Apple, Amazon and Alphabet earnings are coming. Here’s what the stock options market is bracing for.

The options market has prepared for bigger-than-usual moves in the stocks of a trio of trillion-dollar companies, the day after they report quarterly earnings results. That’s because the implied volatility, or how much a stock can be expected to move over a certain period, of the stocks for Apple Inc. AAPL, +2.54%, Alphabet Inc. GOOGLE, … Read more

Amazon (AMZN) earnings Q4 2022

Andy Jassy, ​​CEO of Amazon, speaks at the ceremonial ribbon cutting prior to tomorrow’s opening night for the NHL’s newest hockey franchise the Seattle Kraken at the Climate Pledge Arena on October 22, 2021, in Seattle. Bruce Bennett | Getty Images Sports | Getty Images Amazon will report fourth-quarter earnings after the market closes on … Read more

Apple (AAPL) earnings Q1 2023

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during a “First Tool-In” ceremony at the TSMC facility under construction in Phoenix, Arizona, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. Caitlin O’Hara | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple reports fiscal first-quarter earnings after the bell. Analysts expect the iPhone maker to post its first year-over-year revenue decline … Read more

A first generation iPhone going up for auction hopes to fetch $50,000

New York CNN — An unopened first-generation iPhone from 2007 is hitting the auction block Thursday – with an estimated value of $50,000. Originally on sale for $599, the first iPhone offered early Apple adopters a 3.5-inch screen with a 2-megapixel camera, plus 4 GB and 8 GB storage options, internet capabilities and iTunes. It … Read more

Jim Cramer’s top 10 things to watch in the stock market Thursday: META

My top 10 things to watch Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 1. The Federal Reserve is saying exactly what it should say, allowing all people to dream what they want to dream. It vowed on Wednesday to keep fighting inflation and raised interest rates by 25 basis points. But the market seemed to rebound on Chair … Read more

Meta Results Are Mixed But the Stock Is Soaring on Expense Cuts

Text size A Meta employee demonstrates the Meta Quest Pro VR Headset in Las Vegas in January. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Meta Platforms shares spiked in late trading Wednesday after the company disclosed fourth quarter financial results and announced a new round of cuts to its 2023 spending plan. In another shareholder friendly move, the Facebook … Read more

Nasdaq 100 futures rise, propelled by Meta shares

S&P 500 futures advanced Wednesday night as investors looked beyond the latest interest rate hike and commentary from the Federal Reserve. Futures tied to the broad index added 0.5%. Nasdaq 100 futures gained 1.1%, helped by Meta shares. Futures connected to the Dow Jones Industrial Average ticked down 10 points, trading near flat. Meta surged … Read more

Snap earnings Q4 2022

Snapchat founder and CEO Evan Spiegel attends a session during the Viva Technology show in Paris on June 17, 2022. Eric Piermont | AFP | Getty Images Snap shares slid 13% in extended trading on Tuesday after the social media company reported fourth-quarter revenue that trailed analysts’ estimates. Here’s how the company did: Earnings per … Read more

Apple has infringed on worker rights, NLRB investigators say

Washington CNN — Apple has illegally imposed rules on its employees that prohibit them from discussing their wages and engaging in other protected activity, according to investigators at the National Labor Relations Board. The findings by NLRB agents determined that “various work rules, handbook rules, and confidentiality rules at Apple” are unlawful because they “reasonably … Read more

Cramer’s 10 things to watch in the market Tuesday : Dow, iPhones, JNJ

My top 10 things to watch Tuesday, Jan. 31 1. Will the outperformance of speculative stocks continue? The market’s worst performers of 2022 — including crypto, SPACs and cloud software stocks — are some of the biggest winners in this year’s rally. Stay away. As I wrote Sunday, I see this as a moment to … Read more