“When the market is ready, we will be ready,”- Airbnb CEO, Brian Chesky
This week the main attention will be on the earnings season with more of the FAANG group of companies reporting their quarterly earnings. Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and Alphabet are among the big giants to report this week. These are the most popular momentum stocks which are largely responsible for the stock market’s gains over the past few years and these four Big Tech combines for more than $5 trillion in market value.
The world’s most valuable automaker Tesla (TSLA) is set to announce its second-quarter 2020 financial results today, Wednesday, July 22 after the markets close. $TSLA shares started this week on a positive note, the stock climbed from $1,500 to $1,643 more than 9% on Monday. While on Tuesday the shares closed 5% lower after investment bank JMP Securities is out with a rating downgrade for Tesla. Based on the company's closing price yesterday, Tesla has a $290 billion market capitalization.
Netflix shares plunged 15% last week from the $575 level as the company signalled weaker subscriber growth and profits were weaker than expected. Meanwhile, the revenue for the last quarter reported was $70 million higher than the Wall Street estimates. The world’s largest streaming company announced the second-quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday after market close.
Investors will shift their attention this week to corporate earnings with some of the biggest U.S. companies reporting their earnings later the week. Global shares trading strong on Monday ahead to the release of major corporate earnings results.