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Trading Desk: Earnings Defy Rate Hikes Across the Board

Despite the Federal Reserve’s aggressive approach to combat inflation, stocks have remained surprisingly resilient. Wall Street strategists attribute this to a stronger-than-expected earnings season for the first quarter of 2024. With 80% of S&P 500 companies reporting results, the index is on track for a

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Trading Desk: Carvana Stacks Gains Like Its Cars

After a year marked by struggles and losses, Carvana (CVNA) has reversed its fortunes. The company’s surprise first-quarter earnings report revealed a stunning profit of $49 million, a remarkable shift from the crushing $286 million loss incurred in the same period last year.  This remarkable

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Trading Desk: Amazon Stays In Growth Mode

Amazon (AMZN) surged this week following a stellar first-quarter earnings report that smashed investor expectations. The e-commerce and cloud-computing titan not only beat the street on sales and earnings but also hinted at further profitability gains, thanks in large part to its accelerating AWS cloud

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Trading Desk: Mood Around Tesla Shifts Gears

Elon Musk used Tesla’s (TSLA) recent earnings call to make a case that Tesla is primarily a tech company — and yes, he’s now betting its entire future on his dream of fully autonomous vehicles. “If you value Tesla as just an auto company, fundamentally,

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Trading Desk: What Triggered The META Selloff?

Shares of Meta Platforms (META) took a nosedive Thursday morning, plummeting as much as 16% following the release of its first-quarter earnings report. Despite surpassing Wall Street expectations, the social media giant’s stock remains down even now. Meta’s earnings release revealed impressive growth. Revenue surged

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Trading Desk: Secrets Of The Congressional Super-Investors

While Warren Buffett is a household name in investing, a different set of names made headlines this week for their exceptional 2023 stock market performance. Yes, a handful of Congressional representatives achieved triple-digit returns — a feat that might inspire savvy investors to take a

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