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Stocks are over halfway through the week and major indices are higher


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Stock indices represent an index that measures a particular stock market or a segment of the stock market. These instruments are important for investors because they help compare current price levels with past prices to calculate market performance. The two main parameters of indices are that they are both investable and transparent. For example, investors can invest in a stock index by buying an index fund, which is structured like a mutual fund or an exchange-traded fund, and track an index. The difference between the performance of an index fund and that of the index, if any, is called tracking error. Most large countries have several indices. Commonly traded indices include the S&P 500, NASDAQ-100, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIJA), EURO STOXX 50, Hang Seng Index and many more. Stock indices can be characterized or segmented by the set of stocks covered by the index. The overall coverage of an index is an underlying group of stocks, most often grouped together according to underlying investor demand. . Each is a popular way to trade specific markets and is almost always offered by most brokers. Investors can choose between several types of indices that traditionally belong to several categories. This includes country coverage, regional coverage, global coverage, exchange-based coverage, and industry coverage. All indices are ultimately weighted in different ways. The most common mechanisms include market cap weighting, free float-adjusted market cap weighting, volatility weighting, price weighting, etc.

Stock indices represent an index that measures a particular stock market or a segment of the stock market. These instruments are important for investors because they help compare current price levels with past prices to calculate market performance. The two main parameters of indices are that they are both investable and transparent. For example, investors can invest in a stock index by buying an index fund, which is structured like a mutual fund or an exchange-traded fund, and track an index. The difference between the performance of an index fund and that of the index, if any, is called tracking error. Most large countries have several indices. Commonly traded indices include the S&P 500, NASDAQ-100, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIJA), EURO STOXX 50, Hang Seng Index and many more. Stock indices can be characterized or segmented by the set of stocks covered by the index. The overall coverage of an index is an underlying group of stocks, most often grouped together according to underlying investor demand. . Each is a popular way to trade specific markets and is almost always offered by most brokers. Investors can choose between several types of indices that traditionally belong to several categories. This includes country coverage, regional coverage, global coverage, exchange-based coverage, and industry coverage. All indices are ultimately weighted in different ways. The most common mechanisms include market cap weighting, free float-adjusted market cap weighting, volatility weighting, price weighting, etc.
Read this term all close higher that day. Moreover, the indices are also higher on the week with 2 days remaining. When the S&P and NASDAQ indices are down for 7 straight weeks and the Dow is down for 8 straight weeks, closing with a positive week is a big thing.

Final figures show:

  • Dow Jones, +191.66 points or 0.6% to 32120.27
  • S&P index up 37.25 points or 0.95% to 3978.74
  • NASDAQ
  • Russell 2000 rose 34.33 points or 1.95% to 1799.16

After the close, Snowflake’s revenue beat but earnings per share were well below expectations:

  • Revenue $422.4 million vs. $412.8 million estimated, revenue up 85% year-over-year
  • Earnings per share -$0.53 vs. $0.01 estimated

Although revenues are up sharply and year-over-year sales gains are impressive at +85%, companies that aren’t making money are having a tough time. Snowflake shares are down -11% in after-hours trading.

Nvidia set to report at 4:20 p.m. ET with earnings expected at $1.29 / $0.67 GAAP on revenue of $8.12 billion

Nvidia UPDATE:

  • EPS $1.36 vs. $1.29
  • Rev 8.29B vs Estimate 8.12B
  • The revenue forecast is $8.10 billion versus $8.44 billion estimated.
  • Shares are down -7%


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