of constructing smaller parks within the United States, stating that their focus will be on investing in their major theme parks and cruise ships instead. Recently, Disney also announced the cancellation of plans to build a $1 billio...

Microsoft Transfers Top #AI Researchers From China To Canada, Impacts Talent Pool – $MSFT $DIA $QQQ $LTRN

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) is transferring some of its top artificial intelligence researchers from China to Canada, posing a potential threat to China's technology talent pool. Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), based in Beijing, has initiated the process of obtaining visas for relocating key AI ex...

Salesforce Inc. Announces Major Leadership Changes Under CEO Marc Benioff – $CRM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Salesforce Inc (CRM) under the leadership of CEO Marc Benioff, has announced significant changes in its top management. Miguel Milano has been appointed as the new chief revenue officer, while Ariel Kelman will assume the role of chief marketing officer. Milano is returning to Salesf...

Tuesday’s Stock Market Produced More Green As Investors Hope For Fed Pause – $AI $BRQS $CVNA $GME $LTRN $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings." - Eric Hoffer   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you experienced a superior day, wherever the world landed you today. I have landed at Samuel P. Taylor Park in NorCal for my annual camping...

Chevron’s Acquisition Of PDC Energy Aims To Drive Growth & Cost Savings – $CVX $DIA XLE $INVO

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) CEO Mike Wirth, is open to pursuing additional agreements following the recent acquisition of PDC Energy Inc. for $6.3 billion. However, he emphasizes the importance of maintaining financial prudence. Chevron's purchase of PDC involves a payment of $72 per share...

Intel In Talks With Arm For Major Investment In IPO – $INTC $DIA $NVDA $LTRN

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) is currently engaged in discussions with Arm, a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp, to become a significant investor in Arm's upcoming initial public offering (IPO) of shares. According to a report, Arm intends to list its shares on Nasdaq later this y...

Board Of UnitedHealth Grants 14% Increase In Quarterly Cash Dividend – $UNH $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, The Board of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) has approved a 14% raise in the quarterly cash dividend. On June 27, 2023, a cash dividend of $1.88 per share will be distributed to all shareholders of UNH common stock who are listed as of the close of business on June 19, 2023. This d...

Vista Watchlist Stock Chinook Therapeutics Acquired For ~$3.5B While Stocks Advance On Monday – $AAPL $KDNY $LTRN $TSLA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times." - Bruce Lee   Happy Monday! I hope that went well for all of you today.  This was a great day for many of us as a company that has been part of ou...

Overall Bullish Week Heading Into Next Wednesday’s FOMC Interest Rate Decision – $AAPL $AARK $ADT $FARM $INM $KRE $LTRN $TSLA Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us."- Samuel Smiles   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had another great week as we moved forward and deeper into the month of June. As for the broad markets this week, s...

Large Caps Power Green Day In The Stock Market On Thursday – $AAPL $AFRM $CVNA $INM $INVO $LTRN $NVDA $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times." - Bruce Lee   Happy Thursday! I hope that all went well for you across your personal & commercial universe today. By the way, are you as excited...

Johnson & Johnson Investor Conference Call: Q2 Review & Insights $JNJ $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is scheduled to host an investor conference call on Thursday, July 20th at 8:30 a.m. ET to review the second-quarter results. The conference call will be hosted by Joaquin Duato, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Executive VP and CFO , Joseph J. Wolk along with J...

Russell 2000, Bank & Energy Stocks Lead On Hump Day – $ADT $AFRM $ATOS $AUR $FARM $LTRN $SFIX $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "There are no shortcuts in evolution." - Louis D. Brandeis   Happy Wednesday! I hope that your hump day worked out well for you and yours. As for the broad markets, strength came once again from the small caps on the Russell 2000, while the bank & energy stocks...

Small Caps, Bank Stocks Fly Higher While Broad Markets Seesaw On Tuesday – $ADT $AI $BRQS $CHWY $GTLB $IWC $KRE $LTRN $SONY Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers." - Robert Green Ingersoll   Happy Tuesday! I hope the second day of the week treated you all well. As for the broad markets, the major indices managed to eke out small wins on the large cap side essentially gr...

Investor Update: Walgreens Boots Alliance Q3 2023 Results & Conference Call – $WBA $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) is now scheduled to release its third quarter earnings of fiscal year 2023 on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at 7 a.m. ET, followed with a conference call with the management, scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. ET. Interested parties can reach the conference ca...

Biotech Stocks Move Higher During #ASCO2023 As Stock Market Pulls Back On Monday – $AI $AKRO $AMGN $CHWY $INM $LTRN $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way." - Sophocles   Happy Monday! I hope you had a fantastic start to your work week.  As for the broad markets, the major indices drifted lower to begin the week after last Friday's surge. A few key macroeconomic reports s...

AI, Debt Ceiling & Interest Rate Relief Powers Stocks Forward This Week – $AAPL $AI $ARKK $KDNY $LTRN $MRVL $TSLA Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it." - Mark Twain   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a great week as we welcomed in June. As for the broad markets this week, stocks moved higher this week as US debt ce...

Stocks Begin June Higher As The PMI Rings in Lower – $AAPL $ARKK $CVNA $CHWY $INM $LTRN $NVDA $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Be not simply good - be good for something." - Henry David Thoreau   Happy Thursday! I hope you had an awesome day and made a fortune in the stock market and otherwise. As for the broad markets, the major indices rose nicely today to begin June as the US debt ceil...

May Ends With Stocks Cloaked In Red – $ATOS $ARKK $INM $PROK $SOFI $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Life is the art of drawing without an eraser." - John W. Gardner   Happy Wednesday! I hope you had a great hump day and discovered many ways to prosper on this last day of May.  As for the broad markets, the major indices began and ended the session in the red as ...

The ‘AI’ Train Chugs Along As Broad Markets End Mixed Tuesday – $AAPL $AI $ATOS $INM $KDNY $LTRN $NVDA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Give light and people will find the way." - Ella Baker   Happy Tuesday!   I hope you began began the Memorial Day Holiday-shortened week in grand fashion.  As for the broad markets, the major indices ended the session somewhat mixed while the artificial int...

AI Euphoria Propels NASDAQ Megas Higher Despite Debt Ceiling & Inflation Worries – $AAPL $AI $ATOS $META $MRVL $NVDA $TSLA Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it." - Mark Twain   Happy Memorial Day Weekend! I hope that you have experienced continued success this week and found many ways to increase wealth and happiness.  As for ...

Information Technology Stocks Jump As Markets End Mixed Thursday – $AAPL $GME $NVDA $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind." - Johannes Brahms   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a wonderful day. I spent the day in the Phoenix, AZ area co-hosting three Tribe Public CEO Presentation and Q&A events with Panna Sh...

Retailers Rule While Stocks Turn Red On Hump Day – $ANF $ATOS $BRQS $INVO $KSS $RETA $URBN $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Either move or be moved." - Ezra Pound   Happy Wednesday! I hope that your hump day turned out to be very positive, wherever the world directed you. As for the broad markets, the major indices ended the session in the red weighed down once again by the political p...

Stocks Close In the Red As Debt Ceiling Political Peacocking Continues – $ATOS $CVX $INVO $IWC $PLTR $SCTL $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in." - Henry David Thoreau   Happy Tuesday! I hope that the second day of the week has treated you well.  As for the broad markets, the major indices ended the session on Tuesday lower than they started as U.S. debt ceiling p...

Small Caps, Banks, Biotech & Communication Services Stocks Lead On Monday – $ADT $ARKK $ATOS $BRQS $INM $LTRN $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day --"It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference." - Tom Brokaw   Happy Monday! I hope that the week has kicked off for you in grand fashion. As for the broad markets, the stocks ended generally mixed on Monday, however we saw a relatively strong sh...

Debt Ceiling & Growth Concerns Persist As Stocks & Interest Rates Advance Weekly – $ATOS $BRQS $INM $INVO $META $MGRM $WAL $TSLA Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?" - Vincent Van Gogh   Happy Saturday! I hope that you experienced continued success this week both in the stock market and otherwise. As for the broad markets this week, stocks advanced across the boa...

Mixed Macroeconomic Data Leads Stocks Higher Again On Thursday – $ATOS $BRQS $INM $INVO $LFIX $MGRM $NVDA Rise!

Quote of the Day --"If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen." - Harry S Truman     Happy Thursday! I hope that the fourth day of the week suited you well and that you found many ways to prosper in stocks and beyond. As for the broad markets, the stocks and investors e...

Debt Ceiling Fears Subside As Bank & Growth Stocks Rally – $AARK $AAPL $INM $INVO $KRE $TSLA $WAL $XELA Rise!

Quote of the Day --"Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all." - Alexander the Great     Happy Wednesday! I hope that you all had a marvelous hump day.  Today, I co-hosted another  Tribe Public CEO & Presentation Luncheon Event in San Francisco with Eric Ada...

Stocks Head South As Growth Concerns Escalate Tuesday – $ATOS $GME $VIX $VKTX $XELA Rise!

Quote of the Day --"Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom." - Francis Bacon"   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you ll had a wonderful second day of the week.  This morning I flew from Newport Beach, CA to Salt Lake City, Utah as I co-hosted another  Tribe Public CEO & Presentation...

Stock Market Turns Green To Begin The Week – $ARKK $GME $INM $INVO $KRE $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day --"Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy." - Saadi   Happy Monday! I hope that all is well in part of the world to begin the work week. I am down in Newport, Beach today as I co-hosted our sister organization's Tribe Public CEO & Presentati...

Nasdaq Rises, Balance of Stock Indices Drift Lower Into Mother’s Day Weekend – $ATOS $BRQS $FSLR $NXT $TM Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks." - Mark Zuckerberg   Happy Saturday! I hope that you experienced great success this week and are out enjoying...

Growth Concerns, Bank Issues Weigh On Stocks Again Thursday – $APP $ARKK $ATOS $BRQS $GOOG $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day --"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." - Heraclitus   Happy Thursday! I hope that your day has gone better than you could have expected. As for the broad markets, the Nasdaq managed to priced another Green ...

Nasdaq, Google Exhibit Strength As CPI Revealed On Hump Day – $ADT $GOOG $INVO $MVST $NVDA $PLTR $ZS Rise!

Quote of the Day --"An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves." - Lydia M. Child   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you all is well for you and yours. As for the broad markets,  the Nasdaq sprung forward for a nice gain while the balance of indices somewhat capitulat...

Stocks Drift Lower On Tuesday Ahead Of The CPI- $ADT $ATOS $BA $BRQS $INM $PLTR $SHIP $ZS Rise!

Quote of the Day --"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." - Harry S Truman   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you all found ways to capitalize in the markets and otherwise today.  As for the broad markets, traded lower again across the board as inves...

Stocks Somewhat Waffle About On Monday – $ADT $BRQS $GOOG $NVDA $PLTR $SHOP $ZS Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one." - John Galsworthy   Happy Monday! I hope you all had a superb start to your workweek.  As for the broad markets, stocks somewhat bounced around today without a great deal of conviction, but did try to h...

Nasdaq Ticks Higher As The Fed Hikes Interest Rates – $AAPL $ATOS $BRQS $IMGN $IMN $INVO $KVUE $LLY $TSLA $XBI Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves." - Walter Anderson   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a wonderful week and successful grew your investment accounts.  As for the ...

Chevron Posts 5% Increase In Q1 Net Profit – $CVX $DIA $SPY $INVO

As per reports, Chevron Corporation (CVX) recently exceeded market expectations in the first quarter with a 5% increase in net profit to $6.57 billion or $3.46 per share. The company's refining business was the standout performer, with profits surging over five times to $1.8 billion due ...

IBM Exceeds Q1 Expectations & Signals Strong Demand For IT Services – $IBM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) exceeded the expectations of Wall Street for its first-quarter profit and indicated that the demand for IT services was better than anticipated. In the first quarter, the company's software and consulting businesses increased by 6% and 8....

Amgen Sues Novartis Subsidiary Sandoz Over Alleged Patent Infringement – $AMGN $NVS $XBI $IBB

Reportedly, Amgen Inc. (AMGN)  has taken legal action against Sandoz, a subsidiary of Novartis AG (NVS), in New Jersey federal court. The healthcare giant has accused Sandoz of violating several patents by creating biosimilar versions of its profitable bone-strengthening drugs, Prolia and Xgeva. Am...

Thursday’s Stock Market Session Turns Definitively Red – $ARKK $ATOS $IMGN $INM $KVUE $SHOP $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission." - Arnold Bennett   Happy Thursday! May The 4th Be With You! Hopefully you had a wonderful day and you have a good night ahead.  As for the broad markets, stocks h...

Hawkish Fed Raises Rates, Large Caps, Banks, & Oil Drop Again On Hump Day – $ATOS $IMGN $INM $LLY $TWKS $XBI Biotech Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "There is always risk involved. You can't be a capitalist only when there are investment profits but then a socialist when you experience losses." - Cristina Kirchner   Happy Hump Day! I hope you had a marvelous day.  As for the broad markets, stocks basically osc...

Global Slowdown, Debt Ceiling, & FOMC/Bank Threats Turn Stocks Red On Tuesday – $AMRC $ATOS $BTC $INVO $TWKS $UBER $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand." - Confucius   Happy 2nd Day of the Week! I hope you had a great day.  As for the broad markets, stocks began and ended the day significantly in the red as investors were saddled with worries that included gl...

Bank, Biotech, & China Nasdaq Stocks Speak Loudly On May Day – $ASND $BRQS $GDC $JPM $NVDA $PCVX $TGTX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them." - William Arthur Ward   Happy May Day! I hope all is well in your neck of the woods to begin the week and the month.  As for the broad markets, stocks began the day overall in the green, but t...

