Friday, July 27, 2018: AMZN, CMG Report Stellar Earnings, Yet Markets Slide

DOW +20.62—-NASDAQ -26.69—-SP500 -1.01—-NYSE +13.56

Portfolio Leaders: T, AMZN, BA
Portfolio Laggards: SDR, SHOP, IQ

Overall, it’s been kind of a weird morning on the stock market.

While we had record profits coming from Amazon’s stellar earnings report yesterday, the stock is up 1.64% right now, up $30 a share. This is expected since Amazon had a highly successful Prime Day earlier this month.

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Thursday, July 26, 2018: Facebook Tumbles Big Time, NASDAQ and Tech Stocks Hit

DOW +139.55—-NASDAQ -63.23—-SP500 -3.26—-NYSE +42.41

Portfolio Leaders: CAT, BA, T
Portfolio Laggards: FB, AMZN, ISRG

So, Facebook basically missed its marks in earnings and projected growth, in which daily usage has dropped by 1.x percent, BUT… Facebook owns Instagram which has been growing by leaps and bounds. And add to that the various problems Facebook has had with regards to Fake News, user data being extracted by companies. And you have a stock that had plummeted some 18% after the opening bell this morning.

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Monday, July 23, 2018: DOW, NASDAQ Down, Mixed Day, 2nd Day Losses

DOW -47.33—-NASDAQ -19.69—-SP500 -1.20—-NYSE +1.81

Portfolio Leaders: SHOP, GOOG, ISRG, DNKN
Portfolio Laggards: SDR, IQ, AMZN

Stocks were taking a 2nd day of losses this morning, continuing from last Friday, although stocks began mixed at the opening bell, we are now slighter further into the red at this point.

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Thursday, June 12, 2018: Stock Market Set to Bounce Back from Yesterday

DOW +126.99—-NASDAQ +30.77—-SP500 +14.32—-NYSE +70.19

Portfolio Leaders: SHOP, ISRG, AAPL
Portfolio Laggards: NFLX, BGS, WWE

Within half an hour after the opening bell, market indexes are in the green so far with a strong opening after a day in the red.

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