Amazon is reporting earnings on July 29. Retail revenue is again expected to be strong, but shopping fatigue concerns investors.
Microsoft prepares to report earnings after the company recently pushed past $2 trillion in market capitalization. Focus remains on cloud growth, gaming, and possible acquisitions.
Boeing earnings approach as new issues intrude on airline maker’s recovery.
Analysts are mostly blowing the bullish horn on Apple earnings expectations after blowout fiscal Q2 and expectations of robust product and services sales.
When social media giant Facebook prepares to release and discuss Q2 earnings, just how much growth can be expected?
Ad revenue remains front and center for Alphabet heading into earnings next week, but the as-yet unprofitable cloud business could be where the future lies.
Tesla reports earnings on July 26. Revenue is again expected to increase on higher car deliveries, but weaker bitcoin could be weighing on the stock price.
There’s plenty on the NFLX 2Q earnings plate, including membership numbers, content lineup, and a famous film director.
The second wave of megabank earnings reports starts tomorrow with Bank of America and Citigroup, followed Thursday by Morgan Stanley. Investors expected to focus on both consumer banking and capital markets performance for the big companies, especially with trading apparently slowing in the quarter.
Three of the biggest U.S. banks—JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, and Wells Fargo—report Q2 results this week. Comparisons to a tough year-ago quarter could mean big earnings gains, but slow trading in fixed income and weak rates might drag.
July is the dawn of Q2 earnings season, and corporate forecasts for the second half of the year likely loom large. One question is whether companies sense inflation being a big factor, and that’s also something the July Fed meeting could shed more light on.
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Quarterly earnings calls, a routine practice for most U.S. corporations, can be a rich source of insight and ideas for investors.
Options straddles and strangles are a way for advanced traders to get long or short exposure to volatility (vega), but the volatility needs to be weighted against time decay (theta). Here are the basics.
Option traders know volatility can increase leading up to a company’s earnings report. But it can also dive quickly after an earnings announcement. Know what to keep an eye on before making those earnings trades.
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Is the market pricing in a greater-than-typical move in a stock? Check the Market Maker Move indicator on thinkorswim®. Its magnitude can help inform your trading decisions.
Vertical spreads are fairly versatile when taking a directional stance. But what if you're stuck in a range-bound market? Consider the iron condor.
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thinkorswim has developed an interface dedicated to researching the effects that earnings announcements have on the prices of stocks and options.
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Learn the thinkorswim platform's Order Entry tool and how multi-leg trades, or option spreads, can make sense for qualified traders during earnings season.
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Stay on top of profitability data using a fundamental filter in the Earnings Watchlist from thinkorswim®, and the new Earnings data set in the Analyze tab.
Learn some of the option trading alternatives you can use during earnings season.
Learn how a collar strategy—a covered call and a protective put—might be a cost-effective way to limit risk.
Thinking of some liquid assets for your portfolio? Booze stocks may fit the bill.
The sensitivity of option prices to changes in time, volatility, and the price of the underlying are commonly referred to as “Greeks.” Here is an overview of
Learn how an trading an iron condor can be an effective options strategy during earnings season.
Long-term investors may be tempted to gloss over the minutiae, but the small print can often tell a company’s story. Learn some of the terms to know and why.
Investors feeling flooded by all the data generated every day may want to try a new tool that puts all the numbers in one place for comparison and easier unde
Feeling confused by pages of tiny numbers in a company’s earnings report? Here are three metrics investors can easily find in quarterly data.
Long calendar spreads allow traders to hedge for volatility risk, especially to navigate earnings season or other corporate news events.
Earnings—a quarterly company check-up— are one of the most important “known” events that allow traders to align a strategy on the thinkorswim platform.
Consider straddle/strangle swaps to better position for earnings. Use option strategies and charting tools to help navigate these vexing volatility events.
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