Technology giants HP and Dell reported better-than-expected last quarter financial results on Thursday 27th August after the market close. The last quarter results fuelled by a huge surge in PC demand due to remote working and distance learning.
American Biotechnology firm, Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA) shares closed in positive for the second consecutive day. The $MRNA stock closed more than 6% higher on Wednesday after the early data of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine showed comparable immune response between older and younger volunteers. The analysis looked at 100 microgram dosage that has been selected for the larger Phase 3 trial.
The US dollar index, a measure of the USD’s value against a weighted basket of foreign currencies. During the last week, the king dollar ended higher after the 8-week losing streak boosted by the release of the FOMC minutes which provide both caution and less dovish tones. The dollar also received continues support on Friday after better-than-expected the US home sales and PMI data.
Walmart (NYSE: WMT) showed its continued growth during the pandemic, America’s biggest retailer announced better-than-expected second-quarter financial results on Tuesday. The company second-quarter results showed a U.S. comp-store sales increase of 9.3% over Q2 2019 and a 97% bounce in eCommerce.
TESLA (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares pre-market up 7% after the carmaker announced Tuesday the five-for-one stock split. The split set to go into effect on August 31. Each stockholder of record on Aug. 21 will receive a dividend of four additional shares of common stock for each one they own. Starting August 31st, Tesla says it will begin trading on a split-adjusted basis.