Week 29 August -4 September 2023


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Start date for the articles: 2023-08-25; End date for the articles: 2023-09-04
TL;DR: Nvidia (NVDA) reports strong financial performance and partnerships, with room for stock growth. Amazon (AMZN) sees positive outlook and growth potential in healthcare and AI. Apple (AAPL) settles trademark dispute, diversifies supply chain. Tesla's (TSLA) aggressive pricing strategy raises concerns about profitability and demand. Salesforce (CRM) receives positive attention from analysts, bullish ratings. The US stock market (SPY) faces historical September decline. Alphabet (GOOG) remains strong in AI despite criticism. Verizon (VZ) provides relief and enhances fan experience through partnerships. Wells Fargo warns about holding too much cash, US consumer spending increases. CrowdStrike (CRWD) beats estimates, raises outlook. Disney (DIS) faces stagnant stock price and declining profits. Dollar General (DG) downgraded due to lower earnings outlook. Nio (NIO) sees strong vehicle deliveries in Q3 after disappointing first half.
NEWS SUMMARY for ('NVDA', 31), which changed on -1.71% last trading day:
The news is about Nvidia (NVDA), a tech company that specializes in artificial intelligence and computer graphics. The articles discuss various topics related to Nvidia, including its stock analysis, strong financial performance, partnerships, and growth potential. The company's recent earnings report surpasses expectations, and analysts believe that the stock has room to grow further. Nvidia's success in the AI and semiconductor markets is seen as a game-changer, attracting investors and generating excitement in the tech industry.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('AMZN', 26), which changed on 0.08% last trading day:
A compilation of news headlines about Amazon, with various topics being covered. Some of the main points include Amazon's web services segment being important to its success, the company's future growth prospects in healthcare and artificial intelligence, and the positive outlook from Wall Street analysts regarding the stock. Additionally, there are articles discussing Amazon's stock performance, its presence in the streaming industry with Prime Video, and its potential for long-term investments.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('AAPL', 19), which changed on 0.85% last trading day:
Apple has reached a settlement with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office over its "Smart Keyboard" trademark application. The conflict began in 2018 when the application was rejected, but the specifics of the settlement remain undisclosed. Apple's stock saw a rally after the announcement of the iPhone 15 launch date. The company is also diversifying its supply chain by looking towards India and Vietnam. Additionally, Apple's services segment is growing faster than the rest of the business overall.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('TSLA', 16), which changed on -5.06% last trading day:
Tesla's aggressive pricing strategy, including frequent price cuts for its Model S/X, has raised concerns among investors and fans about profitability and demand. Chamath Palihapitiya, a venture capitalist known as the "SPAC king," expressed shock at the speed and aggressiveness of Tesla's price reductions. Meanwhile, it has been revealed that Tesla CEO Elon Musk immersed himself in a video game marathon after making a key decision regarding Twitter in 2022. In other news, India is reportedly considering a new electric vehicle policy that could reduce import taxes for automakers, potentially benefiting Tesla.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('CRM', 14), which changed on 0.03% last trading day: (CRM) is receiving positive attention from analysts and investors. The company's solid growth attributes and strong quarterly results have led to bullish ratings and an average price target of $253.82. Analysts believe that Salesforce's margin expansion, free cash flow growth, and AI solutions will contribute to its future growth. However, some caution that business spending has not been as robust as expected. Overall, Wall Street views suggest investing in

NEWS SUMMARY for ('SPY', 10), which changed on 0.19% last trading day:
September has historically been the worst month for the U.S. stock market, with the S&P 500 closing positively only 44% of the time and experiencing an average decline of 1.2%. The manufacturing PMI in August improved slightly but still indicates contraction in the industry. Bitcoin experienced brief spikes but quickly reversed, and the Biden administration announced a $15.5 billion commitment to upgrade automaker factories. The PCE price index data for July, which is an important inflation gauge for the Fed, will be released and could impact future interest rate decisions. Job vacancies in the U.S. fell to a 28-month low in July, signaling a cooling job market. Zero-day options trading for the Euro Stoxx 50 index began in Europe, and the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment declined in August.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('GOOG', 15), which changed on -0.4% last trading day:
Alphabet Inc., the parent company of Google, has been attracting investor attention and continues to make advancements in artificial intelligence (AI). However, the company has faced criticism for falling behind the curve on AI. Despite this, Alphabet's stock has been outpacing the market gains and there is speculation about it potentially becoming a $2 trillion stock again. Additionally, YouTube's ad sales are growing again, which may boost Alphabet's business. Overall, Alphabet remains a strong player in the tech industry.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('VZ', 15), which changed on -0.34% last trading day:
Verizon stock is down nearly half, but there are three reasons to buy it due to growth prospects. Verizon has donated $50,000 towards Hurricane Idalia relief and extended its partnership with MetLife Stadium, New York Jets, and New York Giants. The company is also providing relief to customers impacted by Hurricane Idalia. Verizon is actively responding to emergencies and enhancing the fan experience at various sports stadiums through new partnerships.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('DJIA', 15), which changed on 0.1% last trading day:
In recent news, Wells Fargo has cautioned investors about holding too much cash, as high yields could hide potential pitfalls. Bank of America has noted a three-year decline in bond returns, which has never happened before in the history of the US. The Institute for Supply Management reported that the ISM factory index stumbled for the tenth consecutive month in August. US consumer spending saw a significant increase in July, thanks to the success of Amazon Prime Day, "Barbenheimer," and Taylor Swift. The US inflation rate remained above 3%, and jobless claims fell to their lowest level in four weeks. Job creation is expected to slow in August, while the US trade deficit in goods widened in July. Signed contracts for US homes rose for the second month in a row, and US consumer confidence dropped close to recession levels in August. Job openings fell to a 28-month low, and US home prices rose in June.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('CRWD', 12), which changed on -1.1% last trading day:
Cybersecurity company CrowdStrike has reported strong second-quarter results, with revenues of $731.63 million, a 37% increase from the previous year. This beat analyst estimates and resulted in the company raising its full-year outlook. CrowdStrike's success is attributed to its position as a disruptor in the endpoint security market and its shift towards AI-driven software security. Despite concerns about decelerating growth and market competition, analysts see growth opportunities for the company. CrowdStrike's stock soared following the earnings report.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('DIS', 12), which changed on -2.44% last trading day:
Disney (DIS) has been making headlines recently with news about its stock performance and upcoming shows. ABC revealed the 22 contestants for the upcoming show "Golden Bachelor," which will feature individuals vying for a chance at love. However, there are indications of cracks in Disney's model, and investors should be aware of this before buying the stock. Disney's stock price has remained stagnant for the past nine years, while the market has experienced significant growth. Additionally, Disney's recent performance has been uneven, with declining profits. Investors are closely watching the stock to see what the future holds.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('DG', 14), which changed on -5.94% last trading day:
Dollar General, a leading American discount retailer, has been downgraded by analyst Bobby Griffin from Strong Buy to Outperform. The stock's price target was also lowered from $200 to $160. The downgrade reflects a lower earnings outlook due to margin pressure and consumer weakness. Dollar General reported second-quarter sales growth of 3.9% year-on-year, missing analyst expectations. The company also lowered its earnings per share and sales growth outlook for the fiscal year 2023.

NEWS SUMMARY for ('NIO', 10), which changed on 7.11% last trading day:
Nio, the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) company, has reported its best two months ever for vehicle deliveries to start the third quarter. However, the company had a disappointing first half of 2023. Nio's Q2 results were weaker than expected, but it predicts a significant increase in EV deliveries for Q3. The company has a unique battery charging strategy, which could be one of the catalysts for Nio stock investors in 2023 and beyond.
[GPT3.5-Turbo model 1 day summary] MARKET NEWS SUMMARY ('multiple_tickers', 149) -- i.e. 149 news summary for the last 24 hours before 04/09/2023 21:03 UTC time: ***************************************************************
- Employers are expected to push workers to return to the office after Labor Day Weekend.
- Artificial intelligence is seen as the biggest investment trend currently.
- SCYNEXIS Inc. (SCYX) shares have increased 134% year-to-date due to a partnership with GSK for the development of an antifungal tablet.
- Mastercard (MA) is expected to benefit from strategic alliances and partnerships.
- FactSet (FDS) stock has gained 9% in the past three months due to its performance-based organizational culture.
- ZTO Express (ZTO) expects parcel volume in the range of 29.27-30.24 billion for 2023.
- Guess? (GES) shares have increased 18.3% year-to-date due to strength across end markets.
- Crown Holdings (CCK) is experiencing a slowdown in demand due to inflationary pressures, high interest rates, and cost inflation.
- Eversource (ES) is set to benefit from its investment and renewable focus.
- Globus Medical (GMED) completes a merger with NuVasive to create a comprehensive offering in the spine and orthopedic solutions industry.
- Adtalem (ATGE) has outpaced the industry year-to-date due to its emphasis on collaboration, innovation, and cost synergies.
- Red Rock Resorts (RRR) is expected to benefit from its Las Vegas expansion and investment in new amenities.
- Billionaire Warren Buffett suggests that improving communication skills can increase one's worth by at least 50%.
- Sally Beauty (SBH) launches a new product line, bondbar, to drive growth.
- PPG Industries (PPG) rides on cost reduction, pricing actions, and acquisitions.
- Owens Corning (OC) is a solid bet due to its product innovations, acquisitions, and diverse offerings.
- Abbott (ABT) receives positive data for its optical coherence tomography (OCT) in stent implantation.
- Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) enhances its portfolio with three new infrared sensor modules.
- The FTC allows Amgen (AMGN) to proceed with its $28 billion acquisition of Horizon.
- Manulife (MFC) is expected to benefit from its strong Asia business and new business growth.
- Roper Technologies (ROP) stands to benefit from its application software segment and improving supply chains.
- Vulcan Materials (VMC) is gaining from solid public construction activity in the second half of 2023.
- Nikola's stock price dropped by 50% in August due to a big recall, change in leadership, and capital raise.
- GE Healthcare (GEHC) and Priva (PRVA) are compared to determine which is the better value stock.
- The Zacks Computers - IT Services Industry is seeing growth due to digitization and strong demand for hybrid working solutions.
- Berkshire Hathaway B (BRK.B) stock has increased by 3.6% since its last earnings report.
- Wall Street is raising quarterly profit forecasts for the first time in two years, indicating growing optimism about the economy.
- Nokia (NOK) is offering a compact 5G antenna solution in the Philippines.
- Bad economic news is currently being seen as good news for stocks, but this sentiment may change in the future.
- Prologis (PLD) stock has increased by more than 10% year-to-date due to healthy industrial real estate operating fundamentals.
- Everest Group (EG) stock has risen by 10% year-to-date due to new business growth and strong retention.
[GPT4 model 1 day summary - to compare vs. GPT3.5 ] MARKET NEWS SUMMARY ('multiple_tickers', 149) -- i.e. 149 news summary for the last 24 hours before 04/09/2023 21:03 UTC time:
The market anticipates Artificial Intelligence (AI) to be an enormous investment trend, with many potential investors pitting Nvidia and Snowflake against each other in their portfolios. Meanwhile, SCYNEXIS's shares have surged 134% due to a successful partnership with GSK for their antifungal tablet, Brexafemme. In contrast, Crown Holding is experiencing a slowdown in demand due to inflation and high interest rates, warranting caution from investors. However, Eversource's $21.5 billion investment in clean electricity generation between 2023-2027 is expected to increase its product reliability and attract investment. In other news, Warren Buffett has stressed the importance of communication as a means of boosting one's worth by at least 50%. Finally, the Zacks Computer – IT Services industry is expected to benefit from the ongoing digitization and increasing demand for hybrid working solutions.
[GPT3.5-Turbo model 1 week summary] MARKET NEWS SUMMARY ('multiple_tickers', 2184) -- i.e. 2184 news summarised for the period 2023-08-25 to 2023-09-04
  • CalSTRS is placing bets on electric vehicle makers but the right ones are questionable.
  • High-quality ETFs may be a good investment option due to higher rates and global economic slowdown.
  • Burlington Stores Inc (BURL) opened higher after an upbeat second-quarter earnings report, but analysts say the company has yet to capitalize on off-price tailwinds.
  • Alaska Air (ALK) is worth retaining in the portfolio due to strong air-travel demand and fleet-modernization techniques.
  • CNO Financial's (CNO) unit collaborates with SentryHealth to boost its portfolio of advocacy services.
  • Cigna's (CI) branch lifts the prior authorization requirement on over 600 medical services to ease administrative burdens and simplify care delivery.
  • Pinduoduo's (PDD) second-quarter results are expected to reflect gains from e-commerce strength and growing advertising demand.
  • Top research reports feature Coca-Cola, American Tower, and Schlumberger among others.
  • Manitowoc (MTW) is a stock to consider due to solid demand, product innovation, and growth in the aftermarket business.
  • Toronto-Dominion Bank's (TD) stock falls despite decent Q3 earnings due to elevated operating expenses and provisions.
  • Hibbett stock soars following upbeat quarterly earnings results.
  • Farmer Brothers' (FARM) Q4 performance is expected to be hurt by rising operating expenses and macroeconomic headwinds.
  • BOX's second-quarter fiscal 2024 results are likely to reflect gains from the growing adoption of content cloud solutions.
  • Vishay (VSH) introduces IHPT solenoid-based haptic actuators to boost its inductors line.
  • U.S. stocks traded mostly higher, with the Dow Jones gaining over 100 points.
  • Pfizer's (PFE) RSV vaccine, Abrysvo, gets approval in Japan to protect infants through maternal immunization.
  • Dow Jones members vote to strike if no deal is reached by the contract's expiration date.
  • American Tower (AMT) is well-positioned in the telecommunications industry despite customer concentration issues and a high-interest-rate environment.
  • California Water (CWT) is expected to benefit from investments and acquisitions.
  • Alliant Energy (LNT) rides on its clean portfolio focus and investments to serve its expanding customer base.
  • Best Ethereum (ETH) mining software and hardware options.
  • Nikola stock pops as CalSTRS bets on electric vehicle makers.
  • Wall Street may face pressure due to higher rates and global economic slowdown.