The energy sector has been an earnings outlier over the last year and is expected to easily outpace other S&P sectors in Q4 as crude and natural gas prices stayed strong. Comparisons get a lot tougher as the year continues, but some analysts remain overweight in the sector.
Bank earnings kick off Q4 earnings season in a big way tomorrow as four major institutions report. Last quarter, many big banks beat analysts’ expectations, but this year’s economic challenges could pose headwinds for the industry.
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. Read this article to learn how to trade during earnings season.
Earnings season can create volatility in price movement. Learn how to spot potential options trade candidates by assessing straddle price versus average earnings moves.
Investment pros have long extolled the virtues of portfolio diversification. But investors should also consider diversifying their sources of investment information. Here’s why.
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.
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.
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.
Learn about earnings calls—what they are, how to join, and why they’re important.
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