Market Comment – Fears grow about virus surge but stimulus hopes put a lid on risk-off

Posted on July 17, 2020 at 8:41 am GMT

US daily virus tally tops 77,000; escalation in Australia and Japan also worries investors Stocks tread water but stimulus and vaccine hopes keep bull market alive Euro on the backfoot ahead of EU stimulus decision No letup in new virus cases yet A continued surge in the number of new coronavirus cases being reported in hotspots around the world has taken the steam out of the risk rally this week, with not even robust data out of China and the [..]

Daily Market Comment – Dollar edges up, stocks slip as recovery doubts set in

Posted on July 16, 2020 at 8:50 am GMT

China’s GDP bounces back but signs of uneven recovery dampen sentiment White House’s tough line on China also a drag on risk assets Euro softer ahead of ECB; Stocks eye US earnings and retail sales for direction China returns to growth but weak spending worries markets As far as V-shaped recoveries go, China’s economic recuperation from the coronavirus couldn’t look more V-shaped. Gross domestic product (GDP) jumped by 11.5% over the quarter to June after collapsing by almost 10% in [..]


Netflix earnings: Beating a low bar, but storm clouds ahead – Stock Market News

Posted on July 14, 2020 at 1:26 pm GMT

The world’s leading streaming provider will announce its second-quarter earnings on Thursday after Wall Street’s closing bell, and investors will be eager to find out how many subscribers the firm added amid the lockdowns. Admittedly, that bar has been set pretty low, so Netflix will likely have an easy time beating the gloomy forecasts. If so, that would argue for a positive reaction in its shares. That said, the stock has already rallied a long way and is trading at [..]

Daily Market Comment – Stocks creep higher as terrible earnings loom; dollar slips further

Posted on July 13, 2020 at 8:50 am GMT

Stocks braced for disastrous earnings, but low bar sets stage for profit beats Dollar extends downward trajectory despite worrisome virus numbers Gold capitalizes on weaker greenback, but euro turns more cautious Worst earnings season ever? Equity markets were in a surprisingly chirpy mood on Monday, with little sign of distress ahead of what is expected to be the worst earnings season in at least 12 years. Banks will be the primary focus this week, with Citigroup, JP Morgan and Wells [..]


Technical Analysis – Netflix stock advances to all-time high; stochastic suggests overbought

Posted on April 21, 2020 at 9:21 am GMT

Netflix stock price had been in an aggressive bullish rally in the previous periods, challenging a fresh all-time peak at 449.32 on April 16. The RSI and the MACD are confirming this strong upside tendency as both are gaining momentum in positive territories. However, the stochastic is suggesting an overbought market, as it has turned lower and posted a bearish crossover within the %K and %D lines above 80 area. Also, the 200-day simple moving average (SMAs) is flattening, while [..]


Netflix set for glowing earnings and even brighter guidance amidst virus gloom – Stock Market News

Posted on April 17, 2020 at 11:15 am GMT

US streaming giant, Netflix Inc, is due to announce its earnings results for the January-March quarter on Tuesday (April 21) after the market close. The earnings release comes just as the company’s share price has hit an all-time high, fuelled by expectations that its subscriber numbers will skyrocket as locked down people around the world pass their times by binge-watching. But with many of Netflix’s main markets entering a lockdown towards the very end of the quarter and some countries [..]

Earnings season: The good, the bad, and the very ugly – Special Report

Posted on April 14, 2020 at 3:37 pm GMT

This earnings season will be pivotal. With so little post-virus economic data so far, the real-time guidance by corporate executives could be invaluable. In a nutshell, while earnings and guidance will probably be gloomy overall, there might be huge contrasts between sectors. Industries like travel and energy will likely be decimated, whereas online retailers and home entertainment companies might have made a killing. All told, while significant downside risks remain for the market overall, some ‘value plays’ are also arising. [..]


Technical Analysis – Netflix stock loses ground near to 3-month low; bearish bias

Posted on March 17, 2020 at 10:06 am GMT

Netflix stock price plummeted to a new three-month low of 292 during yesterday’s trading session, retaining the bearish movement that broke the medium-term ascending trend line. Also, the price has been developing beneath the flatten 200-day simple moving average (SMA), suggesting the start of a negative trend. In technical oscillators, the MACD is strengthening its bearish momentum below the zero line, while the RSI and the Stochastics are moving towards oversold levels, pointing to another negative session. Should the stock price stretch below December’s low of 292, immediate support could come [..]


Netflix earnings: Let the streaming wars begin – Stock Market News

Posted on January 20, 2020 at 3:29 pm GMT

The world’s leading streaming giant will announce its latest earnings on Tuesday, after Wall Street’s closing bell. Netflix’s stock massively underperformed its FAANG peers and the broader market last year amid concerns about slowing subscriber growth and competition by new players like Disney and Amazon. Both earnings and revenue are expected to have risen at a solid pace this quarter, though the overall market reaction might depend mostly on the guidance by Netflix executives on the earnings call. Underperforming 2019 [..]


Technical Analysis – Netflix stock may hold neutral before extending uptrend

Posted on January 20, 2020 at 11:23 am GMT

Netflix saw its stock trending up to a 5-month high of 352.97 in January after bottoming out at 252.13 in late-September. From a technical perspective, the upward direction could strengthen as the 20- and the 200-day simple moving averages (SMAs) have recently registered a bullish cross. Meanwhile in the short-term, the market’s momentum could remain muted as the RSI keeps flattening above its 50 neutral mark and the MACD seems to be softening slightly below its red signal line. A downside reversal [..]

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