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Week 5-11 September 2023

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INDIVIDUAL NEWS SUMMARY
Start date for the articles: 2023-09-01; End date for the articles: 2023-09-11
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NEWS SUMMARY for ('AAPL', 35), which changed on 0.66% last trading day:
Apple's stock value suffered a significant drop due to competition from Huawei and a limited ban in China. The stock had been on an upward trend but faced weakness as sentiment towards growth stocks soured. Higher interest rates also affected consumer-focused tech companies like Apple. Despite these challenges, the upcoming iPhone 15 launch event is expected to boost the stock. Additionally, a ban on iPhones in China could impact Apple's revenue.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('NVDA', 16), which changed on -0.86% last trading day:
Nvidia's stock has risen over 200% in 2023, making it a top player in the AI market. However, the company has faced allegations from social media users that it inflated its Q2 results, which were defended by an analyst. Nvidia's growth could be boosted further with the introduction of the Grace Superchip. The company has also made partnerships with Tata, Reliance, and others to advance AI infrastructure. Investors should keep a close eye on Nvidia's progress in this market.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('AMZN', 18), which changed on 3.52% last trading day:
The news surrounding Amazon (AMZN) stock is generally positive, with analysts predicting substantial growth and recommending it as a buy. The stock has been performing well and continues to climb, with a growth streak that shows no signs of slowing down. Amazon's unstoppable competitive advantage, particularly its logistics network, makes it attractive to investors. Additionally, Amazon's web services segment is seen as vital to its overall success. While some suggest selling Amazon stock due to potential legal issues and regulatory concerns, overall sentiment remains bullish, with many investors considering it a strong long-term investment.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('TSLA', 20), which changed on 10.09% last trading day:
The news includes various updates about Tesla (TSLA) and its CEO, Elon Musk. The top diplomat, Blinken, refused to comment on whether Musk had purposefully undermined Ukraine during a CNN interview. There are concerns about Tesla's stock, with questions about whether to buy, sell, or hold. Some analysts believe the stock is set to decline further due to factors like margin erosion and price cuts. There are also mentions of Elon Musk's personal life, including the release of his upcoming biography and his involvement in a video game marathon after making an offer to buy Twitter.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('DIS', 14), which changed on 1.15% last trading day:
Walt Disney has decided to settle a class-action lawsuit over its Dream Key passes. The lawsuit was filed by Jenale Nielsen, who discovered that there were blackout dates in November 2021 despite promises of no blackout dates. Disney will compensate Magic Key holders as part of the settlement. In other news, analysts have provided ratings for Walt Disney over the past three months, with an average price target of $113.54. Disney's stock price has been struggling, and there are indications of cracks in the company's model.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('GOOG', 14), which changed on 0.39% last trading day:
Google parent company Alphabet's stock has performed well in 2023, thanks to impressive earnings reports. An internal document from Google employees leaked, revealing the company's compensation across various positions and demographics in the U.S. The data showed a range in earnings based on metrics such as position, location, race, and gender. Alphabet has also reached a settlement with 36 states over antitrust litigation related to Google's policies on the Google Play Store.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('SPY', 5), which changed on 0.66% last trading day:
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq are expected to bounce back due to the strength of Tesla and Apple stocks. Investor sentiment has slightly improved after the S&P 500 ended a three-session losing streak. In the crypto market, a meme coin inspired by Harry Potter and Obama has seen a 28% jump, while Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin's account was reportedly breached and $690,000 was stolen. JPMorgan's entry into blockchain deposit tokens has caused Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Dogecoin to spike.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('DJIA', 13), which changed on -0.23% last trading day:
1. Lending by U.S. banks rebounded in the latest week, with commercial and industrial loans rising by $6.9 billion to $2.76 trillion.
2. U.S. consumer credit growth slowed in July, with total consumer credit rising $10.4 billion, down from a revised $14 billion gain in the previous month.
3. U.S. wholesale inventories slipped in July, while sales jumped, according to the Commerce Department.
4. U.S. jobless claims fell to 216,000, the lowest level since February.
5. The rising U.S. dollar is causing concern overseas, with intervention threats from Japan and other countries.
6. The U.S. economy grew modestly in July and August, boosted by leisure spending, according to the Fed's Beige Book report.
7. Growth in the U.S. service sector accelerated in August, with the ISM services PMI reaching 54.5, the eighth consecutive reading in expansion territory.
8. The U.S. trade deficit widened in July as both imports and exports increased, according to the Commerce Department.
9. The U.S. dollar reached a nearly six-month high as global growth and inflation concerns weighed on stocks. 10. U.S. factory orders plunged in July after four consecutive monthly gains, according to the Commerce Department.
11. Federal Reserve governor Christopher Waller stated that he is not pushing for a quick interest-rate hike and that the central bank can proceed cautiously.
