LinkedIn stock (NYSE: LNKD) fell more than 5% after hours, and then bounced back up more than 2%. The networking site reported Q3 earnings today, and investors are confused.
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What the Dow Jones did today: The market soared Thursday following a strong quarterly report from two credit card giants and a better-than-expected U.S. Q3 GDP report.
GoPro Inc. (Nasdaq: GPRO) stock jumped as much as 8% in afterhours trading today (Thursday) after the company reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.12 for the third quarter. Analysts had been expecting EPS of $0.08.
As expected, GoPro's camera sales were strong and contributed to the earning's beat.
But as we've been saying at Money Morning since the GoPro IPO, the story with this company is not its camera sales.
The arrival of Apple Pay means the mobile payments war will now seriously heat up.
The heft of Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) and the fact that it was able to bring so many major players on board, from the big banks to the credit card companies, has put a spotlight on mobile payments.
For investors, spotting the winners in the mobile payments war is a path to profits.
If you're asking, "Should I buy Amazon stock right now?," you're not alone. With so little cash flowing to its bottom line, the online retail giant has many investors confused.
Baidu Inc. (Nasdaq: BIDU) stock hit an all-time high of $237.55 this morning after yesterday's Q3 earnings report.
Baidu reported earnings per share (EPS) of $1.79 on revenue of $2.203 billion. Analysts expected EPS of $1.69 and revenue of $2.22 billion. On a non-GAAP basis, BIDU had EPS of $1.90.
If you're wondering, "Should I buy Twitter stock at a discount?," our expert said exactly how he'd play TWTR right now on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." on Wednesday…
If you're wondering, "Should I buy Facebook stock right now?," our expert said exactly what he'd do on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." on Wednesday…
You've spotted an unstoppable, trillion-dollar trend. You've identified the stock that's set to benefit most and made a trade using the tactics that will squeeze the most profit out of it.
Now it's time for the final piece of the Total Wealth strategy.
Mention the words "risk management" and most investors get a look that's somewhere between "bored" and "terrified." It's not that they don't want to control risk; they're just not sure how and they don't make it a priority.
Yet the most direct path to building a fortune is not losing your money in the first place.
All you really need is a handful of tools – which I'm going to walk you through one by one in the coming weeks – and the discipline to enforce them.
One you're probably already familiar with is a trailing stop. They're usually automatic sell orders set at a specific percent below the market price of the investment you hold or at some predetermined dollar amount of risk on a given investment. While people typically think of trailing stops as downside protection, in fact, they can be used to lock in profits, too. That's why I recommend using them on almost every investment.
Stocks to watch, Thursday Oct. 30: This week, 158 companies in the S&P 500 will report Q3 earnings, according to FactSet.
Today we hear from a coffee titan, a credit card giant, a tobacco king, a precious metal miner, and more.