Large Caps Move North As Banks/Interest Rates/Oil/Small Caps Retreat This Week – $AAPL $BTC $DIS $MCD $NKE Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Action is the foundational key to all success." - Pablo Picasso   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a wonderful week and managed to make a fortune in the markets. As for the broad markets this week, the large cap indices rose over the course of the week, whil...

Stocks Fly Higher On Thursday – $ATOS $CMCSA $HON $INM $INVO $META $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much." - Elbert Hubbard   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a good day. Today, I attended and co-hosted a couple of Tribe Public events in Scottsdale and Peoria, AZ respectively, with Eric A...

Economic Slowdown, Banks, & Negative Narrative Push Stocks Lower On Wednesday – $ARWR $CMG $INM $META $MSFT Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it." - George Halas   Happy Wednesday! I hope that you had a great day. As for the broad markets, stocks overall traded lower today, however if you were loaded in the key NASDAQ stocks then you were typically happy as it swu...

Global Growth & Bank Concerns Weigh Heavily On Stocks Tuesday – $AMC $ARWR $BTC $HL $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us." - Virginia Satir   Happy Tuesday! I hope that your day proved to be profitable.  As for the broad markets, stocks overall traded significantly lower today as First Republic's (FRC) quarterly earn...

Chevron CEO Mike Wirth Receives 10% Salary Raise In 2023 Due To Increased Profits – $CVX $DIA $SPY $BRQS $INVO

Reportedly, as a result of Chevron Corporation (CVX) increased profits and cash flow due to higher energy prices over the past year, CEO Mike Wirth received a salary increase of approximately 10%, raising his base pay to $1.85 million for 2023. In 2022, Wirth's total compensation, which ...

Apple In Talks To Produce MacBooks In Thailand – $AAPL $DIA $INVO $BRQS

As per reports, Apple Inc (AAPL) is in discussions with suppliers to produce MacBooks in Thailand, as part of the company's plans to expand its manufacturing operations beyond China. Apple has been producing its Apple Watch in Thailand for more than a year. The move comes as Apple and its suppliers ...

Stocks Remain In Relatively Tight Range As Earnings Season Pushes Forward On Monday – $BRQS $FRC $GETY $HAL $INVO $NKE Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart." - Charles Dickens   Happy Monday! I hope all is well in your part of the world today. As for the broad markets, stocks overall traded within a relatively tight trading range as nothing from the macroeconom...

Biotech & Small Caps Charge Forward As Large Caps Drifted Lower This Week – $BRQS $KDNY $IBB $INM $MCD $XBI Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts." - John Wooden   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a super week and that you are out and about finding wonderful ways to make the most of your weekend.  I am happy to report that I am b...

Thirsty Thursday Macro Picture Turns Sour As Stocks Drift Lower – $BRQS $INM $NOVA $UCAR $XPO Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Perfection is the child of time." - Joseph Hall   Happy Thirsty Thursday! I hope that you had an exciting and successful day.  As for the broad markets, stocks drifted lower today into the close as all indices finished the session in the red. Influencing the mark...

Interest Rates Edge Higher As Stocks Capitulate On Wednesday – $INVO $ISRG $SHIP $TDOC $WAL Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world." - Robin Williams   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had a great Wednesday.  As for the broad markets, stocks once again traded within a relatively tight range, while both the Nasdaq & the R...

Stocks Trade Within Relative Tight Range On Tuesday – $AAPL $ATOS $BRQS $INM $MDGL $NFLX $TDOC Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."- Soren Kierkegaard   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a wonderful second day of the week.  As for the broad markets, stocks traded within a relatively tight range, while only the S&P man...

Biotech, Real Estate, & Small Cap Stocks Lead The Way On Monday – $AAPL $AI $INM $INVO $RXDX $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it." - Julia Child   Happy Monday! I hope that you have successfully kicked off the week in style.  As for the broad markets, today's stock market proved to be range restricted, but overal...

Stocks Swing As Recessionary Data Arrives This Week – $AAPL $ATOS $BRQS $COIN $INM $JPM $NKE Rise!

  Quote of the Day:  "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower." - Steve Jobs   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a great week and are out making the most of your weekend.  I am happy to report that I am still in Arizona enjoying the heat as of the time of the publ...

Disinflationary PPI & Jobs’ Reports Fuel Thirsty Thursday’s Stock Market – $AAPL $ARKK $ATOS $CRSP $INM $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money." - Thomas Jefferson   Happy Thirsty Thursday! I hope that the fourth day of the week turned out to be more than adequate for you and yours. As for the broad markets, today's stock market provided signifi...

Recessionary Concerns (CPI, FOMC Minutes) Sour Stocks On Hump Day – $AG $INVO $LUCY $MSFT $SHIP $UNH Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." - Viktor E. Frankl   Happy Hump Day! I hope that your middle of the week was truly successful.  As for the broad m...

Tuesday’s Stock Market Ends Mixed Prior to Hump Day’s CPI Report – $AMC $ATOS $BTC $KMX $LUCY $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be." - Khalil Gibran  Happy Tuesday! I hope that the second day of the week treated you well.  As for the broad markets, today's markets proved to be a bit of a mixed session as investors awaited...

Monday’s Stock Market Proves Volatile, But Ends Positive – $AG $AI $AMC $CVX $INM $MU $IWC Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age." - Booth Tarkington   Happy Monday! I hope that the beginning of your workweek treated you all well.  As for the broad markets, today's session was a bit volatile, but overall the major indices m...

Slowing Economic Signs, Rising Oil Prices Cloud The Stock Market This Week – $AAPL $ATOS $DIS $IYH $MCD $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way." - Robert Kiyosaki   Happy Sunday! I hope that you had a wonderful week and are out enjoying you time off with friends and famil...

Stocks Surface To End The Holiday-Shortened Trading Week – $AAPL $AI $AMC $ARKK $INM $MSFT $NAAS $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The most effective way to do it, is to do it." -  Amelia Earhart   Happy Thursday! I hope that the last trading session of the week served you well.  As for the broad markets, today's session started a bit sluggish again, but then begin to rise overall and finish...

#HumpDay Proves Choppy, But Dow 30 Ends Green- $AMC $NAAS $JNJ $INM $INVO $UNH Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "There is always room at the top." - Daniel Webster   Happy Wednesday! I hope that hump day has been an overall successful venture for you.  As for the broad markets, Wednesday's session was cloaked in a heavy coat made of 'slowdown concerns' and proved to be chopp...

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Releases 2022 Annual Report & Shareholder Letters – $JPM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the 2022 Annual Report of JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM), also referred to as the "Firm," has been released. This report consists of letters to the shareholders written by various business heads along with the Chairman & CEO. The report and its accompanying letters can now be accessed...

Energy Giant Chevron Corporation To Host Quarterly Earnings Conference Call On April 28, 2023 – $CVX $DIA $XLE $INVO

As per reports, Chevron Corporation (CVX) has scheduled its quarterly earnings conference call for Friday, April 28, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT). Interested individuals can participate in the call by dialing 800-378-6902 in listen-only mode and entering the conference ID number 6069633. Th...

McDonald’s To Temporarily Close US Offices For Layoff News – $MCD $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD), the popular burger chain, is set to temporarily shut down its U.S. offices to inform its corporate staff about the upcoming layoffs that are part of the company's overall restructuring plan. The report further mentioned that the company has urg...

Stocks & JOLTS Leg Lower As Oil, Silver, & Stagflation Fears Jump On Tuesday – $AG $APE $EHC $HL $INTC $NKE Rise!

Quote of the Day --"If you're going through hell, keep going." - Winston Churchill   Happy Tuesday! I hope that today served you well in many ways.  As for the broad markets, Tuesday served to be a sobering session for most odd us as stocks sold off from the 'getgo' and all major indi...

Jack Daniel’s & Coca-Cola Cocktail Going Global As Pre-mixed Option In 2023 – $KO $DIA $SPY $INVO

As per reports, the iconic Jack Daniel's & Coca-Cola Company (KO) cocktail will be introduced in the United States as a pre-mixed, ready-to-drink (RTD) option for the first time. This beverage is inspired by a popular bar-call cocktail and contains Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey and...

Tesla Sets New Sales Record In Q1 After Price Cuts To Combat Rising Competition – $TSLA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, after facing increasing competition from its rivals, Tesla's (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk decided to reduce prices, resulting in a record-breaking number of car sales in the first three months of the year. According to Tesla's announcement, the company delivered 422,875 vehicles in t...

Honeywell Invests In Redaptive To Drive EaaS Sales For Commercial Buildings – $HON $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Honeywell (HON) has made a strategic investment in Redaptive to accelerate a collaboration aimed at bringing Energy-as-a-Service (EaaS) capabilities to privately owned commercial and industrial buildings. The investment is expected to facilitate the rapid deployment of technologies desig...

Chatbot Ban In Italy Draws Criticism From Deputy Prime Minister – $MSFT $DIA $QQQ $AI $INVO

As per reports, the Deputy Prime Minister of Italy expressed his disagreement with the government's Data Protection Authority for temporarily banning the chatbot ChatGPT, which is powered by artificial intelligence and backed by Microsoft's (MSFT) OpenAI. The ban was implemen...

McDonald’s To Refresh Board Of Directors With Retirement Of 2 Long-Serving Members – $MCD $DIA $SPY $INVO

According to reports, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) has announced the retirement of two long-serving members, Robert "Bob" A. Eckert and John W. Rogers, Jr., from its Board of Directors, effective from the 2023 Annual Shareholders' Meeting. Eckert and Rogers both joined the board on the same day in...

Intel Announces Release Schedule For New Data Center Chips, Including Sierra Forest – $INTC $DIA $QQQ $INVO

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC), a leading chip manufacturer in the U.S., has announced the release schedule for its latest semiconductor chips designed for data center customers. The company has confirmed that Sierra Forest, its first chip aimed at improving power efficiency, will be delivered...

Walmart’s Key Executives To Present Strategic Plans In 2023 Investor Meeting – $WMT $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has announced that it has scheduled its 2023 Investment Community Meeting in Florida on April 4-5. On April 5, the company will webcast presentations from its key executives, including the president and CEO, CFO, and business unit CEOs for Walmart U.S., Walmart...

FAA Works With Wireless Carriers To Ensure Safe Coexistence Of 5G & Aviation – $XZ $T $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the four major U.S. wireless carriers have informed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of their agreement to take voluntary actions to address aviation safety concerns and allow full use of the C-Band wireless spectrum for 5G use. This agreement follows extensive discussions...

Walgreens Beats Expectations With Strong Pharmacy Sales & Expansion Investments – $WBA $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) quarterly profit exceeded market expectations, driven by stronger-than-anticipated sales in its retail pharmacy business. The increase in prescription drug sales comes as the initial impact of COVID vaccination demand, which initially helped offset low non-C...

Merck’s Q1 2023 Sales & Earnings Call On April 27 – $MRK $DIA $IBB $INVO

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) will host a conference call on April 27, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. ET for institutional investors and analysts to discuss the company's sales and earnings for the first quarter. The call will feature an overview of the quarter's performance by company executives. A live audio web...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Recently Met China’s Minister Of Commerce To Strengthen Ties – $AAPL $DIA $SPY $INVO

In recent times, Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc., (AAPL) had a meeting with Wang Wentao, China's Minister of Commerce, to stress the importance of the relationship between the prominent US consumer tech company and its significant partner, especially considering the heightened tensions between Washi...

Job Cuts At Disney: Company Begins Notifying Affected Employees – $DIS $DIA $SPY $INVO

As per reports, Walt Disney Company (DIS) has initiated the 7k layoffs it announced earlier this year, as confirmed in a letter from CEO Bob Iger. The company's aim is to reduce costs and streamline its business, with major divisions including Disney Entertainment, Disney Parks, Experien...

Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine Monetizes Chat Responses With Advertising Sales – $MSFT $DIA $QQQ $AI $INVO

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) is monetizing Bing chat search engine by selling advertising space in its responses. This move demonstrates a potential revenue model for the company's artificial intelligence tool, which already boasts an impressive 100 million daily users. Bing's updated version offers...

Amgen Appeals To Supreme Court To Revive Repatha Patents – $AMGN $DIA $IBB $XB $SNY $REGN $INVO

Reportedly, in the coming week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Amgen Inc's appeal to revive patents for its Repatha cholesterol-lowering drug. This comes after a lower court invalidated two of Amgen's patents in a legal dispute with Sanofi SA (SNY)) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (REGN) Amgen ...

Salesforce Considers Further Job Cuts To Improve Profitability – $CRM $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Chief Operating Officer Brian Millham, Salesforce Inc. (CRM) may undergo another round of job cuts as the company aims to improve its profitability. Previously, the software company had been focused on hiring and making large acquisitions, but it is now redirecting its efforts towards ac...

Apple Launches Apple Pay Later Service For Flexible Payment Options – $AAPL $SPY $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Apple Inc (AAPL) has launched a new service in the United States called Apple Pay Later, which allows consumers to buy items and pay for them over time. The service offers users the option to split their payments into four installments over a six-week period without incurring any additio...

Procter & Gamble To Webcast Q3 Earnings Discussion On April 21, 2023 – $PG $DIA $SPY $INVO

On April 21, 2023, Procter & Gamble Company (PG) is scheduled to discuss its third quarter earnings results through a live audio webcast at 8:30 a.m. ET. The webcast can be accessed by media and investors at www.pginvestor.com and will be available for replay. The Procter & Gamble Company...

