The Xchange Blog

  • October is For Traders

    Rising Rates, Earnings and the Wall of Worry We’ll, it is October after all. Halloween is almost upon us, as traders tip toe through arguable the most feared month of the year for market participants.  There have already been a few tricks, as market volatility rises. In a potentially ominous…

  • Q3 Earnings Versus the October Effect

    Believe it or not, Q3 earnings are upon us! Will it be trick? Or treat? Traders will be watching as the busiest earnings week of the year (October 22nd-26th) takes place during one of the most historically (and notoriously) volatile months of the year. Total Q3 earnings for the S&P 500® Index…

  • Q2 Earnings Hit the Street

    The Keys for Q2 2018 Earnings Season: Earnings season is upon us, and traders will be watching as almost 80% of the S&P 500 reports earnings from 7/16 to 8/3.  Total Q2 earnings for the S&P 500® Index are expected to be up +18.3% from the same period last year on 8% higher revenues,…

  • Q1 Earnings Hit the Street

    Earnings season is here, and all eyes are on the tech, financials and industrials sectors. Big names like Netflix, Salesforce and TD Ameritrade are expected to deliver earnings growth of 50% or more in their next quarterly reports.  Here is a list of ideas to keep in mind for trading Q1 Earnings…

  • Earnings Watch Q2 2017

    Banks Lead Earnings Season Earnings reports are trickling in. So far, so good – ish. JPMorgan and Citigroup both beat earnings solidly. Wells Fargo was also ahead of estimates, however it was short on revenue forecasts. That was enough to turn all three big bank stocks into retreat last Friday…

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