Amazon plunges after earnings disappointed
AMERICAN MARKETS MID DAY
At European closing time, US stock markets are evolving below the flat line with the Nasdaq 100 losing 0,76% and the Dow Jones 0,34%, while the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that personal consumption grew 1% in June. ExxonMobil, Chevron, Caterpillar, P&G, and Colgate all reported increases in revenue while Amazon.com posted an underwhelming earnings report making the share price dropped by 7,27%.
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|DOW JONES||34 767.79||0.01%|
|S&P 500||4 451.50||0.03%|
|RUSSELL 2000||2 258.41||-0.03%|
|S&P MERVAL||74 250.33||-0.66%|
|IBRX BRAZIL||48 276.47||-0.86%|
|IPC MEXICO||51 337.90||-0.25%|
EUROPEAN MARKETS CLOSING
For the last day of the week, European markets closed lower with the CAC 40 droping by 0,32%, the DAX by 0,61% led by Fresenius Medical Care plunging by 4,30% and the FTSE 100 losing 0,65% driven by IAG Group sinking by 7,40%. On the data front, the Eurozone confirmed GDP growth at 2% in the second quarter of 2021, with the unemployment rate going down to 7,7% in June from a revised figure of 8,0% in May and inflation rising to 2,2% in July.
|CAC 40||6 638.46||-0.95%|
|FTSE 100||7 051.48||-0.38%|
|IBEX 35||8 973.10||-0.04%|
|FTSE MIB||25 968.84||-0.43%|
|EURO STOXX 50||4 158.51||-0.87%|
|OMX NORDIC 40||2 358.27||-1.28%|
ASIAN PACIFIC MARKETS CLOSING
Asia-Pacific region traded lower today with Chinese back in the red after yesterday’s bounce with the Hang Seng retreating by 1,35% and mainland indexes by 0,42% and 0,81%, while China Evergrande Group plummeted by 11% after a court froze the assets of the highly-indebted real estate developer’s listed onshore subsidiary. Meanwhile, Japan is planning to expand the state of emergency to other regions, the Nikkei 225 is down by 1,80%.
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|NIKKEI 225||30 248.81||2.06%|
|HANG SENG||24 192.16||-1.30%|
|CSI 300||4 849.43||-0.08%|
|SSE COMPOSITE INDEX||3 613.07||-0.80%|
|NIFTY 50||17 853.20||0.17%|
|S&P/ASX 200||7 319.5||-0.86%|
|FTSE STRAITS TIMES INDEX||3 061.35||-0.49%|
|VN INDEX||1 351.17||-0.12%|
COMMODITIES & FOREX MARKETS
Crude oil prices edged higher today, set for a second straight weekly gain but below recent highs following disappointing U.S. growth data and Covid worries.
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Neuralink raised $205 million
Elon Musk’s brain-machine interface company, Neuralink, has raised $205 million from investors including Google Ventures, Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman. It comes two years after Neuralink raised $51 million, making a total investment in the company is now standing at $363 million, according to Crunchbase. Founded in 2016, Neuralink is trying to develop high-bandwidth brain implants that can communicate with phones and computers.
The company its first product, the N1 Link, will be once implanted and data a wireless connection. Musk, CEO of Neuralink as well as Tesla and SpaceX, has previously described Neuralink as a Fitbit in your skull with tiny wires into your brain. Neuralink said Thursday that mission is to «develop brain-machine interfaces various goal of creating a interface capable of biological and artificial intelligence». direct neural interface, we can improve the bandwidth between your cortex and your digital layer many said Musk.
Musk claims that Neuralink could allow humans to send concepts to after they die could then be or another
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