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Tokyo Trading Session Heads Up Tuesday, April 30, 2019

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Daimler AG’s Truck Business Continues To Push Growth In Q1 2019

Daimler AG (OTCMKTS: DDAIF), the German auto giant engaged in the development, production, and distribution of cars, vans, trucks and buses, announced its Q1 2019 results on April 26, 2019, followed by a conference call with analysts. The company beat consensus for revenue which was recorded at …

 

Apple Profit Falls Again, But Shares Rise On Earnings Beat And Higher Dividend

Apple beat Wall Street expectations Tuesday after the close, reporting earnings per share of $2.46, compared to average Street expectations of $2.37 per share.

 

Cleveland-Cliffs Feels Volume And Pricing Pressure In Q1 2019; Outlook Remains Bright

Cleveland-Cliffs (NYSE: CLF) released its Q1 2019 financial results recently, followed by a conference call with analysts. The company reported revenue of $157 million in Q1 2019, marking a decline of 12.8% from $180 million in Q1 2018. Lower revenue was mainly driven by a 10.7% decrease in the …

 

How Did Boston Scientific Fare In Q1, And What To Expect From Full Year 2019?

Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) recently reported its Q1 results, which were in line with our estimates. This note details the company’s Q1 performance, and Trefis’ forecasts for the full year 2019. You can view our interactive dashboard analysis ~ How Did Boston Scientific Fare In Q1, And What Can…

 

AAPL Stock Soars After Earnings Beat, Looks to Bolster Nasdaq

A strong quarterly performance from Apple will look to repair damaged sentiment following Google’s miss on Monday. Coupled with a beat from AMD, the tech-heavy Nasdaq will look to outperform its counterparts.

 

Australia AiG Performance of Mfg Index registered at 54.8 above expectations (51) in April

Australia AiG Performance of Mfg Index registered at 54.8 above expectations (51) in April

 

AUD/USD struggles near 0.7050 to recover recent losses amid trade positive reports

AUD/USD is trading near 0.7050 at the initial Asian trading session on Wednesday when it tries to recover yesterday’s losses amid trade positive news.

 

Maduro has “defeated” Guaidó and his supporters – The Guardian / AP

The Guardian is reporting that Venezuela’s UN ambassador has claimed Maduro has “defeated” Guaidó and his supporters and that the “country is right no

 

US claims Russia talked Maduro out of leaving Venezuela – The Guardian / CNN

The Guardian has reported that after the US president’s threats against Cuba, the Trump administration is aiming its rhetorical fire at Moscow. “In an

 

When is the New Zealand Q1 employment data and how could it affect NZD/USD?

Early Wednesday at 22:45 GMT sees the first quarter (Q1) 2019 quarterly employment data from the Statistics New Zealand.

 

US Pres. Trump drops cyber theft demands in bid for swift trade deal with China – Financial Times

Having witnessed mixed updates from the ongoing trade negotiations between the US and China, the Financial Times reported relief news.

 




Wall Street ends modestly higher on last trading day of month; DJIA needs a breakout, eyes on 20-D SMA

Wall Street ended the day with modest gains, with the S&P 500 index ending higher by 0.1% at 2,945, for a gain of 2.80 points; The S&P 500 made its th

 

NZD/USD Technical Analysis: Kiwi at daily highs ahead of NZ quarterly employment data

NZD/USD daily chart NZD/USD is trading in a bear leg below its 200-day simple moving average (SMA). The New Zealand quarterly employment data at 22:45

 

United States API Weekly Crude Oil Stock fell from previous 6.9M to 6.81M in April 26

United States API Weekly Crude Oil Stock fell from previous 6.9M to 6.81M in April 26

 

Mark Zuckerberg says ‘the future is private.’ But his definition of privacy might not be what you think.

Facebook claims it’s undergoing a seismic shift centered around privacy. Don’t take it at face-value.

 

There were some awkward surprises in Tesla’s latest financial filings

Tesla reported a selection of dismal numbers last week. Now all of the numbers are out and the company’s financial picture looks even worse.

 

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and former Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene are both leaving Alphabet’s board of directors

News of the departures come on the same day as Alphabet’s stock plunged more than 8%, wiping out more than $70 billion in market value.

 

Uber’s IPO is reportedly sold-out just three days into its investor road show

Uber executives were in London this week pitching the stock to investors, and are meeting in New York before heading to the Midwest and San Francisco.

 

Eric Schmidt and Diane Greene to exit Alphabet board

Alphabet Inc. said late Tuesday that former Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt and former Google Cloud CEO Diane Green are not seeking re-election to the…

 

Gilead’s CFO, appointed to Google parent’s board, to retire

Gilead Sciences Inc. said late Tuesday Chief Financial Officer Robin Washington plans to retire in March 2020. Washington will continue as CFO while the…

 

Gilead’s CFO, appointed to Google parent’s board, to retire

Gilead Sciences Inc. said late Tuesday Chief Financial Officer Robin Washington plans to retire in March 2020. Washington will continue as CFO while the…

 

Twilio stock rises after earnings beat

Twilio Inc. shares rose roughly 2% in the extended session Tuesday after the software company topped consensus estimates for earnings and revenue. The…

 

Oil prices fall as API data reportedly show a big climb in weekly U.S. crude supply

The American Petroleum Institute reported late Tuesday that U.S. crude supplies rose by 6.8 million barrels for the week ended April 26, according to…

 




Zendesk stock falls after software company reports wider GAAP loss

Shares of Zendesk Inc. fell more than 4% in the extended session Tuesday after the software company reported adjusted first-quarter profit and sales above…

 

USD/JPY and AUD/USD Forecast May 1, 2019

The US dollar fell during most of the trading session on Tuesday but did find support at a couple of crucial places. The first place that I would point out i…

 

EUR/USD and GBP/USD Forecast May 1, 2019

The Euro rallied a bit during the trading session on Tuesday, breaking above the significant 1.12 level. However, we did see a bit of resistance after the in…

 

S&P 500 and NASDAQ 100 Forecast May 1, 2019

The S&P 500 initially fell during the trading session on Tuesday but turned around of form a bit of a hammer as we continue to press higher. The market looks…

 

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