Earnings Calendar for October 2021

October means the start of another exciting earnings season on Wall Street.

While the month will start a bit quiet, mid-October will heat up with some of the biggest companies scheduled to report to investors. That means some big opportunities are on the horizon for traders who know how to find big earnings plays.

Most Anticipated Earnings For October 2021

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Quadruple Witching Puts Pressure On Markets

You might be wondering what "Quadruple Witching" is and why it would have a negative effect on the market. Quadruple witching refers to a date on which stock index futures, stock index options, stock options, and single stock futures expire simultaneously. For example, while stock options contracts and index options expire on the third Friday of every month, all four asset classes expire simultaneously on the third Friday of March, June, September, and December.

Quadruple witching days witness heavy trading volume, thus putting strain on the markets, which often leads to down trading days like we see today. In fact, the week following quadruple witching, the market indices such as the S&P 500, DOW, and NASDAQ tend to decline, perhaps due to exhausting the near-term demand for stocks. Something to keep in mind as we head into next week. Continue reading "Quadruple Witching Puts Pressure On Markets"

Earnings Calendar for September 2021

Over 200 publicly traded companies are scheduled to release earnings data in September 2021. While we're out of prime time earnings season, big-name companies are still announcing on Wall Street.

The story should be similar to every other earnings season - some companies will smash estimates while others will disappoint the market. And, some announcements will spawn incredible earnings plays for active traders.

Most Anticipated Earnings For September 2021

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Today's Top 3 Drifting Stocks

It has been a reasonably strong earnings season. Despite growing nervousness on Wall Street, companies are putting forward good revenue numbers reflecting the robust recovery and positive forward guidance.

All but one of the Dow 30 companies beat analysts' estimates this summer earnings season.

Dow Earnings Beats & Misses for Summer Season

The Boeing Company (BA) was one of this season's biggest surprises for the Dow 30. Analysts forecasted -$0.65/share. However, the company reported $0.40/share, 161% over the analysts' forecasts. Management pointed to higher commercial airplane deliveries and lower period costs. Continue reading "Today's Top 3 Drifting Stocks"

Earnings Calendar for August 2021

Over 2,300 publicly traded companies are scheduled to release earnings data in August 2021.

Companies big and small hope to beat analysts' estimates with better than expected bottom-line numbers.

The story should be similar to every other earnings season - some companies will smash estimates while others will disappoint the market. And, some announcements will spawn incredible earnings plays for active traders.

Most Anticipated Earnings For The Month

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