Q2 Begins With OPEC+ Charged Stock Market Session – $AI $ATOS $BRQS $CVX $FRC $INM $VKTX Rise!

Quote of the Day --"The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas." - Alfred Whitney Griswold   Happy Monday! I hope that the start of the week has positioned you well to make advancements on all accounts.  As for the broad markets, the first trading day of Q2 ended in sort o...

Disney Shareholders’ Annual Meeting Webcast – $DIS

On April 3, 2023, The Walt Disney Company's  (DIS) shareholders can watch the live webcast of the Company's annual meeting, during which management will provide their remarks. The webcast will be accessible through www.disney.com/investors at 1:00 p.m. ET/ 10:00 a.m. PT. Additionally, the webcast p...

Large Caps March Forward On Thursday – $AAPL $AI $BRQS $CVX $DIS $F $INM Rise!

Quote of the Day --"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind." - Rudyard Kipling   Happy Thursday! I hope that you have experienced great success today.  As for the broad markets on the second to the last day of Q1, there was a positive move overall in the markets ...

Disney World & Unions Agreeing On Minimum Wage Hike – $DIS $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Walt Disney Company (DIS) World has reached a tentative agreement with its service worker unions that it would increase the starting minimum wage from $15 to $18 per hour. The deal would also provide a raise of $5.50 to $8.60 to every unionized theme park worker by the end of the contrac...

Simplifying Healthcare: UnitedHealth Group To Scale Back Prior Authorization Process – $UNH $DIA $SPY $INVO

As per reports, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) is reportedly planning to decrease the usage of the prior authorization procedure by 20% for certain non-urgent surgeries and procedures. This process involves obtaining coverage approval for specific non-emergency procedures. The red...

Coca-Cola To Release Q1 2023 Financial Results & Host Investor Call in April – $KO $DIA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, The Coca-Cola Company (KO) to release its first quarter 2023 financial results April 24 before the New York Stock Exchange opens. The release will be followed by an investor conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results. The company invites investors to join a webcast at www.co...

Apple Eyes English Football Streaming, Amazon Develops Sports App – $AAPL $AMZN $DIA $SPY $MANU $INVO

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) is contemplating making a bid for the streaming rights to various English football games. These rights would include the ability to broadcast Premier League matches in the UK, as well as games from lower leagues run by the English Football League.  It's worth noting th...

11 Sectors, Banks & Bitcoin Moved Higher On Hump Day- $AAPL $BEEM $BRQS $FRC $INM $INVO $INTC $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The more things change, the more they are the same." - Alphonse Karr   Happy Wednesday! I hope that your hump day was extremely successful. I am happy to report that the broad markets today turned out to be overwhelmingly positive as we near the end of Q1, which ha...

Stocks Move Lower As The Energy Sector Creeps Tuesday – $AG $AMC $ATOS $BRQS $CVX $HL $INTC $NKE $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Of all possessions a friend is the most precious." - Herodotus   Happy Tuesday! I hope that your second day of the week has turned out well for you and yours. As for the broad markets, Tuesday's session was an overall negative ride where all major indices. The ene...

Bank Stocks Propel Markets Fashionably Forward on Monday – $AI $BRQS $FCNCA $FRC $INVO $PROK $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it." - Confucius   Happy Monday! I hope your week kicked off in grand fashion. As for the broad markets, Monday's session seemed to dominated by the highly publicized stories related to North Carolina-based First Citiz...

Stocks Rebound Weekly Despite Banking System Woes – $AAPL $AMC $BEEM $BRQS $INM $INVO $NVDA $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson." - Elon Musk   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had an amazing week.  As for the broad markets this week, stocks saw increased volatility, but rose over the last 5-days after last week's beat down. O...

Stock Market Volatility Increases During Thursday’s ‘Digestive’ Session – $AI $BEEM $GDS $KDNY $PROK $REGN $SHIP $SNY Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it." - Woodrow Wilson   Happy Thirsty Thursday! I hope you experienced a productive and fulfilling day.  As for the broad markets, Thursday's session proved to be relatively volatile as investors fu...

Verizon Q1 2023 Earnings Report Date Announced – $VZ $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) is set to disclose its Q1 2023 earnings on Tuesday, April 25th. The earnings report will be presented through a webcast starting at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. By 7:30 a.m. that day, access instructions and presentation materials will be available on Ve...

American Express To Host Q1 2023 Earnings Conference Call In April – $AXP $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, American Express Company (AXP) has scheduled an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) to discuss the financial results for the first quarter of 2023. The company plans to host a live audio webcast accessible to the public through the American Express Inv...

JP Morgan Teams Up With Campbell Lutyens For Private Equity Access – $JPM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) is set to team up with Campbell Lutyens, a private equity advisory firm based in London. The collaboration aims to provide JPMorgan's clients with access to transactions involving the continuation funds of private equity firms. This partnership will expa...

Boeing Secures $2.5 Billion Deal To Sell 21 737 MAX Jets To Japan Airlines – $BA $DIA $INVO

Boeing Co (BA) has reportedly secured a deal with Japan Airlines Co (JAL) to sell 21 of its 737 MAX jets for a minimum of $2.5 billion at list prices. This marks JAL's first order for the 737 MAX, as the airline mainly operates Boeing aircraft, including the 737-800 as its primary narrowbody plane. ...

Uncle ‘Jerry’ Powell Bumps Up Interest Rates As Stocks Dive On Hump Day – $AG $BRQS $GME $INM $INVO $PROK Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Success is the sum of small efforts - repeated day in and day out." - Robert Collier   Happy Wednesday! I hope you had a productive day at work and in the markets.  As for the broad markets, hump day proved to be an overall negative session as Uncle 'Jerry' Powel...

China Sales Providing Boost For Tesla – $TSLA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Tesla (TSLA) is on track to deliver one of its strongest quarters in China, according to the latest retail sales data. As the first electric vehicle manufacturer to cut prices in the country, Tesla is striving to maintain its market share. The figures from China Merchants Bank Internatio...

Google’s AI Chatbot Bard Now Available To Public In US & UK. – $GOOG $SPY $MSFT $INVO

Reportedly, Google has begun making its chatbot Bard available to the public in the US and the UK. Previously, the program was only accessible to approved testers. Bard is an experiment that uses generative AI, which relies on past data to create content rather than identify it. The release of Micro...

Judge’s Ruling Clears The Way For UnitedHealth’s Acquisition Of Change Healthcare – $UNH $DIA $INVO

According to recent reports, the U.S. Justice Department has decided to drop its appeal against UnitedHealth Group's (UNH) acquisition of Change Healthcare for almost $8 billion in 2022. Initially, the Justice Department had argued that UnitedHealth, the largest health insurer in the U.S., would gai...

Virtual Annual Shareholders’ Meeting Set For Walmart On May 31 – $WMT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has announced that it will conduct its Annual Shareholders' Meeting virtually on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. Shareholders can participate in the meeting through a live audio webcast and can cast their vote electronically, online, by mail or phone before the meetin...

Amgen Increasing Job Cuts Amid Industry Pressure – $AMGN $DIA $INVO

According to reports, Amgen Inc. (AMGN) has declared that it will cut 450 jobs, which accounts for less than 2% of the company's entire workforce. This is the second time this year that the company is implementing layoffs due to the challenges of increasing drug prices and inflation. The decision to...

Microsoft Previews AI “Copilot” & “Business Chat” Experience For Microsoft 365 – $MSFT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) has given a glimpse into a new AI "copilot" designed for its Microsoft 365 product suite, which includes popular applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. The AI technology will initially be tested by select business customers and aims to provide content dr...

J&J’s Experimental Pill Shows Promise Against Dengue Virus – $JNJ $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has developed an experimental pill for dengue that has shown promising results in animal studies. According to data published the pill was effective against all four types of the dengue virus in mice and prevented infection from two types in monkeys. This ...

Yellen’s Systematic Intervention Speech Pushes Banks, Stocks Higher on Tuesday Rise – $ADT $AMZN $ARKK $FRC $INVO $JPM $KRE $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "You exist only in what you do." - Federico Fellini   Happy Second Day of The Week! I hope you had a wonderful day and that the stock market treated you well.  As for the broad markets, Tuesday's session was an overall positive one as Treasury Secretary Janet Yell...

Stocks Hop Seeing Widespread Sector Performance On Monday – $AAPL $BRQS $INM $INVO $IWC $SHIP $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win." - Bobby Knight   Happy Monday! I hope great start to your week.  As for the broad markets, Monday's session was positive from beginning to end as all 11 sectors closed in the green after the ...

PROGRESS REPORT: INVO Bioscience (NASDAQ $INVO) Signs Binding Agreements For Materially Transformative Acquisition

INVO Bioscience (NASDAQ: INVO) is a commercial-stage fertility company dedicated to expanding the assisted reproductive technology ("ART") marketplace by making fertility care accessible and inclusive to people around the world. Their primary mission is to implement new medical technologies aimed at...

Bank Anxieties, Gold & Nasdaq Values Jump While Interest Rates Drop Sharply This Week – $AAPL $ARKK $AG $ATOS $ILMN $INTC $MSFT $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Be true to your work, your word, and your friend." - John Boyle O'Reilly   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a magnificent week and managed to lock in gains across your accounts. As for the broad markets this week, stocks saw increased volatility as the banking secto...

The Big Banks & Janet Yellen’s Actions Help To Swing Stocks Higher Thursday – $AAPL $FRC $INM $INTC $INVO $META $JPM $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The true art of memory is the art of attention." - Samuel Johnson   Happy Thursday! I hope all is well in your part of the world.  As for the broad markets, Thursday's session was volatile, but after some early sideways action it began to raise essentially into t...

Wednesday Welcomes More Stock Market & Bank Woes – $ARKK $BRQS $META $QQQ $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The secret of happiness is something to do." - John Burroughs     Happy Wednesday! I hope that your Hump day was especially fruitful for you and yours.  As for the broad markets, an overall a virtual beat down was once again experienced on Wednesday as the ...

Travelers To Review Q1 2023 Results On April 19 – $TRV $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) is scheduled to hold a review of its Q1 2023 results at 9 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 19. The review will follow the release of the results earlier that morning. Interested investors can listen to the call by dialing 888-440-6281 (within the U.S.) or 6...

Microsoft Signs 10-Year Licensing Deal With Boosteroid For Call Of Duty – $MSFT $ATVI $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) has entered into a 10-year licensing agreement with cloud gaming provider Boosteroid, to bring Activision's Call of Duty franchise to the platform. This move is partially aimed at addressing competition concerns related to Microsoft's acquisition of Activision. However, ...

Seasoned Leader Vimal Kapur To Take Over As CEO Of Honeywell – $HON $DIA $INVO

According to reports, Honeywell International In. (HON) has announced that Vimal Kapur will be taking over as CEO, succeeding Darius Adamczyk. Kapur, who has over 30 years of experience leading various businesses within the company, was appointed Honeywell's president and chief operating officer ten...

Nike Joins Puma In Ending Use Of Kangaroo Leather Amid Growing Criticism – $NKE $DIA $INVO

NIKE, Inc. (NKE) has announced that it will discontinue the use of kangaroo skins in its shoes this year. This move comes after Puma, Nike's German rival, made a similar announcement, marking an end to a controversial practice that has received backlash from animal rights activists and consumers ali...

Saudi Arabia Commits To 78-Boeing Dreamliner Deal For New Airlines – $BA $DIA $INVO

According to recent reports, Saudi Arabia is set to purchase 78 Boeing Co. (BA) 787 Dreamliners as part of a plan by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to rejuvenate the country's national airline and establish a new international carrier that will challenge the likes of Emirates and Qatar Airways. Un...

Boeing Expects Aircraft Financing To Rebound In 2023 – $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Boeing Co. (BA) has announced that it anticipates commercial aircraft financing to recover and approach pre-pandemic levels in 2023, indicating a robust industry outlook. Boeing regularly evaluates aircraft financing trends and has observed a rise in interest from financiers and investor...

CPI Report Welcomes A ‘Bit of Green’ Into The Stock Market On Tuesday – $AAPL $ADT $ARKK $FRC $INVO $META $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "A will finds a way." - Orison Swett Marden     Happy Tuesday! I hope that your second day of the week was even better than your first. As for the broad markets, an overall rebound was realized today that was seemingly fueled by a CPI report that came in line...

Caterpillar Workers Avoid Strike By Approving 6-Year Labor Contract – $CAT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the United Auto Workers (UAW) union has announced that workers at four local Caterpillar (CAT) chapters have agreed and voted in favor of a new six-year labor contract, avoiding a potential strike at the largest construction equipment manufacturer in the world. The new agreement applies ...

Apple Launches iPhone 14 & 14 Plus With Advanced Features & New Color – $AAPL $DIA $INVO

According to reports, Apple (AAPL) has recently launched its latest iPhone models, the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus. The new range includes a new color option, yellow, along with the existing colors such as midnight, starlight, RED, blue, and purple. In a statement, Apple claimed that the new iPhone...

American Express Authorizes Share Buyback & Dividend Increase – $AXP $DIA $INVO

The Board of Directors at American Express Company (AXP) has potentially taken two steps that are hoed will benefit its shareholders. Firstly, they have authorized the buyback of up to 120 million common shares of the company, which is subject to the Board's review and approval. This action could he...

Intel To Host Investor Webinar On Data Center AI Business & Growth Drivers – $INTC $DIA $INVO

Intel Corporation (INTC) has announced that it will be hosting an investor webinar on March 29, 2023, at 8:30 a.m. PDT. The purpose of this webinar is to provide the audience with updates on Intel's Data Center and AI business, along with its growth drivers, and to review the company's product roadm...

