Strong Earnings Lift Spirits During Winning Week

The Nasdaq scored three triple-digit wins in a row through the middle of the week

Deputy Editor
Jul 22, 2022 at 2:07 PM
facebook X logo linkedin

This week was marked by a somewhat shaky but nevertheless encouraging rally by the broader market, as upbeat earnings gave sentiment a boost. Coming off last week's impressive surge, the market pulled back by the end of the day on Monday as recession fears crept back in. The following day, however, all three major benchmarks scored their best days since June 24, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) logging a 754-point win. Stocks stayed strong through the middle of the week until Friday's dip, with the Nasdaq Composite (IXIC) stringing on three-straight triple-digit gains. At this point, all three indexes are on track for strong weekly wins. 

Notable Earnings Reports

Earnings season was in full swing this week. Bank earnings took the spotlight at the beginning of the week -- when Goldman Sachs's (GS), report injected some positivity into the market on Monday. Dow members IBM (IBM) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) stepped into the earnings confessional as well, with the former experiencing a sharp downturn after the company's warning regarding its free cash flow for the year.

Netflix (NFLX) kicked the FAANGs off on Wednesday with a lackluster quarterly report. Most notably, the streaming service announced a narrower-than-expected subscriber loss, and forecast strong subscriber growth for the next quarter. Elsewhere, analysts reacted to Tesla (TLSA) earnings on Thursday, while Snap's (SNAP) post-earnings plummet sent the Nasdaq spiraling on Friday. 

Alternative Energy Making Headlines

U.S President Joe Biden announced a series of executive actions regarding climate change on Wednesday, following the collapse of a more ambitious bill -- which sent alternative energy stocks lower last week. Piper Sandler downgraded Sunrun Inc (RUN) and Sunnova Energy International Inc (NOVA) amid the news, citing risky cash flow prospects due to the potential recession. Meanwhile,  Array Technologies Inc (ARRY) ran into a historically bullish trendline on the charts as it rebounded from last week's slump.  

Rate Decision Coming Up Next Week

Next week could bring a major interest rate decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve, with many expecting a full-basis point hike after June's red-hot inflation reading. Meanwhile, the earnings docket is packed with several big reports, including those from a few FAANG stocks. Meanwhile, see how markets may respond after the aforementioned CPI reading.  



Target Effortless Triple-Digit Gains Every Sunday Evening For Life!

This is your chance to triple your profit potential on Sunday evenings, without spending all your free time watching the market.

On Sundays, as a Weekend Plus subscriber, you’ll get up to 6 trades every Sunday, each targeting gains of 200% or more.

Start targeting gains like the ones our subscribers have seen recently, including:

213.3% GAIN on AutoNation calls
100.0% GAIN on Monster Beverage calls
100.4% GAIN on Walgreens Boots Alliance puts
100.4% GAIN on ON Semiconductor calls
257.7% GAIN on Dell calls

101.0% GAIN on Apollo Global Management calls
103.6% GAIN on JP Morgan  Chase calls
105.3% GAIN on DraftKings calls
101.3% GAIN on Airbnb calls
203.0% GAIN on Shopify calls
102.0% GAIN on Cboe Global Markets calls
100.9% GAIN on Boeing calls
102.1% GAIN on Microsoft puts
102.3% GAIN on First Solar calls
101.5% GAIN on PulteGroup calls
101.0% GAIN on Apple calls
209.4% GAIN on NXP Semiconductors calls
100.8% GAIN on Uber Technologies calls
100.4% GAIN on Academy Sports and Outdoors puts
102.2% GAIN on Trade Desk calls
100.8% GAIN on DoorDash calls
100.0% GAIN on Camping World Holdings puts
100.0% GAIN on Cboe Global Markets calls
100.2% GAIN on calls
238.5% GAIN on Oracle calls



Rainmaker Ads CGI