12. Holding too much cash could be dangerous for investors, warns Wells Fargo.
13. Bank of America has noted a three-year decline in bond returns in the U.S. Treasury market, a phenomenon that has never happened before in history.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('AI', 15), which changed on 0.64% last trading day:
C3.ai, a company specializing in AI solutions, has been experiencing slow growth and weak guidance, with interest in their products not resulting in sales. Analyst ratings for C3.ai have been mixed, with some bullish and others bearish. The company recently reported Q1 earnings that beat estimates but also withdrew its guidance for reaching profitability by the end of the fiscal year. Despite this, some analysts highlight the growth potential in C3.ai's generative AI opportunities. Overall, investors have the opportunity to buy C3.ai stock at a relatively cheap valuation following its pullback.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('QQQ', 1), which changed on 1.18% last trading day:
There is a new strain of coronavirus that has been identified in the UK, prompting countries around the world to impose travel restrictions on the UK. The new variant is said to be more contagious but does not appear to be more lethal or cause more severe symptoms. Scientists are studying the new strain to understand its behavior and how it may impact the effectiveness of vaccines. Efforts are underway to contain the spread of the virus and prevent further transmission.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('VZ', 11), which changed on 1.46% last trading day:
Verizon Business is set to showcase the impact of 5G on the future of media and entertainment at the IBC2023 event. This event brings together the global media, entertainment, and technology industries from 170 countries. Verizon has also announced an increase in its dividend for the 17th consecutive year, maintaining the longest current streak in the US telecom industry. Furthermore, Verizon's private wireless network for coach-to-coach communications is now live at all 30 NFL stadiums for the 2023 season. Verizon has made significant network investments in Austin, including new cell sites and expanded 5G service. Additionally, Verizon Chairman and CEO, Hans Vestberg, is scheduled to speak at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia + Technology Conference. Lastly, Verizon has donated $50,000 towards Hurricane Idalia relief efforts.
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[GPT3.5-Turbo model 1 day summary] MARKET NEWS SUMMARY ('multiple_tickers', 264) -- i.e. 264 news summary for the last 24 hours before 11/09/2023 21:45 UTC time: ***************************************************************
- Alcon's Vivity lens shows versatility in treating a wide range of patients.
- JPMorgan exploring a blockchain-based deposit token for customers.
- Warren Buffett credits "The Intelligent Investor" book for changing his life.
- EastGroup expanding its portfolio through acquisitions and developments.
- Wall Street sentiment could be affected by upcoming economic data points.
- Three beaten-down growth stocks under $10 are highlighted.
- Qualcomm announces a chip supply agreement with Apple.
- Vietnam Airlines plans a monumental $10 billion deal with Boeing.
- Welltower raises its FY23 FFO outlook on strong capital deployment and senior housing business.
- Sandoz and Samsung Bioepis enter a development and commercialization agreement.
- Northrop wins a $46.7 million deal to support Littoral Combat Ships.
- AI ETFs are a way to capitalize on the long-term growth of artificial intelligence.
- It may be time to sell Block stock and look elsewhere.
- Boeing wins a contract for the Glide Breaker Phase 2 program.
- RTX to book a $3 billion charge for a powder-metal condition in some Pratt & Whitney engines.
- Stitch Fix's Q4 earnings may have been impacted by a challenging macroeconomic environment.
- Align Technologies introduces software innovations to accelerate digital practice transformation.
- Two titans of the aerospace industry, Boeing and SpaceX, are competing in the field of space exploration.
- Lowe's digital and Pro businesses are exhibiting strength, and the Total Home strategy looks promising.
- ATI is building an additive manufacturing facility for the U.S. Navy.
- The market eagerly awaits inflation numbers.
- Republic Services aims to transition to compressed natural gas amid rising fuel costs.
- Several stocks, including Tesla, experienced losses, while others recorded gains.
- Cingulate completes a public offering of common stock and warrants.
- Natco Pharma is caught in a legal battle with pharma giants Bristol-Myers Squibb and Teva.
- Insiders are buying Cardio Diagnostics, Rapid Micro Biosystems, and AM2 Therapeutics.
- RSI signals oversold opportunities in the materials sector, including Summit Materials.
- SAP acquires LeanIX to expand its business solutions portfolio.
- Huron, Penumbra, and Strategic Education are low-beta stocks that can counter market volatility.
- Apple could face a narrow ban on iPhones in China.
- Lattice Semiconductor and MasterCraft are highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day.
- Navitas Semiconductor's CEO sells shares, while Dragonfly Energy showcases new battery cell manufacturing process.
- Five stocks with upgraded broker ratings for attractive returns, including Abercrombie & Fitch and Owens Corning.
- ESPN is prioritizing streaming over cable to retain value.
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[GPT4 model 1 day summary] MARKET NEWS SUMMARY ('multiple_tickers', 264) -- i.e. 264 news summary for the last 24 hours before 11/09/2023 21:45 UTC time:
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- Dragonfly Energy is showcasing its proprietary battery cell manufacturing process at RE+ 2023.