Did Disney CEO Just Admit That Theme Park Prices May Have Been Too High?… – $DIS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Walt Disney Company (DIS) CEO Bob Iger has acknowledged that some customers have expressed dissatisfaction with the high prices of the company's theme parks. Recently, speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference, Iger admitted that the recent price increas...

Bank & Biotech Stocks Command Investors Attention To Begin The Week – $AAPL $AG $ARKK $ILNM $INM $INVO $PRVB $SGEN $TSLA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "To live is to think." - Marcus Tullius Cicero     Happy Monday! I hope that your first day of the week has treated you well.   As for the broad markets and investors minds, they were somewhat consumed by the headlines and associated stories related to the b...

Merck’s Experimental Heart Drugs Show Positive Results (Exercise Capacity) In Clinical Trials – $MRK $DIA $INVO

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) has reportedly announced the positive results of a late-stage study revealing that its experimental therapy, sotatercept, has increased the exercise capacity of patients who have a fatal disease that causes high pressure in the blood vessels of the heart and lungs. The ph...

NIKE Announces Changes To Senior Leadership Team To Support Digital Growth Strategy – $NKE $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) has made changes to its senior leadership team to support its Consumer Direct Acceleration (CDA) strategy, aimed at achieving long-term growth and profitability through digital channels. These changes were announced recently, with Amy Montagne, currently VP/GM, APLA, tra...

Amgen Declares $2.13 Per Share Dividend For Q2 2023 – $AMGN $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Amgen (AMGN) has announced that its Board of Directors has approved a dividend of $2.13 per share for the second quarter of 2023. The dividend is scheduled to be paid on June 8, 2023, to all stockholders who are recorded as of the close of business on May 18, 2023. DID YOU KNOW? Fert...

Boeing & Shield AI Partner To Enhance Military Use Of Autonomous Aircraft Software Via AI Tech- $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Boeing Co. (BA) and Shield AI Inc. have entered into a partnership aimed at accelerating the military utilization of Shield AI's autonomous aircraft software and exploring other defense applications for the AI technology. Shield AI's Hivemind software is a unique self-driving AI pilot fo...

Intel Seeks Additional Subsidies ($5B) For Chip Manufacturing Complex In Germany – $INTC $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) is facing financial hurdles with its chip manufacturing complex project in eastern Germany and is seeking additional subsidies from the German government. The company has requested an estimated €4 billion to €5 billion in additional aid to continue the pr...

General Motors & Microsoft Consider Use Of ChatGPT To Improve Vehicle Features – $GM $MSFT $DIA $INVO

As per reports, General Motors Co (GM) is considering the utilization of ChatGPT, in collaboration with Microsoft (MSFT), for various purposes. One potential use case is to provide information on how to use vehicle features typically found in an owner's manual, such as programming garage door codes ...

Opko Health Partners with Merck On Epstein-Barr Virus Vaccine Deal Worth Up To $922M – $MRK $OPK $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Opko Health Inc. (OPK)  has signed a deal with Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) for its experimaental Epstein-Barr virus vaccine. Merck will take over the clinical and regulatory activities related to the vaccine, as well as its commercialization once Opko's unit ModeX Therapeutics files...

Intel Builds Software Platform For Quantum Computers – $INTC $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Intel Corporation has built a software platform for developers to build quantum algorithms that can run on a quantum computer. Quantum computing, in theory, can perform calculations quicker than conventional computers and is based on quantum physics. Intel Labs' head of quantum applicati...

Microsoft To License ‘Call Of Duty’ To Sony For A Decade Amid Acquisition ($69B) Concerns – $MSFT $SONY $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) has stated that it will license the "Call of Duty" (CoD) franchise of Activision Blizzard to Sony for 10 years in response to concerns raised by Britain over its $69 billion acquisition of the gaming company. As per a document published by the regulator, this move is aim...

Bear Market Ages While SVB Gets Taken Over This Week – $ASAN $BRQS $INTC $OCEA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us." - Boris Pasternak   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a wonderful week wherever the you landed around the globe. As for the broad markets this week, stocks headed significantly lower by the end of the week as cr...

Stock Market’s Sharp-Toothed Decline Felt On Thursday – $ASAN $BRQS $INVO $NARI $OCEA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The sea hath fish for every man." - William Camden     Happy Thursday! I hope that your fourth day of the week was especially rewarding on all accounts.  As for the broad markets, stocks proceeded to dive deeply across all sectors today forcing all the majo...

Interest Rates Increase As Stocks Wobble On Wednesday – $AAPL $ADT $APE $BRQS $DKS $INM $SHIP $VERX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "What is called genius is the abundance of life and health." - Henry David Thoreau     Happy Hump Day! I hope that your Wednesday treated you as well as expected or even better.  As for the broad markets, stocks seem to be a bit wobbly after having swallowin...

Boeing & Airbus Team Up To Compete For Royal Air Force & British Army Helicopter Contract – $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, two major airplane manufacturers, Boeing Co. (BA) from the United States and Airbus SE from Europe, have joined forces to compete for a contract from the UK government. This contract is for the provision of helicopters to the Royal Air Force and the British Army to replace the aging flee...

Boeing CEO Misses Bonus Target Due to 777X Service Entry Delay – $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Boeing (BA) has denied CEO Dave Calhoun a bonus of $7 million due to the company's inability to put the 777X into service by the end of 2023. Calhoun had been offered this incentive when he took over as CEO in January 2020 and had to meet seven milestones by the end of this year. However...

Tesla Seeking To Move Closer To Commencing Production Of First EVs In Mexico – $TSLA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Tesla (TSLA) is close to receiving the final permits necessary to commence construction of its new factory in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, near the U.S.-Mexico border. The company is aiming to begin producing its first cars in Mexico by next year. Tesla CEO Elon Musk had announced the investment,...

Verizon Extends Adeia’s Media IP License Agreement – $VZ $DIA $INVO

Adeia Inc. and Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) have reportedly agreed to a multi-year extension of their license to Adeia's media patent portfolio. As a leading communication services provider in the United States, Verizon offers an extensive range of services to its customers over its networks, w...

Walgreens Warned From Dispensing Abortion Pills – $WBA $DIA

According to reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) has made the decision to refrain from dispensing abortion pills through the mail in the states of 20 Republican attorneys general. These attorneys general had warned the pharmacy chain that it could potentially violate the law if it chose to distri...

The Fed’s Hawk Reprices The Stock Market On Tuesday – $BBIO $DKS $INM $INVO $KDNY $SE $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great." - Rose Kennedy     Happy Tuesday! I hope that your second day of the week was good to you.  As for the broad markets, stocks took a rather sizable hit across the board today. The move came as Fed Chair '...

Merck Seeks Lynparza’s Expanded Use In Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer – $MRK $DIA $AZN $INVO

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) and AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) have announced that an independent advisory committee for the U.S. health regulator will review their application seeking expanded use of Lynparza to treat advanced prostate cancer. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's committee is...

Salesforce & OpenAI Partner Seeks To Revolutionize Business Software With EinsteinGPT – $CRM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Salesforce Inc. (CRM) has announced a collaboration with OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, to incorporate the chatbot sensation into its collaboration software, Slack. Additionally, the company plans to introduce generative artificial intelligence to its overall business software throu...

Tesla Recalls Model Y SUVs In US Regarding Potential Seat Issue- $TSLA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Tesla has announced the recall of 3,470 Model Y vehicles in the United States due to concerns that bolts securing the second-row seatback frames may not have been properly tightened. The recall applies to Model Y cars manufactured between 2022 and 2023 and was disclosed in a filing. Acco...

Retailing Giant Walmart CEO Doug McMillon Extends Tenure – $WMT $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Chief Executive Office Doug McMillon, 56, to lead the company for at least three more years as the retailer continues to work on to finalizing its successor. Kathryn McLay, 49, the head of Walmart warehouse chain Sam's Club, is also among those seen as pote...

Stocks End Sideways As Fed Fears Blossom – $AAPL $ATOS $BBIO $BRQS $INM $INVO $UNCY Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "No one can figure out your worth but you." - Pearl Bailey     Happy First Day of the Week! I hope that your Monday proved to be overwhelmingly successful.  As for the broad markets, stocks started out initially with a positive trajectory, but then headed low...

Stocks ‘March’ed Foward To Begin The Month With Weekly Gains – $AG $AI $AAPL $ARKK $CRM $OXY $SGEN $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere." - Albert Einstein   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a great week as we pushed in to the first week of March.  As for the broad markets this week, stocks headed significantly higher by the end o...

Walmart To Open 28 Healthcare Centers Across U.S By Yearend 2024 – $WMT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT)  announced opening of 28 new healthcare centers in the United States by the end of next year, including its first ones in Missouri and Arizona, by the end of 2024.  The new Health centers will cover about 5,750 square feet and offer services including startin...

Caterpillar Announces Terms & Benefits On Its Renewed Labor Agreement To Be Voted On March 12- $CAT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) workers are scheduled to vote on a tentative agreement with the company on March 12. The company informed that it had reached a six-year agreement with UAW members, warding off a strike at three central Illinois manufacturing facilities and a parts and distributio...

Boeing Seeking To Elect SUEZ SA CEO Sabrina Soussan To Board At Annual Meeting On April 18 – $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the board of Boeing Company (BA) announced that it has nominated Sabrina Soussan as a new director at the company's upcoming annual meeting of shareholders. Soussan currently serves as chair and CEO of SUEZ SA, a Paris-based global utility company specializing in water and waste manageme...

UnitedHealth Board Announces Quarterly Dividend Payable March 21, 2023 – $UNH $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the UnitedHealth Group board authorized the payment of a cash dividend of $1.65 per share, payable on March 21, 2023, to common stockholders as of March 13, 2023. Dow 30 component UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the Unit...

Microsoft To Launch AI-powered Services For Telecom Firms – MSFT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) is to launch two AI-powered services designed to manage telecom networks, with the same capabilities used to manage the tech giant's Azure cloud platform. Operators can benefit from its advanced artificial intelligence that helps to unlock new business opportunities and ...

Salesforce Reports Q1 Revenue Beat, Increases Share Buyback Program – $CRM $DIA $INVO

Salesforce (CRM) reported Q1 revenue beating estimates as pandemic-induced migration to hybrid-work models increased demand. The CRM giant will also increase its share repurchase program to $20 billion. In January, to drive down costs, Salesforce cut jobs by 10% after pandemic hiring left it with a ...

Caterpillar’s CFO To Participate At Evercore ISI Industrial Conference On March 8 – $CAT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Caterpillar, Inc.'s (CAT) Chief Financial Officer Andrew Bonfield is to participate in a fireside chat at the 15th annual Evercore ISI Industrial Conference on Wednesday, March 8, 2023.  The webcast can be reached at https://wsw.com/webcast/evercore33/cat/2146200. The CFO, Mr. Bonfie...

Merck’s COVID Pill Ineffective In Preventing Infection Within Households – $MRK $PFE $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc.'s (MRK) COVID-19 pill,  molnupiravir was not effective at reducing the risk of coronavirus infections in people living with the COVID infected patients. The results were similar to findings from rival Pfizer Inc. (PFE), whose COVID pill Paxlovid also failed to cut ...

Salesforce, Dow 30 Lead Stocks Higher On Thursday – $ARKK $CERT $CRM $DIS $IBB $INVO $NKE Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all." - Nelson Mandela   Happy Thursday! I hope that your Thursday ended up going better that you could have reasonably expected. As for the broad markets, the markets drifted lower for approximately two-thirds of the d...

Home Depot Quarterly Earnings Report Mixed Results – $HD $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, The Home Depot, Inc. (HD) reported mixed Q4 earnings, posting earnings per share of $3.30 versus $3.28 expected, and revenue of $35.83 billion versus $35.97 billion expected. Year over year, Home Depot earnings increased 2.8% and revenue edged up 0.3%. For fiscal 2023, the home improveme...

Chevron Raises Annual Share Buyback Target Up to $20B! – $CVX $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, U.S. energy giant Chevron Corporation (CVX) raised its share buyback outlook to between $10 billion and $20 billion per year and reaffirmed its production guidance of more than 3% annual growth by 2027. In January, Chevron tripled its budget for buybacks to $75 billion with no fixed expi...

UnitedHealth Extends Partnership With Somatus Offering Kidney Care To 5 New States – $UNH $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) and Somatus, Inc., a value-based kidney care company, have expanded their partnership to provide advanced kidney care services to five new states. The partnership will benefit thousands of new members throughout Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, ...

Nike Set To Release Q3 Earnings March 21 – $NKE $DIA $INVO

As per reports, NIKE, Inc. (NKE) schedules the release of its third quarter fiscal 2023 financial results on March 21, 2023, Tuesday, after the market closes. The sports giant to host a conference call at 2:00 p.m. PT. to review the results. The event can be reached at https://investors.nike.com. ...

Intel Cuts Quarterly Dividend – $INTC $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) is decreasing its quarterly dividend as a major step of its strategy to improve its capital position amid unstable times. Recently, Intel confirmed that two of its major components data centers and personal computers witnessed slowing growth after two years o...

Small Cap & Biotech Stocks Move Higher To Kick Off March – $ADT $INVO $IBB $KDNY $RETA $SRPT $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination." - Ellen Key   Happy Hump Day! I hope that your middle of the week ventures have proven to be both productive and profitable as we kicked off March.  As for the broad markets, it was a somewh...

