Opinion: Five reasons high-flyers in the stock market will crash down to earth

It’s never boring these days. Recall that there are times when the S&P 500 goes 100 days or more without making a 1% intraday move. But big moves are the norm nowadays — and they aren’t bullish. Neither is the fact that many of the worst of the low-quality stocks that are still down 80%-90% … Read more

AMTD Digital is worth more than 480 of the S&P 500 companies after stock rockets over 3,000% in 7 days

Early investors in AMTD Digital Inc. have basically won the lottery, as the Hong Kong-based digital business developer’s stock has zoomed 3.165% higher over the past seven days. The HKD stock, -28.77% pulled back 16.6% in very volatile midday trading Wednesday — it has already been halted nine times for volatility — putting it on … Read more

Activision Blizzard reports higher-than-expected sales as Microsoft close awaited

Activision Blizzard Inc. shares ticked higher in the extended session Monday after the videogame publisher released better-than-expected revenue as sales dropped for a third straight quarter. Activision Blizzard ATVI, +0.16% shares rose 1% after hours, following a 0.2% rise to close the regular session at $80.08. The company will not be issuing an earnings presentation … Read more

Qualcomm forecast falls short on weakening handset sales

Qualcomm Inc. fell in the extended session Wednesday after the chip maker lowered its forecast because of weakening handset sales, the company’s largest business segment, while that segment helped for topping Wall Street estimates for the quarter. Qualcomm QCOM, +2.30% shares declined 3% after hours, following a 2.3% gain to close at $153.42. “What we’re … Read more

Shopify Warns of Losses for the Full Year, After Job Cuts

Shopify Inc. SHOP 5.23% posted a quarterly loss and warned it would post losses in the rest of the year as e-commerce growth slows, a day after the company said it would cut 10% of its employees. The outlook sent the Canadian company’s shares—which have dropped more than 80% from their November peak—slightly lower in … Read more

Taiwan Semi shares rise after earnings, sales beat forecasts

Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. rose on Thursday after the third-party silicon wafer manufacturer reported forecast-beating earnings and sales in its June-ending quarter. TSMC TSM, + 2.77% 2330, + 0.96% reported earnings of $ 1.55 per American depositary receipt compared with 93 cents per ADR in the year-ago period. Revenue rose to $ 18.16 … Read more