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04/12/2024

Market Update Into April 15th: Indexes On Thin Ice

Last week, we noted the clear bearish divergence that’s been forming since late last year, and it seems this week that the cracks are widening further. As the narrative around the potential for rate cuts continues to deteriorate, so does […]

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04/11/2024

Apple’s Mac Revolution: Introducing the M4 Processor Line

Revamping Mac Lineup with AI-Powered M4 Chips AAPL (Apple Inc.) is set to revolutionize its Mac lineup by introducing the M4 processor line, designed to invigorate sluggish computer sales. These in-house processors, boasting advanced artificial intelligence capabilities, mark a significant […]

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04/11/2024

Costco’s Dividend Update: What Investors Need to Know

Costco’s Dividend Increase COST (Costco Wholesale) has announced yet another quarterly dividend payment to arrive on May 10th, 2024 to shareholders of record on April 26, 2024. The payment of $1.16/share represents a $0.14 increase from the last dividend paid. […]

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04/11/2024

CPI Comes In Hot: Understanding The March Inflation Surge

March’s Inflation Figures In March, CPI inflation rates rose once again, above expectations of 3.4% Factors Driving The Surge Various factors contribute to this inflationary surge. Supply chain disruptions, triggered by the pandemic, have eased, leading to decreased prices for […]

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04/05/2024

Market Update Into March 8th: Kashkari Spooks Markets

The Bulls have had an easy go of it over the past five months. The bid has been relentless as the narratives of lower inflation and rate cuts have taken the forefront, but a new narrative is afoot; Rate cuts […]

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04/05/2024

NFP, JOLTS & Unemployment Numbers This Week

Nonfarm Payrolls Come In Hot Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday showed the labor market added 303,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in March of 2024, nearly 50% higher than the 214,000 expected by economists. The jobs came mostly from the […]

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04/05/2024

Tesla Q1 2024 Deliveries Disappoint

Overview of Q1 Performance In the first quarter of 2024, Tesla reported a total of 386,810 vehicle deliveries, marking an 8.5% drop from the corresponding period in the previous year. This decrease came as a surprise to analysts, who had […]

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04/05/2024

Google Parent Alphabet Mulls HubSpot Acquisition

Deal Details Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is reportedly considering a significant move in the technology sector by exploring the possibility of acquiring HubSpot, an online marketing software company valued at $35 billion. Amid a landscape of heightened regulatory […]

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03/28/2024

Market Update Into April 1st: Q1 2024 Is In The Books

Quarter one of 2024 is officially behind us and indexes are looking stronger than ever, with both the SPY and QQQ closing within earshot of all-time highs for a second quarter in a row! With this impressive close came some […]

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03/28/2024

Amazon Completes $4B Investment In Anthropic

Amazon’s Big Investment Amazon recently finalized its $4 billion investment in Anthropic, signifying a major step forward in generative artificial intelligence (generative AI). This collaboration between Amazon and Anthropic promises to reshape industries globally. Transforming Generative AI Anthropic, with the […]

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