February Closes With Large Caps Legging Lower – $AG $ANF $BEEM $BRQS $INM $SHIP $TGT $ZM Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time." - Voltaire   Happy Tuesday! I hope that week your second day of the week was amazingly successful.  As for the broad markets, it was an overall negative session where the large cap indices clo...

Tesla Surges, Yields Fall As Stocks Close In The Green On Monday – $AMC $ATOS $BEEM $BRQS $INM $SGEN $SHIP $TSLA $ZOOM Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Time passes irrevocably." - Virgil   Happy Monday! I hope that week has began with a positive move or two for all of you in the markets and otherwise.  As for the broad markets, it was an overall positive session that started off 'uber' strong, then drifted lower...

Stocks Headed Due South While Interest Rates Rose This Week- $AMC $BEEM $NEO $NVDA $SHIP $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory." - Blaise Pascal   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a marvelous week and that the weekend is treating you well. As for the broad markets this week, stocks headed significantly lower across all sectors, except e...

The Stock Market Ends Green Despite Increased Volatility On Thursday – $ADT $ATOS $BEEM $ETSY $NEO $NVDA $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau   Happy Thursday! I hope that your Thursday has proved be both exciting and profitable so far.  As for the broad markets, it was a volatile day where the major in...

Visa’s Vice Chair & CFO To Exit Office This September – $V $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Visa's (V) board announced the that Vasant Prabhu , Vice Chair, Chief Financial Officer will exit the company on September 30, 2023. Vasant Prabhu will assist the payment giant with the search for and onboarding of his successor, allowing sufficient time for a smooth transition for his r...

FOMC Minutes Released While Stocks End Mixed On Hump Day – $AMC $ARKK $NVDA $SGML $SHIP $TSLA $XBI $W Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time." - Bertrand Russell   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had a good enough Wednesday and prospered in the stock market. As for the broad markets, it was an overall negative day even though the Nasdaq and the Russell mana...

Boeing To Offer CEO Dave Calhoun ~$5.3M Retention Grant – $BA $DIA

As per reports, Boeing (BA) is offering CEO Dave Calhoun an incentive worth approximately $5.29 million to push him to stay throughout the company's recovery from the crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and two deadly 737 MAX crashes that led to the fleet’s grounding incurring consecutive losses. On F...

Tesla Defeats BMW For Top Spot For Luxury Brands In The States! – $TSLA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, according to new car registration data compiled by Experian and in partnership with Automotive News, Tesla (TSLA) has now surpassed BMW as the top luxury brand in the U.S for the first time. Experian data shows among all luxury brands Tesla had 484,351 new vehicle registrations last year...

Coca-Cola Forecasts Strong Profits On Consistent Demand – $KO $DIA $PEP $ATOS

As per reports, Coca-Cola Company (KO), Q4 earnings exceed estimates as demand for its sodas remains strong amid price hikes to beat higher costs. The company witnessed an increase in operating margin for the first time in three quarters, posting operating margins of 20.5% in the December quarter co...

Microsoft Limiting Chat Sessions On Bing Improving Focus – $MSFT $DIA $ATOS

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT) is to limit chat sessions on its new Bing search engine powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to five questions per session and 50 questions per day. The decision comes days after it was reported that answers from the new Bing search engine were potentially dangero...

InMed Began ’23 With Increased Cash Position, BayMedica Revenue Growth, & Milestones On Horizon – $INM $IBB $XBI

InMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INM) is a global leader in the research, development and manufacturing of rare cannabinoids, including clinical and preclinical programs targeting the treatment of diseases with high unmet medical needs. They also have significant know-how in developing proprietary man...

Coca-Cola Nominates Amity Millhiser To The Board & Declares – Raises Dividend! – $KO $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the Board of Directors of the Coca-Cola Company (KO) announced that business leader Amity Millhiser has been nominated for election to the board at the company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders in April. If elected by shareowners, Amity Millhiser will begin her service as a Coca-Col...

Interest Rates, Dollar Rise While Stocks Slide Significantly On Tuesday – $AMC $IQ $SGML $WMT $VIR $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders." - Lao Tzu   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you had a great start during this President's day holiday shortened week. Investors today had to endure headlines about geopolitical worries associated with the US, Ch...

Walmart Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release On Feb 21 – $WMT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is set to release its fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday Feb. 21 at 6 a.m. CST. The retailer will host a conference call at 7 a.m. CST with the investment community to discuss and review the results, hosted by Doug McMillon, president and CEO, along with the ex...

Cisco Quarter Earnings Beat Estimates, Raises Quarter Dividend By A Penny – $CSCO $DIA $INVO

As per report, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) beat quarter earnings expectations reporting adjusted earnings of 88 cents per share on revenue of $13.6 billion, blowing past 85 cent and $13.42 billion estimates. Management raised the fiscal-year profit forecast to $3.73–$3.78 per share. For the current...

Johnson Adds Veteran Paula A. Johnson To Its Board – $JNJ $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Paula A. Johnson, MD, MPH, President of Wellesley College, has been appointed to its Board of Directors, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Dr. Johnson, is a veteran who brings decades of experience in the fields of public health, academic medicine, and higher education. Dr. Johnson current...

Microsoft Marks Progress For Its AI Chatbot In Bing Searches – $MSFT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly,  Microsoft Corp (MSFT) has recorded a positive response from its initial findings after a week of testing new artificial intelligence additions to its Bing search engine with users across 169 countries. AI-powered answers have gained the approval of 71% of testers and chat has proven a ...

Retail Investors Rolling In As Small Caps Lead Weekly Stock Market Gains – $ARKK $ATOS $DKNG $GME $INVO $TSLA $XBI Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure." - Meister Eckhart   Happy Saturday! I hope that a had great week and are currently out enjoying a relaxing 3-day President's Day holiday weekend.  As for the broad markets this week, investors, in general, were tr...

Inflationary Reports & Fed Hawks Assist Stocks’ Retreat On Thursday – $AG $ATOS $CSCO $INVO $DKNG $ROKU Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power." - Lao Tzu   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a wonderful fourth day of the week and that the stock market provided ample rewards.  As for the broad markets, Thursday's session did not make it par...

Reportedly Dow 30 Component, Retailing Giant Walmart To Shut 3 Tech Hubs – $WMT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is to closing 3 of its U.S. technology hubs, asking hundreds of workers to relocate to keep their jobs. Walmart would close offices that housed technology staff in Austin, Texas, in Carlsbad, California, and in Portland, Oregon, informed Robert Munroe, Walmart'...

Chevron Reportedly In Talks To Extend Current CEO’s Retirement Age – $CVX $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the board of Chevron Corporation (CVX ) is in talks to extend the mandatory retirement age of its Chief Executive Officer Mike Wirth. Mike Wirth has been the board chairman and chief executive officer of Chevron since 2018 and will reach the company’s fixed retirement age of 65 in lat...

Dow 30 Component Honeywell Schedules Annual Shareholders Meeting On May 19 – $HON $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Dow 30 component Honeywell (HON), a worldwide diversified technology and manufacturing company, is scheduled to hold its virtual 2023 Annual Shareholders Meeting at 10:30 a.m. EDT on May 19, 2023. The meeting link is http://www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/HON2023.  As of  March ...

Stock Market Turns Green On Hump Day – $AI $AMC $DIS $GME $INVO $PLTR $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "You begin with the possibilities of the material." - Robert Rauschenberg   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had a solid day and managed to make good decisions when came to the stock market today.  As for the broad markets, Tuesday's session proceeded to dip initia...

Boeing To Set Up Logistics Centre In India Improving Availability Of Parts – $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Boeing Co (BA) is planning to invest about $24M in setting up a logistics center in India for civilian aircraft, in an effort to speed up the availability of spare parts to domestic airlines. The setting up of the new center is expected to improve airplane availability and reduce flight ...

Valentine’s Day Sees CPI Rise As Stocks End Mixed – $AI $INVO $NVDA $PLTR $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you." - A. A. Milne   Happy Valentines Day! I hope that you had a great day in the markets and are out celebrating Valentine's Day however you see fit.    A...

Nike To Pay Quarterly Cash Dividend On April 3 – $NKE $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, the board of NIKE, Inc. (NKE) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.340 per share on the Company’s outstanding Class A and Class B Common Stock payable on April 3, 2023. The dividend is payable to shareholders as of March 6, 2023.   NIKE, Inc. (NKE) is the world’s top de...

Yields Chill, Stocks Rebound Facing Tomorrow’s CPI – $AAPL $ARKK $ATOS $HSAI $KO $MSFT $NVDA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible." - Arthur C. Clarke   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great beginning to your week! For those of you that tuned in for yesterday's Super Bowl, I hope you also enjoyed ...

Chevron To Exit Operations In Myanmar – $CVX $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, Chevron Corporation (CVX) is to sell its assets in Myanmar to Canadian company MTI, in a deal that allows the oil major to leave the Asian country. The deal comes one year after Chevron and other major oil companies announced leaving Myanmar following a military coup in 2021. Chevron and...

Boeing Charitable Trust Donates To Relief Efforts For Earthquake In Turkey – $BA $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the Boeing Company (BA) announced a $500,000 USD donation from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with the relief efforts after the devastating earthquake in Turkey. The amount will be directed through the American Red Cross and designated for earthquake recovery and relief effort...

Disney Reports Better Than Expected Q! Earnings, Announces 7k Job Cuts – $DIS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings, ringing in its first quarterly results with Bob Iger back at the helm. The entertainment giant announced 7k jobs cuts, or 3% of the workforce as part of a big reorganization. It announced to cut $5.5 ...

3M Announces Quarterly Dividend – $MMM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the board of 3M (MMM) announced  a dividend on the company's common stock of $1.50 per share for the first quarter of 2023. The dividend is payable March 12, 2023, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 17, 2023.   3M (MMM) is a global ...

CRM Giant Salesforce To Announce Q4 Earnings On March 1, 2023 – $CRM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the global leader in CRM, Salesforce to announce its Q4 and full fiscal year 2023 results on Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2023, after market closes followed by a conference call  at 2:00 p.m. (PT) / 5:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss its financial results with the investment community.  The webcast c...

JP Morgan To Increase Small Business Banker Pool By Aprox. 20% – $JPM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) to hire more than 500 bankers serving to small businesses through 2024. The new recruits will grow the bank's workforce serving small enterprises by 20% higher than 2,300 currently.  As per a survey by JPMorgan, a majority of small business owners expect a ...

Rates Jump, Stocks Pull Back To Clock In Worst Week of 2023 – $CVX $INVO $HSAI $MSFT $NVDA $OXY $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized." - Leo Buscaglia   Happy Saturday! I hope that a wonderful week wherever it landed you and that you managed to make your fair share of profits in the stock market. This weekend, I am looking fo...

McDonalds To Pay Quarterly Cash Dividend On March 15 – $MCD $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the board of McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) announced a quarterly cash dividend of $1.52 per share payable on March 15, 2023. The dividend will be payable to common stockholders as of March 1, 2023. McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is the leading global foodservice retailer with nearly ...

Merck Records Q4 With Strong Sales In Asia- $MRK $DIA $INVO

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) reported strong Q4 earnings as its COVID-19 antiviral pill molnupiravir displayed strong sales in Asia. Merck Chief Executive Rob Davis informed the pandemic wave that moved through Asia in the fourth quarter increased sales of molnupiravir particularly in South Korea, Ja...

Michael Conrath Joins As Chief Retirement Strategist For J.P. Morgan Asset Management – $JPM $DIA $ATOS

As per reports, J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPM) has appointed Michael Conrath as Chief Retirement Strategist, effective February 1. Michael will report to Dan Oldroyd, Portfolio Manager and Head of Target Date Strategies, J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Conrath will define the firm's retirement res...

Boeing Releases Q4 Earnings – $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Boeing (BA) posted a $663 million loss for the fourth quarter as supply chain issues lingered on results despite a rise in aircraft sales and deliveries pushing up revenue. For the full year, Boeing posted a loss of $5 billion despite a 7% increase in revenue to $66.6 billion. Fourth Qu...

Investors Rush For Exits During Back Half Of Thursday’s Session – $INVO $HASI $NVDA $SHIP $TSLA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." - Buddha   Happy 'Thors Day'! I hope that you had an amazing fourth day of the week and the stock market paid you handsomely.  As for the broad markets, Thursday's ...

Goldman Raises Forecast For EME – $GS $DIA $INVO

Reportedly,  Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) revised its forecast for emerging market equities (EME) upwards as it witnesses the developing world benefiting from the reopening of China's borders, improving European growth prospects and softening U.S. inflation. The bank sees MSCI's index of emerging...

Boeing Cut Jobs In Finance & HR To Focus More On Production – $BA $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, Boeing Co (BA) expects to cutback on about 2,000 white-collar jobs this year in human resources and finances through a combination of attrition and layoffs. The company announced it would hire 10,000 workers in 2023 after hiring 15,000 people in 2022, but some support positions would be ...

Visa Asia Pacific Regional President Chris Clark To Now Lead As Chairman For The Region – $V $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Visa Inc. (V) has announced that Chris Clark has been elevated from Regional President to Chairman, Asia Pacific, and Stephen Karpin will succeed him, effective 1 April 2023.  In his new role. Mr. Clark will lead regional and global initiatives, including strategic engagements with i...

McDonald’s Releases Q4 Earnings – $MCD $DIA $ATOS

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) released fourth-quarter earnings reporting earnings rising 16% to $2.59 per share with revenue sliding 1.4% to $5.93 billion. Adjusted earnings were expected to rise 10% to $2.45 per share on a 4.6% dip in revenue to $5.73 billion. Total comparable sales increased 12.6...