- New stocks added to the Zacks Rank #1 list include DELL, ATR, NVR, ETD and NVMI.
- Stocks like ANF, OC, BDC, HXL, and CWCO have witnessed rating upgrades.
- ESPN is favouring streaming over cable.
- Centerra Gold has extended its US$400 million revolving credit facility, now maturing on September 8, 2027.
- Real estate market is facing challenges such as price pressure and rising interest rates.
- Precision Drilling has acquired CWC, reinforcing their portfolio with annual operating savings of around C$20 million.
- ALLETE is forming a strong case for investment, given its strong financial position and focus on renewables.
- Alibaba's ex-CEO, Daniel Zhang, unexpectedly left the cloud unit, causing the stock to fall.
- PBF Energy saw a 5.7% increase in its stock.
- Reports on sector ETFs revealed potential investments in First Trust NASDAQ Oil & Gas ETF, SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF and iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF.
- GeoVax finished enrolment for a Phase 2 trial for its COVID-19 vaccine booster.
- ESPN is emphasising streaming over cable operators.
- United Auto Workers' potential strike against major automakers could push the US economy into recession and increase inflation, with an estimated $5.6 billion reduction in US GDP.
- Former Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Alphabet are in focus for potential investment, with one company standing out as the best value.
- AkzoNobel is benefiting from cost control, growth through strategic acquisitions, and delivering innovative solutions to customers.
- Cathie Wood prioritises an AI stock over Nvidia for potential investment.
- Expectations of lower US returns have led to diversification into top three markets, using stocks like IMCV and VAW.
- Morgan Stanley has upgraded Tesla to 'overweight', raising its price target by 60% to $400 due to the potential of its supercomputer, Dojo, to add $500 billion to its enterprise value.
- Stocks like Enerplus, Valero Energy and Parr Pacific are among the top in the investment ideas folder.
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[GPT3.5-Turbo model 1 week summary] MARKET NEWS SUMMARY ('multiple_tickers', 1987) -- i.e. 1987 news summarised for the period 2023-09-01 to 2023-09-11
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  • Cannabis stocks experience a rally after the Department of Health and Human Services recommends reclassifying cannabis as a Schedule III controlled substance.
  • Leading cannabis equity research firm, Zuanic & Associates, outlines three scenarios for the future of the cannabis market.
  • CrowdStrike, Okta, and SentinelOne beat analysts' expectations in their recent earnings reports.
  • S&P 500 earnings for Q3 are expected to decline by 1.5%, but positive growth is expected when excluding the energy sector.
  • UBS plans to cut 3,000 jobs in Switzerland to save costs.
  • Atmos Energy and MDU Resources are recommended as utility gas distribution stocks to accumulate.
  • American Water Works' Pennsylvania arm plans to invest in upgrades to its water infrastructure.
  • Molina Healthcare is considered an attractive investment due to its customer base, acquisitions, and cash reserves.
  • Ford's contract offer to the UAW falls short of expectations, resulting in uncertainty.
  • InflaRx stock skyrockets after obtaining authorization for its first-ever marketed drug.
  • U.S. stocks trade mixed as the Dow Jones gains, the NASDAQ falls, and the S&P 500 remains flat.
  • Edible Garden AG, Taoping Inc., and Dell Technologies see significant gains in their stock prices.
  • Verisk benefits from its acquisition strategy, while being confined to one segment may hurt revenues.
  • UPS offers early retirement to pilots due to soft demand.
  • Marriott Vacations Worldwide reports a decline in stock price.
  • Repligen and Acadia stocks see declines after their earnings reports.
  • Phillips 66 stock sees gains, while Visa's payments and cross-border volumes increase.
  • Wendy's experiences solid comps growth but faces challenges with high costs.
  • The "Goldilocks" scenario in the U.S. economy is reflected in job market data, with moderate numbers cementing expectations for the end of Fed rate hikes.
  • Tesla's prices for the Model S and Model X are slashed, causing the stock to fall.
  • Oil prices continue to rise, while concerns about economic slowdown impact stock gains.
  • Shopify shares rise after integration with Amazon's Buy with Prime app.
  • The ISM manufacturing PMI increases in August, surpassing expectations.
  • Ingersoll's stock price rises after upgrading a hydro power plant in Canada.
  • Community Health Systems plans to reduce pilot employment for the first time since 2010.
  • Ollie's Bargain exceeds expectations in Q2 earnings, but declines in stock price.
  • Alphabet introduces A3 virtual machines backed by NVIDIA's H100 Tensor Core GPUs.
  • Masimo signs an agreement to improve patient outcomes.
  • Titan Machinery tops Q2 earnings estimates.
  • Barnes closes its acquisition of MB Aerospace, expanding its aerospace business.
  • Masimo collaborates with FMOLHS to enhance patient safety.
  • Zillow's stock price decreases, while Shopify's increases.
  • Sarepta Therapeutics plunges after the FDA declines to approve its drug Zurzuvae.
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