Earnings Calls

Sick Leave: Market Suffers Steepest Decline in a Month as Stimulus Stalls, Caseloads Climb October 26, 2020 5:03 PM   |  

Stocks plunged and volatility raced higher Monday as the market stumbled to start the last week ahead of the election. Rising virus caseloads raised shutdown fears, and hopes of any stimulus before the election dwindled.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Amazon Q3: COVID-Era Competition and Demand Drives Company Innovation, Spending October 26, 2020 11:41 AM   |  

Amazon is set to release Q3 earnings on October 29. In addition to its retail segment, investors might consider focusing on revenue from cloud services and advertising.

5 min read  |  Earnings Reports
FAANG Thunder Filched: Virus Worries, Stimulus Stall Weigh Ahead of Big Earnings Week October 26, 2020 9:18 AM   |  

Market uncertainty is on the upswing to start the week, with earnings releases from several FAANGs and other tech biggies. Plus stimulus talks appear to have all but broken down ahead of next week's election.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Fiscal Fatigue: Stimulus Hopes Continue to Prop Market, But Day of Reckoning Not Far Off October 23, 2020 11:28 AM   |  

It may be a light trading day in terms of earnings but stimulus hopes, COVID-19 drug approval, and Treasury yields are likely to be the focus of today’s trading.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
It’s Face-Off Time: Impressive Tesla Earnings, Strong Jobless Claims Vs. Stimulus Stall October 22, 2020 9:23 AM   |  

> The market pulled away from some of its worst overnight levels as jobless claims surprised by coming in far better than expected. Tesla and other earnings look strong, with Intel in wings.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Talk, Talk: Stimulus Wrangling Continues, with Markets (and Volatility) in Flux October 21, 2020 10:12 AM   |  

The market's attention has turned back to the ongoing stimulus talks, with both sides suggesting progress, but also acknowledging differences remain. Meanwhile, Netflix disappoints on earnings, and Tesla reports this afternoon.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Stimulus Showdown: Fiscal Deadline Looms Today with Netflix, Snap Earnings in the Wings October 20, 2020 9:16 AM   |  

It’s the final showdown in Washington on deadline day for a fiscal stimulus. Netflix earnings are up after the closing bell, while tomorrow brings the latest quarterly report from Tesla.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Weekly Optimism Dose: Stimulus Hopes Rise Ahead of Election as Street Braces for Earnings Flood October 19, 2020 9:15 AM   |  

Our chief market strategist breaks down the day's top business stories and offers insight on how they might impact your trading and investing.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Seeking Momentum: Retail Sales, Vaccine News, Europe Set Firm Tone After Impressive Comeback October 16, 2020 9:29 AM   |  

There’s a firmer tone on Wall Street early on after impressive retail sales, strength in Europe, and some positive news on the vaccine front. The question is whether momentum can carry through into the weekend.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
European Connection: Jitters From Europe Compound Concerns Over U.S. Stimulus October 15, 2020 10:04 AM   |  

Jitters from Europe seem to be compounding domestic worries about a federal coronavirus aid package that have helped lead stocks lower for two days in a row and look like they could contribute to a third day of declines.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Banking on a Rebound? Market Weighs Decent Earnings Against Discouraging COVID-19 News October 14, 2020 9:44 AM   |  

After stocks slid Tuesday, futures were essentially flat this morning as investors weighed solid bank earnings against disappointing news from the fight against COVID-19.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Buckle Up for a Turbulent Quarter: How Grim Is the Forecast For Airlines, Hotels, and Cruises? October 14, 2020 6:45 AM   |  

The entire travel industry, especially airlines, continues to struggle amid COVID-related concerns during Q3, analysts believe. Disney isn't reporting until November, but also in the spotlight after reorganization announcement.

5 min read  |  Sector Outlooks
Solid Bank Results Key Recovery From Overnight Dip Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Apple Event October 13, 2020 9:22 AM   |  

There’s a lot to look forward to today in the stock markets. Earnings season starts with strong results from Citigroup and JP Morgan, Amazon’s Prime Day starts, and Apple has its iPhone event.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Jam-Packed Week Includes Earnings Kick-Off, Stimulus Hopes, Apple and Amazon Events October 12, 2020 9:10 AM   |  

It’s one of the busiest weeks of the year on Wall Street featuring the start of earnings season, an Apple (AAPL) event, and Amazon (AMZN) Prime Day. The week starts with a stronger tone amid continued hopes for a fiscal stimulus.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Surprise Rally? Markets Advance, Volatility Ebbs Ahead of Election, Earnings Season October 9, 2020 9:29 AM   |  

A market rally enters its third day amid fresh optimism regarding stimulus talks. Meanwhile, a pickup in M&A activity could be a sign of confidence going forward. But earnings season and an election are around the corner.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, and More: Preview the Coming Attractions in Earnings Ahead October 7, 2020 10:59 AM   |  

In what's shaping up to be a challenging year for corporate earnings, Communication Services could be one of the (relatively) bright spots. Here's a look at Netflix, Facebook, Alphabet, and other big sector names.

5 min read  |  Sector Outlooks
October Outlook: After a Shaky September, Volatility Looms Ahead of Election, Earnings September 28, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

It’s been a wild year so far with the pandemic, and now a presidential election is just a few weeks away. Between election news, earnings season, and hopes for a vaccine, October seems to promise plenty of action. And volatility.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
September Outlook: Summer Rally Could Face Challenge From Potential Rise in Volatility August 26, 2020 9:56 AM   |  

Investors see volatility rising in September as election approaches, meaning the market might start to feel the impact.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
August Outlook: Is Long Rally Running into a Buzzsaw? New Month Might Reveal July 30, 2020 11:02 AM   |  

Political battles might loom large in August as stimulus and elections start to enter the picture.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
July Outlook: Can Rally Last as Virus Counts Rise Amid Stimulus Deadlines and Earnings? June 26, 2020 1:43 PM   |  

July is another possible crossroads for the major indices, bringing a fresh round of earnings, worries about virus caseloads in parts of the country, and questions about whether government stimulus will stick around.

5 min read  |  Market Insights
March Forward with These 5 Fantasy Sports-Themed Investing Tips March 5, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Investing is a lot like building a fantasy sports team: You assess your game plan, do your research, and make changes as needed. And if you’d like to practice in a “fantasy” stock market, consider the paperMoney® trade simulator by TD Ameritrade.

5 min read  |  Investing Basics
Earnings Have Your Head Spinning? Here’s How to Find Helpful Tools July 9, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

TD Ameritrade offers a full menu of tools, previews, and third-party analysis around earnings season. Here’s how you can find and make best use of them.

5 min read  |  Web Platform
Trading Earnings Announcements the Smart Way? Know Your Options June 26, 2019 2:31 PM   |  

Trading a stock around earnings day isn’t always simple. There tends to be volatility risk. It also helps to really know the company’s fundamentals.

5 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
Group Chat: The Ins and Outs of Corporate Earnings Calls July 17, 2017 12:01 AM   |  

Learn about earnings calls—what they are, how to join, and why they’re important.

3 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
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