Hump Day’s Stock Market Moves Sharply Lower – $CVS $DID $MANU $INVO $NEWR $TSLA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will." - James Stephens   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had a great middle of the week and that you continued to build your wealth.  As for the broad markets, Wednesday's session proved to be an overall negativ...

Caterpillar Adds Judith Marks & James Fish, Jr. To The Board – $CAT $DIA $WM $ATOS

As per reports, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) announced the appointment of Judith Marks, Chair, CEO and President of Otis Worldwide Corporation, and James Fish, Jr., President and CEO of Waste Management (WM),  to the Caterpillar board of directors, effective March 1, 2023. Marks will serve on Caterpill...

Amgen Quarterly Earnings Comes In Below Estimates – $AMGN $DIA $LLY $INVO

Reportedly, Amgen Inc. (AMGN) quarterly earnings were slightly below estimates as a 4% increase in sales of its own drugs was outweighed by lower revenue from its deal with Eli Lilly and Co to manufacture COVID-19 antibody treatments. In 2020, Amgen partnered with Lilly to increase the supply of its...

Cisco To Release Q2 Earnings On Feb 15 – $CSCO $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) to host a conference call for its second quarter fiscal year 2023 financial results on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at 1:30 PM (PT) /4:30 PM (ET) for the period ending Saturday, January 28, 2023. Dial-In & Web Details: 888-848-6507 & 212-519-0847...

Intel Announces Pay Cuts – $INTC $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) announced it would be making pay cuts to employee and executive pay, a week after the company issued a lower-than-expected sales forecast after loosing its substantial market share to rivals and a sluggish PC market. The reductions will range from 5% of base pay ...

Tesla Cut Prices Of Some Models In South Korea – $TSLA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, Tesla (TSLA) reduced prices of some of its car models in South Korea recently. The Model 3 rear-wheel drive vehicle was listed as 59.9 million won ($48,728.50) on the company's website and was 5% lower from a month earlier. Its Model Y Performance sports utility vehicle was 82.69 million...

Apple’s iPhone Sales Decline – $AAPL $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Apple (AAPL) first-quarter earnings dropped, missing estimates as iPhone sales disappoint. The company faced significant headwinds throughout November and December, from COVID lockdowns and worker protests at manufacturer Foxconn’s facility in Zhengzhou, China. The plant, which employs...

‘Uncle Jerry’ Powell Speaks While Stocks Turn Volatile & Green On Tuesday – $AAPL ADT $ARKK $ATOS $BIDU $BRQS $NVDA $RCL Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "There are years that ask questions and years that answer." - Zora Neale Hurston   Happy Tuesday! I hope that you enjoyed an extremely positive day and that you were successful in your individual bid to increase your family's wealth.  As for the broad markets toda...

Yellen & Interest Rates Spike As Stocks Shift Lower On Monday – $AMC $BBBY $BRQS $GME $INVO $RCL $SECO $TSLA $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "There are years that ask questions and years that answer." - Zora Neale Hurston Happy Monday! I hope that you had great start to your work week and that the stock market awarded you individually as well.  As for the broad markets today, it was a relatively somber, if n...

The Fed, $META, & Small Caps Lead Stocks Higher This Week – $AI $ATOS $BRQS $INM $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar." - Wordsworth   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a pleasant and profitable week wherever the world may have taken you. This week in the Bay Area, we were still smarting a little as our San Francisco 49ers u...

$META’s Surge, Fed Box Check Propels Stock Market Forward On Thursday – $AFRM APE $DIS $INM $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart." - Helen Keller   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a wonderful second day of February and that the stock market helped increase your wealth beyond ...

Microsoft Integrates ChatGPT Powered Messaging Feature In Teams Premium – $MSFT $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) rolled out a premium Teams messaging offering powered by ChatGPT to simplify meetings using the AI chatbot. The premium service will cost $7 per month in June before increasing to $10 in July. OpenAI-owned ChatGPT will generate automatic meeting notes, recommend...

Fed Thankfully Checks Interest Rate Box Pushing Stocks Higher – $AAPL $BRQS $F $INM $IQ $INVO $META $SPOT $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Every failure is a step to success." - William Whewell   Happy Wednesday! I hope that hump day treated you and you managed to make loads of money in the stock market.  As for the broad markets today, it was an overall volatile, but positive day as the Fed checked...

AmEx Forecasts Promising 2023 Growth Ahead – $AXP $DIA $INVO

As per reports, American Express Company (AXP) reported typically a strong quarter as customers splurged on gifts, travel, and entertainment, driving a 12% increase in total network volumes. Provisions for credit losses were $1.03 billion in the reported quarter, compared with $53 million a year ear...

Intel Reduces Guidance, Misses Q4 Estimates – $INTC $DIA $QQQ $INM

Reportedly, Chipmaker Intel Corporation (INTC) missed Q4 estimates and forecasts figures much lower than expected for the current period. The company reported an adjusted 10 cents a share on sales of $14.04 billion in the December quarter. Analysts were expecting earnings of 21 cents a share on sale...

Stocks Jump Higher To End January On Positive Note – $AAPL $ATOS $GM $INM $INVO $PYPL $TSLA $XOM Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm." - Vince Lombardi   Happy Tuesday! I hope that the second day of the workweek has served you well.  As for the markets today, it was an overall grand finish for the last day of the month wher...

Chevron’s Q4 Release Reveals Mixed Results – $CVX $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Chevron Corporation (CVX) quarterly release reported mixed Q4 results, as it missed on earnings but exceeded revenue estimates. Recently, the company announced its $75 billion stock buyback program, which represents 20% of shares outstanding at current price levels, and it also boost...

Visa Releases Strong Q4 Boosted By Robust Payments Volume – $V $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Visa's (V) fourth quarter payments volume increased 10% year over year and the number of processed transactions rose 12%. The company's cross-border volume leapt 36% as international transaction revenue jumped 52% to $2.87 billion. The company's first quarter fiscal 2023 earnings and...

Stocks Move Lower While Investors Eye Wednesday’s FOMC Decision – $ADT $APE $BRQS $IQ $SOFI $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "Either you run the day or the day runs you." - Jim Rohn   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great start to your week. We here in San Francisco are still reeling a bit from the unfortunately demise of the 49ers, but remain amazed and encouraged with their ability ...

Biopharmaceutical Behemoth Amgen To Host Q4 & Full Year Earnings On Jan 31 – $AMGN $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, American multinational biopharmaceutical Amgen (AMGN) has scheduled to release its full year 2022 & fourth quarter earnings on January 31, 2023, Tuesday after the close of regular trading hours. The earnings release will be followed by a conference call hosted by CEO & Chairman R...

Verizon Expects Wireless Service Revenue To Grow 2.5%-4.5% in 2023 – $VZ $DIA $SPY $ATOS

Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) reported quarterly earnings, reporting adjusted earnings of $1.19 per share on revenue of $35.3 billion, both in-line with analysts' estimates. Verizon expects adjusted profit between $4.55 per share and $4.85 per share in 2023, below market estimate of $4.97 per sh...

Walgreens Continue To Reward Stockholders With Quarterly Dividend – $WBA $DIA $INM

As per reports, the board of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) declared a quarterly dividend of 48 cents per share, same as the previous quarter but an increase of 0.5 percent from the year ago quarter. The dividend is eligible to stockholders as of Feb. 16, 2023, payable on March 10, 2023. &nbs...

Energy Giant Chevron Announces Dividend Raise & Massive Stock Buyback Program – $CVX $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Energy giant Chevron Corporation (CVX) announced a some massively sized $75 billion stock buyback program along with a dividend hike. The buyback program is set to be effective on April 1, with no set expiration date. The dividend hike increases Chevron’s per share payout to $1.51 from...

IBM Announces Job Cuts As Cash Flow Miss Reported – $IBM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, IBM released their Q1 earnings missing its annual cash target. The company's 2022 cash flow was $9.3 billion, below its target of $10 billion, due to higher-than-expected working capital needs. IBM forecasts annual revenue growth in the mid-single digits on constant currency terms, ...

Stocks Race Forward Weekly With Nasdaq’s Outsized Lead – $AAPL $ATOS $INVO $LCID $NVDA $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave." - Mary Tyler Moore   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a wonderful week and that you managed to build your wealth in the stock market and...

GDP Report, Chevron Buyback, & Tesla Power Stocks Higher – $AAPL $CVX $FSLR $TSLA $XM Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing." - Emo Philips   Happy "Thors" Day! I hope that you had an amazing day and managed to invest as strongly and adeptly as Odin's son wields his mighty hammer, Mjǫllnir.  We continued to be...

Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud Segment Amounted to $21.51B, Up 18% – $MSFT $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT) released Q2 earnings ended December 31 missing Wall Street's expectations.  Quarter Highlights: Adjusted Earnings per share of $2.32 per share was reported, versus $2.29 per share expected. Revenue of $52.75 billion was reported, versus $52.94 billion estimat...

Intel’s Director Frank Yeary To Take Over As Chairman – $INTC $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) Chairman Omar Ishrak had stepped down from his position, and will continue as an independent director on Intel's board. Omar Ishrak will be succeeded by board's director Frank Yeary. Yeary, an Intel director since 2009, and also serves on the board of PayPal Hol...

Anu Aiyengar To Solely Lead JPMorgan’s Global M&A – $JNJ $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) named its veteran of more than two decades Anu Aiyengar as the sole lead of its global mergers and acquisitions franchise after co-head Dirk Albersmeier resigned from the role. Aiyengar has led the bank's M&A franchise after she was promoted to lead alon...

Stocks Regain Strength During Hump Day’s Mixed Session – $ATOS $COF $DIS $GOVX $INVO $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse." - Florence Nightingale   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had a a wonderful Wednesday in your part of the world. We continued to be blessed with yet another clear blue-sky day here in San Francisco a...

Global Healthcare Solutions Provider Merck To Pay Q2 Dividend On April 10 – $MRK $DIA $IBB $ATOS

Reportedly, the board of Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK) announced second quarterly dividend of $.73 per share on the company’s common stock payable to stockholders as of March 15, 2023. The dividend is payable on April 10, 2023. Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) is a global healthcare solutions provider ...

PROGRESS REPORT: Atossa Therapeutics ‘Well Positioned’ To Accelerate Development of (Z)-endoxifen For Breast Cancer – $ATOS $IBB $XBI

Approximately 1 in 8 women and one in 1,000 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. Every two minutes an American woman is diagnosed with breast cancer; 40,000 die each year. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that approximately 270,000 women will be diagnosed with b...

Walmart & Salesforce Partner Offering Store Pickup & Delivery Services – $WMT $CRM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc. (WMT) and Salesforce have entered an agreement to provide retail customers with store pickup and delivery services using Walmart's huge transportation network. Companies using Salesforce's e-commerce platforms to host and manage their websites will now be able to use...

Stocks Deliver Sluggish Performance During Tuesday’s Session – $AAPL $GE $INVO $LMT $RYX $WMT $VZ Rise!

Quote of the Day -- I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. - Jimmy Dean   Happy 2nd Day Of The Week! I hope that you had a great Tuesday. We once again enjoyed a clear and somewhat chilly day in San Francisco, while dreaming ...

P&G Raises Full-Year Sales Forecast, Warns High Prices Ahead – $PG $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Procter & Gamble Company (PG) raised its full-year sales forecast and plans to continue inflate prices despite a drop in sales volumes, as high commodity price pressure continue to rise. P&G's sales volumes dropped 6% in its second quarter ended December 31, led by declines i...

P&G To Pay Quarterly Dividend On Feb 15 – $PG $DIA $INVO

As per reports, the board of Procter & Gamble Company (PG) company announced a quarterly dividend of $.9133 per share on the company's Common Stock and on the Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock. The dividend is payable on or after February 15, 2023, to shareholders as...

Stocks Climb Buoyed By Earnings Report & Rate Hike Hopes – $AAPL $BRQS $CRM $DIS $INVO $SHOP $SPOT $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "If you fell down yesterday, stand up today." - H. G. Wells   Happy Monday! I hope that you had a great first day of the week. We were thankful to begin the week in San Francisco with a beautiful clear blue sky, albeit on the chilly side. As for the broader stock ...

United Health Tops Quarterly Estimates – $UNH $DIA $INVO

As per reports, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) topped market estimates reporting a rise of 25.4% in its adjusted earnings versus a year earlier to $5.34 per share, and  17 cents ahead of estimates. Revenue grew 12.3% to $82.79 billion, edging past estimates of $82.59 billion. The medical cos...

Microsoft Launches Automatic Energy-Saving Mode For Select XBox Users Moving Closer To Environmental Goals – $MSFT $DIA $ATOS $INM

As per reports, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) is working on an energy-saving update to its Xbox gaming consoles aiming to meet a 2030 deadline for its environmental goals. Starting Xbox Insiders, a subset of users will be automatically switched to a newly introduced energy-saving Shutdown option. When left...

Mark Parker Elected As Chairman To Walt Disney Board Succeeding Susan E. Arnold – $DIS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Board announced the appointment of independent director Mark G. Parker as Chairman of the Board, following the Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Mr. Parker, a seven-year member of the Disney Board and Executive Chairman of NIKE, Inc., will succeed Susan E....

Apple’s Chief Faces Drop In Salary With 40% Reduction In Pay – $AAPL $DIA $ATOS $INM

Reportedly, Apple’s (AAPL) boss Tim Cook has taken a pay cut of more than 40 percent, slashing his salary by about $35m. Cook's pay will decrease from $84m last year to $49m in 2023 on his own recommendation. Apple chief’s base salary remains at $3m, however, as per the regulatory filing he will...

