The S&P500 index is renewing its historical maximums. All seems to go well but analysts keep mentioning yet another wave of crisis that should have come a year ago; however, falling of the stock indices is postponed all the time. In the end, those traders who accumulated short positions are made to close them, pushing the price up.
The beginning of October was turbulent, so this week investors must be happy if there will be fewer reasons to increase the volatility. However, there are enough reasons for movements in the macroeconomic calendar, as well as in the list of foreign policy events.
The market capitalization of Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) is 965 billion USD, net profit in 2018 was 59.43 billion USD; 132,000 employees generate annual revenue over 260 billion USD, which is higher than the GDP of some countries with a population of several million people.
In the second week of September, there are going to be lots of interesting events able to move the global markets. Ready! Steady! Go!
The July meeting of the European Central Bank, the new Prime Minister of Great Britain is a supporter of the “hardcore” Brexit, the slowdown in US GDP, Twitter net profit breaking records, and the US Internet giants are under investigation among the main news of last week.
In the end of May I called Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) stocks the best investment on the declining market; however, today I am talking about the probability that their price falls for 90%. I have not changed my mind about the company and insist on their stocks being one of the best possible assets for investment, which seems even more so after the recent events on the market. But first of all I would like to speak about certain actions of companies on the exchange market which cause significant rises as well as falls of stock prices. In other words, we are going to talk about the stock split.