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Trump Media and Technology: Truth or Terror?

Trump Media and Technology: Truth or Terror?

The news last week that former President Donald Trump is launching his own social network reverberated around the world. While in office, Trump was notoriously outspoken and active on Twitter (NYSE: TWTR). It gave followers and foes direct access to his thoughts and...

Tesla Post-earnings Analysis: What you Need to Know

Tesla Post-earnings Analysis: What you Need to Know

No stock polarises bulls and bears like Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA). But yet again, the electric car manufacturer has beaten estimates and impressed shareholders with better-than-expected earnings, record deliveries and impressive margins. Tesla's Q3 earnings results pleased...

Microsoft Q1 pre-earnings call: what you need to know

Microsoft Q1 pre-earnings call: what you need to know

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is due to publish its fiscal year 2022 Q1 earnings on October 26, 2021. Q4 earnings were great and much better than expected for a company of its size. With upbeat guidance posted for Q1, shareholders are hopeful it will impress once again....

Top Consumer Staples stocks to consider

Top Consumer Staples stocks to consider

The Consumer Staples (Consumer Defensives) sector is comprised of companies which provide the goods that consumers use day-to-day. The toothpaste on your brush, the shirt on your back, the peanut butter on your bread. All of these goods are consumer staples. As a...

What is the tungsten cube?

What is the tungsten cube?

Tungsten chatter has been the order of the day over on the Twittersphere lately. The latest crypto craze to capture social media by storm is the Tungsten Cube. Tungsten, a very strong and hard-wearing metal, is often associated with the aerospace industry for its...

Amazon Q3 pre-earnings call: what you need to know

Amazon Q3 pre-earnings call: what you need to know

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) reports its FY21 Q3 Earnings on 28 October. After a better than expected Q1, sales growth slowed in Q2. So, what can investor's expect as the year rolls on? General chatter towards its upcoming Q3 results is once again mixed. Amazon is never...

Q4 2021 Top Real Estate stocks to consider

Q4 2021 Top Real Estate stocks to consider

Real estate stocks, often referred to as REITs (real estate investment trusts), are in the buildings business. These companies make their money by owning or funding buildings or construction projects before leasing or renting the premises. Public REITs own...

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