Home Depot To Revise Hourly Pay Employees To Exact Time Punches – $HD $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Home Depot, Inc. (HD) informed that it will change its pay policy for hourly employees starting January 16, with associates being paid based on exact time punches. Business Insider first reported on the development, adding that several Home Depot employees filed lawsuits in recent ye...

Friday’s Bounce Secures Weekly Win For Nasdaq Despite Growth Concerns – $AAPL $AMC $ATOS $BRQS $CLLS $DIS $INM $NVDA $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong." - Tecumseh   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a solid holiday-shortened week and that you managed to make a fortune in the stock market and otherwise. We stayed relatively dry here in San Francisco and pressed...

Goldman Sachs Announces Plans For 1000’s Of Job Cuts Amid Economic Slowdown – $GS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS) is to start cutting thousands of jobs, expected to be just over 3,000. The bank had 49,100 employees at the end of the third quarter, after adding a large workforce during the coronavirus pandemic.  The layoffs are most likely to affect most major divi...

Walmart’s Drone Deliveries Program Reports Successful Expansion & Delivery Rate – $WMT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Walmart Stores, Inc's (WMT) drone delivery program has reached new heights having successfully achieved expansion plans for 2022 and completing more than 6,000 deliveries to customers, over the past year. The retailer now operates, with its vendors, 36 drone delivery hubs across seven st...

J&J’s Spin-Off Kenvue Moves One Step Closer To NYSE Listing – $JNJ $DIA $KVUE $INM $ATOS

As per reports, Kenvue, Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) newly formed consumer health unit files on the New York Stock Exchange to be listed as an independent company, more than a year after the consumer giant announced its plan to break up into two companies. The filing, for Kenvue will be listed unde...

FAA Names Experts To Review Boeing’s Safety Features & Report Findings – $BA $DIA $INM $ATOS

As per reports, the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. has listed 24 experts to review Boeing’s (BA) safety management processes and how they influence the aerospace giant's safety mechanism after two fatal 737 MAX crashes that killed 346 people onboard. The panel, which was required by Congres...

Visa Schedules Fiscal Q1 2023 Release On Jan. 26- $V $DIA $INM $ATOS

Reportedly, Visa Inc. (V) is to report fiscal Q1 2023 financial results after the market closes, on Thursday, January 26, 2023. The release will be followed by a live audio webcast beginning at 2:00 p.m. PT /5:00 p.m. ET with Visa’s executive management team to discuss financial results and busine...

McDonald’s Sets To Review Business Strategy For Expansion & Restructuring – $MCD $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Dow 30 component McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) is planning to discuss and review corporate staffing levels and build more restaurants as part of its updated business strategy. The revised new plan requires the company to cancel or "de-prioritize" some initiatives while also accelerating...

Disney To Discuss Fiscal Q1 Earnings On Feb 8 – $DIS $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) is scheduled to release their fiscal Q1 2023 financial results after the close of regular trading on Thursday, February 8, 2023, followed by a live audio webcast beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT to discuss and review the results. The webcast for the...

Salesforce & Qualcomm Jointly Developing New Connected Vehicle Platform For Automakers – $CRM $QCOM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Cloud-based software firm Salesforce Inc. (CRM) and U.S. chip designer Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) are jointly developing a new connected vehicle platform for automakers. The platform for cars with internet access would use Qualcomm's Snapdragon digital chassis and Salesforce's cloud services t...

Apple Preparing To Use In-House Screens Aims At Reducing Dependency On Partners – $AAPL $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Apple (AAPL) is preparing to start using its own custom displays in its mobile devices from 2024 onwards aiming to bring more components in-house, and reduce its reliance on other partners such as Samsung Electronics and LG Corp. Apple plans to begin by swapping out the display in Ap...

Yellen Confirms Debt Ceiling Reached, Bears Smile As Stocks Decline On Thursday – $AAPL $BRQS $DIS $EDU $HL $SDRL $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places." - Ernest Hemingway   Happy Thursday! I hope that you had a great Thursday. I happy to report that we experienced yet another sunny and clear day in The City by the bay.  As for the bro...

Stocks Turn Deeply Red As Retail Sales, PPI Turn South During Hump Day’s Session – $ATOS $SHIP $TCBP $VIX Rise!

Quote of the Day -- "The power to question is the basis of all human progress." - Indira Gandh   Happy Hump Day! I hope that you had a wonderful middle of the week experience wherever the world has landed you.  We had another rain free day here in San Francisco, but are currently prep...

Pharmaceuticals Behemoth Merck Schedules Q4 Earnings Release – $MRK $DIA $IBB $XBI $ATOS

As per reports, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) is scheduled to host its full-year 2022 and Q4 earnings call on Thursday, February 2 at 8:00 a.m. ET. The call can be reached at weblink. Dial-In :  (888) 769-8514 (U.S. Toll-Free) or (517) 308-9208 (International) using the access code 8206435.  Merc...

#Rising Cost & #Inflation Leads To 3rd Time Price Rise In #Japan’s McDonald’s Menu Within 10 Months – $MCD $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the Japanese operator of McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) restaurants announced a price hike for the third time in less than a year marking a compounding inflationary pressure on the nation's consumers. McDonald's Holding Company Japan Ltd informed price raise on about 80% of its menu from...

Biotech Giant Merck Recognized As One of America’s ‘Most JUST Companies’ By JUST Capital & CNBC – $MRK $DIA $IBB $ATOS

As per reports, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) has been named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for the sixth consecutive year, recognized for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, environment, communities, and shareholders. The healthcare giant ranked 26th position overall and secured...

Disinflation Beliefs & Stock Values Grow During #JPM2023 Week – $AMZN $ATOS $BRQS $GME $INM $INVO $SHIP $TSLA Rise!

Quote of the Day: "If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca   Happy Saturday! I hope that you had a wonderful week and that you are out enjoying yourself this long MLK holiday weekend. This week, I spent a great deal of my days tryin...

CRM Giant Salesforce Reducing Workforce & Cutting Infrastructural Costs – $CRM $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Salesforce (CRM) is reducing its office space footprint and cut 10% of its employees as part of a restructuring plan amid slow revenue growth expected in fiscal 2024. The company expects to incur about $1.4 billion to $2.1 billion in charges from the plan, and up to $1 billion of the cha...

Microsoft Eyes Launch Search Engine Bing Powered By OpenAI – $MSFT $DIA $INVO

As per reports, technology giant Microsoft Corp (MSFT) is in talks to launch a version of its search engine Bing using the artificial intelligence used behind chatbot ChatGP, launched by OpenAI. The company is expecting to launch the new feature before the end of March, hoping to challenge Alphabet-...

Merck Records Best Year Amid Positive Trials & Strong Keytruda Sales – $MRK $DIA $ATOS $INM

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) experienced the best yearly gain in 2022 clcking in up 44% making it the top-performing drugmaker. Merck is the maker of the blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda and HPV vaccine Gardasil which has helped boost the company’s solid earnings results. Its Covid-19 therapy Lagev...

PROGRESS REPORT: InMed Pharmaceuticals Provides Business Update & Milestones During #JPM2023 ($INM $AMYT $CINC $IBB $XBI $JPM)

InMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INM) is a global leader in the research, development and manufacturing of rare cannabinoids, including clinical and preclinical programs targeting the treatment of diseases with high unmet medical needs. They also have significant know-how in developing proprietary man...

Stocks Move Higher & Yields Drop To Kick Off 2023 – $AAPL $ATOS $BRQS $DIS $INVO $SHIP Rise!

Quote of the Day: "There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself." - Louis XIV   Happy End to the First Week of 2023! I hope that you had a wonderful beginning to your year and that we all have prosperous balance in view. As for the markets this week, we experienced a refr...

Merck’s COVID-19 Drug Not Successful In Cutting Hospitalisations? $MRK $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) COVID-19 antiviral drug, molnupiravir, has been found to accelerate recovery from the virus, but does not reduce hospitalization or death rates in higher-risk, vaccinated adults, according to detailed data from a large study. The drug prevents the virus from r...

Jobless, Interest Rates Climb As Stocks Cruise Lower During Last Few Sessions of 2022 – $INM $INVO $IWC $JPM $TGTX $XBI $XLE Rise!

Quote of the Day: "The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible." - Arthur C. Clarke   Happy New Year's Eve! I hope that you had a great week & that you are out ringing in the new year that will hopefully prove to be prosperous to one and all. ...

Italy PM In Potential Talks With Intel Over Chip Factory Deal – $INTC $DIA $INVO

Reportedly,  Giorgia Meloni, Italy's Prime Minister is to meet representatives of Intel Corporation (INTC) to discuss a potential multibillion-euro investment by the company in Italy. Earlier this year, the U.S. giant announced plans to build a chip factory in the country as part of a bigger plan t...

James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ Sequel Surpasses $1 Billion In Global Ticket Sales – $DIS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Disney's (DIS) Avatar: The Way of Water surpassed $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales after two weeks in theaters. The movie reached the sales milestone faster than the other two 2022 global hits Paramount Global's Top Gun: Maverick, and Jurassic World: Dominion, from Comcast Corp....

P&G To Webcast Its Second Quarter 2022-23 Earnings On Jan 19 – $PG $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Procter & Gamble Company (PG) is to webcast its second-quarter earnings on January 19, 2023 beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET. The event can be reached at www.pginvestor.com. The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), a Dow 30 component, supplies branded consumer packaged goods to consume...

Boeing’s 777X To Resume Testing After Engine Inspection Halt – $BA $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Boeing (BA) resumed flight testing of its 777X jets after an inspection in October identified an engine issue. Under development since 2013, the 777X (also known as 777-9) is a larger version of the 777 wide-body jet. Last month, when GE was reviewing a technical issue that occurred dur...

Tesla Offers Discount On Car Models In The U.S & Canada – $TSLA $SPY $INVO

Reportedly, EV giant Tesla (TSLA) is giving discounts in Canada and the United States this month on its Model 3 and Model Y delivered. Tesla is giving a $7,500 credit in the United States and a $5,000 credit in Canada on Model 3 and Model Y vehicles delivered before the end of the year, along with f...

Apple Japan Charged With $98M In Back Taxes? – $AAPL $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Apple Inc's (AAPL) Japan unit is to pay 13 billion yen in additional taxes by Tokyo for bulk sales of iPhoneS and other Apple products to foreign tourists that were incorrectly exempted from the consumption tax. Tourists staying less than six months in Japan are allowed to buy items ...

Johnson & Johnson Acquires Abiomed – $JNJ $DIA $ABMD $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) completed the acquisition of Abiomed, Inc. (ABMD) on December 22, 2022. Abiomed is now part of the company and will operate as an independent business within Johnson & Johnson’s MedTech segment. J&J’s made an upfront payment of $380 per share i...

Intel Dividing Its Graphic Chips Unit Into 2 Divisions – $INTC $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Intel Corporation (INTC) is dividing its graphic chips unit into two as it realigns the business to better compete with its competitors. Intel to combine its consumer graphics unit with Intel's client computing group, which makes chips for personal computers, and on the other hand, accel...

JPMorgan Invests In Risk Management Provider Acin With Other Major Banks – $JPM $DIA $C $INVO

Reportedly, a group of five banks including JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM), Citigroup (C), and BNP Paribas are among the investors who backed an overall $24 million fundraising for risk control specialist Acin as part of their strategy to increase their risk expertise. The investment will help Acin b...

Telecom Giant Verizon To Webcast Q4 Earnings On Jan 24 – $VZ $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, telecom giant Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) is to release its fourth quarter 2022 earnings on Tuesday, January 24. The webcast will begin at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. All presentations and related materials will be available at 7:00 a.m. on Verizon’s Investor Relations website, https...

Stock Market Fails To Deliver A ‘Santa Rally’ This Week, Yet… – $ADT $APE $ATXS $CVX $SHIP $XPON Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies." - Mother Teresa   Happy Saturday All! I hope that you had a great week and that you are out enjoying the long holiday weekend.  As for the markets this week, we experienced yet another down we...

Will Disney’s Avatar’ Sequel Produce Further Dividends At The Box Office? – $DIS $DIA $INVO

As per reports, "Avatar: The Way of Water" generated $17 million at U.S. and Canadian box offices from its first shows last Thursday night, informed distributor Walt Disney Co. (DIS). However, the sequel generated $134 million at theaters around the globe over the weekend just short of Disney's expe...

JP Morgan To Acquire Stake In Athen’s Based Fintech Viva Wallet – $JPM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) has signed a deal to buy a 48.5% stake in Athens-based payments fintech Viva Wallet for more than $800 million. In January, the bank announced that it had agreed to acquire a share in Viva Wallet, and the stake is to be acquired from the company's minori...

Will Tesla Finalize Plans For A Mexico EV Assembly Plant Soon? $TSLA $SPY $INVO

As per reports, EV giant Tesla Inc (TSLA) is reportedly in talks to build an assembly plant for electric vehicles in northeastern Mexico, around its industrial area. The plant is expected to be located in Santa Catarina in Monterrey city, the capital of Nuevo Leon state in Mexico. However, it is no...

Caterpillar Names Dr. Lou Balmer-Millar As Its Chief Sustainability Officer – $CAT $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Caterpillar Inc.'s (CAT) Dr. Lou Balmer-Millar will now also lead as the Chief Sustainability Officer in addition to her current responsibility as Senior VP of the Large Power Systems Division within the Energy and Transportation segment. Balmer-Millar will succeed Julie Lagacy, who ...

Nike Tops Earnings Estimates, Returns $2.1B To Shareholders In Q2 – $NKE $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, NIKE, Inc.'s  (NKE) fiscal 2023 financial results for its second quarter exceeded market estimates, but higher costs squeezed the company’s margins.  Highlights for the 3 months Quarter Ended Nov 30: Earnings per share of 85 cents were reported versus the 64 cents expected. Re...

Walgreens Limits Purchase Of Children’s Pain Medicines Amid Rising Flu Cases – $WBA $CVS $DIA $ATOS

Reportedly, Pharmacy chains Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) and CVS Health Corp (CVS) are limiting the purchase of children's pain drugs as the retailers face supply constraints and high demand as the United States experiencing one of the highest and the worst flu seasons in a decade. Walgreens has pu...

Caterpillar Announces Quarterly Dividend Date – $CAT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, the Board of Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is to pay a quarterly dividend of one dollar and twenty cents ($1.20) per share of common stock, payable on February 17, 2023. The dividend is payable to shareholders as of January 20, 2023.    Dow 30 Component Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is the...

Indonesia Aims To Combat Growing Cervical Cancer Issues With Merck’s HPV Vaccines – $MRK $DIA $IBB $ATOS

According to the World Health Organization, cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women globally, with an estimated 604,000 new cases and 342,000 deaths in 2020. In Indonesia, the disease took the lives of more than 36,000 people in 2021.   Reportedly, Indonesia will produce ...

Stocks Take Another Hawkishly Fed Weekly Hit – $CVX $HZNP $KDNY $XLE Rise!

Quote of the Day:  "The future rewards those who press on. I don't have time to feel sorry for myself. I don't have time to complain. I'm going to press on." - Barack Obama   Happy Saturday All! I hope you all had a wonderful week and that you have your seat all picked out to watch the 202...

Salesforce Reports October Quarterly Earnings, Announces Exit Of Co-CEO Taylor

As per reports, Salesforce (CRM) reported October-ended quarter earnings exceeding estimates while guidance came in mixed. The CRM giant also announced the exit of co-Chief Executive Bret Taylor amid other management changes. Taylor, who had been co-CEO for about one year, will stay on until Jan. 31...

Walgreens Schedules Fiscal 2023 Q1 Earnings On January 5, 2023

As per reports, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) is to release its fiscal 2023 first quarter results on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, at 7 a.m. ET, followed by a one-hour conference call with WBA management beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET. The call can be reached at http://investor.walgreensbootsalliance.co...

Visa To Boost #Africa’s E-payments With $1 Billion In Investment – $V $DIA $INVO

As per reports, Visa Inc. (V) announced an investment of $1 billion in Africa over the next five years to capitalize on the emerging economy's rapid growth in digital payments. According to a McKinsey report, investments are a major growth opportunity in the continent where cash is likely to be chal...

UnitedHealth Announces Appointment Of Google’s Kristen Gil To Its Board – $UNH $GOOG $DIA $INVO

As per reports, UnitedHealth Group (UNH) announced Kristen Gil of Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Gil currently serves as vice president, and business finance officer, at Google. She has held numerous senior positions at the parent company Alphabet since joinin...

Honeywell To Develop Avionics Systems For Hyundai’s Futuristic Air Taxi – $HON $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Hyundai Motor Group's air taxi unit has tapped aerospace supplier Honeywell International Inc. (HON) to develop avionics systems for its eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) aircraft. Under the collaboration, Honeywell will work with Supernal, Hyundai's U.S.-based eVTOL firm, t...

Microsoft To Expand Software Services In Africa By 2025 Targeting 100M – $MSFT $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Microsoft Corp (MSFT) aims to secure internet access for 100 million more people in Africa by 2025, teaming up with a satellite provider and setting the stage for longer-term cloud adoption, informed its President Brad Smith. Microsoft has long pushed to bring more people online, playing...

Dow 30 Component Amgen Increases Quarterly #Dividend By 10% – $AMGN $IBB $ATOS

Reportedly, the board of biotech behemoth Amgen (AMGN) announced a $2.13 per share dividend for the first quarter of 2023, payable on March 8, 2023, to all stockholders as of February 15, 2023. The dividend represents a 10% increase from its previous four quarters.   If you liked this story ple...

Microsoft Strikes $2.8B Cloud-Computing Deal With London Stock Exchange Group – $MSFT $AMZN $GOOG $INVO

As per reports, Microsoft (MSFT) has agreed to buy a 4% stake in London Stock Exchange Group Plc in a $2.8B cloud-computing deal pushing the tech giant further into financial market data world. As part of the agreement, London Stock Exchange Group Plc is to spend at least that amount on cloud servic...

Amgen Announces Acquisition Of Horizon Therapeutics For $26.4B – $AMGN $HZNP $XBI $ATOS

Reportedly, Amgen (AMGN) is set to acquire rare disease drugmaker Horizon Therapeutics Plc (HZNP) for $26.4B. Amgen will pay $116.50 in cash for each Horizon share held, or a premium of nearly 20% to the stock's last close. The offer values Horizon at $28.3 billion, including debt. The deal will ad...

IBM & Japan’s Rapidus Aiming to Manufacture The World’s Most Advanced Chips – $IBM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) partnered with a newly formed chip maker, Rapidus, backed by the Japanese government aimed to manufacture the world's most advanced chips in Japan by the second half of the decade. Japan's industry and trade ministry has agreed to inv...

“Exploring The Neuroprotective Qualities of Rare Cannabinoids” With InMed Pharmaceutical’s Management Team – $INM $XBI

Recently, A Tribe Public Webinar Presentation and Q&A Event was co-hosted by Eric A. Adams, CEO & Eric C. Hsu, PhD, Senior Vice President, Pre-Clinical Research & Development of InMed Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INM), a leader in the pharmaceutical research, development and manufacturing of...

Tesla To Suspend Model Y Output In Shanghai Plant Between December 25 – January 1- $TSLA $INVO

Reportedly, Tesla (TSLA) is set to suspend Model Y assembly between December 25 and January 1 at its Shanghai plant. The suspension at the end of the month is reportedly a part of a reduction in planned production of about 30% in the month for the Model Y, Tesla's best-selling model, at China’s Sh...

Biotech Giant Amgen’s Experimental Obesity Drug Shows ‘Promising’ Trends – $AMGN $DIA $ATOS

As per reports, Biotech giant Amgen Inc.'s (AMGN) experimental obesity drug currently known as AMG133 displayed promising durability trends in an early trial, leading way for a larger mid-stage study due early next year. Phase, I trial showed that those administered with the highest tested dose of t...

Disney+ To Premier BBC’s “Doctor Who” Outside UK & Ireland – $DIS $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, the Walt Disney Company (DIS) streaming service, Disney+ will exclusively stream one of BBC's adored shows "Doctor Who" to audiences outside the U.K. and Ireland. The collaboration between BBC and Disney Branded Television allows Disney to stream the British sci-fi series to audiences ar...

A Sprinkling Of Fed Worries/Global Growth Fears & Tax Loss Swaps Knocked Out Stocks This Week

Quote of the Day:  "By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest." - Confucius   Happy Saturday All! I hope you all had an amazing week & that you have been able to ...

IBM Acquires US-Based Digital Transformation Provider, Octo – $IBM $DIA $INVO

As per reports, IBM (IBM) announced the acquisition of U.S based Octo, an IT modernization and digital transformation services provider serving the U.S. federal government, including health, defense, and civilian agencies. The technology giant's acquisition of Octo is one of the major digital transf...

Merck Board Elects Robert M. Davis As Chairman Succeeding Kenneth C. Frazier – $MRK $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, the board of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) has announced the election of Robert M. Davis to serve as chairman of the board, effective Dec. 1, 2022, succeeding Kenneth C. Frazier, who is to retire on November 30, 2022, after a long-tenured career at Merck from 1992. Kenneth C. Frazier serve...

IBM’s Recent Beat Driven By Robust Cloud Strength – $IBM $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) beat quarterly revenue estimates and expects to exceed full-year revenue growth targets as robust demand for its digital services offset the blow from a strong dollar. IBM's cloud revenue jumped 11% to $5.2 billion in the quarter and ...

Moderna & Merck To Develop Cancer Vaccine – $MRNA $MRK $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Moderna Inc. (MRNA) and Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) are considering an option to jointly develop and potentially sell an mRNA-based cancer vaccine. Vaccine mRNA-4157 is being tested along with Keytruda, Merck's blockbuster cancer immunotherapy in a mid-stage trial, and data on the va...

American Express Announces Election Of Procter & Gamble’s Deborah Platt Majoras To BOD – $AXP $OG $DIA $INVO

As per reports, American Express Company (AXP) announced the appointment of Deborah Platt Majoras to its Board of Directors, effective December 7, 2022. Prior to her retirement earlier this year, Ms. Majoras served as Corporate Secretary & Chief Legal Officer of consumer giant Procter & Gamb...

McDonalds Reported Strong Quarterly Earnings As Restaurant Traffic Grew In U.S.A. – $MCD $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Q3 earnings exceeded estimates as traffic to its U.S. restaurants grew. CEO, Chris Kempczinski informed there’s increasing uncertainty and unease about the economic environment. CFO Ian Borden told analysts that inflationary pressures and interest rate hi...

Disney Channel To Be Replaced In Russia By New Children’s Channel “Solntse” – $DIS $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, Disney Channel (DIS) is to stop broadcasting in Russia from December 14 and will be replaced by a new children's channel called "Solntse", which means "sun" in Russian, the Kommersant newspaper reported. In March, the company informed that it would halt all business in Russia over its U...

Boeing’s Last Widebody 747-8 Freighter Leaves Everett Factory To Atlas Air – $BA $AAWW $DIA $INVO

Reportedly, aerospace giant Boeing (BA) has completed the delivery of its last widebody, 747-8 Freighter in advance of its delivery to Atlas Air (AAWW) which is due next year. The aircraft has marked a name in the history of aerospace leadership. The 747-8 Freighter model has a revenue payload of 13...

P&G Quarter Earnings Exceeded Estimates – CFO Warned Slow Growth Ahead – $PG $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Procter & Gamble Company (PG) sales exceeded market estimates as higher pricing helped offset lower sales volume and currency fluctuations. The tide maker expects net sales for the year to drop 1% to 3%, lower than its previous outlook of 2%.  “We feel very good about the consume...

Johnson’s CEO Joaquin Duato Succeeding Alex Gorsky As Chairman – $JNJ $DIA $ATOS

As per reports, Joaquin Duato, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) CEO has been elected to lead as the Chairman succeeding Alex Gorsky, effective January next year. Gorsky to step down from his role as executive chairman. J&J veteran Duato replaced Gorsky as CEO earlier this year after leading a variet...

INVO Bioscience (NASDAQ: $INVO), A Company Seeking To Address A Massively Underserved Fertility Market

As Vista readers know, we are huge fans of hidden gems and/or little known companies that have unique offerings and which are believed to have promise of addressing huge unmet needs of a market, especially in the healthcare sector. We're looking today toward one medtech company, INVO Bioscience (NAS...

JP Morgan Appoints Sophie Qian Head Of Southeast Asia Equity Capital Markets – $JPM $DIA $INVO $ATOS

Reportedly, JPMorgan Chase & Co has appointed Sophie Qian as the head of its Equity Capital Markets (ECM) team for Southeast Asia. Qian, who has been with JPM for nine years, will relocate to Singapore from New York later this year. The Southeast Asia ECM team will report to Qian with immediate ...

AmEx Quarterly Earnings Improve Amid Strong Spending – $AXP $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, American Express Company (AXP) third-quarter earnings improved as spending on goods, services and travel kept up despite fears of a potential economic slowdown later in the year. The company now expects to report full-year profit above its prior forecast of $9.25 to $9.65 per share. ...

Janssen To Sue Amgen Over Marketing Plans For Similar Drug To Its $9.1B Stelara – $JNJ $AMGN $DIA $ATOS

As per reports, the Janssen unit of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has sued healthcare giant Amgen Inc as the latter plans to market drugs for ulcerative colitis and conditions similar to J&J's top-selling drug Stelara. Last year, Stelara generated $9.1 billion of the company's $52 billion in globa...

World’s Chief Manufacturer of Diesel Engines Caterpillar Recently Reported Strong Quarterly Earnings – $CAT $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) recently reported strong profit and revenue due to price increases and strong order activity from energy and mining customers. The heavy equipment maker reported a net income increase of $2.04 billion, exceeding analysts' estimates of $1.68 billion. Caterpilla...

FedEx CEO Raj Subramaniam Joins P&G’s Board – $PG $DIA $ATOS $INVO

Reportedly, Procter & Gamble Company (PG) has elected Rajesh Subramaniam, president, and CEO of Fortune 50 company FedEx Corp to the board. Subramaniam began his career with FedEx in 1991, prior to being named CEO in June, he served as president and chief operating officer. “Raj brings to P&a...

Intel Quarter Earnings Exceed Estimates, But Remains Timid On Outlook – $INTC $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Intel Corporation (INTC) recently released its Q3 earnings beating expectations, but remained conservative on its outlook for the fourth quarter. The company earned an adjusted 59 cents a share on sales of $15.34 billion in the September quarter, analysts expected Intel earnings of 3...

Bryan C. Hanson Appointed To Walgreens Board of Directors – $WBA $DIA $ATOS $INVO

As per reports, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) has appointed Bryan C. Hanson to the company’s board of directors, effective Oct. 27, 2022. Hanson will also serve on two board committees, including the compensation and leadership performance committee and the newly formed finance and technology comm...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cisco To Release Q1 Results – CSCO $DIA $INVO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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